I feel this month’s recommendations are terribly reasonably priced for the quality they represent.
Champagne Blanc des Blancs Cuvée du Centenaire, Alfred Gratien: One of the best NV Blanc des Blancs I’ve had. Read the note [link2post id=”1236″]here[/link2post]. I’ve just purchased three more bottles, at least one of which I’ll keep for a few years. £29 from the Wine Society.
Chambolle-Musigny 1999, Domaine Fourrier: Pretty, charming and down-right enjoyable Chambolle that is ready to drink now. £19.95 from Four Walls Wine.
Chardonnay 2005, Moss Wood: A lovely Western-Australian Chardonnay that might be quite big, but it is neither short on charm nor hard-work to drink. Certainly amongst the best Australian Chardonnays. £19 from Jeroboams.
Bandol Château la Rouvière 2002, Domaines Bunan: OK, 2002 isn’t quite as good of a vintage as the 1217″]1998 I had the other day, but this is a good drink that’ll improve for five years. It is one of the most affordable ‘serious’ Bandols these days. £15.95 from Yapp.
Pinot Gris 2006, Tim Adams: A light, refreshing but characterful Pinot Gris made by the Clare Valley Master. Much better than that Italian Pinot Grigio filth. £10.49 from Noel Young Wines.