2005 Porta Pinot Noir; 2004 Barrel Selection Roussanne Domaine Sainte Rose; 2000 Aster Reserva

Under a Fiver

2005 Porta Pinot Noir, Bío Bío Valley, Chile

You need to buy two - but then you are getting aromatic pinot noir fruit quality for a fraction of the price of red burgundy. £6.49, buy two get one free = £4.33, Thresher, Wine Rack

Under a Tenner

2004 Barrel Selection Roussanne Domaine Sainte Rose

An intense and oak-fermented southern French dry white with distinctive mineral undertones and lightly honeyed richness. £8.99, selected Waitrose

Splash Out

2000 Aster Reserva, Ribera del Duero

The winner of this year's Spanish New Wave Best Red over £10 brings out the smoothly textured cherry and strawberry fruitiness of the grape. £16.95, Laymont & Shaw (01872 270545)

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