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Less than $15

Nov. 25, 2014: BOGLE Essential Red California 2012 (87 points, $11)

A great quaff, with lively raspberry and caramel aromas that lead to jammy, easygoing flavors of cherry and sweet spice. Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Drink now through 2017. 275,000 cases made. —Tim Fish

$15 to $30

Nov. 25, 2014: WÖLFFER ESTATE Rosé Long Island 2013 (88 points, $17)

This firm rosé delivers tangy flavors of berry and kumquat, with notes of spice and fresh herbs. Lively, presenting some depth and grip. Drink now. 17,200 cases made. —Thomas Matthews

More than $30

Nov. 25, 2014: HAMILTON RUSSELL Chardonnay Hemel-en-Aarde Valley 2013 (93 points, $33)

Gorgeous, with Jonagold apple and white peach fruit at the core, flanked by mirabelle plum, honeysuckle and heather notes. The long finish ripples with minerality as the fruit drapes beautifully. Should cellar well. Drink now through 2019. 1,750 cases imported. —James Molesworth

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