An Armit Wines exclusive and a Faiveley monopole high on the slopes of Gevrey, this elegant and appealing wine has a bouquet of sweet plums and blackcurrants with notes of exotic smoke. On the palate, supple cherry flavours and seamless tannins are balanced by a refreshing raspberry and cassis character which leads to an impressive finish. A wine which could be approachable in a few years, it has the energy and structure for long ageing. Drink from 2021.
Le Serre Nuove dell’ Ornellaia 2016 benefits again from an exceptional vintage that highlights all the features ofBolgheri’s exceptional climate. Dark in colour, the wine shows a charming nose of perfectly ripe red fruit and spices. Thepalate is rich and well-rounded with beautiful velvety-textured tannins that coat the palate. A wine that combinesimmediate pleasure and great ageing capacity. Axel Heinzmore
Bottle 75cl £45.08
Le Difese offers a taste of the estate behind Sassicaia immediately on release. The name is a local term for the tusks of a wild boar. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese, the wine offers bright, crunchy red cherries and damson, with a herbal lift of fennel and tea leaves and a hint of bonfire woodsmoke. The 2017 vintage...more
Bottle 75cl £18.68