Wine lovers, rejoice! We’ve scoured the wine aisle to bring you a comprehensive list of the best bottles under $20. Whether you’re a red or white wine enthusiast, we’ve got you covered.
10. Château de Sancerre Rosé
This French rosé is a classic and offers delicate flavors of strawberry and raspberry. It’s a perfect summer sipper and sure to impress any wine snob.
9. La Crema Chardonnay
This California Chardonnay offers a complex and rich flavor, with notes of apple, pear, and a hint of oak. It’s perfect for pairing with seafood and poultry dishes.
8. Cono Sur “Organic” Sauvignon Blanc
This Chilean white has bright and zesty flavors of grapefruit and lime and is organic. Plus, it’s incredibly affordable at under $20.
7. La Posta Pizzella Malbec
This Argentine Malbec offers a rich and fruity flavor, with notes of black cherry, plum, and a hint of spice. It’s an excellent value for the price and perfect for a casual dinner party.
6. Bodegas Muga Rioja
This Spanish red offers a complex blend of cherry and plum with a hint of spice. It’s perfect for a cozy night in or to pair with a hearty meal.
5. Charles Smith “Kung Fu Girl” Riesling
This Washington state wine packs a punch with its crisp and refreshing flavors of apricot and peach. Plus, the label features a kickass kung fu girl, so you’ll look like a total badass while sipping on it.
4. Guigal Cote du Rhone
Vintage after vintage, the Collection wines have become symbols which perfectly illustrate the family’s ethos of supreme quality. Careful ageing, together with the meticulous attention paid every day by Marcel and Philippe Guigal to the selection and blending processes, bring to the fore the consistency and excellence of the great appellations of the Rhône Valley
3. Louis Jadot Beaujolais
Aged with semi-carbonic maceration to bring more tannins and structure to the wines, defining the Louis Jadot style and making bolder Beaujolais wines. This plump, juicy wine has fresh aromas and flavors of strawberries and black cherries offset by lively, peppery notes.
2. Dr. Loosen Riesling
Sourced exclusively from vineyards with steep slopes and slate soil, this wine embodies the elegant and racy style of classic Mosel Riesling. Displaying snappy peach and juicy citrus fruit highlighted by crisp mineral notes on the complex finish. Great value.
1. Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone
A racy, high-pitched, mineral-driven style, with raspberryand damson plum coulis notes pierced with savory andsanguine accents. The long, tight-grained, iron-edged finish resonates.
So, next time you’re at the wine store, don’t be afraid to explore beyond the $50 bottles. These wines under $20 prove that you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy a delicious glass of vino. Cheers!