Wine: Something for the weekend?

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Under a Fiver: 2001 Lagunilla Rioja Reserva

From Sainsbury's drinks festival, this is a vanilla-spiced rioja with rich and rounded plummy fruit made in a traditional oaked style. £4.99, down from £9.99 list price, Sainsbury's

Under a Tenner: 2005 Cuvée Extrême

A perfumed syrah- based blend from France's south-western Pyrennean corner with smoky oak, Australian-style, ripe blackberry fruit. £7.99, M&S

Splash Out: 2001 Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste, Pauillac

A blend of two-thirds cabernet sauvignon with merlot and cabernet franc, this Pauillac displays an aromatic undertone of vanilla with seamless, classic cassis fruit. Drink now or keep for up to 7 years. £26.32, Edward Sheldon (01608 661409)