Cask style: Aleatico is an Italian grape variety from ancient times, brought to the Crimea in 1830. The grape variety accumulates sugar well and by the end of October the sugar content is 28% to 30%. The wine is normally aged for 2 years, 16.0% abv, sugar 18%.
Nose: Big, savoury meaty tones: steak & ale pie followed by rich underlying dried fruits and fortified wine aromas. Faint treacle and dark chocolate.
Palate: Rich toffee and PX sherry flavours, dark chocolate cherries and spicy ginger and touch of black pepper. Creamy and round.
Finish: Lots of toffee and lingering spicy ginger and subtle oak.
Our nationwide door to door deliveries are processed by leading specialists in the transportation of quality wines and spirits. We aim to keep things as simple as possible and have opted for a flat consignment charge of £5 +VAT to mainland UK destinations. We are able to facilitate morning deliveries(before 10am & Midday) and Saturday deliveries for an extra charge, please contact us and we will see what can be done.
NB Deliveries to the Highlands & Islands of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly will incur delivery surcharges.
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|0.01KG - 250.00KG||£5|
|Larger Weight||Please Call +44 1384 394518|
As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.
In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.
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Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.