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A Dozen Value-Priced California Reds

Wines from throughout the Golden State can offer plenty of flavor and character for $20 or less per bottle.
Posted: February 22, 2002

With the frenzy over $100-a-bottle "cult" Cabernets still alive and kicking, it may seem like it's hard to find a good deal on a bottle of red wine from California these days. But here are a dozen wines that scored in the "very good" range (85 to 89 points on Wine Spectator 's 100-point scale) for $20 or less.

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