Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle picked these exceptional bargain bottles from F&W’s Wine Guide.

F&W Editors
August 07, 2017

2015 Delas Freres Côtes du Ventoux ($9)

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

2015 Badia a Coltibuono Cetamura Chianti ($16)

Tangy berry flavors define this charming entry-level Sangiovese.

2016 Bibi Graetz Casamatta Toscana ($12)

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

2016 Valle Reale Vigne Nuove Montepulciano d'Abruzzo ($13)

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

2016 d'Arenberg The Stump Jump McLaren Vale Grenache-Shiraz-Mourvèdre ($10)

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

2014 Woop Woop South Australia Shiraz ($12)

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

2015 Foxglove Paso Robles Zinfandel ($13)

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

2016 Bieler Père et Fils Sabine Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence Rosé ($12)

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

2017 Mulderbosch Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé ($10)

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

2016 Indaba Western Cape Chenin Blanc ($10)

Lemon-lime and herb flavors mark this refreshing white.

NV Segura Viudas Brut Reserva Cava ($9)

This low-priced gem is packed with green apple and citrus.

2015 King Estate Acrobat Oregon Pinot Gris ($14)

A great value; full of satiny quince, nut and apple flavors.

2016 Mulderbosch Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc ($12)

Bursting with intense zesty lime and green apple flavors.

2016 Trimbach Alsace Pinot Blanc ($12)

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

2015 Ken Forrester Petit Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc ($5)

There’s an appealing green apple note amid citrus flavors.

2016 Hugel et Fils Gentil Alsace ($10)

A fragrant, floral blend of five grapes, with soft apricot tones.