Wednesday Wines

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Wednesday Wines – Episode 5

Episode 5 – 29th April 2020 2019 L’exuberance du Clos Cantenac Rosé, Bordeaux, France (£19.95, Private Cellar tel. 01353 721 999 & www.privatecellar.co.uk).  If you are looking for a top-flight rosé to drink alongside the ultra-fine Château d’Esclans cuvées, Rock Angel, Les Clans and Garrus, there is one candidate, from a very different…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 4

2018 Lenton Brae, Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc, Margaret River, Western Australia (£16.50, www.privatecellar.co.uk). This wine is a pure delight and it is an inclusion in my 100 Best Australian Wines Report 2019/20.  These guys are acknowledged SSB specialists and I have always liked their wines.  In 2018, this wine is a soaring triumph with exactly…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 3

This week, I have totally and utterly bent my own rules, as I feature a sub-tenner wine which is only a half-litre bottle!  In full bottle format it would be £12.00, so apologies!  My over-£10 wine is a true game-changer for its winery.  I hope that you enjoy reading about these two delicious wines. NV La Gitana, Manzanilla, Hidalgo, Sanlúcar…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 2

This week I have two great wines for you and they are both on the inexpensive side of the fence. 2019 Domaine Pique Roque Rosé, Côtes de Provence, France (£12.45, reduced to £11.00 per bottle if you buy a case, Haynes, Hanson & Clark tel. 020 7584 7927 & www.hhandc.co.uk). I have written up and also bought this wine every vintage for well…
Matthew Jukes -Articles- Wednesday Wines

Wednesday Wines – Episode 1

To kick this initiative off I am throwing in an extra wine, so here is a white, rosé and red for your attention. 2016 Côtes du Rhône, E. Guigal, Rhône, France (£12.79, reduced to £9.59 until 14th April, www.waitrosecellar.com).   There will be some of you who will think this a lazy recommendation – of course, this is a decent wine, it has…