Wine: Something for the weekend
Saturday 19 May 2012
2011 Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine Jacky Marteau
Nettle aromas and the gooseberryish character of Loire Valley sauvignon blanc with a refreshing dry aftertaste – a white to give sancerre a run for its money. £7.99, Marks & Spencer
AA Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc
Winemaker Adi Badenhorst's Cape white made from old bush vine chenin blanc has peachy flavours and a honey-rich undertone. Around £9.95, Jeroboams shops, Harvey Nichols, Woodwinters (01316 672760)
2009 von Siebenthal Parcela #7
A delicately herbal note underpins this Chilean blend whose cassis-like core sits at the heart of gentle tannins. Around £14.75, Hangingditch, Manchester (0161 832 8222), Imbibros (01483 861164) Highbury Vintners (020-7226 1347)
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