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

The OLD BRIDGE

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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)
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)
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)
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)
670 2014 VERMIGLIO, Costanti. Montalcino, Tuscany
Brunello-replacement (2014 a lesser year) from a great estate more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
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)
622 2014 AZAMOR. Alentejo, Portugal
Local varieties blended with Syrah and Merlot. Modern, perfumed and impressive more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
623 2015 DOU ROSA TINTO. Douro, Portugal
Port grapes transformed into bright and juicy table wine 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)
630 2013 CASA DE MOURAZ TINTO. Dao, Portugal Organic
Earthy, spicy blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional and others. Biodynamic more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
631 2015 CÔTES DU RHÔNE, L’O, Domaine du Joncier. Southern Rhône Organic
Juicy, spicy, impressive Grenache more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
632 2015 KLOOF STREET RED, Mullineux. Swartland, South Africa
86% Syrah with tiny amounts of Grenache, Carignan, Mourvedre, Tinta Baroca & Cinsault 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)
648 2013 BOUQUET DES GARRIGUES, Le Clos du Caillou. Côtes du Rhône Organic
Rich and spicy Grenache from a top estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape more...
£19.00
(£17.10)
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)
655 2011 CONTINO, Reserva. Rioja, Spain
Supremely elegant example of Tempranillo more...
£24.50 £19.95
(N/A)
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)
672 2012 SYRAH, Fable Mountain Vineyards. Tulbagh, South Africa
Fine example of modern South Africa - power with savoury complexity more...
£40.00
(£36.00)
674 2009 SYRAH, Isole e Olena. Tuscany, Italy
A Rhône look-alike from a top Chianti estate; and a fine match for slow-braised beef more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
676 2012 CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA, Rancia, Fèlsina Berardenga. Tuscany
Great single vineyard; 'forward' vintage. But still needs venison or similar more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
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)
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...
£79.00
(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)
1856 2013 CEPPARELLO, Isole e Olena. Tuscany, Italy
Serious, intense but not heavy; Sangiovese at its most intriguing more...
£65.00
(N/A)
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
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
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
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
670 2014 VERMIGLIO, Costanti. Montalcino, Tuscany
Brunello-replacement (2014 a lesser year) from a great estate more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
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
622 2014 AZAMOR. Alentejo, Portugal
Local varieties blended with Syrah and Merlot. Modern, perfumed and impressive more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
VIEW
623 2015 DOU ROSA TINTO. Douro, Portugal
Port grapes transformed into bright and juicy table wine 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
630 2013 CASA DE MOURAZ TINTO. Dao, Portugal Organic
Earthy, spicy blend of Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional and others. Biodynamic more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
VIEW
631 2015 CÔTES DU RHÔNE, L’O, Domaine du Joncier. Southern Rhône Organic
Juicy, spicy, impressive Grenache more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
VIEW
632 2015 KLOOF STREET RED, Mullineux. Swartland, South Africa
86% Syrah with tiny amounts of Grenache, Carignan, Mourvedre, Tinta Baroca & Cinsault 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
648 2013 BOUQUET DES GARRIGUES, Le Clos du Caillou. Côtes du Rhône Organic
Rich and spicy Grenache from a top estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape more...
£19.00
(£17.10)
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
655 2011 CONTINO, Reserva. Rioja, Spain
Supremely elegant example of Tempranillo more...
£24.50 £19.95
(N/A)
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
672 2012 SYRAH, Fable Mountain Vineyards. Tulbagh, South Africa
Fine example of modern South Africa - power with savoury complexity more...
£40.00
(£36.00)
VIEW
674 2009 SYRAH, Isole e Olena. Tuscany, Italy
A Rhône look-alike from a top Chianti estate; and a fine match for slow-braised beef more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
VIEW
676 2012 CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA, Rancia, Fèlsina Berardenga. Tuscany
Great single vineyard; 'forward' vintage. But still needs venison or similar more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
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
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...
£79.00
(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
1856 2013 CEPPARELLO, Isole e Olena. Tuscany, Italy
Serious, intense but not heavy; Sangiovese at its most intriguing more...
£65.00
(N/A)
VIEW
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.