Villa Blanche Terret Blanc 2018, Pays d’Oc, France, 12%, Waitrose down from £8.49 to £6.49 until 18 February

Terret is an ancient grape variety with peach and green herbal notes and a fresh, minerally finish. Almost Chablis-like.

Finest Viñas del Rey Albariño 2018, Rías Baixas, Spain, Tesco down from £8.50 to £7 until 14 February

Refreshing floral aromas with peach and nectarine flavours backed by crisp acidity.

Gérard Bertrand Reserve Merlot 2018, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 14%, Morrisons down from £9 to £6.50 until 18 February

Lots of juicy cassis and red plum fruit with a rounded, smooth finish.

DV Catena Malbec 2018, Argentina, 14%, Sainsbury, down from £12 to £10 until 11 February

High altitude grapes give gorgeous, rich blackberry and cherry fruit with savoury top notes and a long supple finish.  A real winter warmer.

 

 

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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