daily wine picks


Less than $15

Jan. 31, 2015: SALADINI PILASTRI Rosso Piceno 2013 (86 points, $13)

A fresh, medium-bodied red, featuring pureed mulberry and red currant fruit, light tannins and accents of mocha, game and wild herb. Drink now through 2018. 10,000 cases made. —Alison Napjus

$15 to $30

Jan. 31, 2015: CANTINA CLAVESANA Dogliani Superiore Il Clou 2011 (89 points, $17)

This is sweet and packed with cherry, boysenberry, leather and spice aromas and flavors. Rich yet juicy, buoyed by dense, dusty tannins. Leans slightly toward the alcohol in the mix, with a long, fruit-filled finish. Drink now through 2018. 14,000 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson

More than $30

Jan. 31, 2015: VIGNOBLE DE CHÂTEAU-GRILLET Château-Grillet 2012 (93 points, $165)

Offers a creamy, rounded feel, with anise, verbena and green melon flavors gliding along, lined with a bright mineral note. The finish picks up hints of green almond and honeysuckle for added range and length, while the minerality continues to echo. Drink now through 2019. 300 cases made. —James Molesworth

Take a Site Tour

Discover all that WineSpectator.com has to offer, from free wine tips to member exclusives: our wine ratings database, advance ratings newsletters, cellar management tools, mobile services and more.

About Our Tastings

The guidelines we follow for our blind tastings, our tasters and their beats, and our 100-point scale.

Video: Inside Our Tasting Department

MEMBER LOGIN

= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? WineSpectator.com seeks a highly motivated digital journalist for an assistant editor position in its New York editorial department.

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences

Classifieds

The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories