Loire Sauvignons quietly bowl you over with citrus subtlety and charm … get ready for a classic one-two in the shape of Gold-medal La Grande Maré and Domaine Bellevue (where harvesting last minute makes for extra ripe wine). Just look at the records of the next pair. The Malet family have been grape growers for three generations and their old-vine Touraine Reserve is a rich, juicy treat while fresh, aromatic Joseph Mellot Réserve Prestige is from a Sancerre family with wine roots going back to 1513. Lastly, a flurry of crisp green fruit flavours from La Folie de Pierre and bestselling Abbesse.
Laithwaite's began in 1969, when geography student Tony Laithwaite took a job washing bottles in Bordeaux ...
and fell in love with wine and the people who make it. When he borrowed a van to share their delicious wines with
friends and neighbours at home, things went so well that hundreds of little wineries all around the world were soon
queuing to take part. Today we're the UK's No.1 home-delivery wine merchant, with over 1,500 wines to choose from
including red, white, rosé, Champagne, Prosecco, spirits ... you name it. Tony's still at it - and now really good
at washing bottles. Read more