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Read the July 19 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
Classic-scoring wines fill this all-red set of new releases, with wines from California, Spain and France, up to 98 points. Golden State Syrahs, Merlots and Cabernets from major houses stand alongside bold, dense styles from Spain's Rioja and Toro regions. Pinot Noir–based reds from Burgundy bring this home strong.

Recent Editions

July 12, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 99 points, this set of new releases sets a high-water mark for quality, with classic and outstanding wines from France, California and Oregon. Top Napa Cabernets deliver opulent fruit, while beguiling Oregon Pinots impress with elegance and harmony. Immense Rhône reds offer decades of ageability.
July 5, 2017 (PDF)
Wine Spectator Insider Semiannual Report: Over 1,000 wines at 90-plus points have appeared in the Insider in the first half of 2017, and they're all here! Five remarkable wines from Australia, France and Portugal topped the list at 98 points apiece, while strong showings from California, Italy, New Zealand and elsewhere offer sipping pleasure in every style. A plethora of can't-miss values fills out this stunning selection.
June 28, 2017 (PDF)
With scores soaring to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with wines from France, Italy and California. Landmark Golden State Cabernets show the power of the 2014 vintage in Napa, while luscious white Burgundies from top producers deliver impeccable depth and vibrancy. Stunning, ageworthy Barolos stand tall here.
June 21, 2017 (PDF)
With scores climbing to 97 points, this group of new releases shares the best of California, Washington and France. Golden State Pinot Noirs impress with elegance and supple fruit, while Washington reds deliver depth and power. Rhône reds from the region's master winemakers soar into the stratosphere.


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