This is a nicely rounded Picpoul with freshness and good structure. Delicious with or without 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[…..]
A great value Cognac. Light and well balance with aromas of plums and walnuts, hints of vanilla and cinnamon spice on the finsh.
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.
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.
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.
An absolutely incredible wild strawberry liqueur from Edmond Briottet. This Fraise des Bois liqueur is made by macerating the fresh fruits in alcohol. It’s that simple.
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.
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.
Soft and rich with flavours of baked apple with a light touch of nutmeg spice.
Rich, smooth, plummy Bordeaux with ripe blackcurrant fruit flavours and a hint of vanilla spice.
Cedar, oak, a bit of green pepper and cassis all interwoven to give a classic Medoc.
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.
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.
This is a fresh, elegant Rhône with great finesse, good fruit and hints of spice. Great value.
Classic Syrah notes of spice, violets and cherries, with savoury notes of dark olives.
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,[…..]
The wines of Volnay are celebrated for their delicacy and perfume, and this old vine Pinot Noir adds fleshy, round, rich fruit to the finesse and elegance.
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.
Typically gentle purple colour of the Gamay grape. Soft and juicy ripe damson type fruits with a crisp acidity. A lighter style of wine that mixes elegance and softness with bold ripe flavours.
Attractive red berried fruit on the nose. Very well balanced on the palate with pure red fruits and firm tannins. Full flavoured with hints of savouriness dissolving into an elegant finish.
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[…..]
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[…..]
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.
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[…..]
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.