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Read the November 30 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
At up to 99 points, here's a set of new releases, with spectacular wines from California, Oregon, France, Italy and Portugal. Reds from Golden State standard-bearers Saxum and Hall stand beside potent Pinot Noirs from Oregon. Sumptuous Chablis leads into bold Italian reds, including the newest release of Antinori's famed Solaia bottling. A remarkable 18 wines here scored a classic 95 points or higher.

Recent Editions

November 23, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 96 points, here's a set of new releases, with stunning reds and whites from California, Oregon, France, Italy and Spain. Knockout Barolos from Piedmont steal the show, but Oregon Pinot Noir from Alloro and California Syrah from Pruett wow as well. The latest release of Bodegas Emilio Moro's powerful Malleolus bottling is here. Ten great-value wines score 90-plus points and cost $40 or less.
November 16, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 98 points, here's a set of new releases, with top-tier wines from California, Chile, France, Italy and Portugal. Rhône grapes make a strong showing here, with Golden State Syrahs from Saxum, Lewis and PlumpJack, as well as French versions from the appellations of Condrieu and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Cellar-worthy Barolos from Piedmont wow, and Port dating back half a century exhibits rare beauty.
November 9, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 96 points, here's a selection of new releases, with winning reds and whites from Australia, France, Germany, California and Washington. California Pinot Noirs from Dehlinger and Paul Hobbs impress, but a panoply of bold Rhône-style reds from across the world leads the pack here, with standout versions from Washington's K, Australia's Penfolds, California's Alban and France's Domaine du Pégaü.
November 2, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with top-shelf selections from Argentina, Australia, California, Germany and Oregon. Penfolds and Torbreck deliver classic reds from Down Under. Oregon Pinot Noirs from Beaux Frères and Penner-Ash offer sumptuous fall sipping, while Syrah from California's Booker impresses with richness and power. Luscious German Rieslings round this out.


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