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  • “Zinfandel” Primitivo di Manduria from Felline

    With the huge success of Fellone, I decided that Primitivo needed a closer inspection, so here’s one of four new ones, all from Felline down in the south of Italy.This one is a slight variation, being styled “Zinfandel Californiano”. That’s what they call it over there but is a strain of Primitivo all the same. Terroir is Mandurian black soil and the 15% wine was aged for six months in French and American oak.

    grape typePrimitivo
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryItaly
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £18.00

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  • Ridgeback Estate Shiraz

    This stunner from Ridgeback is just what your Barossa Valley lover will drool over. Platters Four Stars.

    grape typeShiraz/Syrah
    wine styleOakey Reds
    countrySouth Africa
    vintage2014
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £18.50

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  • Ridgeback Estate Cabernet Franc

    Another smart red from the Estate. Try this varietal which is a minor one in Bordeaux, more common in the Loire, but great here in South Africa.

    grape typeOther Single Varietal Red
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countrySouth Africa
    vintage2014
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £18.50

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  • Château d’Or et de Gueules ‘Castel Nou’

    New, super 2014 vintage just arrived.
    Made from 100% Grenache grapes from very old vines and aged in barrels for eight months.

    grape typeOther Single Varietal Red
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2014
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £19.95

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  • Domaine de la Pigeade Vacqueyras Red

    The southern Rhone allows the best of its different terroirs their own Appellations  such as Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas …..and Vacqueyras. This red blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre has spent nine months in oak barrels and is a powerful example of the best of the area. Rich, silky and complex red wine with good tannins.  Great with a rich foods.

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2015
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £19.95

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  • Laurent Miquel “Vérité” Limited Release Viognier

    Laurent Miquel “Vérité” Limited Release Viognier

    So here is a really top wine. 100% Viognier grown on a single south facing parcel on the estate named Saga Pegot. Aged in barrels for 12 months. It just shows why the Viognier grape deserves to be classed as a classic!

    grape typeViognier
    wine styleOakey Whites
    countryFrance
    vintage2018
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £19.95

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  • Domaine Métairie d’Alon “Solaire” Pinot Noir 2015

    Top Pinot Noir made by a Burgundian in the south of France. The part of the vineyard called “Solaire” was identified as best for Pinot Noir, so that’s what they planted there 17 years ago. The vines are mature and producing a remarkable Pinot Noir. dare I say more Nuits St Georges than Cotes de Beaune! The organically grown grapes were hand picked and then aged for nine months in oak barrels.

    grape typePinot Noir
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2015
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £20.00

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  • Domaine de la Pigeade Muscat de Beaumes de Venise

    The southern Rhone is probably best known for its reds such as Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas …..and Vacqueyras. But they also make one of the best dessert wines around and here’s a pretty smart one! Deliciously grapey, fleshy, fragrant Muscat grapes have the fermentation stopped by the addition of alcohol leaving the wine naturally sweet.  The Domaine recommends it be drunk very cold not only as a dessert wine with, say, chocolate fondant but also with blue cheese or even with foie gras  to start with.

    grape typeOther Single Varietal White
    wine styleDessert Wines/Port
    countryFrance
    vintage2017
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £20.00

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  • Fellone Primitivo di Puglia

    Fellone Primitivo di Puglia

    Maybe one for sipping into the early hours after all your virtual guests have switched-off……

    If you thought Anarkos was good, then here’s his big, big brother! The knockout favourite wine at last year’s Christmas tastings in Gerrards Cross and Presteigne.
    Simply put, this red wine is delicious and if ever you doubted you would spend over £20 a bottle on a red wine from southern Italy, then doubt no more.

    Drink now to end 2022.

     

     

     

    grape typeOther Single Varietal Red
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryItaly
    vintage2013
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £21.50

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  • Abbotts & Delaunay “Cumulo Nimbus” Minervois

    A blend of Syrah, Carignan and Grenache which really showcases one of the Languedoc’s fine range of regional appellations. 40% of the handpicked grapes are aged in oak following fermentation. The result is a fat, structured red but it’s not “in your face” it’s really very nicely balanced.

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2017
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £22.50

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  • Laurent Miquel Bardou St Chinian Red

    Laurent Miquel Bardou St Chinian Red

    So here’s the pick of the reds, Laurent’s Single Vineyard 100% Syrah from his Bardou Estate in St Chinian. Aged in French oak barrels (55% new, 45% one year old) this is a fine example of the Saint Chinian terroir and French Red to do justice to a traditional English Sunday Roast….Entente Cordiale

    grape typeShiraz/Syrah
    wine styleBig & Robust RedsOakey Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £22.50

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  • Brunelli Campo del Maestro “9 Grapes Appassimento”

    This “cru” is dedicated the grape Master, who managed this vineyard in the past and who dared to suggest an Amarone could be improved by a non-local variety. So 8 grapes became 9 grapes and the wine was declassified. “I can’t believe it’s not Amarone”

    Corvina Veronese 40%, Oseleta 20%, Rondinella 5%, Negrara 5%, Corvinone 10%, Croatina 5%, Forselina 5%, Dindarella 5%, Cabernet Franc 10%.

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryItaly
    vintage2018
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £24.75

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