An expressive Chenin Blanc, showing vibrant aromas of ripe passion fruit, guava and pineapple, underpinned by refreshing citrus notes. Well balanced with a full, fruity palate and a refreshing minerality on the finish.
Red violet colour with intense purple gleams. Complex on the nose, this Carmenère combines intense aromas of raspberries and cherry confiture with ripe red bell peppers and hints of black pepper. Smooth and velvety, it is a well balanced wine with a long and pleasant finish.
Aromas of quince and pear on the nose. Tropical fruit flavours with mineral undertones can be found on the palate. A notable acidity and hint of sweetness give this wine a balanced structure and refreshing character.
Ripe mulberry and fresh raspberry flavours upfront followed by seamless soft oak nuances. Good follow-through of the fruit flavours onto the palate, complemented by soft tannins and a long, smooth finish.
A citrussy sensation, this light and fresh Chenin Blanc starts quietly, building into a glorious mouthful of mixed citrus flavours of ruby grapefruit and lime. Certified as Fairtrade International, which means every time you buy a bottle you are supporting local small-scale farmers and workers.
An intense expression of Carmenère, with blackberry fruit framed by cinnamon and clove spice. The variety’s savoury side appears as complex notes of tobacco and warm earth on the focused medium-full palate.
Tournee du Sud Picpoul de Pinet is an outstanding value southern French white, from this fashionable appellation. It is crisp and steely, with ripe lemon and mineral flavours, and a fine acidity that belies its mediterranean origins.
This wine with its intense dark colour, has an enticing nose of mocha and chocolate with dark berry flavours, which follow through onto the palate and are complemented by spicy undertones. A soft mouthfeel that lingers on the palate.
A vibrant and fresh expression of Chenin Blanc. Aromas of fresh pear, ripe apricot and subtle oak spice lead to a firm texture with a beautiful fine crisp line penetrating the length of the palate supporting flavours of ripe Granny Smith apples and cinnamon spice.
Château de Chasseloir Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie is aged on its lees until the spring following the vintage, giving a rich yet delicate wine, with citrus, steely flavours and complex hints of biscuit. Perfect with oysters! The wines from this 15th century château regularly score up to 95 points with the Wine Spectator.
Domaine des Forges Côteaux du Layon is an exquisite sweet wine with aromatic notes of exotic fruits and dried apricot. The palate is underpinned by fresh acidity which beautifully balances the richness of fruit, while mineral overtones add complexity through to a long, persistent finish.
Grapefruit zest and citrus floral aromas are carried through to a decidedly lively, mineral palate complemented by pear, Granny Smith apple and citrus fruits. Delicious with white fish baked in a lemon butter sauce.
An elegant Brouilly showing concentrated aromas of cassis and black berried fruits. Ripe and vibrant black fruits are echoed on the palate, which is structured with soft tannins and a charming, silky finish.
Gerard Bertrand 'An 1618' Picpoul de Pinet is made entirely from the Picpoul grape, in the village of Pinet in France's Languedoc. Its ripe citrus flavours and vibrant minerality make it a superb full-bodied alternative to Muscadet, to be drunk with shellfish and grilled fish.