Our November case of the month
White (2 of each)
TOQUES ET CLOCHERS, LIMOUX - 2016 CHARDONNAY
100% Chardonnay. Refined chardonnay with ripe yellow fruit, almond and mild oak nuances on the nose. The wine is full and round and ends in balanced acidity with a long finish.
DOMAINE JO LANDRON, MUSCADET - 2018 AMPHIBOLITE
100% Melon de Bourgogne. This Muscadet displays lemony citrus aromas and crystal-clear features. Juicy citrus fruit bursts onto the palate with a sensation of freshness and richness, balanced by a saline and oceanic minerality provided by the terroir. The wine is harmoniously complex, combining elegance and length.
BODEGA CLASSICA, RIOJA - 2018 PHAROS
100% Viura. Modern style emphasizing the fruit. Attractive nose of lemon curd, quince, apple and white flesh fruit, buttery-creamy texture in the mouth from the oak, but very fresh without any toasted flavours.
Reds (2 of each)
DOMAINE DU METEORE, FAUGERES - 2016 LEONIDES
Syrah, Grenache and Cinsault. Bright ruby in colour, the nose evokes flowers of fruits such as blackcurrant and clementine, all enhanced by the fragrance of wild thyme flower and a hint of balsamic. on the palate, one finds a fresh, juicy and well-balanced wine with soft tannins and dominant fruit notes in the finish.
BODEGAS URBINA, RIOJA - 2009 CRIANZA
95% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo and Graciano. An intoxicating nose with layer upon layer of dark, red-berry fruit, hints of spice, vanilla and delicate toasty notes. The palate follows suit with good depth, complexity and longevity of flavours and a supple, smooth, seemingly endless finish.
GIANNI MASCIARELLI, ABRUZZO - 2016 MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO
100% Montepulciano. Shows an intense ruby red colour and nuances of ruby red, little transparency. The nose reveals great personality with intense, elegant and clean aromas. Flavours of red berries: cherries and redcurrants with secondary notes of violet and tobacco. The tannins are fine and rounded.