Tomàs Cusine Auzells 2011, Costers del Segre, Spain (£9.95 The Wine Society) A gentle cocktail of several grape varieties blending nutty, peachy flavours with the grapiness of Muscat and the stony citrus bite of Sauvignon Blanc. B+ Viña Real Barrel Fermented Rioja Blanco 2011, Spain (£9.99 Majestic, Kingsgate Wines, Clifton […]

Wine Tasting Video: White wines from Spain, France & Australia

Beronia Dos Maderas Rioja Crianza 2008 (£10.99 Ocado) Has freshness and bounce, and reasonable spicy berry flesh, let down by slightly sawdusty oak – not sure whether it wants to be ancient or modern. B- Torres Rioja Crianza ‘Ibéricos’ 2008 (£9.99 Waitrose,, Oriel Wines, Eagles Wines, Magnum Wine Company, […]

Wine Tasting Video: Rioja Crianza & Reserva

Terredora Coda di Volpe 2010, Campania (£10.95 Jeroboams) Rich yet lively style, combines plush honeysuckle and peach fruit plumped up by creamy, nutty notes with a more floral zesty purity and freshness. S(-) Bisceglia Terra di Vulcano Falanghina Beneventano 2010, Basilicata (£8.75 Slurp, Last Drop Wines, Bibendum) Decent pine scented […]

Wine Tasting Video: Southern Italian Whites – mostly…

Taste the Difference Chablis 2010 (£9.99 Sainsbury’s) Young perky style, sprightly and lively with tangy rhubarb, apple and lemon fruit and a richer, mealy streak. S Waitrose ‘In Partnership’ Chablis 2010 (£10.49 Waitrose) Feels younger and dumber than the above to start with, but as it opens up, the nutty/leesy […]

Wine Tasting Video: Supermarket Chablis