Beaujolais-Villages Combe Aux Jacques 2015 Louis Jadot


The UK’s best-selling Beaujolais, and for good reason. The bright cherry and raspberry scented fruit comes from mainly declassified Regnie, a village renowned for its delicately perfumed Beaujolais. Fresh and appealingly fruity this is  light enough to drink slightly chilled.

Maggio Old Vine Zinfandel 2014 Lodi


This traditional Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel is deep and rich, showing ripe black fruit flavours with subtle jam and chocolate overtones, typical of these family grown vineyards. Gentle on the palate with a subtle, smoky finish.

Swartland Winery Founders Field Blend 2015 Western Cape, South Africa


Swartland is quickly becoming South Africa’s most exciting wine region, with it’s rugged landscape and old bush vines. This dense, dark blend of Mourvèdre and Syrah has inviting aromas of ripe plums and black berries, underpinned by subtle spice and savoury notes. Soft, well-balanced and fairly robust this is a match made in heaven with hearty stews and[…..]

Cadus Appellation Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Agrelo


Produced from grapes grown in the warmer sub-region of Agrelo in Mendoza this a Cabernet for the purists. It has explosive blackcurrant fruit seasoned with cedar spice. Aged in French oak for 12 months the palate is big, but well integrated and the tannins are plentiful but ripe, even sweet. A wonderful example of ripe,[…..]

Hochar Père & Fils 2009 Chateau Musar


Sourced from a single vineyard planted more than 50 years ago at 1,000 metres above sea level near the village of Aana in the Bekaa Valley, Hochar red is a great wine in its own right. Often over-shadowed by the more illustrious Musar reds, Hochar has a more forward style to it. Rich dark berry[…..]

Chateau Musar 2004


“Chateau Musar Red 2004 has all the musky, spicy, leathery depth this wine is famous for but it also has a kind of airy lightness too which makes it a beguiling drink”. Simon Hoggart – The Spectator Magazine March 2011. 

Chateau Musar 2001


Intense flavours of red cherries, dark chocolate, olives and figs. Complex, with an amazing length of finish.

El Brindis, Montsant 2014 Franck Massard


Montsant is situated in the north-east of Spain next to the Priorat region and offers great value for what you get in the bottle. This is a generously proportioned, herb-scented red with great concentration of red and black fruits. Packed with flavour and warmth.

Viña Real Reserva, Rioja 2010


Produced in the Rioja Alavesa sub-region this is a fine expression of a Rioja Reserva, dried fruits and herbs combine with a full, silky structure and a long full-flavoured, oak tinged finish.

Rosso di Montalcino Campogiovanni 2014


A richly flavoured and rounded wine. The nose is full of warm ripe cherry, blackberry, cedarwood and spice notes. The palate has generous plum and red fruits, more spice and savoury characters leading to fine tannins and an elegant finish.

San Lorenzo Rosso Conero, Umani Ronchi 2013


A wonderfull savoury and smooth red sourced from Umani Ronchi’s best Rosso Conero vineyard of the same name. This is a fruity, rich and full-flavoured wine which has also had 12 months in oak adding more depth and richness. Enjoy with robust dishes such and wild boar, venison and barbequed food.

Primitivo Salento, Boheme 2015


Rich aromas of plum and black cherry with spicy notes of cracked black pepper. A charming, well balanced wine with a velvety texture and intense black forest and damson fruits.

Crocera Barbera d’Asti Superiore 2014


Deeply coloured with a nose of intense ripe damson and black cherry, woodsmoke and brown spices. Ripe and generous on the palate, robust and full-flavoured with intense plum and cherry fruit, balanced by fresh acidity and a savoury tang. Perfect with duck in plum sauce… or rich beef stews, cassoulet or even belly of pork.

Brunello di Montalcino Campogiovanni, 2011


Deep ruby red. Offers up aromas of well-ripened wild berry fruit, plum, aromatic cedar, tobacco leaf and tanned leather. An expansive, generous palate displays rich fruit and mouthfeel with fine-grained tannins – developing into a long, persistent and fruit-filled finish with notes of graphite.

Barolo DOCG, Fontanafredda 2011


Classic dark ”tar” and perfumed ”roses” on the nose, light in colour but with great power, concentration and well balanced ripe tannins. This is a wine to match with rich foods and game dishes.

Château Mayne-Vieil, Fronsac 2012


A great vintage of this wine – powerful, concentrated and already well-knit but still youthful. Packed with intense black mulberry flavoured fruit and firm but smooth tannins, the ripe fruit makes this very drinkable now and it will continue to develop more complexity over the next 5 years.

Château Tayac, Margaux 2011


Stylish, modern Margaux – Fresh and plummy, warm and soft with a good core of fruit, very polished and lots of potential with well-integrated oak on the finish.

Gevrey-Chambertin Vallet Frères 2013


Bernard Vallet is regarded by many as one of the best wine makers in the village of Gevrey Chambertin. His red wines are traditionally made (the house of Vallet Frères have been making wines in this style since 1864) and capture the true meaning of the expression ‘terroir’. This is mature Burgundy but still drinking[…..]

Fleurie La Bonne Dame 2014 Jean Tête


Jean Tête”s family have been producing wine in “Les Dépôts” since the beginning of the 19th century, a few kilometres from Beaujeu, the historical capital of Beaujolais. Tête’s Fleurie “La Bonne Dame” is the top wine that he produces. The grapes are largely sourced from the “La Madone” sector of the Fleurie appellation, with a[…..]

Chorey-Les-Beaune, Domaine Maillard Père et Fils 2013


Aromas of morello cherry and raspberry with complex earthy elements, mouthfilling on the palate with a good concentration of red berry fruits, a lick of smooth woody vanilla and a lovely supple, textured middle supported by very fine tannins. Elegant and complex despite its concentration with a well balanced and defined finish.

Beaune Premier Cru Clos des Mouches 2012 Domaine Berthelemot


Situated on the hill between Pommard and Beaune, Clos des Mouches gained its name from the site’s favourable exposition for keeping bees or ‘mouches’ as they are called locally. This gloriously fruity red offers smoky red berry characters on the nose whilst the palate is full-bodied, velvet smooth and spicy with flavours of ripe black[…..]

Viña Leyda Reserva Syrah 2012


Expressive, cold climate style of Syrah, with lots of spiciness, white pepper, floral notes (violets) and red acid fruit such as raspberries. Nice oak, well integrated giving soft somkiness to the final blend. In mouth it is fruity, juicy and fresh, with good acidity that enlarges the palate. The tannins are soft and sweet. Mineral,[…..]

Kuyen 2011 Antiyal


A biodynamically made wine from the legendary Alvaro Espinoza, one of Chile’s great winemakers. This is hugely complex

Stella Rosso 2011


Produced by one of the most forward-thinking co-operatives in Portugal. This is a fine medium-bodied red with spicy black fruits and hints of mocha.

La Copa de Bobal 2015


La Copa de Bobal has an herbaceous nose and a juicy palate displaying well-integrated tannin and lovely black cherry and plum fruit. Its freshness and depth of fruit marry perfectly with a homemade Paella.

Alma de Tinto Mencia 2014


Mencia is native to this rather rugged part of Spain and the wines often have a certain rusticity about them. Bright and brambly with bags of freshness alongside hints of dried fruit nuances.

Lanya Merlot 2015


Lovely Chilean Merlot filled with currant, ripe plum, cherry, vanilla and blackberry flavours, complemented by sweet ripe tannins.

Château Fayau, Cadillac 2014


Château Fayau is a beautiful chartreuse style building surrounded by vines in the heart of the historic village of Cadillac. The 85 acre estate has been in the Médeville family since 1826 who carry on the proud tradition of making sweet botrytised wines and this traditional red Bordeaux blend. Thoroughly modern, fruit-driven Bordeaux representing great value-for-money.[…..]