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La Barbe Merlot Mourvedre
The ultimate easy drinking red! Soft and approachable, amazing value.
Lots of plum and black cherry flavours with a touch of spice from the Mouvedre. Minimal tannins but enough to make it a versatile food wine.
El Chivo Merlot
From the perfect grape growing climate of Chile’s Central Valley in the foothills of the Andes.
A fruity and easy drinking Merlot.
Casa Lunardi Merlot
Lunardi merlot is a fruity varietal wine with a perfume of cherry, delicate notes of violet and hints of eucalyptus on the finish.
Rounded, rich and well structured, it pairs well with pasta dishes, cheeses and soups.
Born from the co-op, Cantina Sociale di Ortona, Caldora is based in the province of Chieti in Italy’s Abruzzo region. This is a historic cooperative with over 1500 hectares of cultivated land and around 700 farmers. Striving to reduce their yield per hectare, Caldora was created as the cooperative’s ‘Progetto Qualità’ (Quality Project).
This is a fruity red with cherries, prunes and vanilla on the nose. Medium-bodied, very well balanced and soft, ready to drink.
A bright, aromatic red from Mendoza. Juicy blackberries, plums and figs with just a dash of creamy oak.
Great, Natural red from Chile. Blueberry, fresh cherries and blackcurrant with smoke on the nose. A soft, rounded palate with red and black fruit flavours, cinammon spice and a dash of pepper.
Siegel Handpicked Reserva Merlot
On the nose, it has notes of cassis and black cherries. In the mouth, it has smooth tannins, balanced acidity, and good persistence. The nose has a touch of savoury leather and lightly roasted coffee note, but this is really all about the fruit.
The Exhibitionist Merlot
The Exhibitionist is full of rich plum and damson fruit on the nose. Oak used is unobtrusive on the palate which is dominated by rich red berry flavours. The wine is elegant and silky with a long finish.
Gaia de Chateau Puybarbe
Château Puybarbe is situated at the highest elevation of the Côtes de Bourg appellation, looking over the Gironde estuary on the right bank of Bordeaux. The 36-hectare vineyard comprises predominantly Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon and is cultivated according to sustainable philosophies. Château Puybarbe uses no herbicides or chemical fertilizers.
This wine is a delight with various including rich salads, various vegetarian meals as well as moderate red-meat dishes. Roasted chicken, fried veal escalope & duck confit.
Caparzo Sangiovese Di Toscana
Intense, fruity, bouquet, with ripe blackberries, wild strawberries and spice. The palate has a warm brambly feel, full of soft ripe fruit and a peristant spice to the finish. Easy drinking and perfect with sausages with white beans, spaghetti with tomatoes and basil.
Château Laballe ‘Les Terres Basses’ Rouge
A family-owned winery established in 1820, and located in the heartland of Gascony. Things began with Jean Dominique Laudet, a former spice merchant in the French Antilles who decided to return home and begin producing Armagnac. The family continued Armagnac production until 1970, when Noël Laudet, former steward of Château Beychevelle decided to diversify and begin the production of dry white wines.
The Laballe vineyard is located at the heart of Gascony, on a sunny hillside and chalk-clay soils. Subtly fruity nose of raspberries and cassis, fresh and mineral on the palate with good length and an overriding fresh salinity thanks to the maritime climate.
Chateau Les Tourelles Du Barrail, Médoc, Bordeaux
The higher percentage of Merlot in this wine makes it rounder and easy to drink whilst young. Full of plum and cherry fruits with hints of the minerality Medoc in known for.
Chateau La Bienveillance Bordeaux Rouge
An organic and biodyanmic Bourdeaux blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, producing rich red fruit aromas and blackcurrant and dark cherry on the palate.
Smooth and well balanced, pairs well with red meat in sauce dishes, poultry, game and hard cheeses.
Egri Korona Harmonia
The Egri Korona Borház (Crown Wine House of Eger) is a family winery which can be found in the middle of the Eger wine region, right next to the thermal hot spring of Egerszalók and it’s unbelievable white cliffs. This area is renowned for its thermal baths and its resulting soil rich in minerals of volcanic origin.
Harmonia is a blend of the dominant blue grapes of the area, true to the tradition of the region making wines with many varietals. This wine is JUICY with good body. Fruit and sour-cherry aroma of Menoire & Blauburger perfectly entwined with the spiciness of Kekfrankos and fiery character of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Steeped in a history dating back to 1692, the Lanzerac Wine Estate is situated at the foot of the majestic Jonkershoek Valley of Stellenbosch. This Merlot is a well balanced wine with flavours of ripe red berries, chocolate and undertones of mint on the nose. Rich and velvety soft.
Avignonesi Cantaloro Rosso
Located just outside the quiet village of Valiano di Montepulciano, with Cortona on one side and Montepulciano on the other, Avignonesi is comprised of 9 vineyard plots, a villa, a chapel and the historic wine cellars. This is fruit forward, easy drinking and accessible. A fantastic option for an everyday bottle. Cherries, blackberries, thyme, red pepper and exotic spices.
Gran Passione Rosso
Vibrant purple color, rich luscious nose full of sweet ripe dark cherry, plum, vanilla and spice. Rich and velvety, with lots of juicy fruit. Very easy drinking.
Holden Manz Vernissage
Holden Manz Wine Estate, known as Franschhoek’s hidden gem, is located in the southernmost corner of the stunningly beautiful Franschhoek Valley.
75kW of solar panels provide electricity and a 40,000 litre roof water collection system supplements the underground water supply.
This is their entry-level wine and represents such great value for money. Raspberries, cherries, mulberry flavours, with soft and silky tannins and a lingering finish. Pair with slow cooked lamb stew or your favourite pizza/pasta dish.
Vins el Cep Negre de Terrer
A delicious organic and biodynamic red from just west of Barcelona. It’s very approachable and silky smooth with lovely fresh berry notes – a blend of international varities – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.
Tuske Siller, Light Red
A light, bright red wine from Szekszard, Southern Hungary. Strawberries and confected fruits on the nose. On the palate a distinct crunchy freshness, pomegranate and pavlova. Engaging aromas and incredibly moreish, delicious and very easy drinking. A deliciously different wine for a sunny evening. Serve chilled.
There is no exact rule on how to make the siller. The wine law says that the siller is a light red wine made with short maceration. In Hungary it is forbidden to make siller with blending red and white wine. It has to be lighter than a red wine and darker than a rosé.
Chateau Haut Barrail Médoc, Bordeaux
Aged for 15 months in stave oak barrels, three-quarters of which is renewed each year, this wine is full of finesse and elegance, it stands out for its attractive, delicate bouquet and its rich aromas of ripe fruit and toasted almonds. The vineyard grows on a clay-limestone terroir and covers some 6 hectares planted with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Etyeki Kuria Red
From the Sopron wine region. Harvested by hand and carefully destemmed. Fermented for 14 days on the skin. Aged in Hungarian oak barrels for 8 months.
Ripe fruits on the nose and palate. Blackberry, cherry and cooked red plums. Subtle smokey character with a hint of cloves. Soft, delicious, lively acidity
Chateau Grandis Haut Medoc, Bordeaux
Château Grandis became a family run estate in 1857 and was later modernised in 1985. The vineyards are made up of a modest 10 hectares which enables the family to maintain the strictest high standards both in the vineyard and the cellar.
A wine for enthusiasts of classic Haut-Medoc. Charming, well-balanced and elegant with red fruits and a long silky finish.
Holden Manz Visionaire
Winemaker Thierry Haberer has been making wines around the world for over a decade. He has spent time working in Bordeaux and Napa Valley in the USA before settling at the Holden Manz Wine Estate in Franschhoek Valley, one of South Africa’s premiere winemaking regions. The estate boasts 22 hectares of exclusively red grape varieties; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Syrah.
This multi award winning wine is a blend of predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Malbec. This is a big, bold spicy beast of a wine that has more than a whiff of top end Bordeaux and Hermitage about it. Ripe black fruit , liquorice and leather on the nose and palate; the fruit dominates but well balanced acidity and tannin are very much in the mix. A peppery spicy finish is particularly satisfying.
Make no bones about it, this is a wine that demands – not asks – demands to be paired with the reddest of red meats.
Keermont Vineyards is a specialist wine estate set in the naturally-formed amphitheatre between the Helderberg and Stellenbosch Mountain ranges.
This is a stunning Merlot, with just a drop of Cabernet Sauvignon. Dusty strawberry on the nose with notes of cinnamon. Elegant, clean palate of orange and dried herbs. Good natural acidity helps maintain a fresh elegance and long, juicy finish.
Hoopla The Mutt
Rich, juicy, blackberry and violet with a touch of toasty oak on the palate.
Maison Sichel Margaux
An impressively elegant Margaux with impeccable provenance (declassified from one of the top Margaux Chateaux) showing textural richness and intensity, along with dark fruits and silky tannins. Drinking really well now.
Margaux wines are the most floral in all of Bordeaux, often compared to violets. The wines of Margaux are easy to pair with a wide array of different foods – especially lamb & game.
Chateau Perron Lalande de Pomerol
Having been in the Massonie family for three generations, Perron is now the responsibility of Bertrand Massonie, whose drive, passion, technical skill and respect for the property’s exceptional terroir have contributed massively to its recent renaissance. One of the top wines in the appellation and a rising star of the Right Bank.
Rich, powerful and many-layered nose of red fruits, dark spice, fresh oak and cocoa. Supple, velvety palate with fine, crisply elegant tannins. Fresh lingering finish with menthol flavours. A charming, easy-to-drink wine which will go down well with any fine food.
Maison Sichel Pauillac
This wine offers all the richness and elegance typical of this prestigious appellation.
Grown in the very best terroirs and vinified with the same meticulous care as the Grands crus, it shows pepper and liquorice on the nose, and pure well-structured cassis, blackberries and vanilla on the palate
Drink from 2020 onwards for several years.
Avignonesi Cantaloro Rosso Magnum
Located just outside the quiet village of Valiano di Montepulciano, with Cortona on one side and Montepulciano on the other, Avignonesi is comprised of 9 vineyard plots, a villa, a chapel and the historic wine cellars. This is fruit forward, easy drinking and accessible. A fantastic option for an everyday bottle. Black cherry pie, black berries, thyme, red pepper grains and exotic spices.
Trefethen Estate Eshcol
Eshcol was the original name of the Trefethen Estate in Napa Valley, first planted in the 1800’s. The wines made there helped establish Napa’s early reputation for quality wines. A Bordeaux-style blend with bold fruit aromas, leading to bright blackberry and cherry on the palate. A balanced wine, great for any occasion from a barbeque to pizza night.
Famille JM Cazes Saint-Estephe
The Cazes family has been rooted in the Medoc for generations. Most importantly, as the family has grown so has the focus on their quality wine production.
Produced from the younger fruit of Château Les Ormes de Pez. The blend is 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc. Again, the young fruit delivers a forward, silky style for immediate pleasure, but the classic Saint Estèphe structure is also clearly on show.
Chateau Fleur de Lisse Saint Emilion Grand Cru
Château de Lisse was one of the largest vineyards in Saint Étienne de Lisse in the early twentieth century. It is one of the oldest vineyards in Saint Émilion, which explains why the average age of the vines is 45 years. From 1940 to 2015 it belonged to the Minvielle family, who over the years made it prosper and modernised the winemaking business by building a vatting cellar. In 2015, the château was acquired by the Teycheney family, who already owned Château La Loubière and, being passionately interested in farming and wine, decided to farm using biodynamic methods.
Its bouquet is perfectly pure and expressive, displaying notes of red berries, cassis and blackberry, and is followed by an ample, smooth and remarkably balanced palate. The finish is refined, the back-of palate discretely toasty and smoky. It is the ideal accompaniment for grilled meat, lamb chops or blue cheese over an informal meal.
Avignonesi ‘Desiderio’ Merlot
Founded in 1974, Avignonesi is the leading winery in the Montepulciano area of Tuscany. The Desiderio is the perfect balance of sweet fruity aromas with blackcurrant, eucalyptus and cherries on the palate. Desiderio is the name of a Chianina bull, pictured on the label, which lived on the Avignonesi’s Capezzine farm over one hundred years ago and has become a legend. At his time, Desiderio was the largest bull in Tuscany and because of his amazing stamina, this majestic animal helped refine and define the Chianina cattle breed endemic to Tuscany
Gaja Sito Moresco Langhe 2019
Taking its name from that of the original vineyard. A complex, harmonious blend of Nebbiolo, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Crunchy red fruity aromas of red plum and cherry lead to a long-lasting finish with a hint of minerality.
The pioneering Gaja family has been growing vines and making wine for five generations, a tradition they started in 1859 in Piedmont. Each generation nurtures the dreams and vision of the previous one, building and innovating for the next. Above all, they are inspired by respect for nature and believe attention to detail is paramount.
Gitana Winery Lupi
Intense nose of mixed berries and vanilla with hints of chocolate. A robust, well-balanced wine, powerful tannins that amplify its elegance of black fruit, ripe plum and cassis flavours. Can drink now with grilled meats, aged cheeses or dark chocolate and a cigar or will age for a long time.
Hoopes Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
The Hoopes Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of fruit from a rich variety of sites which represent the complex tapestry of Napa terroir. Sublime balance, intense aromas and luscious textures that bring the diverse valley into harmony in a glass.
Flavours of strawberry jam, oak, creamy milk chocolate. Enjoy with a cheese plate.