21-04-2014 – weekly press roundup

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the Independent – Anthony Rose

2013 Bonardo, Nieto y Senetiner. £8.99, Marks & Spencer

floral and dark cherry aromas; packs a punch of pepper and spice

2010 Villa Maria Reserve Pinot Noir. £11.33 on offer, Tesco

Redolent of a bowl of fresh raspberries; super-fragrant

2012 Fortnum and Mason Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon, Cullen. £20.82

Sweet aromas of berries and mint underpinned by liquorice

The Guardian – Fiona Beckett

Beronia Reserva Rioja 2008 (£11.99 Oxford Wine Co, £12.99 Cheers; 14% abv)

full, rich

Cune Reserva Rioja 2009 (£9.74 Waitrose, £9.99 Majestic; 13.5% abv)

another good bet

Casillero del Diablo Devil’s Collection Red 2012 (£6.74 Tesco; 13.5% abv)

gratifyingly smooth blend of cabernet sauvignon, shiraz and carmenere

The Devil’s Collection White 2012 (£6.74 Tesco, 13% abv)

gewurztraminer adds an attractive, aromatic lift to the citrussy sauvignon

Nyetimber Classic Cuvee (£23.99 on offer Waitrose; 12% abv)

If you’re a fan, snap it up

Undurraga Sparkling Rose (£6.66 Majestic, 12.5% abv)

cheerful pink fizz

Martinez Marsala Superiore Riserva (£6.49, Marks & Spencer; 18% abv)

luscious, figgy

the Observer – David Williams

Tesco Beaujolais Villages 2013 (£6.49)

balancing freshness and juicy blackberry

P Bornard Arbois Pupillin Trousseau Le Ginglet, France 2011 (£24.95, Roberson)

charming levity

Domaine de Cebene Les Bancels Faugeres, France 2011 (£15.10, Vine Trail)

you can sense the southern sun in its black fruit and minerals

Mail on Sunday – Olly Smith

Blind Spot Rutherglen Muscat, Australia. £6.95 The Wine Society

Sultanas dancing in demerara sugar

Torres Floralis Moscato Oro, Spain. £6.99, Morrisons

As luscious and sweet as an orange bowled through a field of sugar cane

Brown Bros Sparkling Moscato, Australia. £10, Tesco.com

Beautifully frothy and sweet, its supreme with white chocolate

Seriously Plummy Maury, France. £10.99 Waitrose

Smashing sweet red that works a treat served chilled

The Society’s French Dry White 2013. £6.25, The Wine Society

Bright, light, refreshing and utterly delicious

the Telegraph – Hamish Anderson

2013 Riesling ‘Ferricrete’, Paul Cluver £11.99, M&S

tightrope walk between wildflower honey and lime zest

2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Iona £12.99, sawinesonline.co.uk

so vibrant and intense without being over-the-top

2011 Chardonnay, Neil Ellis £13.45, All About Wine

finely tuned; flavours of ripe pear and delicate spice

The Scotsman – Rose Murray-Brown

CUVEE L’ORANGERIE 2013 Philippe & Francois Tiollier (£10.95, Yapp)

crisp, dry, fresh white; tastes like a mountain muscadet

MINERALSTEIN RIESLING 2012 (£8.99, Marks & Spencer)

excellent crisp; mineral notes with floral limey undertones

the Telegraph – Susy Atkins

Dourthe Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2012 Bordeaux (Majestic £7.49 from 29 Apr)

Dry and slightly savoury, a little richer in texture than some

Friuli Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Arrigo Bidoli, Italy (Marks & Spencer, £8.99)

More floral on the scent and with a grassy edge; tangy lemon and lime

Truly Irresistible Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Leyda, Chile (Co-op, £8.99)

fresh orange and grapefruit and a subtle note of gooseberry