2014 BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES Domaine Rochette
Lovely core of cherry, blackberry and raspberry fruit, palate has freshness and grip, nice acidity gives balance to the berry fruit with great length.
DELICIOSA MANZANILLA Valdespino
Light, pale, fresh, crisp, a delightful summer aperitif, and like the Inocente, should be tried with fish, which it accompanies much better than many of the classic matches (Chablis, Sancerre etc... ( more info )
2013 MORELLINO DI SCANSANO Heba Fattoria di Magliano
A red with a pretty tension and compression of fruit on the palate. Medium body with polished, integrated tannins and a clean finish. Bright acid backbone. Drink now.
James Suckling, www.jamessuckling.com
NIEPOORT Dry White
Delicious, rich but balanced an intense style of White Port beautifully made this makes a wonderful aperitif - As featured by Kate Goodman on the BBC Food and Drink programme Monday, 11th March,... ( more info )
2011 CABURNIO Tenuta Monteti
The 2011 Caburnio offers an unusual level of freshness and vibrancy for the year. A wine of aromatic lift and finesse, the Caburnio graces the palate with a bevy of sweet floral notes, silky tannins, red berry fruit and... ( more info )
Antonio Galloni, www.vinousmedia.com
2014 CHABLIS Domaine Adhémar et Francis Boudin
Nice tension on the nose, citrus, mineral, stones, palate is taut with good grip, ripe full acid, mineral, citrus, good weight and length will develop further with time.
INOCENTE Fino Valdespino
The best Fino on the market, single vineyard (Macharnudo district) and barrel-fermented, a bit fuller bodied than most. A perfect accompaniment to smoked fish (and almost any other fish dish) as... ( more info )
2013 CHABLIS 1er Cru Fourchaume Domaine Adhémar et Francis Boudin
Full straw-yellow. Lime and crushed stone on the nose. along with some of the tropical fruit character typical of the vintage. Silky-smooth but nicely dry on the palate, and a bit less exotic tha... ( more info )
Stephen Tanzer, www.vinousmedia.com