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Mark Aubert
Jul 31, 2018

Mark Aubert

Mark Aubert calls his Chardonnays hedonistic: 100 percent barrel-fermented and aged mostly in new French oak, the wines are ripe and full-bodied, staying true to their California origin with vibrant white fruit and citrus flavors.

Cover Stories

Mark Aubert's Ambition

Mark Aubert's Ambition

California vintner Mark Aubert has strategized relentlessly to realize his ultimate goal: to make …
Jul 31, 2018
Aubert’s Vineyards and Wines

Aubert’s Vineyards and Wines

A view of the myriad vineyards vintner Mark Aubert relies on for his grapes, and the coveted …
Jul 31, 2018

Tasting Reports

California Chardonnay Alphabetical Listing

California Chardonnay Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 570 California Chardonnay wines reviewed for the …
Jul 31, 2018
Australia Alphabetical Listing

Australia Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 505 Australian wines reviewed for the tasting report is …
Jul 31, 2018
Continental Drift

Continental Drift

If wine lovers aren't thinking of Australia as a place of discovery, they should be. The continent …
Jul 31, 2018
A Chilling Effect

A Chilling Effect

Despite a warm, dry growing season, Bordeaux's 2017 wines are neither overripe nor fruit-heavy, and …
Jul 31, 2018
Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

Chardonnay has long ruled the roost of Golden State whites, though competition is fiercer than …
Jul 31, 2018

Features

2016 Germany Whites Alphabetical Listing

2016 Germany Whites Alphabetical Listing

A free alphabetical list offering more than 370 German wines reviewed for the tasting report is …
Jul 31, 2018
The Evolution of Modern Bordeaux

The Evolution of Modern Bordeaux

A retrospective tasting of top reds from the 2001, 2003 and 2005 vintages shows that through …
Jul 31, 2018
Wine Fans Flock to 2018 Grand Tour

Wine Fans Flock to 2018 Grand Tour

The 2018 Grand Tour tasting spanned the country this spring, showcasing almost 250 wines from all …
Jul 31, 2018
Giada at Work and Play

Giada at Work and Play

TV star and restaurateur Giada De Laurentiis believes that every meal tells a story and her job is …
Jul 31, 2018
German Wines Continue to Shine

German Wines Continue to Shine

Germany's 2016 vintage produced aromatic, lithe and zippy wines. At their best, the 2016s display a …
Jul 31, 2018

Grapevine

Dynamic Duo: Beecher’s and Beef

Dynamic Duo: Beecher’s and Beef

Kurt Dammeier incorporates cheeses from his store and restaurant Beecher's Handmade Cheese into …
Jul 31, 2018
California Puts Sustainability Up Front

California Puts Sustainability Up Front

For more than 15 years, winegrowers and vintners across California have been striving to make their …
Jul 31, 2018
New Generation Takes the Lead at Lafite

New Generation Takes the Lead at Lafite

Saskia de Rothschild, the new chairman of Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), feels the storied …
Jul 31, 2018
Tuscan Values, Southern Hemisphere Specialties, Spanish Reds and Whites

Tuscan Values, Southern Hemisphere Specialties, Spanish Reds and Whites

Bruce Sanderson brings you terrific values from multiple regions of Italy, signature wines from …
Jul 31, 2018
The Recipe Is the Name

The Recipe Is the Name

Jack Bettridge explores the deceptively complex world of the humble Gin & Tonic, now gaining …
Jul 31, 2018
Wine Spotlight Aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises; Napa Porchfest

Wine Spotlight Aboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises; Napa Porchfest

Samantha Falewée recommends a cruise experience that highlights wine, a series of musical performan…
Jul 31, 2018
The Heart of the Housleys

The Heart of the Housleys

Tamera Mowry-Housley, actress and cohost of Fox talk show The Real , and her husband, Fox News …
Jul 31, 2018
Tax Tangles for Small Wineries

Tax Tangles for Small Wineries

Small wineries have issues with the recent tax bill signed into law in December 2017 that gave the …
Jul 31, 2018
In Memoriam: Leslie Rudd; Koerner Rombauer

In Memoriam: Leslie Rudd; Koerner Rombauer

Wine Spectator remembers the lives and accomplishments of Leslie Rudd, whose investment firm owns …
Jul 31, 2018
Long Island’s Martha Clara Vineyards Sold

Long Island’s Martha Clara Vineyards Sold

The Entenmann family sold its North Fork of Long Island property, Big E Farm, to a company based in …
Jul 31, 2018

Departments

Illiquid Assets

Illiquid Assets

When people boast of their market savvy, the banter often turns to stocks or real estate or even …
Jul 31, 2018
Beautiful Dreamers

Beautiful Dreamers

Rioja locals are not used to the wines that vintner Telmo Rodríguez makes, nor the high prices they …
Jul 31, 2018
Feedback

Feedback

Wine Spectator readers share their thoughts, ideas and opinions on the stories we publish on the …
Jul 31, 2018
California Gold

California Gold

Wine Spectator editor and publisher Marvin R. Shanken discusses the July 31, 2018, issue, with …
Jul 31, 2018
Salmon With Mexican Chardonnay

Salmon With Mexican Chardonnay

Shake up your next salmon dinner with a game-changing beurre blanc from chef Jorge González of …
Jul 31, 2018

The Buying Guide

The Buying Guide for this issue is available here.

California Chardonnay: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all California Chardonnay wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

2017 Bordeaux: A chart offers an alphabetical list of all 2017 Bordeaux barrel samples reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

Australia: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all Australian wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

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2016 Germany Whites: A free chart offers an alphabetical list of all 2016 German white wines reviewed for the tasting report in this issue.

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