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.
"SERIOUS" is the key word for this first group....
464 2015 MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO, Il Faggio. Abruzzo, Italy
Ripe, rather silky red from central Italy, on the east coast more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
467 2014 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 MERLOT, Villiera. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Some of the open richness of Merlot, but a very Bordeaux-like structure more...
£13.00
(£11.70)
486 2007 Château BERNADOTTE. Haut Médoc, Bordeaux
Classic, dry, slightly austere but undoubtedly elegant claret at a bargain price more...
£16.00
(£14.40)
493 2010 MERLOT, Eagle’s Nest. Constantia, South Africa
Clean, dry, serious, Bordeaux-like Merlot from cool-climate Constantia more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
494 1998 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Good vintage, now mature; classically 'firm' claret, but not austere more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
506 2012 SONDRAIA, Poggio al Tesoro. Tuscany, Italy
Smooth and sleek Cabernet Sauvignon/Franc and Merlot blend from Bolgheri more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
511 2010 THALARN, Castell d'Encus. Costers del Segre, Spain Organic
Syrah from Catalonia; fresh and lively, spicily mature more...
£34.50
(£31.05)
517 2014 CÔTE RÔTIE, François et Fils. Northern Rhône
Pure, intense Syrah weighing in at a mere 12.5% alcohol more...
£40.00
(£36.00)
518 2009 Château SOCIANDO MALLET, Cru Bourgeois. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Perhaps the finest 'Cru Bourgeois', in a ripe vintage more...
£41.00
(£36.90)
522 2014 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ' Rutherford', Frog's Leap. Napa, Cal. Organic
Serious, under-stated, Bordeaux-style Cabernet more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
524 2009 Château DURFORT-VIVENS, 3me Cru. Margaux, Bordeaux
Top wine in our recent Bordeaux tasting - ripe and impressive more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
525 2012 LE JARDIN DE PETIT-VILLAGE. Pomerol
Early-drinking, 100% Merlot; this is surprisingly impressive already more...
£52.00
(£46.80)
A TOUCH MORE RICHNESS....
461 2013 ALIANCA RESERVA. Bairrada, Portugal
Lovely balance of rustic character and bright modernity more...
£7.95
(£7.16)
463 2015 CARIGNAN, Vieilles Vignes, Pietas. South of France
Juicy fruit but with a hint of austerity; friendly example of an under-rated grape more...
£9.00
(£8.10)
468 2015 Château FONTARÈCHE. Corbières, Southern France
Supple, ripe, gently spicy blend of Rhône grape varietals more...
£11.00
(£9.90)
471 2013 THE CHARGE, La Bascula. Rioja, Spain
Good example of clean, lightly-oaked, modern Rioja more...
£11.50
(£10.35)
482 2013 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)
485 2009 Château LA CROIX DE GRÉZARD. Lussac St Emilion, Bordeaux
Ripe Merlot; early-drinking vintage; classic "right-bank" style more...
£15.00
(£13.50)
487 2014 CABERNET FRANC, Chamonix. Franschhoek, S. Africa
Exciting example of fresh, lively Cabernet Franc - not heavy or powerful at all more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
488 2013 PARADA DE ATAUTA. Ribera del Duero, Spain
Ripe and very delicious Tempranillo from an exciting new estate more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
492 2013 B-Qā, Château Marsyas. Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Mourvèdre – robust but impressive more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
500 2012 OPTIMA, Anthonij Rupert. Western Cape, South Africa
A classic, rather “serious” Bordeaux blend more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
507 2008 Château LARMANDE, Grand Cru. St Emilion, Bordeaux
By Bordeaux standards this is plush and and generous. Merlot-dominated more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
509 2009 SYRAH, Rodgers Creek, Skylark. Sonoma Coast, California
Using vines from cuttings in Côte Rôtie, this is floral and really elegant more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
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)
515 2009 Château TRONQUOY-LALANDE. Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux
A rising star. Powerful and youthful - decant an hour in advance more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
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
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
(£21.60)
2330 2013 PROPRIETOR'S BLEND, Ernie Els. Stellenbosch, SA
Rare to find a 'Celeb wine' of serious quality. Young and powerful more...
£26.00
(£23.40)
2331 2010 GAIA, Grosset. Clare Valley, Australia
Cool climate vineyard - a clean, elegant, very Bordeaux-like style of Cabernet more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
Price in brackets is the discounted case price -
click on any wine to see all relevant prices.
"SERIOUS" is the key word for this first group....
464 2015 MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO, Il Faggio. Abruzzo, Italy
Ripe, rather silky red from central Italy, on the east coast more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
467 2014 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 MERLOT, Villiera. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Some of the open richness of Merlot, but a very Bordeaux-like structure more...
£13.00
(£11.70)
VIEW
486 2007 Château BERNADOTTE. Haut Médoc, Bordeaux
Classic, dry, slightly austere but undoubtedly elegant claret at a bargain price more...
£16.00
(£14.40)
VIEW
493 2010 MERLOT, Eagle’s Nest. Constantia, South Africa
Clean, dry, serious, Bordeaux-like Merlot from cool-climate Constantia more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
VIEW
494 1998 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Good vintage, now mature; classically 'firm' claret, but not austere more...
£24.00
(£21.60)
VIEW
506 2012 SONDRAIA, Poggio al Tesoro. Tuscany, Italy
Smooth and sleek Cabernet Sauvignon/Franc and Merlot blend from Bolgheri more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
VIEW
511 2010 THALARN, Castell d'Encus. Costers del Segre, Spain Organic
Syrah from Catalonia; fresh and lively, spicily mature more...
£34.50
(£31.05)
VIEW
517 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
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
522 2014 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ' Rutherford', Frog's Leap. Napa, Cal. Organic
Serious, under-stated, Bordeaux-style Cabernet more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
VIEW
524 2009 Château DURFORT-VIVENS, 3me Cru. Margaux, Bordeaux
Top wine in our recent Bordeaux tasting - ripe and impressive more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
VIEW
525 2012 LE JARDIN DE PETIT-VILLAGE. Pomerol
Early-drinking, 100% Merlot; this is surprisingly impressive already more...
£52.00
(£46.80)
VIEW
A TOUCH MORE RICHNESS....
461 2013 ALIANCA RESERVA. Bairrada, Portugal
Lovely balance of rustic character and bright modernity more...
£7.95
(£7.16)
VIEW
463 2015 CARIGNAN, Vieilles Vignes, Pietas. South of France
Juicy fruit but with a hint of austerity; friendly example of an under-rated grape more...
£9.00
(£8.10)
VIEW
468 2015 Château FONTARÈCHE. Corbières, Southern France
Supple, ripe, gently spicy blend of Rhône grape varietals more...
£11.00
(£9.90)
VIEW
471 2013 THE CHARGE, La Bascula. Rioja, Spain
Good example of clean, lightly-oaked, modern Rioja more...
£11.50
(£10.35)
VIEW
482 2013 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
485 2009 Château LA CROIX DE GRÉZARD. Lussac St Emilion, Bordeaux
Ripe Merlot; early-drinking vintage; classic "right-bank" style more...
£15.00
(£13.50)
VIEW
487 2014 CABERNET FRANC, Chamonix. Franschhoek, S. Africa
Exciting example of fresh, lively Cabernet Franc - not heavy or powerful at all more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
488 2013 PARADA DE ATAUTA. Ribera del Duero, Spain
Ripe and very delicious Tempranillo from an exciting new estate more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
492 2013 B-Qā, Château Marsyas. Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Mourvèdre – robust but impressive more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
VIEW
500 2012 OPTIMA, Anthonij Rupert. Western Cape, South Africa
A classic, rather “serious” Bordeaux blend more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
VIEW
507 2008 Château LARMANDE, Grand Cru. St Emilion, Bordeaux
By Bordeaux standards this is plush and and generous. Merlot-dominated more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
VIEW
509 2009 SYRAH, Rodgers Creek, Skylark. Sonoma Coast, California
Using vines from cuttings in Côte Rôtie, this is floral and really elegant more...
£34.00
(£30.60)
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
515 2009 Château TRONQUOY-LALANDE. Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux
A rising star. Powerful and youthful - decant an hour in advance more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
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
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
(£21.60)
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
(£23.40)
VIEW
2331 2010 GAIA, Grosset. Clare Valley, Australia
Cool climate vineyard - a clean, elegant, very Bordeaux-like style of Cabernet more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
VIEW
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.