With the weather hotting up stashing a good stock of high-quality wine that doesn’t bust the bank is a must have. Tesco delivers.
This selection chosen by the Tesco wine experts gives you ae perfect match for all kinds of gatherings, summer feasts, picnics in the park or just sitting outside as dusk falls over the rooftops
This celebrated sparkling wine is produced by the award-winning Hush Heath Estate in Kent, from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes hand- harvested in their own estate vineyards.
Crisp and elegant, it boasts attractive aromas of apple and bright citrus with a hint of delicate brioche. On the palate it is dry with a delicate mousse and long finish. Perfect for celebrations; serve chilled as an aperitif or with canapés.
This crisp and elegant sparkling rosé is made from hand-harvested grapes picked in vineyards south of Saumur. Made according to the traditional method, in the same way as Champagne, it has a delicate pink colour and fine, smooth bubbles.
With aromatic floral and red berry notes and a zesty citrus finish, it is delicious with fruity desserts or served chilled on its own.
A highly aromatic yet elegant expression of Sauvignon Blanc from the grape’s spiritual home, the Loire Valley. It combines aromas and flavours of citrus and passionfruit with a refreshingly crisp palate, producing a wine that’s perfect with summer salads, fish dishes or goat’s cheese tart.
Produced from hand-picked grapes, grown in the cool vineyards of northern Spain’s Rías Baixas region, an area famed for its high quality Albariño. The grapes are exposed to cooling Atlantic breezes, which ensure they ripen slowly, developing intense aromas and concentrated flavours.
Expect notes of apricot, honeysuckle, fresh grapefruit and mandarin, paired with a palate that is dry, crisp and refreshing. An excellent match for calamari, seafood and tapas.
A rich and elegant wine made from the ripest grapes grown in Cantina diMonteforte’s best vineyards. It has complex flavours of crisp pear, citrus and white stone fruit with a long, smooth finish typical of high-quality Pinot Grigio. Try pairing it with asparagus risotto or spaghetti alle vongole.
Mirabeau Pure Rosé 12.6% abv, £15.00 (vegetarian)
A crisp, dry and elegant pale pink rosé, to bring a taste of the Côte d’Azur to long summer lunches. On the palate it is clean and expressive, with aromas of peach, lychee, passion fruit and a touch of flint. Delicious with fresh oysters or Greek Salad.
This fruity Garnacha, full of ripe strawberry flavours, is made from carefully selected grapes from the sun ripened vineyards of central Spain. Innovative spinning cone technology is used to gently remove the alcohol, creating a great tasting drink with less than 0.5% alcohol. Great with picnics, salmon or canapes.
A vibrant red wine made with 100% Gamay grapes. Full of bright and juicy flavours of red cherry and red currants, it works well slightly chilled, either on its own or alongside cured meats and cheeses.
Tesco Finest Swartland Shiraz 14% abv, £7.50 (vegan)
A spicy red wine, made from the small, concentrated Shiraz grapes that ripen perfectly in the heat of Swartland, South Africa. Full bodied, with flavours of bramble, dark cherry and plum, it’s punctuated with peppery notes, leading to a juicy finish. Enjoy with barbecued sausages or grilled mushrooms.
This rich and inviting Malbec comes from one of Argentina’s most-awarded wineries. The grapes are grown in the Uco Valley in the foothills of the Andes, an area which provides the optimum growing conditions.
It is wonderfully complex,with intense aromas of ripe black fruit and hints of smoke. On the palate, its sumptuous blackcurrant and plum flavours combine with toasty vanilla oak to create an elegant and full-bodied wine. Delicious with roast lamb or aubergine parmigiana.