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.
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,[…..]
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[…..]
Impressive aromas of blueberries, ripe blackberries, cherries with some chocolaty spicy notes.
“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.
Intense flavours of red cherries, dark chocolate, olives and figs. Complex, with an amazing length of finish.
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.
Deep cherry red in colour. Fresh red fruits with hint of mint on the nose. Soft tannins, well-structured with good balance.
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.
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.
Robust and rustic with dried fruit (fig/prune) flavours accompanied by a creamy bitter-chocolate character, balanced by moderate acidity and smoky oak, with superb length.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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[…..]
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.
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[…..]
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,[…..]
A biodynamically made wine from the legendary Alvaro Espinoza, one of Chile’s great winemakers. This is hugely complex
Outstanding Pinot Noir that can challenge Burgundy in quality and elegance. Highly sought-after wines.
Graham’s is one of the great names in Port, producing a full-bodied, luscious and complex style with unrivalled richness. We think it’s the best Premium Ruby on the market!
A fresh and fruity single-vineyard Valpolicella with textbook black cherry fruits. Well-balanced and utterly delicious.
We like to call this our baby Barolo. Immediately appealing and lush with a meatiness to really get your teeth in to. Very classy.
The ‘Barolo of the south’, Taurasi is one of Italy’s great red wines. Made from the Aglianico grape this is full-bodied, complex and balanced.
Textbook Chianti. Full and round with notes of violets, wood and savoury dark fruits.
A classic example. Rich, complex wine – powerful, but approachable!
This is a lovely rich red with super concentration. Red & black fruits combine with vanilla spice and an age-worthy backbone.
Aged for 8 months in small oak barrels, the wine has intense, complex flavours of dark berries and spice. Firm, yet velvety, with a long finish.
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.
A structured, heady and complex Syrah. Cassis fruit, coffee and dark chocolate with a toasty finish.
A refined and elegant Syrah with good tannins, ripe black fruits and attractive earthiness.
Impressive from the start with its fleshy, rounded, soft and spicy fruit and integrated oak.
A rich, smooth red from southern Spain. Ripe and plummy with notes of dark chocolate & spice.
Modern Ribera at its best. Lush, polished and full, with black fruits, leather and liquorice. A real treat!
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.
Aged for 12 months (meses) in oak prior to bottling this is a real blockbuster. Big and bold but with wonderful freshness and purity.
A lush, multi-layered red made from Monastrell (aka Mourvedre). Full-bodied, rich and hugely satisfying
This is an elegant, well-balanced Rioja with ripe red fruits and notes of vanilla and coconut.
A fabulous, young, unoaked, fresh Rioja designed to be enjoyed young (Joven). Lovely raspberry & strawberry fruit flavours.
A lively summer-fruit infused Rioja with delicious hints of vanilla. Great value!
A great partner for the mid-week supper, mid-weight, plump red fruits and a soft rounded finish.
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.
A powerful yet refined expression of Shiraz with balance, complexity and persistence. This has a cult following year on year.
A fleshy palate with notes of plum and spice, silky tannins and a firm finish. Excellent single-vineyard Pinot.
Wonderfully complex; at first fresh and linear, then rich, dark and exotic. This will tantalise the taste buds!
A fresh and juicy Shiraz with both red & dark fruits and a twist of black pepper.
The Shiraz Cabernet blend is an Australian classic, delivering an approachable and easily enjoyable style.
Concentrated palate of cranberry, sour cherries, tapenade, herbs and a hint of tobacco.
An incredibly beguiling and pure Syrah with black fruit flavours and dark spices. We could swim in this!
Super-smooth Bordeaux blend from one of the Cape’s great winemakers.
A stylish and very drinkable Pinotage with intense plum, violets, mulberry and black fruit flavours, intense plum, violets, mulberry and black fruit flavours
A full-flavoured show stopper of a red. Dark, rich and expressive full of spice, pepper and concentrated black fruits. Limited availability!
The wines of this region have a wonderful purity about them, this is rich and plummy, with layers of cherry, leather & spice.
Full of black and redcurrant fruit and cedar spice, terrifically well-made and not too heavy.
Delicious, freshness and balance and fantastic value for a Pinot Noir at this price.
A very good example of Carmenère. Offers plum, damson and curranty flavours alongside well integrated toasty oak and layers of vanilla.
Lovely Chilean Merlot filled with currant, ripe plum, cherry, vanilla and blackberry flavours, complemented by sweet ripe tannins.
From some of the highest vineyards in the world; this is a beautifully defined and elegant Malbec.
This is a great-value spicy red. Really juicy yet retaining a subtle savoury edge. Try with venison/beef sausages.
Soft and supple Merlot with a hint of pepper, lively red fruits, and a rounded velvety palate.
Pure, fresh, characterful and lush with classic varietal raspberry fruit and crunchy acidity on the finish.
Lovely moreish Pinot Noir with rich, complex red berry flavours and a hint of vanilla on the finish.
A rich and ripe Chateauneuf with layers of warm fruit and spice supported by fine tannins.
6 varieties (hence the name), combine beautifully to make one superb Cairanne. Big and bold!
A gloriously dense Shiraz; sweet plums layered with complex black berry fruits and lingering oak sweetness.
A lovely, mellow, velvety Merlot with hints of tobacco, chocolate and vanilla. Long and layered.
Lovely, juicy, peppery Grenache. Lots of red fruits and a hint of white pepper, perfect for the BBQ!
Crunchy, hedgerow fruit with fine balance, freshness, well-judged tannins, and a lead pencil finish.
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.[…..]
A lovely introduction to the classic Greek Agiorgitiko grape. Blended with Cabernet Sauvignon this makes for a rich brambly red with integrated French oak.
A great example of Burgundian Pinot Noir. Restrained with subtle red fruits and finely-grained tannins.
A beguiling sweet wine with rose petal aromas and a dried sultana palate. Choc pud paradise!