50 great-value wines under £15

weekday wines, Esk Valley Verdelho
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Esk Valley, Verdelho, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand 2011

This native Portuguese grape certainly feels at home here. Peach and grapefruit dominate, with a touch of orange peel. The time the wine spends on lees and in oak barrels gives it a lovely texture while the bright acidity gives freshness. 17.5pts/20 (91/100)
Price: £11.25 widely available via UK agent Hatch Mansfield
Alc: 14%