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Read the September 21 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
At up to 95 points, here's a set of new releases, offering diverse and delicious bottlings from a host of established and emerging regions. Sumptuous red Burgundy from Arlaud, powerful styles from Provence’s Domaine Tempier and exquisite Champagne from Moët & Chandon show France at its best. Stunning Barolos from Italy and intense Syrahs from Washington round out this selection.

Recent Editions

September 14, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with stunning red, white and sparkling bottlings from across France, as well as impressive Golden State wines in multiple styles. Napa heavy-hitters Schrader Cellars, Alpha Omega and Matriarch deliver potent Cabernet Sauvignon, while the Rhône's Jean-Louis Chave, Burgundy's Domaine Faiveley and Champagne's Louis Roederer rise to the top.
September 7, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a group of new releases, with irresistible wines from Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire Valley, California and Washington. Chardonnay superstar Domaine Faiveley excels in Burgundy, while elite bubbly producer Moët & Chandon wows with vintage Champagne. Napa Cabernet stalwarts Bond, Schrader, Hall and Realm deliver top bottlings from 2013. Nine values clock in at $40 or less.
August 31, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 98 points, here's a group of new releases, with breathtaking wines from Champagne, Napa, the Rhône Valley and Piedmont. Champagne superstars Krug, Drappier and Ruinart excel with sophisticated bubbly, while Napa powerhouses Schrader and Bond show the potential of the 2013 vintage. For fans of elegant reds, bottlings of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Barolo and Barbaresco are sure to entice.
August 24, 2016 (PDF)
At up to 96 points, here's another set of new releases, with bold wines from California, Australia, France and Italy. Napa Cabernet Sauvignons top the list, with releases from all-stars including Schrader, Harlan and Paul Hobbs. Steely Chablis from Christian Moreau Père & Fils and luscious Rhône whites from Michel & Stéphane Ogier contrast with strong reds from Tuscany and Down Under.

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