Taste the Difference Côtes du Jura Chardonnay 2016, France, 12%, Sainsbury, down £11 to £9 until 11 June

Unlike any other Chardonnay you have tasted.  Delicate floral notes with a peachy palate, then pure, linear, minerally power.  Team it with shellfish.

Zenato Villa Flora 2018, Lugana, Italy, 13%, Waitrose, down from £11.99 to £9.49 until 11 June

Delicate and floral with fresh honeydew melon fruit and a gentle touch of honey across the palate. Totally dry and perfect with summer salads.

La Gioiosa Prosecco Rosado, Italy, 11%, Morrisons down from £10 to £7.50 until 18 June

Frothy, fun and full of juicy raspberry fruit.  Perfect for a sunny day in the garden.

Helderberg Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 14%, Marks and Spencer down from £10 to £8

Part of the new wave of permanently lower prices at M&S, this is one to snap up. It is full of deep cassis and red berry fruits. Pour alongside roast meat.

 

 

 

 

 

About The Author

Christine Austin

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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