This brilliant wine is a naturally fermented white blend. It's been expertly aged in old 300L French oak barrels for 8 long months.  Asylum White is lightly filtered...
£18.50
This brilliant wine is a naturally co-fermented red blend. It's been expertly aged in old  French oak barrels for 12 long months. Cape Rock Red is lightly filtered at...
Some wine is great on its own, a confirmed bachelor of a bottle that goes out every evening after work, only returning to their 1-bed...
The label is a 14th Century depiction of Guidoriccio da Fogliano at the siege of Montemassi. It's a print, let's just be clear, a 14th...
Being a winemaker is a lonely business. Tending vines, maintaining equipment, managing the cellar. With little time for socialising, finding a partner can be complicated....
In the heart of Layon, this 100% Chenin Blanc is hand harvested with strict selection of only the best fruits. The wine’s bright yellow dress...
This 100% Cabernet Franc is grown on a pebbly-clay hillside, and the fruits are selected strictly when hand harvested. The wine has a beautiful deep...
Manually harvested in early February, this unoaked Chardonnay delivers typical characteristics of the variety. Its natural acidity and aromatic profile are the expression of the...
Uruguay is often described as the one to watch of the South American grape growing countries. The climate conditions mean that the country is able to produce...
The brilliance of this Pinot Noir Classico should not be overlooked. In the glass, the expression of this famous grape variety boasts an attractive herbal character...
Fresh aromas and palate of plum, black currents and spice. Aged in Oak it shows great personality and is sure to stimulate those taste buds. ...
This unoaked Tannat shows the whole character and power of the variety. Ripe tannins structure this colourful wine, while its intensity and fair acidity make it...
The infamous Viognier, a textural and aromatic wine that boasts hints of  chamomile, lavender, thyme and pine. In the mouth the wine is tense and long, with...
So Chablis. Right, it's bone dry, no oak, you might even say steely. Fetch it from a posh Premier Cru vineyard and then what happens?...
A pale yellow colour gold in colour, this remarkable Champagne has a fruity nose with initial citrus fruit aromas followed by fresh, delicate notes of ginger...
A light yellow gold in colour, this superb Champagne has a discreet nose of white fruit and subtle notes of citrus lemon. It offers a...
£94.00
2010 Batailley is an excellent and serious Pauillac with layers of complexity. Dark forest fruits on the nose with hints of spice. The palate is...
A vibrant, refreshing white wine with excellent balance and emphasis on the fruit. This blend of Granche, Macabeo and Roussane has a pale yellow robe...
£43.00
In the Middle Ages, the Château of Cantemerle, seat of the jurisdiction of the same name, bordered the Garonne River and made up part of...
This red wine reminds us very much of former Conservative leader and This Week regular Michael Portillo. Though it be part of the old-guard, red...
£18.00
They might seem a fairly austere, old-fashioned lot, but Bordelais(es) tick with hidden passion. On the outside they seem elegant, carefully presented. Some even say...
Minervois is a region that has been making wine as far back as the Romans and beyond. In fact, the name derives from the region's...
The French find it hard to explain the concept of terroir to Brits as there is no natural English translation. It's one of those things...
£17.00
Human lives are full of eureka moments. These run the gamut from the earth-shattering "the world is not flat" or "he/she is the one" kind...
With a beautiful intense carmine-red colour, this 2015 Beaucastel has a lively attack and very quickly reveals aromas of beautiful red fruit. The finish has...
Some wines need to be sold on their potential, like an ugly duckling rejected by its more attractive peers, that just needs time to develop...
The name ‘Demoiselles’, meaning ‘young ladies’, is derived from a time when the Chateau was run by a group of nuns. The nuns tended to...
£90.00
Merlot dominates the blend and seduces the senses in this dark, brilliant Bordeaux. The 2011 vintage features strong tannic notes, with red and black berry...
£47.00
Balanced. Firm. Smoky. Heady. Herby. Fruit-forward. Subtle. These are just words. Or are they? What is a word? Can a word ever sum up the...
So beautiful is this wine, that grown men and women have been known to drop to their knees and weep, not quite knowing what to...
Speak to any wealthy American and you’ll be reminded you can't buy history. Sure, you could purchase London Bridge, sail it over to Arizona and...
A medium to full bodied blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau Lalande-Borie entices you in with aromas of dark berries, lightly toasted oak and...
The Lalene is an elegant and complex wine rich with flavours of black fruit and fine grained velvety tannins, before a long satisfying finish.
The 2012 vintage is a beautiful purple colour. It is an amazingly fresh red wine with a lovely flowery bouquet and notes of acacia. The palate is...
Hugh Johnson notably said of Pauillac, "if one had to single out one commune of Bordeaux to head the list, there would be no argument....
We like to think of the wines of Canon-Fronsac as the Samwise Gamgee of Bordeaux. Sure, it might not have the glamour of Pomerol or...
It seems strange to suggest that a top end Bordeaux is a bargain. There are probably many things you associate Bordeaux fine wine with; unprecedented...
The legend of Vinus, the Heron, started on the Hérault River banks at the foot of Château Paul Mas in Pézenas. The story goes that...
The historic Chateau Plaisance was acquired by the Ducourt family in 1994. Ever since, they have been producing elegant, harmonious wine with unique character with...
We don't want to be considered apologists for the Roman Empire; what they did to Maximus Decimus Meridius was bang out of order, even if...