It's a blue-chip treasure trove this week, with wines from California, France and Italy, up to 99 points. Pinot Noirs from California combine elegance and structure, and a cascade of excellent red Burgundies from the 2015 vintage offers an alternative style. Intriguing whites from Italy add an element of discovery.
February 14, 2018 (PDF)
Old World and New World Rhône styles face off in this set of new releases, with wines from California and France, up to 99 points. Syrah and Grenache from the Golden State stand tall alongside Côte-Rôtie from the Northern Rhône, which also offers gorgeous Condrieus. A collection of reds and whites from the Loire Valley adds great value.
February 7, 2018 (PDF)
Ageworthy bottlings fill this set of new releases, with wines from California, Germany and Italy, up to 97 points. Luscious Chardonnays from the Golden State impress, while delicious German Rieslings promise years of drinking pleasure. Beautiful Barolos from leading producers round this out.
January 31, 2018 (PDF)
Enticing reds from the Old and New World entice in this set of new releases, with wines from California, France and Italy, up to 97 points. Napa Cabernet Sauvignons from top estates stand alongside alluring reds from Sicily. Gorgeous, cellar-worthy red Burgundies from leading producers show promise.
January 24, 2018 (PDF)
Bold and vivacious reds make up this set of new releases, with wines from California, Oregon and Italy, up to 97 points. Russian River Zinfandel from leading producers provides counterpoint to graceful Oregon Pinot Noirs. Gorgeous, long-lived Barbarescos from top estates promise years of drinking pleasure.
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