WineBlueBook is a wine buying guide that compares wine ratings and price to determine value.
This month's issue covers many Champagne, German Riesling, West Coast Cabernet Sauvignon and Piedmont Red wines that were scored in the past 30 days by the wine critics.
At the high scoring end, the 2007 Altamura, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley received an average score of 96 points and at $85 is 22% of the average cost of a similar scoring West Coast Cabernet Sauvignon which rates it an "Outstanding Value".
An outstanding value this month is the 2008 Château le Thil, Bordeaux Pessac-léognan scoring 91 points. It costs $18 which is 24% of the average $75 cost of similar scoring Bordeaux earning it an "Outstanding Value" moniker.
At the low price of $9, the 2008 Shoofly, Shiraz South Eastern Australia received an average score of 88 points and is 50% of the average $18 cost of a similar scoring Australian Shiraz earning it a "Great Value" moniker.