Lacaze Carménère

Wine: Lacaze Carménère Country: Chile Region: Valle Central Year: 2019 Grapes: Carménère Bottle top: screw cap ABV: 14.0 % Price: £12.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This Chilean red wine is made from the Carménère grapes that originated in the Bordeaux region of France but are now primarily grown in the South …

Galodoro Rosé

Wine: Galodoro Rosé Country: Portugal Region: Lisbon Year: 2020 Grapes: Castelão ABV: 12.5% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £8.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This is a light, crisp and refreshing rosé wine from the Lisbon region of Portugal. The label features a golden cockerel, which is roughly what the name ‘galodoro’ …

Jen Pfeiffer The Rebel Merlot

Wine: Jen Pfeiffer The Rebel Merlot Country: Australia Region: Central Victoria Year: 2019 Grapes: Merlot Bottle top: screw cap ABV: 14.5% Price: £9.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This is yet another superb wine from the Naked Wines range. They really do manage to source some of the best wines (and winemakers) …

Réserve de Pierre Viognier

Wine: Réserve de Pierre Viognier Country: France Region: Rhone Year: 2020 Grapes: Viognier ABV: 13% Bottle top: cork Price: £10.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This is a crisp white wine made from viognier grapes in the Rhone region of France by winemaker Pierre Latard and sold in the UK by Naked …

Casillero del Diablo Rosé

Wine: Casillero del Diablo Rosé Country: Chile Region: Central Valley Year: not supplied Grapes: Cinsault, Garnacha, Carmenere, Syrah/Shiraz ABV: 12.5% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £8.00 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes This is a delicious rosé wine, and is undoubtedly one of our favourites. It’s described as ‘a medium-bodied dry rosé packed full of blackberry …

Stefano Di Blasi Pinot Grigio Blush

Wine: Stefano Di Blasi Pinot Grigio Blush Country: Italy Region: Veneto Year: 2020 Grapes: Pinot Grigio ABV: 12% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £8.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This is a light, fresh, crisp Italian rosé produced by Stefano Di Blasi from pinot grigio grapes in the Veneto region. It is …

Karen Birmingham Zinfandel

Wine: Karen Birmingham Zinfandel Country: USA Region: California Year: 2018 Grapes: Zinfandel Bottle top: cork ABV: 14.5% Price: £13.49 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes Karen Birmingham is an American wine maker whose eponymous creations can be obtained in the UK via Naked Wines. This 2018 Zinfandel hails from the town of Lodi, …

Trivento Reserve Malbec Rosé

Wine: Trivento Reserve Malbec Rosé Country: Argentina Region: Mendoza Year: 2020 Grapes: Malbec ABV: 12% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £8.00 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes This rosé wine from Mendoza in Argentina is named after the three winds that affect the climate in the region and help to make it such a productive and …

Tesco Liebfraumilch

Wine: Tesco Liebfraumilch Country: Germany Region: Rheinhessen Year: n/a Grapes: Muller-Thurgau, Riesling, Kerner, Silvaner ABV: 10% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £3.69 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes This was my first dalliance with Liebfraumilch – ‘a timeless German classic‘ according to the label. I was well aware of it’s reputation as a sweet and cheap, …