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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Wirra Wirra – Church Block – Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz/Merlot 2014 – McLaren Vale – Australia

Wirra Wirra – Church Block – Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz/Merlot 2014 – McLaren Vale – Australia

The nose is powerful, concentrated and intense. It reveals notes of cassis, bell pepper and blackberry associated with small notes of mocha, toasted oak as well as discreet notes of Ceylon tea, graphite and a discreet touch of gray pepper. The palate is fruity, sleek, mineral, round, well-balanced, silky and offers a small freshness, a…

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Wirra Wirra – RSW Shiraz 2014 – McLaren Vale – Australia

Wirra Wirra – RSW Shiraz 2014 – McLaren Vale – Australia

The nose is aromatic, fine, concentrated and quite elegant. It reveals notes of sour cherry, red cherry and Quetsche plum jam associated with slight notes of raspberry, blackberry, chocolate, tea as well as slight notes of tobacco and oak. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, juicy, relatively gourmande and offers freshness and minerality. On the palate…

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Wirra Wirra – Woodhenge – Shiraz 2014 – Basket-Pressed – McLaren Vale – RGT Collection – Australia

Wirra Wirra – Woodhenge – Shiraz 2014 – Basket-Pressed – McLaren Vale – RGT Collection – Australia

The nose is fruity, powerful and relatively elegant. It reveals notes of boysenberry, juicy plum and slight notes of strawberry associated with small notes of wild berries, flowers as well as slight notes of spice, black gray pepper (discreet) and a fine hint of black tea. The palate is fruity, gourmande, elegant, fleshy, relatively depth…

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Penfolds – Bin 8 Cabernet Shiraz 2013 – South Australia

Penfolds – Bin 8 Cabernet Shiraz 2013 – South Australia

(60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Syrah) The nose is fruity, powerful, fresh and slightly elegance. It reveals notes of fresh blackberry, cassis and fine notes of berries, graphite associated with a hint of fresh strawberry, cherry and spice. The palate is fruity, unctuous, well-balanced, relatively powerful, nicely fleshy, relatively gourmande and offers a nice freshness,…

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Penfolds – Koonunga Hill – Chardonnay 2015 – South Australia

Penfolds – Koonunga Hill – Chardonnay 2015 – South Australia

The nose is fruity and relatively fine. It reveals notes of yellow nectarine and hints of pear associated with discreet notes of quince, clementine peel, grapefruit, flowers as well as very discreet hints of minerality. The palate is fruity, mineral, unctuous, well-balanced and offers freshness and fat. On the palate this wine expresses notes of…

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Penfolds – Koonunga Hill Seventy Six – Shiraz Cabernet 2012 – South Australia

Penfolds – Koonunga Hill Seventy Six – Shiraz Cabernet 2012 – South Australia

The nose is aromatic, fine and relatively intense. It reveals notes of undergrowth and leather combined with small notes of blackberry, cassis as well as a fine touch of strawberry (discreet), oak, fine spicy notes and a discreet hint of Sichuan pepper. The palate is fruity, mineral and offers a good volume, fat, suavity, juicy…

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Penfolds – Bin 28 – Kalimna – Shiraz 2012 – South Australia

Penfolds – Bin 28 – Kalimna – Shiraz 2012 – South Australia

The nose is fruity, quite harmonious and a bit powerful. It reveals notes of black cherry jam, blackberry and fine notes of raspberry associated with a discreet hint of redcurrant as well as fine notes of tobacco, spice and oak. The palate is fruity, relatively gourmand, relatively fat and offers a good volume, minerality, suavity,…

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Landaire – Vermentino 2015 – Single Vineyard – Padthaway – Australia

Landaire – Vermentino 2015 – Single Vineyard – Padthaway – Australia

The nose is fruity and racy. It reveals fine notes of green apple associated with fine touches of fresh citrus, fresh grapes as well as a discreet hint of fresh pineapple, lemon blossoms and gray pepper. The palate is fruity, finely “perlante”, well-balanced and relatively fat. On the palate this wine expresses notes of apple…

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Landaire – Shiraz 2013 – Padthaway

Landaire – Shiraz 2013 – Padthaway

The nose is fruity, powerful, fine and elegant. It reveals notes of blackberry, cassis and wild red berries combined with slight mineral notes, small spicy notes as well as a hint of gray pepper, tobacco, licorice and a discreet hint of cocoa. The palate is fruity, gourmande, elegant, voluminous, silky, relatively fleshy, relatively fat and…

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