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Less than $15

Dec. 12, 2018
GEORGES DUBOEUF Pinot Noir Pays d'Oc 2017
87 points, $12
Juicy and bright, featuring flavors of wild cherry and currant mixed together with spice, dried herb and mineral. Light-bodied and fresh, offering tangy acidity and modest tannins. Drink now through 2020. 2,500 cases made. —Gillian Sciaretta

$15 to $30

Dec. 12, 2018
BODEGAS PAZO DE BARRANTES Albariño Rias Baixas 2017
89 points, $20
This expressive white delivers peach, lychee and orange blossom flavors in a silky texture supported by lemony acidity. A touch of salinity grounds the finish nicely. Drink now. 16,660 cases made. —Thomas Matthews

More than $30

Dec. 12, 2018
TAIT Shiraz Barossa Valley Basket Pressed 2013
91 points, $50
Polished and ripe, with kirsch and framboise notes and a touch of black walnut liqueur to the lush and velvety core. Spice, Earl Grey tea and dark chocolate accents linger on a generous finish. For fans of the bold, rich style. Drink now through 2030. 200 cases made. —MaryAnn Worobiec
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