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This elegant salmon pink Rosé immediately presents luscious strawberries and cream on the nose. Those bright berries, meet with stonefruit on the palate with a medium dry finish. Best served chilled, this is a perfect ‘snacking wine’ – ie: quaff on the terrace with a platter of delicious savoury treats from your local deli.
Musar Jeune Red is an unoaked blend of Cinsault, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon from youthful Bekaa Valley vines. Meant for current consumption – within a few years of the harvest – this deeply-coloured, vividly fruity style, first produced in 2007, may yet prove to be a ‘keeper’. Inky-dark, silky-textured and aromatic, with blackcurrant, raspberry and cherry jam flavours and a warm, spicy finish, it has been likened to a fine Roussillon red.
Very aromatic with fruity nuances of peach and custard apple as well as some mineral notes. Powerful on the palate, with well-balanced acidity and a long finish. If you have never had Albarino I highly recommend you try this one...a perfect example of this popular grape variety.
100 % Tempranillo aged in American oak for 2 years. Ripe cherry-red colour with a ruby edge, good depth of colour. On the nose it is notable for its fragrance and complexity, with aromas of red and black fruit (blackcurrant and blackberry) together with notes of cedar and mild toasty hints.
The rich aroma is typical of the Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo grape varieties. Aromas of red and black berry fruit, green coffee beans, liquorice and the characteristic vanilla and leather notes from ageing. On the palate the wine is full and silky with dense, well-structured tannins.
Aromas of red fruits, cherry and strawberry are blended with the notes of vanilla and spice from the oak. Liquored cherries and black pepper on the palate with a well-structured and fleshy finish.
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Rich and spicy, with charming generosity. While sour cherry, laurel and black olives predominate the nose, the wine tastes medium-bodied and round on the palate, with smooth tannins and crispy acidity.
100% old vine Tempranillo from a perfectly ripe and not overly hot vintage this underwent malolactic fermentation and subsequent aging for 2 years in American oak. As with all wines from Alejandro, the wine is unfined and unfiltered. Deeply robed, densely fruity and richly and richly tannic with floral cedar spice and a powerful, rounded finish.
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.
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.
Deep brillant cherry colour in the glass. Intense aromas of black and red fruits as well as spicy and balsamic notes. A complex and well blanced palate exhibiting good fruit concentration alongside the rich texture from oak maturation.
When the aromas of chocolate self-saucing pudding and local Marlborough black cherries hit the nose – you’ll be taken back to when your Grandma used to bake the delicious pudding for dessert when you were young. The sweet fruit character of the cherries matches perfectly with the grippy bitterness of the pure cocoa. The palate gives the impression of black Doris plum jam with a toasty oak texture, the drying of the tannins mixes wonderfully with finely balanced spices and fresh acidity you get in a quality homemade jam.
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The variety is a reference and a perfect example of the actual debate between warm and cool climate. The mouth is a true mirror of the aromatic fan, but still very young nowadays and will ask more time to fully express itself. However, the balance is already well present trough a rich, dense and juicy texture, armed by a deep and precise frame of small fine tannins giving depth and strength.