A delicate, captivating fruity smell encourages you smell deeper! Red and black fruits make up the spine of the bouquet, enriched with hints of herbs and violates. In the mouth this fruitiness is complemented by a delicate minerality and a mouth-watering freshness.
Grand Languedoc wine, Languedoc Montpeyroux appellation d'origine contrôlée, "les initiales de DIVEM" 2014, made with Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. This wine has a complex pallet of red fruits that are perfectly complimented by hints of kirsch and liquorice. In the mouth, the wine is powerful yet very smooth, and perfectly balanced.
Great Loire Valley wine, Fiefs Vendéens, appellation d'origine contrôlée, "Reflets" 2015, Domaine Saint Nicolas, made with Pinot noir, Négrette, Gamay and Cabernet franc.Fruity and slightly coarse, this wine is concentred with red berry flavours, has subtle hints of roast coffees, very soft tannins, and a discrete salty aftertaste.
Great Loire Valley wine, Bourgueil, appellation d'origine contrôlée, "Les Maursaules" 2014, made from Cabernet Franc. A wonderful expression of the potential of this terroir. Red and black fruits dominate the nose and mouth, and are complemented by subtle hints of sweet spice, smokiness and earthiness. Extremely well balanced, with round tannins and a lot...
Great Loire Valley wine, Bourgueil, appellation d'origine contrôlée, "Jour de Soif" 2014, made from Cabernet Franc. A very fruity and easy-drinking Cabernet Franc with a subtle acidity and saltiness on the aftertaste.
Great Bordeaux wine, Médoc, appellation d'origine contrôlée, "Château Sègue Longue", made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. 2012 is proof that this winery is capable of producing great wine even during an average vintage. Delicious aromas of black fruits with hints of jam, dried fruits, ground coffee and sweet spices....
Great Rhône Valley wine, Grignan-les-Adhémar, appellation d’origine contrôlée, made from Syrah. Great complexity with this Syrah! Hints of almond, coffee, violets and vanilla swirl around deeper aromas of blackberries, cherry jam and liquorice. Full bodied and long on the aftertaste buds!
Great Rhône Valley wine, Rasteau Côtes du Rhône Villages, appellation d’origine contrôlée, made from Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. The nose is almost overpowered by aromas of over-ripe, jammy black fruits, polished off with hints of liquorice, dark chocolate and cinnamon. With almost 16% alcohol, this rasteau is perfectly balanced, with a chocolaty...
Great Rhône Valley wine, red Crozes-Hermitage appellation d’origine contrôlée, made from Syrah.Deep leather, liquorice, prunes and raspberry jam aromas are harmonised with a structure followed by delicious suppleness and ends on light mineral and pepper flavours.
Great Beaujolais wine, Beaujolais appellation d’origine contrôlée, made from Gamay.Just as a Beaujolais should be! Fruity, light and easy drinking. Black cherries dominate on the nose and mouth, and are complemented by subtle fragrances of roast coffee and black pepper.
Great Bordeaux wine, Fronsac, appellation d'origine contrôlée, "Château La Grave" by Paul Barre, made with Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. A wonderfully greedy wine that is structured, complex and persistent. The light acidity brings out black cherry and red fruit flavours, and the wine has an aftertaste of spices with coffee.
Great Bordeaux wine, Canon-Fronsac, appellation d'origine contrôlée, "Château La Fleur Cailleau" by Paul Barre, made with Merlot, Cabernet franc and Malbec. Aromas of truffle, the forest and sweet spices dominate this wine. They are joined by hints of ripe black fruits and toasted smells. This wine is powerful, well-structured and balanced.