Wairau Cove Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

Wine: Wairau Cove Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Country: New Zealand Region: Marlborough (South Island) Year: 2020 Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc ABV: 12.5% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £7.50 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes This wasn’t a wine we had chosen ourselves. I think it turned up as a substitution in our Tesco order one week, when one …

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 …

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, …

Wine Route Sauvignon Blanc Pedro Ximenez

Wine: Wine Route Sauvignon Blanc Pedro Ximenez Country: Chile Region: n/a Year: 2020 Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc & Pedro Ximenez ABV: 12% Bottle top: screw cap Price: £7.00 Purchased: Tesco Rating: Tasting Notes This is another wine that’s available as part of the £10 ‘Finest Meal Deal’ offer at Tesco, wherein it’s great value considering it …

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 …

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 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, …