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Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle


Alcohol/Vol: 14.8%


Varietal: Grenache/ Syrah/ Mourvèdre

A rather reductive nose and very full-bodied with a good sense of tension and grip. Pretty grand and gothic style, very dramatic. Highly concentrated, but somehow still balanced. A very big wine, but not flabby. From terraced vineyards at 200-300 m altitude. Matured for 24 months in stainless steel and concrete. Drinking window: 2021-2027. Score - 92.




$32.95
Cape Point, South Africa

Cape Point Reserve Sauvignon

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle


Alcohol/Vol: 13.5%


Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc


An elegant representation of our unique terroir, with hints of floral spice, cardamom and white pepper. The generous fruit profile showcases lemon, tangerine and ripe nectarines. Combining all the elements of our beautiful coastal setting with notes of kelp and a salty sea breeze character own to Cape Point. The delicate notes of perfumed spring blossoms with subtle hints of oak ageing gives this wine added layers of complexity. The palate is rich and textured with a pithy quality, finishing with the characteristic lengthy mineral edge.

$24.95

Bottle Size: 750 mL


Alcohol/Vol: 14.0%


Varietal: 100% Gewürztraminer


Vieil Armand comprises 80 growers who farm some 14 hectares of vineyards in the southernmost part of Alsace. They pride themselves on crafting intense, complex Gewurztraminers that deliver exotic fruit, white flowers, citrus fruit and spice. This one would pair beautifully with lightly spiced curries. Score - Gold. (Concours Mondial des Féminalise Paris, 2019)





$19.95
Stellenbosch, South Africa

ASARA VINEYARD COLLECTION MERLOT

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle


Alcohol/Vol: 14%


Varietal: 100% Merlot


A complex wine, with fresh red berries and plums on the nose.

Raspberries, sweet cherries and subtle hints of mint and vanilla unfold

throughout the layers. This juicer palate evolves into concentrated sweet fruit richness and a silky, balanced tannin structure. The French oak is well integrated giving this wine a delicate, yet complex expression.




$19.95
DOCG Tuscany, ITALY

CANTINA GIULIANO PRIMIZIE

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle


Alcohol/Vol: 13.5%


Grape varieties: 70% Sangiovese

20% Merlot; 10% Cilliegiolo

Ruby Red Color

• Aromatic and Fresh nose with notes of Strawberries, raspberries and violets.

• Body has depth and balance with polished tannins and refreshing acidity

• Aromas of Strawberries, wild berries and hints o f spices with a long pleasant finish.

CELLARING POTENTIAL

• 3-6 years, at peak in 4 years.




$26.20
Maule Valley, Cauquenes, CHILE

capricho cabernet sauvignon

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle

Alcohol/Vol: 14.5%

Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

From grapes grown on the clay soils of this dry-farmed dry land of Cauquenes in the Maule Valley, this wine was harvested very early in the season and barrel-aged for 16 months. The fruit is obtained from just 8 rows growing in this wild landscape, and the wine is juice—a crisp, lively delight. Its aromas of blackcurrant, leather, tobacco and spices are very typical for the area. On the palate, the tannins are expressive and elegant. This is a very well-balanced wine with a reach and persistent finish

$26.25
Valle Central, CHILE

VUELO GRAND RESERVE MERLOT

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle

Alcohol/Vol: 14%

Varietal: 100% Merlot


Aged 12 months in a combo of French and American oak, this Merlot is in its prime and showing lovely evolutionary complexity of stewed prunes and raisins, gorgeous vanilla oak tones and supportive tannins. A great value, it'll show best now through 2020 with beef stews or lentil-and-mushroom dishes. (Vintages panel, Jan. 2019)

$16.95

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle

Alcohol/Vol: 14.3%

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon


Our Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep ruby red color. Intense nose of strawberry, forest, liquorice and leather. Round and well-structured on the palate with notes of vanilla, chocolate and with a long lingering finish. This wine can be a great companion for a dish of Rib eye steak with mushrooms

$16.95
D.O.C. Bairrada, PORTUGAL

COLINAS DE ANÇÃ – BAGA RESERVA

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle

Alcohol/Vol: 13.5%

Varietal: 100% Baga


APPEARANCE: Limpid, crystalline 


COLOUR: Defined grenade 

FLAVOUR: A predominance of ripe red pulp fruit and jam of the same. It presents toasted and mocha nuances. 

TASTE: Fruity, smooth, elegant. On the palate, it reveals a great volume and a long finish

$15.95
Bordeaux, FRANCE

CHÂTEAU ROUSSELLE

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle

Alcohol/Vol: 13.5%

Varietal: 75% Merlot - 20% Cabernet Sauvignon - 2% Cabernet Franc - 3% Malbec

The aromas of red and black fruits, raspberry, blueberry, cherry, grow richer with liquorice tonalities from merlot, and also spicy hints of dried wild herbs, and mineral tones. In the mouth, Château Rousselle is soft and creamy, a wine with an exceptional concentration, fruity, round, rich, with an incredible length in final. This wine can be aged for 10 years, or more according to the vintage.

$23.95
Thracian Valley, BULGARIA

Todoroff Boutique Mavrud

Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle

Alcohol/Vol: 13.5%

Varietal: 100% Mavrud

This wine is made unoaked to keep the focus on fresh fruit. It's crafted from the Mavrud grape, which has been cultivated in Bulgaria since ancient times. Bold and spicy with dark fruit and anise at the fore, this will make a good partner for wintry stews, meatloaf or a traditional musaka. 

$15.95