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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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    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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    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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    Baron De Luze Bordeaux 2019

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Revealing brilliant and bold garnet colour with purple highlights. The nose is rich, fresh and pleasant, revealing notes of ripe red fruit and vanilla. The mouth is full, with a complete and powerful structure revealing sweet spicy flavours. The final highlights tannins are well melted. ...

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    Bonarda Estate 2019 – Los Haroldos

    Written by bluestone0924

    Pure strawberry and blueberry fruit abound on the enticing nose. The palate is complex and layered with cinnamon, cherry tobacco and plum fruits. Finely structured tannins provide texture whilst a clean acidity maintains freshness. The finish is long and displays blueberry pancakes, sweet ...

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    Bordeaux Superieur 2019/20 Pavillon de Trianon

    Written by Helen Crannage

    A high quality everyday claret from the former owner of Cheval Blanc. Dark ruby colour with an aromatic nose offering black fruit and a touch of herbs with spices. The palate has round tannins, ripe dark berries, great acidity and structure with a hint of spice and chocolate on the finish.

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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 Sauvignon/Shiraz Hill and Dale Stellenbosch

    Written by Helen Crannage

    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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    Cave Springs Chardonnay 2019

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Colour Medium yellow to pale gold. Nose Aromas of Asian pear, ripe red apple, vanilla bean, fresh cream and clementine, with cinnamon and clove in behind. Palate Dry and full bodied, with a stony feel and a light florality up front; the mid-palate saline, with a mineral underpinning,...

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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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    Chablis 2019 William Fevre (half bottle)

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Fresh and elegant bouquet opening with notes of citrus, white fruit and flowers. Both fresh and supple on the palate, supported by a beautiful minerality. Chablis is a benchmark appellation throughout the world. The plots of Domaine William Fèvre are based on a Kimmeridgian subsoil and ...

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    Chablis, Domaine Sébastien Dampt 2019/20

    Written by Helen Crannage

    An intensely fresh Chablis with fruity aromas of soft pear and citrus, plus a floral touch. A rather elegant wine with strong mineral character, a harmonious and fruity palate, followed by a long and precise finish.

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    Chateau Musar Hochar 2019

    Written by bluestone0924

    Hochar Père et Fils Red has been described as the ‘second’ wine of Château Musar, and it does bear some resemblance to the ‘Grand Vin’: rich, spicy and profoundly fruity, with a mellow quality derived from lengthy oak - and bottle ageing. Since its launch in the late 1980s, it ha...

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    Château Roumieu 2019

    Written by bluestone0924

    An outstanding example of luscious, sweet and layered Sauternes Beautiful deep gold colour. Bouquet of acacia honey. Rich aroma of candied fruit (apricots and raisins). Very aromatic with hints of lime tree and other flowery touches which present themselves from the bouquet to the finish.

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    Condrieu La Petite Cote – Yves Cuilleron

    Written by Helen Crannage

    Exuberant and pleasant nose full of ripe fruit, candied apricots, peach. Honey notes aroused by citrus zest. Seducing palate due to the lemon’s freshness. Nice finish with dried apricot. Suggested food pairing: delicate fish

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