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Less than $15

Mar. 23, 2017
PHANTOM BAY Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Reserve 2016
87 points, $10
Offers a light mix of lime and melon flavors, with touches of green apple skin on the crisp finish. Drink now. 8,000 cases made. —MaryAnn Worobiec

$15 to $30

Mar. 23, 2017
CHÂTEAU CHARMAIL Haut-Médoc 2014
88 points, $17
Sanguine-edged red and black currant fruit mixes with an iron hint before following through on a tobacco-edged finish in this red, which is not big, but has some range and purity. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2019. 10,000 cases made. —James Molesworth

More than $30

Mar. 23, 2017
BLACK KITE Pinot Noir Anderson Valley Kite's Rest 2014
90 points, $50
Succeeds with a delicate mix of red plum, cherry, light spice and oak. Charmingly elegant, finessed and long, presenting a clean finish. Shows promise for the future. Drink now through 2021. 1,254 cases made. —James Laube
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