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Less than $15

Apr. 17, 2014: THREE RIVERS River's Red Columbia Valley 2012 (86 points, $14)

A light-footed red, offering firm tannins around a fresh center of raspberry and pomegranate fruit, lingering on the taut finish. Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Lemberger. Drink now. 8,620 cases made. —Harvey Steiman

$15 to $30

Apr. 17, 2014: COLTERENZIO Chardonnay Alto Adige Altkirch 2012 (88 points, $16)

Clean and fresh, with apricot, verbena and apple blossom notes, layered with hints of salted almond and stone. Creamy finish. Drink now through 2016. 13,000 cases made. —Alison Napjus

More than $30

Apr. 17, 2014: PAITIN Barbaresco Serra 2010 (92 points, $53)

Vibrant and permeated by fine-grained tannins, this red boasts cherry, floral, underbrush and tobacco flavors. Lingering on the finish, this ends with sweet fruit and mineral accents. Best after 2015. 1,000 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

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