Off the shelf

Here is this week's top pick of good value bottles to savour

Domaine Mandeville Chardonnay 2008, South of France, Marks and Spencer, down from 6.99 to 4.99 until January 31: Completely uncluttered by oak, this is a clean-tasting, juicy, peach-filled Chardonnay that will accompany everything from a lettuce leaf to a plate of pasta.

Tesco Finest Darling Sauvignon Blanc 2010, South Africa, Tesco down from 7.99 to 2 bottles for 10 until January 4: Crisp, gooseberry fresh and delicious, this will still be drinking well all through summer so grab some at this bargain price.

Dominio del Plata Cabernet Sauvignon 2007, Argentina, Marks and Spencer down from 8.99 to 6.99 until January 31: Made by one of Argentina's best winemakers, this sleek, cassis-charged wine will keep the cold at bay all winter. A bargain, stock up.

Parallle 45 Paul Jaboulet 2007, Ctes du Rhne, Waitrose down from 9.49 to 6.99 starting January 5 until January 25: Deep, gutsy, herb and spice-dusted bramble fruit in this full-flavoured wine from one of the Rhne's best producers. A real winter warmer.

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