Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 – NZ Medal Winners


Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 – NZ Medal Winners

GOLD MEDAL AWARD WINNERS

Ara, Single Estate Pinot Gris

Gold medal winner

Ara, Single Estate Pinot Gris, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Versatility compounded by an attractive minerality running through the wine wins Ara its Gold. ‘Honeyed pears and spice on the nose, lead to a palate with richer, still honeyed flavours, alongside a good balance between fruit and acidity,’ said York & Albany’s Nigel Lister. Think asparagus, mushroom risotto or even pork belly on the food-matching front.

£8.75 Negociants UK http://www.negociantsuk.com

Ata Rangi, Lismore Pinot Gris

Gold medal winner

Ata Rangi, Lismore Pinot Gris, 2012, Martinborough, New Zealand

Complexity and depth gave New Zealand its second Pinot Gris Gold. Pear, pineapple, green apples and apricots – the nose evokes a stylish fruit salad tinged with spice. The palate shows ripe candied fruits, honey and nutty flavours, with good structure, minerality, fresh acidity, and just the right amount of residual sugar for a rounded finish.

£16.10 Liberty Wines http://www.libertywines.co.uk

Auntsfield, Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Gold medal winner Food MatchBy the glass

Auntsfield, Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Well-balanced, vibrant and refreshing.’ said Irina Atanasova of Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen of one of 2013’s most garlanded wines. The complex nose shows floral notes alongside quince, apple, citrus peel, gooseberry, capsicum and grass, flavours which follow through to a beautifully textured palate. Whether served by the glass, or with food – think shellfish, crab, lightly spiced Asian dishes – this is ‘delicious and classy’, said Athila Roos of The Arts Club.

£8.41 New Generation Wines http://www.newgenerationwines.com

Babich Family Estates, Cowslip Valley Riesling

Gold medal winner Food Match

Babich Family Estates, Cowslip Valley Riesling, 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand

Sheer depth of zesty flavours won this the Thai Prawn Curry Food Match gong as well as Gold. Exotic floral notes of jasmine and elderflower mix with ripe stone fruits, Bramley apple, grated lime and petrolly, rubberband aromas on the nose. The medium-bodied palate shows a slightly waxiness, with honeyed flesh and limey notes. ‘Very poised and confident, this has lovely length and balance,’ said team leader Angela Reddin, while Stefano D’Andrea of Maze felt this had ‘good ageing potential’.

£8.07 Babich Wines UK http://www.babichwines.co.nz

Esk Valley Riesling

Gold medal winner

Esk Valley Riesling, 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand

Value for money and a zesty zing led Esk Valley to the top. Honey blossom, lemon and ginger mix with lime peel and kaffir leaves on the nose, while the palate is well balanced and round, combining white peach and fresh green fruit flavours with just the right amount of acidity. ‘Juicy, fresh and lively, with a bright youthful finish and good minerality, this would be excellent by the glass,’ said consultant Jade Koch.

£7.00 Hatch Mansfield http://www.hatchmansfield.com

Fromm, La Strada Syrah

Gold medal winner

Fromm, La Strada Syrah, 2009, Marlborough, New Zealand

A complex showstopper that spells drama. ‘Terrific style, this has violet and violence aromas!’ said team leader Angela Reddin of the bloody, meaty savoury notes running alongside the spices. ‘Polished and balanced, the peppered spice notes are in perfect balance.’ said James Hocking of The Vineyard Group. Perfect with lamb shank.

£13.55 Boutinot http://www.boutinot.com

Invivo Pinot Noir

Gold medal winner

Invivo Pinot Noir, 2011, Central Otago, New Zealand

‘Young and bold but tasty,’ said team leader Simon Woods, summing up how Invivo picked up a red Gold to match its well-deserved Sauvignon Blanc one. Intense yet poised, this well-priced wine with a silky texture showed raspberries and nutmeg on the nose alongside incense, toasty notes, cherries, tomato and cranberry. ‘A delicate, appealing nose leads to an elegant, balanced palate with soft tannins and mouthwatering acidity,’ said Tobias Brauweiler of The Ritz. ‘This would really win customers over to New Zealand Pinot Noir,’ said consultant Robert Giorgione, suggesting duck and venison stew to match.

£11.75 Grupo Codorníu http://invivowines.com

Invivo, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

Gold medal winner

Invivo, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc , 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Classic Marlborough nose with gooseberry and cut grass, leads to a fresh palate with bursts of lime and a medium length. ‘A fresh expression of an exotic Sauvignon Blanc, where the characteristic leafiness is well accompanied by a lovely, delicate peach,’ said Seven Park Place’s Marco Feraldi.

£6.40 Grupo Codorníu http://invivowines.com

Quartz Reef, Méthode Traditionnelle

Gold medal winner

Quartz Reef, Méthode Traditionnelle, NV, Central Otago, New Zealand

Lemon custard and mineral flavours to the fore, on a complex, well-integrated and refreshing palate with hints of vanilla alongside pear, apple and citrus. ‘Good length,’ said Etrusca Restaurants’ Luigi Buonanno, suggesting oysters as the perfect match.

£12.24 Enotria http://www.enotria.co.uk

Rockburn Pinot Noir

Gold medal winner

Rockburn Pinot Noir, 2010, Central Otago, New Zealand

An enticingly moreish allure won Rockburn Gold for this complex, balanced wine. ‘Deep cherry red in colour, this sports a rich, deep, concentrated nose, with liquorice, spices, black pepper, vanilla and coffee alongside floral aromas and dried red fruit notes,’ said Tobias Brauweiler of The Ritz, adding that the palate is ‘rich and dense, with ripe firm tannins and a fresh finish’. ‘A great wine for introducing people to Otago Pinot and saying “this is what it’s all about”,’ said Frédéric Jean-Yves Billet of Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf & Spa. Serve with game.

£18.86 Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines http://www.hallgartendruitt.co.uk

Saint Clair, Pioneer Block 18 Snap Block Sauvignon Blanc

Gold medal winner

Saint Clair, Pioneer Block 18 Snap Block Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Saint Clair scores Gold again with this vibrant wine. A lovely nose of gentle fruits – think grapefruit and lychee – alongside capsicum, grass and flowers leads to a well balanced palate with a long fruit finish. ‘Mouthwatering acidity and a hint of spice make this wine beautifully textured and ultra-quaffable,’ said Athila Roos of The Arts Club. Match with everything from asparagus and cod to crab cakes or barbecued prawns with lime and chilli.

£13.92 Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines http://www.hallgartendruitt.co.uk

Spy Valley Pinot Noir

Gold medal winner

Spy Valley Pinot Noir, 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand

Intense of flavour, elegant in structure, and moreish in appeal, Spy Valley captured the judges’ hearts. ‘Black fruit compote mixes with smoky, glowing embers on the nose, while the palate is nicely layered with bright fruit and a nicely extended finish,’ said team leader Angela Reddin. ‘Quite firm oak, lots of dark cherry, grip and juicy fruit. A polished wine,’ said team leader Simon Woods.

£13.69 Bibendum Wine http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk

Spy Valley, Pinot Noir Rosé

Gold medal winner

Spy Valley, Pinot Noir Rosé, 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand

Stylish and expressive, complex and textured, this has a lovely smoky, flinty minerality. ‘Pale pink with mineral notes on the nose. With its strawberry and peach flavours, this is very fresh and well made,’ said Sara Bachiorri of The Glasshouse Restaurant. ‘This has enough substance and character to enjoy throughout the year, and to carry you through to a first course,’ said Charles Young of Vinoteca.

£10.67 Bibendum Wine http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk

Vidal, Reserve Series Syrah

Gold medal winner

Vidal, Reserve Series Syrah, 2010, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

With real intensity, dark blackberries mix with wild strawberries and plums throughout. ‘This is ripe and opulent with fleshy fruit, and sweet spices, such as sweet Asian cinnamon and liquorice,’ said Olivier Marie of Coq d’Argent, adding ‘the palate is well-balanced, supported by finely grained tannins.’ Match with roast chicken, was Vinopolis’ Tom Forrest’s view.

£9.37 Hatch Mansfield http://www.hatchmansfield.com

Woollaston Riesling

Gold medal winner Critics Choice

Woollaston Riesling, 2012, Nelson, New Zealand

Delicate and intricate, Woollaston scored not only Gold but a Critics Choice award. The nose sports a complex bouquet of jasmine, elderflower and honeysuckle mixed with peardrops, green apple and lemon zest. The palate is well-balanced, ‘with flavours of sweet crushed apple splashed with lemon juice – a very pretty wine,’ according to team leader Angela Reddin, who suggested scallops and Thai green curry as possible food matches.

£10.98 Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines http://www.hallgartendruitt.co.uk

SILVER MEDAL AWARD WINNERS

Babich Family Estates, Fernhill Viognier

Silver medal winner

Babich Family Estates, Fernhill Viognier, 2011, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Once it’s opened with a little aeration, this is fresh and round, with citrus, stone fruit and mineral flavours. ‘Harmonious and well balanced, this has firm body and zing, with a pretty finish,’ said The Plough Inn’s Jenny Mackenzie. Try with pizza.

£8.53 Babich Wines UK http://www.babichwines.co.nz

Babich, Gimblett Gravels Syrah

Silver medal winner

Babich, Gimblett Gravels Syrah, 2008, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Plenty of personality in this elegant Syrah, with its white pepper and raspberry flavours alongside vanilla, oak notes and plums. ‘Fantastic value, lovely length, great acidity – I love the finish,’ said James Hocking of The Vineyard Group.

£8.07 Babich Wines UK http://www.babichwines.co.nz

Boutinot, Moko Black Pinot Noir

Silver medal winner

Boutinot, Moko Black Pinot Noir, 2011, Central Otago, New Zealand

Plenty of good varietal character in this good value, easy drinking wine with a medium-length finish. ‘Pale garnet in colour, this shows cherry and raspberry jam aromas with a spicy red-fruited palate,’ said Foni Tsouvallas of The Folly.

£7.35 Boutinot http://www.boutinot.com

Boutinot, The Cloud Factory Sauvignon Blanc

Silver medal winner

Boutinot, The Cloud Factory Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

With green aromas of asparagus and nettles, the fresh, zippy palate shows more tropical notes. ‘A bargain. Not overly complex, but ticks all the boxes,’ said The Harwood Arms’ Alex Sergeant.

£5.55 Boutinot http://www.boutinot.com

Crossroads, Milestone Series Syrah

Silver medal winner

Crossroads, Milestone Series Syrah, 2011, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Red and black fruits on the nose with white pepper, cloves, a touch of tar, and a forest-like earthiness. With oak to the fore, plums and chocolate mix with vanilla and a hint of spice on the palate. ‘Nice rich fruitcake character,’ said team leader Angela Reddin.

£8.51 Mentzendorff & Co http://www.mentzendorff.co.uk

Elephant Hill, Le Phant Reserve

Silver medal winner

Elephant Hill, Le Phant Reserve, 2009, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Elegant, rich and well balanced, this shows ‘herb and floral notes to the nose, while the palate is gamey with a long finish and spices,’ said Laure Patry of Pollen Street Social, while Coq d’Argent’s Olivier Marie noted ‘cassis-like nose with some vanillin and coconut, with finely grained tannins.’

£19.89 Coe Vintners http://www.coevintners.com

Esk Valley Pinot Noir

Silver medal winner

Esk Valley Pinot Noir, 2010, Marlborough, New Zealand

Violets, cherries and plums on a fragrant nose with a hint of earthy minerality alongside smoky bacon. The palate is juicy with a savoury texture alongside ripe tannins. ‘Very elegant and fruit-driven,’ said consultant Robert Giorgione.

£8.74 Hatch Mansfield http://www.hatchmansfield.com

Invivo Pinot Gris

Silver medal winner

Invivo Pinot Gris, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

A bright, fresh, vivacious wine, with flavours of pineapple, grapefruit, pear and peach alongside floral notes and spices, the palate is concentrated with attractive fresh lemon acidity and hints of pineapple. ‘Fun!’ said York & Albany’s Nigel Lister.

£8.25 Grupo Codorníu http://invivowines.com

Jackson Estate, Green Lip Sauvignon Blanc

Silver medal winner

Jackson Estate, Green Lip Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Intense and impressive, this shows green flavours of asparagus, peas and gooseberry and some real textured elegance,’ said team leader Natasha Hughes, while Luigi Buonanno of Etrusca Restaurants noted ‘tomato leaf, pineapple and passion fruit aromas, leading to a fresh, juicy palate with good body and acidity and a citrusy tail.’

£9.09 González Byass http://www.gonzalezbyassuk.com/

O:Tu, Blend 102 Sauvignon Blanc

Silver medal winner

O:Tu, Blend 102 Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Intense and highly aromatic at the tropical end of the spectrum, this is rich fare with some oiliness on the palate,’ said Winetec’s Tim Wildman MW. Complex and long, minerality mixes with creamy fruit and herbs on a juicy palate. Match with firm-white fish, such as halibut or turbot.

£15.37 O:TU & CO http://www.otuwine.com/

Prophet’s Rock, Pinot Noir

Silver medal winner

Prophet’s Rock, Pinot Noir, 2009, Central Otago, New Zealand

Rose petals and cranberries run alongside tomato leaf and vanilla notes on the nose, leading to a dense, creamy palate, with spice, liquorice, dried cherry and red plum flavours. Fine tannins and balanced acidity lead to a vibrant finish.’Multilayered yet elegant, this shows good varietal and regional characteristics,’ said consultant Robert Giorgione.

£25.11 Bibendum Wine http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk

Saint Clair, Pioneer Block 5 Bull Block Pinot Noir

Silver medal winner

Saint Clair, Pioneer Block 5 Bull Block Pinot Noir, 2009, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Ripe and well focused, the palate is soft and juicy, with a broad range of wild black berries on the palate,’ said Marco Feraldi of St James’ Hotel and Club.’Quite a powerful attack, with nicely done oak,’ said team leader Angela Reddin, adding ‘Yum!’

£14.09 Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines http://www.hallgartendruitt.co.uk

Soho, Stella Sauvignon Blanc

Silver medal winner

Soho, Stella Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Pale lemon in the glass, rich notes of orchard and stone fruit mingle on the nose, while the palate is fruity and crisp, with asparagus, gooseberry and grass notes, alongside tropical fruits and a lime finish.

£11.51 Bibendum Wine http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk

Spy Valley Gewürztraminer

Silver medal winner

Spy Valley Gewürztraminer, 2011, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘A great balance between sweet, ripe aromatics and acidity,’ said Matthew Cocks of Cubitt House, adding ‘This has typical Gewürz rose and spice aromatics without being overpowering.’ ‘This has a a beautiful Turkish Delight/rosewater nose and a nice texture,’ said York & Albany’s Nigel Lister.

£11.11 Bibendum Wine http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk

Te Mara Pinot Noir

Silver medal winner

Te Mara Pinot Noir, 2009, Central Otago, New Zealand

Redcurrants and cranberries mix with stewed fruit on the nose, while the palate begins with full-on red cherries opening up to reveal some autumnal notes, quite grippy tannins, a silky texture and spicy dark chocolate notes on the finish.

£9.93 Ehrmanns http://www.ehrmanns.co.uk

The Crossings, Sauvignon Blanc

Silver medal winner

The Crossings, Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

Rich and textured in flavour our judges loved the value here, and the exuberant mix of flavours – from gooseberry, apple and citrus through to passionfruit, mango and guava, with hints of asparagus and grass too. ‘Nice acidity – a very classic style,’ said Hotel Terravina’s Laura Rhys MS.

£6.10 Mentzendorff & Co http://www.mentzendorff.co.uk

The Paddler, Grüner Veltliner

Silver medal winner

The Paddler, Grüner Veltliner, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Ripe stone fruit with hints of vanilla, elderflower and other floral notes, this has a well-integrated acidity and a long finish,’ said Irina Atanasova of Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen of this food-friendly Grüner Veltliner while Galvin Restaurants’ Andrea Briccarello added: ‘Crisp and elegant. Refreshing and zingy.’

£11.25 Liberty Wines http://www.libertywines.co.uk

Trinity Hill, Hawkes Bay Chardonnay

Silver medal winner

Trinity Hill, Hawkes Bay Chardonnay, 2011, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

‘Warm yellow fruit with shades of nuts and spice alongside flavours of confit lemon,’ said Louise Gordon of The Rib Room, while Laurent Chaniac of The Cinnamon Club noted the ‘citrus, ripe pineapple and light almond notes’ on this vibrant wine.

£9.59 Enotria http://www.enotria.co.uk

Yealands Estate, Pinot Noir

Silver medal winner

Yealands Estate, Pinot Noir, 2011, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

Smoky notes partner generous cherry and red berry flavours, graphite and kirsch on the nose, leading to ‘a spicy, juicy palate with great concentration and a long length’, said Philippe Moranges of Hakkasan Hanway Place. ‘Lovely boysenberry ice cream and texture on the palate,’ said consultant Robert Giorgione.

£9.92 Enotria http://www.enotria.co.uk

Bronze Medal Award winners

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Arrow River, Bracken’s Order Pinot Noir

Bronze medal winner

Arrow River, Bracken’s Order Pinot Noir, 2009, Central Otago, New Zealand

‘Savoury notes on the nose lead to a palate brimming with ripe cherries and bramble bushes, opening to leave notes of sweet cinnamon and bitter cocoa on the finish,’ said STK’s Michael Harrison. Good with food or on its own.

£15.00 Laytons http://www.laytons.co.uk

Babich, Black Label Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Babich, Black Label Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Light lemon and lime nose leads to a bone-dry palate with a zing of grass, nettles and limes, plus a refreshing minerality.

£8.61 Babich Wines UK http://www.babichwines.co.nz

Copestick Murray Wine Solutions, The Fathoms Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Copestick Murray Wine Solutions, The Fathoms Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Recognised as great value by all. Floral notes mix with green apples, minerals, grass, gooseberry and tropical notes on a vivid nose, leading to a palate with a good balance between green fruit and acidity. Match with scallops or Asian cuisine.

£5.58 Majestic Commercial http://www.majesticcommercial.co.uk

Elephant Hill, Le Phant Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Elephant Hill, Le Phant Blanc, 2011, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

White flowers and angelica mix with stone fruit on the nose, while the ripe palate of this Viognier/ Pinot Gris/Gewurztraminer blend is multi-textured with some residual sugar, plus honeyed peach flavours, an elegant freshness, and a long fine, mineral finish

£10.82 Coe Vintners http://www.coevintners.com

Esk Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Esk Valley Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Green apples and quince mix with floral notes on the nose, while the palate shows a vegetal, herbaceous character, hints of minerality, good acids, length and concentration. Good value, this works on its own or with food, such as shellfish or green curry.

£6.24 Hatch Mansfield http://www.hatchmansfield.com

Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Hinting towards a Loire-style, this has nice acidity, clean fruit, good texture and a lingering finish,’ said The Harrow at Little Bedwyn’s Roger Jones, adding ‘Think guava fruit and a touch of zesty lime.’ Available to UK on-trade via Liberty Wines.

£8.75 Liberty Wines http://www.libertywines.co.uk

Prophet’s Rock, Pinot Gris

Bronze medal winner

Prophet’s Rock, Pinot Gris, 2010, Central Otago, New Zealand

With roses and hyacinths on the nose, this is very floral, with a good concentration of fruit – think candied pears and mango – on a well-balanced palate with fine length and character.

£19.20 Bibendum Wine http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk

Saint Clair, Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Saint Clair, Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

Intense and bright, with gooseberry alongside asparagus and tropical fruit. Medium in complexity, with plenty of citrus fruits alongside nettles on a concentrated palate. Long finish.

£10.44 Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines http://www.hallgartendruitt.co.uk

Tinpot Hut Syrah

Bronze medal winner

Tinpot Hut Syrah, 2009, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

‘Lovely autumn bramble nose dripping with kirsch and plums. Holds a firm but gentle tension and a fab finish,’ said team leader Angela Reddin of this medium-bodied wine with its spice, cassis and pepper notes.

£12.95 Liberty Wines http://www.libertywines.co.uk

Vidal, White Label Series Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Vidal, White Label Series Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Good value and balanced, this has attractive aromas of tangerine and flowers with light zingy notes and lemongrass. While some preferred the aperitif option, Winetec’s Tim Wildman MW felt that, with the spice adding complexity, this ‘would suit spicy Asian cuisine’.

£6.24 Hatch Mansfield http://www.hatchmansfield.com

Woollaston Pinot Noir

Bronze medal winner

Woollaston Pinot Noir, 2010, Nelson, New Zealand

‘Struck match and bonfire embers mix with kirsch on the nose, leading to a palate with lush fruit and a precise mineral edge,’ said team leader Angela Reddin, while James Hocking of The Vineyard Group said ‘Rich, expressive wine with solid tannins and firm acidity, great length. Proper Pinot Noir!’

£16.89 Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines http://www.hallgartendruitt.co.uk

Yealands Estate, Grüner Veltliner

Bronze medal winner

Yealands Estate, Grüner Veltliner, 2012, Awatere Valley, New Zealand

‘Vanilla and lemon curd on the nose mix with lovely passion fruit flavours, this is crisp and cool, bright, fresh and long,’ said team leader Angela Reddin, while Mark Dearmer of The Marylebone Hotel noted ‘honeyed pears with hints of citrus. Ginger spices warm the lengthy finish. Food friendly.’

£8.92 Enotria http://www.enotria.co.uk

Yealands Estate, Pinot Gris

Bronze medal winner

Yealands Estate, Pinot Gris, 2011, Awatere Valley, New Zealand

Ripe and honeyed, with pear and light tropical fruit plus spice on the nose, the palate sports soft fleshy fruit, good structure and a fair length.

£8.92 Enotria http://www.enotria.co.uk

Yealands Estate, Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Yealands Estate, Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, 2011, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

‘Great texture and lovely depth,’ said The Harrow at Little Bedwyn’s Roger Jones. There’s a touch of creamy vanilla on the palate, with luscious, ripe clean fruit – think custard apples. Exceptional, elegant wine with character.’

£9.92 Enotria http://www.enotria.co.uk

Yealands Estate, Sauvignon Blanc

Bronze medal winner

Yealands Estate, Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

Good depth and punch here, with nettles and a little passion fruit on the nose, and minerals and citrus on the palate. ‘Nice body and great length, combining savoury nettle flavours and fruit,’ said The French Table’s Sarah Guignard.

£7.92 Enotria http://www.enotria.co.uk