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 2016 MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO, Il Faggio. Abruzzo, Italy
Ripe, rather silky red from central Italy, on the east coast more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
467 2015 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 2001 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)
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)
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)
523 2009 Château CANTEMERLE. 5eme Cru, Haut Médoc
Good vintage of a consistently reliable estate. Relative value, for Bordeaux more...
£49.50
(£44.55)
525 2012 LE JARDIN DE PETIT-VILLAGE. Pomerol
Early-drinking, 100% Merlot; this is surprisingly impressive already more...
£52.00
(£46.80)
527 2007 Château BATAILLEY, 5me Cru Classé. Pauillac, Bordeaux
Early-drinking vintage. This is already open more...
£54.00
(£48.60)
A TOUCH MORE RICHNESS
460 2016 TEMPRANILLO-SYRAH, 'El Futuro No Esta Escrito'. Spain
A little richer and juicier than our house red, the Monte Oton. Equally good value. more...
£7.95
(£7.16)
461 2015 ALIANCA RESERVA. Bairrada, Portugal
Lovely balance of rustic character and bright modernity more...
£8.50
(£7.65)
465 2015 RIOJA, Artesa. Spain Organic
4 months in oak; great value 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 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)
484 2012 RIOJA RESERVA, Izadi. Spain
Clean, ripe, gently oaked, modern Rioja more...
£16.00
(£14.40)
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 2012 PAGO DE LOS CAPELLANES, Joven. Ribera Del Duero, Spain
Tempranillo aged for 5 months in new French oak; bright and ripe 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 2014 PARADA DE ATAUTA. Ribera del Duero, Spain
Ripe and very delicious Tempranillo from an exciting new estate more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
491 2015 MONTE DA PECEGUINA. Alentejo, Portugal
Dry but richly flavoured. Touriga Nacional with Arragones, Tinta Miuda and Syrah 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)
495 2015 CROZES HERMITAGE, Yann Chave. Northern Rhône
Classic Crozes - ripe but lively Syrah with lovely freshness more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
500 2012 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 Shiraz blend from the excellent Bob Betz MW more...
£33.00
(£29.70)
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)
515 2009 Château TRONQUOY-LALANDE. Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux
A rising star. Powerful and youthful - decant an hour in advance more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
520 2012 GAIA, Grosset. Clare Valley, Australia
Cool climate vineyard - a clean, elegant, very Bordeaux-like style of Cabernet more...
£44.00
(£39.60)
528 2008 Château LA DOMINIQUE, Grand Cru Classé. St Emilion, Bordeaux
80% Merlot – luscious but with backbone more...
£59.00
(£53.10)
530 2015 Now finished: 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)
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)
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 2016 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 2015 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 2001 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
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
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
523 2009 Château CANTEMERLE. 5eme Cru, Haut Médoc
Good vintage of a consistently reliable estate. Relative value, for Bordeaux more...
£49.50
(£44.55)
VIEW
525 2012 LE JARDIN DE PETIT-VILLAGE. Pomerol
Early-drinking, 100% Merlot; this is surprisingly impressive already more...
£52.00
(£46.80)
VIEW
527 2007 Château BATAILLEY, 5me Cru Classé. Pauillac, Bordeaux
Early-drinking vintage. This is already open more...
£54.00
(£48.60)
VIEW
A TOUCH MORE RICHNESS
460 2016 TEMPRANILLO-SYRAH, 'El Futuro No Esta Escrito'. Spain
A little richer and juicier than our house red, the Monte Oton. Equally good value. more...
£7.95
(£7.16)
VIEW
461 2015 ALIANCA RESERVA. Bairrada, Portugal
Lovely balance of rustic character and bright modernity more...
£8.50
(£7.65)
VIEW
465 2015 RIOJA, Artesa. Spain Organic
4 months in oak; great value 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 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
484 2012 RIOJA RESERVA, Izadi. Spain
Clean, ripe, gently oaked, modern Rioja more...
£16.00
(£14.40)
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 2012 PAGO DE LOS CAPELLANES, Joven. Ribera Del Duero, Spain
Tempranillo aged for 5 months in new French oak; bright and ripe 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 2014 PARADA DE ATAUTA. Ribera del Duero, Spain
Ripe and very delicious Tempranillo from an exciting new estate more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
491 2015 MONTE DA PECEGUINA. Alentejo, Portugal
Dry but richly flavoured. Touriga Nacional with Arragones, Tinta Miuda and Syrah 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
495 2015 CROZES HERMITAGE, Yann Chave. Northern Rhône
Classic Crozes - ripe but lively Syrah with lovely freshness more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
VIEW
500 2012 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 Shiraz blend from the excellent Bob Betz MW more...
£33.00
(£29.70)
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
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
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
528 2008 Château LA DOMINIQUE, Grand Cru Classé. St Emilion, Bordeaux
80% Merlot – luscious but with backbone more...
£59.00
(£53.10)
VIEW
530 2015 Now finished: 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
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
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.