daily wine picks

More than $30

Nov. 07, 2002: BOLLINGER Brut Champagne Grande Année 1995 (95 points, $90)

Here's a brilliant offering from Champagne's ripe '95 vintage. Very distinctive aromas of coconut and vanilla, with oxidation adding complexity, followed by fresh citrus, oatmeal and honey notes. It's all displayed on a firm, powerful structure that needs —Bruce Sanderson

Nov. 02, 2002: DALLA VALLE Maya Napa Valley 1999 (95 points, $140)

The '99 California Cabernets are an impressive group, so it's no surprise that the Dalla Valle Maya is a classic. Massive and concentrated, if a bit angular and tightly wound, with chewy, chunky leather, pencil lead, currant and herbal flavors that are fr —James Laube

Nov. 01, 2002: KRUG Brut Champagne 1988 (99 points, $190)

From arguably the top Champagne producer these days, this '88 keeps getting better. It shows brilliant aromas of coconut, tropical fruit, candied citrus peel and spring blossoms that hint at perfection, yet the structure is firm and unyielding. Then it al —Bruce Sanderson

Oct. 28, 2002: WHITEHALL LANE Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve 1999 (94 points, $65)

Under the leadership of owner Tom Leonardini, this winery has come on strong in recent years. The '99 Reserve is a real mouthful of Cabernet, ripe, rich and plush, with mouthcoating currant and blackberry fruit that's deep and concentrated, echoing spicy —James Laube

Oct. 25, 2002: CAPEZZANA Toscana Ghiaie della Furba 2000 (94 points, $45)

Made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah, the '00 Ghiaie della Furba is at the limit of ripeness, but fantastic nonetheless. Very ripe and rich, with an almost raisin and cured beef character. Full-bodied, with big, velvety tannins and a —James Suckling

3764 daily picks found in this category

First  << 675676677678679680681 >>  Last (753)

Value Wines

Browse our exclusive lists of the world's top wine values, top value producers and easy-to-find wines.

Featured: Top Values: California Syrah for $35 or Less


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Job Opportunities

Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator magazine is looking for an enthusiastic copy editor in the New York office.

Email Newsletters

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

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


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

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