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Category Archive: Wine in the Spotlight

Quinta de la Rosa Tinto 2014, Douro, Portugal

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Long famous as the source of sweet port wine, the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal, is now also renowned for its fine, rich unfortified wines, both red and white. Port wine in the traditional sense of the word may be viewed as the most seasonal of festive drinks, but the enjoyment does not need to […]

The ‘Welcome to JN Wine’ Case

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This selection has been chosen to showcase just a small selection of wines from our vast portfolio. We love any excuse to celebrate the great winemakers we are proud to work with – and sharing their skills with you is our favourite way! We’ll be featuring a variety of great value mixed cases throughout the year, chosen by the team at […]

Dominio de Tares – Godello La Sonrisa

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Ever since Dominio de Tares joined the JN Wine portfolio in 2013, they have been firm favourites with customers and staff alike. Situated in Bierzo – one of the most talked about wine regions of Spain – they are one of the area’s most widely respected producers. Using only traditional grape varieties, in tandem with […]

Soalheiro Awarded 94 Points!

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The team at JN Wine have been avid fans of Quinta de Soalheiro since they first arrived on our shores in 2013, so it was no surprise when Mark Squires ofeparker.com awarded the new 2015 vintage of Soalheiro Alvarinho 94 points. The Soalheiro Allo 2015 did not go unnoticed with Julia Harding ofjancisrobinson.com having wonderful words to share. Soalheiro Allo […]

100 Awesome Wines 2016

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The Association of Wine Educators UK has included two of our wines in their 100 AWESOME Wines 2016. Monfil Garnacha 2014 Bottle Price: £7.85 / €12.50 Case Bottle Price: £7.07 / €11.25) “At under £10 a bottle, this juicy red punches well above its weight. Lots of ripe red berries and a hint of dried […]

Celebrate Chardonnay Day!

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May 21st is National Chardonnay Day & we want to help you celebrate with 15% off some of our most popular Chardonnays. Long gone are the days when ‘Chardonnay’ was looked upon as a bad word. The varietal is going from strength to strength; and with good cause! Chardonnay is an extemely diverse white wine […]

New Additions to our Badenhorst Family

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This year has seen us celebrate some welcome new additions to our range of wines from Adi Badenhorst. Adi is one of the most refreshingly open and vibrant people you will ever meet.  He is the polar opposite of stuffy or pretentious and embodies the free spirited, convivial, work hard play hard mentality that might […]

It’s Back! Chocolate Block 2014!

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Please form an orderly queue ladies and gentlemen; the latest vintage of The Chocolate Block is back at JN Wine! We know how many of you can’t get enough of The Chocolate Block’s smooth and velvety texture, ripe red fruit characters and that vanilla/chocolate finish. It means we always sell out before our next allocation […]

Just Arrived: The sublime De Montille wines

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Just arrived: the sublime De Montille wines from some of Burgundy’s finest vineyards We are delighted to have secured an allocation of these sought-after and much admired Burgundies. Their hallmark is elegance and finesse and they come from some of the very best terroir on the Cote de Nuits and Cote de Beaune. Our first […]

Bodega Jesus Romero

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A very limited offer. Very occasionally I come across stunning winemaking efforts from virtually unknown wine regions.  A couple of months ago I tasted two wonderful wines from the Teruel region of Spain.  The vineyards are high in altitude (the highest in Spain) with the coldest winters and coolest summers and lie in the middle […]

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2015

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In 1985, Cloudy Bay released its first Sauvignon Blanc. 30 years on, as they launch their flagship 30th Anniversary vintage, they maintain the same devotion to quality and consistency that generated their success from their very first year. Cloudy Bay is the standard bearer for Marlborough and New Zealand when it comes to Sauvignon Blanc. […]

More Awards for Kilikanoon

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