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1. Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Luz - Central Valley, Chile
Lively and fresh, full of aromatic herbs and green gooseberry fruit.
2. Merlot, Santa Luz - Central Valley, Chile
Rich and spicy wine with hints of cocoa and blackcurrant.
3. Baron d'Arignac Rosé - Vin de Pays d’Oc, France
Easy drinking rose with a pale colour, fresh fruit salad aromas and crisp finish.
4. Trebbiano Chardonnay, Colle del Gelso - Rubicone, Italy
Enjoyable white from central Italy. Lemon and ripe summer melon flavours.
5. Pinot Grigio, La Delfina - Veneto, Italy
Everybody loves Pinot Grigio for its easy going nature, and pear and nutty aromas.
6. Chenin Blanc, Kleinkloof - Paarl, South Africa
Tropical pineapple and mango mingle with scent of honeysuckle. The ripe fruit
makes the finish seem slightly off dry, but the wine retains good balancing acidity.
7. Sauvignon Blanc, Hidden Bay - Marlborough, New Zealand
Still the iconic style of Sauvignon with terrific intensity, lime juice and zest
with cut grass lingering in the background.
8. Riesling, Yalumba "Y" Series – Eden Valley, Australia
The Eden and Clare valleys have proved to be 2 of the best areas in the world for the cultivation of the Riesling grape. Great limey fruit with refreshing acidity. Great with light food.
9. Petit Chablis, Jean-Marc Brocard - Burgundy, France
Finely crafted wine with the all minerality and texture you would expect.
Floral notes and vanilla blossom providing complexity.
10. Wild Boar Rosé, Chateau Routas - Coteaux de Varois, France
Classic Provençal rose, from a Scottish owned chateau.
Red berry fruits and a scent of the garrigue, very complex.
11. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, La Delfina - Abruzzo, Italy
Pepper and thyme leap out the glass, followed by coffee and plum.
12. Shiraz, Three Pillars – South Australia
Plummy fruit offset with spicy hints. An example of what Australia does so well.
13. Nero d'Avola, Villa Cardini - Sicily, Italy
Very soft and ripe, from Italy’s warm south. Red berries and mulberry and a
velvety smooth finish.
14. Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Deer Point’, Domaine Boyar - Thracian Valley, Bulgaria
Boyar is the a producer of renown here, and he has crafted an approachable
Cabernet with all the cassis and cigar leaf you would expect from the varietal.
15. Malbec ‘Finca La Colonia’, Norton - Mendoza, Argentina
Malbec is a hot varietal these days, possibly because it manages to combine
old world structure, with new world fruit and charm. Also very food friendly.
16. Rioja ‘Monte Haro’, Paternina - Rioja, Spain
Spain loves Paternina, as they maintain a traditional Rioja style, savoury cherry
and furniture polish with spicy oak and a touch of sweet vanilla.
17. Carmenere, Gran Hacienda, Santa Rita – Valle Central, Chile
The Carmenere grape is really making it’s mark, it delivers a really satisfying style of rich
red wine. Big flavours of smooth rich dark fruit make it ideal for carnivores!
18. Cockburns of Leith Vintage Reserve Claret - Bordeaux, France
Cockburns are Scotland’s oldest wine merchant, serving the likes of Charles Dickens
and Sir Walter Scott! This has been selected from a property on Bordeaux’s right bank
to bear the name encapsulating the value and heritage Cockburns was built on.
18. Testulat Blanc de Noirs ‘Carte d'Or’, Brut NV - Champagne, France
Tipped by Hugh Johnson as one to watch, this family grower have been
making top champagne before Bollinger! Made from Pinots Noir & Meunier
giving hints of red fruit along with sensational bubbles.