An evening dedicated to Emiliana, Chile`s leading organic and biodynamic wine producer, turned out to be an evening of fun and entertainment! George was in great form, as was Tony, but it was our lovely customers who provided most of the entertainment. A fantastic group – thanks everyone!
Guest speaker: George Randall – Host: Anthony Borges –
Chef: Tony Bell
Ellisons Solicitors Wine-tasting Dinner
4th May 2018
The Organic Wines of Chile`s Emiliana
Emiliana Brut, Casablanca Valley NV, £16.99, £15.29 – aperitif
Pale yellow with persistent effervescence. Fruity aromas of papaya, pineapple and cherries with underlying yeast and toast. Balanced and fresh on the palate.
76% Chardonnay, 24% Pinot Noir.
Emiliana Adobe Reserva Chardonnay, Casablanca Valley 2017, £9.99, £8.99
Unoaked, sun-kissed Chardonnay. Pale mustard-yellow. Aromas of citrus and tropical fruits with some herbal notes. Grapefruit, lime, pineapple. The palate is fresh and juicy with creamy cashew mid-palate. 100% Chardonnay
Novas Gran Reserva Viognier, Casablanca Valley 2016, £12.99, £11.69
Delightful Viognier. Golden yellow. Wonderful fragrance of apricot, honey, blossom and white peach. On the palate fresh, rounded and unctuous. 100% Viognier
Signos de Origen La Vinilla Estate, Casablanca Valley 2016, £16.99, £15.29
Golden yellow. Peach and apricot aromas and savoury notes of freshly cut walnuts. Smooth, fresh and creamy on the palate with depth of flavour. 72% Chardonnay, 12% Viognier, 10% Marsanne, 6% Roussanne.
Novas Gran Reserva Pinot Noir, Casablanca Valley 2016, £12.99, £11.69
Bright translucent cherry red. Fragrant nose of cherries, blackcurrants, rose petals and toast.
Aromas carry through to an elegant, finely tuned supple structure on the palate.
100% Pinot Noir
Coyam Los Robles Estate, Colchagua Valley 2013, £22.99, £20.69
Named after the oak forests which surround Emiliana’s magical and spiritual Colchagua home, Los Robles. Coyam is the ultimate expression of this estate – their flagship wine – a blend of their best grapes: 48% Syrah, 24% Carmenere, 11% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Mourvedre, 3% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot
Signos de Origen Los Morros Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipo 2015, £18.99, £17.09
Fabulous Cabernet. Deep ruby-red. Bright, ripe blackcurrant and cherry fruit with underlying liquorice, cedar, anise, truffle, chocolate and pencil lead. Pure Maipo!
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Signos de Origen Los Robles Carmenère, Colchagua Valley 2015, £18.99, £17.09
Rising star. Purplish ruby-red. Aromas of cherries, strawberries, balsamic, vanilla, leather and spices. Elegant, lush, velvety red. 100% Carmenère.
Emiliana Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Casablanca 2015 (37.5cl), £9.99, £8.99
Emiliana`s sweet wine. Lustrous golden yellow. Complex aromas of quince, papaya, apple and ginger. Fresh and sweet on the palate with a touch of caramel.
85% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Gewurztraminer.
Prawns, avocado and tomato ‘ceviche’
Red peanut glazed chicken, mango & lime
Hake, fennel and saffron broth
Duck, pear and walnut salad
Dry-rubbed spiced beef, salsa verde