STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE The LES VIGNES RETROUVeES SAINT MONT 2008 (pounds 7.
Echo features editor Neil Cammies
said: 'We are looking for something that scares us, makes us laugh or inspires us over the festive period.
The commandant decided that the price of the cammies
was too high and they could do better outside DLA.
STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE Starting with a cheeky white and a name that is known to most, the MARQU[ETH]S DE CACERES BLANCO 2009 (RRP pounds 7.
Answers on a postcard to Neil Cammies
, Features Department, South Wales Echo, Thomson House, Havelock Street, Cardiff.
uk) has deep red fruits Neil Cammies
OFF THE VINE aromas on the nose, which are rich and inviting.
Cardiff warmed up for tomorrow's opener with a 48-12 win over Swansea Bulls last weekend and select from an 18man squad featuring newcomers Rhodri Thomas, Mike Muir, Parry Rowlands and Neil Cammies
STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE Continuing Spain's excellent range of tasty whites the DUQUESA DE VALLADOLID VERDEJO 2009 RUEDA (pounds 6.
On the finish a touch of Neil Cammies
STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE Moving to South Africa the DE GRENDEL MERLOT 2007 (RRP pounds 10.
STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE There is a belting nose of a whole hedgerow of cooked fruits with boxwood edges to the aromas in the YALI THREE LAGOONS CARMENERE 2008 (RRP pounds 9.
STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE Moving to France and probably the most complex style of red wine,Burgundy, and nothing demonstrates this more than the LOUIS JADOT GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN 2007 (RRP pounds 27.
STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE The Chardonnay blend is very pale in the glass, almost ghost-like.