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Who said that good wine had to be expensive? In fact, the experts at WineEnthusiast.com beg to differ. There are plenty of delicious, well-made wines under the $15 price tag that are sure to “wow” any wine lover.
So, before you begin your next dinner party, make sure to check out this budget-friendly wine list.
1. Sella & Mosca 2010 Terre Rare Riserva
For $15, this Italian wine is the ultimate steal. Rated as the best wine under $15 by WineEntusiast.com, this delicious red has notes of ripe black cherry, mocha, and black plum.
2. McManis 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
If you’re looking for a crowd pleaser, this red wine is definitely for you. It’s a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with yummy blackberry and cherry flavors. For only $11, this bottle of wine is worth every cent.
3. Aveleda 2014 Quinta da Aveleda Estate Bottle White
Have your taste buds soaring with this crisp white wine. It’s a dry (read: less sweet) white wine that is perfect for easy drinking. At $9 a bottle, it can’t be beat.
4. Château d’Aydie 2013 Laplace Tannat
Sip on a red wine that is just as bold as you are. At $15, this dry, structured wine is pairs perfectly with red meat dishes and earthy vegetables.
5. Finca Flichman 2013 Misterio Reserva Malbec
Malbec lovers – listen up! Enjoy this richly flavored red for just $12. Pair it with pork chops, lean lamb, or even a skirt steak for a delicious addition to your meal.
6. Bogle 2013 Chardonnay
If flavors like vanilla, pear, or bright apple catch your eye, then you’ll love this brightly flavored chardonnay. At $10, it’s everything you need to complement your favorite seafood dish.
7. Pedra Cancela 2010 Seleção do Enólogo Red
Portugal is known for their impeccable red wines, and this bottle is no different. Flavored with strong notes of plum and blackberry, this heady wine is a standout at just $11.
8. Sokol Blosser NV Evolution White
Here is a white wine that is guaranteed to take your breath away. Filled to the brim with sweet flavors like peaches, creamy, and lemon meringue, this $15 wine is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth.
9. Mas des Bressades 2013 Cuvée Tradition Red
This of this as your “out-of-the-box” wine. It’s very different from your traditional reds, but as they say, variety is the spice of life. This $15 unique red wine is flavored with complex notes like black olive, cassis, and cured meats. It’s a dimensional wine that ranges from spicy to tangy. It’ll pair perfectly with any meat-based dish.
10. Johann Falkenburg 2013 Riesling
Sweet wine fans, this one’s for you. At $11, this sparkly riesling is chop full of ripe peach and mango flavors that would work beautifully in a white sangria or white wine spritzer recipe.
11. Line 39 2013 Pinot Noir
New to the world of wine? Here is a great red to begin your journey. It’s the perfect balance of aromatic, fruity, and smooth. And, for just $11, it can’t be beat.
12. Herdade dos Machados 2012 Morgado da Canita Red
Filled with rich flavors, this full-bodied red wine is perfect addition to any steak dish. It’s just as yummy and bold as you are.
13. Goose Ridge 2012 g3 Cabernet Sauvignon
Talk about a flavorful red wine! It’s filled to the brim with notes of coffee, cherries, and oak. It’s sweet, tangy, and easy-to-drink. Make sure to RSVP this wine for your next cocktail party.
14. Blue Fish 2013 Original Riesling
This $10 wine is exactly what you need this spring. While it’s more on the dry side, it’s still has those gorgeous light flavors of cashew-nut and yellow cherries.
15. Gnarly Head 2013 Old Vine Zinfandel
Here is another perfectly balanced red wine to add to your grocery list. It’s has an easy mix of berry flavors and a slightly smokey undertone.
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