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the Times – Jane MacQuitty2007 Equality Chardonnay-Viognier. Morrisons £5.79; Thresher 3 @ £4.66
zesty, Granny Smith, aniseed and hawthorn-charged blend2005 Equality Cabernet, Asda and Thresher, 3 @ £3.33 and 3 @ £4.66
fat, green-peppered cabernet2006 Andrew Peace Ltd Release Chardonnay, Aus, Co-op £3.99 until Mar 9
sunny, sweet, easy-over, uncomplicated melon and peach flavours2006 Andrew Peace Ltd Release Shiraz-Cabernet, Co-op, £3.99 until Mar 9
well-made, voluptuous, earthy style.2006 Seresin Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, Armit £11.95.
soft, floral, yet elegant, zesty, verdant ‘06 gets my vote2004 Château Grand Village, Bordeaux Supérieur, Armit, £8.50.
soft, velvety, herby claret.
the Sunday Times – Joanna Simon2006 Tim Adams Clare Valley riesling, £7.99 (Tesco).
try this dry Oz riesling: vivid lime and floral flavour2006 Escherndorfer Lump Riesling, H Sauer, £18.21 (Justerini & Brooks)
Stunning dry Franken: lime, honey, minerals and spice2004 Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kab, Kees Kieren, 2 @ £6.99 Maj
Mouth-wateringly crisp, peachy Mosel
the Independent – Anthony Rose2006 Domaine Caillaubert Sauvignon Semillon. 2 @ £4.99, Majestic
The revival of Armagnac’s Côtes de Gascogne continues2006 Steenberg Semillon. £9.99, Waitrose
blends the scent of elderflower with a fine gooseberry fool flavour2004 Rafael Cambra, Minimum, Valencia. £21.50, The Sampler, Vineking
Well-crafted blend of monastrell and cabernet franc
the Observer – Tim Atkin2004 Monbazillac, Domaine de l’Ancienne Cure (£9.95, H&H Bancroft)
honeyed, lightly oaked, refreshing, Sauternes-like2007 Tempus Two Moscato, South-Eastern Australia (£7.99, 8%, Tesco)
In a lighter, frothier style, the grapey, citrus-tinged2005 Coteaux du Layon Beaulieu, SDGN (£13.95 Lea & Sandeman)
appley, tarte tatin-like2005 De Trafford Straw Wine, Stellenbosch (£19.22 Bibendum)
the Telegraph – Jonathan RayHeaven on Earth Organic Sweet Wine (£6.99 Stanton Wine)
decadently luscious; rich apricot and honey tones2007 Los Robles Carmenère, Chile (£4.99; Asd, Wai, Sai, Cam, Smith, Coe’s)
Inky dark, full of black cherries and spicy plums2005 Thandi Sauvigon Blanc/Semillon, (£4.99; Budgens, Londis)
pleasantly crisp and citrussy, with hints of passion fruit2007 Fairhills Rosé, (£4.99; Somerfield, Tesco, Waitrose)
packed with vivacious, succulent wild strawberry fruit2007 Maara Shiraz, (£5.49; Marks & Spencer)
full of ripe, jammy blackberries, with hints of black pepper2007 Equality Sauvignon Blanc, Chile (£5.99; selected Spar, Tanners, Weavers)
grassy, fresh and crisp, with a long finish2005 Equality Cabernet (£4.65-£6.99; Asd, Boo, select Spar, Tan, Wea, Thre)
rich and fruity with a long finish2007 Origin Fairtrade Viognier, (£6.99 or three for £12; Threshers, Wine Rack)
charmingly ripe, peachy and aromatic Viognier2005 Co-operative Fairtrade Reserva Malbec (£5.99; Co-op)
fantastically full-bodied, smooth, chocolaty 100 per cent Malbec2007 Fairhills Shiraz-Tempranillo, (£4.99; Somerfield, Tesco, Waitrose)
Well-structured, due to part of the blend spending time in French oak
the Guardian – Victoria MooreLuis Canas Rioja Blanco 2006, Spain. £6.29, Laithwaites
attractive lemon pith gloss, too. Drink with tapas or manchegoDomaine Jomain Bourgogne Chardonnay 2005. £7.99, Majestic
Crackling with minerality, it really lives and breathesHewitson Riesling 2006, Australia. £11.75, Berry Bros & Rudd
sharp and clear, bone dry; Just-cut lime meets graniteLes Quatre Clochers Chardonnay Reserve 2005, Limoux. £6.99, Tesco
rich and abundant, with some degree of poise