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Gosset Champagne

Aromas of pear and honeysuckle perfume the bouquet. This is a beautifully balanced champagne with a long, expressive finish.

Gosset only uses juice from the first and best pressing of grapes, and unlike most other producers, initial fermentation is still carried out in small oak barrels. Riddling and disgorgement are performed by hand. Significantly, and in contrast to virtually all other houses, Gosset Champagnes do not undergo a malolactic fermentation, resulting in a heightened acidity, slower maturing wines and that inimitable Gosset style – powerful and full-bodied, of unrivaled richness and staying power – in other words, some of the world’s most legendary Champagne

St.Patricks Day Special’s 

Check out some of these great wine’s for St.Patricks Day 👍🍀🍀

Varietal:  Greg Norman Sauvignon Blanc

One of the most commonly planted and cultivated white wine grape varietals in the world is the Sauvignon Blanc. This green skinned grape originated in southern France, where it is still grown today and produced into exceptionally high quality wines. However, it is also very much a varietal of the New World, and can be found almost anywhere with the correct climatic conditions for it to thrive in. Generally, Sauvignon Blanc grapes prefer cooler climates, and benefit best from an early harvest. Too much exposure to heat causes the juices inside the fruit to lose much of their character, and results in flat, uninteresting wines devoid of the grapes’ usual bite and crispiness. In many countries, Sauvignon Blanc grape juices are aged in barrels, and are allowed to undergo malolactic fermentation, which transforms this dry and refreshing, zesty and fruity white wine into something far mellower, more buttery and refine.
Winery Vina Santa Rita – Red Blend

Region: Valle Central

The Valle Central of Chile is widely regarded as being one of the oldest ‘New World’ wine regions of earth, with a history that extends back over five hundred years to the time of the first European settlers in South America. Whilst they were mainly preoccupied with planting vines for the production of sacramental wines, today, the wine industry of Valle Central has never been stronger. With a wide range of vines flourishing in the region, thanks to the many micro-climates the valley provides, wineries can make the most of their particular location and produce fully ripened grapes of exquisite flavour and character. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Carmenere grow very well all throughout the various areas within Valle Central, and the region is developing a serious reputation for excellence on the world stage.

Fowles – Shiraz

Rated 91 by Robert Parker

Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2013 Are You Game? Shiraz offers notes of blackberries, black cherries, cassis, blueberries, some black pepper, violets and a hint of cloves. Medium to full-bodied and richly fruited in the mouth, it offers beautifully rounded, perfectly ripe tannins and a long, perfumed finish. An absolute bargain of a cracking Shiraz!

HOBNOB Cabernet

Hobnob Cabernet Sauvignon is a trendy French red wine and is very well known.  Hobnob’s wines come from the Languedoc region of France which produces over a third of the grapes in the country.

Hobnob wines can be found in most package stores and is a popular wine in many restaurants.

It’s an easy open wine with a twist top.

Alcohol content of Hobnob Cabernet Sauvignon is 13.0% by volume, per the bottle.

Price for Hobnob Cabernet Sauvignon about $9.99 per bottle, but prices range widely depending on where you shop for your wine.

Chateau de Calavon Red Wine

Château de Calavon, a domain of 115 acres, is located in Lambesc, in the heart of the Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence appellation. It is the first winery to be founded in this village. Owned by the Audibert family for five generations, it is now run by Michel Audibert and his team.

The vines are planted on terraces facing southeast, in stony soil that is a mixture of limestone and clay. The grape varieties grown for red and rosé wines are Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, and Cinsault. For whites, varieties include Vermentino and Clairette.

The estate uses traditional methods of cultivation, which show respect for nature, terroir, and environment. No pesticides, herbicides, or chemical products are used in the vineyards, as the estate is in the process of converting to organic production. Château de Calavon produces wines that are ready to drink but still able to age.

Penfolds Cabernet

ORIGIN McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek, Wrattonbully, Barossa, Padthaway.
MATURATION 12 months in French (12% new) and American oak (14% new) hogsheads.
VARIETY Cabernet Sauvignon.
FIRST VINTAGE 2012.

Decades of investment in new vineyards across the best wine regions of South Australia afforded the Penfolds winemaking team the opportunity to craft a new wine, designated Bin 9. The first vintage was made at the Penfolds Nuriootpa winery in 2012. Adherent to Penfolds multi-regional philosophy, Bin 9 is sourced from vineyards across South Australia with a significant portion sourced from the ancient soils of McLaren Vale. Grapes were carefully selected on merit to suit this contemporary expression of Cabernet Sauvignon. Bin 9 can be enjoyed in the full flush of youth or cellared for the medium-term. A hallmark of the Bin wines is their ability to gain something extra with the passage of time. Further bottle maturation of this Bin 9 Cabernet Sauvignon will yield layers of complexity that are for now hiding behind brooding youthful fruit and subtle oak