We all know that fine wines are expensive. A bottle of wine could even be priceless depending on who looks at it. But what will you say that you do not have to break the bank to have a good quality wine? There are wines out there that could cost you not more than $50!
It may seem incredible, but it is true. There are upcoming vineyards that are getting the raves for the wines that they create. Look up Mendocino and Beaujolais, and you will find out.
Now, here is our Top 10 picks that you should try this year. We did not rank our list in any particular order.
- 2010 Bolney Estate Blanc de Blancs Brut
Price point $50
This wine is the richest wine in the Bolney selections. It is a fantastic English Sparkling Wine with the aroma of orchard fruits.
- NV Tarlant Zero Brut Nature
Price point $50
This bubbly wine is a delicious combination of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier. The taste is clean and crisp and very citrusy on the nose.
- 2014 Clos Cibonne Cuvée Tradition Côtes de Provence Rosé
Price point $28
This rosé wine was made from the Tibouren grapes that give its salty-spicy taste. You will be surprised that this wine has a distinct flavor due to the yeast added during its aging process.
- 2015 Casa Ferreirinha Planalto Reserva Douro White
Price point $15
This Portuguese white wine was made from seven grape varieties. In spite of it, the wine remains to be light and citrusy.
- 2013 Marco de Bartoli Grappoli del Grillo
Price point $27
This Sicilian wine is rich and intense with a hint of lemony taste. It wine will be great with delicious seafood.
- 2013 Domaine Eden Chardonnay
Price point $30
This Chardonnay is well-balanced. It is bold on the palate with a hint of peaches and cream. The Mount Eden Vineyards carefully crafted this Chardonnay.
- 2014 Domaine des Terres Dorées (Jean-Paul Brun) Cote de Brouilly
Price point $20
This wine tastes ripe but beautifully balanced with a citrusy taste. The aroma is fruity and earthy.
- 2014 Drew Family Cellars Valenti Ranch Syrah
Price point $49
This Drew Family Cellars masterfully created this Syrah. The wine is well-balanced with lovely acidity.
- 2014 Marchesi di Gresy Langhe Nebbiolo Martinenga
Price point $22
This wine shares the same grape and region with the fine wine, Barolo. It is heavy but with the beautiful texture of red fruits. The nose will remind you of earth and strawberries. This wine is easier on the pocket.
- NV Graham’s 20-Year-Old Tawny Port
Price point $40
This wine smells of toffee, and it is very smooth on the palate. You can pair this with your dessert such as fruitcake.