£9.50
This is an impressively neat little bargain Chianti that's on the bodysome, flavoursome side of this classic Italian style. This slightly more buxom red is...
£7.50
It's already been a long day. Crawling through the strata of humanity, its voices buzzing through the electric wires, erupting onto screens, springing out of...
£10.50
The Lalene is an elegant and complex wine rich with flavours of black fruit and fine grained velvety tannins, before a long satisfying finish.
"There's rain on my window,But I'm thinking of you,Tears on my pillow,But I will come through,Rosefine, I'll send you all my love,And every single step...
£16.00
Weirdly Thénac is famous for the Lascaux Caves (faded graffiti of fat horses), truffles (a fungus that is a favourite snack for swine but inexplicably...
£6.75
What makes Chile such a great place to grow Merlot? Perhaps it’s the cooling influence of the Pacific Ocean and the Humboldt current that allows...
£14.00
The birth of punk and rock '’ roll is rooted in young people experimenting with their garage band (musically experimenting, we have no idea what...
£17.50
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...
£18.00
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...
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...
Henri and Simone Ducourt bought Chateau d'Haures in 1983 and made it their home. Now the main place where their family and friends gather, the...
As a result of what we can assume is some sloppy clipping work, from a Bordelais vineyard hand, who was hours away from a 3-week...
£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,...
£20.00
Some people feel power from bending others to their will. Not Gus. For Gus, it's all about empowering individuals to express themselves on their own...
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....
£14.75
In Shakira's hit pop record of 2005, 'Hips Don't Lie,' Wyclef Jean beseeches that "he see you move like you come from Columbia." Many have...
£6.50
A perfect mid-week treat because…well, why not! Red cherry in colour, the wine has buckets of red fruit flavours on a smooth and succulent palate.
£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...
£14.00
Mariposa is an excellent name for this wine, and a rather great metaphor for fine wine making – after developing out in the field, what...
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...
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...
£69.00
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...
£18.50
Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are perhaps the ultimate wine power couple; they're like a Bordeauxian Batman and Robin (is Bordeauxian a word? It lacks the...
£45.00
Orin Swift's goal year in, year out is to produce wines of resounding quality and consistency. Palermo offers a seamless assortment of classic Napa Cabernet...
£85.00
This generous, fruity wine is an excellent introduction to the family of wines produced by Château Latour. Initially developed for the restaurant market, it has...
£39.00
Little brothers are great. Like Dave Franco! No doubt James spent most of his youth teaching him how to capture beetles, blow raspberries in his...
£10.50
It's extraordinary to think of Eastern Europe as the new frontier of quality wine production. After all, in Tikves Macedonia vines have been around since...
There are a few pet peeves that all wine people share; overly filled glasses in restaurants, reds served too warm, whites served too cold and...
£36.00
Like the senior editors of national newspapers, hedge fund managers and classy bond villains, several French grapes have found their second home in Tuscany. The...
£94.00
2005 Batailley is an excellent and serious Pauillac with layers of complexity. Dark forest fruits on the nose with hints of spice. The palate is...
Jonathan Maltus, maker of cult wine "Le Dôme", marries the long tradition of Saint-Emilion viticulture with best of modern, fine winemaking. This wine has a...
£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...