Wine Merchant Top 100 winners 2024

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Congratulations to all the winners in this year’s Wine Merchant Top 100!

All the wines will be available to taste at the London Wine Fair and described in more detail – along with this year’s Highly Commended wines – in our July supplement.

All prices quoted are RRPs

 

ARGENTINA

Red

Bodega Luigi Bosca Malbec DOC De Sangre 2021 (£25.99, Bancroft)

Ver Sacrum La Cayetana Cabernet Franc 2020 (£29.50, Ucopia Wines)

Las Estelas Leticia Malbec del Valle 2022 (£16.50, Ucopia Wines)

Sin Reglas Wines Sin Reglas Malbec 2022 (£19, Vindependents)

 

AUSTRALIA

Red

Stella Bella Shiraz 2021 (£24.99, Alliance Wine)

Corryton Burge The Brigadier Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 (£32.75, Awin Barratt Siegel Agencies)

Scotchmans Hill Shiraz 2020 (£28.99, Cachet Wine)

Shiraz Bull Ant, Langhorne Creek, Lake Breeze 2021 (£16.49, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Robert Oatley Hancock & Hancock Shiraz Grenache 2019 (£16.80, Hatch Mansfield)

Wakefield Wines Masterstroke Cabernet Shiraz 2017 (£34.85, Jascots)

Brothers at War The Old Man Syrah 2022 (£18, The Antipodean Sommelier)

Fortified

Dandelion Vineyards Legacy of Australia XXXO Pedro Ximénez NV (£18.99, Liberty Wines)

 

AUSTRIA

White

Funkstille Grüner Veltliner 2023 (£12.80, Alliance Wine)

 

CHILE

White

Viña Estampa Inspiracion White Blend 2021 (£22.95, Richmond Wine Agencies)

Red

Ventisquero Grey Glacier Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 (£18.99, North South Wines)

 

ENGLAND

Candover Brook Brut NV (£39.99, Liberty Wines)

Roebuck Estate Rosé de Noirs 2018 (£42, Southern England Wines)

Roebuck Estate Blanc de Noirs 2018 (£50, Southern England Wines)

 

FRANCE

White

Champagne Laurent-Perrier Vintage 2015 Brut, (£75, Laurent-Perrier)

Champagne Devaux Cuvée D, Aged 5 Years NV (£59.99, Liberty Wines)

Champagne André Robert Les Jardins du Mesnil Extra Brut Harvest 18 Grand Cru NV (£57.50, Vindependents)  * Sparkling Wine Trophy *

Champagne Delavenne Père & Fils Lumière Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru NV (£46.50, Vindependents)

Champagne Germar Breton Fût de Chêne NV (£50, Vindependents)

Mâcon Azé, Cave de Buxy 2022 (£15.99, Cachet Wine)

Mauzac Sauvignon, La Brêche, Côtes de Tarn, Les Vignobles Alain Gayrel 2022 (£11.25, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

M Chapoutier Bila Haut Occultum Lapidem Blanc 2020 (£21.90, Hatch Mansfield)

Domaine Félines Jourdan Picpoul de Pinet Cuvée Féline 2022 (£17.99, North South Wines)

Maison Brotte Esprit Blanc Côtes du Rhône 2023 (£13.49, North South Wines)

Château Couhins-Lurton Blanc 2020 (£55.99, North South Wines)

Caves de Juliénas-Chaintré Pouilly-Fuissé 1er Cru Les Chevrières 2021 (£39, Vindependents)

Orange

Amfòra, Orange Wine, Coteaux de Bessilles, Villa Noria 2022 (£22.25, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Calmel & Joseph Pomone 2023 (£14.99, Daniel Lambert Wines)

Domaines Paul Mas Arrogant Frog Orange Organic 2023 (£13.50, Domaines Paul Mas)  * Best Value Orane & Rosé Wine Trophy *

Rosé

Champagne Mandois Rosé Brut Grande Réserve NV, (£42.99, North South Wines)

Domaines Paul Mas Château Martinolles Limoux Blanc Vielles Vignes 2023 (£18, Domaines Paul Mas)

Red

Domaine Combe Julière Rasteau 2019 (£22.75, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Crocus L’Atelier Cahors 2020 (£24.99, Alliance Wine)

Marilyn Lasserre Pinot Noir – Les Argelières 2022 (£10.99, Cachet Wine)

Domaine of the Bee Maury Sec 2021 (£28, Domaine of the Bee)

Les Vallons de la Solitude, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine de la Solitude 2022 (£35.25, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Louis Jadot Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Clos de la Croix de Pierre Rouge,2017 (£40.10, Hatch Mansfield)

Cà dei Maghi Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso Canova Riserve 2016 (£42, Vindependents)

Domaine Claude Maréchal Savigny-Lès-Beaune Vielles Vignes 2022 (£41, Vindependents)

 

GERMANY

White

Schloss Johannisberg 50 Degree Riesling 2022 (£19.70, Jascots)

Braun Riesling Trocken Individuell 2021 (£19.50, Marcato Direct)

Gerd Stepp Mineralstein Dry Riesling 2022 (£19.50, Ucopia Wines)

 

GREECE

White

Gaia Wines Assyrtiko Wild Ferment 2022 (£38.49, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)  * White Wine Trophy *

Assyrtiko, Halkidiki, Akrathos 2019 (£28.49, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Rosé

Theopetra Estate Xinomavro Rosé Meteora 2022 (£21.49, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)  * Orange and Rosé Wine Trophy *

Red

Voltes Red, Monemvasia Winery Tsimbidi 2020 (£14.25, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

 

ITALY

White

Cantina Castiadas Sarapis Extra Brut VSQ 2020 (£27, Vindependents)

EM Family of Wines I Prandi Soave DOC 2022 (£13.99, Marcato Direct)

Il Poggiarello Mami Bianco 2022 (£29, Moreno Wines)

Azienda Agricola Cortese Vanedda Bianco Terre Siciliane IGP 2021 (£19.99, North South Wines)

Red

Sangioveto, Toscana, Badia a Coltibuono 2016 (£45.25, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Lagrein, Alto Adige, Tramin 2022 (£20.25, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

San Cassiano Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG 2018 (£39.50, Marcato Direct)

Paolo Leo Mora Mora Malvasia Nera – IGP Salento 2022 (£13.99, North South Wines)

Paolo Leo Passitivo Primitivo Organic Appassimento 2022 (£13.99, North South Wines)

Azienda Agricola Cortese Sabuci Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico DOCG 2021 (£22.99, North South Wines)

The Wine People Integro Primitivo Puglia IGP BIO 2022 (£11.49, North South Wines)  * Best Value Red Wine Trophy *

Santa Tresa Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG 2021 (£15.49, North South Wines)

Cà dei Maghi Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso Canova Riserve 2016 (£42, Vindependents)

 

NEW ZEALAND

Red

Coal Pit Tiwha Pinot Noir 2019 (£40, The Antipodean Sommelier)

 

PORTUGAL

White

Calçada Wines Portal da Calçada Espumante de Vinho Verde DOC Brut NV (£12.99, North South Wines)  * Best Value Sparkling Wine Trophy *

Coroa d’Ouro, Manoel Poças 2021 (£11.99, Cachet Wine)

Sobreiro de Pegões Colheita Branco, Península de Setúbal, Santo Isidro de Pegões 2022 (£9.99, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)  * Best Value White Wine Trophy *

Esporão Reserva White Organic 2022 (£20.70, Hatch Mansfield)

Adega Coop Ponte da Barca e Arcos de Valdevez CRL Este Branco 2023, (£10.78, Marta Vine)

Red

Fladgate Still & Sparkling CalCariO3 do Principal Reserva Red 2012 (£25, Mentzendorff)

Cartuxa Colheita Tinto 2019 (£45, Mentzendorff)

Quinta do Espinho Grande Reserva 2019 (£33.50, Vindependents)

Fortified

Henriques & Henriques 10YO Verdelho NV (£25, Mentzendorff)

 

SOUTH AFRICA

White

Jordan Chardonnay barrel fermented 2022 (£22.75, Awin Barratt Siegel Agencies)

Lomond Wines Sauvignon Blanc Pincushion, Cape Agulhas 2021 (£20.25, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Kleine Zalze Project Z Riesling 2021 (£33.10, Hatch Mansfield)

Spioenkop Riesling 2017 (£29.99, Museum Wines)

Spioenkop Johanna Brandt Chenin Blanc 2019 (£29.99, Museum Wines)

Red

Avondale La Luna 2016 (£27.49, Cachet Wine)

 

SPAIN

White

Raventos i Blanc Textures de Pedra Blanc de Noirs 2019 Brut Nature (£43.99, Liberty Wines)

Bodegas y Viñedos Merayo Godello, Castilla y León 2022 (£14.99, Alliance Wine)

Finca Allende Rioja Blanco 2019 (£30.99, Bancroft)

La Purísima Blanco, Bodegas la Purísima 2023 (£11.75, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Txakoli, Hondarribia, Hiruzta 2023 (£18.75, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)

Bodega Son Vich Viognier 2023 (£25, Vindependents)

Red

Bodegas Altolandon Mil Historias Malbec 2022 (£14.99, Alliance Wine)

Bodegas y Viñedos Merayo Las Tres Filas Mencia 2021 (£14.99, Alliance Wine)

Bodegas Ontañon Queirón Mi Lugar 2019 (£25.99, Boutinot)

Bodegas Borsao Selección Tinto 2022 (£10.49, Boutinot)

Rioja Vega Gran Reserva 2015 (£24.49, Cachet Wine)

Viñas del Vero Secastilla Old Vine 2018 (£28, Gonzalez Byass)

Bodegas Viñatigo Negramoll, Islas Canarias, Tenerife, Bodegas Viñátigo, 2022 (£33.49, Hallgarten & Novum Wines)  * Red Wine Trophy *

Vega Tolosa Bobal Icon 2021 (£14, Moreno Wines)

Bodegas Ollauri Conde de los Andes Tinto Rioja 2016 (£32, Moreno Wines)

Marco Abella Mas Mallola 2021 (£33, Vindependents)

Bodega Son Vich Expression Ull de Liebre Tempranillo 2018 (£15, Vindependents)

Fortified

Equipo Navazos La Bota No 119 Florpower MMXXII 2022 (£34.99, Alliance Wine)

Equipo Navazos I Think Amontillado NV (£22.99, Alliance Wine)  * Best Value Fortified Wine Trophy *

Valdespino, VOS & VORS Collection Oloroso Don Gonzalo VOS NV (£49.99, Liberty Wines)  * Fortified Wine Trophy *

 

USA

Red

Jordan Cabernet 2016 (£65, Cachet Wine)

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