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  • By Farr Shiraz 2018

    £43.99

    “From a producer and region better known for Pinot Noir, the 2018 Shiraz has some Pinot-like character, being both medium-bodied and silky textured. Darker-hued than Farr’s Pinots, it features mulberry fruit and plenty of smoky, slightly bacony nuances, perhaps even a bit of blueberry on the long, mouthwatering finish. It reminds me of an excellent Saint-Joseph in its overall profile. Drink: 2021-2028. 92 points”

    Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate (253)

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  • Ca’ del Bosco Chardonnay 2016

    £74.99

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  • Ca’ del Bosco Cuvee Prestige N.V.

    £34.99

    “Packaged in a transparent bottle and an easily recognized yellow-gold label, the NV Franciacorta Cuvée Prestige Brut is a blend of 75% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Bianco and 15% Pinot Nero. This is among Ca’ del Bosco’s most affordable and accessible sparkling wines. It offers steady consistency year after year. I’ve always loved the bouquet of this wine. It shows a slightly spicy side that reminds me of Christmas oranges nailed with cloves. In the mouth, the wine is lean and crisp with fine and persistent perlage. Drink: 2018-2026. 91 points

    Over the course of 2018, Maurizio Zanella and the team at Ca’ del Bosco began a winery enlargement project that will increase production capacity. Specifically, the estate is looking at growing its numbers of the more accessible Cuvée Prestige line. Personally, I find that line to be one of the best value buys in Franciacorta, so the news is all good.”

    Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (240)

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  • Ca’ del Bosco Cuvee Prestige Rose N.V.

    £47.99

    “The NV Franciacorta Cuvée Prestige Rosé is a blend of 80% Pinot Nero and 20% Chardonnay. It exhibits a pale pink color that has evidently been studied and carefully executed. That same attention to detail is applied to the bouquet. Delicate and vibrant aromas of forest berry and cassis emerge slowly from the glass. It also shows subtle yeast aromas of baked bread or croissant. The wine’s texture is lean and firm, and the soft effervescence serves to keep the palate clean. Drink: 2018-2026. 92 points

    Over the course of 2018, Maurizio Zanella and the team at Ca’ del Bosco began a winery enlargement project that will increase production capacity. Specifically, the estate is looking at growing its numbers of the more accessible Cuvée Prestige line. Personally, I find that line to be one of the best value buys in Franciacorta, so the news is all good.”

    Monica Larner, Wine Advocate (240)

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  • Ca’ del Bosco Maurizio Zanella 2016

    £79.99

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  • Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

    £69.95

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  • Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay 2019

    £36.75

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  • Cakebread Cellars Merlot 2017

    £61.95

    “The 2017 Merlot is deep, fruity and quite expressive. Black cherry, plum new leather, dried herbs and spice are nicely layered in a deep, resonant Merlot. Drinking window: 2020-2027. 90 points”

    Antonio Galloni, Vinous (01/20)

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  • Cakebread Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2020

    £27.95

    “Composed of 99% Sauvignon Blanc with splashes of Viognier, Verdejo and Semillon, the 2020 Sauvignon Blanc bursts with melon and lime scents plus hints of mandarin peel, fresh hay and elderflower. Medium-bodied, clean and lively, it has a great intensity of citrusy flavors and a savory finish. Drink: 2021-2023. 88 points”

    Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate (11/21)

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  • Cakebread Cellars Two Creeks Vineyards Pinot Noir 2019

    £43.75

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    Cantalupo Collis Breclemae 2013

    £46.99

    “The 2013 Ghemme Collis Breclamae is fabulous. Deep, dark and also translucent, the 2013 possesses magnificent clarity as well as structure. Black cherry, lavender, truffle, mint, spice and new leather all develop in an ample, resonant Ghemme that hits all the right notes. A rich, substantial finish rounds things out in style. The 2013 can be enjoyed with minimal cellaring, but it also has the pedigree to develop in the cellar for many years to come. Each time I come back to the 2013 it is more impressive. Drinking window: 2023-2038. 96 points

    Readers who want to explore the best Alto Piemonte has to offer will find so much to admire in these new releases from Cantalupo. The Nebbiolo Colline Novaresi is done in a style that emphasizes freshness and near-term appeal. The dual flagships Collis Breclamae and Collis Carellae show two sides of Ghemme and the estate’s vineyards. The Breclamae is dark and brooding, while the Carellae is much brighter and more floral. Aging in cask really allows the personality of both sites to come through.”

    Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate (09/20)

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    Cantalupo Collis Carellae 2013

    £41.99

    “The 2013 Ghemme Collis Carellae is brighter and also more ethereal than the Collis Breclamae. Sweet floral notes, red berry fruit, mint, sage and alpine flowers all grace the 2013. A wine of exquisite beauty, the Collis Carellae is decidedly airy, even though it has plenty of Ghemme punch too. Crushed autumn leaves, raspberry and pine all linger on the mid-weight finish. The 2013 is maybe a bit clenched, but a few years in bottle should take care of that. Drinking window: 2023-2038. 95 points

    Readers who want to explore the best Alto Piemonte has to offer will find so much to admire in these new releases from Cantalupo. The Nebbiolo Colline Novaresi is done in a style that emphasizes freshness and near-term appeal. The dual flagships Collis Breclamae and Collis Carellae show two sides of Ghemme and the estate’s vineyards. The Breclamae is dark and brooding, while the Carellae is much brighter and more floral. Aging in cask really allows the personality of both sites to come through.”

    Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate (09/20)

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