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Garage Wine Co Cru Truquilemu 2018 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £331.67
2018

Garage Wine Co Cru Truquilemu 2018 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (99)

After 20 harvests comes their first Cru, the 2018 Cru Truquilemu, which they describe as "Truqui with more stuffing." It comes from a small triangular section with a lower natural yield, with greater concentration and a darker, more brooding personality. It was fermented with more stems than the other Truquilemu and with a bit of Syrah, which adds weight, depth and texture. After fermenting pieces of the vineyard separately over many years, two distinct personalities emerged, and they have bottled them separately since 2018. Truquilemu has become more ethereal after the separation, and this is sturdier, with extra stuffing but more tension. The wine has less alcohol (12.8%, and 12.5% in 2019!!) higher acidity (7.43 grams measured in tartaric acid) and an incredible pH of 3.18, amazing parameters of freshness and restraint. This is not heavier, it just seems to have the same personality but with more layers. It was produced in a very simple and slow way, fermenting in open-top lagars with some full clusters and adding lignified stems to avoid carbonic maceration, with indigenous yeasts; malolactic took 11 months (!), and the aging in used and neutral barrel was extended over two winters. For the 2018 vintage, they filled 3,449 bottles in January 2020.
Delivery to Storage from 31 Jan 2022

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 99 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £331.67
Royal Tokaji Szt Tamas 6 Puttonyos 2013 (6x50cl)
Inc. VAT: £322.71
2013

Royal Tokaji Szt Tamas 6 Puttonyos 2013 (6x50cl)

Wine Enthusiast (100)

Brilliant gold-flecked-amber in the glass, this Hungarian stunner hails from the Szt. Tamås vineyard located on one of Tokaj's most iconic hills. It has aromas of wildflower honey, ripe peach, honeysuckle blossom, freshly sliced apricot and acacia flowers. It is an ethereal blend of Furmint, Hårslevelü and Muscat. Silky smooth on entry, it offers enticing flavors of white peach, apricot preserves, honeycomb and acacia honey. It has beautiful heft on the palate with balanced acidity and crisp minerality. The elegant sweetness is perfectly foiled by bracing acidity and crispness in the finish. This is how Hungarian Tokaj Aszü wine should be made.
Delivery to Storage from 17 Dec 2021

Tokaj 6x50cl 4 100 (WE) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £322.71
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Garage Wine Co Cru Truquilemu 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £263.00
2018

Garage Wine Co Cru Truquilemu 2018 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (99)

After 20 harvests comes their first Cru, the 2018 Cru Truquilemu, which they describe as "Truqui with more stuffing." It comes from a small triangular section with a lower natural yield, with greater concentration and a darker, more brooding personality. It was fermented with more stems than the other Truquilemu and with a bit of Syrah, which adds weight, depth and texture. After fermenting pieces of the vineyard separately over many years, two distinct personalities emerged, and they have bottled them separately since 2018. Truquilemu has become more ethereal after the separation, and this is sturdier, with extra stuffing but more tension. The wine has less alcohol (12.8%, and 12.5% in 2019!!) higher acidity (7.43 grams measured in tartaric acid) and an incredible pH of 3.18, amazing parameters of freshness and restraint. This is not heavier, it just seems to have the same personality but with more layers. It was produced in a very simple and slow way, fermenting in open-top lagars with some full clusters and adding lignified stems to avoid carbonic maceration, with indigenous yeasts; malolactic took 11 months (!), and the aging in used and neutral barrel was extended over two winters. For the 2018 vintage, they filled 3,449 bottles in January 2020.
Delivery to Storage from 31 Jan 2022

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 99 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £263.00
Royal Tokaji Szt Tamas 6 Puttonyos 2013 (6x50cl)
In Bond: £260.00
2013

Royal Tokaji Szt Tamas 6 Puttonyos 2013 (6x50cl)

Wine Enthusiast (100)

Brilliant gold-flecked-amber in the glass, this Hungarian stunner hails from the Szt. Tamås vineyard located on one of Tokaj's most iconic hills. It has aromas of wildflower honey, ripe peach, honeysuckle blossom, freshly sliced apricot and acacia flowers. It is an ethereal blend of Furmint, Hårslevelü and Muscat. Silky smooth on entry, it offers enticing flavors of white peach, apricot preserves, honeycomb and acacia honey. It has beautiful heft on the palate with balanced acidity and crisp minerality. The elegant sweetness is perfectly foiled by bracing acidity and crispness in the finish. This is how Hungarian Tokaj Aszü wine should be made.
Delivery to Storage from 17 Dec 2021

Tokaj 6x50cl 4 100 (WE) Read Review/Description In Bond: £260.00

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