Paul Buisse is a family business, having been passed through four generations from Paul's great grandfather Eugène in 1905 through to Paul Buisse who took over the family business in the 1980s. He started his working life as a chef, but the self-taught businessman very quickly became proficient as a wine producer and merchant, adding another string to his bow by acquiring some Touraine AOC vineyards.
What started as an efficient business selling table wine by the barrel evolved to produce one of the very first superior red wines to be sold by the litre in returnable bottles with serigraphic...
Bottle 75cl £10.70
As JB said when we tasted together, “No comment, it is great”. Many a true word said in jest. The Le Mont Moelleux is exceptional and has a long life to come. Rich texture leads in to a massive wave of green apple and spice. It is supported by minerality, freshness and smokey, savoury inflections. This is a wine with...more
Bottle 75cl £38.60
Made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, this is a delicate style of Sancerre Rosé which has a fresh, mineral and peachy aroma 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...more
Bottle 75cl £15.86 £11.90
Extremely fresh and elegant with hints of butter, cream and granny smith apples, bitter white almost and cinnamon. Texturally almost weightless, so refined it floats across your palate. Finishes with tension and freshness. This can age with the great Vintage Champagnes. Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £29.02 £22.96
An incredibly full aroma, this fantastically scented demi-sec has soft notes of summer garden and citrus fruit salad. White peach, jasmine and lemon peel give the wine a stunning delicacy coupled by an amazing vibrancy as the sugars dance like a ballerina on the tongue. Impeccable balance between fondant fancy vanilla notes and a mineral laciness that lingers on and...more
Bottle 75cl £31.60
Wow, this wine is incredible. When tasting so many wines it is rare that one can give you goosebumps. At first you are met with a smokey, powerful and dense wine that takes a few minutes to unwind. As it opens in the glass you are met with a melange of tarte tatin, spice, vanilla, caramelised grapefruit and barley sugar. ...more
Bottle 75cl £58.60
Thrilling and bright in its nervy youthfulness; orange peel is to the fore on this elegantly scented Moelleux – the apogee of the Huet style. Bright, crunchy honeydew melon is accompanied by exotic notes of mango and more subtle jasmine scents. There is a delightful soft and sweet lemon meringue depth here too lifted by a superb mineral accent on...more
Bottle 75cl £33.60