Best buys | Wine of the week: BX Crémant de Bordeaux

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Wine of the week: BX Crémant de Bordeaux

As I've pointed out on more than one occasion pink champers is pretty pricey so if you’re looking for something a little more affordable this sparkling Bordeaux rosé I’ve just discovered in Aldi’s Spring Wine Festival should hit the spot

Bordeaux isn’t of course noted for its sparkling wine but as it’s what many people want to drink these days it’s got in on the act.

This, I imagine, is made from merlot and has a lovely fresh strawberry flavour.

Although it’s drier than prosecco it wouldn't be too dry to demolish with a white chocolate dessert or a box of milk chocolates or, as they suggest on the label, with sushi which would would definitely appeal to me.

And at £7.99 it won’t break the bank.

For my other Valentine's Day picks see my Guardian column

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Richard on February 23 2017 at 10:06

This was really nice, and just the right dryness but with plenty of flavour. Much preferred to the usual mediocre prosecco, and a very good price. psYK8C

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