Take three wines
Published 13/03/2010 | 05:00
Jacob's Creek Sparkling Blanc de Blancs -- the Jacob's Creek family of sparkling wines are brilliant value, delivering great quality at the price. This latest Champagne-style addition is 100pc Chardonnay: super crisp, with zesty lemon and grapefruit, rounded off with a rich creaminess and a tingly dry finish. €13.84 Widely available. Collalbrigo Prosecco Spumante Brut -- it may be too late to order this for Mother's Day, but it would make a great additition to your Prosecco repertoire and worth stocking up on for any forthcoming special occasions. Light, refreshing and elegant, with zippy pear and apple fruit. 11pc alc. €14.95 Available from www.wine yards-direct.ie (minimum order one case, which may be mixed). Jansz Premium Non-Vintage Sparkling Wine -- a great Champagne pretender from Australia's cool-climate Tasmania. Fresh and crisp with all the toasty richness that you get from the real thing and at a budget price. €15.99 (currently reduced from €20.99). Available from Oddbins.