Richard Kelley MW is The Liberator. This vinous explorer unearths hidden gems from South Africa and brings them to the UK to showcase these forgotten, lost or unknown wines under the brand 'The Liberator'.
Kelley is, arguably, the UK's leading authority on South African wine having lived there for seven years, been a contributor to Platter's Guide and a judge for prestigious South African wine shows. He now is the owner, with his wife Rebekah, of the importer Dreyfus Ashby, where he showcases not only the Liberator wines but a wide range of other exquisite producers.
It is just a lovely easy, approachable Pinot Grigio from South Africa.... that is organic! Light citrus fruit and peach, with good minerality and a long finish. Forget Italian, drink...
With faint hints of oak, it has delicate fruit flavours, some Vouvray-esque notes and a light, fresh finish. Contains Sulphites & Milk
A young vine Syrah with a definite French influence. This wine has vibrant red and black berries with an aromatic nose that reminds me of St Joseph. It has peppery...