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    Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Filius’ 2020,Vasse Felix

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting notes Appearance - Light garnet. Nose - Ripe blackberry and fresh blackcurrant jam while still showing some bright red currant, strawberry and goji fruit. Wild Peppermint tree blossom with floral pot pourri notes, mixed with savoury shitake soup and Wakame seaweed. Palate ...

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    Castello di Brolio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2018 Rocasoli

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Intense ruby red colour. Complex nose with fruity aromas of red fruits, plums, balsamic hints and vanilla scents. The entry is firm but elegant, with sweet tannins and balanced acidity. The finish is long with excellent persistence. It is the “grand vin” of Brolio. ...

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    Chateau Batailley Pauillac Grand Cru Classe

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes COLOR: Deep ruby red with purple hints. NOSE: Aromas of cassis, red and black currants. TASTE: Flavours of earthy, cedar and spicy notes. Food Pairings Beef, Lamb, Game (deer, venison), Poultry

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    Château Le Boscq 2015/16

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Note Le Boscq 2015 is dense and concentrated in appearance. The intense, elegant and complex bouquet combines a wealth of fruit aromas with notes of cedar and precious woods. Immediately generous on the palate, with dark fruit aromas of wild blackberries, together with a hint of sp...

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    Château Lynch Bages Grande Cru Classé

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes A sensational glass of claret, this textured, opulent, superb Lynch Bages is really strutting its stuff and should easily last for 20 years. Medium to full-bodied with an opaque dense purple colour, notes of flowers and cassis, a layered texture that builds incrementally i...

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    Château Rahoul Rouge 2018

    Written by bluestone0924

    Deep, concentrated crimson in appearance with purple tinges. Thenose is intensely fruity, revealing ripe, red fruit aromas of cassis, blueberry and blackberry, the sign of great fruit ripeness.

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    Harry Hartman Coracle 2019

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Coracle is a classic Bordeaux style blend made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Merlot from selected Stellenbosch vineyards. Coracle is a full bodied deep ruby red with notes of cassis and black plum followed by notes of vanilla, mocha, cloves and cinnamon.

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    Harry Hartman Mosi Classic Styled Blend

    Written by Helen Wilson

    This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Cabernet Franc created to celebrate South African varietals and their potential. Perfumed on the nose with notes of musk, violets, a subtle note of dried herbs, red and black berries plus some vanilla and earth. The palat...

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    Hermandad Blend 2018/19

    Written by bluestone0924

    Ripe black fruits, sweet spices, tobacco and mocha, mixed with fresh floral notes. A full ripe palate with notes of blackberries with a sweet firm tannic finish.

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    Le Clarence de Haut-Brion 2010

    Written by bluestone0924

    The second wine of the famous Château Haut-Brion, it shares some of the same hallmark characteristics. Opulent aromas of plum and blackberry.

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    Max Bordeaux Blend 2018

    Written by bluestone0924

    This wine has a dark plum colour with a bright ruby rim. The nose has aromas of smoked meats, dark cherries and Christmas cake. There is a hint of roasted fennel bulb and five spices. The palate is full, rich, lingering and dry.

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    Merlot/Cabernets 2019

    Written by bluestone0924

    A youthful magenta colour, with powerful dark rose, blackberry, plum, chocolate, thyme and cedar characters. The palate is both complex and delicious, with rich, sweet fruit flavours on a supple, dry tannin structure that provides length and a refreshing finish.

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    Paradoux Red Blend NV Bodegas Alandes

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes A Bordeaux-inspired blend. Ripe blackberry fruit, damson and warming spice with subtle flavours of pencil-lead, dark chocolate, cardamom and black pepper.   Food Pairings Roast beef, veal, venison, great with game birds like duck, partridge and pheasant, chee...

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    Winemaker Series Petit Verdot, Hermandad

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Complex nose with notes of nut kernel, dark chocolate tinged-black fruits, cinnamon and mocha. A structured, dark and densely fruited palate offers a little herbal lift with grainy tannins on the finish, which is long and resonant.   Food Pairings Rib of beef...

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