September 30, 2023
Top Wines To Drink In 2019
As the saying goes ‘Wine is Bottled Poetry’, let’s see which one will be your personal bottled poetry for the evenings of 2019...
“People, who wonder if the glass is half empty or half full, miss the point. The glass is always refillable.”- Anonymous. London Wine Competition brings to you the top wines to drink from the winners of 2018 London Wine Competition. So, which one of these will own your glass tonight?
Cuvee Pazo Pondal
From the Franco sandy and slightly acidic soils Pazo Pondal brings to you Cuvee Pazo Pondal with the aroma balsamic, mint and eucalyptus. The aroma of the wine will also give you light notes of elegant pastries, cream, and honey. You’ll find an interesting minerality and a light smoked touch for your perfect evening.
Blanc de Blanc
Blanc de Blanc is a sparkling wine crafted from Hoffmann & Rathbone’s best Chardonnay base wines. The aroma brings to you fresh fruits notes with notably ripe citrus fruits at first, and then you’ll realize the notes of white flowers and peach. You feel the long and refreshing finish with the notes of nectarines and pleasant mineral quality. This might be your next great evening.
Champagne Trésor de France gives you a clear and bright wine, Rosé. By the nose, you sense the sweet aromas of marshmallow, flowers, and jam, with a slightly woody endnote. You’d also distinguish the aroma of candied fruits. You’d feel it direct and soft as its immediate mouthfeel. Best to be served between 8 to 10ºC with mini bites or toasts of salmon, shrimp or parmesan cheese.
Raimes English Sparkling brings to you the 2014 Classic, a traditionally bottle-fermented blend of three varieties, 51% Chardonnay, 29% Pinot Noir and 20% of Pinot Meunier. It is partially fermented and aged in barrels which give it a fine soft mousse. You’ll find a hint of stone fruit character. It’s simply Delicious, easy drinking and elegant.
Winemakers Collection Nelson 'Sweet Agnes' Riesling
Winemakers Collection Nelson 'Sweet Agnes' Riesling is made from the grapes that were hand-selected at the peak of ripeness with a large portion of the fruit shriveled and raisined, caused by natural dehydration. You’ll find a Pure and powerful floral and mandarin peel notes. Seifried Estate, the producer states ‘The perfect way to finish a meal.’
This Chardonnay from Imagery Estate Winery being elegant in its style on the nose gives you aromas of apple, lime, and pear. Flavors of red apple and honeysuckle coat the mid-palate, leaving a feeling of balance with a bright acid finish.
Moscato D'Asti – Rinaldi
Planning to have traditional hazelnut cake, Moscato D'Asti – Rinaldi from Rinaldi is just the perfect match for you. To your nose, it brings a scent of fruit (peach and green apple) and spices and will provide you a sweet and smooth flavor for your mouth.
Roggio Del Filare
Roggio Del Filare produced by Velenosi Vini is wine with brilliant, gleaming ruby red color with light garnet hues. As far as aroma is concerned you’ll find and Intense, complex nose, with intense scents of dark and ripe fruits such as plum and blackberry, blended in an extraordinary and fascinating bouquet of spices. To your mouth, you’ll find a pulpy mouthfeel, velvety and with just the right touch of tannin, fruits, and spices.
Grevino Pinot Noir
Grevino Pinot Noir is produced by Ca'Del Grevino. Its a dark rich garnet color in the glass. To your nose, you'll get the notes of ripe raspberry and cherry to co-mingle with toasty oak contributed by the French Oak barrel aging for over 12 months, giving the wine structure and creamy vanilla tones on the palate.
Eclipse Chardonnay is a clear, bright, pale gold wine produced by Luna Estate. To your nose, it’ll be a strong mineral with crushed rock and sea-spray complexity combined with pleasing white floral aromas. And you’ll find flavors of grapefruit and stone fruit that sit aboard an ethereal texture, driven by fine bright acidity.