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Wine Picks: Affordable Wine Selections

written by Yoga David 10th August 2015

Forget all the fuss: do you enjoy drinking it and will it make your supper sing? Well then, buy it. Here are some affordable gems that we bet will pleasantly surprise you.

AFFORDABLE

1. COCHA Y TORO FRONTERA MERLOT

Wine Picks: Where You Can Get Your Favourite

Chile

Ksh 655

Available from Viva Global

Nose: Hints of cherry, ripe pepper and soft cacao.

Palate: Elegant and rounded with good body and persistence.

Food pairing: Grilled beef, beef stew, minestrone.

 

2. FOUR COUSINS NATURAL SWEET RED

Wine Picks: Where You Can Get Your Favourite

South Africa

Ksh 675

Available from Slater & Whittaker

Nose: Notes of soft rose petal.

Palate: Ripe plums, strawberries and exotic spices followed by a soft lingering finish

Food pairing: Spicy food, desserts, fruit salad.

 

3. KWV CHENIN BLANC CLASSIC COLLECTION

Wine Picks: Where You Can Get Your Favourite

South Africa

Ksh 835

Available from Slater & Whittaker

Nose: Freshly cut grass, canned peas, ripe paw paw with hints of guava and asparagus.

Palate: Vibrant and fresh with linear acidity and an enduring finish

Food pairing: Salads, sushi, seafood, white meat.

 

4. QUERUE CARMENERE

QUERUE CARMENERE

Chile

Ksh 850

Available from The Wine Shop

Nose: Blackberry and black pepper aromas.

Palate: Smooth, wellrounded tannins.

Food pairing: Red meat, corn-based dishes, Indian curry.

 

5. ANGOVE CHALK HILL BLUE SEMILLON

Wine Picks: Where You Can Get Your Favourite

Australia

Ksh 849

Available from Wines of the World

Nose: Pineapple and grapefruit with hints of peach

Palate: Fresh crisp acidity followed by a soft rich creamy texture

Food pairing: Grilled chicken, spicy ribs and caesar salads.

 

6. ANGOVE CHALK HILL BLUE SHIRAZ

ANGOVE CHALK HILL BLUE SHIRAZ

Australia

Ksh 849

Available from Wines of the World

Nose: Red berry and plum aromas with hints of wood.

Palate: Mouth filling cherry and plum fruit, a touch of wood and a soft full finish.

Food pairing: Spaghetti Bolognese, bean casserole or roast beef.

Feeling like spending a little bit of your hard earned money we have a selection of mid range wines you can also check out

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