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Less than $15

Dec. 27, 2014: TILIA Bonarda Mendoza 2013 (87 points, $12)

Dark plum and blackberry flavors are framed by tar and underbrush notes, finishing with Asian spice and coffee bean details. 3,000 cases imported. —Kim Marcus

$15 to $30

Dec. 27, 2014: BRUNO GIACOSA Roero Arneis 2013 (88 points, $30)

A fine lemon element underscores this lively white. Notes of apple and straw round out the flavors, while the acidity keeps this persistent on the finish. Drink now. 1,500 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson

More than $30

Dec. 27, 2014: SCHRAMSBERG J. Schram North Coast 2006 (93 points, $110)

Luscious and richly structured, with bold aromas of cinnamon apple and brioche, this delivers complex, ripe flavors of Meyer lemon, baked pear and almond. Drink now through 2016. 3,231 cases made. —Tim Fish

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