2018 Close Encounters: a delicious and affordable Châteauneuf-du-Pape
2018 Close Encounters Châteauneuf-du-Pape
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2018 Close Encounters: a delicious and affordable Châteauneuf-du-Pape

A Châteauneuf-du-Pape from the owners of the most famous châteaux of all – for just £20.
23 Jul 2021
2018 Wynns Coonawarra Estate: a simply majestic Australian cabernet sauvignon
2018 Wynns Coonawarra Estate wine
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2018 Wynns Coonawarra Estate: a simply majestic Australian cabernet sauvignon

The extraordinary complexity of this top class wine expands on the palate in all directions.
16 Jul 2021
2016 San Leonardo: a simply astonishing legendary Italian red
2016 San Leonardo
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2016 San Leonardo: a simply astonishing legendary Italian red

This wine is the epitome of class and restraint – and it is just starting to drink, too.
9 Jul 2021
2019 Donna Elvira: an epic new wine from Italy
2019 Donna Elvira wine
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2019 Donna Elvira: an epic new wine from Italy

This stone-fruit-kissed wine sums up an Italian summer perfectly, says Matthew Jukes.
2 Jul 2021
2018 Susana Balbo: an epic creation from Argentina
2018 Susana Balbo
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2018 Susana Balbo: an epic creation from Argentina

This deep and luxurious Argentinian red resonates with extraordinary class, refinement and balance.
25 Jun 2021
2019 Quinta do Romeu: a red made by rebels and shipped by pirates
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2019 Quinta do Romeu: a red made by rebels and shipped by pirates

This Portuguese red is bursting with velvety bramble and spice flavours and is already drinking perfectly.
11 Jun 2021
2019 Stonier: an epic pinot noir from Australia
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2019 Stonier: an epic pinot noir from Australia

The Mornington Peninsula region makes arguably the finest boutique pinot noir in the world, outside of the Côte d’Or in Burgundy.
7 Jun 2021
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2020 Bob Short for Kate: a Marlborough sauv with a haunting appeal
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2020 Bob Short for Kate: a Marlborough sauv with a haunting appeal

This is an energetic, organic, expressive, uniquely fascinating and memorable wine.
28 May 2021
2018 Hedges Family Estate: a violet-kissed, silky red from the US
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2018 Hedges Family Estate: a violet-kissed, silky red from the US

This standout blended red is a sensational piece of sensitive winemaking.
21 May 2021
Wine of the week: three stunning Italian reds
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Wine of the week: three stunning Italian reds

Treat your palate to these extraordinarily delicious and competitively priced wines.
14 May 2021
Wine of the week: five superb clarets drinking now
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Wine of the week: five superb clarets drinking now

Slake your thirst on some great clarets that are drinking right now, and are fabulous value for money, too.
7 May 2021
2019 Benedict White: a stunning Alpine white
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2019 Benedict White: a stunning Alpine white

This exquisite Slovenian white is made from an inspired blend of pinot grigio, furmint and riesling.
30 Apr 2021
2013 Castelnau de Suduiraut: a thoroughly delicious sweetie from Bordeaux
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2013 Castelnau de Suduiraut: a thoroughly delicious sweetie from Bordeaux

A juicy, honeyed, orange-blossom theme combined with neat acidity make this a thoroughly delicious wine.
23 Apr 2021
2019 Howard’s Folly: a far from foolish vinous venture
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2019 Howard’s Folly: a far from foolish vinous venture

This is one of the most arresting Portuguese whites I have ever tasted, says Matthew Jukes.
16 Apr 2021
2019 Château Climens: high praise for this graceful, ethereal semillon
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2019 Château Climens: high praise for this graceful, ethereal semillon

This extraordinarily pretty wine is one of the most delicious French semillons I have tasted.
9 Apr 2021
2017 Reyneke Organic: ancient wisdom makes for better wines
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2017 Reyneke Organic: ancient wisdom makes for better wines

This stunning “claret-shaped” South African red is reaching its peak of maturity.
2 Apr 2021
2019 Restless River: a world-class pinot from South Africa
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2019 Restless River: a world-class pinot from South Africa

Do all you can to taste this vitally important wine, says Matthew Jukes.
26 Mar 2021
2019 Bolgheri Rosso: a true Super-Tuscan blend at a fraction of the usual price
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2019 Bolgheri Rosso: a true Super-Tuscan blend at a fraction of the usual price

This stunning value red delivers a truly classy Bolgheri experience at a tenth of the price of the big guns.
19 Mar 2021
2011 Squerryes: a simply incredible English vintage
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2011 Squerryes: a simply incredible English vintage

This late disgorged wine, which has spent nine years on its lees before release, is downright spectacular.
12 Mar 2021
2018 Valpolicella Ripasso: a simply astounding ripasso
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2018 Valpolicella Ripasso: a simply astounding ripasso

The flair and richness at the heart of this Italian red is truly sensational.
5 Mar 2021
2019 Château de Bousval: an enchanting chardonnay from Belgium
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2019 Château de Bousval: an enchanting chardonnay from Belgium

Delicate, haunting and packed with vitality and verve, this Belgian chardonnay is a rare beauty.
26 Feb 2021
Wine of the week: a quartet of remarkable kiwis
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Wine of the week: a quartet of remarkable kiwis

Matthew Jukes tastes four remarkable bottles from prodigiously talented New Zealand winemaker Jules Taylor.
19 Feb 2021