Do it for the 'gram! Are you on the hunt for Insta-worthy wines that won't break the bank? Here's a virtual taste-test, hand-picked by us.
1. Gerard Bertrand Côte des Roses Rosé
Côte des Roses Rosé displays a warm blush colour with aromas of fruits, cassis and floral notes on the nose. The palate is full and fresh with a gentle mix of fruit and acidity. A great drink to enjoy over a summer picnic or an intimate date on the beach.
2. Little Giant McLaren Vale Grenache
Hand-crafted and made with minimal additions and preservatives, these are wines made of the vineyard. The grapes are picked at optimal ripeness, minimally handled in the winery and fruit vibrancy is not hidden by non-essential artifact. Seeking first and foremost fruit expression, drinkability and to be a great accompaniment to food. Don’t let the size fool you, these are wines you’ll want to drink.
3. Penfolds St Henri Shiraz 2012
Penfolds St Henri 2012 is a reassuringly old-style St Henri, featuring a radiant redness oozing red-currants and rhubarb and earthy notes on the nose which are conveyed on the palate. A poised and balanced wine with firm, polished tannins. Cellar and enjoy in 10+ years.
4. Mirval Cotes de Provence Rosé
Looking for the perfect blend for summer drinking? Expect a complex flavour loaded with fruity notes, along with an easy acidity for a crisp finish. A complex, flavoursome blend of cinsault, grenache, syrah and rolle, it's bursting with notes of raspberry, wild strawberries, citrus and melon, finishing with a fresh, vibrant acidity.
5. Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc
One of the leading Sauvignon Blancs, Oyster Bay Malborough is a trusted and much-loved wine. With tropical fruit and gooseberry flavours this is a quality wine that has both balance and intensity.