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Less than $15

Dec. 02, 2016
STEMMARI Sicilia Cantodoro Riserva 2013
89 points, $13
This creamy red is fresh and supple, with subtle notes of smoky bacon fat wafting through flavors of plumped black cherry, dried apricot, cinnamon and dried thyme. Nero d'Avola and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2020. 6,500 cases made. —Alison Napjus

$15 to $30

Dec. 02, 2016
JOSEPH DROUHIN Pouilly-Vinzelles 2014
90 points, $20
This is rich, with opulent peach, apple and lemon flavors, shaded by sweet, spicy oak. Open and inviting, yet with good underlying acidity. Drink now through 2020. 1,500 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson

More than $30

Dec. 02, 2016
CHALK HILL Chardonnay Chalk Hill 2014
92 points, $42
Strikes a balance between rich, spicy oak and an intense core of fruit, echoing pear, apple and melon flavors. Maintains equilibrium, ending with creamy, vanilla-scented oak notes. Drink now. 15,909 cases made. —James Laube
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