Tesco's summer collection
13 Jul 2012 by Jancis Robinson & Richard Hemming
As for Waitrose - 120 wines for 'summer' , Richard and I split the 'work' of tasting our way though Tesco's current range. The most notable table was the Social Responsibility Selection, a dozen or so reduced- or low-alcohol wines that presumably play a part in the giant retailer's pledge to government to counter Britain's booze culture. Most of them were some of the least pleasant liquids to have passed my lips for many a year, but there was one quite respectable white and a reasonably drinkable red from J P Chenet. But much more natural-tasting and still only about 5.5% alcohol would be a decent Moscato d'Asti such as this one...

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