Wine with Winsor – 240

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Savvy buy
Kaiora Bay 2013 Sauvignon Blanc 

There is still a lot of love for crisp, zesty Marlborough sauvignon blanc and you can’t go wrong with this fresh, vibrant Kiwi cousin that is a bargain basement buy.

You’ll find refreshing pineapple, grapefruit and kiwifruit notes here, with a burst of citrusy acid at the end and some green herbal hints.

Exactly what you’d expect from an NZ savvy and a great partner for grilled seafood or oysters. Exclusive to Aldi stores.

$10

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Quality shiraz
Grant Burge 2012 Miamba Shiraz

Take one of Australia’s highest-profile wine producers, quality Barossa shiraz fruit and one of the best vintages on record and what could go wrong?

In this case, absolutely nothing. This is a very classy red that manages to combine opulence and elegance.

There are dark fruit, chocolate, classy oak and spice notes that all come together in an extremely attractive package, in which everything is beautifully manicured.

$28.

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Pewsey Vale 2014 Eden Valley Riesling

The Pewsey Vale isn’t the cheapest riesling in the marketplace but it is one of the most reliably consistent when it comes to quality.

Grown at altitude in the high Eden Valley, this is bone dry with lovely zingy acidity, fresh citrus and slatey character on the palate.

All the fruit is sourced from a single vineyard and winemaker Louisa Rose has captured the essence of young riesling.

Just lovely as a thirst-quencher on the back porch.

$20-23.  

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