3 wines to try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Chapel Down, Sparkling English Rose Brut NV, €29.50 from Marks & Spencer (88)

16th April, 2011

English wine has been advancing both in quality and quantity for the last decade, and now Marks & Spencer is offering it as part of its core range. However, while English wine has moved firmly out of the curiosity section, it remains hamstrung by volume and price issues, and this sparkler illustrates that well. It’s an attractive wine which has the delicacy and perky nose of a top-end cava, with the body and palate of...

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