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Less than $15

Oct. 20, 2018
TORTOISE CREEK Chardonnay Lodi Jam's Blend 2016
85 points, $12
Fruity, with lots of smoky notes to the apple and ripe peach flavors. Dried apricot and floral hints emerge on the finish. Drink now. 5,000 cases made. —Kim Marcus

$15 to $30

Oct. 20, 2018
LAMADRID Las Vertientes Benchmark Mendoza 2017
87 points, $15
Peppery notes accent the supple red berry, cherry and raspberry flavors. Sanguine details show on the open-textured finish. Malbec, Bonarda and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now. 2,500 cases made. —Kim Marcus

More than $30

Oct. 20, 2018
92 points, $60
Aromas of animal, chive and spice cover the cherry and raspberry fruit for now, with leather and tar accents lurking in the background. With air, spice and mineral notes emerge, ending vibrant, firm and long. Best from 2022 through 2035. 2,090 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
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