This week's reds and whites from around the world: vintage sparkling and an Australian rosé
Wednesday 03 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 affordable vintage sparkling, Champagne, sweet whites, deep reds and a rosé from Australia, Chile, France, Germany and the United States, including pure Lemberger, Petit Manseng and three wines dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon.
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 and The Grand Crew, a grassroots community wine blog that shares select reviews with Relaxnews.
2008 Pepperjack Cabernet Sauvignon, Australia: AU$18-23 (€12-15)
2004 Château de Lamarque "Cru Bourgeois Supérieur," Haut-Medoc, France: €18.95
2007 Staatsweingut Weinsberg "Lemberger ‘S' Trocken," Württemberg, Germany: €12
2007 Columbia Crest Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley Grand Estates, United States: $11 (€8.12)
2007 Casa Lapostolle, Cuvée Alexandre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Colchagua Valley, Chile: £11.99 (€13.24)
ROS ÉS :
2009 Angoves Nine Rows Rosé, Australia: AU$ 8-14 (€5-9)
2008 Yalumba, Y Series, Riesling, South Australia: £7.99 (€8.82)
2006 Uroulat, Jurançon, France: €17.50
2002 Blue Pyrenees Midnight Cuvée, Australia: AU$ 22-26 (€14-17)
2000 Laurent-Perrier Brut Millésimé, France: £34.50 (€38)
Sources and more information on the selections:
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