Cantina San Paolo Alto Adige Pinot Bianco Sanctissimus Riserva 2019

Cantina San Paolo Alto Adige Pinot Bianco Sanctissimus Riserva 2019

The overall bouquet is intense with notes of apple, sage and spices. The substance is voluminous, elegantly calibrated and dynamic in its gustatory drive. The tense and savoury finale has a long progression. A white that will be remembered. It comes from approximately 120-year-old vines (one of the oldest vineyards in Alto Adige) on very…

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Holdvölgy Vision, Expression 2019

Holdvölgy Vision, Expression 2019

The nose is fruity, mineral, chiselled, fresh, aromatic and offers a good definition as well as a nice small varietal side. It reveals notes of crunchy green peach, crunchy brugnon and small noble varietal notes associated with touches of fresh lily, sap candy as well as an almost acacia hint. The palate is fruity and…

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1086 by Nyetimber 2010

1086 by Nyetimber 2010

Nyetimber’s 1086 offering stands out for its masterful balance, seamlessly integrating acidity, texture, and length. Crafted from carefully selected parcels of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier, made only in the best, most favorable vintage, the wine unfolds with a rich and harmonious character. Subtle lacing and a delicate chalky undertone accompany nuanced notes of…

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Hattingley Valley, King’s cuvée 2015

Hattingley Valley, King’s cuvée 2015

Hattingley Valley’s King’s Cuvée, a limited release, has a unique backstory originating from an overlooked barrel in the winery’s early years. Aged for 7 months in oak and further matured for 6 years on lees, the cuvée achieves notable depth, smoothness, and a lingering creamy finish. Crafted from a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and…

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Hattingley Valley, Blanc de Blancs 2015

Hattingley Valley, Blanc de Blancs 2015

2015 vintage reflects the nuances of a challenging growing season, transitioning from a cool summer to a sunnier autumn, but vintage variation is very notable in Britain’s wine production. The wine presents crisp acidity and introduces subtle aromas of puff pastry and crisp yellow apples. With seven years of bottle aging, the acidity has mellowed,…

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Chapel Down Kit’s Coty Coeur de Cuvée 2016

Chapel Down Kit’s Coty Coeur de Cuvée 2016

Sourced from our 100-acre Kit’s Coty vineyard on the North Downs of Kent, the wine is made from the very best parcels of hand-harvested Chardonnay. It’s a wine of notable richness and elegance. On the palate, subtle notes of green apple, hazelnuts, and melon contribute to a balanced and refined overall profile. The impact of…

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Gusbourne Estate Ltd, Blanc de Blancs 2018

Gusbourne Estate Ltd, Blanc de Blancs 2018

The Gusbourne Estate Ltd Blanc de Blancs is a sparkling wine that exudes purity and clarity. With subtle notes of apple, lemon, and a hint of fresh flowers, it presents an elegant and refined profile. The wine’s texture is characterized by a combination of creaminess and a chalky, grainy quality, offering a nuanced experience on…

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Frank Family Vineyards, Blanc de Blancs 2016

Frank Family Vineyards, Blanc de Blancs 2016

Frank Family Vineyards Blanc de Blancs is a sparkling delight that has undergone a patient aging process, resting five years on lees. The result is a wine with light, delicate bubbles that dance on the palate. Soft apple and lemon notes intertwine with hints of beeswax and blossom, creating a harmonious and nuanced flavor profile….

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Schramsberg, J. Schram Blancs 2014

Schramsberg, J. Schram Blancs 2014

The 2014 vintage of Schramsberg’s J. Schram Blancs is an exceedingly rare wine with only about 300 bottles produced. Aged gracefully for eight years, this sparkling wine unveils a fruit-forward profile, featuring notes of ripe apples, pear, lemon, and grapefruit. The complexity deepens with subtle hints of crackers, while a touch of vanilla and coconut…

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Schramsberg, J. Schram Noirs 2014

Schramsberg, J. Schram Noirs 2014

Schramsberg’s J. Schram Noirs, in its second vintage released only as the finished sparkling wine emerges nine years after the grapes are harvested. The result is a rich, full-bodied indulgence with a heavy, toasty, and creamy bubble texture. Primarily a blend of Pinot Noir, complemented by a touch of Chardonnay, the wine offers captivating brioche…

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