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Martha Kelly AIWS

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2711 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 95/100

Medium lemon in colour, this full-bodied sweet wine displays pronounced flavours of Honey, peaches, marmalade, rye bread, orange, pineapple, candied lemon, and truffle oil. Long length on the palate to savour the complex, elegance. Drink now, or cellar for decades. Pair with fois gras, lemon meringue pie, or enjoy on its own. Date tasted: April 2014.

Clos Les Fites

La Perla Del Priorat Clos Les Fites 2006

Priorat, Spain
2713 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 95/100

Ripened to perfection the grapes Garnacha and Carinen combine here to create an elegant and complex wine with flavours of black plum, dark cherry, dried strawberry, mint, baking spices, over layers of savoury floral and dried tobacco. The well-integrated tannins create body and that carries the flavours through on the long, refreshing, cohesive finish. Drink now, or cellar until 2020. Pair with duck confit, Blue cheese, rich grilled meats, or spiced sausages. Date tasted: April 2014.

Hundred Acre 'Ark Vineyard' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, California, United States
2179 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 95/100

Deep purple in colour this extraordinary wine has intense aromas and flavours of espresso, dark berry fruit, sweet spice, developing an ethereal complexity. Full bodied with velvety tannins this wine maintains its refreshing juiciness. The complex flavours of this California classic finish long and strong with a balanced warmth. Pair as you dare - this wine will take center stage on every table at every occasion. Serve slightly chilled. This wine will benefit from decanting. The 2007 Hundred Acre 'Ark Vineyard' Cabernet Sauvignon earned 100 points from Robert Parker. Savour today or cellar for the right occasion until 2030 as this wine will continue to soften and gain complexity.

Winemaker's Series

Nk'Mip Cellars Winemaker's Series Merlot 2011

V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
2496 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 94/100

This complex wine has intense rich layers of blueberry jam, dark cherry, chocolate, vanilla, blossom, black pepper, cloves and layers of tobacco and walnuts. The refreshing acidity, firm tannic structure, and ripe fruit are well balanced. It has long length on the ripe, elegant finish. Pair with finer cuts of beef or roast lamb. Drink now, or cellar until 2020. Date tasted: October 2014.

2496 days ago

Martha Kelly scored this wine: 94/100

From the Walla Wall Valley of Washington State this ripe, full-bodied wine is rich with flavours of jammy dark fruit, sweet and pungent spices, layers of chocolate, coffee, mint, cigar box, and leather. With refreshing acidity and supple yet well-structured tannins this wine has long length on the fruit-driven, warming finish. Pair with finer cuts of beef or lamb, or savour on its own. Drink now or cellar until 2022. Date tasted: October 2014.

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