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ETUDE

Pinot Noir Rosé 2018

(Santa Barbara County, CA) $22

A dry rosé with mouthwatering acidity, salted watermelon flavors. Satisfyingly crisp. Stellar price for a terrific wine.

92 points MR

Available at Wine.com

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ROBERT WEIL

Riesling Trocken 2017

(Rheingau, Germany) $19

Tight and minerally. Edgey. Pinpoint acidity. Fresh and bone dry.

89 points KM

Available at Vivino.com

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TAMARACK

“Firehouse White” 2018

(Columbia Valley, Washington) $18

Elegant event wine with something for everyone—flowers, fruit, and a precise body.

88 points TS

Available at Tamarack Cellars

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REYNEKE

Vinehugger Red 2017

(Western Cape, South Africa) $13

Elevate late summer spicy barbeque with tElevate late summer spicy barbeque with the exotic aromatics, ripe fruit, and balanced tannins here. What a steal!he exotic aromatics, ripe fruit, and balanced tannins here. What a steal!

88 points TS

Available at Gary's Wine & Marketplace

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SEVEN HILLS

Merlot 2016

(Walla Walla, Washington) $23

Tastes like it costs WAY more than it does. Great structure. Deliciously savory with notes of dark chocolate and spice.

90 points KM

Available at Vivino.com

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ROBERT MONDAVI

Merlot 2015

(Napa Valley, California) $24

A big thick red with lots of stuff. Great for BBQ steaks and burgers in the backyard.

88 points KM

Available at Vivino.com

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DEHESA LA GRANJA

Tempranillo 2009

(Castilla y León, Spain) $20

This wine—a younger brother of Spain’s famous wine Pesquera—exudes leather, bacon, game, cigars, and all things dark. If you like rustic, masculine wines, it’s for you. 

88 points KM

Available at Vivino.com

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VALL LLACH

“Embruix” 2016

(Priorat, Spain) $23

If you’re looking for a fascinating big red with lots of personality (at a super affordable price), this is it. Embruix means “bewitching” in Catalan. A blend of merlot, carignan, grenache, syrah, and cabernet

86 points KM

Available at Vivino.com

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CLARENDELLE

Rosé 2018

(Bordeaux, France) $14

Holy Moly. A $14 rosé from the owners of the First Growth Château Haut Brion in Bordeaux! It’s tight, sleek, minerally and very refreshing.

88 points KM

Available at Liquors Inc.

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TASCANTE

"Buonora” Etna Bianco 2017

(Sicily, Italy) $20

A spicy, creamy, fresh white from Sicily that is just plain satisfying. Hints of bitter orange.

89 points KM

Available at Vivino.com