This inky-colored 2013 Vranac Special Selection (the local grape of Macedonia) offers upfront, voluptuous levels of black raspberry, plum, violets and spring flowers. Full-bodied, decadent and a borderline big fruit bomb, it nevertheless has fabulous purity of fruit and good freshness. It’s a smoking value to drink over the coming 2 to 4 years. Coming from Macedonia and under the guidance of Philippe Cambie, Tikves continues to produce high quality, value priced wines that over deliver.

Rated 90 points. Regularly $13.99. Sale $9.99

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