Riverland based Angove may be best known for an extremely popular, sweetish-pink rose (Nine Vines), but I also find their Long Row wines offer pretty sound drinking for under $10.
This lightly scented sauvignon blanc reveals thin aromas of tinned pineapples, gooseberry and citrus, with a fairly uncomplicated yet rather juicy, generous palate. It's not hugely varietal or defined but it does show genuine texture and balance to its granny smith apple flavour, accompanied by a brisk, refreshing finish punctuated by lemony/citric acids.
ü The 2009 Long Row is a pretty darn good, cleanly balanced generic white for $5 really. Keep your expectations low and this simple savvy might really surprise you. Drink to 2010.