Les Argelieres 2017

 

Les Argelieres is a range of modern, fruity varietal wines from the Languedoc. The Pinot Noir is a soft, fruity red with a silky palate.

 

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £9.45 per bottle

Les Argelieres Pinot Noir

Vincent Sipp Domaine Agape Helios 2014/2018

 

Since 1771 the Fabre family have been owners of Château Fabre in the heart of the Corbières region of the Languedoc. The present owner, Louis Fabre, continues the ancient tradition and brings his own talents to the estate blend of classic varieties of Carignon, Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. The wine is concentrated with the fragrance of wild herbs and red fruits on the nose, lots of dark berry fruits and woodland hints on the palate, backed by subtle oaky spice and soft ripe tannins.

 

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir 

Region: Riquewhir

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £27.65 per bottle

Domaine Agape Helios Pinot Noir

Château du Vieux Parc La Selection Corbières 2018

 

Deep garnet colour, with a scents of ripe berries and garrigue hints. The taste is young, rich and well balanced, with small hints of vanilla and spices, beautiful tannins unctuous and delicate.

 

Grape: Carignan

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Abv: 14%

Size: 75cl

Price: £18.35 per bottle

Château du Vieux Parc La Selection Corbi

Chateau d'Aydie Ode d'Aydie Madiran 2016

 

Very aromatic both on the nose and the palate: toasted notes mingle with blueberry and blackberry. Round and supple on the palate, this wine has a long finish with fruity notes. Smooth and expressive it will easily age from 8 to 10 years in bottle.

 

Grape: 100% Tannat

Region: South West France

Abv: 14%

Size: 75cl

Price: £15.85 per bottle

Chateau d'Aydie Ode d'Aydie Madiran

Chateau du Grand Barrail Cuvèe Prestige Denis Lafon Cotes du Blaye 2018

 

A limpid red ruby colour with an intense nose of black and red berries and a lightly oaked taste of blackberries and raspberry.

 

Grape: 80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Bordeaux

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £15.95 per bottle

Chateau du Grand Barrail Cuvèe Prestige

Domaine Brusset Les Hauts de Montmirail Gigondas 2019

 

Deep crimson in colour, with a rich, spicy, smoky aroma, showing hints of chocolate and blackberry and a rounded, powerful palate with mouth-filling fruit.

 

Grape: Grenache

Region: Rhone

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £39.85 per bottle

Domaine Brusset Les Hauts de Montmirail

Domaine des Amouriers Vacqueyras 2017/2018

 

This Provençal herb scented spicy Southern Rhône comes from one of the rising stars of the village of Vacqueyras. It is a blended from 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah, vinified for maximum extraction and retention of black cherry, plum and spicy white pepper characters. The wine is rich, robust and warm with fruitiness and smoky bouquet lingering on the palate.

 

Grape: 60% Grenache 40% Syrah

Region: Southern Rhone

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £19.95 per bottle

Domaine des Amouruers Vacqueyras

Chateau Bechereau, Lalande de Pomerol 2017

 

Chateau Béchereau has been family owned since the early 19th century and has vineyards in Neac on excellent clay soils. Half of the wine is fermented in stainless steel before ageing in oak barrels for 12 months, the other half is fermented in oak. This combination creates a classic, medium bodied claret with a good balance of black fruits, toasty notes and some sweet spice.

 

Grape: 80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc

Region: Pomerol

Abv: 14%

Size: 75cl

Price: £21.65 per bottle

Chateau Bechereau, Lalande de Pomerol

LGI 'Vieilles Vignes' Roche de Belanne, d`Oc 2019/2020

 

Made from 50 year old Carignan vines, grown on red chalky soils in the village of Cruzy just north from Béziers city in Languedoc. A ripe and concentrated wine, deep ruby in colour with an alluring nose of sweet ripe strawberry and dark cherry, it is supple with ripe fruit flavours and very light tannins.

 

Grape: 100% Carignan

Region: Languedoc

Abv: 12.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £9.65 per bottle

LGI Carignan 'Vieilles Vignes' Roche de

LGI Sensas, d`Oc 2019/2020

 

A versatile and easy drinking Pinot Noir with cherry notes on the nose. The palate is juicy with excellent concentration and notes of cherry, plum and raspberry. Well balanced with silky tannins and a vibrant, fresh finish.

 

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Languedoc

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £11.55 per bottle

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Emile Chanesais 'Armandiers' Fleurie 2018/2019

 

Most wines in Beaujolais are made by the maceration carbonique fermentation method which minimises the tannins and ensures an early drinking red wine. Fleshy and aromatic, it has a deep purple colour with an abundance of juicy summer fruits. Strong ripe flavours of strawberry, raspberry and cherry fruit in the mouth are complimented by a soft tannins and a full and lasting finish.

 

Grape: 100% Gamay

Region: Beaujolais

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £15.95 per bottle

Emile Chandesais Fleurie

Chateau Tour du Cauze Grand Cru 2015

 

This extraordinary wine exhibits very ripe fruit, intense aromas of redcurrant, blackberry and spicy notes. The tannins are silky and combine with a lingering black cherry and coffee finish. It is full bodied and supple on the palate with a gentle touch of oak giving depth and structure.

 

Grape: 90% Merlot 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: St. Emilion

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £23.95 per bottle

Chateau Tour du Cauze Grand Cru Saint Em

Domaine Christian Serafin Gevery Chambertin Vielles Vignes 2009

 

This is classic Gevrey-Chambertin; masculine and finely structured with rich, concentrated berry fruits, a hint of oak and impressive, supporting tannins.

 

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Burgundy

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £63.25 per bottle

Domaine Christian Serafin Gevery Chamber

Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Rouge 2010

Very intense black fruits, olive notes with interweaving flavours of liquorice and spice. A superbly structured wine with sumptuous tannins providing for superb ageing.

 

Grape: 65% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault

Region: Rhône Valley

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £64.35 per bottle

Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Rouge

Domaine Pierre Cros Vieilles Vignes Rouge 2018

Deep and intense, this is a tightly knit wine lade with black fruits and firm but suave tannins. Layer upon layer of persistent, ripe black cherry flavours dominate with a dash of garrigue as well. Great finesse and complexity. This is quite outstanding.

 

Grape: 100% Carignan

Region: Minervois

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £15.95 per bottle

Domains Pierre Cros Vieilles Vignes Roug

Château Bellecroix Bordeaux Superieur 2015

The beauty of the Graves though is that the fruit tends to ripen a little better than further north in the Medoc so the wines are silkier in texture. Smooth redcurrant and blackberry fruit flavours abound this medium weight wine and a hint of freshly ground black pepper on the finish makes for a very pleasurable 'everyday' Bordeaux red.

 

Grape: 70% Cabernet 30% Merlot.

Region: Bordeaux

Abv: 12%

Size: 75cl

Price: £13.65 per bottle

Château Bellecroix Bordeaux Superieur

LGI Le Pionnier Rouge 2018/2020

This soft and fruity wine is a traditional Languedoc blend of Grenache and Carignan. It is is generous and supple on the palate with an intricate structure. Layers of soft summer fruits and rich berry flavours reflect the warmth of the Mediterranean, with a subtle spicy finish.

 

Grape: 50% Carignan 50% Grenache

Region: Languedoc

Abv: 12.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £8.95 per bottle

Le Pionnier Rouge

Domaine des Carabiniers Lirac 'Lunar Apoge' 2018/2019

Lirac is a large appellation on the western side of southern Rhone. It is known for its full bodied reds, similar in style to wines from Chateauneuf-du-Pape just across the Rhone river. This biodynamic Lirac has a purity of fruit characteristic of the region with notes of spices, liqourice and garrigue. A heady, powerful and hearty wine.

 

Grape: 50% Grenache 25% Mourvèdre 25% Syrah

Region: Southern Rhone

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £20.95 per bottle

Domaine des Carabiniers Lirac Moon Apoge

Chateau Gachon Montagne St Emilion 2016

A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon; this wine is a deep ruby colour with purple hues and has a soft nose of cherry, cassis, and spice. On the palate it is well balanced with a solid tannic structure and a complementary soft mid-palate of ripe fruits such as plums and red berries, well-integrated oak ageing added structure and spice to the palate.

 

Grape: 70% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: 

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £15.95 per bottle

Chateau Gachon Montagne St Emilion

Chateau de Valois Pomerol 2016

A beautiful Pomerol. This has intense raisiny richness from a blend of 77% Merlot that is balanced by a backbone of 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Cabernet Franc. Lower yielding vignes give intense rich fruit and lower volumes which are beautifully enhanced by aging in new oak barrique. Subtle flavours of plum, red berry and liquorice on the palate are nicely balanced with long and complex soft tannins.

 

Grape: 77% Merlot 19% Cabernet Franc 4% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: 

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £43.95 per bottle

Chateau de Valois Pomerol

Chateau de Louvie St Emilion Grand Cru 2015/2016

Owned by talented winemaker, Christian Veyry (he was the superstar wine maker at Pomerol`s Ch Gazin and now consults for numerous famous châteaux in Bordeaux and Cahors) . Chateau Louvie is located in the heart of the region. Planted on soils of clay and sand, these beautiful vineyards have a average age of 35 years. The blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon creates a wine which has a soft and smooth mouthfeel with plenty of berry and plum fruits combined with woodland sents and a long savoury finish.

 

Grape: 80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc 

Region: 

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £21.95 per bottle

Chateau de Louvie St Emilion Grand Gru

La Reserve Lucien Lurton 2017

Perfumed, complex Bordeaux red, a mouthful of raspberries and red cherries lightly dusted with spice.

Grape: 95% Merlot 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Bordeaux

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £12.75 per bottle

La Reserve Lucien Lurton

Leduc 2019

Elegant Pinot Noir from southern France, packed with cherries and raspberries and sending out gentle puffs of smoke and spice.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £12.45 per bottle

Leduc Pinot Noir

Chateau Corbin Montagne 2016

Aged in 60% old barrels and 40% in tank. Jacques marvelled at the quality level of his Cabernet Sauvingon this year. “ The best I have ever seen”. This is an immensely rich Corbin, with stewed prunes and ripe plums dominating the palate. The tannins are so succulent. This is so gluggable!

Grape: 80% Merlot 15% Cabernet Sauvignon 5% Cabernet Franc

Region: Bordeaux

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £17.65 per bottle

Chateau Corbin Montagne

Fernand Girard Sancerre Rouge 2018

Juicy, fruity wine shows intense aromas of raspberry and cherry on the nose that develop further on the palate. Soft tannins, crisp yet balanced acidity and masses of ripe red berry flavours.

Grape: Pinot Noir

Region: Loire

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £20.35 per bottle

Fernand Girard Sancerre Rouge

Château Maris La Touge, AOP la Liviniere 2017

Showcasing silky tannins and mixed cherries and blueberries, without any obvious oak influence.” 

Grape: 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache.

Region: Minervoise

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £22.65 per bottle

Château Maris La Touge, AOP Minervois la

G'Acte 5 Superieur 2013

Here we have a lovely nose of red brambly fruit, red cherries and just a touch of vanilla. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp, tensile tannin, tart red fruit with touches of chalk, just a little toughness on the finish but that should soften with another 12-18 months in bottle. 

Grape: Merlot Cabernet France

Region: Bordeaux

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £32.85 per bottle

G'Acte 5 Superieur

Hornhead 2019

Deep dark red. Beautiful flavours of dark fruits, amplified with hints of coffee, cocoa and subtle rosemary. Wonderfully harmonic with a round and juicy mouthfeel. 

Grape: 100% Malbec

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £10.95 per bottle

Hornhead Malbec

Domaine Bailly Sancerre Rouge 2018

A ruby robe in appearance, brilliant, with purple and garnet-red highlights. Aromas of red fruits on the nose of raspberry and blackcurrant . On the palate it is fruity, black cherry. A fine finish supported by supple and silky tannins. 

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Loire Valley

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £19.75 per bottle

Domaine Bailly Sancerre Rouge

Xavier Roger Old Vines 2019 

Purple red with lovely aromas of blackberry and vanilla. Dense and velvety, intense red berries and a lingering finish. 

Grape: 100% Carignan

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Abv: 12%

Size: 75cl

Price: £10.65 per bottle

Xavier Roger Old Vines Carignan

Chateau Laballe Les Terres Basses Rouge 2019 

Chateau Laballe’s red Terres Basses combines the classic grapes of the region, with robust Tannat next to silky soft Merlot and regal Cabernet Sauvignon to make a smooth, balanced and delicious Gascon red. 

Grape: 40% Tannat 30% Merlot 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Cotes de Gascogne

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £17.25 per bottle

Chateau Laballe Les Terres Basses Rouge

Xavier Roger De Vius 229 Syrah 2020 

Brimming with black fruit aromas, this is a bold and full bodied wine with a dense, ripe palate, hints of blueberry and an underlay of black olive. The finish is unctuous, juicy and lingers. 

Grape: Syrah

Region: Languedoc

Abv: %

Size: 75cl

Price: £13.65 per bottle

Xavier Roger De Vius 229 Syrah

Château Viranel Rendez-Vous 2019 

Rendez-vous is a delightful blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc which you’ll find difficult to resist. Bright berry aromas give way to a soft and refreshing palate – an excellent match with meats and cheeses. 

Grape: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £15.45 per bottle

Château Viranel Rendez-Vous

Kylie Minogue Signature 2019 

delivering an intense nose of ripe bramble fruits and cherries and a moreish finish of plums and spice. 

Grape: Merlot

Region: Pays d’Oc

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £11.95 per bottle

Kulie Minogue Signature Merlot