Viognier


Feudo di Santa Tresa Rina Ianca Grillo/Viognier 2016, Sicily, Italy (£8.99-£9.99 Adnams, Vintage Roots, Ocado, Stainton Wines, Budgens) Very attractive wine with the nutty, heady floral peaches and cream of Viognier balanced by the perkier textured wet walnut of Grillo, quite rich, even naughty and voluptuous, but then has a […]

Feudo di Santa Tresa Rina Ianca Grillo/Viognier 2016, Sicily, Italy


Wakefield 80 Acres Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2015, South Australia (£6.99 Aldi) Vibrant young wine, combining leafy, minty, oily blackcurranty Cabernet flavours with some earthy spice from Shiraz and a touch of plummy berry from Merlot. Ripe and juicy, but always fresh, very tasty. S- Wakefield 80 Acres Shiraz Viognier 2015, […]

Two Brilliant Value Reds from Wakefield


Secret de Viu Manent Viognier 2014, Colchagua, Chile (£11.49 Amps Fine Wines, Bon Coeur Fine Wines, Flagship Wines, Haywood Wines, Jeeves and Johnson Emporium, The Shenfield Wine Company, The Wine Chambers, Weavers of Nottingham) A wine that grew on me. Initially seemed a little light, with taut citrus acidity and […]

Secret de Viu Manent Viognier 2014, Colchagua, Chile




Duo des Mers Sauvignon-Viognier 2015, Vin de France (£5.95 The Wine Society) A really nice crisp cheapie, has the zip and zest of Sauvignon bolstered by some fleshier Viognier which gives a hint (as opposed to a slosh) of nutty peachy character. Garlicky prawns please… B(+)

Duo des Mers Sauvignon-Viognier 2015


Tasty enough but have to say it doesn’t have much of a Spanish accent… Siós Pla Del Lladoner 2013, Costers del Segre, Spain (£10.99 31Dover.com) A bold glassful of juicy, plump just-ripe peach flavour with a hint of nuttiness, and a character that reminds me of Fruit Salad chews. Full […]

Siós Pla Del Lladoner 2013, Costers del Segre, Spain