Dark and very intense colour of deep ruby. Ripe aromas of small black fruit dominate (blackcurrant, blackberry), though with good freshness. The palate is fleshy, with a nice touch of tannin. Long, caressing finish.
Nicely presented plum and cherry aromas come with touches of malt, molasses and oak. A fresh and balanced palate is lively and fairly generous, while this tastes of berry, plum, light oak and earth notes. Spice and vanilla flavors... Read More
The 2016 Carravid Tinto from Bodegas Peñalba Herraiz is composed of a blend of eighty-five percent
Tempranillo and fifteen percent Garnacha. The bouquet wafts from the glass in a very nicely new oaky blend of black cherries,... Read More
Its deep ruby/plum color is followed by a Bandol-like bouquet of smoked black fruits, earth, meat, and spice. It's rich, medium to full-bodied, has beautiful fruit, good acidity, and plenty of tannins, and it's a classic,... Read More
With 4% Viognier, the nose of this Shiraz-based wine offers an appealing mix of plum, fig cake, mocha, olive and large helpings of savory spice. The palate is powerfully tannic and chalky in texture. Nevertheless, the spicy, brambly... Read More
Chateau Du Cartillon 2016 is characterized by a garnet color, sustained and brilliant with ruby nuances. The nose is complex, fruity and persistent, with aromas of cherry jam and cocoa. On the palate, the wine is supple and balanced... Read More
Intense garnet red color, with clear rim. Outstanding aromatic intensity on the nose with spicy and balsamic liquorice, clove, nutmeg and black pepper notes, enveloping a subtle hint of ripe red fruit, brandied cherry and rasberry... Read More
Extremely enticing aromas of ripe plums and peaches with spices, such as nutmeg. Full-bodied, deep and firmly textured with beautiful fruit and a lovely, long and flavorful finish. Best since 1989. Try after 2021.
Lions de Batailley is produced from a majority of Cabernet Sauvignon, a grape varietal which grows well on Batailley's gravel soil. Balanced, silky tannins with acidity and length. It is a wine that drinks easily young, but... Read More
This luscious wine from old-vine Sauvignon Blanc is filled out even further by the 30% Sémillon in the blend. It is rich in feel and intense in a white fruit flavor, with touches of spice from the wood aging. It is fresh... Read More