Tesco Lambrusco Rosso

Wine: Tesco Lambrusco Rosso Country: Italy Region: Emilia-Romagna Year: n/a Grapes: Lambrusco Bottle top: screw cap ABV: 5.5% Price: £2.75 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes This is one of the cheapest wines available from Tesco, so I bought a bottle to see what it’s like. Lambrusco is an Italian wine made from fermented grape must. …

Oxford Landing Sauvignon Blanc

Wine: Oxford Landing Sauvignon Blanc Country: Australia Region: South Australia Year: 2020 Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc ABV: 10.5% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £6.50 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes I found this to be a fairly average white wine. There’s nothing particularly bad about it, but there’s nothing to make it stand out either. Hailing from …

Cono Sur Bicicleta Sauvignon Blanc

Wine: Cono Sur Bicicleta Sauvignon Blanc Country: Chile Region: Central Valley Year: 2020 Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc ABV: 12.5% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £7.50 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes The bicycle logo initially attracted me to this wine because, well, I like cycling. Fortunately, it turned out to be a decent wine that I’d be …

Benjamin Darnault Minervois

Wine: A.O.P. Minervois, Benjamin Darnault Country: France Region: Languedoc-Roussillon Year: 2019 Grapes: Grenache Bottle top: cork ABV: 13.5% Price: £9.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This 2019 vintage of Benjamin Darnault’s Minervois red wine is yet another Naked Wines selection that doesn’t disappoint. Made in the far south of France, not far …

Kimbao X

Wine: Kimbao X Country: Chile Region: Valle Central Year: 2019 Grapes: Merlot, Carignan, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot Bottle top: cork ABV: 14% Price: £14.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This interesting blend of six different grape varieties was created by Constanza Schwaderer in the Central Valley region of Chile. The …

Isla Negra Sauvignon Blanc

Wine: Isla Negra ‘Seashore’ Sauvignon Blanc Country: Chile Region: Central Valley Year: not supplied Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc / Pedro Ximénez ABV: 12% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £3.75 (50 cl bottle) Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes This is one of the cheaper wines available in Tesco, although I mistakenly ordered a 50 cl bottle at …

Wine Route Tempranillo Garnacha Rosé

Wine: Wine Route Tempranillo Garnacha Rosé Country: Spain Region: Valdepeñas Year: not supplied Grapes: Tempranillo & Garnacha ABV: 11.5% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £7 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes We got this wine as part of the Tesco Finest ‘dine in for £10’ meal deal, so it’s pretty good value considering it’s priced at …

Wine Route Chardonnay

Wine: Wine Route Chardonnay Country: Spain Region: Valdepeñas Year: not supplied Grapes: Chardonnay ABV: 12% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £7 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes We got this wine as part of the Tesco Finest ‘dine in for £10’ meal deal, so it’s pretty good value considering it’s priced at £7 if bought alone, …

Embeleso

Wine: Embeleso Country: Spain Region: Rioja Year: 2017 Grapes: Tempranillo Bottle top: cork ABV: 13.5% Price: £13.99 Purchased: delivered by Naked Wines Rating: Tasting Notes This is a lovely smooth red wine produced by Gorka Etxebarria in the Rioja region of Spain. It’s a crianza, which means that it has been aged for at least …