The weather has turned a lot more Autumnul here, cooler mornings/evenings, a bit of wind and rain, which makes me want to pull on a favourite jumper, eat a comforting dinner, and drink a more robust red wine. I certainly don’t crave a zesty sauvignon blanc right now.
If your craving a similar wine then I recommend you try the nicest, good value red I’ve tasted from Marks and Spencer in some time. Dolphin Bay Shiraz a whopping 14.5% alcohol this is not for the faint hearted !
This wine is deep red with a bluey hue giving away its youthfulness. A strong tobacco and coffee aroma which follows through on the taste. Also juicy with black fruit and spicy pepper. Complex and satisying flavours great on its own also superb with food.
The spicy pepper flavours make it a great match for steak, roast lamb, sausage casserole, and well flavoured cheese.
Grape : Shiraz; Country : South Africa; Year : 2012; Price : £5.99; Alcohol : 14.5%