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A few choices from our range of hundreds of wines which we particularly recommend this week.
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Meet the maker
The wines of Mas Coutelou, made by Jeff Coutelou in the village of Puimisson in the Languedoc, are some of the best value, most exciting, pure and drinkable wines we ship. These are 'natural' wines of the best sort - they don't taste tainted or unusual, apart from being extrordinarily delicious. An instant hit with customers, press and staff alike, Coutelou's wines have to be some of the greatest bargains ever to grace our shelves. Mas Coutelou was one of the earliest estates in France to be officially certified as organic (back in 1987) and nowadays Jeff Coutelou is renowned as one of the foremost producers of ‘natural' wine in the Languedoc-Roussillon. This extends to using virtually no sulphur (a very rare and difficult exercise) in order to preserve absolutely the purity and elegance of the old-vine fruit. Jeff only makes the wines that suit a specific vintage, so if that means introducing a new cuvée in one year or skipping vintages of an existing wine because the conditions don’t suit, then so be it. If you haven't tried these thrilling wines yet, what are you waiting for?
Meet the maker
Château de Corneilla
The Jonquères family can trace its history back to the fifteenth century. While their fortified wines have been renowned for many years, it's only in the past 15 years that their tables wines are gaining a similar reputation. Located just south of Perpignan, the terroir always showed great potential, and the newest head of operations, 30 year old William, is continuing to make wines that are hugely exciting. The estate measures around 40 hectares of which the majority is planted with Grenache, used to make the exceptionally good value Côtes-du-Roussillon wine. There are also small amounts of Muscat, Carignan, Syrah and a tiny bit of Mourvèdre. On their other estate they have some international varietals. Large amounts of award-winning Muscat and Rivesaltes are made here, which more than hold their own against other sweet wines at the same price point, and higher. The sad fact is that fortified wines are not very fashionable these days and Rivesaltes seems to be a forgotten gem. Even more of a reason to snap it up at these ridiculous prices.
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