23 March 2019
Looking for something new? Want to expand your wine knowledge?
Then our weekly wine tasting is perfect for you...every Saturday we
select wines from our range for you to discover.
It's a casual tasting, no pressure and not guided so you can try
whilst browsing the shop. If you needed to know more, our
knowledgeable wine staff will be on hand to offer advice.
Samples will be available from 10am to 5pm each Saturday.
Patronus GSM 2019 Simon's Wine of the Month
Barossa Valley, Australia 14.5% abv
A classic blend of old vine Grenache and carefully selected
Shiraz and Mouvèdre grapes. Aged in oak barrels and bottled
in early 2018, its rich and ripe with black fruit balanced by
a powerful, spicy edge and silky texture. Enjoy with rib-eye steak
or lamb casserole.
Le Prince de Courthezon 2016
Côtes du Rhône, France 14% abv
Made with a blend of the Rhône's main grape varieties, Grenache,
Syrah and Mouvèdre. It's a rich, elegant wine with ripe red fruit
aromas and flavours underpinned by a peppery spice. Beautifully
balanced and well structured with velvet smooth tannins. It's best
enjoyed with hearty stews and full flavoured cheeses. This is the
original French version of our current wine of the month.
Stanlake Park Pinot Blush 2013
Twyford, Berkshire 11.5% abv
A locally produced wine made with a blend of red and white
grapes. Light and delicate with rose petal aromas. Crisp and
fruity, it's not just for Summer, but makes a great partner to
lightly spiced Asian dishes, risotto, grilled vegetables and mature
Viňa Tarapacá Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Central Valley, Chile 13% abv
This hugely popular white shows that Chilean Sauvignon Blanc
offers both excellent quality and fantastic value for money.
Crafted by top winemaker Sebastián Ruiz Flaño, this wine is
powerfully aromatic with rich citrus intensity. It's a most
refreshing apéritif and suits spicy fish dishes and Far Eastern