Almost Majestic bargains
27 Apr 2009 by Jancis Robinson
The following collection of 65 wines retailing at £3.99 to £60 a bottle are all currently offered by Majestic, the British chain of wine warehouses that recently acquired Lay & Wheeler , thereby dramatically improving its en primeur allocations of burgundy and Rhône wines. It is clear that Majestic is keen to make greater inroads into the profitable fine wine market and I was very impressed by Majestic's last fine wine tasting . This more humdrum selection was much more varied in quality and excitement - although their buyers still show aptitude at picking up bargains. Note, for example, the Crasto Douro red that was...

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