Stonecroft is the tiny, family-owned winery set in the heart of Gimblett Gravels in Hawke’s Bay. The current owners are Dermot McCollum and Andria Monin. Their passion for organic viticulture and their incredible terroir is reflected in the production of some of the most thrilling expressions of Syrah in the New World. Their wines have become a hallmark for Syrah in New Zealand: intense, elegant and fruit-driven, but capable of significant bottle development. The estate produces no more than 3,000 cases each year, making Stonecroft one of the true boutique wineries in the country.
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
Bottle 75cl £172.68
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
Bottle 75cl £32.68