La Vieille Ferme Cotes du Luberon Blanc 2014 ($9.99): A Mediterranean blend of bourboulenc, grenache, ugni, and vermentino, this fresh, fleshy white has aromas of stone fruits and white flowers, with a round acidity that is great as an aperitif. Also available in magnums!
Ferraton Cotes du Rhone Blanc “Samorens” 2015 ($12.99): A blend of grenache blanc and clairette, this soft white as aromas of white flowers and stone fruits, all with medium-full bodied texture. This is a great white for the fall, with lower acidity and easy to pair with all foods.
Chateau Pesquie Ventoux “Les Terrasses” 2013 ($16.99): Named for the terraces hew into the steep hills of the Ventoux region, this blend of syrah and grenache offers aromas of ripe crushed berries, black pepper and wild herbs.
Domaine du Grapillon d’Or Gigondas “1806” 2014 ($29.99): A blend of grenache, mourvedre, and syrah, this close cousin of Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a bold, full-bodied wine, with loads of dark fruit, graphite, and the earthy minerality that is typical of Southern Rhone. A warm, dark red that is perfect for autumn.