Cardova Rioja Crianza Red (2009)

Cardova Rioja Crianza Red (2009)

Crianza means red wines are aged at least 12 months in a barrel plus one year in the bottle. 2009 was great vintage for Riojas creating this medium to full bodied, dark crimson-colour wine. Made with 100% Tempranillo grapes, it’s beautifully velvety with liquorice, plums and tobacco aromas. Aged in smaller American oak, which give… Continue Reading Cardova Rioja Crianza Red (2009)

Falesco Vitiano Umbria Red (2010)

Falesco Vitiano Umbria Red (2010)

This is a real ‘wow!’ wine. Falesco is a very well respected, award-winning company based in Lazio region in Italy but the grapes of this wine come from Umbria. A Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot blend in equal proportions, less fruity than Israeli Cabernet Sauvignon, but superbly well balanced. Medium to full body. Needs to be… Continue Reading Falesco Vitiano Umbria Red (2010)

Jägermeister Herbal Liqueur

Jägermeister Herbal Liqueur

Jägermeister (literally “master of hunters”) is a magnificent German herbal liquor whose ingredients include 56 herbs, fruits, roots, and spices, including citrus peel, licorice, anis, poppy seeds, saffron, ginger, juniper berries, and ginseng. Apparently these ingredients are ground, soaked in water and alcohol for 2–3 days, filtered and stored in oak barrels for about a year. After that the… Continue Reading Jägermeister Herbal Liqueur

Underberg Herbal Spirit

Underberg Herbal Spirit

It isn’t everyday that a 40 degree spirit is described as ‘an aid to wellbeing’, but that’s exactly how the Underberg website defines its very special herbal concoction. This unique product has particular digestive properties and is based on a secret and proprietary recipe, guarded by the Underberg family since the company was founded by Hubert Underberg-Albrecht… Continue Reading Underberg Herbal Spirit

Teperberg Reserve Merlot Red (2009)

Teperberg Reserve Merlot Red (2009)

Another classy Teperberg wine. This Merlot has a full, intense and deep colour. A rich & elegant bouquet of ripe black fruit aromas, eucalyptus, caramel and French oak. Soft and rich, full-bodied, well-balanced with a long, fine finish. Open at least 1 hour before serving. If you think your palate deserves a treat… Tips: Strong… Continue Reading Teperberg Reserve Merlot Red (2009)