La Coteaux Schisteux, Cotes du Rhone Villages Seguret
One of our absolute bestsellers, this villages-quality Cotes du Rhone villages wine seriously over-delivers. Supple and rounded, whilst packing a hit of white pepper and spice over generous dried strawberry andd herbal notes. Delicately oaked, this is soft and velevty yet structured enough to hold up to robust Southern-French cuisine, which it compliments wonderfully.
Louis Latour Domaine de Valmoissine Pinot Noir
Burgundy in all but name. A fabulous oaked Pinot noir from brilliant Burgundy producers, Louis Latour. Rich, layered, and smoky, with succulent red fruits. Perfect pair to a Sunday lunch.
Chateau Haut Grelot
Haut Grelot Rouge, Cotes de Blaye Bordeaux
Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux benefits from an ideal microclimate where there is a high level of sunshine and enough rain to guarantee the perfect environment for grape production. As a result the reds are fruity and concentrated. This cuvee is produced from 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, spends some time in oak barrels creating rich, plummy fruit supported by silky tannins. Really punches above its weight for appelation level wine - a real bargain.
Badenhorst Secateurs Red, Swartland SA
A stunning Shiraz from legendary South African producer, Badenhorst. Perfumed aromas; peppery, spicey, smokey with ripe red fruit notes. A little dose of Cinsault adds complexity and additional spice to the mix, giving a supple, smooth wine, but with enough grip and freshness to finish dry and refreshing. The texture, finesse and drinkability of the wine is immediately evident, and the long finish confirms this wine's place as a one of our South African favourites.
Reyneke Syrah, Stellenbosch. ORGANIC
“Some people dismiss Biodynamics as old-fashioned nostalgia, but we like to think of it as ancient wisdom. And we embrace it as much as we can. Not just because it's better for the earth, but because it makes for better wine.” Johan Reyneke. It sure does Johan. We LOVE this wine. A perfumed and complex nose with upfront red fruit, violets and some spicy aromatics. Darker fruits and slight white pepper undertones follow through The palate is fresh and vibrant with juicy tannins and a well balanced structure. Layers of cranberries, cherries and aniseed gives an elegant and well refined wine that will want you reaching for another glass. Drink now or until 2024. Organic & Biodynamic.
Chateu la Mascaronne
Chateau la Mascaronne Fazioli Cotes du Provence Rouge, Organic.
Known more for it's Rosé wines, the reds of Provence often get overlooked. But the climate on this sun-drenched coast is perfect for making red wines with body, depth and a wonderful full-fruited profile. There's even a touch of black olive and Herbes du Provence on the generous palate, with good, full, tannic structure and the freshness of the seaside to balance. From historic organic vineyards, this is a pure quality expression of the region. Try alongside Provencal cuisine.
Tikves Barovo, Macedonia.
Complex and elegant aromas of blackberries, ripe plums and cherries combine with subtle hints of vanilla and toasty notes. Beautifully textured with a mouth-filling palate of ripe fruits against a mineral backdrop and a long lasting finish. A truly stunning wine at this price and Decanter's Platinum Award winner 2018
The Chocolate Block
Cult wine of South Africa! Comprised of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Cinsault and even a little Viognier, the fruit is sourced from all over the Cape area with each vineyard selected for the best quality fruit. You are enticed into the glass with a complex bouquet of blackcurrants, raspberries and mocha… On the palate, the wine explodes with black fruits, exotic spices, violets and vanilla. Full bodied most certainly! But the weight and supple tannins are well integrated, making this a very drinkable, extremely crowd-pleasing wine.
Marques de Murrieta
Marques de Murrieta Rioja Reserva 2015
Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta is a classic winery in Rioja that has more than 160 years experience in the world of viniculture. This wine is a coupage of Tempranillo, Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano varieties grown in Finca Ygay that can be found between 320 meters to 485 metres above sea level. Thanks to the location of the estate, close to Sierra de Cantabria, the temperatures are very mild and the mountain is a barrier for the cold winds from the north. Marqués de Murrieta Reserva rests for 16 months in American oak barrels and 24 months in the bottle before release. The resultant wine is a mix of classicism and modernity, with rich sweet oak notes balancing bright blackberry and plum fruits and baking spices. Just delicious.
Vina san Esteban
In Situ Carmenere Reserva, Aconcagua Valley, Chile
This great value ‘Reserva’ wine shows deep aromatic complexity; black olive and pepper, blackcurrant, damson and red plum. With a medium-full body and robust character.Holds up to a wide variety of food pairings, from pasta puttanesca, to steak with peppercorn sauce. A great ‘any-day’ wine.
Chateau Mazetier Bordeaux Rouge
Summertime Claret! This lovely Bordeaux blend strikes the perfect balance for a summer red; fresh blackcurrant, berries and red plum, with a leafiness and perfume that brings brightness to the palate. Medium body and light tannin. A touch of cedar and spice from time in bottle gives depth and leads to impressive length on the finish. An easy food pair to meats, cheeses and flavourful vegetable dishes.
Trastullo Primitivo, Puglia
Bags of personality here in this southern Italian bombshell. Intensely flavoured and deeply coloured; black cherries and blueberry muffin come first, followed by underlying light tarry notes that bring an appealing umami richness. Tannic structure gives backbone to the weight of the fruit and its chocolatey richness. Pair this inky, blanket of a wine with spit-roast lamb, or lentils and bacon with roasted beetroot.
Rapaura Pinot Noir 2017, Marlborough
From the cool yet sunny region of Marlborough, New Zealand. Succulent dark cherry and raspberry fruit aromas combine with a hint of underlying spicy oak on the nose. The palate consists of finely balanced ripe tannins, oak and sweet berry fruits. Excellent structure, the wine finishes smooth and elegant.
Bardos Romantica Ribera Del Duero, Crianza
A mellow and luxuriant Signature wine from this high-quality Ribera del Duero producer.
A plush yet refreshing Ribera, 100% Tinta del Pais (the local name for Tempranillo). The nose releases forest-fruit fruit aromas, with hints of liquorice and undergrowth and nuances belying the oak-ageing. Silky on the palate, medium-full bodied yet retaining poise. A long and rounded finish makes this drink comfortably above its price point. Winner of multiple awards. Aged for 14 months in 1 and 2-year French oak barrels.
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