On the 1st of Each month we release a special compilation of wines which are typically just in, new to the range and offer superb quality and value. In the main they are wines which we source from boutique wineries and import ourselves with a few household names added. You can automatically choose for us to deliver a case of the month to you every 1, 2, 3 months etc, so you'll always have a stock of interesting boutique wines. you can cancel this at any time with no obligations. Typically Cases of the month are made of 8 red and 4 white, but use the notes at checkout to advise if you would prefer more white or more red and we'll be glad to oblidge. Take a leap into February's Case of the month.....
The Secretary Bird Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa
International Wine Challenge Silver Medal 2015, Bronze Medal 2014 Western Cape, South Africa
2 x 75cl Bottles The Secretary Bird, a name deriving from its quill like feathers, is a familiar site in the open grasslands of the Western Cape and one of South Africa's most treasured national birds. Grown from vines in the Western Cape, this crisp and fruity Sauvignon Blanc has lifted green fruit aromas, complemented by subtle flavours of ripe apples, citrus acidity and a long, mineral finish. A versatile wine to match with a host of foods.
Named for its quill-like feathers, the Secretary Bird is a familiar sight in the open grasslands of South Africa’s Western Cape.
Fresh, ripe yellow fruit flavours come through this 100% Sauvignon Blanc, combined with a hint of waxy lime and plum stone. Hints of leafy herbal notes combine to deliver a zippy, racy and extremely drinkable wine.
Delicious with brightly-flavoured seafood dishes, and Thai salads, or indeed by the glass on its own!
Lagar da Xestosa Godello Gold Medal International Wine Challenge Rias Biaxas, Spain
2 x 75cl Bottles A native varietal not dissimilar to albarino. Serve this with smoked salmon over Christmas for a superb food match. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc for Starters this Christmas. It's a Gold Medal Winner Adegas Pazo do Mar is dedicated to the production of native varietals, including Godello. They are in pursuit of the perfect balance between traditional and modern methods to achieve characterful wines with distinctive freshness. Their commitment to quality led to Pazo do Mar recently investing in the very best of oenological technology.
Sweet-sour fruit of optimal ripeness and freshness, white flowers, pronounced citric (lemongrass) flavours, good balance and a spicy and citric finish. This is an awesome wine, fullstop.
Chateau Roc de Levraut Bordeaux Superieur Bordeaux, France
2 x 75cl Bottles
In a review by Jancis Robinson, she said - ‘pounce on this Bordeaux - Softer and smoother than other Bordeauxs, yet a really smart buy’. It won a Bronze Medal at the Concours des Grandes Vins de France and was given 88 points by wine journalist Robert Parker and 89 points by Best Buy Magazine.
Château Roc de Levraut is situated in Sauveterre de Guyenne, has been run by the same family for 3 generations. Today it is managed by Rémi Ballardin who made a strategic choice: to respect the vineyards as well as the wines by preferring low-yielding clusters of grapes, in order that quality reaches its peak potential. Remy decided to cultivate the lands with methods that protect the environment as well and many of the practices are Biodynamic at the estate today. The estate is located in the Entre-Deux-Mers, an area between the Garonne and Dordogne rivers, in the south of Bordeaux. Château Roc de Levraut receives its name from the enormous boulders that are scattered through the area of rolling hills composed of clay and limestone soils.
Trapiche Melodius Malbec
2 x 75cl Bottles An impressive Malbec with deep purple hues and concentrated fruit notes like blackberry and red currant. The nose shows purity of fruit and complexity of aromas of a Malbec. It is a wine with an exquisite mouth and very sweet tannins and a long silky finish. This noble wine expresses the maturity of the vineyards in each of its characteristics.
Rocca Antica Primitivo di Puglia Puglia, Italy
2 x 75cl Bottles A big wine, made in the traditional style with excellent weight of dark black cherry fruits, and a hint of chocolate and cedar wood. Delicious well made wine with a mouthfilling fruity finish.
Cono Sur Reserva Especial Pinot Noir
2 x 75cl Bottles Deep red cherry color with violet rim. Fresh nose, with grosella, plumps and blackberries aromas. Light hints of violets and truffles. Well integrated oak providing high toast coffee notes that show a soft aging in oak barrels. In the mouth, it tastes rounded, powerful and lively. This is a delicious Pinot Noir.
Total RRP: €199.00
Mixed Case Price: €159.00
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*From time to time vintages/wines may become unavailable, it is rare but in this instance we will replace the wine with a similar wine of equal or greater value.