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$15 to $30

Apr. 26, 2018
CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE Merlot Columbia Valley 2015
89 points, $15
A lively red, with expressive black cherry and mocha aromas that open to medium-weight blackberry and spicy herb flavors. Drink now through 2022. 135,000 cases made. —Tim Fish

$15 to $30

Apr. 26, 2018
BODEGAS MARQUÉS DE MURRIETA Rioja Finca Ygay Reserva 2014
92 points, $29
This red has a lovely texture, polished and deep. The flavors are a bit muted, but reveal notes of cherry preserves, candied orange, dried herbs and vanilla, with light, firm tannins and orange peel acidity. Harmonious, in the traditional style. Drink now through 2026. 10,000 cases imported. —Thomas Matthews

More than $30

Apr. 26, 2018
ROEDERER ESTATE Brut Anderson Valley L'Ermitage 2011
93 points, $48
Opulent and lush, but elegantly complex, with vivid fresh ginger, cinnamon roll and red berry aromas opening to rich, seamless apple and almond flavors that unfurl on the long finish. Drink now. 2,845 cases made. —Tim Fish
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