14th September 2015 – weekly press roundup

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the Observer – David Williams

Henry Fessy Brouilly, Beaujolais, France 2013 (£11.99, Waitrose)

crunchy, vibrant example from Henry Fessy

Domaine des Forges Le Moulin du Gue, Savennieres 2013 (£10.49, The Co-op)

wonderfully tangy and taut chenin from Savennieres

Yalumba Old Bush Vine Grenache, Barossa 2013 (~£10.99, The Co-op, Morrisons)

silky example from South Australia

The Guardian – Fiona Beckett

One Off Chardonnay 2014 (£15.99 farflungwines.com; 13.5% abv)

gorgeously creamy, from Hawkes Bay

Kumeu River 2011 Estate Chardonnay (14% abv Booths £12.66 on offer)


Kumeu Village Chardonnay 2012 (13% abv Booths £7.99 on offer)

an even better bargain

Thelema Sutherland Chardonnay 2012 (£10.99; 13% abv Co-op)

You’d be thrilled to get this quality for the price from Burgundy

the Telegraph – Hamish Anderson

2014 Taste the Difference Languedoc Blanc £8, Sainsbury’s

It is aromatic and full of character with fresh herbs and peach

2014 Clos Bagatelle, Saint-Chinian £13.99, The Vineyard

perfumed with flowers and citrus; savoury elements add complexity

2009 Le Soula, Cotes Catalanes £23.95, uncorked.co.uk

powerful, full-bodied white with fresh fennel, apricot and exotic spice

the Independent – Terry Kirby

Peraj Petita Celler de Capcanes, Do Montsant 2011. £12.95, bbr.com

stunning, well-balanced red: ripe, full-bodied and concentrated

Ciro Rosso Gaglioppo, Santa Venere 2013. £8.25, thewinesociety

punching well above its weight, a lovely, rounded, medium-bodied red

Explorers Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013. £6.99, Co-op

Classic gooseberry, tropical fruits and green vegetal flavours

the Telegraph – Susy Atkins

Seifried Nelson Gruner Veltliner 2013 (Waitrose, £11.99)

off-dry wine with delectable, lip-smacking pink grapefruit

Waimea Gruner Veltliner 2014, Nelson (selected Majestic £14.99)

Richly textured and weighty, fairly dry but plump

Yealands Single Vineyard Gruner Veltliner 2014 (greatwesternwine £12.95)

Dry and complex with peach, green grapes and melon

The Scotsman – Brian Elliott

2013 Caruso e Minini Perricone, Sicily. £6 until 5 Oct M&S

lively raspberry and redcurrant-centred red with touches of mocha

2014 Chemins de Gascogne Blanc, France. £4.99 until Tues Tesco

light, fresh white from the reliable Plaimont operation is great value

the Independent – Anthony Rose

2014 Domaine Saint-Prix Saint-Bris, Bourgogne. £8.99, Lidl

this sauvignon blanc is bracingly fresh and crisp

2013 Quarter Acre Hawkes Bay Syrah, Rod McDonald. £15, Marks & Spencer

seductive hints of pepper, violets and cola-spiced perfume

2013 Villa Parens Prindis Bianco, Friuli. £19.95, Slurp.co.uk

Fresh herbal aromatics; this is delightfully juicy and intense