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12 Quintessential Southern French Wines for Under $20

New reviews of whites and reds from Côtes du Rhône, Costières de Nîmes, Lubéron and more
Michel Gassier makes a variety of well-priced bottlings from Costières de Nîmes.
Courtesy of Michel Gassier
Michel Gassier makes a variety of well-priced bottlings from Costières de Nîmes.
Cassia Schifter
Posted: July 26, 2018


The Southern Rhône is a melting pot of grapes and styles. With numerous appellations, allowing both single-variety wines and blends of different grapes, there's plenty to choose from. This selection of both reds and whites shows the essence of the region: While no two wines are exactly alike, they all exemplify the Southern Rhône's appeal—and all for less than $20 a bottle. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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