Wines of the week: Nativa Organic Carmenère 2009; Domaine Des Grands Bois Viognier 2012; Castillo de Marqueda 2009

Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy

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Sunday lunch

Nativa Organic Carmenère 2009

The first Chilean wine to be made from certified organic grapes, this is carmenère at its purest – a well-balanced mix of a dark-chocolate underpinning, a topping of spicy fresh fruit, a great purity of flavour and a long finish. A good match for roast spring lamb. £10.25,; £8.25, (minimum order 12 bottles)

Midweek meals

Domaine Des Grands Bois Viognier 2012

Praised by wine guru Robert Parker as delivering exceptional value for money, this gorgeous Viognier from a highly regarded southern Rhône estate certainly punches above its weight. Enticingly creamy, spicy and smoky, and an ideal foil for shellfish, substantial summer salads and white-meat dishes. £9.95 (minimum order six mixed bottles),

Bargain basement

Castillo de Marqueda 2009

From the Carinena area of Aragon, one of the oldest delimited wine-growing areas in Europe, comes a very traditional, oak-aged red blend of Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Garnacha. Soft and easy to drink, with lots of baked and dried-fruit flavours. £4.99 (until June 25; normally £5.99), Co-op stores