Every month we will be promoting new Buy The Case selections. These 12 special wines, spirits and beers will be available for tasting throughout the month at The Tasting Bar, and a selection will be featured in classes upstairs in The Cru's Nest. If you buy any 12 of these products in one purchase, you will receive 10% off the price.
Lock & Worth Cabernet Franc Rosé
This graceful rosé pours the very palest orange peach hue. Delicate pear, quiet yellow apple entices to a concentrated, slender palate. Anjou pear, subtle wild strawberry, mandarin orange pith & stone flow across a gentle pillow of fruit & whisper of residual sugar on the palate. Acidity is lifted & effortless. Beauty.
Parés Baltà Cava Brut
Wild herbs, cracked stone dominate this high quality Cava, from leaders in organic & biodynamic farming. Dry & green apple crisp, with potent lemon peel, nuts & apple peel dominating, lifted with sharp acidity & cushioned by creamy mousse.
Mud House Central Otago Pinot Noir
Bright vivid fruit is highlighted with plums & dark cherries, sprinkled with savoury dried herbs. The finish is round & supple, with well integrated oak & spice. A terrific value pinot noir.
Garnier & Fils Chablis
Classic cool climate chardonnay. This crisp and stony Chablis strikes a lovely balance between creamy lees green apple, lemon & fine spices, all lifted with lively acidity to a spicy, crisp finish.
Champagne Diebolt Vallois Prestige Blanc de Blancs Brut NV
Grand Cru chardonnay goes into this creamy, finessed & elegant Champagne. Delicate & pure, this impresses with its breadth & depth on the palate, ever holding the pristine cut & intensity. An impressive beauty.
Dageraad Brewing Burnibarian
Burnabarian is a table beer, or Belgian-style session ale – light & drinkable. Named for the city that Dageraad calls home, Burnabarian is lightly spiced with coriander and is brewed with oats for a silky mouthfeel.
Mommessin Chateau de Pierreux Brouilly
#GoGamayGo. 45 year old gamay from red granite & schist lends this impressive wine ample minerality. Delicious, lighter red brimming with floral red fruit aromas & flavours of spicy, savoury black cherries & wild plums. Fine complexity & class & fantastic value.
Bodega Norton Barrel Select Malbec
A big malbec with cassis, resin, ripe blackberries & smoky tobacco. The tannins are wood hewn & the palate veers to the astringent, ideal to pair with a thick cut of roasted beef.
This unsweetened schnapps is considered to be Iceland's signature spirit. Flavoured with caraway, it has been iconic in Iceland since 1935. Brennivin literally translates to “Burnt Wine”, but is sometimes also nicknamed “Black Death”, a term picked up during Icelandic prohibition when the government added a skull & crossbones to all bottles of booze.
Rudolf Müller Bunny Riesling
Showing Pfalz’s generous cushiness & ripe fruit, this gently off-dry wine is ripe peach, apricot fuzz, perfumed yellow & pink florals & mandarin orange. Pink grapefruit acidity refreshes while low alcohol (10%) & ample juiciness make it seriously gulpable.
Gancia Rosso Vermouth
Bittersweet & fruity aromatic aperitif from Piedmont, flavoured with woodworm, sweet & bitter oranges, cinnamon, sandalwood, cloves, nutmeg & china bark.