Well-balanced, rich and satisfying merlot-based claret from the respected Furt family property between Saint-Emilion and the city of Bordeaux. It stands out for its delicious fruit and balance, and will benefit from being decanted for half and hour or so prior to drinking.
The latest incarnation from South African maverlck Duncan Savage is a lighter style, spicy red fruits red ideal served on the cool side.
Familie Mantler is an idyllic and small family winery in sleepiest Austria making charming wines which offer unbeatable value. This is a lifted and wonderfully refreshing grüner, with lemon, peach and apricot flavours; we have been particularly impressed by the 2020 vintage of this wine, which is especially vibrant and generous.
2019 is another excellent Chilean vintage, providing the conditions to make soft, caressing carmenère with generous flavour, just like this.
Rocco Pasetti makes the most attractive example we know of this wine, bursting with gutsy ripe cherry and redcurrant with plenty of spice on the finish. This wine comes from Rocco's home estate, and he is one of the most dynamic grower-producers in the Abruzzo region of eastern Italy, where Appenini meet Adriatic . A man of boundless energy as well as profound knowledge of the local terrain and grape varieties, he has created a model estate and winery to raise the wine to a higher level than is possible in the wine co-operative environment.
This great value refreshing white wine is light-bodied, dry and lemon-scented. Made from cortese (the grape also used for Gavi) in the rolling hills of north-west Italy near Milan, it can be enjoyed simply but rewardingly straight from the fridge.
Joyful, fruity and ever so easy to drink, it's no wonder this is one of our members' favourite Spanish reds.
Fresh unoaked Chilean chardonnay with melony fruit flavours and ripe yet fresh palate. Suitable for vegans.
This popular New Zealand sauvignon is better than ever in the superb 2020 vintage. Made for us by family winery Hunter's, this is attractive and elegant on the nose, with gooseberry and citrus notes, and a smooth refreshing palate.
Unoaked Loire chardonnay for simple pleasure, with subtle floral aromas, light and fresh on the palate.
The 2019 vintage of this delicious Rhône red is as full-bodied as its predecessor of 2018, lusciously fruity and ripe. What makes the difference is the feeling of fresh fruit on the palate, in part thanks to cool breezes coming off of the iconic Mont Ventoux.