Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, New Zealand, 13%, Co-op down from £10 to £7 until 12 March

Packed with fresh-tasting gooseberry citrus flavours.  Springtime in a glass.

Bohoek Semillon 2016, Franschhoek, South Africa, 12.5%, Marks and Spencer down from £10 to £6.66 starting March 5 until 1 April

Made by Marc Kent, winemaker at Boekenhoutskloof, this dry wine has notes of honeysuckle, peaches and orange zest. Team with chicken or creamy fish dishes.

Jean-Luc Baldès Malbec du Clos 2015 Cahors, France, 13.5%, Waitrose down from £8.99 to £6.99 until 19 March

Cahors is the real home of Malbec and this has chunky damson fruit with layers of spice and a firm, steak-friendly finish.

Famille Perrin Vinsobres 2016, Rhône, France, 13.5%, Booths, £14 for a single bottle down 25% to £10.50 on a 3-bottle purchase until 12 March

Dark blackberry fruit, layers of cherry, spice and supple tannins from one of the top villages of the Rhône.

 

 

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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