Adegas Terra de Asorei – Pazo Torrado, Albarino, Rias Baixas 2016
Adegas Terra de Asorei – Pazo Torrado, Albarino, Rias Baixas 2016
Adegas Terra de Asorei – Pazo Torrado, Albarino, Rias Baixas 2016

At sight, it presents a beautiful colour which sparkles lemon-green, clean and bright. On the nose green apple predominates with notes of citrus and flowers. Fresh, alive and fragrant. Apple and citrus come through again on the palate which fresh and balanced with some texture and a persistent finish. Enjoy with simply prepared white fish dishes or as an aperitif. Enjoy 2-3 years from vintage date to capture its freshness.

 

Adegas Terra de Asorei

Terra de Asorei is an association of six families of top growers belonging to the Rias Baixas Designation of Origin who have banded together to produce premium 100% Albariño wines.

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Arché – Trebbiano Rubicone IGT, 2016
Arché – Trebbiano Rubicone IGT, 2016
Arché – Trebbiano Rubicone IGT, 2016

A beautiful tropical fragrance entices you in whilst the palate is fresh and crisp with lovely citrus fruits.

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Aresti – Chardonnay Estate Selection, 2015
Aresti – Chardonnay Estate Selection, 2015
Aresti – Chardonnay Estate Selection, 2015

This Chardonnay looks yellow with green tones; it features aromas of sweet fruits such as pears, melon and cucumber, that after a while are also felt in mouth. It’s a medium-bodied wine with a long finish.

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Wine Enthusiast.
“Aresti Winery is a family-owned winery that was founded in 1951 by Vicente Aresti and his father-in-law Alfredo López. Originally known as Bellavista Estate, Aresti believed that the Curico Valley was the ideal place for his vineyards. Over the years the family purchased new land throughout Chile to plant their Aresti Vineyards. By 1999, the brand name and label had switched over to Aresti and a state of the art cellar and bottling plant was constructed. The new winery also included an underground, climate controlled barrel room to house up to 2,000 barrels according to our Aresti wine reviews. Aresti wines are available in 5 different lines from their value Estate Selection to their top tier Family Collection red blend. Nine different grape varieties are used to produce the various wines in the Aresti portfolio, however it is their Limited Release and Family Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Carmenere blends that tend to find the top of our Aresti wine ratings.”

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Blanc “Excelsium”, AC Côtes de Provence, Vignoble Kennel, 2015
Blanc “Excelsium”, AC Côtes de Provence, Vignoble Kennel, 2015
Blanc “Excelsium”, AC Côtes de Provence, Vignoble Kennel, 2015

Exuberant exotic aromas such as passion fruit and pineapple with grapefruit notes. Good attach with a long crisp finish.

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Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon – 1884 Estate Grown Viognier, Mendoza, 2016
Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon – 1884 Estate Grown Viognier, Mendoza, 2016
Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon – 1884 Estate Grown Viognier, Mendoza, 2016

Fresh white wine with intense floral aromatics and flavours of stone fruits on the mouth.

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Bodegas Goyenechea, Torrontes, Mendoza, 2016
Bodegas Goyenechea, Torrontes, Mendoza, 2016
Bodegas Goyenechea, Torrontes, Mendoza, 2016

Characteristic pale golden colour. Aromas of honeysuckle, roses and lemon. Intense & well balanced fresh finish.

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Calmel & Joseph – Chardonnay Villa Blanche, 2016
Calmel & Joseph – Chardonnay Villa Blanche, 2016
Calmel & Joseph – Chardonnay Villa Blanche, 2016

Tasting Note
Very expressive with white flowers and fruity aromas of apricot and vineyard peach, along with dried fruit and nut overtones. Straightforward, clean, full and well-balanced on the palate, with a fresh and fruity finish revealing mango and citrus overtones. The oak is subtle and very smooth. This vintage shows lovely acidic tension: elegant.

Ageing

Chardonnay are aged for three months in oak barrels (30% of the vintage).

Top 100 The Wine Merchant

Highly Recommanded by The Wine Merchant

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Cantina di Custoza – Val dei Molini, Custoza DOC, Veneto, 2015
Cantina di Custoza – Val dei Molini, Custoza DOC, Veneto, 2015
Cantina di Custoza – Val dei Molini, Custoza DOC, Veneto, 2015

A rich, full bodied wine with flavours of honeydew melon and other tropical fruits. Finish is delightful, with a pleasant length.

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Cardal – Branco, Tejo 2016
Cardal – Branco, Tejo 2016
Cardal – Branco, Tejo 2016

***Gold – Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017***

An easy-drinking aromatic white. Fruity notes of fresh grapes and citrus with a hint of lime flower.

Recommended as an aperitif or with light meals, salads and grilled fish.

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Casal Mendes – Vinho Verde, Minho, Portugal
Casal Mendes – Vinho Verde, Minho, Portugal
Casal Mendes – Vinho Verde, Minho, Portugal

Classic white produced from indigenous Portuguese varities in the northern Vinho Verde region.

Delicate citrus aromas lead onto a soft, rounded and slightly off dry palate with a light spritz. It combines apple and floral characters with soft tropical notes and fresh acidity on the finish.

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Chablis Domaine du Colombier 2015
Chablis Domaine du Colombier 2015
Chablis Domaine du Colombier 2015

An outstanding Chablis. Very clean, dry and mineral but with lovely texture and a touch of honey. A real classic.

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Chardonnay “Grain d’Automne” Pay’s d’Oc IGP Domaine Bergon, 2015
Chardonnay “Grain d’Automne” Pay’s d’Oc IGP Domaine Bergon, 2015
Chardonnay “Grain d’Automne” Pay’s d’Oc IGP Domaine Bergon, 2015

Very beautiful yellow colour with a discreet gold touch, shimmering with green reflections. The nose opens up onto delicate notes of flowers : lime tree, elder, then some fruits appears : peach, fresh grapes, apple. Mineral in the mouth, it’s filled with fat, adorned with a beautiful liveliness highlighting aromas of white flowers. A wine endowed with finesse and complexity that will perfectly match a seafood platter, dessert and fresh fruit.

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Chardonnay Grand Ardèche, Louis Latour, 2012
Chardonnay Grand Ardèche, Louis Latour, 2012
Chardonnay Grand Ardèche, Louis Latour, 2012

Shimmering pale yellow in colour. On the nose it reveals aromas of vanilla and brioche with hints of honey and acacia. This is a well-balanced wine, ample and generous in the mouth with flavours of almond paste and vanilla.

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Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyards, 2014
Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyards, 2014
Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyards, 2014

Rich and smooth, with an abundance of fresh white peach and melon. It has a beautifully balanced palate with rich concentrated tropical fruits, a zesty acidity and a hint of gentle toasted oak. The long finish will leave you wanting more.

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Chardonnay, Pays d’Oc IGP, Vieille Grange “Les Fines Roches”, 2015
Chardonnay, Pays d’Oc IGP, Vieille Grange “Les Fines Roches”, 2015
Chardonnay, Pays d’Oc IGP, Vieille Grange “Les Fines Roches”, 2015

Lightly tropical fruity aromas marry with soft buttery notes. Dry and rounded on the palate with texture, richness and finesse that gives this wine charm and completeness.

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Chateau du Fauga – AC Grand Vin Blanc, Montravel, 2015
Chateau du Fauga – AC Grand Vin Blanc, Montravel, 2015
Chateau du Fauga – AC Grand Vin Blanc, Montravel, 2015

 

Lively, fruity aromas. In clayey-limestone soils, the grapes are very ripe and thus give off aromas of candied fruit. Château Fauga is made with 90% Sauvignon, or 100% according to the vintage. Fermentation is carried out at a low temperature with a skin maceration of 24 hours – adding weight and complexity to the wine. Suggested dishes: Seafood platter, raw vegetables, fondue Savoyarde.

Chateau du Fauga

Chateau du Fauga is an 18th century castle listed as a historical monument, located 200 meters from the banks of the Dordogne in the town of Port Sainte Foy.

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Chenin Blanc Klippenkop, 2016
Chenin Blanc Klippenkop, 2016
Chenin Blanc Klippenkop, 2016

An appealing light straw colour. Full bodied wine with powerful varietal flavours of pineapple, granadilla, melon and green apple. Good structure with lovely balancing acidity.

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Cloudy Bay – Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2015/16
Cloudy Bay – Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2015/16
Cloudy Bay – Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2015/16

A wine full of fresh herbal aromas and layers of ripe guava and tropical fruit. Gooseberries and passionfruits on the medium-full body; the palate is succulent and crisp with a long flavoursome finish.

91 Points Wine Enthusiast.
“Classic gooseberry and pink grapefruit notes feature gentle herbal nuances on the nose. There’s ample weight and texture on the palate, with a burst of mouthwatering citrus on the finish.” — J.C.  (7/1/2015)

90 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
“The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough is intensely scented of gooseberries, elderflower and fresh lemon with hints of white asparagus and sage. Medium-bodied, it fills the mouth with vibrant vegetal and citrus notes held up by a lively acid backbone and good long finish.”

17/20 Jancis Robinson.
“Herbal and pungent, with a sort of saline, iodine character – reminds me a bit of some single match scotch, in fact. Wet hay too. This is certainly complex, and better than the 2013, for sure.”

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Domaine Octavie – Touraine Sauvignon, 2016
Domaine Octavie – Touraine Sauvignon, 2016
Domaine Octavie – Touraine Sauvignon, 2016

Full-flavoured and clean Sauvignon Blanc, made natures’ way. The producers strive to keep everything in balance thus limiting the need for artificial controls. The quality rivals most Sancerre but this wine is a fraction of the price-tag.

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Dr. Loosen – Bernkasteler Lay Riesling Kabinett, Mosel, Germany 2015
Dr. Loosen – Bernkasteler Lay Riesling Kabinett, Mosel, Germany 2015
Dr. Loosen – Bernkasteler Lay Riesling Kabinett, Mosel, Germany 2015

Bernkasteler Lay (pronounced LIE) is situated between the Dr. Loosen estate house and the village of Bernkastel. The soil is predominantly slate, but is heavier and deeper than in the neighboring villages of Wehlen and Graach. This site also has a slightly gentler slope than the estate’s other vineyards. It produces richly textured, assertive wines.

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