Wine buyer Jennifer Docherty MW says...
"For Christmas this year, I'll be choosing wines from our small and charming producers who use a light touch. The resulting wines are expressive of their variety and site, and a great match for delicious Christmas fare".
"Fermented using indigenous yeasts in concrete tank and in barrel. Only 538 cases of this wine were produced in 2013, so it's a really small production. This wine is deliciously rich and would be great with turkey".
"Clau de Nell is one of our new producers in the Loire. This is a Grolleau, an indigenous variety. It's also made with indigenous yeasts, while ageing takes place in Anne-Claude Leflaive's domaine barrels".
"Biodynamically produced Pinot Noir from Ted Lemon. This has the lovely spice and rose petal aromas from whole cluster fermentation of Pinot Noir. It's one of my absolute favourites and delicious with any meal".