The Daily Drop - Two Great Wines Under €15

  • DSCF6495 Anjou Chenin Blanc 2013, Lot12 small parcel, Aldi - Anjou Chenin Blanc 2013, Lot12 small parcel, Aldi 13% €12.99 from Aldi I hesitated to make this a wine of the week, not because I didn’t enjoy it, but because I was afraid you wouldn’t. It is made by Ch. de Fesles, one of the top estates in this part of the Loire, and producers […]
  • DSCF6516 Borsao Garnacha Seleccíon 2013, Campo de Borja - Borsao Garnacha Seleccíon 2013, Campo de Borja 14.5% €13.95 from Searsons, Monkstown The label is fairly dazzling, and so is the wine. Campo de Borja produces large quantities of big ripe warming red wines, usually made from Garnacha. Along with Tempranillo from La Mancha, they represent some of the best value red wines available. Not […]
     

    The Top Drop - Two Great Wines Over €15

  • IMG_4684 Cesconi Olivar, Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Trentino 2012 - Cesconi Olivar, Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Trentino 2012 13.5% €32.99 from La Touche Wines, Greystones; Green Man Wines, Dublin 6; Wineonline.ie The Cesconi wines generally combine rich almost opulent fruit with a lovely clean nervy acidity. It is a very attractive balanced style of wine that goes well with food but you can happily drink them […]
  • Image 1 Capezzana Carmignano di Barco Reale 2014 - Capezzana Carmignano di Barco Reale 2014 13.5% €22.99 from The Corkscrew; Jus de Vine, Portmarnock; Sweeny’s, Dublin 11; Searsons, Blackrock; Grapevine, Dalkey; Thomas’s, Foxrock. This has been one of my favourite wines for many years; I love the clean refreshing note that makes it so easy to drink. Lovely vivid pure blackcurrants and dark cherry […]