This week's reds and whites from around the world: red blends, a Spanish rosé and biodynamic sweet whites
Wednesday 10 March 2010
Various blogs and reputable publications highlight wines to help consumers -- whether novices or connoisseurs -- navigate the immense world of wine.
Various blogs and reputable publications highlight wines to help consumers - whether novices or connoisseurs - navigate the immense world of wine.
The selection this week includes French biodynamic sweet whites, Chilean and Spanish reds and a rosé plus Australian blends, a Cabernet-Merlot and a Cinsault-Mataro softened Grenache.
Here are some of the recommendations from WineWeek.com.au, Australia's top weekly wine podcast; Wine Spectator, wine rating guide; Decanter, prestigious wine publication; theWineDoctor.com, a wine blog with weekly tastes and reviews; and The Grand Crew, a grassroots community wine blog that shares select reviews with Relaxnews.
2000 Flor De Pingus Ribera del Duero, Spain: £50 (€55)
2008 Casillero del Diablo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Valley , Chile: £6.99 (€8)
2007 Spinifex Papillon, Barossa, Australia: AU$25-28 (€17-19)
2008 Voyager Estate Cabernet-blend Girt By Sea, Margaret River, Australia: AU$22-24 (€15-16)
2008 Bodegas Leganza Tempranillo La Mancha Rosado Condesa, Spain: $10 (€7)
2008 Domaine Bailly, Sancerre, Loire, France: £10.99 (€12)
2009 Thomas Wines Braemore Semillon, Hunter Valley, Australia: AU$25-28 (€17-19)
2007 Domaine de Souch "Cuvée de Marie-Kattalin," France: €20
2008 Domaine de Souch "Jurançon Sec," France: €15
Sources and more information on these selections:
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