Light –Fruity – Juicy
31 Clockwork Raven, Merlot, Chile £4.95 175ml £6.25 250ml £17.95
Smooth and approachable with classic dark plummy Merlot fruit, not too heavy or tannic.
Deep pink ruby in appearance, delicious.
32 Chateau de l’Abbaye Fleurie – Beaujolais France £25.95
A light bodied and delicately tannic red that has just a touch of dark fruit.
Pale pink in colour, the nose is youthful and light in intensity.
33 Waipara Hills Pinot Noir – New Zealand £27.50
A good intensity of red berry fruit with a smooth mid-light bodied palate.
Mid pink ruby in appearance with a good intensity of pure Pinot Noir fruit, raspberry and loganberry.
Smooth – Mid- bodied
34 Gulara, Shiraz, Australia £4.95 175ml £6.25 250ml £18.95
A juicy, youthful red with plenty of bramble fruit and a hint of pepper.
Damson and plum fruit is joined by a stalky element on the nose.
The palate is mid bodied although there is a surprisingly burly grip of tannin.
35 Andean Vineyards, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina £19.95
Mid-deep ruby colour. A good attack of ripe damson and plum on the nose
combines with some complex spice notes on the palate. Mid bodied and warming in the mouth.
36 Ochre Mountain, Carmenere, Chile £20.95
Rounded and smooth in flavour with pronounced blackcurrant fruit.
Complex wine that is deep red in colour, dry with fresh ripe berry flavours and a smooth finish.
37 Cycles Gladiator Zinfandel, California £22.75
A mid-full bodied red that shows quite pronounced fruit aromas with plenty of raspberry, red plum and spice.
Mid-full bodied in the mouth. The tannins are soft which adds to the impression of roundness.
38 Curious Devices Nerello Mascalese, Italy £21.95
Emily’s Favourite – “Bouncing with flavour, a delightful juicy red ideal with terrines & game”
Succulent juicy red bursting with moreish berry fruit flavours.Mid-deep pink ruby, low in acidity.
39 Medievo Tempranillo, Rioja – Spain £23.50
This is an elegant modern style Rioja. Mid ruby in colour, it has gentle spice and herb notes on the nose.
In the mouth the wine is mid bodied with just a touch of tannin.
Full – Rich – Intense
40 Boomerang Bay Shiraz – Australia £22.95
Soft Tannins integrate with juicy black fruit flavours & a velvety texture.
41 Woolshed Cabernet Sauvignon – Australia £22.50
Dark and impressive, full of mint and blackcurrants.
Classically styled with bright, dark berry fruit flavours and a juicy mid-palate.
Well structured with a good deal of fine Cabernet tannin.
42 Domaine du Père Châteauneuf du Pape – Rhône France £42.00
A deep, rich, concentrated wine with a fine flavour and a warm, satisfying finish.
Good colour with ripe, berry fruit nose. A full rich and spicy wine with hints of dark chocolate and ripe cherries. The finish is long and peppery.
43 Domaine De La Baume Merlot, Languedoc, France £26.95
Chris’ Favourite –“ with lots of character this red has depth not found in its new world counterparts”
A youthful and intense merlot that is leaping from mid to full bodied on the palate
with plenty of dark berry fruit, spice & oak.
44 Dragonfly Cabernet Merlot, Australia £24.95
An excellent blend of these popular grape varieties,
intense and complex dark fruits on the nose carries through to the full bodied palate.