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Monday 27th February Manchester

Wednesday 29th February London

Bridgewater Hall

The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC)

10:30am – 4:00pm

10:30am – 6:00pm

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Welcome to SITT The Specialist Importers Trade Tastings 2012 February 27 & 29

SITT is designed specifically for independent on and off-trade buyers who are looking to select wines for their customers that are as interesting as they are diverse. This year we have another fine line-up of specialist importers who are passionate about the winemakers they represent and the independent customers they supply. For journalists this is a fantastic opportunity to find wines with personality and a great story to tell. We would like to thank you for visiting SITT. If you have any feedback on the show we would love to hear it. Please email julie@sittastings.com We hope you have a great day of tasting, Lee, Sarah & Jules, the SITT team

Exclusive visitor offers

Win a Rhône Gastronomic Experience with Charles Taylor Wines & Vignerons de Caractère Charles Taylor Wines will be offering any customer who buys Vignerons de Caractère wines as a result of SITT the opportunity to win a gastronomic experience for them, their staff and clients. Prepared by award-winning chef Denis Moreau from the L’Eloge restaurant in Vacqueyras, and hosted in London with a specially created menu complemented by wines from the Vignerons de Caractère range, featuring traditional pairings and some fabulous reinterpretations of classic dishes. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to entertain valued customers, incentivise staff and learn more about Charles Taylor Wines southern Rhône producers.

Enomatic machines up for grabs at SITT Two lucky visitors to SITT will be in with a chance of winning a trial of an enomatic machine for a term of 12 weeks. Enomatic UK will arrange installation and training as well as two bottles of gas to cover the trial period. They will also cover all maintenance of the units and their support team will be on hand to help with any queries. Should the lucky winners wish to purchase an enomatic machine after the trial has finished, they will receive a 25% discount off the list price of any system they choose. If you’ve pre-registered for the tasting your name will automatically be entered into the prize draw. If you win we’ll be in touch the week after the show to tell you the good news.

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The Wine Treasury is offering the 12th bottle gratis in every case sold at SITT 2012.

The first 10 customers to open an account with Hatch Mansfield will receive 12 bottles for the price of 11 on each wine purchased. This is to provide a free tasting sample to help customers establish the wine in their outlet.

Bulgaria Wine Club is offering a free case of wine on any 12 cases ordered at SITT 2012. Orders may be mixed to suit customers’ requirements. Cases are of six bottles.

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London masterclass and seminar timetable 11am—12 noon: Medal Room

A Blueprint to Success in association with Harpers Wine & Spirit Trades Review Award-winning independent wine merchants and restaurateurs will share the secrets of their success to all those attending SITT next year. During the seminar A Blueprint for Success, you will be able to hear first-hand from leading independent wine merchants, restaurateurs and business consultants on what they see as the key steps that help an independent business stand out on a competitive high street. In London the A Blueprint for Success line-up includes wine consultant Tim Wildman MW of Les Caves de Pyrene and Winetec, as well as wine merchants and restaurateurs.

3:30pm—4:30pm: Medal Room

Fine Wines of Long Island Charles Metcalfe, co-chairman of the prestigious and authoritative wine competition, the International Wine Challenge, is taking time out of his busy schedule to present fine wines from five wineries in Long Island, New York state. This is an exciting wine region, brand new to the UK, even though some of these wineries have been producing wine for 30 years. Previously these sought-after wines have only been enjoyed in the restaurants of Manhattan, and by the glitterati visiting their exclusive and phenomenally expensive summer residences in the Hamptons. This will be a unique opportunity to taste some of the finest examples from five of the region’s wineries: Paumanok, The Lenz Winery, Channing Daughters, Wölffer Estate and McCall Wines. These are all imported by Long Island and New York state specialist Wine Equals Friends. Find out what the wines of Long Island have to offer, and learn about the terroir from which these fine wines are born, cradled between Long Island Sound and the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic. Discover the stories of the varied individuals who are producing world-class wines, both experimental and traditional, on the edge of one of the world’s great oceans. Share the fruits of their passion, and convince your clients to try wines they haven’t before, wines that provide stunning complexity for impressive value compared with some other North American regions. Be prepared for the surprise of the show — learn about an established fine wine region whose wines you have never tasted before.

Please register at reception if you would like to attend the seminar and/or masterclass.

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Index of companies page no

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ABS WINE AGENCIES

40

72

AMATHUS DRINKS

47

79

ARMIT

53

49

ASTRUM WINE CELLARS

31

46

BELLA WINES

28

39

BINCELLAR

23

73

BULGARIA WINE CLUB

48

13

BURRIDGES OF ARLINGTON ST

6

5

CACHET WINE

1

45

CASA LEAL

27

22

CHARLES TAYLOR WINES

11

15

CLARK FOYSTER WINES

7

41

COMPASS SPIRITS

24

16

DANIEL LAMBERT WINES

8

69

DISCOVERY WINES

44

77

FOR THE LOVE OF WINE

52

26

GENESIS WINES

13

38

HATCH MANSFIELD

22

11

HAUGHTONS AGENCIES (ADNAMS)

5

32

HISPAMERCHANTS

16

36

HUNGARIAN FOOD & WINE MALUX

20

52

INDIGO WINE

33

24

JACKSON NUGENT VINTNERS

12

43

LAS BODEGAS

25

9

LAYTONS WINE MERCHANTS

4

66

LOUIS LATOUR AGENCIES

42

28

McKINLEY VINTNERS

14

53

MENTZENDORFF

34

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Index of companies page no

Company

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35

MORENO WINES

19

48

MWH WINE MERCHANTS

30

50

NEW GENERATION WINES

32

8

NEW ZEALAND WINEGROWERS

3

68

OW LOEB

43

74

PACTA CONNECT (UK)

49

80

PETER OSBORNE FINE WINES

54

33

PIMLICO CELLARS AGENCIES

17

70

POL ROGER PORTFOLIO

45

55

RAYMOND REYNOLDS

36

30

RICHARDS WALFORD

15

58

SECKFORD AGENCIES

38

20

STEVENS GARNIER

10

18

SWiG

9

44

THORMAN HUNT

26

60

TOP SELECTION

39

7

VINTAGE ROOTS

2

76

WINE EQUALS FRIENDS

51

64

THE WINE TREASURY

41

34

WINEGROWERS DIRECT

18

80

WINEHAUS

55

71

THE WINEMAKERS CLUB

46

54

WINES OF ARGENTINA

35

37

WINES OF CHILE

21

75

WINES OF PORTUGAL

50

56

WINETRADERS (UK)

37

47

YAPP BROTHERS

29

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Cachet Wine

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Contact: John Fozard 20 Handforth Road, Wilmslow SK9 2LU

01625 250999 john.fozard@cachetwine.co.uk cachetwine.co.uk

We are “The Independent Specialist” — long established, family -owned importer and distributor of Old and New World wines supplying UK independent retailers and wholesalers. There will

be 17 new wines on show this year from NZ, Chile, France and Portugal. Supplies are ex-UK stock or ex-Cellar.

Guide Retail Price Champagne Gardet Brut Tradition NV, France (Sp)

£24.50

A superb model non-vintage Brut; 45% Pinot Noir, 45% Pinot Meunier and 10% Chardonnay.

Champagne Gardet Brut Reserve NV, France (Sp)

£26.59

Elegant Champagne blended from one-third each of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnnay with 25% old oak-aged wine.

Champagne Gardet Brut Rosé NV, France (Sp)

£30.70

A blended sensual, delicate Champagne, tender and restrained; fresh in its new clear glass bottle.

Trivento Bodegas Y Vinedos SA Las Manitos Chardonnay/Torrontés 2011, Argentina (W)

£5.39

Great value. One of five styles. Fruit, fruit and more fruit; popular and different.

Trivento Bodegas Y Vinedos SA Las Manitos Viognier 2011, Argentina (W)

£5.89

Wonderfully persistent soft and fresh apricot twist; fine example of the grape type.

PURE Prosecco NV, Italy (Sp)

£8.30

Final presentation now complete and this smart Spumante shows a very clean fresh style.

PURE Pinot Grigio NV, Italy (W)

£5.49

A proven favourite now with five new Pure bothers and sisters.

PURE Pinot Grigio Rosé NV, Italy (Rosé)

£5.59

Pure pink to delight all. Mix any number of cases from the Cachet portfolio to get the pallet rate.

Route 66 Blush White Zinfandel NV, California, USA (Rosé)

£5.75

Firm favourite particularly with the ladies and young at heart; top performer in its sector.

Turi Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Leyda, Chile (W)

£5.65

Excellent quality from a top producer. One of seven styles in the Turi range. Everyone’s happy now.

Xavier Roger Marsanne/Viognier 2011, Languedoc, France (W)

£5.99

70% Marsanne and 30% Viognier. Peach and apricot combine perfectly with fresh lemons = stunning fruit-filled palate.

Kate Radburnd Kuraka Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£7.39

This wine replaces the Pau Bay Sauvignon Blanc. Better quality wine, label and service. All at the same price.

Pocas Coroa D’Ouro White 2010, Douro, Portugal (W)

£7.90

Five grape varieties; no oak; fresh and crispy, with tropical notes, honey and passion fruit.

Chalk Hill Pitch Fork Chardonnay 2010, McLaren Vale, Australia (W)

£7.90

Unwooded, “a la Française”, how gracious, how generous, how simply sensational.

Leyda Single Vineyard Amura Riesling 2010, San Antonio Valley, Chile (W)

£9.99

Limes, lemons, orange blossom and floral notes. On the palate — fresh, dry, mineral, with crisp fruit acid.

Leyda Single vineyard Amura Sauvignon Gris 2010, San Antonio Valley, Chile (W)

£9.99

A low-yielding old grape expressing intense fruit and minerality of terroir. Juicy acidity and long, long finish.

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Contact: John Fozard 20 Handforth Road, Wilmslow SK9 2LU

01625 250999 john.fozard@cachetwine.co.uk cachetwine.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price Trivento Bodegas Y Vinedos Las Manitos Malbec/Shiraz 2010, Argentina (R)

£5.39

Top player from a team of five. Now with increased Malbec. Scores all the goals!

Trivento Bodegas Y Vinedos Las Manitos Pinot Noir 2010, Argentina (R)

£5.89

Amazing value and style. Firm favourite for both the pouring and take-home trades.

Route 66 Merlot NV, California, USA (R)

£5.75

Soft and easy, consumable Merlot, sometimes teases always pleases. “Road sign Route 66”.

Leyda Turi Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Chile (R)

£5.75

Black and red berry fruits galore, one of now seven seriously popular wines. Taste it.

Leyda Turi Carmenère 2009, Chile (R)

£5.75

Selected by top hotels/restaurants and bars as their house wine. Total harmony with top value.

Leyda Turi Pinot Noir 2009, Chile (R)

£6.99

Black cherries, strawberries and blueberries. Layers of loveliness.

Xavier Roger Malbec 2011, Languedoc, France (R)

£5.99

Lovely rich and chunky palate, intense sweet cherry fruit with chocolatey richness in the finish.

Xavier Roger Old Vines Carignan 2011, Languedoc, France (R)

£5.99

From 80-year-old vines: intense with full-on Carignan charm; smooth, round and succulent; integrated oak.

Chalk Hill Pitch Fork Shiraz 2010, McLaren Vale, Australia (R)

£7.90

A classic Shiraz full of fabulous red fruit and pepper, a crowd puller and pleaser, so smooth.

Pocas Coroa D’Ouro Red 2007, Douro, Portugal (R)

£7.90

Four grape varieties; no oak ageing; full bodied, aromatic and elegant.

Mendel Lunta Malbec 2009, Argentina (R)

£10.90

Outstanding quality from selected vineyard sites within the Mendel Estate in Mendoza.

Leyda Single vineyard Amura Pinot Noir 2010, San Antonio Valley, Chile (R)

£11.69

Located 12km from the Pacific; low-yielding vines, ripe cherry fruit and supple tannins.

James Irvine Springhill Merlot 2008, Eden Valley, Australia (R)

£11.99

This is Jim’s intro wine from a range of five red and three white. He is “Australia’s Master Merlot Maker”.

Joanne Irvine Zinfandel Reserve 2006, Eden Valley, Australia (R)

£20.79

Joanne Irvine, IWSC Red Winemaker of the Year 2006, skilfully manages the production the family wines.

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Vintage Roots

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Contact: Linda Ward/Lance Pigott Holdshott Farm, Reading Road, Heckfield, Hook RG27 0JZ

0118 932 6566 linda@vintageroots.co.uk, lance@vintageroots.co.uk

“top end”, we have a range to suit all markets and have an excellent reputation for our in- house expertise, customer service and business development work through our regional sales team.

Vintage Roots are the UK’s leading distributor of high-quality, affordable wines made from certified organic and biodynamic grapes, with pricing available DPD, UB and ex-cellars. With a wide portfolio that proves “organic” doesn’t always mean

Guide Retail Price Giol Prosecco Spumante, Italy (W)

£10.00

Fine example of the ever-popular Italian fizz, from the oldest winery in Italy!

De Martino DO Maipo Nuevo Mundo Sauvignon Blanc Reserva 2011, Chile (W)

£10.99

An elegant and complex Sauvignon from the family-run vineyards; fully certified as carbon neutral.

Rock Ferry Rapaura Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2010, New Zealand (W)

£11.00

Classic Marlborough Sauvignon, blended from two fully certified organic vineyards, made for early consumption.

The Millton Vineyard Gisborne Te Arai Chenin Blanc 2009, New Zealand (W) Biodynamic

£13.00

Benchmark New World Chenin, barrel fermented, youthful and delicious.

Barone Pizzini San Paolo Verdicchio Riserva 2008, Italy (W) Biodynamic

£15.00

Serious Verdicchio with more breadth and complexity than the average, helped by two years’ ageing on its lees.

Domaine Bersan Bourgogne Côtes d’Auxerre Chardonnay 2009, France (W)

£12.00

Superb value white Burgundy, with crisp white fruit and an underlying richness. Reconversion.

De Martino DO Maipo Nuevo Mundo Carmenère Rosé 2011, Chile (Rosé)

£9.00

Brilliant example of a new-style Chilean rosé ; brightly coloured, elegant, fresh and low-ish alcohol.

Azul y Garanza Navarra Fiesta de Azul 2010, Spain (R)

£7.00

Luscious easy-drinking Tempranillo/Garnacha blend and with great red fruit impact, a perfect house wine.

Chasselay Morgon Les Charmes 2009, France (R)

£14.00

Elegant and graceful Cru Beaujolais from the wonderful 2009 vintage.

Château Couronneau Bordeaux Supérieur 2009, France (R)

£10.00

100% Merlot-based claret from a multi-award-winning chateau.

De Martino DO Maipo Nuevo Mundo Carménère 2010, Chile (R)

£9.00

Fresh, delicate and pure — a natural representation of it’s origin. Certified 100% carbon neutral.

Domaine Jean Bousquet Tupungato Malbec 2010, Argentina (R)

£9.00

Winning a coveted Decanter Gold Medal in 2011; shows how good Malbec can be in the right hands!

Barone Pizzini IGT Maremma Toscana Rosso dei Poderi 2009, Italy (R)

£11.00

Soft and finely textured blend of Sangiovese (90%), Alicante and Merlot — complex yet approachable.

Château Rochecolombe Côtes du Rhône 2010, France (R)

£10.00

From 50-year-old vines, this super-ripe Syrah/Grenache blend offers masses of ripe fruit and balance.

Château Maris Minervois Continuité de Nature ‘Carignan’ 2008, France (R) Biodynamic

£19.00

This old vine Carignan with 10% Grenache is a treat: pepper spicy, perfumed and well balanced.

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New Zealand Winegrowers

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Contact: David Cox New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TE

020 7973 8079 davidc@nzwine.com nzwine.com

New Zealand Winegrowers is the generic marketing and promotions body representing all the New Zealand wineries operating in the UK and European markets.

We are showing a small selection of Gold Medal and International Trophy-winning New Zealand wines from the 2011 IWC, Decanter and IWSC competitions.

Guide Retail Price Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Chardonnay 2007, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£15.99

A Gold Medal and Regional Trophy winner at the 2011 IWC — Best New Zealand Chardonnay.

Stanley Estates Awatere Valley, Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£12.70

The 2010 vintage won a Gold Medal and three trophies at the 2011 IWC, including Best International Sauvignon.

Elephant Hill Syrah 2010, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand (R)

£19.99

The 2009 vintage won the International Trophy for the Best Red Rhône Varietal at the 2011 DWW Awards.

Peregrine Pinot Noir 2010, Central Otago, New Zealand (R)

£28.00

The 2009 vintage won the Best International Pinot Noiir Trophy at the 2011 IWSC competition.

The Specialist Winegrowers of New Zealand Prestige Collection Gift Box (R)

£on application

An ultra-premium gift box of six rare New Zealand wines produced by six specialist New Zealand producers.

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Laytons Wine Merchants

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Contact: Simon Powys Maurice 7-9 Elliotts Place, London N1 8HX

0207 288 8860 simon.powysmaurice@Laytons.co.uk laytons.co.uk

Laytons offers a portfolio of 350+ wines from all corners of the wine world. There is no doubt that 2012 will be another challenging year for the UK’s economy, so for SITT 2012 we

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have selected an exciting range of wines that are under £10.00 rrp to show alongside wines from our prestigious agencies.

Guide Retail Price Campo de Borja Cantiga Blanco, Viura 2010, Spain (W)

£5.99

Modern vibrant Viura from an exciting region close to Rioja.

Campo de Borja Cantiga Tinto, Garnacha/Tempranillo 2010, Spain (R)

£5.99

A terrific house wine that has many of the attributes of unoaked Rioja. Beautifully made.

Neszmely Corvinus Chardonnay 2010, Hungary (W)

£5.99

Crisp, fresh and very appealing. Terrific value.

Melegen Estate Priests Hill Pinot Grigio 2010, Neszmely, Hungary (W)

£5.99

The elegant, refreshing character of this wine shines through.

Tantehue Sauvignon 2011, Central Valley, Chile (W)

£6.75

The character of this wine really stood out for us, it reflects the best of Chilean Sauvignon.

Tantehue Merlot 2011, Central Valley, Chile (R)

£6.75

Cherries, spice and plums with soft tannins. The Merlot character shines through.

Vinas Riojanas Torrontes 2011, Argentina (W)

£6.25

Pale, lemon coloured, with green tints, full of aromas of roses, grapefruit and white peaches.

Vinas Riojanas Valdevina Malbec 2011, Argentina (R)

£7.75

A very expressive Malbec, the soft tannins support the sumptuous, ripe fruit.

Domaine de Castelnau Colombard/Chardonnay 2011, IGP d’Oc, France (W)

£7.50

This small estate was a great find last summer. This wine will stand out for its vibrant fruit.

Domaine de Marce Touraine Sauvignon 2010, France (W)

£7.99

Marc Godet is the sixth generation of his family to run this 25ha domaine, a long-standing favourite.

‘M’ Grand Malbec 2011, IGP Pays d’Oc, France

£7.25

Deep coloured, the nose shows sweet black cherry fruits, the palate is full of sweet dark fruits and ripe tannins.

Vincent Bouquet Merlot 2010, IGP d’Oc, France (R)

£6.99

With the southern hemisphere Merlots rising in price, here is a great alternative.

Marques de Reinosa Rioja Blanco 2010, Viura, Spain (W)

£7.50

A great example of unoaked Rioja at its fresh, seductive best.

Marques de Reinosa Rioja Tempranillo 2010, Spain (R)

£7.50

The Bodega was established in Autol in the Rioja Baja in the 19th century by Don Joaquin Garral.

Antonelli Grechetto Colli Martani 2011, Umbria, Italy (W)

£12.50

A great example of the vibrant Grechetto grape from one of Umbria’s finest producers.

Montefalco Rosso 2008, Umbria, Italy (R)

£15.90

Sangiovese 70%, Sagrantino 15%, Merlot 15%. Warm, generous and beautifully balanced.

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Laytons Wine Merchants

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Contact: Simon Powys Maurice 7-9 Elliotts Place, London N1 8HX

0207 288 8860 simon.powysmaurice@Laytons.co.uk laytons.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price Brook Ridge Sauvignon 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£8.99

With impeccable provenance, this is crisp, vivacious Sauvignon bursting with character.

Stoneburn Pinot Noir 2009, Marlborough, New Zealand (R)

£10.99

Wonderful flavours of soft plums and raspberry, and the depth and body to satisfy any Pinot Noir lover.

Hunter’s Sauvignon 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£11.99

Jane Hunter’s flagship white; exquisite Sauvignon.

Hunter’s Riesling 2010, New Zealand (W)

£11.99

A dry Riesling, the 10.5g/l of residual sugar beautifully balances the racy acidity of the lime-based fruit.

Hunter’s Pinot Noir 2010, Marlborough, New Zealand (R)

£13.99

The 2010 has excellent structure to balance the raspberry and strawberry fruit.

Nga Waka Chardonnay 2009, Martinborough, New Zealand (W)

£16.99

A small 10ha estate founded 1988 by Gordon Parkinson and now run by his son Roger.

Nga Waka Pinot Noir 2009, Martinborough, New Zealand (R)

£20.99

There is a lovely nose of roasted beetroot, red cherry and raspberry compote, with hints of spice.

Diemersdal Eight Rows Sauvignon 2011, Durbanville, South Africa (R)

£14.99

A stunning Sauvignon with racy fruit and lovely minerality from the cool vineyards of Durbanville.

Diemersdal Pinotage 2010, Durbanville, South Africa (R)

£11.99

Spicy red fruits dominate this surprisingly gentle and rounded medium-bodied wine.

Brackens Order Pinot Noir Gibbston Valley 2008, Central Otago, New Zealand (R)

£17.99

Silky Pinot Noir with black cherry, spice and raspberry coulis notes.

Moss Wood Mornington Peninsular Pinot Noir 2009, Australia (R)

£17.99

Moss Wood’s new venture and the second vintage has produced a stunningly refined, elegant Pinot Noir.

Moss Wood Amy’s 2010, Margaret River, Australia (R)

£14.99

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec. A great introduction to the iconic Moss Wood.

Pierro Chardonnay 2009, Margaret River, Australia (W)

£45.00

Arguably one of Australia’s very top Chardonnays that can stand toe to toe with the Cote d’Or.

Hunter’s MiruMiru Sparkling NV, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£17.99

A Chardonnay-based blend that never fails to deliver and excite.

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Adnams/Haughtons agencies Contact: Camilla Nash Sole Bay Brewery, East Green, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6JW

07983 646984 camilla.nash@adnams.co.uk adnams.co.uk

Adnams is an award-winning brewer, hotelier and wine merchant. Passionate about wine, we continually search for exciting new lines, working with small independent

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businesses like ourselves and seeking out growers who share our commitment to sustainable methods of viticulture and winemaking.

Guide Retail Price Hegarty Chamans Open Now 2008, France (R)

£8.50

Rich, open black fruit flavours with warmth and spice.

Hegarty Chamans Cuvée 2 2009, France (R)

£13.50

Award winning winemaker Samuel Berger provides this big, baked fruit, pepper and spice delight.

Hegarty Chamans Cuvée 1 2004, France (R)

£16.00

A rich mouthful of spicy black fruit and herb, with a fine, toasty edge.

Hegarty Chamans Les Chamans Blanc 2007, France (W)

£13.00

Heady, honeyed aromas, but lively on the palate; a food wine.

Hegarty Chamans White Knight NV, France (W)

£14.00

Classic honeyed sweet wine with a mandarin edge.

Saronsberg Provenance Shiraz 2009, South Africa (R)

£12.00

Distinctly “Rhôneish” with South African generosity.

Saronsberg Provenance Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (W)

£10.50

Leafy aromas and clean citrus fruit.

Saronsberg Provenance Shiraz Rose 2011, South Africa (Rosé)

£8.50

Delightfully fresh with lively red fruit flavours.

Phambili Chenin Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

£8.50

Crisp and fresh but with a full flavour.

Phambili Pinotage Viognier 2011, South Africa (R)

£8.50

A delicious new twist on Pinotage. Aromatic and flavour packed.

Saronsberg Viognier 2009, South Africa (W)

£14.00

Peaches and almonds. Ripe, elegant and utterly delicious.

Saronsberg Shiraz 2008, South Africa (R)

£19.50

Warm spice and rich texture. Seductive stuff.

Saronsberg Seismic 2007, South Africa (R)

£22.50

Impressive dark black fruit flavours. Concentrated and complex.

Gouguenheim Merlot 2009, Argentina (R)

£8.50

Leather and rich black fruit flavours.

Gouguenheim Chardonnay 2010, Argentina (W)

£8.50

Supreme Andean Chardonnay with ripe melon flavours, a touch of citrus and elegant oak.

Gouguenheim Torrontés 2010, Argentina (W)

£8.50

Appealing floral aromas with a full dry flavour. Peaches and minerals.

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Adnams/Haughtons agencies Contact: Camilla Nash

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Sole Bay Brewery, East Green, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6JW

01502 727200 info@adnams.co.uk adnams.co.uk

Guide Retail Price Gouguenheim Pinot Noir 2011, Argentina (R)

£9.50

Aromas of Earl Grey tea with a full cherry flavour.

Bodegas Gouguenheim Malbec Reserva 2009, Argentina (R)

£12.50

Big cherry and plum flavours, and elegant oak.

Bodegas Gouguenheim Merlot Reserva 2009, Argentina (R)

£12.50

Rich black fruit flavours with a lingering leathery finish.

Bodegas Gouguenheim Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2009, Argentina (R)

£12.50

Rich blackcurrant fruit, well balanced by refined oak.

Bodegas Gouguenheim Flores Malbec 2007, Argentina (R)

£16.00

Argentina’s keynote variety at its finest.

Bodegas Gouguenheim Flores Blend 2007, Argentina (R)

£16.00

Dense powerful and concentrated.

Forrest Wines Doctors Sauvignon Blanc 2011, New Zealand (W)

£12.00

Punchy, crisp and ripe on the palate.

Forrest Wines Semillon 2010, New Zealand (W)

£15.00

Complex citrus aromas and flavours blend with elegant oak.

Forrest Wines Doctors Grüner Veltliner 2011, New Zealand (W)

£15.00

Pure minerally citrus fruit with a spicy pepper finish.

Forrest Wines John Forrest Collection The White 2007, New Zealand (W)

£17.50

A unique blend with opulent flavours of white peach, ginger, pears and herbs.

Forrest Estate Rosé 2012, New Zealand (Rosé)

£8.50

Fresh strawberry and blueberry flavours with a vibrant pomegranate pink colour.

Forrest Wines Tatty Bogler Pinot Noir 2008, New Zealand

£15.00

Flavours of dried strawberries with a soft fleshy texture.

Forrest Wines John Forrest Collection Syrah 2006, New Zealand (R)

£19.50

Classic Syrah nose of black pepper, sweet plums and cedarwood.

Forrest Estate Late Harvest Riesling 2009, New Zealand (W)

£10.50

Fresh honey with peachy aromas; intensely perfumed.

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Contact: Edward Burridge Burridge House, Priestley Way, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9NT

01293 530151 edward@burridgewine.com burridgewine.com

Burridges of Arlington St have been shippers of carefully selected fine Spanish wines for 27 years and our aim is to source great wines highlighting the indigenous differences.

We act as agents for small family owned and run wineries and distribute our wines through area distributors around the UK.

Guide Retail Price Olivella Ferrari Brut Reserva NV, Penedès, Spain (W)

£8.95

A delicious brut reserva made from the three Catalan grape varieties — Macabeo, Xarel-lo and Parellada. With its 18 months to two years’ cellarage, this cava acquires a good structure and elegant personality.

Olivella Ferrari Brut Rosado NV, Penedès, Spain (Rosé)

£8.95

This brut rosado is a blend of 80% Trepat and 20% Monastrell. Delicate, well developed summer-fruit aromas, light, fresh and floral on the palate with a dry finish.

Gladium Joven Airen White 2011, La Mancha, Spain (W)

£5.25

Great value, refreshing white made from 100% Airen.

Vinem Joven White 2011, Cariñena, Spain (W)

£5.25

An appealing wine made from a careful selection of 60% Chardonnay and 40% Macabeo, offering outstanding value.

Torrenava 100% Verdejo 2011, Rueda, Spain (W)

£8.95

Structured and elegant, a really classy Verdejo.

Flavium Godello 2011, Bierzo, Spain (W)

£7.95

Lively citrus lemon and apple fruits with a mineral touch.

Laxas Albariño 2011, Rías Baixas, Spain (W)

£13.95

Tropical fruits of pineapples and grapefruit with a well-adjusted acidity.

Pazo San Mauro Albariño 2011, Rías Baixas, Spain (W)

£13.95

A wine with all the typical characteristics of the Albariño grape.

Mas d’en Compte Barrel-Fermented White 2009, Priorat, Spain (W)

£20.00

An enticing wine made from 60% old vine Garnacha Blanca, with tiny yields of 900 gr per vine, 20% Picapoll, 10% Pansal, 10% Macabeo. A frequent winner of the OLN Spanish Wine Awards/Best White over £10 a bottle.

Gladium Joven Tempranillo 2011, La Mancha, Spain (R)

£5.25

One of the best value Tempranillos in Spain, upfront, fleshy, berry flavours with smooth tannins.

Vinem Joven Red 2011, Cariñena, Spain (R)

£5.25

An attractive wine made from a careful selection of 80% Garnacha, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot offering outstanding value.

Vina Collado Red 2010, Campo de Borja, Spain (R)

£6.95

A medium-bodied wine of ripe berry fruit, spicy warm peppery notes followed by a fruit-driven finish suitable for any occasion.

Flor de Englora Garnacha 2010, Montsant, Spain (R)

£11.00

A great new find from a tiny winery in DO Montsant, carefully made with selected Garnacha.

Flavium Mencia Premium 2008, Bierzo, Spain (R)

£8.95

The latest offering from Vinos de Arganza, producers of some great value Mencia. Made from hand-picked carefully selected 100% Mencia aged for 18 months in oak.

Prios Maximus Roble 2010, Ribera del Duero, Spain (R)

£11.00

Exquisite wines from the famous village of Pesquera in the heart of Ribera del Duero. Specialist Importers Trade Tastings 2012

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Contact: Edward Burridge Burridge House, Priestley Way, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9NT

01293 530151 edward@burridgewine.com burridgewine.com

Guide Retail Price Medievo Seleccion Especial 2010, Rioja, Spain (R)

£8.49

A flavoursome, easy-drinking Rioja for all occasions. Great value.

Valcanto Monastrell 2010, Almansa, Spain (R)

£8.49

Old vine Monastrell aged for four months in American oak.

Flor d’Englora Roble 2009, Montsant, Spain (R)

£12.95

A great find from a tiny winery in Montsant, this wine produced mainly with Garnacha and Cariñena aged for four months in oak.

Urbina Crianza 2006, Rioja, Spain (R)

£11.50

A wine from one of the most prestigious Rioja wineries. Made from hand-picked Tempranillo from vines more than 20 years old.

Tobelos Crianza 2007, Rioja, Spain (R)

£12.95

The style is positioned between the classic Rioja and the modern concept.

Piedemonte Crianza 2007, Navarra, Spain (R)

£10.95

A blend of Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, full and harmonious.

Cal Pla Crianza 2006, Priorat, Spain (R)

£13.95

OLN 2010 Awards included in Top 100 Best Spanish Wines.

Conde de San Cristobal 2008, Ribera del Duero, Spain (R)

£18.95

A stunning, complex wine from Ribera del Duero, toasted aromas reminiscent of crushed cherries, spices and cedar.

Prios Maximus Crianza 2009, Ribera del Duero, Spain (R)

£16.00

Exquisite wines from the famous village of Pesquera in the heart of Ribera del Duero, this small village has fewer than 500 inhabitants and more than 25 wineries.

Marius Reserva 2008, Almansa, Spain (R)

£9.00

An old favourite from a relatively unknown region, attractively priced.

Urbina Reserva Especial 2001, Rioja, Spain (R)

£18.95

The 2001 is new vintage but with the fine elegance of the Urbina marque.

Piedemonte Reserva 2006, Navarra, Spain (R)

£11.95

Brussels International Wine Competition 2009 — silver medal.

Tobelos Reserva 2006, Rioja, Spain (R)

£22.00

A classic Rioja made from 100% Tempranillo from a 60-year-old single vineyard.

Marques de Vargas Reserva 2007, Rioja, Spain (R)

£22.95

An exquisite wine made from 75% Tempranillo, 10% Mazuelo, 5% Garnacha and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon from vines with an average age of 28 years, from the Marques de Vargas 50ha Pradolagar Estate.

Medievo Gran Reserva 2006, Rioja, Spain (R)

£17.95

The first Gran Reserva to come out of Bodegas del Medievo, a wine with great finesse.

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Clark Foyster Wines

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Contact: Lance Foyster Northumberland House, 11 The Pavement, Popes Lane, London W5 4NG

020 8832 7470 sales@cfwines.co.uk clarkfoysterwines.co.uk

Clark Foyster Wines imports fine wine from Austria, Portugal, France (Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Roussillon, Corsica), Australia and New Zealand.

We aim to be specialists in our field. We work with small, top producers and have developed an eclectic portfolio of high-quality hand-crafted wines.

Guide Retail Price Fritz Miesbauer Rieden Selection Gruner Veltliner 2011, Austria (W)

£10.95

A good introduction to this aromatic spicy variety.

Rainer Wess Grüner Veltliner Wachauer 2011, Austria (W)

£12.35

From vines grown on loess and primary rock in the Wachau.

Franz Hirtzberger Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Axpoint 2009, Austria (W)

£29.95

Late-harvested single vineyard from a top Wachau producer.

Schloss Gobelsburg Riesling Gaisberg 2009, Austria (W)

£20.00

Single vineyard Riesling from Kamptal’s finest producer.

Les Demoiselles Sauvignon de Touraine 2010, France (W)

£10.16

Our own blend of entry-level Touraine Sauvignon.

TerraVin Sauvignon Blanc 2010, New Zealand (W)

£15.83

Restrained Sauvignon from small estate; cool, European style.

Domaine Guyon Savigny Les Beaune 2008, France (W)

£24.53

Barrel-fermented Chardonnay from small producer new to UK.

Jacques Picard Champagne Brut Reserve NV, France (Sp)

£26.36

85% Chardonnay, three years on lees, from Berru in Montagne de Reims.

Gerhard Pittnauer St Laurent Dorflagen 2010, Austria (R)

£15.06

Pinot-esque variety from Burgenland.

Moric Blaufrankisch Burgenland 2010, Austria (R)

£17.50

Austria’s leading red variety from small cult producer.

Domaine Henri Jouan Gevrey Chambertin Aux Echezeuax 2008, France (R)

£35.15

Tiny producer in Morey St Denis, new to UK.

Mac Forbes Yarra Valley Pinot Noir 2010, Australia (R)

£24.87

Boutique winery specialising in cool elegant Pinot.

Mac Forbes Cabernet Sauvignon Hugh 2006, Australia (R)

£30.00

Classic old-fashioned cool Yarra Cabernet.

Quinta da Lagoalva Castelao e Touriga 2008, Portugal (R)

£10.11

Long-established family estate from newly demarcated Tejo region.

La Coume del Mas Collioure Schistes 2010, France (R)

£19.88

Unoaked 100% Grenache from old vine terraces overlooking the sea.

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Contact: Daniel Lambert 5 Clos Iechydd, Pen-Y-Fai, Bridgend, CF31 4BF South Wales

01656 661 010 louise@daniellambertwines.co.uk daniellambertwines.co.uk

We are one of the UK’s leading Old World agencies. Over 20 years we have built up a reputation of sourcing great wines from individual producers. We are fierce defenders of the UK’s

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independent wine sector. In 2011 we launched the Welsh Wine Co to supply our expanding customer base on a DPD basis.

Guide Retail Price Moncellier Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£12.99

Classic minerality/complexity from Bill Spence, father of all NZ SB.

Moncellier Pinot Gris 2011, New Zealand (W)

£12.99

The correct amount of peach and aromatics with a hint of pepper.

Moncellier Pinot Noir Central Otago 2008, New Zealand (R)

£17.00

Has a Bourgogne-type structure with the NZ ripe fruit

Domaine Laurent Chardigny Mâcon-Villages 2011, France (W)

£11.00

Great value with ripe fresh fruit and good structure.

Domaine Du Viuex College Marsannay Blanc “Les Vignes Marie” 2010, France (W)

£20.00

Traditional estate producer of classic wines.

Domaine Vaudoisey Creusefond Auxey Duresses Blanc 2009, France (W)

£20.00

Rich and full.

Domaine Laurent Chardigny Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2010, France (R)

£11.00

Textbook Pinot for not much money.

Château Melin Hauts Côte De Beaunes 2010, France (R)

£13.00

Ticks the Beaune box very well.

Domaine Du Vieux College Marsannay “Les Recilles” 2010, France (R)

£23.00

Well known producer in France not so much here … yet.

Château Melin Maranges 1er Cru “Clos du Rois” 2008, France (R)

£20.00

Great example of oft overlooked commune.

Domaine Du Vieux College Fixin “Les Champs des Charmes” 2010, France (R)

£24.00

Just shouts delicious quintessential Burgundian Pinot.

Domaine Vaudoisey Creusefond Pommard 2009, France (R)

£25.00

Good wine, good producer and relative value.

Domaine Vaudoisey Creusefond Volnay 2009, France (R)

£24.00

More classic Pinot.

Château Melin Gevrey-Chambertin “Chemin de la Justice” 2009, France (R)

£32.00

Hope you like this as much as we do.

Domaine Paul Misset Chambolle–Musigny “Les Condemenes” 2006, France (R)

£45.00

Opulence and age.

Calmel & JJoseph Faugeres 2009, France (R)

£10.00

Worthy Decanter Gold Medal winner.

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Contact: Daniel Lambert 5 Clos Iechydd, Pen-Y-Fai, Bridgend, CF31 4BF South Wales

01656 661 010 louise@daniellambertwines.co.uk daniellambertwines.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price

Calmel & JJoseph St Chinian 2009, France (R)

£10.00

Savoury and chunky.

Calmel & JJoseph Vieux Carignan 2010, France (R)

£10.00

IGP top 100 Winner

Château Fleur Saint-Jean Bordeaux 2009, France (R)

£8.50

Cheeky little petit Bordeaux

Château La Roche Mezieres Côtes de Castillon 2008, France (R)

£9.00

A really great selling wine for a reason.

Château Yssy Saint-Emilion 2008, France (R)

£16.00

A stalwart from our range.

Château Callac Graves 2009, France (R)

£15.00

Balanced structure and fruit

Clos De Menuts St Emilion Grand Cru 2008, France (R)

£22.00

Proper Grand Cru St Emilion.

Château Lalaudey Moulis 2008, France (R)

£22.00

Lovely wine.

Château Rousseau de Sipian Médoc 2004, France (R)

£13.00

Lovely textbook vintage specific Médoc

Château Rousseau de Sipian Médoc 2006, Frace (R)

£14.00

Lovely textbook vintage specific Médoc

Château Rousseau de Sipian Médoc 2007, France (R)

£13.00

First release of the 2007.

Domaine Michel Poinard Crozes-Hermitage 2009, France (R)

£15.00

Opulent, succulent and spicy.

Domaine de Pradas Gigondas 2009, France (R)

£18.00

We like it, but let us know what you think …

Pierre Paillard Brut Champagne Grand Cru NV, France (Sp)

£28.00

Crazy money for delicious Grand Cru.

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Swig

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Contact: Damon Quinlan 188 Sutton Court Road, London W4 3HR

020 8995 7060 damon@swig.co.uk swig.co.uk

“Extraordinary wines at extraordinarily good prices” — Simon Hoggart.

“SWiG is an expert wine company at sniffing out top quality, boutique estate wines” — Matthew Jukes.

Guide Retail Price La Jara Frizzante Dry Organic Prosecco NV, Italy (W)

£10.95

Delightfully soft. Surprisingly rich. With hints of apple and quince. Organic Prosecco is rarer than you think.

La Jara Frizzante Rosé (Organic) NV, Italy (Rosé)

£10.95

Sky high on the fun index for very little investment.

Domaine Mardon Sauvignon de Touraine 2011, Oisly, France (W)

£11.50

Nettles, shinko leaf and chalky minerality ... and we mean that most Sancerrely folks.

Stefan Winter Riesling 2010, Rheinhessen, Germany (W)

£12.50

“Wonderfully racy and stuffed with lime fruit offering real excitement for the price” — Jancis Robinson MW on the 2005.

Philippe Zinck Pinot Blanc Special Cuvée 2010, Eguisheim, France (W)

£12.50

2010 is particularly brilliant — generous fruit and lovely acidity.

A A Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2011, Swartland, South Africa (W)

£9.95

Thrilling and tangy old bush vine Chenin Blanc from the buzzing Swartland region.

Cape Point Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (W)

£15.00

Arguably SA’s top Sauvignon. The only vineyard on Cape Point itself.

Cape Point Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2010, South Africa (W)

£25.00

“Stupendous; well-defined finish; a great South African; “Savvy”— N Martin.

Cape Point Vineyards Isleidh 2010, South Africa (W)

£35.00

“Fabulous; If you are going to pay £35 for a Sauvignon Blanc, then make it this one” — N Martin

Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons Damien and Romain Bouchard 2010 (W)

£27.50

These two Chablis blew us away. So pure, so deep, vibrant and nervous.

Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre Damien and Romain Bouchard 2010 (W)

£28.50

Winner of top 1er cru in Chablis’ annual competition. Rich but so together. Amazing mineral core and length.

Yabby Lake Chardonnay (Organic) 2009, Tuerong, Mornington Peninsula, Australia (W)

£26.50

Better and racier than most Burgundies; 2010 just awarded Best Wine of Show, Melbourne.

Philippe Colin St Aubin 1er Cru Les Combes 2008, France (W)

£28.50

Abuts 1er Cru Chassagne-Montrachet vineyard. One vineyard away from Montrachet.

Le Mas des Masques Silex Chardonnay NV, Mt Ste Victoire, Aix en Provence, France (W)

£14.95

“Just amazing — astounding value” — Simon Hoggart. Like some top Burgundies.

Edoardo Miroglio Soli Pinot Noir 2008, Thracian Valley, Bulgaria (R)

£9.95

Beautifully perfumed Pinot from the top producer in Bulgaria.

Edoardo Miroglio Pinot Noir 2009, Thracian Valley, Bulgaria (R)

£13.50

This has fooled so many when blind tasted alongside Burgundy; Red Wine of the Year — Unwined.tv

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Contact: Damon Quinlan 188 Sutton Court Road, London W4 3HR

020 8995 7060 damon@swig.co.uk swig.co.uk

Guide Retail Price

Yabby Lake Pinot Noir 2009, Tuerong, Mornington Peninsula, Australia (R)

£29.50

Awarded the Trophy for Best Red at the Sydney Royal Wine Show.

Aranleon Solo, Valencia 2007 (Organic), Spain (R) ***NEW WINE***

£14.95

40% Bobal, 40% Tempranillo, 20% Syrah — organic.

El Arbol de Aranleon Valencia 2007 (Organic), Spain (R) ***NEW WINE***

£18.50

Luxurious texture and flavours; 30% Monastrell, 30% Tempranillo, 20% Cabernet, 10% Merlot, 10% Syrah.

Renato Corino La Morra Barbera d’Alba ‘Vigna Pozzo’ 2009, Italy (R) ***NEW WINE***

£24.00

50-year-old vines; smooth and so gorgeous.

Lavacchio Cedro Chianti Rufina 2008 (Organic), Italy (R) ***NEW WINE***

£12.95

Artisan producer. Better value than the famous names in the UK.

Lavacchio Cedro Chianti Rufina Riserva 2007 (Organic), Italy (R) ***NEW WINE***

£19.95

Artisan producer; opulent smooth Riserva; 50-year-old vines.

Poggio al Gello 2009, Montecucco, Tuscany (Organic), Italy (R) ***NEW WINE***

£17.50

3ha estate on Camigliano, Montalcino border. Very classy smooth Sangiovese.

Ombrone Cupano 2008, Sant’Antimo, Montalcino (Organic), Italy (R) ***NEW WINE***

£46.00

“Unbelievably impressive” — Matthew Jukes. “A revelation. Undoubtedly first class” — Galloni.

Michel Gassier Côtes du Rhône Vieilles Vignes ‘Cercius’ 2010, France (R) ***NEW WINE***

£13.95

93/100 — “One of the greatest Côtes du Rhônes I have ever tasted. Bravo!” — Robert Parker.

Domaine Lous Grezes ‘Cuvee Alibi’ 2007, VdP du Duche d’Uzes, France (Organic) (R) ***NEW WINE***

£21.50

100% Grenache, 100% natural, 100% delicious!

A A Badenhorst Secateurs Red 2010, Swartland, South Africa (R)

£9.95

“Adi Badenhorst suffuses his wines with that all-important ingredient — personality” — N Martin.

De Toren Fusion V (Bordeaux blend) 2009, Stellenbosch, South Africa (R)

£29.50

Platter 5-star award. Regarded by many as the Cape’s finest Bordeaux blend.

Vinica Mavrud (Amarone method) Zagreus 2009, Bulgaria (R) ***NEW WINE***

£14.95

Amazing, deep, rich, peppery Amarone style — awesome value.

Carlo Ferragu Valpolicella (Amarone style — dried grapes) 2009, Italy (R)

£32.00

One of our all-time favourite discoveries — liquid velvet. Vineyards next to Dal Forno.

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Stevens Garnier

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Contact: Johnny Powell/Bob Ratcliffe 47 West Way, Oxford OX2 0JF

01865 263300 johnny.powell@stevensgarnier.co.uk/bob.ratcliffe@stevensgarnier.co.uk stevensgarnier.co.uk

Stevens Garnier is a city built not on rock ‘n’ roll, but on a reputation for unearthing seriously interesting wines with strong commercial appeal from all corners of the globe,

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coupled with the highest standards of customer service. In both Manchester and London we look forward to sharing this diversity with you.

Guide Retail Price Domaine Joel Delaunay TYDY Sauvignon Blanc 2011, France (W)

£7.99-£8.99

The Sauvignon master strikes again — Loire Valley poise, New World approachability.

Domaine Vacheron Sancerre Blanc 2011, France (W)

£19.99-£21.99

It’s precise, pitched and probably as good as Sancerre gets.

Domaine L’Arnesque Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2011, France (W)

£8.99

Yellow fruits, honeysuckle and seaside salinity.

Domaine Rose Dieu Côtes du Rhône Rouge 2010, France (R)

£9.99-£10.99

Plush, intense and opulent — three words that should, but almost never do, apply to CDR.

Domaine Rose Dieu Côtes du Rhône Villages Plan de Dieu 2010, France (R)

£12.29-£13.49

Blind it’s baby CDP, part-blind it’s baby CDP; It’s just CDP but for one small detail.

Domaine Rose Dieu Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne 2010, France (R)

£12.99-£13.99

Blue Moon, IBMs Deep Blue and Blue Velvet: bound together, distilled to an essence and robed in glass.

J Boutin Crozes Hermitage ‘Les Hauts Granites’ 2009, France (R)

£17.99-£19.99

All the Boutin hallmarks; freshness, complexity, approachability and value.

J Boutin Côte Rôtie ‘Bonnevaux’ 2009, France (R)

£39.99-£43.99

Brooding dark brambly fruit, complex and floral with effortless class.

Château Jaumard AC Bordeaux 2009, France (R)

£7.99-£8.99

Lost faith in good value claret? Welcome to the renaissance.

Château Barrabaque Canon Fronsac 2010, France (R)

£10.99-£11.99

Brooding Fronsac — classic touch, ripe fruit and fine grain tannins.

Domaine Cauhapé Jurançon Sec Chant des Vignes (Act 11) 2010, France (W)

£9.99-£10.99

New blend, new style, new presentation, new lower price — still awesome.

Domaine Cauhapé Jurançon Moëlleux Ballet d’Octobre 2010, France (W)

£14.99-£16.49

Nimbly walking the tightrope between freshness and richness.

ITA Prosecco Spumante doc NV, Italy (W)

£9.99-£11.49

Easy to see the appeal; soft, fruit-driven and great value.

Sogatia Chianti DOCG 2009, Italy (R)

£8.49-£9.49

Modern Chianti; bright fruit, soft acid, tamed tannins, great value.

Sogrape Planalto 2010, Portugal (W)

£11.99-£12.99

One of the best value whites we know; subtle and zesty.

Sogrape Morgadio da Torre Alvarinho 2010, Portugal (W)

£11.99-£12.99

Bone-dry, unoaked, with a creamy texture and layered complexity.

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Contact: Johnny Powell/Bob Ratcliffe 47 West Way, Oxford OX2 0JF

01865 263300 johnny.powell@stevensgarnier.co.uk/bob.ratcliffe@stevensgarnier.co.uk stevensgarnier.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price Sogrape Terra Franca Branco 2011, Portugal (W)

£6.99-£7.99

A blinder from Beiras — fresh, with citrus zing.

Sogrape Terra Franca Tinto 2010, Portugal (R)

£6.99-£7.99

The smart new look sums it up — clean and modern.

Sogrape Vinha do Monte 2009, Portugal (R)

£8.99-£9.99

Modern packaging and modern style; fruit-driven and soft structure.

Bodegas Sonsierra Sonsierra Rioja Crianza 2008, Spain (R)

£9.99-£10.99

Deft oak, modern style, bright fruit — components of great Rioja.

Bodegas Sonsierra Sonsierra Rioja Reserva 2006, Spain (R)

£12.99-£13.99

Leading co-op in Rioja Alta; modern, vibrant and fruit-focused.

Bodegas Sonsierra Rioja Crianza Select Harvest 2008, Spain (R)

£12.99-£13.99

Beautifully detailed, expressive and vibrant, with layered terroir expression.

Finca Flichman Torrontés 2011, Argentina (W)

£7.49-£8.49

Nice citrus blossom nose. Lemons, limes, aniseed and mango in the mouth.

Finca Flichman Misterio Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Argentina (W)

£7.99-£8.99

Fresh, citrus, racy altitude rather than coastal influenced Sauvignon that’s moreish — delicious.

Finca Flichman Misterio Malbec 2011, Argentina (R)

£7.99-£8.99

Benchmark Mendocino Malbec — black and blue but in all the right ways!

Finca Flichman Caballero de la Cepa Syrah 2009, Argentina (R)

£8.49-£9.99

Argentinian Syrah meets the northern Rhône in a Languedoc herb garden!

Mcmanis Family Vineyards Chardonnay 2010, USA (W)

£9.99-£10.99

Exactly what consumers who buy Californian Chardonnay really want but seldom get.

Mcmanis Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2010, USA (R)

£12.99-£13.99

Classy, silky, fruit-driven Pinot Noir with a touch of oak at a giveaway price.

Mcmanis Family Vineyards Zinfandel 2010, USA (R)

£9.99-£10.99

Rich, soft and creamy with lashings of bright fruit.

Mcmanis Family Vineyards Petite Sirah 2010, USA (R)

£9.99-£10.99

Deep Purple, the Colour Purple and Purple Rain all together in one glass. Unbelievable!

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Charles Taylor Wines

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Contact: Charles Taylor 11 Catherine Place, Westminster, London SW1E 6DX

020 7821 1772 office@charlestaylorwines.com charlestaylorwines.com

The leading supplier of domaine-bottled Burgundy to the UK trade, we also represent top estates from the Rhône, Bordeaux, the Loire, Champagne and Germany. We supply the

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independent sector and multiples with outstanding wines from passionate and talented winemakers from both UK stock and ex-cellars.

Guide Retail Price Champagne Tarlant Réserve Brut NV, France (W)

£23.00

Part barrel fermented, equal parts Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay.

Max Ferdinand Richter Brauneberger Juffer Riesling Kabinett 2008, Germany (W)

£14.00

Kabinett from one of the finest estates in Germany.

Chatelain Pouilly-Fumé Harmonie 2010, France (W)

£13.00

Elegant and traditional, one of the best Pouilly-Fumés around.

Millet Petit Chablis 2010, France (W)

£11.50

Specialising in Petit Chablis, Millet outshines many a village Chablis.

Séguinot-Bordet Chablis 2010, France (W)

£13.00

Beautiful, pure, unoaked Chardonnay.

Samuel Billaud Chablis 1er Cru Fourneaux 2010, France (W)

£18.00

New venture from one of the best winemakers in Chablis.

Cavé de Prissé Mâcon-Prissé Les Clochettes 2010, France (W)

£11.00

Well made and fantastic value white Burgundy.

Solus et Vergis Saint Véran Les Plantés 2010, France (W)

£12.50

Intense and concentrated, a top-class wine from the Mâconnais.

Nuiton-Beaunoy Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Blanc 2010, France (W)

£11.00

Crisp, elegant Chardonnay made with great technical know-how.

Saumaize-Michelin Pouilly-Fuissé Vignes Blanches 2010, France (W)

£22.00

Grown bio-dynamically and barrel fermented with the greatest care.

Château de Chamirey Mercurey Blanc 2007, France (W)

£20.00

Rich with well-integrated oak and concentrated fruit.

Jean-Jacques Girard Savigny-Lès-Beaune Blanc 2010, France (W)

£19.00

Superbly well-balanced wine from one of Savigny’s top growers.

Gerard Thomas et Filles Saint Aubin Champ Tirant 2009, France (W)

£18.50

A rich, oaky Chardonnay punching well above its weight.

Yves Boyer-Martenot Meursault Les Charrons 2010, France (W)

£25.00

Easy-drinking style of Meursault at a great price.

Jean-Marc Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet 2009, France (W)

£36.00

Rich, intense and concentrated with powerful aromas and opulent fruit.

Vincent et François Jouard Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Morgeot 2008, France (W)

£35.00

Elegant yet powerful, from the Les Fairendes sector of Morgeot.

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Charles Taylor Wines

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Contact: Charles Taylor 11 Catherine Place, Westminster, London SW1E 6DX

020 7821 1772 office@charlestaylorwines.com charlestaylorwines.com

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Guide Retail Price Alain Chavy Puligny-Montrachet 2008, France (W)

£25.00

Crisp, steely minerality. A wine with massive potential.

Louis Carillon et Fils Puligny-Montrachet 2008, France (W)

£35.00

One of the top producers in Puligny, a classic vintage.

Nuiton-Beaunoy Hautes-Côtes de Beaune Le Mont Battois Rouge 2010, France (R)

£12.50

Attractive, well-priced Pinot Noir. A rare find!

Jacques Cacheux et Fils Vosne-Romanée Aux Réas 2009, France (R)

£32.00

Silky, smooth and approachable Pinot from a great vintage.

Rossignol-Trapet Gevrey-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes 2009, France (R)

£35.00

A fine Gevrey from one of the village’s best growers.

Bertrand Ambroise Nuits Saint Georges 2006, France (R)

£35.00

Structured, intense Pinot-Noir. Drinking well now but can age.

Caves de Rauzan Grangeneuve 2009, France (R) NEW

£8.00

High-tech vinification ensures a smooth, enjoyable, everyday claret.

Domaines Lapalu Château Lacombe Noaillac Médoc 2008, France (R)

£12.00

Easy-drinking claret from a gravelly outcrop in the Medoc.

Vignobles Ducourt Château Jacques Noir Saint Emilion 2005, France (R)

£15.00

Perfect for drinking now, great value from a great vintage.

Lafond Roc Epine Côtes du Rhône 2009, France (R)

£10.00

Classic Côtes du Rhône from a lovely domaine.

Vignerons de Caractère Côtes du Rhône Domaine Carobelle 2010, France (R)

£11.00

Certified Organic and representing great value Côtes-du-Rhône.

Vignerons de Caractère Vacqueyras Domaine Soléïade 2010, France (R)

£13.00

Aromatic single estate Vacqueyras vinified by a quality-conscious co-operative.

Amphores Saint Joseph Rouge 2009, France (R)

£18.00

An organic wine, 100% Syrah aged in a mix of barriques and foudre.

Michel & Stephane Ogier La Rosine, Syrah 2010, France (R)

£18.00

From a plot next to Côte-Rôtie, Syrah at its best!

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Jackson Nugent Vintners

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Contact: Johnny Bingham 30 Homefield Road, Wimbledon Village, London SW19 4QF

020 8947 9722/07740 733199 enquiries@jnv.co.uk jnv.co.uk

Since 1925 Jackson Nugent have strived to bring customers the best companies, the best families, grapes and ultimately wines, from the most cherished vineyards. Wines to drive

businesses forward and achieve goals of long-term sales through quality, typicité, style and great individuality — wines to enjoy working with.

Guide Retail Price Château la Tuilerie du Puy Entre Deux Mers 2010, Bordeaux, France (W)

£9.95

Can there be an equal to the red? Quite possibly, but up to you to decide.

Château la Tuilerie du Puy Rosé Cuvée Tradition 2011, Bordeaux Supérieur, France (Rosé)

£9.95

Is there no end to this Château’s ability, every wine it produces is so typical and tasty.

Château la Tuilerie du Puy Cuvée Tradition 2008, Bordeaux Supérieur, France (R)

£9.95

Although good, 2007 was bypassed for the 2008; this is classical and stylish; another gem.

Le Vigneron Inconnu 2008, Bordeaux, France (R)

£18.00

Medaille d’ Argent aux VIF; 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Cabernet Franc, 2% Merlot; 55-year-old vines; 18 months in new French oak. A masterpiece from Tuilerie du Puy

Casa Silva Cool Coast Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Paredones, Colchagua Valley, Chile (W)

£14.95

You won’t believe this is Chilean Sauvignon Blanc; magnificent structure, complexity and length. This wine not only tears up the rule book, but then recycles it and uses the paper to make an improved rule book!

Casa Silva Reserva Viognier 2011, Colchagua Valley, Chile (W)

£9.95

Every vintage of this Viognier is fresher, longer, balanced and appealing.

Casa Silva Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2011, Colchagua Valley, Chile (Rosé)

£7.95

Pale bright colour, elegant fresh aromas and balance, at last!

Casa Silva Carmenère/Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£7.95

A whole new category, premium/icon entry — is this possible? Try it and see!

Casa Silva Pinot Noir Reserva 2010, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£9.95

The first, 50% Paredones: 50% Lolol — what a way to start; fresh, elegant and vibrant.

Casa Silva Carmenère Reserva 2009, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£9.95

Concentrated, savoury and very complex, serious Carmenère drinkers only need apply.

Casa Silva Shiraz Reserva 2009, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£9.95

Shiraz or Syrah? We will let you decide, concentrated, refined, smoky, stimulating and elegant.

Casa Silva Microterroir Carmenère de Los Lingues 2007, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£27.00

This is so intense, elegant, refined and complex … it’s painful.

Casa Silva Altura 2005, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£45.00

It is hard to describe this in words more than Carmenère, Cabernet, Petit Verdot and perfection — modest aren’t we?

Delheim Estate Chardonnay Sur Lie 2010, Simonsberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa (W)

£15.95

A breathtakingly beautiful, complex, rich, creamy and balanced Chardonnay.

Delheim Estate Gewürztraminer 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa (W)

£12.95

Refined and opulent, very classical, lovely balance; some say haunting aromas!

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Jackson Nugent Vintners

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Contact: Johnny Bingham 30 Homefield Road, Wimbledon Village, London SW19 4QF

020 8947 9722/07740 733199 enquiries@jnv.co.uk jnv.co.uk

Guide Retail Price

Delheim Estate Chenin Blanc 2011, Simonsberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa (W)

£9.95

The first straight Chenin from Delheim for 10 years; worth investigation if the other wines are an indication of quality.

Delheim Estate Old Bush Vines Pinotage. Simonsberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa (R)

£14.95

Very rare, old vines, very special.

Delheim Estate Pinotage Rosé, 2011, Simonsberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa (Rosé)

£9.95

Delheim, pink pioneers in the 1970s and still peerless may even have a sneaky 2012.

Delheim Estate Grand Reserve Cabernet 2007, Simonsberg, Stellenbosch, South Africa (R)

£19.95

Oh my goodness.

Don Cristobal Verdelho 2011, Mendoza, Argentina (W)

£8.95

How can a wine that is so good from such a great variety, only be made by one innovative grower? Still exciting and unique.

Don Cristobal Torrontés 2011, Mendoza, Argentina (W)

£8.95

Same steely backbone, more Torrontés than 2010, can it be better?

Don Cristobal Bonarda 2010, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£8.95

Great style and balance, grown-up, New World red wine.

Finca la Nina Malbec 2011, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£6.95

We think this is the best fighter in the market, but we would! With screwcap and looks great — a big wine for 2011.

Don Cristobal Blanc de Blancs Brut, Mendoza, Argentina (Sp)

£12.95

Delicious Chardonnay base wine = delicious traditional-method sparkling wine and adds some sparkle to the day.

Don Cristobal Oak Reserve Malbec 2009, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£12.95

To use the cliché, it does exactly what it says on the tin.

Don Cristobal Triana 2008, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£17.95

Rare sighting of this sumptuous Malbec/Shiraz/Cabernet blend, taste while you can!

Morellino di Scansano Colli dell’Uccellina 2008, Maremma, Tuscany, Italy (R)

£16.00

From organic Maremma Estate, Cantina La Selva; 85% Sangiovese, 15% Merlot.

La Selva Sangiovese Rosso 2010, Maremma, Tuscany, Italy (R)

£9.95

A Maremma classic — pure, fresh, expressive style from this emerging Tuscany region and this exciting organic farm.

Roundhill White Zinfandel 2010, California, USA (Rosé)

£8.95

Much better than you expect … and like the best Martinis … drier!

Predator Old Vines Zinfandel RODI 2010, Lodi, California, USA (R)

£16.95

Ladybirds are very scary, but don’t worry, this wine is very tasty and unmatched in its category. All will become clear!

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Genesis Wines

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Contact: Luke Kulchstein 78 Tachbrook Street, London SW1V 2NA

020 7963 9060 sales@genesiswines.com genesiswines.com

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Guide Retail Price Finca Nueva Barrel-fermented Rioja Blanco 2009, Spain (W)

£9.75

Deep, opulent, and full of ripe fruit and soft vanilla.

Finca Nueva Rioja Crianza 2006, Spain (R)

£9.75

Delicious Crianza full of dark fruits, sweet spice and pepper.

Villa Medoro Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2009, Italy (R)

£9.25

Deep and juicy with great violet notes and black fruit.

Ciacci Piccolomini Rosso di Montalcino 2009, Italy (R)

£15.75

Dark fruits and floral spice, a great wine from Piccolomini.

Weingut Geyerhof Grüner Veltliner 2010, Rosensteig, Austria (W)

£11.50

Bright and zesty, great stony character and powerful white fruits.

Michelle Richardson Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£12.00

Zesty, ripe and fresh. Cut grass and tropical fruit notes.

Mount Beautiful Pinot Noir 2009, Cheviot Hills, New Zealand (R)

£13.50

A delightful, fruit-driven Pinot Noir from New Zealand.

Melville Verna’s Estate Viognier 2009, USA (W)

£19.25

Ripe and juicy Californian Viognier from Melville.

Melville Estate Pinot Noir 2009, USA (R)

£20.95

Deep fruits and subtle spice in this Californian Pinot Noir.

Brewer Clifton Mount Carmel Chardonnay 2009, USA (W)

£35.00

Rich and bright with citrus notes and balancing mineral character.

Brewer Clifton Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir 2009, USA (R)

£22.50

Deep and satisfying Californian Pinot, bold fruits and ripe notes.

Ventopuro Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Alto Colchagua, Chile (W)

£8.50

Light and grassy, good balance of tropical and citrus fruits.

Koyle Syrah Reserva 2009, Alto Colchagua, Chile (R)

£7.95

Ripe and powerful, good mineral balance and dark peppered fruit.

Tokaji Hétszo˝lo˝ Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos 2000, Hungary (W)

£27.00

The ultimate Tokaji; rich, sweet and nutty with perfect acidity.

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Genesis Wines

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Contact: Luke Kulchstein 78 Tachbrook Street, London SW1V 2NA

020 7963 9060 sales@genesiswines.com genesiswines.com

Genesis Wines provides private customers and restaurants with top quality wines direct from some of the finest independent producers from around the world. We have

established direct relationships with many of the leading Growers from around Europe and our range of wines from the rest of the world is developing quickly.

Guide Retail Price Champagne Nicolas Maillart Brut Platine 1er Cru NV, France (W)

£22.50

Crisp and deep with pinpoint bubbles and brioche notes.

Les Sarments Côtes du Gascogne Blanc 2009, France (W)

£7.25

Fresh and zippy, a superb white blend with great clarity.

Les Sarments Comtes Tolosan Rouge 2009, France (R)

£7.25

Dark and full, bursting with black fruit flavours.

Francois Chidaine Vouvray Les Argiles 2010, France (W)

£14.95

Sprightly and clean, a delicious Vouvray from François Chidaine

P&N Reverdy Sancerre Terre Maimbray 2009, France (W)

£13.50

Bright and fresh, full of crisp fruit and citrus notes.

Clotilde Davenne Chablis Les Temps Perdus 2010, France (W)

£12.75

Fresh and clean with sprightly acidity and ripe fruit flavours.

Jean-Philippe Fichet Meursault 2009, France (W)

£26.50

Rich and bursting with stonefruit, citrus and floral notes.

Jean Thevenet Mâcon La Bongran 2004, France (W)

£18.75

Thevenet makes superb, unusual Mâconnais; rich, bold and complex.

Domaine Laurent Mouton Givry 1er Cru, Clos Jus 2009, France (R)

£16.50

Bright, juicy and delicious. A great Givry from Laurent Mouton.

Château Penin Natur 2010, France (R)

£10.75

A superb natural wine from Bordeaux made without oak aging.

Château Clinet Ronan by Clinet 2009, France (R)

£10.25

Delightful AC wine made by Pomerol legends Château Clinet.

Clos du Caillou Bouquet des Garrigues White 2009, France (W)

£12.25

Great Côtes du Rhône white from Clos du Caillou.

René Rostaing Côteaux de Languedoc Red Puech Noble 2008, France (R)

£13.50

Fantastic Languedoc Red from Rhône legend René Rostaing.

Domaine de Marcoux Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009, France (R)

£33.00

Robust and spicy with both good fruit and mineral balance.

Portal del Priorat Gotes Priorat 2009, Spain (R)

£14.75

A much fresher, delicate style of Priorat.

Portal del Priorat Negre de Negres Priorat 2009, Spain (R)

£19.50

Dark and generous, the epitome of Priorat.

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McKinley Vintners

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Contact: Louise du Bosky 14 Kennington Road, London SE1 7BL

020 7928 7300 info@mckinleyvintners.co.uk mckinleyvintners.co.uk

McKinley Vintners is an agency company and national distributor with more than 25 years of experience supplying some of the UK’s best restaurants and independent wine

merchants. We are the sole agent for a range of qualitydriven independent wineries, as well as for a selection of boutique spirits.

Guide Retail Price Champagne Gosset Blanc de Blancs Brut NV, France (Sp)

£69.00

The latest edition to the Gosset family, this cuvée, with all its freshness, elegance and finesse, makes it the perfect aperitif Champagne.

Champagne Gosset Grande Réserve Brut NV, France (Sp)

£49.00

Gosset’s famous three-vintage blend — rich, toasty and full bodied.

Domaine Bernard Moreau Bourgogne Chardonnay 2010, France (W)

£15.00

Domaine Bernard Moreau Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2010, France (R)

£15.99

Château Tournefeuille Lalande de Pomerol 2007, France (R)

£27.99

Situated in the commune of Néac on south west-facing clay and gravel slopes, overlooking its near neighbour Pétrus.

Château La Révérence St Emilion Grand Cru 2007, France (R)

£30.00

Château Haut Brisson La Grave, St Emilion Grand Cru 2005, France (R)

£32.95

Domaine Clavel Regulus Côtes du Rhône Viognier 2010, France (W)

£10.99

100% Viognier — rich and complex with apricot and citrus flavours.

Domaine Duseigneur La Chapelle Côtes du Rhône 2010, France (R)

£13.99

A 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah blend produced from organically grown grapes.

Château Unang Ventoux Cuvée Adeline 2009, France (W)

£16.99

Classy Roussanne and Clairette blend with yields below 30hl/ha.

Château Unang Ventoux red 2009, France (R)

£12.49

Grenache, Carignan and Syrah blend, hand-picked from vineyards at just over 300m.

Château Miraval Clara Lua, Coteaux Varois en Provence 2010, France (W)

£14.99

85% Rolle, 15% Grenache Blanc. Stunning organic wine from the same stable as ‘Pink Floyd’.

Château La Mascaronne Côtes de Provence 2010, France (W)

£17.99

100% Ugni Blanc with hints of white fruits and yellow fruit.

Doolhof Wine Estate Cape Loerie 2010, South Africa (W)

£10.49

100% Sauvignon Blanc from Wellington.

Doolhof Wine Estate Cape Roan 2008, South Africa (R)

£10.49

Malbec, Shiraz and Mourvèdre blend from Wellington.

Morgenhof Wine Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (W)

£12.49

Classic South African Sauvignon from the stunning Morgenhof Estate in Stellenbosch.

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Contact: Louise du Bosky 14 Kennington Road, London SE1 7BL

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Guide Retail Price The Morgenhof Estate 2005, South Africa (R)

£21.99

Morgenhof’s flagship Bordeaux blend.

Alpha Domus The Pilot Sauvignon Blanc 2010, New Zealand (W)

£11.99

96% Sauvignon Blanc, 4% Semillon.

Alpha Domus The Pilot Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, New Zealand (R)

£13.59

Lake Chalice Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2011, New Zealand (W)

£13.75

Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2011-Pure Elite Gold.

Lake Chalice Marlborough Eyrie Vineyard Pinot Gris 2011, New Zealand (W)

£12.49

Mount Dottrel Central Otago Pinot Noir 2009, New Zealand (R)

£24.99

Mitre Rocks Central Otago Pinot Noir 2009, New Zealand (R)

£28.89

Viña Tamaya Winemaker’s Selection Chardonnay 2010, Chile (W)

£14.99

Single vineyard, “Quebrada Seca”.

Viña Tamaya Reserva Syrah 2009, Chile (R)

£11.99

Decanter World Wine Awards 2011 Regional Trophy Chilean Red Rhône Variety.

Casa Montes Ampakama Torrontés 2011, Argentina (W)

£8.99

Casa Montes Ampakama Malbec 2011, Argentina (R)

£8.99

Casa Montes Ampakama Intenso Malbec 2009, Argentina (R)

£10.99

Aged for three months in French and American oak.

Quinta do Tedo Rosé Port NV Portugal (Fort)

£21.50

Touriga Franca and Tinta Barroca — delicious served chilled.

Bristol Black Spiced Rum Mauritius, Trinidad & Tobago (Spirit)

£37.99

Black strap molasses and salt liquorice are used in this blend from Mauritius and Trinidad and Tobago.

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Richards Walford

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Contact: Karen Jenkins Hales Lodge, Pickworth, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 4DJ

01780 460451 sales@r-w.co.uk r-w.co.uk

Richards Walford, importers of wine, work directly with growers to supply individual, quality wines to the UK market, often from limited production. The company was established

in 1982 and is still run by the two founding partners Roy Richards and Mark Walford.

Guide Retail Price Alain Demets Champagne Marie Demets NV, France (Sp)

£23.99

Jean-Pierre Fleury Champagne Fleury Brut NV, France (Sp)

£33.99

Domaine Félines-Jourdan Picpoul de Pinet 2010, Coteaux du Languedoc, France (W)

£9.49

Domaine Félines-Jourdan Roussanne/Chardonnay 2010, Coteaux de Bessilles, France (W)

£7.99

Domaine Félines-Jourdan Grenache/Syrah 2010, Coteaux de Bessilles, France (R)

£7.99

Château Fontarèche Corbières Rosé 2011, France (Rosé)

£8.49

Château Fontarèche Corbières Rouge Vieilles Vignes 2010, France (R)

£8.99

Gérald Standley & Gérard Gauby Le Soula Vin de Pays des Côtes Catalanes Rouge 2005, France (R)

£22.99

Gérald Standley & Gérard Gauby Le Soula Vin de Pays des Côtes Catalanes Blanc 2007, France (W)

£22.99

Domaine la Haute Févrie Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine sur lie 2010, France (W)

£9.49

Domaine du Closel Savennières 2010, France (W)

£17.99

Domaine Huet Vouvray Le Haut Lieu sec 2010, France (W)

£21.49

Domaine de la Semellerie Chinon Rouge 2010, France (R)

£9.99

Domaine Vrignaud Chablis 2010, France (W)

£13.99

Jean-Marc Boillot Montagny 1er Cru 2010, France (W)

£18.99

Michel Paquet Mâcon Prissé ‘Le Clos’ 2010, France (W)

£12.99

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Contact: Karen Jenkins Hales Lodge, Pickworth, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 4DJ

01780 460451 sales@r-w.co.uk r-w.co.uk

Guide Retail Price Domaine la Soufrandise Pouilly-Fuissé Vieilles Vignes 2010, France (W)

£20.99

Hérve Murat Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits, ‘Les Herbues’ 2009, France (R)

£18.49

Vincent Morey Santenay Rouge ‘les Hâtes’ 2008, France (R)

£21.99

Alain Coche Monthélie 1er Cru les Duresses 2007, France (R)

£26.99

Digioia-Royer Chambolle Musigny vieilles vignes 2004, France (R)

£28.49

Château Labadie l’Alouette de Château Labadie Bordeaux Blanc Sec 2010, France (W)

£9.99

Vignobles Trocard Château Croix de Rambeau Lussac St Emilion 2007, France (R)

£14.99

Selection Jean-Louis Chave Côtes du Rhône ‘Mon Coeur’ 2009, France (R)

£14.49

Moulin de la Gardette Gigondas Cuvée Tradition 2007, France (R)

£20.49

Mikael Desestret St Joseph Rouge Côte Ste Epine 2006, France (R)

£15.99

Bodegas Amezola de la Mora Viña Amezola Crianza 2006, Spain (R)

£12.99

Claudio Mariotto Braghe Colli Tortonesi 2009, Italy (R)

£10.49

Claudio Mariotto Derthona Colli Tortonesi 2008, Italy (R)

£16.49

Masottina S.p.A Prosecco Treviso Brut Spumante NV, Italy (Sp)

£12.99

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Hispamerchants

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Contact: Neil Keeling Threshold & Union House, 65-69 Shepherds Bush Green, London W12 8TX

020 8740 4556 neil@hispamerchants.com hispamerchants.com

Hispamerchants was established in 2002 as a specialist importer of wines from Spain and South America. We now represent 20 producers and hold a portfolio of approximately 100 wines, beers and spirits. Together with Manchester’s

Morgenrot Group we are showcasing a broad range of Spanish and Argentinian producers. Wines showing at SITT 2012 include our new El Supremo range from Mendoza.

Guide Retail Price Tapiz Torrontés Extra Brut NV, Famatina Valley, La Rioja, Argentina (Sp)

£15.49

Traditional-method sparkling wine produced from 100% Torrontés with 12 months ageing on the lees.

RPB El Supremo Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Mendoza, Argentina (W)

£7.49

Fresh Sauvignon Blanc from Mendoza. Light with a fantastic balance of fruit and acidity.

RPB El Supremo Torrontés 2011, Mendoza, Argentina (W)

£7.49

Delicate, approachable Torrontés with characteristic floral notes balanced by a youthful acidity.

Tapiz Torrontés 2011, Famatina Valley, La Rioja, Argentina (W)

£10.99

Produced from vines grown in the Famatina Valley. Characteristic floral tropical notes.

Castelo De Medina Verdejo 2010, Rueda, Spain (W)

£9.99

Crisp Verdejo from Rueda with distinctive aromas of cut grass and a dry finish.

Tapiz Malbec Rosé 2011, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina (Rosé)

£10.99

Rich style of rosé with cherry and strawberry notes. Production is via 24 hours of cold maceration.

NQN Malma Finca La Papay Pinot Noir 2010, Neuquen, Patagonia, Argentina (R)

£11.99

Produced from hand-harvested grapes with six months’ ageing in French and American oak.

RPB El Supremo Malbec 2010, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£7.49

A medium-bodied yet concentrated Malbec with red fruit aromas and a velvety palate.

Tapiz Malbec 2010, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£10.99

Produced from vines grown in Agrelo, Tupungato and La Consulta with eight months’ oak ageing.

NQN Malma Finca La Papay Malbec 2009, Neuquen, Patagonia, Argentina (R)

£11.99

Produced from hand-harvested Malbec and aged for nine months in French and American oak.

Tapiz Bonarda 2010, Uco Valley, Argentina (R)

£10.99

100% Bonarda displaying intense raspberry and strawberry aromas and flavours; eight months ageing in French and American oak add complexity.

Vallemayor Tinto 2009, Rioja, Spain (R)

£7.49

Produced from 100% Tempranillo. Unoaked with black and red fruit notes.

Vallemayor Encineda 2009, Rioja, Spain (R)

£9.99

A semi-crianza produced from 30-year-old vines; four months in American oak; bottled unfiltered.

Martin Berdugo Tinto Joven 2010, Ribera Del Duero, Spain (R)

£10.99

Produced from 100% Tempranillo, unoaked and with plenty of red fruit character.

Martin Berdugo Tinto Crianza 2006, Ribera Del Duero, Spain (R)

£15.99

100% Tempranillo aged in new oak barrels. Displays notes of spicy complexity as well as retaining ripe fruit characteristics.

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Pimlico Cellars Agencies

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Contact: John Trevena 33 Churton Street, London SW1V 2LT

020 7834 3647 john@pimlicodozen.com pimlicodozen.com

We are a well-established, dynamic team which has built a reputation through a combination of good service and integrity. With top producers from Chile, Argentina,

South Africa, New Zealand and Europe, we are justifiably proud of our portfolio of wines, which offer great value at all prices.

Guide Retail Price Don Felipe Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay 2011, Central Valley, Chile (W)

£5.99

New Cape Wine Eagles Cliff Chenin Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

£6.50

Terranoble Vineyard Selection Chardonnay 2011, Casablanca, Chile (W)

£7.60

Pazo Pondal Leira Albariño 2011, Rías Baxias, Spain (W)

£12.50

Casa alle Vacche Vernaccia I Macchione 2010, Tuscany, Italy (W)

£11.00

Terranoble Vineyard Selection Syrah 2010, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£7.50

Terranoble Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£8.90

Terranoble Reseva Carmenère 2010, Colchagua Valley, Chile (R)

£8.90

Terranoble Reserva Pinot Noir 2010, Casablanca Valley, Chile (R)

£10.50

Bodegas Pingon Carramimbre Roble 2009, Ribera del Duero, Spain (R)

£10.50

Domaine Martin Carianne 2009, Rhône Valley, France (R)

£12.50

Terranoble Gran Reserva Merlot 2009, Maule Valley, Chile (R)

£11.50

Terranoble Gran Reserva Carmenère 2009, Maule Valley, Chile (R)

£11.50

Bodegas Correas El Cipres Malbec 2009, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£8.00

Bodegas Correas Las Acequias Cabernet Sauvignon Oak 2005, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£11.00

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Winegrowers Direct

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Contact: Jonathan Kinns 2 Station Road, Swavesey, Cambridge CB24 4QJ

01954 230176 jk@winegrowers.net

I always look for wines that have “that extra something”; “inspirational wines”, said one customer, but with drinkability.

“Drink the view!” Winegrowers works with producers who strive for vins de terroir that transport you back to their place of origin. Specialising in the Rhône and Burgundy,

Guide Retail Price Champagne Bauget-Jouette Rosé NV, France (Rosé)

£33.50

“Poppy” enamelled bottle. Produced by addition of specially made still Pinot Noir at disgorgement.

Muscadet S & M Sur Lie ‘Grand Fief de Retail’ Cuvée Vieilles Vignes 2010, France (W)

£9.25

40 to 100-year-old vines. Special hillside terroir (gabbro) renowned for richness of wines; silver medal.

Rueda Verdejo Valle de Orón 2010, Spain (W)

£8.75

Very aromatic and expressive, fresh grapefruit palate; from small 3ha plot; “Matisse” label.

Sancerre 2010 Domaine des Clairneaux, France (W)

£14.99

Classic, finely tuned, nettley Sancerre. Rosé and red also available.

Pouilly-Fuissé ‘L’Astragale’ 2010 Domaine Denuziller, France (W)

£17.95

A classic Pouilly-Fuissé which sees no oak. Good minerality; named after Solutré’s astragale bones.

Saint Aubin 1er Cru ‘En Remilly’ 2009 Alain Chavy, France (W)

£26.50

A complex, real “value” white Burgundy from the vineyard next to Chevalier Montrachet.

Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru ‘Morgeot’ Vieilles Vignes 2008 Domaine Bachey-Legros, France (W)

£39.95

A complex, high-quality premier cru from a 2ha planted in 1955. A superb producer.

Brouilly ‘Terre de Combiaty’ 2010 Manoir du Carra, France (R)

£13.95

From a 1.5ha vineyard of 50-year-old vines on pink granite. “Exceptional success” — Revue du Vin de France.

Ribera del Duero 2009 Valle de Orón, Spain (R)

£9.95

Three months in oak, this has wonderful blackberry perfume, is juicy, rich and savoury. Great value.

Rioja Reserva 2007 Dominio de Ugarte, Spain (R)

£14.95

Family estate wine; 95% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano; 40-year-old vines at 700m give structure and complexity.

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2008 Château Tour Renaissance, France (R)

£17.95

4ha on gravel; 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc; 16 months in 50% new, 50% one-year-old oak. Rich and well-balanced.

Rasteau Vieilles Vignes 2009 Domaine Grand Nicolet, France (R)

£14.50

Powerful fruit, not over-extracted. “increasingly one of the superstars of the S Rhone” 90-92pts Robert Parker.

Vacqueyras 2009 Domaine Saint Pierre, France (R)

£17.75

60% Grenache, 40% Syrah; only 35hl/ha. Rich and complex; “an exciting discovery for me” — Robert Parker.

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009 Château Farguierol, France (R)

£19.99

40ha of old vines; GSM 70/20/10. Exceptional value; four stars from Decanter.

Santenay 1er Cru Clos Rousseau ‘Les Fourneaux’ Vieilles Vignes 2008 Domaine Bachey-Legros, France (R)

£27.95

18ha domaine; from vines planted in 1914, the oldest in Santenay, giving great depth and complexity.

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Moreno Wines

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Contact: Mike Ritchie MW 26 Macroom Road, London W9 3HY

020 8960 7161 info@morenowines.co.uk morenowinesuk.co.uk

The leading UK Spanish wine specialist over many years, we offer a strong selection that covers Spain’s exciting diversity at all levels.

Our excellent contacts and wide experience make us the first call for those seeking Spanish wines. See also expansions into Italy and Chile

Guide Retail Price Mionetto Prosecco Legatura Frizzante NV, Italy (Sp)

£10.99

Classic Spago Prosecco from Italy’s leading producer. Crisp, juicy, apple-like.

Mionetto Rose Legatura Frizzante NV, Italy (Rosé)

£10.99

Lively, fresh, berry fruited rosé made from Raboso and Lagrein; semi-sparkling.

Undurraga Gewürztraminer 2011, Chile (W)

£7.99

Characteristic rose petal and ginger notes, vibrant and well-balanced, and excellent value.

Undurraga TH Sauvignon Blanc Lo Abarca 2011, Chile (W)

£12.99

Edgy, cool-climate Sauvignon that out-matches NZ at the price — delicious!

Gerardo Mendez Albariño do Ferreiro 2010, Rías Baixas, Spain (W)

£15.49

Small, quality-led producer. Pithy, tingly Albariño with distinct minerality and full flavour.

Parxet Marques de Alella Clasico 2010, Alella, Spain (W)

£10.99

100% Pansa Blanca, lush dessert apple flavour, unoaked, supple and moreish.

Godelia Blanco 2010, Bierzo, Spain (W)

£12.99

New producer Godelia excels with this softly rounded, less-aged Godello/Dona Blanca blend.

JM da Fonseca Periquita Tinto 2010, Setubal, Portugal (R)

£8.99

Fluid, juicy, unoaked red with red berry flavours made from Castelao, Trincadeira and Aragonez.

Duca di Salaparuta Lavico Nerello Mascalese 2008, Sicily, Italy (R)

£12.99

Exciting cherry-infused red from vineyards on Etna’s volcanic slopes. Fleshy, silky and mineral.

Surani Primitivo 2009, Puglia, Italy (R)

£10.99

Rich, balanced Primitivo from DOC Manduria. The ideal antidote to baked, stewed, sun-burned horrors.

Espelt Saulo 2010, Ampurdan, Spain (R)

£10.99

Lovely Mediterranean blend of 50% Garnacha, 50% Carinena; rich and brooding with a nice minerality.

Guelbenzu Azul 2008, Ribera del Queiles, Spain (R)

£10.99

Sleek Navarra blend of Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Sensitively oaked, well-structured, satisfying.

Marques de Cacares Tinto Crianza 2008, Rioja Alta, Spain (R)

£10.99

Distinctive, silkily structured, oaked Rioja made from Tempranillo and Garnacha. A classic style.

Bai Gorri Reserva 2006, Rioja Alavesa, Spain (R)

£24.99

Much awarded wine from a go-ahead, modernist bodega in up-country Alavesa. Silky, fleshy, delicious.

Valdespino Fino Inocente NV, Jerez, Spain (R)

£14.99

A fino classic, resulting from pushing flor to its viable limits. Intense, tangy, rich, long finish.

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Hungarian Food & Wine Malux

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Contact: Audrey Zarach/Lucien Lanci 12 Coombehurst Close, Barnet, London EN4 0JU

0845 0948715 audrey@hungarianfoodandwine.com hungarianfoodandwine.com

A family-run importer specialising in exclusive unique Hungarian wines from passionate, innovative winemakers. Stunning native grapes are an exciting alternative, and

international varieties surprise, reflecting their terroir. Exceptional wines across the price spectrum; offering quality, value and personal service

Guide Retail Price Frittman Cserszegi Fuszeres 2010, Kunsag, Hungary (W)

£11.99

Native grape, cheeky, fun, fresh and memorable — from the Best Hungarian Winemaker of the Year 2007.

Garamvari Irsai Oliver 2010, Balatonboglari, Hungary (W)

£13.55

Beautiful, delicate native grape reminiscent of Muscat.

Boronal Tokaji Furmint Dry 2010, Tokaji, Hungary (W)

£8.90

This ancient grape displays the perfect Tokaji character, fragrant, fiery with a perfect finish.

St Andrea Napbor Sun Wine 2010/11, Eger, Hungary (W)

£14.99

St Andrea’s best-selling white wine, a harmonic balance of typical white Eger grapes; rich, ripe and fruity.

Szeremley Keknyelu 2005, Badacsonyi, Hungary (W)

£20.60

A rare grape with volcanic character and long ageing potential. Notes of flint, honey and meadow flower.

Bodvin Aldomas Furmint Dry 2009, Tokaji, Hungary (W)

£14.60

Part oaked a rich and surprising speciality furmint, perfectly balanced, delicious.

St Andrea Orokke Forever 2009, Eger, Hungary (W)

£25.00

Organic, Decanter Silver, elegant complex flavours a study in making a great Eger white.

Boronal Kadarka 2010, Kunsagi, Hungary (R)

£8.90

Full of life, a firm fruity character, fresh, lively, a real Hungaricum.

Korona Egri Bikaver Bull’s Blood 2008, Eger, Hungary (R)

£12.70

Grown near a thermal spring; uniting Kekfrankos, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot — a fantastic combination and bestseller.

Heimann Merlot 2008, Szekszardi, Hungary (R)

£15.50

A beautiful Merlot from the rich Southern Szekszardi region and its most exciting winemaker.

St Andrea Aldas Bikaver Blessing, Bull’s Blood 2008, Eger, Hungary (R)

£21.00

Full-bodied, distinct character, excellent ageing, richness, complexity, ripe fruits; a Blessing.

Heimann Kekfrankos Baranyavolgyi 2008, Szekszardi, Hungary (R)

£15.70

Forty-year-old stocks from the precious, oldest vineyard give a mature smoothness, with dark fruits; elegant.

Korona Egri Cabernet Sauvignon Barrique 2008, Eger, Hungary (R)

£13.25

Grown near a hot volcanic spring. Succulent fruits, almonds, spice, in barrique for 12 months.

Bodvin Tokaji Cuvée Late Harvest 2010, Tokaji, Hungary (Sw)

£13.90

Fresh, light, clean, versatile, stunning, a winner on all counts.

Chateau Megyer Tokaji Aszu 3 Puttonyos 2004, Tokaji, Hungary (Sw)

£19.99

King of wines and wine of kings; Louis XIV’s favourite; intense fruit, regal. Large range available.

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Wines of Chile

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Contact: Anita Jackson 13 Hermitage Parade, High Street. Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7HE

01344 872229 anita@winesofchile.org.uk winesofchile.org.uk

Wines of Chile is the organisation responsible for the promotion of Chilean Wine in the UK. We are a small but dynamic team consisting of Michael Cox, UK director, and Anita Jackson,

campaign manager, and will be on hand during both SITT events to answer any questions that you may have on Chile and its wines, or how Wines of Chile can work with your business.

Guide Retail Price INDEPENDENT WINE MERCHANTS PROMOTION: Details and registration for our third Independent Wine Merchants Awards will be available during the SITT events. This year we are offering five first prizes of a trip to Chile in January 2013, plus £500; and for five runners-up a prize of a cheque for £500.

PEQUEÑAS WINERY TASTING: In June we will hold our second Pequeñas Winery Tasting (Boutique Chilean Wineries) this event is predominantly for those seeking a winery to represent, so if you are an importer or wholesaler who is looking to distribute or increasing your Chilean wine portfolio with some niche wines, we would be interested in speaking to you and registering your details for the tasting.

THE SOMMELIER CHILE CHALLENGE: The Second Sommelier Chile Challenge will be held in July. This is a tasting with a difference for sommeliers — with five themed tables, the wines on taste will selected by two of the UK’s leading wine journalists. All wines will be tasted blind, however, there will be some non-Chileans in the line-up. These “ringers” will be chosen by leading on-trade wholesalers/ importers; the criteria being that they must be their top-selling non-Chilean wines within the category for each themed table, we hope you can come and speak to us to register your interest.

Finally, to stimulate your taste buds while chatting to us about the above, we have the following wines:

Casa Silva Cool Coast Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Paredones, Colchagua, Chile Santa Rita Medalla Real Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2009, Leyda Valley, Chile Undurraga TH Carignan 2009, Maule Valley Falernia Carmenère 2009, Elqui Valley, Chile Haras de Pirque Character Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenère 2007, Maipo Valley, Chile

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Hatch Mansfield

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Contact: Brigitte Hennessy New Bank House 1 Brockenhurst Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 9DJ

01344 871800 info@hatch.co.uk hatchmansfield.com

Every one of our producers is independent and family owned. All own a significant vineyard base, first-class winemaking facilities and cellars giving them quality control from grape to

bottle. They all have a story to tell about heritage, provenance and authenticity.

Guide Retail Price Sauvignon Blanc, Esk Valley 2011, New Zealand (W)

£9.99

Intense powerful style. A mix of ripe tropical fruit, citrus and cooler herbaceous flavours.

Verdelho, Esk Valley 2011, New Zealand (W)

£10.99

Highly aromatic and intense dry white wine. Nectarine, citrus and passion fruit flavours.

Syrah, Esk Valley 2009, New Zealand (R)

£13.99

Pepper, spice, violet and cherry aromas leading to a palate showing intensity and purity of fruit.

Winemaker’s Selection Chardonnay, Lourensford Estate 2011, South Africa (W)

£10.99

Citrus, pineapple and peach notes. The palate is full, structured and layered with fruit flavours.

Noble Late Harvest Semillon, Lourensford Estate 2009, South Africa (W)

£8.99

Apricot and honey with orange peel flavours from the botrytised fruit. Sweet but clean finish.

Cameron Vale Cabernet Sauvignon, Grant Burge 2009, Australia (R)

£14.49

Ripe black fruit, mint and chocolate aromas leading to a silky smooth palate with rich cassis fruit.

The Holy Trinity Grenache/Shiraz/Mourvèdre, Grant Burge 2008, Australia (R)

£21.99

Plum and raspberry fruit backed up by smoky savoury oak and delicate spice.

Filsell Shiraz, Grant Burge 2009, Australia (R)

£21.99

From vines approaching 100 years old, an intense, powerful, rich, black fruit-flavoured wine.

Les Collines de Laure, Jean-Luc Colombo 2010, France (R)

£9.99

A most approachable Syrah, full of ripe red fruit character and with a lot of finesse.

Cornas Terres Brûlées, Jean-Luc Colombo 2007, France (R)

£35.00

Ripe fruits complemented by spicy hints of liquorice and coffee. Very rich and elegant in the mouth.

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Bincellar

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Contact: Mike Stead 82 Scotney Gardens, St Peters Street, Maidstone, Kent ME16 0GR

07900 670 470 mike@bincellar.com

Bincellar is a young fast developing company, with a good eye for delicious, good value wines from many corners of the world. A number of the wines on show

have won prestigious awards and some are considered the best from their respective regions or countries.

Guide Retail Price Cotterels 1843 Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marloborough, New Zealand (W)

£8.43

Quality Sauvignon telling the story of Marlborough’s beginnings.

Konrad Wines Mt Fishtail Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£9.95

Luscious, interesting style, mi- range Sauvignon.

Konrad Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£11.75

Pure top-shelf class (nice label for the shelf, too).

Julicher 99 Rows Pinot Noir 2009, Marlborough, New Zealand (R)

£19.75

Quality, well-priced Pinot, selected as the best from New Zealand in Scandinavia.

Julicher Estate Pinot Noir 2009, Marlborough, New Zealand (R)

£24.00

NZ’s 2008 Champion wine; 2009 is also growing in statue.

Squawking Magpie The Chatterer Syrah 2008, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand (R)

£15.75

A very good Syrah from NZ’s Champion Syrah producer.

Squawking Magpie The Chatterer Merlot Malbec 2009/2010, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand (R)

£15.95

A really good red blend from Gimblett Gravels.

Vallformosa Huala Tradicion Torrontes 2011, Argentina (W)

£9.85

A good example of the appeal of this variety to a broad market. Nice wine.

Vallformosa Vallplata Tempranillo 2011, Catalunya, Spain (R)

£7.50

Juicy offering from a region growing in importance.

Vidigal Douro 2010, Portugal

£7.75

Very good style and price value.

Vidigal Touriga Nacionale Reserva 2007, Portugal (R)

£8.50

Good balance of fruit and dirt.

The Fuse 2009, Napa Valley, USA

£24.00

Nice change — lower-priced quality from Napa.

Signorello Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Napa Valley, USA (R)

£47.00

Selected in the top 5 from Californian by Decanter.

Kleinood Tamberskloof Syrah 2007, South Africa (R)

£18.85

A true aristocratic French-style South African. Pure class.

Los Clop Malbec Rosé 2010, Argentina (Rosé)

£7.95

Popular style from this settler family.

Los Clop Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Argentina (R)

£8.95

Well balanced and well priced for its quality.

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Bincellar

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Contact: Mike Stead 82 Scotney Gardens, St Peters Street, Maidstone, Kent ME16 0GR

07900 670 470 mike@bincellar.com

Guide Retail Price Emmanuel Delaille Cheverny Blanc 2011, France (W)

£11.95

An amazing wine, especially for the price. Awarded the much sought-after Coup du Coeur.

Jean Frederic Sambardier JFS Fleurie 2009, France

£14.95

Wonderful style. Broad appeal wine.

New Cape Wines Hoeks Rivier Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, South Africa (R)

£9.85

Very good quality for the price. Appealing style.

New Cape Wines Hoeks Rivier Chenin Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

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Contact: Neil Monyard 28 Amberley Way, Wickwar GL12 8LP

01454 294328 neil@compass-cognac.co.uk compass-spirits.co.uk

Providing the independent trade with quality spirits from family-owned distilleries throughout the world. We source from producers making their spirits up to a quality level

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and not down to a price point. Innovation in the vineyards, distillation or ageing process often leads to significant improvements and it is these that we seek out.

Guide Retail Price Distilleria Gualco Grappa di Dolcetto d’Ovada, Italy

£40.99

A single grape grappa, at 42% abv. Fresh, vibrant and well integrated.

Distilleria Gualco Grappa Suavitas, Italy

£40.99

A liqueur grappa with a lemon infusion at 42% abv. Well balanced and off-dry.

Distilleria Gualco Grappa Senza Nome, Italy

£48.99

Barbera grapes and five years in oak barriques; 42% abv.

Distilleria Gualco Grappa Rubinia, Italy

£54.49

Muscato grapes and six years in acacia barrels; 42% abv.

Distilleria Gualco Grappa Rosina, Italy

£69.50

Dolcetto grape and nine years in acacia barrels; 56% abv.

Distilleria Gualco Grappa Miele, Italy

£40.99

A grappa liqueur and wild flower honey infusion; 42% abv.

Distilleria Gualco Grappa Caffe, Italy

£40.99

A grappa liqueur with an infusion of three South American coffees.

Distilleria Gualco Grappa Ceresella, Italy

£40.99

A grappa liqueur with Vignola cherries.

Maison Prunier VSOP Cognac, France

£37.99

A well-blended caramel and sugar-free VSOP Cognac.

Maison Prunier VSOP Organic Cognac, France

£38.49

An organic Cognac of quality in a sea of confusion.

Maison Prunier 20 Year Old Cognac, Fins Bois, France

£72.49

A very elegant Cognac, caramel and sugar-free.

Château de Beaulon Cognac 7 Year Old, France

£35.99

A completely natural, 100% Folle Blanche single vineyard Cognac.

Château de Beaulon 12 Year Old, France

£52.99

A multi-award-winning single vineyard Cognac.

Château de Beaulon Napoleon 20 Year Old, France

£99.99

A well-aged, beautifully balanced single vineyard Cognac.

Comte de Lafitte Armagnac 7 Year Old, France

£36.25

Traditional, full-bodied Armagnac.

Comte de Lafitte Armagnac 12 Year Old, France

£56.99

Fruit, plums and violets come off this well-aged Armagnac.

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Contact: Neil Monyard 28 Amberley Way, Wickwar GL12 8LP

01454 294328 neil@compass-cognac.co.uk compass-spirits.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price Comte de Lafitte Armagnac 20 Year Old, France

£69.99

Full-flavoured, full-bodied traditional Armagnac.

Caves de Normandie Morise Calvados Trois Pommes, France

£28.25

An exceptionally high-quality introductory Calvados.

Caves de Normandie Morise Calvados VSOP, Pays d’Auge, France

£38.49

Pot-still Calvados of real style and length.

Caves de Normandie Morise Calvados Hors d’Age, France

£43.99

Well aged, integrated and balanced. A Calvados of note.

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Las Bodegas

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Contact: Laurie Webster Unit 2 Wellbrook Farm, Berkeley Road, Mayfield, East Sussex TN20 6EH

01435 874772 laurie.webster@lasbodegas.co.uk lasbodegas.co.uk

IWC Specialist Merchant of the Year, Argentina, 2010 and 2011. Las Bodegas is the UK’s leading specialist importer of wines from Argentina. All of our wines at SITT this year

are completely new to the UK and all are exclusive to the independent retail and on-trade sectors.

Guide Retail Price Dominio Del Plata Zohar Fiano 2011, Argentina (W)

£11.99

Argentina’s first and only commercially available Fiano in the UK.

Bodega Atamisque Serbal Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Argentina (W)

£12.99

Proof positive that the Argentinians are more than getting to grips with this much-loved variety.

Mauricio Lorca Malbrontes Torrontés 2011, Argentina (W)

£9.99

The latest addition to this focused, innovative range — thoroughly modern Torrontés from La Rioja.

Boris Kovac Homme de Pays Viognier Chardonnay 2010, France (W)

£9.99

Delicately aromatic, unoaked dry white blend from the Languedoc.

Dominio Del Plata Anubis Chardonnay 2011, Argentina (W)

£10.49

A delightful, light and zesty, unoaked interpretation of the grape from Susana Balbo.

Bodega DiamAndes Chardonnay 2010, Argentina (W)

£19.99

An outstanding Chardonnay from one of Argentina’s most exciting new producers.

Espiritu de Argentina Bonarda 2011, Argentina (R)

£8.99

Bright, light, juicy red fruit — a great example of why Bonarda could be Argentina’s next big thing.

Espiritu de Argentina Malbec 2011, Argentina (R)

£8.99

A excellent new entry-point Malbec from one of our newest winery partners in Mendoza.

Boris Bovac Homme de Pays Syrah/Carignan 2010, France (R)

£9.99

A 50/50 blend made from 75 to 100-year-old Carignan vines and 12 years young Syrah vines; unoaked.

Mauricio Lorca Fantasia Syrah 2011, Argentina (R)

£10.99

A new addition to Mauricio’s ever-popular Fantasia range; 40% oaked, 90% Syrah, 10% Malbec.

Riglos Quinto Malbec 2010, Argentina (R)

£16.99

From Gualtallary in the Uco Valley; the Riglos rise to fame continues with this impressive new wine.

Dominio Del Plata Ben Marco Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Argentina (R)

£17.99

Susana Balbo’s ongoing love affair with Cabernet Sauvignon — exposed!

Bodega Atamisque Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Argentina (R)

£19.99

Tupungato’s new rising star winery reveals another absolute gem.

Bodega DiamAndes Malbec 2010, Argentina (R)

£19.99

With all the pedigree you’d expect from the owners of Château Malartic Lagraviere, Cru Classe.

Riglos Gran Corte 2008, Argentina (R)

£32.99

Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. “Showed the orchestral virtues of the blend … ” Andrew Jefford.

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Thorman Hunt

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Contact: Jeremy Hunt/Camille Relandeau 4 Pratt Walk, Lambeth, London SE11 6AR

020 7735 6511 info@thormanhunt.co.uk thormanhunt.co.uk

Thorman Hunt was established in 1978 to present top-quality examples of individual French growers to the independent wine trade. Today, 95% of the producers represented are

French, but we are also UK agents for great producers from Italy, Lebanon, Hungary, California, South Australia and New Zealand.

Guide Retail Price André Roméro Rasteau Villages Domaine la Soumade 2009, France (R)

£13.00

André Roméro Rasteau Cuvée Prestige Domaine la Soumade 2009, France (R)

£16.50

André Roméro Rasteau Cuvée Confiance Domaine la Soumade 2009, France (R)

£22.00

André Roméro Rasteau Rouge Vin Doux Domaine la Soumade, France (R)

£20.00

Domaine Roger Sabon Le Sabounet NV, France (R)

£7.50

Domaine Roger Sabon Rhône 2010, France (R)

£10.00

Domaine Roger Sabon Lirac 2010, France (R)

£13.00

Domaine Roger Sabon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Olivets 2009, France (R)

£22.50

Domaine Roger Sabon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve 2009, France (R)

£25.00

Domaine Roger Sabon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2010, France (W)

£26.00

Domaine de la Charbonnière Vacqueyras 2009, France (R)

£15.50

Domaine de la Charbonnière Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée du Domaine 2009, France (R)

£22.00

Domaine de la Charbonnière Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Mourre des Perdrix 2009, France (R)

£30.00

Domaine de la Charbonnière Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Hautes Brusquières 2009, France (R)

£30.00

Domaine de la Charbonnière Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2010, France (W)

£22.00

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Contact: Miguel Leal 1B Herbert Street, London NW5 4HA

07957 572957 miguel@casaleal.co.uk casaleal.co.uk

A specialist in premium Portuguese wine, from both young and established winemakers, we are constantly in search of novel and exciting wines.

Supplier to both specialist wine trade and to the on-trade, we offer a personalised service to enhance your business.

Guide Retail Price Quinta das Arcas Arca Nova 2011, Portugal (W)

7.65

“Lemongrass, green herbs, delicious lime and apricot flavours” — Wine Enthusiast’s Top 10 Portuguese.

Quinta dos Currais Siria 2010, Portugal (W)

£8.90

Very delicate, exotic and with citrus notes and a subtle flowery fragrance. Fresh, intense flavour.

Casa de Paços Loureiro/Arinto 2010, Portugal (W)

£7.65

“Very delicious, with lots of orangey acidity; bright in the finish” — Tom Cannavan on 2009 vintage.

Quinta de Paços Morgado do Perdigao 2011, Portugal (W)

£11.70

Well ripened tropical fruit bouquet, resulting from this perfect blend of the Loureiro and Alvarinho grapes.

Quinta da Lagoalva Talhao 1 2011, Portugal (W)

£9.00

A summer blockbuster, a cocktail of fruit, unoaked, dry and with a fresh acidity that prolongs the finish.

Quinta das Arcas Arca Nova Alvarinho 2010, Portugal (W)

£10.30

With lots of citrus fruit, mostly grapefruit but also with notes of pineapple, a complex but easy to drink Alvarinho, with an unusual acidity for this grape.

Quevedo Oscar’s White 2011, Portugal (W)

£10.00

A fun, young, quality-driven wine. Oscar’s is a simple and delicious wine. Fresh and aromatic, this is the right wine to drink after a busy day at work.

Quinta da Lagoalva Rosé 2011, Portugal (Rosé)

£9.00

A summer blockbuster, a cocktail of fruit, easy and fresh flavour.

FTP Vinhos Quinta do Serrado Rose 2010, Portugal (Rosé)

£9.50

A food rosé, with young red fruit aromas such as strawberries and cherries, very fresh on the month with persistent fruit.

FTP Vinhos Quinta do Serrado Red 2009, Portugal (R)

£9.50

Intense blackberry and redcurrant nose and flavours blended with coffee and violet; a complex but easy-to-drink wine.

Quevedo Oscar’s Red 2009, Portugal (R)

£10.00

A fun, young, quality-driven wine. Oscar’s is a simple and delicious wine. Fruity and aromatic, this is the right wine to drink after a busy day at work.

Monte Cascas Reserva 2008, Portugal (R)

£14.00

Sense the freshness of the lush black fruit in a wine with wonderful texture and structure.

PLC Wines Pontual Syrah 2006, Portugal (R)

£14.00

From the best Portuguese terroir for the Syrah grape; a very long fruity and fresh finish.

Sanguinhal Quinta das Cerejeiras 2004, Portugal (R)

£15.60

Cherry jam and some sweet spicy flavours; well combined fruit and ageing notes.

Quinta do Judeu 2008, Portugal (R)

£17.50

Orange blossom, caramel and peppery nose. On the palate you will find the whole Douro, with power and elegance, sustained by strong freshness. Specialist Importers Trade Tastings 2012

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Bella Wines

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Contact: Hamish Wakes-Miller Beaufort House, 28 Lisburn Road, Newmarket CB8 8HS

01638 604899 hamish@bellawines.co.uk bellawines.co.uk

Specialists in exciting wines from the Languedoc and Bordeaux. We are the UK agents for the Bordeaux negociant

Vintex and are launching Seigneurie de Peyrat from Languedoc. Ex-cellars; great quality and value.

Guide Retail Price Seigneurie de Peyrat Noble Plaisir White 2011, France (W)

£5.99

Crisp fresh blend of Colombard/Vermentino.

Seigneurie de Peyrat Noble Plaisir Rosé 2011, France (Rosé)

£5.99

New to the UK. 100% Cinsault. Light fruity rosé.

Seigneurie de Peyrat Noble Plaisir Red 2011, France (R)

£5.99

Interesting blend of Syrah, Carignan and Tempranillo.

Seigneurie de Peyrat Domaine de Peyrat Viognier 2011, France (W)

£7.99

Aromatic classic Viognier.

Seigneurie de Peyrat Domaine de Peyrat Rosé 2011, France (Rosé)

£7.50

100% Grenache rosé.

Seigneurie de Peyrat Domaine de Peyrat Syrah 2011, France (R)

£7.50

Deep spicy Syrah from older vines.

Seigneurie de Peyrat Tradition 2010, France (W)

£8.99

Seigneurie de Peyrat Prestige 2010, France (R)

£10.99

Domaine la Prade Mari Parfums de Garrigues 2009, France (R)

£9.99

Deep, spicy garrigue character. Classic blend.

Domaine la Prade Mari Contes de Garrigues 2008, France (R)

£12.50

Great Syrah/Grenache blend. QPR.

Château du Pin 2009, France (R)

£7.99

One of the best affordable Bordeaux wines on the market from the 2009 vintage.

Château Tour St Bonnet Cru Bourgeois 2009, France (R)

£14.00

Cru Bourgeois from the excellent 2009 vintage.

Chateau Guillou, Montagne St Emilion 2010, France (R)

£12.99

Château de la Riviere 2008, France (R)

£19.99

Classic claret from Fronsac.

Petit Guiraud 2005, France (W)

£12.99

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Yapp Brothers

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Contact: Jonathan Hoad Water Street, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6DY

01747 860423 tradesales@yapp.co.uk yapp.co.uk

Founded in 1969, Yapp Brothers has led the field in bringing delicious, distinctive wines to customers who are looking for something different. For the past forty years we have carved

an enviable reputation both for a high-quality portfolio of wines and first class customer service.

Guide Retail Price Domaine Achard-Vincent Clairette de Die Tradition NV, France (Sp)

£14.25

Gentle bubbles, low in alcohol, light creamy mousse, delicate floral aromas, palate of table grapes.

J. Dumangin Fils Extra Brut Champagne NV, France (Sp)

£26.50

An ultra-dry, palate-cleansing wine that serves as a bracing aperitif or partner to seafood.

Domaine de l’Idylle Savoie Cuvée l’Orangerie 2010, France (W)

£9.50

Dry, light and fruity with a balanced, lively acidity. Floral, orchard blossom aromas and flavours.

Jerôme de la Chaise Quincy 2010, France (W)

£11.95

Classic elderflower aromas. Crisp on the palate with zesty white currant fruit and minerally touch.

Château d’Epiré Savennières 2009, France (W)

£14.95

Complex wild flower, sherry flora, chalk dust nose. Palate of ripe orchard fruit, honey and minerals.

Clos Sainte Magdeleine Cassis 2009, France (W)

£17.50

Bouquet of citrus fruit and Provençal pine. White peach and wild herbs with subtle mineral palate.

Jasper Hill Georgia’s Paddock Riesling 2010, Australia (W)

£24.25

Classic candied citrus and kerosene notes with an intense palate of lime and minerals.

Domaine Filliatreau Château Fouquet Saumur 2010, France (R)

£11.25

Ripe, rounded with a classic cut-pepper nose. Good depth of red berry-fruit and supple tannins.

Domaine Les Filles de Septembre Côtes de Thongue Tradition 2010, France (R)

£8.50

Mid-weight, forward-drinking, southern red with a palate of juicy garrigue fruit over subtle tannins.

Domaine Le Cazal Minervois Tradition 2010, France (R)

£9.25

Un-oaked, with fine garrigue aromas and a supple, mid-weight palate of dark berry fruit/soft tannins.

René Rougier Château Simone Palette 2007, France (R)

£33.00

A rare unreconstructed historical gem that belies comparison, often mistaken for top-end Bordeaux.

Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009, France (R)

£28.75

Rich and full bodied, softer than young vintages tend to be, and should drink well for 12+ years.

Domaine Pieretti Muscat du Cap Corse 2010, France (W)

£19.75

Heady, aromatic, sweet wine with beautifully balanced, luscious palate of white summer fruits.

Domaine Gardrat Pineau de Charentes Blanc NV, France (Fort)

£11.95

Combines the taste of ripe summer fruit with mellow autumnal notes in a single mouthful.

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MWH Wine Merchants

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Contact: Mike Hall/Peter Hofman Meadow View, The Street, Tidmarsh, Berkshire RG8 8ER

0118 984 4654 mike@mwhwine.co.uk mwhwine.co.uk

MWH Wine Merchants is small agency business specialising in wines from Australia, New Zealand, Germany and France. We only import from family-owned vineyards where quality

is paramount. The majority of our customers are small to medium-sized wholesalers.

Guide Retail Price Domaine Pierre Vessigaud Pouilly Fuissé Vieilles Vignes 2009, France (W)

£19.95

Very rich and fruity wine with a well balanced mid palate. A touch of new wood gives it balance.

Weingut Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt RK Pinot Blanc 2011, Germany (W)

£12.95

German Pinot Blanc as good as anybody’s!

Weingut Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Kaseler Nies’chen Riesling Kabinett 2009, Germany (W)

£16.95

Super fresh Riesling, very smooth from this star of the Mosel.

Domaine Jean Tatraux et Fils Givry 1er Cru ‘Grandes Berges’ 2010, France (R)

£19.95

Small one-man band over-delivering on quality.

Domaine Jean Tatraux et Fils Givry 1er Cru ‘Clos Jus’ 2010, France (R)

£22.00

Tatraux’s longest-lasting 1er Cru.

Alkoomi Frankland River Shiraz Viognier 2008, Australia (R)

£16.95

This Rhône blend is Alkoomi’s most famous wine.

Alkoomi Frankland River Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Australia (R)

£16.95

The most underrated and longest lasting of the Alkoomi portfolio.

Bleasdale Wines Potts Catch Verdelho 2011, Australia (W)

£12.00

A distinctive variety that gushes with fruit and class.

Bleasdale Wines Second Innings Malbec 2010, Australia (R)

£13.00

Malbec is Bleasdale’s and Langhorne Creek’s little masterpiece.

Bleasdale Wines Sparkling Shiraz NV, Australia (R)

£17.95

The one that continues to hit the opposition for six.

Byrne Vineyards Karoola Ridge Chardonnay 2010, Australia (W)

£9.95

A lovely fruity Chardonnay with substance.

Byrne Vineyards Karoola Ridge Shiraz 2010, Australia (R)

£9.95

A classic Shiraz with plenty of fruit and depth.

Kennedy Point Merlot 2006, New Zealand (R)

£24.95

A beautiful Merlot from Waiheke Island.

Kennedy Point Syrah 2010, New Zealand (R)

£24.95

Syrah grows brilliantly in Waiheke Island.

Kennedy Point Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2005, New Zealand (R)

£29.95

Superb Cabernet Sauvignon that will last for years.

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Astrum Wine Cellars

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Contact: Bruno Besa Unit 7, Falcon Business Centre, 14 Wandle Way, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 4FG

020 3328 4620 bbesa@astrumwinecellars.com astrumwinecellars.com

Astrum Wine Cellars imports exclusively around 40 European wineries and distilleries with a specific focus on the Italian peninsula.

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Our portfolio is an exciting combination of growers from the most celebrated appellations as well as wines coming from lesser known areas.

Guide Retail Price R Pouillon Cuvée de Reserve Brut Champagne NV, France (Sp)

£24.50

A Champagne of considerable richness and intensity made with over 75% Pinot Noir.

Prudottori del Gavi del Comune di Gavi 2011, Italy (W)

£9.75

A classic Gavi with intense floral character and lively, dry palate.

Cesani Vernaccia di San Gimignano 2011, Italy (W)

£9.50

This is a great food white wine with restrained mineral nose and dry, characterful palate.

Huber Riesling Engelreich 2010, Austria (W)

£15.00

A minerally driven Riesling with white peaches and a long, compact palate.

Cantina Terlano Terlaner Classico 2010, Italy (W)

£14.00

From Alpine vineyards, a traditional bland of 60% Pinot Blanc, 20% Chardonnay and 20% Sauvignon.

Borgo San Daniele Malvasia Istriana 2010, Italy (W)

£16.00

The Istriana strain of Malvasia produces peppery, full-bodied white wines of considerable character.

Tornai Furmint 2008, Hungary (W)

£9.75

The small Somlo area makes some amazing white wines, mainly from indigenous Hungarian white grapes.

La Berta Sangiovese di Romagna 2010, Italy (R)

£8.00

Spicy and mature. A great value red from central Italy.

Weninger Syrah 2009, Hungary (R)

£13.00

A defined and peppery Syrah with exuberant red fruit character.

Travaglini Gattinara 2006, Italy (R)

£20.00

Made from 100% Nebbiolo in the hills around Gattinara in northern Piedmont; a great vintage.

Fanti Brunello di Montalcino Poggio della Badia 2007, Italy (R)

£25.00

The 2007 vintage produced some of the best Montalcino wines in recent memory.

Coca I Fito Montsant Jaspi Negre 2010, Spain (R)

£15.00

Made from Grenache, Syrah and Carignan this is a mature, clean and, above all, great value Spanish red.

Selvanova Aglianico ‘Vignantica’ 2008, Italy (R)

£14.00

An exciting southern red from the noble Aglianico grape. Full bodied, clean and complex.

Le Salette Amarone Classico 2007, Italy (R)

£26.00

Le Salette makes one of the most elegant Amarone mainly from the Corvina grape.

Johanneshof-Reinish Merlot Eiswein 2010, Austria (Rosé)

£18.00

A dense, sweet wine from one of the greatest Austrian producers.

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Contact: Andy Muscat Woodcote House, 15 Highpoint Business Village, Ashford, Kent TN24 8DH

01233 656787 orders@newgenerationwines.com newgenerationwines.com

New Generation Wines was established in 2006. Our range brings together a group of dedicated winemakers whose common goal is to produce hand-crafted wines which are both

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individual and authentic and which are a true expression of their region. We are pleased to be at SITT again this year!

Guide Retail Price Robertson Winery William Robertson Chenin Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

£7.00

Boekenhoutskloof The Wolftrap White 2010, South Africa (W)

£8.50

A blend of Viognier, Chenin Blanc and Grenache Blanc.

Reyneke Sauvignon Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

£12.50

Weingut Türk Grüner Veltliner Kremser Weinberge 2010, Austria (W)

£12.75

Erste & Neue Kellerei Wiessburgunder 2010, Italy (W)

£12.75

Auntsfield Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010, New Zealand (W)

£13.00

Hervé Azo Petit Chablis 2010, France (W)

£13.00

Arboleda Marsanne/Roussane/Viognier 2009, Aconcagua Valley, Chile (W)

£14.25

Pegasus Bay Waipara Riesling 2009, New Zealand (W)

£16.00

Mahi Wine Boundary Farm Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2009, New Zealand (W)

£16.00

Inama Soave Classico ‘Campo dei Tovi’ 2010, Italy (W)

£16.00

Schiopetto Friulano Collio 2008, Italy (W)

£20.00

Champagne Robert Moncuit Grand Cuvee Brut Les Mesnil Sur Oger 2006, France (Sp)

£45.50

Boekenhoutskloof The Wolftrap Red 2011, South Africa (R)

£8.50

A blend of Syrah, Mourvedre & Viognier.

Domaine Gayda Grenache IGP d’Oc 2010, France (R)

£9.75

Churchill Estates Meio Queijo Duoro Red 2008, Portugal (R)

£9.75

Named after the “half cheese” shaped single vineyard.

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Contact: Andy Muscat Woodcote House, 15 Highpoint Business Village, Ashford, Kent TN24 8DH

01233 656787 orders@newgenerationwines.com newgenerationwines.com

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Guide Retail Price Helderberg Wijnmakerij Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2009, South Africa (R)

£11.50

Bodegas Felix Callejo Flores de Callejo Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2010, Spain (R)

£12.50

Domaine Duseigneur L’Odyssée Lirac 2009 France, (R)

£13.25

Gemtree Bloodstone Shiraz McLaren Vale 2009, Australia (R)

£14.25

Arboleda Pinot Noir Aconcagua Costa 2010, Chile (R)

£20.00

Viña Von Siebenthal Parcela #7 Aconcagua Valley 2009, Chile (R)

£14.75

Dominio del Bendito El Primer Paso ‘Silver’ Toro 2009, Spain (R)

£16.00

Inama Carmenère ‘Piu’ Veneto 2009, Italy (R)

£16.25

Brancaia Tre IGT Toscana 2009, Italy (R)

£16.25

A blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from Brancaia’s three vineyards — hence ‘Tre’.

Rivetti Massimo Nebbiolo Langhe ‘Bricco Avene’ 2008, Italy (R)

£17.25

Robertson Winery No 1 Constitution Road Shiraz 2009, South Africa (R)

£17.50

Boekenhoutskloof The Chocolate Block 2010, South Africa (R)

£20.00

Domaine Gayda Chemin de Moscou 2009, France (R)

£22.50

The House of Krone Tulbagh Brut Rosé Methode Cap Classique 2008, South Africa (Rosé)

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Indigo Wine

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Contact: Olly Bartlett/Ben Henshaw Unit 314, Bon Marché Centre, 241-251 Ferndale Road, London SW9 8BJ

020 7733 8391 sales@indigowine.com indigowine.com

Recognised at the International Wine Challenge 2009, 2010 & 2011 as the Specialist Merchant for Spain. We have built up an impressive list of retail and on trade customers by offering

exciting wines, outstanding customer service and value for money. We love finding rare and unusual wines.

Guide Retail Price Quinta do Feital Vinho Regional Minho Auratus Alvarinho Trajadura 2010, Portugal (W)

£12.25

Organically made, beautifully balanced, crisp, citrus, stonefruits and very mineral. Incredible value.

Zarate Albariño 2010, Rías Baixas, Spain (W)

£15.50

Steely minerality, biodynamic methods, small production, Burgundian style. Extremely elegant and ageworthy.

Carsten Migliarina Chardonnay 2010, Stellenbosch, South Africa (W)

£12.25

Classic Chardonnay, great balance of fruit, smoky flint and crisp acidity, with a small touch of oak.

Misha’s Vineyard ‘The Dress Circle’ Pinot Gris 2010, Central Otago, New Zealand (W)

£17.25

Award-winning medium-bodied style, reminiscent of Alsace. Made by Olly Masters of Ata Rangi fame.

Sorelle Bronca Particella 68 Prosecco Extra Dry NV, Italy (Sp)

£17.95

Single vineyard organically made. White flowers and white peach aromas. Made by a group of sisters.

Castro Ventosa Mencia Joven 2009, Bierzo, Spain (R)

£10.50

Made at Raul Perez family bodega. Unoaked young Mencia showing all the fresh fruit of the variety.

Muhr van der Niepoort Carnuntum Blaufrankisch 2009, Austria (R)

£14.50

Made in conjunction with Dirk van der Niepoort, Carnuntum is elegant, fresh and incredibly pure.

Bodega Escoda-Sanhuja Nas del Gegant 2009, Conca de Barbera, Spain (R)

£14.40

Unsulphured, biodynamically certified. This is Joan Ramon’s unoaked red. Garnacha, Merlot, Carignan and a touch of Chenin.

Bodegas Las Orcas Decenio Rioja Reserva 1999, Rioja Alavesa, Spain (R)

£15.00

Our classically produced Rioja Reserva, so fresh despite 12 years in bottle. Ridiculous value for money.

Adega Guimaro/Raul Perez B2M Mencia 2009, Ribera Sacra, Galicia, Spain (R)

£22.50

Gently oaked Mencia from the steep, ancient terraces of Ribera Sacra.

Domaine Tribouley L’Alba 2009, Rousillon, France (R)

£17.75

Organically produced. Very natural style wine with bags of real fruit balancing those earthy notes.

Bodegas Ponce PF (Pie Franco) 2010, Manchuela, Spain (R)

£17.50

Ungrafted 85-year-old Bobal grown biodynamically on limestone. Foot-trodden, vinified in large old oak barrels.

Celler Dosterras Vespres 2010, Montsant, Spain (R)

£17.50

Organically grown old vine Garnacha and Carignan. A new find, very elegant indeed.

Maldivinias La Movida 2009, Cebreros, Spain (R)

£23.50

We love organic/bio old vine Garnacha. So here is another really great one. Seriously good.

Bodegas El Maestro Sierra Maestro Sierra Amontillado Superior NV, Jerez, Spain (Fort) 37.5cl

£14.95

Archetypal elegant amontillado: smart, complex, incredibly well balanced. From the most traditional producer in Jerez.

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Contact: Eleonore de Quelen/Guillemette de Couesnongle/ Matthieu Barrere/Astrid Lewis/Amanda Collins Prince Consort House, 27-29 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TJ

020 7840 3600 info@mentzendorff.co.uk mentzendorff.co.uk

Mentzendorff have been wine shippers since 1858, with a portfolio of fine wines and niche spirits from around the World. Each producer is family owned, making wine that truly

represents its origin. We’re a small team of highly passionate, service-focused individuals and we hope that you will find wines here that will be of interest.

Guide Retail Price Bollinger Rosé Jerome Philipon NV, France (Rosé)

£22.50

The creation of this non-vintage rosé has long been in the making and a dream of Bollinger’s for more than six years. In the meticulous House style, Bollinger Rosé is modelled on the Special Cuvée blend, combining the fruits of previous harvests plus the addition of reserve wines from their cellars in Aÿ.

Ayala Blanc de Blancs Herve Augustin 2004, France (W)

£50.00

Ayala’s Vintage Blanc de Blancs is a blend of three Grand Crus from the Côte de Blancs. In great vintages these crus combine beautifully to deliver a very elegant, light, creamy and lively wine.

Domaine Chanson Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Gilles de Courcel 2008, France (W)

£60.00

Chanson is one of the major owners of Clos des Mouches, with a vineyard of 4.5ha. A sunny terroir which benefits from an ideal location on the hill at the southern end of the vineyards of Beaune pointing toward Pommard. Minerality, superb acidity, balance and length.

Langlois-Chateau Saumur Vieilles Vignes Blanc Francois-Regis de Fougeroux 2005, France (W)

£17.00

This Vieilles Vignes 2005 is a true example of the pure, elegant style of the Langlois-Chateau house. Yields are strictly limited to ensure the quality of each grape, harvest is done by hand and the wine is aged in fine oak to finish it in the highest standard. Furthermore, this wine is only made on the best vintages.

M Chapoutier St Peray ‘Les Tanneurs’ 2010, France (W)

£15.00

Saint-Peray is situated on the right bank of the northern Rhône Valley. The appellation born in 1936 is very small and produces only white wines.

Casa Marin Cipreses Sauvignon Blanc Maria Luz Marin 2010, Chile (W)

£17.00

The estate comprises 40ha of vineyards divided in to 33 pots of land that are managed separately revealing individual characterisitics. The vineyards benefit from a unique maritime influence creating a cooler climate and longer grape ripening period so suitable for aromatic varietals such as Sauvignon Blanc.

Bodegas Roda, Roda Reserva I 2006, Spain (R)

£36.00

The Bodegas Roda Estate comprises of an immaculate 28 blocks of old Tempranillo and Garnacha vines, located in the best ecosystems in La Rioja Alta. The Roda team have developed the art of Tempranillo via the identification of 552 individual clones, with 20 clones ultimately selected for propogation judged by the quality they deliver in specific vineyard plots.

Klein Constantia Vin de Constance Lowell Jooste 2006, South Africa (W)

£30.00

The historic vineyards were first planted in the late 1600s as part of the original Constantia estate, whose legendary sweet wines were celebrated in literature by Jane Austen, Charles Dickens and Baudelaire. It was also sought after by Napoleon, in his exile on St Helena island. Chosen for its soil of decomposed Table Mountain granite, these vineyards provide the perfect terroir for premium winegrowing.

Bodegas Hidalgo Manzanilla Pasada Pastrana Xavier Hidalgo NV, Spain (Fort)

£12.99

Bodegas Hidalgo La Gitana is the definitive Manzanilla house and has been owned and run since 1792 by six generations of the Hidalgo family. The company is rare in the area, since it has extensive vineyard holdings, ensuring the best quality grapes are delivered from the chalky ‘albariza’ soils to the bodegas in the town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda. Here, every step is taken during long ageing in soleras to deliver excellence.

Fonseca Guimaraens Adrian Bridge 1996, Portugal (Fort)

£27.00

For many the house of Fonseca is the most consistent of the great vintage port producers. The distinctive style of its long-lasting and powerfully aromatic wines has been maintained since 1822 by six generations of the Guimaraens family. Fonseca’s legendary vintage ports, with their wonderful richness and complexity, are drawn from the firm’s flagship estate, Quinta do Panascal, as well as its two Pinhão Valley vineyards, Cruzeiro and Santo Antonio.

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Contact: Andrew Maidment Panther House, 38 Mount Pleasant, London WC1X 0AN

07807 077824 amaidment@winesofargentina.com winesofargentina.com

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Independent Merchants Promotional Activity and Training Wines of Argentina runs an ongoing programme of independent retailer promotions. This allows you the flexibility to schedule a dedicated promotional period that will fit perfectly with your annual plans — with the knowledge that it will also be officially supported by ourselves. In addition to the provision of POS and other marketing materials, we also offer free staff training masterclasses to every shop taking part in a promotion. It’s a great way of ensuring that everyone is up to speed with the very latest trends and developments, and feels ready to tackle the promotion with confidence.

Prizes! Each year we offer 10 spaces on one of two trips to Argentina for the best retailers taking part in a promotion. In 2012 these will be run in February and September (spaces still available). See us to book your promotional slot directly at SITT.

World Malbec Day — April 17th Argentina is Malbec’s spiritual home and on April 17, 2012, we celebrate this with our second annual World Malbec Day. Promotions and events will be taking place around the world during April, leading up to the day itself. In the UK we are focusing on retail-based initiatives in both the on and off-trade and want to make as much noise as possible — so we’re looking for your help. Full details of activities plus information on how on to be involved and benefit from our national PR campaign will be available on the stand.

It’s Time for Torrontés — summer 2012 With two international trophies at the Decanter World Wine Awards and a standout performance in a recent Wine Intelligence consumer blind tasting, Torrontés is fast emerging as the New World white to watch. We’re so confident that consumers will love our unique, altitude-loving grape that we are launching our own Time for Torrontés promotional campaign in the summer. Please ask for details.

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Contact: Raymond Reynolds/Danny Cameron Calico Lane, Station Road, Furness Vale, High Peak SK23 7SW

01663 742230 info@raymondreynolds.co.uk winesfromportugal.com

Raymond Reynolds is the UK market leader in supplying the very finest single estate wines from Portugal to the specialist trade, as well as being agents for Niepoort Port, Barbeito

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Madeira and select estates from Spain. Stock is offered from UK bond, based on modest minimum order levels.

Guide Retail Price Herdade Sao Miguel Ciconia Branco 2011, Alentejo, Portugal (W)

£7.99

Joining its red partner, a fresh, moreish, new-wave Portuguese white.

Quinta da Raza 2011, Vinho Verde, Portugal (W)

£7.99

New vintage of this benchmark, small-estate Vinho Verde.

Quinta do Ameal Loureiro (Organic) 2010, Vinho Verde, Portugal (W)

£13.95

Latest release from the iconic producer of low-yield, organic Loureiro.

Luis Pato Vinhas Velhas Branco 2010, Beiras (Bairrada), Portugal (W)

£12.49

Luis Pato’s most mineral offering. Gastronomic partner par excellence.

Pazos de Lusco Zios Albariño 2010, Rías Baixas, Spain (W)

£13.49

A Galician classic, from the legendary Lusco estate.

Dirk Niepoort Redoma Rosé 2010, Douro, Portugal (Rosé)

£12.49

Portugal’s finest rosé?

Dirk Niepoort Drink Me 2009, Douro, Portugal (R)

£10.99

Alice in Wonderland meets Douro terroir. Phil Mulloy contributes visuals.

Dominio de Tares Baltos 2009, Bierzo, Spain (R)

£14.75

From 40 to 60-year-old Mencia vines; from leading Bierzo operator.

Casa de Mouraz Tinto (Organic) 2009, Dao, Portugal (R)

£11.99

This small, organic and biodynamic estate is classic Dao.

Quinta do Mouro Vinha do Mouro 2009, Alentejo, Portugal (R)

£11.99

Timeless Alentejo estate still doing things the old way.

Malhadinha Nova Monte de Peceguina 2010, Alentejo, Portugal (R)

£15.99

Superstar Alentejo producer of hedonistic, sculpted whites and reds.

Luis Pato Rebel 2010, Beiras (Bairrada), Portugal (R)

£14.99

Comprised of 99% old vine Baga, with 1% Bical skins, and early bottled.

Quinta de Macedos Pinga do Torto 2007, Douro, Portugal (R)

£14.99

Latest release from Paul Reynolds’ 6ha artisan operation.

Quinta do Vale Meao Meandro 2009, Douro, Portugal (R)

£18.99

Is there a “second” wine anywhere there gets as many awards as this?

Niepoort Vinhos Senior Tawny NV, Portugal (Fort)

£17.99-£18.99

Niepoort’s wonderful Senior has been revamped and looks and tastes better than ever!

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Winetraders (UK)

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Contact: Michael Palij 5 Bankside, Hanborough Business Park, Long Hanborough, Oxon, OX29 8LJ

01993 882440 (Fax: 01993 880110) michael@winetraders.eu winetraders.eu

Try our customary cross-section of the quirky, individualistic Italian offerings that have made our repertoire a serious must for all sectors of the wine trade; we are also unveiling our first

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ventures in Spain, with a handful of tried-and-tested classics and some characterful new offerings.

Azienda Agricola Zucchetto Prosecco di Valdobbiadene DOCG Extra Dry 2010, Veneto, Italy (Sp)

£14.75

Classy off-dry (only just) Prosecco from its true heartland.

Azienda Agricola La Morandina Moscato d’Asti DOCG 2011, Piemonte, Italy (Sp)

£11.99

Beautifully scented and grapey. Seductive balanced sweetness without being cloying.

Terra Firma Inzolia IGT 2010, Sicilia, Italy (W)

£7.85

Bright, citric and zesty Sicilian, offering great value.

Fattoria Nicodemi Trebbiano d’Abruzzo DOC Terrana 2010, Abruzzo, Italy (W)

£8.85

An unusually expressive Trebbiano with stonefruits and floral notes.

Azienda Agricola Saladini Pilastri Falerio DOC 2010, Marche, Italy (W)

£8.00

Organic Pecorino and Passerina grapes create a lively versatile white.

Azienda Agricola Terrebianche Pigato DOC 2010, Liguria, Italy (W)

£16.85

A crisp wine with good weight from the unusual Pigato.

Terenzuola Vermentino Colli di Luni DOC 2010, Toscana, Italy (W)

£13.00

Thrilling Vermentino with good texture and striking minerality. Long finish.

Azienda Agricola Inama Soave Classico DOC Campo dei Tovi 2010, Veneto, Italy (W)

£14.25

A flag bearer for high-quality Soave; 100% Garganega.

Azienda Agricola Terredora Greco di Tufo DOCG Loggia della Serra 2010, Campania, Italy (W)

£14.90

Wonderful expression of ancient Greco grape boasting many dimensions.

Azienda Agricola Walter Massa Colli Tortonesi DOC Derthona 2009, Piemonte, Italy (W)

£17.55

Creamy mouthfeel; taut acidity, complex flavours. From near-extinct Timorasso.

Bellbird Spring Pruners Reward Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Waipara, New Zealand (W)

£14.55

Fresh, vibrant Sauvignon showing a more European style.

Bellbird Spring Block 8 Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Waipara, New Zealand (W)

£17.25

Great structure and palate weight are Guy Porters’ winemaking hallmarks.

Azienda Agricola Sella Coste della Sesia DOC Majoli 2010, Piemonte, Italy (Rosé)

£13.00

Rare 100% Nebbiolo Rosé. Seductive mid-salmon hue, delicious red fruits.

Terra Firma Nero d’Avola IGT 2010, Sicilia, Italy (R)

£7.85

Full bodied and ripe, enlivened acidity from mountain-sourced fruit.

Azienda Agricola Saladini Pilastri Rosso Piceno DOC 2010, Marche, Italy (R)

£8.65

Organic Sangiovese, complemented by Montepulciano, shows attractive acidity and fruit.

Fattoria Nicodemi Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2010, Abruzzo, Italy (R)

£12.00

Displays the classic plum and spice from this often underrated wine.

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Contact: Michael Palij 5 Bankside, Hanborough Business Park, Long Hanborough, Oxon, OX29 8LJ

01993 882440 (Fax: 01993 880110) michael@winetraders.eu winetraders.eu

Guide Retail Price La Pieve Chianti DOCG 2009, Toscana, Italy (R)

£11.00

Intense colour and pronounced cherry aromas; impressive structure; organic.

Azienda Agricola Pecchenino Dogliani DOCG Siri d’jermu 2009, Piemonte, Italy (R)

£17.25

This wine was instrumental in leading to the region’s DOCG.

Puglia-vini Primitivo di Manduria DOC Stella Morella 2009, Puglia, Italy (R)

£13.00

Generous and big-hearted; intense fruit; good introduction to serious Primitvo.

Azienda Agricola Renieri Rosso di Montalcino DOC 2009, Toscana, Italy (R)

£18.45

Seriously impressive Rosso; structured but approachable.

Azienda Agricola Corte Sant’Alda Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore DOC Campi Magri 2007, Veneto, Italy (R)

£21.55

Biodynamic elegance, discreet power, length and complexity in one bottle.

Azienda Agricola Gianfranco Bovio Barolo DOCG Rocchettevino 2005, Piemonte, Italy (R)

£29.75

Great value Barolo. Yes, it does exist.

Azienda Agricola Terredora Taurasi DOCG 2004, Campania, Italy (R)

£23.55

For many years southern Italy’s only DOCG. Real pedigree.

Azienda Agricola Castello di bossi Chianti classico Riserva Berardo 2007, Toscana, Italy (R)

£28.10

Full-flavoured expression of Chianti with particular structure and complexity.

Parxet Marques de Alella Clasico 2011, Spain (W)

£10.95

Crisp, off-dry Pansa Blanca with plenty of verve.

Sitios de Bodega Con Class Rueda 2011, Spain (W)

£7.95

A modern, fragrant blend of Verdejo, Viura and Sauvignon blanc.

Palacio de Fefinanes Albarino de Fefinanes, Spain (W)

£15.95

A delicate award-winning classic.

Finca Torremilanos Monte Castrillo 2010, Spain (R)

£8.95

Flavoursome blackberry and plum scented Tinto Fino.

Tomas Postigo 2009, Spain (R)

£24.95

First, silky, opulent release from one of Ribera’s legendary winemakers.

Toro Albala Don PX Gran Reserva 1985, Spain (Sw)

£19.95

Barrique-aged for 25 years; treacle, molasses and fig flavours.

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Seckford Agencies

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Contact: Julie Maitland Old Barn Farm, Harts Lane, Ardleigh, Colchester Essex CO7 7QQ

01206 231188 julie@seckfordagencies.co.uk seckfordagencies.co.uk

Seckford Agencies are specialist importers of wines from all over the New World, supplying the trade throughout the UK. We operate as the exclusive UK agents for a comprehensive

range of privately owned wine estates providing high quality wines at all price levels.

Guide Retail Price Forge Mill Chenin Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

£6.25

Great value entry-level Chenin Blanc from South Africa. UK bottled and keen prices for collected pallet orders.

Thandi Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2010, South Africa (W)

£7.95

Fairtrade wine produced from grapes in Elgin and Stellenbosch. Independent focus.

Thandi Shiraz Rosé 2010, South Africa (Rosé)

£7.95

Vernon Henn the general manager is here to taste the Thandi range.

Thandi Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2010, South Africa (R)

£7.95

Thandi was the world’s first certified Fairtrade wine brand in 2002.

Paul Cluver Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (W)

£10.50

Exemplary Sauvignon Blanc from prestigious South African producer in cool-climate Elgin.

Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2010, South Africa (W)

£13.85

Winner of Five Nations Challenge — Gold and Trophy for Best White Wine in Show.

Indaba Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (W)

£7.50

“Indaba offers some truly mind-boggling values” — Wine Advocate.

Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2010, South Africa (W)

£8.99

Made by the Charles Back owned group from cool-climate Darling grapes — taste the quality.

Spice Route Pinotage 2009, South Africa (R)

£9.99

Swartland fruit, dry grown, bush vines. Giving a great sense of place and style.

Catherine Marshall 11 Barrels Pinot Noir Reserve 2009, South Africa (R)

£15.75

Previous vintage won Platter 5*. “Powered by Pinot” is Catherine Marshall’s motto!

Glenelly Glass Collection Chardonnay 2011, South Africa (W)

£10.50

Second vintage of Unoaked Chardonnay from 100% estate-grown fruit.

Glenelly Grand Vin Chardonnay 2010, South Africa (W)

£14.75

Premium oaked Chardonnay from South African estate owned by M de Lenquesaing, former owner of Pichon Lalande.

Glenelly Glass Collection Shiraz 2009, South Africa (R)

£10.50

Nicholas Bureau, UK sales director from the estate, is attending to discuss the Glenelly range.

Glenelly Grand Vin 2007, South Africa (R)

£14.75

Blend of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot; awarded 91 points by Wine Advocate.

Glenelly Lady May 2008, South Africa (R)

£25.99

Premium wine of the estate; awarded 93 points by Wine Advocate.

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Contact: Julie Maitland Old Barn Farm, Harts Lane, Ardleigh, Colchester Essex CO7 7QQ

01206 231188 julie@seckfordagencies.co.uk seckfordagencies.co.uk

Guide Retail Price Trentham Estate Lantana Shiraz/Cabernet 2010, Australia (R)

£6.99

Great value red blend from the exemplary Trentham Estate, Murray River Valley.

Pikes Eastside Shiraz 2008, Australia (R)

£17.90

Awarded 94 points by James Halliday.

Pikes Red Mullet 2009, Clare Valley, Australia (R)

£9.95

Funky blend of Shiraz, Tempranillo, Grenache and Merlot.

Coriole Fiano 2011, Australia (W)

£13.99

Winner of Gold Medal, Trophy and the Best White Wine in Show at McLaren Vale Wine Show 2011.

Bremerton Old Adam Shiraz 2008, Langhorne Creek, Australia (R)

£14.99

2007 vintage awarded 97 points by Halliday (equal to Hill of Grace and Grange) became a sensation.

Bremerton Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Langhorne Creek, Australia (R)

£14.99

Awarded 94 points by James Halliday.

Wooing Tree Pinot Noir 2008, Central Otago, New Zealand (R)

£27.50

Michael Cooper’s Buyers Guide 2011 — “One of the best Pinot Noir producers in Central Otago.”

Bascand Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£8.99

“Premium quality is our guiding force”; good value, too.

Bascand Estate Pinot Noir 2009, Marlborough, New Zealand (R)

£10.95

This wine is characterised by a purity of fruit aromas, ripe tannins and intelligent use of oak.

Waipara Springs Premo Dry Riesling 2009, Waipara Valley, New Zealand (W)

£12.50

From 21-year-old vines; part wild ferment, 30% oak ferment; Old World style with flint/spice notes; will age well.

Waipara Springs Premo Chardonnay 2008, Waipara Valley, New Zealand (W)

£13.50

“Superlative New Zealand producer making truly unique, complex wines” — Lisa Perotti-Brown, erobertparker.com.

Waipara Springs Premo Pinot Noir 2009, Waipara Valley, New Zealand (R)

£15.70

Awarded 91 points by Lisa Peroti Brown, erobertparker.com.

Stanley Estate Pinot Gris 2010, Awatere Valley, New Zealand (W)

£14.75

Produced by experienced viticulturalists in Awatere Valley, Marlborough. Shows Minerality and complexity.

Stanley Estate Pinot Noir 2009, Awatere Valley, New Zealand (R)

£18.99

From the team who gained four trophies at the IWC 2011 with their Sauvignon Blanc.

Bodegas O Fournier Urban Ribera 2007, Ribera del Duero, Spain (R)

£11.50

Robert Parker Best Buy, with 91 points; third in Top 100 Best Value Wines — Wine Advocate.

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Top Selection

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Contact: Jean Pierre Rabaste 16 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2XL

0845 410 3255 alastair@topselection.co.uk topselection.co.uk

Top Selection is a bespoke, innovative wine supplier, dedicated to sourcing original wines, made by passionate winemakers, from around the world.

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New to us this year includes the fabulous Giacomo Fenocchio from Piedmont; Cristo di Campobello from Sicily; and Château Lagrezette from Cahors.

Guide Retail Price François Diligent Pinot Blanc Brut NV, Champagne, France (Sp)

£38.00

White fruit aromas help create the perfect summer Champagne.

Brice Tradition Brut NV, Champagne, France (Sp)

£31.00

Apple, citrus fruit, and white flowers — noteworthy vivacity and length.

Brice Rosé Brut NV, Champange, France (Sp)

£32.00

Perfect balance of minerality and raspberry coulis.

Alves de Sousa Vale da Raposa 2010, Douro, Portugal (W)

£12.50

Malvasia Fina, Gouveio, Arinto and Rabigato.

Pares Balta Calcari Xarel-lo 2010, Penedes, Spain (W)

£13.99

Organic; flinty, citrus fruit; super elegant.

Cristo di Campobello C’D’C’ 2011, Sicily (W)

£13.99

Grillo, Chardonnay, Insolia, Cataratto.

Egon Muller Kanta Riesling 2006, Adelaide Hills, Australia (W)

£21.00

Exquisite minerality and long, fine, delicate, floral and lime flavours.

Château Lagrezette Poupre de Grezette 2010, VdP d’Oc, France (W)

£12.50

Chardonnay and Viognier.

Cramele Recas Solo Quinta 2011, Romania (W)

£14.50

Feteasca Neagra, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Feteasca Regala and Muscat.

Anton Bauer Rosenberg Grüner Veltliner 2011, Wagram, Austria (W)

£16.00

Single vineyard wine, rich perfume and hints of spice.

Remy Gresser Brandhof Pinot Gris 2009, Alsace, France (W)

£20.00

Captivating aromas of rose petal and Turkish delight.

Domaine Testut Chablis Rive Droite 2010, France (W)

£16.50

Wonderfully pure, clean and fresh with thrilling fruit purity.

Gem Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2006, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£17.00

A complex, virtuoso wine.

Bernard Bonin Meursault Vieilles Vignes 2009, France (W)

£39.00

Inviting depth of fruit and a crisp, open finish.

Harwood Hall Pinot Noir 2009, Central Otago, New Zealand (R)

£16.00

Lovely, lifted red cherry perfume.

Franck Massard Mas Sardana 2010, Catalunya, Spain (R)

£9.50

Garnacha, Samso.

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Contact: Jean Pierre Rabaste 16 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2XL

0845 410 3255 alastair@topselection.co.uk topselection.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price Alves de Sousa Caldas 2009, Douro, Portugal (R)

£12.50

Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barroca, Sousão, and Tinta Francisca.

Capel Vale Debut Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2008, Western Australia (R)

£12.50

Sweet fruit with notes of chocolate, cedar and plums.

Cristo di Campobello C’D’C’ 2010, Sicily (R)

£13.99

Nero d’Avola, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

Pares Balta Indigena 2009, Penedès, Spain (R)

£16.50

Garnatxa; hints of exotic spice, minerality and smoky undertones.

Bolyki Egri Bikaver 2008, Hungary (R)

£14.00

Portugieser, Kekfrankos, Merlot, Zweigelt, Blauberger and Cabernet Franc.

Giacomo Fenocchio Barbera d’Alba DOC 2009, Piedmont, Italy (R)

£18.00

Full-bodied wine with red cherry notes.

Les Vins de Vienne Heluicum 2009, Rhone, France (R)

£30.00

100% Syrah; spankingly good.

Le Macioche Brunello di Montalcino 2003, Tuscany, Italy (R)

£46.00

Tobacco, liquorice, and herbs flow from the glass.

Pannunzio Malbec 2009, Mendoza, Argentina (R)

£12.50

Warm red fruit, and a big meaty structure.

Château Lagrezette Purple 2009, Cahors, France (R)

£12.50

100% Malbec.

Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo DOCG Villero 2006, Piedmont, Italy (R)

£42.00

Spent 30 months in large Slovenian oak casks.

Domaine de la Cote de l’Ange Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009, Rhône, France (R)

£32.00

70% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah.

Clos le Comte Sauternes 2009, France (W) 37.5cl

£12.50

80% Semillon, 10% Sauvignon and 10% Muscadelle.

Domaine de la Coume du Roy Maury Tradition 2009, Languedoc-Rousillon, France (R)

£20.00

Grenache Noir; velvety, full-bodied and very long.

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ABS Wine Agencies

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Contact: Elaine Arnold 28 Recreation Ground Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 1EW

01780 755810 esa@abswineagencies.co.uk abswineagencies.co.uk

ABS has been importing and sourcing distinct, regional wines for the independent trade for more than 25 years. Of particular strength are our growers from Australia,

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Germany, South Africa and Chile, alongside which we have organic wines from Austria, as well as gems from France, Italy, Argentina and Portugal.

Guide Retail Price Dr Loosen Dry Red Slate Riesling 2010, Germany (W)

£9.95

Crisp, tingling Riesling from the steep slopes of the Mosel.

Dönnhoff Riesling QbA 2010, Germany (W)

£14.50

Purity and crystal brightness from the exceptional Donnhoff stable.

Jurtschitsch Riesling Zöbinger Heiligenstein 2010, Austria (W)

£21.00

Powerful, dry Riesling from a top Kamptal Erste Lage site.

Jordan Riesling 2011, South Africa (W)

£10.50

Award winning and with generous limey flavours — mouthwatering.

Tamar Ridge Kayena Riesling 2009, Australia (W)

£13.10

Mineral, edgy, yet pure and elegant, first class from Tasmania.

Jordan Mellifera Botrytis Riesling 2010, South Africa (W)

£14.00

Beautiful, delicately balanced, reminiscent of the honey their bees make.

Villarica Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Chile (W)

£7.50

Classic New World Sauvignon Blanc, crisp and refreshing.

The Naked Grape Sauvignon Blanc 2010, France (W)

£8.20

Made by the renowned Bourgeois family, characterful yet elegant.

Zevenwacht Sauvignon Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

£9.80

Green pepper and asparagus abound, wonderfully fruit driven and rewarding.

Quando Sauvignon Blanc 2011, South Africa (W)

£9.99

Old World style; Fanus Bruwer a garagist winemaker since 2001.

Tindall Sauvignon Blanc 2011, New Zealand (W)

£10.60

Generous tropical fruits with a pleasing weight and seriousness.

Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Chile (W)

£11.40

An ode to elegance and complexity; intensity reaching inspiring depths.

Philip Shaw The Architect Chardonnay 2010, Australia (W)

£12.00

Balanced. Time on lees and old barrels gives sheer elegance.

Simon Hackett Brightview Chardonnay 2010, Australia (W)

£12.99

Barossa Chardonnay, full bodied, balanced and perfectly Australian.

Philip Shaw No 11 Chardonnay 2011, Australia (W)

£22.00

Hand-picked, gently pressed then barrel fermented, young but intense.

Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2010, South Africa (W)

£21.40

Every winemaker’s dream must be to indulge themselves this way!

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Contact: Elaine Arnold 28 Recreation Ground Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 1EW

01780 755810 esa@abswineagencies.co.uk abswineagencies.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price Maison Auvigue Pouilly-Fuissé Vieilles Vignes 2009, France (W)

£24.60

From the wonderful Auvigue brothers who tend their own vineyards.

Karl H Johner Kaiserstühl Pinot Noir 2008, Germany (R)

£16.20

From a tiny grower in Baden, hand-picked, hand-wrought.

Tamar Ridge Kayena Pinot Noir 2010, Australia (R)

£16.85

Bright cherry aromas, dark plum, loganberry and mulberry characters. Lovely.

Chamonix Reserve Pinot Noir 2010, South Africa (R)

£16.99

Red Wine of the Year Platter 2012. Need we say more?

Casas del Bosque Pequenas Producciones Pinot Noir 2008, Chile (R)

£19.99

Delicate yet intense, floral, fruity, spice and candied fruit — magic.

Fürst Spätburgunder Tradition 2010, Germany (R)

£20.00

From a favourite grower of Jancis Robinson MW OBE and highly prized.

Quincho Reserva Syrah 2010, Chile (R)

£9.99

Deeply flavoured, dark berries, bramble fruit and spice abound.

Alain Paret Valvigneyre Syrah, Cotes du Rhone 2010, France (R)

£10.00

Tiny, northern Rhône grower making hugely flavoured wines — a cracking Syrah.

Franklin Tate Estate Shiraz 2010, Australia (R)

£10.75

Made by a Margaret River veteran, modern spicy Shiraz.

Jordan The Prospector Syrah 2008, South Africa (R)

£12.50

Single west-facing vineyard overlooking Table Mountain. Complex concentrated flavours.

Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Syrah 2007, Chile (R)

£12.50

Lavender and violet promenade together with a dash of blueberry.

Campbells Rutherglen Muscat NV, Australia (Fort)

£11.70

Multi award-winning wine showing unctuous honey and fig characters.

Campbells Classic Muscat NV, Australia (Fort)

£19.00

Dried and candied fruit, greater complexity and depth, mouthfilling.

Stanton & Killeen Classic Muscat NV, Australia (Fort)

£19.00

Awarded the Fortified Trophy from the IWC in 2012, stunning.

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The Wine Treasury

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Contact: James Doidge 69/71 Bondway, London SW8 1SQ

020 7793 9999 jdoidge@winetreasury.com winetreasury.com

A specialist importer with a track record in sourcing and distributing characterful and compelling wines from small, charismatic wineries.

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Recognised as one of the very best importers of North American wines, we are equally keen to draw attention to our excellent wines from other regions.

Guide Retail Price Cline Cellars Sonoma Coast Viognier 2010, USA (W)

£13.45

Big peach and apricot flavours with fresh citrus, spice and floral notes. Rich but elegant.

Villa Huesgen By The Glass Riesling 2010, Germany (W)

£13.60

Fresh and aromatic, dry and elegant with fine apricot and peach and a lively minerality.

Duck Pond Cellars Chardonnay 2008, USA (W)

£13.60

Full of zesty and rich flavours, this reflects the warm sunny weather of the Columbia Valley.

Domaine des Gerbeaux Mâcon Chaintré 2011, France (W)

£14.50

Unoaked and from the family’s vineyards, this is refreshing and citrussy with minerality and class.

La Spinetta Moscato D’Asti Bricco Quaglia 2011, Italy (W)

£15.00

Straw yellow with green tints and a light mousse, full bodied, vibrant, fresh and delicately sweet.

Château de la Roulerie Chenin Blanc 2010, France (W)

£16.15

Rich but floral with a little honey and peach, lithe acidity elegantly balanced with minerality.

Willamette Valley Vineyards Riesling 2009, USA (W)

£16.50

A semi-sweet, medium-bodied Germanically styled wine. Vibrant aromas of peach, pear, citrus and honey.

L’Ecole No 41 Columbia Valley Semillon 2010, USA (W)

£17.85

Fragrant with lemon meringue and citrus aromas, full bodied with a rich texture and honeysuckle.

Arlewood Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2010, Australia (W)

£18.00

Aromatic and lifted with concentrated citrus, minerality and a pleasing tang on the palate.

Schug Carneros Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2009, USA (W)

£20.00

A lively, crisp style emphasising varietal character without the use of new oak, with spice and citrus.

WillaKenzie Estate Pinot Gris 2010, USA (W)

£22.00

A creamy texture with rich flavours of honey, juicy Asian pears, lemon meringue and fresh pineapple.

Conundrum 2010, USA (W)

£22.95

Rich and lush: Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Muscat Canelli with a touch of Semillon and Viognier.

Migration Russian River Chardonnay 2010, USA (W)

£28.00

Vibrant, bright and elegantly balanced with a lush mid-palate and refreshing acidity.

Flowers Vineyard & Winery Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2008, USA (W)

£46.00

Aromas unfold with layers of lemon, apricot and stone minerality. Elegance, complexity and fine length.

Terre des Olivettes Rouge 2010, France (R)

£8.45

A bright and polished blend of Carignan, Syrah and Grenache: fruity, buxom and refreshing.

Bodegas Luzon Las Hermanas Tinto 2008, Spain (R)

£11.00

A blend of 65% Monastrell and 35% Syrah. Full-throttle, exuberant, creme de cassis and liquorice.

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Contact: James Doidge 69/71 Bondway, London SW8 1SQ

020 7793 9999 jdoidge@winetreasury.com winetreasury.com

Guide Retail Price Cline Cellars California Zinfandel 2010, USA (R)

£13.45

A wide array of dark berry fruit with black cherry and raspberry, spice notes with surprising depth.

Duck Pond Cellars Columbia Valley Merlot 2009, USA (R)

£14.95

Rich with plum and blackberry integrating nicely with oak. Hints of leather and velvety chocolate.

Morgante Nero D’Avola 2009, Italy (R)

£15.30

Dark ruby coloured, aromas of black cherry and blackberry, with a hint of earth and velvety tannins.

La Vierge Nymphomane 2010, South Africa (R)

£17.85

Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Cabernet Franc. Cool-climate style with minerality, blueberry and cassis.

La Vierge Noir 2010, South Africa (R)

£22.95

Perfume of strawberries, rosewater, smokey honey, luminous acidity and fine, elegant tannins.

Bodega Noemia A Lisa 2010, Argentina (R)

£24.95

85% Malbec and 15% Merlot. Full-bodied yet floral with supple tannins; elegant with bright acidity.

Decoy Wines Red Blend 2010, USA (R)

£27.20

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot combine in this voluptuous red with velvety tannins.

La Spinetta Langhe Nebbiolo 2009, Italy (R)

£28.50

In effect a baby Barolo from the Campè vineyard. Roses and spice lead up a full palate with soft tannins.

Greenock Creek Alice’s Shiraz 2009, Australia (R)

£47.60

A dark and intense Shiraz with steely acidity from Greenock Creek’s largest vineyard. A new wine for us.

Duckhorn Wine Company Napa Valley Merlot 2009, USA (R)

£44.20

84% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc. Fullness and lushness with restraint and elegance.

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Artemis 2008, USA (R)

£47.60

The signature wine of an iconic winery, a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon of class and distinction.

Soter Vineyards Mineral Springs Ranch Pinot Noir 2009, USA (R)

£51.00

A new addition to our Oregon stable, this is a class act with elegance and sophistication. Very smart stuff.

Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, USA (R)

£61.50

A classic of the Napa Valley; big and full-bodied, lush and velvety, rich and supple, creamy and very ripe.

Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, USA (R)

£75.00

An Alexander Valley Cabernet showing more red fruit than Napa delivers with great elegance to match its plum and blackberry.

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Louis Latour Agencies

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Contact: Rebecca Fraser 7a Grafton Street, London W1S 4EH

020 7409 7276 rebecca.fraser@louislatour.co.uk louislatour.co.uk

The wines in our carefully selected portfolio are united by quality, authenticity and a sense of place. We only work with family-owned and run companies who place respect for their

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vineyards and environment, the communities that surround them and building a legacy for future generations, at the centre of what they do.

Guide Retail Price Simonnet-Febvre Crémant de Bourgogne Blanc Brut NV, France (Sp)

£14.99

Traditionally made sparkling wine since the mid-19th century.

Simonnet-Febvre Chablis 2010, France (W)

£14.99

Clean and crisp unoaked white with steely minerality.

Simonnet-Febvre Chablis Premier Cru Vaillons 2009, France (W)

£19.99

Already quite expressive, restrained power and a focused, rich palate.

Henry Fessy Beaujolais-Villages 2010, France (R)

£9.99

From 50-year-old domaine vines on a perilously steep stony slope.

Henry Fessy Morgon 2010, France (R)

£11.99

A return to real Beaujolais, simply vinified from old vine fruit.

Louis Latour Saint Véran ‘Les Deux Moulins’ 2010, France (W)

£14.99

Rich orchard fruit and almonds combine in this Mâconnais wine.

Louis Latour Beaune Blanc 2009, France (W)

£21.50

The Côte d’Or at a more affordable price from a highly rated vintage.

Louis Latour Givry 2008, France (R)

£14.99

A juicy, light elegant wine with crunchy red fruit flavours.

Louis Latour Savigny-Lès-Beaune 2009, France (R)

£19.99

A powerful Pinot Noir with silky structure and a long finish.

Vidal-Fleury Ventoux 2009, France (R)

£8.99

A spicy Grenache-based southern Rhône red.

Vidal-Fleury GSM 2010, France (R) NEW

£8.99

A modern red originating from near Avignon on the right bank of the Rhône.

Vidal-Fleury Vacqueyras 2009, France (R)

£16.99

Rich and spicy red from this southern Rhône village appellation.

Michel Redde Sancerre Les Tuilières 2010, France (W)

£19.99

Grapes sourced from premier locations and then vinified by the Redde family in Pouilly-Sur-Loire.

Michel Redde Pouilly-Fumé ‘La Moynerie 2009, France (W)

£19.99

From the Redde’s domaine, combining grapes from the ACs three key terroirs.

Groote Post Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Darling Hills, South Africa

£9.99

Cool-climate, refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from the Cape’s Atlantic coast.

Groote Post Merlot 2010, Darling Hills, South Africa (R)

£11.99

Our most popular Groote Post red combines bramble fruits with savoury characters.

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Contact: Rebecca Fraser 7a Grafton Street, London W1S 4EH

020 7409 7276 rebecca.fraser@louislatour.co.uk louislatour.co.uk

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Guide Retail Price McHenry Hohnen 3 Amigos White 2009, Margaret River, Australia (W)

£13.99

Marsanne, Chardonnay and Roussanne combine to produce a texturally beautiful wine.

McHenry Hohnen 3 Amigos Red 2008, Margaret River, Australia (R)

£13.99

Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro blend from Margaret River; elegance triumphs over power.

Wakefield Eighty Acres Chardonnay Viognier 2010, Clare Valley, Australia (W)

£10.99

High-quality white from the world’s first 100% carbon-neutral wine range.

Wakefield Eighty Acres Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz/Merlot 2008, Clare Valley, Australia (R)

£10.99

All Eighty Acres wines originate from the Taylor family’s Clare Valley Estate.

Wakefield Jaraman Shiraz 2009, Clare Valley/McLaren Vale, Australia (R)

£17.99

A sumptuous award-winning Shiraz which combines Clare Valley and McLaren Vale fruit.

Wakefield St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon 2005, Clare Valley, Australia (R)

£28.99

The pinnacle of the Wakefield range; distinctive, with great depth and longevity.

Craggy Range Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay 2011, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand (W)

£16.99

An elegant Chardonnay from a cool sunny coastal site on Cape Kidnappers.

Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Syrah 2009, New Zealand (R)

£22.99

From a vine clone originally brought to New Zealand 150 years ago.

Wild Rock The Infamous Goose Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£11.99

Intensity and length characterise this fresh, zingy classic.

Wild Rock Cupid’s Arrow Pinot Noir 2010, Central Otago, New Zealand (R)

£15.99

A Pinot with depth and complexity underpinned by silky structured tannin.

Viu Manent Estate Collection Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Colchagua, Chile (W)

£8.99

Exotic lime and melon notes combine with savoury minerality.

Viu Manent Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2010, Casablanca, Chile (W)

£10.99

Full and flavoursome with delicious acidity and a hazelnut finish.

Viu Manent Estate Collection Reserva Merlot 2010, Colchagua, Chile (R)

£8.99

Vibrant blackberry and cherry fruit with attractive chocolate and plum finish.

Viu Manent Gran Reserva Malbec 2009, Colchagua, Chile (R)

£10.99

Viu Manent’s flagship variety from blocks with an average age of 60 years.

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Contact: Brough Gurney-Randall 3 Archie Street, (off Tanner Street), London SE1 3JT

020 7234 0385 finewine@owloeb.com owloeb.com

Established 137 years ago, OW Loeb continues to ship highquality wines from some of the greatest names in Burgundy, Rhône and the Mosel. Crowned 2011 IWC Burgundy and

Germany Specialists (again!). We continue to seek out great wines from around the globe — our latest offering being a stunning Brunello di Montalcino.

Guide Retail Price Château Pesquié Viognier de Paradou 2010, France (W)

£8.50

Vin De Pays D’Oc — Fresh, bright and value for money.

Château de Gaure Cuvée ‘Oppidum’ 2010, France (W)

£17.95

Blend of Chardonnay, Mauzac and Chenin Blanc from Limoux (natural wine).

Domaine Bernard Moreau Chassagne Montrachet 2009, France (W)

£31.00

One of our many top white Burgundy producers.

Domaine Du Tunnel Saint-Peray Rousanne 2010, France (W)

£28.50

100% Rousanne from this innovative young winemaker.

Sybille Kuntz Estate Riesling (Dry) 2008, Lieser, Mosel, Germany (W)

£13.95

Concentrated and mineral — classic slate-grown Riesling.

Domaine Bott-Geyl Les Pinots D’Alsace ‘Metiss’ 2008, Alsace, France (W)

£12.50

A very food-friendly melding of Pinots — Blanc, pressed Noir, Gris and Auxerrois.

Hermanuspietersfontein No 7 Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (W)

£12.95

Possibly the longest name in the winemaking world! HPF for short.

Château Pesquie Le Paradou Grenache 2010, France (R)

£8.50

Made by the exceptional Chaudiere family at their chateau in Ventoux.

Domaine Nicolas Boiron Côtes-du-Rhône 2009, France (R)

£12.95

From winemaker Nicolas Boiron based in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

Château de Gaure Cuvée ‘Pour Mon Pere’ 2009, France (R)

£18.00

Hand-crafted natural wine with wonderful intensity!

Domaine Tollot-Beaut Chorey-les-Beaune 2008, France (R)

£23.50

Nathalie Tollots’ most consistent wine from this famous Domaine.

Clos des Lambrays Grand Cru 2007, France (R)

£95.00

One of the great pieces of terroir on the Côtes de Nuits.

Akarua Rua Pinot Noir 2010, Bannockburn, Central Otago, New Zealand (R)

£16.95

A very serious entry-level Pinot from this top NZ estate.

Domaine Aleofane Natacha Chave Crozes-Hermitage 2007, France (R)

£17.50

A classic Syrah from one of the regions many stars.

Hermanuspietersfontein (HPF) Die Martha 2007, South Africa (R)

£19.95

75% Shiraz/23% Mourvèdre/3% Viognier — a really classy Rhône blend from one of SA’s top sites.

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Discovery Wines

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Contact: Antony McIndoe 82 King Street, Manchester M2 4WQ

0161 935 8243 antony@discoverywine.co.uk discoverywine.co.uk

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We pride ourselves on delivering a quality and competitive range of wines combined with our professional customerfocused service.

Discovery Wines are specialist importers and distributors of quality entry-level and premium New World wines exclusively to the independent wholesale and retail sectors.

Guide Retail Price Vistamar Brisa Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Chile (W)

£5.49

Vistamar Brisa Rosé 2011, Chile (Rosé)

£5.49

Vistamar Brisa Merlot 2011, Chile (R)

£5.49

Vistamar Brisa Carmenère 2011, Chile (R)

£5.49

Vistamar Sepia Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Chile (W)

£6.99

Vistamar Sepia Reserva Malbec 2010, Chile (R)

£6.99

Vistamar Sepia Reserva Pinot Noir 2010, Chile (R)

£6.99

Vistamar Gran Reserva Cabernet Syrah 2008, Chile (R)

£10.99

Vistamar Late Harvest Moscatel 2010, Chile (W)

£5.99

The Landings Colombard Chardonnay 2010, Australia (W)

£4.99

The Landings Shiraz Cabernet 2010, Australia (R)

£4.99

Finca del Alta Chenin Chardonnay 2010, Argentina (W)

£5.49

Finca Del Alta Malbec Merlot 2010, Argentina (R)

£5.49

Southern Lights Sauvignon Blanc 2011, New Zealand (W)

£6.99

Discovery Beach Zinfandel Rosé 2010, California, USA (Rosé)

£ 5.99

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Pol Roger Portfolio

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Contact: Freya Miller Shelton House, 4 Coningsby Street, Hereford HR1 2DY

01432 262800 freya.miller@polroger.co.uk polroger.co.uk

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Pol Roger Portfolio is the UK distributor for, not only the Champagne of its parent company Champagne Pol Roger, but also of wines and spirits from across the globe.

Guide Retail Price Champagne Pol Roger Brut Vintage 2000, France (Sp)

£45.00

Blend: 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay.

Hine Homage to Thomas Hine, France

£80.00

Blend of 1984, 1986 and 1987 early-landed vintage Cognacs.

Glenfarclas The Family Casks 1982, Scotland

£250.00

Cousino Macul Sauvignon Gris 2010, Chile (W)

£8.50

Cousino Macul Finis Terrae 2007, Chile (R)

£17.00

Crown Estates 5 Puttonyos 2002, Hungary (Fort)

£25.00

Josmeyer Riesling Dragon 2007, France (W)

£23.00

Maison Nicolas Perrin Syrah Vin de France 2010, France (R)

£15.00

Maison Nicolas Perrin Saint Joseph 2009, France (R)

£20.50

Pol Roger Rosé Vintage 2004, France (Rosé)

£65.00

Blend: 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay, with 15% Coteaux Champenois Rouge (or Grand Cru Pinot Noir vinified as a red wine) added later.

Joseph Drouhin Chambolle Musigny Premier Cru 2007, France (R)

£35.00

Joseph Drouhin Chablis Réserve de Vaudon 2010, France (W)

£16.50

Joseph Drouhin Puligny Montrachet Premier Cru Champ Canet 2007, France (W)

£45.00

Joseph Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches Rouge 2009, France (R)

£50.00

Joseph Drouhin Beaune Clos des Mouches Blanc 2009, France (W)

£60.00

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The Winemakers Club

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Contact: John Baum 20 Gladstone Street, London SE1 6EY

07793 608959 john@thewinemakersclub.co.uk thewinemakersclub.co.uk

For more than 12 years we have been sourcing wines from Italy. Supporting small family-run organic and biodynamic vineyards. In the past year we have imported wines of Tom

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Shobbrook, who produces in his family vineyards in the Barossa Valley, Australia.

Guide Retail Price Trevisiol Prosecco Brut NV, Italy (Sp)

£14.00

A more complex style of Prosecco, offering more fruit and body. Organic with 10g residual sugar and 11.5% abv.

Brezza Langhe Chardonnay 2010, Italy (W)

£15.00

A fresh, fruit-driven, crisp style. Remains on lees for three months and a percentage undergoes malo; 13% abv.

Guccione Veruzza Trebbiano 2009, Italy (W)

£16.00

Biodynamically farmed and fermented, and matured in stainless steel; 12.5% abv.

Shobbrook Wines Eden Valley Riesling 2010, Australia (W)

£22.00

Half-fermented in stainless steel and half in oak from 50-year-old vines; 3g residual sugar; 12.5% abv.

Brezza Langhe Freisa Santa Rosalia 2010, Italy (R)

£14.00

For a Freisa this is dry, structured and refreshing. Best enjoyed in its youth, even lightly chilled.

Il Cocco Brunato 2010, Italy (R)

£12.00

90% Sangiovese and 10% Cabernet. Organically farmed and seeing only stainless steel; 13% abv.

Setriolo Chianti Classico 2009, Italy (R)

£15.00

90% Sangiovese with 10% Merlot. From this small producer in Castellina in Chianti; 14% abv.

Sean O’Callaghan Pinot Noir 2009, Italy (R)

£16.50

An organic, Tuscan Pinot from one of the great Sangiovese makers of Tuscany.

Vinochisti S3 Sagrantino 2008, Italy (R)

£25.00

Produced from grapes from Umbria but made in Tuscany. Only three barrels produced.

Guccione Arturo di Lanzeria Perricone 2009, Italy (R)

£22.50

100% Perricone from this biodynamic producer. Fermented in oak and matured in Tonneaux.

Guccione Gibril Nerello Mascalese 2009, Italy (R)

£22.50

From south of Palermo. Biodynamic, low-sulphur and minimal-intervention viticulture.

Il Colle Rosso di Montalcino 2009, Italy (R)

£18.00

Blended by Giulio Gambelli the man behind Poggio di Sotto and Casa Basa; organic; 14% abv.

Il Cocco Brunello di Montalcino 2005, Italy (R)

£25.00

Organic and minimal intervention from the highest vineyards in Montalcino; 14.5% abv.

Brezza Barolo Classico 2005, Italy (R)

£25.00

Elegant, traditional Nebbiolo. Large Botti matured with traditional farming techniques.

Shobbrook Wines Ebenezer Mourvèdre 2010, Australia (R)

£35.00

Fermented and matured in 600-litre used barrels; biodynamic with 20ppm of sulphur; only 750 bottles.

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Amathus Drinks

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Contact: Sarah Knowles/Clare Corlett Unit 20/21 Mowlem Trading Estate, Leeside Road, London N17 0QJ

020 8808 4181 info@amathusdrinks.com amathusdrinks.com

Amathus, established in 1978, is a London-based specialist drinks importer, distributor and brand management company offering both on-trade and off-trade clients a complete drinks

solution, through telephone orders, our online website and our two retail outlets in London.

Guide Retail Price P Louis Martin Bouzy Grand Cru Champagne NV, France (Sp)

£29.90

Great brioche and lemon nose, with a creamy feel on the palate. Wonderful finish with a long length.

P Louis Martin Rosé Bouzy Grand Cru NV, France (Rosé)

£33.25

Wonderful cranberry and unripe plum flavours blend with the traditional zesty nutty Champagne aromas.

Latitud 34 Torrontés Bodegas Carelli 2009, Argentina (W)

£7.25

Tropical fruit nose of passion fruit, pineapple, guava with a squeeze of lime followed by a mouthwatering crisp but juicy palate. The fruits are still identifiable on the clean finish.

Latitud 34 Malbec Bodegas Carelli 2010, Argentina (R)

£7.25

Great plum and cranberry perfume with some good spice and leafy secondary characters. Soft but plentiful tannins work well with the acidity and depth of fruit flavour on the palate.

Whalehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2009, South Africa (W)

£10.00

Elgin Valley fruit is used to create this cool-climate style of Sauvignon.

Whalehaven Pinotage 2009, South Africa (R)

£12.00

Rich smoky blackberry nose, mocha, plum and leather notes on the palate are well balanced.

Idiom Cape Blend Cabernet Sauvignon/Pinotage/Merlot 2006, South Africa (R)

£23.60

A smooth, rich wine made from the Cape’s own grape Pinotage blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

Pedroncelli Dry Creek Valley Chardonnay 2009, California, USA (W)

£9.20

Melon and baked-apple nose, with great tropical fruit developing on the buttery palate.

Pedroncelli Dry Creek Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, California, USA (R)

£10.15

Rich aromas of ripe raspberry and cherry highlight this full-flavoured Cabernet Sauvignon.

Pedroncelli Bushnell Single Vineyard Zinfandel 2009, California, USA (R)

£10.90

Very fragrant nose of ripe raspberres and sweet black pepper, followed by spicy, black fruit compote.

Domaine Moillard Côte de Nuits Villages Blanc 2007, France (W)

£17.75

Classic elegant white Burgundy; palate of toasted wood and rich lemon flavours, apples and limestone.

Domaine Moillard Beaune Premier 1er Cru Pertuisots 2006, France (R)

£20.55

Rich raspberries and stewed plums work well with cigar flavours and some forest wood aromas.

Fleurie Manoir du Carra Manoir du Carra 2010, France (R)

£9.05

Violets, red berries, flint and spice on the powerful perfume, balanced well by medium body and acidity.

Brouilly Cru Combiaty Manoir du Carra 2010, France (R)

£8.90

Perfumed cherry and strawberry nose, classic light body and white pepper spice developing.

Château Haut Mayne Sauternes 2008, France (Fort)

£15.94

Apricot and sweet orange on the opulent nose, sweet luxurious floral and citrus on the palate.

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Bulgaria Wine Club

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Contact: Jeremy Leeming The Cider Loft, Great Boulsdon Farm, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1JJ

07837 329844 bgwineclub@gmail.com bgwineclub.co.uk

Bulgaria Wine Club was formed in an effort to exhibit the outstanding character of Bulgarian wines and bring this product back onto the UK market.

We are a group of five top-quality wine producers with a long-standing winemaking tradition; a leading specialist in quality wines from Bulgaria.

Guide Retail Price Vinex Preslav Cabernet Sauvignon Preslav 2009, Bulgaria (R)

£6.99

Concentrated aroma of blackberry, blackcurrant and spices; well-structured and mild tannins.

Khan Krum Merlot 2009, Bulgaria (R)

£6.99

Lively and powerful aroma of raspberry, blackcurrant and mint; juicy and round taste, soft warm finish.

Château Rossenovo Mavrud 2009, Bulgaria (R)

£7.99

Deep garnet colour, juicy aroma reminiscent of blackberry and mint; warm and rounded taste, long finish.

Château Rossenovo Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Bulgaria (R)

£7.99

Well balanced and elegant wine with an excellent potential for ageing.

Château Rossenovo Trilogy 2008, Bulgaria (R)

£7.99

Deep ruby colour; intense aroma of spices, ripe plum, forest fruits and morello cherry; spicy finish.

Vinex Preslav Golden Age Merlot Cab Mac 2010, Bulgaria (R)

£10.50

Made using the carbonic maceration technique; noticeable freshness and lively taste on the palate.

Vinex Preslav Golden Age Mavrud/Merlot 2008, Bulgaria (R)

£10.50

Complex bouquet of cedarwood, spice and mocha aromas; full body with integrated oak and long finish.

Vinex Preslav Golden Age Shiraz 2009, Bulgaria (R)

£10.50

This is the latest addition to the Golden Age family and is already a medal winner!

Vinex Preslav Golden Age Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Bulgaria (R)

£10.50

Fermented and aged in small French oak casks; ripe tannins complement vanilla and black cherry flavours.

Vinex Preslav Rubaiyat Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2007, Bulgaria (R)

£22.00

Full body, dense structure, concentrated aroma of blackberry, cherry, plum and cedarwood, with a long finish.

Vinex Preslav Chardonnay 2009, Bulgaria (W)

£6.99

Lively and elegant wine, with a green apple and lime aroma; mellow and expressive finish.

Vinex Preslav Golden Age Sauvignon Blanc 2009, Bulgaria (W)

£10.50

Rich aroma of melon, grapefruit and peach; fresh and round taste with a long-lasting, soft finish.

Vinex Preslav Golden Age Chardonnay 2009, Bulgaria (W)

£10.50

Full fermentation in 225-litre French barriques; powerful aroma of citrus, vanilla and butter; soft finish.

Vinex Preslav Rhine Riesling Novi Pazar 2010, Bulgaria (W)

£9.99

Mouthwatering wine, full of minerality and with a concentrated aroma of citrus, honey and peach.

Vinex Preslav Rubaiyat Chardonnay 2007, Bulgaria (W)

£22.00

Complex; intense colour; pear, vanilla, lime and nuts aroma; eight months maturation in new French oak.

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Contact: Judith Burns & Trevor Long Brighton, East Sussex

01273 607711 info@pactaconnect.co.uk pactaconnect.co.uk

New to the British market, Pacta Connect has an exclusive portfolio of more than 60 exceptional Croatian wines, created not manufactured, many organic/natural, chosen for

their quality not quantity, with a range of price points to suit both independent sector and sommelier alike.

Guide Retail Price Peršuri´c Misal Millennium (brut) 2009, Croatia (W)

£29.00

Méthode champenoise blend of Istrian Malvazija, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Trapan Ponente 2010, Croatia (W)

£15.00

Fresh, crisp and dry 100% Istrian Malvazija.

Coronica Gran Malvazija 2008, Croatia (W)

£24.00

Istrian malvazija aged in oak for more complex buttery aromas.

Cattunar Chardonnay 2010 Croatia, (W)

£17.00

Decanter bronze winning unoaked, fresh 100% Chardonnay at its best.

Degrassi San Pellegrin 2009, Croatia (W) 50cl

£24.00

Aromatic light elegance from an off-dry white Momjan Muškat.

Geržini´c Teran 2009, Croatia (R)

£17.00

Fresh, mineral 100% Istrian Teran aged only in stainless steel.

Piquentum Terre 9 2009, Croatia (R)

£24.00

Elegant 100% Refošk, a natural wine aged in Bordeaux barrels.

TeranRe Roxanich 2006, Croatia (R)

£36.00

80% Teran, 20% Refošk — a natural wine aged for 36 months.

Cossetto Mozaik 2009, Croatia (R)

£24.00

Exquisite blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and 20% Istrian Borgonja.

Clai Ottocento Crni 2009, Croatia (R)

£40.00

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Refošk blend from a top Croatian winemaker.

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Wines of Portugal

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Contact: Tânia Oliveira, Cathy Warren & Sarah Florence Wines of Portugal in Portugal Rua Cândido dos Reis, 1 2560312 Torres Vedras Portugal

Wines of Portugal in the UK 2 Burgess Mews, Wycliffe Road Wimbledon, SW19 1UF

+351 223 323 072 +351 916 614 835 tania.oliveira@viniportugal.pt

020 8401 5501 winesofportugal@cubecom.co.uk www.viniportugal.co.uk

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DISCOVER A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE CAMPAIGN New this year, our Discover A World of Difference campaign, will engage with the on and off-trade in equal measure. Our eight-strong team of ambassadors will hold a large number of hosted tastings and dinners in independent wine merchants and restaurants throughout the country, extolling the virtues of Portuguese wines to the consumer. They will also be responsible for strengthening links, training and incentivising shop staff and sommeliers. This approach is a win-win for all involved — we get energetic and accurate delivery of key messages through benchmark wines, consumers learn more about Portuguese wines and the host independent/restaurant gets some promotional stock, an engaging evening for their customers and increased sales. Come and see us if you would like to find out how you can get involved.

WHERE TO BUY PORTUGUESE WINES The ViniPortugal “where to buy” website is a fantastic tool to help consumers to find Portuguese wine locally, by name, producer or importer. List your company and wines for free and find out how the website can benefit you.

SOCIAL MEDIA Do you have news, events or promotions coming up? We can spread the news in our monthly trade and consumer newsletters, on Facebook (We Love Portuguese Wines) and Twitter (@vpwine). Email winesofportugal@cubecom.co.uk with all the details and any images that you would like included.

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS · Tent cards for restaurants · Maps · Small information booklets · And other point of sale material is available There is no cost to you - please ask

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Wine Equals Friends

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Contact: Sue Chambers 32 Montague Road, Richmond, Surrey TW10 6QJ

020 8948 4067 sue@wineequalsfriends.com wineequals.com

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for the quality from North America. These wines are already proving popular for the on-trade, which is searching for a brand new region to share with its clients. Our minimum drop of one mixed case allows listings to suit restaurants’ needs.

Wine Equals Friends is the specialist importer of New York wines into the UK with more than 10 years’ experience in the wine trade. We are showing wines from our five Long Island wineries: Channing Daughters, The Lenz Winery, McCall Wines, Paumanok Vineyards and Wölffer Estate. These will shortly be joined by other Long Island wineries, together with specially selected wineries from the Finger Lakes.

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We have a balanced portfolio, currently with 32 wines, providing a good range of styles and superb value for money

Trade Ex VAT Price 1) Channing Daughters Rosato di Merlot 2010, Long Island, USA (Rosé)

£13.33

2) Wölffer Estate Rosé 2010,Long Island, USA (Rosé)

£10.83

3) Paumanok Festival Chardonnay 2010, Long Island, USA (W)

£9.99

4) Channing Daughters Vino Bianco 2008, Long Island, USA (W)

£12.49

5) The Lenz Winery White Label Chardonnay 2007, Long Island, USA (W)

£10.83

6) Channing Daughters Clones 2008, Long Island, USA (W)

£16.66

7) Paumanok Festival Red 2008, Long Island, USA (R)

£9.99

8) Wölffer Estate Merlot 2007, Long Island, USA (R)

£13.33

9) McCall Merlot 2008, Long Island, USA (R)

£16.66

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For the Love of Wine

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Contact: Robert Steel Riverside Works, Well Street, Buckingham, Bucks MK18 1EL

01280 822500 robert.steel@fortheloveofwine.co.uk

For the Love of Wine is a family-run wine importers, specialising in Italian and Swiss wines. Our wines come from producers who make wines from their hearts and, like us, also

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have a sense of fun and enjoyment. Come and meet Marilena Barbera from Cantine Barbera in Sicily, who will be showing a range of her wines.

Guide Retail Price Vincenzo Toffoli Prosecco Frizzante di Conegliano DOC NV, Veneto, Italy (Sp)

£9.75

Clean, crisp and refreshing.

Mauler Rosé Brut NV, Neuchatel, Switzerland (Sp)

£16.75

A classic celebration wine.

Cantine Lenotti Soave Classico DOC 2010, Veneto, Italy (W)

£9.50

Fresh, fruit-driven classic.

Vini Pregati Celli Albana di Romagna “I Croppi” DOCG 2009, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (W)

£10.00

Rich, golden, with exotic spices.

Teanum Bombino Bianco IGT 2010, Puglia, Italy (W)

£10.95

Zippy apples and almonds.

Fattoria di Fugnano Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG 2010, Tuscany, Italy (W)

£10.50

Elegant soft and stylish.

Cantine Volpi Gavi DOCG 2010, Piedmont, Italy (W)

£10.95

Dry, delicate and mellow.

Villa Schinosa Greco IGT 2010, Puglia, Italy (W)

£11.50

Intense exotic fruits.

Az Ag Olivastri Tommaso Pecorino L’Ariosa Terre di Chieti IGT 2010, Abruzzo, Italy (W)

£11.95

A bouquet of rounded flowers.

Cantine Farro Falanghina Campi Flegrei DOC 2010, Campania, Italy (W)

£11.75

Nutty crazy fruitiness.

Cantine Barbera Grillo Coste al Vento IGT 2010, Sicily (W)

£14.75

Come and meet the winemaker!

Rene Favre & Fils Fendant Chamoson 2009, Valais, Switzerland (W)

£15.00

Delicate, fresh, with hints of honey.

Cantine Volpi Piemonte Barbera DOC 2010, Piedmont, Italy (R)

£7.00

Cantina Cerquetta Merlot IGT 2009, Lazio, Italy (R)

£7.25

Easy blackberry fruits.

Cantine Lenotti Bardolino Classico DOC 2010, Veneto, Italy (R)

£8.75

Mellow smooth and rounded.

Az Ag Olivastri Tommaso Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Quercia dei Corvi DOC 2008, Abruzzo, Italy (R)

£9.00

Zesty tangy berries.

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armit

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Contact: 5 Royalty Studios, 105 Lancaster Road, London W11 1QF

020 7908 0600 rrosser@armit.co.uk armit.co.uk

armit is one of the leading contemporary fine wine merchants in the UK. Established more than 20 years ago, we pride ourselves on our exquisite wine selection and being the expert

link between carefully selected winegrowers and discerning, successful customers.

Guide Retail Price Gusbourne Estate Blanc de Blancs 2007, Appledore, Kent, UK (W)

£29.99

Weingut Theodorus Riesling Hochgewächs Siebeldinger Im Sonnenschien 2010, Pfalz, Germany (W)

£12.20

Matetic Vineyards EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc 2011, San Antonio Valley, Chile (W)

£10.99

Château Dereszla Dry Tokaji 2010, Hungary (W)

£10.99

Matetic Vineyards Corralillo Gewürztraminer 2011, San Antonio Valley, Chile (W)

£12.60

Freemark Abbey Chardonnay 2010, Napa Valley, USA (W)

£19.99

Maison Deux Montille Montagny 1er Cru Les Coères 2007, Burgundy, France (W)

£22.67

Maison Deux Montille St Romain 2007, Burgundy, France (W)

£22.67

Freemark Abbey Merlot 2009, Napa Valley, USA (R)

£22.99

La Rioja Alta Finca San Martin Crianza 2008, Spain (R)

£11.99

La Rioja Alta Aster Crianza 2006, Ribera del Duero, Spain (R)

£15.99

La Rioja Alta Torre de Oña Reserva 2007, Spain (R)

£18.99

La Rioja Alta Viña Arana 2004, Spain (R)

£19.99

Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Napa Valley, USA (R)

£29.99

Matetic Vineyards EQ Syrah 2010, San Antonio Valley, Chile (R)

£21.99

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For the Love of Wine

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Contact: Robert Steel Riverside Works, Well Street, Buckingham, Bucks MK18 1EL

01280 822500 robert.steel@fortheloveofwine.co.uk ????

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Guide Retail Price Cantina Sampietrana Salice Salentino Riserva Vigna delle Monarche DOC 2007, Puglia, Italy (R)

£10.25

Rich, full and concentrated.

Castelfeder Lagrein Klassische Linie DOC 2008, Alto Adige, Italy (R)

£11.75

Inky with bright cherries.

Rietine Chianti Classico DOCG 2007, Tuscany, Italy (R)

£15.75

Elegant violets and plums.

Az Ag Verbena Rosso di Montaclino DOC 2009, Tuscany, Italy (R)

£16.75

Brilliant intense classic.

VOLG Weinkellereien Weiningen Pinot Noir AOC 2009, Switzerland (R)

£17.00

Soft harmonious structure.

Enzo Mecella Rosso Conero “Rubelliano” DOC 2004, Marches, Italy (R)

£17.75

Mature, elegant and powerful.

Marziano Abbona Barbera d’Alba Rinaldi DOC 2006, Piedmont, Italy (R)

£18.00

Robust, deep and inviting.

Podere Le Berne Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2008, Tuscany, Italy (R)

£19.75

Solid, elegant and rich.

Marziano Abbona Barolo La Pieve DOCG 2007, Piedmont, Italy (R)

£24.25

Intense, rounded and smooth.

Setteterre Nergro Amaro “Uva Prigioniera” IGT 2008, Puglia, Italy (R)

£25.00

Opaque, brooding and tradtional.

Eredi Carlo Tamborini San Domenico DO 2009, Ticino, Switzerland (R)

£26.00

Red berries and vanilla.

Setteterre Primativo di Manduria Filebo Affinato nei Tonneau DOC 2008, Puglia, Italy (R)

£27.00

Oh. My. WOW!

VOLG Winekellereien Nach Seiben (50cl) 2003, Switzerland (R)

£13.25

Very rare and wonderful.

Rene Favre & Fils Sauvignon Molleux 2009, Valais, Switzerland (W)

£17.25

Heaven in a bottle.

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Peter Osborne Fine Wines

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Contact: Martin Chapman Watcombe Manor Farm, Ingham Lane, Watlington, Oxon OX49 5EB

01491 612311 info@peterosbornewine.co.uk peterosbornewine.co.uk

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Crêt des Garanches; as well as New World wines from Rossendale and Torlesse Wines, New Zealand; Driftwood Wines, Australia; and Tres Marias Wines, Argentina.

Taste the excellent wines exclusively imported from Château de Parenchère, Bordeaux; Domaine Besancenot, Burgundy; Domaine Horgelus, Côtes de Gascogne; and Brouilly Domaine

Guide Retail Price Driftwood Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2009, Margaret River, Western Australia (W)

£13.00

Rich gooseberry and tropical fruit characters, crisp acidity and long finish.

Rossendale Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£10.00

Benchmark Gold Medal winning Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, complex with excellent flavours.

Rossendale Pinot Gris 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand (W)

£10.00

Excellent fruit with delicious soft acidity, with some length and finish.

Torlesse Dry Riesling 2009, Canterbury, New Zealand (W)

£12.50

Crisp with citrus characters, rich length and long finish.

Torlesse Wines Omihi Road Pinot Gris 2009, Canterbury, New Zealand (W)

£15.00

Rich fruit characters, lovely soft acidity, length and finish.

Domaine Besancenot Bourgogne Aligote 2010, Bourgogne, France (W)

£12.00

Crisp, clean and fruity, an excellent alternative to Chablis.

Domaine Castan Savignus Grenache 2009/10 IGP Pays de l’Herault, France (R)

£9.50

Delicious; aromas of black cherries, rich fruit characters on taste, soft tannins and a long, flavoursome finish.

Domaine Horgelus Colombard/Sauvignon 2010/11, Côtes de Gascogne, France (W)

£7.95

Crisp with delicious fruit and finish, great value for money!

Domaine Horgelus Tannat Rosé 2010/11, Côtes de Gascogne, France (Rosé)

£7.70

A light blush rosé, made from free-run Tannat juice – delicious!

Willy Gisselbrecht et Fils Gewürztraminer Tradition 2009, Alsace, France (W)

£13.50

Pronounced lychees, and rose petals aromas and tastes.

Château Lamothe Vincent Blanc 2010, Bordeaux, France (W)

£9.50

Kiwi style, with intense gooseberry characters and some minerality.

Château de Parenchère Blanc 2010, Bordeaux, France (W)

£10.50

Crisp, Sauvignon style, with complexity, length and finish.

Château de Parenchère ‘Classic’ Red 2007, Bordeaux, France (R)

£12.50

A blend of classic Bordeaux varieties, soft, complex style.

Château de Parenchère Cuvée Raphael 2007, Bordeaux, France (R)

£15.00

Their best wine, aged in oak, good balance rich and full flavoured.

Domaine Dufaitre Brouilly Crêt des Garanches 2009/2010, Beaujolais, France (R)

£13.50

A robust and powerful example, rich, fruity characters.

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Winehaus

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Contact: Des Jones 22 Danehurst Avenue, Leicester LE3 6DB

0116 255 8499 des@germanwinestore.co.uk germanwinestore.co.uk

Winehaus specialises in importing wines from southern Germany. The Baden-Wüttemberg region makes wines totally distinct from those of Rheingau, Rheinhessen and Mosel, and

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predominantly reds. Situated level with Paris, in the warmer south, the wines stylistically have much more in common with Burgundy, with many Pinot varieties in evidence.

Guide Retail Price Burg Ravensburg Riesling Brut ‘Rabanus’ 2007, Baden, Germany (W)

£16.75

Bottle fermented; 20 months on lees; 100% Riesling Sekt.

Freiherr Von Goler Pinot Blanc 2010, Baden, Germany (W)

£9.50

From Kraichgau — best sub-region Baden’s dry, weighty Pinot Blanc.

Cleebronn & Guglingen Pinot Meunier Blanc de Noir Trocken 2010, Wurttemberg, Germany (W)

£8.99

100% Pinot Meunier, dry, still white.

Sturmfeder Blanc de Noirs Trocken 2010, Wurttemberg, Germany (W)

£10.99

Dry white wine made from 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Lemberger.

Dyade 52 Riesling Connoisseurs Choice 2008, Baden, Germany (W)

£17.99

Full-bodied southern German dry Riesling.

Heitlinger Pinot Gris ‘Spiegelberg’ 2010, Baden, Germany (W)

£17.99

Complex, big and torrefaction from four months in new oak puncheons.

Brackenheim Pinot Noir Rosé Trocken 2010, Wurttemberg, Germany (Rosé)

£8.99

Dry rosé; 100% Pinot Noir.

Dyade 52 Pinot Noir ‘Winemakers Edition’ 2007, Baden, Germany (R)

£9.99

Pinot Noir has been established for centuries in this region.

Heitlinger Pinot Noir ‘Konigsbecher’ 2009, Baden, Germany (R)

£19.50

Oak-aged, ripe fruit Pinot Noir.

Dyade 52 Pinot Meunier 2007, Wurttemberg, Germany (R)

£8.99

Rare chance to taste red wine from this Champagne grape.

Sturmfeder Saint Laurent Trocken 2010, Wuttemberg, Germany (R)

£11.99

German version, classy variety somewhere between Pinot Noir and Barbera.

Heuchelberg Acolon 2009, Wurttemberg, Germany (R)

£8.99

The German red grape Acolon is an exciting new find.

Lounge Prestige Lemberger 2008, Wurttemberg, Germany (R)

£10.50

Great chance to look at the character of the Lemberger variety.

Dyade 52 Lemberger Connoisseurs Choice 2009, Wurttemberg, Germany (R)

£17.50

Barrel-aged Lemberger, including use of local Swabian oak.

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We look forward to seeing you at SITT 2013 www.sittastings.com Watch out for: SITT Autumn, incorporating Boutique Wineries Tasting

For more information on SITT, please conact: Julie Cresswell 01293 610 201 julie@sittastings.com

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