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    Alentejano Colheita Seleccionada 2020/21 – Herdade de São Miguel

    Written by bluestone0924

    Aromas of very ripe mulberry, raspberry and plum, integrated with spicy and balmy notes, such as pepper, mint and coconut. The palate is well-balanced, round, with a rich taste of fruits and spices, nicely structured with a good back bone of smooth tannins.  A balanced blend of classic Po...

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    Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz Hill and Dale Stellenbosch

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Colour: Intense, rich ruby.   Bouquet: The sweet, dark-fruit, Shiraz characters dominate initially while herbaceous, red-fruit notes of the Cabernet Sauvignon are evident in the background. A touch of cloves adds a bit of a tingle to a homely “leather shop” appeal. &nbs...

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    Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2020 Domaine Berthet Rayne

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes: Rich, concentrated aromas of black cherries and cassis alongside a hint of oak. Full-bodied and powerful in style. Juicy, succulent red berry fruit flavours are dominant on the palate, whilst toasty oak characteristics and firm tannins provide structure and complexity. ...

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    Côtes du Rhône 2017 (half bottle)

    Written by bluestone0924

    The nose has fresh fruits with red berries and spices which leads to a full, round and racy palate. A good structure of smooth tannins, full-bodied, rich and intensly aromatic. Overall this wine has plenty of elegance and finesse due to the well balanced tannins and fruit.

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    Côtes du Rhône Reserve – De L’Abbe Rhône

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Colour: Ruby red. Nose: Very aromatic wine with predominately red fruit (blackcurrant, cherry and blackberry) and spice notes. Mouth: Supple and light. Serving Suggestion: Leave at room temperature and serve between 13 - 15 degrees. Enjoy with white meats, cured meats and soft cheeses ...

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    Crozes Hermitage Domaine Entrefaux

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Very deep garnet colour with black, tan and purple tints. The nose opens early on a mineral touch and offers a delicious fruit expression, accompanied by floral and spicy notes: warm sand, violet, fruit and alcohol confit, four spices. The mouth is warm and round and has a s...

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    Domaine Magalanne, Cotes du Rhone Rouge

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Ruby red colour, fruity nose of cherry and strawberry. Round on the palate, full of fresh red fruits, blackcurrant cherry. Light but present tannic structure. Easy to drink for the uninitiated. To drink alone or with your white and red meats. Perfect for daily meals.

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    E. Guigal, Côtes du Rhône Rouge, 2018/19

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Deep and dark red with a shiny appearance. On the nose fresh fruits with red berries and spices leading to a full and round palate, followed by smooth tannins. This is a full bodied, rich and intensely aromatic wine. Food and wine matching: cold meats, meat, game bird and cheese

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    E. Guigal, Côtes du Rhône Rouge, 2018/19 MAGNUM

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Deep and dark red with a shiny appearance. On the nose fresh fruits with red berries and spices leading to a full and round palate, followed by smooth tannins. This is a full bodied, rich and intensely aromatic wine. Food and wine matching: cold meats, meat, game bird and cheese

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    Familia Torres, Salmos

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Opaque, dark cherry red. Intense, concentrated. Seductively expressive fruit (jammy cassis) culminating in delicate dried fruit notes (plum) and a distinctive, terroir-imparted mineral nuance. The palate is firm, lively, flavourful, with elegant, velvety tannins. Persistent and round.

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    Gigondas AOC Cuvée de Beauchamp Château de Montmirail

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Intense aromas of deep red berries and bramble fruit alongside a gentle herbaceous note. Full-bodied with a powerful structure, the palate showcases darker fruit, blackberries, and liquorice. Fine tannins create an elegant finish. Food Pairings Pair with roast meats...

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    GUNDOG ESTATE SMOKING BARREL SHIRAZ

    Written by Helen Wilson

    This modern wine is a blend of Shiraz from the Hunter Valley, and the Canberra District. The combination of contrasting regions and vineyard sites manages to deliver a wine of great interest and appeal. An exotically fragranced nose featuring dark berries, clove, and spicy French oak, lead...

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