Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy

Sunday lunch

Craggy Range Te Muna Road Pinot Noir 2012

A gorgeous, sumptuous Pinot from Martinborough in New Zealand. Surprisingly complex and weighty, with black cherry and spice with an earthy edge, but retaining Pinot's traditional elegance and silky finesse. Roast magret de canard or butterflied leg of lamb will match perfectly. £23.60 (or £17.99 each for two bottles), nzhouseofwine.co.uk; £25 (or £20 each for two as part of a purchase of six mixed bottles), Majestic

Midweek meal

Sauvignon Gris Rosé Griset IGP Pays d'Oc 2014

An unusual rosé from the Languedoc, made from the Sauvignon Gris grape. The palest pink, it has vibrant citrus and grapefruit flavours in place of the normal rosé palette of red fruits and herbs. Wonderful with spicy fish dishes, goat's cheese salad or tapas. £7.50, henningswine.co.uk

Bargain basement

Exquisite Collection Clare Valley Riesling 2014

Ridiculously good-value wine that won both Gold and Great Value awards in this year's International Wine Challenge, among many other medals, and easily trumps similar Rieslings at twice the price. Characteristic petrol, green apple and citric flavours, refreshingly clean and mineral on the palate. £6.99, Aldi