2003 Sierra Los Andes Chardonnay; 2003 Yalumba Y Series Viognier; 2002 Heartland Director's Cut Limestone Coast Shiraz

Under a fiver: 2003 Sierra Los Andes Chardonnay, Carmen Estate. £4.99, Marks & Spencer

Under a fiver: 2003 Sierra Los Andes Chardonnay, Carmen Estate. £4.99, Marks & Spencer

An intensely flavoured Chilean chardonnay from the cool Casablanca Valley. An element of toasty oak adds complexity to the refreshingly pure, tropical fruit flavours. Until 4 July this has £1 off.

Under a tenner: 2003 Yalumba Y Series Viognier. £6.99, Waitrose, Booths, Tesco, Selfridges

This rich, full-bodied dry white from Australia's viognier pioneers is just getting into its stride. The honeysuckle fragrance with ripe fresh pears and peach, plus exotic lychee, shout viognier loud and clear.

Splash out: 2002 Heartland Director's Cut Limestone Coast Shiraz. £13.99, Oddbins

This terrific South Australian shiraz from the Wirrega vineyard reeks of black pepper and a hint of mintiness with masses of rich, blackberry and plum shiraz fruit suffused with spicy oak characters.

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