A not so common rosé wine made from the Merlot grape, this deeply pink-hued wine stands apart from the rest. Combining the attributes of a red and white wine, this rosé is a light rejuvenating version of the red Merlot, with simply the right body and crisp tastes to make it a default wine of selection for meals.

These qualities are also the major reason why this certain wine is considered as a fine wine.

Nevertheless, the exact and real meaning of a white wine can’t be underrated. There are different definitions and attributes that have been made use of just to define great wines but every one of them could still vary from someone to an additional.

The main reason behind this is that people have different tastes. As a result, exactly what may seem great to someone could not for others. This visits show that great wines will be categorized according to the requirements of the individual drinking the wine.

Classification of wines according to its great quality and difference is typically based on the “performance history” of the wine, where its value and reputation is used as a hidden aspect that will define the quality of wines being sold at auctions.

Nevertheless, to plainly determine the real quality behind a great wine will still rely on some solid aspects that individuals have to understand. Below is a listing of some of the elements that have to be thought about when categorizing great wines:.

Typicity

Fine wines are generally classified according to its provided mode of production and location. For example, many of the great wines are represented as German made. However, one can not merely deduce that what has worked as fine prior to could not always be great today.

Balance

In order for a wine to be categorized as fine, there need to be some balance in all of its components. This indicates that no part of the wine, such as its flavor or colour, ought to be a cut above the rest. It is extremely crucial that all of the aspects consisted of in the wine ought to achieve harmony with one another in order to create one savory taste.

Complexity

The aspects consisted of in wines need to not be standard and easy. Even if it attains balance, the aspects should have a little difference from one an additional so regarding develop an unfathomable taste that enthusiasts would such as to discover. It is that specific secret that creates the fineness in wines.

Without a doubt, the fineness of wines is totally dependent on its quality. Great wines need to always make an impression.

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YALUMBA BAROSSA PATCHWORK SHIRAZ 2008

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Tasting Notes
Roda I from the almost perfect 2005 vintage shows intense black cherry aromas, blackberry and wild herb with dense powerful, spicy and mineral fruit on the palate.

This is a wine with serious structure, harmonious balanced acidity and ripe soft tannins.

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Roda Reserva Magnum
Bodegas Roda Reserva 2006 Rioja Red Wine is a blend of 97% Tempranillo and 3% Graciano and shows aromas of crushed red cherries and savoury herbs, as well as ripe spicy and structured fruit on the palate, with soft tannins and a long finish.

It brings feelings of red fruit, complexity and slightly spicy.

Serve at room temperature accompanied by fine rich dishes such as roasted venison or grilled beef.

Roda 2006 is winner of the Decanter Regional (Rioja) Trophy 2011.
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Bollinger Rose Magnum

Description:
A completely new Bollinger Rose Magnum. The creation of this non-vintage rosé has been long in the making and a dream of the House for over six years.

This wine has evolved not as a curiosity, but as with all of the Bollinger cuvées, as a careful assembly of the very finest ingredients by their talented, passionate team.

In the meticulous House style, Bollinger Rosé is modelled on the Special Cuvée blend, combining the fruits of previous harvests plus the addition of reserve wines from their cellars in Ay.

The final component, which provides colour and delicate aromas of ripe red fruits, is a proportion of still red wine coming exclusively from Bollinger’s Grand Cru Vineyards in the Cote d’Ay and Verzenay.

Grape Variety: 60% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot Meunier

Background: It is well known that Madame Lily Bollinger expressed reservations about fashionable styles of Rosé Champagne during her reign, but as testament to her interest in the wine, Bollinger introduced La Grande Année Rosé at the end of the 1970s in which she took great pride.

This non-vintage interpretation is true to its distinctive house style and heritage, which gives reason to believe it would have been granted her approval.

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Bollinger LA Annee 2000 Magnum

Bollinger LA Annee 2000 Magnum Tasting Notes

Bollinger’s challenge is the interpretation of a single year with respect for a certain style.

Rich gold in appearance, toasty, candied fruits, notes of exotic spices, rhubarb, stone fruit.

Wonderful length and concentration

Dry
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Storage Instructions

The bottle should be kept on its side, in the dark, in constant, cool temperature, ideally with little change in humidity.

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