Best Value Wines Under $20

10/05/2021 Pour and savor award-winning wines that offer high-quality as well as the best value for your money. All under $20!

Since this is the perfect time to stock wines for your everyday enjoyment, we have collected a list of several award-winning wines that offer the high-quality and the best value for money. These wines can be ordered online. However, you can check the shipping availability on their website itself.

Here are some of the best value wines under $20.

2019 Angels & Cowboys Rosé 375 - $8.99

2019 Angels & Cowboys Rosé shelf talker

2019 Angels & Cowboys Rosé by Share A Splash Wine Co. is crafted using traditional techniques borrowed from the great winemaking domains of Provence in the South of France. Its nose opens with ripe mango and citrus zest aromas with savory herbs. This Rosé boasts the flavors of white peach, nectarine, and fresh raspberry with lingering notes of lavender and Granny Smith apples. It's a light and delicate weight wine with a subtle creaminess that balances the acidity. 

The 2019 Angels & Cowboys Rosé came home with a gold medal scoring 92 points at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings. This is what the judges said about this gold winner.

Tasting notes:

‘Refreshing rose, candied strawberries pomegranate with mineral-driven wine. Very fresh easy drinking rose.’

2018 Cannonball Chardonnay 375ML - $8.99

2018 Cannonball Chardonnay shelf talker

Another medal winner from Share A Splash Wine Co. is the 2018 Cannonball Chardonnay. Its color is a luminous, lightly golden straw derived both from the grapes themselves and the toffee toast of the oak in which the wine was fermented. It boasts of amazing aromas of nuanced oak, baked sourdough pie crust, toasted bread, caramel, and peeled Granny Smith apples. It has a full-bodied and tasty palate with notes of roasted almond and lemongrass tea. Luscious honeycomb and sweet butter creaminess deliver a satin-like palate presence that is moderated by a fresh mineral acidity on the finish.

2018 Cannonball Chardonnay grabbed a silver medal scoring 88 points at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings. Its tasting notes are as below.

Tasting notes:

‘Zippy white wine, the fruit is subtle of green apple and pear. There is a creme brûlée on the palate giving the wine some weight. The wine has lifted acidity. delicious style of chardonnay.’

Von Stiehl Winery Riesling 2019 - $13.99

Von Stiehl Winery Riesling 2019 shelf talker

Von Stiehl Winery Riesling 2019 is an award-winning wine with a distinct floral character with underlying acidity. Well-rounded and balanced, it pairs well with many cuisines, especially chicken, fish, and Asian food.

Von Stiehl Winery Riesling 2019 took home a silver medal with a score of 87 points at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings. Below are the tasting notes given by the judges at the competition.

Tasting notes:

‘Slight petrol note to this wine. Very mineral-driven with slate and wet rock on the palate. The wine has flavors of peach and green apple. Refreshing wine.’

2019 Cannonball Sauvignon Blanc - $14.99

2019 Cannonball Sauvignon Blanc shelf talker

2019 Cannonball Sauvignon Blanc by Share A Splash Wine Co. takes its characteristics from the soil, sun, and coastal breezes of the North Coast, an amazing terroir for growing sauvignon blanc grapes. Waves of guava, lime, and tangerine dominate on the nose with back notes of white peach and apricot. Alongside the citrus spectrum on the palate, tropical notes emerge showing guava, lychee, and passionfruit.

2019 Cannonball Sauvignon Blanc won a silver medal with 87 points at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings. Below are the tasting notes given by the judging panel.

Tasting notes:

‘Juicy and mouth-watering with citrus and stone fruit on the palate. Simple and easy to drink.’

Stony Creek Rosé - $16.49

Stony Creek Rosé Shelf talker

Stony Creek Rosé by Von Stiehl Winery comes from the vineyards of southern Door County. It’s a fun and fruity semi-sweet rosé with hints of melon and strawberry. It pairs well with appetizers or seafood.

Tasting notes:

‘Sour cherry and licorice. The wine has notes of eucalyptus and candied fruit with sweetness on the palate.’

Giapoza 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon - $18.00

Giapoza 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon

Giapoza 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon by Michael Pozzan Winery bursts with aromas of red cherry, ripe red raspberries, and a hint of rich barrel char. It is packed with red plum, freshly roasted coffee, milk chocolate, and the richness of toasted French oak barrels. 

Giapoza 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon grabbed a silver medal scoring 89 points at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings. Here are the tasting notes are given by the judging panel at the competition.

Tasting notes:

‘Aromatics of spice and chocolate with nuances of blackberry fruit. Smooth and well-balanced. This wine could be aged for a few more years or decanted now to allow some aeration!’

Giapoza 2017 Pinot Noir - $18.00

Giapoza 2017 Pinot Noir shelf talker

Giapoza 2017 Pinot Noir by Michael Pozzan Winery leads with a bright and extroverted nose of red plum and orange peel, with a hint of rose petal and subtle clove. On the palate, this pinot noir shows broad silky tannins that reveal layered flavors of juicy raspberry, red plum, and the richly toasted spices of fine French oak. Its long finish gives a hint of nutmeg and vanilla.

Giapoza 2017 Pinot Noir won a silver medal with a score of 85 points at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings. Here is what the judges said about this pinot noir.

Tasting notes:

‘Bold and well structured with notes of red roses and grapefruit peel. The mouth is viscous and generous with a plum sauce aftertaste. Pair with tangy and zesty sauces.’

Matthew Joseph 2018 Napa Valley Chardonnay - $20.00

Matthew Joseph 2018 Napa Valley Chardonnay shelf talker

Another heart-warming selection from Michael Pozzan Winery is Matthew Joseph 2018 Napa Valley Chardonnay. It comes alive in the glass with cheerful aromas of Jasmine, orange blossom, lemon zest, and a hint of key lime. This Napa Valley Chardonnay boasts of having a deliciously weighty palate, seemingly framed by acidity that balances flavors of mandarin oranges, light caramel, toasted almonds, and wildflower honey. Its finish carries a hint of cinnamon and vanilla bean.

Matthew Joseph 2018 Napa Valley Chardonnay also grabbed a silver medal at the 2020 USA Wine Ratings, scoring 87 points. The tasting notes given by the judging panel are as below.

Tasting notes:

‘Flavors of spice and tart pineapple. Balanced and bright with a great weight on the palate. Pair alongside salmon, roasted chicken, or pasta.’