Author: Charlie Whittington

Tasting Burgundy 2015: Marc Colin, JM Boillot & Benjamin Leroux

November 8th 2016

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A beautiful bright, crisp Thursday morning and the first visit of the day is to the fantastic Domaine Marc Colin in Chassagne Montrachet. One of our favourite domaines, the 2015s certainly didn’t disappoint. Our primary focus here is the whites although the reds were supple and delicious too. At the value end of the spectrum the St Aubin ‘Sentier de Clou’ offers wonderful mineral lift that adds excellent balance to the ripe citrus fruit. The St Aubin ‘Fontenottes’ is a proper crowd pleaser to drink relatively early and the St Aubin 1er Cru ‘En Remilly’ my favourite of the three,…

New Tuscan portfolio addition | Chianti Classico by Renzo Marinai | £100 per 6

July 28th 2016

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We are thrilled to announce an exciting new addition to our central Tuscan portfolio in the form of Chianti Classico producer, Renzo Marinai, from the heart of Greve. Tuscany is on a huge upward spiral at the moment, never has the quality level and consistency been so high, and Renzo Marinai perfectly illustrates the amazing value to be found in this beautiful enclave of central Tuscany. We were introduced to this Panzano delight late last year and were instantly seduced by an array of young and mature vintages. The overall style of the wines produced at Renzo Marinai is one…

2010 Tassinaia, Outstanding Tuscan Value, Brilliant Vintage

April 21st 2016

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When we introduced the Tuscan ‘Bordeaux blend’ Tassinaia 2009 last year, it struck a real chord with our clients. Its moderate pricing for a wine of such high quality really resonated with anyone seeking great value Tuscan wines. Sadly our stocks of the 2009 are now depleted but we are delighted to announce the release of the new 2010 vintage which will be shipped from Tuscany in June. 

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