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Less than $15

Apr. 17, 2015: ST.-URBANS-HOF Riesling QbA Mosel Urban 2013 (87 points, $11)

A focused white, with lots of verve to the green apple, white cherry and Bosc pear flavors. The spicy finish has zip and freshness. Drink now. 30,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus

$15 to $30

Apr. 17, 2015: FOLIE À DEUX Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley 2012 (88 points, $19)

Supple and appealing for the jammy fruit, offering notes of black cherry, sweet anise and pepper. Drink now through 2019. 20,000 cases made. —Tim Fish

More than $30

Apr. 17, 2015: CUNE Rioja Viña Real Gran Reserva 2009 (92 points, $44)

Smoky and earthy notes give this firm red an austere character, but cherry, licorice and tobacco flavors shine through the firm tannins and lead to a juicy, floral finish. Shows balance and depth. Best from 2016 through 2022. 600 cases imported. —Thomas Matthews

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