09-06-2014 – weekly press roundup

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the Independent – Terry Kirby

William Fevre Domaine Chablis 2012. £15.49, noblegreen; £15.99, robertsandspeight

light, fresh fruit notes, a touch of citrus and underpinned by a precise minerality

Reserve du Boulas Cotes du Rhone Rosé 2013. £7.99, Marks and Spencer

uncomplicated, moreish rosé, packed with invigorating red-berry flavours

Stobi Vranec Classic 2011. £8.99 until 23 June, winerack

dense and dark, with tastes of bramble and plum and predictably 14.5 ABV

The Guardian – Fiona Beckett

2013 Hereford Tempranillo Malbec from Argentina (13% abv, Co-op £4.99)

big, beefy

2012 Craigmoor Shiraz (13.5%, Co-op £6.99)

fresh, peppery from the Mudgee region of New South Wales.

Chateau Capitoul 2012 (13% Co-op £6.99)

warm, spicy Languedoc blend of syrah, grenache and carignan

Chateau Vieux Manoir 2011 (13%, Co-op £6.49)

surprisingly elegant, mature-tasting Bordeaux

2012 Zalze SGV (14%, Co-op £5.99)

shiraz, grenache, viognier; cracking South African red

2013 Willow Bridge Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc (12.5%, Co-op £9.99)

fresh, grassy; makes a change from straight sauvignon

2013 Indomita Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc (12.5%, Co-op £6.49)

from Chile’s Bío Bío Valley is a brilliant buy

Hilltop Premium Pinot Grigio-Kiralyleanyka 2013 (11%, Co-op £4.49)

perfect light, fruity white to take on a picnic

the Observer – David Williams

Asda Extra Special Pinot Noir, New Zealand 2011 (£8.48)

plump and juicy, light-of-tannin, cherry-berry-flavoured

The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Godello, Monterrei, Spain 2013 (£8.49)

brisk, lemon-tangy and subtly salty partner for seafood

Waitrose Brut Special Reserve Vintage Champagne 2004 (£25.99 until 10 June)

wonderfully toasty, creamy, complex but incisive vintage champagne

Mail on Sunday – Olly Smith

Muriel Rioja Reserva 2009, £6.66 Co-op

Stunning red on offer from June 4; rich, mellow, savoury

Finca Manzanos Rioja Blanco 2013. £7.95 Halifax Wine Co

Superbly crafted appley and scented white

Vina Eguia Rioja Gran Reserva 2004. £8.99 on offer Majestic

Earthy and spicy; perfect for a Sunday feast

Rioja Real de Asua 2004. £44 Marks & Spencer

Impeccably deep and rich; outrageously scrumptuous in every way

Indomita, Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Chile. £6.49 Co-op

Ace-price Sauvignon; you’ll adore its zesty glory

the Telegraph – Victoria Moore

Philippe Michel Cremant du Jura 2011 France (12%, Aldi, £6.99)

dry and brisk, and slightly saline

Taste the difference Chateau Tanunda Basket Press Red 2012 (14%, Sainsbury’s, £12)

blend of Barossa cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, malbec and petit verdot

Mas Carlot red Costieres de Nimes 2012 France (14% fromvineyardsdirect.com, £8.95)

rather delicious: brambly and soft and smooth and moreish

The Scotsman – Brian Elliott

2012 Casillero del Diablo Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile. £5.99 until 10 June, Waitrose

hints of spice and chocolate to the black cherry and plum fruit

2013 K-naia Verdejo, Rueda, Spain. £9.95, Vino Wines

layers of flavour and depth; grassy, orangey opening

the Telegraph – Susy Atkins

Aurora Sparkling Moscato NV Serra Gaucha (Oddbins, £9.50)

Light and delicate, medium-sweet, with grapes, apples and lemons

Coconova Sparkling Brut NV Vale do Sao Francisco (Marks & Spencer, £8.99)

A drier style; juicy peaches and melon and a richer texture

I Love Brasil Sparkling Moscato NV Serra Gaucha (Tesco, £9.99)

Medium-sweet, this has a vivacious, refreshing tang of green grapes and kiwi