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Friday, 4 December 2015

Two Rhône Wines

Two Rhône wines from Asda and M&S

An enjoyable spicy entry-level red, plus an unusual oaked white.

Plan de Dieu Côtes du Rhône Villages 2014 (ASDA, £6.00) dark fruit and warming oaky spice, juicy and food friendly. Thoroughly enjoyable entry-level Rhône. Good value.

Match with roast red meat.

Reserve du Boulas, Laudun, Côtes du Rhône Villages 2014 (Marks and Spencer, £9.00) unusual white Rhône;  ripe orchard fruits and sweet spice with some toasty oak with a warm-climate smile. Rounded, balanced and adept. Good.

Match with meaty white fish, chicken, pork and pasta with cream and mushrooms.

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