Wines of the week: Fuller-flavoured whites that linger long on the palate

Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy

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From South Africa

Oldenburg Chenin Blanc 2014

Chenin Blanc grapes, with their distinctive honeysuckle, melon and apricot flavours, are here given complexity from French oak-barrel ageing by one of the country's best producers. Drink with garlicky fish dishes and pork belly with celeriac purée. £15.95, bbr.com; £15.99, ocado.com

From France

Domaine des Verchères Mâcon Villages 2012

Mâconnais wines tend to be full and rounded, and a combination of grapes from old Chardonnay vines and partial oak-ageing delivers even more depth of flavour here. The result is creamy yet spicy, with a refreshing citric tanginess. Goes with all white fish and simple shellfish, particularly scallops with black pudding. £12.49, laithwaites.co.uk

From Hungary

Furmint Tokaji 2014

The Furmint grape produces not only one of the world's most luscious dessert wines in Royal Tokaji but also this very dry, aromatic wine, with lingering flavours of baked orchard fruits, and hints of honey and lemons. Lovely as an aperitif with canapés or with most fish and chicken dishes. £10, Marks & Spencer

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