May 26, 2022

Jubilee 2022

By Ben Whitfield
Jubilee 2022

 The Greased Piglet (AKA Boris) wriggles free again, with Boris and Rishi timing the release of the Sue Gray report perfectly, allowing a good week for some mega freebies to help pay our gas bills and perhaps even an English team bringing Champion’s League glory home (to Liverpool) on Saturday evening. Then of course we have the ultimate British feel-good festival; a four-day, coronation chicken fuelled, bunting festooned jamboree, to celebrate 70 years of Elizabethan rule and to help us forget all that naughty partying in Downing Street during 2020. 

Here at Whitfield Wines, we have been working on some exciting new bottles which will be launched in the June Letter once we are through all the hilarities and need something new to try after half term. 

For now, we are here to help stock up, with a Top Twelve Long Weekend / Jubilee Wines. All these wines are easy drinking, priced below £20 a bottle (minimum order 12 bottles) and perfect for fêtes, street parties (keep the wine in the kitchen) or barbeques at home. 

Order today, and your wines will be with you for by Wednesday, 1st June.  Some of my own Jubilee favourites are: 

The ultimate pairing with Coronation chicken, check out the Cazes family Viognier or try a gorgeous Piedmont white from Sarotto. Perhaps order an old favourite - Bruno Sorg Pinot Noir a moreish light red from Alsace, maybe grab some Triennes Provence Rosé from master Burgundian winemakers. You could stock up on Gallimard champagne, priced to buy in magnums or go red, with brilliant Chianti from Italy, and the infamous Hawksmoor red, a blend from Braida and the perfect accompaniment for grilling over the weekend. 

Happy perusing and have fun over the Jubilee,


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Jubilee Top 12:



Perfect for the long weekend – why?

Price (£)


Domaine Bruno Sorg, Crémant d'Alsace



Bruno Sorg at his sparkling best, with the freshness of chardonnay, fineness of pinot blanc and the richness of pinot gris. Perfect for long barbeques and a Tuesday night treat in the garden.


112.50 (case of 6) 18.75 bt

Gallimard Champagne Pere et Fils



Whitfield Wines’ house champagne with its tantalising pinkish hue and pinot noir mouth fill. Such an exciting growers’ champagne, and staggeringly popular with those lucky enough to try it. 


159 (case of 6) 26.50 bottle 

Magnums 55


Domaine de Triennes, Rosé, Méditerranée (Provence)



This is the Whitfield Wines entry level, buy-in-size-or-in-huge bottles, totally moreish, pale coloured and packed with flavour rosé. This rosé is mostly Cinsault, with Grenache, Syrah and Merlot for seasoning. The pale colour, forward strawberry fruit and zingy finish make this the solution for any sunny occasion, particularly a Jubilee long weekend. 



153 (case of 12) – 

12.75 bt

Magnums available at 29

Quinta da Boa Esperança, Atlântico Rosé 



This rosé is very special. Made from the grapes - Touriga Nacional, Syrah and Castelaõ - the ABV is 12.7% so it’s perfect for hot days. It’s a complex and textural rosé. Crisp berry fruits with a juicy, singular acidity and a healthy lick of Atlantic salinity. Sells in many of the best fish restaurants in Devon & Cornwall.


120 (case of 6) -

20 bt


Domaine Cheysson Beaujolais Blanc L'Exception’



Incredible value White Burgundy, quirky in that is made in Beaujolais. A classic Whitfield Wine, priced to stock up.

99 (case of 6) - 

16.50 bt

Roberto Sarotto Langhe DOC Arneis ‘Runcneuv’



Centuries ago, Arneis grapes were planted next to the noble Nebbiolo vines in Barolo and Langhe to give Piedmont bird life something alternative to feast upon. In modern times, Arneis wines are enthusiastically quaffed in the enotecas of Turin as if nothing much has changed.

Full bodied, rich, moreish, fragrant, lively, with delicious minerality on the finish. Classy, balanced and a snip at this price. 


83.40 (case of 6) - 13.90 bt

Viognier L'Ostal Cazes Languedoc 2020



The Lynch-Bages people turn their hand to a mini-Condrieu, gorgeous Viognier, and they do a great job. This attractive, fresh, exotically fruited Viognier comes from the coolest site on Cazes estate and undergoes a short cool fermentation in tank to keep its exotic fragrance and flavours. Snap this up for perfect ‘Coronation’ white wine.


81 (case of 6) - 

13.50 bt

Montenidori Vernaccia di San Gimignano 'Tradizionale'



Quickly becoming a big WW favourite, bold gorgeous, golden Vernaccia di San Gimignano deeply textured yellow fruit with staying power and an unmistakeable tang. Organic, very low in sulphur. Just perfect for early summer!


119.40 (case of 6) - 19.90 bt


Domaine Bruno Sorg Alsace Pinot Noir, 2020



I urge you to try this, it is refreshing and delicate, and perfect with roast chicken!  It is pale in colour and unlike more full-bodied reds, its texture is soft and gentle. Very tough not to open a second bottle, so get a case.

Refreshing and delicate, pale in colour and unlike more full-bodied reds, its texture is soft and gentle. Very tough not to open a second bottle, so get a case.


111 (case of 6) – 

18.50 bt

Chianti Colli Aretini, Mannucci Droandi 2019


An exceptional Chianti at a brilliant price this should be hard to resist as a Whitfield Wines house wine. The wine in oak barrels for a year then in bottle for three months to balance body and aroma. An absolute classic of a Chianti and by far the best I have tasted at this price point.

85.50 (case of 6) – 

14.25 bt

Domaine Clotilde Davenne, Irancy



Pinot noir made near Chablis, wines from Irancy are right on message at around the £20 mark. Proper tannins balancing the cherry-driven fruits, this is a perfect companion for strong meaty dishes followed by lots and lots of French cheeses.  A second bottle is almost inevitable. 


132 (case of 6)

22 bt

Rosso Braida, Barbera/Cab Sav/Merlot



So proud of having this wine on the list, as it is the archetypal restaurant wine, in that it was specially made by the Hawksmoor team and is in all their restaurants, even the new one in New York. Perfect for steaks of all kinds    made at home too.


114 (case of 6)

19 bt


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