Text Box: 		                                                                                                            			THE TOP 10 budget wines

Anciano Tempranillo  $9.99
Deeply colored while revealing aromas of damp earth, mocha, tobacco, and black cherry. On the palate it is sweetly fruited, easy-going, and nicely balanced leading to a seamless, fruity finish.

Altos De La Hoya Monastrell  $9.99
The heat-loving Monastrell is known as Mourvedre in France’s Rhone valley. Inky purple. Deep, smoky, seductively perfumed bouquet of dark berries, macerated cherries, licorice and Indian spices. A zesty mote of cracked pepper adds snap to the long, spicy, subtly sweet finish.

Fess Parker Frontier Red  $9.99
A complex blend of Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Mourvedre, Cinsault and Carignane. Aromas of black cherry, raspberry, black pepper and clove are coupled with flavors of black cherry, blackberry, blueberry, anise and chocolate. A sweet mid palate and a soft finish.

Montes Merlot  $9.99
Ruby red in color with flavors of black cherry, black pepper, tobacco and sweet chocolate. Full-bodied and well balanced. The Carmenere in the blend adds subtle spiciness. This Merlot is round and velvety with soft and ripe tannins, well integrated oak and a smooth finish.

DuBoeuf Beaujolais Villages  $8.99
Deep, luminous cherry color. The bouquet offers ripe red fruit character, suggesting strawberry and black currant, with a touch of cinnamon. Velvet-like in the mouth, with soft tannins, it is well-balanced and complete.

Protocolo Rose  $7.99
A blend of Bobal 60% and Tempranillo 40%. Bright pink, fresh and spicy with aromas of raspberry and blackberry. Light-bodied and dry, offering incisive red fruit flavors and good clarity. A spicy note carries through a brisk, focused finish.

Yalumba Y Series Unwooded Chardonnay  $9.99
Pale stray with light green hues, the Yalumba Y Series Unwooded Chardonnay displays aromas of honeydew melon and nashi pear, with hints of grapefruit and pineapple. The palate is silky with flavors of ripe nectarines, guava and grapefruit with a fresh acid finish. Serve with Thai chicken salad or gnocchi with sautéed prawns and a burnt butter sauce.

Valdivieso Sauvignon Blanc  $8.99
Brilliant with pale green tones. Fragrant nose of tropical fruit salad and fresh cut grass. Crisp and clean on the palate with excellent weight and a vibrant finish. Excellent as an aperitif and pairs perfectly with fish and seafood in general.

Claud Val Blanc  $9.99
Bright gold with green tints. Complex with citrus and white flower notes. Fruity, rich and vivid. Ample and well balanced with a long lasting finish.

Marques De Caceres Blanco  $7.49
Pale straw color with metallic highlights. Very fresh bouquet revealing notes of pears and apples wit ha depth of citrus fruits. Clean and lively in the mouth with delicious fruit flavors balanced by pleasant acidity. Good length with a slight trace of bitterness on the finish that intensifies the flavors.