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During the summer, when the long, hot days just keep coming, more often than not, the perfect antidote is a lovely, chilled glass of wine.  Well, our tasting panel has discovered three bottles that have an attractive palate and price, which are sure to help get you through the dog days.

Domain Wachau 2015 Federspiel Riesling

Grape(s): Riesling

Region: Germany

Price: 15-20

Tasting Notes:

The nose brings together aromas of citrus fruits and white flowers. A fresh acidity carries notes of lime, tangerine, and peach, along with accents of spring flowers and minerals. Lively flavors and nice balance make this a lovely summertime wine. Pair with grilled white fish.

Rating: 90

Sacha Lichine 2015 “Single Blend” Rose

Grape(s): Grenache & Cinsaut

Region: South of France

Price: 10-15

Tasting Notes:

The nose brings together notes of red currants, citrus zest, and strawberries. On the palate, red berry fruit melds with hints of floral spice. A friendly acidity and welcoming fruit make this a nice, bargain rose that’s perfect for summer.

Rating: 89

Pazo Cillerio 2015 Albariño

Grape(s): 100% Albariño

Region: DO Rías Baixas, Spain

Price: 15-20

Tasting Notes:

Tropical, citrus, and floral elements come together on a lovely nose. The palate offers up flavors of lemon zest, passion fruit, and honeydew that meld with suggestions of minerals and orange blossoms. A fresh acidity and a touch of richness, in terms of mouth-feel, make this a fine companion for your favorite shell fish and sunshine.

Rating: 91