The Daily Drop - Two Great Wines Under €15

  • Santa Digna Cab Sauv Santa Digna Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Central Valley, Chile - Santa Digna Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Central Valley, Chile 14% €13.95 from independent off-licences It is what made Chile famous in the first place; inexpensive Cabernet Sauvignon. We Irish fell in love with it many years ago, and still cannot get enough. Back then we were used to drinking Cabernet Sauvignon from Bordeaux. The Chilean version […]
  • torres, ve, viña esmeralda, 2014 Viña Esmeralda 2014, Catalunya - Viña Esmeralda 2014, Catalunya 11% €13.95 from independent off-licences The first time I tried this wine I was sitting outside a tapas bar in London on a very warm summer evening. I was completely won over. The crafty blend of Moscatel and Gewürztraminer is a winning combination. This is quintessential summer wine; fragrant and floral, […]
     

    The Top Drop - Two Great Wines Over €15

  • Image 2 Ghost Corner Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Elim, South Africa - Ghost Corner Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Elim, South Africa 13.5% €28 from Blackrock Cellar; Donnybrook Fair, Malahide; On the Grapevine, Dalkey This appeared in the Irish Times a few weeks ago, but in case any of you missed it, this is a great wine from one of the leading young producers in South Africa. […]
  • DSCF6556 Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 200, Azienda COS, Sicily - Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 200, Azienda COS, Sicily 13% €30 from www.cabotandco.com; No. 1 Pery Sq.Limerick; Market 57, Westport; Grapevine, Dalkey; Corkscrew, Chatham St.; Red Island, Skerries ; Listons, Camden St.. This has been one of my favourite wines for a decade or more, and also featured in my book this year. I drank a […]