Wine: Something For The Weekend?

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Under £5

2007 Tesco Dão Light and spicy, this typical Portuguese blend is a juicily quaffable summery tinto whose red fruits, soft tannins, spice and nip of refreshing acidity make it an ideal budget summer glugger for the barbecue.

Under £10

£4.99, Tesco 2008 Château Cabanes, Graves, Bordeaux Punching above its weight with its sweet fruit quality, this is a typical Graves blend of cabernet sauvignon/ merlot/cabernet franc, with spicy cigar box undertones.

Splash out

£9.99, to end May, Oddbins 2008 Achaval Ferrer Malbec, Mendoza Youthful Argentinian malbec with violety aromas and subtle oak spice underlining black cherry-like fruit. Around £13.99, Handford (handford.net), Hailsham Cellars (hailshamcellars.com)

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