Posted on 14 May 2009.
If you’re looking for some good wine values under $15 a bottle, you’ve come to the right place. Every Thursday, we’ll let you know about some of our top picks under $15 which are sure to please your palate without breaking the bank. These are great wines worth seeking out, so go pick up a bottle or two and enjoy!
2008 Veramonte Sauvignon Blanc , Chile ($10-$15)
What’s interesting about the ’08 Veramonte Sauvignon blanc is that it hits all the flavor profiles of a traditional Sauvignon blanc and then throws in a punch of raciness and spice to mix it all up.
On first taste, it hits a whole lot of herbaceous notes of grass, weeds, and lemon grass, and then it brings on a dash of asparagus, grapefruit and lime finishing with a blast of sharp, tart, mineral and spice. …more>>
2006 House of Nobilo Pinot Noir, New Zealand
Fresh and fruity this one delivers despite being consumed long before it was ready. A faint hint of violets and raspberry in the aroma light but pleasant. Bright cherry flavors come across as a classic representation of NZ Pinot. Nice texture in the mouth and a slightly tart slightly smooth finish make this a good wine and …more>>
2006 Grayson Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, CA ($10-$15)
Two years and two vintages later after our first review of this wine it has not really changed much. Exhibiting open and pour access I think we can say the wine is approachable. The aromas stay true to the past vintages with a nose of dried cherry and cassis. The flavor profile brings similar components of intense blackberry, cassis, and cherry flavors. The texture is smooth as it spreads across the palate. Overall it is a …more>>
2006 Les Freres Couillaud Muscadet Loire, France ($10-$15)
The 2006 Les Frères Couillaud Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie Château de la Ragotière Sélection Vieilles Vignes is a medium-bodied, zesty lemon-lime wine with a clean, long finish. The Loire produces an abundant amount of Muscadet made from the Melon de Bourgogne grape, and this wine, like many Muscadets are vinified sur lie meaning that the wine is not racked off the lees after fermentation – it is bottled straight from the vat without racking, which, in turn, provides some carbonation (fizziness) …more>>