This traditional Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel is deep and rich, showing ripe black fruit flavours with subtle jam and chocolate overtones, typical of these family grown vineyards. Gentle on the palate with a subtle, smoky finish.
Each variety of Trinità Piattelli Vineyards was harvested by hand in cases of 18 kilograms. The grapes were carefully selected before being destemmed. A proportion of the grapes were fermented in small tanks of 5,000 litres; a proportion in egg shaped concrete tanks and the final proportion in barrels. Selected yeasts were added. The Trinità [...]
Groot Constantia’s flagship red shows beautiful complexity on the nose, with ripe, rich flavours of blackcurrant, dark chocolate and graphite, supported by notes of cinnamon and cedar wood from the generous use of new oak. The black fruit and sweet spice follow through to the palate and the firm structure promises excellent ageing potential.
A wonderfully complex and forthcoming nose delivers aromas of forest floor, crushed leaves, deep ripe black cherries, plums and raspberries, enhanced by a hint of vanilla. The dark fruit flavours are echoed on the palate and are enveloped in earthy and spicy notes. Balanced, with integrated oak and a moreish, soft finish.
This wine is deep ruby red in colour, with violet hues. There are intense notes of ripe red and black fruit, including strawberry, black plum, and blueberry. Notes of tobacco, leather, and toast mingle with the fruit characters, which are followed by creamy notes of dulce de leche and toffee. The palate is well-balanced with round tannins, good structure and a long, elegant finish.
A lovely style of Merlot with typical black plum flavours enhanced by chocolate and vanilla, smooth and fruit forward.
Expressive flavours of raspberry and blackberry are complemented by blackcurrant and warm plum. The fresh and vibrant palate is textured with plush tannins through to a smooth and velvety finish.
Deep crimson with bright crimson hues. Intense aromas of ripe, spicy redcurrant, plum, rhubarb and blackberry with lifted hints of cassis, violets, sage, bay leaf, black pepper, baking spices and cedar. The palate has excellent depth and structure with plush, ripe dark fruits and a balanced acid line driving the mid-palate and finishing with savoury spice and dried herbs in unison with the elegant, fine-grained tannins.
The wine has a complex character of vibrant red fruit complemented by notes of graphite and sweet spices. Full-bodied with fine-grained tannins, the wine has a persistent, rich finish.
Classically styled, pronounced cassis is followed by dried figs, dates, hints of clove and notes of forest floor on this complex bouquet. Underpinned by serious structure, the fleshy ripe fruit finds balance with an earthy, savoury character. A poised and elegant wine. Perfect with grilled steak and charred tomato salsa.
A stylish red showing an abundance of ripe plummy and blueberry fruit, enhanced by hints of herbs and a delicate touch of mint. Rich, soft and opulent tannins lead to a long, intense finish. Sophisticated Tuscan at its best.
Elegant aromas of wild dark fruits are layered with subtle hints of vanilla, chocolate and spice. Complex and rich on the palate, with smooth ripe tannins and a long, generous finish.
This Merlot has a deep youthful colour with expressive aromas of plums, blueberries and violets. The palate has a velvety texture with generous flavours of sour cherries, plum and fragrant herbal notes with a hint of vanilla oak.
This Merlot is deep ruby red in colour. On the nose, there are pronounced aromas of fresh red berries and plums while the oak ageing adds subtle layers of vanilla, toffee and nutty notes. This is a well-structured wine with smooth, round tannins and balanced freshness.
Rich and robust, with ripe red fruits enveloped in spicy aromas. On the palate, this is a savoury and earthy wine with warm and expressive flavours through to a long, satisfying finish.
An elegant bouquet of mixed berries, spice, dried lavender and thyme open onto a full palate layered with expansive mixed berry, black tea, toasted oak and spice flavors. Focused and fresh, with fine grained tannins and a silky, long and lifted finish.
A very complex nose with delicate aromas of cloves, black pepper and pipe tobacco mingling with mountain minerality, scrubland, balsamic notes and rich, dark chocolate. A powerful yet elegant wine, this really showcases its terroir with a long, fresh and concentrated finish.
An amazing lifted bouquet of blackberries is complemented by a touch of mocha. Rich and smooth on the palate it offers a lovely soft finish with polished tannins.
A mature wine with intense black fruit aromas complemented by hints of cedar, spice and floral touches of violets. Firm, mature tannins surround a fresh, textured palate with harmonious balance. Serve with game, grilled red meats or cheese.
Distinctive cassis, dark plum and mulberry notes are enhanced by nuances of Asian 5 spice, mint and touches of mocha. Deliciously approachable now, a ripe tannic grip underpins the fruit and leads to a hint of spice on the persistent finish
This is a classic Cabernet! The nose reveals a cornucopia of fruit and invites serious attention; plum, blackberries and cherry pie notes coast alongside a savoury edge of dried herbs and dusty tannins. Best part? The mouth-filling, velvety textured, lingering finish.
Intense aromas of purple plums from the Sangiovese combine with softness and elegance from the late harvested Cabernet Sauvignon underpinned by sweet herbaceous notes from the Merlot to create a harmonious, smooth and velvety blend with a long finish.
Sondraia has quickly become a classic in the Bolgheri area. Perfectly ripe grapes and painstaking work in the cellar yield a wine with intense fresh dark fruit notes complemented by smoky tobacco, herbs and sweet spices. These characteristics follow on to the palate which is silky smooth and profoundly elegant.
This Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of dark red fruits and blackberry pie accented with a touch of clove. Opulent on the palate with rich flavours of blackcurrant and plum which intermingle seamlessly with the soft, round tannins to create a long, delicious finish.
This is a rich and ripe Merlot delivering aromas of sun ripened plum, mocha and dark chocolate enveloped in delicate hints of oak spice, tobacco and cinnamon. The palate of ripe black fruits and subtle oak is framed by firm tannins through to a lingering finish.
Vibrant fruity aromas of cherries and strawberries combine with attractive blackberry notes, black pepper and dried fruit. Soft and juicy on the palate showing a beautifully balanced acidity which lengthens the finish. Pairs well with charcuterie, roasted vegetables, tomato- based Italian dishes, meat casseroles and lightly spiced dishes.
An intensely vivid ruby colour. On the nose aromas of redcurrant and mulberry with a slightly spicy and minty finish. In the mouth the wine demonstrates its fine personality with flavours of ripe wild fruits, balanced by a very pleasant full and herbal taste. The tannins are soft and smooth conferring a very versatile character to this red wine.
An intense cherry red colour with bright purple hints. Red and black fruit aromas of cherries and blackberries are interwoven with a subtle, spicy bay leaf character. On the palate the wine displays soft, sweet tannins, balancing acidity and a good structure.
A modern styled Cahors with intense blackcurrant, menthol nuances and wonderful mineral notes from the clay soil. Concentrated black fruits persist on the full bodied palate, with good balance through to a textured finish.
This is a fragrant and intensely fruity red wine, with aromas of blackberries, plums and cherries interwoven with white pepper and elegant herbaceous notes. This blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is a fresh, easy-drinking wine that nevertheless expresses the rich complexity of Bolgheri.
Dry, but fruity, this Merlot is full of pure ripe plum notes, complemented by herbaceous nuances. Well structured with a hint of spice on the finish.
A fresh, aromatic unoaked Claret, showing vibrant aromas of ripe fruit reminiscent of soft plum and cherry. Well structured with round and silky tannins and notes of cherry echoed on the palate through to a delicate hint of spice on the finish. A delicious red that accompanies roast chicken or barbecued meats.
Cherry red in colour, this mountain wine displays a powerful expression of the terroir. Mineral notes sit alongside intense red fruit flavours that are underpinned by hints of violet. This is beautifully fresh, with a long and persistent finish
A combination of dark fruit flavours with black plum and ripe blackberry and a touch of liquorice showing a powdered structure reminiscent of fine dark chocolate leading to a lightly spiced and toasty finish. Barbecued or grilled beef; or lamb with seasonal vegetables.
A rich, powerful wine with a beautiful balance between roasted aromas and intense black fruit flavours. Structured, it has velvety tannins and well-integrated oak, complemented by complex dark berry flavours, hints of cigar box and a smooth, elegant finish. An approachable, yet stylish wine that serves as the perfect accompaniment to panfried steak and Sunday roasts.
Vibrant aromas of ripe blueberries mingle with subtle notes of mulled spice. The full and generous palate delivers a sweetness of ripe plum and forest fruits, complemented by savoury overtones. Beautifully balanced and elegant on the finish
Intense aromas of red fruits, sweet plums are combined with notes of chocolate and vanilla. Opulent flavours of ripe fruits complement the smooth, velvety and balanced palate with a long, mouthwatering finish. Delicious. A versatile wine, matching tomato based Italian dishes, sausages, dishes with chorizo, blackened salmon, roast meats, Chinese duck, ribs and casseroles.
An elegant wine overflowing with ripe fruit flavours complemented by delicate balsamic and spicy notes. Layered with complexity, this is a powerful expression of its mountainous terroir.
This wine is bright ruby red in colour. On the nose, there are fresh aromas of black cherry, violet and blueberries which are complemented by hints of vanilla and minerality. On the palate, it is fresh and savoury with well-integrated tannins.
This wine is ruby red in colour with violet reflections. On the nose, it has intense aromas of plum, quince jelly and rosemary. The palate is savoury and round, packed with ripe red fruits, herbal notes and a hint of liquorice that carries through to the elegant finish.
A deep ruby red in the glass with alluring aromas of bramble fruit, black cherry and hints of sweet spice. The palate is full-bodied with silky, ripe tannins. Concentrated flavours of cassis and blackberry linger on the finish.
A vibrant Merlot with aromas of Morello cherry, blackcurrant, blackberry layered with hints of spicy nutmeg and aromatic herbs. Smooth on the palate with a soft texture and a long, fine finish.
A black cherry red wine with intense purple highlights. The nose is intense, fruity and herbaceous with aromas of cherries, red pepper, currant, blackberries and blueberries which are integrated with sweet spices and liquorice. On the palate, the wine is vibrant, long and well-structured, and the tannins are well-balanced by the acidity. It is intensely fruity and herbaceous with a spicy aftertaste.
Rèmole Rosato is a brilliant pink, with a bouquet of well defined raspberry scents complemented by lovely hints of sweet, ripe cherry. Soft and creamy on the palate, with a clear note of acidity that adds freshness and perfectly balances the natural softness.
A complex bouquet showing aromas of red and black berried fruit, with hints of lemon, tobacco leaves and a touch of toasted oak. Full, velvety and complex flavours shine through on the sublimely smooth palate leading to a fresh and elegant finish.
A quality and delicately complex wine, with notes of coffee and toffee on the nose, alongside the more usual red plum flavours. Indecently consistent and representing great value-for-money.
Intense and brilliant ruby red in colour, this Merlot delights with pronounced aromas of cassis and red berry jam, accompanied by some spicy notes. Well-structured with grippy tannins, the finish is long and invites a second glass.
Deep ruby in colour. On the nose intense aromas of plum, blackcurrant and bramble are married with notes of cedar and spice. Firm but velvety tannins on the palate and a well-integrated acidity carry the flavours onto the long finish and give this wine great potential for ageing.
This wine is a brilliant ruby red colour. The nose is pronounced, displaying aromas of cherries, wild blackberries and currants, with balsamic hints reminiscent of the Mediterranean brush and notes of pepper and vanilla. The palate is full-bodied with supple and silky tannins that linger on the long finish.
Concentrated yet elegant, the Estate Red offers a pronounced bouquet of black fruits, ripe plum and wild cherry, complemented by a hint of spice. On the palate gentle tannins are enhanced by great fruit intensity. It is round and harmonious with a long, spicy and persistent finish.
It has classic aromas of blackcurrant and cedar with smoky undertones which give way to a well-structured palate with intense notes of blackberry and plum, held together by taut tannins. It is a strikingly good wine, showing yet again that this property consistently outperforms its classification.
The nose is dominated by aromas of ripe red fruits and a touch of spice. Smooth on the palate combined with blackcurrant, fresh red fruits and vanilla flavours. The tannins are fine and silky and contribute to the balance of this eminently quaffable wine.
Varietally expressive with ample plum and blackberry fruits, there is a warm earth and spicy savouriness that immediately appeals with a backbone of fine, opulent tannins and a rich, persistent finish. Serve with tender lamb shanks in a hearty tomato gravy with creamy mash.
Cassiopea is salmon-pink in colour with a fresh, lively perfume of fragrant spices and woodland berries. Its distinctive aroma blends well with its crisp flavour and easy-drinking style. On the palate, it is crisp but beautifully structured.
Intense ruby-red in colour, Quercegobbe displays rich aromas of blueberry jam, dried raspberries and black cherries in syrup alongside more spicy notes of cinnamon and black pepper. It is elegant with subtle herbal flavours of rosemary and liquorice, fine tannins and an enduring bouquet. This wine is vibrant and harmonious on its long finish.