2002 Mas Collet; 2004 Springfield Estate Life from Stone Sauvignon Blanc; Pol Roger Reserve

Under a Fiver: 2002 Mas Collet, Celler de Capçanes, Montsant, £4.99, down from £6.55 until Sunday week, Waitrose

Under a Fiver: 2002 Mas Collet, Celler de Capçanes, Montsant, £4.99, down from £6.55 until Sunday week, Waitrose

An intriguing Catalonian blend of Spain's tempranillo, garnacha and cariñena grapes with cabernet sauvignon. Spicy flavours and a mix of French and American oak make a smooth, toasty blend.

Under a Tenner: 2004 Springfield Estate Life from Stone Sauvignon Blanc, £7.99, Booths

Extracting the essence of the sauvignon blanc's character from Robertson's rocky quartz soils in the Cape, winemaker Abrie Bruwer produces one of the Cape's most intense sauvignons.

Splash Out: Pol Roger Reserve, buy 3 save 33.3 per cent = £17.32 a bottle, down from £25.99, Majestic

Majestic's offer on a number of selected champagnes and sparkling wines until 29 August only applies to the ultra-stylish Pol Roger and one or two equally classy grande marque champagnes until Monday week.

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