Mac Murray Central Coast 2016

Mac Murray Central Coast Pinot Noir opens with delicate aromas & flavours of cherry, raspberry and pomegranite, accented by hints of vanilla and toast with a silky mouthfeel. With time to breath this wine will display an excellent balance of flavour, acidity and texture.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir  

Region: Sononma County 

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £23.95 per bottle

Mac Murray Central Coast Pinot Noir

Mac Murray Russian River 2017

Opens with aromas of lavender and boysenberry, giving way to dark cherry and pomegranate flavours. This luscious wine has a silky mouthfeel, framed by subtle hints of oak from barrel ageing.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir  

Region: Sononma County 

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £31.25 per bottle

Mac Murray Russian River Pinot Noir

Cakebread Cellars 2015

Fragrant aromas of ripe black cherry, plum compote, blackcurrant and herbal spice introduce the lush red and black cherry, raspberry, and black plum flavours of this remarkably sumptuous merlot. Mouth-filling and deeply concentrated on the palate, it is perfectly balanced by bright acidity and supple, fine-grained tannins, culminating in a long, spicy, cherry-laced finish. Enjoy this delicious merlot now or age it another 5-7 years to fully savour its developing complexity.

Grape: 100% Merlot   

Region: Napa Valley

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £77.25 per bottle

Cakebread Cellars Merlot

Cakebread Cellars 2015

A perfect example of its type, this Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is well structured and rich on fruit.  This complex Cabernet Sauvignon is blended from prime vineyards across the Napa Valley. Grapes from the northern area give opulent black fruit and firm tannins, while those from the south provide bright fruit and crisp acidity.

Grape: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Napa Valley

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £87.25 per bottle

Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

Tenet The Pundit 2018

The colour is deep purple with ruby highlights. Ripe cherry and plum aromas are complemented by earthy undercurrents of smoky cocoa and cola, and highlighted by traces of citrus blossom and lemon. A very smooth mouthfeel glides into a long silky finish with flavours of red cherry and blackberry, hints of toasted vanilla, and a tantalizing slate element.

Grape: 89% Syrah 5% Grenache 4% Mourvedre 2% Viognier     

Region: Washington

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £31.35 per bottle

Tenet The Pundit Syrah

Orin Swift Abstract 2019

Abstract is a blend of Grenache, Petite Sirah, and Syrah grapes from all over Northern California. It's quirky label and bold style have propelled this wine into cult status. This wine is bursting with juicy red and dark fruits including raspberries, dark plums and cranberries. On the palate, the wine is voluptuous in body, incredibly smooth with similar fruit notes and a touch of sweet vanilla.

Grape: 44% Syrah 29% Petite Sirah 17% Grenache  

Region: California

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £44.95 per bottle

Orin Swift Abstract

Cannonball 2018

Balance in the mouth is exceptional from start to finish - strawberry, blueberry, and red apple dipped in dark chocolate, all-spice and a layer of toasted oak. Tannins are structured but not overwhelming, with very well balanced acidity.

Grape: 97% Cabernet Sauvignon 3% Petite Sirah 

Region: California

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £19.35 per bottle

Cannonball Cabernet Sauvignon

Orin Swift Machete 2017

Powerful aromas of crème de cassis, boysenberry and ripe cherries with a soft minerality and hints of dark chocolate can be found on the nose. On the palate, dark plums are prominent with hints of vanilla and chocolate, enhanced by a smooth velvety texture.

Grape: 45% Syrah 40% Petite Sirah 5% Grenache 4% Malbec  

Region: California

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £56.95 per bottle

Orin Swift Machete

Orin Swift Palermo 2018

Delicious aromas of raspberry and ripe cherry are intermingled with notes of star anise, five spice and freshly steeped black tea. The palate is softly textured and smooth with a combination of cassis and blackberry notes & finishes with a long length.

Grape: 82% Cabernet Sauvignon 9% Merlot 3% Syrah 3% Petite Sirah  

Region: California

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £60.35 per bottle

Orin Swift Palermo

Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells 2017

Vital, fruit-forward Cabernet Sauvignon, concentrated and intense, with notes of macerated cherry and blackcurrant in the mouth and vanilla and dried herbs on the nose.

Grape: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Syrah  

Region: Washington

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £24.75 per bottle

Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Caber

Orin Swift Slander 2015/2018

Fragrant and forceful California Pinot, packed with red fruits, particularly cherries and raspberries and fragrant with dried rose petals.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir  

Region: California

Abv: 15.2%

Size: 75cl

Price: £56.45 per bottle

Orin Swift Slander Pinot Noir

Fior di Sole 'Long Barn' 2018/2019 

Pale ruby red in colour with a soft nose of red cherries. On the palate, notes of bramble fruit and cherries combine with a subtle sweet spice character and a fresh acidity. Well structured with soft tannins and a silky mouthfeel, the fresh fruit flavours linger on the palate.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir  

Region: California

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £13.45 per bottle

Fior di Sole 'Long Barn' Pinot Noir

Fior di Sole 'Long Barn' 2016/2017 

A soft and juicy Californian Zinfandel made by Italian winemaker Stefano Migotto. Round in the mouth with notes of sweet black cherries, brambles and chewy tannins. Oak ageing gives a vanilla and toasty character which lasts long into the finish.

Grape: 100% Zinfandel  

Region: California

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £13.45 per bottle

Fior di Sole 'Long Barn' Zinfandel

Orin Swift Mercury Head 2018

A familiar nose of pedigree, the wine opens with aromatics of ripe raspberry, blackcurrant, cigar box and a hint of fresh sandalwood shavings and Herbs de Provence—mysteriously intriguing at first but evolving into a thoroughbred with time and air. Dense and layered on the palate, an immediate note of mixed berry strudel topped with fresh cream, fresh black raspberry and soft tannins akin to baking chocolate transition to a finish of both nuance and concentration. Still young, the wine will continue to evolve gracefully while retaining its luscious quality and classic Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon nature.

Grape: 100% Caberbnet Sauvignon  

Region: California

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £150.85 per bottle

Orin Swift Mercury Head Cabernet Sauvign

Orin Swift Papillon Red 2018

A neon indigo pours into the glass and sits with a dark garnet core and a lucid cardinal tint. A boisterous nose escapes the glass with aromatics of ripe boysenberry, kirsch, mixed dark berry pie, California Coastal sagebrush and chaparral. Delectable and plush on the palate, notes of blackberry and sweet black licorice culminate in a finish of dusty tannins and ripe black plum.

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Malbec Petit Verdot Merlot  

Region: California

Abv: 15.6%

Size: 75cl

Price: £74.75 per bottle

Orin Swift Papillon Red

L'Usine Annapolis Vineyard 2017

Nuance and intrigue characterize the wine, starting with a dark crimson and a ruby rim but manifested by the aromatics: white pepper, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, pine resin and crème de menthe. An entry dominated by a bright acidity, the mid-palate explores characteristics of rhubarb, savory and a hint of wild strawberry with a long finish indicative of graceful aging.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir 

Region: Sonoma County

Abv: 15.4%

Size: 75cl

Price: £123.95 per bottle

L'Usine Annapolis Vineyard Pinot Noir

L'Usine Sleepy Hollow Vineyard 2017

To the eye, a lucid crimson sits in the glass. Aromatics of ripe cranberries, forest floor, morels and a touch of bramble engage. The wine slips onto the palate with a silky, enveloping entry of pure juice and ripe cherry with layers evolving while breathing. Incredibly balanced and riveting, the wine closes with concentration and finesse—an exemplar of drinkability.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir 

Region: Central Coast

Abv: 14.3%

Size: 75cl

Price: £104.95 per bottle

L'Usine Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Pinot Noi

L'Usine Santa Rita Hills 2017

The blend exhibits darker aromatics of blueberry, raspberry, black pepper, vanilla crème and a slight funk. The entry is refined yet immense with notes of redcurrant, cherry tart and traces of spice that follow through to the mid-palate. The backbone of acidity and a lengthy finish sets up the wine to age for many years.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir 

Region: Santa Barbara County

Abv: 14.1%

Size: 75cl

Price: £64.95 per bottle

L'Usine Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Longboard Maverick's Chrome 2014

Classic Cabernet Sauvignon profile with blackcurrant, ripe olive and freshly turned earth notes. Firm tannins and a great lengthy finish.

Grape: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon 

Region: California

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £57.95 per bottle

Longboard Maverick's Chrome Cabernet Sau

Longboard Break Point 2015

A deep, dense crimson colour, on the nose there are blackcurrant, blackberry and cola notes. The palate is full but smooth, the tannins of the Cabernet Sauvignon are complemented by rich fruit from the Merlot and Malbec in the blend. On the finish, some spicyness from the Syrah comes though along with a savoury, leathery note.

Grape: Syrah Blend 

Region: California

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £25.45 per bottle

Longboard Break Point Blend

Longboard 2014

This wine shows a lot of bright fruit character when young (plum, strawberry and cherry) and will slowly develop a rose petal aroma. The slight smoked-meat character from the Burgundy-sourced barrels integrate into the mid palate and meld with a dark cherry note on the finish.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir 

Region: California

Abv: 13.9%

Size: 75cl

Price: £34.95 per bottle

Longboard Pinot Noir

Gnarly Head Old Vine 2020

 

This has a core of jammy blackberry and black cherry flavours with hints of black pepper, balanced by complex oak toast.

Grape: 100% Zinfandel

Region: California

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £21.75 per bottle

Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel

J Vineyard 2017 

The nose contains savoury flavours of leather, violets and cherry cola, whilst the palate delivers complex forest fruit notes of blueberry, raspberry and dark cherry, coupled with mushroom and allspice. A long and memorable finish.

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir 

Region: California

Abv: 14.3%

Size: 75cl

Price: £39.85 per bottle

J Vineyards Pinot Noir

Ghost Pines 2016

Complex aromas of ripe raspberry jam, cracked pepper and toasty oak. On the palate, the wine offers lush flavors of dark fruit, brown spice and cola framed by rich structure and a long, multi-layered finish.

Grape: 100% Zinfandel 

Region: California

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £20.75 per bottle

Ghost Pines Zinfandel

Stone Barn 2017

Fruit forward style with hints of ripe cherry, blueberry and blackberry. A lovely soft accessible wine with a dash of vanilla from new French and American oak, on a soft finish.

Grape: 100% Merlot 

Region: California

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £16.95 per bottle

Stone Barn Merlot

Birichino Scylla 2018

Deep, brilliant garnet. Vibrant, spice-accented red and dark berry aromas are complemented by a building floral nuance. Seamless and fleshy on the palate, offering juicy black raspberry, cherry and candied lavender flavors that smoothly blend depth and energy. Finishes very long and lively, with lingering florality and just a hint of delicate, polished tannins.

Grape: Carinena Garnachat 

Region: California

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl

Price: £29.85 per bottle

Birichino Scylla

J Lohr Cypress Vineyards 2017

Cypress Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon features a deep red colour, with aromas of black plum and dark chocolate. The palate is medium in weight with a juicy and soft finish. Serious enough for the connoisseur and friendly enough for the casual wine drinker.

Grape: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon 5% Petite Sirah

Region: California

Abv: 14%

Size: 75cl

Price: £29.85 per bottle

J Lohr Cypress Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Larry Turley Juvenile 2018

A fraction of fennel, a floral note and some aromatic herbs around a core of ripe berries define the aroma and flavour profile of Turley's Zinfandel. From the Golden State's most typical grape variety grown on young vines in a large number of vineyards from across the state, this is a true Californian wine.

Grape: Zinfandel

Region: California

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £38.85 per bottle

Larry Turley Juvenile Zinfandel

Larry Turley Old Vines 2018

The Old Vines shows classic Zinfandel spice with dark fruit flavors. Dark, dense and rich with classic aromas of blackberry, pepper and liquorice. Smooth tannins, firm structure and purity of fruit make this an excellent Zin.

Grape: Zinfandel

Region: California

Abv: 16.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £46.75 per bottle

Larry Turley Old Vines Zinfandel

Shafer Vineyards One Point Five 2017

t’s intense, with a strong nose, aromas of Black Forest gateaux, black fruit, blackcurrant and hints of liquorice, eucalyptus, violet, espresso, and tar. It’s full-bodied, with black fruit and earthy hints standing out on the palate and a dry finish.

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: California

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £109.75 per bottle

Shafer Vineyards One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon

Shafer Vineyards Relentless 2016

A lengthy, warm summer allowed the fruit to hang in near ideal conditions for a long, long time producing clusters of fruit with vivid color, enticing flavors, and unrivaled aromas.

Grape: Syrah Petite Syrah

Region: California

Abv: 15.8%

Size: 75cl

Price: £125.25 per bottle

Shafer Vineyards Relentless Syrah Petite Syrah

Shafer Vineyards TD-9 Merlot 2017/2018

Deep purple-hued with sweet aromas of jammy blackberries, spiced cherries, herbes de Provence, and dried flowers, it is a wonderfully textured, medium to full-bodied, balanced red with sweet tannins and a great finish. It’s going to evolve nicely for 10-12 years."

Grape: Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec

Region: California

Abv: 15.3%

Size: 75cl

Price: £74.25 per bottle

Shafer Vineyards TD-9 Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec

Pahlmeyer Jayson 2017

This dark, expressive Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas and notes of wild blackberries, anise and Italian dried olive. Youthful upon release, the wine’s firm tannins will soften over time, whether in the cellar or while swirling in your decanter or glass. Patience rewards as a plush, juicy mid-palate is revealed, confidently leading to the lengthy finish that hints at blueberry jam and warm vanilla.

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Napa Valley

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £88.65 per bottle

Pahlmeyer Jayson Cabernet Sauvignon

Honig 2015

Honig Cabernet Sauvignon is classic Napa, full of bright blackberry, red plum, cranberry, black tea, spice and coriander seed. Luscious and balanced, this is a rich, complex wine with toasty oak and a long finish.

Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Napa Valley

Abv: 14.8%

Size: 75cl

Price: £65.25 per bottle

Honig Cabernet Sauvignon

Angels & Cowboys Proprietary Red 2018

Rich, juicy California red, all dark cherry, raspberry and fig, with a cascade of melted dark chocolate and a powder of spice.

Grape: 75% Zinfandel 10% Syrah 5% Sangiovese 5% Petite Sirah 5% Petit Verdot 

Region: California

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

Price: £28.95 per bottle

Angels & Cowboys Proprietary Red

Orin Swift 8 Years In The Desert 2017

An opaque core with a red amethyst rim, the wine opens with ripe raspberry and blackberry, dark plum preserves and hints of black pepper and clove. An entry of heft, the palate is packed with blueberry and sweet black cherry along with touch of fresh herbs—thyme, savory and tarragon. Long on the finish, the ripe tannins, a dash of ash, and notes of black tea round out the wine.

Grape: Zinfandel Blend 

Region: Napa Valley

Abv: 15%

Size: 75cl

Price: £52.95 per bottle

Orin Swift 8 Years In The Desert Zinfandel Blend