October Collection: Lea & Sandeman

For his October MoneyWeek Wine Club collection, Matthew has selected some distinctly avante garde wines from Lea & Sandeman The resulting mix of stoic classicism and joyful modernism will both challenge and reward. Enjoy!

Matthew's latest wine reviews from Moneyweek magazine

A wondrous dry white wine

2018 G de Château Guiraud

2018 G de Château Guiraud
This wondrous dry wine triggered widespread adulation at one of Matthew Jukes’ recent Bordeaux dinners.

A zany, paradigm-shifting creation

NV Bolé, Spumante Bianco

NV Bolé, Spumante Bianco
This terrific Italian sparkler has a Prosecco-style fizz, but with a knockout flavour and an awful lot more to hang onto.

A sensational Aussie chardonnay

2018 Payten & Jones

2018 Payten & Jones
For the price of a dodgy bottle of Chablis you can drink this sensational, pristine, pin-point accurate beauty, says Matthew Jukes.

A startling revelation from Aldi

NV Veuve Monsigny

NV Veuve Monsigny
This well-packaged Champagne, with its insultingly low price point, is a genuine revelation.

Two ground-breaking South African creations

2018 Jessica Saurwein

2018 Jessica Saurwein Chi Riesling
An invigorating dry riesling that’s a citrus lightning strike on your senses, and a one of South Africa’s most refined and floral pinots.

Wine of the week: a vital and perfectly flavoured Menetou

2017 Menetou-Salon, Domaine de l’Ermitage

2017 Menetou-Salon
You are guaranteed to be amazed at the energy and pristine freshness of this wine, says Matthew Jukes.

Wine of the week: the world’s greatest zinfandel

2017 Once & Future zinfandel

2017 Once & Future
This Californian zinfandel is a truly great wine with fabulous black-cherry fruit, impeccable lift and brightness, and thrilling acidity on the finish.

Wine of the week: a world-class sparkler from Dorset

2014 Bride Valley, Blanc de Blancs, Dorset

This wine is an instant classic, says Matthew Jukes – a smooth, enticing, beautifully balanced number.

Wine of the week: an epic Selvapiana with bravado and panache

2016 Chianti Rufina, Vigneto Erchi, Fattoria Selvapiana, Tuscany, Italy

A life-long Selvapiana fan, Matthew Jukes samples a tip off from a fellow wine scribe – and what a wine it turned out to be.

Electrify your palate with this Txakoli

2018 Flysch, Bodega Gorosti, Getariako Txakolina, Spain

2018 Flysch
If you have yet to experience the palate-electrifying flavour of a Txakoli then you haven’t lived, says Matthew Jukes.

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