2013 GRENACHE-CINSAULT Rosé Domaine Saint Félix
Crunchy pale-pink Grenache with a bit of bite from the Cinsault makes this very appetising indeed.
2012 DUROU 'EXCEPTION' MALBEC Fabrice Durou
The previous two vintages rate as the most praised wine we have ever had in this price range. 'Could replace your (that's yours, not ours - ed.) house claret – and would very likely constitute a far... ( more info )
2010 CVNE VINA REAL RIOJA Crianza
Bright cherry colour with some violet nuances. On the nose, red berry aromas remain over the oaky and balsamic notes from its ageing in wood. It shows an elegance in the mouth, yet very lively, with... ( more info )
2013 MÂCON VINZELLES Cave des Grands Crus Blancs
Straightforward, unoaked Chardonnay from this excellent small co-operative. The rich buttery texture of this wine is entirely down to quality of fruit and very good winemaking.
2012 VINA DO CAMPO BLANCO Ribeiro Bodegas Docampo
Fruit driven white wine from the Ribeiro, North West of Spain, and made from Treixadura and Torrontes. Stainless steel fermented to keep it aromatic and fresh, with a juicy, 'leesy' character and... ( more info )
2013 PAGLIATURA Vermentino della Maremma Toscana Fattoria di Magliano
This is simply delicious. Achieving that perfect balance between weight and brightness that results in immense drinkability. Lovely clean attack with mineral zip and then pretty white blossom notes... ( more info )
2011 ROSSO DI MONTALCINO Collemattoni
Deep in colour and packed with ripe fruit this richly textured wine is immediately and immensely drinkable. With all the hallmarks of Montalcino and very well made it represents fantastic value too.
2010 CHÂTEAU MONTAIGUILLON Montagne Saint Emilion
This cracking chateau, just in the high ground of Saint Emilion always makes brilliant value wines in a really attractive style – and Chantal says the 2010 is without doubt her best to date – we agree... ( more info )
2012 RULLY 1er Cru La Pucelle Domaine Paul et Marie Jacqueson
Still my personal favourite of the Jacqueson whites, the Pucelle has always had something reminiscent of the style of Puligny about it, slidey, mineral, light-footed, appetising and pure. As always... ( more info )