Wine For The Weekend – Lategan Brut 2007

You probably won’t get away with opening a sparkling that doesn’t have the word “champagne” plus Dom Pérignon/Veuve/Roederer, etc, on the label next (Valentine’s) weekend so tonight, for something less wallet-denting, we think this Breedekloof Brut makes a damn good aperitif. “Young winemaker of the year” De Wet Lategan heads up the winery, which has a growing reputation for excellence. Stocks are limited, so move quickly. £12 at www.laithwaites.co.uk

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