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Less than $15

Aug. 01, 2014: JEAN-BAPTISTE BUISSON Minervois Château Grand Corbier 2010 (87 points, $12)

Medium-bodied, with dried berry and cherry flavors that are well-spiced. Minerally and peppery midpalate, with cinnamon notes on the finish. Drink now. 35,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus

$15 to $30

Aug. 01, 2014: JEAN PERRIER & FILS Savoie Apremont Cuvée Gastronomie 2013 (88 points, $16)

Fresh and pure, with a core of apple, fennel and melon rind notes backed by a twinge of green almond on the bracing finish. Jacquère. Drink now. 4,000 cases made. —James Molesworth

More than $30

Aug. 01, 2014: POLIZIANO Toscana Le Stanze 2009 (93 points, $60)

Black currant, black cherry, licorice and herb aromas and flavors highlight this dense, vibrant red. This is firm, showing harmony and promise, with dusty tannins on the finish. Fine length. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2020. 1,650 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

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