August’s Top 10 Under $10

Voyaging for Value

Once friends and neighbors find out we work at Wine Enthusiast, the first question they ask is almost invariably, “So, what’s a great $10 wine?” These wines represent some of the best inexpensive offerings we’ve tasted for the August issue, selected for price and quality, and balanced to give a selection of wine styles. Remember, you can always visit our Ratings to search more than 8,000 wines we’ve named Best Buys.

Avalon 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon (California). Best Buy. —S.H.
abv: 13.8%                               Price: $10

J. Portugal Ramos 2011 Ramos Reserva Red (Alentejano). Winebow. Best Buy. —R.V.
abv: 13.5%                               Price: $10

Snap Dragon 2010 Riesling (California). Best Buy. —S.H.
abv: 13.5%                                Price: $9

Bodega Norton 2011 Cosecha Tardia Natural Sweet White Chardonnay (Mendoza). T.G.I.C. Importers. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 11%                                   Price: $9

Callia 2011 Malbec (Tulum Valley). Palm Bay International. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 13.5%                                Price: $9

Mezzacorona 2011 Pinot Grigio (Vigneti delle Dolomiti). Prestige Wine Imports Corp. Best Buy. —M.L.
abv: 12.5%                                Price: $9

O. Fournier 2011 Urban Uco Torrontés (Cafayate). Fine Estates From Spain. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 13.5%                               Price: $9

Santa Julia 2011 + Malbec (Mendoza). Winesellers Ltd. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 13%                                  Price: $10

Alma del Sur 2011 Malbec (Mendoza). Martin Scott Wines. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 13.3%                               Price: $9

Astoria 2011 Alìsia Pinot Grigio (Delle Venezie). Prestige Wine Group. Best Buy. —M.L.
abv: 12.5%                               Price: $10

Published on July 26, 2012
Topics: Wine Values

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