Weingut Bründmayer Zweigelt Reserve (Ried Langenloiser Hasel) Niederösterreich 2018

Weingut Bründmayer Zweigelt Reserve (Ried Langenloiser Hasel) Niederösterreich 2018

The wine shows a bright ruby-purple colour. The nose reveals notes of fresh and crushed cherries, raspberry compote, strawberry marmalade, a touch of sweet baking spices, vanilla and cloves. The palate is fresh with nice roundness, silkiness and a refreshing, balanced acidity. The tannins are smooth and velvety. There are notes of fresh and confit…

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Fleur de Thénac Blanc 2021 – Bergerac

Fleur de Thénac Blanc 2021 – Bergerac

The nose is fruity and offers a fine creaminess and richness on the background. There are notes of crème de cassis, pulpy cherry and, more slightly, fleshy raspberry combined with fine touches of vanilla and a subtle hint of violet. The palate is fruity and offers freshness, a nice acidic structure, precision, some tension, a…

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Vidal-Balaguer – Selección 2021 – Alicante

Vidal-Balaguer – Selección 2021 – Alicante

The nose is racy, revealing a fine intensity and a lovely finesse of grain. There are notes of bright dark berries, pulpy cherry and, more slightly, rose, olive, combined with hints of local garrigue, as well as hints of laurel, blond tobacco leaf and fine spices (in the background). The palate reveals freshness, minerality, density,…

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Château La Grâce Dieu Les Menuts 2021 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château La Grâce Dieu Les Menuts 2021 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is fruity and reveals good definition, some concentration, fine power and a fine spiciness. There are notes of boysenberry, blackcurrant and more lightly of Madagascar pepper combined with fine hints of star anise/eucalyptus as well as fine vanilla and a touch of blueberry. The palate is fruity and offers freshness, minerality, juiciness/freshness, good…

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Bad Boy – Syrah 2021 – Vin de France

Bad Boy – Syrah 2021 – Vin de France

The nose is fruity and fresh. There are notes of ripe red berries, pepper and a hint of violets combined with fresh/crisp blackcurrant and a subtle hint of racy spice. The palate is fruity and reveals a nice acidic backbone, minerality and energy/dynamism. On the palate this wine expresses juicy/pulpy raspberry, fleshy/juicy currant and more…

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Albor de Masos 2021 – Valle de Guadalest Alicante

Albor de Masos 2021 – Valle de Guadalest Alicante

The nose is fruity and shows gourmandize and fine creaminess. There are notes of creamy redcurrant, pulpy raspberry and slightly blackcurrant combined with hints of creamy/acidic plum combined with hints of sense of place, olive tree and a discreet almost orange peel. The palate is mineral with freshness, minerality, fine racy tension and a fine…

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Tenuta Il Quinto – Quinto 2021 – Toscana IGT

Tenuta Il Quinto – Quinto 2021 – Toscana IGT

The nose is aromatic and reveals freshness, power and a fine, powerful grain. There are notes of wild blackcurrant, pulpy blackberry and, to a lesser extent, balsamic, combined with touches of concentrated red berries, black olive, oleander, fine spices and a very discreet touch of pepper and vanilla. The palate is fruity, balanced, racy and…

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Tenuta Il Quinto – Guardoalto 2021 – Toscana IGT

Tenuta Il Quinto – Guardoalto 2021 – Toscana IGT

The nose is elegant and reveals crunchiness, depth, power and definition. There are notes of bright red berries, black olive and slightly blackcurrant, with hints of flowers, crushed strawberry and hints of local garrigue. The palate is fruity, racy and reveals juiciness, acidity, fine concentration, tension and clarity. On the palate this wine expresses bright…

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Château Branaire-Ducru 2021 – Saint-Julien 4ème Grand Cru Classé

Château Branaire-Ducru 2021 – Saint-Julien 4ème Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, elegant, chalky, racy and reveals a nice definition, power (in delicacy/fine). There are notes of pulpy/sparkling blackberry, fleshy strawberry and more slightly chocolate combined with hints of fleshy/pulpy cherry, racy minerality, a discreet hint of blueberry, camphor, a subtle hint of lily, racy minerality, salinity and sap. The palate is fruity,…

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Château La Fleur Lauga 2021 – Saint-Julien Cru Artisan

Château La Fleur Lauga 2021 – Saint-Julien Cru Artisan

The nose reveals notes of crushed strawberry, pulpy blackcurrant and more lightly dense red berries combined with a fine, almost balsamic, hint of liquorice. The palate is mineral, a little flat, with a tangy texture. On the palate, this wine expresses notes of small acidic red berries, raspberry and more slightly fresh flowers combined with…

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