Wines of the week: Cantele Primitivo IGT Salento 2012; Edalo Rosado, Condado de Huelva 2014; Hartley's Block Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
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Sunday lunch

Cantele Primitivo IGT Salento 2012

A luscious, velvety Primitivo from Puglia in the heel of Italy. Bursting with enticing flavours of raspberrys, mulberrys and plums, there is more than enough body to partner lighter roast meats, but an appealing freshness that would match simpler pasta dishes or even a baked fish. £11.50, tanners-wines.co.uk

Midweek meal

Edalo Rosado, Condado de Huelva 2014

Usually by this Bank Holiday there ought to be one evening warm enough for a palate-tingling, ice-cold rosé. Made from Syrah grapes grown close to the Atlantic coast of southern Spain, the light colour here contrasts with fulsome, bright-red fruit flavours and a touch of spice. Perfect with most Mediterranean dishes. £9.95, kwmwine.com

Bargain basement

Hartley's Block Sauvignon Blanc 2014

An excellent bargain that could not be squeezed into the Sauvignon Blanc column of a couple of weeks ago. Classical vibrant acidity, green herbal flavours, shot through with lime and grapefruit. And just right for a plate of asparagus, grilled on the weekend's barbecue. £7.85 (until 2 June; normally £10.49), Waitrose, waitrosecellar.com

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