A multi award-winning dry white wine from Surlingham here in Norfolk. The current English Wine of the Year has now won the coveted Platinum Trophy for best value white wine from a single grape variety at the Decanter magazine World Wine Awards http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/english-wine-decanter-world-wine-awards-2017-369381/ The wine has a silky softness, gentle hints of spice, and a[…..]
This is a nicely rounded Picpoul with freshness and good structure. Delicious with or without fish.
We love good Chardonnay. The harmonious balance of oak and fruit when done properly is hard to beat. This one ‘had’ us on the very first whiff…The Ad Hoc range from Larry Cherubino sings with purity and freshness, this Chardonnay has this toasty nuttiness that just begs to be sniffed…a lot…and the zesty, crunchy, apple[…..]
Benchmark Chilean Sauvignon from a fantastic 2015 vintage! A fresh and crisp wine with ripe citrus fruit. Packed with lime zest, lemon and kiwi fruit flavours. Think of cool glacial streams and enjoy the refreshing, racy acidity on the finish. A house wine of great quality and value. Quaff with fish and chips, grilled fish[…..]
Domaine de Vedilhan (pronounced ‘Ved-ee-ohn’) is the estate of the Fayet family based in the village of Moussan close to Narbonne. The property is quite unique in that there is a natural brook running around the outskirts which provides natural irrigation to give much needed water. This gives the wines their freshness and appeal; keeping the[…..]
Phoenix is a white grape variety of German origin created by Dr. Gerhardt Alleweldt at the Geilweilerhof Institute for Grape Breeding in Siebeldingen in 1964, by crossing the Vitis vinifera variety Bacchus with the hybrid grape Villard Blanc. The style is ever so slightly off-dry, beautifully aromatic and full of fresh, mouth watering fruit. This[…..]
Cadus are a relatively new producer in Mendoza producing great wines from the Uco Valley. This Chardonnay is finely crafted by talented young winemaker Santiago Mayorga who makes lifted, expressive wines. Aromas of toasty vanilla oak marry with bright stone and tropical fruits. The juicy fresh palate is enhanced by supple texture, minerality and a[…..]
A unique white wine produced from the indigenous grapes Merwah and Obaideh, thought to be the ancestors of Chardonnay and Semillon. The wine is aged in oak for 9 months before being transferred to bottle where it ages for 7 years until release. Reminiscent of mature white Burgundy but with a honeyed, intensely zesty characteristic,[…..]
The Finca Remendio vineyards are located around the town of Rueda in the region of Valladolid, 170km northwest of Madrid. The land is a flat, high plain with gravel soils, at an altitude of between 600 and 780 metres above sea level. It is a blend of 50:50 Verdejo and Viura. The grapes are lightly[…..]
One of the best-known wineries is Southern Italy, Librandi have a fine reputation for making top-notch wines, and we have been hugely impressed with their whites in particular. Made from the local Greco grape, Asylia is crisp, lemony and gently dry with a soft and pleasingly refreshing aftertaste. Excellent with fish and seafood but a great[…..]
This ancient grape (Pecorino) has been reinvigorated in recent years, expressive, ripe soft fruits and a mineral-rich finish. Superb!
Brilliant straw yellow colour with greenish tints. The bouquet is fine and intense, fruity and floral. The palate is pleasant, vibrant and fresh notes, followed by a typically almond aftertaste.
A fresh, dry Pinot Grigio with gentle floral and citrus aromas. Crisp and delicate on the palate with lightly honeyed fruit balanced by lemony acidity and a fresh, dry finish.
A gently aromatic, dry white with green apple, lime and lightly herbal characters, typical of the local Cortese grape. Ripe citrus fruit flavours combine with savoury notes to give a crisp, fresh white – ideal with seafood.
Outstanding. The wine exhibits a straw colour and subtle vanillin and spice aromas are noticeable in the aromatics, a creamy texture, admirable finesse and complexity and a surprisingly fat concentration and length.
Roberto Anselmi is one Italy’s best white winemakers, and one the great pioneers behind the resurgence of Soave, once one of Italy’s most popular white wines. Unfortunately, due to the restrictive laws within the region, Roberto no longer uses the ‘Soave’ DOC on his labels, but his wines remain superlative. San Vincenzo is a fresh, satin-soft white[…..]
The Botti family has owned the 20 hectare vineyard for more than 80 years. The vineyard is situated in the southerly part of the Mâconnais in the heart of the Lamartine area. St Véran is produced entirely from Chardonnay grapes and the vines are planted in clay and chalky soils. This one has a fresh,[…..]
Rich and intense with great typicity from this excellent producer, the deep stony soil gives the wine its intensity and elegance typical of the land around Puligny. Aromas are floral with hints of almond and hazelnut and the wine is fresh and rich in the mouth.
The wine is elegant and mineral with great textural intensity, a broad creamy palate with savoury butter and toasty notes balanced by a racy and vivacious finish. Still young, this lovely wine has the characteristic delicate touch of Berthelemot.
The village of Charnay is renowned as being one of the smallest and best of the Mâcon Villages producing classic unoaked white Burgundy with great depth and weight.
A classic Chablis from vines grown on the famous Kimmeridgian clay with nervy, mineral fruit but added depth from a small, around 10%, addition of some oak aged wine into the blend. This is very typical of the Motte style and gives a richness and balance to the wine.
Toasty oak and ripe, juicy mangoes on the nose, the palate is ripe, yet with plenty of fresh chablis acidity. This will be long-lived; expect at least five years’ drinking.
A beautifully elegant Sancerre with great balance of fruit and acidity. Pair with crab, lobster or even your favourite goats cheese.
A seriously good Sauvignon Blanc from the village of Oisly, renowned as being the cradle for French Sauvignon. A must-try for lovers of this grape.
The very talented winemaker Bernard Fouquet is a very lucky man as he has 26 hectares of Chenin Blanc vineyards planted on the best soils in Vouvray. He works with a lutte raisonnee philosophy, which they like to think of as the thinking man’s answer to organic, using treatments only when necessary. Bernard is a[…..]
This Sauvignon has a beautiful perfume; think gooseberries steeped in elderflower cordial. The palate is very fresh and dry with plenty of acidity and a lingering floral finish.
A classic, light to medium bodied Semillon with an un-oaked style that exhibits aromas of limes and refreshing citrus flavours.
Bright and appealing yellow colour with lovely fresh tropical fruit and citrus blossom notes. Alsatian in style, with lovely Eastern nuances of rose-petal, lemon grass and ginger. The palate is rich and aromatic, fresh and beautifully structured, with lovely rich ripe fruit and crisp acidity
Delicate aromas of fruit & honey, the palate has a real freshness and a lively minerality. Perfect with shellfish.
One of the great names of Alsace, and what we believe is the benchmark for quality Gewurztraminer. Top quality.
Elegant and classic with fine minerality and a crisp lemony acid backbone leading in to a long finish. Brilliant with mildly spicy cuisine.
The perfect wine for spicy foods, lovely fragrant notes of lychee and rose with a slightly smoky richness.
One of the most underrated white grapes; this Pinot Blanc is dry and stylish and makes a perfect aperitif.
Wonderfully rich and slightly spicy white wine, partners beautifully with Asian or fusion cuisine.
Creamy, well balanced palate, good depth of ripe fruit but with elegance and minerality, finishes long and fresh.
This is a light, dry, fabulously aromatic white of impressive purity. Deliciously different.
Modern white Chateauneuf from one of the region’s best dynamic young producers.
A proper white Côtes du Rhône – floral and soft fruited with a hint of oak to add texture and vinosity.
This is aromatic, complex and juicy, yet also broad and savoury with peach-stone fruit characters, a touch of spice and a long, zesty fin
Rich and creamy white Rioja. The additional fermentation in cask really rounds out the elegant fruits.
A deliciously forward and fruity wine, citrusy and bright and great value. Perfect for picnic’s.
A wonderfully crisp and fresh white with light peach notes and a floral finish.
Classic Marlborough Sauvignon; ripe gooseberry, bell pepper and asparagus notes and a full finish.
Deliciously crisp and fresh, packed full of vibrant and long lasting lime, gooseberry and tropical fruit flavours.
Ripe apple and pear intertwine with spice and vanilla. Deliciously rich and aromatic.
A dry, soft-textured white with notes of honeysuckle, white pepper and spice finishes with lovely freshness.
This is one of the best Gewurz we have tried outside Alsace. Dry and elegant with lychee & ginger spice.
Bright golden focus and beautiful structure in this spatlese-style Clare Valley Riesling.
Beautifully balanced, elegant, cool-climate Chardonnay. A joy to drink!
The Semillon/Chardonnay blend is an Australian classic, delivering an approachable and refreshingly balanced white wine.
Fresh cut grass, lemony citrus and white stone fruits and a crisp, zingy finish.
Generous, up front and fruity with more crispness and minerality than is all too often lacking in Aussie Sauv.
A gorgeously rich and flavoursome white with luscious ripe fruits and a savoury, slightly smoky finish.
Uniquely expressive Chenin from an old Rooibos tea plantation. A touch of oak lends weight and creaminess to the fabulous fruit.
A wine with quince and pear drop flavours. Real freshness on the palate with crunchy green apple and grapefruit flavours and a tangy finish.
This is a lovely full and tropical fruit-driven Sauvignon with notes of green fig, melon & asparagus.
A fresh and fruity style of Chenin Blanc with ripe tropical fruit flavours and a clean, citrus finish
The Pouilly Fumé of Stellenbosch. Stunning Sauvignon!
This is a top-notch off-dry Riesling full of refreshing, flavoursome fruit – try with dressed crab or Thai curries.
The chunky bottle belies the elegance inside. Fresh apple and pear mix playfully with spicy vanilla and nutmeg. Complex & creamy.
A stunning wine from the Bogle family. Luscious and ripe with fresh apricot and pear flavours.
Crisp and juicy in the palate, with lime, pear and herbal flavours in delicate balance, with a soft finish
Produced from 100% Sauvignon Blanc this is a delicious southern French white with notes of ripe gooseberry, white peach and citrus zest that is the perfect pick-me-up after a long day.
A delicious southern French white that is the perfect pick-me-up after a long day.
Picpoul is fast becoming popular with its floral aromas and citrus character making it a great foil for seafood.
Dry, refreshing and beautifully balanced, with flavours of lime, peach and great minerality.Dry, refreshing and beautifully balanced, with flavours of lime, peach and great minerality. Read our blog on Riesling grapes
A round, lush Sauvignon Blanc with depth of fruit, fantastic concentration, and superb balance which make it an absolute gem.
A lovely creamy Chardonnay with soft peach, apple & citrus fruits. Subtle oak keeps this vibrant and fresh.
Blended from Sauvignon & Semillon, this is a winning combination of citrus and tropical fruit flavours.
A finely structured white with honeyed apricot and stone fruit characters and a mineral backbone. The crisp citrus finish lingers.
Fragrant off-dry Riesling. Aromas of ripe apricots and red apples with delicious citrus and mineral characters.
Peach, apricot and white blossom aromas. Stone fruits, good texture and fresh lemony acidity.
This wine displays classic aromas of toast and grilled nuts on the nose. On the palate the wine is minerally, with lovely buttery overtones.
Rich and sweet, with peach and orange fruit, great with choccy desserts…and orange one’s of course.