Rhône styles up to 98 points dominate this set of new releases, spanning Australia, California and France's Rhône Valley. In France, it's spotlight on Condrieu, the expressive, hedonistic white from the Northern Rhône. Legendary producers impress with their highest scores yet. Gorgeous Syrahs from all over California compete with Aussie Shiraz, alongside Pinot Noirs and Cabernets from Down Under—10 of these reds cost less than $50, including six at $30 or less.
September 12, 2018 (PDF)
There's California Cabernet, red Burgundy and more up to 98 points in this set of new releases, spanning France, the U.S. and Austria. Mighty Napa reds offer years of drinking pleasure. Pinot Noirs from the Côte de Nuits deliver great textures, with fruit and spice. A towering Hermitage leads the pack of Rhône delights. Plus, Austria's greats show the country's immense potential and diversity, at great prices.
September 5, 2018 (PDF)
There's a glimpse of festivity in the air in this set of new releases, with wines from Champagne and the Rhône in France, as well as California and Argentina, up to 97 points. Champagne producers come out swinging with their tête de cuvées. Farther south, Châteauneuf-du-Pape shows promise with its white wines. Plus, elegant Pinot Noirs reflect different pockets of California terroir
, and a string of high-scoring Argentine wines epitomizes high-end Malbec.
August 29, 2018 (PDF)
The Rhône is the gift that keeps on giving, and is once again the star of the Insider, with wines from France, California and Italy, up to 97 points. Recent vintages in the Rhône have been a boon for Châteauneuf-du-Pape, exemplified here. Plus, Italy shows its quality and diversity, from Super Tuscans to dessert wines to the highest-scoring Sicilian wines we've ever rated; and Napa Cabernets show richness and depth. There are 13 wines here that cost under $50.
August 22, 2018 (PDF)
Powerful reds destined for your cellar are in this set of new releases, with wines from California, France and Italy, up to 98 points. The new release of a very special Tuscan red is here, and other Italian bottlings overdeliver, including one 95-pointer costing just $30. Selections from the Southern Rhône show Gigondas at its highest heights. Plus, don't miss out on these stellar sparkling rosés from California.
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