Our Top 10 Spring Wines Under £10 features a selection of the best value wines we are recommending for this season. 5 whites, 5 reds, all delicious and all under £10.
L'Ameillaud Vin De Pays D'Orange 2011, Vaucluse, £8.50
A blend of grenache, syrah and carignan, It is an intense dark red colour. Aromas of plum lead on to a robust palate with cherry flavours supported by well-rounded, soft tannins.
Secateurs Red blend 2010, South Africa, Normally £9.95, with 15% off now £8.45
Full on, succulent wine which is full of energy & character – a blend of several varieties produced from old bush vines. Brilliant for BBQs & parties or just as an after work relaxant!
Artadi Laderas El Seque 2011, Spain, £9.50
A full-bodied, hearty wine at a very affordable price. This quintessentially Mediterranean wine shows ripe fruit and balsamic freshness. A delightful partner to barbequed meats!
Corvo Rosso Nero D'Avola 2010, Italy, £9.99
Velvety flavours of red berries, oak, spice and a slight trace of chalk in the finish. A great accompaniment to meat pastas and full-flavoured fish.
Mourgues Du Gres Galets Rouges 2010, Rhône valley, £9.99
On the palate, spicy red and black berry fruits come beautifully together in a wine that is perfectly balanced. Will go wonderfully with meat dishes such as duck, steak or game.
Domaine Bellier Cheverny 2011, Loire Valley, £10.00
Better than many cheap Sancerres, this is a fresh and succulent sauvignon blanc, with a bright note of tangerine and a dry finish. Is very fish friendly!
Sartarelli Verdicchio Classico 2010, Italy, £9.75
Textured and rich with ripe mango fruits and orange zest. Definitely one to try with rich fish dishes or chicken.
Boekenhoutskloof Wolftrap White 2011, South Africa, £8.95
The Wolftrap White is taking the world by storm. With only the third vintage bottled it has become a rising star of the JN portfolio.
Lascaux Domaine Cavalier Blanc 2012, Languedoc, £8.99
Citrus fruits and grapefruit on the nose are followed on the palate by a fresh, aromatic mouthfeel unrepinned by tingling acidity. Drink this wine within 2 years and accompany with sushi or shellfish.
Mourgues Du Gres Galets Dores 2010
The wine is crisp, fresh and full. Galets Dorés makes for an excellent aperitif. A good companion to veal and poultry dishes and cheeses such as cantal and goats cheese.