5% Discount on Mixed Cases. 10% Discount on Un-Mixed Cases

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At every price level, an outstanding selection of wines chosen by John Hoskins MW

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SAVOURY / EARTHY REDS

Price in brackets is the discounted case price -
click on any wine to see all relevant prices.
RELATIVELY LIGHT - the emphasis on savoury complexity rather than intensity
614 2014 SYRAH-CINSAULT, Kraal Bay. Swartland, South Africa
Gentle and round with smoke, earth and spice beneath more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
618 2015 GRENACHE-SYRAH, Domaine Félines-Jourdan. Côteaux de Bessilles, Languedoc, France
Spicy, broad, southern-Rhone-style blend from the Languedoc more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
620 2015 NEGROAMARO, Varvaglione. Salento, Puglia, Italy
Spicy and soft – a modern style of Southern Italian red. And just 12.5% more...
£13.00
(£11.70)
630 2012 CASA DE MOURAZ TINTO. Dao, Portugal Organic
Earthy, spicy blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional and others. Biodynamic more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
633 2014 CHIANTI RUFINA, Selvapiana. Tuscany, Italy
The least powerful red on this page - savoury, spicy and food-friendly more...
£15.00
(£13.50)
637 2015 PETIT VERDOT, Bill Downie. Murray River, Australia Organic
Bright and lively, but with earthy complexity. Biodynamic. more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
644 2012 FAUGÈRES, Grande Reserve, Ollier-Taillefer. Languedoc Organic
Broad and spicy blend of Carignan, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
654 2005 RIOJA GRAN RESERVA, Ontañon. Rioja, Spain
2 years in oak; classic style, creamy and gentle more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
656 2006 CORNAS, ‘Patou’, Dumine-Serrette. Northern Rhône
A traditional, rustic style. Leathery, almost gamey perfumes more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
658 2014 PETITE SIRAH, Le P’tit Paysan. Monterey, California
Big & burly but plenty of spice and freshness too more...
£27.00
(£24.30)
660 2011 ST JOSEPH, Préface, Pierre-Jean Villa. Northern Rhône
Pure, bright, lively Syrah - closer in style to Burgundy than the Southern Rhône more...
£28.00
(£25.20)
664 2012 BUCERCHIALE, Chianti Rufina Riserva, Selvapiana. Italy
Savoury, food-friendly Chianti in a powerful vintage. Decant in advance more...
£29.00
(£26.10)
MORE POWERFUL (within the context of savoury and earthy!)
612 2013 SANGIOVESE, Elki. Elqui Valley, Chile
Juicy but spicy rendition of the great Tuscan grape more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
619 2015 PRIMO SCURO, (Cannonau), Cantina Mesa. Sardinia, Italy
Cannonau (aka Grenache / Garnacha); broad and spicy; great value more...
£12.95
(£11.66)
622 2014 AZAMOR. Alentejo, Portugal
Local varieties blended with Syrah and Merlot. Modern, perfumed and impressive more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
626 2014 SWARTLAND EVOLUTION, Cinsault-Cabernet, The Liberator. S. Africa
Cinsault-Cabernet 'liberated' from Vergelegen; medium-bodied, bright, spicy more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
628 2012 THE BLACK SOCK, Magpie Estate. Barossa, Australia
Mourvèdre with 5% Shiraz. Perfumed, medium-bodied, entirely delicious more...
£14.00
(£12.60)
631 2015 CÔTES DU RHÔNE, L’O, Domaine du Joncier. Southern Rhône Organic
Juicy, spicy, impressive Grenache more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
635 2012 HIERVANDAAN, Solms Delta. Franschhoek, South Africa
Big blend of 37% Grenache, 28% Syrah, 27% Mourvedre, 8% Carignan more...
£16.00 £14.00
(N/A)
638 2012 CAIRANNE, L’Estévenas, Denis Alary. Southern Rhône
55% Syrah and 45% Grenache. Rich but very fresh more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
640 2012 GRENACHE, ‘Le Pujol’, Boulevard Napoleon. Hérault, S. France
Big, soft, rounded Grenache from old Bush vines. Very ‘Châteauneuf’ more...
£17.00
(£15.30)
643 2010 LIRAC, Dentelle Noire, Dom. La Rocalière. S. Rhône Organic
80% Syrah giving a dark and powerful style of Rhône red more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
650 2013 PALAZZO DELLA TORRE, Allegrini. Valpolicella, Veneto
"Ripasso" style - 30% dried grapes added for a second fermentation more...
£21.00
(£18.90)
652 2014 PENCOPOLITANO, Pedro Parra. Itata-Cauquenes, Chile
From the deep south, a red blend of rare, savoury, earthy complexity more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
668 2008 QUINTA DE LA ROSA RESERVA. Douro Valley, Portugal
Powerful but mature red wine from the heart of Port production more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
671 2006 CARMIGNANO, Villa di Capezzana. Tuscany
80% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon from an historic estate west of Florence more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
676 2011 CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA, Rancia, Fèlsina Berardenga. Tuscany
Great single vineyard; 'forward' vintage. But still needs venison or similar more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
678 2009 CHÂTEAUNEUF DU PAPE, Les Safres, Clos du Cailloux. Rhône Organic
Ripe vintage - this is powerful even by Chateauneuf standards more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
680 2012 BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO, San Polo. Tuscany, Italy
A good vintage from a top estate. Modern style - rich and spicy, but not heavy more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
685 2009 CEPPARELLO, Isole e Olena. Tuscany, Italy
Serious, intense but not heavy; Sangiovese at its most intriguing more...
£54.00
(N/A)
688 2006 BAROLO, Bricco delle Viole, Vajra. Piedmont, Italy
Now approaching maturity but, as ever with Barolo, still really benefiting from decanting in advance and serving with some robust food more...
£59.00
(£53.10)
RESERVE WINES
These wines are not on our main list. They are being cellared for future listings. We can, however, sell them online
1830 2008 BARBARESCO, Martinenga, Marchesi di Gresy
Drink from 2018 more...
£59.00
(£53.10)
1831 2007 BARBARESCO, Rabaja Bruno Rocca. Piedmont, Italy
From 2018 more...
£75.00
(N/A)
2031 2006 NUITS ST GEORGES, 1er Cru Les Vaucrains, Henri Gouges. Burgundy
Powerful, serious, dense; decant at least 30 minutes in advance more...
£95.00
(£85.50)
2103 2012 ZINFANDEL, Frog’s Leap. Napa Valley, California Organic
Ripe and friendly Zin - but in an unusually restrained, easily-drinkable style more...
£26.00
(£23.40)
2104 2011 SYRAH, Gramercy Cellars. Walla Walla, Washington State, USA
Walla Walla is a really exciting source of powerful but elegant reds more...
£45.00
(£40.50)
2231 2012 GIGONDAS, "La Gille", Famille Perrin. Southern Rhône
From the owners of the renowned 'Beaucastel' in Châteauneuf-du-Pape this is expensive for Gigondas but still better value than top quality Châteauneuf... more...
£24.95
(£22.46)
Price in brackets is the discounted case price -
click on any wine to see all relevant prices.
RELATIVELY LIGHT - the emphasis on savoury complexity rather than intensity
614 2014 SYRAH-CINSAULT, Kraal Bay. Swartland, South Africa
Gentle and round with smoke, earth and spice beneath more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
VIEW
618 2015 GRENACHE-SYRAH, Domaine Félines-Jourdan. Côteaux de Bessilles, Languedoc, France
Spicy, broad, southern-Rhone-style blend from the Languedoc more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
VIEW
620 2015 NEGROAMARO, Varvaglione. Salento, Puglia, Italy
Spicy and soft – a modern style of Southern Italian red. And just 12.5% more...
£13.00
(£11.70)
VIEW
630 2012 CASA DE MOURAZ TINTO. Dao, Portugal Organic
Earthy, spicy blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional and others. Biodynamic more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
VIEW
633 2014 CHIANTI RUFINA, Selvapiana. Tuscany, Italy
The least powerful red on this page - savoury, spicy and food-friendly more...
£15.00
(£13.50)
VIEW
637 2015 PETIT VERDOT, Bill Downie. Murray River, Australia Organic
Bright and lively, but with earthy complexity. Biodynamic. more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
644 2012 FAUGÈRES, Grande Reserve, Ollier-Taillefer. Languedoc Organic
Broad and spicy blend of Carignan, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
654 2005 RIOJA GRAN RESERVA, Ontañon. Rioja, Spain
2 years in oak; classic style, creamy and gentle more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
VIEW
656 2006 CORNAS, ‘Patou’, Dumine-Serrette. Northern Rhône
A traditional, rustic style. Leathery, almost gamey perfumes more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
VIEW
658 2014 PETITE SIRAH, Le P’tit Paysan. Monterey, California
Big & burly but plenty of spice and freshness too more...
£27.00
(£24.30)
VIEW
660 2011 ST JOSEPH, Préface, Pierre-Jean Villa. Northern Rhône
Pure, bright, lively Syrah - closer in style to Burgundy than the Southern Rhône more...
£28.00
(£25.20)
VIEW
664 2012 BUCERCHIALE, Chianti Rufina Riserva, Selvapiana. Italy
Savoury, food-friendly Chianti in a powerful vintage. Decant in advance more...
£29.00
(£26.10)
VIEW
MORE POWERFUL (within the context of savoury and earthy!)
612 2013 SANGIOVESE, Elki. Elqui Valley, Chile
Juicy but spicy rendition of the great Tuscan grape more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
VIEW
619 2015 PRIMO SCURO, (Cannonau), Cantina Mesa. Sardinia, Italy
Cannonau (aka Grenache / Garnacha); broad and spicy; great value more...
£12.95
(£11.66)
VIEW
622 2014 AZAMOR. Alentejo, Portugal
Local varieties blended with Syrah and Merlot. Modern, perfumed and impressive more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
VIEW
626 2014 SWARTLAND EVOLUTION, Cinsault-Cabernet, The Liberator. S. Africa
Cinsault-Cabernet 'liberated' from Vergelegen; medium-bodied, bright, spicy more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
VIEW
628 2012 THE BLACK SOCK, Magpie Estate. Barossa, Australia
Mourvèdre with 5% Shiraz. Perfumed, medium-bodied, entirely delicious more...
£14.00
(£12.60)
VIEW
631 2015 CÔTES DU RHÔNE, L’O, Domaine du Joncier. Southern Rhône Organic
Juicy, spicy, impressive Grenache more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
VIEW
635 2012 HIERVANDAAN, Solms Delta. Franschhoek, South Africa
Big blend of 37% Grenache, 28% Syrah, 27% Mourvedre, 8% Carignan more...
£16.00 £14.00
(N/A)
VIEW
638 2012 CAIRANNE, L’Estévenas, Denis Alary. Southern Rhône
55% Syrah and 45% Grenache. Rich but very fresh more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
640 2012 GRENACHE, ‘Le Pujol’, Boulevard Napoleon. Hérault, S. France
Big, soft, rounded Grenache from old Bush vines. Very ‘Châteauneuf’ more...
£17.00
(£15.30)
VIEW
643 2010 LIRAC, Dentelle Noire, Dom. La Rocalière. S. Rhône Organic
80% Syrah giving a dark and powerful style of Rhône red more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
650 2013 PALAZZO DELLA TORRE, Allegrini. Valpolicella, Veneto
"Ripasso" style - 30% dried grapes added for a second fermentation more...
£21.00
(£18.90)
VIEW
652 2014 PENCOPOLITANO, Pedro Parra. Itata-Cauquenes, Chile
From the deep south, a red blend of rare, savoury, earthy complexity more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
VIEW
668 2008 QUINTA DE LA ROSA RESERVA. Douro Valley, Portugal
Powerful but mature red wine from the heart of Port production more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
VIEW
671 2006 CARMIGNANO, Villa di Capezzana. Tuscany
80% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon from an historic estate west of Florence more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
VIEW
676 2011 CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA, Rancia, Fèlsina Berardenga. Tuscany
Great single vineyard; 'forward' vintage. But still needs venison or similar more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
VIEW
678 2009 CHÂTEAUNEUF DU PAPE, Les Safres, Clos du Cailloux. Rhône Organic
Ripe vintage - this is powerful even by Chateauneuf standards more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
VIEW
680 2012 BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO, San Polo. Tuscany, Italy
A good vintage from a top estate. Modern style - rich and spicy, but not heavy more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
VIEW
685 2009 CEPPARELLO, Isole e Olena. Tuscany, Italy
Serious, intense but not heavy; Sangiovese at its most intriguing more...
£54.00
(N/A)
VIEW
688 2006 BAROLO, Bricco delle Viole, Vajra. Piedmont, Italy
Now approaching maturity but, as ever with Barolo, still really benefiting from decanting in advance and serving with some robust food more...
£59.00
(£53.10)
VIEW
RESERVE WINES
These wines are not on our main list. They are being cellared for future listings. We can, however, sell them online
1830 2008 BARBARESCO, Martinenga, Marchesi di Gresy
Drink from 2018 more...
£59.00
(£53.10)
VIEW
1831 2007 BARBARESCO, Rabaja Bruno Rocca. Piedmont, Italy
From 2018 more...
£75.00
(N/A)
VIEW
2031 2006 NUITS ST GEORGES, 1er Cru Les Vaucrains, Henri Gouges. Burgundy
Powerful, serious, dense; decant at least 30 minutes in advance more...
£95.00
(£85.50)
VIEW
2103 2012 ZINFANDEL, Frog’s Leap. Napa Valley, California Organic
Ripe and friendly Zin - but in an unusually restrained, easily-drinkable style more...
£26.00
(£23.40)
VIEW
2104 2011 SYRAH, Gramercy Cellars. Walla Walla, Washington State, USA
Walla Walla is a really exciting source of powerful but elegant reds more...
£45.00
(£40.50)
VIEW
2231 2012 GIGONDAS, "La Gille", Famille Perrin. Southern Rhône
From the owners of the renowned 'Beaucastel' in Châteauneuf-du-Pape this is expensive for Gigondas but still better value than top quality Châteauneuf... more...
£24.95
(£22.46)
VIEW
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.