Late Bottled Vintage Port
The 2011 Sandeman LBV is a full and fruity late bottled vintage with a complex and intense bouquet. Aromas of mint are supported by spicy notes of truffle, pepper and hints of wood. The palate has layers of spice and fruit with firm tannins.
Price: £16.95 (24 in Stock)
Late Bottled Vintage Port (CASE of 6x75cl Bottles)
Full and fruity late bottled vintage with a complex and intense bouquet. Aromas of mint are supported by spicy notes of truffle, pepper and hints of wood. The palate has layers of spice and fruit with firm tannins.
Price: £97.95 (2 in Stock)
Late Bottled Vintage Port
Blended from wines of a single year, Late Bottled Vintage Port ages from four to six years in cask and is ready to drink when bottled. Its concentrated fruity flavour and firm, full-bodied style make Taylor's LBV the perfect port to accompany chocolate desserts, and blue cheeses such as Stilton or Roquefort. Powerful dark cherry and black fruit aromas. The floral and herbal notes that come through on the nose add lovely nuances to the bouquet. The palate shows great intense fruit flavours and fantastic depth and complexity.
Price: £19.95 (24 in Stock)
Terre di Pozzo, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico (Special Offer £29 was £38.95
On the nose, this well-done Amarone unfolds a complex bouquet of dark fruit flavours, vanilla and spice. On the palate, a densely textured body with intense fruit, embedded in a strong but fine tannins. Noble and long finish.
Amarone della Valpolicella is a rich, dry Italian red wine from the Veneto region. It is produced primarily from the Corvina grape. Amarone is characterized by ripe, bold flavors.
Directly after harvest, the grapes are air dried through a process called “appassimento”, which allows them to shrivel into raisins. This concentrates the sugar and flavors in the grapes, producing a distinctive and full-bodied wine well-suited to aging.
Price: £29.00 (11 in Stock)
Tedeshi (Price includes a dark mocha leather effect gift box with silk liner as illustrated) Was £44.95 now £36.95
This wine is made from grapes harvested in various vineyards located on hills in the Valpolicella zone (Mezzane and Tregnago hills). Different sources and different grape varieties are important to obtain well-balanced wines with the fine structure that only a few single areas in the Valpolicella zone can provide.
Notes: Color: strong ruby red. Clear and transparent.
Bouquet: notes of vanilla and ethereal airs depending on the period of aging in the barrel; notes of sweet fruits such as currants, blueberries, cherries depending on the varieties of grapes.
Flavor: wine with a velvety, raisiny character combined with the structure and typical stylish bitterness to give it good balance.
Price: £36.95 (8 in Stock)
*** 94 Points Wine Spectator ***
In the same year Barros celebrated its 100th anniversary, the exquisite 2011 Barros Vintage Port surprised Kim Marcus of Wine Spectator with a "burst on the palate," being a "powerful and heavy" wine, with hints of "raspberries and blueberries, balanced with freshness and acidity." For this American critic, this wine is "distinct, revealing powerful notes of smoke and spices in a refined finish." Recommended by the critic, this wine is ready to drink now.
Price: £54.95 (14 in Stock)
Vintage Port Single Bottle in individual presentation box as illustrated
*** 93-95 Points Robert Parker ***
*** 92 Points Wine Spectator ***
With exceptional 92 points, 2011 Cálem Vintage Port is a wine that, according to Kim Marcus, of Wine Spectator, reveals flavours of "black plums, blackberries and cherries" that "vibrate on the palate" with intense notes of "dark chocolate and spices." This Vintage Port suggests a "powerful control", the result of nobles and "structured tannins", extending the finish. According to Kim Marcus, this is a Vintage Port that follows the "traditional style of wines that need time," and recommends drinking it ideally after 2018.
Price: £54.95 (8 in Stock)
Vinha de Santa Barbara
This excellent wine is made from a blend of Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca grapes.
Deep colour, with perfectly integrated oak barrels, closed and austere fruit, pretty floral touches. Powerful but round and ripe tannins, without excesses, bitter cocoa, mineral notes on the long, juicy finish.
Price: £21.95 (12 in Stock)
Pauillac, 5th Growth Classification
Brilliant, vibrant, with an almost electric precision on both the nose and palate, Ch. Batailley’s 2011 is delicious, even in its youth. It has poise and elegance with lovely fresh blackcurrants on the nose and fine raspberry and blackberry fruit on the palate, mingling harmoniously with an earthy minerality. One to cellar.
Price: £46.95 (3 in Stock)
de Bonalgue, Pomerol
This small Iha Château only produces five hundred cases a year. The vines are grown on a clay-limestone soil, with the final blend 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet.
Price: £32.45 (8 in Stock)