Decanter's tasting director Christelle Guibert picks some of her favourites for under £20 from UK high street retailer Majestic, following a recent tasting...

Majestic Wine has built its name on the breadth of its range and high levels of in-store customer service. Decanter’s Christelle Guibert attended a recent tasting and has recommended five of her favourites for under £20, including one of their best selling wines, the Porta 6 from Portugal.

Five of the best Majestic wines under £20:

Domaine Carobelle, Gigondas, Rhône, France, 2016

Domaine Carobelle, Gigondas, Rhône, France, 2016

Farmed organically with grapes sourced from old vines, this is a classic southern Rhône offering, opening up with red and black fruit and some sweet spice. Big and bold on the palate, it has a firm structure and tension, and will pair nicely with fillet steak. A great alternative to…

Points 91
Domaine Jomain, Bourgogne, Chardonnay, Burgundy, 2014

Domaine Jomain, Bourgogne, Chardonnay, Burgundy, 2014

A historical vineyard now run by siblings, the grapes that make up this elegant and classy wine come exclusively from vineyards bordering the Puligny-Montrachet commune. This is a classic, fine Burgundy with buttery and white cream notes complemented with lemon and apple characters. Textured with weight and depth on the…

Points 90
Olivier Dubois, Touraine, Cuvée Prestige Sauvignon Blanc,

Olivier Dubois, Touraine, Cuvée Prestige Sauvignon Blanc,

This is exactly what Touraine Sauvignon should be: refreshing, zesty, aromatic - and all for under a tenner. The palate is unpretentious, with grassy and gooseberry characters and enough depth to leave you wanting more. This is the perfect wine to have on standby in your fridge, and I'd drink…

Points 90
Agricole Vallone, Salice Salentino, Vereto, Puglia, 2013

Agricole Vallone, Salice Salentino, Vereto, Puglia, 2013

Made entirely from the Negroamaro grape, this southern Italian wine displays uplifting aromas of macerated red cherry fruit and some spice. Bright and vibrant on the palate, it is smooth and full-bodied with a sweet and sour cherry fruit sensation. The eight months in Slavonian oak barrels add a layer…

Points 90
Porta 6, Lisboa, Portugal, 2015

Porta 6, Lisboa, Portugal, 2015

From the indigenous varieties of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Castelão, this is a straightforward, medium-bodied red with blackcurrant and floral notes. It is very refreshing and vibrant with smooth tannins and, more importantly, it is worth every penny.

Points 90

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