Oliver Zeter Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir 2016

Wines of stunning freshness and elegance, beautifully reflecting the full range of varietal character. The white wines are produced in stainless steel tanks. The reds are barrel-aged, yet the fruit character never cedes the stage. Bravo! 

Grape Varieties: 100% Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir

Region: Pfalz

Tasting: Dry

Drinking temperature: 16-18°C

Alc.: 13,1% vol. 

Residual sugar: 0,3g/l

Acidity: 5,1g/l

Bottle size: 750ml 

Pinot Noir (in Germany known as Spätburgunder) from the “Nussdor- fer Bischofskreuz” site comes from roughly fifteen year old vines which are rooted in sandy clay soil.The grapes are a particularly small and loose berry variant of the classic Pinot Noir which is lower in yield but higher in quality.

The use of chemicals in the vineyard is kept to a minimum and insecticides are not used.An ecological nutrient cycle is attained using green manure. By green harvesting, we reduce the yield further for a total of 8,000 kg/ha.Grape de-stemming or the removal of stems occurred immediately after the grapes were received at the winery. Then the grapes were crushed, fermented and left on the skins for about two weeks. During fermentation, an over-pumping of the pulp called remontage was done twice daily. After fermentation, gentle pressing occurred using a pneumatic wine press after removing the free-run juice. This type of treatment pro motes the extraction of aromas, color and fine tannins from the grape skins which contributes to even greater complexity. The Pinot Noir displays a fine, diverse and elegant cherry flavor and runs through a partial maturation in wood. Half of the wine was therefore stored for a period of ten months in used Vosges oak barrels. The young wine avoided mechanical stress during its processing period in the cellar. Subsequent bottling occurred without filtration. 

Allergy information: Contains Sulfites

Producer: 

Oliver Zeter GbR

Lauterstraße 9

67434 Neustadt  

Germany

9,90 €

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Ribafreixo Pato Frio Grande Escohla 2017

Intense on the nose, exotic spiciness, slightly balsamic with mint, ripe herbs, citrus and white fruits. Lots of freshness and juicy acidity, notes of lemon zest and crushed apple with an exotic spiciness all along. Long finish and lots of character. 

A full-bodied 100% Antão Vaz, fermented and aged in French oak barrels. Grande Escolha is the result of carefully selected grapes from a 40 year old vineyard.

Classification: DOC Alentejo

Grape Variety: Antão Vaz (100%)

Food pairing: A superb food wine, perfect for a Portuguese style cod, exquisite fish dishes, seafood or light poultry dishes. Great with soft cheeses.

Recommended serving temperature: 12°C

Alc. 13% vol.

Total Acidity: 6g/l

Total Sugars: 1.9g/l

pH: 3.35

Fermentation is partially carried out in French oak vats for 30 days, followed by 2 to 3 months batonnage. 12 months of bottle staging. 

Awards: 

Gold Medal at the 2019 Wines of Portugal Competition

"Best Buy 2019" Revista de Vinhos

Quantity: 20.000 bottels

Allergy information: Contains Sulfite

Producer: 

Ribafreixo Lda.

Adega Moinho Branco

7960-212 Vidigueira, Portugal

12,99 €

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Aldinger Untertürkheimer Gips Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir 2017

Elegant but yet full bodied. The wine produces a dense aroma of berries, red blackberries as well as a slight vanilla tone in the nose.

A fine tannine structue and a smokey wood aroma gives this elegant Pinot Noir its finesse.

Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir / Spätburgunder

Tasting: Dry

Fermentation: coldmazeration with 20% whole grapes, 3 weeks mash fermentation.

Vinification: 100 % Barrique, 9 months

Serve temperature: 16-18°C

Alc.: 13% vol. 

Residual sugar: 1,0g/l

Acidity: 5,7g/l

Storage property: 6-8 years

Volume: 750ml

Allergy information: Contains Sulfite

Producer: 

Weingut Aldinger

Schmerstr. 25 / Ecke Lutherstr.

70734 Fellbach

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Ribafreixo Gaudio Reserva 2015

The aromas of spices and black fruits in jam, with gently toasted flavours and hints of vanilla, are in perfect harmony with the palate, already well-defined with silky  and soft tannins. The result is a robust, striking and very gastronomic wine.

Classification: DOC Alentejo 

Grape Varieties: Alicante Bouschet (80%) and Touriga Nacional (20%)

Food pairing: This is an excellent wine for grilled red meats, as well as game or typical stew dishes.

Recommended serving temperature: 15-16°C

Alc. 14% vol.

Total Acidity: 6.3g/l

Total Sugars: 1.1g/l

pH: 3.52

Exclusively fermented in French oak vats. Aging for 13 months in new French oak barrels. 16 months of bottle staging. 

Awards:

Gold at the 2019 Portugal Wine Trophy

Silver Medal at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019

Volume: 750ml

Allergy information: Contains sulfite

Ribafreixo Lda.

Adega Moinho Branco

7960-212 Vidigueira, Portugal

19,90 €

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Buitenverwachting Christine 2012

This Bordeaux style blend consists of Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc, The wine offers rich red fruit characters reminiscent of ripe cherry and black currant with dark chocolate and tobacco undertones.

Vinification: 28 days skin contact, fermented with pure cultured yeasts.

Grape Variety: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon & 45% Cabernet Franc

Food pairing: Entrecote and Game, Game Fish

Awards: 4,5 Stars John Platter, Goldmedal S.A. National Wine Show Veritas (2011), 4,5 Stars John Platter (2010)

Alc. 14,83% vol. 

Res. sugar: 1,8 g/l

Total acidity: 5,5 g/l

Total SO2: 38 ppm

Allergy information: contains sulfite

Importer

Weinland Ariane Abayan GmbH

Erikastraße 67 

20251 Hamburg

20,40 €

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Dautel Spätburgunder GG Schupen 2016 / Pinot Noir GG Schupen 2016

Smell of dark fruits and smoke; taste of dark berries and liquorice ; elegant finish with nice acidity and harmonious tannin

Grape Varities: Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir

Area: Würtemberg

Tasting: Dry

Food: Irish lamb, black salsify, wild garlic risotto

Drinking temperature: 16-18°C

Vinification:

gentle grape processing, selection of evey single berry, long mash fermentation in traditional wood chests, spontanious fermentation and

maturing in small oak barrels for 12 months, aging in a big barrel for another 10 months 

Viticulture:

wind protected southern vineyard; vines are a selection of different clones; sustainable viticulture, yield reduction by cutting the grapes and

green harvest, selective grape picking from only the mellowest grapes 

Alc.: 13,5% vol. 

Residual sugar: 1,1g/l

Acidity: 5,1g/l

Soil: gypsum soil

Allergy information: Contains Sulfites

Producer: 

Weingut Dautel

Lauerweg 55

D-74357 Bönnigheim

Germany

Fotos by "Andreas Durst"

27,90 €

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Kanonkop Pinotage 2016

A complex and fruity wine with red and black fruit flavours when young. After some bottle age this wine will start to show some farmyard, earthy and forest floor characteristics.

Varietals: 100% Pinotage

Food pairing: Red meat or spicy Asian style dishes when young Better with lamb or mutton when matured.

Alc. 14,5%

Vinification: Fermentation took place in open concrete fermenters at 28°C. The cap was punched manually every 2 hours and the juice was drawn off the skins after 4 days.

Maturation: Matured for 16 months in 75% new 225 litre French and 25% second fill.

Volume: 750ml

Allergy information: contains sulfite 

Weinland Ariane Abayan GmbH

Erikastraße 67

20251 Hamburg

29,90 €

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De Toren Fusion V 2016

De Toren Fusion V 2015 reveals a truly pure and complex flavour, with aromas of black cherry, cedar and dark berries. This left-bank Bordeaux styled blend is supported by subtle hints of fennel, blueberries and dark, bitter chocolate. An exquisitely stylish departure for sophisticated connoisseur tastes is offered with each luxurious sip. Soft as spun silk, with a lingering hint of sweet fruit on the back palate, this is a wine that will only improve with age. Hence, enjoyment of this vintage will be multiplied with a few years of ageing in your cellar.  The iconic Left Bank-based blend from De Toren, Fusion V is meticulously crafted from Bordeaux’s ‘Noble Five’ varietals and, with its complex flavours of liquorice, black cherry, cedar and dark berries, it offers a stylish departure for sophisticated oenophilic tastes.Soft as spun silk, with a lingering hint of sweet fruit on the back palate, this is a wine that will only improve with age.

Grape Varieties: 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Malbec, 19% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot, 7% Pertit Verdot

Food Pairing: With nuanced and complexed flavours, our renowned De Toren Fusion V wine pairs exceptionally well with perfectly tender grilled or roast lamb, with garlic, rosemary, and a hint of honey lemon. 

Decanting: To release all the flavours please decant at least one hour before consumption. It is recommended to serve this wine at optimal temperature (15-18 degrees Celsius). 

Alc. 14,5% vol. 

Residual Sugar: 2,7g/l

Total Acidity: 5,7g/l

pH: 3,57

Vinification:

Aged in a climatized barrel room (16 degrees Celsius at 80% humidity) for 12 months in 50% new and 50% second fill, 225 Liter Oak barrels.

Ninety percent French Oak and Malbec had the benefit of American Oak. 

Allergy information: Contains suliftes

Producer:

De Toren Private Cellar

Polkadraai Road

Stellenbosch

South Africa

33,90 €

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Aldinger Fellbacher Lämmler Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir GG 2017

An intense pinot noir smells like black currant and juniper berry.

The wine has spicy notes and a perfect acid and wood fusion.

Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir / Spätburgunder

Tasting: Dry

Fermentation: 

Premazeration with 70 % whole grapes. Fermentation with the natural yeast in french wooden fermenters.

18 month vilification in Barrels.

Vinification: 100 % Barrique, 16 month

Serve temperature: 16-18°C

Alc.: 12,5% vol. 

Residual sugar: 1,6g/l

Acidity: 5,9g/l

Storage property: 10-15 years

Allergy information: Contains Sulfite

41,90 €

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Lämmler Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir 2016 GG

In the glass with a ruby-red core and cherry-red rim.

Fresh autumn leaves, mint, violets, bourbon vanilla, porcini mushrooms, roasted hazel nuts and undergrowth. Delicate fruit notes of red and black forest berries and sour cherry.

Initially powerful and concentrated on the palate, then picked up elegantly and animating by juicy acidity, which leads through the silky, dense-meshed tannins with a great length. A long-distance runner! 

Grape Varieties: Spätburgunder / Pinot Noir

Area: Würtemberg

Certification: Organic wine

Tasting: Dry

Food pairing: Fits to expressive and complex dishes with game, wildfowl, roasts, rabbit, mushrooms, earthy, roasted fish dishes

Drinking temperature: At 16-18°C in a big Burgundy wine glass

Vinification: Traditional maceration on the mash with whole bunches and berries, spontaneous fermentation,

aged in 50 % new and 50 % old 300-ltr-oak barrels

Alc.: 13% vol. 

Residual sugar: 1,7g/l

Acidity: 5,1g/l

Drinking window: 2019-2030

Soil: Coloured marl, pebble sandstone 

Yield: 25l/ar

Story:

VDP.GOSSE LAGE® distinguishes German vineyards with the highest quality.

There are maturing the best wines with expres- sive character of terroir and maturing potential.

The dry wine from a vineyard classified as VDP.GROSSE LAGE®, is called VDP.GROSSES GEWÄCHS®.

This wine comes from our oldest vineyard, which is called "Brenner" in our family, at 360m above sea level. 

Allergy information: Contains Sulfites

Producer: 

Weingut Schnaitmann

Untertürkheimer Straße 4

70734 Fellbach

46,90 €

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Hartenberg "The Stork" Shiraz 2015

Voluptuous aromas of ripe dark and red fruit combine with spicy notes on the bouquet. The palate shows an abundance of berry flavours, smooth, silky tannins and a bold finish.

Region: Stellenbosch

Grape Variety: Shiraz

Food pairing: Dijon & herb-crusted rack of Lamb served with a simple jus

Barrel Ageing  18 months in 90% new French oak barrels, 10% 2nd fill

Alc. 14,29%

Residual Sugar: 2.6g/l

Total Acid: 5.9g/l

pH: 3.46

Awards: 

2015 vintage Gold medal Sommelier Wine Awards 2019 

2015 vintage Wine Merchant Magazine Top 100 

2015 vintage Gold medal 2019 Syrah Du Monde (placed in the top 4)

2015 vintage 4 ½ stars (94 points) Platter’s SA Wine Guide

2014 vintage  96 pts Tim Atkin SA Wine Report

2014 vintage   4 ½ stars Platter’s SA Wine Guide

2013   94 points Tim Atkin, 93 points Robert Parker, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

2012   93 points Tim Atkin, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

2011   93 points Tim Atkin SA Wine Report (June 2015), 92 points Robert Parker, 4½ stars 

Allergy Information: Contains Sulfite

Producer: 

Hartenberg Estate

Die Boord, 7613,

Stellenbosch, South Africa

49,90 €

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Hartenberg "The Mackenzie" Bordeaux Blend 2015

The classic Bordeaux varietals combine in an elegant mixture of dark fruits and ripe cherries, with vanilla cigar box and chocolate aromas.  The palate starts with silky soft tannins, with hints of lead pencil and ends with a long finish.

Region: Stellenbosch

Grape Varieties: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon,13% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot

Food pairing: Rich meat dishes with a savoury jus, leg of lamb or sirloin on the bone with red wine jus.

Production: Limited to 14 barrels

Barrel Ageing: 18 months in 75% new French oak, 15% 2nd fill, 10% 3rd fill.

Maturation: 10 to 15 years from vintage

Alc. 14,42%

Residual Sugar: 2.8g/l

Total Acid: 5.9g/l

pH: 3.44

Awards: 

2014    4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

2013    94 points Tim Atkin, 91 points Robert Parker, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

2012   Silver Outstanding IWSC 2015, Gold Medal Decanter 2015, 92 points Riscura Red Hot Awards 2016, 94 points Tim Atkin, 4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

2011   94 points Tim Atkin SA Wine Report (June 2015), 90+ points Robert Parker, 5 stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

2010   4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

2009   4½ stars Platter's SA Wine Guide

Allergy Information: Contains Sulfite

Producer: 

Hartenberg Estate

Die Boord, 7613,

Stellenbosch, South Africa

59,50 €

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Kanonkop Paul Sauer 2015 - 100 points by Tim Atkin

A complex perfume of plush black fruit, including cassis, black plum and sour cherries, complemented with layers of tobacco cedar wood and cigar box undertones. The full rich expression of the 2015 vintage, which is expressively fruit forward and opulent, will stand the test of time, and will be very rewarding to those, with some patience. 

Region: Stellenbosch

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Cabernet Franc 15%, Merlot 15%

Vinification: 5 days on skins in open fermenters - @29°C cap punched manually every 2nd hour

Maturation: 24 months in new 225 lit French Nevers - medium toasted

Food suggestions: classic meet dishes

Age of vines: On average 27 years

Alc. 14,47% vol.

T/A: 6.3

R/S: 2.8

VA: 0.71

PH: 3.53

Allergy information: Contains Sulfites

Producer: 

Kanonkop

Elsenburg 7607

South Africa

99,90 €

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Continuum 2015 by Tim Mondavi

The dark, rich core of the 2015 Continuum has aromas of cacao, black currant, cardamom and savory wild herb.

On the palate it is layered and supple, revealing black cherry and roast espresso notes intertwined with mountain minerals and a hint of tangy orange spice. The wine is lush with ripe chocolaty tannins that lead to a long, expressive finish.

2015, though small in volume, is a mighty vintage for Continuum; one to savor today or age and appreciate for decades to come.

Varietals:  46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Cabernet Franc, 17% Petit Verdot, 6% Merlot

Decanting: 

For the fullest sensory experience we encourage decanting Continuum, to allow the wine to breathe before serving.

Decanting awakens the wine’s more purely fragrant expression and enhances the suppleness of the palate.

Vintage Notes:

The 2015 season was the fourth year in a drought cycle with unseasonably warm weather and drier than normal soils.

The vines responded by breaking dormancy mid-February resulting in an early bud break.

An untimely cold snap led to a drawn out pollinization period significantly hindering fruit set, especially in the Cabernet Sauvignon blocks.

This resulted in dramatically lower yields, reducing our estate production by half the normal harvest. Yet the 2015 is actually a blessing in disguise. Looser clusters allowed greater light and airflow which, along with above average seasonal temperatures, led to consistent ripening and steady evolution of phenolics. A particularly vinous and tactile vintage, it is rich and succulent, revealing great depth of character reflective of this unique site and season. 

Production:

Continuum is 100% estate grown, produced and bottled.

All fruit was selectively hand-harvested into small lug-boxes, sorted before and after de-stemming, then gravity fed into French oak tanks or concrete tanks for fermentation. After fermentation, all lots were drained, with pomace pressed separately, to 68% new small French oak barrels for malolactic fermentation and aging. The wine was clarified slowly and naturally through the use of traditional settling and racking techniques and bottled without fining or filtration. Each vineyard lot was tasted and carefully considered when assembling the 2015 blend. The 2015 spent a total of 22 months in barrel.

Wine Growing:

100% of the 2015 Continuum was grown on our Sage Mountain Vineyard on Pritchard Hill in the eastern hills above Oakville.

Our 38 acres of mature estate vineyard, with vineyards planted in 1991 and 1996, has a variety of western and south facing aspects with plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Merlot. In addition, new plantings were added in 2010. 

Alc. 16% vol.

Awards & Ratings: 

Antonio Galloni: 98+/100, James Suckling: 100/100

Inhalt 750ml

Allergy information: Contains Sulfites

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Opus One 2014 by Robert Mondavi & Phillipe Baron de Rothschild

The 2014 Opus One exudes subtle aromas of fragrant florals, fresh garden herbs and forest floor that give way to a concentrated blend of red cherry, blackberry and black currant.

Fine-grained tannins offer a velvety texture and complex structure that builds to a long, vibrantly fresh finish with a touch of mocha.  Enjoyable now, the wine will delight for years to come. 

Vintage: 

The 2014 vintage was precocious – marked by the earliest bud break in our history.

Timely rainfall and a continuation of mild and dry conditions throughout the year allowed the grapevines to support the slightly higher-than-expected yields. Following a near-perfect growing season, harvest commenced on September 5th just as the grapes reflected an ideal balance between freshness and concentration. After an early rainstorm, there was a brief pause; but the succinct harvest was completed on October 7th.

Region: Napa Valley

Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon 80%, Petit Verdot 7%, Cabernet Franc 6%, Merlot 5% and Malbec 2%

Alc.: 14,5% vol.

Ratings & Awards:

 

Skin Contact: 20 days 

Barrel  Aging: 

18 months in new French oak

Allergy information: contains sulfite 

349,90 €

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Opus One 2015 by Robert Mondavi & Phillipe Baron de Rothschild

Initial dark fruit, spice and baking aromas in the 2015 Opus One are interwoven with seductive notes of violet, black tea, and sage.

The entry is vibrant with ripe dark fruit flavors of plum, blackberry and blueberry followed by hints of vanilla and cocoa.

Silky, fine-grained tannins provide structure and a creamy texture.

The wine finishes with fresh acidity and a rich, lingering finish that promises longevity in the cellar. 

Vintage: 

Marking the warmest year since 2008, the 2015 growing season set are cord for early bloom.

Drought conditions persisted, and rainfall was erratic, with most of the much-needed rain falling at the end of the previous year and supplemented by only a single storm in February, which was enough water to sustain the vines.

Cooler conditions during flowering ultimately lead to a smaller number of berries on each cluster and lower than average yields.

Warm summer months led to advanced veraison, which was followed by perfect ripening conditions.

Harvest began on September 1 with short pauses; heat spells and continued warmth allowed for the berries to be steadily picked at their ideal maturity. The harvest was completed on October 8. 

Region: Napa Valley

Varietals:

Cabernet Sauvignon 81%, Cabernet Franc 7%, Merlot 6%, Petit Verdot 4%, Malbec 2% 

Alc.: 14,5% vol.

Awards & Ratings: James Suckling 98/100

Skin Contact: 21 days 

Barrel  Aging: 

18 months in new French oak

Allergy information: contains sulfite 

359,90 €

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Opus One 2010 by Robert Mondavi & Phillipe Baron de Rothschild

The 2010 vintage will be long remembered as a uniquely demanding year.

Mother Nature was capricious and challenging in presenting us with tremendous variability –

unseasonably cold days, untimely rain fall, and surprisingly sunny and hot days.

While colder than normal, the leaves were able to produce the needed sugar, while the grape berries developed lovely and complex flavor and

aroma components. Bud break and flowering were eight days later than the 5-year average. Unexpectedly high temperatures in late August and September allowed the vines to finish the growing season very well. Having left the sufficient number of leaves on the vines so as to have a full canopy, our grapes avoided possible sunburn from this late season heat. The success of the 2010 harvest was assured when we correctly assessed the early maturity of the grapes and had the confidence to pick at the first sight of ripeness. Harvest began on September 23 and succinctly concluded thirty-one days later on October 23. Aromas of fresh blackberry, rose petals, chocolate and espresso accentuate a profound tapestry of fruity and earthy nuances. Round velvety tannins enrobe a silky texture with a slight touch of minerality. The flavors of dark fruit are enhanced by the well integrated acidity. The acidity and tannin structure promise a very long life ahead for this wine.

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon 84%, Merlot 5.5%, Cabernet Franc 5.5%, Petit Verdot 4% and Malbec 1%

Skin contact: 19 days

Barrel Aging: 18 months in new French oak

Alc. 14% vol. 

Awards: 

Galloni 97

James Suckling 96

Storage: up to 2030

Allergy information: contains sulfite

Producer: 

Opus One vinery 

1144 Oakville Cross Road

Oakville, CA 94562 USA

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