Red Wines

Don Guerino Sinais Merlot 2016

NAME: DON GUERINO SINAIS MERLOT 2016

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE: bright ruby-red

AROMAS: youthful, with fresh black cherry and red plum fruit most apparent

TASTE: wine is unoaked, so more juicy red fruit on the palate with smooth mature tannins. Medium bodied and with moderate acidity, this is a difficult wine not to like!

FOOD PAIRING: ideal with roast chicken but is a good match too for pizza, pasta and most cheeses

OVERALL: soft and fruity, this is a great Merlot for all occasions

£ 12.50 / bottle ( £ 75.00 / case of 6 )

Now in stock – please note closure is cork, not screwcap as in bottle image!

 


Don Guerino ‘Vintage’ Malbec 2016

NAME:  DON GUERINO ‘VINTAGE’ MALBEC 2016

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Bright, deep purple

AROMAS: Vibrant and youthful notes of violets and mulberry, with hint of tobacco leaf

TASTE:  Restrained but rich super plummy palate, very well integrated oak and lovely sweetish caramel flavours. Medium tannins and acidity, medium-full bodied.

FOOD PAIRING: Roast chicken, grilled red meats or mature hard cheeses

OVERALL:  An understated but beautifully balanced Malbec, with good ageing potential

£ 16.00 / bottle  ( £ 96.00 / case x 6 ) 


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:  A lighter, more fruit driven style than might be expected, our ‘lunchtime’ Malbec nonetheless delivers on all counts

£ 14.00 / bottle  ( £ 84.00 / 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 BBQ meats, curries and strongly flavoured cheeses

OVERALL:  Powerful and intense, best enjoyed with red meat!

£ 13.00 / bottle  ( £ 78.00 / case x 6 ) previously £16.00 / bottle


Don Guerino Reserva Teroldego 2016

NAME:  DON GUERINO RESERVA TEROLDEGO 2016

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Exceptionally deep purple-red colour

AROMAS: Dense dark brambly fruit, with hints of raspberry or redcurrant

TASTE:  Lots of different flavours, with ripe black cherry, licorice, traces of vanilla and even some smokiness all apparent. Very soft tannins, good acidity and a hint of almond on the finish

FOOD PAIRING: A perfect match for roast lamb, pork and BBQ beef

OVERALL:  Bold but not brash, this really is a delicious wine!

£ 17.00 / bottle  ( £ 102.00 / case x 6 ) 


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 – or enjoy chilled for summer!

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

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


Don Guerino Sinais Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

NAME: DON GUERINO SINAIS CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2017

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  deep ruby-purple colour

AROMAS:  fresh dark fruits to the fore, with hints of green pepper and touch of spice

TASTE:  young, vibrant blackcurrant and black plum fruit; smooth tannins

FOOD PAIRING: Try with grilled/BBQ steaks, well flavoured cheeses or mushroom stroganoff

OVERALL:  Unoaked and very approachable medium bodied Cab Sav!

£ 12.50 / bottle  ( £ 75.00 / case x 6 )

Now in stock – please note closure is cork, not screwcap as in bottle image!


Sanjo Nubio Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

NAME: SANJO NUBIO CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2008

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Core is deep garnet, some ageing apparent on rim

AROMAS:  Cedar, eucalyptus and cassis, with hint of ‘pencil-shavings’ so typical of this varietal

TASTE:  Rich concentration of warm ripe cassis fruit, well integrated with tannins and acidity. Mature wine, full bodied, with a persistent finish

FOOD PAIRING: Ideal with steaks, roasts, curried dishes and strongly flavoured cheeses

OVERALL:  A mature, serious, ‘Bordeaux-style’ wine but with warmer, riper fruit

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


Sanjo Maestrale Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

NAME: SANJO MAESTRALE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2007

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Deep red-purple

AROMAS:  Warm, ripe blackcurrant with vanilla, cedar and traces of mint and fine spices

TASTE:  Highly concentrated blackcurrant and plum fruit, with some gamey or yeasty notes starting to appear. Oak, tannins, fruit and acidity in harmony; full-bodied, smooth-drinking and with delicious long finish

FOOD PAIRING: Ideally decant, serve with roast lamb, venison or duck

OVERALL:  Impressive Cab Sauv with great structure and potential for further ageing

£ 23.00 / bottle  ( £ 138.00 / case x 6 )


Pizzato Reserva Tannat 2012

NAME: PIZZATO RESERVA TANNAT 2012

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Very deep garnet red

AROMAS: Pronounced red berry fruit with some oakiness and traces of coconut, nutmeg and cinnamon

TASTE:  Elegant blend of concentrated ripe red fruits showing oak, vanilla and spicy notes. Full bodied; tannins have softened over time, so wine feels well rounded.

FOOD PAIRING: Particularly suited to venison and other well flavoured red meat dishes

OVERALL:  Bold, rich and concentrated with excellent ageing potential

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


Pizzato DNA99 Merlot 2008

NAME: PIZZATO DNA’99 MERLOT 2008

ABV: 13.5%

APPEARANCE:  Deep garnet red

AROMAS: Ripe red berry fruit with notes of coffee, cacao and vanilla

TASTE:  Rich concentration of red fruits with dried plum and some spiciness. Full bodied; elegant and supple, with soft tannins and a very long finish

FOOD PAIRING: Decant, then serve with either steak, roasts or strong cheeses

OVERALL:  Pizzato’s flagship wine, produced only in the best vintages, and arguably the finest red produced in Brazil

£ 45.00 / bottle  ( £ 270.00 / case x 6 )


Pizzato Concentus 2013

NAME:  PIZZATO GRAN RESERVA CONCENTUS 2013   ( Merlot/Tannat/Cab Sauv blend )

ABV: 13.5%

APPEARANCE:  Deep garnet-red

AROMAS: Enticing mix of mocha, spices and plum all apparent on nose

TASTE:  Concentration of red berry fruit with touch of vanilla or caramel on long, fresh finish. Elegant and supple, with tannins, acidity and fruit all very well balanced. Made only in the best vintages – just 2800 bottles produced in 2013!

FOOD PAIRING: Decant, then serve with roast beef or lamb

OVERALL:  Superlative food wine – and still improving!

£ 29.00 / bottle  ( £ 174.00 / case x 6 )


Fausto Tannat 2015

NAME: FAUSTO TANNAT 2015

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Very deep purple-black colour

AROMAS: Attractive perfumed dark fruits with some oaky and leathery notes

TASTE:  Richly concentrated black fruits overlaying spice and coffee flavours. Medium- to heavy bodied but supple nonetheless, with noticeably well rounded tannins.

FOOD PAIRING: Spicy or very well seasoned red meat dishes, especially beef or venison

OVERALL:  Delicious! A very approachable example of this relatively unknown French grape variety

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

Now available!


Fausto Merlot 2016

NAME: FAUSTO MERLOT 2016

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Deep garnet red

AROMAS: Ripe red berry fruits with some ‘leatheriness’ from barrel ageing

TASTE:  Lovely concentration of damson and plum fruit with traces of licorice or spice. Also some earthy, savoury notes. Dry with soft tannins, wine will benefit from opening in advance!

FOOD PAIRING: Try with pizza, pasta, risottos, lighter meat dishes and mild cheeses

OVERALL:  A versatile all-rounder, drink by the glass or match with dishes above

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

Now available!


Campos de Cima Assinatura 2018

13% Abv

Note below refers to 2014* vintage:

Blend of 70% Malbec, 25% Shiraz & 5% Tannat, aged in new French oak for 6 months.

1500 bottles only of “Assinatura” ( meaning ‘signature’ in Portuguese ) were produced, each one individually numbered.

Bright and deep red-ruby colour. Nose shows a rich and attractive perfume. Belies its youth, with concentrated palate of ripe red fruits, with flavours of tobacco, black pepper and liquorice. The oak is well integrated, lends structure without dominating. Dry, full bodied, with smooth almost silky tannins, long, lingering finish.

Drinking very well now – but has the potential for many more years development.

Serve at just below room temperature ( 18°C ); either on its own or perhaps better with marinated meats, venison, game or well flavoured cheeses.

*Good news!  After an interval of 4 years the award-winning Assinatura is being produced from the current (2018) vintage – one of the best on record – and we have requested an allocation of what will be a much anticipated release. More news to follow, however we do not expect to receive stock in the UK until early 2019..


Campos de Cima Três Bocas 2016

NAME: CAMPOS de CIMA TRÊS BOCAS 2016 ( unoaked Tannat/Cab Sauv/Ruby Cabernet blend )

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE: Deep violet-ruby with very slight rusty tinge on rim

AROMAS: concentration of ripe, untamed hedgerow or forest fruits, with damson, plum and prune aromas all showing through

TASTE: Tannins are ripe, savoury and soft; palate is medium to full bodied with more dark herbaceous brambly fruits, perhaps also a touch also of fig and mint present too

FOOD PAIRING: demands a juicy steak, roast, stew or strongly flavoured cheese

OVERALL: Made by Frenchman Michel Fabre, this is a distinctive and complex red that deserves further attention

New for 2018 – and early customer feedback has been very positive!

£ 15.00 / bottle ( £ 90.00 / case x 6 ) 


Miolo Lote 43

Miolo Lote 43 2013

14% Abv.

Available on special order-please email nicholas@gobrazilwines.com

This Brazilian red wine is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot. Red purple, with shades ranging from ruby to ocher end edges.Good intensity, and highlighting the aromas of aging (Bouquet). Aroma descriptors: – Prune – jellies – leather – tobacco – truffles – currant – mint – vegetable – Wicker – nuts. Presents a great volume in the mouth, a sensation of greasiness and denoting body, with ripe tannins and pleasant persistence and a remarkable end-of-mouth.

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