Bin-Ends & Offers

Fausto Tannat 2009

NAME: FAUSTO TANNAT 2009

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Was purple-black but now slightly lighter with age

AROMAS: Attractive perfumed dark fruits with some oaky and leathery notes

TASTE:  Richly concentrated black fruits overlaying spice and coffee flavours. Medium-heavy bodied but still supple with noticeably well rounded tannins.

FOOD PAIRING: Spicy or very well seasoned red meat dishes, especially beef or venison

OVERALL:  Now nicely matured, a great example of this relatively unknown French grape variety

£ 10.00 / bottle  ( £ 14.00 / bottle previously )


Geisse Brut Rose Terroir 2008

NAME: GEISSE BRUT ROSÉ TERROIR 2008 ( TRADITIONAL METHOD/100% PINOT NOIR )

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE:  Clear, bright, onion-skin pink

AROMAS:  Intriguing, complex nose shows soft red fruits, honey, hazelnut, rose petals and dill

TASTE:  Fresh, soft creamy palate reveals strawberry flavours overlaid with biscuity toastiness. Medium bodied, reflecting the short stint in oak enjoyed by wine prior to bottling. Delicate mousse and fine bubbles, with long persistence on finish

FOOD PAIRING:  Probably best enjoyed chilled on its own

OVERALL:  Top the range aged pink fizz, wonderfully subtle flavours, drinks very well!

£ 22.00 / bottle ( £ 28.00 / bottle previously )


Pizzato Reserva Alicante Bouschet 2005

NAME: PIZZATO RESERVA ALICANTE BOUSCHET 2005

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Still deep ruby-violet, despite age

AROMAS: Oaky, with dense dark fruits, black olive and eucalyptus

TASTE:  Very dry, full bodied and with pronounced tannins. Palate shows concentrated dark fruit flavours overlaying more savoury and oaky notes, then a long, rich finish

FOOD PAIRING: Recommended with curries, strong cheeses or the heaviest red meat dishes

OVERALL:  Powerful, tannic and indisputably a food wine

£ 14.00 / bottle  ( £ 84.00 / case x 6 ) WINE of the MONTH – August 2017!


Campos de Cima Origem 2014

NAME: ORIGEM 2014 ( blend of Merlot, Tannat, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc )

ABV: 12.5%

APPEARANCE:  Deep ruby purple

AROMAS:  Lightly scented plum and black cherry nose

TASTE:  Ripe, sweet dark fruits with an involving, earthy character. Unoaked, with some spiciness and a hint of black cherry on finish

FOOD PAIRING: Barbecued meats, curries or other strongly flavoured dishes

OVERALL:  Bold, rustic full bodied red, ideal for BBQs

£ 4.50 / bottle  ( £ 27.00 / case x 6 )  previously £ 6.00 / bottle


Vinicola Aurora Sparkling Moscatel

NAME: AURORA SPARKLING SWEET MOSCATO NV

ABV: 7.5%

APPEARANCE:  Very light yellow

AROMAS:  Grapey and honeyed, with some floral hints

TASTE:  Light, fresh and soft in the mouth with plenty of bubbles and more floral notes. Sweet but not excessively so, with good balancing acidity.

FOOD PAIRING: chocolate, fruit salads – or Christmas pud!

OVERALL: A light and refreshing fizz, perfect for those with a sweet tooth

£ 10.00 / bottle  ( previously £ 13.00 / bottle )


Lidio Carraro Grande Vindima Merlot

Lidio Carraro Grande Vindima Merlot 2005

NAME: LIDIO CARRARO GRANDE VINDIMA MERLOT 2005

ABV: 14%

APPEARANCE:  Ruby-red core with ageing visible on rim

AROMAS:  Ripe red berry fruit, guava and spice

TASTE:  Rich and persistent on the palate, with complex mix of plum, leather, earth, cocoa and a hint of mint. Well balanced, smooth tannins, shows real Old World Merlot character. Produced in tiny quantities, in best vintages only

FOOD PAIRING: Roast beef or lamb, casseroles or mature hard cheeses

OVERALL:  A mature fine wine from one of Brazil’s leading boutique wineries

£ 19.00 / bottle  ( previously £ 25.00 / bottle )


Rio Sol Shiraz / Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

NAME: RIO SOL SHIRAZ / CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011

ABV: 13%

APPEARANCE:  Deep purple-red

AROMAS:  Ripe red berries and plum with hint of oak

TASTE:  Dark ripe red and black berry fruit, with touch of spicy and chocolate notes. Soft tannins, medium bodied. Produced in NE Brazil, where two harvests p.a. is the norm!

FOOD PAIRING: BBQ meats, sausages, pizza and pasta

OVERALL: Fruity and easy-drinking, with universal appeal. Screwcap closure.

£ 7.00 / bottle  ( previously £ 10.00 / bottle )