Wine: Something for the weekend?

2006 Viña Fuerte Old Vine Garnacha, 2007 Darling Sauvignon Blanc, 2004 Mercurey Blanc, Les Vignes de Maillonge
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Under a Fiver

2006 Viña Fuerte Old Vine Garnacha

Great value, everyday blend of garnacha and tempranillo from Calatayud in Spain – a rustic winter warmer. £3.99, down from £4.99, to 14 Nov, Waitrose

Under a Tenner

2007 Tesco Finest Darling Sauvignon Blanc

A nettley sauvignon blanc whose herbaceous aromas and fruity zing make it a ringer for the Loire's Pouilly-Fumé. £6.99, Tesco

Splash Out

2004 Mercurey Blanc, Les Vignes de Maillonge, Domaine Michel Juillot

Mercurey is one of those appellations in the Côte Chalonnaise in southern Burgundy capable of producing excellent dry whites, like this intense, richly flavoured chardonnay. £14.95, Jeroboams, London