Wine: Something for the weekend?
Saturday 20 July 2013
2007 Lacroix, Bordeaux Supérieur
Château Teyssier's Jonathan Maltus is responsible for this sweetly cherryish claret with its underpinning of vanilla and chocolatey oak. Bargain. £7.99, buy 2 = £5.99, Majestic
2012 Sélection des Cognettes, Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine sur Lie
This seafood-friendly bone dry Atlantic white bursts on to the tongue with an energetic spritz and follows through like any textbook muscadet sur lie should. £9.95, Roberson
2010 Brancott Estate Chosen Rows Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough
Pricey, but this pure expression of sauvignon blanc is exotically intense in its nettley fragrance and its rich gooseberry fruit quality. £35-41, Lay & Wheeler, Harvey Nichols
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