Christelle Guibert

Christelle Guibert

Decanter’s tastings director Christelle Guibert picks out 25 exciting and accessible wines available in the UK for £25 or less...

Elisabetta Foradori (second from left) with her children, Theo, Myrtha and Emilio Zierock

Christelle Guibert headed up into the Dolomites to visit Elisabetta Foradori, a key figure in Italian winemaking, who put Trentino and its native grapes on the map...

Rojalet, Negre 2015

20 and 30 year old Carignan and Garnacha vines are overseen by Carlos Escolar - a young winemaker who coaxes extraordinary flavours from the harsh landscape of Montsant, which almost…

Bodegas Juan Gil, Can Blau 2014

A blend of Carignan, Syrah and Grenache from slatey soils - the 'llicorella' made famous by neighbouring Priorat. This wine has lots of fresh, juicy fruit...

Lyrarakis, Voila Assyrtiko 2016

From a small family winery who discovered the potential of east Crete in the 1970s. Sourced form an unirrigated single vineyard, this Assyrtiko is lovely and fresh, with crisp apple,…

Abbotts & Delaunay, Merlot 2015

This is a joint venture between two winemakers from different sides of the world: Nerida Abbot from Australia and Laurent Delaunay from Burgundy...

Cantina di Negrar, Corvina 2016

This is a brand new single varietal from this co-operative, located in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico area, just a few kilometres from Verona...

Abbesse, Sauvignon Blanc 2015

This Sancerre look-alike from Touraine will not disappoint, especially with a price tag of less than a tenner! Made exclusively for Laithwaites, this is spring in a glass...

Domaine Guyot, Les Loges, Pouilly-Fumé 2015

A fabulous Sauvignon crafted by a fifth-generation family domaine in the heart of the appellation. The nose opens up to white stony fruit, hints of elderberry, and the classic herbaceous…

Chapel Down, Bacchus 2015

From England's fourth most planted grape variety, this is a great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc. It displays aromas of green apple, gooseberry and freshly cut grass...

Parés Baltà, Honeymoon 2015

Made from Parellada, a traditional grape variety mostly used in Cava, this unoaked offering opens up to aromatic notes of white flowers and ripe, peachy fruits...

Louis Jadot, Pouilly-Fuissé 2014

This is Louis Jadot's most famous wine and justifiably so. It is a textbook Chardonnay, opening up to white flowers, acacia honey and a touch of hazelnut...

Wm Morrisons, Brut NV

A good value, well made Champagne. Elegant aromas of ripe apple, while on the palate it is creamy with good weight and a nice zesty, refreshing finish.

Waitrose, Brut NV

Fruit-forward and complex with good weight. The palate has apple fruit flavours and a well integrated mousse...