Best white wines for 2019 you can pick up from your local supermarket; Wine can be a minefield. From Pinot Grigio to Sauvignon Blanc or a decent Chardonnay, it's tough to know where to start. We take you through the best white wines you can get from your local retailer in 2019.
Do you know your Chardonnay from your Sauvignon? The wine aisles of a supermarket and online stores can be impossible to crack if you don't know your basics.
What county to go for? Do I want a full bodied wine or one with great legs? Does more expensive mean better taste? Is Chardonnay really that bad?
It's actually much easier to find one you'll love, and keep coming back to.
Make notes of what notes and flavours you like in your wine, and when you'll be drinking it, can all play a major part in what types of wines you'll enjoy most.
Will you be enjoying your wine with food? Will you be pouring a glass as you sink into the sofa at the end of a hectic week at work?
Here are some key tips to remember:
So, put simply, both Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc are light fruity white wines that tend to be on the dryer side with citrus notes, while Chardonnay is said to be heavier with more buttery notes.
Check out our roundup of the best ones you can buy in your local supermarket today...
Quisco Sauvignon Blanc
Grapes picked from the Los Catus Vineyard, this wine was names after the presence of the Chilean El Quisco cactus which grow on the sunniest slopes of the Rapel valley.
This Sauvignon features outstanding fruity aromas (pineapple grape fruit, white peach) as well as floral and subtle citrus notes.
An 13% dry screw top wine, the palate is fruity, fresh with good volume and a nice finish -- oh, and a great price!
Price: [pounds sterling]5.99 |Buy now at Aldi
Hartley's Block Sauvignon Blanc
Travel to the end of the earth with this New Zealand Sauvignon. Underlying base notes of fresh garden herbs combine with lime zest.
Grapes for this bottle are produced in Waihopai of New Zealand and give us a vibrant flavour combination.
Price: [pounds sterling]9.99 |Buy now at Waitrose and Partners
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc
Another New Zealander white wine here - this offering is intensely fruity and crisp.
When this first hit the shelves ten years ago, it sold out instantly and has been a firm favourite ever since.
Hailing from the north eastern region of south NZ, Marlborough, this is a distinctly fresh wine with touches of green pepper, elderflower, and gooseberry.
Drink nice and chilled on the patio with a summer salad or fish meal.
Price: [pounds sterling]22 |Buy now from Morrisons
Mud House Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
Staying in New Zealand, this Sauvignon Blanc white wine has a crisp, vibrant palate with concentrated fruity flavours.
Another refreshing beverage, this offers aromas of grapefruit, nettles and melon.
Again, enjoy this refreshingly juicy wine chilled with a lighter meal like fish.
Price: [pounds sterling]7 |Buy now at a Amazon
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Wolf Blass Yellow Label Chardonnay
A white Chardonnay wine from the south of Australia, this winemaker (Wolf Blass) was established in 1966 and has stood the test of time.
Greatly flavoursome, this wine offers aromas of peach, stone fruits and melon, followed by a creamy texture and integrated oak.
Ideal for drinking now but will last you up to a year.
Reviews have said it offers a depth of taste without acidity with a moreish characteristic.
Price: [pounds sterling]7 |Buy now at Sainsbury's
Art of Wine The Great Wave Sauvignon Blanc
Deliver a wave of flavour to your taste buds like the label suggests with this hearty Sauvignon Blanc.
This wine is crisp, elegant and refreshing. The concentrated fruit flavours offer acidity without being too much or too sharp to enjoy while leaving a delicate lingering finish.
This New Zealand wine is best enjoyed chilled as a perfect complement to a seafood dish.
Price: [pounds sterling]9.39 |Buy now at Amazon
Castellore Pinot Grigio Puglia
A good white wine needn't break the bank and this Aldi wine delivers on all levels.
At under [pounds sterling]4, this Pinot Grigio from the Italian Puglia region offers crisp, clean apple and pear aromas and a dry taste.
Enjoy chilled with white meats for a delectable experience this summer.
Price: [pounds sterling]3.89 |Buy now at Aldi
On the drier end of the spectrum, this Chardonnay offering hails from the Stellenbosch region of South Africa brings refreshingly fruity apricot and orange peel aromas.
Arriving with plenty of oak notes, this is a great Chardonnay for any occasion that could sway Chardonnay snubbers.
Again, enjoy chilled with a white meat such as grilled chicken.
Price: [pounds sterling]14.99 |Buy now at Waitrose and Partners
Banrock Station Chardonnay-Verdelho
Another absolute bargain that's produced in south eastern Australia.
The once barren landscape of Banrock station has been cultivated into the perfect place to produce top quality wine. And it's obviously working.
Enjoy citrus and peach tastes with a hint of vanilla. The lingering fresh finish makes this white wine ideal with creamy pasta dishes.
Price: [pounds sterling]4.99 |Buy now at Aldi
Jacobs Creek Chardonnay
This one's a classic and you may have even bought it before.
A well rounded Chardonnay that's bursting with flavours like melon, peach and toasted oak. A deliciously creamy texture, this south eastern Aussie wine is perfect for every day drinking - enjoy chilled by itself or with a light meal.
Price: [pounds sterling]5.50 |Buy now from Morrisons
Bottoms up for white wine lovers!
Juicy, fruity and full bodied
Fresh, herby notes for pure refreshment
Get this before it sells out...again
Vibrant and intensely fruity
fruity aromas with hints of oak
A wave of flavour on the palate
Great value, delicious taste
Dry white for sophisticated tastes
Aussue white wine goodness
A crowd favorite
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|Date:||Aug 7, 2019|
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