14. Châteauneuf De Pape, Telegram
This big full-blown wine has high alcohol content with a rich peppery bouquet and long finish.
15. Château La Croix Cantenac, St Emilion Grand Cru
A full soft bouquet, with just of touch of oak, ripe, intense velvety textured palate this is a wine that is superb with a wide selection of rich flavoured foods.
16. Fleurie, “La Chapelle des Bois”
A soft, fruity, and inviting wine. This ‘cru’ lies approximately in the middle of the others, and is often referred to as the “Queen of Beaujolais”.
17. Rioja, Bodegas LAN Reserva
This is a wine of exceptional character, having been aged in oak barrels and then for a prolonged period in bottle. Its rich dark colour and intense bouquet of ripe fruit leads on to a flavour and aftertaste that is full and complex.
18. Nostros Gran Reserva Merlot
Chile, Casablanca Valley
Beautifully soft Merlot from Chile with lots of very juicy fruit and the silkiest supple tannins of any wine. Divine with Lamb or Steak dishes.
19. Omrah Pinot Noir
Australia, Western Australia
Classic modern Pinot Noir, soft and mellow, yet bursting with attractive and refreshingly juicy cherry and strawberry fruit.
20. Earthworks Barossa Valley Shiraz
Australia, South Australia
A wine that has a rich dark colour is both full flavoured and elegant, with a distinctive smoky aroma and peppery flavour, and lovely long smooth finish.
21. Gamay Noir, Te Mata Estate, Hawkes Bay
New Zealand, Hawkes Bay
A jammy, juicy red wine. Bursting with raspberries, cherries and rose, it's soft, smooth and gluggable. A great alternative to a Fleurie.
22. Malbec Golden Reserve, Trivento
Produced from superbly ripe grapes, which secures the quality of this wine. It has a deep ruby red colour and delicious combination of aromas that are mint, cherries and chocolate and a wonderful rounded palate.
23. Cabernet Sauvignon, Santa Digna Reserva
Chile, Central Valley
Spanish Producer Miguel Torres has been making wines in the Curico Valley since 1979, where the particular microclimate enables them to make lovely intensely flavoured wines, of which this Cabernet Sauvignon is one with its lovely rich ripe blackcurrant fruit flavours. The winery is also now Fair Trade certified.
24. Fontodi Chianti Classico
This great Chianti has lovely perfumes of ripe, lightly spiced strawberries and dark cherries. The palate is gorgeously rounded with fine, savoury tannins, supple, ripe berry fruit and a long, spicy finish.
25. Pinotage, Kaapzicht Estate
South Africa, Stellenbosch
The family make a huge effort with their Pinotage - in the vineyard and in the cellar - and the fabulous result is in the bottle. Given a little time to breathe this wine opens out and becomes a wonderfully aromatic, rich, glassful.
26. Hochar Red, G. Hochar
Lebanon, Bekar Valley
A rich complex wine, individual in style with an aroma of ripe cherry fruit and a palate that’s both soft and fruity.
27. Familie Prieler Blaufrankisch Johanneshohe
A bouquet reminiscent of right bank Bordeaux with aromas of freshly squeezed blackcurrants. The palate is medium bodied with nice touches of gamey fruit and traces of subtle oak.