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Less than $15

Aug. 23, 2014: TILIA Torrontés Salta 2013 (87 points, $12)

Features fresh aromas and flavors of spice, green peach, pippin apple and lime. Hints of cream show midpalate, revealing honeyed accents on the finish. Drink now. 4,000 cases imported. —Kim Marcus

$15 to $30

Aug. 23, 2014: EUGÈNE CARREL & FILS Vin de Savoie Jongieux 2013 (88 points, $15)

Bright yellow apple, white peach and chamomile notes move along briskly, with a blanched almond edge adding more cut to the finish. Jacquère. Drink now. 2,000 cases imported. —James Molesworth

More than $30

Aug. 23, 2014: DOMAINE GARDIÉS Côtes du Roussillon-Villages La Torre 2011 (93 points, $84)

A ripe and rich red from Southern France that features well-sculpted flavors of dark plum, raspberry and cherry tart that lengthen out pleasantly. Shows plenty of appealing savory details as well, supported by fresh acidity. The powerful, spicy finish provides good cut to the mineral and dark chocolate accents. Best from 2016 through 2021. 1,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus

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