Red WinesBottleHalf Bottle
   
  France  
 6  Merlot, Longue Roche, 2020, France£32.00 
  Deep red in colour with ripe damson fruit character, subtle tannin.  Long finish.  
28. Côtes du Rhône, Laudun Chusclan 2019, Rhône£36.00
  Ruby coloured, a nose with aromas of red fruits and spices.   
28H. Côtes du Rhône, Seigneurie de Gicon, Rhône£21.00
  

Succulently textured ripe forest fruit, fine grained and soft structure. 

  
    
    
31.  Gigondas, Curvee les Pigieres, Font Sarada, 2019£46.00 
  From a tiny plot of vines, there are only 500 cases made of this marvellous Southern Rhone.  Packed with rich, warming, Grenache juice (60%), pairs well with beef and game.  
32. Château de Francs, Bordeaux-Cotes de Francs, 2016£43.00 
  Excellent Merlot-based claret from the right bank. It is made by exactly the same team at at Chateau Angelus, the great Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Emilion, so an outstanding pedigree.  
    
    
 108. 

 Gevrey-Chambertin, Drouhin-Laroze, 2017

 £69.00 
  From one of the great recent Burgandy vintages (and from one of the finest estates in the village of Gevrey), this beautiful, elegant, Pinot Noir shows the classic hallmarks of high-toned, yet succulent, black cherry fruit.  
35. Fleurie, La Bonne Dame, Louis Tete 2020, France£42.00 £25.00
  Is there a better red for the summer months than a Beaujolais? Forget 'nouveau', this is a beautifully crafted bundle of juicy, supple, fruit and can be served lightly chilled.  
35H.  Fleurie, Louis Tete 2016   £24.00
  Wonderfully perfumed with juicy, ripe sweetness, cherry and raspberry flavours; with a touch of spiciness.  
37. Chateau Saint Pierre, St Julien, cru classe, 2011£69.00 
  A wonderful bouquet that equals the 2009 and 2010 with superb delineation and focus, surfeit with exuberant red fruit. The Palate is medium bodied with mineral rich raspberry and strawberry fruit struck through with graphite and tobacco. Very poised on the finish, this is a very impressive Saint Julien.  
60H Château de Gravières, Graves 2016, Bordeaux £25.00
  Deep garnet red with a slightly woody and toasted nose and aromas of prunes and liquorice. Fleshy, robust and well balanced in the mouth.  
     
  Aromas of cigar box, graphite and chocolate. Also some nuts, thyme with sweet creamy fruits and balancing acidity.  
70H Château St Christophe, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Emilion 2010, Bordeaux£32.00
  Good earthy nose with an even palate of raspberry, tobacco and black pepper.  
71. Chorey-les-Beaune, Domaine Maillard Père et Fils 2017 Burgundy£54.00
  Aromas of morello cherry and raspberry with complex earthy elements, mouth-filling on the palate with a good concentration of red berry fruits.  
29. Chateau Crusquet de Lagarcie, 2016, Blaye-Cotes de Bordeaux, France£37.00 
  At six years of age this claret is hitting its stride, a lovely maturity to it.  80% Merlot gives the plump fruit, the remaining 20% of Cabernet Sauvignon offering structure and balance.  
83. Crozes-Hermitage, Cuvée Laurent, Domaine Combier 2019£49.00 
  Rich and spicy on the nose with an underlying savoury quality, the palate is rich and spicy too. The finish is long, smooth and velvety.  
 20  Volnay 1er Cru Les Pitures, Domaine Dublere 2013 £75.00 
  The village of Volnay produces classic red burgundy in that the Pinot Noir offers up an elegrance and delicacy, as opposed to solidity and power. The fact that this wine is from a 1er Cru vineyard means that these elements are beautifully accentuated.  
 21 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Cuvee Felix, Jean Paul Versino 2015 £72.00 
  This appelation has never stopped producing some of the very finest bottles in the world. This is the estate's top blend, it comes from old Grenache and Mourvedre vines between 50 and 100 years old: wonderful concentration and spice  
  Spain  
38. Rioja Crianza, Ramon Bilbao 2018£37.00 
  A lovely Rioja from a respected producer, full of black fruits plus an intriguing sour note, so that added to the sweetness of blackberries and blackcurrants comes the tang of blackberry yoghurt.  
72. Baron de Navarro Joven, Ribera del Duero 2016£35.00 
  100% Tempranillo, bursting with intense aromas of ripened cherries and plums.  This is similar on the palate with subtle flavours of leather and liquorice in the backround.  The finish is long and elegant.  
85. Rioja, Alegre y Valganon, 2019£46.00 
  Oscar Alegre is one of the new generation of Rioja wine-makers, determined to focus on picking perfectly ripe, rich grapes, rather than depending on the use of oak in which to mature the wine  
106. Rioja Gran Reserva, Ramon Bilbao 2012 £58.00 
  A youthful concentrated red.  Layers of ripe plum and blueberry fruit, with a touch of spice from the barrel aging.  
  Italy   
34.   Brunello di Montalcino, Romitorio, 2013 £72.00 
   Rich, succulent fruit but always gentle on the palate. Subtlety and finesse to the fore.  
 39. Chianti Classico, Ca' di Pesa 2016, Tuscany£49.00 
  The Chianti region is now home to some of Italy's greatest wine-makers, the wines are simply stellar.  This example from a tiny estate of 1.3 hectares, is simply beautiful, oozing class and sophisticated black fruits.  
     
     
40H. Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Umani Ronchi, 2015, Marche£13.00
  Medium bodied and dry, with a finely textured structure and
ripe, plummy fruit.
  
41.  Negroamaro, Statua 2018, Puglia£34.00 
  Negroamaro grapes produce smooth, easy drinking wine. Packed with spicy cherry aromas and intense ripe fruit on the palate.  
 80. Barbera d'Asti Ceppa Storici, Piemonte, 2019, Italy £35.00 
  Warm spice, plums and subtle smoky notes give way to rich, juicy cherry and meaty spicy flavours on the palate with soft oak tannins.  
84. Barolo, Araldica, Classici Flori 2017, Piemonte £44.00 
  Tannins are firm and pleasingly supported with plump fruit and a round silky texture, giving a good lengthy finish.   
  New Zealand  
86. Pinot Noir, Yealands, 2019, Marlborough, New Zealand£40.00 
  A bright, ruby hued wine with aromas of black cherry, violets and savoury spice on the nose. A fleshy palate with notes of plum and spice.  
  Australia  
42. Shiraz Reserve, Tooma River 2020, South Eastern£32.00 
  A rich nose redolent with red and black berry aromas and a smooth, textured palate dripping with juicy dark fruits and lively spices.  
91.  Pinot Noir Little Yering, Yering Station 2017, Victoria£38.00 
  Deep rustic red in colour with an aromatic, spicy nose of red fruits and damsons. Blackberry and morello cherry flavours, finishing rounded.  
  Chile  
98. Carménère Reserva, Château Los Boldos Momentos, 2020, Rapel Valley£32.00 
  This wine's palate shows dark chocolate notes, spice and dried plum combined in perfect harmony. The finish is medium yet complex.  
  
    
 South Africa  
46. Pinotage, Acacia Tree, Western Cape£32.00 
  A medium-bodied wine with fresh aromas of cherries and pepper. It tastes of ripe, red berries and also has some earthy flavours.  
 57. Shiraz, Andersbrook, Western Cape, 2019£29.00 
  A ripe, juicy and rich Shiraz, packed with dark fruit flavours and black pepper notes on the finish.  
 USA 
47. Zinfandel Old Vine Burlesque, 2018 Lodi £33.00 
 Aromas of freshly cracked black pepper and dark damson fruit.  On the palate, this wine is round and fleshy, beautifully balanced and packed with robust red fruit flavours. 
  Portugal  
44. A Descoberta Red, Casa de Passarella 2018, Dao£35.00 
 Smooth and juicy black fruit aromas and a good balance of the dry tannins and a firm structure typical of Dao, with a classy finish. 
    
  Argentina  
5.  Merlot, Finca Perdriel, Bodega Norton 2018, Mendoza£38.00 
  An intense nose of black cherry and mulberry fruit leads to a sleek, concentrated palate which offers a tantalising blend of mineral elegance.  
48. Malbec, Finca La Colonia 2021, Mendoza, Argentina£34.00 
  Sweet and spicy aromas. reminiscent of ripe black pepper.  Ripe red fruit on the palate, smooth texture and a harmonious finish.  

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