Le Rose, Saint Auriol, Reserve £6.69
Lunch in the garden? Sit back and enjoy the good weather with this pretty pale pink from Claude Vialade, the "femme du vin", at just £6.69. It has lively fresh fruit flavours and a crisp dry finish making it the perfect choice for a hot day. Good with food or on its own, it is a wine very evocative of southwest France.
With strong feminine figures hitting the headlines more and more, here is a woman making some great wines. Claude is the owner and founder fo Domaines Auriol, also makers of The Maison Vialade range from Corbieres in southwest France.