Wine: Something for the weekend

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Under £5

Tesco Finest Manzanilla

From manzanilla specialists Barbadillo, this dry, fortified white is delightfully refreshing with a Twiglets-like savoury-yeasty quality, enhanced by the classic sea-breezy dryness and tangy freshness of the style. £5.29, Tesco

Under £10

2009 See Saw Shiraz and Mourvèdre

Blending of the two classic shiraz regions of the Hunter and Barossa Valleys, liquorice-spicy aromas lead to peppery, blackberry-sweet fruit layered with a northern Rhône-esque tarriness. £6.74, down from £8.99, until 16 Aug, Waitrose

Splash out

2008 Chablis Premier Cru La Forêt, Jean-Claude Bessin

A delicate layer of smoky oak covers this modern chablis whose full-flavoured fruitiness finishes with an intense mineral bite. £13.95, down from £21.50, Berry Bros & Rudd Summer Sale (0800 2802440)