A look at six wines from Lidl’s upmarket range Pouilly Fuissé 2011, Burgundy, France (£7.99 Lidl) Quite a heavy style, honeyed with not enough fruit and some toasty sulphur notes. 0 Fleurie 2011, Burgundy, France (£6.49 Lidl) OK raspberry earthiness, but it’s a bit sharp, and doesn’t have enough of […]

Wine Tasting Video: Six wines from the Lidl Wine Cellar

Tesco Chianti Classico 2010 (£6.99 Tesco) Warm, earthy, Wednesday-evening type of wine, slightly chewy with some freshness, and enough hearty cherry and plum fruit to pad it out. B(+) Castellare Chianti Classico 2010 (£15.95 Bibendum) Polished plummy plushness, modern style with blackberries and blackcurrant alongside the cherries, and touches of […]

Wine Tasting Video: Chianti Classico

Piccini ‘Orange Label’ Chianti 2010, Tuscany (£6.99 Sainsbury’s) Fruity youngster that wouldn’t object to 20 minutes in the fridge before serving, with vibrant plum and cherry freshness, a touch of almond, some spice & herbs, and just the right amount of tannic bite to the finish. B(+) Umberto Cesari Yemula […]

Wine Tasting Video: Sangiovese from Tuscany & Emilia Romagna