28-07-2014 – weekly wine roundup

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the Independent – Terry Kirby

Champagne Pierre Vaudon Brut Rosé NV. £29.95, hhandc.co.uk

Delicate, balanced, refreshing, packed with summery fruit flavours

Furleigh Estate Rosé. £26.99, palmers; £28.50, winepantry

elegant, gently sparkling, the English countryside in a glass

Torres Santa Digna Estelado Rosé. £8.99, hennings; £11.03, thedrinkshop

bone-dry, spiked with red-fruit flavours with a touch of citrus

The Guardian – Fiona Beckett

Huber Gruner Veltliner Sekt (£18; 12.5% abv, Oddbins)

not something I’ve seen elsewhere

Tannu Bianco 2013, Sicily (£8.50; 12.5% abv, Oddbins)

smooth, slightly soave-ish blend of grillo and chardonnay

Tannu Rosso 2012 (£8.50; 13.5% abv, Oddbins)

ripe, juicy, a blend of merlot and the indigenous nero d’avola

Las Colinas Del Ebro Garnacha Blanca 2013 (£8.25; 13% abv, Oddbins)

exotic, peachy; strongly reminds me of roussillon whites

Las Colinas Del Ebro Garnacha Syrah 2013 (£8.25; 14% abv, Oddbins)

bright, breezy; I’ve been loading up with myself

El Quintanal Verdejo 2013 (£10; 13% abv, Oddbins)

avoids the crude, sweaty aromas of many ruedas

C Bellang Bourgogne Blanc Sous la Velle 2012 (£19; 12.5% abv, Oddbins)

effectively a declassified meursault; gloriously creamy

the Observer – David Williams

Alain Graillot Crozes-Hermitage Blanc, France 2012 (£21, Yapp)

graceful but rich, orchard-fruited and floral-fragrant

Les Vins de Vienne St-Peray, France 2012 (£14.99, Waitrose Cellar)

ripe and rounded creation from the northern St-Peray appellation

Tahbilk Marsanne, Nagambie Lakes, Australia 2011 (£12.99, Armit)

floral, subtly honeyed, and gloriously white peachy

Mail on Sunday – Olly Smith

Exquisite Collection Mendoza Rosé 2013. £5.99 Aldi

Decent hearty rose that’s robust enough for a barbecue

Senorio de Sarria Rosado 2013, Spain. £6.25, The Wine Society

Like hoovering an entire field of strawberries

Domaine Gavoty Cotes de Provence 2013. £9.95 Jeroboams

Elegant, joyful, near perfect

Miraval Rosé 2013, France. £17.99 Majestic

Utterly scrumptious

Cono Sur 20 Barrels Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Chile. £13.99 Tesco

Splash out on this outrageously zest and exotic Sauvignon

the Telegraph – Susy Atkins

Furleigh Estate Classic Cuvee 2009 Dorset (selected Waitrose, £28.50)

wonderful toast and vanilla notes, peachy fruit; honeyed but dry finish

Lily Farm Sparkling Rosé 2010 (lilyfarmvineyard; waitrosecellar £24.99)

mouth-watering and lively, with fresh strawberry and cherry

Sharpham Sparkling Reserve NV Devon (sharpham.com £31.45)

apple-y, dry reserve with richer, yeasty depths

The Independent – Brian Elliott

2013 Gerard Bertrand Gris Blanc, Languedoc, France. £10.49 Inverarity1to1

beautifully light and fresh glassful; strawberry and currant

2013 Chateau Palatio Muscadet Sevre et Maine Sur Lie, France. £7.69 Tesco

acidity gives freshness to the wine’s soft, apple-based fruit

the Telegraph – Hamish Anderson

2013 Coteaux Varois en Provence, Domaine La Chautarde £7.49 Majestic

nods to the fresher side of red fruit – cranberries and redcurrants

2013 Domaine de Rimauresq, Cotes de Provence £10.85, All About Wine

Strawberries, southern French herbs such as thyme and a salty inference

2013 Bandol, Domaine Tempier £24.95, Lea and Sandeman

swirling, complex palate of cream, spice and herbs