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Wine of the Month – March 2018

Domaine Lafage - Tessellae Carignan 2014 Carignan has had a rather tumultuous history in the south of France. Once seen as a necessary grape to spur the recovery of the region after the plague of phylloxera in the late 19th century, primarily for its ability to produce high yields, it has been largely replaced with [...]

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Wine of the Month – February 2018

Giuliano Rosati Valpolicella Ripsasso 2015 - Verona, Italy Varieties: Carvinone, Corvina, Rondinella Vinification: Fermentation with maceration in steel for 10 days at 25°C, with daily pumpovers and delestage. Refermentation in January on the Amarone pomace; for every litre of Amarone, 2 litres of Ripasso are produced. Tasting Notes: This is a very classically-styled Ripasso. Brillant ruby [...]

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Wine of the Month – January 2018

Wine of the Month - January 2018 Montes Twins Red Blend 2014 - Colchagua Valley, Chile The Twins Red Blend combines the best of the four varieties it contains. The complexity and structure of the Cabernet Sauvignon, the freshness of the Tempranillo, the sumptuous palate of the Syrah, and the velvety texture of the Carmenere [...]

By | 2018-01-04T14:10:27+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – June 2017

Triton 2014 - Toro, Spain Vivid purple. Fresh, focused scents of ripe dark berries, candied flowers and peppery spices. Silky and appealingly sweet, offering sappy blueberry and cherry-vanilla flavors that tighten up slowly on the back half. Shows depth as well as vivacity and finishes with strong floral persistence, the harmonious tannins fading into the [...]

By | 2017-06-02T19:09:17+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – May 2017

Wine of the Month - May 2017 Concha Y Toro Casillero del Diablo Reserva Privada Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Chile Reserva Privada is a Cabernet Sauvignon made with carefully chosen grapes that are harvested in selected vineyards located in the renowned Maipo Valley. This exclusive creation achieves a perfect balance of fruit, full body and delicacy. [...]

By | 2017-05-04T18:38:23+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Wine of the Month|0 Comments

Wine of the Month – April 2017

Carla Chiaro Reserve Malbec 2010 - Mendoza, Argentina About Bodegas Carelli Latitud 34° is a family produced easy drinking wine range from Mendoza. The family have been making wines for 3 generations in Mendoza. The grapes are hand harvested from their vineyards on the 34th latitude, at altitude in the mountain vineyards of Mendoza. They [...]

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Wine of the Month – March 2017

Château Saint-Roch Chimères 2014 The 2014 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Chimeres is mostly Grenache, yet includes 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre. Aged in a combination of concrete tank and demi-muid, it makes the most of this difficult vintage and have terrific purity in its raspberry, violet, licorice and olive-laced aromas and flavors. Ripe, nicely textured [...]

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Wine of the Month – February 2017

Salice Salentino Riserva 2010 - Puglia, Italy Region Salice Salentino is one of the 25 DOC wines produced in Puglia. The wine is a blend, using mainly Negroamaro with a small proportion of Malvasia Nera. Paolo Leo’s Salice Salentino vineyard includes four hectares of inter-planted Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera plants, all trained using the typical [...]

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Wine of the Month – January 2017

Rivallana Crianza Rioja 2013 Decanter: Deep red color. Powerful fruit aromas well-combined with hints of oak aging. On the palate it reveals concentrated, ripe fruit flavors and good structure. 95 Points. Winery Description: Rioja Crianza Rivallana 2013 Bodegas Ondarre is an intense oak-aged Rioja with flavours of cherries, plums and vanilla. 80% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and [...]

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