A red

Marques Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Ripe, cedary and softly full bodied, but with underlying flavours of tar and leather and a long satisfying, chewy finish, this is a very fine, serious Chilean take on classic Bordeaux. Chargrilled organic steaks or a butterfly leg of lamb would be a terrific match. £11.28, thedrinkshop.com; £11.95, winedirect.co.uk

A white

Yealands Estate Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013 English asparagus is wonderful just grilled on a barbecue. This Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc, from a company recently honoured for its green credentials, is full of grassy gooseberry zestiness underpinned with tropical fruits. Also good with griddled fish. £14.95, greatwesternwine.co.uk

A rosé

M de Minuty Côtes de Provence 2013 Some large prawns, or even a half lobster on the barbie, with some garlicky aoli, demands a nice iced rosé from Provence. Made with Grenache, Cinsault and the local Tibouren grapes, this is pale pink, with herbal and red-fruit flavours cut through with a thrilling acidity. Subtle and refined. £9.95 (normally £12.75), robersonwine.com; £9.99 (each, as part of mixed six-bottle purchase; normally £14.99; until 2 June ), Majestic