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OAKVILLE WINERY

Zinfandel 2017

(Oakville, Napa Valley, CA) $28

From the family who brings you GHOST BLOCK, comes this juicy, peppery and briary zinfandel that’s beautifully balanced and rich without being heavy. Grilled pork chops please.

Available at Oakville Winery

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TAMBER BEY

“Lizzy’s Vineyard” Sauvignon Blanc 2018

(Oakville, Napa Valley, CA) $32

Fresh, limey, and tangy, this is one of our favorite wines with goat cheeses and summer salads.

Available at Tamber Bey Vineyards

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KELLEHER

Sauvignon Blanc 2017

(Oakville, Napa Valley, CA) $34

Round and full bodied with pear and tropical notes. A plush style of sauvignon blanc.

Available at Kelleher Wines

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SADDLEBACK CELLARS

Pinot Blanc 2018

(Oakville, Napa Valley, CA) $30

If you’re a chardonnay lover, you must try Saddleback’s fantastic pinot blanc. Reminds us of a delicious caramelized apple tart with a buttery crust.

Available at Saddleback Cellars

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VALDUBÓN

Reserva Vino Tinto 2014

(Ribera del Duero, Spain) $31

Earthy, soft, and mouthfilling, with delicious notes of vanilla and cherries. Utterly easy to drink.

88 points KM

Available at Solano Cellars

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HUNTER GLENN

Chardonnay 2017

(Sonoma County, California) $30

Minerally with notes of lime zest and grapefruit pith. Expansive on the palate. Just nine months of 25% new French oak, surprisingly fresh and vibrant.

90 points MR

Available at Hunter Glenn

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FREEMARK ABBEY

Chardonnay 2017

(Napa Valley, California) $30

A rich, supple classic with lovely apple tart flavors, a creamy middle, and a long lightly toasty finish.

Available at Freemark Abbey

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CHATEAU MONTELENA

“Potter Valley” Riesling 2017

(Napa Valley, California) $35

A wonderful dry riesling with lovely stone fruit, tropical fruit, and lemon pie notes. Tailor made for easy drinking.

Available at Chateau Montelena

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CLIFF LEDE

Sauvignon Blanc 2018

(Napa Valley, California) $28

Fresh, cool and creamy. Delicious flavors evocative of lemon verbena, lemon, and sage. Pure tasting, crisp, and long.

Available at Cliff Lede Vineyards

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BRUNO GIACOSA

“Falletto” Dolcetto d’Alba 2016

(Piedmont, Italy) $27

Lovely finesse. Delicious red cherry and minty aromas with hints of blueberries and pine flavors. 

92 points KM

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ANTINORI

“Villa Antinori” Chianti Classico Riserva 2013

(Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy) $30

Antinori built its name on delicious dependability… and it’s been totally reliable for the last 40 years. Nice tar-roses-salty quality here, and good length on the palate. Fresh and pretty. 

89 points KM

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SELVAPIANA

“Vigneto Bucerchiale” Chianti Rufina Riserva 2013

(Chianti Rufina, Tuscany, Italy) $30

Wonderful classic flavors of espresso, cherries, licorice, and tobacco. Plus a hint of saltiness which is often a characteristic of terrific Chianti. Superb with meat pastas. 

90 points KM