Rich Ripe Reds Mixed Case, £66

1:33pm Thursday 6th October 2011

This month’s case contains some of the classic grape varieties that really shine when handled well by good winemakers using modern equipment.

These rich ripe wines go very well with a wide variety of food and can also be enjoyed equally well on their own because of their smooth velvety texture.

Special discounted case price £66 (Normal price £76.89)

Includes three bottles of each of the following four wines:

Terra Firma Nero D’Avola 2009, Sicily

With notes of red cherry and currant, this wine is soft and succulent with good smooth textured rich fruit – great with rich pasta dishes or casseroles.

Borsao Garnacha 2009, Spain

Always a popular wine because of its deep rich spicy fruit, the Garnacha grape variety gives this wine a very soft but ultra fruity style that never fails to satisfy. Good with any red meat dish.

Rio Alto Shiraz 2010, Chile

Rounded with very good fruit definition and that drink me factor, this wine has deep raspberry fruit, spice and delightful floral aspects that linger on the palate. Great with grilled meat in particular.

Orchid Boulevard Merlot 2009, California

Very soft and easy drinking Merlot with touches of plums and spice mingled with subtle touches of red berry fruit. Lovely with home cooked pizza or rich Italian dishes.

Tuesday, October 18 - 6.30 for 7pm

DOMAINE GAYDA SOUTHERN FRANCE DINNER TASTING

A rose wine reception followed by a three-course themed meal with top premium wines.

Presented by Tim Ford and Theo Sloot The Cherwell Boathouse Restaurant, 50 Bardwell Road, Oxford OX2 6ST www.cherwellboathouse.co.uk £49.95 per person (OPEN TO ALL) Contact Theo Sloot for booking and further information: 01865 301144 or theo@oxfordwine.co.uk

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The Oxford Times Wine Club is run in association with The Oxford Wine Company. Free delivery of your wine is available within 30 miles of Oxford. Please allow up to ten working days for delivery of your wine. If you have any questions about your order, contact The Oxford Wine Company on 01865 301144 quoting The Oxford Times Wine Club or email: info@oxfordwine.co.uk

If you would like to buy unmixed or mixed cases of wines that you have particularly liked from The Oxford Times Wine Club at the same special discounted prices, please contact Theo Sloot at The Oxford Wine Company on 01865 301144 or email theo@oxfordwine.co.uk

If you would like to collect your mixed case from our shop at 167 Botley Road, please call 01865 249500 to order in advance and pop in to collect – there’s plenty of parking outside!

Alternatively we will deliver free of charge up to 30 miles from Oxford.

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