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Six of the best: summer wines

When the great British weather allows there’s no better way to spend sunny days then enjoying a barbecue.  We’ve put together a selection of the best wines to enjoy this summer…

 

Twelve Trees Sauvignon BlancScreen Shot 2017-06-12 at 11.10.08

£60 by the case

If you’re looking for the classic gooseberry-and-lime style of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, call off the search – it’s right here. Brilliantly fresh and crisp, with vibrant citrus fruits.

 

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 11.12.47Burfield Pinot Noir

£54 by the case  (£30 on special offer)

A great summer red from South Eastern Australia, this is packed with juicy raspberry and redcurrant fruit flavours so typical of good New World Pinot Noir – One to match with pulled pork.

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 11.15.08Viñas del Vero Luces Rosé

£54 by the case

An expert blend of Merlot, Tempranillo, and Syrah grapes – Juicy with redcurrant notes, it’s perfect with seafood.

 

 

 

 

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 11.54.07Faustino Rivero Ulecia Green Label Rioja Blanco

£42 per case

Yellow-green, clean and bright. Very aromatic, with predominant primary fruity aromas, particularly apples and bananas.
Fresh and pleasant in the mouth.

 

 

 

Montalto Sparkling Pinot Grigio Brut Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 11.56.05

£60 per case

If you like Pinot Grigio, try the grape in sparkling form! Made by a top producer in Sicily, this is crisp and fresh with green apple and citrus notes – Served well chilled, it makes a great aperitif – Just add nibbles for the perfect start to your evening.

 

 

Lagunilla Gran Reserva RiojaScreen Shot 2017-06-12 at 11.58.50

£54.00 per case (£42.00 per case on sale)

This superb Rioja comes from Lagunilla, a bodega founded in 1885-Over six years’ ageing in barrel and bottle has produced a finely matured, mellow wine with a lovely silky texture-Its elegant hints of raisins, cinnamon and spice lead into velvety smooth flavours of black fruit, liquorice and vanilla-A very satisfying wine, it is magnificent with lamb.

 

 

All of these wines are available from Tesco. Why not pop into Tesco at the Willow Brook Centre to see if they’ve got these in stock or any other summer specials.

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