Devlin's Mount Shiraz, South Australia, Australia 2017 Crimson red in colour with an elegant nose of summer fruits with hints of raspberry and toast. Full-bodied on the palate, with blackberry and plum flavours and hints of clove and very juicy tannins.
2017 Raza Reserva Malbec Classic deep purple. Sumptuous, rich blackberries and plums, enlivened with notes of violet, liquorice and spicy oak. Silken and opulent, but with enough heft and structure to maintain good posture. Grape Variety: 100% Malbec
2017 Ironstone Vineyards, 'Old Vine' Zinfandel, Lodi, California, USA Bright ruby colour with garnet tints. The nose is very ripe and deep, with aromas of blackberry,liquorice and raisins, with a hint of peppery spice. The palate is medium to full bodied with layer upon layer of plum, raspberry, sultana and prune flavours, backed by smoky spice…
Crozes-Hermitage Rouge, Domaine Etienne Pochon, France, 2017 Vibrant purple colour with bags of black fruits on the nose. Medium to full bodied, with blackberry, cherry and spice flavours, allied to gentle tannins and a fresh, peppery finish. Grape Variety: 100% Syrah
Cubardi Primitivo, IGT Salento, Schola Sarmenti, 2017 The nose is rich and warm, with raisin and prune notes and fresher red berry fruits. Very sweet fruited on the palate, this is a big, rich and warming wine, with gentle ripe tannins and enough acidity to balance it. Grape Variety: Primitivo
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Kerrias, Col Del Mondo, 2017 Deep coloured with a powerful nose of rich dark berries and bitter chocolate. Full bodied, with deep fruit, spice notes and ripe tannins. Grape Variety: Montepulciano
La Reserve de Leoville Barton, St. Julien, 2nd Wine of Chateau Leoville Barton, 2013 Quite deep coloured, this shows great purity of fruit and is wonderfully approachable, the ripeness wrapping a dense steely core. And full tannins. Grape Variety: 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc