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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SERIOUS, DRY REDS

Price in brackets is the discounted case price -
click on any wine to see all relevant prices.
CERTAINLY DRY; FAIRLY SERIOUS....
461 2014 VINHA DO MONTE. Alentejo, Portugal
Predominantly Arragonez (aka Tempranillo) – bright but serious more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
464 2016 MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO, Il Faggio. Abruzzo, Italy
Ripe but firm red from central Italy, on the east coast more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
467 2016 THE FRANCOPHILE SYRAH, ‘The Liberator’. W. Cape, SA
French-style Syrah (rather than Aussie-style Shiraz) from Richard Kelley MW more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
473 2014 Château DE FONTENILLE. Bordeaux
Merlot-dominated, this is a ripe and modern-style of Bordeaux more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
478 2015 CHAMONIX ROUGE. Franschhoek, South Africa
A dry but ripe 'Bordeaux blend' - great value more...
£12.50
(£11.25)
485 2007 MONEMVASIA, Agiorgitiko. Greece
Nice option for mature claret – savoury and cedary. Good value more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
489 2016 DOLCETTO D’ALBA, Vajra. Piedmont, Italy
Could almost be in the light and bright section; but there’s ‘structure’ here too. more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
490 2011 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Early-drinking vintage, now mature; classically 'firm' claret, but not austere more...
£19.95
(£17.96)
495 2015 CROZES HERMITAGE, Yann Chave. Northern Rhône
Classic Crozes - ripe but lively Syrah with lovely freshness more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
513 2013 CABERNET FRANC, Seneca Lake, Red Hook Winery. Finger Lakes, USA
Elegant and under-stated Cabernet from inland New York State more...
£38.00
(£34.20)
522 2014 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ' Rutherford', Frog's Leap. Napa, Cal. Organic
Serious, under-stated, Bordeaux-style Cabernet more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
530 2000 Château HAUT BERGEY, Cru Classé. Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux
Serious claret from a good, mature vintage more...
£73.00
(£65.70)
A LITTLE RICHER, WITHIN THE CATEGORY
460 2017 CARIGNAN, Vieilles Vignes, Pietas. South of France
Juicy fruit but with a hint of austerity; friendly example of an under-rated grape more...
£8.85
(£7.97)
465 2017 TEMPRANILLO, ‘Mesta’, Fontana. Spain Organic
Bright and juicy with just enough tannin to be food-friendly too more...
£9.50
(£8.55)
466 2016 VENTOUX, La Famille Perrin. South of France
Medium-bodied Grenache; aromatic with a firm finish more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
468 2016 Château FONTARÈCHE. Corbières, Southern France
Supple, ripe, gently spicy blend of Rhône grape varietals more...
£11.00
(£9.90)
482 2014 SPOSA E SPOSA, (Dolcetto-Lagrein), Heartland. Langhorne Creek, Aus
Two grapes rarely seen outside North Italy; vibrant fruit with a firm, crisp finish more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
483 2014 CMS, Hedges Family Estate. Colombia Valley, Washington State, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah; very Bordeaux-like more...
£17.00
(£15.30)
487 2015 CABERNET FRANC, Chamonix. Franschhoek, S. Africa
Exciting example of fresh, lively Cabernet Franc - not heavy or powerful at all more...
£19.00
(£17.10)
488 2016 BARBERA D'ALBA, Pistin, Grimaldi. Piedmont, Italy
Very ripe; high acid; firm tannin. Serious stuff more...
£19.50
(£17.55)
492 2013 B-Qā, Château Marsyas. Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Mourvèdre – robust but impressive more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
493 2011 Château PAVILLON. Canon-Fronsac, Bordeaux
100% Merlot from an appellation very close to Pomerol. Rich & robust more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
500 2013 OPTIMA, Anthonij Rupert. Western Cape, South Africa
A classic, rather “serious” Bordeaux blend more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
502 2013 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Finisterre, Robert Oatley. Margaret River, WA
Fine, under-stated Cabernet – very Bordeaux in style more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
504 2013 CUVÉE FRANGIN, Betz Family. Columbia Valley, Washington State
Cabernet-Syrah-Merlot blend from the outstanding Bob Betz MW more...
£33.00
(£29.70)
505 2014 CABERNET FRANC, Andeluna. Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Argentina
Lovely balance of Argentinian generosity and Cab Franc delicacy more...
£36.00
(£32.40)
506 2013 SONDRAIA, Poggio al Tesoro. Tuscany, Italy
Smooth and sleek Cabernet Sauvignon/Franc and Merlot blend from Bolgheri more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
514 2010 LES TOURELLES DE LONGUEVILLE. Pauillac, Bordeaux
Second wine of the great Pichon Baron, in an excellent vintage more...
£39.00
(£35.10)
516 2014 MALBEC, ‘Paraje Altamira’, Altos Las Hormigas. Mendoza, Argentina
Best to keep until 2019 at the earliest more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
518 2009 Château SOCIANDO MALLET, Cru Bourgeois. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Perhaps the finest 'Cru Bourgeois', in a ripe vintage more...
£41.00
(£36.90)
519 2009 Château TRONQUOY-LALANDE. Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux
A rising star. Powerful and youthful - decant an hour in advance more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
520 2012 GAIA, Grosset. Clare Valley, Australia
Cool climate vineyard - a clean, elegant, very Bordeaux-like style of Cabernet more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
525 2012 LE JARDIN DE PETIT-VILLAGE. Pomerol, Bordeaux
Early-drinking, 100% Merlot; this is surprisingly impressive already more...
£52.00
(£46.80)
529 2009 LA PETITE ÉGLISE. Pomerol, Bordeaux
Pure Merlot from a ripe vintage - hedonistic style of claret more...
£60.00
(£54.00)
RESERVE WINES
These wines are not on our main list. They are being cellared for future listings. We can sell them online, but we keep them off site so it may well take a week or so to send them
2218 2014 CÔTE RÔTIE, François et Fils. Northern Rhône
Pure, intense Syrah weighing in at a mere 12.5% alcohol more...
£40.00
(£36.00)
2305 2011 PHILIP SHAW NO 17. Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Serious Bordeaux-style blend from a cool climate region east of Sydney more...
£24.00
(N/A)
2330 2013 PROPRIETOR'S BLEND, Ernie Els. Stellenbosch, SA
Rare to find a 'Celeb wine' of serious quality. Young and powerful more...
£26.00
(N/A)
Price in brackets is the discounted case price -
click on any wine to see all relevant prices.
CERTAINLY DRY; FAIRLY SERIOUS....
461 2014 VINHA DO MONTE. Alentejo, Portugal
Predominantly Arragonez (aka Tempranillo) – bright but serious more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
464 2016 MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO, Il Faggio. Abruzzo, Italy
Ripe but firm red from central Italy, on the east coast more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
467 2016 THE FRANCOPHILE SYRAH, ‘The Liberator’. W. Cape, SA
French-style Syrah (rather than Aussie-style Shiraz) from Richard Kelley MW more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
473 2014 Château DE FONTENILLE. Bordeaux
Merlot-dominated, this is a ripe and modern-style of Bordeaux more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
VIEW
478 2015 CHAMONIX ROUGE. Franschhoek, South Africa
A dry but ripe 'Bordeaux blend' - great value more...
£12.50
(£11.25)
VIEW
485 2007 MONEMVASIA, Agiorgitiko. Greece
Nice option for mature claret – savoury and cedary. Good value more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
489 2016 DOLCETTO D’ALBA, Vajra. Piedmont, Italy
Could almost be in the light and bright section; but there’s ‘structure’ here too. more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
490 2011 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Early-drinking vintage, now mature; classically 'firm' claret, but not austere more...
£19.95
(£17.96)
VIEW
495 2015 CROZES HERMITAGE, Yann Chave. Northern Rhône
Classic Crozes - ripe but lively Syrah with lovely freshness more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
VIEW
513 2013 CABERNET FRANC, Seneca Lake, Red Hook Winery. Finger Lakes, USA
Elegant and under-stated Cabernet from inland New York State more...
£38.00
(£34.20)
VIEW
522 2014 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ' Rutherford', Frog's Leap. Napa, Cal. Organic
Serious, under-stated, Bordeaux-style Cabernet more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
VIEW
530 2000 Château HAUT BERGEY, Cru Classé. Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux
Serious claret from a good, mature vintage more...
£73.00
(£65.70)
VIEW
A LITTLE RICHER, WITHIN THE CATEGORY
460 2017 CARIGNAN, Vieilles Vignes, Pietas. South of France
Juicy fruit but with a hint of austerity; friendly example of an under-rated grape more...
£8.85
(£7.97)
VIEW
465 2017 TEMPRANILLO, ‘Mesta’, Fontana. Spain Organic
Bright and juicy with just enough tannin to be food-friendly too more...
£9.50
(£8.55)
VIEW
466 2016 VENTOUX, La Famille Perrin. South of France
Medium-bodied Grenache; aromatic with a firm finish more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
468 2016 Château FONTARÈCHE. Corbières, Southern France
Supple, ripe, gently spicy blend of Rhône grape varietals more...
£11.00
(£9.90)
VIEW
482 2014 SPOSA E SPOSA, (Dolcetto-Lagrein), Heartland. Langhorne Creek, Aus
Two grapes rarely seen outside North Italy; vibrant fruit with a firm, crisp finish more...
£14.50
(£13.05)
VIEW
483 2014 CMS, Hedges Family Estate. Colombia Valley, Washington State, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah; very Bordeaux-like more...
£17.00
(£15.30)
VIEW
487 2015 CABERNET FRANC, Chamonix. Franschhoek, S. Africa
Exciting example of fresh, lively Cabernet Franc - not heavy or powerful at all more...
£19.00
(£17.10)
VIEW
488 2016 BARBERA D'ALBA, Pistin, Grimaldi. Piedmont, Italy
Very ripe; high acid; firm tannin. Serious stuff more...
£19.50
(£17.55)
VIEW
492 2013 B-Qā, Château Marsyas. Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Mourvèdre – robust but impressive more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
VIEW
493 2011 Château PAVILLON. Canon-Fronsac, Bordeaux
100% Merlot from an appellation very close to Pomerol. Rich & robust more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
VIEW
500 2013 OPTIMA, Anthonij Rupert. Western Cape, South Africa
A classic, rather “serious” Bordeaux blend more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
VIEW
502 2013 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Finisterre, Robert Oatley. Margaret River, WA
Fine, under-stated Cabernet – very Bordeaux in style more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
VIEW
504 2013 CUVÉE FRANGIN, Betz Family. Columbia Valley, Washington State
Cabernet-Syrah-Merlot blend from the outstanding Bob Betz MW more...
£33.00
(£29.70)
VIEW
505 2014 CABERNET FRANC, Andeluna. Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Argentina
Lovely balance of Argentinian generosity and Cab Franc delicacy more...
£36.00
(£32.40)
VIEW
506 2013 SONDRAIA, Poggio al Tesoro. Tuscany, Italy
Smooth and sleek Cabernet Sauvignon/Franc and Merlot blend from Bolgheri more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
VIEW
514 2010 LES TOURELLES DE LONGUEVILLE. Pauillac, Bordeaux
Second wine of the great Pichon Baron, in an excellent vintage more...
£39.00
(£35.10)
VIEW
516 2014 MALBEC, ‘Paraje Altamira’, Altos Las Hormigas. Mendoza, Argentina
Best to keep until 2019 at the earliest more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
VIEW
518 2009 Château SOCIANDO MALLET, Cru Bourgeois. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Perhaps the finest 'Cru Bourgeois', in a ripe vintage more...
£41.00
(£36.90)
VIEW
519 2009 Château TRONQUOY-LALANDE. Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux
A rising star. Powerful and youthful - decant an hour in advance more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
VIEW
520 2012 GAIA, Grosset. Clare Valley, Australia
Cool climate vineyard - a clean, elegant, very Bordeaux-like style of Cabernet more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
VIEW
525 2012 LE JARDIN DE PETIT-VILLAGE. Pomerol, Bordeaux
Early-drinking, 100% Merlot; this is surprisingly impressive already more...
£52.00
(£46.80)
VIEW
529 2009 LA PETITE ÉGLISE. Pomerol, Bordeaux
Pure Merlot from a ripe vintage - hedonistic style of claret more...
£60.00
(£54.00)
VIEW
RESERVE WINES
These wines are not on our main list. They are being cellared for future listings. We can sell them online, but we keep them off site so it may well take a week or so to send them
2218 2014 CÔTE RÔTIE, François et Fils. Northern Rhône
Pure, intense Syrah weighing in at a mere 12.5% alcohol more...
£40.00
(£36.00)
VIEW
2305 2011 PHILIP SHAW NO 17. Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Serious Bordeaux-style blend from a cool climate region east of Sydney more...
£24.00
(N/A)
VIEW
2330 2013 PROPRIETOR'S BLEND, Ernie Els. Stellenbosch, SA
Rare to find a 'Celeb wine' of serious quality. Young and powerful more...
£26.00
(N/A)
VIEW
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.