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Less than $15

Aug. 21, 2014: NAVARRO CORREAS Malbec Mendoza Colección Privada 2012 (88 points, $13)

This fresh-tasting red sports a lively mix of red berry and plum flavors, lengthening out with notes of white pepper. The juicy finish features some cast iron accents. Drink now. 32,000 cases imported. —Kim Marcus

$15 to $30

Aug. 21, 2014: DOMAINE LAFOND Tavel Roc-Epine 2013 (89 points, $18)

A bold, juicy style, with cherry and red currant fruit lined with a lively tobacco edge. A hint of warm stone underscores the mouthfilling finish. Drink now. 40,000 cases made. —James Molesworth

More than $30

Aug. 21, 2014: HENRI DARNAT Puligny-Montrachet Les Champs Gains 2011 (93 points, $85)

Lemon drop, flowers, peach and sweet spice notes converge in this focused white. Stays on the lean side, with a chalky texture and echoes of spice on the finish. Best from 2016 through 2025. 51 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson

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