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Less than $15

Apr. 21, 2014: ERATH Pinot Gris Oregon 2012 (88 points, $14)

Fresh and inviting, with a crisp feel to the generous melon and citrus flavors, lingering well. Drink now. 30,920 cases made. —Harvey Steiman

$15 to $30

Apr. 21, 2014: VALL LLACH Priorat Embruix 2011 (89 points, $25)

Fruity and savory notes mingle in this focused red, offering black cherry, chocolate, mineral and garrigue flavors over light, firm tannins, followed by a fresh, spicy finish. Shows density and depth. Drink now through 2020. 1,600 cases imported. —Thomas Matthews

More than $30

Apr. 21, 2014: YALUMBA Shiraz-Viognier Eden Valley Hand Picked 2010 (93 points, $31)

Vibrant and complex, this offers a tightly woven expression of plum, blackberry and grapefruit peel flavors, coming together seamlessly as the finish expands. Shows presence and depth. Drink now through 2020. 150 cases imported. —Harvey Steiman

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