Top 10 Wines in Sainsbury's

1. Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Crémant de Loire - Best Buy

Region: France   Grape: Chenin 
 

Recently voted Which? Best Buy sparkling 2018, If you are on a budget, Crémant offers some of the best sparkling wines in the world. 

What the Critics Score:

Which Best Buy 2018

What Drinkers Score:

Sainsbury's Uses - 4.6 stars

2. Bellingham The Bernard Series Syrah - New!!

Region: South Africa   Grape: Syrah

 

"Perfect for Christmas time this rich full bodied wine has hints of dark berry and black and white pepper spice on the finish. "

What the Critics Score:

Decanter  - Silver Medal 

 

What Drinkers Score:

Vivino Users - 4.3 Stars

3. Piper-Heidsieck Brut NV - New!!

Region: Champagne, France  Grape: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay  

Piper-Heidsieck Brut NV is a highly awarded Champagne that recently won a Gold at IWC 2018 and keeps getting better every year! 

 

What the Critics Score:

IWC - Gold

What Drinkers Score:

Vivino Users - 4.2 stars

4. Sainsbury's 12 Year Old Sweet Pedro Ximenez, Desert Wine

Region: Sherry, Spain, Italy   Grape: Pedro Ximinez

"Amazingly concentrated and thick, it's superbly balanced, with evolving flavours of apricot jam, orange peel and fruit cake. Delicious and fantastically priced."

What the Critics Score:

Decanter - Gold Medal

IWC - Gold Medal

IWSC  - Silver Medal

Daily Mail review - Best for Christmas

What Drinkers Score:

Vivino Uses - 4.0 Stars

"Highest Rated Desert Wine"

5. Baron Gassier Cuvée Elegance Rose - New!!

Region: Provence, France    Grape: Syrah

"Winner of the best value rose this light refreshing Rose is a little stunner. lovely wild herbs and fresh raspberry's on the finish"

What the Critics Score:

IWC - Gold Medal

IWC - Voted best value Rose 

Decanter - 89 points

What Drinkers Score:

Sainsbury's Users 4 stars

Vivino Users - 4 stars 

6. Sainsbury's Riverblock Sauvignon Blanc, Taste the Difference

Region: Marlborough, New Zealand   Grape: Sauvignon Blanc

"Vibrant and elegant, there’s plenty of zesty citrus and apple fruit, and minerality on the finish."

What the Critics Score:

IWC  - Silver Medal

What Drinkers Score:

Sainsbury's Users - 5 Stars

8. Porcupine Ridge Shiraz

Region: South Africa   Grape: Shiraz
 

"A serious, dark and smoky Syrah with blackberry, spice and vanilla. It loves grilled meats, from hamburgers to thick juicy steaks."

What the Critics Score:

Decanter - Silver Medal 

IWC  - Bronze Medal

What Drinkers Score:

Sainsbury's Users - 4.5 Stars

Vivino Users - 3.5 Stars

7. Stellenrust Chenin Blanc - New!!

Region: South Africa  Grape: Chenin Blanc

"A little gem of a wine picking up a lot of medals recently, delivering ripe zesty pineapple, pear and white peach with a refreshing lime acidity."

What the Critics Score:

Decanter - Gold Medal

IWC - Silver Medal

IWSC - Silver Medal

What Drinkers Score:

Sainsbury's Users - 5 stars

Vivino Users - 3.9 stars 

9. Peter Yealands, Sauvignon Blanc - New!!

Region: New Zealand  Grape: Sauvignon Blanc

"The palate is brimming with zingy fruit that is balanced with a long, crisp mineral finish. "

What the Critics Score:

Decanter  - Gold Medal
IWC - Bronze Medal
IWSC - Bronze Medal

What Drinkers Score:
Sainsbury's Users - 5 Stars

10. McGuigan Shortlist Chardonnay

Region: Australia  Grape: Chardonnay

"A modern style of Chardonnay with lemon, honey and stonefruit aromas integrated with delicate cedar notes."

What the Critics Score:

Decanter - Gold Medal
IWSC  - 
Silver Medal

IWC  - Silver Medal

What Drinkers Score:

Vivno - 3.4 stars

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