NAME: SANJO NUBIO CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2008
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 )
NAME: PIZZATO GRAN RESERVA CONCENTUS 2013 ( Merlot/Tannat/Cab Sauv blend )
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 )
NAME: FAUSTO CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012
APPEARANCE: Deep purple-red
AROMAS: Typical varietal nose showing mint, blackcurrant, cedar, eucalyptus and oak
TASTE: Dry, with warm, rich concentration of red plum and cherry fruit and savoury olive flavours. Medium bodied, oaked, with rounded tannins and just a tiny hint of spice
FOOD PAIRING: Steaks, stews, roasts or medium strength cheeses
OVERALL: A punchy and versatile all-rounder
£ 14.00 / bottle ( £ 84.00 / case x 6 ) Now sold out – please consider alternatives, such as Cab Sauv from Sinais or Sanjo
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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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