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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Cantoiseau Rouge, Vin de France 2020

France Carignan Grenache
A light, fruity, round-tasting Languedoc blend of carignan and grenache, deli...
Price:£5.95 Bottle
Price:£71.00 Case of 12

Sangiovese-Primitivo Cielo Via Mare, Puglia 2020

Italy Sangiovese
A curious blend of sangiovese and primitivo from the heel of Italy, Puglia, t...
Price:£6.25 Bottle
Price:£37.50 Case of 6

Domaine Laborie, Pays d'Oc 2020

France Carignan Grenache
Full of deliciously ripe and brambly fruit, this Languedoc blend of grenache,...
Price:£6.25 Bottle
Price:£75.00 Case of 12

Château Massieu Boutet, Bordeaux 2019

France Merlot
Made without the use of oak in order to retain maximum fruit expression, this...
Price:£6.50 Bottle
Price:£39.00 Case of 6

Gamay, Jacques Dépagneux, Vin de France 2020

France Gamay
Fruit-driven southern French gamay, round, juicy and with the exuberance of y...
Price:£6.50 Bottle
Price:£78.00 Case of 12

Pinot Noir, Château Vartely 2017

Moldova Pinot Noir
A light-bodied Moldovan pinot of genuine character and uncomplicated charm. T...
Price:£6.50 Bottle
Price:£78.00 Case of 12

Barbera del Piemonte, Amonte 2020

Italy Barbera
Charming cherry-scented light and refreshing wine from Piedmont in the north ...
Price:£6.75 Bottle
Price:£81.00 Case of 12

Nero d'Avola Terre Siciliane, Paolini 2020

Italy Nero d'Avola
Vibrant Sicilian red with naturally sweet and scented, racy fruit flavour, ma...
Price:£6.75 Bottle
Price:£40.50 Case of 6

Pinot Noir 'Pure Vallée' Vin de France, Famille Bougrier 2020

France Pinot Noir
Smooth, easy-drinking pinot at a modest price is not easy to find. This is cl...
Price:£6.95 Bottle
Price:£41.50 Case of 6

Syrah-Mourvèdre, Côtes de Thongue, Domaine La Condamine L'Evêque 2020

France Syrah Mourvedre
From a very ripe Languedoc vintage this is a succulent and fruity blend based...
Price:£6.95 Bottle
Price:£83.00 Case of 12

Kékfrankos, Ostoros 2020

Hungary Kekfrankos
Bright, crunchy, peppery kékfrankos from the Eger PDO just north-east of Buda...
Price:£7.25 Bottle
Price:£43.50 Case of 6

The Society's French Pinot Noir 2020

France Pinot Noir
A pinot from the Languedoc to delight the senses: fresh, round and fruity wit...
Price:£7.25 Bottle
Price:£87.00 Case of 12

Merlot-Syrah, Côtes de Gascogne, Domaine du Mage 2019

France Syrah/Shiraz
Delightfully fruity, plummy merlot-syrah blend from the consistently excellen...
Price:£7.25 Bottle
Price:£43.50 Case of 6

Jacques Dépagneux, Beaujolais-Villages Cuvée Annie 2019

France Gamay
A supple and upfront Beaujolais with crunchy red-fruit character that is both...
Price:£8.25 Bottle
Price:£99.00 Case of 12

Jacques Dépagneux, Beaujolais-Villages Cuvée Annie 2020

France Gamay
A supple and upfront Beaujolais with crunchy red-fruit character. Well balanc...
Price:£8.50 Bottle
Price:£102.00 Case of 12

Bononia Estate Gamza 2020

Bulgaria Kadarka
Gamza is a red wine grape from Bulgaria which makes fresh, supple and light r...
Price:£8.50 Bottle
Price:£51.00 Case of 6

Valpolicella Valpantena, Torre del Falasco 2020

Italy Corvina
Vibrant, red-berry and cracked black-pepper perfume, a light body yet concent...
Price:£8.75 Bottle
Price:£52.50 Case of 6

Cahors, Clos La Coutale 2019

France Malbec/Cot
From well-sited vines in the Lot Valley, this is always a sound benchmark win...
Price:£8.75 Bottle
Price:£105.00 Case of 12

Valpolicella Valpantena, Torre del Falasco 2019

Italy Corvina
Fragrant red berry and cherry aroma lifts this light-bodied charming and refr...
Price:£8.95 Bottle
Price:£53.50 Case of 6

Trenel, Beaujolais-Villages 2018

France Gamay
Ripe, full-flavoured wine principally from hillside vineyards near Vaux, with...
Price:£8.95 Bottle
Price:£107.00 Case of 12

The Society’s Chianti Rùfina 2018

Italy Sangiovese
A great-value Chianti. Perfumed and pure with strawberry, cherry and red-appl...
Price:£9.25 Bottle
Price:£111.00 Case of 12

Marcillac ‘Lo Sang del Pais', Domaine du Cros 2019

France Fer
These steep, iron-rich slopes in south-west France have been good vineyard co...
Price:£9.25 Bottle
Price:£111.00 Case of 12

Anselmo Mendes Pardusco, Vinho Verde 2019

Portugal
A thoroughly modern expression of red Vinho Verde from Portugal, light and fr...
Price:£9.50 Bottle
Price:£114.00 Case of 12

Niellucciu, Corse Rouge, Terra Nostra 2019

France Sangiovese
Full-flavoured, dry, gutsy red made from niellucciu, which is the Corsican na...
Price:£9.50 Bottle
Price:£57.00 Case of 6

Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil 'Les Cailloux', Famille Bougrier 2020

France Cabernet Franc
Fresh, Brasserie-style cabernet franc from the Loire with pure bright fruit t...
Price:£9.50 Bottle
Price:£57.00 Case of 6

Kékfrankos, Sebestyén, Szekszárd 2019

Hungary Kekfrankos
Deliciously plump kékfrankos from brother and sister team, Csilla and Csaba S...
Price:£9.95 Bottle
Price:£59.50 Case of 6

Val de Loire Malbec, Domaine des Rochelles, J. Lebreton 2020

France Malbec/Cot
Malbec – a grape associated more with Argentina these days than with its orig...
Price:£10.95 Bottle
Price:£131.00 Case of 12

Vespolina Colline Novaresi, La Mostella 2017

Italy
Vespolina is native to Piedmont in northern Italy, with a genetic link to neb...
Price:£11.50 Bottle
Price:£69.00 Case of 6

Geyerhof StockWerk Zweigelt, Kremstal 2018

Austria Zweigelt
Vivid, fresh and joyful zweigelt, with notes of raspberry preserve, cherry, c...
Price:£12.95 Bottle
Price:£77.50 Case of 6

The Society's Exhibition Crozes-Hermitage 2020

France Syrah/Shiraz
A gorgeous evocation of very ripe syrah from the northern Rhone, all blueberr...
Price:£13.50 Bottle
Price:£162.00 Case of 12

Crozes-Hermitage, Domaine Pochon 2019

France Syrah/Shiraz
Dark fruit, gently spiced blackberry and clean, sappy flavours make up a nort...
Price:£14.50 Bottle
Price:£174.00 Case of 12

Crozes-Hermitage Les Jalets, Paul Jaboulet Aîné 2018

France Syrah/Shiraz
A savoury, full-flavoured syrah from the house that was instrumental in creat...
Price:£18.00 Bottle
Price:£216.00 Case of 12

Brézème Rouge, Domaine de Bréseyme 2017

France Syrah/Shiraz
Full-flavoured, ripe-tasting syrah from a tiny enclave of vines somewhat betw...
Price:£22.00 Bottle
Price:£132.00 Case of 6

Van Loggerenberg Geronimo Cinsault, Stellenbosch-Paarl 2019

South Africa Cinsault
A superb South African cinsault, made from fruit sourced in both Stellenbosch...
Price:£23.00 Bottle
Price:£138.00 Case of 6 (out of stock)

Simpsons 'Rabbit Hole' Pinot Noir, Kent 2020

England Pinot Noir
English pinot noir seems to be getting better and better, and this single vin...
Price:£23.00 Bottle
Price:£138.00 Case of 6

Sam Harrop Omahu Hawke's Bay Syrah 2017

New Zealand Syrah/Shiraz
Omahu takes its name from the unique soil of the Gimblett Gravels region and ...
Price:£26.00 Bottle
Price:£156.00 Case of 6

Botanica 'Three Barrels' Pinot Noir, Western Cape 2019

South Africa Pinot Noir
Awarded a coveted five stars by the 2021 Platter’s Wine Guide, this South Afr...
Price:£27.00 Bottle
Price:£324.00 Case of 12

Magnum of Crozes-Hermitage Les Jalets, Paul Jaboulet Aîné 2018

France Syrah/Shiraz
A savoury, full-flavoured syrah from the house that was instrumental in creat...
Price:£32.00 Magnum
Price:£192.00 Case of 6

Anjou Rouge 'L'Ardoise', Domaine des Rochelles 2020

France Cabernet Franc
Now fully certified organic, the Lebretons' range starts with this light, fre...
Out of stock

Valpolicella Classico, Tenuta Novare 2020

Italy Corvina
Made in a modern style, this delicious Italian red has a light touch. There a...
Out of stock

Spätburgunder, Estate, Aldinger 2019

Germany Pinot Noir
A superbly fruity pinot noir from a top estate in Württemberg, Germany, that ...
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