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Once again, we continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less. So add them to your shopping list, scoff at those more expensive bottles, and enjoy quality, even on a budget. Happy drinking!

St. Supery 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

Grape(s): 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Napa Valley, Ca

Price: 15-20

Tasting Notes:

Inviting grapefruit and melon aromas with a slight grassy accent draw one into a glass. On the palate, lush honeydew and citrus flavors from a nice fruit core that weaves in a few grassy and minerally suggestions. There’s a nice compelling round quality to the wine that’s balanced by a pleasant acidity. Nice Sauv Blanc.

Rating: 90

Kenwood 2014 Pinot Noir

Grape(s): 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Russian River Valley, Ca

Price: 10-15

Tasting Notes:

A melange of strawberries, raspberries, and plums with accents of sweet spice and rhubarb rises up from a glass. Lots of strawberry jam and raspberry form a fruit core that weaves in cinnamon, rhubarb, and floral hints. Plush tannins and a balanced acidity make this an very approachable wine, which will pair nicely with grilled salmon.

Rating: 90

Seghesio 2015 Zinfandel

Grape(s): Zinfandel & Petite Sirah

Region: Sonoma County, Ca

Price: 15-20

Tasting Notes:

An abundance of blackberries and blueberries is backed up by hints of clove, pepper, and anise on the nose. Lush, dark flavors of blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry mingle with suggestions of anise, clove, and white pepper on the palate. Smooth with polished tannins, it’s a lovely, fruit-driven Zin.

Rating: 90

Bonterra 2015 Chardonnay

Grape(s): 100% Chardonnay

Region: Mendocino County, Ca

Price: 10-15

Tasting Notes:

Compelling notes of pears, apples, peaches, and creamy oak rise up from a glass. Those apple and pear flavors come up front on teh palate and make way for buttery and barrel spice highlights. Nice body and a pleasant acidity, a good value for Chardonnay.

Rating: 90