• The Ilberts have been growing vines in Cahors since 1901, bottling their own wines since 2005, and current vignerons Julien and Sophie today farm 22 hectares on the highest reaches of La Causse, an old Occitane word for the region's limestone plateau. Bright, intense purple colour, recognisably Malbec with bramble fruit and grip, yet at just 12.5% alcohol it’s a genuine vin de soif – even for serving slightly chilled in warmer summer months. Radically brilliant.
  • Furleigh Estate is 85 acres of vineyard, lakes and grazing land surrounded by woodland. The area is teaming with wildlife; buzzards fly overhead; deer, pheasants and partridge roam the vineyard, while heron fish regularly from the lakes to which our resident geese return each Spring. It has a delicate salmon-pink hue with tiny bubbles. Enticing aromas of wild strawberries and white peach mingle with a hint of rosehip. There are subtle autolytic notes of vanilla-scented brioche and scones with cream.  
  • In the late 19th century, our ancestor Petrera Nicola decided to build his home within the winery and chose the hill called Spinomarino, for its lofty, well-aired and sunny position, among the best ones in the entire area of Gaudella (South-eastern area of Gioia del Colle) to grow Primitivo grapes. Ruby red intense colour with violet glares. Scent and taste typically fruity of berries and slightly of black sour cherry and plum with some spicy and balsamic notes. A perfect balance of smoothness, freshness and minerality. Aftertaste of toasted almond, typical of a natural authentic Primitivo of Gioia del Colle.
  • At Château Lestrille, Estelle Roumage makes modern, fruit-driven wines. The 2016 Bordeaux Rouge is a fresh, aromatic unoaked Claret, showing vibrant aromas of ripe, soft plum and cherry. This Bordeaux Rouge is beautifully structured, with round and silky tannins through to a delicate hint of spice on the finish.
  • Situated in Bué in the Sancerre region of the Loire Valley, the Millet family has been making wine for over six generations. Elegant, vibrant Sauvignon, notes of grapefruit and lemon, clean and crisp
  • Passion and vision, combined with vines planted at 300 meters, chilled by winter snow and nourished by the African summer sun, produces classic, cool climate wines which are rich, complex and lovingly handcrafted. Generous, rich textured wine from this distinctive grape. Oodles of honeysuckle and apricot.
  • The Gallimard family, producers of Champagne from father to son for 6 generations, develop their Champagnes with the greatest respect for tradition and modern winemaking. This Blanc de Noirs Champagne is made up of 30 % of Reserve Wine and 10 % soléra of 6 vintages. Light gold in colour, this is a full bodied, but beautifully well balanced wine that shows ripe citrus and hints of tropical fruit on the nose, and a refreshing palate with a creamy and moreish texture.  It’s full and rich but also vibrant and aromatic, exceptional value for money. This is an excellent aperitif, but will match very well with scallops or Asian inspired fish dishes.
  • 'Hedonism' Dom. Lionel Faury, St Joseph, 2018 Signature aromas of ripe red and dark berries, with a smoky mineral element, delivering black pepper with tapenade, wild herbs and crushed black berries. A great long finish with hints of sweetness and gentle tannins.
  • Château Fortia 'Tradition' 2018 Châteauneuf-du-Pape A distinguished yet punchy wine offering intense and seductive aromas of ripe red berried fruits enhanced by smoky notes and subtle spice. 
  • Heartland Spice Trader Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon An easy-drinking but dark and delicious blend from Langhorne Creek. Heaps of blackcurrant leaf, juicy dark fruit and a touch of baking spice, simply ace!
  • Silent Noise 2020 McLaren Vale FO Shiraz Awesome berry fruits jump out of the glass, strawberries, raspberries, red cherries and sweet, freshly-picked plums. These are mixed with summer fruit cordial, cracked pepper, the fragrance of bramble and vanilla notes. The finish is slightly tart but attractively so, encouraging another sip. This wine screams drink me.
  • Domaine Pinchinat Cotes de Provence Rose 2020 This Côtes de Provence Rosé is a thoughtful blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Rolle, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mourvèdre. Pale in colour and light in style, it is a classic Provence rosé to the core. Delicate hints of melon, peach and apricot on the nose and the palate, the finish is persistent and fresh. An elegant example from an understated grower.

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