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Less than $15

Feb. 27, 2015: MCMANIS Viognier River Junction 2013 (85 points, $11)

Honeyed peach and candied citrus flavors feature a note of chamomile and fresh hay, with a smooth body and a juicy core. Drink now. 17,000 cases made. —MaryAnn Worobiec

$15 to $30

Feb. 27, 2015: BONNY DOON Syrah Central Coast Le Pousseur 2012 (86 points, $26)

An agreeable, easy-to-approach mix of grapey red berry flavors and herb-laced tannins. Drink now. 2,126 cases made. —James Laube

More than $30

Feb. 27, 2015: DOMAINE MARGUERITE CARILLON Pommard Clos de la Platière 2012 (92 points, $65)

Offers terrific richness and defined cherry, strawberry and currant flavors. Mint and smoky oak accents singe the edges, imparting grip and excellent balance. Fine length. Best from 2016 through 2026. 280 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

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