Verdelho


All of these are just 12% alcohol, not what you expect from a warm region. And very tasty they are too… Sino da Romaneira White 2013, Douro, Portugal (~£18 contact Liberty Wines) Tangy, crunchy style, ripe pear is the thing you notice first (a bit like in Bordeaux Sauvignon), then […]

A trio of Douro Whites from Quinta da Romaneira


Verdelho doesn’t seem to be as popular as it was a few years ago – a shame when there are wines like this… Tyrrell’s Old Winery Verdelho 2012, Hunter Valley, Australia (£11.99 The Wine Society, House of Menzies, Amathus, vintagemarque.com) Imagine a wine that has the peachy weight of Chardonnay in […]

Tyrrell’s Old Winery Verdelho 2012, Hunter Valley, Australia


Knightor Madeleine Angevine 2011, Cornwall, England (£12.50- £13.99 Ellis Wharton Wines, Wadebridge Wines, Knightor Vineyard, Wine in Cornwall) Combines a ‘green’ grassy nettle and floral character with a softer richer ripe apple and even nectarine note, and adds in a touch of icing sugar – think of the dusting on […]

Wine Tasting Video: White Wines from New Zealand & England