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Wine of the Week: 2014 IL LABIRINTO Poggerino – Sangiovese

By on 29/06/2016

Poggerino - Chianti, Tuscany   Piero Lanza is one of Chianti's greatest young ambassadors. A qualified oenologist, a very competent agronomist and a brilliant winemaker, his wines have improved immeasurably over the past few vintages. Located in the heart of Chianti Classico district the estate consists of 106 acres of vineyards, olive groves and woodlands.

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Chelsea tastes: The Loire Valley

By on 15/06/2016

This Friday, we will be opening two wines from the Loire Valley - a superb sparkling wine for under £15 & a refreshing white from Eric Chevalier. Do pop in on your way home from work and join us for a glass from 4pm.

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2015 Bordeaux – Cos d’Estournel, Beausejour-Duffau, Nénin, Quintus & Dragon

By on 09/06/2016

In what promises to be a busy day on Bordeaux's 'place', things have started briskly. The biggest name so far is CHÂTEAU COS D'ESTOURNEL 2ème Cru Classé Saint Estèphe (£1250). This is quite toppy and it's hard not to see Pichon Baron as a more compelling buy if it was a choice of 'one or the other' at this level.

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