Wine: Something for the weekend

2010 Tesco Finest Touriga Nacional This vigorous Portuguese tinto made from the number one Port grape displays a juicy, dark cherry and damson-fruit quality; a marked improvement on previous efforts. £5.79, down from £7.79, until Tuesday, Tesco

Under £6

2010 Tesco Finest Touriga Nacional

This vigorous Portuguese tinto made from the number one Port grape displays a juicy, dark cherry and damson-fruit quality; a marked improvement on previous efforts. £5.79, down from £7.79, until Tuesday, Tesco

Under £10

2010 Filosur Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina

From Andeluna Cellars, based in Mendoza's high-altitude Uco Valley, this is a vivid cabernet whose cassis and cherry-fruit succulence is supported by an appetisingly savoury freshness. £9.99, buy 2 = £7.49, Majestic Wine

Splash out

2009 Langhe Nebbiolo

While you wait for the barolo, the zingy fresh fruit in Andrea and Fabio Oberto's more affordable, spice-laden nebbiolo (same grape) makes this Piedmontese rosso a joy. £14.95, £13.95 bottle/case, Lea & Sandeman (020-7244 0522)

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