A poised nose of red fruit with a hint of jamminess. Plums, blackberry and red fruits dominate the palate. The style is rounded and approachable with full, but soft tannins.
Quite a powerful wine with a lot of depth, very pleasant to drink due to its fruit and roundness. The tannins are present but enjoyable as they are well polished and integrated. Black fruit on the nose with a lot of depth, long mouthfeel with spices, some liquorice. Clean, complex and well balanced.
Domaine de la Villaudiere Sancerre Rosé, from Jean Marie Reverdy, is the benchmark in pure, crystalline salmon-pink Sancerre rosé. It shows fresh strawberry, raspberry, redcurrant and mineral aromas, with a bracing, complex palate. Loads of intensity with a fine finish!
Domaine Gerard Millet Sancerre comes from 17 hectares of hillside Sauvignon vines, producing a wine that is the epitome of Sancerrois elegance, with a delicate mineral scented nose, and beautifully rich yet subtle flavours. Gerard Millet's family has been making wine for over 5 generations.
Champagne Collet (half bottles) is an iconic Champagne brand and its elegant Art Deco packaging is evocative of the Belle Epoque era from when it was established. Aromas of white flowers, lemon zest, quince and white peach, are combined with delicate hints of spice and anise. Refreshing and complex through to a wonderful persistence, with a crunch...
Domaine la Rouviole Minervois La Liviniere comes from the unique all-organic cru appellation La Liviniere, within the Languedoc's Minervois appellation. The wine is made from 75% Syrah, aged in oak for 12 months, and 25% Grenache. Its intense aromas of dark fruit, chocolate and herbs develop complex, secondary characteristics with a ripe, velvety mouth-feel.
Domaine de la Villaudiere Sancerre, from Jean Marie Reverdy, has lively mineral tones complemented by fresh green fruits through to a long and zesty finish. Classic Sancerre from a top grower.
Domaine de la Villaudiere Sancerre Rouge has generous aromas of elegant black fruits, lead to a supple palate with a silky texture and fine, maturing tannins on the finish.
Plump berried fruits are accompanied by a blueberry character and rich, dark chocolate notes. Stylish and deliciously approachable with soft tannins and a fresh finish.
Classic Sancerre, packed with intense citrus characters and elegant mineral overtones through to a long, refreshing finish.
Crozes Hermitage Terre d'Eclat Domaine de la Ville Rouge is a wonderfully refined, mineral Syrah, from this organically run family estate. 40% of the wine is aged in wood, leaving a wine with vibrant fruit character, intense, ripe Syrah perfume and a grainy, savoury palate with silky tannins. Delicious!
The seductive raspberry nuances of the colour are enticing and lead to fine, fruity aromatics with a round, delicious palate which flourishes with intense notes of red fruits.
Chateau Cissac Haut Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2014 is a ripe, refined Medoc from one of the best vintages in living memory. This 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot blend is aged in oak casks (40% new) for up to 20 months before bottling.
Les Reculerons has a distinctive mineral backbone which underpins floral aromas and a whisper of smoke. A precise and crystalline wine which softens on the mid palate with a rich and rounder texture; finishing on a delicious, tangy saline note.
Chateau La Sauvageonne Cuvée Pica Broca is a very fine wine from the Terrasses du Larzac zone of the Coteaux du Languedoc. Old vine Grenache and Syrah grapes are picked when perfectly ripe, with limited yields. The wine is aged for up to 16 months in new oak giving great complexity with aromas of garrigue, brambles and warm earth.
A delicious sweet wine, rich and grapey with full, tropical flavours combined with freshness and elegance.
A precise wine with citrus and floral aromas with a touch of white peach and grapefruit complemented by a note of minerality and white pepper on the long finish.
Domaine Jean Goulley Chablis is a pure, unoaked white burgundy from one of Chablis's best organic producers. The wine shows classic Chablis flavours of ripe citrus and minerals; clean, refreshing, understated and complex!
Domaine Jean Goulley Petit Chablis is a complex, mineral white burgundy: a great value alternative to its big brother, Chablis. Aged on its lees for extra flavour and weight, this is a mouth-wateringly crisp wine that drinks well in its youth.
Elegant style of Chardonnay with a lovely weight from the lees ageing and balanced oak flavours. Quite a rich style with a touch of minerality on the finish. A petit Meursault.
Domaine Rene Monnier Bourgogne Pinot Noir is a full-bodied, ripe berry-scented Pinot Noir from this Meursault estate. The wine is aged in barriques (40% new) for up to 16 months, to add softness and complexity.
This is a refreshing, complex and velvety white from Saint Véran. Ripe fruit flavours of juicy white pear combine with delicate notes of zesty lemon. Softly textured, with a harmonious balance between refreshing acidity and fruitiness, this shows great finesse on the finish.
A lean, dry Chablis with delicate floral aromas and a bold, powerful palate with mineral overtones.
Code Rouge has a very pale, almost crystalline colour, with fine bubbles. The bouquet is floral with notes of pear, citrus fruits and fresh fruits. This wine is fresh and mineral on the palate, fine, elegant and refined.
A fine, elegant wine with plump red berried fruit and delicate hints of oak spice. Smooth and supple on the palate, with fine tannins and a long, persistent finish.
Château Cruzeau Saint Emilion Grand Cru comes from one of Saint-Emilion's smallest and most exciting Grand Cru estates. This blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc is aged in oak barrels for 6 months to add subtle vanilla notes to its aromas of red fruits, spice and cassis.
Pierre Naigeon Hautes Cotes de Nuits La Riotte is a fresh, red fruit-scented red burgundy from vineyards in the wild hills above Burgundy's Cote d'Or. From a Gevrey-Chambertin-based wine making family, Pierre makes this wine is a lighter, earlier drinking style, which is nevertheless aged in oak for 14 months before bottling, to add richness and complexity.
Subtle notes of stone fruit are complemented by floral hints and mineral nuances. Fresh and vibrant, with a lovely rich mouthfeel.
Textured with spicy notes of fennel and toasty oak, through to a lovely, long and sustained finish
Crimson red in colour with delicate purple tints, this wine reveals aromas of very ripe red fruits and wild berries on the nose. The full and rounded palate is well-balanced, showing jammy blackcurrant and blackberry, backed by distinctive woody notes and a long, elegant finish.
Domaine Courbis Saint Joseph Rouge is one of the finest Saint-Josephs in existence. A deep, intense wine, it is a wonderful expression of the perfumed, spicy Syrah grape when grown in the best vineyard sites. Its velvety palate bursts with ripe plum and bramble flavours.
Domaine Courbis Saint Joseph Blanc is a white is a blend of Marsanne and Roussanne grapes, grown on granitic plateaux, which give the wine ripe citrus and exotic fruit flavours and a delicious full body. Courbis is one of a small number of truly iconic producers in Saint Joseph.
Domaine Saint Damien Gigondas is a delicious oak-aged blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Mourvèdre, made at this family estate in the small hamlet of La Baumette just outside the town of Gigondas. The flavours are of ripe, concentrated plum and cinnamon spice; the wine has a fantastic, rich mid-palate which expands onto an exceptional finish.
Amber with terracotta tints. Fine and complex nose of dried fruits, walnuts, dried currants, honey with a hint of spice. Powerful and rich, with aromas of bitter oranges and wild apricots. An astonishing wine with an exceptional length and a praline aromas finish.
A rich, powerful wine with a beautiful balance between roasted aromas and intense black fruit flavours. Structured, it has velvety tannins and well integrated oak, complemented by complex dark berry flavours, hints of cigar box and a smooth, elegant finish.
Les Allées de Cantemerle Haut-Médoc is the second wine of classed growth Château Cantemerle. A traditional and deeply coloured Bordeaux with aromas of blackcurrant combined with bell pepper, all complemented by cedar oak and a touch of chocolate.
Lively aromas of juniper and minerality with complementing oak lead to a beautifully clean and citrus finish.
A generous, opulent and supple Pinot Noir showing concentrated layers of ripe blackberries and cherries with a touch of spice. Elegant and smooth, with a rounded palate and silky tannins on the finish.
The area of Fourchaume is an extension of the northerly slopes of the Chablis Grands Crus. Fourchaume is distinguished by its power, elegance, bouquet and length - classic and mineral Chablis.
Gerard Bertrand Cigalus Blanc is bright yellow with pale green reflections. Rich bouquet with aromas of white flowers, citrus fruits combined with white fruits (peach, apricot and grapefruit) and honey. The palate is lush, rich and smooth and at the same time very fresh. There are some hints of subtle vanilla, light toasty oak taste and very aromatic...