Tag: Tesco

Peter Lehmann Portrait shiraz 2016
11
Aug
2021

Peter Lehmann Portrait Shiraz – good enough to frame

Been a while since a wine enthralled me like this one did, what an absolute delight it was, even for a Monday night. I grabbed this Barossa Shiraz to bring…

Casa Roscoli Primitivo 2020
16
Jul
2021

Casa Roscoli Primitivo

Back to Italy today and before I give you my thoughts on this wine I must give congratulations (through gritted teeth) to the Italian football team for winning the Euro’s,…

Vina Mara Gran Reserva Rioja 2004
26
Apr
2021

Rioja Rocks !

Sunday roast lamb on the menu, so there’s only choice of wine to drink with it and that’s a Rioja but which one? Rummaging around my rack I came across…

Alinos Vermentino
12
Jun
2020

Alinos Vermentino 2018

If you’re a fan of Sovee Bee (Sauvignon Blanc) you will probably enjoy this Italian Vermentino from the island of Sardinia. The flavour profile is similar, all be it with…

27
Mar
2018

Les 3 Lys Crozes Hermitage 2011

Rarely happens, especially midweek but when it does, I think, who am I to argue. I’m talking about when you pour yourself a glass of water with dinner and the…

31
Jan
2018

Never Judge a bottle by its awards

Wandering through Tesco a while back I saw this Malbec sitting proudly on the supermarket shelf plastered in impressive-looking gold and silver wine awards, its got to be good, hasn’t…

25
Nov
2017

Bellingham Homestead series Chardonnay 2016

Always been a big fan of anything Bellingham produce and this excellent Chardonnay from the Franschhoek Valley in South Africa doesn’t disappoint. A little bit of trivia I found out…

21
Oct
2017

Ca’ Marrone Rosso Appassimento 2016

Is there a better bargain out there in the high street than this Italian stallion of a wine, the (Ca’ Marrone Rosso Appassimento) especially when on discount, currently £6.50 at…