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“In the Pink” Welsh wine offer
“In the Pink” Welsh wine offer

2 bottle each of:

 Tintern Parva Bwthyn Rhosyn (Bronze Medal), 2018
– Off dry rosé, made mainly from Pinot Noir and a touch of Pinot Gris. Light, fruity bouquet, fresh palate with red berry fruits.

 Llaethliw Rosé, 2018
Bright watermelon flesh in colour, this wine offer a pleasant floral nose with hints of juicy stone fruits and crisp red apple. Once in the mouth you will experience bags of juicy citrus acidity with some notes of raspberry and sour cherry. Certainly one for the warmer summer months, to be enjoyed in the sunshine, with friends (from a distance) or as an aperitif.

 Regent Rosé, Conwy Vineyard, 2019

A complex dry rosé using the Regent grape, grown on the vineyard in Anglesey.  A nose of crushed red berry with wild strawberries and red pear notes on the palate.  Great to quaff on a summer’s day but also a wine that works perfectly with Asian style dishes.

 

£98.00 £88.00 Add to cart
Barolo, Pio Cesare, 2010
Barolo, Pio Cesare, 2010
Barolo, Pio Cesare, 2010

– A classic Barolo. Excellent structure and harmony, mild tannins and balanced fruit. It is immediately approachable, but it has a very long ageing potential.

£60.00 Add to cart
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1975, (43% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1975, (43% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1975, (43% Vol.) – 50cl

Golden colour and a nose of stewed orange and black plum. Additional fruit aromas of mature apricot, black plum and apple give smoothness in the mouth.

£69.00 Add to cart
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1977, (43% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1977, (43% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1977, (43% Vol.) – 50cl

A sweet, slightly oxidized nose with caramel and chocolate notes, to be savored by connoisseurs.

£66.00 Add to cart
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1982, (42% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1982, (42% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1982, (42% Vol.) – 50cl

A strong amber color with brown reflections, a nose of dried fruit and toasted almonds. This Bas Armagnac boasts a strong finish with aromas of molten wood.

£62.00 Add to cart
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1986, (45% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1986, (45% Vol.) – 50cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, 1986, (45% Vol.) – 50cl

A reserved Bas Armagnac, “brut de fut”, which will satisfy lovers of unique Armagnacs.

£55.00 Add to cart
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, Hors d’Age, (40% Vol.) – 70cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, Hors d’Age, (40% Vol.) – 70cl
Bas Armagnac, Domaine de Papolle, Hors d’Age, (40% Vol.) – 70cl

Minimum age 10 years. Domaine de Papolle create this Armagnac to be elegant, round, smooth, and balanced. This Armagnac has a feminine spirit that will delight those who wish to discover the wonders of Armagnac as well as those who already know it well.

£55.00 Add to cart
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Bela Sombra, triple, wooden gift box
Bela Sombra, triple, wooden gift box

Quinta da Alorna 2013 Bela Sombra Reserva Red (Tejo) Limited edition

A superb gift of 3 bottles presented in a triple wooden box

Smoky, spicy and rich, this dense wine is full of firm tannins that keep it structured and concentrated. This limited-edition wine brings out berry fruits and final acidity that gives a juicy character to the aftertaste. Perfect for drinking now.

£70.50 £60.00 Add to cart
Bodega Roda – Roda I, Rioja DOC, Spain 2006
Bodega Roda – Roda I, Rioja DOC, Spain 2006
Bodega Roda – Roda I, Rioja DOC, Spain 2006

Intense, deep, black cherry red background with bright red cherry red hues in the rim. On the nose their is great balance between the oak and the fruit, in particular black plums, with some dark chocolate and sweet spices on a background of stark minerality showing through, providing a very elegant and complex bouquet. Medium bodied but showing great lenght. Mouth filling without weighing you down. The ripe black plum fruit shines together with some cocoa and dark chocolate blending perfectly with the sweet tannins from the oak. A very elegant, pleasing wine to the palate. Beautifully balanced, silky smooth, arousing an inviting moreish feeling that makes it a great food companion

Aged in 50% brand new and 50% second use French oak barrels. 16 months in barrels and 20 months cellaring in bottle. Bottled April 2008.

 

 

£54.95 Add to cart
Champagne Gruet Brut Cuvée Tradition (Magnum)
Champagne Gruet Brut Cuvée Tradition (Magnum)
Champagne Gruet Brut Cuvée Tradition (Magnum)

Mainly Pinot Noir. Generous and well structured, elegant with soft full flavour and very good length. A classic example of how a small Champagne house can produce a quality bubbly.

£50.00 Add to cart
Chateau Brane Cantenac, Margaux Grand Cru Classe, 2005
Chateau Brane Cantenac, Margaux Grand Cru Classe, 2005
Chateau Brane Cantenac, Margaux Grand Cru Classe, 2005

95 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

A sexy, style of wine from the Lurtons at Brane-Cantenac, this wine (a blend of 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 41% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc) has a stunning nose of forest floor, licorice, blackcurrants, plums and spring flowers. Soft tannin, full-bodied opulence and beautifully textured, lush richness, make for a brilliant wine from this large, 180-acre vineyard. In spite of the wine’s stunning forward fragrance and lushness, the color still looks as if it is 3-4 years old, rather than a decade. This is a big-time winner in 2005 and should drink well for at least another 25+ years. (RP)  (6/2015)

£79.50 Add to cart
Château Canon la Gaffeliere, Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classé, 2006
Château Canon la Gaffeliere, Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classé, 2006
Château Canon la Gaffeliere, Saint Emilion Grand Cru Classé, 2006

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 92 points.

“Stephan von Neipperg’s splendid 50-acre vineyard on clay and limestone soils has once again produced a beautifully ripe, concentrated, textured, sensual wine of both power and elegance. The 2006, an unfined, unfiltered blend of 55% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, reveals sweet aromas of fruitcake, cassis, black cherries, roasted herbs, cedar, and spice box. This pure, textured, forward beauty should drink well for 12-15+ years.” February 2009

 

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 91-94 points.

“Stephan von Neipperg’s flagship estate (and, in my opinion, one that should have been upgraded to a premier grand cru classe in the new St.-Emilion hierarchy) has turned in another stunning performance. A blend of 55% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, from small yields of 35 hectoliters per hectare, the 2006 exhibits a dense ruby/purple color as well as scents of creme de cassis, pain grille, espresso roast, chocolate, and spicy roasted herbs. Dense, medium to full-bodied, and surprisingly opulent for a 2006, with oodles of fruit, and terrific structure as well as purity, it is a more noble expression of Neipperg’s other St.-Emilion, Clos de l’Oratoire. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2024.” April 2007

£85.00 Add to cart
Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste, Pauillac
Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste, Pauillac
Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste, Pauillac

This wine has an enticing, dark and very intense, ruby colour. The bouquet reveals aromas of ripe black fruit and cassis complemented by spicy notes with great freshness. The palate is precise and dense, evolving into charming and well-rounded tannins with good length and structure. The overall impression is one of purity and elegance.

£59.00 Add to cart
Chateau Kirwan, Margaux, 2015
Chateau Kirwan, Margaux, 2015
Chateau Kirwan, Margaux, 2015

Opulent, lush, forward style of Margaux with good florality, sweet, ripe, round red fruits, a touch of smoke, cocoa and tobacco leaf, plush, polished tannins and a soft, silky finish. Still young, without much secondary development, give it at least 5 more years, or maybe a bit longer.

£50.00 Add to cart
Château Pontet Canet, 5eme Grand Cru Classé, Pauillac, 2006
Château Pontet Canet, 5eme Grand Cru Classé, Pauillac, 2006
Château Pontet Canet, 5eme Grand Cru Classé, Pauillac, 2006

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate 95+ points.

The 2006 is a wine to stockpile, especially for those in their thirties and forties as it needs another decade to reach maturity, after which it should keep for 30+ years. This vineyard, just south of Mouton Rothschild, has produced an opaque bluish/purple-colored 2006 with an extraordinarily pure nose of graphite, charcoal, sweet creme de cassis, and a hint of scorched earth. Incredible concentration, stunning richness, and a 60-second finish result in a wine that transcends the vintage as well as this estate’s 1855 classification. This enormously endowed, modern day classic is a legend in the making. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2050+.

 

Enormous credit is due proprietor Alfred Tesseron for turning things around at this estate in 1994, and continuing to produce first-growth level wines. Pontet-Canet is one of the few bio-dynamically farmed vineyards in the Medoc, and Tesseron is such a perfectionist in both the vineyard and wine cellars that his nickname among other bordelais is “”Monsieur Bonsai.”” February 2009

 

Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, 94 points.

“The 2006 Château Pontet-Canet has an extremely pure, vivacious, perfumed bouquet with crushed violets infusing the blueberry and blackberry fruit. But it is all about the detail and precision in this wine. The palate is medium-bodied with a gentle grip in the mouth: lightly toasted black fruit, dried orange peel, cedar and a pinch of white pepper. This feels very cohesive and poised with just a touch of mint entering right on the finish. What a great wine from Alfred Tesseron and Jean-Michel Comme. Go grab the corkscrew now, but don’t feel that this wine has to be opened for another 5-6 years.” May 2016

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Chianti Classico DOCG Botter, 2017, 6 bottle offer
Chianti Classico DOCG Botter, 2017, 6 bottle offer
Chianti Classico DOCG Botter, 2017, 6 bottle offer

Aged in oak barrels for at least 12 months. Deep ruby red colour, intense and persistent. This wine is characterized by fruity notes of cherry, followed by delicate spicy notes of black pepper.

£77.70 £62.70 Add to cart
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Chianti DOCG Riserva, Val di Botte, 2014, 6 bottle offer
Chianti DOCG Riserva, Val di Botte, 2014, 6 bottle offer
Chianti DOCG Riserva, Val di Botte, 2014, 6 bottle offer

A full bodied Chianti showing wild red and black berry flavours along with wild herbs, spice and savoury notes supported by a refreshing acidity and structured tannin.

£71.70 £56.70 Add to cart