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The Drinks Business Awards 2018, Wine Buyer of the Year: Xenia Irwin, Master of Wine
Because 2011 was such an exceptional vintage, the De Martino family decided to bottle a small parcel from their prestigious Alto de Piedra vineyard in the foothills of the Andes mountains. Crafted to display all the brilliance of Chile's signature grape variety, Carmenère, it displays sublime balance and spiced black fruit intensity. It was made to be kept back for the family table on special events and 1200 bottles was all we could secure (and they were willing to share) for our "On the QT" range.
It's estimated more people have been in space than have become Masters of Wine. So to have three involved with a wine is rare indeed. Giles Cooke MW (shown above with premium grower Sue Trott) and Fergal Tynan MW met our buyer Xenia Irwin MW while they were all studying for their Master of Wine diplomas - years later they have combined to bring you a special limited-edition Grenache. Its immense hedgerow-fruit concentration and richness is thanks to careful fermentation in egg-shaped concrete containers, which replicate the winemaking techniques of the ancient Greeks. Be swift to enjoy this high-point of Australian winemaking.
Want to treat a Malbec lover or simply wish to taste this great grape at the peak of its powers? This Malbec marvel is sourced from a single vineyard in Mendoza and hand-crafted at one of the greatest estates in all Argentina: Zuccardi. By all accounts, it is one of the most intense, seductively textured Malbecs we've ever tasted. High altitude vineyards and precise winemaking give the finished wine the irresistible complexity you rarely find outside the iconic wines of Bordeaux. It is Bin 11 in our "On the QT" collection and we're expecting very high demand... you cant say we didn't warn you.