Wine: Something for the weekend?

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Under a Fiver: 2005 Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Chablis, Brocard, 37.5cl

It's good to see this bracingly crisp, minerally and mouthwateringly bone-dry chardonnay in a handy screwcapped half-bottle. £4.49

Under a Tenner: 2005 Tesco Finest French Châteauneuf-du-Pape

With a few quid lopped off the asking price, you can turn this southern Rhône blend from Caves Saint-Pierre from special occasion red to a spicy everyday winter warmer. £6.49, from £11.99, to 2 January

Splash Out: 2003 Saint Chinian Syrah des Garrigues

This is a pure southern French syrah from the Languedoc winery of Laurent Miquel, a finely-crafted Med red infused with the herby garrigue scents of the region. £14.99, M & S