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Wonderful Vinho Verde, now in a handy half size bottle!
Casa De Vilacetinho is one of the oldest brands of the region, once being part of a large Benedictine Monastery overlooking the River Duoro.
This is a light, crisp Vinho Verde with white fruit aromas and a slight spritz, it’s the perfect summer drink and only 10%.
The ‘La Patagua’ project from Vinos Inacaya sets out to create excellent value wines, as naturally as possible, that faithfully reflect the place they come from.
An aromatic wine full of citrus and tropical fruit, with good acidity that keeps the flavours fresh. Drink this on warm summer’s day – perfect for a picnic!
Refreshing like a white wine, with the complexity of red wine. This orange wine is made by leaving the grape skins and seeds in contact with the pressed juice, creating a deep orange-hued finish. This is a complex and structured wine, with elegant but discreet fruit flavours of stone fruits, backed up with a powerful tannin structure and long finish. A natural minimal intervention wine which is well balanced and structured yet pure and incredibly fresh.
Founded in 1995, CasalFarneto is a 35 acre estate whose key to success is to manage traditional winegrowing and winemaking techniques with modern facilities and an eco-sustainable approach towards nature and the surrounding area.
The winery has been entirely covered by a roof garden planted to vines allowing for a double experience: the pleasant visual continuity with the landscape and a constant underground temperature inside, where the barrels are stored.
This is such a great wine, with delicate fruity aromas, floral hints of apple and citrussy notes, and the typical almond aftertaste.
Wildehurst Wines is a boutique winery in Swartland producing two ranges of wines with minimal intervention winemaking techniques. The Velo range is easy drinking and fruit forward. This white is full of peach and nectarine aromas and tropical fruit flavours with fresha acidity and a touch of elegance.
Herdade Do Portocarro is a project located on the border of Peninsula De Setubal and Alentejo regions. The aim is to produce the finest wines in limited and exclusive quantities for wine lovers to enjoy the quality. Typically the wines are tense and earthy, but also have a freshness and elegance to them.
An excellent dry white, fresh green apples, subtle floral notes and white fruits.
A blend of Trajadura, Arinto & Loureiro, this Portuguese Vinho Verde is a collaboration between winery Quinta Do Ermizio and top London restaurant and magazine, Noble Rot. Local artist Jose Mendez provided the eye catching label. Gaining a bit of a cult following, this wine is a limited production that is dry, fruity, zesty and refreshing and really really easy drinking.
Pair with grilled or baked fish, salads and sunshine. Chin Chin!
OLBIETA reflects the characteristics and essence of Mediterranean wines. Vines are situated at high elevation and not far from the Mediterranean coast. The influence of the vineyard soil (slate) and the Mediterranean climate create a true expression of terroir combined with white fruits and flowers. Aromas of pear, lychee, fennel and citrus fruits. Complex, fresh and mineral with great length on the palate.
Echeverria is a winery in Chile’s oldest wine regions, Curicó Valley. With a view for sustainability, the vines are even irrigated by the melting snow off the Andes Mountains. Winemaker Roberto Echeverría Jr is inspired by his French heritage and so focuses on producing wines from French varietals in his own style of blending New World innovation with Old World elegance. The 80 year old cellar also houses a museum which holds many relics of winemaking including a French grape press from the 1930’s.
‘No es Pituko’ is Chilean slang for ‘it ain’t fancy’ reflecting the fact that this wine was vinified naturally, without any additions at any stage. Vibrant aromas of peach and tropical fruits are layered with buttery notes and balanced by a refreshing natural acidity.
Sustainable agriculture from old vineyards with a high chalk content. The Tardana fruit comes from un-irrigated bush vines at 400 m altitude. This native grape variety its so adapted to the terroir that it ripens very late, in October, after the reds. Scrummy white fruits, flowers, ripe pears. Creamy and well balanced acidity.
Fattoria di Vaira is one of the largest biodynamic farms in Italy. Here they cultivate vegetables, grains and cereals, and produce fresh cheeses, olive oil and honey. After several years of applying biodynamic practices, their soil has been restored, reaching a degree of purity similar to wild soil.
Very crisp and mineral, with rich citrus fruit, green apples and warm lees character – perfect with oysters of course!
Ramilo Family Wines are a fourth generation winery that strongly believe their future is in their ancestors’ roots, hidden in the Lizandro River slopes and in the sandy properties of Colares, among the terraces and ancient stone walls of the old family vineyards. Brothers Nuno & Pedro are now producing wonderful, fresh wines from low-yielding vineyards or indigenous grapes with a strong Atlantic influence.
Ramilo Branco is a great example of expressing terroir and blending knowledge. The Arinto brings acidity, structure, and citrus vitality, while the Viosinho and Alvarinho bring body, riper fruit, and aromatic elegance. Atlantic influences the local climate and leaves the wine with a slightly savoury salinity and pithiness to the finish, which balances things and makes it very food friendly.
Winemaker Thierry Haberer has been making wines around the world for over a decade. He has spent time working in Bordeaux and Napa Valley in the USA before settling at the Holden Manz Wine Estate in Franschhoek Valley, one of South Africa’s premiere winemaking regions. The estate boasts 22 hectares of exclusively red grape varieties; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah.
Featuring a nose and palate of peach, melon and quince along with buttered broche and honey on the finish from a judicious use of oak, this Chenin Blanc is rich and utterly charming.
Pair it with roast chicken, pulled pork or fresh tuna and your tastebuds will thank you forever…
Mas Blanch i Jové is a small winery with 17 hectares of land producing harmonious wines, packed with fruit, character and soul. The vineyards are situated in the mountains, 700m above sea level which gives a freshness to the wines which perfectly balances the fruit. They don’t use pesticides or herbicides and have been certified Organic since 2015. In addition the winery is fully powered by solar energy. and all wines are vegan friendly and low sulphur.
A skin contact white wine from a very old variety, sourced from high vineyards in the heart of the Gredos mountains. Fuller-bodied for a white, with great mouthfeel and texture. Lots of great flavours of orchard fruit and florals, plus some sweeter notes, though a dry wine!
If you are not familiar with orange wines, then this is a great place to start! This little Sicilian wine offers all of the characteristics of natural, orange wine, rich, pithy fruit character, savoury herbs, ginger and spices. Ideal for curries and classic Sicilian dishes.
Herdade Do Portocarro is located on the Peninsula De Setubal, south of Lisbon. This is a blanc de noir, made from pressed Sangiovese grapes, then fermented in oak and stainless steel.
A really different and interesting wine. Fresh, minerally, fruity, zesty. Grapefruit and orange flavours with a little lime and salt. A great match for many foods.
Davenport Winery started in 1991 when Will Davenport planted 5 acres of vines at Horsmonden in Kent. Always a supporter of organic farming practices, the winery was one of the first in England to be certified fully organic in 2000.
The benchmark wine of the Davenport Winery, aromatic peach and floral fruit made from Bacchus, Ortega, Faber, Siegerrebe and Huxelrebe, with a soft creamy texture.
Niepoort have been making wines and ports in the Duoro Valley since 1842, the business being passed through five generations. Nat Cool is naturally “cool and funky”. It represents an innovative concept initiated by Niepoort, where various producers came together to create light and easy-to-drink wines.
Cloudy, natural Vinho verde with a slight sparkle. Fresh, vibrant, citrussy, perfect for picnics. It needs to be in a litre bottle as otherwise it runs out too quickly!
From our favourite Austrian winery, this top Riesling comes from their highest vineyard (340m above sea level) and is the first single vineyard Riesling in their portfolio; it has been awarded as a winning wine in the 2018 Wine Merchant Top 100 competition.
Founded in 2007, Pheasant’s Tears produces artisanal natural wines with ancient Georgian techniques, growing rare endemic grape varieties and harvesting with organic processes. Their name comes from a Georgian tale in which the hero claims that only a wine beyond measure could make a pheasant cry tears of joy, and with family winemakers that have been making wine for 8 generations as well as Georgia’s rich soil, Pheasant’s Tears strives to meet this standard.
A classically made orange wine with aromas of raw honey, walnuts and apricots which follow through onto the palate. A full bodied wine that’s quite versatile on the table but will stand up well with roasted chicken or even, duck and quail.
‘Tee’ is named for the use of green tea in the making of this wine. Loveblock were amazed at the antioxidant properties of green tea, known in Japan and China for centuries but now being discovered in fields such as medicine and beauty, and so they are exploring its use in wine. Aromas of verbena and chamomile followed by flavours of mandarin and grapefruits, notes of herbs and spices.