Matthew Jukes - Wine Notes

Decorum Vintners 2019 Burgundy En Primeur –  First Tranche

Decorum Vintners 2019 Burgundy En Primeur -  First Tranche (w) www.decvin.com Contact Mark Roberts (e) mark@decvin.com  or Rupert Monier Williams (e) rupert@decvin.com for more information, pricing and to place orders.  My chosen highlights from 13th January 2021 Tasting Mark and Rupert have assembled a brilliant collection of wines and in typical…

A few cheeky wines on sale this week including a unique English sparkling red

A few cheeky wines on sale this week including a unique English sparkling red. 2018 Wirra Wirra, Church Block, Cabernet / Shiraz / Merlot, McLaren Vale, South Australia (£13.49, reduced to £9.99 until 26 January, Waitrose).  On the one hand, I am delighted that you can buy this wine for a mere tenner but on the other, I cannot believe that a red…

2019 Zwillingslauser, Grüner Veltliner, Winzerhof Sax, Kamptal, Austria

Grüner Veltliner is a fabulous white grape and many of us are familiar with its charms.  Not long ago you could only find this cheeky grape on trips to Austria, but nowadays most supermarkets stock budget versions and it is fair to say that they rarely let you down if you are after competently-made, dry, perky white wines with a little more flavour…

Vineyard Magazine – January 2021 – Flirting with Oak

Vineyard Magazine - January 2021 New Year Resolutions - Flirting with Oak www.vineyardmagazine.co.uk Increasing numbers of wines are flirting with oak these days, but as so few of them manage to get the balance right I thought it important to highlight a trio of perfectly assembled wines in the hope that keen drinkers can look closely at these recipes…

MoneyWeek Wine Club – January 2021

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a stunning New Year selection from Robert Rolls (t) 020 3215 0011 (w) www.robertrolls.co.uk  www.moneyweekwineclub.com/January A mixed case of 12 bottles (2 of each of the wines) is a keenly-priced £189.00 (saving £10.40 per case).  Robert Rolls stepped into the MWWC squad last summer when one of our regular Club…