Here are the five top wines under $15, at least according to Wine Spectator Magazine. Dare to compare! Have you found any good buys for under $15? Let us know!
Wines Under $15
Wine Spectator 3/25/11
Mar. 25, 2011:
VINHOS DOURO SUPERIOR Douro Castello d’Alba 2008, 25,000 cases made. ($10)
A medium-bodied and peppery red, with red berry flavors. The supple finish features notes of vanilla, with hints of smoke. Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional. Drink now. —Kim Marcus
Mar. 24, 2011:
ADEGA COOPERATIVA REGIONAL DE MONÇÃO Vinho Verde Fuzelo 2009, 5,000 cases imported. ($9)
Lots of grapefruit and blood orange flavors fill this crisp white. Stone and sea salt notes mark the finish. Drink now. —Kim Marcus
Mar. 23, 2011:
COMPANHIA DAS QUINTAS Arinto Bucelas Quinta da Romeira 2009, 5,000 cases imported. ($12)
Crisp, with good focus to the almond, herb and mineral flavors. Citrus and stone notes mark the finish. Drink now. —Kim Marcus
Mar. 22, 2011:
YELLOW TAIL Cabernet Sauvignon South Eastern Australia Reserve 2008, 18,000 cases imported. ($12)
Supple and appealing for its drinkability. Features spicy berry and fresh herb flavors, lingering easily. Drink now through 2013. —Harvey Steiman
Mar. 21, 2011:
CRAMELE RECA Pinot Grigio Colinele Dobrogei Dreambird 2009, 120,000 cases made. ($7)
A clean, fruity white, featuring fresh-cut green apple flavors, with notes of citrus zest. Slate accents mark the finish. Drink now. —Kim Marcus
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