WineBlueBook is a wine buying guide that compares wine ratings and price to determine value.
This month's issue covers many Red Burgundy, Bordeaux, West Coast Pinot Noir and Tuscan Sangiovese wines that were scored in the past 30 days by the wine critics.
At the high scoring end, the 2009 Pahlmeyer, Chardonnay Napa Valley received an average score of 94 points and at $40 is 49% of the average cost of a similar scoring West Coast Chardonnay which rates it a "Great Value".
Another outstanding value this month is the 2008 Joel Gott, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley also scoring 91 points. It costs $13 which is 17% of the average $78 cost of a similar scoring West Coast Cabernet Sauvignon earning its "Outstanding Value" moniker.
At the low price of $10, the 2009 Delas, Rhône Red Blend Côtes du Rhône St. Esprit received an average score of 89 points and is 29% of the average $28 cost of a similar scoring Southern Red Rhone earning it a "Great Value" moniker.
A total of 1,644 wines are profiled in this issue.