Teperberg Sangiovese Red (2012)

Teperberg Sangiovese Red (2012)

We love Teperberg wines! Based in the lower Jordanian hills, it is one of the largest wine producers in Israel. This bottle is part of their Silver series which are entry-level wines (ie. cheaper). Sangiovese is originally an Italian grape from which all Chiantis are made of. A velvety grape with quite low levels of… Continue Reading Teperberg Sangiovese Red (2012)

Galil Alon Red (2011)

Galil Alon Red (2011)

2011 was one of the Israel’s best vintage years (it wasn’t too hot…). Galil Mountain is a sister company of Golan Heights/Yarden wine manufacturers located in upper Galilee. This is a lovely fruity Cabernet Sauvignon wine with an added small quantity of Syrah grapes to add some spice. Dark, cherry red aroma. A dry, very… Continue Reading Galil Alon Red (2011)

Alfasi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Red (2011)

Alfasi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Red (2011)

Great wine from Chile. Alfasi’s winemaker Hector Saldivia and his experienced team work with well over a thousand hectares (more than 2,500 acres) that are planted in international red grapes as well as Chardonnay. Saldivia trained at Château Lafite-Rothschild, one of the most notable wineries in Bordeaux. This dark purple wine is rich and very… Continue Reading Alfasi Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Red (2011)

Domaine de la Commanderie Chinon Red (2012)

Domaine de la Commanderie Chinon Red (2012)

An amazing classic wine from the French Loire valley which will take your palate by surprise. It’s fruity Cabernet Franc with an obvious raspberry aroma is a totally unique experience. Light body. A superb red with true pedigree. Tips: Fish, chicken, veal, dark chocolate, cheese. Winery: Domaine de la Commanderie Price: £15.00 Mevushal: No Country:… Continue Reading Domaine de la Commanderie Chinon Red (2012)

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)

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)