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Cava Bodegas Pinord NV £13.50 With 150 years experience at the vineyard, Pinord Seleccion Brut Cava NV is a rich, yet floral traditional method sparkling wine, made from the traditional Catalan grapes of Parellada, Xarel-Lo and Macabeo. It offers fresh apples and a light and elegant finish, and the wine undergoes extended lees ageing to increase its intensity of flavour. Furleigh Estate Rosé NV, Dorset, England £33.50 The Estate Rosé 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. Bourgogne Blanc ‘Terroir Noble’, Vincent Girardin 2017, Burgundy, France £21.50 Vincent Girardin exists today as one of the smaller Burgundy negociant houses, owning 13 hectares of prime vineyards. This Bourgogne Blanc is, thanks to Burgundy’s strict vineyard classifications, something of a bargain as the fruit is all sourced from Puligny, Chassagne and Meursault (hence ‘Terroir Noble’) Laventura Viura White Rioja 2016, MacRobert & Canals £20.75 This Viura comes from an old vineyard principally composed of the Viura variety with a few strains of other varieties. Fantastic texture supports vibrant lemon and limes, peaches, flowers and a hint of spice. Rounded and textured. Château Roudier Montagne-Saint-Emilion 2014, Bordeaux, France £22.00 This 3.7 hectare property is superbly situated on the plateau. The biggest parcel adjoins La Fleur and is 100m from Petrus. Rich, ripe and luscious red berry and plum fruit on the nose. The palate is soft with Raspberry, Blackberry, Plum and Fig, Capsicum and Vanilla linger on the palate with alcohol warmth. Rioja Gran Reserva 2011 Ondarre, Rioja – Spain £21.00 Bodegas Ondarre was founded in 1985, with the aim of creating wines which showcase the region’s distinct terroirs. The complex and mature bouquet of the 2011 Gran Reserva Rioja offers rich fruit aromas, along with hints of spice and notes of raisined fruit layered with tobacco and leather. Elegant and velvety, this is a classic Gran Reserva Rioja.