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Read the September 20 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (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.

Recent Editions

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.
September 6, 2017 (PDF)
Top bottlings from France and California face off in this set of new releases, with wines from Napa, Alsace and Champagne, up to 96 points. Bold and powerful Golden State Cabernets deliver forward fruit and sustained finishes, while racy Alpine Rieslings delight with refined charm. Sumptuous bubbly cuvées round this out.
August 30, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, this week's set of new releases offers a globe-trotting perspective, with wines from Australia, France and Washington state. Shiraz and Chardonnay from Down Under makes a strong impression. Red and white Burgundies deliver world-class elegance. Washington reds show boldness and complexity.
August 23, 2017 (PDF)
Boasting exceptional bottlings from California, France and Portugal, this week's set of new releases impresses across the board, with wines up to 97 points. California Cabernets deliver ripe fruit and ample structure. Champagnes from top houses entice with elegance and refinement. Sumptuous Vintage Ports offer years of aging potential.

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