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Less than $15

Oct. 20, 2014: ACROBAT Pinot Gris Oregon 2013 (86 points, $13)

Fresh and open-textured, with juicy, apricot-tinged pear flavors, lingering easily. Drink now. 104,000 cases made. —Harvey Steiman

$15 to $30

Oct. 20, 2014: PEDRONCELLI Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Mother Clone 2012 (87 points, $17)

Zesty and a touch rustic, with notes of briary raspberry and pepper. Drink now through 2017. 8,500 cases made. —Tim Fish

More than $30

Oct. 20, 2014: LEONETTI Sangiovese Walla Walla Valley 2011 (92 points, $65)

Velvety, complex and distinctive, with violet and white pepper accents around a focused core of blackberry and coffee, lingering effectively. This has depth and presence. Drink now through 2017. 802 cases made. —Harvey Steiman

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