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ripe, juicy, zesty, melon-scented, night-harvested chardonnay2006 Lime Tree Merlot, Co-op, £3.49 until August 3
oozing with spicy, creosote-spiked, oak-chipped fruit2007 Finest Grüner Veltliner, Austria, Tesco, £6.49
fine, nutty, grapey, keenly priced; long, punchy, white-pepper finish2005 Finest Ribera del Duero, Spain, Tesco, £7.19
bursting with delicious, fat, spicy, plummy pizzazz2007 Château Grand Village Bordeaux Blanc, , Armit £7.95
mouthwatering, lively, verdant, citrussy edition2001 Quinta da Falorca Reserva, Dão, Portugal, Armit, £12.60
gorgeous, herby, briary, violet-scented, French oak-aged fruit
Medium-full with spiced red-berry fruit and a satisfying crisp finish2007 Château d’Aquéria, Tavel, £9.95 (Berry Bros & Rudd).
Deep-coloured, full-bodied, strawberry-scented with spicy fruit2007 Crow’s Landing Cabernet Shiraz Rosé, £4.25 (Co-op)
Cheerful, off-dry Californian with bouncy, ripe briary fruit2007 Mas de la Rouvière Rosé, Bandol, £12.25 (Yapp Bros).
Classy Provence rosé; sweet cassis fruit with spicy, currant-leaf freshness2007 Torres Viña Sol Rosé, £5.99 (Booths).
New from Spain. Full, ripe cherry flavour with refreshing structure and finish2007 Domaine de la Grande Pallière Rosé, Côtes de Provence, £8.95 (Nicolas).
Organic, ultra-pale, fresh and delicious - but make sure you buy the 20072007 Sainsbury’s Cuvée Prestige Côtes du Rhône Rosé, £4.99 (Sainsbury's).
Medium-bodied, well-rounded, with raspberry fruit2007 Altosur Malbec Rosé, £6.99 (Majestic).
Vibrant cherry and blackcurrant flavours
cented Chilean dry white displays peachy aromas and a fresh finish2005 Corralillo Chardonnay. £9.99, M&S
rich in vanilla fudge aromas and fruit flavours with a peachy quality2005 Viñedo Chadwick. £40, Waitrose Wine Direct and 14 branches
cedary oak aromas, cassis fruit, and a firm tannic backbone
rich, flavoursome, still-youthful2005 Château Saÿe, Bordeaux Supérieur £7.99, Marks & Spencer
stylish, deeply coloured2003 Les Hauts de l'Arrivet Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan £9.99, Majestic
perfumed, fleshy, sensitively oaked2004 Les Tourelles de Longueville, Pauillac £19.88, larger Tesco
firmer, yet seductive, cassis and chocolate-scented2004 Chateau Pontet-Canet, Pauillac. £31, Berry Brothers
stylish, undervalued; at least 10 years ahead of it in bottle
crisp citrus flavours and hints of spiced peaches2007 Château Pech-Latt. £4.66 if you buy three Waitrose
deliciously spicy and full-bodied with plenty of blackberry fruit2005 J-P Moueix Bordeaux Supérieur. £8.89 as part of a case; Private Cellar
full-flavoured, intense, juicy and dark with rich, ripe rounded fruit
scent of camomile and almond blossom too.Guerrieri Rizzardi Soave 2007, Italy. £7.49, Longford Wines; Davy's Wine
lovely, classic, dry soave that has a gentle almond warmthSoave Superiore Classico Cantina di Monteforte 2005, Italy. £6.99 Waitrose
nutty sensation; Chablis-like mouth-feelTamellini Recioto di Soave Vigna Marogne 2004. £19.85 50cl, Caves Pyrene
wild flower honey, dried apricots, candied grapefruit peel and hay