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Pomino Benefizio Bianco Riserva DOC 2017
$129

Origin: Italy, Tuscany
Grape Varietal: 100% Chardonnay

Bright yellow colour with golden reflections. The nose has citrus scents, followed by elegant spicy notes of vanilla and cinnamon. On the palate it is pleasantly fresh, with hints of white flowers and toast and a creamy finish of white chocolate.

Viviani Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG 2015
$148

Origin: Italy, Veneto
Grape Varietal: 75% Corvina Veronese, 20% Rondinella and 5% Molinara

Ruby red colour. Lively nose, capturing sweet sensations of dried plum, blueberry jam, cherry liqueur perfectly integrated with complex aromas of dried flowers, cedar, liquorice, vanilla and tamarind. Smooth taste of the structure, sweet tannins and freshness balance the wine. The finish is intense and round with endless persistence.

Kanonkop Pinotage 2016
$129

Origin: South Africa, Stellenbosch
Grape Varietal: 100% Pinotage

Clean, pure bouquet of black plum, liquorice and light menthol notes that gain intensity with aeration. The palate is medium to heavy bodied with sappy red berry fruit and well-judged acidity. The oak just lends lift towards the smooth, dark-chocolate-tinged finish. Excellent.

Muga Prado Enea Gran Reserva 2011
$197

Origin: Spain, Rioja
Grape Varietal: 80% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graicano

Black-cherry coloured wine with medium depth and a deep robe. It is delicate and fresh on the nose, with an initial impression of red-berried fruit such as blackberries, spicy notes such as cinnamon, and a touch of toasted nuances from the cask recalling cedar wood, vanilla pods and autumn leaves.

Marchesi di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa DOCG 2012
$182

Origin: Italy, Piedmont
Grape Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo

This is opulent, boasting cherry, liquorice, leather and spice flavours embraced by a fleshy texture. The sweet fruit carries through to the long finish, accented by tobacco, tea and wild herb notes.