August Collection: Handford Wines

For his August MoneyWeek Wine Club collection, Matthew has chosen six outstanding South African wines from Handford. "If you have yet to be fully convinced that South Africa has taken its place around the wine world’s top table, then this keenly priced sextet is guaranteed to get you over the line.", he says.

Matthew's latest wine reviews from Moneyweek magazine

Go gaga for this Rioja

2008 Viña Ardanza, Rioja Reserva

2008 Viña Ardanza
Uncork this stupendous Rioja and you’ll be in for a very exciting time, says Matthew Jukes.

A rare and intriguing cinsault

2017 Arco Laarman
This startlingly bright and clear South African wine has the purest of all cinsault flavours.

Amazing grace

2016 Mâcon-Chardonnay

2016 Mâcon-Chardonnay
The fruit, oak and acidity of this wine are in delightful harmony – discreetly rich while retaining a clean, crisp finish.

A seductive South American red

2016 Colomé, Malbec

2016 Colomé
This Argentinian Malbec will show you what a genuinely seductive and accurate big red should taste like, says Matthew Jukes.

A stellar vinous treat like no other

2015 Gewurztraminer, Domaine Marcel Deiss, Alsace, France

2015 Gewurztraminer
I encourage everyone who reads this column to buy a bottle, take it home, and deploy it with a superbly indulgent terrine this weekend.

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 .

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