Wine: Something for the weekend?

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2009 Tesco Finest Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc

A lively fresh spritz to this food-friendly Cape chenin complements the grape's crisp apple and pear freshness, slicing like a sushi knife through the honeyed fruit concentration.

£4.99, until 1 December, down from £6.99, Tesco

2008 Johnson Family Vineyards Shiraz Cabernet

A bright blend from Walker Bay that shows the spice and underlying pepperiness of ocean-cooled shiraz and cabernet sauvignon, with an extra hint of berry and plum fruit succulence.

£7.98, Asda

2006 Gigondas Terrasses Des Safres, Perrin et Fils

With 20 per cent off all French wines, now's the time to stash a few bottles of this powerful, spicy, dark-fruited Rhône red with its chunky tannins.

£12.80, down from £16, until 29 November, M&S

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