08-09-2014 – weekly wine roundup

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the Independent – Terry Kirby

Campofiorin Masi 2010. £11.75 Majestic

really rich and complex wine with touches of cherries, chocolate and fruitcake

Chateau d’Angles Classique Rosé 2013. £9.99, Ocado

crisp red-fruit flavours and there is a hint of herby Garrigue

Territorio Torrontes 2013. £6.49, Tesco

intensely fragrant and floral; flavours of lime, grapefruit; hints of peach

the Telegraph – Susy Atkins

Berlucchi Cuvee Imperiale Brut NV Franciacorta (Majestic, £14.99 until 29 Sep)

refreshing light apricot fruit and a typical hint of almond

Marks & Spencer Franciacorta NV Italy (£18.99)

100 per cent chardonnay; lime, with toasty depths

Franciacorta Saten NV, Biondelli Cazzago San Martino, Italy (Berry Bros £26.95)

Pure chardonnay; wonderfully creamy and soft, with ripe, juicy lemons

the Observer – David Williams

Taste the Difference Alsace Gewürztraminer 2013 (£8, Sainsbury’s)

Lychee, rosewater and ginger

Le Clos Sainte Odile Obernai Riesling, Alsace 2011 (£13.99, Marks & Spencer)

Made by the Beblenheim co-operative, ripples with stone fruit and lime

Cave de Hunawihr Kuhlmann-Platz Pinot Gris Alsace 2013 (£8.99, Majestic)

full of softly appealing quince

the Telegraph – Victoria Moore

Domaine Mandeville Viognier Pays d’Oc 2013 France (12.5%; £7.49, M&S)

flavours of honeysuckle and apricot kernel; rounded feel

Tesco Cotes de Gascogne Blanc 2013 France (10.5%; £4.49)

tinge of tutti-frutti, white flowers and lively red grapefruit

Finest* Bolgheri 2010 Italy (13.5%; Tesco, £10.29)

Sour-cherries Italian scent.

the Guardian – Fiona Beckett

Tesco Simply Garnacha (13.5% abv, £4.79)

from Campo de Borja, fresh and fruity, despite the lack of a named vintage

Aldi Toro Loco Tempranillo 2013 (£3.79; 12.5% abv)

from Utiel Requena – the perfect student red, if ever there was one

Casa Luis Tinto 2013 (£4; 13% abv Asda)

juicy, gluggable, a blend of tempranillo and garnacha from Carinena

Marks & Spencer Tapa Roja Old Vines Monastrell 2013 (£9; 14.5% abv)

from Yecla, wears its abv surprisingly gracefully

Waitrose Al-Muvedre Old Bush Vine Monastrell 2013 (£8.99; 13.5% abv)

from Alicante by one of Spain’s most talented winemakers, Telmo Rodríguez

The Independent – Anthony Rose

2013 Morrisons Signature Gruner Veltliner, Austria. £6.99, Morrisons

appetisingly fresh and zingy, especially with chicken curry

2013 Paul Cluver Ferricrete Sauvignon Blanc. £10 on offer Marks & Spencer

Restrained aromatics and full-bodied ripeness

2012 Nicolas Perrin Crozes Hermitage Blanc. £15.72-£19.99, slurp; Fine Wine Co

all about subtlety of texture: a winner with fish and white meats

the Telegraph – Hamish Anderson

2013 Pinot Grigio, La Prendina Estate, Lombardy £7.99 Marks & Spencer

weight of ripe, juicy pear and squeeze of citrus

2013 Gossip Pinot Grigio Ramato, Di Lenardo £13.99, The Solent Cellar

instantly appealing, with a perfume of flowers and strawberries

2012 Dessimis Pinot Grigio, Vie di Romans, Friuli Isonzo £32.99, AG Wines

a young densely structured wine with peach, ripe melon and Asian spice

the Scotsman – Brian Elliot

2014 Trapiche Vineyards Pinot Noir Mendoza, Argentina. £4.99 until 16 Sep, Co-op

typical red cherry fruit, lively raspberry acidity; nutmeg and chocolate

2013 The Society’s Chilean Sauvignon Blanc Leyda Valley, Chile.

grassy gooseberry flavour; zingy, lemon-centred acidity. £6.95 The Wine Society