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Domaine Mas de Lavail Le Sud 2012 IGP Côtes Catalanes
Mas de Lavail Le Sud 2012
Vintage
2012
Region VDP des Côtes Catalanes, Maury, west of Perpignan
Colour/Style Dry white - full bodied. Aged in oak barrels for 12 months
Grapes A blend of Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris
Alcohol (a.b.v)
14.5%
Food Fish, chicken, goose/duck, spicy oriental dishes, cheese
Next day
Holds up very well overnight
Drink Over the next 5 to 8 years
Ultra-pale watery gold colour. Intensely aromatic and floral, with notes of honeysuckle, pine and orange blossom, with subtle notes of lemon zest/oil and wet stone. A mix of both soft and tart citrus on the palate, with apple pie, mixed spice and hints of white pepper and star anise. Essentially rich, honeyed and nutty, it is very pure and focused, with plenty of acidity and a perception of stoney minerality, which kicks in at the end and lingers for a good while on the finish. That said, this is a robust, quite muscular wine, which would not appeal to those who like their white wines light, airy and delicate. But if you like your white wines rich, powerful and nutty/spicy, then you will love this. It will age nicely, too.
 

Price:  £13.50 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine Piétri-Géraud Blanc l'Écume 2011 Collioure
Pietri-Geraud Blanc l'Ecume 2011
Vintage
2011
Region Collioure - by the Mediterranean, near the Spanish border
Colour/Style Dry white - medium-to-full bodied, barrel fermented.
Grapes 85% Grenache Blanc & Gris, 15% Vermentino
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food White meats, grilled or baked fish, seafood
Next day
As good
Drink Excellent now, or keep for 5+ years
Bright medium gold, with orange and green glints. The nose is herby and spicy, with notes of peach, apple, orange peel and cut lime, along with a gentle herbaceousness, redolent of cut grass and nettles. There's a touch of older oak and a subtle smokiness - and bags of schistey/saline minerality. It is certainly a wine for contemplation, and the more you sniff, the more it reveals. The palate is delightfully fresh, crisp and citrussy, not overtly rich, but beautifully clean and focused, with plenty of concentration countered by laser-like acidity. And that minerality and maritime influence really does manifest itself, in a really fabulous white wine - and very definitely the best vintage of this cuvée so far.
Only 1 bottle left.

 

Price:  £15.50 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine Piétri-Géraud Blanc l'Écume 2012 Collioure
Pietri-Geraud Blanc l'Ecume 2012
Vintage
2012
Region Collioure - by the Mediterranean, near the Spanish border
Colour/Style Dry white - medium-to-full bodied, barrel fermented.
Grapes 85% Grenache Blanc & Gris, 15% Vermentino
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food White meats, grilled or baked fish, seafood
Next day
As good
Drink Excellent now, or keep for 5+ years
New vintage - tasting note to follow.
 

Price:  £15.50 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine Treloar One Block Muscat 2011 IGP Côtes Catalanes
Domaine Treloar One Block Muscat 2011
Vintage
2011

Region Trouillas in the Cotes du Roussillon, west of Perpignan
Colour/Style Dry white - light-to-medium bodied.
Grapes Muscat a Petits Grains and Muscat d’Alexandrie
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.0%
Food Aperitif, salads, seafoods, chicken, creamy cheeses
Next day
Still really good
Drink Drink now or over the next 2 to 3 years
Uber fragrant and grapey on the nose, with notes of tree blossom, oranges, apricots and a whiff of fine herbs (notably oregano). There's still a touch of residual SO2, but that wears-off in time. Fresh, grapey and lightly citrussy in the mouth, with a hint of zesty orange. Medium-rich, and with some real depth, but remaining very refreshing. Finishes long, zesty and tangy. A serious Muscat.
 

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Domaine Treloar One Block Muscat 2012 IGP Côtes Catalanes
Vintage
2012

Region Trouillas in the Cotes du Roussillon, west of Perpignan
Colour/Style Dry white - medium bodied.
Grapes 100% Muscat a Petits Grains
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.0%
Food Aperitif, salads, seafoods, chicken, creamy cheeses
Next day
Still really good
Drink Drink now or up to 2015
New vintage - tasting note to follow.
 

Price:  £9.95 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine Treloar La Terre Promise 2011 IGP Côtes Catalanes
Domaine Treloar La Terre Promise 2011
Vintage
2011

Region Trouillas, west of Perpignan
Colour/Style Dry white - medium-bodied, fermented and aged in barrel 
Grapes 50% Grenache Gris, 30% Macabeu, 20% Carignan Blanc
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.0%
Food Strong cheeses, chicken, paella, fish stew
Next day
Better still - takes time to evolve
Drink Good now, but will age for several years more
Aromas of spiced oranges, herbs, nettles and a faint hint of woodsmoke. Faintly appley too, and even a hint of apricot, but tends more towards the citrus end of the spectrum. Nice and firm on the palate - just the right amount of pithiness, without bitterness, and some nice orange and peach flavours, again herby and lightly spicy, with plenty of juicy acidity. Fruitier and more fragrant than some previous vintages, whilst remaining complex and structured, with a gently creamy texture and decent grip. Very enjoyable, even at this early stage.
 

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Domaine Treloar La Terre Promise 2012 IGP Côtes Catalanes
Domaine Treloar La Terre Promise 2012
Vintage
2012

Region Trouillas, west of Perpignan
Colour/Style Dry white - medium-bodied, fermented and aged in barrel 
Grapes 65% Grenache Gris, 25% Macabeu, 10% Carignan Blanc
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food Strong cheeses, chicken, paella, fish stew
Next day
Better still - takes time to evolve
Drink Now, or up to 2018
New vintage - tasting note to follow.
 

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Domaine Piétri-Géraud Banyuls Blanc 2010
Vintage
2010

Region Banyuls - by the Mediterranean, near the Spanish border
Colour/Style Full-bodied fortified white, aged 1 year in new oak barrels
Grapes 100% Grenache Blanc
Alcohol (a.b.v)
16.0%
Food Cheeses, patés, fresh fruit, creme brulée, fruit puddings
Next day
Lasts for weeks after opening
Drink Excellent now, or will age for up to years(!)
A luscious yet delicate sweet wine, with 118 g/l of residual sugar and very lightly fortified, this has a medium gold colour - no deeper than a rich dry white. The nose offers notes of honey, apricot, orange blossom, lime oil and toasted almonds, with subtle hints of nettles, celery and garrigue herbs. Even after ageing for a year in new oak barrles, there is only the merest hint of an oak aroma. The entry is rich and honeyed, wit a gently oily texture ,with orange and apricot flavours and a delightfully spicy edge, redolent of fresh root ginger, cinnamon and clove. And then, all of a sudden, a burst of vibrant acidity appears as if from nowhere, and carries the wine all the way to a long, tangy finish. This is a really elegant wine, and not at all heavy - in fact, it is deceptively light and refreshing, as well as gorgeously sweet!
 

Price:  £18.79 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine Treloar MO2 2009 Vin de France (50cl)
Treloar MO2 2009
Vintage
Strictly speaking, non-vintage, but made from grapes from the 2009 harvest

Region Trouillas, south-west of Perpignan
Colour/Style White, almost dry, lightly fortified
Grapes 100% Muscat à Petit Grains
Alcohol (a.b.v)
15.0%
Food Aperitif, foie gras, patés, cheeses
Next day
Stays fresh for many days after opening
Drink Anytime over the next 5 to 50 years!
Described by winemaker Jon Hesford as "fermented in the presence of oxygen until dry, fortified with grape spirit and aged in a 2 year-old oak barrel with headspace, out in the sun". Basically, it was a batch of Muscat that "went wrong" (i.e. oxidised - hence the name) due to a technical fault with a grape press. Instead of sending the resulting juice to be distilled, Jon decided to experiment. The result is a wine that to all intents and purposes looks and smells like a slightly nutty (in both senses of the word) Muscat de Rivesaltes, a deep-ish orange/gold colour with orange marmalade and solera/flor-like notes, classic Muscat grapiness, a touch of honey, perhaps even a hint of digestive biscuit and a subtle herbiness. And whilst your nose prepares you for a sweet wine, the palate is very definitely almost dry, with only the fortifying grape spirit contributing a perception of "off-dryness". Conversely, the texture is quite rich and unctious, coating the mouth with delicious grapey, marmaladey, buttery/biscuity and nutty flavours, yet remaining steadfastly refreshing and distinctly tangy. This really is a wine for contemplation ,and the length, by the way, is immense - unlike Parker, I'm not one to put the stopwatch on, but we're talking minutes, rather than seconds. I could try and categorise it, but that would be unfair to a wine that is - albeit by accident, rather than design - pretty unique. In short, it is completely and utterly lovely.
 

Price:  £16.25 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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Domaine Treloar Muscat de Rivesaltes 2011 (50cl)
Domaine Treloar Muscat de Rivesaltes 2011
Vintage
2011

Region Trouillas, south-west of Perpignan
Colour/Style White, vin doux naturel
Grapes 100% Muscat à Petit Grains
Alcohol (a.b.v)
16.0%
Food Aperitif, fruit, desserts, paté, soft cheeses
Next day
Improves and retains its freshness for weeks
Drink Anytime over the next 5 years
New vintage - tasting note to follow.
 

Price:  £10.99 (Including: VAT at 20%)

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We deliver only to UK and Northern Ireland addresses. The minimum order value is £75 (plus the delivery charge). You may of course choose a mix of any wines in our range. Orders between £75 and £200: delivery charge is £7.50. Orders over £200: delivery is free! (If your order is over £200, please remember to change the delivery charge in checkout to £0.00). Please note: Delivery to non-mainland addresses (Scottish Highlands and Islands, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, etc.) is usually possible, but may not be on a next-working-day basis. It is also more expensive than delivery to mainland addresses, so will be charged at cost (for orders under £200) but with a small discount for orders over £200 - please call us for a quote.

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