Saint Aubin Premier Cru Charmois 2016, from Marc Morey, is an outstanding value top quality white burgundy, from the small village of Saint-Aubin in the hills west of Puligny and Chassagne Montrachet. It shows all the buttery, floral minerality of its esteemed neighbours, with a slightly lighter body, which betrays its slightly higher altitude vineyards.
A well structured Gevrey-Chambertin with a good depth of flavour and a firm finish.
A complex nose of almond and fresh apricot accompanied by vanilla and butterscotch notes. The wine is full bodied with apricot dominating the fresh fruit palate. The finish is buttery with subtle hints of toasty oak.
Attractive nose combining roasted cherry, raspberry and plums. A silky and fleshy style of Beaune, finishing long with ripe tannins and vibrant red fruit flavours.
Pommard Les Vignots Rene Monnier is a deliciously robust red burgundy. Made very traditionally and aged in oak barrels, the wine shows violet, cherry and plum aromas, with grainy tannins and a great finish; a perfect match for lamb or big game dishes.
A food friendly Champagne, with toasty notes and rich pure white fruit aromas, through to layers of complexity on the palate with hints of vanilla and nutmeg spice.
This elegant wine has fine lemony fruit combined with peach and some pineapple notes. Toasty and honeyed on the nose with a smooth and creamy flavour. Beautifully integrated oak and a lovely length.
Volnay Premier Cru Clos des Chenes 2016, from Domaine Rene Monnier, is a rich, silky Volnay, aged for 16 months in oak - of which one third is new. The wine shows wonderfully pure Pinot aromas of cherries and spice, with overtones of discreet oak.
Attractive bouquet with youthful, delicate, creamy hints with a touch of biscuity and yeasty notes. Lively persistent bubbles with clean, soft, creamy fruit, excellent intensity and a lingering finish. Elegant and balanced.
The bouquet offers up notes of crushed strawberries, sweet spice and floral notes of violet and hawthorne. Powerful and generous, with a velvety texture and a revitalising freshness. This wine is built on tension and stamped with a brilliant salinity.
Great typicity showing a pure mineral core complemented by hazelnuts and brioche, classic and elegant.
Powerful nose of blackberries and violets. On the palate, smooth tannins and subtle woody notes, beautifully balanced and an never ending finish. An extreme delicacy and a huge lasting potential, one to keep in the cellar for up to 15 years.
Deep matured cherry colour, an explosive nose opens onto grilled toast spices and clove. With a sugar rush, the palate reveals powerful and elegant aromas, reminiscent of cooked red fruits. This is an exceptional wine with soft tannins and a spicy after taste.
A precise and chiselled Champagne, with a mouth watering palate. Invigorating citrus fruit flavours are supported by mineral undertones and crisp apple notes.
A perfumed and elegant expression of Gevrey-Chambertin with violet and smooth red cherry notes and a lovely freshness.
Alluring raspberry and cherry with notes of dried fruits on the nose. Medium to full bodied with a little earthiness, this well structured wine shows balanced oak, with fine ripe tannins. Silky and smooth on the palate this is classically elegant.
A beautifully smooth and elegant wine showing classic cedar and chocolate notes, with age it becomes very smooth and displays black pepper, tobacco and graphite nuances. It is well structured with ripe tannins, complemented by a silky mouthfeel and a long, lingering finish. A very aromatic Pauillac with great complexity.
Côte Rôtie 'Blonde du Seigneur' is sourced from the southern grantic end of the appellation and is made from 93% Syrah and 7% Viognier. Classic elegant Côte-Rôtie, this is a perfumed, silky wine that will age gracefully for many years to come.
An enchanting golden colour with a persistent effervescence. Warm, comforting notes of saffron, vanilla and apricot complement rich aromas of brioche, walnut and an intriguing hint of smoke. The intense expression of ripe fruit is characteristic of the warm, sunny 2006 vintage. A smooth, opulent wine, showing finesse and astonishing length.
A full bodied and textured Pommard, showing a lovely purity of fruit, complemented by a touch of spice from oak ageing.
Domaine Courbis Cornas La Sabarotte 2013 is the multi award-winning flagship wine from Courbis - the epitome of fine Cornas showing chocolate and smoky fruit intensity with a silky suppleness on the palate.
Classic Pouilly Fumé from this historic producer, with expressive aromatics of blackcurrant, redcurrant, boxwood and a hint of cedar, complemented by notes of exotic and white fleshed fruits. Harmonius and well balanced, with citrus and mineral characters on the palate leading to a long, elegant finish.
Château du Domaine de l'Eglise 2011 Pomerol is made at one of Pomerol's finest estates. A rich, sumptuous wine made from 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc, aged in oak (60% new) for up to 18 months.
Left to mature on the lees for three years, this is a full-flavoured, classic Champagne made mainly from Grands and Premier Cru areas with the addition of 5% to 10% of their unique reserve wines.
A stunning 1er Cru Puligny Montrachet, which showcases a wonderful purity and depth of fresh and dried fruits, complemented by hints of hazelnut and delicate spice. Rich, mineral-laden and concentrated on the palate, this is beautifully balanced with a very long finish.
Displaying all the hallmarks of a top quality Meursault, this fine, elegant and concentrated Chardonnay is beautifully balanced, with pure lifted fruits and a rich, nutty palate leading to an exquisitely long finish.
Lovely ripe nectarine and peach aromas sustained by the full and creamy palate. Pure Viognier expression.
Beautiful integration of oak with rich, elegantly styled fruit and a balanced acidity through to a wonderful long, butterscotch, well sustained finish.
A wine with a full flavour while retaining the fresh peach fruit and mineral characters typical of a fine Viognier. Very elegant and fine.
A full bodied and textured white Burgundy opening with hints of green apple and exotic fruits leading to nutty and toasty tones combined with butter nuances. This wine has sublime elegance and a deliciously long, full finish.
An intensely floral nose exhibiting notes of blackberry, redcurrant and wet stone. Very pure and elegant with supple and precise flavours and an impressively long, firm finish.
Densely coloured with earthy and eucalyptus notes enhanced by hints of coffee. Textured, smooth and long, this wine would benefit from decanting to reveal the richness and opulence of this wine.
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