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Read the April 25 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
Structured reds built to age make their debut in this set of new releases, with wines from California, Germany and Italy, up to 96 points. Read on for a star-studded selection of California Cabernets from Napa, 2013 and 2012 riserva Brunellos that'll fit well in your cellar, and gorgeous German whites that show the country's diversity.

Recent Editions

April 18, 2018 (PDF)
Thrilling reds and lively bubblies are in this set of new releases, with wines from Australia, California, France and Italy, up to 96 points. You'll always have an excuse to drink Champagne with these beauties around. Plus, find gorgeous California Chardonnays, bold Australian reds and 2012 Brunello di Montalcino bottlings. One 93-point Cabernet Sauvignon here costs just $20!
April 11, 2018 (PDF)
Blue-chip selections are in this set of new releases, with wines from California, France and South Africa, up to 98 points. California shows what it does best with sturdy Napa Cabernets and elegant Sonoma Pinot Noirs. The villages of Chassagne-Montrachet and Puligny-Montrachet spotlight the beauty of white Burgundy, including some of the best grand cru sites. Top-notch bottlings from South Africa round this out.
April 4, 2018 (PDF)
A diverse mix of goodies grace this set of new releases, with wines from California, France, Portugal and Spain, up to 97 points. Rich California Chardonnays offer depth and bold flavors, while reds and whites from the Southern Rhône show off the classic-rated 2015 and 2016 vintages. Don't miss structured Spanish reds and gorgeous tawny Ports.
March 28, 2018 (PDF)
Chart-topping reds lead the way in this set of new releases, with wines from California, Germany and Italy, up to 98 points. Riservas from the 2012 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino impress with structure and elegance, while California favorites deliver Zinfandels with complex and lively fruit. High-scoring Rieslings from Germany hit the sweet spot.

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