Veranza – Chardonnay 2009, white, bodega Nuviana, Huesca, Spain.
€3.50 approx from Supermarket Hiper Centro, Poligono, Mahon. – a real bargain stock wine and great to enjoy on a hot lazy afternoon
Yellow colour of a typical chardonnay, young wine with hints of exotic fruits, ideal served well chilled with fish, shellfish paella, salads and gazpacho.
Masia Peralada, Dry White 2007, Macabeo & Garnatxa grape variety, Bodega Cadelamsa, Girona. Catalunya.
€3.25 Local area supermarket Coves Noves amongst others, also Hiper Centro when available.
This has to be the best ‘Sauvignon Blanc’ style dry white wine available for the price. (also medium sweet for those who like it, same style label) Perfect for all occasions and a real bargain.
Gran Feudo, Red (Crianza) 2005, Tempranillo, Garnacha & Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, Bodega Julian Chivite, Cintruenigo, Navarra.
€5.50 Stocked in most supermarkets, Island wide.
Softer on the palate than a Rioja, Crianza is stored in barrels made from American oak for 12 months before being bottled where the flavour develops further, great with dishes other than meat i.e. pasta, white fish and planched vegetables. Can be served a little chilled for those who prefer it as an aperitif.