San Felice Chianti Classico 2014
Made entirely from native grape varieties, chiefly Sangiovese with the addition of Colorino and Pugnitello, this is a typical, medium-bodied Chianti Classico with a marked personality of particular elegance. Vinification follows the traditional sequence, with medium-length maceration, followed by ageing for 12 months in Slavonian oak ovals.
Wine Spectator A core of cherry is framed by tobacco, earth and subtle mineral notes in this linear red. Balanced and tense, with moderate length. Drink now through 2023. 29,200 cases made.
The Prisoner Wine Company The Prisoner 2015The Prisoner was created and inspired by the drinkable "mixed blacks" first made by the Italian immigrants who originally settled in the Napa Valley. Launched in 2003, The Prisoner soon became the most recognized innovative and unique Napa Valley Red Wine blend, leading the resurgence of blends by incorporating Zinfandel with the unlikely "mix" of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petite Sirah, and Charbono. Features enticing aromas of Bing cherry, dark chocolate, clove, and roasted fig. Persistent flavors of ripe raspberry, boysenberry, pomegranate, and vanilla linger harmoniously, for a smooth and luscious finish.
J. Lohr Los Osos Merlot
Chateau du Mourre du Tendre Côtes du Rhône Villages Vieilles Vignes 2012This aged, old vine cuvee is full-bodied, deep and pure with an endearing rusticity. Drinks more like a Baby Châteauneuf!
La Rioja Alta Viña Alberdi Rioja Reserva 2010Deep, ripe cherry red, with a clean, bright pink rim. Expansive nose, with dominating ripe red fruit, currants and liquorice, rounded off with sweet notes of vanilla, caramel, jam and spices. The wine is particularly well-balanced, with a smooth, elegant entry, medium body and sweet, tasty tannins. Ripe fruit, herbs, vanilla and caramel come together to mark a pleasant, agreeable finish. Pairing: Viña Alberdi stand out for its food-pairing versatility. As a result, it is an ideal companion to appetisers, snacks and barbecues, perfect with rice, pasta and creams, and great with lightly-grilled meat and fish.