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Read the August 16 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
Diverse bottlings from the Old and New World make up this week's set of selections, with wines from California, Oregon and France, up to 96 points. Napa Cabernet and Merlot from top producers display power and grace. Varied styles from Oregon show this region's range. Sumptuous, complex whites from the Rhône demand attention.

Recent Editions

August 9, 2017 (PDF)
Diverse styles beckon in this week's set of new releases, with wines from Australia, California, France and Italy, up to 98 points. Reds and whites from Down Under entice with depth and complexity. Golden State Chardonnays show harmony. Tuscan treasures and Southern Rhône stunners deliver Old World elegance and ageability.
August 2, 2017 (PDF)
Some of the world's most alluring wine regions feature in this week's set of new releases, with wines from California and France, up to 98 points. Napa Cabernets from the 2014 vintage impress with focus and power. France delivers distinction in two categories: racy, high-wire white Burgundies and bold, ageworthy reds from Côte-Rôtie.
July 26, 2017 (PDF)
Old World classics are plentiful in this week's set of new releases, with wines from France and Italy, up to 98 points. Red Burgundies from the standout 2014 and 2015 vintages wow with gorgeous fruit. Rhône whites deliver unparalleled depth. Bold Barolos and Barbarescos from Piedmont promise to age beautifully.
July 19, 2017 (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.


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