28 September 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.
Saturday 28th September 2019
Porrais Reserva 2017 Simon's Wine of the Month
Douro, Portugal 13% abv
Was £12.99 - Now £10.99
A delicious, crisp, stony white from the high sloping vineyards
of Portugal's Douro Valley, famously home to deep rich reds and
magnificent Ports. With its spicy peach and zingy lemon curd
flavours, Porrais Reserva shows that the Douro is about much more
than just port these days, the region's whites offer superb
complexity and richness at very reasonable prices.
Dunántúli, Hungary 12.5% abv
Buy 6, get 1 free
A refreshingly crisp, minerally Pinot Grigio. With classic ripe
pear, apricot and crisp green apple character, Campanula offers
unrivalled value for money. Enjoy as a refreshing glass anytime -
solo or with lighter dishes like tiger prawns or grilled salmon
Cabalié Rosé 2018
Vin de France 12.5% abv
Made with a blend of old-vine Grenache and Syrah to ensure
lovely depth of spicy berry fruit, then harvested early to gain
zippy freshness. It's an aromatic pink with vibrant strawberry and
grenadine flavours and a hint of pepper. Serve chilled with prawns,
pan-seared salmon or a chicken and seafood.
Le Rosé de La Clarière 2018
Bordeaux, France 13.5% abv
Was £13.99 - Now £10.99
Made at a small family estate in Castillon. It's nearly all
Cabernet Sauvignon, with a drop of Cabernet Franc, fermented very
slowly and cold in stainless steel tanks. That's the way to capture
the delicate summer berry fruit and zippy citrus freshness. You can
breathe in all its lovely aromas, too.
really is as pretty and crisp as its label suggests and is
versatile with food too.
Prestige du Capitole 2018
Comté Tolosan, France 13% abv
Comté Tolosan is an ancient wine producing region within South
West France. The Romans were the first to discover its
potential. This is a tasty Cabernet with lovely depth and
fruit power made by American winemaker Nicola McPheeter working at
a cellar near Toulouse. Nicola brings a New World touch to the
fruit in this very appealing Cabernet, with its final flourish of
Collezione di Paolo 2018
Chianti, Italy 13% abv
Buy 6, get 1 free
For many wine and food lovers Italy means Tuscany, and the wine
that put it on the map was Chianti. It's one of Italy's great
classic reds. only the finest Sangiovese grapes are used to craft
this silky Chianti, a wine to enjoy with pasta dishes, roasted
vegetable wraps or chicken.