We are happy to announce that the encouraging signs we are beginning to see has allowed us to take the decision to reopen our shops. Our opening hours are:
Livery Street Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 5.30pm
Dovehouse Parade Monday - Saturday, 10am - 6.30pm
Everyday Dozen - please note that free delivery is only available in Birmingham & Solihull
2 bottle each of the following:
Castillo Ladera Blanco, Spain - Fresh, lightly savoury nose of ripe peach, lemon and fennel. Peachy and cashew nut characters on the palate are matched by a broad, textural palate and clean, fruity finish.
Cuvee Jean Paul Sec, Franc – A lovely aromatic nose with zesty citrus and hints of stone fruit and a palate with lots of white nectarine, citrus and creamy characters balanced with a refreshing lemony acidity
Andersbrook Chenin Blanc, South Africa – A fine fruity dry white from the heart of the Cape Winelands.
Castillo Ladera Tinto, Spain - Ruby red colour with violet tints. On the nose it is fresh and elegant with characteristic aromas of cherry and red fruits. Light, harmonic and round on the palate with soft tannins.
Les Roulants Rouge, France – bright and juicy with lots of youthful sweet fruit on top of a layer of soft tannins, which give this wine its structure and presence.
Bodegas Borsao Garnacha, Spain – The nose is open, generous and spicy. On the palate juicy bramble, cherry fruit and fresh redcurrants dominate. An easy drinking wine where supple tannins are balanced by good acidity and blackberry notes, with a hint of liquorice and black pepper.
All 12 bottles for £80.00 inc VAT and local delivery
Sauvignon Blanc & Friends - please note that free delivery is only available in and around Birmingham & Solihull
1 bottle each of the following:
Makutu Sauvignon Blanc – classic Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc, full of tropical fruit flavours with a zesty freshness on the finish.
Picpoul de Pine, Domaine la Serre – Crisp and dry. Citrus aromas of grapefruit and lemon with a floral hint. Melon and peach on the palate with an intense minerality.
Last Temptation Riesling – from South Africa's Hemel en Arde Valley where La Vierge produce one of the most appealing and more-ish Rieslings we know of.
Monte Schiavo Verdicchio Classico fresh citrus and peachy aromas with hints of passion fruit. The palate has abundant pineapple and tropical fruit characters, balanced by zesty acidity and a ripe yet crisp finish.
Vinho Verde Alvarinho, Este - made from the traditional premium grape Alvarinho from the classical sub-region (Monção) by the Spanish border. A dry wine with tropical fruit, complexity and power.
Stone Road Sauvignon Blanc – A fresh, crisp, well-structured wine, this Sauvignon has well integrated acidity on the palate and a smooth, lingering aftertaste.
All 6 bottles for £61.50 inc VAT - local delivery only
The Easy Drinkers - please note that free delivery is only available in and around Birmingham & Solihull
1 bottle each of the following.
Pinot Grigio, Ancora – – crisp, light and refreshing
Stone Road Sauvignon Blanc – A fresh, crisp, well-structured wine, this Sauvignon has well integrated acidity on the palate and a smooth, lingering after taste.
Andersbrook Chenin Blanc – impressive entry-level Chenin with floral and citrus notes and a richness on the finish.
Bellefontaine Merlot, France – typical full-on red berry fruit on the nose leading through to a rich, vibrant and aromatic palate that swirls with lashings of ripe fruit underpinned by good structure.
Despacito Malbec, Argentina – youthful fresh ruby coloured wine with aromas of red currant, plums and spice, ideal with a juicy steak.
Norte Chico Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile – rich and characterful wine, this has a ripe fruitiness with soft blackcurrant flavours predominating.
All 6 bottles for £49.99 inc VAT and local delivery
A straw-coloured bitter which initially seems sweet, but a complex dry, hoppy taste soon predominates.
Probably the best example of the traditional Black Country style of bitter. No better partner to a lunchtime snack!