Bruce Jack Chenin Blanc 2018, South Africa, 13%, Sainsbury down from £7 to £6 until 30 April

Fresh crisp, honeysuckle aromas, with white peach and crunchy apple notes on the palate.  Team with fishcakes and pork chops.

Jackson Estate Stich Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, New Zealand, 12.5%, Waitrose down from £12.99 to £8.59 until 14 May

A good step up from many Kiwi Sauvignons, this is packed with punchy gooseberry freshness, underpinned by a layer of minerally crunch.

Errazuriz Estate Merlot 2017, Chile, 13.5%, Asda down from £9 to £7 until May 22

Full of ripe plum and blueberry fruit with touches of herbs, chocolate and vanilla.  Pour alongside lamb.

CVNE Rioja Crianza 2015, Spain, 13.5%, Booths, down from £10 to £7.50 until 7 May

A youthful style of Rioja full of cherry and red berry fruit, a hint of vanilla and cocoa on the finish.  Team with lamb or herb-spiked roast chicken.


About The Author

Christine is a wine writer, broadcaster and a wine judge for several international wine competitions. She has a technical background and spent five years as a buyer for a major supermarket before moving to wine writing.She writes for The Yorkshire Post Magazine and organises the York Festival of Food and Drink. She has won both the Lanson and the Roederer prizes for wine writing.

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