Domaine de Monterrain Macon-Serrieres is made from the local Gamay grape, and this wine is proof of what lovely, light-bodied Burgundies that grape can produce. Light in colour and unoaked, the wine shows mineral, earthy cherries aromas, with a delicate, refreshing palate with enough acidity to pair well with rich cheese-based pasta dishes.
Domaine Rene Monnier Bourgogne Pinot Noir is a full-bodied, ripe berry-scented Pinot Noir from this Meursault estate. The wine is aged in barriques (40% new) for up to 16 months, to add softness and complexity.
Pierre Naigeon Hautes Cotes de Nuits Vieilles Vignes features charming, characteristic raspberry aromas layered with hints of spice, which lead to a smooth palate of sweet Morello cherry and a touch of smokiness. Beautifully structured, with balanced oak and an exquisite finish.
Displaying all the hallmarks of good Mercurey, this is deeply coloured, with vibrant aromas of fresh strawberries and wild raspberries. Supple, with subtle hints of vanilla from the beautifully integrated oak through to a long, elegant finish.
Domaine Joblot Givry Premier Cru 'Clos des Bois Chevaux' is a lovely expression of young Pinot Noir from this esteemed producer, full of ripe red fruit flavours and complementing cedar oak, elegant and silky.
A well textured and quite weighty Burgundy with concentrated aromas of red and black fruits underpinned by hints of cloves. Beautifully balanced tannins on the palate are enveloped by a lovely freshness of Pinot Noir fruit.
A wine of distinction and aromatic complexity, this 1er Cru delivers notes of ripe, red fruits enveloped in delicate spicy nuances through to a palate of finely structured tannins. Smooth and silky, with a long, elegant finish.
A beautiful, elegant Burgundy with notes of smoky plums and red berries. Balanced, with firm tannins on the palate, the ripe fruit flavours are layered with hints of spice and leather, through to a complex and lingering finish.
Pommard Les Vignots Rene Monnier is a deliciously robust red burgundy. Made very traditionally and aged in oak barrels, the wine shows violet, cherry and plum aromas, with grainy tannins and a great finish; a perfect match for lamb or big game dishes.
Volnay Premier Cru Clos des Chenes, from Domaine Rene Monnier, is a rich, silky Volnay, aged for 16 months in oak - of which one third is new. The wine shows wonderfully pure Pinot aromas of cherries and spice, with overtones of discreet oak.
Alluring raspberry and cherry with notes of dried fruits on the nose. Medium to full bodied with a little earthiness, this well structured wine shows balanced oak, with fine ripe tannins. Silky and smooth on the palate this is classically elegant.