Astronauta Arinto Vinho Verde – 2018

Astronauta Arinto Vinho Verde – 2018

The concept of Astronaut Wines and the idea of Anhibal Couthino, Portuguese Oenologist, is to put forward emblematic grape varietals of different regions, representing not only the place it comes from, but the actual winemaking culture of a region. This Arinto based wine is crispy and light with a bright acidity and minerality. Typical, classic,…

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Champagne Franck Debut – Blanc de Blancs – Brut

Champagne Franck Debut – Blanc de Blancs – Brut

The nose is fresh, precise, well-built and offers a fine incisive side. It reveals notes of yuzu zests, lime and small notes of green peach associated with fine touches of apple as well as discreet hints of quince (in the background). The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a good definition as well as a fine straightness….

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Château de Portets 2017 – Graves

Château de Portets 2017 – Graves

The nose is aromatic, well-built and offers elegance. It reveals notes of ripe lemon, apple and pear associated with touches of juicy vine peach and white exotic fruits. The palate is fruity, mineral, well-balanced and offers fat, a good definition, a small mineral frame, a fine acidity, a fine freshness, precision as well as a…

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Patritti – Section 181 – Grenache 2015 – Single Vineyard – McLaren Vale – Australia

Patritti – Section 181 – Grenache 2015 – Single Vineyard – McLaren Vale – Australia

The nose is fruity, fresh and fine. It reveals notes of crushed blueberry, cassis and slight notes of crushed/fresh strawberry associated with notes of spices, chocolate/cacao as well as a very discreet hint of violet and Sichuan pepper (in the background). The palate is fruity, gourmande, elegant and offers a slight juiciness as well as…

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Tournon – Landsborough Vineyard Pyrenees Chardonnay 2013 – Victoria

Tournon – Landsborough Vineyard Pyrenees Chardonnay 2013 – Victoria

The nose is fruity and offers a slight richness as well as a slight minerality. It reveals notes of flat peach, brugnon and lemon associated with a hint of mandarin as well as discreet hints of vanilla and toasted. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a slight acid frame, unctuosity, fat, a good definition,…

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Tournon – Mathilda Chapoutier 2015 – Victoria

Tournon – Mathilda Chapoutier 2015 – Victoria

The nose is fruity, aromatic and offers elegance. It reveals notes of flowers, rose/lily pistil and litchi associated with subtle hints of exotic fruits and citrus (mandarin, pink grapefruit). The palate is fruity, well-balanced, a bit aerial and offers fat, unctuosity, tension, a good definition as well as a slight acid frame. In the mouth…

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Moss Wood – Wilyabrup Chardonnay 2015 – Margaret River

Moss Wood – Wilyabrup Chardonnay 2015 – Margaret River

The nose reveals slight notes of white fruits (apple, hint of white peach) associated with slight touches of vanilla as well as a discreet hint of toasted/buttered as well as an imperceptible hint of fresh lemon (in the background). The palate is fruity, well-balanced, fresh, mineral, elegant, well-defined and offers a slight tension. In the…

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Moss Wood – Wilyabrup Semillon 2015 – Margaret River

Moss Wood – Wilyabrup Semillon 2015 – Margaret River

The nose is fruity, racy and offers straightness as well as minerality. It reveals notes of flint and slight notes of white fruits associated with hints of fresh citrus zests. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers an acid frame, a beautiful fat, a slight unctuosity, tension, straightness, freshness as well as a very slight…

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Berton Vineyard – The Vermentino 2016  – South Eastern Australia

Berton Vineyard – The Vermentino 2016  – South Eastern Australia

The nose is fruity and racy. It reveals notes of green lemon and litchi associated with a discreet hint of lemon/fresh apple. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a beautiful acid frame, tension, minerality, freshness, a certain straightness as well as a slight aerial side. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of green…

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Tournon – Lady’s Lane Vineyard 2014 Heathcote Shiraz – Victoria

Tournon – Lady’s Lane Vineyard 2014 Heathcote Shiraz – Victoria

The nose is fruity, fine, quite elegant and offers power, richness as well as gourandise. It reveals notes of cassis, blackberry jam and hints of wild strawberry, redcurrant associated with touches of chocolate as well as a subtle hint of truffle and an imperceptible hint of cardamom/caramelization. The palate is fruity, fine, well-balanced, aerial, fresh…

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