Maison Jean Loron 'Rift 69' Beaujolais Villages - No added SulphitesRegular price £13.95
The Loron Family have been producing great wines from Beaujolais since 1711 and have a peerless reputation!
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Kamara Estate Pure Nimbus Russus Red Natural Wine 2016Regular price £19.95
The Nimbus Russus is an intense ruby – red colour with purple highlights. On the nose, the fruit expression is impressive with berries, dogwoods, plums and liquorice combined with notes of eucalyptus, black olives and intense black pepper. On the palate, there is an impressive spicy taste of black and green pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg which are complemented by earthy notes of fresh soil, and hints of dark chocolate. Velvety rounded tannins due to the 12 months ageing in old oak barrels. Potential age up to 10 years. Bottled with a natural cork closure, in order to ensure a unique ageing capacity.
Region: Thessaloniki, Oriaokastro
Grapes: Xinomavro (35%), Merlot (35%), Syrah (30%)
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Macon Rift 71 No Added Sulphites Jean Loron 2018Regular price £16.95
With its pale yellow colour and green reflections, the nose has a ravishing charm: dominated by intense notes of citrus (lemon, grapefruit). It also reveals notes of apple, pear and white flowers. The mouth is beautifully balanced between roundness and a refreshing final vivacity. Delicate spicy, floral and fruity notes persist pleasantly to the finish.
Region: Macon, Burgundy
Cepa Pura Fernão Pires Unfiltered 2017 Quinta do MontaltoRegular price £18.75
Fresh, zippy and zesty from native Portuguese grape Fernao Pires.
Grapes: Fernão Pires
Rabosso Senza Solfiti 2011 GalileoRegular price £19.65
Reyneke Organic Natural Chenin Blanc 2016 Limited EditionRegular price £64.95
What a treat from this highly regarded organic and biodynamic producer in Stellenbosch! On the nose there are complex notes of yellow peach and nectarine stone fruit, honey, burnt oranges, citrus peel and a gorgeous salinity. Vibrant and clean on the palate, perfectly balanced with lemon and lime flavours, red apple fruit intensity with spicy ginger and a stony minerality on the finish. This wine is beautifully poised. Sadly there was very little of it made, so try it on our wines dispensers if you can and hopefully we will still have it in stock.....
Country: South Africa
Grapes: Chenin Blanc
No Added Sulphites
Winemaker Rudiger Gretschel notes:
'The dry 2016 vintage saw our 5ha of old Chenin hardly giving us a crop. In a normal year we average between 6-10 tons out if this vineyard. In 2016 we got a mere 1,7 tons of the entire block. We picked the grapes rather late despite the dry year waiting for the sugar to pick up. The fruit tasted amazing with a very fresh acidity. Once we whole bunch pressed the grapes I was amazed again by the clear, fresh juice. For this reason we decided to not do an overnight settling and took the juice directly to 300l, 2nd fill barrel for natural ferment. We ended getting 3 x 300l barrels from 5ha of vineyard.
The must fermented in barrel in a cold room. After ferment we kept the wine in
the cold room for maturation, because I wanted to inhibit the secondary
fermentation. In January this year we racked it out of barrel under a blanket
of ‘dry ice’ and bottled it the next day without any filtration, or SO2.'