Red Wine

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  • Abbotts & Delaunay Syrah

    Spicy Shiraz from the south of France. Soft tannins, nice ‘n spicy. Long skin contact for deep colour, a hint of oak aging for complexity….rather a nice wine, really!

    Drink now to 2021

    grape typeShiraz/Syrah
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2018
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £9.50

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  • Shortwood Shiraz South Africa

    “Best Value Wine Awards” Platter’s 2016. A blend of 60% Cabernet and 40% Merlot. Blackberry aromas from the Cabernet Sauvignon team up with ripe flavours from the Merlot grape, ensuring a soft and long finish. Ideal companion to roasted dark meat and any type of cheese.

    grape typeShiraz/Syrah
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countrySouth Africa
    vintage2018
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £8.75

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  • Excelsior “Paddock” Shiraz South Africa

    This is widely regarded as the El Nino year in South Africa. The summer was hotter and riper than normal which required some adaptation in the vineyards to ensure a quality grape harvest. Grapes were harvested earlier than normal to ensure that there was freshness in the wines. The positive aspect of the drought was a very healthy crop with good concentration. The red wines from 2017 are rich and very structured.
    30% of the wine was aged in french and american oak barrels for 8 months.Spicy and dried herbs, every bit a Shiraz but with more restraint and structure than an Aussie Shiraz of the same price (in my humble opinion). Good spice and tannins make it good with food but it’s still soft enough to enjoy on its own. Maybe it’s the 15% of Petit Verdot in the blend which elevates it from the norm?

    grape typeShiraz/Syrah
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countrySouth Africa
    vintage2017
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £8.99

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  • Excelsior Merlot South Africa – SORRY, OUT OF STOCK

    Like its white cousin, this is a great party wine and goes well with most foods or just on its own. Rich, juicy Merlot from a favourite Estate of ours. Much recommended by Real Wine Co customers.
    45% of the blend was aged in french and american oak barrels for six months. The wine is exceptionally concentrated and fruity.

    grape typeMerlot
    wine styleSoft & Smooth Reds
    countrySouth Africa
    vintage2018
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £8.99

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  • Domaine Laffitte Malbec

    New? Tick!

    Malbec? Tick!

    Lots of flavour? Tick!

    Light on the old alcohol? Tick!

    grape typeOther Single Varietal Red
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage20162018
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv11%-12.5%

    £9.99

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  • Château Lamothe-Vincent Bordeaux Merlot – SORRY, OUT OF STOCK

    The classic Bordeaux blend, of course, is Cabernet/Merlot, and here we have a classic indeed. Merlot dominated, soft but very well-structured fruit. A clutch of Gold Medals again!
    Drink now to 2022.

    grape typeMerlot
    wine styleUnoaked Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2017
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £9.99

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  • Myburgh & Milner “Privateer” Cabernet Franc/Merlot De Meye Stellenbosch

    Marcus Milner and Philip Myburgh decided to jointly create a blend which encapsulates a bit of fun, fruit, sun and this Cabernet Franc/ Merlot blend does just that. It’s a serious Stellenbosch creation with good grip and depth, but elegant – not too heavy. Goes well with both full-flavoured food as well as lighter dishes.

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleSoft & Smooth Reds
    countrySouth Africa
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £10.50

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  • Anarkos Rosso di Puglia

    SORRY OUT OF STOCK -AWAITING A DELIVERY FROM ITALY….FINGERS CROSSED!

    Probably our best-selling red. A clear candidate for our 12 wines of Christmas Offer.

    Previous vintages recommended; Recommended in The Daily Telegraph: “another one of Mark Hughes’ brilliant finds. Absolutely delicious blend of Primitivo, Negro Amaro and Malvasia. Lush and plush like velvet, also juicy, scented, intense, rich brimming with the smell of violets, deep purple plums and bitter cherries. Such a joy!
    Recommended by Oz Clarke as one of his 250 best wines of 2012: “an excellent example of how southern Italian reds are starting to express their own fabulous originality. It’s bulging with youth and it’s soft, yet tempered by a nice edgy bitterness.”

    The label is attention-seeking, as is the bright red plastic cork (not my favourite closure, I must admit, but the wine insisted I buy it! The wine has attitude and is a provocative one, railing against the plight of the region (see their website). The region reminds me of the Languedoc in France – loads of rubbish wines but increasing numbers of fanatics making really top wines as they should be made. This was one of my favourite winery visits recently. The wine is made from a blend of the local varieties Primitivo, Negro Amaro and Malvasia Nera and should be consumed in conspiratorial bars in the south of Italy with huge helpings of pasta.

    Drink now to end 2020.

    grape typeOther Single Varietal Red
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryItaly
    vintage2017
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £11.00

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  • Peninsula de Lisboa Portuguese Red

    NEW IN. Step-by-step we increase the intensity and complexity from the Lisbon Region.

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleOakey Reds
    countryPortugal
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £11.00

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  • La Bette Cotes du Roussillon Villages Red by Jeff Carrel

    Big, deep colour, good grip!….

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £11.50

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  • Chateau d’Or et de Gueules ‘Les Cimels’ Red Organic

    Chateau d’Or et de Gueules ‘Les Cimels’ Red Organic

    Super new 2017 vintage which is certified organic. It is a wonderfully consistent wine which also manages to take on the character of the vintage vagaries. Consistently a best selller, consistently recommended in the Press. So, here you have an even deeper colour than usual, and enough body to make it a real laster!

    ….and if you like your reds with “minerality”, go no further!

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleUnoaked Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2017
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £12.00

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  • Junta Momentos Chilean Malbec Reserve

    This Malbec is bursting with rich, deep berry fruit.
    70% of the wine was aged for approximately six months in French oak barrels to help round out the wine and smooth out the tannins. Once the final blend was obtained, the wine was cold decanted and lightly filtered before bottling. Drink now to 2022

    grape typeOther Single Varietal Red
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryChile
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £12.00

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