The 2018 Rully Rouge has a slightly smudged, savoury nose. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins, a little hardness to contend with at first, but there is a fine structure on the finish. Drink over the next four to five years.
MAGNUM (150cl) Since the elevation of Cairanne to a southern Rhône cru, this first release of 'La Côte Sauvage' continues to be characterised by its finesse and finely-grained texture, due in part to the famous ‘argilo-calcaire’ of our hilltop vineyards such as La Pauline and Les Six Terrasses, slow winemaking methods and gentle maturation in different sized barrels of old French oak.
MAGNUM (150cl) High up in the ‘slopes of schist’ in the rugged, mountainous terroir of Séguret lies a single vineyard so predominantly planted with Grenache Noir (intermingled only here and there with some Syrah) that the resulting wine – Les Coteaux Schisteux – comes close to being one of the purest expressions of Grenache Noir in the southern Rhône Valley.
Givry is one of the premium red wine producing appellations in the Cote Chalonnaise producing approachable and refined wines. Pinot Noir is sourced from Southern and Southwestern exposed slopes at 850 feet above sea level and Eastern and Southeastern sun exposure at 836 feet above sea level. Primary fermentation in stainless steel tanks with light punch downs and aged in barrel (70% new) for one year with one racking before bottling.
Well-structured, juicy and bursting with energy, showing cherry, raspberry and spice flavors, with stony, chalky notes. Though this red is firm, the lively acidity drives the long, mouthwatering finish
Well-structured, concentrated, and full-bodied, it offers a classic southern Rhone aromatic display of ground pepper, garrigue, cherry liqueur, plums, and cedar with sweet, expansive, and pure fruit flavours and excellent delineation
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Whispering Angel Rose MAGNUM 2019
France :: Regional France :: Provence Vermentino (Rolle), Cinsaut/Cinsault, Grenache/Garnacha, Mourvedre, Syrah/Shiraz
Ready to drink
Note: This is a Magnum (150cl) This tantalising blend of Grenache, Rolle, Cinsault, Syrah and Mourvedre is one of the most exciting cuvees from Cotes de Provence. A supremely drinkable Rose.
Delicious claret from the eponymously named Chateau de France . It's reputation has grown over the years and this is the most successful vintage to date. Earthy black fruit, with crunchy cassis and a lovely savoury finish wrapped in a tasty layer of oak. Classy. Will age better than you!
The fine Pinot Noir of Volnay is expressed here with delicate complexity. The terroir gives a round wine with red current and spice characters. A full-bodied wine, vigorous and elegant, able to be drunk relatively early or after a few years aging.
Pommard, that sonorous name, generous and evocative of an iconic Burgundy village and vineyard. Located between Beaune and Volnay, Pommard wines are the very symbol of Burgundy red wines and, since the Middle Ages, a benchmark, "The Flower of the wines of Beaune".
MAGNUM (150cl) Spice and cassis on the nose. There is weight and depth on this wine made from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon with 40% Merlot to flesh it out giving hints of blueberry, blackcurrant, tobacco and leather on a long, lingering finish.
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Calmel & Joseph LA MADONE 2016
France :: Regional France :: Corbieres Grenache/Garnacha, Syrah/Shiraz
Body: d - Medium to Full
Drink now, but will keep
Garnet red in colour. The nose is extremely refined with good vivacity, opening with smoky notes evolving to black fruit, gingerbread and humus that weave together in an intricate complexity. Immense verticality and integrity in the mouth, with the same black fruit aromas evocative of blackcurrant and blackberry, followed by expressive notes of garrigue, cinnamon and pepper, all underpinned by an incredible freshness that is characteristic of the Domaine’s terroirs. The tannins are exceptionally fine-grained, but their presence and their persistence are astounding. A superbly balanced wine that promises remarkable ageing potential.
This is a special cuvee in honour of his Yves' grandfather, Fernand. The grapes come from four very high quality plots starting from 'Les Pellans' in the south leading to 'Les Pelles Dessous' and 'Au Moulin Landin' next to the village and ending with 'Le Pre de Manche' in the north. With a total of 1.26 hectares under vine and an exposure arcing round from east to south on limestone and marl soils, these wines are rich, well-structured with a long, persistent finish.
Made from fruit taken from one of the most highly regarded Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru vineyards. Consistently one of our favourites, thanks to its sheer drinkability. ripe, rich fruit, spice and beautifully integrated tannin. Recommended.
Maison Ambroise origins date back to the 18th century. At this time only a few parcels had been worked over several lifespans. Bertrand Ambroise took over the vineyard from his father-in-law in 1987. He is gradually phasing in organic farming. Abandoning the use of chemical products in favour of natural products to stimulate the vines so that they themselves produce the necessary substances to fight pests and diseases in the vineyard.
All of the products used are organically certified. He removes many of the leaves around the bunches of the grapes to get riper tannins and has de-stemmed all the Pinot Noir since 2002 and macerates up to 28 days. In total he owns 21 hectares of vines mainly in Nuits Saint George.
Located next to the grand cru sites in this super small but elegant vintage that shows perfect balance with some yellow flowers on the nose. The palate is linear and direct with a long fresh finish with classic Puligny gunflint.
Les Charmes lies on the village's northern edge, right up against Meursault. A bit more clay in the soils here adds some of Meurault's buttery richness to Puligny's classic citrus, cut apple and mineral drive. Just 20% new French oak gives this lovely roundness without overwhelming the fruit or mineral notes at all.