The Daily Drop - Two Great Wines Under €15

  • Image 4 Aldi Exquisite Collection Limoux Chardonnay 2015, France -  €9.99 from Aldi This is a lovely mouth-filling wine with rich apple and pear fruits, and the lightest touch of toasty oak. Try it with salmon, smoked or fresh, or pork dishes. Limoux is a small area tucked away in the foothills of the Pyrenees, a mere ten minute drive from Carcassonne airport, yet unknown […]
  • Image Protocolo 2013 VdT de Castilla, Spain - €9 from O’Briens An inexpensive light red wine with light dark cherry fruits and a hint of vanilla. With pizzas, tapas and lighter dinners, or just by itself. It would make a great party wine too. A perennial favourite with O’Briens customers, this is  a sort of not-Rioja; made by a Rioja producer with Tempranillo […]
     

    The Top Drop - Two Great Wines Over €15

  • vaulorent Chablis 1er cru Vaulorent 2014, La Chablisienne - €36 from Jus de Vine, Portmarnock; 64 Wine, Glasthule;  Redmonds, Ranelagh ; The Vintry, Rathgar ; Grape & Grain, Leopardstown; Clontarf Wines; Sweeney’s; Thomas, Foxrock ; Shiels, Malahide ; McHughs; Wine House, Trim. A large certain section of the Irish population buy Chablis every Christmas simply because it is a safe recognisable name. Nothing wrong […]
  • DSCF7140 La Rosine Syrah 2014, Stephane Ogier, IGP Collines Rhodaniennes - €31.95 from Searsons, Monkstown; No. One Pery Square, Limerick; 64 Wine, Glasthule; Jus de Vine, Portmarnock.   Stephane Ogier produces some of the finest Côte Rôtie and other wines in the Northern Rhône. This is one of his less expensive wines, made from vineyards outside of the more glamorous appellations. It is a beautifully elegant […]