Asda Extra Special Merlot, Domaines Paul Mas, Vin de Pays d'Oc
Pure southern French merlot, this barbecue-friendly red from Jean-Claude Mas shows bright cherryish fruit subtly rounded out with partial ageing in oak.
£4.86, down from £6.07, today only, Asda
2008 D'Arenberg the Hermit Crab Viognier Marsanne
From McLaren Vale's eccentric Chester Osborn, this Aussie take on two of the best white Rhône varieties is rich in peachy flavours.
£6.74, until 30 June, normally £8.99, Waitrose
2007 Schug Carneros Chardonnay
This California white hadn't clicked with me until this vintage, but all of a sudden the balance is just so; a burgundian-style chardonnay with a richness of flavour, fine acidity and a nutty oak veneer. £16, Marks & SpencerReuse content