Our winter warming reds mixed case was created for those wine lovers that love to relax with a hearty glass after a day’s work or a weekend out in the cold. So it’s time to indulge with some great reds to see in those winter evenings, reds with good concentration, possessing full fruit flavours. Kick back, get comfy and enjoy 3 of our favourite reds. Embrace the cooler season with open arms – whether it’s a party for one, a party for two or a party for few, we guarantee you’ll be staying warm this season with this superb half-dozen. You can’t go wrong with two of each of the following reds to warm you up.
El Mozo Malaspidras 2015 is from a small family project with more than 40 years of history located in Lanciego (Rioja Alavesa). They have 9 hectares of vineyards spread over 18 small plots all in Lanciego, they base our project in traditional, sustainable and organic viticulture and the winemaking as natural as possible. The El Mozo Malaspidras has intense, fleshy garnet tones, and classic bright red and black fruit character from a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha. Juicy and vibrant on the palate with firm, textured tannins, subtle oak spice influence and a long, finessed, fruit driven finish.
Loveblock Pinot Noir 2015 is the next exciting chapter to unfold in the remarkable story that is Kim & Erica Crawford. Perched high on the hills overlooking Marlborough’s Awatere Valley, Loveblock is far removed from the agricultural bustle in the valley below. From here you can almost see the end of the planet; the peace li s you above your troubles. Loveblock is charged with creating the best wine they can to express this extraordinary place and its unique aspect. Deep, dark crimson with big, ripe black cherry with smoky aromas and hints of mushroom peeking out behind the rich fruit. Fleshy black plum, with layers of cherry and sweet berries that play on the palate and mingle with notes of violet.
Cossetti Barbera d’Asti ‘La Vigna Vecchia’ DOCG 2015 is produced by Giovanni Rossetti, In 1891 Giovanni Rossetti began a business that would soon prove prosperous, changing the family farm into a winery. As a land of excellent wines, full of history and well recognised by end of the nineteenth century, Monferrato was an excellent wine-growing area from which the family, with its deep-rooted ties to the area, established its philosophy of quality. Bright, clear ruby red, with ripe forest fruits, and earthy, herbal undertones. Long and incredibly moreish on the palate, with velvety smooth tannins and rich sour cherry flavours, rounded off with a lasting acidity. (A Multi award winning wine!)