- Published: 09 June 2013 09 June 2013
We've been languishing down in Hampshire for a couple of days soaking up the sunshine, barbecuing, sun basking and reading books in warm sun kissed tranquility. Obviously all these activities require a small dose of vinous produce to aid digestion, precipitate a comfortable siesta and so on.
I found my peace today with this lovely Fleurie in the 'Exquisite Collection' from Aldi. The warm weather reds I tend to go for are Beaujolais Village, Fleurie, Alsace or Austrian pinot noir or menthia from Galicia; typically wines that are lighter, less tannic, with mouth teasing acidity and summer red fruits like raspberries and strawberries.
This wine has the lovely translucent ruby red colour, crushed ripe strawberry aromas and really refreshing fruity pleasant taste with a clean finish. A great summer wine for £6 a bottle … get a case and invite all your friends over!
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