Victoria Moore in Saturday’s Daily Telegraph chooses 40 wines under £10
This terrific list of wines represents the very best red and white wines that can be bought for less than £10 today. There are some real crackers
Nine wines are flagged
Star Buys and two of these are from TWS
A bright, cherry-flavoured Spanish red. Light in tannin yet overflowing with the vivid fruit so typical of good cariñena, with a whistle-clean, mouthwatering finish. This also tastes delicious when served slightly chilled.
Vibrant, grippy, fruity Bergerac made using both malbec and merlot grapes. Luc de Conti tries to make a wine that has a definite south-west identity hence the presence of malbec in the blend - Cahors is less than an hour away after all. A great choice for everyday drinking particularly served...
also in the 40 are
Knowing what to plant is one thing, but selecting the right vine stock can make even more of a difference. Here the Bascou family chose superb cuttings of the syrah grape from the northern Rhône. Their syrah is dark, fragrant and savoury, with a little mourvèdre for added depth and spice.
A fine example of what the Castillon appellation can deliver in terms of quality and value. The terroir here resembles that of neighbouring Saint-Emilion, but the wines command considerably more modest prices. With generous sweet fruit and a rich, smooth palate, this is very impressive for the...
The continuing popularity of the Talmards with Society members will surely be guaranteed by this full-flavoured but fresh 2016, broad and ample, with no oak flavour. Proof positive that while 2016 may be restricted in quantity, quality is excellent.
Seven wines out of 40! Who says TWS doesn’t offer VFM?
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