Wine

Wines to really impress your guests

For his March selections, Matthew Jukes has picked six perfect dinner-party wines that should have gastronomes in seventh heaven. Pick up a mixed case to taste them, then buy a case of your favourites!


A mind-blowingly sensual Spanish red

2015 La Dama, Domaines Lupier

2015 La Dama
This sensational Spanish red possesses elemental power and uncommon grace, says Matthew Jukes.

This rosé blew me away

2016 Aristea, Méthode Cap Classique Rosé Brut

2016 Aristea
This South African sparkler is a world-class rosé and stunning value to boot, says Matthew Jukes.

A groundbreaking Italian red

2013 Tignanello, Marchesi Antinori, Tuscany, Italy

2013 Tignanello
This stylish Italian red offers super-suave tannins and dreamy fruit, says Matthew Jukes.

An exceptional roussanne

2017 DeMorgenzon, Roussanne

2017 DeMorgenzon, Roussanne
This standout wine shows crystalline freshness and a deep, resonant palate.

A glorious Kiwi sauvignon blanc

2017 Astrolabe Province Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

2017 Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc
This New Zealand sauvignon blanc harks back to the old-style, fine wines of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé .

A mind-blowing, fine-value red

2017 I Muri Primitivo

2017 I Muri Primitivo
This might be one of the finest-value red wines of the year, says Matthew Jukes.

A dreamy stunner with a discreet flavour

2017 Flint Vineyard Charmat Rose wine

2017 Flint Vineyard, Charmat Rosé
This English sparkling wine is the finest rosé made from the Charmat method that Matthew Jukes have ever tasted.

A thrilling, blackberry-soaked elixir

2017 Château Maris, Savoir Vieillir, Minervois, Languedoc, France

2017 Château Maris
Many no- and low-sulphur wines are lacklustre, says Matthew Jukes. But this 2017 Château Maris is something else.

A honeyed sweetie with orangey notes

2016 Disznóko, Late Harvest, Tokaji, Hungary

2016 Disznóko
This Tokaji is both sweet and dry in one breath, says Matthew Jukes.

A Rioja at the peak of its powers

2011 Miguel Merino Rioja

2011 Miguel Merino Rioja Reserva Vitola
This Rioja is is fresh and well-balanced, says Matthew Jukes, with extra levels of plushness and sexiness.

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