Sku# 78527 Aglianico del Vulture is the reigning king of red wines from Basilicata and this hearty expression shows territory-driven aromas of slate and charcoal backed by mature fruit, tobacco and spice. The mouth is greeted by intense flavors of raisin, figs and dried prunes. This beautiful cold wave makes us stretch your hands in the pantry of red and here is the Nocte, the other label’s flagship Land of Kings, whose first vintage was the 2004 full of surprises and passions in Lucania as in Irpinia. Impressive in the first place great persistence and intensity of scents: even opened the wine glass remains intact and firm on his positions even after a full day left in the glass and this, as you know, is the first sign that launches a good product . The winemaker Sergio Paternoster explanation map has wanted to focus on the pleasure also in the processing technique, both with the harvest that night with cold maceration. We would say almost a fruit wine, yes, but well away from minerality and tertiary to which we have become accustomed Aglianico del Vulture, but really nice for fans of this type, in fact prevail jam of black cherry, ripe plum followed by the a refreshing balsamic. Even in her mouth Nocte has a sweet entry, quite soft, Aglianico is revealed above all, aside from the perky fresh and inexhaustible, the secret of all pleasure, even with present tannins that make it able to cope with challenging combinations. $55.00/bottle (6)
Veglio Winery – Piemonte, Italy Production Zone Diano D’Alba Roddi Soil Medium Exposure Southwest Grape Variety Barbera Processing Soft pressing preserved in stainless steel barrels Alcohol Level 13% – 14%Characteristics Full bodied; goes well with dishes of red and wild meats, cheeses, to be served at room temp.BCLCB Product Number +161851 spec
Veglio Winery – Piemonte, Italy Production ZoneSerralunga D’Alba – Diano D’Alba (Piemonte-Langhe) SoilMedium Exposure Southeast Grape Variety NebbioloProcessing Soft pressing fermentation in stainless steel barrels. Aging In 5000L oak barrels for 2 years; refined in bottles for approximately 6 months. Alcohol Level 13.5% – 14% Characteristics Harmonic body, delicate yet intense bouquet of fruits and spices. To be served at 64F with dishes of fine red meat and game, and perfect in concluding an exquisite meal. BCLCB Product Number +526335 spec
– Saint Emilion Grand Cru
• Silver Medal – 2012 BRUSSELS WINE COMPETITION • 88/100 – “Deeply – coloured with crimson highlights. Nose of red fruits entwined with violet accents. On the palate, a more exotic style suggestive of vanilla and eucalyptus. Lovely fleshy wine with stuffing, balance yet also a measure of persistency” – 2013 GILBERT & GAILLARD GUIDE Anthongy Gismondi – 89 Chateau Beard La Chapelle – Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2010 Merlot – Cabernet Franc – Cabernet Sauvignon Saint Émilion, Libourne, Bordeaux, France BC $55.00 Peppery, cedar, earthy, liquorice nose with black cherry, floral and smoky olive aromas. The attack is dry but juicy if somewhat austere with youthful tannins in the finish. More coffee, cedar, black cherry, plum, resin and liquorice flavours mark the palate with a smoky, olive, tobacco finish. Solid concentration but youthful.
Veglio Winery – Piemonte, Italy Production Zone Diano D’Alba Soil Medium Exposure Western Grape VarietyDolcetto Processing Soft pressing fermentation in stainless steel barrels. Alcohol Level 13.5% – 14%Characteristics Aromas of cherry, blackberry, mushroom, mountain herb, a range of floral notes, and some peppery spice. On the palate berries and cherries form the core of the fruit, but these are swathed in earth, bark, dried leaves, and cocoa along with a back note of prune. BCLCB Product Number +285064 spec
Ebano Vinedos Y Bodegas – Ribera del Duero, SpainReceived a score of 90 points from Robert Parker and 88 points from Wine Spectator Awarded one of Top 100Wines in its category for the 2012 Vancouver Magazine Wine Awards Awarded GOLD in Selections Mondiales des Vins Canada 2011 Regarded as the of the top 5 wineries of this area, the Tempranillo grapes are selected rigorously on the purpose-built table and are de-stemmed prior to fermentation. This is followed by ageing for four months in French oak and then two months in bottle. Color: Black cherry, Dark ruby and intense ripe Plum coloring Nose:Aromas of ripe Blackberries, Plums and StrawberriesPalate: Incredibly smooth and full bodied with ripe Fruit, some black Liquorice and a slight Smokiness on the finish combined with sweet Vanilla notes from having spent 4 months in new French oak barrels. Grape Varietal: 100% Tempranillo Alcohol Level: 14% by Vol. BCLCB Product Number +156166
Veglio Winery – Piemonte, Italy Production Zone Diano D’Alba (Pressenda vineyard) Soil Medium ExposureSoutheast Grape Variety Nebbiolo Processing Soft pressing fermentation in stainless steel barrels. Aging In 5000L oak barrels for 12 months and then three months in the bottle. Alcohol Level 12.5% Characteristics The wine has a ruby brilliant red color with a gentle and delicate fragrance of raspberry and violet. The wine has a dry and velvety taste and a smooth finish. It goes well with risotto and fondue with truffles. As it ages, the wine is a good match with roasted meat and game. BCLCB Product Number +676841 spec