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Badenhorst Curator 2020, South Africa, 13%, Waitrose, down from £8.99 to £6.74 until December
29: From ace winemaker Adi Badenhorst, this terrific blend of
Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Viognier gives balanced peach and citrus flavours. Great with herby fish dishes.
Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Cono Sur, Chile, 12.5%, Sainsbury’s, down from £9 to £7 until December 14: The bicycles on the label demonstrate this winery’s ecocredentials and now this wine is organic – and it is good. Crisp and refreshing, with pink grapefruit, passionfruit and herbs.
Ch. des Jacques Moulina-Vent 2019, Beaujolais, 14%, Morrisons, down from £18 to £14 until January 1: Moulin-a-Vent is one of the top
Crus in Beaujolais andthisisa great example. Vibrant cherry-filled fruit against a backdrop of autumn savouriness and a long, juicy finish.
Close Encounters 2018, Châteauneuf- du-Pape 2018, Perrin, 14%, Co-op, down from £20 to £19 until December 14: A dense, flavourful CNDP with layers of plums, spice and silky tannins. The story behind the name is worth telling – see Grapevine below.