2012 MACABEO Las Corazas Bodegas Roqueta
Macabeo, known as Viura in Rioja, is Spain's most prolific white grape, producing lightly aromatic wines with good acidity. This wine is from Spain's heartland, Castilla y Leon, and as a result of... ( more info )
2008 BAROSSA 'CHOOK' Chardonnay Australian Terroirs
Great value Chardonnay from selected Eden Valley fruit. Given a brief period of oak maturation which in turn gives the wine excellent texture and weight. The fruit is soft, ripe and exotic, but in... ( more info )
2013 VERMENTINO Domaine les Yeuses
Vermentino from the French Mediterranean coast with citrus and dusty minerals, in this vintage with extra ripeness and rounded feel. Very sophisticated wine at its price level, and better by miles... ( more info )
2012 SAUVIGNON - MUSCAT SEC Domaine Reine Juliette
The Muscat here adds a real texture and delightful extra dimension to this bright and fresh white. Made at the excellent Reine Juliette estate in the most southerly part of the Pinet region, the... ( more info )
2013 SAUVIGNON BLANC Domaine de Valensac
It may not be much to look at, but if you care about the contents of your glass, Valensac Sauvignon is a real winner. Fresh green peppery Sauvignon flavours with a slightly zingy hint of the new world... ( more info )
2012 CHARDONNAY Domaine de Valensac
Another cracking vintage of this immensely popular unoaked Chardonnay, as ever this tastes fruitily vivacious as well as having a touch of butter on the finish, giving a distinctive Burgundian feel.
2013 CHARDONNAY Domaine Pierre Belle
Like the Pierre Belle Viognier, this is a delightfully pared-down style, with no extraneous oak, just a purity of texture and easy, appealing dry fruit. Surprisingly Maconnais in style, for a wine... ( more info )
2013 PICPOUL DE PINET Domaine Reine Juliette
Regarded as one of the classic matches for shellfish. Lean but not mean, a bright, crystalline mineral white with lovely saline fruit, from the Languedoc Mediterranean coast.
2013 TERRA D'ALTER BRANCO Terras d'Alter
Another stellar performance in 2013 - Peter Bright has again crafted a great value Portuguese white with a freshness and clean expression which belies the very reasonable price point. Fantastic value... ( more info )
2013 PINOT GRIGIO Vallagarina Cantina Valdadige
Straw yellow in colour with a fruity, floral, distinctive nose. A dry, fresh and persistent palate, perfect as an aperitif or with vegetable starters and delicate soups.