Light-bodied red wines

Some wines were just not meant to be blockbusters: among them are red Burgundy, which relies in structure and perfume rather than power, Beaujolais, which packs a fruity rather than fleshy punch, super-digestible Loire cabernet franc, and dry, refreshing, cherry-scented Valpolicella.

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The Society's French Pinot Noir 2022

France 13% vol
Pinot Noir
4.05882 star rating 17 Reviews
A pinot to delight the senses: fresh, round and fruity with a hint of cherry ...
Price:£7.95 Bottle
Price:£95.00 Case of 12

Syrah-Mourvèdre, Côtes de Thongue, Domaine La Condamine L'Evêque 2022

France 13% vol
Syrah Mourvedre
4.28571 star rating 7 Reviews
The Bascou family are farmers who grow grapes and olives in the Languedoc. Se...
Price:£7.50 Bottle
Price:£90.00 Case of 12

The Society’s Chianti Rùfina 2020

Italy 13.5% vol
Sangiovese
4.15385 star rating 13 Reviews
This wine comes from the Galiga e Vetrice estate in the commune of Rùfina, th...
Price:£9.25 Bottle
Price:£111.00 Case of 12

Cuvee Laborie, IGP 2023

France 13.5% vol
Grenache Syrah
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Laborie has been given a bit of a makeover with a fresher label and a a sligh...
Price:£6.95 Bottle
Price:£83.00 Case of 12

Sangiovese Primitivo Cielo Via Mare Puglia 2022

Italy 12.5% vol
Sangiovese
3 star rating 2 Reviews
Sangiovese Primitivo Cielo Via Mare Puglia 2022
Price:£6.75 Bottle
Price:£40.50 Case of 6

Gamay, Jacques Dépagneux, Vin de France 2020

France 12% vol
Gamay
3.66667 star rating 36 Reviews
Fruit-driven southern French gamay, round, juicy and with the exuberance of y...
Price:£7.25 Bottle
Price:£87.00 Case of 12

Pinot Noir 'Pure Vallée' Vin de France, Famille Bougrier 2022

France 12.5% vol
Pinot Noir
3 star rating 8 Reviews
Easy-drinking pinot from the Loire Valley, light, fresh and well rounded, wit...
Price:£8.50 Bottle
Price:£51.00 Case of 6

Nero d'Avola Terre Siciliane, Paolini 2022

Italy 12% vol
Nero d'Avola
4 star rating 1 Reviews
Vibrant Sicilian red with naturally sweet and scented, racy fruit flavour, ma...
Price:£7.25 Bottle
Price:£43.50 Case of 6

The Wine Society’s Generation Series Portuguese Red 2021

Portugal 12.5% vol
3.28571 star rating 7 Reviews
Inspired by the history of early Portuguese reds, and made to celebrate our 1...
Price:£17.50 Bottle
Price:£105.00 Case of 6

Touraine Gamay, Famille Bougrier 2022

France 13% vol
Gamay
4.25 star rating 4 Reviews
Fruity and moreish Loire gamay, with good colour and juicy, floral, red fruit...
Price:£9.25 Bottle
Price:£55.50 Case of 6

Marcel Malbec, du Cèdre, Vin de France 2022

France 12.5% vol
Malbec/Cot
3.75 star rating 4 Reviews
Made from Cahors fruit and from one of the top estates, this is a soft, ripe-...
Price:£7.75 Bottle
Price:£46.50 Case of 6

Half bottle of The Society's Chianti Rufina 2020

Italy 13.5% vol
Sangiovese
4.66667 star rating 3 Reviews
A great-value Chianti. Perfumed with violet, cherry, red-apple and forest-flo...
Price:£5.75 Bottle
Price:£69.00 Case of 12

The Society's Exhibition Haut-Médoc 2016

France 13.5% vol
Cabernet Merlot
3.94118 star rating 17 Reviews
Ripe, polished and beautifully balanced Bordeaux, with attractive notes of da...
Price:£16.00 Bottle
Price:£192.00 Case of 12

Château La Croix d'Hourquet, Bordeaux 2021

France 13.5% vol
Merlot
3.375 star rating 16 Reviews
A soft, round and easy-drinking petit château claret delivering plenty of Bor...
Price:£6.95 Bottle
Price:£41.50 Case of 6

Valpolicella, Tenuta Novare 2022

Italy 12% vol
Corvina
3.8 star rating 10 Reviews
Helping Italy to retain pole position for quality and value in our 2023 Wine ...
Price:£11.75 Bottle
Price:£70.50 Case of 6

Grove Mill Marlborough Pinot Noir 2022

New Zealand 13.5% vol
Pinot Noir
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Stylistically a nod to Europe but with the polish and consistency that sets N...
Price:£12.95 Bottle
Price:£155.00 Case of 12

The Society's Exhibition Crozes-Hermitage 2021

France 13.5% vol
Syrah/Shiraz
3.5 star rating 6 Reviews
The Exhibition brief is to express a vineyard in greater depth than the broad...
Price:£14.50 Bottle
Price:£174.00 Case of 12

Half bottle Chinon Temps des Cerises, Domaine de la Noblaie 2022

France 13.5% vol
Cabernet Franc
5 star rating 1 Reviews
Refreshing Loire cabernet franc with bright fruit and supple tannins, this is...
Price:£6.50 Bottle
Price:£78.00 Case of 12

Marcillac ‘Lo Sang del Pais', Domaine du Cros 2022

France 13% vol
Fer
4 star rating 1 Reviews
These steep, iron-rich slopes ion south-west France have been good vineyard c...
Price:£10.50 Bottle
Price:£126.00 Case of 12

Grignolino Le Nocche, Vinchio Vaglio, Piedmont 2022

Italy 13% vol
Grignolino
0 star rating 0 Reviews
You can still find a little grignolino planted in the vineyards of Piedmont i...
Price:£10.50 Bottle
Price:£126.00 Case of 12

Szekszárdi Cuvée, Sebestyen 2020

Hungary 13.5% vol
Kekfrankos
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Csilla and her brother, Csaba, are leading the charge in Hungary's Szekszárd ...
Price:£9.95 Bottle
Price:£59.50 Case of 6

Touraine Cuvée Albert Denis, Domaine de la Renaudie 2021

France 12.5% vol
Malbec/Cot
0 star rating 0 Reviews
A fragrant, light and gently textured Loire expression of the malbec grape wi...
Price:£11.50 Bottle
Price:£138.00 Case of 12

Manseng Noir, Plaimont, 2022

France 11.9% vol
Manseng
2 star rating 3 Reviews
Manseng noir was thought lost in the phylloxera pandemic but was recently dis...
Price:£10.95 Bottle
Price:£65.50 Case of 6

The Society's Exhibition Marlborough Pinot Noir 2022

New Zealand 13% vol
Pinot Noir
2 star rating 1 Reviews
A prime example of the fresh, red-fruited and delicately floral pinot which i...
Price:£16.50 Bottle
Price:£198.00 Case of 12

Vadio, Bairrada 2019

Portugal 12.5% vol
Baga
4 star rating 1 Reviews
Elegant Bairrada from a small family-owned estate, where the local baga grape...
Price:£16.00 Bottle
Price:£192.00 Case of 12

Quinta dos Murcas Minas Douro 2021 ORGANIC

Portugal 12.5% vol
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Quinta dos Murcas Minas Douro 2021 ORGANIC
Price:£14.95 Bottle
Price:£89.50 Case of 6

Duché d'Uzès Les Perrasières, Domaine Camp Galhan 2022

France 13% vol
Syrah/Shiraz
4 star rating 1 Reviews
A delicious syrah from vineyards at the western edge of the Rhône Valley, bey...
Price:£12.50 Bottle
Price:£75.00 Case of 6

Beaujolais, Domaine des Joséphins 2021

France 12.5% vol
Gamay
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Soft and scented, this wine comes from a small domaine which produces benchma...
Price:£10.50 Bottle
Price:£126.00 Case of 12

Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil ‘Les Rouillères', Domaine Frédéric Mabileau 2020

France 13% vol
Cabernet Franc
0 star rating 0 Reviews
The first vintage made by Frédéric's son Rémy, and very much in the domaine s...
Price:£16.00 Bottle
Price:£192.00 Case of 12

Langhe Freisa Bonina, Paitin 2021

Italy 13.5% vol
Freisa
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Freisa used to be known unflatteringly as nebbiolo's less-sophisticated uncle...
Original price: £18.50 Current price:£16.00 Bottle
Original price: £111.00 Current price:£96.00 Case of 6

Domaine du Mage, Cerisier Sauvage, Côtes de Gascogne 2020

France 12% vol
Merlot
2.5 star rating 8 Reviews
This is a lovely, fruit-driven red from Gascony, made from an unusual mix of ...
Price:£9.95 Bottle
Price:£59.50 Case of 6

Fleurie Origines, Domaine Grégoire Hoppenot 2021

France 11.5% vol
Gamay
2.75 star rating 4 Reviews
An appealingly floral Beaujolais from the heart of the cru and a producer vot...
Price:£14.50 Bottle
Price:£174.00 Case of 12

Vin de Savoie Mondeuse, Cuvée Elisa, Jean-Francois Quenard 2021

France 12% vol
Mondeuse
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Aged in large barrels for a year, this is a full-flavoured example of this de...
Original price: £24.00 Current price:£19.50 Bottle
Original price: £288.00 Current price:£234.00 Case of 12

Land of Hope Reserve Pinot Noir, Hemel & Aarde Ridge 2019

South Africa 12.5% vol
Pinot Noir
3 star rating 1 Reviews
Cool-climate pinot with sweet bright fruit and the beginnings of silkiness on...
Price:£19.00 Bottle
Price:£228.00 Case of 12

Crozes-Hermitage, Domaine Pochon 2021

France 12.5% vol
Syrah/Shiraz
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Etienne Pochon makes a style of Crozes that is fruity and uncomplicated. It c...
Price:£17.00 Bottle
Price:£204.00 Case of 12

Radford Dale Black Rock, Swartland 2020

South Africa 12% vol
0 star rating 0 Reviews
An unusually fresh expression of this hot, dry region of South Africa, this i...
Original price: £20.00 Current price:£17.50 Bottle
Original price: £120.00 Current price:£105.00 Case of 6

Kékfrankos, Feind 2022

Hungary 12% vol
Kekfrankos
1 star rating 1 Reviews
Kékfrankos is Hungary's finest red grape and this is a pure and lightly oaked...
Price:£9.75 Bottle
Price:£58.50 Case of 6

Agiorgitiko Nature, Tetramythos 2022

Greece 13.5% vol
Agiorghitiko
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Agiorgitiko, the famed red grape of Nemea, can come in many forms from intens...
Price:£16.00 Bottle
Price:£96.00 Case of 6

Pinot Noir Clos Saint Landelin, Muré 2017

France 13% vol
Pinot Noir
0 star rating 0 Reviews
A special site for pinot noir in Alsace, the vines here come from Tollot-Beau...
Price:£48.00 Bottle
Price:£576.00 Case of 12

Saint-Joseph Les Pierres, Pierre Gaillard 2020

France 14.5% vol
Syrah/Shiraz
0 star rating 0 Reviews
A full-flavoured syrah from the northern Rhône and from a fine vintage. This ...
Price:£30.00 Bottle
Price:£180.00 Case of 6

Vin de Savoie Mondeuse Terres Rouge, Jean-Francois Quenard 2022

France 12% vol
Mondeuse
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Aged in large barrels for a year, this is a full-flavoured example of this de...
Price:£20.00 Bottle
Price:£240.00 Case of 12

Van Loggerenberg 'Lötter' Cinsault, Franschhoek 2021

South Africa 12.5% vol
Cinsault
0 star rating 0 Reviews
A new addition to the range, from the second oldest cinsault vineyard in the ...
Price:£32.00 Bottle
Price:£192.00 Case of 6

Van Loggerenberg 'Geronimo' Cinsault, Stellenbosch 2021

South Africa 12.5% vol
Cinsault
0 star rating 0 Reviews
The wine most improved by the move to a new cellar at this South African esta...
Price:£22.00 Bottle
Price:£132.00 Case of 6

Kékfrankos, Ostoros 2022

Hungary 12.5% vol
Kekfrankos
1 star rating 1 Reviews
Bright, crunchy, peppery kékfrankos from the Eger PDO just north-east of Buda...
Out of stock

Natte Valleij Cinsault, Stellenbosch 2021

South Africa 11.5% vol
Cinsault
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Our first wine from Alex Milner who has made the lighter, modern expression o...
Out of stock

Alsace Pinot Noir Réserve, Joseph Cattin 2022

France 13.5% vol
Pinot Noir
4 star rating 1 Reviews
A light and fruity Alsace pinot with cherry fruit and the start of a little s...
Due back in stock soon

Beaujolais-Villages Cuvée Annie, Jacques Dépagneux 2020

France 13.5% vol
Gamay
3.69231 star rating 13 Reviews
A supple and upfront Beaujolais with crunchy red-fruit character that was jus...
Due back in stock soon

Saint-Pourçain Rouge La Réserve Spéciale, Vignerons de Saint-Pourçain 2021

France 12% vol
Gamay
4 star rating 1 Reviews
A light-bodied blend of gamay and pinot noir from the Loire, with peppery, cr...
Due back in stock soon

Cantoiseau Rouge, Vin de France 2022

France 12.5% vol
Carignan Grenache
3.5 star rating 10 Reviews
A soft-textured French red, fruity with a touch of spice, and good value, thi...
Out of stock

Val de Loire 'La Muse' Gamay, Huteau Boulanger 2022

France 12% vol
Gamay
3.8 star rating 5 Reviews
This gamay from the western Loire was a winner in our Wine Champions blind ta...
Out of stock
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