Rich, expressive aromas of tropical fruit with bags of peach, mango and pineapple on the palate all tied together with an amazing finish - long and tropical but with mouthwatering freshness. Impressive stuff.
Produced from Syrah and Grenache grapes grown on a clay-limestone plateau in the heart of the Languedoc-Roussillon, this highly appealing wine is blended from inky Syrah and red-fruited Grenache. Full and rich, with elegance and a touch of vanilla.
Deeply coloured and richly concentrated Cotes du Rhone from one of the most famous producers in the southern Rhone. This wine presents exceptional value and offers a perfect introduction to the classic blended red wines of the Rhone Valley. Made from Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre.
Fashioned predominantly from Grenache and Syrah, with a little Mourvedre for extra structure, this southern Rhone red is all personality and charm with plenty of flavoursome red and purple fruit and a lifted floral, spicy note. Ready to go, and great value.
The Symington family are leading the way in developing an export market for Portuguese table wines, and this organic blend of Touriga Nacional and Tempranillo shows how it should be done. Bold, expressive and delicious, at the right price.
Produced in the southern Rhone by the admired Famille Perrin, this organic blend of Syrah and Grenache is full of red fruit flavours and delicious notes of garrigue - the woody herbs and flowers found growing across the dry landscapes of southern France. Immensely drinkable, and offering excellent value.
This bold and dynamic Tempranillo wine from the Spanish region of Toro shows that Spanish wine from unheralded areas is starting to make its mark. Full-bodied, fleshy and delicious, with rich notes of chocolate, spice and intense black fruit, this wine from the ambitious team at Bodegas Matsu has underlying elegance and is very easy to drink.
Produced in the well-known northern Rhone appellation of Crozes-Hermitage, this 100 percent Syrah is inky and expressive with lovely notes of spice and violets. Elegant and charming - a great introduction to the Syrah wines of the northern Rhone.
This southern Rhone red is shaped from old-vine Grenache and Syrah, grown on the 40-hectare Domain de Solaide estate. Abandoned in the 19th century following an invasion of phylloxera and revitalised in the 1940s, the estate is known for its vibrant, spicy wines full of red fruit and floral aroma.
Fruitier and fresher than the vintages either side of it, the 2013 Coudolet is laced with sprightly red berry fruit and beautifully lifted notes of garrigue and spice. Gorgeous soft, earthy finish. Known as the baby Beaucastel, each vintage of Coudolet is taken from a 30-hectare plot of vines east of the Beaucastel vineyard. The hand-picked grapes are classically macerated and aged in large oak barrels for six months. 40% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 20% Syrah and 10% Cinsault.