Antonin Noir is a red wine based on Merlot blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, harvested from the Marnisi Estate in Marsaxlokk. Fruity characteristics of cherries, blackcurrants and blueberries make this wine enjoyable in its youth while the 12 months ageing in French oak barrels gives it a velvety finish on the palate and excellent ageing potential.
GRAND MAITRE ‘ANNATA FRA MARTIN GARZES’ MARSOVIN ~ MALTA
Dedicated to the Grand Masters of Malta by Special appointment to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. The blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc coming from the Ghajn Rihana Estate produce a full-bodied red wine of unique character which is aged for at least 12 months in new French oak barriques.
ITALIAN RED WINES - BARBERA D`ALBA ‘RUVEI’ MARCHESI DI BAROLO, PIEDMONT
A wine that offers fantastic value for money. Based on the Barbera grape, the second most important of the Piedmont region. The wine offers a range of fruit flavours, a nice structure and a refreshing acidity that makes it very food friendly.
GATTINARA ‘TRE VIGNE’ TRAVAGLINI, PIEDMONT
The other face of Nebbiolo. Complex bouquet of baked fruit, mushroom vegetation, leather and tobacco. Warmly alcoholic palate, long and well balanced. The best grapes from this winery, from the best sites, add a touch of velvet to the finish. A rare find! For the wine lover that wants to taste something else from Piedmont.
MONFERRATO ROSSO ‘IL BACIALE’ G. BRAIDA, PIEDMONT
A wine with an intense, brilliant ruby red colour. The aroma contains a bouquet of spices, with coffee and dark berry fruit. The taste is warm, pleasing and has a nice mouth-feel, with notes of plum, pepper and cinnamon. A complex and elegant wine with nice acidity.
BAROLO MARCHESI DI BAROLO, PIEDMONT
Barolo’s grandeur is set off by the length of time it spends maturing and ageing, partly in oak casks and partly in the bottle, depending on the characteristics of each vintage; unique in its magnificent expression of full-bodied balance.
Mazer” in Valtellina dialect means “good, beautiful and generous” three definitions appropriate to the Inferno Mazèr of Casa Negri, a red wine of special quality made only in the best years from selected Chiavennasca ie Nebbiolo grapes vinified according to innovative criteria. The name Inferno relates to the steep slopes and the high summer temperature.
VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO MONTRESOR, VENETO
Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara make this fruit driven wine full of flavours reminiscent of wild cherries.
AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO BOLLA, VENETO
Created from the very finest grapes, painstakingly aged in the ancient manner and bottled in exceedingly small vintages, Amarone stands as one of the world’s treasured red wines. The grapes are specially selected from the upper parts of the grape cluster because they receive the most direct sunshine and therefore are the ripest. After aging in the finest oak barrels the wine that emerges is a wine of a ruby-red colour with a dry, rich, complex flavour.
The nose opens to clean aromas of black cherry over nuances of dried plum and spicy, sage-like herbs. The palate is remarkable for its balance, showing abundant but well-integrated tannins, a tasty acidity, and a finish in harmony with all its components.
ROSSO DI MONTEPULCIANO FASSATI, TUSCANY
The wine shows a brilliant ruby red colour. The nose reveals intense, clean and pleasing aromas with hints of cherry, violet and blueberry followed by aromas of carob, plum, cyclamen and hints of vanilla. The mouth corresponds well with the nose, a slightly tannic attack that is balanced by alcohol, good body and intense flavours. The finish is persistent with flavours of plum and cherry.
INSOGLIO DEL CINGHIALE TENUTA DI BISERNO, TUSCANY
Concentrated ruby color with purple hues. The nose is intensely fruity with a hint of spicy oak. The palate is balanced and harmonious, with rich fruit and a good backbone of tannins. Insoglio del Cinghiale will gain in complexity as it matures in bottle.
CHIANTI RUFINA ‘NIPOZZANO’ RISERVA M. DE` FRESCOBALDI, TUSCANY
A wine with a clear and intense ruby red colour and an aroma that lies between cherry, strawberry and plum. The palate is round, with hints of tannins that are well distributed.
LE VOLTE TENUTA DELL` ORNELLAIA, TUSCANY
Produced following closely the Tenuta dell’ Ornellaia’s philosophy, Le Volte is the result of the research and selection of the best Mediterranean terroirs in Tuscany. Elegant and enjoyable, the wine is characterised by ripe berry fruit aromatics and flavours, a generous, round mouth feel and an attractive long finish.
BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO TENUTE IL POGGIONE, TUSCANY
Brunello is the prince of Montalcino wines, produced exclusively from Sangiovese grapes picked by hand from vines at least 20 years old. Tenuta Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino is matured for 3 years in French oak barrels. Ruby red tending to garnet, very intense, persistent nose with red fruit notes. Warm, balanced flavour with velvet-smooth tannins. Long-lasting aroma.