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Less than $15

Oct. 02, 2014: DELAS Ventoux 2013 (88 points, $11)

A racy, juicy version, offering mouthwatering damson plum, loganberry and red licorice notes, studded with hints of pepper and tobacco. A briary hint adds range on the finish. Drink now. 5,200 cases imported. —James Molesworth

$15 to $30

Oct. 02, 2014: STOLLER Chardonnay Dundee Hills 2013 (89 points, $20)

Light and polished, with apricot notes accenting the pear and apple fruit. Finishes with lively acidity. Drink now through 2018. 2,100 cases made. —Harvey Steiman

More than $30

Oct. 02, 2014: MISCHIEF & MAYHEM Aloxe-Corton Les Paulands 2011 (91 points, $95)

A fleshy style, boasting cherry, currant, spice and mineral flavors. On the racy side, with a taut, linear profile and a chalky feel on the finish. Best from 2016 through 2024. 75 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

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