Fourteen make The Wine Merchant Top 100

24 May 2018

Fourteen make The Wine Merchant Top 100

The 2018 Wine Merchant Magazine Top 100 list is out and we are delighted to have had our best showing yet, with 14 wines from our portfolio making the cut this year and a further eight being Highly Commended.

Valdespino’s single vineyard Fino `Inocente` won the Best Value Fortified Trophy, while the recently launched Quinta de Azevedo Vinho Verde Reserva 2017 is a new entry on the Top 100 list.

Valdespino, Fino Inocente Single Vineyard NV, Andalucia, Jerez, Spain
TOP 100

A Mano, Bianco 2017, Puglia, Bari, Italy
Azamor, Petit Verdot 2013, Alentejo, Portugal
Casa Ferreirinha, Callabriga 2015, Douro, Portugal
Castano, `Hécula` Monastrell DO Yecla 2016, Murcia, Spain
Charles Heidsieck, Brut Reserve NV, Champagne, France
Chateau du Moulin-à-Vent, Moulin-à-Vent 2015, Beaujolais, France
Heinrich, Blaufrankisch, 2015 Burgenland, Neusiedlersee, Germany
Innocent Bystander, Pinot Gris 2017, Victoria, Yarra Valley, Australia
JC Boisset, Mâcon-Igé Château London 2016, Burgundy, Mâconnais, France
Quinta de Azevedo, Reserva Vinho Verde 2017, Portugal
Quinta dos Carvalhais, Alfrocheiro 2015, Dão, Portugal
Vigneti del Vulture, Pipoli Bianco 2017, Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Vigneti del Vulture, Pipoli Rosso 2016, Basilicata, Potenza, Italy

Shelftalkers are available to customers for all these wines. Please contact [email protected] with your request.

Judged by a panel of independent merchants, the wines must both fit strict criteria and stand out from the crowd. Not available in supermarkets or specialist chains, they are assessed not only on their absolute quality, but also on their value for money and saleability. For more information on the competition please visit