2011 GARNACHA Bodegas y Viñedos Monfil Aragón Spain Talk about bang for your buck, this has lashings of it. Sumptuous and juicy cherry fruit with a lovely lifted fragrance that screams of youth and vitality. It's equally as bright on the palate albeit... (more info)
2012 TEMPRANILLO Las Corazas Bodegas Roqueta Castilla y León Spain Extraordinarily good value, this ripe and juicy Tempranillo from the heartland of Spain, Castilla y León, has even been given a three month passage in oak, giving it an added dimension of flavour.
2012 GARNACHA Bodegas y Viñedos Monfil Aragón Spain Talk about bang for your buck, this has lashings of it. Sumptuous and juicy cherry fruit with a lovely lifted fragrance that screams of youth and vitality. It's equally as bright on the palate albeit... (more info)
2012 DUROU 'EXCEPTION' MALBEC Fabrice Durou Vin de France France The previous two vintages rate as the most praised wine we have ever had in this price range. 'Could replace your house claret – and would very likely constitute a far better deal', wrote Victoria... (more info)
2009 CASTILLO DE ALMANSA Colección Bodegas Piqueras Almansa Spain 95% Garnacha Tinterera (a.k.a. Alicante Bouchet - one of the very few red grapes that actually has a red flesh) and 5% Syrah. Deep in colour with a very intense nose of plums and cassis, this is full... (more info)
2008 CHÂTEAU LES ARQUEYS Bordeaux Bordeaux France A touch of oak aging gives this wine a seriously characterful nose, rounding out a cherry and currant fruit which remains nicely fresh and crunchy on the finish. Great value.
2011 SYRAH-GRENACHE TRADITION Domaine Pierre Belle Languedoc-Roussillon France Tastes like it has some good old Carignan in it - but not according to the domaine - Syrah and Grenache only. There's an honest attractive earthiness, a touch of spice, but above all a nicely supple... (more info)
2012 ARADON Rioja Tinto Riojana de Alcanadre Rioja Spain Vinícola Riojana de Alcanadre founded in 1957, is a union of 100 winegrowers who have come together with the sole purpose of making the highest quality wines from their shared vineyards. This Tinto... (more info)
2012 MERLOT Domaine les Yeuses Languedoc-Roussillon France Another cracking effort - Yeuses have crafted another brilliant value red in 2011. Full of supple juicy fruit, an excellent youthful glass of silky southern Merlot.
2013 TANGUERO Malbec Finca Flichman Mendoza Argentina Bright Malbec from Argentina's Malbec capital - Mendoza. This has lovely with notes of warm straw and ripe berries, and just enough grip to keep it interesting. Great value.