Champagne Veuve Monsigny Brut No 3, Philizot

We offered this to the Kerins to celebrate Paul’s Birthday. An Aldi own label, part of the crop received at Lesley’s Birthday Party. I thought this was fast approaching its best before; a sweet, corky taste with good bubbles, peaky rusty around the edges.

[Categories Champagne, pinot noir, chardonnay, munier ]

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Malbec, Uco Valley, Argentina, 2013

Malbec _ 160714 F

Part of the Exquisite collection from Aldi which Robbie introduced to our Saturday lunch.

Big punchy typical Malbec that suggests there’s more to Argentina worth seeking out.

Aldi tasting notes here:

https://www.aldi.ie/en/product-range/drinks/wine-cellar/red-wine/red-wine-products-detail-page/ps/p/argentinian-malbec/

 

Malbec _ 160714

Andara, Sauvignon Blanc, Chile, NV

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From Aldi, been looking forward to this. For the money very quaffable.

£3.99, €6.39 here so not unreasonable price comparison given our brutal wine tax..

The Mirror Wine Correspondent described this in their article:

“Christmas wine wonders from Aldi for less than £5”

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