Solandia Nero d’Avola, Terre Siciliane, Italy 5 / 7 / 20
This wonderful indigenous grape produces Shiraz like flavours and spice with the extra bit of juicy fruit, liquorice and vanilla.
Tekena Merlot, Central Valley, Chile 6 / 8 / 23
A fruit driven merlot with raspberry and blueberry fruit leading to a soft, rounded finish.
Nederburg The Manor Shiraz, Western Cape, South Africa 6 / 8 / 23
An abundance of prunes and oak-spice aromas: met on the palate by flavours of ripe plums and cherries.
Gran Volante Old Vine Garnacha, Calatayud, Spain 25
Pronounced palate of raspberry, cherry and plum with notes of spice and leather. Full-bodied with fine, soft tannins and balanced acidity.
Veramonte Organic Carmenère, Colchagua Valley, Chile 27
Notes of raspberry and cherry on the nose, ripe blue and black fruits being added on the medium-bodied palate: a touch of spice on the finish.
Beaujolais-Villages, Mommessin Les Grandes Mises, France 29
Semi-carbonic maceration lasted 18 to 20 days with only one over-pumping for maximum extraction and to preserve the aromas then aged in the vat for 8 months. A refined, very elegant, powerful wine where the terroir is fully revealing. With a fine ruby-red colour with flavours of small berries, well rounded, soft tannins & good length.
Côtes du Rhône, Les Abeilles Rouge, Jean-Luc Colombo, France 32
Fresh and silky on the palate, the aromas of small red fruits follow through, prolonged by notes of liquorice and spice.
Angus The Bull Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Victoria, Australia 9 / 12 / 35
Ripe black fruits with rich dark chocolate and vanilla, smoky oak. Savoury finish.
Don Jacobo Rioja Reserva, Bodegas Corral, Spain 9.50 / 13 / 38
A very fine Rioja, made from 95% Tempranillo, the balance being Garnacha and Mazuelo, that spends about 18 months in oak barrels in cool
cellars before being bottled and then aged for two more years. Traditional in stylewith the developed fruit and spice character expected of a mature Rioja.
Zuccardi Serie A Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina 10 / 14 / 40
Ripe red fruit aromas of prunes and cherries with black pepper and tobacco. Chocolate, spice on the soft and velvety palate.
Château Lyonnat, Lussac-Saint-Émilion, France 11.50 / 15 / 45
A small district of St Emilion with a common terrain, the style is full of soft plums and brambly cassis flavours.
Amarone della Valpolicella, Antica Villa delle Rose, Italy 49
Jam, raisin, violets and spice on the nose, with a rich, warm palate of dried fruits and toasted almond.