Reviews of wines I have tried

  • M&S Susana Balbo Malbec

    M&S Susana Balbo Malbec

    M&S Collection is marketed as an exceptional selection of iconic wines from celebrated regions around the world. Susana Balbo is a family winery located in Agrelo, at the foothills of the Andes Mountains of Mendoza, Argentina. Susana Balbo was Argentina’s first female winemaker and she is often referred to as the “Queen of Torrontes”. Decanter…

  • Yealands Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

    Yealands Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

    The Yealands reserve collection showcases the premium fruit from Yealand’s ‘Seaview’ site in the Awatere Valley. It offers a more pronounced passionfruit and citrus flavour profile compared to the standard Yealands Sauvignon Blanc. I found this to be a great wine, one that I plan to purchase again, though my preference still leans towards the…

  • Sainsbury’s Brut Non Vintage Champagne

    Sainsbury’s Brut Non Vintage Champagne

    This champagne, crafted by Louis Kremer Champagne House, uses 20% reserve wines in its blend. “Salty, nutty notes are joined by intense green apple fruit on the nose. A green cooking apple character on the palate sits alongside roasted nuts and a lively acid backbone. It has a wonderful vibrancy that makes this a useful…