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

The OLD BRIDGE

Wine Shop

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...
460 2017 SYRAH-CARIGNAN, Monrouby. Pays D'Oc, Southern France
Spicy, juicy, fresh - classic Languedoc red. more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
461 2018 VINHA DO MONTE. Alentejo, Portugal
Predominantly Aragonez (aka Tempranillo) – bright but serious more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
464 2018 MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO, Il Faggio. Abruzzo, Italy
Ripe but firm red from central Italy, on the east coast more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
467 2018 THE FRANCOPHILE SYRAH, ‘The Liberator’. Western Cape, S.Africa
French-style Syrah (rather than Aussie-style Shiraz) from Richard Kelley MW more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
472 2018 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Robert Oatley. Margaret River, W. Australia
Blackcurranty but serious Cabernet Sauvignon - exceptional value for the renowned cool climate region of Margaret River more...
£14.50 £11.95
(N/A)
473 2015 MERLOT, Villiera. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Some of the open richness of Merlot, but a very Bordeaux-like structure more...
£12.95
(£11.66)
475 2017 VINHA GRANDE, Casa Ferreirinha. Douro, Portugal
Red wine from Port grapes; as powerful and impressive as you might expect. Please see the Mixed Cases page to get a special case price for this wine, but only in June more...
£14.95
(£13.46)
484 2016 BARCO REALE, Capezzana. Tuscany, Italy
From just west of Florence; Sangiovese with a touch of Cabernet more...
£17.50
(£15.75)
488 2003 BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE, The Liberator. Western Cape, South Africa
Shiraz-Cabernet; dry and earthy; "old-school" more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
489 2012 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Early-drinking vintage, now mature; classically 'firm' claret, but not austere more...
£19.95
(£17.96)
490 2010 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Serious vintage, only just reaching maturity; this is approachable now but will age well more...
£23.00
(£20.70)
491 1998 Château CARONNE STE GEMME, Cru Bourgeois. Haut Médoc
Carrone is a classic claret - dry and serious but brilliant with food. At this venerable age it's a total bargain. more...
£25.00
(£22.50)
492 2014 Château LAROSE-TRINTAUDON, Cru Bourgeois. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Classic Médoc claret, firm and serious, but so obviously classy and refined more...
£25.00
(£22.50)
495 2017 CROZES HERMITAGE, Yann Chave. Northern Rhône Organic
Classic Crozes - ripe but lively Syrah with lovely freshness more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
506 2008 Château BELLISLE MONDOTTE, Grand Cru. St Emilion, Bordeaux
Mature, savoury, serious style of Merlot more...
£35.00
(£31.50)
522 2015 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Frog's Leap. Napa Valley, California Organic
Serious, under-stated, Bordeaux-style Cabernet more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
A LITTLE RICHER WITHIN THE CATEGORY
463 2018 MERLOT, De Martino Estate. Maipo Valley, Chile
Soft but fresh – ticks all the Merlot boxes! more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
465 2018 TEMPRANILLO, ‘Mesta’, Fontana. Spain Organic
Bright and juicy with just enough tannin to be food-friendly too more...
£9.75
(£8.78)
466 2018 VENTOUX, La Famille Perrin. South of France
Medium-bodied Grenache; aromatic with a firm finish more...
£10.95
(£9.86)
469 2017 MINERVOIS, Château Pinenc, Foncalieu. SW France
Big, ripe, very 'southern', but fresh and balanced too. more...
£11.50
(£10.35)
470 2016 CARMENERE, Tributo, Caliterra. Colchagua, Chile
Ripe, spicy example of Chile’s key grape variety. Outstanding value more...
£12.95
(£11.66)
471 2015 RONAN, by Château Clinet. Bordeaux
Luscious, very ripe Merlot, with classic Bordeaux structure and backbone more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
485 2016 RIOJA CRIANZA, Bodegas Lan. Spain
Modern, ripe, bright expression of a classic style more...
£15.95
(£14.36)
487 2016 CABERNET FRANC, Chamonix. Franschhoek, South Africa
Exciting example of fresh, lively Cabernet Franc - not heavy or powerful at all more...
£19.95
(£17.96)
493 2011 Château PAVILLON. Canon-Fronsac, Bordeaux
100% Merlot from an appellation very close to Pomerol. Rich & robust more...
£20.00
(£18.00)
497 2014 CONTINO, Reserva. Rioja, Spain
Balanced, serious and savoury – this is extremely fine, classic Rioja. Beautiful use of oak more...
£23.00
(£20.70)
500 2015 OPTIMA, Anthonij Rupert. Western Cape, South Africa
A classic, rather “serious” Bordeaux blend more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
505 2015 CABERNET FRANC, Pulenta Estate Alto. Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina
Evident ripeness but with delicacy and elegance more...
£36.00
(£32.40)
508 2015 CHARMES DE KIRWAN. Margaux, Bordeaux
Second wine of a great Château. Young, but the class is evident more...
£37.50
(£33.75)
513 2011 Château ORMES DE PEZ. St Estèphe, Bordeaux, France
Dry, serious, ‘gravelly’ Cabernet more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
514 2015 SHORESH, Tzora. Judean Hills, Israel
Syrah, Cabernet and Petit Verdot. Powerful, but elegant too more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
515 2010 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Na’aman. Northern Galilee, Israel
Serious, mature Cabernet – complex and impressive. more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
516 2014 MALBEC, ‘Paraje Altamira’, Altos Las Hormigas. Mendoza, Argentina
Best to keep until 2019 at the earliest 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
(N/A)
RESERVE WINES
These wines are not on our main list. They are being cellared for future listings. We can sell them online, but normally at a maximum of 6 bottles per customer. Please enquire.
1826 2013 SONDRAIA, Poggio al Tesoro. Tuscany, Italy
Smooth and sleek Cabernet Sauvignon/Franc and Merlot blend from Bolgheri more...
£49.50
(N/A)
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)
2276 2012 QUEST, Castell D’Encus. Catalonia, Spain
Bordeaux blend from a top producer in north west Spain. Only 6 bottles in stock more...
£45.00
(N/A)
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...
£29.00
(N/A)
Price in brackets is the discounted case price -
click on any wine to see all relevant prices.
CERTAINLY DRY; FAIRLY SERIOUS...
460 2017 SYRAH-CARIGNAN, Monrouby. Pays D'Oc, Southern France
Spicy, juicy, fresh - classic Languedoc red. more...
£8.95
(£8.06)
VIEW
461 2018 VINHA DO MONTE. Alentejo, Portugal
Predominantly Aragonez (aka Tempranillo) – bright but serious more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
464 2018 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 2018 THE FRANCOPHILE SYRAH, ‘The Liberator’. Western Cape, S.Africa
French-style Syrah (rather than Aussie-style Shiraz) from Richard Kelley MW more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
472 2018 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Robert Oatley. Margaret River, W. Australia
Blackcurranty but serious Cabernet Sauvignon - exceptional value for the renowned cool climate region of Margaret River more...
£14.50 £11.95
(N/A)
VIEW
473 2015 MERLOT, Villiera. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Some of the open richness of Merlot, but a very Bordeaux-like structure more...
£12.95
(£11.66)
VIEW
475 2017 VINHA GRANDE, Casa Ferreirinha. Douro, Portugal
Red wine from Port grapes; as powerful and impressive as you might expect. Please see the Mixed Cases page to get a special case price for this wine, but only in June more...
£14.95
(£13.46)
VIEW
484 2016 BARCO REALE, Capezzana. Tuscany, Italy
From just west of Florence; Sangiovese with a touch of Cabernet more...
£17.50
(£15.75)
VIEW
488 2003 BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE, The Liberator. Western Cape, South Africa
Shiraz-Cabernet; dry and earthy; "old-school" more...
£18.00
(£16.20)
VIEW
489 2012 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Early-drinking vintage, now mature; classically 'firm' claret, but not austere more...
£19.95
(£17.96)
VIEW
490 2010 Château CARONNE STE GEMME. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Serious vintage, only just reaching maturity; this is approachable now but will age well more...
£23.00
(£20.70)
VIEW
491 1998 Château CARONNE STE GEMME, Cru Bourgeois. Haut Médoc
Carrone is a classic claret - dry and serious but brilliant with food. At this venerable age it's a total bargain. more...
£25.00
(£22.50)
VIEW
492 2014 Château LAROSE-TRINTAUDON, Cru Bourgeois. Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux
Classic Médoc claret, firm and serious, but so obviously classy and refined more...
£25.00
(£22.50)
VIEW
495 2017 CROZES HERMITAGE, Yann Chave. Northern Rhône Organic
Classic Crozes - ripe but lively Syrah with lovely freshness more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
VIEW
506 2008 Château BELLISLE MONDOTTE, Grand Cru. St Emilion, Bordeaux
Mature, savoury, serious style of Merlot more...
£35.00
(£31.50)
VIEW
522 2015 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Frog's Leap. Napa Valley, California Organic
Serious, under-stated, Bordeaux-style Cabernet more...
£49.00
(£44.10)
VIEW
A LITTLE RICHER WITHIN THE CATEGORY
463 2018 MERLOT, De Martino Estate. Maipo Valley, Chile
Soft but fresh – ticks all the Merlot boxes! more...
£9.95
(£8.96)
VIEW
465 2018 TEMPRANILLO, ‘Mesta’, Fontana. Spain Organic
Bright and juicy with just enough tannin to be food-friendly too more...
£9.75
(£8.78)
VIEW
466 2018 VENTOUX, La Famille Perrin. South of France
Medium-bodied Grenache; aromatic with a firm finish more...
£10.95
(£9.86)
VIEW
469 2017 MINERVOIS, Château Pinenc, Foncalieu. SW France
Big, ripe, very 'southern', but fresh and balanced too. more...
£11.50
(£10.35)
VIEW
470 2016 CARMENERE, Tributo, Caliterra. Colchagua, Chile
Ripe, spicy example of Chile’s key grape variety. Outstanding value more...
£12.95
(£11.66)
VIEW
471 2015 RONAN, by Château Clinet. Bordeaux
Luscious, very ripe Merlot, with classic Bordeaux structure and backbone more...
£13.95
(£12.56)
VIEW
485 2016 RIOJA CRIANZA, Bodegas Lan. Spain
Modern, ripe, bright expression of a classic style more...
£15.95
(£14.36)
VIEW
487 2016 CABERNET FRANC, Chamonix. Franschhoek, South Africa
Exciting example of fresh, lively Cabernet Franc - not heavy or powerful at all more...
£19.95
(£17.96)
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
497 2014 CONTINO, Reserva. Rioja, Spain
Balanced, serious and savoury – this is extremely fine, classic Rioja. Beautiful use of oak more...
£23.00
(£20.70)
VIEW
500 2015 OPTIMA, Anthonij Rupert. Western Cape, South Africa
A classic, rather “serious” Bordeaux blend more...
£22.00
(£19.80)
VIEW
505 2015 CABERNET FRANC, Pulenta Estate Alto. Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina
Evident ripeness but with delicacy and elegance more...
£36.00
(£32.40)
VIEW
508 2015 CHARMES DE KIRWAN. Margaux, Bordeaux
Second wine of a great Château. Young, but the class is evident more...
£37.50
(£33.75)
VIEW
513 2011 Château ORMES DE PEZ. St Estèphe, Bordeaux, France
Dry, serious, ‘gravelly’ Cabernet more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
VIEW
514 2015 SHORESH, Tzora. Judean Hills, Israel
Syrah, Cabernet and Petit Verdot. Powerful, but elegant too more...
£39.50
(£35.55)
VIEW
515 2010 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, Na’aman. Northern Galilee, Israel
Serious, mature Cabernet – complex and impressive. more...
£42.00
(£37.80)
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
520 2012 GAIA, Grosset. Clare Valley, Australia
Cool climate vineyard - a clean, elegant, very Bordeaux-like style of Cabernet more...
£44.00
(N/A)
VIEW
RESERVE WINES
These wines are not on our main list. They are being cellared for future listings. We can sell them online, but normally at a maximum of 6 bottles per customer. Please enquire.
1826 2013 SONDRAIA, Poggio al Tesoro. Tuscany, Italy
Smooth and sleek Cabernet Sauvignon/Franc and Merlot blend from Bolgheri more...
£49.50
(N/A)
VIEW
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
2276 2012 QUEST, Castell D’Encus. Catalonia, Spain
Bordeaux blend from a top producer in north west Spain. Only 6 bottles in stock more...
£45.00
(N/A)
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...
£29.00
(N/A)
VIEW
5% discount on mixed cases of 6.
10% discount on mixed cases of 12.