Red Wine

Pablo Claro Tempranillo 2017; organic juicy red wine from Dominio de Punctum family run Estate Spain; fantastic value, terrific quality.
Pablo Claro Tempranillo 2017 (Organic)

Pablo Claro Tempranillo, which has the added bonus of being an organic wine, is a tasty wine at this price level. Attractive blackberry and dark cherry aromas. This wine is full-flavoured and light at the same time, with juicy blackberry fruit and excellent structure. Pablo Claro is a medium bodied organic red, with soft tannins and finesse and a wonderful label! Made from organically grown grapes at Dominio de Punctum, a family-run estate in … Read More

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Almaraz Tempranillo 2017; appealing lightly oaked Rioja; fruity and elegant; one of our most popular Riojas; good value from Bodegas Medievo
Almaraz Tempranillo 2017

Almaraz Tempranillo from Bodegas del Medievo in Rioja, was one of our most popular new wines over the last couple of years. An appealing, soft and very lightly oaked Rioja. It has berry fruit aromas coupled with a touch of vanilla oak and a juicy berry fruit, spicy palate. Made from 90% young tempranillo grapes from the 2017 vintage and 10% of tempranillo grapes from Medievo Crianza 2015, the latter have spent 12 months … Read More

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La Multa old vine Garnacha gives you a lot of wine at this price point. Spicy, gutsy garnacha, conentrated damson and blackberry fruits. Brilliant with sausages, casseroles, bbqs
El Escoces Volante La Multa 2015

La Multa 2015 is a smooth, concentrated red with a huge berry fruit nose and palate. This wine has character, lots of spicy well balanced damson/plum fruit and a sweet oak finish. It has scored very highly for a wine of this price, in the independed Spanish Penin Wine Guide. Made with grapes from gnarly old bush vines by talented Scots wine maker Norrel Robertson in collaboration with Bodega San Gregorio in DO Calatayud, … Read More

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El Abuelo 2016 (Organic) from Bodegas Piqueras is a richly aromatic red wine blend of monastrell and tempranillo. smoky, cherry and plum aromas and flavours; juicy tannins, smooth and well balanced. Excellent value red wine.
El Abuelo 2016/17 (Organic)

El Abuelo (Organic) comes from Bodegas Piqueras in DO Almansa and joins our increasing number of organic wines. A blend of one of our favourite, indigenous Spanish grapes, Monastrell with Tempranillo. It has smoky, cherry and plum aromas coupled with spice and sage hints. Plums and cherry fruit flavours predominate with juicy tannins and it has a nice smooth balance with good intensity. This wine is made from dry-farmed 25 – 35 year old … Read More

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Merayo Mencia 2017; delicious Mencia often called the Pinot Noir of Spain. Like Cabernet Franc; smooth, fresh cherry fruit flavours predominate. Brilliant value wine.
Bodegas y Vińedos Merayo Mencia

Merayo is an inviting young red made from the lovely Mencia grape with aromas of violets, cherries, blueberries and mushroom hints. It has a smooth, cherry fruit and spice palate with ripe tannins and structure. The 2017 vintage is the same high standard as previous vintages. Pedro Merayo’s vineyards escaped the worst of the late frosts which hit other parts of DO Bierzo, which was mentioned in our Vintage Report 2017. Similar to Cabernet … Read More

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Dominio de Punctum Roble 2015: terrific blend Tempranillo & Petit Verdot; organic and biodynamic; GOLD Medal Challenge Millesime Bio 2018, International Organic Wine Award
Dominio de Punctum Roble 2015 (organic)

Dominio de Punctum Roble 2015 is an appealing blend of Tempranillo and Petit Verdot made from organic grapes, using biodynamic practices. The 2015 vintage shows intense and creamy blackcurrant aromas laced with a touch of cedary oak. This is followed by attractive and fresh blackcurrant and cherry fruit flavours with cinnamon spice coupled with a smooth, almost creamy texture and lovely mouth feel. This is a a terrific blend, showing some complexity and well … Read More

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Medievo Seleccion Especial 2015 with 6 months ageing in oak barrels is very similar to a Crianza in style. It has expressive aromas of fine red fruits and a velvety smooth texture. A well-balanced, stylish Rioja at a great price.
Medievo Selección Especial 2015

Medievo Selección Especial 2015, from a very good vintage, is immediately appealing on the nose with spicy blackberry fruit with cedary notes. On taste it has an expressive blackberry and cherry palate which is succulent and fruity with excellent structure. This wine has a great balance of fruit and oak from its 6 months in American oak barrels. A modern Rioja Roble which is the equal of many Rioja Crianzas with a smooth texture, … Read More

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La Tremenda Monastrell 2016 stunning wine from top DO Alicante producer Enrique Mendoza. Aromas of cherries and mediterranean herbs, intense cherry fruit flavours, ripe tannins and great length. Must try wine.
Enrique Mendoza La Tremenda Monastrell 2016

Enrique Mendoza La Tremenda Monastrell 2016 is immediately inviting with aromas of black cherries and hints of mediterranean herbs, spice, toast and cocoa. This is followed by rich cherry fruit flavours and nice savoury, ripe tannins. It has a lovely silky texture and very good length.  Made from the Monastrell grape which is known as Mourvedre in France, where it plays a starring role in Chateauneuf du Pape. It has spent 6 months in … Read More

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Bonfire Hill Red 2016 from Extreme Vineyards; rich, spicy red. Intriguing blend, good structure, creamy tannins, juicy black fruit. Made by Trizanne Barnard, one of South Africa star winemakers.
Extreme Vineyards Bonfire Hill Red 2016

An intriguing blend of grapes from Extreme Vineyards produces the rich and juicy Bonfire HIll Red. Spicy plums and blackcurrant aromas lead you into an appealing palate of blackcurrant, ripe plum and raspberry fruit with a touch of maraschino cherry and spice. This is a rich and opulent red, with well integrated ripe and slightly creamy tannins which make for a very approachable, well-balanced wine with great length. It displays a touch of toasty … Read More

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Gran Colegiata Lágrima Roble : Terrific example of sumptuous, approachable Toro red. Attractive full-bodied red wine with brambly fruit and subtle oak aromas. Juicy fruit flavour with good structure and length.
Gran Colegiata Lágrima Roble 2015

Gran Colegiata Lágrima Roble is a typical example of a sumptuous and approachable red wine from the Toro area in Northern Spain. Aromas of cinnamon spice, plums and cherries intermingle with subtle vanilla oak. These are followed by juicy blackberry and plum fruit flavours and attractive minerality. A full-bodied red, with warm, ripe and soft tannins and good length. This wine gets it’s name Lagrima (Spanish for Tears) because it is made from the … Read More

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Cerro Añon Crianza 2015 has a new look label but the wine is the same excellent standard. It is consistently great value, stylish Crianza. Full of Blackberry fruit and laced with vanilla overtones, this is a classic Rioja at a great price to be enjoyed.
Bodegas Olarra Cerro Añon Crianza 2015

Cerro Añon Crianza has a very inviting blackberry/blackcurrant nose with hints of spice and vanilla. It is classic Rioja with a warm, moreish and elegant palate showing blackcurrants, plums and lighter hints of strawberries, herbs and mocha on the finish. The 2015 vintage of this Crianza is sporting a new label, but the contents are just as good, if not better than earlier vintages. This is a consistent Rioja Crianza year on year and … Read More

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Mil Historias Bobal 2017 (organic) is a terrific find from small producer Bodegas Altolandon in DO Manchuela. A full-bodied, rich red with complex layers of black fruit, cherries with pepper and liquorice hints. A juicy and fresh Bobal of great quality and superb length. Very popular at our recent Tasting. Drink with Roast Beef or Lamb.
Mil Historias Bobal 2017 (Organic)

Mil Historias Bobal 2017 (organic) is a rich and deep red wine. It arrests the senses with Intense aromas of ripe, black fruit with rosemary herb hints and a touch of black pepper. The flavours are equally intense, there is blackcurrant, cherry fruit together with peppery, liquorice and chocolate hints. This full-bodied red has a lovely full, savoury and complex finish. Wines made from this widely planted grape, the Bobal, mainly found in the … Read More

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Strandveld First Sighting Shiraz 2017 is a classy, medium bodied red from cool climate Elim in South Africa. Fresh black fruit aromas with hints of black pepper and fynbos, lead into deliciously fresh, structured palate of black fruits. Small production from the Southern most tip of South Africa. Award-winning wines.
Strandveld First Sighting Shiraz 2017

This aptly named Strandveld First Sighting Shiraz comes from the Southern most winery in South Africa. The vineyards are just 9 kilometres from the sea, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Indian Ocean off Cape Agulhas. Your attention is immediately drawn by fresh blackberry and blackcurrant aromas tinged with spicy black pepper and fynbos notes. It has juicy black fruit flavours with savoury tannins, subtle toasted oak and a long spicy finish. This is … Read More

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Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2016 with smoky blackberries and hints of leather. Fresh palate of spicy black fruits and great structure and length. A complex wine and great value.
Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2015/16

Bags of smoky blackberries and hints of leather on the nose in Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2015. This draws you in to savour the succulent, spicy black fruit flavours coupled with good structure and length; very moreish, fresh and full-bodied at the same time! The follow on vintage is equally excellent. This is a terrific example of Cabernet Franc with a tiny addition of Malbec. The result is a like a succulent Loire or … Read More

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Manga del Brujo is a complex, spicy and concentrated Spanish red with leanings towards a Priorat style, but better value. It is elegant and burly at the same time.
El Escoces Volante Manga del Brujo 2015

Manga del Brujo has a complex, rich, spicy damson and plum nose with hints of garrigue and chocolate. These are followed by rich strawberry, plum fruit flavours and pepper notes. This is a big wine which is superbly concentrated, elegant and yet burly at the same time! 5 months in oak barrel has given this intensely flavoured wine a perfect balance and great length. Hand-picked grapes from selected, very low-yield vines give this wine it’s … Read More

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Urbina Crianza 2009 wonderfully elegant, mature Rioja. Classic, silky smooth, ready to drink now. Great Dinner Party Wine. Chairs choice in Top 100 Rioja Tasting 2017. Decanter Silver Medal. Great value from Bush Vines at £12.99
Bodegas Urbina Crianza 2009/11

Bodegas Urbina Crianza 2009 oozes the classic, elegance and charm of a mature Rioja. This is a beautifully refined wine in perfect balance – this is what mature Rioja is all about! We are enjoying the 2015 Rioja Crianzas at the moment, but this is something different to discover. We are about to move onto the 2011 vintage which has also attracted 92 points from Tim Atkin MW in his 2019 Special Rioja Report! … Read More

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Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW) Syrah, refined, elegant, smooth; 91 points Tim Atkin MW; like at top end Rhone red; concentrated and succuclent without being heavy; a stunning, stylish and complex red from Swartland, South Africa.
Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW) Syrah 2015

TSW (Trizanne Signature Wines) Syrah is a refined, poised and complex wine. From your first sniff you will find inviting aromas of fresh blackcurrants and red berries coupled with spice, black pepper and hints of cardamom. The flavours of abundant blackcurrant and red fruit are laced in fine grained tannins. The flavours keep building in the mouth, providing a lovely concentration and complexity without being heavy. Overall the palate is elegant, smooth and enigmatic. … Read More

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Luis Canas Crianza 2015 rich, concentrated black fruit and beautifully balanced. This elegant Rioja Crianza from a top producer is more like a Reserva in style. Complex and long; great value from Bush Vines.
Luis Cañas Crianza 2015

Luis Cañas Crianza has rich blackcurrant and raspberry aromas with hints of creamy oak with enticing balsam hints. This leads you into its concentrated, rich fruit flavours and complex, savoury layers. It is such an elegant, yet appealing Rioja Crianza, with great structure, excellent balance and smooth round tannins. We are always impressed by the quality and price of this stylish Crianza which is more like a Reserva in elegance, complexity and depth of flavours. … Read More

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Tuerce Botas Crianza 2015 complex Rioja Crianza from the wonderful Graciano grape. Complex aromas of almonds, cherries, black fruits, balsam and toasty cedary oak. Complex, textured, intense flavours of ripe cherry fruit and spice; firm sweet tannins and excellent length. A stylish Rioja Crianza that is a real treat. 12 months French oak; limited production.
Medievo Tuerce Botas Crianza 2015

Medievo Tuerco Botas Crianza gets your attention with its appealing aromas of almonds and wild berries with toasty cedary notes. It has a powerful, complex and creamy textured palate with mature, ripe cherry and blackcurrant fruit. It is both savoury and elegant with well integrated tannins and a very long, fresh finish. One of the few Riojas made totally from the lovely Graciano grape and aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. Graciano … Read More

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Ramon Bilbao Edición Limitada Crianza 2015, rich, full-bodied and smooth. This is a modern, complex and stylish Rioja like a top Reserva in style. 91 points Tim Atkin MW. Excellent balance of rich dark fruit and toasty French oak with capacity to age very well, but delicious now.
Ramon Bilbao Edición Limitada Crianza 2015

Ramon Bilbao Edición Limitada Crianza has rich aromas of black fruit and inviting black pepper and spicy notes on the nose, coupled with complex aromas of cocoa and chocolate mingled with oak hints. Intense black and damson flavours develop with a silky warmth and combine with liquorice nuances and toasty oak. This is a full-flavoured, complex limited edition Rioja Crianza. It has a velvety mouthfeel, ripe tannins coupled with excellent structure, balance and brilliant … Read More

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Cuvee de Cair 2015 is a succulent Ribera del Duero Red. Tempranillo blended with a touch of Merlot and aged in oak for 9 months. Complex, layered aromas of black fruit, chocolate and mocha coupled with a rich, structured palate of savoury fruit and bags of length. Delicious and great value from us at £14.50.
Cuvee de Cair 2015/16

Cuvee de Cair is a Roble (oak aged wine) from Dominio de Cair. Tempranillo is blended with a touch of Merlot and aged in oak for 9 months. The result is complex, layered aromas of black fruits, chocolate and mocha coupled with a rich, intense, highly structured palate of savoury black fruit with creamy oak notes and excellent length. It has a beautiful balance of tannins and fruit. A special wine, and if you … Read More

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Refined and complex Pinot Noir. Wairau River Reserve Pinot Noir is a medium bodied Pinot with an array of dark fruits entwined with savoury richness and subtle toasty oak. Made from the best grapes in one of the top Marlborough producers. A beautifully balanced Pinot Noir at a competitive price.
Wairau River Reserve Pinot Noir 2016

Wairau River Reserve Pinot Noir hits the spot for quality Pinot Noir at a competitive price. With aromas of dark fruits, plums, cassis entwined with layers of a touch of savoury richness and subtle toasty oak. The complexity continues into the palate with generous fruit weight and fine, ripe tannins. The result is a refined, textured Pinot Noir with a long, persistent finish. A dry, medium bodied Pinot Noir with excellent balance, structure and … Read More

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Rich Pinot Noir from top producer Marlborough, New Zealand. Simon Waghorn velvety Pinot Noirs age well; as deliciously intense as his white wines
Astrolabe Pinot Noir 2014

Astrolabe Pinot Noir is another consistently excellent wine from this small, top Marlborough producer. It has such an Inviting, ripe plum, berry fruit nose with added complexity of toasty oak. The palate has a terrific texture with mouth-filling plum, cherry and dark berry fruit. This full-bodied Pinot is well-structured with silky tannins and a very long, elegant finish. A complex, savoury Pinot Noir with mineral hints and beautifully integrated oak. Made by one of … Read More

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Luis Cañas Reserva 2013 is a stand out Reserva from top producer. Spicy, blackfruit aromas, layered complex flavours, beautifully balanced, structured, elegant. 92 points Tim Atkin MW Rioja Report 2019.
Luis Cañas Reserva 2013

Luis Cañas Reserva is a beautifully balanced, special wine from one of the top Rioja Bodegas. It has a spicy, blackcurrant nose with a touch of creamy oak. The flavours show flavourful dark berry fruits together with layers of cocoa, oak and balsam hints. It displays leafy tannins, good structure, real elegance and length. Overall a lighter style than Muga Reserva Especial but a step up on the very good Luis Cañas Crianza 2015. … Read More

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Cillar de Silos Torre Silo 2007; top Ribera del Duero from highly respected winemaker; great price
Cillar de Silos Torre Silo 2007

Elegance and finesse shine out from Cillar de Silos wines. The nose is complex, with dark cherry, blackberry fruit laced with leather, balsam, liquorice and mineral undertones. This leads on to complex layers of ripe mature brambly fruit, with hints of coffee and chocolate. An intense, robust, yet elegant wine with terrific structure, perfect balance and brilliant length. Their 48 hectare vineyard in the heart of Ribera del Duero is run by Oscar, Roberto … Read More

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Bodegas Urbina Gran Reserva 2004 is an elegant, complex, mature Gran Reserva from a top Rioja vintage. Intense and refined at the same time. As Jancis Robinson says this Gran Reserva makes a big impact and is good value for such a mature wine. Check out Bush Vines brilliant price of £20.50 for one of the Top 100 Riojas London Tasting 2018.
Bodegas Urbina Gran Reserva 2004

Bodegas Urbina Gran Reserva 2004 is a wonderfully mature Rioja which seduces you immediately with its very attractive, complex aromas of black fruit, leather and cedary oak. These lead you into layers of rich, savoury blackcurrant and berry fruit flavours that are in complete harmonious balance with oak. This is a wine of great finesse, velvet smoothness and wondrous length. It has good structure, with some firm tannins in the background which mean that … Read More

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Stunning Priorat Mas D'en Gil Coma Vella 2010; silky and complex. Great value from Bush Vines
Mas D’en Gil Coma Vella 2010

2010 VINTAGE HAS ARRIVED – EVEN BETTER VALUE From family-run vineyards in the steep hills around Sierra del Montsant, one of the top producers in Priorat, produce consistently fine wines year on year. The secret of Priorat wines is undoubtedly the amazing slate and quartz rocky soils which convey a wonderful mineral complexity to the wines. Cherry colour, with powerful ripe plums and fig nose coupled with balsamic notes. The palate is intense, complex, … Read More

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Dominio de Cair Crianza is an appealing, elegant and full bodied dinner party red. Intense and complex aromas of blackcurrant fruit, leather and dark chocolate and a wonderfully complex and succulent palate of black fruits with well integrated oak. This wine demonstrates how power and finesse can be brilliantly combined. The flavours are very long. 93 points in Penin Guide. Ribera del Duero at its best. Both 2012 and 2013 vintages are very good.
Dominio de Cair Crianza 2013

Dominio de Cair Crianza is a full-bodied wine.  It is so appealing, elegant and refined, with intense and complex aromas of blackcurrant fruit, leather and dark chocolate and a wonderfully complex and succulent palate of blackfruits with well integrated oak. This wine demonstrates how power and finesse can be brilliantly combined; the flavours really do go on and on. A consistently excellent Ribera Crianza. In 2013 despite a cool start to the growing year, … Read More

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Muga Seleccion Especial Reserva 2011; consistently brilliant full-bodies Reserva, complex, a real treat, 93 points from Penin Guide & Wine Spectator; great value from Bush Vines at £23
Muga Selección Especial Reserva 2011

Muga Selección Especial Reserva 2011 is a stunning, limited edition Reserva which is only made in very good years. Dark, brambly and red fruit together with subtle oak aromas are coupled with balsamic, mint and liquorice notes. The mature berry fruit flavours are intense and complex with peppery spice, and coffee hints coupled with excellent balance and length. This is more like a really fine Gran Reserva in style with beautifully integrated oak; rich … Read More

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Schubert Marion's Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 is a classic. Refined berry and bramble fruit nose with smoky hints and a nod towards the "forest floor" aroma. Complex layers of raspberry, blackcurrant and cherry fruit with hints of spice coupled with terrific finesse. Poised and well structured Pinot Noir from Martinborough, New Zealand.
Schubert Marion’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014/15

Schubert Marion’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014 is typical of Schubert’s wines which are always truly elegant and complex. This vintage displays an refined, berry and bramble fruit nose; at the same time it is smoky with classic hints of the “forest floor.” This is followed by complex layers of raspberry, blackcurrant and cherry fruit with hints of spice coupled with terrific finesse. Beautifully poised and well structured Pinot Noir with brilliant length, silky and … Read More

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Schubert Block B Pinot Noir 2014 is an absolutely stunning Pinot Noir from an excellent vintage. 94 Parker Points. It comes from some of the most mature vineyards in New Zealand near Martinborough. Wairarapa is renowned for its wonderful Pinot Noir and Kai Schubert makes some of the very best Pinots at a great price compared with Burgundy. Rich and complex.
Schubert Block B Pinot Noir 2014

Powerful, intense, complex multi-layered aromas wake up the senses when you first open Schubert Block B Pinot Noir 2014. This is an exceptional wine. The aromas remind you of blackberries, spice and cherries, with leather with hints of coffee and chocolate and the “forest floor.”  It has a wonderfully rich, ripe, and complex palate, with morello cherries, plums, spice and mineral nuances. There are firm but balanced tannins, and the terrific savoury flavours go … Read More

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