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Less than $15

Jul. 26, 2014: AUGUSTE BONHOMME Muscadet La Forcine 2013 (85 points, $9)

Light peach, herb and straw notes mingle here, with a modestly tangy finish. Drink now. 27,500 cases made. —James Molesworth

$15 to $30

Jul. 26, 2014: ANTONIO BARBADILLO Manzanilla Sanlúcar de Barrameda Solear NV (90 points, $15)

Very high-pitched, with bright chalk, chamomile, salt and lemon seed notes. The vigorous finish has serious cut. Drink now. 10,000 cases made. —James Molesworth

More than $30

Jul. 26, 2014: DOMAINE LES VERRIÈRES Coteaux du Languedoc Les Pierres Plantées 2008 (92 points, $33)

A suave style, with a meaty aroma and flavors of dried blackberry, plum compote and dark currant, laced with intense mineral and forest floor notes. Focused slate and savory details emerge midpalate and extend into the finish, revealing white pepper accents. Drink now through 2018. 1,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus

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