Under a Fiver

2006 Tesco Finest Denman Semillon
Youthful lemony undertones and a refreshing blade of citrusy acidity are typical of semillon in its natural Aussie habitat of the warm, humid Hunter Valley.
£4.99, down from £6.99, to 25 March, Tesco

Under a Tenner

2007 Limarí Sauvignon Blanc
Marcelo Papa at Concha y Toro is behind this new brand. His sauvignon blanc can produce assertive Pouilly Fumé-like green pepper and nettley characters here with a zesty punch.
£6.99, M&S

Splash Out

2005 Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels, Hawkes Bay, Syrah
A fine peppery red from this producer with a growing reputation.
Around £21, Harvey Nichols, Alexander Wines (0141-882 0039), Cornelius Beer and Wine, Edinburgh (0131-652 2405).