|58 Guineas Claret 2014||(6)||£7.75||£46.50|
The name comes from the price of 58 Guineas per hogs head paid by Sir Robert Walpole for Claret after Britain and France made peace in 1713. This claret is an approachable. light styled bordeaux for everyday drinking.
|Chateau Brande-Bergere 2014||(12)||£10.75||£129.00|
The 2013 follows 2012 and although not as substantial is still a charming and well-structured claret at this price.
|Chateau Puy Garance 2011/12||(6)||£10.95||£65.70|
|Cotes de Castillon|
|This is drinking perfectly now, a light to medium bodied claret that is mature and a little vegetable nosed in style.|
|Chateau Dallau 2012||(6)||£10.95||£65.70|
|Good fruit, well balanced, this Bordeaux is an excellent supper wine.|
|Chateau Mayne Vieil Fronsac|
|A good expample of medium wighted fronsac wine.|
|Chateau Mayne Vieil Fronsac 2005||(6)||£11.75||£70.50|
|Chateau Mayne Vieil Fronsac 2006||(6)||£9.99||£59.94|
|Chateau Mayne Vieil Fronsac 2007||(6)||£10.20||£61.20|
|Chateau Mayne Vieil Fronsac 2010||(6)||£10.50||£63.00|
|Chateau Leon 2011/2013||(12)||£11.95||£143.40|
|Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux|
Chateau Leon is the second wine of a Chateau Carignan and is a blend of all the traditional varietals giving it good structure and a full ripe fruit character.
|Chateau Carignan 2011||(12)||£13.75||£165.00|
|Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux||Mags||£30.00||£180.00|
Well made Bordeaux using the traditional varietals of Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, giving it full, ripe characteristics.
|Chateau Carcanieux 2008||(6)||£14.89||£89.34|
|Medium to full bodied with lovely roundness.|
|Chateau Tayat 2010||(6)|| £14.95
From the excellent vintage of 2010, this is a lovely medium bodied claret with an excelent blend of fruit to tannin which is drinking well now.
|Chateau Cissac (owc) 2007/8||(12)||£15.75||£189.00|
|Both are a delight to drink. Fine, dry and well structured, and drinking perfectly now.|
|Les Caleches de Lanessan 2011||(6)||£15.95||£95.70|
|The second wine of Chateau Lanessan, this is typically medoc in style with great finesse and balance and good underlying fruit throughout.|
|Chateau Tour St Bonnet|
|Medoc Cru Bourgeois|
|Tour St Bonnet is an early maturing and thoroughly charming claret in all vintages. 2010 is particularly good.|
|Chateau Tour St Bonnet 2010||(12)||£15.99||£191.88|
|Chateau Tour St Bonnet 2012 - Magnums||£36.50|
|Chateau La Chenade 2008||(12)||£16.28||£195.48|
|Lalande de Pomerol|
|Not as forward as the 2009 - this is drier in style and is almost ready to drink.|
|Chateau Senejac 2012||(12)||£16.75||£201.00|
|Always a favourite Cru Bourgeois, and the 2012 is ripe with firm but not aggressive tannins.|
|Chateau Puy Castera 2011||(6)||£17.29||£103.74|
Beautifully approachable claret that is supple, easy and delightful.
|Chateau La Haye 2009||(12)||£24.50||£294.00|
Delicious velvety claret with excellent structure.
|Chateau Potensac 2010||(12)||£27.95||£335.40|
|Medoc Cru Bourgeois|
Dark in colour, still fairly intense blackcurrant flavours and is rich in style with firm tannins.
|Sarget de Gruard Larose 2008||(12)||£28.50||£342.00|
|The second wine of Gruaud Larose which is quite savoury and classic in style and only just starting to open up. Probably should be decanted in order to get the best from it at the moment.|
|Domaine de Chevalier 2008||(12)||£42.00||£504.00|
Always an elegant and rewarding claret to drink.
|Chateau Haut Marbuzet 2008||(12)||£36.50||£438.00|
Still quite dark in colour, but starting to really come forward. Beautifully balanced, steady fruit with tannins that are integrating well.
|Chateau Grand Puy Ducasse 2005||(12)||£45.00||£540.00|
|Difficult to find good 2005 Bordeaux at this price. This is an excellent value Pauillac of the 2005 vintage. The wine is still quite concentrated with plenty of dark berried fruit to come forward and supple tannins to enjoy. (Limited Stocks.)|
|Chateau Talbot 2006||(12)||£61.00||£732.00|
|St Julien (owc)|
|This has just arrived from bond, as I believe its' true 'drinking window' has arrived. Expressive and intense bouquet with an earthy dimension. Lovely balance and fruit with a gentle grip - perfect now and for another 6-10 years. (Limited Stocks)|
|SWEET WHITE WINE|
Chateau La Fleur d'Or 2009
This is Bill Blatch's own label, so comes with its own reccendation. Fully sweet yet a long finish - excellent.
Domaine de L'Alliance 2009 (50cl) O W C
Concentrated, deep nose, lovely sweetness on first taste. Followed by an explosion of delicate fruit and a long finish. Delicious and different.
|Chateau Loit 2003||£29.00|
Complex, smooth well made sauternes which compliments both Foie Gras and puddings beautifully. Always good value. (Limited stock.)
|Domaine de Grange Neuve Monbazillac||£9.75|
This has more concentred sweetness than the Sauternes above, but still has elegance and style making it very good value.
|Campbell's Rutherglen Muscat (Australia)||£15.75|
Sumptously rich, and almost caramel in colour, for those who love a real sweetie, this is it!
|NB. As long as one case of wine is ordered a bottle of Sweet Bordeaux may be added if you do not require the whole case.|