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    Alba Malvasija Istarska 2022

    Written by bluestone0924

    Alba is a fresh and elegant wine of fine structure, savoury, of attractive fruit aromas, pronounced minerality, with a hint of bitter almond aftertaste. It reaches its harmony during autumn and winter. This wine has unusual longevity for its style. Ageing in the bottle brings more herbal a...

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    Alcyone Tannat Pablo Fallabrino (50CL)

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes: 100% Tannat made by combining two different Italian winemaking techniques, Barolo Chinato (where wine is infused with herbs) and Marsala (fortified with grape spirit). 'Alcyone' was a Greek demi goddess. The wine has a honey like texture, with aromas of winter flowers...

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    Amaretto Saliza, Tosolini, Italy

    Written by bluestone0924

    Don't think of this as your standard Amaretto - it goes above and beyond, from the elegant liqueur texture to how well the aromas and flavours are intermingled with one another. The nose has an enticing combination of Battenberg cake and cherry Bakewell tart with an intense almond note.The...

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    Amarone della Valpolicella Coste Bianche 2016/17 – Fiorebelli

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Deep, dark garnet colour, giving an inkling as to what is to come. The aroma and flavour profile of the Coste Bianche Amarone are of black cherries, chocolate, coffee, raisins and dates, with a note of baking spice to add warmth. Full bodied, with a velvety texture, the finish is long and ...

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    Amontillado NPU – Sánchez Romate

    Written by bluestone0924

    The nose shows a gentler more reserved style of Amontillado, quite rounded and sweetish. Caramel coated hazelnuts with dried apricot and candied orange, a touch of praline and vanilla. Savoury notes of pipe tobacco leaves and light traces of its Fino past, with a faint yeasty note, but qui...

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    Aotea The Seifried Family Cabernet Franc 2019

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Note: Inky with ripe generous tannins and a rich fruit palate. Flavours of blueberry, cacao nib and hints of freshly cracked pepper are irresistible on the palate and leave a lingering impression.

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    Aperitivo 6 P.M. Montanaro (1 liter)

    Written by Helen Crannage

    The ‘Aperitif’ of the Maison Montanaro originated a secret recipe studied and put into practice by our Master Distiller. In fact, this allows us to have a bright red tones without using chemical dyes, only natural plant extracts such as red apple, radish, cherry, carrot and sweet potat...

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    Ayni Malbec 2019

    Written by bluestone0924

    Suave, rich and well spiced, offering loads of dark plum, currant and dried blackberry flavours. Molten chocolate notes emerge mid-palate, with Asian spice accents. Presents a long and ripe finish, accented by loamy details.

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    Barolo ‘ Poiana’ Cascina Radice

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Complex aromas of violet, vanilla, and chocolate. Full bodied, dry, and juicy on the palate with excellent balance of tannins and acidity, providing excellent structure.   Food Pairings A great pairing to venison and earthy, savoury mushroom dishes.

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    Black Nose Domaines Rouvinez 2022 Swiss

    Written by Helen Crannage

    The nose of blackcurrants and well-ripened strawberries is heightened by a scent of fine, smoky spices. On the palate, it is a rich and concentrated wine that keeps the fineness of its aromas. The finish is long and smooth.

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    Bual 10 Year Old – Blandy’s (50cl)

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Packed with aromas of raisins, butterscotch and vanilla. Mouth-filling concentrated flavours of maple syrup, figs, caramel and sugared walnuts. Sweet but with a streak of acid verve. Beautifully balanced with an endless finish and lovely complexity.

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    Burgweg Riesling Neiss, Pfalz

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Brioche and sweet honey, juicy raisins, and grapes, with salty minerality. A full body, high extract content and a lot of pressure on the palate.  

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    Cabernet Franc single vineyard ‘Lauren’

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Bright purple colour with red hues; profound varietal expression on the nose with rich red and black fruits alongside capsicum; smooth, balanced, and rich on the palate, with expansive flavours complemented by tobacco and spice. Powerful and structured but all in balance. ...

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    Calera Central Coast Chardonnay 2018

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Showcasing the vibrant charm of Chardonnay grown on the cool, windswept Central Coast, this wine displays enticing aromas of lemon zest, green apple, cedar and passionfruit. On the palate, mouthcoating waves of tropical fruit are balanced by a beam of natural acidity, with French oak-inspi...

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    Cantina Tomaso Gianolio, Barbaresco DOCG

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Evolved and complex, with notes of wild berries, cherries and notes of sweet spices -  vanilla, liquorice and nutmeg with a touch of balsamic notes. The palate is refined, warm and well-structured, with evolved tannins. It recalls ripe fruit on the finish and has a long persistence.

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    Cave Springs Riesling CSV 2019

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Colour Light straw. Nose Layered and complex; aromas of candied lemon, meringue, mineral water, crème fraîche and pie crust up front; hints of ginger, lime, and white peach in behind. Palate Dry and medium bodied; the attack is crisp and salty with yellow plum fruit; the middle is ...

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