James Button

Peter Sisseck, Psi 2011

Peter Sisseck is best known for making Pingus, Spain's most expensive wine. Luckily Psi is a bit more affordable, but it still manages to capture the essence of Ribera del…

Spy Valley, Gewürztraminer 2015

Spy Valley are one of New Zealand's largest growers of Gewürztraminer. This example is beautifully delicate and perfumed, with additional complexity from partial barrel fermentation before lees ageing in stainless…

Domaine Clavel, Le Mas 2015

This wine is Rhône-like in character, from the blend of grapes to the open, stony ground. Ageing in concrete before bottling allows the wine to relax without adding any oak…

Dowie Doole, Shiraz 2014

Established in the mid-nineties, Dowie Doole sources fruit from 50 hectares spread across five vineyard sites. Their Shiraz has quite pure blackcurrant aromas, with a hint of eucalyptus joining it…

Graham's, Fine White NV

This white Port is a revelation; fresh, quite dry and moreish. Flavours of tangy lime, salt, cream, almond and grapefruit make this a great aperitif...

Churchill's, Vintage 2014

A relative newcomer to the Port game, Churchill's have only been in existence since 1981. This 2014 is a beautifully accessible style, with big, hard hitting blueberry aromas...

Quinta das Tecedeiras, Tawny Reserve NV

Some of this estate's vineyards once contributed fruit for Taylor's vintage Ports, so the quality here is not an issue. This Tawny differs from most as it is aged in…

Graham's, 30 Year Old Tawny NV

The intensity and luxuriousness of this Port is a real treat. With an average age of 30 years, there has been plenty of time for the component wines to concentrate…

Kopke, 30 Year Old White NV

Established in 1638, Kopke know a thing or two about making great Port. This unusual aged white has taken on the oaky characteristics more often associated with a tawny, while…

Burdizzo, Chianti Riserva 2013

Riserva level Chianti must spend additional time in oak compared to the standard wine, which has given this simple yet effective example a vanilla frame for the fruit...