Maxime Trijol Classic VS Cognac


An independent family firm, Maxime Trijol has twenty 2,500 litre charentais pot stills and is now one of the largest distillers of cognac. It is only in recent times that they have concentrated on releasing more of it’s own cognacs gaining a much-deserved reputation for high quality. Their VS is an excellent starting point, combining[…..]

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.

Domaine de Vedilhan Viognier, Pays d’Oc 2015


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[…..]

Reviseur VS Cognac


A great value Cognac. Light and well balance with aromas of plums and walnuts, hints of vanilla and cinnamon spice on the finsh.

Maxime Trijol XO Grande Champagne Cognac


An XO cognac from Maxime Trijol, made using grapes solely from the Grande Champagne region. This XO is full bodied and rich with balanced sweet fruit, spices and tobacco. Soft and rounded with a rich warmth and comforting ripeness with a long and lingering finish.

Maxime Trijol Grande Champagne VSOP Cognac


The VSOP Grande Champagne is blended from a large proportion of cognacs aged between 10 and 20 years. Distilled from grapes from the Grande Champagne region, this cognac offers rich aromas of rancio, with candied peels, stone fruits and aniseed.

Maxime Trijol Classic VSOP Cognac


A quality VSOP from the Maxime Trijol house, one of the few independents still controlling and performing all aspects of production in-house. Mellow on the palate with good fruit character, hints of orange with spicy notes balanced with an oaky vanilla finish.  

Creme de Framboise Edmond Briottet


A fresh and fruity raspberry liqueur from Dijon producer Edmond Briottet, Crème de Framboise is made by macerated the fresh fruit in alcohol. The result is a fresh-tasting, aromatic and utterly delicious liqueur.

Crème de Cassis, Edmond Briottet


High quality cassis liqueur from French artisan producer. Rich aromas with full blackcurrant overtones. A good and rich texture that piles up the blackcurrant flavours.

Baron de Sigognac 10yr old Armagnac


The 10 year old Baron de Sigognac delivers exceptional value for money. This is a beautifully crafted Bas-Armagnac, very round and full; earthy with notes of dried fruit and toffee yet showing floral, woody and spicy notes. A long well balanced finish with hints of almonds and vanilla.

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.

Saint Véran 2014 Domaine Botti


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,[…..]

Puligny-Montrachet Les Levrons 2014 Domaine Berthelemot


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.

Meursault ‘Les Tillets’ Domaine Berthelemot 2013


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.

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.

Chablis 2014 Domaine de la Motte


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.

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[…..]

Vouvray Cuvée de Silex 2014 Domaine des Aubuisières


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[…..]

Trimbach Riesling 2013


Elegant and classic with fine minerality and a crisp lemony acid backbone leading in to a long finish. Brilliant with mildly spicy cuisine.

Bernard Remy Carte Blanche Brut NV


Champagne Bernard Remy is situated in Allemant, a small town at the edge of the Côte de Blancs an area from which the regions best Chardonnay grapes are grown. This is high quality fizz made in an elegant, fresh and appealing style. Great value!

Lallier Grand Cru Brut Rosé NV


Fresh floral aromas mixed with characteristic sweet, doughy overtones, which are balanced by richer fruit, peach skin characters and classic baked biscuit flavours with a crisp citrus finish.

Chateau Laulerie Blanc, Bergerac 2015


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.

Cave de Turckheim Réserve Riesling 2013


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

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.[…..]