Grenache 60%, Cinsault 10%, Syrah 10%, Carignan 5% and with Clairette, Picpoul, Bourboulenc, Mourvèdre. The Lafond Domaine Tavel Rose is characterized by a lovely pure tender pink colour. The predominating aromas are complex: red and white fruit associated with floral notes. With time, these fruity aromas will evolve toward more mellow notes with a touch of spice and stone frui…
Chateau Minuty has a remarkable site on the slopes of the villages of Gassin and Ramatuelle, overlooking the bay of Saint-Tropez. Château Minuty’s outstanding rosés are a blend of a majority of Grenache, the ‘king-pin varietal for rosés’, and of Tibouren, symbolic of the Saint-Tropez peninsula, a varietal which was kept in order to maintain the typical character of the wines. …
A rich and rounded Chardonnay from the Limoux region in Languedoc. It carries mouth-watering aromas of baked apple, white peach and some toast character! Super versatile, enjoy with white meats, fish and soft cheese!
Another excellent value crowd pleaser from Les Vignerons:
Medium bodied, esasy drinking with lots of fruit. Great for informal gatherings.
This is a great value Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley, packed with deep flavours of dark berries and a hint of violet on the nose. The palate is smooth with a rounded finish that keeps you coming back for more.
Vouvray is a classic Loire white, made from the Chenin Blanc grape variety. There is plenty of rich ripe fruit, offering a little residual sugar, finishing fresh and dry.
Made using hand picked Tempranillo grapes grown on vines over 30 years old, this is a great value red wine. Flavours of dark fruits dominate with a touch of herbs and a hint of spice on the palate. This is a versatile wine which will match with red meats, chicken or fish such as tuna.
A blend of 70% Tempranillo, 15% Syrah and 15% Merlot with no barrel age. This has powerful ripe red and black fruit aromas, good length and a tannic finish.
Loidana expresses the authenticity, typicity and essence of this Catalonian region. It is the perfect starter wine for those wishing to learn more about the complexity of Priorat wines.
55% Garnatxa (Grenache), 35% Carinyena (Carignan), 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.
This wine offers intense aromas of fruits (strawberry, cherry, raspberry and black cherries) with hints of blue flowers, cedar and spices. Smooth and velvety on the palate, it remains harmonious to the finish.
It pairs particularly well with poultry and pasta dishes. Cannelloni , codfish, roast chicken with plums and pine nuts.
Awards: 92/100 Wine Spectator, Bronze Decanter.
White Rioja is a fantastic summer drink, it will pair with chicken, salads or equally so with seafood such as prawns. This wine is light and refreshing, and excellent value.
Colour is an intensity garnet, bright with a purple rim.
Nose is open with some ripe dark fruit, floral, spice (black pepper).
Palate is full body with a nice acidity, tannins are full and smooth. Smooth finish and persistent
Crazy Grapes’ is crazy good!
Spanning approximately 60 hectares, the vines at Rovereto are an average of 25 years old. The harvest is done by hand and the wine is aged for around 5 months in steel tanks, and further refined once it hits the bottle. This is an intense yet delicate wine with fresh fruit flavours such as green apple on the palate, the finish is long with a definite elegance.
Deep ruby red in colour, with hints of purple, this is a delicious Chianti from Brunelli. Ideal for pairing with a range of dishes such as spaghetti bolognese, or along side a nice, strong cheese. This is medium-bodied and silky on the palate, packed with dark fruits and a little tannin on the finish.
This is another great wine from El Campo, full of fruity blackcurrant and cherry notes, easy drinking with lots of flavour. The perfect match to your Sunday roast!
'Pour Ma Gueule' translates into English as 'for my mouth' referring to the stash of wine that the producers sometimes keep for themselves, surely only the best! Deep red in colour with tons of dark fruit on the nose. Full bodied on the palate with the dark fruits coming through and a touch of black pepper on the lengthy finish.
Grapes were hand harvested, destalked and lightly crushed into open concrete fermenters. Manual punch downs were done three times a day during fermentation. Fermentation lasted seven days, after which the wine was pressed off the skins and transferred to old French and American barrels for malolactic fermentation and 14 months ageing.
This honeyed buttery white from sunny Californias Central valley, made from 75% Colombard and 25% Chardonnay has a lovely pear and pineapple infused nose, wityh plenty of ripe sweetness on the finish. It works well on its own or with some cheeses, cold buffets and some desserts.