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Wine Relief 2011 – Marks & Spencer: the whites


M&S’s 2011 Wine Relief Offer is on all the South African wines over £5. Here’s the verdict on five of the whites – click here for a review of five of the reds (plus a solitary pink) and see below for other wines included in the offer.

Whites featured in this video
Cape Quarter Colombard/Chardonnay 2010, Western Cape, South Africa (£5.49)
Rockridge Chardonnay 2010, Robertson, South Africa (£6.99)
Flagstone Knock on Wood Riesling/Viognier 2009, Western Cape, South Africa (£8.99)
Crows Fountain Chenin Blanc 2010, Stellenbosch, South Africa (£5.99)
Villiera Barrel Aged Chenin Blanc 2010, Stellenbosch, South Africa (£10.49)

OTHER WINES IN THE M&S OFFER
White

Dolphin Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (£5.49)
Dolphin Bay Pinot Grigio 2010, South Africa (£5.49)
Cape Quarter Chenin Blanc, South Africa (£5.49)
Zebra View Chenin Blanc 2010, South Africa (£6.99)
Rockridge Sauvignon Blanc 2009, South Africa (£6.99)
Ken Forrester Workhorse Chenin Blanc 2010, South Africa (£7.49)
Crows Fountain Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (£7.99)
M’Hudi Sauvignon Blanc 2009, South Africa (£8.49)
Crows Fountain Traditional Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa (£8.99)
Flagstone Knock on Wood Sauvignon Semillon 2009, South Africa (£9.49)
Sterhuis Sauvignon Blanc 2009, South Africa (£9.99)
Honeycomb Journey’s End Chardonnay 2009, South Africa (£9.99)
Charles Back Viognier 2010, South Africa (£9.99)

Sparkling
Villiera Brut Natural 2007, South Africa (£9.99)
Graham Beck Rose NV, South Africa (£12.99)

Rosé
Cape Quarter Rosé, South Africa (£5.49)

Red
Cape Quarter Red, South Africa (£5.49)
Rockridge Merlot, South Africa (£6.99)
Rockridge Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, South Africa (£6.99)
Mochatage Pinotage 2009, South Africa (£6.99)
Flagstone Knock on Wood Reserve Red 2007, South Africa (£12.99)
Newton Johnson Pinot Noir 2008, South Africa (£16.99)

2 Comments

  • Helen Catterall says:

    Thanks for the in-depth review. I might try and see at the weekend which of these are stocked and are on offer at my local Marks and Spencer store, although it only has quite a small food and drink section.

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