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Waterton VineyardsWine of the Week

Bright and clear colour; has more flesh and weight than most of its vintage peers, tied together by firm acidity on the finish, with a farewell twist of citrus pith. Backed up its top-gold medal Tas Wine Show ’14 with a gold at the Tas Wine Show ’15, having barely moved, still incredibly youthful, fresh and vibrant.

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What James is drinking2006 Verget Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos

I had forgotten about this wine, hiding in a corner of my cellar not often visited, and was delighted to find it. Delighted, because it was sealed with a screwcap. Bright yellow-gold, it is wonderfully fresh, without the slightest hint of reduction – this with a Chablis! 

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Sponsored postTwenty top value wines for $20 and under

What we have here are 20 great wines (in no particular order) under $20 (some as low as $12). Each has been rated by James Halliday at 90 points or above. And each is accompanied by tasting notes from James, as well as some words from the winemaker.

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