Our weekly roundup of recent newspaper wine reviews.
Olly Smith investigates Malbecs from different parts of the world.
Fiona Becket goes in search of lower alcohol wines and finds some good flavoured reds.
Some great wines with good prices to look out for next weekend perhaps?
Olly compares and contrasts Malbecs from France and Argentina. The French ones are mainly less bold and fruity than their Argentinian cousins.
Aldi’s Vignobles Rousselet Malbec is picked out as a particular bargain at £4.39
His selection this week also includes a white from Portugal. Another bargain at £4.94 at Majestic.
Anthony gives us his popular trio-Night In, Dinner Party & Splash out.
The night in choice is the 2015 South African Stonehaven Suvignon Blanc. £8.99 from The Co-op
If you’re really splashing out, the £25 nine year matured Rioja from Sainsbury’s will go down a treat. This is their 2007 Bodegas Roda Rioja Reserva
Fiona goes in search of lower alcohol wines. This is an easier quest when white wines are involved. Reds are more difficult.
However she has found some good reds.
Asda’s Wine Atlas Saint- Chinian 2013. £5.97
Tesco’s Finest Vin de Pays d’Oc Malbec 2014. £5.50
Also a Romanian Wolfhouse Pinot Noir 2013. £5.97 from Bargain Booze