Off the shelf

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

Cono Sur Viognier 2009, Chile, Morrisons, down from 6.98 to 5.49 until January 23. If the New Year diet is getting you down, pour a glass of this crisp, apricotty wine which combines wonderfully with every kind of lettuce leaf as well as a vegetable-laden Chinese stir-fry.

Altos del Condor Chardonnay 2008, Argentina, Marks and Spencer, down from 7.99 to 5.99 until January 30 Still one of the most food-friendly white grapes, this comes from the high altitude vineyards of the Uco Valley where cool nights keep flavours fresh.

Torre del Falco Nero di Troia 2007 Puglia, Italy, Waitrose down from 7.99 to 4.99 until January 25 This is a wine to see off any winter chills with a deep intense colour and dark, earthy, almost herbal plummy fruit. Goes with casseroles, red meats and pasta.

Inycon Selezione Sangiovese Shiraz 2009, Sicily, Sainsbury, down from 9.99 to 4.99 until January 25 Launched in November this is now in bargain territory while the offer is on. Enjoy it for its smoky, rounded ripe fruit, which goes wonderfully with winter food.

YP MAG 15/1/11

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