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What to Drink with your Indian dinner

LAURENT MIQUEL CAZAL VIEL ROSÉ VIELLES VIGNES 2008
£6.99 at Majestic
This delicate rosé has red fruit flavours with a round, mellow structure and superb freshness on the finish, which makes it the perfect rosé for mild to medium heat and tomato-based curries such as a shrimp dopiaza.

PLÈNITUDE, MADIRAN 2005,
£16.99 at Adnams, City Beverage Company, Portland Wine Company, Adnams, Taurus Wines
If you like your wine to fight fire with fire, match the inky richness of wild berries and cooked plums in this full-bodied red from the south of France. It will provide a superb and intriguing match for a lamb rogan josh or curried goat.


MOULIN-À-VENT, CHÂTEAU DE CHÉNAS 2007
£10.99 at Waitrose
This medium-bodied red wine made with the Gamay grape varietal from the cru of Moulin-à-Vent in Beaujolais shows delicious fresh berry fruits flavours and delicate light tannins which would work exceptionally with tandoori chicken or chicken tikka.


ROBERT MONDAVI NAPA VALLEY FUME BLANC
£14.99 at Majestic
Rich aromas of lemon verbena, orange blossoms and a tinge of minerality lead to fresh, mouth-watering flavours of white peach and kumquats ensconced in creamy texture. Vibrant and expressive, with a beautiful balance of weight and zesty acidity, this wine is the perfect match for a tasty chicken madurai.


DE BORTOLI VAT 7 CHARDONNAY 2008
£8.99 at Oddbins
Produced from third generation winemakers De Bortoli, this full-bodied Chardonnay is full of aromas of peach, nectarine and melon with the added notes of oak. The richness of the wine with the subtle oak flavours will compliment a medium jalfrezi dish.
Wines were chosen by Ruth Turbull of wine consultancy Westbury.