Wine

Modern classics you must try this month

For his April selections for the MoneyWeek wine club, Matthew Jukes has picked three whites and three reds – each with touches of classicism, balanced carefully with a modern sheen.


A sleek beauty from The Hills

2017 Riposte wine

2017 Riposte
This Aussie pinot noir is an awesome addition to everyone’s cellar, says Matthew Jukes.

A stellar albariño with a wonderful price tag

2017 Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes, albariño Rías Baixas,

2017 Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes
This shimmeringly beautiful albariño is a thrilling drink, says Matthew Jukes.

Unusual praise for a fine Lambrusco

2016 Lambrusco, I Calanchi,

2016 Lambrusco, I Calanchi, Monte delle Vigne
I have tasted four or five good Lambruscos of late, says Matthew Jukes. This one and its little brother are insanely excellent.

A fine tipple for a summer Ploughman’s

Gospel Green sparkling cider

Gospel Green sparkling cider
Gospel Green sparkling cider is the only apple-based drink on the planet to pass Matthew Jukes’ sky-high standards.

Caroline Frey: a committed vinous eco-warrior

Caroline Frey

Matthew Jukes meets Caroline Frey, an inspiring pioneer revolutionising the wine trade.

Dip your hooter into these mighty Bordeaux

2010 Château Fourcas-Borie

2010 Château Fourcas-Borie
Matthew Jukes tastes two particularly impressive red Bordeaux.

The finest still xarello I have ever tasted

2016 HMR White, Mont Rubí wine

2016 HMR White
HMR White is Matthew Jukes’ pick for spring/summer indulgence – and it is guaranteed to impress your palate.

A rosé that tastes as good as it looks

2017 Barone Ricasoli rose wine

2017 Barone Ricasoli
Made from sangiovese and merlot, this wine looks as ravishing as it tastes.

The finest St-Jo Blanc I have ever tasted

2016 Saint-Joseph Blanc, Lieu-Dit, E. Guigal, Northern Rhône, France

2016 Saint-Joseph Blanc
This is a game-changer for this oft-ignored appellation, says Matthew Jukes.

What to buy for the 2017 Bordeaux En Primeur

Bordeaux vineyard

The 2017 Bordeaux vintage is bereft of excitement, yet is nevertheless awash with lovely wines, says Matthew Jukes.

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