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Read the March 21 edition of Wine Spectator Insider (PDF)
Muscular and elegant reds mingle in this set of new releases, with wines from California and France, up to 95 points. Impressive 2015 California Cabernet Sauvignons from Napa and Sonoma masters are here, as well as Pinot Noirs from Burgundy that offer finesse and grace.

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March 14, 2018 (PDF)
Heavy-hitting classics abound in this set of new releases, with wines from California, Italy and Oregon, up to 97 points. Beautiful 2013 Brunellos di Montalcino show off the vintage. Astute wine lovers will go for these under-$100 California Chardonnays from Sonoma and elegant Pinot Noirs from Oregon favorites. There are 12 wines here scoring 95 points or higher!
March 7, 2018 (PDF)
Powerful reds reign in this set of new releases, with wines from California, Chile and France, up to 96 points. Classic California producers give Zinfandel some time in the limelight. Chile shows its potential with various French grapes, including a top Cabernet Sauvignon cuvée. In France, gorgeous whites from Alsace and top-notch reds from Burgundy show off each region's terroir.
February 28, 2018 (PDF)
There's an abundance of wine greatness in this set of new releases, with wines from Austria, California, France, Italy and Washington, up to 96 points. Chardonnay lovers will get a thrill from rich California styles and inviting, elegant white Burgundies. Washington continues to turn out world-class Syrahs, and expressive Austrian whites and rich Amarones from Italy round this out.
February 21, 2018 (PDF)
It's a blue-chip treasure trove this week, with wines from California, France and Italy, up to 99 points. Pinot Noirs from California combine elegance and structure, and a cascade of excellent red Burgundies from the 2015 vintage offers an alternative style. Intriguing whites from Italy add an element of discovery.


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