September’s Top 10 Under $10

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 11,500 wines we’ve named Best Buys.

Bourgeois Family 2009 Elicio Merlot-Grenache (Vin de Pays de la Méditerranée). Bourgeois Family Selections. Best Buy. —J.C.
abv: 13.5%                               Price: $10

Falua 2010 Conde de Vimioso Red (Tejo). Aidil Wines & Liquor Inc. Best Buy. —R.V.
abv: 13%                                  Price: $9

Quinta do Portal 2010 Muras da Vinha Red (Douro). M Imports, LLC. Best Buy. —R.V.
abv: 13.5%                               Price: $10

Herdade dos Machedos 2010 Santos Jorge Red (Alentejo). Sarmento’s Imports & Exports Inc. Best Buy. —R.V.
abv: 14%                                  Price: $7

Pomelo 2011 Sauvignon Blanc (California). Best Buy. —V.B.
abv: 13%                                  Price: $10

Segura Viudas NV Brut Reserva (Cava). Freixenet USA. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 12%                                  Price: $10

Bodega Norton 2011 Malbec (Mendoza). T.G.I.C. Importers. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 13.5%                               Price: $9

Les Trois Couronnes 2011 Red (Côtes du Rhône). The Other Wine & Spirits. Best Buy. —J.C.
abv: 13.5%                               Price: $9

Marqués de Cáceres 2011 Viura (Rioja). Vineyard Brands. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 12.5%                               Price: $9

Salvatore Principe 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Mendoza). Prestige Wine Group. Best Buy. —M.S.
abv: 13.5%                               Price: $10

Published on September 18, 2012
Topics: Value Wines, Wine Trends


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