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White
 

2012 Dalia Ceja Chardonnay

A bit extravagant, and necessarily in a good way.
 
5.5
 
 
White
 

Sokol Blosser Evolution

Decent but a little sweet for our tastes.
 
7.3
 
 
Red
 

2012 Small & Small “At Large” California Red Blend

If you let it open up a bit, you've got a really nice red for under $10 (Naked Angel price).
 
7.9

 
 
White
 

2012 ROX Scott Peterson Chardonnay

This Sonoma Coast chardonnay is a nice balance between old school and new school: rich and round, but not overly oaked. Long finish but not cloying. A well-balanced quality chard perfect for a special dinner (think seafood!).  ...
 
8.5
 
 
Red
 

2012 Kimbao Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere

Another tasty, easy-drinking red from Naked Wines
 
8.5
 
 
Red
 

2010 Montemar Andes Syrah

A solid buy at $11, an epic bargain at Bevmo's 5¢ sale.
 
8.3

 
 
White
 

2013 Small and Small Sauvignon Blanc

A typical example of a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, in all the right ways
 
8.0
 
 
Red
 

2013 Yellowtail Cabernet Sauvignon

Great? No. Great deal? Yes.
 
5.8
 
 
Rose
 

2012 Domaine de St. Antoine Pay du Gard Rosé

Light but nicely balanced: a hint of fruit but not too sweet.
 
8.3

 
 
Red
 

2012 Winery of Good Hope Pinotage

A smokey, spicey red that will get better with a few more years on it.
 
8.9