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Summer Drinking Wines

You may call us optimistic. You may call us unrealistic. The truth is that we are simply not ready to accept that the summer may be over yet, and in our current spirit of candid hope, we thought it would be good to offer you a selection of fabulous Sancerres and fruity rosés to finish barbecue […]

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Wine of the Day – 2008 Mâcon-Uchizy Les Maranches, Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Today’s wine of the day is from one of the most famous names in Burgundy, Comte Lafon, who have brought their vineyard management and winemaking know-how and talent to the Maconnais, producing excellent wines that punch far above their weight. With a warmer and drier climate than the Côte d’Or, the Maconnais has a number […]

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Wine of the Day – 2007 Bernard Burgaud Côte-Rôtie

2007 Côte-Rôtie, Bernard Burgaud £260.00 per case of 12 in-bond (discounted from £279.00) The direct translation of Côte-Rôtie, “Roasted slope”, gives a very accurate idea of what the growing conditions are in this village. It benefits from a subsoil of granite, which perfectly suits the main grape variety, Syrah, Producers are allowed (but not obliged) […]

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Wine of the day and Bordeaux 2010 release: Cantenac-Brown and Le Gay

Today’s wine of the day is a beautifully mature and silky Rioja – Reserva Riojas have to be aged for a legal minimum of 3 years, including at least 1 year in barrel (generally American oak), which produces the soft, smooth, vanilla-scented style that has made Rioja so popular. 2004 Campillo Reserva, Rioja £85.00 per […]

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Wine of the Day and Bordeaux 2010 release: Château Haut-Batailley

       Our busiest day with Bordeaux releases so far almost eclipsed our wine of the day, which would have been a pity, as it is a really interesting example of just how far Southern France has come in the past 15 years. Lauded by many critics as one of the most interesting young wine regions […]

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New Feature: Wine of the Day

Yesterday, we launched our “Wine of the Day” feature online. We have chosen  a number of wines that we think are particularly interesting – mature wines, great vintages, staff picks from recent en-primeur campaigns, etc. – and are offering these wines at a discounted price for one day only. The first wine we offered – […]

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