Paseo Red 2019

Incredible quality and value for money. Featuring Touriga Nacional, Tinta Miúda, Camarate, Castelão grapes, this delicious red wine from Southern Portugal is brimming with juicy...

Azoi Lisboa 2020

There was a time when Portuguese vintners were seen as a bit like the Amish of the wine world. Not that they thought humans had...

Cabernet Sauvignon is a serious, older, part-time bachelor. Although it enjoys spending time on its own, exhibiting flavours like cedar and leather when it’s in Bordeaux and sweeter, dark fruit notes in places like Western Australia and California, it can really relax when it’s with its on-off girlfriend, Merlot.

Merlot’s fuller, softer character mellows Cabernet’s more rigid structure and fills what wine bods often call its ‘hollow middle’. But wherever it goes, this smooth operator usually has a minty-fresh, eucalyptus aroma that is its unique calling card.