Best Wines under $15

December 8, 2015

Check out these exceptional bargain bottles under $15.

 

 

 2009 Domaine Skouras St. George Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Price: $10

 

This red shows Beaujolais-like fresh cherry flavours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Delas Côtes du Ventoux

 

Price: $11
Aging in stainless steel keeps this southern Rhône red’s focus on juicy, ripe plum flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Coltibuono Cetamura Chianti

 

Price: $11
Tangy berry flavors define this charming entry-level Sangiovese.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Casamatta


Price: $11
Made from Sangiovese, Graetz’s entry-level red is a super value, with lush, energetic plum and cherry flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Valle Reale Vigneto Vigne Nuove Montepulciano d'Abruzzo


Price: $12
Made from young vines, this overachieving, unoaked red brims with juicy red fruit and food-friendly acidity.

 

 

 

 

 

2009 d'Arenberg The Stump Jump Grenache-Shiraz-Mourvèdre


Price: $12
Named for a 19th-century plow invented in South Australia, this fresh wine is berry-driven.

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Marcel Lapierre Raisins Gaulois Vin de France


Price: $14
A light, easy-drinking, berry-driven red that’s great with food.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Woop Woop Shiraz


Price: $14
Grapes from Wrattonbully and Langhorne Creek contribute to this fleshy Shiraz marked by chocolate and black cherry.

 

 

 

 

 

2008 Capezzana Barco Reale di Carmignano


Price: $15
A supple, invigorating blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Cline Ancient Vines Zinfandel


Price: $15
A supple, juicy Zin with expressive root beer and red plum flavors layered with notes of oak.

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Foxglove Zinfandel


Price: $15
The juicy wild berry and herb flavors in this great-value Zinfandel finish with tart acidity.

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Qupé Syrah


Price: $15
A restrained, elegant Syrah with lovely notes of peppercorn, herbs and pomegranate.

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Bieler Père et Fils Rosé Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence


Price: $11
A blend of Syrah, Grenache, Cinsaut and Cabernet, this elegant rosé is marked by strawberry and watermelon flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé


Price: $12
With soft red currant flavors and a subtle sweetness, this is an immensely drinkable rosé.

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Indaba Chenin Blanc


Price: $10
Lemon-lime and herb flavors mark this refreshing white.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NV Segura Viudas Brut Reserva


Price: $10
This low-priced gem is packed with green apple and citrus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Geyser Peak Winery Sauvignon Blanc


Price: $12
This zesty, always delicious white offers exuberant lime, sweet melon and grass flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Acrobat Pinot Gris


Price: $12
A great value; full of satiny quince, nut and apple flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc


Price: $14
Bursting with intense zesty lime and green apple flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Luneau-Papin Pierre de la Grange Vieilles Vignes Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie


Price: $14
A fabulous bargain, this fresh, captivating wine is made with grapes from old vines.

 

 

 

 

2007 Trimbach Pinot Blanc


Price: $15
The addition of some Auxerrois contributes a bit of fruitiness to this racy, citrusy Pinot Blanc.

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc


Price: $15
A firm backbone of acidity and brisk grass and mineral flavors reflect the coolness of the 2010 vintage.

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc


Price: $15
There’s an appealing green apple note amid citrus flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2009 Hugel et Fils Gentil


Price: $15
A fragrant, floral blend of five grapes, with soft apricot tones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Domäne Wachau Terrassen Grüner Veltliner Federspiel


Price: $15
Terrassen bottlings come from terraced vineyards, which yield intense, focused wines, like this citrusy example.

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc-Sémillon


Price: $15
A grassy, crisp white with lime and lanolin notes.

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