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John Wilson: Two full-bodied wines to enjoy over the last days of winter weather

Wines for the Weekend: these wines have more texture making them ideal companions for richer food

Today two more full-bodied wine to enjoy over the last days of cold winter weather. Both of the featured wines have a little more texture, making them ideal companions for richer food, especially those with a touch of spice.

Pierre Jaurent French Viognier 2022

Plump and rounded with plush exotic peaches and papaya. Try this with mild creamy curries, roast root vegetables and chicken dishes.

12.5% abv, €8.99 from Aldi

Specially Selected The Reprobates 2022, Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon, South Australia

Rich in sweet jammy dark fruits with spicy notes and light tannins on the finish. Try this with grilled red meats or chilli sin carne.

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14.5% abv, 14.5% from Aldi

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