Lidl wine offers
Following the very successful wine tasting hosted by Lidl's master of Wine - Richard Bampfield, we get his personal updates on what is good at Lidl! The latest is:
Riesling/Pinot Gris 2016 - £7.99 - Really lovely Alsace blend, fruity, not too dry, very versatile.
Grauer Burgunder 2016 - £7.99 - The German name for Pinot Grigio, this has way more flavour and fruit than one might expect.
Riesling 2106 Von Goler - £7.99 - High class German Riesling, dry and appetising, tastes much more expensive than it is.
Falanghina 2016 - Beneventano - £6.99 - Fashionable, delightful dry white.
Verdicchio 2016 - Laurana - £6.99 - Unusually flavoursome example of this well-known Italian white.
Fleurie 2016 - £7.99 - Textbook Fleurie at a most attractive price.
La Rose de Bern 2016 - Fronsac - £6.99 - Very tasty claret for this price level.
Spätburgunder 2016 - Von Goler - £8.99 - Delicate, light and exceedingly moreish - very classy and perfect with turkey sandwiches.
Ciro Classico 2014 - £6.99 - If you are looking for a fuller-bodied red, this one from southern Italy will provide some winter warmth.
Bardolino Chiaretto 2016 - £6.99 - Delicate, versatile, popular, sparkling, dry Italian rosé.
Champagne Bissinger Premium Cuvée - £17.99 - Excellent quality at a decent price.
Sweet Whites - All spectacular wines at amazing prices for this quality.
Tokaji Aszú 2013 - Grand Tokaji - £13.99 - Top class Hungarian classic
Vin Santo del Chianti 2009 - £9.99 - and this time a much sought-after Italian classic - ideal with Christmas cake.
Canadian Icewines - 3 of them, all priced at £14.99, and from the Riesling, Vidal and Cabernet Franc grapes respectively. Treat yourself to a world class wine, sweet enough to match Christmas pudding or mince pies. And also nicely boxed for gifts……