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Wine: Something for the weekend


Night in

2012 Domain Bégude Chardonnay, Haute Vallée de l'Aude

Made by the Kinglakes, an English family in the region of Limoux, this is a complex, peachy chardonnay. £9.45, down to £7.49 until 11 June, Waitrose

Dinner party

2011 Spolverino Carpineto

A succulent Chianti-style red from Tuscany with a tobacco-spicy sangiovese-based sweet and sour cherry fruit and a veneer of smoky oak. £12.49, 2 = £9.99, Majestic

Splash out

2011 Red Claw Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay

This appley chardonnay is polished by a layer of oak in a restrained Chablisesque Oz dry white, finishing with lots of nutty flavours. £17.99, Marks & Spencer