£26.00
Amarone is about as full-flavoured and juicy as a red can get without help of fortification; very smooth and silky with a tantalizing contrast of...
Jonathan Maltus is the established maverick of Bordeaux - the novice Englishman who turned up at Château Teyssier in the 1990s, introduced new techniques, bought...
The winemaker wiped paranoid perspiration from his forehead as he typed the final words: 'So, I've decided to take my work back underground.. to stop...
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...
£25.00
Sometimes you drink a wine and your synapses align, neurones clap their hands, light rains in front of your eyes and you think... this is...
£44.00
Château Rauzan-Ségla has an incredibly long and colourful history, dating back to 1661 and featuring Very Important Families, tragedy, intrigue and, latterly, a brilliant renaissance,...
For most mortals, tasting a bottle of Amarone, especially one of this calibre, is a bit like how we imagine the Springwatch team would feel...
£39.00
Gemma - or 'gem' in English - does exactly what is says on the tin. But not in a Ronseal kind of way; don't try...
£45.00
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...
The Cantine Gemma premises formerly belonged to the Marchesi Falletti's Opera Pia Barolo, which we rather like the idea of. Although it's now a fully...
This is a Rosé that jumps clear of the usual catchment of summer holiday memories. It's a stand alone experience and can go toe to...
£42.00
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...
Now, we're not the biggest fans of Napoleon. Shock, we know, sorry to disappoint all those that came here for Napoleonic propaganda, you aren't getting...
fHugh Johnson notably said of Pauillac, "if one had to single out one commune of Bordeaux to head the list, there would be no argument....
£55.00
The Vosne Romanee red wine from Burgundy offers a robust and sweetness for a still very young wine. Red fruits and spices dominate the palate...
An exceptionally fine wine, with fresh ripe fruit, refined elegance and the steely backbone of acidity, a classic Puligny. This classic wine shows minerality and...
£38.00
A great Burgundy worthy of its reputation. An intense bright red colour , a powerful nose. The mouth is round and ample with cherry aromas...
There are very few winemakers that are household names, perhaps because there are no vintner talent shows on ITV, where audience members high on schadenfreude...
£42.00
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...
£45.00
Since that Tea Party our American cousins threw for us Brits (very considerate; they know how much we love tea) they haven’t been that enamoured...