France

White Vins de Pays

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Maison de Vigneron Blanc Sec 2017

£7.65

£6.90

Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne

Made from Colombard and Ugni Blanc grapes - crisp and fresh; easy drinking.

New

Joyau Gros Manseng Chardonnay 2017

£7.85

£6.99

Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne

Worth comparing with the Brumont below – here the Chardonnay gives weight to the wine while the Gros Manseng adds zing.

Les Volets Chardonnay 2018

£9.20

£8.30

Vin de Pays de la Haute Vallée de l'Aude

We've seen this before but it's a worthy returner. Classy oaked Chardonnay at a stonkingly good price…

Domaine de Vedilhan Viognier 2019

£9.20

£8.30

Vin de Paysd'Oc

Classic 'peachy' Viognier with plenty of ripe fruit, exceptionally well made. Really classy new label, too.

Domaine de Brumont Gros Manseng / Sauvignon 2017

£11.99

£10.80

Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne

Back again after a long absence - a combination that really works. Crisp and zingy.

Red Vins de Pays

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Maison de Vigneron Rouge 2018

£7.65

£6.90

Vin de Pays de Vaucluse

Terrific quality for a humble VdeP - full flavoured, soft, easy drinker.

New

Les Oliviers Merlot Mourvèdre 2018

£8.20

£7.30

Vin de Pays d’Oc

Mostly Merlot (80%) with the balance in Mourvèdre – another great vintage for this old favourite which will improve with age (if allowed!)

Domaine Mas Barrau Cabernet Franc 2016

£8.95

£7.99

Vin de Pays du Gard

Cabernet Franc doesn't often have such depth of flavour. Limited quantity of this vintage.

Domaine de Boède Le Pavillon 2012

£10.60

£9.55

Vin de Pays des Côtes de Pérignan

Concentrated fruit cake flavours - very rich. Delicious.

Domaine de Brumont Tannat / Merlot 2014

£11.20

£9.99

Vin de Pays des Côtes de Gascogne

Very soft and fruity. A great glugging wine. Has aged beautifully.

Southern French Red

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Roger Sabon 'Le Sabounet' NV

£8.99

£8.20

Vin de Table

This is effectively de-classified Côtes du Rhône but don't tell anybody....

Château La Bastide Vieilles Vignes 2011

£9.99

£8.99

Corbières

The return of an old favourite. Properly made with a nice amount of bottle age.

New

Château L'Herbe-Sainte 2016

£11.75

£10.60

Minervois

An amazing new find. Very deep colour with fantastic depth of flavour. Really "chewy".

Alsace

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Pinot Blanc Réserve 2014

£9.99

£8.99

Cave de Turckheim

Crisp and steely but with richness of flavour too.

Riesling Vieilles Vignes 2008

£11.20

£9.99

Cave de Turckheim

Truly classic Riesling with all the intensity that great Riesling brings. Limited availability of this vintage.

Gewürztraminer Tradition 2018

£13.40

£11.99

Cave de Turckheim

New vintage from an old favourite. Proper Gewürz like it should be.

Red Bordeaux

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Château Haut Rian 2014

£11.80

£10.65

Premières Côtes de Bordeaux

Soft, easy drinking claret. Lots of rich fruit - well balanced. Limited availability of this vintage.

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Château Le Bedat 2016

£11.99

£10.80

Gensac, Bordeaux

Deliciously soft, easy drinking claret. Lots of rich fruit - well balanced.

Champagne

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Bernard Robert Brut NV

£27.95

£24.99

Formerly known as J P Robert - but only the name has changed. High quality grower's Champagne.