NAME: DON GUERINO SINAIS SAUVIGNON BLANC 2017
APPEARANCE: Very pale yellow with hint of green
AROMAS: Ripe tropical fruit, noticeably guava, with citrus lemon notes
TASTE: Light-bodied with more citrussy notes, passion fruit and a slight sherbet-like spritz
FOOD PAIRING: Salads, white fish dishes, risottos or seafood
OVERALL: Fresh and fruity, well made, ideal lunchtime or party drinking!
£ 12.50 / bottle ( £ 75.00 / case of 6 )
NAME: DON GUERINO SINAIS ITÁLICO RIESLING 2017
APPEARANCE: Very pale yellow with green reflexes
AROMAS: A blend of floral notes and more tropical aromas of pineapple, mango and melon
TASTE: Soft pineapple and peach flavours predominate; wine is dry and light bodied with highish level of acidity and just a hint of spritz on palate ( nb. doesn’t have the searing acidity and ‘minerality’ of a German Rhine Riesling! )
FOOD PAIRING: Try with salads, hors d’oeuvres, cold meat plates or mildly spiced dishes
OVERALL: Zingy dry white wine, ideal as an aperitif and for informal drinking
£ 12.50 / bottle ( £ 75.00 / case of 6 )
NAME: DON GUERINO RESERVA CHARDONNAY 2017
APPEARANCE: Straw yellow with tinge of green
AROMAS: Richly tropical, with melon, pineapple, mango and peach all showing, and hint of oak
TASTE: Tropical notes are complimented with well balanced, restrained oakiness; wine is medium bodied with fresh, clean acidity and a citrusy tang to the finish
FOOD PAIRING: Serve lightly chilled – not too cold – with creamy chicken dishes, risottos, salads, seafood or smoked salmon
OVERALL: Classy, very well made Chardonnay, perfect for savouring..
£ 16.00 / bottle ( £ 96.00 / case x 6 )
Sorry, but this wine is currently out of stock. The new 2018 vintage is due to arrive in October!
Recommended alternatives: Pizzato Fausto (Unoaked) or Pizzato Legno (Oaked) Chardonnay – please see details below
NAME: PIZZATO LEGNO CHARDONNAY 2014
APPEARANCE: Straw yellow with green highlights
AROMAS: Gentle cashew nut and vanilla overlying restrained tropical fruits
TASTE: Smooth, concentrated and full bodied with nutty caramel flavours from oak, this outstanding wine is lifted with the tang of citrus
FOOD PAIRING: Recommended with creamy chicken dishes or grilled white fish
OVERALL: Almost Californian in style, subtle oak underscores this superb Chardie, best enjoyed as a food wine
2017 vintage awarded 90 points by Decanter magazine ( October 2018 ). A case remains of the 2014 vintage and a handful of bottles only of 2013 – superb value, see here:
Now at £ 25.00 / bottle ( £ 150.00 / case x 6 ) previously £ 28.00 / bottle
NAME: SANJO NUBIO SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014
APPEARANCE: Very pale – almost ‘water white’ – lemon yellow
AROMAS: Complex and aromatic with mainly ‘green’ aromas: coriander, nettles, bell pepper and asparagus notes all apparent
TASTE: Ripe mango and passion fruit blends with grassier flavours; a slight spritz may also be noticeable. Dry, medium-full bodied, with highish acidity and a long persistent finish
FOOD PAIRING: Drink well chilled with sweet and sour or mildly spiced dishes
OVERALL: A complex and distinctive SB, intriguingly different!
Now @ £ 15.00 / bottle ( previously £17.00 / bottle )
SORRY, THIS WINE IS CURRENTLY OUT of STOCK
Recommended alternative: Sinais Sauvignon Blanc 2017
NAME: FAUSTO CHARDONNAY 2017
APPEARANCE: Light green
AROMAS: Melon, peach and apricot with some lemon/lime citric notes
TASTE: Unoaked, dry, medium-bodied with ripe tropical fruits
FOOD PAIRING: Highly versatile – works best with salads, seafood, fish and white meats
OVERALL: Well made, bright and crisp Chardonnay packing plenty of tropical fruit ( and a great new label too! )
£ 14.00 / bottle ( £ 84.00 / case )
NAME: SANJO NOBRESE MOSCATO NV
APPEARANCE: Very pale yellow with greenish highlights
AROMAS: An intriguing medley of elderflower, lychee, peach – even grapefruit and mint!
TASTE: Dry to off dry, grapey, perfumed and medium bodied with just a hint of spiciness
FOOD PAIRING: Especially recommended with oriental dishes, e.g. Thai curries
OVERALL: Highly aromatic and distinctive wine
£ 10.00 / bottle ( £ 60.00 / case x 6 )
NAME: CAMPOS de CIMA VIOGNIER 2017 ( Unoaked )
APPEARANCE: Very deep gold
AROMAS: A truly tropical cocktail of ripe apricot, peach, honey, nectarine – even a whiff of banana!
TASTE: Medium bodied, dry, with good acidity and a rich palate showing flavours of stonefruit and a very light spiciness. As is often the case with Viognier, wine has slightly oily character; finish is extremely long and lingering
FOOD PAIRING: An ideal partner for Coronation chicken but will work well with any buttery dishes
OVERALL: For an unoaked wine, this Viognier has a remarkably deep colour and intense flavours, together with lowish alcohol. Altogether, an unusual and complex wine that will surprise many..
Stock now very depleted – last few bottles available!
£ 13.00 / bottle ( £ 78.00 / case x 6 )