‘Brut Nature’ signifies this is dry, without dosage (i.e. added sweetness). The ‘Reserva’ tag indicates it was on lees for a minimum of 9 months. An excellent dry vintage cava from a premium producer.
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.
Made from 100% Padthaway, South Australian Chardonnay. This non-vintage Sparkling Cuvée has fresh, crisp apple and citrus aromas, with melon and pear characters on the palate. Its persistent mousse leads to a smooth, dry finish. "Small parcels of the highest quality fruit are selected from our family vineyard and handcrafted to create wines with amazing depth of flavour, style and balance…”
Twin Islands Chardonnay Pinot Noir Brut NV has a distinctive bouquet, fresh and complex, influenced by aromas of strawberry and melon fruit underscored by fresh yeast characters. The creamy mousse is enhanced by strawberry and melon flavours with biscuity overtones through the palate. The finish is fresh and dry with a soft yeasty aftertaste.
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.
"Intense mineral and citrus fruit flavours with subtle bready yeast autolysis. A tight and moderately powerful Chardonnay style with a suggestion of sweetness on the finish." Bob Campbell
Very persistent and fine bubbles in the glass. The bouquet is refined and refreshing with intense aromas of pear, nectarine, citrus zest and white florals underlined by notes of fresh bread and delicate nutty aromas. Dry to taste, delicate, succulent and rich.
The Aotea Méthode Traditionnelle has a gorgeous fine mousse which persists in the glass. The nose has grapefruit, warm brioche and buttered toast notes and the palate is luxurious and generous with full biscuity shortbread notes and a crisp, lasting 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."
Named after Allan’s daughter, Sarah, this vintage méthode uses exclusively Chardonnay fruit sourced from Marlborough, and is the first of Allan Scott’s super-premium releases. With three years of aging under its designer belt, the Sasa is rich, creamy, gorgeously textured and exquisitely crafted. So very good, then. Its rich characters match well with whitebait and scallops. Go on.
‘Brut Nature’ signifies this is dry, without dosage (i.e. added sweetness). An excellent dry vintage cava from a premium producer.
A blend of young and slowly matured wines, aged in the Piper cellars for four years. Best NV champagne at the 2017 Decanter Wine Awards.
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."
Opulent and elegant, 20 Grand and 1er Cru vineyards went into this. From a superb vintage, it will cellar comfortably for a further ten years. Rated ‘best vintage champagne in the world’, it’s draped in accolades.
Moet’s non-vintage rosé champagne delivers a Pinot Noir-derived opulence that elevates its carefully interwoven flavours and layered complexity to another level. Comes dressed in a quirky new, Valentine’s-inspired outfit.
Ayala is under the ownership of Champagne Bollinger and this is reflected in the full bodied, yeasty style of the Brut Majeur. Made from a blend of the finest Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes, Brut Majeur is the epitome of a non-vintage brut from a great, historic House. Extended ageing in our cellars and a low dosage make this wine suitable for any occasion; it is the finest ambassador for the House’s freshness and elegance.
Celebrating Taittinger's association with the famous tournament, the souvenir bottle is presented in an elegant blue and silver box with a cosmic design to reflect Russia's achievements in space, combined with the classic Taittinger hologram hallmark. The bottle includes a striking silver label with the World Cup trophy featuring on the neck label.
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.
One of the great champagne names, Pommery’s non-vintage is delicate with a focused mid-palate. A fresh, fruity style that is great as an aperitif.
This limited edition Bollinger contains a unique Bollinger cuvee, a 2009 vintage exclusively released to celebrate the release of the James Bond movie SPECTRE. The bottle is encased in a limited edition chill box, designed by Carré Basset, which keeps the bottle chilled for 2 hours after refrigeration.
95/100 | Antonio Galloni - "A head-turning beauty, the 1996 Dom Ruinart Rosé boasts gorgeous, resonant fruit to match its considerable structure and intensity. Although quite pretty and expressive, the 1996 has enough balance to develop gracefully in bottle for years to come. Drink 2014-2024"
Not one of champagne's big names, Delamotte nonetheless possesses a massive pedigree as stablemate to the mighty House of Salon, the legendary, super-premium player with a fanatical following. This new, limited edition, pack includes six bottles of this fantastic bubbly and six glasses to match. Extremely limited stock so be in quick before you miss out.