Red Wine

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  • A Vue de Nez (no added sulphur) by Jeff Carrel Organic Red

    Firstly – organic and with no added sulphur. Secondly – it’s a lovely smooth and fruity expression of grassy Cabernet Franc with a dollop of Syrah to beef it up. Also it has a clutch of Gold Medals and 90/100 from American Wine Guru Robert Parker.

    grape typeMixed Blend
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2018
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £13.50

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  • Pinot Noir by Jeff Carrel

    Light colour as you’d expect from cool climate Pinot Noir. Grown in the south of France, yes, but in high altitude vineyards which are cool. Developed by Jeff with one of his best mates from Burgundy to produce a light burgundy-style red.

    grape typePinot Noir
    wine styleLight Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv11%-12.5%

    £14.00

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  • Château d’Or et de Gueules ‘Trassegum’ Red

    Château d’Or et de Gueules ‘Trassegum’ Red

    Selected from the best parts of the vineyard, this is a blend of Syrah, Carignan and Mourverdre. Each varietal is kept apart and aged in 500 litre oak barrels for 12 months. Only then do they decide upon the final blend. Once made, the finished wine is aged for yet another 12 months in those same barrels before bottling. Only 10% of the barrels are new wood, so there’s no “in your face ” oakiness here!
    Diane only releases this wine if she feels it is up to her highest standards of quality. So, no 2002 vintage ‘ it was all sold off in bulk to the ‘négociants’. The 2003 vintage was a cracker. No 2004 vintage either; that, too, was not good enough, the 2005, 2007 and 2009s brilliant…as was the 2011.
    And then along came the equally scrumptious 2103, and the super 2015 and now the fab 2016. What more can I say? Drink now to 2026 (really!)

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £15.00

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  • Fitou by Jeff Carrel

    Gutsy and very intense soft red, yet good acidity makes this a great food wine….

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £15.00

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  • Le Grenache dans le Peau by Jeff Carrel

    Big, soft, creamy tannins….I’ve got you under my skin….15.5% of lovely Grenache, which, by the way, is the predominant grape variety in a Chateauneuf du Pape….just saying….

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

    £15.00

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  • “The Inspector General” from The Treaty Port Estate China

    From a vineyard established in 2005 on the Shandong peninsula by Chris Ruffle comes this classic Bordeaux blend, aged in french oak barrels and displaying ripe, dark fruits and a hint of vanilla oak. No surprise that Chateau Lafite chose to make their first Chinese wine, Long Dai 2017, from neigbouring fields! Chris’s vines are older, of course, and 2014 was an excellent vintage. This is a limited release of 5000 bottles.

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleOakey Reds
    countryChina
    vintage2014
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £15.00

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  • Esona Single Vineyard Boutique Shiraz

    Esona – from Xhosa – “The Very One” Pronounced “Air-Sor-Na”

    grape typeShiraz/Syrah
    wine styleOakey Reds
    countrySouth Africa
    vintage2016
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £16.00

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  • Domaine l’Abbé Dîne Côtes du Rhône Villages 2014 Vintage

    Very, very delicious, spicy red made from 80% Grenache, 60 year-old vines. This Côtes du Rhône Villages is intensely perfumed, spicy, peppery, mouthwateringly-satisfying, and better than any Chateauneuf du Pape under £20 in my humble opinion! Good firm tannins make it a great food wine.  As Nathalie, the owner puts it; “Le millésime 2014  est dans la souplesse et le velours. Très bons.”

    Drink now to 2022

    grape typeRed Blends
    wine styleRich & Fruity Reds
    countryFrance
    vintage2014
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £16.00

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  • Giravolta Primitivo di Manduria

    Based on the huge popularity of “Fellone” I thought we should have a closer look at the Primitivo grape. Here’s one of four more, each with a distinct “terroir”. What’s the Italian for “terroir”, I wonder? This one  is distinctive due to the calcareous white soil of the vineyards. Aged for nine months in French oak.

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

    £17.00

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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%+

    £17.00

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  • Felline Primitivo di Manduria

    Based on the huge popularity of “Fellone” I thought we should have a closer look at the Primitivo grape. Here’s one of four more, each with a distinct “terroir”. What’s the Italian for “terroir”, I wonder? This one is distinctive due to the red soil of the vineyards. Aged for six months in French oak.

    grape typePrimitivo
    wine styleBig & Robust Reds
    countryItaly
    vintage2017
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv14%+

    £17.00

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  • Verus Pinot Noir, Slovenia

    New wine from the gang – their first red – smart Pinot Noir. Verus wines need little commentary. They are all superb, demonstrating what Jancis Robinson called “a purity of fruit” when we shipped their first ever vintage in 2008.

    grape typePinot Noir
    wine styleSoft & Smooth Reds
    countrySlovenia
    vintage2015
    bottlesize750 ml
    abv13-13.5%

    £17.50

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