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Staff Picks

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2014 taltarni brut tache, methode traditionelle, victoria

Champagne Blend

A true Aussie classic and one of our best-selling sparkling wines, the Taltarni Brut Tache never fails to hit the spot.

£18.99

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2011 chateau grandis, cru bourgeois medoc

Bordeaux Blend

Grandis has been a Cru Bourgeois property since the 1930's and has maintained it's status ever since by producing fabulous quality, classic wines.  Beautifully balanced cigar box and spice alongside dark fruits and finely balanced tannins.

£18.95

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2011 comtes de champagne, grand cru blanc de blancs, taittinger

Chardonnay

Taittinger's Comtes de Champagne is a rare treat and only made in the finest vintages from 100% Chardonnay from 5 of the greatest Grand Cru vineyards in Champagne.  2011 was a particularly good vintage for Chardonnay, marked by its early ripening and drought conditions which forced the vines to delve deep in search of water for growth. 

£150.00

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2021 sancerre croq caillotte, domaine emile balland

Sauvignon Blanc

The Sancerre Croq Caillotte is a classic example of how it pays dividends to seek out the smaller growers, as this is a top notch, characterful Sancerre showing citrus and apple fruit, perfectly poised minerality and mouth-watering acidity.  Classy and offers terrific value for money. 

£24.95

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2017 cabane langhe, cantine povero 75cl

Nebbiolo

Cantine Povero are a fabulous, sustainably minded property located in the heart of Piedmont, where Langhe meets Roero and Monferrato, with 35 hectares of vines under conversion to organic status.  We stock a range of wines which represent excellent value examples of their type, whether it's the delicately floral Moscato d'Asti or award winning Barbaresco and Barolo, the wines always hit the spot for authenticity and pure drinking pleasure.

£12.99

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2020 chardonnay demi muid, domaine la colombette, pays l’herault

Chardonnay

The Chardonnay Demi Muid, Domaine la Colombette is a lovely deep golden colour leads to an inviting nose of butter, toastiness and bright citrus and apple fruits.  The palate is impeccably balanced with beautifully intergrated oak from fermentation in 600 litre Demi-Muid barrels.  Complex, inviting and a true joy to drink.

£18.95

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nv gosset grande reserve, ay, half bottle

Champagne Blend

This cuvée has a bright and golden colour. The nose is dominated by the freshness and the fruit. The Chardonnay brings finesse sustained by notes of yellow fruits such as peach and Mirabelle plum. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and generous. The Pinot Noir of Ay gives its structure. Hawthorn and white flowers merge naturally. Acidity is expressed by citrus fruits.

£29.95

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2020 srs chardonnay, flametree, margaret river

Chardonnay

The 2020 SRS Chardonnay, Flametree reveals classic grapefruit, white peach and dried pear fruits. This gives way to barrel ferment and sulphide complexities, providing a lovely savoury oyster shell/saline character and adding to the wines complexity and overall purity.

£34.95

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2020 atlantico rose, quinta boa esperanca, vinho regional lisboa

Touriga Nacional

The Atlantico Rose is a beautiful light salmon colour with a unique density and structure.  This is a very food friendly rose, especially with fish and seafood in general, but also full enough to take on white meat, tapas, fresh cheeses and charcuterie. 

£22.50

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2019 romitorio, castello romitorio, igt toscana

Petit Verdot

The Romitorio is a bold super Tuscan that perfectly illustrates that French varietals can thrive in Tuscany and give exceptional quality, whilst retaining an undeniably Tuscan character.  This elegant blend of Syrah and Petit Verdot is well-structured and fruit forward showing morello cherry and plum characters integrated with vanilla and mocha and fine grained tannins.

£22.95

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nv cremant du jura ‘cuvee bethanie’, fruitiere vinicole arbois

Chardonnay

One of our best selling sparkling wines, this stunning Cremant is given added complexity by the addition of 2cl of Vin Jaune at dosage.  The result adds a rich, nutty and savoury edge to what is otherwise traditional method 100% Chardonnay, which tasted blind could pass for an aged Champagne.  Not everyone's cup of tea but certainly popular and curious enough to keep customers coming back for more!

£19.99

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2016 extra brut, d’urberville vineyard, dorset

Champagne Blend

Perfectly sited on protected, south-facing, chalk soils, the D'Urberville vineyard produces perfectly ripe grapes for exuberant, fruit led English sparkling wines.  We are proud to represent them and love the fact that it is less than a mile from the shop as the crow flies.  Zesty, fresh and very easy drinking this is a great aperitif style of English fizz.

£26.99

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2021 le rollier rose, estandon, igp mediterranee

Cinsault

A very provencal style of rosé with aromas of white peach, citrus and hints of red summer fruits.  Elegant, easy going and superb value for money.

£9.95

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2018 blanc de blancs, langham wine estate, dorset

Chardonnay

The nose is complex with ripe gala apple and poached pear. Some floral notes of apple blossom and honey suckle. A seriousness here too, with wet beach pebbles and toasted granary bread. A well-integrated orchard fruit acidity. Confected apple, some creaminess and great texture. A lovely salinity and citrus balances well. Some light brioche and almond notes too.

£36.99

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2021 grenache rose, dom. la colombette, pays d’herault

Grenache/Garnacha

The Grenache Rose, Dom. La Colombette is pale and fresh with soft red berry fruits and nicely poised acidity.This is the perfect easy drinking summer rosé.

£8.95

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Wine On Tap

We have a regularly changing selection of delicious wine available on tap. Bring you own bottle to fill up or use one of ours to help save the planet and reduce your carbon footprint.

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Good old-fashioned service is at the heart of what we do at The Dorset Wine Company.

From our beautiful shop in the heart of Poundbury, our trained staff are on hand to offer down to earth advice on all aspects of buying and enjoying wine.

Do call in to see us if you are in the area – there’s ample free parking right on our doorstep making it just as easy to pop in for a quick bottle or stay much longer for a drink or a good browse around the shelves.

Jonny at Dorset Wine

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