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Less than $15

Oct. 21, 2020

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BOEKENHOUTSKLOOF

The Wolftrap White Western Cape 2019

$12

This shows light notes of cantaloupe and elderflower, with vibrant acidity imparting lift and balance. Savory herbal and mineral accents mark the moderate finish. Viognier, Chenin Blanc and Grenache Blanc. Drink now. —Aleks Zecevic

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$15 to $30

Oct. 21, 2020

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BODEGAS BRECA

Garnacha Spain 2017

$16

This red is ripe and generous. A rich, firm texture carries plum and currant flavors, with notes of mocha, loamy earth and smoke. Well-integrated tannins give this backbone, while lively acidity imparts balance. Drink now through 2024. —Thomas Matthews

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More than $30

Oct. 21, 2020

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VITICCIO

Chianti Classico Riserva 2016

$35

Supple, exuding cherry, blackberry, violet, graphite and tobacco flavors. Succulent, this moves spryly across the palate, ending with a dusting of tannins. Shows fine balance and length. Best from 2021 through 2040. —Bruce Sanderson

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