New Releases and products seeking representation

New Releases Rocco Rosé EXTRA Delamain EXTRA Fonseca Crusted Port Viniterra, Omnium and Terra Bollinger Grande Année 1999 Borobo POP Safari Products seeking representation Bloc Cellier Bubbly Chateau Matras Clos Dominic Fuddling Cup Spinyback


New Release

The wine: Rocco Venezia Sparkling Rose Brut VSQPRD

The agent:

(Tel: 0870 803 4914, website www.roccovenezia.com or email info@roccovenezia.com)

The details:

‘A unique opportunity to partner with Rocco Venezia for distribution/import as part of International brand launch’

The Rocco Venezia rose is produced from the grape variety of Pinot nero and Raboso, from the vignards within the Veneto region, North Italy. The perlage is very fine and abundant. Its rose colour is reminiscent of rose petals with a touch of pomogranite.

The bouquet is flowery with aromas reminiscent of raspberries And in particular with hints of cranberries and cherries.

The taste is full and warm with distinct tendance to fruit on the palate. While elegant and delicate it has an intense fruity flavour.

We have offices in:
UK – Edinburgh
Italy – Venice


New Release

The wine: Delamain EXTRA

The agent: Mentzendorff

(Tel: 020 7840 3600, website www.mentzendorff.co.uk or email info@mentzendorff.co.uk)

The details:
Delamain EXTRA de Grande Champagne is the perfect expression of an old Cognac from Grande Champagne: Selected old Grande Champagne cognacs that have each been aged separately before a further two years of ‘marriage’ in well seasoned Limousin oak casks.

Presented in an original, luxury decanter, the shield of which comes from an original plate made by Henry Delamain in 1762 at his delftware factory in Dublin for the wedding of his nephew James Delamain to Marie Ranson.

EXTRA is an existing Cognac category superior to the X.O. Delamain’s EXTRA is exceptionally rare and comes exclusively from the Premier Cru area -Grande Champagne.

The price: Delamain Extra Cognac presented in a luxury decanter has a suggested retail price of £150.00


New Release

The wine:

Fonseca Crusted Port

The agent:

Mentzendorff
(Tel: 020 7840 3600, website www.mentzendorff.co.uk or email info@mentzendorff.co.uk)

The details:

Crusted is a rare, traditional style of port and Fonseca is one of the few firms that produce it. Fonseca Crusted is a blend of full-bodied wines bottled with no filtration and then cellared for three years before being released for sale.

As the name indicates, it will form a ‘crust’ or sediment in the bottle and should be decanted before being served. The formation of this ‘crust’ is a natural process that occurs in the finest full-bodied ports. It is an indication that the wine will continue to improve in bottle and develop its aroma and character with age.

Fonseca Crusted is selected from the finest Cima Corgo ports and the supply is limited.


New Release

The wines: Viniterra, Omnium and Terra

The agent: Nicholas Humes, Vinos Wines
(Tel: 01624 693900, website www.vinoswines.co.uk or email sales@vinoswines.co.uk)

The details: Argentinean wine importer Vinos Wines will launch the award-winning Viniterra, Omnium and Terra brands into the UK this Autumn.

The Viniterra range comes from the wineries’ fine wine range and includes a Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Merlot, Carmenere and Pinot Grigio.

The Terra range includes Malbec, Merlot and Cabernet red wine varieties, which are deep ruby red and full bodied. The white wine selection includes a Viognier and a Chardonnay.

The Omnium range offers the young varieties of the winery, with great fruity character and a well-defined profile. The range offers a Tempranillo, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Chardonnay.

The UK launch of Vinos Wines is supported initially by trade and consumer press, to follow by a television advertising campaign on ITV1, ITV2 and Sky channels and nation-wide consumer sampling activity is in place for Autumn and Winter this year.

The price: Viniterra range: £6.89 per bottle; Terra range: £5.40 per bottle; Omnium range: £4.79 per bottle.


New Release

The wine: Bollinger Grande Année 1999

The agent: Mentzendorff (www.mentzendorff.co.uk, tel: 020 7840 3600 or email info@mentzendorff.co.uk)

The details: Champagne Bollinger, one of the few remaining independent and family-owned and run Champagne houses, is delighted to announce the launch of its latest prestige cuvée, La Grande Année 1999.

Produced only in exceptional harvests, which in this case included extreme conditions of heavy rainfall and high temperatures, La Grande Année is Bollinger’s interpretation of a vintage and the expression of its unique style and traditional wine making techniques. The 1999 vintage of La Grande Année promises to live up to its reputation of being one of the finest vintage Champagnes available.

The price: A complex blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, La Grande Année 1999 has a suggested retail price of £60 per bottle.


New Release

The wine: Borobo

The agent: Jackie Brown, Maisons Marques et Domaines (020 8812 3387 or Email

The details: Casa Lapostolle, the family-owned producer of premium Chilean wine, has launched its innovative new premium Chilean wine, BOROBO, to the UK trade. The wine is a blend of Bordeaux, Rhone and Burgundy varietals from the 2002 vintage, and takes its name from the famous French regions (‘BO’ from Bordeaux, ‘RO’ from Rhone and ‘BO’ from Bourgogne) from where the classic grapes used within the blend originated.

Casa Lapostolle believe that it is vitally important to be innovative and push the boundaries of Chile’s premium wine potential. In creating BOROBO, they used fruit specially selected from Casa Lapostolle’s premium single vineyard sites in Requinoa, Apalta and Casablanca. The aim is to allow each component to bring the personality of its individual terroir to the wine, making the final blend a harmonious orchestration that encompasses the best of Chile in one bottle.

The 2002 vintage of BOROBO is composed of:

35% Syrah (Las Kuras Vineyard, Requinoa), 20% Cabernet Sauvignon (Apalta Vineyard)

20% Carmenère from (Apalta Vineyard), 15% Pinot Noir from Atalayas Vineyard (Casablanca)

10% Merlot (Apalta Vineyard)

The price: £45+


New release

The wine: POP Safari

The agent: Justerini & Brooks 020 7208 2500

The details: POP Safari is the brightly-coloured, animal-themed third collection in Champagne Pommery’s limited edition POP art series, and is now available in the UK.

Up-and-coming Japanese artist Takahiro Okawa’s set of six jungle-inspired designs were chosen for the 20cl mini bottles by Vranken Pommery president Fran&cced;ois Vranken in the champagne house’s annual competition, which sees a different artist’s work go into production every year.

The price: £9.99 (£29.99 for a set of three in a zebra or jaguar print bag)


Looking for representation

Le Bloc Cellier

Contact: Daniel Le Hyaric
Tel: +33 (0)2 99 72 35 34
Fax: +33 (0)2 99 72 12 61
Email: daniel@bloc-cellier.com
Website: www.bloc-cellier.com

Your cellar in an instant

  • Designed to allow your wine to be laid down, Bloc Cellier units, developed in conjunction with wine experts, fit harmoniously into your cellar.
  • Bloc Cellier units can be used as delivered, need no assembly and can be used on their own or stacked to make a wall.
  • Aesthetic, Economical, Modular and easy to install, Interlocking, Stable, Ready to use, Reliable and Natural
  • We are looking for a Distributor in the United Kingdom


    Looking for representation

    The wine: Bubbly

    The details: Bubbly has been produced for over 150 years in the ideal area between the Pannonian plain of Hungary and the cool foothills of the Alps in Slovenia. The quality of water, soil, climate and history combine to create a wine that rivals the finest Champagnes.

    We offer four types of methode traditionelle wines: the 100% Chardonnay comes as Bubbly Bliss in a Brut and a Brut Natural. The 100% Pinot Noir Bubbly Lovely comes in a Brut as well as a Sec.

    We also offer a great tasting Sparkling Wine blended from three varietals called Bubbly Luck which is available in a Demi-sec and a Sec and in October it will also be available in an Extra Brut. And remember:

    IT’S NOT CHAMPAGNE, IT’S BUBBLY

    We are looking for reputable distributors representing the high end market for our premium products.

    Contact:
    Spirits of Serendipity Imports UK Ltd
    90 High Holborn
    London, WC1V 6XX
    UK office: 020 8144 2033
    Jason Varkevisser
    Mobile: 0775 858 8292
    Jason Learned
    Mobile: 0775 858 8291
    Email: jv@enjoyserendipity.co.uk
    jl@enjoyserendipity.co.uk
    Website: www.drinkbubbly.co.uk


    The wine: Château Matras

    The details:

    Château Matras is seeking a UK importer.

    ‘Matras 2004 is ruby-purple in colour and medium-bodied with attractive, complex raspberry flavours and silky ripe tannins. This is delicious wine of extremely good value!’ Alan Duran USA

    Contact François for more information

    Contact:

    Vignobles Véronique Gaboriaud-Bernard
    Château Matras / Château Bourseau
    33 500 Lalande de Pomerol
    FRANCE

    E-mail: f.gaboriaud@wanadoo.fr

    Tel : 00.33.5.57.51.52.39

    Fax: 00.33.5.57.51.70.19


    Looking for representation

    The wine: Clos Dominic

    The details:

    Clos Dominic produces only a very small amount of excellent wines from their single vineyard. In 2005, only 10000 bottles were produced.

    The manager Dominic Bairaguet is very interested in finding a UK / European importer.

    Contact Dominic for more informations. Details are below.

    Contact: Dominic Bairaguet (Manager)

    Tel: 0034 699 358 806 / 0034 977 828 215

    Email: clos_dominic@hotmail.com

    Looking for a UK & European importer


    Looking for representation

    The wine: Fuddling Cup

    The details: The Fuddling Cup vineyard was planted with premium Cabernet Sauvignon in the Geographic region of Western Australia within sight of the Indian Ocean in 2000. Our goal of boutique production of around 1000 cases of very high quality Cabernet Sauvignon was achieved with immediate critical acclaim including Decanter and Winestate magazine recommendations. First class viticulture, wine making and maturation in French oak result in Cabernets showing lifted cassis, chocolate, plums. Good depth and structure, firm finish, and long length and sweet oak characters. Fuddling Cup means consistent quality and value to your customers as we now seek representation in the UK.

    Contact:
    Gail Higgins

    E-mail: fuddlingcup@iinet.net.au


    Looking for representation

    The wine: Spinyback

    Looking for: Distributor

    The details:

    Waimea Estates is a progressive family owned New Zealand winery with over 150ha of prime vineyards in the Nelson region. Spinyback is the new brand that will provide UK wine drinkers with a taste of ultra-premium Nelson Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir at great prices – whilst contributing funds to saving this ancient native reptile – the last living link to the dinosaurs. With excellent resources and support provided, Spinyback is looking for a dynamic distributor to work together in building this brand in the challenging UK market.

    Feel free to contact:

    Waimea Estates, Martin Carrington
    E-mail: Spinyback@xtra.co.nz
    Phone: +64 21 123 8973

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