A true grower's Rioja! Only around 800 cases were produced of this superb Rioja Reserva, from the famed 2004 vintage. Maturing nicely (but still with many years left in it), this wine offers intensity and balance rarely found at this price point.
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!
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!
On a recent buying trip, we turned up this little gem made from Garnacha and Carinena aged in traditional oak barrels. It's delicious and an absolute bargain at £14.95 per bottle - most wines of this quality sell for double that!
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 cracking Cabernet Merlot blend, full of Aussie character. Loads of black fruit on the palate, a little Cassis crunch from the Cabernet and hints of eucalyptus. Gentle tannins make this very drinkable!
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!
Made from very old vines that help this wine deliver lashings of dark fruit and spice with excellent weight, complexity and character.
Full-bodied, rich and spicy! A bold marriage of baking spices alongisde blackberries and blueberries with a hint of pepper on the finish. Bordeauxs long-lost grape variety has made quite a home for itself in Chile.
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.
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.
A blend of Nero d'Avola and Perricone. The latter adds structure and a hint of chocolate to the Nero d'Avola's typically rich and fruity palate. A cracking Sicilian red wine which packs a ton of flavour!
Deep red colour with aromas of red fruits such as strawberries and plums. Hints of vanilla and white pepper. Fresh and well balanced, with smooth tannins making this ideal for drinking with or without food..
Earthy, spicy and muscular with classic Cabernet traits of Cassis and underlying blackcurrants. A beautiful wine from an absolutely exceptional vintage!
From one of the classic Bordeaux estates, Complex and bold with notes of blackberry, blackcurrant and lightly toasted oak.
Anything but a 'savage bear' this is a soft yet earthy Beaujolais. Full of ripe black fruits lifted with notes of crushed violets. Blueberry and redcurrants intermingle in the mid-palate before a hint of spice rounds out the finish.
Light with plenty of fresh fruit flavours mixed with more traditional earthy notes. One to pair with a nice plate of salami and ham!
An outstanding wine from an outstanding vintage. Beautiful dark red fruit driven flavour with underlying spices and fine tannins.
This might just be the best value Super Tuscan on the market! Grown by renowned Brunello producer Ciacci Piccolomini, the grapes for this wine could be destined for something thrice the price but for a well patrolled two foot wide stream...
A dollop of Malbec and a Venezuelan owner/winemaker, Oswaldo Hernandez, make this claret stand out from the crown. Plenty of ripe fruit and toasty new oak on the nose, this is modern, flamboyant and easy to drink.
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.
A delicious Chianti Superiore full of ripe red fruits, hints of crushed violets and wondefully crunchy cherry. Beautifully integrated tannins, along with well judged acidity makes this a food wine par excellence!
Great traditional style Bordeaux produced at a top quality Graves estate. Nice dark fruits, cedar wood notes and dark chocolate aromas, one to enjoy year round.
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.
Rich and fruity Malbec with ripe black fruits, liquorice and violets. 6 months ageing in French oak adds complexity and lovely, fine-grained tannins. A good, long finish with just a touch of mint to make it even more refreshing and elegant.
Rich and fruity Malbec with ripe black fruits, liquorice and violets. 6 months ageing in French oak adds complexity and lovely, fine-grained tannins. A good, long finish with just a touch of mint to make it even more refreshing and elegant. (In Magnum!)
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.
Produced from different Sangiovese clones, this Chianti Classico is concentrated, elegant and complex. A proper Tuscan classic!
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.
Top notch Gevrey-Chambertin. A fuller, punchier style with lovely depth of fruit kept in check by well integrated oak and classic gamey notes.
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.
An intense bouquet of red fruit and floral rose leads to a palate of fruit, game, leather and truffles. This is followed by a finish reminiscent of dried fruits.
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.
Delicious and approachable Cabernet Sauvignon from some of Napa's finest sub-regions. Medium weight with lots of bright fruit on the nose and palate, silky smooth with a creamy, chocolate like finish.
A big bold blend of Syrah and Carmenere from the extreme climate of Chile's Elqui Valley. A real glassful!
A plump and seductive nose, full of berries and southern French herbaceous notes draw you in to a brightly flavoured wine with all the Rhone boxes checked! Fruit, spice and a hint of licquorice in this deftly balanced offering.
Superb value for a pinot noir which is maturing beautifully. A single-vineyard offering which has a full and inviting palate and wonderful length. Move over Burgundy!
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.
Beautiful Estate wine from Kaesler, silky smooth with generous helpings of fruit and earthy undertones that lead to a perfectly structured finish.
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!
Deep ruby in colour, this wine's black fruit opulence is balanced by hints of spicy red fruit. Well-judged oaking helps to highlight the grapes naturally peppery and slightly smokey notes.
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.
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!
Deep, dark colour. Expressive on the nose with notes of ripe black fruits and violets, laced with subtle vanilla. On the palate, an enticing, sweet entry leads to a complex wine with soft round tannins. The finish is long, juicy, lingering and more-ish.
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!
From one of the pioneering houses of Rioja, this stunning limited release Gran Reserva Rioja has all the class and complexity you could ever want in a wine.
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!
One of the most iconic Cape wines, from one of its most iconic estates, is never released until it has at least four years ageing! The 2015 is full of classic ripe dark fruits that mingle with spices, cedar and mineral notes.
A "mini Amarone" made by passing the Valpolicella wines over the skins and lees of Amarone taking on all the ripe, spiced fruit flavours.
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
Youthful, fresh Chianti that is full of red berry fruits, rustic spices and refreshing acidity. I can't think of a better midweek Pizza or Pasta wine!
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!
Fruit driven old vine Carignan with sweet spice and tons of juicy, silky red fruit. A little bit of midweek perfection.
This complex wine, offering excellent depth of flavour, hails from the Bolgheri DOC, spiritual home of the Super Tuscans!
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!
Everyone loves a good Malbec, and this one from Sottano fits the bill nicely. Medium to full-bodied with loads of plummy, blackcurrant fruits and gentle notes of coffee and dark chocolate.
Deep red in color, with aromas of red fruits, toasted nuts and coffee brought out from the aging in French oak. Persistent on the palate with sweet tannins, and a soft, rounded mouthfeel. Unfiltered and unfined to retain all the flavour.
A very pure expression of Languedoc Cabernet Sauvignon at a great price
A text book expression of good Merlot- soft, rounded and incredibly easy to drink
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