Although it is still early days, initial assessments are very positive for the 2014 Vintage, one of our longest ever, continuing all the way through to May! Frost was persistent threat in the coastal vineyards of Lolol and Paredones, but caused no severe disruption, although yields were slightly lower in these estates. Despite this, the […]
Date : Wednesday, April 10th Time : 7pm Food : bread & cheese Cost : £15 Venue : Barrels & Bottles Guest speaker Jonny Bingham is back with his collection of wines from South America. Here we look at the best cuvees on offer from Chile and Argentina. Those of you who have attended one […]
Alwa meaning sunrise is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (43%), Syrah (35%), Carmenere (20%) and Carignan (2%). Refined aromas of liquorice and dark chocolate lead to a complex palate of red fruits and spice. WHAT MAKES IT SO SPECIAL? Made using only handpicked grapes from the best selected sites across Anakena’s Cachapoal Valley vineyards. Aged […]
The Central Valley in Chile is home to Vina Casablanca, producer of the Santa Rosa range of wines. Famed for their rich, fruity, balanced styles of wines the Santa Rosa range now adds “affordable” to the list of qualities. 4 varietals are available, all costing only £7.25 including VAT Santa Rosa Sauvignon Blanc Santa Rosa […]
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The highly anticipated Don Melchor 2007 will be released to the UK market at the end of September 2010. 2007 has been hailed as an ‘historic’ vintage, widely believed to be the best for Chilean reds in over a decade. Wines from this year show a characteristic combination of intensity, lovely acidity, purity of fruit […]