Sweet wines




For those who like their wines to make a bold first impression… Pillitteri Estates Vidal Icewine 2012, Niagara, Canada (N/A – the 2013 is £10.99/200ml at Laithwaites, £14.99/375ml at Lidl) Exotic cocktail of crème brûlée, dried apricot, crystallised orange and rich caramel, there’s lots of fruit, and it’s intense and […]

Pillitteri Estates Vidal Icewine 2012, Niagara, Canada



Louis Bouillot ‘Perle d’Aurore’ Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé Brut NV, France (£18.99 The Flying Corkscrew, The Guildford Wine Company, Richard Granger Wines, Dillies, The Food Company, Berits & Brown, Cornelius Beer & Wine, The Fine Wine Company, Ellies Cellar, Gwin Llyn Wines) Sweet fruit – red berry and apple – […]

Wine Tasting Video: Assorted Pink (and Red) Sparkling Wines from ...


Les Lions de Suduiraut Sauternes 2009, Bordeaux, France (£15 per half Averys, Berry Bros & Rudd, Cambridge Wines) Curious wine, takes a while for the botrytis character to come through, and the slight catty edge seems to suggest a high proportion of Sauvignon (but it’s only 4%). I like sweet […]

Wine Tasting Video: Sauternes, Tokaji & Pedro Ximenez