Red Wine

FRENCH | RHONE VALLEY RED

155Vacqueyras Grapillon D’OrIt has a deep purple colour with intense aromas of red fruits. The tannins are supple and elegant and this wine is well balanced and pleasant.£27.95
156Cotes du Rhone Reserve De L’Abbe AOCClassical, full flavours of the Grenache grape. Robust and warming.£19.95
158Gigondas Dom Grapillon D’OrBeautiful dark ruby colour and intense. Powerful nose, complex blending, again, hints of garrigue and ripe fruit.£31.95
159Chateauneuf du Pape Dom ArnesqueBeautiful dark ruby colour and intense. Powerful nose, complex blending, again, hints of garrigue and ripe fruit.£37.95
160Chateau BeaucastelDeep purple colour. Intense, rich and complex on the nose. On the palate dense, showing ripe dark fruits with great structure. Long nish.£215.00

FRENCH | BURGUNDY & BEAUJOLIAS

166Beaujolais Villages J.L.QuinsonCherry-coloured with crimson tints. Light and soft in texture with avours of raspberry and wild berries which evolve towards spicy aromas.£21.95
167Brouilly Maison Emile ChandesaisComplex toasty notes and aromas of very ripe red fruit seduce you.£26.95
168Fleurie Domaine D’ArpayeFrom the best vineyard area of Beaujolais. A wonderful, smooth and easy drinking wine. Full red berry avours and a long spicy nish.£27.95
169Gevrey Chambertin ‘ViellesVignes’ MazillySuperb red berry fruit aromas with complex avours in this full- bodied Pinot Noir.£55.95
170Pommard 1er Cru ‘Les Poutures’Quite a full bodied style of Pommard, well rounded Burgundy at its best.£65.95
171Hospice de Beaune “Beaune” 1er CruRich and elegant, with scents of truf e, medium bodied with a long smooth nish.£94.95
172Hospice de Beaune Pommard Cuvee BillardetA great vintage now at its peak, velvety smooth and well rounded.2008£99.75
174Mercurey 1er Cru Rouge Domaine VoarickSuperb red berry fruit aromas with complex flavours and full bodied.£32.25

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | GRAVES / PESSAC LEOGNAN

185Château TertreBerry fruit and light vanilla aromas, a round juicy taste accompanied by refreshing acidity with soft tannins.£20.25
187Les Ancre de Bellevue (Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux)Dark ruby/purple-coloured, with smoky, toasty new oak with cherry fruit, and oral and chocolate nuances. A medium to full bodied, elegant wine.£33.95
188Château de Seuil (Graves) Welsh owned vineyardCharacterful, robust, full bodieDeep ruby colour.On the nose tobacco, cherry and forest fruit. The tannins are silky smooth with robust black fruits on the palate with a long spicy nish.d with earthy, peppery, berried fruit. even leathery and gamey, warm and generous.£33.95
189Heritage du Seuil (Graves) Welsh owned vineyardThe grapes come from a single enclosed vineyard in the prestigious Graves appellation, blended from 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40 Merlot. After the grapes are hand harvested the wine is vini ed in 100% new oak.2005£54.95
190Château la Mission Haut-Brion Grand Cru‘Sweet, earthy fruit aromas. Low acidity, chewy full bodied avours.’1996£595.00
191Château Maillard (Graves)A soft well balanced & medium bodied claret with ripe tannin, cassis and redcurrant avours with good balancing acidity.£23.95

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | HAUT MEDOC

201Château Cissac Cru BourgeoisA full purple red colour, fresh ripe dark fruit nose with hints of vanilla and tobacco, nice viscosity, with fresh clean tannins, culminating in a typical Château Cissac elegant nish.£49.95

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | MARGAUX

200Chateau Les Barraillotes Cru ArtisanMasses of dark black forest fruit and eshy cassis with quite open aromas and avours of vanilla, mocha and cedar. This dense eshy wine is multi-layered full and rewarding.£44.95
202Chevalier des LascombesFrom young vines of the famous Lascombes, with a have a higher proportion of Merlot. Fresh and open with tasty plum, cedar and mineral notes allied to a silky, medium bodied frame.£75.00
204Chateau Marquis D’Alesme Becker 3ème Cru Classé ‘89Classic aged Bordeaux, from a superb Margaux estate. Elegant and complex with smooth texture and long finish.£230.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | ST JULIEN

213Château Lagrange 3ème Cru ClasséSmooth and fat, with sweet dark berry avours and lush texture.1995£205.00
216Château Leoville Las Cases 2ème Cru ClasséLovely violet and berry aromas, with hints of minerals. Medium- to full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a medium-sweet fruit nish.1996£635.00
217Château Gruaud Larose 2ème Cru ClasséThe 1995 Gruaud-Larose exhibits a dark ruby color, and a nose of sweet black cherries, licorice, earth, and spice. Rich, with medium to full body, ample tannins, and subtle oak in the background.1995£205.00
218Sarget du Chateau Gruaud LaroseThe nose is very expressive and intense with notes of cedar, cinnamon and leather. After swirling, aromas of red fruit and roasting provide much elegance and finesse to the wine. The attack is full, voluminous and silky. Overall, a very attractive and balanced wine.1995£175.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | PAUILLIAC

232Les Chevaliers des DaupratDark colour. A nose with subtle touches of vanilla and the aromas of very ripe soft fruit. Wonderfully balanced and smooth.2012£85.00
234Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste, 5ème Cru ClasséClassic old school claret;.soft tannins, fresh acidity with well balanced truf e, cigar box and cassis avour with a hint of spice – smooth and long nish.1998£245.00
235Château Grand-Puy-Ducasse, 5ème Cru ClasséMedium bodied, with bright red fruits, earthy and spicy with polished textures.2006£99.75
237Château Pontet Canet, 5ème Cru ClasséThis is a rich, grandiose wine. Full of black currant fruits and spice avours with a smooth texture and ripe rounded tannins integrating with the fruit seamlessly. This wine is evolving beautifully.2011£225.00
238hâteau Lynch-Bages, 5ème Cru ClasséWonderfully balanced and smooth, now at its peak.1999£320.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | ST ESTEPHE

252Château Martin ‘Cuvee La Peseille’Full bodied, with ripe powerful tannins and concentrated avours of blackcurrant, mocha and cedar. Long dry nish2011£35.95
253Château Meyney, Cru Bourgeois SuperiorNose of dark fruits, with tobacco notes. Black cherries on the palate, with graphite and tobacco leaf. Medium bodied, medium nish.1996£124.95
254Château de Pez, Cru Bourgeois SuperiorRich deep red in colour, intensely fruity aromas. On the palate the wine is full, concentrated and richly vinous. A substantial wine of great complexity.2007/2008 £84.95
255Château Tronquay LalandeA blend of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48% Merlot and 4% Merlot. A medium body with liquorice, spice and cedar, soft and dry on the nish.1996£95.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | POMEROL

257Château Clos Brun MazeyresIs full bodied, superb purity, silky with a seamless nish. There is abundant tannin submerged beneath the wines fatness and richness.£44.95
258Château Château NeninBeautiful aromas of crushed berries, chocolate and spices follow through to a full-bodied palate, with ne tannins and a spicy, re ned aftertaste.1994£240.00
259Château Clos L’EgliseSilky smooth with great balance and an elegant savoury palate.2002£297,50
260Château L’EvangileSoft, round, sweet and polished with chocolate, truffle and cocnut aromas and flavours, ending with a long, rich decadent finish. 1996 £375.00
262Chateau L’EvangileSoft, round, sweet and polished with chocolate, truffle and cocnut aromas and flavours, ending with a long, rich decadent finish. 2012£295.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | SAINT EMILLION

266Chateau Fleur Ursuline Gran Cru Fragrant on the nose, the palate has sweet, ripe kirsh laden fruit with a touch of nutmeg spice and a velvet smooth finish, a very sensual and attractive style.2009£34.95
267Château Patris Grand CruFragrant on the nose, the palate has sweet, ripe kirsh laden fruit with a touch of nutmeg spice and a velvet smooth finish, a very sensual and attractive style.2012£33.95
270Château Angelus Grand Cru ClasseMedium bodied, with spicy dark fruit, lush and decadent this wine is fully mature and drinking beautifully.1996£845.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX | PAUILLIAC

240Chateau Latour, 1er Cru ClassePlums, black currants ,cedar, followed by a sweet entry with medium to full body, excellent ripeness, and mature tannin. Its a classic and elegant Latour.1998£1200.00

FRENCH | LANGUEDOC & ROUSILLON | CAHORS

277Les Foncanelles Cabernet SauvignonVilla Wolf Pinot Noir is warm and medium-bodied, with forward, dark cherry fruit, a rm structure and a spicy mid- palate.£17.95
278Chateau Agnel MinervoisElegant garnet red colour. Expressive nose with black fruits, black cherry and blue berries & hints of grilled almonds and vanilla on the long nish.£20.95
279Château Haut Gleon Corbieres RougeA deep ruby red colour, hints of chocolate, candied plum, black cherry and the famous garrigue. Intense, smooth and spicy on the palate with great complexity.2008£48.95
280Malbec – Heritage du Cedre (Cahors)From the home of Malbec, rustic, powerful and full, with rm and ripe tannins and avours of spicy stewed dark fruits, very long nish – delicious.£24.95

CHILEAN RED

286Los PicosReserva (Merlot)Dark garnet red colour. Fruity and intense nose, mixed with spicy notes (thyme and pepper) and vanilla hints.£15.95

SPANISH | CASTILLA LEON/ LA MANCHA

299Vega Badenes (Tempranillo,Merlot & Syrah)Brig ht red cherry in colour. Powerful and fruity reminiscent of red fruits. Silky and sweet-tooth on the palate.£15.95
300El Vinculo CrianzaDeep, densely fruity and richly tannic with oral cedar spice and a powerful, rounded nish.£27.95
301Dehesa La Granja CrianzaPowerful and full bodied, with smooth tannins with well-balanced cedar wood and dark berry fruit avour that lead to a long spicy nish.£28.95

SPANISH | RIBERA DEL DUERO

302Pesquera CrianzaCherry red colour, intense bouquet of dark fruit smooth with an excellent balance between its acidity and alcohol content.£38.95
303Condado de Haza CrianzaThe second Ribero estate of the legendary Alejandro Fernandez. Concentrated with layers of ripe red berry fruit, pepper spice, smooth rounded tannins and quenching acidity.£32.95
304Pesquera ReservaPurple coloured with an expressive perfume of earth, leather, lavender and blackberry. Layered on the palate, smooth and richness.2008£49.95
305Pesquera Reserva Magnum (1.5ltr)Purple coloured with an expressive perfume of earth, leather, lavender and blackberry. Layered on the palate, smooth and rich.2006£110.00
312Pesquera Reserva Jeroboam (3ltr)Purple coloured with an expressive perfume of earth, leather, lavender and blackberry. Layered on the palate, smooth and rich.2008£269.50
306Marques de Burgos Roble Vendimia SeleccionadaMedium Body. Youthful aromas, with delicious juicy red fruits and a hint of spice on the palate, the nish has a nice bite of vanilla and spice. Tremendous value£25.95
307Pesquera Janus Gran ReservaThis big red shows great concentration, ripeness and a mix of avours ranging from plum to smoked meat to chocolate and tobacco.2003£395.00
308Vega Sicilia ValbuenaDeep ruby colour, full bodied and intense with sweet tannins, outstanding density and purity a true great.£295.00
309Vega Sicilia UnicoCooked plum, dried owers, cinnamon, tobacco and mint. On the palate it reveals its class, with restrained power and ne taannins delivering waves of pleasure.£1200.00
310Vega Sicilia UnicoWith an incredible nose of barbecue, smoke, charcoal, earth, black cherry jam, mint, thyme and earth. On the palate, this wine coats your mouth with soft, velvet textured fruit. A great wine.£995.00
311Vega Sicilia UnicoConcentrated, fresh, ripe, complex, deep wine is packed with ripe fruits, spice and earthy notes. While it’s drinking great today, it’s only going to improve over the next few decades.£1175.00

SPANISH | TORRES RED

323Coronas Tempranillo (Penedes)Soft and smooth with juicy red fruit, ripe smooth tannins and a long smooth nish.£25.25
324Gran Coronas (Penedes)Cabernet sauvignon and tempranillo grapes, a wine with rich sensual aroma.£31.75
325Torres Mas la Plana (Penedes)With a spicy nose of blackcurrant, graphite and liquorice, the palate is juicy and polished with layers of black fruit, a peppery Cabernet character and extremely long length.£42.75

SPANISH | RIOJA CRIANZA

326Marqués de Ulia CrianzaAgeing in oak barrels has given this wine a lot of nesse, with soft complex avours of red cherries and currants. An excellent all rounder.£19.95
327Siglo Saco CrianzaA fruity elegant palate. Hints of spice and vanilla from 12 months oak ageing add to the complexity of this wine.£18.95
328Marqués de Cáceres Cuvee Excellens CrianzaAromas of red currants and strawberries softened by notes of vanilla deliciously fresh in the mouth, with lush fruit and a fullness highlighted by nicely ripened tannins.£21.95
329Torres Ibericos CrianzaThis is an excellent Crianza from renowned producer Vina Torres. Deep in colour. Lovely balance in this modern-style Rioja, which combines sweet, creamy blackberry fruit with spicy oak.£22.95
330Bodegas LAN CrianzaBrilliant red cherry with violet hues. Elegant ageing aromas with fruity notes. It develops a good balance at the palate coming from the sweet elegant tannins.£24.95
331Marqués de Ulia Crianza Magnum1.5litresAgeing in oak barrels has given this wine a lot of nesse, with soft complex avours of red cherries and currants. An excellent all rounder.£36.95
332Marqués de Cáceres Crianza Magnum 1.5litresAromas of red currants and strawberries softened by notes of vanilla deliciously fresh in the mouth, with lush fruit and a fullness highlighted by nicely ripened tannins.£41.95

SPANISH | RIOJA RESERVA

344Siglo ReservaVery bright ruby red with brick red hues. Vanilla and spices from the cask ageing process. Full fruity avour on the palate, round and well balanced.£22.95
345Marqués de Cáceres Reserva ExcellensVivid dark ruby colour. Intense bouquet of forest fruits and sweet spice. Good concentration on the palate with delicious soft tannins.£27.95
346Bodegas LAN ReservaBrilliant ripe black cherry red colour with good depth. Fruity aromas with elegant notes of ne wood. Velvety in the mouth with a long nish.£28.95
347Muga Tinto ReservaClassic quality Rioja showing rich fruit blending with subtle oak avours. Good structure and balance.£29.50
348Marques de Ulia ReservaSmooth, rich and spicy. Very well balanced with soft, rounded tannins and red berry fruit.£24.95
349Marqués de Murrieta ReservaDense plum colour with a big, spicy nose, beautiful texture, outstanding purity, and medium to full body£32.95
350Marqués De Riscal ReservaBrilliant ripe black cherry red colour with good depth. Fruity aromas with elegant notes of ne wood. Velvety in the mouth with a long nish.£34.95
351Viña Tondonia ReservaSome herby sweetness to the nose. Spicy, earthy minerally palate is quite evolved in a traditional style.£39.95
352Vina Real ReservaRich ruby, cherry colour. Good fresh, rich, deep damson and raspberry nose. Warm on the palate with deep complexity.£38.95
353Imperial ReservaIntensely deep ruby colour with undertones of blackberry and liquorice dry and velvety on the palate with body and structure.£39.95
354La Rioja Alta Viña Ardanza ReservaMature Burgundy nose, with smoky, savoury and juicy strawberry fruit. Velvety in the middle and classically dry on the nish£44.95
355Contino ReservaElegant, fragrant aroma of Mediterranean herbs coupled with a lovely spicy character imparted by American oak ageing£45.75
356Marques de Caceres Gaudium Reserva EspecialDeep intense bouquet with notes of dark fruit. Powerful and well balanced with smooth tannins, good structure and developing avours of mocha, dark fruit and spice. Awarded 100 points in the current ‘Guia Penin’ wine guide£67.95
357Muga Tinto Reserva Magnum 1.5 litresClassic quality Rioja showing rich fruit blending with subtle oak avours.£66.75
358Torre Muga Reserva EspecialTraditional Rioja from a great producer, Smokey, earthy and well balanced, wonderfully concentrated with tobacco, pepper spice and red berry fruit avour, crisp acidity with smooth round tannins.2006£59.95
359Muga Reserva Seleccion EspecialRipe fruit, without reaching the dried fruit stage, mainly small red berries and plums, followed by balsamic notes, especially mint and liquorice, and then, right at the end, hints of spices in the pepper, clove and vanilla range gently coming through. In retro-olfaction spices like tobacco and vanilla make a strong impression. Then, very subtle milky nuances evolve, followed by noble leather. All perfectly integrated in glorious harmony. A very pleasant mouth-feel with the sweetness of fine lees, pastries and soft, noble tannin. 2009£75.95
360Finca Valpiedra ReservaTraditional Rioja from a great producer, Smokey, earthy and well balanced, wonderfully concentrated with tobacco, pepper spice and red berry fruit flavour, crisp acidity with smooth round tannins. 2010£39.95

SPANISH | RIOJA GRAN RESERVA

370Siglo Gran ReservaRuby red in colour with a fruity and elegant palate. Hints of spice and vanilla from 12 months oak ageing add to the complexity of this wine.2009£31.95
371Marqués de Cáceres Gran ReservaNotes of spiced blackberries and a hint of re ned leather. On the palate, it reveals its character with eshy fruits and some good tannins. A very complex wine.2008£37.95
372Bodegas LAN Gran ReservaDeep cherry-red with violet hues. Intense aromas of red fruits and ne wood. Elegant and well balanced in the mouth.2007£36.95
373Prado Enea Gran ReservaThe delicate strawberry fruit mingles with soft tannins, and the sustained nish develops with avours of mocha, tobacco and oriental spice.2000£49.95
374La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904A classic bottle, mature, gamey nose and concentrated avour. La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 is a great wine of enormous length.2007£75.95
375Imperial Gran ReservaCherry red in the centre of the glass with a garnet and tawny rim. Intense and complex to the nose. Aromas of spices and new wood, velvet nish.2008£59.95