A strong ruby red coloured wine. The bouquet has notes of vanilla and sweet fruits such as currants, blueberries and cherries.Velvety in the mouth, with a firm structure and good balance and a long persistent finish.Aged in Slavonian oak barrels for about 30 months before bottling.Serve with red meats and aged cheeses.This wine can be kept for up to 10 years.
An intense ruby red wine with an expressive bouquet of red fruits such as raspberry and black cherry, laced with notes of vanilla and spices. The palate is rich with dark plum fruit and a long, harmonious finish.Serve with chicken, red meats and cheeses.
A garnet red colour with a faint tawny rim. The wine is full of vanilla and cocoa with a powerful taste with a rich, full finish.The wine has been aged in wooden barrels for 12 months before being bottled and released. Suitable for vegetariansTry with roasted red meats, hard cheese, BBQ and grilled meats.
A full bodied wine made from a blend of Carignan, Syrah and Grenache in the heart of the Cathar country, near the small village of Tuchan. A garnet red wine with purple hues. The palate is complex and intensively fruity with notes of vanilla with powerful tannins followed by a long pleasant finish.Serve with grilled and cooked meats, Mediterranean cuisine or strong cheeses.
The colour is characterised by a brilliant light straw-goldEffervescence is dense and persistent with fine, regular bubbles. Initially the nose is precise, expressive and refreshing, with notes of citrus and yellow fruit. Floral fragrances (vine flowers, elderflowers) and pastry aromas of brioche and grilled almonds.A lively fresh and balanced attack with spice and fruity note, the full texture precedes a clean refreshing finish. Ideal with oysters, smoked salmon and lamb.
An intense purplish red coloured wine with deep aromatic notes of juicy plum, fresh violets and roses and a hint of cedar. In the mouth, it is medium bodied and round in texture with plush, raspberry, vanilla and violet notes. This leads to soft tannins and a persistent finish. The grapes are hand picked and the wine is aged in French oak for 6 months.Try with red meats, raw ham, medium cheeses, grilled meats, pork and grilled chicken.Highly Recommended 91 points Decanter Magazine October Edition 2021.
This is a big oak aged wine made on the estate of the Wente family winery in San Fransisco Bay. Livermore Valley is regarded as the best place to grow gapes there due to the climate it almost ideal. This wine was aged in oak for seven months before bottling. The wine has green apple and tropical fruit aromas and flavours, balanced by subtle oak, cinnamon and vanilla from barrel aging. With a mouth filling body and balanced acidity this wine delivers a medium long refreshing finish.
Classic tawny colour with streaks
of amber. An array of aromas
are on display with dark raisined
fruits, mocha, hints of vanillin oak
and nutty aged barrel characters.
Initially luscious, nuances of mocha
and coffee have integrated over
time, barrel aged flavours in
harmony resulting in a smooth,
lingering drying finish.General Characteristics Sweet / Medium bodied.
Tawnys are a traditional after
dinner wine that can be savoured
with a platter of cheeses or a rich
fruit or chocolate dessert. Wine making: Fruit is allowed to stay on the vine
until very sweet and an intense
concentration of flavours has
developed. After crushing and
partial fermentation to retain some
sweetness, the wine is pressed and
then fortified with a neutral spirit
prior to maturation in small and large
format oak casks.
Cellaring: With an average age of 21 years,
Old Boys Barrel Aged Tawny can be
cellared for extended maturation in
bottle but is blended to be enjoyed
on opening at any time.
This soft succulent California Pinot shows ripe fruit flavours with a delicate mouthfeel. A swirl reveals aromas of dried red currants with hints of ripe cranberry, spicy cloves and vanilla. On the palate a refreshing touch of acidity is carried by racy flavours of pomegranates and black plums, while soft tannins on the finish are complimented by flavours reminiscent of grilled strawberries.Drink with grilled salmon steaks or spicy chicken. Recommended in Decanter Magazine February Edition 2021.
This wine has a complex bouquet with notes of ripe plums, vanilla, tobacco and mellow harmonious structure that carries through to the palate. 10% of the wines is aged in oak. Made by the family run winery, Francesco Minini who have been making wines since the 1920s.An ideal partner to tasty and spicy food, seasoned cheeses and Mediterranean dishes.
This is a deep, ruby coloured, concentrated red blend shows prominent aromas of dark cherry, blackcurrant and vanilla. On the palate cinnamon, sweet spice and ripe, juicy dark fruit together with a firm tannin structure, ensures good length and an enduring finish.Grapes were harvested at optimal ripeness. After de-stem, they were cold soaked for
two days to extract more fruit character and enhance colour. The wine was inoculated
with specially selected yeast strains and fermented until dry. Free-run juice was racked
to barrel where it underwent malolactic fermentation. The wine was then racked from
the lees and returned to barrel for 18 months of maturation.
This wine can be enjoyed on its own or with a variety of flavourful meat dishes. KWV is one of South Africa's leading wine and spirit producers, with an impressive
international reputation and history. Its new owners brought in a winemaking team led
by Wim Truter. With its 72 growers in every region of the Western Cape, it has unrivalled
access to all of South Africa's wine regions, and they champion both South African
classics and off-beat varieties as well as employ innovative methods such as producing
sulphur-free wines using honey bush and Rooibos tea bark. KWV is amongst the Top 50
World's Most admired wine brands as per the Drinks International 2019 report.94
points Greg Sherwood MW
aromatics of violets and lilac, lush ripe red and black berry fruits and a
creamy, bruléed top note of brown toast and roasted coffee beans. The
palate texture is simply drop dead gorgeous with a cool, fleshy, dreamy harmony
of tart black plum, black cherry, black currant, salty black liquorice and a
subtle leafy sapidity on the finish that adds plenty of interest."
This wine has a deep amber colour with copper hues, smooth aromas of hazelnuts and vanilla notes. Smooth as silk, with flavours of honey, chocolate and toffee, balanced by refreshing acidity leading to an elegant finish.The perfect Port as an aperitif or when indulging in desserts or dark chocolate and dried fruits.