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    Variety: Saperavi 100%

    Of all Georgia’s grape varieties, saperavi is the one that is most exciting wine writers in the west. Saperavi is Georgia’s national grape, and translates as “inky” – referring to the depth of colour usually found in a saperavi wine. Saperavi is high in both tannins and acidity, making it an excellent wine for cellar aging.

    Place of production: Saperavi grapes are sourced from the main micro-zones of Mukuzani, Akhasheni, Khashmi, Kindzmarauli, Napareuli, Kvareli and Kondoli in the Kakheti region of Georgia.

    Fermentation: After four days on the skins, the wine is pressed off and finishes primary fermentation in tanks before undergoing secondary Malolactic fermentation at 25/27°C. Warm ferments help produce a fleshier character to the final wines.

    Tasting profile: Saperavi wine boasts a delicious aroma typical to this variety with the hints of fresh grapes, cherry and vanilla. The traditional blackberry and mulberry flavours of the Saperavi wine are perfectly combined with the notes of oak.

    Food pairing: Long-lingering finish and sweet mulberry characters go well with kebab, steak and pork ribs.  

    Awards:

    Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2012 - Bronze

    IWSC, Hong Kong 2012 – Bronze 

    Georgian Valleys/Tbilvino
    2013
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £11.59
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    Variety: Saperavi 100%

    Place of production: This red dry wine is produced from specially selected Saperavi grapes harvested in the controlled appellation Napareuli micro-zone of the Kakheti region on the left bank of the Alazani river. Vineyards are situated at 400-500 meters above the sea level.

    Fermentation: After four days on the skins, the wine is then pressed off and finishes primary fermentation in tanks before undergoing secondary Malolactic fermentation at 25/27°C. Warm ferments help produce a fleshier character to the final wines.

    Tasting profile: This wine has an aroma traditional to this variety – a rich taste with balanced tannins is perfectly combined with notes of oak and is distinguished with an intensive red colour. Wines from Napareuli are often distinguished by “bloodier” and “meatier” flavours, reminiscent of tempranillo.

    Food pairing: Goes well with lamb BBQ and hot meat dishes. 

    Georgian Valleys/Tbilvino
    2013
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £11.99
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    Variety: Saperavi 100%

    Place of production: Mukuzani is Georgia’s most renowned controlled appellation region for dry red wines. It is found on the banks of the Alazani River in the Kakheti region of Georgia. The 246 ha vineyards are located at 350-750 meters above the sea level on the mountain slopes with medium latitude. Mukuzani wines are traditionally left in oak for longer periods than other saperavi wines.

    Fermentation: After four days on the skins, the wine is then pressed off and finishes primary fermentation in tanks before undergoing secondary Malolactic fermentation at 25/27°C. Warm ferments help produce a fleshier character to the final wines.

    Tasting profile: Mukuzani wine has an aroma traditional to this variety, with notes of ripe cherry, almond and vanilla. Velvet taste of tannins is complemented by the notes of oak, with long lasting finish.

    Food pairing: Mukuzani’s complex characters match well with charcuterie and red meats. 

    Awards:

    Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2012 - Commended 

     

     

    Georgian Valleys/Tbilvino
    2013
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £13.49
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    Variety: Saperavi 100%

    Special Reserve signifies a premium wine from the Tbilvino portfolio. Special Reserve wines are produced in limited quantities of only a few thousands bottles, from well matured, fresh and high-quality grapes. Lengthy aging in oak barrels completes a range of wines with a unique taste and complexity.

    Place of production: The wine is produced from specially selected Saperavi grapes sourced from the Mukuzani micro- zone in the Kakheti region. Mukuzani is Georgia’s most renowned controlled appellation for dry red wines.

    Fermentation: After four days on the skins, the wine is transferred to oak barrels for fermentation.

    Aging: 100% of the wine goes to French oak barrels for 10-12 months to create a complex palate of oak, tannins, fruit and vanilla.

    Cellaring: Saperavi can cellar for many years. While aging it undergoes a considerable change, with tannins become round and sweet.

    Tasting profile: The wine has clear tones of smoke, blackberry, black currant and is characterized with long-lingering aftertaste.

    Food Pairing: Mukuzani Special Reserve matches well with smoked cheese, potato chips, roasted rabbit, chicken cooked in red wine, fried pork and various meat salads. Mukuzani goes ideally with “Bozbashi” (spicy tomato soup with mutton or lamb meatballs), barbeque, lamb haunch, fried kidney and different patés. 

     

    Georgian Valleys/Tbilvino
    2013
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £29.99
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    A cross between ancestral Zinfandel (known locally in Croatian as Crljenak Kaštelanski) and Dobričić grapes - Plavac Mali is the primary red wine grape grown along the Dalmatian coast of Croatia.
    The name refers to the small blue grapes that the vines produce: in Croatian plavo means blue; mali means small.
    Plavac Mali is known for producing rich, flavorful wines that are high in both alcohol (typically 12% but up to 17%) and grape tannins.
    Common flavours and aromas include blackberries, dark cherries, pepper, and spices. Croatian wines from this grape include the reds from Dingač and Postup (both growing regions on the Pelješac peninsula).
    Skaramuca's Plavac is fresh, light, fruity and easy-drinking.

    Skaramuca
    2014
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £10.99
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    A wine with refined aromatics. It has traces of caramel and a hint of plum jam.
    The palate matches the nose. It is rich with a touch of vanilla from aging in French oak for one year.
    An expertly balanced wine.
    Pairs particularly well with red meats and tuna steaks.

    Skaramuca
    2013
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £14.00
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    A grape that originally arrived from Germany in the eighteenth century and is now regarded as a traditional variety in the Villány area.

    Simple tank fermentation at controlled temperatures has brought out the juicy, gently spicy fruit with its moderate colour and typically light tannins.

    What the critics say:

    Inky tannins and damsony fruit//lovely, bright fruit, nice balance of fruit and tannins, delicious. 17/20
    John Radford, 2008

    Bock
    2015
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £11.99
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    This Bordeaux grape is rarely found elsewhere in the world vinified as a single variety, but in Villány, it seems to have found a new home. It ripens consistently without the green herbaceous notes than can mark the variety elsewhere. It has been planted in the area for over 40 years and is no upstart newcomer.

    Bock’s Cabernet Franc has been made using classic red wine fermentation techniques, and aged for 14 months in second-fill Hungarian oak barrels, which Bock seasons himself to ensure the quality of the oak. 

    Bock
    2014
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £15.00
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    Best summed up as, Bordeaux meets Burgundy via Villány...

    The 'Bock Royal Cuvee' is largely made up of Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir, with a small portion being Cabernet Franc and Merlot.

    Matured for 22 months in a mixture of new and old barriques, its colour is a beautifully deep purplish red - reminiscent of pomegranate. Enticing sweet spices come through on the palate. And on the nose, aromas of chocolate and vanilla.
     

    Bock
    2011
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £20.00
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    Produced from Syrah/Shiraz grown in Bock’s most southerly vineyard, it was aged in new oak barrels for 18 months.

    This is a deep red coloured wine with an aromatic spicy nose, an intense core of black fruits and a backbone of supple tannins.

    This year, the Bock Syrah won silver at the Syrah du Monde competition.

    What the critics say:

    Deep, dark red. Gorgeous rich raspberry bouquet with lots of fruit and supple tannins on the palate, as well as peppery notes
    Brett, The Wine Maestro

    Bock
    2012
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £29.99
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    The winery’s flagship wine and Mr. Bock’s personal favourite; this is a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Cabernet Franc (30%) and Merlot (10%). Aged in new small-sized oak barrels for 24 months. Then, bottle-aged for a further 2 years. This is a serious wine, well-rounded and elegant with subtle notes of cherry and tobacco. Stunning!

    Bock
    2012
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £34.99
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    It gives us great pleasure to be able to offer you this rare vintage of the Bock Cuvee. 

    Aged in small new oak barrels for 18 months.
    The '99 is an exceptionally balanced and well-rounded Bordeaux-style wine.
    Made from Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Cabernet Franc (30%), and Merlot (5%).

    We recommend decanting and allowing this wine to breathe for an hour, before serving in Burgundy glasses.

    Available for a limited time only!

    UK Stock Levels: 24 bottles

     

    Bock
    1999
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £54.99
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    Jancis Robinson OBE, MW - 16 Points
    www.jancisrobinson.com

    A Malatinszky trademark, and the result of nearly a decade of experiments with Kékfrankos.

    It was Csaba’s recognition that Kékfrankos needed to be treated in a more Burgundian way that led to the concept of blending with Pinot Noir and creating this unique blend. It was aged in oak for 10 months and the result is a fresh, spicy and elegant wine.

    Malatinszky
    2007
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £15.00
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    The Malatinszky Noblesse Cabernet Franc is one of Hungary's most iconic red wines in recent years.

    But, please don't take our word for it! Click on the link below for a description of this gold medal winning wine from Decanter magazine:

    http://www.decanter.com/dwwa/2013/wine/malatinszky-noblesse-cabernet-fra...

    'Noblesse is Malatinszky’s middle range of wines. Fresh and fragrant with good life, and some real richness, on the palate. Lovely stuff' Jancis Robinson OBE MW, 2010

    ‘A very appealing example of Villány's flagship red grape. Bright ruby with crushed berry aromas and a hint of ground coffee. Medium in weight with gentle forward fruit and supple tannins’ Caroline Gilby MW, 2010
     

    Malatinszky
    2009
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £24.99
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    A fine entry-level example of this indigenous grape variety. An elegant and fruity wine, with distinctive sour cherry aromas and flavour.

    Fermented in stainless steel, with a small proportion going into Hungarian oak for 6 months.

    What the critics say:

    For me, Takler’s wines show bright fruit and charming personality, with elegance, velvety structure and balance. I was particularly impressed with the Kékfrankos, as it represents great value
    Robert Giorgione

    Takler
    2015
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £9.99
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    A complex, full-bodied wine made from a grape variety that is becoming more and more well known for its exemplary vinification in Southern Hungary.

    All the more impressive for being 100% Cabernet Franc, this wine is a firm favourite among wine educators. Aged for 12 months in second-fill oak barrels. Takler’s Cabernet Franc will please the most ardent of wine enthusiasts.
     

    Takler
    2014
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £14.00
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    Voted Best Red Wine at ‘Pannon Wine Challenge, 2011’ (Judging Panel: Caroline Gilby MW, Isabelle Legeron MW and Matt Kramer); this modern, ultra-high quality take on what used to be known as “Bull’s Blood” has proven incredibly popular at our tastings, often being mistaken for a fine Bordeaux.

    A classic Hungarian blend of indigenous Kékfrankos with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Deep ruby in colour, creamy-textured, rich, round and full-bodied. Perfect for drinking now, or can be laid down for another few years.
     

    Takler
    2012
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £20.00
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    The local Kékfrankos is Takler’s favourite grape and this reserve wine has been hand-picked from selected sites among the family’s own vineyards. It was made using only the ripest grapes at yields as low as 1.5kg per vine and was matured in new Hungarian oak for 16 months.

    It won top red wine in 2008 at Hungary’s most highly regarded wine competition, the Pannon Bormustra.

    What the critics say:

    16 months in oak, spicy, soft-fruit nose//big structure with firm tannins and a long, austere but elegant finish. 17/20
    John Radford, 2009

    Takler
    2013
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    Type:
    Red Wine
    0.75 l
    £20.00