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MORRISONS 2017 TOP WINES IN PRICE CATEGORY


SUMMARY
Morrisons is in the process of properly re-inventing itself. It has a whole new 'own brand' label for entry level and as a step up a fab range called 'Morrisons Signature' which are on the whole good wines well priced. There is a lot to like in their list, everything form the economy class to a 109 priced claret, and don't forget a great range of spirits,beers and ciders.


Please bear in mind that not all of these wines are available in every store - but they can all be found on morrisonscellar.com also prices are subject to variation.


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Morrisons The Best Champagne Brut NV 19.00 rating 89
Red and green apple nose, fresh and zesty with yeast and good body
Morrisons The Best Vintage Cava Brut 7.00 rating 90
Good yeasty nose, green and red apple with peach. Top wine.
Cloudy Bay Pelorous NV 20.00 rating 91
Good autolytic yeasty nose, lovely fresh acidity, complex
Morrisons The Best Prosecco 8.50 rating 89
Lovely light fresh prosecco all peach and grass, simple but effective
Menestrello Pinot Spumangte Rose 8.00 rating 90
Lovely light red fruit nose, very straightforward but really well made pink fizz
Sacchetto Grifon Prosecco Rose Extra Dry 10.00 rating 90
Top stuff, full of vibrant raspberry and cranberry notes, dry and crisp
Morrisons The Best Vintage Cava Rosado 7.00 rating 89
Nice yeasty, fruity nose, strawberry to the fore on the palate, delicious and look at the price
Morrisons Torrontes 5.25 rating 90
Good open green fruit nose, lime zest and lemon, beautifully made
Les Richoises White 5.00 rating 89
Floral grapefuit and citrus nose, touch of passion fruit and apple amazing value
Sorso Pinot Grigio 7.00 rating 89
Good fruit driven simple pinot grigio, it tastes of something!
Morrisons The Best Gavi 7.00 rating 90
Light and elegant, apple and blossom nose, lengthy finish
Morrisons The Best Pecorino 8.00 rating 86
All pecorino has a sheep on the label, very pleasing wine.
Masseria Pietrosa Verdeca 8.00 rating 91
Classy looking bottle, good floral aromatics, fresh and dry, vanilla, the full ticket.
Morrisons The Best Rioja Blanco Reserva 13.00 rating 92
Good ripe oaky nose, baked apple and cream, lovely
Morrisons The Best South African Chenin Blanc 7.00 rating 89
Lovely pproachable wine, soft creamy palate, forward fruit, easy
Morrisons Albarino 8.00 rating 89
Lemon peel nose, light green apple palate, lovely tropical finish
Rosemount Diamond selection Chardonnay
6.50 rating 89
Pole, lime and citrus nose, good acidity, lovely wine at the price
Morrisons The Best Fiano 6.00 rating 89
Lovely white blossom nose, good fruit, hint tropical on palate
Morrisons Signature Petit Chablis 8.50 rating 89
Good dry austere,hint of pebble and green fruit, balanced
Morrisons The Best Chablis 10.00 rating 89
Minerality and a hint of farmyard, chalk and apple palate, interesting
Morrisons The Best Chablis Premier Cru 15.00 rating 90
Minerality and a hint of farmyard, chalk and apple palate, interesting
Morrisons White Burgundy 8.00 rating 90
Amazing value, lovely wine, green apple and grass, good example of the style
Morrisons Pinot Gris 8.25 rating 90
Good stone fruit nose, hit of citrus, lime peel on platae

Morrisons Chilean Pinot Noir 6.50 rating 88
Light red berry aroma, good body, really well made and well priced
Morrisons South African Pinotage 7.00 rating 89
Menthol nose, pepper and pice on palate, top wine, great value
Morrisons The Best Fleurie 8.25 rating 89
Smashing red berry character, light and fresh would do well chilled
Joseph Drouhin Vougeot 1er Cru 32.00 rating 91
Deep anc complex, savoury development, firm fruit, structure and elegance
Morrisons The Best IGP Cotes Catalans 7.50 rating 90
Damson nose, black pepper, herbal notes, deep and generous
Morrisons The Best Crozes Hermitage 10.00 rating 90
This pretty much ticks all the boxes and is very well priced
Villa Verde Montepulciano D'Abruzzo 4.50 rating 90
Look at the price, look at the rating, fantastic cherry and fresh tar, lots here great value
Morrisons The Best Nero D'Avola 6.00 rating 89
Cherry and plum dominate, touch of violet on the finish, a beaut
Morrisons The Best Primitivo 6.75 rating 89
Cardamom and spice, rich fruitcake palate, mouthwatering finish
Baron De Ley Camino Del Monte Rioja Gran Reserva 13.00 rating 91
Intense savoury nose, pepper and spice, solid black fruit, classy
Pura Bay Pinot Noir 9.75 rating 90
Plum, raspberry, vanilla, lovely integrated wine, really well made
Morrisons The Best Malbec 7.00 rating 90
Lovely warming spice nose, ripe black fruit, good use of oak
Morrisons The Best South African Cabernet Sauvignon 7.00 rating 88
Spice, oak and smoke, proper BBQ Bargain, lovely wine at 7
Zalze Shiraz Mouverdre Viognier 7.00 rating 92
Herbal nose, good fruit and oak interplay, powerful finish, fantastic value
Morrisons The Best South African Shiraz 6.00 rating 89
Lovely cocoa powder nose, rich and intense, ripe black cherry, smashing
Workshop Bench Blend Merlot 6.00 rating 89
Light floral nose, light spice, soft and easy drinking
Karri Oak Merlot 8.00 rating 90
Menthol nose, rich and deep palate, coffee, chocolate, oak, hot finish
Morrisons Shiraz 4.25 rating 89
Good spice, full deep rich palate, black berry and black cherry, great priced party wine
Morrisons Valpolicella Ripasso 7.50 rating 90
Full on generous wine, big over ripe nose, inky and rich black fruit, smashing
Gerard Bertrand Les Aspres 10.00 rating 89
Lovely looking wine, hinto violet on  nose, elegant, very well made
Morrisons Marques de los Rios Rioja Reserva 6.50 rating 90
Lovely big oaky Rioja nose, just what it ought to be, great price too!
Valdivieso Cabernet Franc 14.00 rating 90
Proper wine, big, complex, deep, oak and medicine cabinet, lovely
La Bodega de los Altos Andes Malbec 5.75 rating 90
Oak, spice, black pepper, smoke and pepper palate, great
Root 1 Carmenere 8.00 rating 90
Soft redcurrant, black fruit and spice, good example of carmenere
Villa Antorini Rosso 2011 14.99 rating 91
Hint of farmyard on the nose, soft, warm and interesting

Amalthee Provence Ros 9.00 rating 89
Sexy looking bottle, peach and pear character, fresh and light
Les Richoises Ros
5.00 rating 89
Quite a pink pink, lovely red fruit, great value party/BBQ wine
A La Mode Grenache Syrah Ros
8.00 rating 87
Another lovely looking bottle, touch of cranberry, basic and easy
Gerard Bertrand Gris de Gris
Ros 8.50 rating 87
Simple raspberry, straightforward, fresh wine
Bellemente Pinot Grigio Blush 4.50 rating 89
Lovely cranberry and blossom palate, wow, amazing for the money