Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Wine of the Month: Domaine Pré Baron AOC Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2014

This month to celebrate Spring we bring you a proper French Sauvignon Blanc and at a price that would disgrace the French. Think Sancerre style…think under £8… BOOM!! Where is Touraine? Traversed by the Loire and its tributaries the Cher, the Indre and the Vienne, the Touraine makes up a part of the Paris Basin. Touraine is often dubbed the ‘Garden of France’, and is famous for its rich .
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Ogmios – by Psychopomp Micro-Distillery

Bright, sharp flavours for spring – Juniper, coriander seed, angelica root, cassia bark, lemon zest, honeysuckle and lemongrass. Introducing the spring edition from Psychopomp Micro Distillery, named after a deity worshipped by the Gauls, the Celtic people of France. This limited seasonal edition shares several of the same botanicals used in the now classic Wōden, but is given a bright and fresh twist thanks to the use of honeysuckle .
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Spring into Sunday’s at Helmsley Wines

With spring in the air, and the longer days and lighter evenings ahead of us, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll now be open from 12 noon until 4pm on Sundays throughout the summer months (excluding Easter Sunday). Our extended opening times will give you more time to stock up some stunning wines, champagnes and sparkling wines, and gins to enjoy as the days get longer and warmer! We look .
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Wine of the Month: Farnese, Fantini Sangiovese IGT Terre di Chieti, Italy

This Sangiovese is a real surprise, frankly not overtly Sangiovese in character, but with a lovely smoky, chocolaty, jam fruit style. Really easy drinking and soft, almost creamy texture and a nice dusty gentle tannic finish. A great mid-week glass and a snap at this price. Producer –  The Farnese group owns Gran Sasso, Vesevo, Vigneti Zabu, Vigneti del Salento, Vigneti del Vulture and Tufarello, among others, but this .