Wine

An unoaked beauty with impeccable curves

2016 Creation, Viognier, Walker Bay, South Africa

Creation is a flamboyant temptress that just about keeps both feet on the floor, says Matthew Jukes.

A beacon of excellence from La Rioja Alta

2012 Torre de Oña, Martelo Reserva, Rioja Alavesa, La Rioja Alta SA, Spain

The famous La Rioja Alta company has released a brand new product under its Torre de Oña brand and it is a thoroughly gorgeous wine.

Wine of the week: a very simple yet heavenly creation

2016 Le Alte, Friulano, Bidoli, Friuli-Grave wine

This Italian white is the perfect example of a fascinating and rare grape, says Matthew Jukes.

A Super Tuscan in a league of its own

2012 Monteti, Tenuta Monteti, Maremma, Tuscany, Italy

I absolutely love the class and elegance on display here, says Matthew Jukes – and it doesn’t cost a silly price.

Three affordable bottles from an iconic winery

2016 Roero Arneis, Bruno Giacosa, Piemonte, Italy

Matthew Jukes tips three satisfying and eminently affordable bottles.

Wine of the week: two brutes tamed

Matthew Jules tastes a “downright delicious”, Italian red and its more “entry-level” sibling.

A heavenly tipple that would thrill Nosferatu

2016 A Touriga Vai Nua, Unoaked, Fitapreta Vinhos, Alentejo, Portugal

It is what Nosferatu would drink before a night of light slaughter, and he was a creature of exquisite taste, says Matthew Jukes.

Wine of the week: an epic debut from a vinous perfectionist

2016 Aristea, Chardonnay, Stellenbosch

Matthew Jukes cannot recommend this South African chardonnay enough.

Three amazing Burgundies

2014 Nerthus, Bourgogne Chardonnay, Haute Côte de Beaune, Roblet-Monnot, Burgundy, France

My featured Nerthus is a snip at 20 quid and it is stunningly structured and boldly scented, says Matthew Jukes.

A sensual, silky temptress

2012 Brunello di Montalcino, Il Colle, Tuscany, Italy

Matthew Jukes presents a Brunello to tempt even the most hardened of sceptics.

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