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Read the June 21 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (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.

Recent Editions

June 14, 2017 (PDF)
Don't miss this group of new releases, with wines from California, France and Italy, up to 97 points. Golden State Chardonnays deliver luscious flavors fit for warm-weather sipping, while Tuscan reds show bold fruit. But France steals the spotlight, with exemplary red Burgundies and stunning whites and dessert wines from the Loire.
June 7, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with wines from California, France, Italy and New Zealand. Golden State sparklers usher in summer, while Loire Valley sweeties wow with luscious fruit. Rhône reds deliver torque and precision. Tuscan standouts and a diverse selection from New Zealand round this out.
May 31, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 97 points, here's a set of new releases, with wines from France, California, Washington and South Africa. Rhône whites deliver hedonistic pleasure, while California Pinot Noirs and Washington Syrahs make strong showings. South African picks round out this list. Nine wines here scored a classic 95 points or higher.
May 24, 2017 (PDF)
At up to 98 points, here's a set of new releases, with exceptional wines from California, Oregon and France. Napa Cabernets show the depth of the 2014 vintage, while elegant Oregon Pinot Noirs deliver harmonious flavors. Steely whites from Burgundy offer mouthwatering focus. Ageworthy giants from the Rhône's Côte-Rôtie stand tall here.


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