Evidence of wine making dating back over 6,000 years has been found in what is known as modern day Georgia and Iraq. Wine has been entwined in mythology, history, society, culture and religious practices of mankind. Wine today is thought of in terms of Old World - France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Austria, Lebanon and New World - Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, USA, South Africa. At Fine Wines Direct UK our range spans the globe including an award winning range of wines from Wales.
A medium dry rose with pronounced aromas of red fruit and delicate floral notes. Made from the Grolleau grape the appealing palate is fresh and well balanced with ample ripe fruit.
The vast southern French Languedoc region has some ideal spots for growing the finicky Pinot Noir grape.
It’s made at the oldest co-operative cellar in France (also voted ‘The Best’ by Le Revue du Vin de France). Wonderfully aromatic with complex notes of red fruits and liquorice. Full of flavour with smooth and gentle tannins.
In the vast, varied terroir of the Languedoc there’s an ideal spot for growing just about any grape variety including aromatic, high class Viognier. Le Versant is an authentic example from the oldest co-operative cellar in France (also voted ‘The Best’ by Le Revue du Vin de France).
Beautiful yellow colour with green glints. Intense nose of apricots, ripe peach and exotic fruits. The palate has a fresh crisp acidity and a long lingering finish
Coteaux D’Enserune IGP is from South of France. This dry Muscat has lovely acidity and flavours of mango, lychee and mandarin. Enseduna Muscat Sec is refreshing and aromatic with nice weight and a hint of spice. Try as an aperitif, salads and Asian cuisine!
Behind its dark, ruby colour and violet hints, the Héritage hides intense smells of cassis, violet and spices. Straightforward on the palate, with pure and clear acidity, wrapped in mellowness. Altogether, this gives a good length to the wine.
This wine pairs perfectly with beef, duck breast, confit, cold cuts, cheese...
Made using the free run juice of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. A slightly richer rosé with good purity of fruit that matches well with food at any time of the year.
The offical red wine from the Royal Welsh Regimental Wine Collection.
Blended from 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot and then aged in oak for 12 months. A bouquet of ripe plums and bramble fruits with soft and well integrated tannin, good acidity and a very pleasing finish.
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The classic red Burgundy flavours of summer pudding - an appealing blend of raspberries, blackcurrants, strawberries and redcurrants. From one of the region's best known estates.
Grapes: Merlot 45% Cabernet sauvignon 45% Cabernet franc 10%
Vinification: Nocturnal harvest, with selective sorting. Individual plot selection. Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Long maceration. 12 months maturation in barrels (1/4 new).
Tasting: A lovely balance between richness and finesse. Rich body softened by subtle flavours and tannins. This wine is a teddy bear. Strong and powerful with a great sensitivity and an unctuous and transparent texture.
Cellaring: From 3 to 15 years
Food pairing: Red meats, game, cheese (eg. St Nectaire), chocolate
Mâcon-Villages Wine in white gold dress with green hues, shiny and soft. On the nose, the aromas suggest broom, white rose, acacia, honeysuckle, fern, verbena, lemongrass, citrus. Pine, quince and fennel appear at the end of the mouth.
It is a fresh and easy-drinking wine, dry but very fruity. It has a good concentration, nuanced by a slight acidity. It can be kept for 2 to 4 years.
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc 95 % Semillon 5%
Vinification: Nocturnal harvest with selective sorting. Direct pressing. Long barrel fermentation. Attention to flavor and freshness. Matured 7 months in barrels (1/4 new) on fine lees with moderate stirring.
Tasting: Perhaps the best Reserve white so far. Citrus, white fruits, citrus skin, flowery and mineral. Outstanding balance, acidity, and richness. Long and fresh. Staying so long in the mouth.
Cellaring: From three to 10 years or more.
Food pairing: Prawns with saffron, fish in sauce, sushi, risotto, foie gras, white meat (veal, roast chicken ...), goat or ewe cheese.