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Less than $15

Aug. 30, 2014: SKOURAS Péloponnèse Zoe White 2013 (87 points, $12)

Offers a spicy aroma, with fresh flavors of green apple and grapefruit that feature notes of white pepper. Accents of citrus zest emerge on the finish. Roditis and Moscofilero. Drink now. 12,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus

$15 to $30

Aug. 30, 2014: HITCHING POST Dry Rosé Pinks Central Coast 2013 (88 points, $15)

Offers sweet raspberry and smoky herb aromas, with well-structured flavors of orange zest, crystalized ginger and spice. Pinot Noir, Grenache and Valdiguie. Drink now. 2,000 cases made. —Tim Fish

More than $30

Aug. 30, 2014: DOMAINE DE LA TOUR DU BON Bandol 2011 (92 points, $36)

Dark currant, fig and blackberry fruit forms the core of this red, with well-hewn tannins providing support through the finish, where tobacco, charcoal and sinewy details fill in. A hint of baker's chocolate hangs in the background. This will need some time to fully stretch out. Best from 2016 through 2026. 1,400 cases made. —James Molesworth

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