Wine: Something for the weekend?

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Under £5

2009 Casillero del Diablo Carmenère

A blend of 85 per cent carmenère and 15 per cent cabernet sauvignon, this is a smoky little number from the Chilean giant, Concha y Toro; a satisfying wintery red. £4.99, down from £6.99, until Tues, Co-op

Under £10

2010 Viñalta Malbec

This new vintage Argentinian malbec from Frenchman Hervé Joyaux shows an invitingly fresh dark-berry-fruit quality, smooth as silk but with enough grip and freshness for roast lamb. £6.99, Marks & Spencer

Splash out

2009 Amaranto Sangiovese Maremma, San Cristoforo

Wonderfully aromatic raspberryish sangiovese with some of the fragrance of pinot noir; a voluptuous dry Tuscan rosso – and a steal. £11.95, Berry Bros & Rudd (0800 280 2440; bbr@bbr.com)

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