Spain’s Torres family is primarily known for its vineyards in the Penedès region, south of Barcelona, but they ventured west to Ribera del Duero to create this lush, smoky red.
Barolos in regular-size bottles often sell for more than this; finding an impressively good, polished version such as this one, in a magnum, at under $100? That’s a rarity.
2009 Castello di Monsanto Il Poggio Chianti Classico ($125)
Back in 1962, this long-aging, complex red was the very first single-vineyard Chianti Classico, and it’s still one of the best.