From FMV to Bancroft

Briones in Rioja from Allende vineyard

As a complement to From FMV to Liberty we publish this selection of tasting notes on wines now available to buy online from a company that has taken on even more producers from Fields, Morris & Verdin. Above is the Rioja village of Briones where my favourite white in this collection was made.

Bancroft was founded by the late Adam Bancroft MW and is now owned by chairman Peter De Haan and run by CEO Jon Worsley. Since Berry Bros & Rudd decided to downsize FMV, Bancroft have taken on no fewer than five ex-FMV employees, including Lenka Sedlackova MW...