Torres Natureo Rosé 2016, Spain (£5.99 Waitrose, Ocado, Amazon, Bacchus Wines, Taylor’s Fine Wine) A fair attempt at making an alcohol-free wine, I’d probably finish a glass of this fresh, easy-going strawberry laden concoction, but I’d much rather have a decent cordial or a glass of citrus-infused water (the white […]

Four rosés from Spain & Chile

Torres Nectaria Vendimia Tardia Botrytis Riesling 2010, Curicó, Chile (£12.49 per half Dronfield Wine World, Italian Continental Stores, Amps Fine Wines) Amber in colour, with a slightly burnt/caramelised edge reminiscent of Austrian Ausbruch or Hungarian Tokaji, with flavours that remind me of a marmalade-covered toffee apple, with an almost chewy, […]

Torres Nectaria Vendimia Tardia Botrytis Riesling 2010, Curicó, Chile

Miguel Torres Cordillera Pinot Noir Brut* 2013, Curicó, Chile (£13.49 Taurus Wines, Telford Wines Limited, Polygon Wine, Dronfield Wine World) Yes, it’s a bit of a crowd-pleaser this, but while the rounded, vanilla-tinged strawberry flavours are very much in evidence, and the rich toasty element isn’t shy in coming forward, […]

Miguel Torres Cordillera Pinot Noir Brut 2013, Curicó, Chile

Miguel Torres Santa Digna Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Curicó, Chile (£7.99 Bablake Wines, Big Wines, Celtic Wines, Cotswold Vintners, Lewis and Cooper, Partridges, Portland Wines) Crisp, restrained but confident style, with grassy lemon, grapefruit and rhubarb flavours set against pithy river pebble minerality. S- The Society’s New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc 2012, […]

Wine Tasting Video: Sauvignon Blanc from Chile & New Zealand