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Less than $15

Dec. 18, 2018
BROTTE Côtes du Rhône White Esprit Barville 2017
89 points, $13
Bright, with makrut lime, kiwifruit core and yellow apple fruit flavors streaming through. A honeysuckle edge appears on the lively finish. Drink now through 2019. 7,500 cases made. —James Molesworth

$15 to $30

Dec. 18, 2018
BARONE RICASOLI Chianti Classico Rocca Guicciarda Riserva 2015
93 points, $25
This red combines a ray of pure cherry with coffee, spice, wild herb and tobacco flavors in a seamless way, while sanguine and iron elements chime in on the finish. Balanced and elegant, with a lingering, complex aftertaste. Drink now through 2035. 1,500 cases imported. —Bruce Sanderson

More than $30

Dec. 18, 2018
NICOLAS-JAY Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2016
94 points, $65
Precise, deeply structured yet graceful, with expressive black cherry, river stone and black tea accents that build richness toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2024. 3,000 cases made. —Tim Fish
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