Just like the big one, only smaller. Must need little strawbs to get them down the neck. Hmm. Dangerously small, it is inconceivably compact and portable. For those mintie moments, I suspect.
This new limited edition wine is a 2017 vintage wine that is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Aromas of white flowers, creamy citrus sorbet and delicate honey dew. It has a fine structure and finesse.
This elegant blend of the native Spanish varieties Macabeo, Xarel-lo and Parellada displays complex aromas and attractive toasty, nutty qualities. Notes of fruit salad, citrus and baked apple are laced with lovely savoury, champagne-like characters.
Mionetto Gran Rose Extra Dry is an irresistible Spumante from the Mionetto Prestige line with a captivatingly fine and long-lasting perlage that makes an ideal aperitif. Its cuvée of red grapes from Veneto and Trentino exude a beguiling fruitiness aroma with notes of pink grapefruit, raspberry, pomegranate and black currant. Its finely fruity taste unfolds with hints of raspberry, with a dry, refreshing finish. This sparkling Italian wine is a summer-time hit waiting to happen.
Over a quarter of all Asti sold in Italy is this very wine, so this is what the locals are drinking. Reassuringly low in alcohol at 7%, it delivers a burst of floral notes and a honeyed palate, frizzante and delicate.
The resealable Zork closure means you can drink this baby over an extended period. The Gisborne grapes (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay) deliver vibrant aromas and flavours displaying apple and melon characters, a fine mousse, a lingering, dry finish and fine acidity.
Excellent parcels of Pinot fruit, displaying nice smatterings of strawberry and raspberry notes. Brioche and shortcake characters reflect an easy yeastiness that adds delight.
Only the second vintage of this exceptional expression of the very best fruit and vineyard sites these Marlborough maestros have access to. Rich and zesty with lovely toasted characters and an underlying nuttiness, it displays an overall finesse that is truly impressive.
Fresh and vibrant aromas of strawberries are complemented by a creamy, biscuity complexity.
Straw in colour with golden hues. Gala apples and berry aromas on the nose are supported by nutty and yeasty notes. Soft creamy bubbles lead into a palate with good weight and fresh acidity.
The 2016 Huia Blanc de Blancs display an excellent fine bead and good bubble retention. The nose shows fresh citrus and lovely fresh baked bread characters. Light citrus and peach fruit retain freshness on the palate. This wine has a creamy fresh dry finish.
89/100 | Wine Enthusiast "Made entirely with Pinot Nero, this straw colored Metodo Classico opens with subdued aromas of nut and a whiff of bread crust. The palate is more expressive, offering white peach, citrus zest and pastry notes alongside a creamy mousse. An almond note closes the finish."
Soft stonefruit and citrus elements on the nose with an intense bready aroma. Rich and luscious on the palate with a creamy mouthfeel leading to a smooth lasting finish.
With three years of aging under its designer belt, the Sasa is rich, creamy, gorgeously textured and exquisitely crafted. So very good, then.
‘Brut Nature’ signifies this is dry, without dosage (i.e. added sweetness). An excellent dry vintage cava from a premium producer.
Bronze/86 | Decanter World Wine Awards "40% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir, 20% Pinot Meunier. Poached pear and sweet spice nose. Creamy texture with balanced acidity, intense fruit flavours and a long finish."
One of the world’s biggest-selling champagnes. A nose of citrus, peach and vanilla enhanced by Mumm’s trademark biscuity nuances, a silky, mouthfilling mousse and a lovely fresh, lingering finish.
50/50 Pinot Noir Chardonnay blend with a fragrant bouquet of floral vanilla nuances, a rich creamy mousse and a fresh, zesty finish. Beautifully made.
Scoff not at Rosé, impertinent imps, for come summer and a few snackeroonies under the achingly blue dome, you need a champagne that has meat, a heartbeat of sound, solid fruit, a core of flavour that will rise up and meet whatever little roasted what-nots you care to throw at it. Herewith, Messrs Delamotte & Delamotte rise themselves to meet your needs, with a sumptuous, slinky, superb crimson tide of flavoursome delight.
A delicate cherry colour with a hint of copper. The mousse is fine and persistent. On the nose, there are aromas of red fruits.
Named in tribute to one of Pol Roger’s most notable clients, this is the prestige cuvée of their portfolio. Pinot dominant, long & powerful, superbly aromatic, its magnificence is almost indescribable
A real festival of red fruits, with flavours of blackberries, raspberries, redcurrants, and strawberries,that delicately linger and give off a feeling of lightness and conviviality.