C J Pask Cabernet Merlot Malbec, Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand, 2009 In 1981 Chris J. Pask planted the first grapes in the hot, shingley area of Gimblett Road, now acclaimed as the Gimblett Gravels appellation. Award winning...
Chateau Cos Labory
Chateau Cos Labory 5eme Cru Classe 2003 Next door to Cos DEstournel, good value here. Impressive nose of ripe berry fruits, masses of lovely ripe fruit and good backbone of smooth and ripe tannins. Clear evidence of the outstanding success of the...
Chateau Musar Red 1982 Soft, mellow vintage. Good balance between tannins and fully mature fruit with a peppery finish.
Gouguenheim Bonarda Syrah, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina 2013 50% Syrah 50% Bonarda Aging takes place during 4 months in American and French oak. Medium to dark ruby coloured. Shows the mineral side of Syrah, with plenty of plummy...
Hamilton Heights Shiraz, South Australia, 2016 100% Shiraz This Aussie Shiraz is bursting full of inviting blackcurrant and blackberry aromas on the nose. The palate is smooth and soft with juicy black fruit flavours and a hint of spicy...
Champagne Joseph Perrier
Joseph Perrier Cuvée Josephine 2004 The prestige cuvee of Joseph Perrier. Biscuity and elegant nose with lovely ripe fruits on the palate.
Laborie Estate Merlot 2014 100% Merlot This Merlot has aromas of cherry, raspberry and crushed herbs with some spice and earthy nuances. The palate is vibrant and juicy with noticeably integrated tannins and a lingering finish.
Numanthia, Toro, Spain 2009 100% Tinta de Toro (Tempranillo) aged in new French oak for around 18 months. The name Numanthia comes from an antique city, whose people heroically resisted the Romans, choosing to die rather than surrender...
Vega Crianza Rioja, Spain, 2012 80% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, 15% Garnacha. A bright wine. Complex array of aromas on the nose, with notes of red fruits and liquorice and subtle hints of toast, spices and cinnamon. Silky, pleasant and...
Taylor's 1985 Vintage Port in an Oak Gift Box Meaty, raspberry, blackberry, dark chocolate, fresh blueberry – a wonderful combo. Tobacco, sausage meat, smoke, leather, smooth tannins and fabulous vivacity. Julia Harding www.jancisrobinson.com 18/20...
Baron D' Arignac
Baron D' Arignac Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Smooth and soft with good intensity of blackberries, redcurrants and damsons.
Chateau Moulin de Mallet
Chateau Moulin de Mallet 2014 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc A deep ruby red in colour. The expressive nose is redolent of ripe fruit (blackcurrant, cherry). Beautifully rounded palate with plenty of finesse,...
Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieux Télégraphe 'La Crau' 2001 Dense ruby/purple-tinged with an exquisite nose of salty sea breezes, liquorice, ground pepper, jammy black cherries, blackcurrants, figs, and plums, this is a...
Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieux Télégraphe 'La Crau' 2007 Dense ruby/purple-tinged with an exquisite nose of salty sea breezes, liquorice, ground pepper, jammy black cherries, blackcurrants, figs, and plums, this is a full-bodied,...
Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieux Télégraphe 'La Crau' 2008 Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe does indeed derive its name from an old telegraph station, one which was once sited on the hill where this...
Land of Hope
Land of Hope Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2013 100% Chenin Blanc with 30% barrel fermented. White peach, subtle pear and citrus crispness integrated with light touches of cinnamon shows the complexity of this wine. Then the...
Moss Wood Wines
Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Western Australia, 2012 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc with 32 months’ wood aging. The wine has an especially vibrant nose, with all sorts of lifted...
Nyetimber Classic Cuvee Brut Sparkling Made in the Champagne style, blended from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Menieur. Lovely pale gold and gentle, fine bubbles. Toasty, spicy and complex aromas showing wonderful development after more...