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 2023

France 13% vol
Pinot Noir
3.71429 star rating 7 Reviews
A pinot to delight the senses: fresh, round and fruity with a hint of cherry ...
Price:£8.50 Bottle
Price:£102.00 Case of 12

Cuvee Laborie, Pays d'Oc 2023

France 13.5% vol
Grenache Syrah
2.60606 star rating 33 Reviews
Laborie has been given a bit of a makeover with a fresher label and a a sligh...
Price:£7.50 Bottle
Price:£90.00 Case of 12

The Wine Society's Generation Series Valpolicella 2023

Italy 12% vol
Corvina
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Italy's newest Master of Wine, Andrea Lonardi, made this wine exclusively for...
Price:£11.50 Bottle
Price:£69.00 Case of 6

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

France 13% vol
Syrah Mourvedre
3.76471 star rating 17 Reviews
The Bascou family are farmers who grow grapes and olives in the Languedoc. Se...
Price:£8.25 Bottle
Price:£99.00 Case of 12

Cantoiseau Rouge, Vin de France 2023

France 12.5% vol
Carignan Grenache
5 star rating 1 Reviews
A well-rounded, soft, fruity red from the Languedoc. There's a touch of spice...
Price:£6.95 Bottle
Price:£83.00 Case of 12

Beaujolais-Villages Cuvée Annie, Jacques Dépagneux 2020

France 13.5% vol
Gamay
3.64286 star rating 14 Reviews
A supple and upfront Beaujolais with crunchy red-fruit character that was jus...
Price:£9.25 Bottle
Price:£111.00 Case of 12

Gamay, Jacques Dépagneux, Comté Tolosan 2023

France 12% vol
Gamay
0 star rating 0 Reviews
A juicy, fruit-driven gamay from the south of France, with all the exuberance...
Price:£7.75 Bottle
Price:£93.00 Case of 12

The Society's French Pinot Noir Bag in Box 2023 2.25 Litre

France 13% vol
Pinot Noir
2.5 star rating 2 Reviews
A pinot to delight the senses: fresh, round and fruity with a hint of cherry ...
Price:£22.00 Box
Price:£22.00 Case of 1

Château La Croix d'Hourquet, Bordeaux 2021

France 13.5% vol
Merlot
3.31579 star rating 19 Reviews
A soft, round and easy-drinking petit château claret delivering plenty of Bor...
Price:£7.25 Bottle
Price:£43.50 Case of 6

Chinon ‘Le Temps des Cerises', Domaine de la Noblaie 2023

France 12.5% vol
Cabernet Franc
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Delightful expression of Loire cabernet franc to serve on the cooler side, pu...
Price:£12.95 Bottle
Price:£155.00 Case of 12

Grove Mill Marlborough Pinot Noir 2022

New Zealand 13.5% vol
Pinot Noir
4 star rating 2 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
3.66667 star rating 9 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

Valpolicella, Tenuta Novare 2023

Italy 12% vol
Corvina
4 star rating 2 Reviews
Made in a modern, crunchy-fruit style, this delicious northern Italian red ha...
Price:£11.75 Bottle
Price:£70.50 Case of 6

Marcel Malbec, du Cèdre, Vin de France 2022

France 12.5% vol
Malbec/Cot
3.2 star rating 5 Reviews
Made from Cahors fruit and from one of the top estates, this is a soft, ripe-...
Price:£7.95 Bottle
Price:£47.50 Case of 6

Cuvee Laborie, Pays d'Oc 2023 Bag-in-Box (2.25 litre)

France 13.5% vol
Grenache Syrah
3 star rating 1 Reviews
Laborie has been given a bit of a makeover with a slightly different blend to...
Price:£19.50 Box
Price:£78.00 Case of 4

Château du Puch, Bordeaux 2020

France 12.5% vol
Merlot
4 star rating 1 Reviews
Savoury, merlot based claret with plenty of appeal. The addition of 20% caber...
Price:£7.95 Bottle
Price:£95.00 Case of 12

Val de Loire Gamay, Huteau Boulanger 2023

France 12.5% vol
Gamay
5 star rating 1 Reviews
Generous young Loire gamay with deep colour, gentle blue and black-fruit frag...
Price:£9.25 Bottle
Price:£55.50 Case of 6

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

The Society’s Chianti Rùfina 2021

Italy 13.5% vol
Sangiovese
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Keep an eye out for more Rùfina Chianti's as this cooler subregion is really ...
Price:£9.95 Bottle
Price:£119.00 Case of 12

Geyerhof StockWerk Zweigelt, Kremstal 2021

Austria 12% vol
Zweigelt
5 star rating 2 Reviews
Light, bright and juicy Austrian red made using biodynamic practises. Where s...
Price:£13.50 Bottle
Price:£81.00 Case of 6

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...
Price:£9.75 Bottle
Price:£117.00 Case of 12

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:£14.50 Bottle
Price:£87.00 Case of 6

The Society's 150th Anniversary Margaret River Red 2017

Australia 12.5% vol
Cabernet Merlot
4 star rating 5 Reviews
Following a run of small vintages, we were delighted when 2017 offered us the...
Price:£29.00 Bottle
Price:£174.00 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...
Original price: £9.75 Current price:£8.50 Bottle
Original price: £58.50 Current price:£51.00 Case of 6

Quinta dos Murças 'Minas', Douro 2021

Portugal 12.5% vol
4 star rating 1 Reviews
Quinta dos Murças is a beautiful property on the north bank of the Douro maki...
Price:£14.95 Bottle
Price:£89.50 Case of 6

Szekszárdi Cuvée, Sebestyen 2020

Hungary 13.5% vol
Kekfrankos
3.66667 star rating 3 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 Rouge ‘Le Bécassou', Domaine des Echardières 2023

France 11.5% vol
Malbec/Cot
5 star rating 1 Reviews
Predominantly young-vine malbec plus a little cabernet franc, handled lightly...
Price:£10.95 Bottle
Price:£131.00 Case of 12

Beaujolais Villages Les Vignes de Lantignié, J-M Burgaud 2022

France 12.5% vol
Gamay
4 star rating 1 Reviews
The Burgaud family has for years tended vines in Lantigné, one of the best so...
Price:£12.95 Bottle
Price:£155.00 Case of 12

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

Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil ‘Les Rouillères', Domaine Frédéric Mabileau 2022

France 12.5% vol
Cabernet Franc
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Good depth of colour and fruit in this elegant cabernet franc from the Loire ...
Price:£16.50 Bottle
Price:£198.00 Case of 12

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

Pinot Noir 'Pfaff Tradition', Cave de Pfaffenheim 2022

France 12.5% vol
Pinot Noir
3 star rating 1 Reviews
Light cherry-fruited pinot noir in an attractive vintage for a grape increasi...
Price:£12.50 Bottle
Price:£75.00 Case of 6

The Wine Society’s Generation Series Portuguese Red 2021

Portugal 12.5% vol
3.27273 star rating 11 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

Manseng Noir, Plaimont, 2022

France 11.9% vol
Manseng
2.25 star rating 4 Reviews
Manseng noir was thought lost in the phylloxera pandemic of the early 20th ce...
Price:£10.95 Bottle
Price:£65.50 Case of 6

El Pacto Ojo Gallo, Rioja 2021

Spain 13.5% vol
Grenache/Garnacha
0 star rating 0 Reviews
From a vineyard planted in 1957 to a mix of red and white grapes- garnacha, t...
Price:£16.00 Bottle
Price:£96.00 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

Vanguardist La Petite Vanguard Barossa Valley GSM Field Blend 2023

Australia 12.2% vol
Grenache Syrah Mourvedre
4 star rating 1 Reviews
The same wine that was in the more premium V range in the 2022 vintage, but n...
Price:£17.50 Bottle
Price:£210.00 Case of 12

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

Half bottle of Chinon Temps des Cerises Domaine de la Noblaie 2023 ORGANIC

France 12.5% vol
Cabernet Franc
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Half bottle of Chinon Temps des Cerises Domaine de la Noblaie 2023 ORGANIC
Price:£6.50 Half Bottle
Price:£78.00 Case of 12

Dr. Edge Tasmania Pinot Noir 2023

Australia 12.5% vol
Pinot Noir
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Aromas of bright cherry, bramble and forest-floor follow on to a light but st...
Price:£29.00 Bottle
Price:£348.00 Case of 12

Pinot Noir, Léon Beyer 2022

France 12.5% vol
Pinot Noir
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Young, fragrant and well-structured pinot from a classic house, this will dev...
Price:£18.50 Bottle
Price:£222.00 Case of 12

Fleurie Origines, Domaine Grégoire Hoppenot 2021

France 11.5% vol
Gamay
3 star rating 5 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 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 mondeus...
Price:£20.00 Bottle
Price:£240.00 Case of 12

Côte Roannaise Perdrizière, Domaine Sérol 2022

France 13% vol
Gamay
4 star rating 1 Reviews
Delicious, full-flavoured red made from gamay and boasting great concentratio...
Price:£22.00 Bottle
Price:£264.00 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

Warwick First Lady Pinotage, Western Cape 2023

South Africa 13.5% vol
Pinotage
0 star rating 0 Reviews
A real standout from buyer Matthew Horsley's recent visit to South Africa tha...
Price:£10.95 Bottle
Price:£65.50 Case of 6

Van Loggerenberg 'Geronimo' Cinsault, Stellenbosch 2021

South Africa 12.5% vol
Cinsault
4 star rating 1 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

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

Domaine Sainte Esteve Rondoletto Cotes du Rhone Mediterranee 2022

France 13% vol
Grenache Syrah
0 star rating 0 Reviews
Domaine Sainte Esteve Rondoletto Cotes du Rhone Mediterranee 2022
Price:£10.95 Bottle
Price:£65.50 Case of 6

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