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Read the October 11 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
Ageworthy treasures populate this set of new wines from California, Italy and Portugal, up to 97 points. Golden State Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays stand alongside long-lived Barolos and Barbarescos from Tuscany, promising decades of drinking enjoyment. Port dating to 1968 is showing beautifully.

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October 4, 2017 (PDF)
Offering a diverse spread of wines from across Europe, here's a set of new releases, with 40 wines up to 95 points. Vintage Champagnes offer sumptuous bubbly built for celebrations. Italian reds from storied estates deliver immense flavor and pedigree. A range of styles from Spain round out this Old World selection.
September 27, 2017 (PDF)
Syrah, Grenache, Pinot Noir and more feature in this set of new releases, with wines from California, Oregon and France, up to 97 points. Rhône-style reds from the Golden State go toe-to-toe with the best of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Red and white bottlings from Oregon show the state's impressive range.
September 20, 2017 (PDF)
Here's a set of new releases, with wines from Austria, France and Italy, up to 98 points. Stunning Pinot Noirs from Burgundy show depth and elegance, while Tuscan Cabernets and Merlots from leading producers impress with power and ageability. Crisp, racy Rieslings and Grüner Veltliners from Austria round this out.
September 13, 2017 (PDF)
France, Italy and Argentina offer a diverse range of terrific reds and whites, with a full 20 wines here earning a classic score of 95 points or higher. The latest Châteauneufs from Beaurenard, Le Vieux Donjon and Vieux Télégraphe vie with Piedmont stars Bartolo Mascarello and Paolo Scavino, while Paul Hobbs' Viña Cobos represents the Andes.

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