Great Wines Under $20

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Great Wines Under $20

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Great wines and affordable prices don't have to be mutually exclusive. Here are a few delectable bottles that can stand up to the pricey guys without sacrificing taste.

1. Apothic Red Wine

Apothic Red Wine wine bottle Apothic Red Wine: This flavorful red is a smooth blend of merlot, zinfandel, syrah, and cabernet sauvignon. Flavors of vanilla, mocha, and black cherry give it a bold taste inspired by its namesake. The “apotheca,” was a place in the upper part of the house in which the Romans stored their wine.
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2. Clos du Bois Chardonnay

Clos du Bois Chardonnay wine bottle Clos du Bois Chardonnay: With primary aromas of apple, lemon, and pear, and hints of oak, cream, and spice, this chardonnay is rich in flavor and features a satisfying finish. It’s a great choice to pair with lobster and other shellfish prepared in butter or cream sauce.
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3. Mark West Pinot Noir

Mark West Pinot Noir wine bottle Mark West Pinot Noir: This medium-bodied California blend is a pleasant mix of berry flavors, such as black cherry and strawberries, plus plum, cola, and soft tannins. It’s the perfect match for a juicy cheeseburger or grilled salmon.
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4. Alamos Malbec

Alamos Malbec wine bottle Alamos Malbec: An Argentine blend of malbec with a bit of syrah and bonarda, this wine has deep cherry and blackberry flavors and a hint of spice and vanilla. With plenty of complex layers, Alamos Malbec has a full structure and long finish.
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5. Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc wine bottle Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc : The Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc continually typifies the grape with a harmonious interplay of citrus, tropical, and herbaceous notes. Pair with sauvignon blanc’s signature match—goat cheese—or experiment with pan-seared fresh fish or light grilled chicken.
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6. La Marca Prosecco

La Marca Prosecco wine bottle La Marca Prosecco : This sparkling wine dazzles with brilliant effervescence. It shows zesty citrus and fragrant honey on the nose, leading to a palate of green apple, fresh lemon, and grapefruit. Pair with a bevy of hors d’oeuvres, from baked Brie and toasted pecans to something as simple as a bowl of kettle chips or frites.
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7. 14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon

14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon wine bottle 14 Hands Cabernet Sauvignon: With an aroma of black currant and hints of dried herbs and spices, this cabernet sauvignon features dark fruit flavors complemented by a bit of cocoa and tannins. A perfect pairing for eggplant parmesan, prime rib, steak, or a hearty stew.
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8. Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon wine bottle Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon: Rich dark fruits make up the flavor core for the Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, with blackberry and black currant flavors accented by cinnamon and vanilla notes on the nose and palate. When it comes to food pairings for this wine, the heartier the better: Try rich roasted meats or an indulgent chocolate dessert.
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9. J. Lohr 7 Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon

1J. Lohr 7 Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon wine bottle J. Lohr 7 Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon: With ripe plum, blueberry, and black cherry notes, this intense cabernet sauvignon packs a punch. Nuances of toasted oak spice come forward through the palate to balance the wine’s richness. Silky tannins and a melted dark chocolate mouthfeel allow the wine to pair with a range of rich fare, including a New York strip, bacon cheeseburger, or simple pasta marinara.
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