Prisma Organic Monastrell, Jumilla, Spain - 28 Complex nose of ripe plums and rich red fruit, combined with liquorice and fig characters. On the palate the wine is generous, rich and spicy – weighty with good, concentrated red and black fruit, fine tannins, and fresh acidity on the finish. (Vegan)
The Wedge, Swartland, South Africa - 28 A blend of Shiraz, Mourvèdre and Viognier, all hand harvested in matured 225L French oak barrels. The resulting wine is a deep red colour with notes of ripe blackberries, cassis and mocha and spicy pepper. A well balanced wine with smooth tannins and excellent concentration. (Vegan).
Le Fou, Pinot Noir, Pays d’Oc - 29 Fuller than a Pinot Noir from Burgundy, it has a warm, rich nose with aromas of stewed cherries. The palate is nicely balanced with an exciting savoury bitterness provided by ripe, tasty tannins.
Les Pivoines, Beaujolais Villages, France - 30 Exuberant fruit red wine with juicy crushed strawberries, cherry characters and an intriguing savoury twist. The palate is soft and approachable with vibrant acidity and a mouth-watering floral, morello cherry finish. (Vegan)
Finca Sophenia 'E's Vino' Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina - 33 Attractive red colour with violet hues and aromas of ripe cherries, blackberries and blueberries combined with spicy and floral hints. In the mouth the sweet and round tannins increase its fruit sensation and balance. A wine of good intensity, concentration and a long aftertaste. (Vegan)
Underworld, Grenache/Carignan/Mourvèdre, South Africa - 32 Vibrant red berries including raspberry, cherry and cranberry on the nose with a peppery spice. Elegant soft tannins with a fresh acidity, balanced by juicy red fruit on the palate. Phenomenally tasty. (Vegan)
Circle of Life, Syrah/Petit Verdot/Cab Franc, South Africa - 32 Harmoniously integrated blend with great length that combines the spiciness of the Syrah, the rich fruits of the Petit Verdot and the juiciness from the Cab Franc. Fresh and fruity with good acidity, evolving into riper flavours and herbaceous notes. (Vegan)
Novas Gran Reserva Carmenère Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile [Organic] - 33 Black cherry red with intense fruity notes of blackcurrant and strawberries that give way to a light touch of black pepper, tobacco leaf and chocolate. The palate presents medium body and very smooth lush tannins. (Vegan)
Wandering Beeste, Petit Syrah, South Africa - 34 The 2019 Petite Sirah has a nose of grated dark chocolate and graphite, the sinewy palate expresses warm, leafy fruit, cocoa bean and finely grained textural tannins. (Vegan)
Boutintot ‘Les Coteaux’ Cotes du Rhone Villages, France - 35 Immediately impressive, this wine reveals its class from the start. Brambly fruit underpinned by subtle oaky nuances, lovely sweet spice; warm star anise with a touch of cinnamon. (Vegan)
Avamposti Slarina, Italy - 36 A subtle, lifted nose of crushed red fruits and hints of wild herbs. fresh and lively on the palate with nice purity of fruit, blackcurrant, forest fruits and sweet red cherry. Well structured with tannins and lightly spicy oak, fresh delicate and sappy on the finish. (Vegan)
Seep Moser Classic style Organic Zweigelt, Austria - 38 Fruity and perfumed nose showing blackberries, white pepper and spice. Bright palate with fresh acidity, crunchy redcurrant and raspberry fruit, and layers of spice, liquorice and herbs. (Vegan)
Rasteau Grenache/Syrah/Mourvèdre, France - 39 A rich and complex wine, the palate is brimming with ripe red summer fruits from the Grenache, the Syrah brings a touch of peppery spice, and Mourvèdre brings a savoury herbal twist. (Vegan)
Chateau Peybonhomme Rouge (Merlot/Cab Franc/Cab Sauv/Malbec), Bordeaux, France - 42 Smooth on the palate with lush flavours of redcurrants, plums, cherries and slight earthy notes, the wine is well structured with supple tannins and a core of minerality. (Vegan)
Pierre Bouree, Bourgogne Pinot Noir, Burgundy, France - 43 Light, delicate garnet colour with earthy and strawberry fruit on the nose. Mouthwatering acidity balances the moderate tannins and elegant red fruit. (Vegan)
Domaine des Tourelles Vielles Vignes Carignan, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon - 45 The nose has an exotic mix of ripe fig, bright cranberry and raspberry fruit with notes of liquorice. The palate has more beautifully ripe red fruit characters, alongside lively fig and date notes, the acidity perfectly balances the generous flavours and leaves a pure, clean finish. (Vegan)
Etna Rosso, Sicily, Italy - 52 Grown at an altitude of 650-750m above sea level on the slopes of Mt. Etna. The soil of Mt. Etna is volcanic and very rich in minerals which give the wine a rustic smoky, earthy note. The palate has elegant redcurrant flavours combined with spices, liquorice and a balsamic note on the finish.
Herfafe da Pimenta Amphora, Portugal - 52 Made from classic Portuguese varietals which were hand harvested before being fermented and aged in Amphora and resting on the skins for 90 days. The resulting wine has notes of brambles, black olive, earthy and eucalyptus, a soft supple texture and fine tannins. (Vegan)
Domaine Chante Cigale, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge, Rhone, France - 70 This is a traditional Châteauneuf-du-Pape with ripe black fruit aromas balanced by lightly herbal, oaky notes. The palate is generous with dark plum and blackberry characters, and plump textured tannins balancing the significant 15% alcohol, which is expertly managed and integrated. (Vegan)