Affordable Wines with Age
Buying mature wine can require very deep pockets. Lots of collectors buy in advance and forget about their cases as a many saving exercise, but for those who have not had the time or inclination to do so, we’ve put together a list of our favourites below. These are all appropriately aged, are drinking wonderfully now and critically, won’t make enormous holes in your bank balance for the pleasure they provide.
Inevitably with these older wines, the parcels we are able to acquire are very limited in quantity, so if you would like anything here, please order swiftly.
- Free mainland delivery available for orders over £150 (except Highlands & Islands). Case price discount on any 12 bottles or more -
2014 RIOJA RESERVA Bodegas Ruconia
Rioja Alta Rioja Spain 14% Red
Mazuelo, Tempranillo, Graciano.
Intense, dark, red cherry colour. Strong aromas of tobacco, toasty notes, creamy and ripe blackberry aromas. Round, velvety and full of volume, leaving toasted, spicy notes on the palate.Winemaker's notes
2011 CHÂTEAU FOURCAS DUPRÉ Cru Bourgeois Haut Médoc
Bordeaux France 13.0% Red
Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon.
This is pure and classic Bordeaux. A delicious elegance delivers the crisp dark red berry fruit. Seasoned perfectly with lovely cedarwood notes and a sprinkle of clove spice. This is drinking brilliantly now - and tradit...(read more)L&S
2012 CHÂTEAU PUYGUERAUD Côtes de Francs
Bordeaux France 14% Red
Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec.
From the Nicolas Thienpont family of estates (which includes Pavie Macquin and Larcis Ducasse)L&S
2015 L'ÉTOILE Lalande de Pomerol
Bordeaux France 13.5% Red
Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon.
This new addition is a fabulously suave claret. L'Etoile is a collaboration from 2 sides of the distinguished Thienpont family. Guillaume from Vieux Chateau Certan and his uncle Francois have identified a single plot of...(read more)L&S
2015 TERRAZZE CHIANTI CLASSICO Riserva Castagnoli
Chianti Tuscany Italy 14.5% Red
Jancis Robinson's Favourite Reds 2021
Really exciting, serious, certified organic wine grown on a steep, terraced hillside that’s just coming into its own. Fully ripe Sangiovese with enormous dep...(read more)
2015 SQUERRYES Vintage Brut
England United Kingdom 12% White
Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier.
A slightly fuller style, with great ripeness of fruit - peaches, apples and lemon, but still tightly wound. This is just beginning to show the signs of what it is capable of, - so ready to drink now but will be fascinati...(read more)L&S
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