For his February selections, Matthew Jukes picks six great value Burgundies from top-flight specialist Haynes Hanson & Clark. Three whites from 2017 and three older, more mellow reds; all drinking now.
The 2017 Bordeaux vintage is bereft of excitement, yet is nevertheless awash with lovely wines, says Matthew Jukes.
2010 Château Raymond-Lafon
This sensational Sauternes is a total and utter screaming bargain, says Matthew Jukes.
2016 Garten Eden
This producer stands out as making the finest wines from the furmint grape that I have ever tasted, says Matthew Jukes.
2017 Hamilton Russell Vineyards
This is pure, pale, innocent and yet firmly structured on the palate and incredibly long, says Matthew Jukes.
Three wines from the Pago de los Capellanes estate stood out from the crowd at the Wine from Spain annual tasting, says Matthew Jukes.
2016 Beaujolais-Villages Blanc
This unique white Beaujolais is a delicate succulent chardonnay dressed in a diaphanous shift of subtle oak, says Matthew Jukes.
This cabernet sauvignon is a perfect example of just how downright delicious today’s Australian wines are, says Matthew Jukes.
Matthew Jukes tastes two sherries that he finds himself craving with unnerving regularity.
This beguiling white is the standard-bearer for the Languedoc region, says Matthew Jukes.
This Riesling will cast a spell on your palate like nothing you have ever tasted before, says Matthew Jukes.