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Wine: A style of Rioja that is quite fresh and new

Campo Viejo Rioja Tempranillo Spain, was £8, now £6.75
Dawn Egan

Campo Viejo Rioja Tempranillo Spain, was £8, now £6.75 – buy any six or more and save 25 per cent until August 5, Sainsbury's

Campo Viejo's dedication to Rioja winemaking alongside the most advanced techniques allows them to create modern twists on traditional methods – producing styles of Rioja that are quite fresh and new. This rich and fruity wine is great with pasta, poultry and fresh light cheeses, grilled chicken, a cheeseboard or just simply enjoyed on its own.

Cotes de Provence Rosé, France, was £9, now £7.80 Asda

This Asda Vin de Provence Rosé comes from the sunny slopes of the Provence region in southern France. It is a delicate salmon pink Rosé which is both crisp and refreshing – the mix of Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah grapes make it a nice wine for outdoor summer dining (that's if summer ever arrives). Dry and elegant with delicate red berry and melon flavours – it would pair well with shellfish and charcuterie.

WINE OF THE WEEK

Kumala Fairtrade Pinotage Shiraz, South Africa, £5 until August 11, Co-op

This is a bright ruby-coloured red wine with red berry fruits and a touch of pepper on the nose. It has vibrant fruit flavours with a hint of mocha and a lingering taste and is perfect enjoyed with barbecued meats. Spicy, brambly red berry fruits just jump from the glass of this easy-drinking Pinotage Shiraz.

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