week beginning 23/02/2009Why not print this page off as your shopping list?
the Times – Jane MacQuitty2008 Fairhills, Fairtrade Colombard-Sauvignon, South Africa. Waitrose, £3.99
Lively, floral, grapey white that works with white meat and fish.2007 Fairhills, Fairtrade Cinsault-Shiraz, South Africa. Waitrose, £3.99
Not as stylish as the white but this plummy, medium-weight red is good value2008 Springfield, Special Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa. Majestic 2 @ £7.49
Intense, juicy, pea-pod and green tomato fruit.2007 Domaine Haut-Lirou, Pic Saint-Loup, Majestic Wine, 2 @ £6.99
Briary, herby and velvety red with superb spicy fruit.2007 Savigny-les-Beaune Blanc, Domaine Jean-Jacques Girard. Montrachet £15
delicious steely, elegant, pineapple-packed savigny
the Sunday Times – Joanna Simon2006 Shelmerdine Chardonnay, £11.49 (Oddbins).
From Australia’s Yarra Valley: toasty, concentrated and fresh2006 Coralillo Chardonnay, £9.99 (Marks & Spencer).
From Chile’s San Antonio region:cashew-nut richness and candied peel zing2007 Taste the Difference Adelaide Hills Chardonnay, £7.99 (Sainsbury’s).
Stylish, fresh, nutty and smoothly textured
the Independent – Anthony Rose2007 Tesco Finest Nero D’Avola. £4.49 until Tuesday
damsony bite makes it an ideal pasta basher2007 Cuvée Balthazar Syrah, Vin de Pays d’Oc. £9.99, Waitrose
a touch of the northern Rhône’s pepper and juicy blackberry quality2006 Pulenta Gran Corte VII, Mendoza. £19.95, Berry Bros & Rudd
Mulberry and cherry fruit flavours and juicy fresh acidity
the Observer – Tim Atkin2006 Mayu Syrah Reserva, Elqui Valley (£8, 14%, Asda)
spicy, peppery, hauntingly elegant2005 Pena de Pato, Dão (£5.59 each for two, 13.5%, Majestic)
brambly, juicy, fruit-packed2007 Tesco Finest Fiano, Sicilia (£5.99, 13.5%)
rich, peach- and pineapple-like2007 The Society’s Exhibition South African Sauvignon Blanc, Elim (£9.95, 13.5%, Wine Soc)
the Telegraph – Susy AtkinsFinca Flichman Reserve Malbec 2007, Argentina (Waitrose, £6.49)
Big, beefy red, packed with ripe blackcurrant and spicy, vanilla oakHermits Hill Botrytis Semillon 2005, Australia (Marks & Spencer, £6.99 for 37.5cl)
luscious sugar, bright peachy fruit and refreshing zestTesco Finest Pedro Ximenez Sherry, Spain (£5.49 for 50cl)
immensely sweet, toffee-and-raisin PX is virtually indestructible
the Guardian – Victoria MooreSaint Péray Mousseux Brut NV (£13.75, yapp.co.uk)
delicious, sculpted, sparkling wineLes Vignerons de Saumur, Saumur 2007 (£6.95, yapp.co.uk)
near perfect – on song, lightish bodied, eminiscent of hawthorn and currantsChâteau Cuvée Roubaud Costières de Nîmes 2007 (£7.50, yapp.co.uk)
gutsy, fruity, robust, peasantinessLe Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf du Pape 2004 (£23.50, yapp.co.uk)
glowing and completePatrick Jasmin Côte Rôtie 2003 (£27.50, yapp.co.uk)
minerallic, magical, tingly and alive. A special occasion wineKatnook Founder’s Block Coonawarra Cabernet 2005, (£8.99 Oddbins)
Superb, detailed cabernet with long perspectives and plenty of fruit