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Jeroboams of mature Burgundy from Collection Bellenum – ready for delivery by Christmas

October 26th 2017

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Jeroboams of mature Burgundy are as rare as hen’s teeth. Well, almost. Expert vigneron and négociant, Nicolas Potel (of Maison Roche de Bellene) spent last winter sourcing mature Burgundies from domaines around the Côte d’Or, buying the wine ‘sur pile’ (already lying in bottle and cellared perfectly over the years). He only buys after re-tasting multiple times, and only ever from sources in which he has total confidence.

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THE FRIDAY FIX | News, views & brilliant booze

October 20th 2017

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Today’s Friday Fix features two fabulous French wines for drinking now. One white Burgundy and one red Bordeaux, both of which have been singled out because they offer a really fantastic drinking experience at their relative price points. Don’t forget, the 10% discounted price is only available for the next week!

RHÔNE 2016 EN PRIMEUR: An exceptional vintage

October 20th 2017

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An exceptional vintage: opulent fruit, melting tannins, and energetic freshness 2016 is a roaring success in the Rhône. It follows the excellent 2015 whose release saw an upsurge in interest in this classic French region of diverse expression. Where 2015 produced Northern Rhône Syrahs of remarkable depth and complexity, 2016 has produced what many growers in the South are describing as the vintage of a generation.

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