With its usual deep ruby-red colour, Ornellaia 2018 features a lively and intense aromatic expression, distinctive mark of the vintage. Red fruits, citrus notes, hints of liquorice and Mediterranean scrub combine to form its profile. With the first taste it is enveloping and all its components well-balanced: the tannins, both dense and silky in texture, fill the palate with elegance and precision. The finish is lifted by a distinct tangy vein that enhances the sensation of freshness and persistence.
Supple and lithe, intense flavours of cherry, plum, sweet tea and blueberry - plush, velvet tannins showcase a wine of immense charm and sophistication.
A Chardonnay of both power and finesse. - ripe stone fruit with pristine acid structure delivering richness and tension across the palate.
The Paddy Borthwick Paper Road 2018 Pinot Noir is medium-bodied and packed with flavour!
Dark fruits and spices in loads – Christmas cake, five spice, and blackberries are all there.
Dark ruby red, almost impenetrable, intense notes of little red fruits, blackberry and red cherry jam, together with fine spicy notes. Smooth, elegant tannins, full body, enveloping. Long finish.
The red wine Silenzi Rosso, Isola dei Nuraghi IGT, from the house of Pala, hails from Sardinia. The grapes are sourced from high espalier-trained vines that are 30 years old.
Its beautiful intense ruby color with purple reflections heralds an intense nose with notes of red fruit. In the mouth, it is well-balanced with good persistence.
It pairs well with primi piatti as well as grilled meat and moderately aged cheeses. It can be kept for up to 2 years and should be served at a temperature of 16°C to 18°C.
On the palate, the Pala Soprasole Vermentino is lively and refreshing, with a bright acidity and flavors of citrus and green apple. The wine has a medium body with a smooth, rounded mouthfeel, and a long, clean finish. This wine is a perfect match for seafood, especially shellfish, and can also be enjoyed with light pasta dishes, salads, and vegetable-based dishes.
Pala Stellato Vermentino di Sardegna 2021 is a vibrant and refreshing white wine from the island of Sardinia, Italy. Made from 100% Vermentino grapes, this wine has a brilliant pale yellow color and an enticing aroma of white flowers, tropical fruit, and citrus zest. On the palate, it is dry and crisp with flavors of juicy yellow peach, ripe apricot, and tangy lemon zest. The wine has a good balance of acidity and minerality, making it a perfect pairing for seafood dishes and light salads.
A superb drop of Pinot Noir for a great price.
Medium-bodied, the palate is brisk and racy with lively fruit flavours of savoury red berry fruits melded with fresh, dark herbs with some red floral detail.
On the nose, the Palliser Estate Chardonnay 2020 reveals notes of ripe stone fruit and citrus, with a hint of nuttiness and oak. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and rich, with a creamy texture and vibrant acidity. Flavors of peach, apricot, and lemon are complemented by subtle oak and a mineral finish.
Pale lemon in colour with striking clarity. Musky and intense with notes of orange blossom, passionfruit pulp, black currant, Rose apple and white peach. Ripe and juicy in the mouth, this captures the Martinborough style of sauvignon perfectly. Bursting with passionfruit and juicy calamansi lime, this is plump, succulent and refreshing all at once. Complex and charming, the acid is juicy and palate cleansing without dominating the wine. The perfect style for those who: 'Don’t drink Sav'!
Very pale lemon, nearly transparent. A bright and expressive nose showing acacia flowers, freshly cut apple, lemon blossom, lime and a hint of apricot. Crisp, clean and bracingly dry on the palate, the crystalline purity of the wine is the standout feature in its youth. An energetic acid line and wet-riverstone minerality add length and texture, finishing with a whack of red apple and key lime.
Crisp, clean and spine-tinglingly dry, the wine has an ethereal delicacy thanks to its modest 11.5% alcohol and fine acidity. The texture calls to mind wet river stones and oyster shell, building to an exquisite finish full of freshly squeezed lime and mandarin.
An elegant and rich Chardonnay made with minimal intervention to ensure it is a true representation of the site, soul and Season. Colours of medium lemon with gold flecks. Fresh and precise, the nose is a clarion call of freshly picked stone fruits and saline, mineral notes — white peach, nectarine, dried pineapple, nougat, vanilla bean ice cream and sea spray. The most elegant Om Santi Chardonnay yet, the 2021 vintage is so graceful and seamless, you could almost miss it — if it weren’t so delicious. Effortless power with a mouthwatering salinity and oyster-shell minerality set over a succulent, creamy texture, Om Santi is complex yet understated, with a lightness of touch despite its immense power and weight.
Floral, elegant and expressive aromatics, high toned texture, harmonious and lively acidity.