Weekend Winners £100 Mixed Case Mk II

Here’s 3 great wines under £10 in a mixed case for this weekend. These customer favourites are sure to add a bit of cheer to chilly autumnal evenings as British summer time officially comes to an end this weekend.

Next day delivery to central London for all orders placed before midnight tonight, or visit one of our shops.

4 x 2013 TERRA D’ALTER BRANCO Terras d’Alter

4 x 2012 LE CLOS Domaine Sainte Eugénie

4 x 2013 CHIANTI DON GUIDO Fattoria La Collina

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Total: 12 bottles

  Normal price £111.40  Case price* £100.00

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4 x 2013 TERRA D’ALTER BRANCO  Terras d’Alter Alentejo Portugal

Peter Bright has again crafted a great value Portuguese white from a mix of Arinto, Viogner, Rouepiro and Verdelho. A bright, clean aromatic expression which belies the very reasonable price point.

4 x 2012 LE CLOS Domaine Sainte Eugénie Languedoc-Roussillon France

A lightish Rhône-style wine from an estate in Corbières, this wine has become a firm favourite with our customers. This year there is again a touch more ripe fruit and soft oak in this vintage. Not without the hints of bonfire smoke that made the previous vintages so appealing to us, and with an old world charm that makes this so drinkable with or without food.

4 x 2013 CHIANTI DON GUIDO Fattoria La Collina Tuscany Italy

This is delicious – like 2012 there is more weight and typical Chianti identity to this vintage – lovely soft feel of plummy, morello cherry fruit a little peppery spice and then a tickle of zesty kick to keep it vital and true.

*Mix any 12 bottles on our website or in our shops for our ‘case price discount’. Free Nationwide delivery over £100. Next day Delivery to Central London.

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Last Parcel: ‘A cut above the rest’ a few cases of 2009 La Mauriane – Puisseguin, Saint Émilion OWC

We’ve just 4 cases left of this excellent example of garagiste wine. A micro-cuvée, made by Pierre Taïx, who is a university lecturer (economics) in his other life. One of the three parcels that make this extraordinary wine consists of eighty year old vines planted by his grandfather. A true garagiste wine made in a modern, opulent style.

2009 CHÂTEAU LA MAURIANE Puisseguin Saint Emilion

‘Superbe nez intense, fin, fruité, mûr, subtil. Notes de réglisse et figue. Devient crémeux à la décantation. Bouche dense très fruitée, mûre, savoureuse, pleine et grasse. Très bonne longueur savoureuse au grain de tanin fin. C’est très bon ! Goûtez le même jeune.’ 16.5/20 Jean-Marc Quarin (Mar 2013)  

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Grapes: 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon Origin: Bordeaux, Saint Emilion Village: Puisseguin Saint Emilion ABV: 14.5%

Price:

75cl bottles  £23.50  Case price* £20.95

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Lea & Sandeman review

“La Mauriane shows a very oaky nose, but behind it is a lovely mineral freshness, intense delicate cherries, fine tannins but serious structure too. Impressive stuff – it is big (14.2%) but the balance and freshness Pierre Taïx gets from this limestone-rich subsoil keeps the balance and direction.’ 91/100 L&S

Other reviews and comments

‘A deep inky, purple hue. The nose is better defined than I expected with black cherry, cassis and plum, the palate dense, opulent with bold assertive tannins and grippy black fruits. Very modern in style, but a cut above the rest in terms of its genre.’ 89-91 Neal Martin, www.erobertparker.com

Château La Mauriane – See wine list

La Mauriane is a small vineyard within Château Rigaud, a Puisseguin-St-Emilion property owned by Pierre Taïx, who owns a few other properties in Puisseguin and the neighbouring Côtes de Castillon.

The 2010 Mauriane is also highly regarded of which we also have a couple of remaining cases.

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*Mix any 12 bottles on our website or in our shops for our ‘case price discount’. Free Nationwide delivery over £100. Next day Delivery to Central London.

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