Following the very successful wine tasting hosted by Lidl's master of Wine - Richard Bampfield, we get his personal updates on what is good at Lidl! The latest is:


 

Feeling thirsty?  Help is at hand.  On Monday, March 26th Lidl’s Spring Wine Tour will hit the shelves.  Good wines, great prices and a few that particularly caught my eye……

Champagne - Bissinger Brut Rosé - £14.99 - Relatively dry for a rosé, well balanced and surprisingly complex - clearly some development in bottle.  I’ll definitely be buying some. 

Whites

Soave Classico Corte Allodola - £5.99 - Fine, peachy fruit, unexpectedly tasty, dry Soave

Tokaji Amethyst Furmint - £4.99 - Astonishing price for a crisp, fresh, mouthwatering, dry white

Les Hauts d’Oriet Grenache blanc - £5.99 - Refined, scented, delicious, dry white Rhone

Rosé

Cepa Lebrel Rioja Rosado - £5.49 - Rather good, dry rosé from Rioja. Even better with food. 

Reds

Tour de Castres Graves 2013 - £9.99 - Fine, scented red Graves. Pricey but still great value. 

Vinsobres Domaine Croze-Brunet - £7.99 - Impressive, flavoursome red from the Rhône

Camino Nuevo Joven Ribera del Duero - £5.49 - Juicy, perfumed, dry, just so gluggable.

Agramont Gran Reserva Navarra 2011 - £6.99 - Lovely, mature, complex Spanish red

Sweet white

Tokaji Edes Szamarodni - £7.99 50cl - Wonderful value for a tasty, luscious sweet white from one of the best sweet wine producing regions in the world. If you like Tokaji, buy as much of the 2013 vintage as you can. 

 
Cheers!
Richard

Richard Bampfield MW

 
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