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Our 90 Points Under $20 wines offer exquisite flavor at an affordable price.

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We search high and low for the best sips at the best price points and for over 10 years have brought our guests a treasure trove of highly rated wines at great values. These wines are under $20 but offer the coveted characteristics of a high-quality bottle. Each one is rated at 90 points or higher by trusted sources, including Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator and James Suckling.

We love finding new and unusual selections—especially when we can offer a vintage that’s exclusive to The Fresh Market. Keep reading to learn more about our latest 90 Points Under $20 picks, then grab a glass and try some for yourself!


Layer Cake Cabernet Sauvignon Crafted with grapes from the central coast of California, this Cabernet Sauvignon is deep and complex, with alluring aromas of wild berries and violets. On the palate, bold black fruits mingle with soft tannins and a long, chocolatey finish.

90 points, 2015 Wine Enthusiast

Just Right Cabernet Sauvignon Another California Cab, Just Right lives up to its name and is well-structured from the first sip to the last drop. Fruity, toasty aromas give way to vibrant cherry flavors and notes of toasted cedar and spice. It’s smooth, juicy and a pleasure to sip.

93 points, 2014

Toscano and Pinot Noir bottles

Argiano Rosso Toscano This Tuscan blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Sangiovese is full-bodied, with smooth tannins and a persistent finish. Aromas and flavors of red berries, chocolate, blackcurrant and a hint of sandalwood lead to a persistent finish.

94 points, 2015 James Suckling 90 points, 2014 Wine Spectator

King Estate Acrobat Pinot Noir This Pinot Noir comes from a warmer-than-average Western Oregon growing season. Rich, fruit-forward aromas of strawberry and cherry mingle with notes of vanilla, cinnamon and mocha. On the palate, ripe strawberries and chocolate are accented by a touch of spice.

90 points, 2015 Wine Enthusiast

Claret and Villages bottles

Coppola Diamond Series Claret This Claret is a Bordeaux-style blend from Anderson Valley, California and primarily consists of Cabernet Sauvignon with Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. It’s lush, with succulent flavors of wild berries, anise and plum. In the tradition of European wineries, gold netting is added to the bottle to signify superior quality.

90 points, 2015 Wine Spectator

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Villages In the world of wine, Georges Duboeuf is regarded as the “King of Beaujolais.” This wine is made from Gamay and displays a deep cherry red hue. The bouquet offers notes of strawberry, black currant and a hint of cinnamon. It’s well-balanced with soft tannins and a velvety texture.

91 points, 2015 James Suckling

Cabernet-Sauvignon and Merlot bottles

Finca Las Moras Cabernet Sauvignon This well-balanced wine is from the San Juan region in Argentina. The name “moras” comes from the Spanish word for “blackberries,” which dominate the nose of this delightful wine. Blackcurrant, chocolate and plum flavors are coupled with soft tannins leading to a fruit-forward finish.

91 points, 2016 James Suckling

St. Francis Merlot This flavorful Merlot from Sonoma Valley boasts layered aromas and flavors of plum, red cherry and dried cranberry. On the palate, it’s velvety-smooth with flavors of espresso and a touch of spice. The finish is robust with bold tannins and toasted oak.

90 points, 2014 Wine Enthusiast

Sauvignon-Blanc and Chardonnay bottles

Matua Sauvignon Blanc Matua produced New Zealand’s very first Sauvignon Blanc in 1974. Succulent nectarine and peach flavors are complemented by notes of mango, key lime and ruby red grapefruit. This wine is crisp and fresh on the palate with a long, expressive finish.

90 points, 2016 Wine Spectator

Roth Chardonnay The grapes for this wine were selected from vineyards in the coolest parts of the Sonoma Coast. Crisp apple aromas and tropical fruit dominate the nose, opening up to hints of vanilla. Flavors of pear, yellow apple, pineapple and orange blossom are balanced by a hint of oak and vanilla.

90 points, 2014 Wine Enthusiast