Wines of the week: <br/>2000 Saint-Genis, Vin de Pays de la Cite de Carcassonne; <br/>2000 Marisa Tempranillo

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This limited edition southern French white, made from a mix of viognier, sauvignon blanc and chardonnay, takes its aromatic quality from the sauvignon and combines it with the superripe peachy richness of the other two grapes in an intensely flavoured dry white to savour.

White

2000 Saint-Genis, Vin de Pays de la Cite de Carcassonne, £7.99, Oddbins

This limited edition southern French white, made from a mix of viognier, sauvignon blanc and chardonnay, takes its aromatic quality from the sauvignon and combines it with the superripe peachy richness of the other two grapes in an intensely flavoured dry white to savour.

Red

2000 Marisa Tempranillo, £4.99, Marks & Spencer

Made in Castilla-Leon from tempranillo by Telmo Rodrigues of Remelluri in Rioja renown, this juicy young red is unoaked for the optimum expression of raspberry and cherry fruit flavours. Like a young pinot noir, it goes well with roast pheasant or guinea fowl.

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