Bin-Ends & Offers

Don Guerino Sinais Sauvignon Blanc 2017

NAME: DON GUERINO SINAIS SAUVIGNON BLANC 2017

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE: Very light yellow with a tinge of green

AROMAS: Pronounced lemon/lime citrus notes underscored by ripe guava fruit

TASTE: A zingy spritz of lemon sherbet with tropical flavours. Fresh and with clean acidity, wine is light and dry to off-dry with a lingering finish

FOOD PAIRING: Serve well chilled with seafood, white fish, salads and risotto

OVERALL: A light but very polished tropical Sauvignon Blanc, in an elegant screwcap bottle

£ 11.00 / bottle ( £ 66.00 / case of 6 ) Reduced from £12.50 / bottle

OUR JANUARY 2018 WINE of the MONTH!

 


Geisse Brut Rosé Terroir 2008

NAME: GEISSE BRUT ROSÉ TERROIR 2008 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD/100% PINOT NOIR )

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE:  Clear, bright, onion-skin pink

AROMAS:  Intriguing, complex nose shows soft red fruits, honey, hazelnut, rose petals and dill

TASTE:  Fresh, soft creamy palate reveals strawberry flavours overlaid with biscuity toastiness. Medium bodied, reflecting the short stint in oak enjoyed by wine prior to bottling. Delicate mousse and fine bubbles, with long persistence on finish

FOOD PAIRING:  Best enjoyed well chilled as an aperitif!

OVERALL:  Top of the range aged pink fizz, wonderfully subtle flavours, drinks very well!

£ 22.00 / bottle ( £ 28.00 / bottle previously ) Last 4 bottles of ’08 and also a few cases of ’09 remain.


Sanjo Nubio Malbec 2013

NAME: SANJO NUBIO MALBEC 2013

ABV: 12%

APPEARANCE:  Mid purple-red

AROMAS: Attractive blend of blackberry, cherry, violets and oak, with touch of smokiness

TASTE:  Ripe cherry, plum and berry flavours; some coffee, mocha, vanilla and smoky notes. Smooth textured, light bodied and a very pleasant lingering finish

FOOD PAIRING: Serve with ham, pâtés, chicken, risottos or lightly flavoured cheeses

OVERALL:  Unusually light for this varietal, our ‘lunchtime’ Malbec nonetheless delivers on all counts!

£ 13.00 / bottle  ( £ 78.00 / case x 6 ) previously £15.00 / bottle


Pizzato Reserva Alicante Bouschet 2005

NAME: PIZZATO RESERVA ALICANTE BOUSCHET 2005

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Still deep ruby-violet, despite age

AROMAS: Oaky, with dense dark fruits, black olive and eucalyptus

TASTE:  Very dry, full bodied and with pronounced tannins. Palate shows concentrated dark fruit flavours overlaying more savoury and oaky notes, then a long, rich finish

FOOD PAIRING: Recommended with curries, strong cheeses or the heaviest red meat dishes

OVERALL:  Powerful, tannic and indisputably a food wine

£ 14.00 / bottle  ( £ 84.00 / case x 6 ) previously £16.00 / bottle


Aurora Varietal Pinot Noir 2015

NAME: AURORA VARIETAL PINOT NOIR 2015

ABV: 12%

APPEARANCE:  Light red, with some ageing apparent on rim

AROMAS:  Prominent raspberry and strawberry notes

TASTE:  Light in style, dry, unoaked and with plenty of succulent ripe red berry fruit. Super soft tannins and very rounded on the palate

FOOD PAIRING: Hugely versatile but best served with light meat dishes, salads or grilled salmon

OVERALL:  A lovely fruity, easy-drinking Pinot, suitable for all occasions

£ 8.00 / bottle  ( £ 48.00 / case x 6 )  previously £9.00 / bottle


Pizzato Legno Chardonnay 2014

NAME:  PIZZATO LEGNO CHARDONNAY 2014

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Straw yellow with green highlights

AROMAS: Gentle cashew nut and vanilla overlying restrained tropical fruits

TASTE: Smooth and full bodied with nutty caramel flavours from oak blended with more pronounced citric notes

FOOD PAIRING: Recommended with creamy chicken dishes or grilled white fish

OVERALL:  Subtle oak underscores classy 100% Chardonnay, best enjoyed as a food wine

£ 22.00 / bottle ( £ 132.00 / case x 6 ) previously £28.00 / bottle


Sanjo Nobrese Sparkling Moscato NV

NAME:  SANJO NOBRESE MOSCATO NV ( ASTI METHOD )

ABV: 7%

APPEARANCE:  Very pale yellow colour

AROMAS:  Floral and fresh with an attractive orange blossom and citrus scent

TASTE:  Sweet, with clean, fresh and fruity citrus notes. Light bodied, with soft mousse and a lingering finish. Highish level of acidity means that wine is not cloying or overly sweet

FOOD PAIRING:  Try as a digestif with meringues, chocolate, fruit salads or Christmas cake..

OVERALL:  Lovely light fizz for those with a sweet tooth!

£ 13.00 / bottle ( £ 78.00 / case x 6 ) previously £14.00 / bottle                                                

 

 


Campos de Cima Origem 2014

NAME: ORIGEM 2014 ( blend of Merlot, Tannat, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc )

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE:  Deep ruby purple

AROMAS:  Lightly scented plum and black cherry nose

TASTE:  Ripe, sweet dark fruits with an involving, earthy character. Unoaked, with some spiciness and a hint of black cherry on finish

FOOD PAIRING: Barbecued meats, curries or other strongly flavoured dishes

OVERALL:  Bold, rustic full bodied red, ideal for BBQs

£ 4.50 / bottle  ( £ 27.00 / case x 6 )  previously £ 6.00 / bottle


Vinicola Aurora Sparkling Moscatel

NAME: AURORA SPARKLING SWEET MOSCATO NV

ABV: 7.5%

APPEARANCE:  Very light yellow

AROMAS:  Grapey and honeyed, with some floral hints

TASTE:  Light, fresh and soft in the mouth with plenty of bubbles and more floral notes. Sweet but not excessively so, with good balancing acidity.

FOOD PAIRING: chocolate, fruit salads or Christmas pud

OVERALL: Easy-drinking light and refreshing fizz, perfect for those with a sweet tooth

£ 10.00 / bottle  ( previously £ 13.00 / bottle ) – 3 only left!


Lidio Carraro Grande Vindima Merlot

Lidio Carraro Grande Vindima Merlot 2005

NAME: LIDIO CARRARO GRANDE VINDIMA MERLOT 2005

ABV: 14%

APPEARANCE:  Ruby-red core with ageing visible on rim

AROMAS:  Ripe red berry fruit, guava and spice

TASTE:  Rich and persistent on the palate, with complex mix of plum, leather, earth, cocoa and a hint of mint. Well balanced, smooth tannins, shows real Old World Merlot character. Produced in tiny quantities, in best vintages only

FOOD PAIRING: Roast beef or lamb, casseroles or mature hard cheeses

OVERALL:  A mature fine wine from one of Brazil’s leading boutique wineries

£ 19.00 / bottle  ( £ 114.00 / case x 6 )  previously £ 25.00 / bottle