Under a fiver: 2004 Asda Extra Special Lower Murray Chambourcin, £4.48, down from £5.98 (or six for £4.03 each), Asda
Chambourcin, a distinctive grape variety from Rutherglen Estates in Victoria, produces a vibrant red, with damsony flavours, soft fruitiness and a fresh bite of acidity.
Under a tenner: 2004 Villa Maria Private Bin Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, £6.39, reduced from £7.99 until 12 April, Sainsbury's
A fine Kiwi sauvignon that's the benchmark for Marlborough sauvignon blanc. The 2004 vintage shows why: it's an assertively aromatic dry white; the perfect spring refresher.
Splash out: 2002 Pouilly Fuissé Les Prouges, Domaine Jeandeau, £18.99, Adnams, Southwold, Suffolk (01502 727222)
From the classic 2002 vintage for white burgundy, this is a fine example of ripe chardonnay at its Mâconnais best. It's instantly appealing and complex, lightly smoky with finely crafted oak nuttiness.Reuse content