Wine: 2009 Asda Extra Special Chianti Classico Riserva; 2009 Skilogalee Basket Pressed Shiraz, Clare Valley; 2011 Yabby Lake Single Vineyard Chardonnay

 

Night in

2009 Asda Extra Special Chianti Classico Riserva

There's more to this Tuscan red than meets the eye: a sangiovese-based blend that's invitingly aromatic and full-flavoured. £9, Asda

Dinner party

2009 Skilogalee Basket Pressed Shiraz, Clare Valley

Smoky, dark berry aromatics and ripe sweet and blackberry fruit endowed with liquorice spice. £17.95, Great Western Wine, harperwells.com

Splash out

2011 Yabby Lake Single Vineyard Chardonnay

Terrific new wave Mornington chardonnay with complex aromas and delicate toasty oak bringing texture and nuttiness. £35, Hedonism Wine

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