Larry Lipson: Wines Under 20$

Larry Lipson: Wines Under 20$

Summertime calls for backyard barbecues and of course a good glass of wine, Larry Lipson gives us his wines under 20$ just in time for your next summer party!

We’re starting off with a nice Simi Sauvignon Blanc, 2017, from Sonoma County, averages 12 dollars nationally. Owned by Constellation Brands, yes the same company that owns Cornona and Modelo beers!

Larry Lipson rating  8.5


Larry picked BELPOSTO Montepulciano D ’Abruzzo 2016, 14 dollar national average.   

   Larry Lipson rating: 7.0

Third on the list we have

San Sebastian Vintners Red.  Non-Vintage . Sweet Red Wine from the Muscadine grape. 115 alcohol.  Averages 9 dollars nationally.

  Larry Lipson rating: 6.5

Last on Larry’s List we have

 COCOBON Vineyards Red Blend ( non-vintage), from Livermore, California . Blend , 61% Zinfandel, 12%  Merlot ,Cabernet Franc, 17 % , Petite Verdot 6%, Petite Syrah 4%. Winner of San Francisco Chronicle Gold 2017, Wine Enthusiast 83- 86 points for the last 3 vintages. Averages 8 dollars nationally.     

Larry  Lipson rating: 8.0

See you next week for the next wines under 20$ report!

Larry Lipson served as the Los Angeles Daily News food critic for 50 years. He is now based in Florida and a regular contributor to CRN Digital Talk Radio’s What’s Cookin’ Today and other food, wine, and travel programs.

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