'Bin 389' by Penfolds is often referred to as the younger brother of the "Grange", the flag carrier of the cellar. This is because the "Bin 389" matures in the same barrels in which, during the previous year, rested the "Grange". It is a wine that combines the structure of Cabernet with the richness of Shiraz. Rests a year in American wood barrels.
'Baroness Nadine' by Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons is a South African Chardonnay that is appreciated for class, sophistication and personality. Rests a year in French oak barriques. Attractive stone and mineral aromas with fresh lemon flowers and grapefruit shades. A delicate composition of lemon nut and light macadamia roasted. Really great.
'Director’s Cut' by Francis Ford Coppola Winery was born in the Alexander Valley where the Coppola have spent more than 20 years to restore all the original vineyards planted in the Napa Valley in 1882. Decadent and complex, this Cut is fragrant with exotic notes of nails of carnation and toasted oak. Aged in French oak barrels, it will grow for many years.
Sauvignon Blanc Diamond Collection Yellow Label di Francis Ford Coppola Winery is obtained with the first processed grapes. After fermentation, it is left to rest in steel tanks, in order to preserve all the freshness of the vine. A light and elegant white balance that delivers sweet and juicy flavors with lively acidity. Low alcoholism, citrus smells and freshness, its plus.
Zinfandel Diamond Collection Red Label by Francis Ford Coppola Winery was born from grapes of 2 different vineyards: Hog's Canyon at Paso Robles for the most loaded and concentrated clusters and some old Amador County rows for the rest. Rests for 12 months in French oak barrels. Seductive and easy to drink with lively hints of fruit and spices, it is ideal with meat dishes or aged cheeses. Try it with a good traditional pizza.
'Overture' by Opus One is made in Oakville Napa Valley over a dark volcanic soil. It is made by assembling the best of different vintages, to obtain a wine of great prestige and possibility of evolution. The five grape varieties (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Malbec) are harvested by hand. After careful selection, the berries are placed in tanks for fermentation at a controlled temperature. Timeless expression of the company's vineyards, it reveals explosive hints of fruit and sweet spices, due to the prolonged stay in cask, in its youth, but it is destined to enrich its bouquet with long refinements. Limited edition.
Chardonnay by Cloudy Bay is made in the sunny areas of Marlborough, New Zealand, from four parcels of vineyards located in four sub-zones: Brancott, Fairhall, Ben Morven and the Central Wairau Valley. After aging for about a year in French oak barrels, a powerful and exotic white of great finesse and incisive character is obtained. It encompasses the features of the land and the sea, being at the same time fresh and sunny, energetic and delicate. Fruity tones reminiscent of lemon and apple and floral tones of orange blossom, set against a mineral background. Freshness and balance with structure and personality, very intriguing.
Sauvignon Blanc 'Pioneer Block 3' by Saint Clair is a very mineral and elegant New Zealand white wine that comes from one of the most suitable areas of the whole island, the Marlborough Valley. Here the soil is deep, highly suited to viticulture, beaten by a cool maritime climate. The vinification takes place in steel containers at low temperatures, so as to maintain the fragrance of the primary aromas of the grapes. The refinement takes place for a few months always in steel. The 'Block 3' reveals a light straw yellow color, with slight greenish reflections. Aromatic bouquet, with scents reminiscent of broken rock and vegetal hints, also embellished by touches of tropical fruit and citrus. Subtle body, with a fresh and savory sip, with a finish of good persistence.
Sauvignon Blanc 'Pioneer Block 6' by Saint Clair is a New Zealand white wine with intense and elegant aromas that comes from one of the most suitable areas of the whole island, the Marlborough Valley. Here the soil is deep, highly suited to viticulture, beaten by a cool maritime climate. The vinification takes place in steel containers at low temperatures, so as to maintain the fragrance of the primary aromas of the grapes. The refinement takes place for a few months always in steel. The 'Pioneer Block 6' presents a bouquet with intensely concentrated aromas of linden leaf and crushed thyme with herbaceous green characters. Incredibly pungent taste with powerful flavors of passion fruit, grapefruit and fresh herbs. Long and persistent finish.
Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 'Wairau' is part of the high-end collection of the Saint Clair winery, and is one of the most famous expressions of New Zealand Sauvignon. Produced in the Wairau Valley, in the famous Marlborough region, it is an intense, fresh and juicy wine, rich in fruity and aromatic notes. White with a strong personality and a very territorial cut, easily attributable to New Zealand. It has a bright straw yellow color and opens on aromas of grapefruit, kiwi, white peach, passion fruit, lychee, mango, nuances of sage and tomato leaf. On the palate it is rich and juicy, with a ripe fruit, soft and full of aromas, well balanced by a fresh and persistent finish. Excellent as an accompaniment to dishes based on fish or vegetables.