Wine born from the Banfi adventure in the Bolgheri area. A vintage with a fairly regular vegetative trend, in which the heavy rains of mid-September were the only critical moment. Thanks to the actions taken in the vineyard and, then, in the cellar, the quality results were excellent.
Complex aromas, characterized by hints of small red fruits accompanied by notes of tobacco and licorice. Soft wine with sweet and elegant
tannins. and a long and persistent finish.
Thanks to the good structure and elegance that distinguish it, Aska goes perfectly with game dishes like stewed roe or tortelli with wild boar
The wine ages for 2 years in various sizes oak barrels; the wine is subsequently aged in bottle for an additional 8-12 months before release. Deep red color, with a bit of garnet. The scent is pleasant and complex, with hints of plum, ripe cherry and red fruits, well integrated with notes of licorice and tobacco. On the palate is full, with a powerful and elegant structure and soft and harmonious tannins. The finish is very persistent.
Aged for 12 to 18 months in Slovenian oak barrels. Rich with notes of cherries, plums, and iris. Taste: Deep cherry and leather flavors with subtle wood notes. Supple tannins, good acidity, and a lingering finish. Perfect with flavorful roasts, pastas, and cheeses.
A cru of select vineyards immediately surrounding the medieval Castello Banfi, historically known as Poggio alle Mura (the walled hilltop), in the southern part of Montalcino. Fermented in stainless steel with traditional maceration. Aged for a minimum of four years, including at least 24 months in oak (90% in French barriques and 10% in Slavonian casks) and 24 months bottle aging before release.
A Brunello born in the estate vineyards that the zonation studies, which started in 1980, identified as the most suitable for Sangiovese. Elegant and balanced Brunello, with a good persistence, complex and sweet aromas and with an important but soft structure and a nice final acidity.
A medium to full bodied wine showing intense ripe dark berry fruit aromas. A touch of fruitcake and some cinnamon spice.
The palate is dense with blackberry preserve and smoky oak flavours and lovely lingering fruit sweetness.
Lovely red berry and darker fruit aromas, notably blackcurrant, plum and lifted violets with a touch of black olives. These characters continue onto the palate supported by layers of nutmeg, cinnamon and spice oak flavours, with a hint of vanilla.
An elegant wine with aromas of mixed berries, dark chocolate and violets. The palate is smooth with blackcurrant and spicy oak flavours and finishes with fine chalky tannins.
Enjoy with any of your favourite meat dishes.
This wine shows vibrant primary fruit flavours of plums, red berries and spices. Finishing soft and round with velvety smooth tannins.
Malbec is rarely seen as a varietal wine but here at Bleasdale and in Langhorne Creek it stands on its own two feet and performs well enough to earn its stripes.
Negroamaro is a dark-skinned grape variety that has been associated with the Puglia region in southern Italy for at least 1500 years. Most commonly found in a blend, alongside Primitivo, Malvasia Nera, Sangiovese or Montepulciano, Negroamaro is valued for its deep color, medium-full tannins and dark berryfruit flavors.
Carmes de Rieussec takes its name from the founder of the estate, the Carmelite Monks. The annual production of Rieussec is close to 5,000 cases of Sauternes per year. Rieussec is close to the top of the Sauternes pyramid.
Generous nose with jammy notes of white fruit, evolving towards bitter orange.The attack is delicate, the wine then develops superb power with notes of fresh pineapple. The palate is full-bodied with well-integrated wood. Well-balanced and concentrated, the finish is long and lingering.
Impressive richness and clarity of red and dark berries. Lightly spiced-pastry aromas, too. The palate has a very crisp, polished and groomed tannin texture, as well as super fresh flavors that carry long. Great wine.
This wine, under the same ownership as Margaux estate Mongravey, is a well-structured blend with 70% Cabernet Sauvignon. The 100% new-wood aging gives the wine an intensely toasty, dry character at this young stage. But the great black-currant and berry fruit is developing as well.
Chateau de Callac Graves Rouge comes to us from Graves, France. On the nose you will get notes of herbs and spices, along with a light barn smell. On the palate yo will get a light sweetness followed by a long, dry finish. Sharp tannins. Chateau de Callac Graves pairs well with either beef, lamb, or venison.
The harmonious balance of these grape varieties gives it a great finesse. The permanent work done in the vineyard in the purest tradition of Bordeaux produces a wine with a deep red color, a nose of ripe red fruits, slightly spicy with vanilla notes and delicate oakiness. On the palate the attack is supple with balanced tannins, fruity and very fresh. A balanced and harmonious wine.
A wonderful right bank discovery, this excellently-valued Bordeaux offers an abundance of red cherry, cassis, and dark berry aromatics. Nicely textured, this has good weight and a rich mouthfeel. There are also medium, well-integrated tannins and a long finish. Enjoy this gem now or over the next several years.
This wine is enchanting with spices like ginger and cinnamon blending in a sharpening of the nose. It is richly endowed with the taste of prune, it has a touch of chocolate and is mesmerizingly fruity. The taste lingers in the mouth. The tannins will develop in time. It is aptly named Excellence.