We had friends round and enjoyed yet another barbecue. We cooked some Sirloin steak and served it with a Diane Sauce. Our friends brought a bottle of Namaqua Diamond Coast Reserve Shiraz 2010, a South African red from Tesco. We also happened to have a bottle of the same wine and opened that too. It is medium-bodied and described as soft, ripe, with juicy red berry flavours and a hint of spicy oak. A warm climate Shiraz is usually good with barbecued steak. In this instance, we thought the wine was OK, but not particularly inspiring. Something with a little more depth was called for. We opened a bottle of Antano Rioja Gran Seleccion 2008 also from Tesco. This Spanish red is a blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha and was more powerful and full-bodied. The summer berry flavours were far more concentrated and lingered more on the palate. The wine was a much improved match with the steak.