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What is your favorite under $20 wine?

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I'm new to the wine consumption thing, I really enjoy the cheap Reislings, what does everyone else like? :beer:
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post #2 of 14

My current list of inexpensive, fabulous wines...

Here's my last order of 'daily drinkers' that fit your pricing category and represent a good mix of red, white, and dessert wines.


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Treana 2003 Mer Soleil Vineyard Viognier-Marsanne


last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $19.99

(Rhone style white)

Kim Crawford 2006 Sauvignon Blanc


last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $16.99



Penley Estate 2004 Hyland Shiraz

last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $19.99



Trevor Jones NV Jonesy Port

last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $10.79
Meerlust 2001 Rubicon

last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $24.99
Hidalgo NV La Gitana Manzanilla (500 ml)
last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $11.99
Hogue 2003 Genesis Cabernet Sauvignon

last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $12.99
Sticks 2004 Chardonnay


last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $13.99
Yalumba NV Museum Reserve Muscat (half-bottle)
last purchased: 2/21/2007 last purchase price: $18.99
post #3 of 14
Louis Martini Cab.--2003 I believe. There is a reserve and a regular, with the regular being about $20 (maybe slightly over).

This was the first wine I tried and has remained my favorite since. I finally tried the reserve about a month ago. Definitely smoother tan's and worth the extra cost for special occassions, but the regular is excellent for a low cost.
post #4 of 14
Summerdale Pinot Noir
post #5 of 14
Tolosa "no oak" Chardonnay from the Edna Valley in CA. about $10 abottle. Nice fruit and doesn't get in the way of the food. Comes w/ a screw top also making opening a breeze:)
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post #7 of 14
I've discovered the Yellow Tail brand, it's Australian.
post #8 of 14
ZOLO cab or merlot. Here in Memphis it goes for about $12.00 a bottle.
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post #9 of 14

Favorite Wines Under $20

Some of my favorites are:
Renwood Old Vine Zinfandel
This winery is known for its high quality Zinfandels. It's located in Amador County. Sells for around $18.

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
This wine is easy to sip...it's nice to have a chilled bottle in your refrigerator for unexpected guests. It's around $14.

Greg Norman Estates Sparkling Chardonnay/Pinot Noir
A nice sparkler for around $16

Hogue Genesis Cabernet Sauvignon
A best buy at around $13


post #10 of 14
Been buying for last few yrs - bulletproof choice!

Montepulciano di Abruzzo "Masciarelli" - even 2002 works great. Priced around 9.99. Consistent, fruity, no funny notes.

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post #11 of 14
Falesco Vitiano Rosso
Steltzner Claret
Almira Los Dos
Rijio Vega Joven
Kris Pinot Grigio

These are just the ones that jump into my head at this momment.
post #12 of 14
Some of my under $20 favs are:

Colvin Vineyards - Walla Walla Red
Townshend Cellars - Vortex Red
ElMirador - Roja
Sorensen Cellars - 2002 Merlot
Seghesio - Sonoma County Zinfandel
Maryhill - Viogner and its Chardonaay
post #13 of 14

vermut

the Vermut wine is the best cheap wine I have ever tried.
post #14 of 14
Yellow Tail, either the Cabernet or Merlot, the Shiraz isn't bad either. I also enjoy Love My Goat by Bully Hill Vineyards, it's a table wine, but it is amazing.
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