10 Wines from Issue 233 That Won’t Break the Bank

Though the November Interim Issue drops tomorrow (!), Issue 233 is chock full of winning wines that are super cost-effective. 

Below, 10 outstanding wines that all rack up to just $12 or less—perfect for gifting this holiday season. 

“The 2016 Riesling Trocken is super clear and fresh on the nose, with discreet white fruit aromas and hints of citrus.”

“Along the lines of the pure Antão Vaz Pato Frio this issue, this is probably not quite as round but it might have even better acidity.”

“With an extra six months in bottle—or, maybe the first bottle wasn't fully sound—this seems much improved.”

“The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, confit black fruit and a dense, assertive, slightly heady finish.”

“This is a fine bargain and probably the best in its brand so far.”

“Fruity and easy, this fresh white tastes great but still finishes dry.”

“Drink it young for best results.”

“Fresh, clean and pure of heart, this beautifully focused Rabigato has good body, a sharp edge and a tense finish.”

“A very fine value, this might be the best I've seen in the brand.”

“Ferraton's 2016 Cotes du Rhone Samorens is a silky, medium to full-bodied blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah.”

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