Yali Wetland Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2011, Colchagua, Chile (£6.99 Morrisons) Not much to start with but then opens up to show fresh but gentle red berry, blackcurrant and redcurrant fruit freshened up by notes of citrus and baked apple. B(-) Guerrieri Rizzardi Bardolino DOC Chiaretto 2011, Veneto, Italy (£12.99 Harrods, […]

Wine tasting Video – Rosé wines from six countries

Samuel Tinon Tokaji Szamorodni 2004, Hungary (£24.99 per 500 ml Hungarian Wine Society) Lovely combination of richness and pithy restraint, with honeyed barley sugar, raisin, nougat and vanilla flavours pepped up by orange-peel-rich marmalade acidity, sweet but so fresh, complete and confident. S+ Lyrarakis Malvasia of Crete NV, Greece (£17.75 […]

Wine Tasting Video: Tokaji, Greek Malvasia, Rutherglen Muscat

Lyrarakis Okto 2010, Crete (£10.95 for the 2009 Berry Bros & Rudd) Like soft, sweet summer pudding in a glass, rounded and gentle with slightly squishy, lightly cooked redcurrant, blackcurrant and berry fruit and a chewy, (nicely) rustic iron-like finish. B+ Lyrarakis Syrah/Kotsifali 2009, Crete (N/A in the UK) There’s […]

Wine Tasting Video: Six Greek red wines