Cheap Aldi wine from Spain wins international award
27 May 2012 @ 23:23
PROVING you should never judge a bottle by its cover, a cheap Spanish red from budget supermarket Aldi has scooped an international award.
Judges at the International Wine and Spirit Competition honoured the own-brand 2011 Toro Loco Tempranillo with a silver medal, describing it as ‘fruity, rounded and appealing’.
It comes despite a price tag of just £3.59.
Indeed the wine, made by Bodegas Covinas in the Utiel-Requena region in Valencia, excelled in blind taste tests alongside reds costing nearly ten times as much and beat several French Grand Crus.
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