Succeeding to his father in 2005, Aurélien Verdet tirelessly carries on the Domaine legacy of organic viticulture and chiselled pure wines. The Domaine now comprises holdings in the Hautes Côtes de Nuits, Vosne Romanée villages, 1er Cru Beaux Monts, 1er Cru Nuits Damodes and Boudots all of which are organically certified. Aurélien's passion for his vines, which are all meticulously tended to produce the highest quality fruit, translates to a very low intervention approach in the cellar. His wines are a pure joy to discover and to cellar.
Hailed a curvy, racy beauty from Antonio Galloni and a fascinating wine from Monica Larner, Sassicaia 2017 is one of the most anticipated releases of the year. Sassicaia 2017 is a blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc. In her preview assessment of the wine, Larner describes incredibly well the tension existing from vintner and vintage and how, like...more
An impressive release that speaks volume of the pedigree of Tenuta San Guido’s wines. Guidalberto is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. A voluptuous nose charged with blackcurrant, black cherries, damson notes is rained in by mineral, almost balsamic hints of black olive, mint, tomato leaf and fresh black pepper. The exuberant nose of youth shouldn’t distract from the...more
Lifted sappy notes on the nose add complexity to the ripe red fruit and floral perfume. The core is taut and spicy with red and black fruit encased in velvety tannins. A fine vein of fresh acidity running through the wine enhances the black pepper aromatics. The finish is long, mineral driven and spicy. Drink from 2020.Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £36.68
Beautiful, intense smoky red briar fruits, dried flowers and subtle oak spice on the nose lead to a palate which shows deliciously ripe red fruit swathed around a taut, smoky core. There is an ethereal beauty to the long perfumed finish of this wine. Delicious. Drink from 2020.Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £82.28