Weekday wines

The Wine Society, The Society’s Cava Reserva Brut, Penedès, Spain NV 89

£8.95 The Wine Society

Excellent-value Cava, this spends 30 months in bottle. It’s crisp, with good purity of appley fruit and more depth than many Cavas at this price due to extended lees ageing. Voted a Wine Champion in 2020 by the Society’s buyers. AW Alcohol 12%

Lenton Brae, Southside Chardonnay, Margaret River, Western Australia 2019 92

£17.95 Private Cellar

Great concentration and weight. Aromas of wild fennel, ripe nectarines and lemon curd. Nutty wild-yeast complexity and toastiness from barrel fermentation and a hint of new oak. TG Alc 13%

Jummare, Vermentino, Sicily, Italy 2019 90

£12.99 Aitken’s, Latitude, Liberty Wines

From vineyards in Menfi at an altitude of 250m, this organic, vegan-friendly Vermentino Alc 12.5%

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