Category: Lidl

Mar de Frades Albarino 2018
Posted in French Wine Lidl Spanish Wine

The sun is out, the sky… so are these white wines !

Us Brits are a funny lot, just into April, the sun comes out, the temperature rises a few degrees, suddenly garden furniture comes out , Gazebo’s are erected, barbecues are dusted down and of course chilled white wine makes an appearance. To be honest I did all of the above as well, even put my shorts on. The two white wines I tasted were the Mar de Frades Albarino and the Val de Loire Sauvignon…

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Duckpoint Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
Posted in Australian Wine Lidl

Duck Point Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

I must admit I was not sure what to expect from this offering from Lidl a Cabernet Sauvignon from the Barossa Valley Australia but with a recommendation from Brian Elliot’s Midweek Wines website I knew I was probably on safe ground and as it turned out it was a very enjoyable bottle of wine. This is not a heavy tannic Cabernet although it still has a hefty 14% alcohol content but it definitely doesn’t feel…

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La Bien Pinto Verdejo review
Posted in Lidl

La bien pintá, Verdejo

The Rueda region of Castilla y Leon in northern Spain produces some fabulously fresh and vibrant white wines and this Verdejo (a classic white grape of the region) from Lidl is no exception and brilliant value at £5.99. The flavour profile for Verdejo is usually fresh and fruity and the ‘La bien Pintá´scores on both accounts. The Verdejo grape is usually harvested during the night when the temperatures are cooler thus retaining the grapes acidity…

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