Château Moulin Riche, `M de Moulin Riche` Saint-Julien, 75cl
The second wine of Château Moulin Riche which is meant for earlier drinking. Made with the same attention to detail, the blend spends less time in oak so has a classic Bordeaux nose of black fruits and cedar with lively...
Le Petit Haut Lafitte, Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux, 75cl
This is laden with cassis and bilberry - Cabernet dominant, with clearly defined muscles. Juicy and elegant, I love this, it is less approachable now than the Petit Haut de Smith, but hugely enjoyable, and has the precision that is...
Chateau Connetable Talbot Saint-Julien, 75cl
The Connetable Talbot is a second wine with a great reputation. While the fruit doesn't make it into the world-famous Château Talbot, it still goes through the same rigorous selection in the vineyard and then on the sorting table, resulting...
Château Montaiguillon, Montagne Saint-Emilion, 75cl
This has a delicious supple red fruit character of plums, blackcurrants and cherries backed up by good structure and ripe tannins. It will age well. The property is wonderfully situated looking down to Saint-Emilion and Pomerol.
Comtesse Saint Hilaire Montagne Saint Emilion, 75cl
This is a characteristically velvet-textured wine from Montagne Saint-Emilion region. Produced predominantly from the Merlot grape, the palate shows blackcurrant and blueberry fruit flavours followed by a smooth rich finish. This smooth claret makes a wonderful accompaniment to roast dinners,...
Château Lamothe-Cissac, Haut-Médoc, 75cl
An excellent château, owned by the Fabre family, situated between Pauillac and Saint-Estèphe. The blend is typical for the region usually 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. Traditionally vinified and aged in oak barriques, 20% of which...