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Small yields, a traditional Burgundy vinification, ageing in oak casks, give a wonderful wine, soft and elegant. It reveals cherry aromas with silky tannins. 90 points by Wine & Spirits. WINEMAKER  Claire Forestier APPELLATION  Morgon GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Gamay noir TERROIR  40 years-old-vineyard located on the southern slopes and belongs to the “Les Charmes” climate. Soil is composed of granite and sandstones. WINEMAKING  The harvest took place on the last week of September. Vinified according to the traditional Burgundy method (destemmed grapes), long maceration for 28 days with manual punching down, long and soft extraction of elegant and typical tannins. AGING  50% in oak …

A garnet-red color with black fruit overtones (Morello cherry) and delicate nuances of fresh spice and chocolate. The start of the palate is crunchy and then goes on to reveal particularly elegant tannins and a beautiful freshness that lasts until the end of the fruit aftertaste.  WINEMAKER  Fabrice Bandiera APPELLATION  Montagne Saint-Emilion GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The entire harvest is hand selected and destemmed before entering the vat. Cold maceration, winemaking stainless steel tanks. Automatic temperature control system. Micro-oxygenation in the tank. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels. AGING  Stainless steel tanks and then …

Ruby red colour, clean and brilliant with purple glints. Intense on the nose with aromas of black wild fruits and hints of vanilla. Soft and silky on the palate, well balanced with a lingering finish. WINEMAKER  Angel Calleja APPELLATION  Rueda GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Tempranillo WINEMAKING  Stainless steel vats with temperature control. 18 days maceration (with diary delestages and pumping over). Fermentation at 28ºC during 10-12 days. AGING  Three months in new American and French oak barrels FOOD PAIRING  Best with codfish, cheese or beef ALCOHOL CENTENT  13% Technical Sheet

A complex note gives away to underlying tones of raspberries, blackberries, and red fruit, followed by a lingering herbal finish. WINEMAKER  Meyer Joubert WINERY  Joubert-Tradauw APPELLATION  W.O. Tradouw, South Africa GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Karoo shale mixed with clay. Yields an average of 45.5 hectoliter/ ha VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  Harvest started late March 2013 using sustainable methods. Pre-fermentation cold maceration at 8°C for three days. AGING  20 months in 300/500L of 30% new fill French oak barrels, the rest in third and fourth fill FOOD PAIRING  Perfect Compliments all types of meat dishes especially a rack of lamb, duck, goose, or …

Earthy black-fruit aromas include notes of cigar box. This feels tight and acidic, but with plenty of oak. Flavors of wood spice and vanilla are more dominant than plum and berry notes, while this is thick but not entirely thorough on the finish. 89 points by Wine Enthusiast. WINEMAKER  Nuria Peña Albillo APPELLATION  Ribera del Duero Crianza WINERY  Bodegas Santa Eulalia GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Tempranillo TERROIR  Alternating layers of limestone, marl and chalk. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The 100 hectares of Tempranillo produces a yield of 55 Hl/hectare. Pre-fermentation maceration in cold at 8°C, then fermentation is traditionally made in stainless …

Red fruits stand out, with toasted and chocolate hints. On the palate: complex, structured, fleshy, powerful, with roasted nuances and mature tannins. WINEMAKER  Loli Casado WINERY  Bodegas Loli Casado APPELLATION  Rioja Alavesa Reserva GRAPE VARIETIES  90% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, 5% Graciano TERROIR  The vines are planted on south-facing slopes at an altitude averaging 700 meters on a very chalky clay soil. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  Hand-picked grapes, from 60 to 80 year-old vines, are destemmed and transferred to the fermentation tanks within 30 minutes. AGING  The wine is aged in fine grained American oak casks (maximum age 6 years) for 36 months, and …

Deep garnet color with complex aromas of red fruits along with coffee, chocolate, and vanilla. The palate has a great structure with fine tannins that give it a pleasant finish. 88 points by Wine Enthusiast. WINEMAKER  Jacques-Henri Bravard WINERY  Château Haut-Meneau APPELLATION  Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot TERROIR  The 10-hectare vineyard is located in the heart of the Côtes de Blaye, the oldest producing region in Bordeaux. The soil is made of clay and chalk. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The 35-year-old vines, planted at a density of 5,500 vines per hectare, yield 35 Hl/hectare. Traditional fermentation in small tanks. AGING  12 months …

Dark ruby color with raspberry and vanilla notes. There is a specific earthiness that marries the red fruit with subtle oak flavors to end on a clean finish. WINEMAKER  Pierre Clément WINERY  Domaine de Chatenoy APPELLATION  Menetou-Salon GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  The soil is Kimmeridgian era clay and limestone with south to south west exposure to the sun. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The Domaine holds 60 hectares of 30 to 50 year-old vines. The grapes are hand harvested and vinified for 15 to 20 days. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in oak casks for one year. …

A very expressive and elegant nose reflecting a perfect mix between black ripe fruit, violets, spices and tobacco. Good structure in the mouth with rounded and velvety tannins. WINEMAKER  Andrea Ferreyra WINERY  Finca la Celia APPELLATION  Malbec GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Malbec TERROIR  Soil of alluvial origin with fine sandy and stony texture. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  Vines are on average 18 years old with a vine density of 5,500 plants per hectare and a yield of 65 Hl / Hectare. Fermentation in temperature controlled tanks. 100% Malolactic fermentation. AGING  80% of the wines are aged in oak barrels during 12 months. 6 months …

Ruby red, bright and attractive. Intense aromas of strawberries, cherries, and violets blend smoothly with notes of coffee and vanilla. Round and silky on the palate with a delicious and persistent finish. WINEMAKER  Roberto Echeverría WINERY  Viña Echeverria APPELLATION  Maipo Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec TERROIR  The vines grow in alluvial soils and are planted close to the Maipo River. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  Hand-harvested using traditional methods. 100% malolactic fermentation. AGING  Each variety was aged in 225 liter French and American oak barrels for 12 months. The wine is blended and returns to barrels for …