A "Super Tuscan" that is a firm favourite with all of us at Appellation Nation
Le Genets' is a small 1 hectare plot of 35yo vines that produce a wine of outstanding quality. Smoky on the nose with an abundance of red and black fruit. The palate is complex and smooth with a finish full of red fruits.
A light and delicate red that is dominated by red fruits upfront, raspberry, strawberry jam, cherry..it's all there! This is followed by a good tannic grip and subtle earthy, leather notes. A generous Burgundy indeed!
Clay-rich soils and an inland Mediterranean climate contribute to the richly layered character of this wine. Medium bodied and bursting with red fruit and savoury spices.
Typical varietal aromas of red fruits and violets with a touch of thyme and sage. Fragrant and smooth with a long, delicate finish. Great served slightly chilled!
A plump, juicy and bold Chateauneuf-du-Pape which offers superb value for money. Delicious and quaffable, this isn't too heavy, but still packs full-on flavour.
Altitude and cooling breezes at this boutique winery's vineyards outside Cape Town help to produce a wonderfully fresh wine full of black cherries and strawberry.
A great example of the approachable wines coming out of Margaret River, this Shiraz is full of delicious red fruits and classic peppery spices whilst remaining soft and supple.
Classic Cabernet Sauvignon with New World charm. Rich cherry, plum and stone fruit flavours with soft, mellow tannins.
A full and punchy Beaujolais that delivers big red fruits on the nose and palate, all backed up by black pepper spices. Top quality from a top Beaujolais Cru!
Deliciously drinkable as soon as it hits the glass, a Montepulciano bursting with vibrant black cherry and red fruits with vanilla and spice undertones.
A wine style that provides instant gratification. A delicate and fruity aroma belies the intensity of the wonderful sweet fruit on the palate. With a rich, velvety mouthfeel this is a great example of the style.
Vibrant red colour with alluring aromas of red fruits especially red cherry, fresh and dried herbs, spices and a touch of licquorice. Fresh, well blanced, persitent on the palatte. The red fruits carry through, with a touch of garrigue and spice on the finish. Classic Brunello.
The Cathar vineyards lie at 829 metres above sea level and are some of the highest in Spain. Deep cherry black with a flecks of crimson, this vibrant young wine explodes with mouth watering berry fruit and a touch of minerality.
A beautiful Burgundy guarenteed to suit all Pinot Noir lovers! Medium-bodied with excellent structure, the palate is lead at first by a burst of red berry fruits and then followed by refined acidity and tannins.
Earthy, spicy and muscular with classic Cabernet traits of Cassis and underlying blackcurrants. A beautiful wine from an absolutely exceptional vintage!
A deep damson colour with a touch of brick on the rim. Cherry on the nose and palate, with hints of nutmeg. Quite a forward style - not for laying down, but drinking well now. Well developed tannins and nicely balanced.
This affordable Anjou is a true revelation - lots of fruit, texture and a superb balance.
Light with plenty of fresh fruit flavours mixed with more traditional earthy notes. One to pair with a nice plate of salami and ham!
A Medoc Cru Bourgeois drinking beautifully now with flavours of cherries and blackberries, accented with a subtle oak giving hints of vanilla, spice and toast.
Elegantly crafted Claret from Mother and Daughter winemakers Amelie and Helene Durand. Packed full of black fruit and spices.
Powerful, brooding Marsannay from a top quality producer. Plenty of structured dark fruit, spice and oak nuances to keep you on your toes.
Truly scrumptious Italian dessert wine, made using only the ripest grapes from the cluster. Real complexity of flavours, ranging from delicate floral notes to full on spicy berries!
Excellent value red Burgundy a little off the beaten track, lots of lovely soft red fruits on the palate with noce touches of oak and gentle acidity.
This is great Burgundy, light up front but builds on the palate to a cacophony red fruit, baking spices, liquorice and savoury tones. Really well structured too!
Classic Burgundy! Ripe, firm and earthy yet amazingly fresh with beautifully delicate fresh red fruit flavours and aromas.
From the renowned owners of Chateau Beaucastel comes this value for money cracker from the cooler slopes of Mont Ventoux. Bright red fruits and cherries, with a dry and spicy finish.
Great cool climate Cabernet blend, with notes of violets, blackberries and hints of dark chocolate. Classic Cabernet fruits are balanced by fine tannins and spicy French oak.
Big, bold and full- what more could you ask for from a top quality Margaret River Shiraz. Loads of juicy, spicy, dark berry fruits kept in check by soft, smooth tannins.
Quite simply an astonishing wine- rich and full, packed with a complexity of flavour that attacks the palate but never overwhelms. One of the best Chianti's available!
Delicious Premier cru Mercurey that is ready to drink now. Light but with real presence in the mouth, flavours and aromas of red fruit and sweet spice and a long finish.
A serious red Burgundy at a great price. This single vineyard Marsannay from Ghislain Kohut delivers a mouth-watering blend of red and black fruits with savoury notes and a well-structured backbone.
Really approachable, drinkable modern Bordeaux with plenty of juicy, dark bramble fruits, soft tannins and a long smooth finish.
A customer favourite, this "mini Amarone" is made using the appasimento process of drying the grapes producing an ultra smooth, silky style.
Softly full and aromatic bouquet with a good core of strawberry fruit with raspberry notes, interwoven with delicate herbal and liquorice elements.
A little more delicate and floral than its Oakville big brother, this Napa Cabernet Sauvignon still packs a punch. Plenty of solid, juicy red fruits to make this a real mouthful, backed up by cedar and herb notes.
A truly classic Californian Cabernet from the experts at Hoopes. Big and complex with notes of fruit, spice, herbs and chocolate. In fact there is so much going on here that you'll need another glass straight after, just to calm down!
A big bold blend of Syrah and Carmenere from the extreme climate of Chile's Elqui Valley. A real glassful!
100% Cabernet Franc from sixth generation producers, made in the heart of the Loire. An abundance of red fruit with gentle spice and soft tannins.
Classic Fleurie on the nose with big hints of violets, dried fruits and subtle oak. Light on the palate but by no means a slouch, cranberry and red fruit flavours show with an underlying florality.
Light and spicy are the best words to describe this Beaujolais Cru, with its delicate palate of red fruit flavours and warming, peppery spices accompanied by a touch of blackberry and supple tannins.
The spicy varietal character of Barossa Shiraz meets the fleshy, vibrant fruit of old vine Grenache in this excellent blend from Kaesler. This big, bold wine is ready to go now!
Classic Barossa Shiraz with a bit of elegance and class about it. Big and ripe with fruits and spice as you'd expect but a beautiful balance is maintained by silky tannins and a fresh acidity.
A delicate yet hugely complex red from Maremma, Southern Tuscany, in Magnum size!
£29.95 RRP: £34.75
Le Salette have delivered a winner here with this youthful, approachable Amarone Classico. Not as dense and heavy as some, but with all the power and complexity you'd expect, this is certainly one of the most versatile Amarone's we have tasted.
An unusual lighter style of Syrah that really works! All the spicy, smokey, herby notes you'd expect but wrapped up in an elegant, delicate fruits.
A deep violet wine offering dark berries and pepper on the nose. Fresh fruit on the palate is lifted by vanilla and warm spice and framed by soft tannins. Very polished and elegant!
This is one approachable wine, very soft and smooth with lots of fruit and vanilla. Go on, give something new a try!
Aged for 30 months in French and American oak and then bottle aged for a further 3 years before release. Complex and rich, this is ready to go and great value!
Made from grapes grown on vines believed to have been planted 140 years ago! These low yield vines make a complex and intense wine that is aged for 14 months in oak and delivers vanilla, dark berry fruit and sweet tobacco.
These guys know how to make a Barossa Shiraz, the spice notes are evident from the first moment you take a whiff and the abundance of fruit is there throughout. Great length of finish, one for a big plate of meat!
Magpie Estates have got this blend spot on, jammy red fruits run through both bouquet and palate with tannins that are present but never overdone. Approachable and great value!
Bold and brutish, this is a fantastically punch Carmenere from the stunning Elqui Valley in Chile. Bursting full of black fruits, well structured, and finishing with a hint of smoke, dark chocolate, and espresso it's utterly delicious!
Produced from young vines on the Meerlust Estate, this is a soft, medium-bodied wine with loads of crunchy black fruit and cassis!
A "mini Amarone" made by passing the Valpolicella wines over the skins and lees of Amarone taking on all the ripe, spiced fruit flavours.
Delicious Merlot dominated Bordeaux, lots of dark fruit with notes of truffles and spice. A really classy Pomerol this one, ready to drink now!
Mullineux have produced a Syrah with a true sense of its Swartland terroir. Restrained and refined with big, dark fruit notes, complex spices and elegant floral undertones.
Stunning Barbaresco with a lush, velvety texture. It delivers fresh berry aromas which are carefully balanced against emerging notes of leather,sweet red cherries, menthol and liquorice
A tasty blend of Sangiovese and Merlot from Southern Italy. Bursting with fruit, it is a wine that's just crying out to be drunk now.
Traditional style Reserva Rioja with black fruit flavours and spicy rich oak notes. The addition of a little Viura gives the wine a floral lift. Very drinkable!
Impressively complex with notes of liquorice, nutmeg and garrigue herbs and drinking amazingly well now
This humble Rhone actually tastes better than many a producer's village wine. Deep garnet colour. Delicate nose with notes of crisp red fruits, black currant jelly, raspberries and also some notes of cedar.
Deep and intense, with a captivating bouquet of smoke, exotic spices, floral notes, raspberry drops and black cherry. It opens in the glass to reveal a velvety texture, superb depth and volume, succulent flavours with masses of dark cherry, blackberry and plum.
An extraordinarily long palate unfolds to reveal flavours of ripe damsons, blackberries and dark chocolate, with coffee, vanilla and liquorice notes in concentrated, full-bodied, supple and deep wine which will age well
Fruit was grown on carefully managed, low cropping, vineyards in Marlboroughs Wairau Valley. With a little help from Mother Nature the fruit ripened to produce an outstanding example of Pinot Noir, packed full of flavour.
Gorgeous Piedmont red that strikes a perfect balance between bright fruit and rustic earthiness. Drinks beautifully alongside any game meats!
A rich, velvety Southern Italian red blending the rich blackcurrant flavours of Primitivo with the supple cherry fruits of Montepulciano, gorgeous.
Bright, expressive and youthful- this is a wine bursting with ripe red fruit and sweet herbs. A perfect partner to your Sunday roast!
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