Wine: Something for the weekend?

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Under £5

2009 Popolino Rosso

We liked the previous vintage of this crowd-pleasing Sicilian rosso and we like the new vintage every bit as much for its vivid cherryish fruit quality and juicy freshness; slips down a treat with pasta and finger food. £4.99, Marks & Spencer

Under £10

2006 Cune Reserva, Rioja, Spain

The vanilla undertone in the aroma of this bright, modern tempranillo blend infuses the wine's brambly, succulent textured fruit with spice in a seamless, velvet glove package. Reduced to £9.35, from £11.69, until Tuesday, Waitrose

Push the boat out

2009 St-Véran "Les Crais" Domaine Cordier

From Christophe Cordier, the master of St-Véran, this is a stylish white burgundy with a seductive intensity of peachy flavour whose classically nutty, mineral dry aftertaste lingers. £18.99, buy 2 = £17.99, Majestic