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Less than $15

Feb. 28, 2015: VINOS & BODEGAS GALLEGAS Verdejo Vino de España Arrumaco 2013 (85 points, $9)

This generous white delivers round flavors of pear, melon and vanilla, with notes of herb and spice. Shows good weight and just enough acidity for balance. Drink now. 16,700 cases made. —Thomas Matthews

$15 to $30

Feb. 28, 2015: BECKMEN Cuvee Le Bec Santa Ynez Valley 2012 (87 points, $18)

Black raspberry and peppery caramel aromas lead to zesty but straightforward flavors of cherry and herb. Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Counoise. Drink now through 2021. 5,000 cases made. —Tim Fish

More than $30

Feb. 28, 2015: CHÂTEAU DOISY DAËNE Barsac 2012 (92 points, $40)

A fresh, floral style, with pretty honeysuckle and orange blossom notes, followed by white peach, yellow apple and mirabelle plum notes. The long, unadorned finish has lovely elegance. Drink now through 2027. 1,925 cases made. —James Molesworth

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