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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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    Calera Central Coast Pinot Noir 2017

    Written by Helen Crannage

    A beautiful bouquet of cranberry, boysenberry, redwood bark, and a hint of red licorice waft from this 2017 Pinot Noir. Then an enchantingly juicy, mouthwatering palate of parfumy raspberry, red cherry and cassis roll smoothly into a perky sweet-tart, persistent, rose petal finish.

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    Cave Springs Riesling Ice Wine 2017

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Colour Medium amber. Nose Intense aromas of spiced pear and orange zest rising atop hints of comb honey and crème brûlée. Palate Sweet and medium bodied; lusciously sweet with rich sultana raisin tones up front; lavish flavours of orange marmalade and fresh fig in the middle; this...

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    Cave Springs Riesling Select Late Harvest 2017

    Written by Helen Crannage

    The nose is highly aromatic with aromas of peach, apricot and Bartlett pear over top notes of exotic citrus, spice and comb honey. The palate is full and sweet with a round, seamless feel, gently lifted by well-integrated acidity throughout. Rich flavours of sultana raisins, dried apricot ...

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    Chablis Grand Cru Bougros 2017/18

    Written by bluestone0924

    Rich bouquet with intense and mineral notes. Ample, toge-ther full bodied and firm. Matches with Fish, shellfish and other seafood, grilled or in a cream sauce. Poultry and white meat, grilled or in a cream sauce.

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    Chamonix Greywacke Pinotage 2017

    Written by Helen Crannage

    The Greywacke Pinotage has a deep garnet red colour with tinges of dark violet when young. The bouquet is complex with scents recalling wild berries, spice and cherries. On the palate the wine shows full body and rich dark chocolate with fruit flavours, balanced elegantly by tannins, with ...

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    Champagne Deutz – Blanc de Blancs 2017

    Written by bluestone0924

    The Champagne demonstrates a bright colour with slightly bronze tinges and a dense stream of fine bubbles. The nose shows elegance and poise, with lively aromas, equally mineral and floral, reminiscent of white flowers and plums.

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    Château Musar 2015/17

    Written by bluestone0924

    A great vintage! Already drinkable for its richness and sweet fruit, but don't underestimate its ability age: this has 3 decades of development ahead of it.  As usual the wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault and Carignan from vines over 40 years old, grown at 1,000 metres up in...

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    Chateau Musar 2017 (Magnum)

    Written by bluestone0924

    Chateau Musar Red 2012 has a dark burgundy colour, a nose of matured stone fruits, plums and figs with liquorice and spicy notes. It has big developed ripe fruit on the nose and a bold taste profile of juicy, black fruits plus mocha and leather and a beautiful lingering finish. Why Go Magn...

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    Château Musar White 2014/17

    Written by bluestone0924

    Pine resin, oily character, eucalyptus weightness to the wine, heaviness, depth of body, zingy lemon acidity on finish. Piney, oaky, waxy.

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    Château Rahoul Blanc 2016/17

    Written by bluestone0924

    Attractive pale yellow in appearance, the wine reveals a lovely, expressive bouquet of complex floral and white fruit aromas - pear and hawthorn - with a hint of citrus.

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    Chianti Classico DOCG 2018/19

    Written by bluestone0924

    Intense ruby colour, with light garnet hues, the nose opens on notes of wild berries and violets, the palate is dry and robust with nice soft notes on the finish. Deliciously fruity style with a long, fresh finish.

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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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    Duckhorn Vinyards, Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Rector Creek Vineyard is located north of Yountville along the Silverado Trail. A unique climate featuring a cooling afternoon breeze combined with Rector Creek’s rocky alluvial soils creates excellent growing conditions for the vines. As a result, the Cabernet Sauvignon from this vineya...

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    Finca Vidales Rioja Reserva

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Tasting Notes Intense dark ruby in colour, ripe red and black cherry notes come through on the palate with hints of vanilla and cocoa. Velvety tannins give a rich mouthfeel and a long-lasting finish.

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