French Red Wines Offer

French Red Wines 

** Delivery 4th to 8th of January - free for orders above £100 **

 

£ 11.75

This appellation produces fruity and light-bodied reds that are generally brillant for lunch. It offers a nose of red berries with minty notes and a fresh, balanced palate. Nothing too complicated here, but we can only wish that all wines in this price range had this quality!

£ 11.90

Velours - or Velvet - is a complex and refreshing wine and its name is exactly what you feel when tasting this wine. This red wine boasts wonderful aromas of ripe black fruit with notes of toast, chocolate and vanilla. Ageing in oak barrels provide a very nice complexity here, with both fat and fine tannins on the finish. This cuvée is an excellent choice...

£ 12.00

Médoc is an appellation where wines can be fantastic, but you need to pick wisely - just this one, for example. With nearly half of Cabernet Sauvignon, we loved its great flavours of concentrated black fruit, the big volume, some sweet spices and the mellow finish - its proximity with Saint-Estephe may certainly explain it! A brilliant Médoc from Château...

£ 15.30

This bottle is not exactly a second wine, but a cuvée coming from parcels located in the Haut-Médoc appellation and elaborated in the winery of the Château by the same team. No wonder to see good quality here, with a fruity and expressive red wine. This wine truly stood out during our tasting including over 20 similar Haut-Médoc. Perfect if you are...

£ 16.00

Lirac is an appellation located just opposite Châteauneuf-du-Pape in the Rhône Valley. It is known to produce wines which are similar to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, without the price tag. Clos de Sixte is THE reference in Lirac. It boasts delicious aromas of wild blackberries and some red fruit. Palate is round and spicy, and the finish is surprisingly long....

£ 18.90

Second wines can sometimes represent a great opportunity, especially in an amazing vintage such as 2010. La Dame de Baladoz 2010 is a lively and vibrant red offering elegant aromas of red fruit and cedar box in the background. Very well made wine with soft tannins, perfect for any amateur of Bordeaux, and Saint Emilion in particular.

£ 19.00

"Like all of Cavalier's wines, the purity of fruit here, as well as the texture, is outstanding. Drink this beauty over the coming 7-8 years.” - Robert Parker. This upmarket cuvée is indeed a beautiful, big red wine showing powerful aromas of black fruit, spices and wood. Not for the faint hearted, this is a hell of a Pic Saint Loup for true Languedoc...

£ 19.80

Tasting starts with a very expressive nose of strawberry jam and spices. Château de Villegeorge 2010 - an outstanding vintage in Bordeaux - is a fruity Haut-Médoc, where fruit aromas are nicely balanced by tannins and a hint of toast from the ageing in oak barrels. Already great to drink today, it also has a great potential of cellaring. This wine has...

£ 22.00

With similar proportion of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon coming from very various soils, Château Fourcas Dupré has made the most of the brillant 2010 vintage. Round and fruity, aromas of red cherry and raspberry on the nose, structure and spices on the palate... It shows a good complexity for this price range, thanks to oak barrels. Fourcas Dupré is...

£ 22.95

Saint-Joseph is a step further than Crozes-Hermitage in terms of body and concentration. "Le Grand Pompée" boasts complex aromas of ripe red fruit, spices and liquorice. Oak barrels give it a firm structure, supple tannins and a toasted, long finish. A superb example of the appellation, now entering its drinking window. Very possibly our favourite wine of...

£ 23.50

"The Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvee des Deux Sœurs is brilliant." - Robert Parker. With an intense and profound colour, this medium to full-bodied wine offers an elegant nose of red berries, cherries and spices. The palate is nicely structured, well balanced, with a long finish and subtle well-integrated tannins. It is the flagship Châteauneuf-du-Pape on which...

£ 41.90

One of the most iconic appellations in Burgundy, Pommard is well known for its structured, tannic and spicy red wines. After a few years of cellaring, this bottle is now starting to open up - and it's amazing. It is both elegant and powerful, with notes of red fruit and sweet spices. A 16-months ageing in oak barrels gives it a solid structure with a very...

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