Daily Wine Picks

Less than $15

Jul. 22, 2019

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CASTLE ROCK

Pinot Noir Monterey County 2018

$14

Features hints of white pepper to the crisp cherry and currant flavors. Crushed stone notes emerge on the finish. Drink now. 5,170 cases made. —Kim Marcus

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$15 to $30

Jul. 22, 2019

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JOSEPH DROUHIN

St.-Véran 2017

$19

This white hits the right notes, from the apple and lemon flavors to the fine balance and length. Open and ready to enjoy. Drink now. 9,000 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson

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More than $30

Jul. 22, 2019

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BODEGAS MUGA

Rioja Prado Enea Gran Reserva 2011

$95

Aromatic and alluring, this generous red offers forest floor, tobacco and floral notes that frame a core of black cherry, plum, licorice and orange peel flavors. Well-integrated tannins support the broad texture, and juicy acidity keeps this fresh through the spicy finish. Drink now through 2027. 7,500 cases made, 1,000 cases imported. —Thomas Matthews

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