Posts Tagged: Airoldi Fine Wines

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2012 Roc d’Anglade Rouge. Vin de Pays du Gard. Languedoc, France. 12.5%

50% Carignan 25% Mouvedre 15% Grenache 10 % Syrah No new oak and sees whole bunch fermentation for 18 days. Vibrant purple in appearance This is a wine full of energy that is lively on the palate. Certainly wakes the

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2012 Roc d’Anglade Rouge. Vin de Pays du Gard. Languedoc, France. 12.5%

50% Carignan 25% Mouvedre 15% Grenache 10 % Syrah No new oak and sees whole bunch fermentation for 18 days. Vibrant purple in appearance This is a wine full of energy that is lively on the palate. Certainly wakes the

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2012 Domaine Pierre Bories “L’Ile aux Cabanes”. AOP Corbières, France. 14.5%

A blend of 50% Carignan and 50% Grenache. Nose of dark chocolates, black cherries and liquorice spice. Vibrant purple in colour. Medium to full bodied palate, with most of the flavour staying up front. Rich, ripe sweet black and red

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2012 Domaine Pierre Bories “L’Ile aux Cabanes”. AOP Corbières, France. 14.5%

A blend of 50% Carignan and 50% Grenache. Nose of dark chocolates, black cherries and liquorice spice. Vibrant purple in colour. Medium to full bodied palate, with most of the flavour staying up front. Rich, ripe sweet black and red

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2013 Le Hameau des Ollieux “Lo Petit Fantet d’Hippolyte”. Corbieres, France. 14%

A blend of 80% Carignan, 10% Syrah, 10% Grenache. Manual harvested. Full carbonic maceration. Playful label designed by the owner’s daughter.     Fragrant nose of cherries, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Reminiscent of Christmas at home… eating cherries and smelling the

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2013 Le Hameau des Ollieux “Lo Petit Fantet d’Hippolyte”. Corbieres, France. 14%

A blend of 80% Carignan, 10% Syrah, 10% Grenache. Manual harvested. Full carbonic maceration. Playful label designed by the owner’s daughter.     Fragrant nose of cherries, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Reminiscent of Christmas at home… eating cherries and smelling the

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2013 Domaine des Poëte, Le Sauvignon des Poëte. VDP Touraine, France. 12.5%

This wine is 100% Sauvignon Blanc and comes from the appellation of Touraine, which sits in the Loire Valley in France. It spent 6 months on lees. Nose of crunchy Granny Smith apple and hints of flinty, smokey minerality. On

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2013 Domaine des Poëte, Le Sauvignon des Poëte. VDP Touraine, France. 12.5%

This wine is 100% Sauvignon Blanc and comes from the appellation of Touraine, which sits in the Loire Valley in France. It spent 6 months on lees. Nose of crunchy Granny Smith apple and hints of flinty, smokey minerality. On

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2012 Chateau Simone Rosé. Grand Cru de Provence. Appellation Palette Controlee, France. 14%

Okay everyone, this is one serious Rosé and we are lucky to have it available here in Australia. Let me explain. Earlier this year, I was in Paris on holiday with my family. As one does, I went shopping in

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2012 Chateau Simone Rosé. Grand Cru de Provence. Appellation Palette Controlee, France. 14%

Okay everyone, this is one serious Rosé and we are lucky to have it available here in Australia. Let me explain. Earlier this year, I was in Paris on holiday with my family. As one does, I went shopping in

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2010 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc. Côtes de Duras. 13%

A blend of 60% Semillon 25% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle. Spent 12 months in oak barrels, after fermentation. The Côtes de Duras region is located in the South West of France.     Light Apricot in colour. Aromas of white flowers, apricots

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2010 Domaine Mouthes Le Bihan “Vieillefont” Blanc. Côtes de Duras. 13%

A blend of 60% Semillon 25% Sauvignon 15% Muscadelle. Spent 12 months in oak barrels, after fermentation. The Côtes de Duras region is located in the South West of France.     Light Apricot in colour. Aromas of white flowers, apricots

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2011 Clos 56 Pomerol. 13.5%

100% Merlot. 12-15% months in 100% new oak barrels. This has to be one of the easiest wine names to remember. The grapes for this wine come from a tiny parcel of vineyard that is 0.56 Hectares in size, hence

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2011 Clos 56 Pomerol. 13.5%

100% Merlot. 12-15% months in 100% new oak barrels. This has to be one of the easiest wine names to remember. The grapes for this wine come from a tiny parcel of vineyard that is 0.56 Hectares in size, hence

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2010 La Dame de Onze Heures. Saint Emilion Grand Cru. 13.5%

85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon from organic certified vineyards. Dame de Onze Heures, translates as the 11 o’clock lady. Named after a little flower that flowers at 11am everyday and only grows in the ideal situations.

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2010 La Dame de Onze Heures. Saint Emilion Grand Cru. 13.5%

85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon from organic certified vineyards. Dame de Onze Heures, translates as the 11 o’clock lady. Named after a little flower that flowers at 11am everyday and only grows in the ideal situations.

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2009 Chateau Martet. Reserve de Famille. Bordeaux Sainte-Foy AOC. 13.5%

This is 100% Merlot and spent 18 months in new oak barrels I had never heard of this part of Bordeaux before. Quick bit of research shows that the vineyards for this wine sit about 25kms away from Saint Emilion.

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2009 Chateau Martet. Reserve de Famille. Bordeaux Sainte-Foy AOC. 13.5%

This is 100% Merlot and spent 18 months in new oak barrels I had never heard of this part of Bordeaux before. Quick bit of research shows that the vineyards for this wine sit about 25kms away from Saint Emilion.

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2007 Chateau Le Chatelet. Saint Emilion Grand Cru. 13.5%

A blend of 79% Merlot 21% Cabernet Franc. On the nose, this clear ruby wine has aromas of redcurrants, cranberry, along with lifted mint and aniseed notes. This spicy, medium bodied wine has flavours of red cherries and plum. Hints

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2007 Chateau Le Chatelet. Saint Emilion Grand Cru. 13.5%

A blend of 79% Merlot 21% Cabernet Franc. On the nose, this clear ruby wine has aromas of redcurrants, cranberry, along with lifted mint and aniseed notes. This spicy, medium bodied wine has flavours of red cherries and plum. Hints