The ancient French region of Languedoc is home to some of the best bargains around.
Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Red blend of syrah, grenache and mourvedre, big forward, but restrained
Domaine Auriol "La Capele", Minervois '16 *** $ KILLER VALUE
Jam-packed with flavor, concentrated dense wine with garrigue notes
100% syrah, full bodied but graceful, poor man's Cote Rotie
Designated "vegan", cabernet and grenache blend, soft ripe tannins
All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.