Great Vintages

Our Wine Show Wines

Australia

Silvern Shiraz  - 19.97  - 92 Pts James Halliday - Sku 11420

Silvern , whose name comes from the "Ode to Newfoundland". An exceptional value! This is bouncy, floral, bumptious and very easy to drink. Satsuma plum, black cherry, anise and violet notes ricochet across a medium to full bodied palate, supported by relaxed acidity and dusty, easy-going tannins.


Majella The Musician  - 19.97 - 90 Pts James Halliday - Sku 5533

A Cab/Shiraz Blend, well know and available at this show only!

Excellent depth and complexity with ripe blackberry and herbs shining in an elegant and structured frame. This is an approachable wine that over-delivers time and time again. Match with herbed roast beef cooked rare, or cellar for 2-3+ years.


France - Burgundy

The Jean Francois Protheau wines were sold in error to the NLC in Canadian Dollars instead of Euros. As a result, these wines will either no longer be available or will increase in price by 30%. The red and white are both excellent wines ( sold out on first night last year) and there is a limited inventory available at current prices...…….First come, first serve!


Jean Francois Protheau Macon Villages  - 21.03  -Sku 19782

Chardonnay

Pale golden yellow. Aroma: fresh, flowers and no overwhelming chardonnay scent. Flavour: Dry, fresh, flower and herbs. Smooth aftertaste.


Jean Francois Protheau Bourgogne  - 22.72  - Sku 19783

Pinot Noir

Colour: Cherry red. Aroma: Dark fruit, cherries and blackberries. Flavour: Complex, cherries, hints of mint and vanilla. A lot of dark fruit and vanilla in the aftertaste.


France - Southwest/Rhone

Domaine Clavel Saint Gervais  - 22.06  - 90 Pts WE  - Sku 21131

Cotes du Rhone Syrius

Grenache Blend

Ripe but balanced, this full-bodied red offers equal parts juicy black-fruit flavor and earthier nuances  and dried herbs. It's approachable and juicy yet structured with fine, penetrating tannins. 


Domaine Beauvaquiere Vacqueyras  - 29.10 - Sku 21136

Another Rhone find! Grenache Blend

A nose of black fruits and spices. A palate with silky tannins and a full body.


Clos des Miran  - 25.24 - Sku 21137

Cotes du Rhone bio/organic

Syrah/Grenache Blend

A deep purple colour, this wine offers a flattering nose of fresh fruits as well as a consistent palate followed by a fresh a slightly spicy finish. Ideal with tasty red meats or spicy dishes.


Artos Lacas Corbieres - 17.60 - Sku 19786

A Syrah stunner! sold out on first night of last years show.

This wine with an intense ruby colour offer small red fruit aromas (blackberries, cherries) combined with spicy notes. In the mouth, there is a long and harmonious finish. It will make a wonderful accompaniment to meats, either grilled or in sauce, as well as pastas and cheeses.



France - Bordeaux and East

Chateau German  - 24.30  - 91 Pts  James Suckling- Sku 18685

Cotes de Castillon Merlot

Château German is a lovely wine from Alain Aubert, one of the most respected producers in the Castillon. It opens with aromas of blackberries, sweet plum, spices joined with minerals and a smoke character. Medium-bodied with a fine, velvety texture which expands nicely on to a mineral and tobacco laced finish


Chateau de Ribebon  - 22.95  - 90 Pts James Suckling- Sku18684

Bordeaux Superior Merlot Blend

Dark red color in the glass. Violet and broken milk chocolate on the nose, In the glass the wine showcases a blueberry and cocoa, some higher tones of citrus and pine needles on the palate. Fantastic daily drinking wine.


Domaine de Lamothe  - 15.84  - Sku 18682  - Wine Enthusiast "Best Buy"

Cotes de Gascogne Colombard/Chardonnay

A blend of Colombard and Chardonnay, this wine is crisp and fruity. It has attractive bright acidity with lemon fruitiness and a mineral texture. The wine is ready to drink. 


Soupcon de Fruit Cabernet D"Anjou Rosé  - 19.42  - Sku 21130  

Loire Valley Rosé with a touch of sweetness.  Produced with the Cabernet Franc grape , this semi-sweet very fruit wine should be served cool. It goes beautifully with melon, Asian-style dishes and fruit tarts. Is also very enjoyable alone as an aperitif.


Spain

Veleta de Solana Tempranillo - 17.23 - 91 Pts James Suckling  -Sku 21132

The quality of the grapes produces an aromatic wine  with hints of ripe blueberries and fleshy plums, easy drinking but maintaining a respectful and generous final structure between fruitand spicy, a perfect balance of acidity. 


Veleta de Poniente Garnacha  - 19.24  - 91 Pts James Suckling - Sku 21133

A ripe red, showing plums, black cherries and hints of vanilla and underbrush. Full body, firm tannins and a vibrant and powerful finish. Drink or hold.


Vina Zorzal Tinto Malayeto  - 40.63  - 94 Pts Robert Parker- Sku 21134

The single-vineyard Garnacha 2016 Malayeto comes from 2.39 hectares of vines averaging 35 years of age  at 520 meters in altitude on limestone soils. It's a bright ruby colored red, wine with tons of spices, herbs, flowers, notes of bay leaf, thyme and bright personality. It has a light to medium-bodied palate with unnoticeable oak with complex stone minerality, a dry and long finish. This is really delicious and a good value, possibly the freshest of the Garnachas I tasted .This is a bargain, one to buy by the case.RP


Vina Zorzal Tinto Garnacha  - 19.24  - 90 Pts Wine Advocate - Sku 21135

The fruit-driven and heady 2016 Garnacha is a blend of grapes from 12 vineyards in the village of Fitero, higher in altitude and fresher than most of what surrounds it where the Mediterranean influence is stronger. It's juicy and supple, with a nice mouthfeel, ideal for food


Italy

Villa Reale Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG - 21.97 - Sku 21339

Rich and pleasantly floral bouquet with traces of of ripe apple.

Great with all white meats and seafood and as an aperitif.


Villa Reale Chianti Classico DOCG  -19.97 - Sku 21334

The aromas of this complex red wine range from cherries and plums to gladiolus flowers and earthy flint. The tannic, oak-aged flavors are bright and round, with a dry, warm, fresh earthy finish.