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  • Châtea La Petite Roque 2014, Blaye, Côtes de Bordeaux, 13% vol, 150cl

    Châtea La Petite Roque 2014, Blaye, Côtes de Bordeaux, 13% vol, 150cl

    CL30

    The second wine of Chateau Monconseil Gazin based in the village of Plassac.

     

    The vineyards are situated on the hillside above the village, just to the south of Blaye. Here the clay/limestone soils provide good drainage and encourage a deep root system for the vines. The vineyards have a south/south west aspect giving excellent conditions for ripening the grapes.

     

    Fermentation is in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats followed by 12 months in mainly old oak.

     

    A blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is very dark in the glass with lots of red berry aromas. The palate is full, with juicy fruit and firm tannins. Very well made and excellent value claret.

    £21.12

  • Château de Ricaud 2014, Cadillac, Côtes de Bordeaux, 14% vol, 150cl

    Château de Ricaud 2014, Cadillac, Côtes de Bordeaux, 14% vol, 150cl

    CL11

    To the south of Bordeaux city, near Cadillac, Château Ricaud boasts an exceptionally diverse array of soils. Impressed by its quality potential and the architectural splendour of the château, Alain Thiénot (of Champagne fame) bought the property in 1980 and has subsequently put in place a remodelling plan to transform the estate into a benchmark Loupiac and to create a Côtes de Bordeaux worthy of the finest wines.

     

    Château de Ricaud Cadillac is a blend of 90% Merlot,  8% Cabernet Sauvignon & 2% Petit Verdot from vines with an average age of 25 years. The wine was vinified in temperature-controlled stainless steel, followed by ageing in oak barriques, 20% of which were new, for 12 months.

     

    With its appealing dark ruby appearance, the wine is complex on the nose offering initial notes of strawberry and blackberry. Beautifully structured on the palate, full and generous with rounded, fleshy tannins.  Perfectly integrated oak character accompanies the long, delicately spiced finish.

    £30.60

  • Coto de Imaz 2012 Reserva, Bodegas El Coto, Oyón, Magnum, 13.5% vol, 150cl

    Coto de Imaz 2012 Reserva, Bodegas El Coto, Oyón, Magnum, 13.5% vol, 150cl

    RJ16

    El Coto was founded in 1970 in Rioja Alavesa and has grown from modest beginnings into one of the best known Rioja producers. Today El Coto has over 700 hectares of vineyard in production across the three Rioja DOCa sub-zones of Rioja Alta, Rioja Baja and Rioja Alavesa. They also source grapes from all three areas, but mostly from Rioja Alavesa. Head winemaker Cesar Fernandez oversees production, starting with hand-picking into 350 kg crates to ensure the grapes arrive at the winery in pristine condition. Modern and intelligently designed, the emphasis in the winery is on temperature control and gentle handling of the grapes.

     

    100% Tempranillo from low yielding vines predominantly from the Rioja Alta region.

     

    The Tempranillo grapes are fermented in El Coto’s  Oyón cellar in large, temperature controlled stainless steel vats that are fitted with advanced technology for the strict control of fermentation and maceration temperatures and colour extraction. The aim, to achieve the right balance between structure and balance in the wines.

     

    The wine is then aged for 17 months in selected 225 litre, American-oak barrels and then for 3 years in bottle before release.

     

    Deep red in appearance with a hint of brown on the edge, the nose is complex with red berry aromas and smoky vanilla. The palate is round, warm and juicy with spicy red fruit and a soft richness. The gentle tannins add a firm structure and provide elegance and ageing potential.

    £31.32

  • Bodegas Navajas Reserva 2009, Navarrete, La Rioja Alta, 14% vol, 150cl

    Bodegas Navajas Reserva 2009, Navarrete, La Rioja Alta, 14% vol, 150cl

    RJ18

    A family winery that was founded in 1918 as Bodegas Arjona, but in 1983 the Navajas family became the sole shareholders and changed its name to Bodegas Navajas.

     

    Navajas believes that the quality of the wine begins in the vineyards and for this reason they monitor and control the vineyards which belongs to their growers in the Rioja Alta and Rioja Baja.

     

    The Reserva is 95% Tempranillo & 5% Mazuelo from the oldest vineyards of the Navajas Estate in La Rioja Alta, hand picked at the beginning of October.

     

    In the winery the grapes are de-stemmed, crushed and allowed to macerate before fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats. This is followed by ageing in American oak casks for a minimum of 20 months. After bottling the wine spends a further 2 years in bottle before release.

     

    Bright brick red in appearance, the nose has a heady mix of fruit, vanilla and warming spice. The palate is rich and broad with fine fruit, integrated oak, soft tannins and spicy flavours. The finish is very long.

    £37.30

  • Château Caronne Ste. Gemme 2008, Cru Bourgeois, Haut-Médoc, Magnum, 13% vol, 150cl

    Château Caronne Ste. Gemme 2008, Cru Bourgeois, Haut-Médoc, Magnum, 13% vol, 150cl

    CL61

    A very reliable Cru Bourgeois property, Château Caronne Ste. Gemme is located in the Haut-Médoc adjacent to St.Julien. Owned by Jean and Francois Nony, the property consists of 45 hectares of vineyards and produces over 20,000 cases a year.

     

    Caronne-Ste.Gemme is a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. The wine is fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel before being transferred for maturation in oak barriques (20% of which are new, the rest being 2nd or 3rd fill) for 12 months.

     

    A rich nose of red fruit, cedar and spices leads on to a powerful palate that is full of red fruit flavours, herbs and oak  balanced by firm  tannins and subtle oak. A lovely wine from a good vintage.

     

    £37.80

  • Château Rousseau de Sipian 2009, Cru Bourgeois Médoc, Magnum, 13% vol, 150cl

    Château Rousseau de Sipian 2009, Cru Bourgeois Médoc, Magnum, 13% vol, 150cl

    CL40

    60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon.

     

    This fine property comprises a beautiful 19th century house, parkland and some 15 hectares of vineyard. Under British ownership for the past 15 years a huge amount of investment has gone in to restoring not only the house but also the vineyards and cellars. the results of this are plain to see.

     

    Produced from 20 year old vines, the grapes are hand picked and carefully sorted in the vineyard. Fermentation is in temperature-controlled cement vats for a period of 3-4 weeks followed by 12 months ageing in oak, 60% of which is new.

     

    The 2009 is very dark in appearance with a nose full of ripe fruit and elegant cedar notes. The palate is dry and broad with restrained cassis flavours, a touch of liquorice and warm spicy notes. The tannins are soft but support the wine well into the long finish.

    £41.22

  • “Cuvée Léonie” Brut N.V., Canard-Duchêne, Magnum, 12% vol, 150cl

    “Cuvée Léonie” Brut N.V., Canard-Duchêne, Magnum, 12% vol, 150cl

    CH30

    Named after Léonie Duchêne, one of the founders of the company, “Cuvée Léonie” is reserved for independent wine merchants and the world’s finest restaurants – we have listed it for several years and it has been our House Champagne since 2011.

     

    The blend is 50% Pinot Noir, 25% Pinot Meunier and 25% Chardonnay with reserve wine accounting for a significant proportion of the total (25%). Extended ageing in the cellar (3 years) adds depth and complexity.

     

    “All the elements are there: the buttery brioche aromas with top floral notes, the depth of flavours and the finish. It’s the way that it’s all presented that sets it apart. ‘There’s a driving blast of fine mousse, a powerfully zesty mid-palate, and it all develops into a long dry finish”

     


    Sarah Jane Evans MW., on Cuvée Léonie.

    £59.52

  • Coto de Imaz 2010/12 Reserva, Bodegas El Coto, Oyón, Double Magnum, 13.5% vol, 300cl

    Coto de Imaz 2010/12 Reserva, Bodegas El Coto, Oyón, Double Magnum, 13.5% vol, 300cl

    El Coto was founded in 1970 in Rioja Alavesa and has grown from modest beginnings into one of the best known Rioja producers. Today El Coto has over 700 hectares of vineyard in production across the three Rioja DOCa sub-zones of Rioja Alta, Rioja Baja and Rioja Alavesa. They also source grapes from all three areas, but mostly from Rioja Alavesa. Head winemaker Cesar Fernandez oversees production, starting with hand-picking into 350 kg crates to ensure the grapes arrive at the winery in pristine condition. Modern and intelligently designed, the emphasis in the winery is on temperature control and gentle handling of the grapes.

     

    100% Tempranillo from low yielding vines predominantly from the Rioja Alta region.

     

    The Tempranillo grapes are fermented in El Coto’s  Oyón cellar in large, temperature controlled stainless steel vats that are fitted with advanced technology for the strict control of fermentation and maceration temperatures and colour extraction. The aim, to achieve the right balance between structure and balance in the wines.

     

    The wine is then aged for 17 months in selected 225 litre, American-oak barrels and then for 3 years in bottle before release.

     

    Deep red in appearance with a hint of brown on the edge, the nose is complex with red berry aromas and smoky vanilla. The palate is round, warm and juicy with spicy red fruit and a soft richness. The gentle tannins add a firm structure and provide elegance and ageing potential.

     

    **A Double Magnum- 3 litres, or the equivalent to 4 bottles – in an individual, branded wooden box.**

    £69.00

  • Chassagne-Montrachet 2014 “Les Pierres”, Jean-Marc Pillot, 13% vol, 150cl

    Chassagne-Montrachet 2014 “Les Pierres”, Jean-Marc Pillot, 13% vol, 150cl

    WB28

    Jean-Marc Pillot is a young and talented winemaker who runs the 10 hectare domaine started by his great grandfather.

     

    The white wines of the domaine mature quickly and are at their peak 3-4 years after the vintage.

     

    Ripe fruit is set off by a wonderfully elegant mineral core.

    £88.20