Please note since the picture was taken the Fleurie and Chateau Unang in the image have been substitured with Artuke Rioja and Poggio Anima Primitivo as per the description below.
Prosecco, Treviso DOC, Brut, Dal Bello: Dal Bello are a small family owned 35ha artisan winery based in the foothills of Treviso. They are a certified sustainable grower and producer. The style of their Prosecco dry and clean, lovely mousse and refreshing hints of apple and pear fruit. 11% abv.
Talmard Macon Uchizy 2018: Domaine Gerald and Philibert Talmard is a family Domaine in the small town of Uchizy in the Maconnais. The style of wine Philibert produces here is pure and refreshing, achieved by early picking of ripe grapes whilst they still have good levels of acidity in them and fermented using stainless steel only. This is classic white Burgundy from Macon. It is harvested to obtain a very fresh, precise wine. A style enhanced by fermentation and ageing sur lie in steel tanks. This is buttery and rewarding with a racy freshness that keeps it alive and vital to the long finish, notes of apple, conference pear, citrus and peach, beautifully balanced and incredibly moreish.
Pencarrow, Sauvignon Blanc, Martinborough, 2019: A soft, rounded Sauvignon Blanc with lush fruit. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate is bright, lively and vibrant with a fine and intense core of fragrant passionfruit with tropical fruit, gooseberries, herbs and mineral notes. The mouthfeel is bright, lively and energetic and flows along a zesty line with fine textures and racy acidity leading to a lingering finish of aromatic passionfruit. This is a bright, vibrant, lusciously intense Sauvignon Blanc with fragrant passionfruit, tropical fruits, herbs and minerals on a taut, racy palate.
Ochagavia, 1851 Reserve, Sauvignon Blanc, 2018: 1851 honours the founding year of Viña Ochagavia. This Reserve line offers a variety of fresh aged white and red wines of the most prestigious valleys from the "Valle Central" zone. Quality wines that express the story of the country and the legacy of its founder. Fresh, with balanced acidity, fruity and menthol notes, good structure and a persistent finish with smooth spiciness at the end.
Moon Harvest, Chardonnay, South Eastern Australia, 2018: Harvested by the light of the moon to take advantage of the cool evening temperatures. This chardonnay shows excellent purity of varietal flavour with fresh peach and lime fruit flavours complimented by subtle oak maturation characteristics. Finishing with delicate flavours, this wine will complement many foods.
Brume di Monte, Pinot Grigio, delle Venezie DOC, 2019: Bright yellow pinot grigio with golden hues, reveals floral aroma and a warm apricot nose. A soft peachy palate is rounded off by a smooth finish. A very popular wine, ideal as an aperitif and matches well with light starters and poultry.
Ochagavia Silvestre Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé, 2018: Named in honour of Don Silvestre Ochagavia, the great forefather of the Chilean wine industry and founder of Vina Ochagavia. Vibrant pink in colour with floral aromas, this medium bodied wine has a distinct freshness and fruity strawberry character. Enjoy very chilled by itself or with light dishes.
Bodegas Artuke Rioja DOC, 2019: A juicy, “Joven” style of Rioja, produced via carbonic maceration and aged in concrete for five months. “This is the kind of wine my grandparents used to drink. Maceration Carbonica was a very common technique used to make attractive, early drinking wines. We love its soft tannins, sweet red fruit and drinkability!” Produced from vineyards around Banos de Ebro averaging 500m elevation with a preponderance of clay and chalk. 95% Tempranillo and 5% Viura. Fresh strawberry, raspberry and cherry notes dominate this lively, easy drinking Rioja.
Poggio Anima, Primitivo, Lilith, Salento IGP, 2018: Opaque ruby. Smoked meat, dried cherry, cracked pepper and cassis on the deeply scented nose. Medium to full-bodied with berry cobbler flavours showing a liqueur-like intensity. Smoke and cassis notes carry through to the dusty tannic finish. Organic and single vineyard.
Chateau Le Peyrat, Cotes de Castillon 2016: A richly textured wine full of black fruit and ripe tannins, this has power and a dense structure. It balances black-plum flavours laced with acidity with pepper and a juicy aftertaste. Rich, lush and exceptional value for money.
Long Beach, Pinotage, Robertson, 2018: A juicy style of Pinotage, well balanced, showing great depth of fruit flavour, rich black cherry, cassis, plum and mature strawberries all countered with crisp acidity. There is a touch of black spice and dark chocolate on the finish.
Ochagavia, Silvestre, Merlot, 2018: Lively, smooth and fresh Chilean Merlot. A ruby red colour with violet hues. Its aromas are reminiscent of black fruit preserves, especially plum, blackberries and blueberries, which combine perfectly with its delicate notes of menthol. On the palate, the wine displays smooth sweet tannins, a velvety texture, a thick structure and a spicy finish.
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