Food & drink: Top corks: Low-alcohol pleasures

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Dr L Riesling 2003 (pounds 5.99, Sainsbury's and Oddbins) Latest vintage of an old favourite of this column. Floral and stone-fruit flavours, generous wash of sweetness. 8.5 per cent alcohol.

Bee Label Morio Muskat 2003 (pounds 6.99, Oddbins) Honeysuckle and medium sweetness from an unsung grape deftly handled by Rainer Lingfelder, one of Pfalz's stars. 9 per cent alcohol.

Prosecco Valdobbiadene Brut Jeio NV, Bisol (pounds 7.62, Bibendum) Typical pale-straw colour, gentle fizz, mild-mannered acidity. Aperitif for the refined mind. 11.5 per cent alcohol.

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