Flori' has all the tell-tale Barolo characteristics with tobacco, leather and violet scented aromas from the Nebbiolo. Tannins are firm and pleasingly supported with plump fruit and a round silky texture, giving a good lengthy finish.
Araldica is Piemonte's largest and most progressive co-operative yet retains a small, family run company feel, thanks to the inspired guidance of winemaker/manager Claudio Manera (whose father Livio was the co-op's first winemaker in the fifties) and his wife Lella, also a winemaker and in charge of Quality Control. 80% of production is bottled (an extraordinarily high percentage for a large co-operative) at the company's headquarters in the Monferrato hills, home of the old cellars and a new winery, operating since September 2000. This is complimented by two estates, each with it's own vinification cellars, La Battistina in Gavi (where Araldica is the region's largest vineyard owner) and Il Cascinone. Claudio believes that effective management can preserve that most important concern for the customer - value for money: "Our intention has never been to follow an idle dream of making a great wine that is then impossible to find or difficult to afford. Our broader ambition has been to provide a range that is both understandable and accessible. Quite simply, wine for drinking and enjoying."
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La Ruchette Doree Cotes du Rhone Rose 2019
rapes are sourced from vineyards which are dedicated to rosé production, where wild lavender, rosemary and olives, the typical garrigue plants of the southern Rhône are in abundance. Specific plots are selected to deliver the right balanc
Groot Constantia Pinotage 2018 75cl
A great pinotage from South Africa. Aromas of vanilla, plums and a little oak. On the palate you will fine blackberry, black cherry, with a little chocolate and vanilla.
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Ghost Corner Pinot Noir 2017 75cl
A beautifully crafted Pinot noir with prominent red fruit of ripe cherries and sweet raspberries with an undertone of earthy, mushroom nuances. A silky palate with berries and delicate oak components following through.
A wine to be aged for 3 – 5 year
Ondarre Gran Reserva Rioja 2011 75cl
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La Ruchette Doree Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2018 75cl
La Ruchette Dorree Blanc has a pretty and delicate aroma with hints of hedgerow flowers. The flavours are nuanced and refined rather than overt. There has been careful use of oak which adds texture and makes this very drinkable!
Prisma Organic Monastrell 2018 75cl
A cracking bottle of organic red wine from Spain. A complex bouquet of aromas that are packed with ripe plums and rich fruit like fig. On the palate it is generous, rich and spicy with a concentration of red and black fruit with supple tannins and a fresh
Casa Ferreirinha Callabriga Douro Tinto 2017 75cl
A fantastic red that is intensely perfumed with blackcurrant, blueberry and sandalwood caused by the use of American oak which adds a hint of sweet vanilla. It has a great fine balance of tannin and acidity and has the elegance for which ...
Remy Martin 1738 Accord Royal 70cl 40% v
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Bottega Vinai Pinot Grigio 2019 75cl
This straw-coloured Pinot Grigio is rich and round with distinct floral, apple and citrus notes on the nose. On the palate it shows honeyed, nutty flavours balanced by crisp, lemony acidity. Good weight and texture through to the finish.
Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum 40% 70cl
Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva is an unbelievably smooth golden rum hailing from Venezuela. This is a sweet, exquisite sipping rum that has consistently been one of our highest selling products for many years. Blended by renowned Master Blender Tito Corder