Succulent and singing with spiced pear and apple on the nose. The palate has exciting concentration, feels sweet and rich with tropical fruit, bright acid, grippy and long.more
Bottle 75cl £30.13
The 2009 is a blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc. The first Merlots were picked on 24th September and the last Cabernets on 13th October. On the nose, the wine is immediately bright and attractive showing both freshness and ripeness in equal measure. On the palate, the wine shows considerable depth and weight with rich red coulis fruit,...more
Bottle 75cl £20.60
As with the dry wines Le Mont seems a little more open and opulent than the Clos du Bourg. The nose has more expression and lift with delicate ginger notes and riper pear and quince. The palate is round and textured with a palpable sweetness but great grip and drive. Mineral and precise this is a fantastic example of what...more
Bottle 75cl £30.60
This delicate Sancerre Rose has a fresh, mineral and peachy aroma which is lifted by vibrant, zesty scents. There are notes of redcurrant and soft raspberry on the clean and linear palate which leads to a long and elegant finish. A real thing of beauty, this is delicious on its own but would also partner well with scallops, seabass or...more
Bottle 75cl £15.45
Golden in colour with fine bubbles. Rich scents of biscuit, brioche, honey, yellow plum, grapefruit and butter. Citrus, plum and grapefruit flavours on the palate with zesty lemon peel, notes of honey and yeast, all underpinned with mouthwatering acidity. Elegant, fruity and rich, with a very long length.more
Magnum 150cl £62.55
France benefits from a range of locations and climates that are suitable for growing wines, resulting in a diverse range of varieties and styles. Emphasis remains as much on tradition as technology, with particular significance placed on the expression of terroir. The finest wine-producing regions are Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Rhône.
Other significant areas include Alsace, Beaujolais, Chablis, Jura, Loire, and south west France. A predominantly red wine-producing country, less than a quarter of all wine consumed in France is white.
The most widely planted variety is Carignan, with other significant red varieties being Grenache, Merlot, Cinsaut and Cabernet Sauvignon. Ugni Blanc dominates the white grape plantings as the main variety used in the production of Cognac. The other principal white varieties are Chardonnay and Sémillon.