Under a fiver
2006 Tesco Reserve Australian Shiraz
A blend incorporating small quantities of petit verdot and a pinch of malbec, creating a summery everday wine whose cinnamon-spicy aromas are nicely complemented by a soft, easy juiciness.
Under a tenner
2006 Zilzie Viognier
Mainly made from viognier with a dollop of chardonnay, this is a typically opulent, peachy style from Australia whose powerful fruit is balanced by refreshing acidity and a light touch of spicy oak.
2006 Penfolds Bin 311 Tumbarumba Chardonnay
Imagine the most mouthwateringly fresh and mineral-dry qualities of a fine, cool premier cru chablis, and this is close to what you get with this stylish, intense dry white.