Wine review: Artis Alcohol-Removed Merlot

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A review of Artis Alcohol-Removed Merlot.

The drink sample in the video was purchased by Drinks Academy and the review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at Sainsbury’s for £6

Alcohol content: Less than 0.5% abv

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 83Kj 20 Kcal
Fat <0.5g
-of which saturates <0.1g
Carbohydrate 4.4g
-of which sugars 4.4g
Protein <0.5g
Salt <0.01g

Ingredients
De-alcoholised Merlot wine, grape sugar, preservatives: Sulphur dioxide, E242.

Allergens are in bold.

Summary
Very light and fruity with simple black fruits and a medium-dry sweetness level. The flavour is thin and fades quickly. That said, it is pleasant enough to drink and is one of the better alcohol free red wines currently available. Fair quality.

Score
6.5

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Torres Natureo De-alcoholised Garnacha Syrah review

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A review of Torres Natureo De-alcoholised Garnacha Syrah.

The drink sample in the video was purchased by Drinks Academy and the review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at Sainsbury’s for £6

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 95Kj 23Kcal
Fat 0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 3.5g
-of which sugars 3.5g
Protein 0g
Salt 0g

Ingredients
De-alcoholised wine made from Garnacha and Syrah grapes, preservative E-242 and sulphur dioxide.

Summary
A light wine similar to a Beaujolais, but doesn’t feel like a wine due to its excessively light body. Aromas of red fruits, black grape, blackcurrant and penny sweet bananas. Fair quality.

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Lindeman’s Alcohol Free Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir Muscat review

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A review of Lindeman’s Alcohol Free (0.5% abv) Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir Muscat.

The drink sample in the video was purchased by Drinks Academy and the review of the product is our own view.

Product information

Available at Asda for £3.98

Alcohol content: 0.5%

Non-vintage.

Nutrition information per 100ml
Energy 56Kj 13Kcal
Fat 0g
-of which saturates 0g
Carbohydrate 2.8g
-of which sugars 2.8g
Protein 0g
Salt 0g

Ingredients
De-alcoholised Australian white wine (95%), sugar, carbon dioxide, Preservative: sulphur dioxide, ascorbic acid.

Summary
A light-bodied and easy to drink off-dry sparkling wine with aromas of green apple, grape, vanilla and toast. Good quality.

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Freixenet Alcohol Free Sparkling Rose Wine review

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A review of Freixenet Alcohol Free Sparkling Rose Wine.

Product information

Available at Tesco for £4

Alcohol content: 0.0%

Nutrition information per 100ml

Energy 25Kcal Carbohydrate 6.0g -of which sugars 5.4g

Ingredients

Alcohol free wine from EU (90%), rectified grape must concentrate, carbon dioxide, antioxidant: sulphur dioxide, preservatives: potasium sorbate, dimethyl dicarbonate, stabaliser: gum arabic, colour: anthocyanins, flavouring.

Summary

Simple red fruits of strawberry and raspberry in this slightly sweet, yet refreshing alcohol free alternative to prosecco. One of the better alchol free wines currently on the market.

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Co-op Low Alcohol Cabernet Sauvignon Tempranillo review

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Review of Co-op Low Alcohol Cabernet Sauvignon Tempranillo.

Product information

Available at Co-op for £3 Alcohol content: 0.5%

Nutrition information per 125ml glass:

Energy 56Kcal Carbohydrate 12.5g -of which sugars 1.4g

(source: https://appyshop.co.uk/store-9/off-li…​)

Ingredients

De-Alcoholised Wine (Grapes (Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo)), Glycerine, Concentrated Grape Juice, Preservatives (Potassium Sorbate, Potassium Metabisulphite, Sulphur Dioxide, Dimethyl Dicarbonate), Acidity Regulators (Tartaric Acid, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid), Stabiliser (Potassium Bitartrate), Cleared using Gelatine*, *Not suitable for vegetarians

Summary

A sweet and fruity drink with aromas of blackcurrant and black grape. On the palate grape dominates, from the concentrated grape juice added to the de-alcoholised wine. Fair. An example of the basic level of low alcohol/no alcohol wines.

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Natureo De-alcoholised 0.0 Muscat from Bodegas Torres Review

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A review of Natureo De-alcoholised 0.0 Muscat from Bodegas Torres.

Product information:

Available at Waitrose for £5.99

Nutrition information per 100ml

Energy 26Kcal Carbohydrate 4.5g -of which sugars 4.5g

Ingredients

De-alcoholised wine made from Muscat grapes, perservative E-242 and sulfur dioxide.

Summary

Very pleasant with a lychee and grape flavour and a subtle sweetness. Almost a sherberty tingle on the tongue on the finish. One of the better alcohol free wines on the market. Watch the video for the score.

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