Pinot Noir

The Pinot Noir grape requires very specific conditions to grow, which makes it a difficult variety to grow economically for winemakers outside of the traditional areas of Burgundy, Champagne and Baden (Germany).

The climate of many New World regions is too warm, but carefully monitored developments in Chile have had great success. The rewards are a fine flavour and easy-drinking juice adding soft, light tannins that develop quickly and do not need to age for a long time to reach complexity.


Coleccion Carignan

Apaltagua
Central Valley, Chile

Carignan 85%, Syrah/Shiraz 12%, Pinot Noir 3%

A deep, intense ruby-red colour, the Apaltagua Colección Carignan has a powerful nose, with notes of wild fruits like blackberry and cherry, with floral notes reminiscent of Syrah and Pinot Noir. More subtle hints of sweetness and cedar are also present. In the mouth it is fresh, deep and potent, with an irresistible purity and an impressive persistence. Ageing potential from now until 2020.

ABV 14.5%

Coleccion Pinot Noir

Apaltagua
San Antonio Valley, Chile

Pinot Noir 100%

With a pale ruby-red and medium intensity, the Colección Pinot Noir has pronounced aromas of wild fruits, such as blackcurrant, raspberry with cassis and a touch of smoke from the French oak. In the mouth it is dry, with a medium-high level of acidity, and mature tannins.

ABV 14.5%

Reserva Pinot Noir

Apaltagua
Curicó Valley, Chile

Pinot Noir 100%

The Apaltagua Reserva Pinot Noir possesses a clean, brilliant, ruby red colour and emphasizes aromas of cherries and raspberries, well combined with soft notes of oak. In the mouth, it boasts smooth and elegant tannins followed by a sophisticated finish.

ABV 13.5%

Crémant de Bourgogne

Cave des Vignerons de Buxy
Buxy, Burgundy, France

Chardonnay 40%, Pinot Noir 40%, Aligoté 10%, Gamay 10%

Fine, elegant bubbles, a fruity winy nose and a fine balance between acidity and roundness. A suave, racy finish, in a word a gourmet wine.

ABV 12.0%

Bauchet Cuvée Origine Brut NV

Champagne Bauchet
Bisseuil, Champagne, France

Pinot Noir 70%, Chardonnay 30%

This champagne has a clear finish that is slightly mineral and evanescent. The general flavour is fruity with hints of toasted bread. When you let it breathe, this cuvée becomes even more full-bodied and welcoming.

ABV 12.5%

Bauchet Cuvée Signature 1er Cru

Champagne Bauchet
Bisseuil, Champagne, France

Chardonnay 80%, Pinot Noir 20%

Flaxen gold in colour. Gentle and steady effervescence. A vinous champagne whose effervescence is mellow with a silky texture. It displays a fine maturity as well as a certain complexity. The finish perfectly preserves the sensations perceived on the palate.

ABV 11.5%

Bauchet 'Seduction' Rose Brut NV

Champagne Bauchet
Bisseuil, Champagne, France

Chardonnay 65%, Pinot Noir 35%

Its effervescence creates a lingering stream of bubbles that enhances the pale gold hue of this vibrant and translucent cuvee. On the nose it displays a clear balance of aromas of grapefruit, blackberry and peach. The character of this wine softens into fruity aromas. Its mellow finish lingers on the palate and invites us to prolong the experience.

ABV 12.5%

Bollinger Special Cuvée

Champagne Bollinger
Champagne, France

Pinot Noir 60%, Chardonnay 25%, Pinot Meunier 15%

Style and quality bouquet of aromas, this unique combination of body, balance and finesse.

ABV 12.0%

Drappier Brut Nature

Champagne Drappier
Champagne, France

Pinot Noir 100%

Its colour is ruby gold with coppery reflections, the mousse is barely exuberant but vivacious. The nose is of freshly pressed black grapes, the aromas of citrus and red fruits. Ample in the mouth with a flavour of peach to the vines and a bouquet of aromatic herbs. Straight, lively wine without dryness. Excellent persistence on lightly spicy notes.

ABV 12.0%

Drappier Carte Blanche NV

Champagne Drappier
Champagne, France

Pinot Noir 75%, Chardonnay 25%

Firm, rich and intense, with concentrated pear, red fruits, spice, vanilla and muting flavours and complex. The long flowerful finish has a spicy hazelnut aftertaste.

ABV 12.0%

Drappier Carte D'Or Brut NV

Champagne Drappier
Champagne, France

Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

A bouquet of sweet briar quickly gives way to the aromas of stoned fruits. Spicy hints announce a powerful and complex impact in the mouth. An immediately vinous ensemble on the palate dominated by ripe fruits, this brut has a natural freshness with a finish of great length. Serving suggestion – 7°C, goes well with foie gras or desserts without coffee. It keeps well for a minimum of three years.

ABV 12.0%

Drappier Millesime Exception

Champagne Drappier
Champagne, France

Pinot Noir 65%, Chardonnay 30%, Pinot Meunier 5%

This exceptional cuvee expresses freshness and maturity, complexity and richness, all at the same time. Rich gold and grey pearl, with hints of white fruit and ripe mandarin on the nose, a fruity palate with apricot flavours. Complex champagne, quite open and well balanced.

ABV 12.0%

Drappier Rose Brut NV

Champagne Drappier
Aube, France

Pinot Noir 100%

The colour can range from pale salmon to vivid rose according to the vintage. Notes of raspberries and blackberries on the nose, with notes of mandarin and pepper, with good acidity.

ABV 12.0%

Pierre Nicolas Brut NV

Champagne Pierre Nicolas
Champagne, France

Pinot Noir 70%, Chardonnay 30%

A steady, creamy sparkle enhances the flaxen gold colour of this champagne with its predominance of Pinot noir grapes. On the nose, we find harmonious fruit aromas, particularly reminiscent of pears and raspberries. This is a full, round wine that leaves good impressions on the palate.

ABV 12.5%

Pierre Nicolas Brut Rosé

Champagne Pierre Nicolas
Champagne, France

Chardonnay 85%, Pinot Noir 15%

A steady stream if fine bubbles. It’s delicately pink hue is enhanced by the clear glass of he bottle. Clear on the nose, with aromas of ripe berried jams. It is mellow and soft on the palate. The freshness of this wine comes as a pleasant surprise, whiles its finish reminds of white fruit.
This elegant Rosé clearly assets its regional specificity.

ABV 12.5%

Vintage Reserve Brut

Chapel Down
Chapel Down, Kent, UK

Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Elegant aromas of red apple, lemongrass and freshly baked bread, together with hints of strawberry, citrus and quince on the palate. Crisp and fresh with lively acidity and fine persistent bubbles.

ABV 12.0%

Clos des Forêts

Domaine de L'Arlot
Nuits-Saint-Georges, Burgundy, France

Pinot Noir 100%

Rich red fruits nose, very elegant and pure. Juicy and concentrated, has weight and tannin but still silky and persistent.

ABV 13.5%

Les Petit Plets

Domaine de L'Arlot
Clos des Forêts Saint Georges, Burgundy, France

Pinot Noir 100%

Made from the youngest vines of the Clos des Forêts Saint Georges, it already reveals the strength and elegance of the terroir it comes from, but with a sensual pleasure and tenderness of its own. It reveals aromas which are certainly not lacking in brightness and distinction. As is typical of the terroir they come from, the tannins are quite present and contribute to the volume and the dense, fleshy texture in the mouth. As a whole it is precise, full and energetic.

Les Suchots

Domaine de L'Arlot
Nuits-Saint-Georges, Burgundy, France

Pinot Noir 100%

When young, the wine offers floral notes mingled with raspberry, morello cherries and blackcurrant. With time the aromas evolve and develop towards spices, liquorice, undergrowth and leather.

Bourgogne Pinot Noir

Domaine Jean-Marie Bouzereau
Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France

Pinot Noir 100%

This distinguished grower creates rich and voluptuious Meursaults, exotic with the bouquet of toasted hazelnut, almond and butterscotch yet elegant and supple with a hint of toasted oak.

Sancerre Naudet Rosé

Domaine Naudet
Loire, France

Pinot Noir 100%

Pale Salmon pink in colour with a good, intense, fruity and aromatic nose. In the mouth the attack is soft and the mid-palate is round with just enough firmness. Aromas of caramel and liquorice give it a vinous character. Nice finish with hints of grapefruit and blood orange.

Sancerre 'Le Colombier' Rose

Domaine Roger Neveu
Verdigny, Loire, France

Pinot Noir 100%

Lovely light pink salmony hues with red fruit and rose aromas on the nose. This elegant fruity wine shows good balance, smoothness and lovely long lasting aromas. Ideal as an aperitif or paired with starters.

Cremant d' Alsace Brut Cuvee Prestige

Domaine Saint-Rémy
Wettolshiem, Alsace, France

Pinot-Auxerrois 50%, Chardonnay 40%, Pinot Noir 10%

This Cremant is light and dry, restrained and subtle. The palate fills with gentle flavours of shortbread and apple peel. Slightly bitter grapefruit zest and hints of citrus freshness dispersed by a lively, fine-fizzing mousse. The finish is elegant and very clean cut.

ABV 12.0%

Pinot Noir 'Barrique' Ehrhart

Domaine Saint-Rémy
Wettolshiem, Alsace, France

Pinot Noir 100%

This is a rich and powerful Alsace wine with soft tannins. Notes of blackcurrant and vanilla.

Pinot Noir 'H' Ehrhart

Domaine Saint-Rémy
Wettolshiem, Alsace, France

Pinot Noir 100%

Some smoky notes and crushed boysenberry play on nose and palate. The pleasant smokiness reaches into all corners of this soft but fresh wine. It has a lovely rounded balance with a relatively light body where earthiness is as present as fruit.

Pinot Noir Rosenberg Ehrhart

Domaine Saint-Rémy
Wettolshiem, Alsace, France

Pinot Noir 100%

Aromatic red berries signal tart pleasure: redcurrant and raspberry. The very easy and smooth body fully plays into that with light-bodied charm. Drink while the aromas still sing.

Crémant Bourgogne Rosé

Domaine Thibert Père & Fils
Mâconnais, Burgundy, France

Gamay, Pinot Noir

This is a lovely fresh but medium bodied example from Domaine Thibert. It is a real salmon pink colour with fairly subtle aromas of red fruits and a champagne like hint of biscuit and brioche. It has a persistent mousse and on the palate, fruits of redcurrants, pomegranate, red cherries and strawberries with rosewater and vanilla. The fruits balance well with the fresh acidity and the hint of tannin , you are left with a long lasting creamy, rich red fruit finish.

Dom Pérignon Vintage

Dom Pérignon
Champagne, France

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Hoopenburg Pinot Noir

Hoopenburg Wines
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Pinot Noir 100%

Attractive, bright ruby colour with a forthcoming, fruity nose and palate. Full of strawberry and raspberry flavours balanced by firm acidity and gentle wooding. Full red berry aromas compliment a firm tannin structure supported by delicate oak. An elegant, drinkable medium bodied wine.

Huaquén Reserva Pinot Noir

Huaquén
Chile

Pinot Noir 100%

Steeple Jack Sparkling NV

Steeple Jack
Australia

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Raspberry, cherry and peach flavours on the creamy palate with a tinge of pink, this wine has a crisp, dry finish.

Torea 'Oystercatcher' Pinot Noir

Torea Wines
Marlborough, New Zealand

Pinot Noir 100%

Fragrant red cherry and red plum fruit on display here, with alluring game and spice notes floating into view. Macerated strawberries and raspberries provide some lovely high tones, stony acidity gives drive and the tannins are ripe and sandy, sitting perfectly in the scheme of the wine.

Veuve Cliquot Rosé

Veuve Clicquot
Champagne, France

Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

With a fine mousse and dark salmon hue, this Champagne greets you with raspberry and strawberry aromas. What follows is deep, intense and strong—all characteristically Veuve. To the base of the Brut Yellow Label, winemaker Jacques Péters added a blend of still red wine from specially cultivated Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay grapes to the blend. After three years of aging, flavours of dried fruit and Viennese pastries develop. Though light on the taste buds, this wine is perfectly balanced and can be enjoyed with food like white fish and light appetizers.


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