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January 2019 - New Release Wine

January 2019 - New Release Wine
This month's Wine feature is New Release Wines

New Release Wine Reviews

Exquisite Collection 2018  Malbec
93 points
$7.99
Best Buy
A delicious, nuanced Malbec that will be a hit.
93 points $7.99 Best Buy
Barone Montalto 2017  Nero dAvola-Cabernet Sauvignon
93 points
$9.99
Best Buy
An earthy, well rounded Italian red that will be a conversation piece at the table.
93 points $9.99 Best Buy
Puroandes 2016 Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon
92 points
$10.99
Best Buy
A bold Chilean cabernet bursting with fruit, herbs, and creamy oak.
92 points $10.99 Best Buy
Balduzzi 2015 Viejo Encachao Carignan
92 points
$25
An attractive and well-balanced Carignane in a highly pairable style.
Château Tuilerie de Plaisance 2015  Montagne St. Emilion
92 points
$50
A juicy, high-impact Bordeaux that's delicious now and will cellar well.
Château Rastouillet Lescure 2015  Saint-Emilion
92 points
$55
A rich Bordeaux layered with intriguing spices and concentrated fruit.
Exquisite Collection 2018 Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc
91 points
$9.99
Best Buy
A vivacious sauvignon blanc with explosive, mouthfilling flavors.
91 points $9.99 Best Buy
Skeleton 2018  Malbec
91 points
$9.99
Best Buy
A delicious and nuanced old world styled Malbec that will sing at the table.
91 points $9.99 Best Buy
Balduzzi 2017 Reserva Merlot
91 points
$10.99
Best Buy
An earthy and stylish merlot with great concentration and loads of savory, salty goodness.
91 points $10.99 Best Buy
Galius 2015  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
91 points
$65
A brooding Bordeaux with vibrant fruit and contemplative oak character.
Puroandes 2016 Reserva Carmenere
90 points
$10.99
Best Buy
A velvety Carmenère with plenty of earthy appeal.
90 points $10.99 Best Buy
Balduzzi 2015 Gran Reserva Syrah
90 points
$19.99
A concentrated syrah with piles of dried fruit and intriguing spice.
90 points $19.99
Château Rouzerol 2015  Côtes de Castillon
90 points
$45
An terroir-driven Bordeaux that lots of earthy appeal.
Château Cazenave 2015  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
90 points
$65
Get lost in the wild fruit notes that balance this dry and ageable Bordeaux.
Château Piney 2015  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
90 points
$65
A youthful Bordeaux that requires cellaring to soften its edges.
Essenza di Vita 2017  Pinot Grigio
89 points
$7.99
Best Buy
A classic Italian pinot grigio with a refreshing salinity.
89 points $7.99 Best Buy
Balduzzi 2017 Reserva Carmenere
89 points
$10.99
Best Buy
An earthy, silky red for with a rustic charm.
89 points $10.99 Best Buy
El Tractor 2018  Malbec
89 points
$10.99
Best Buy
A juicy Malbec brimming with succulent fruit.
89 points $10.99 Best Buy
Luna Argenta 2016 Appassite Negroamaro-Primitivo
89 points
$14.99
Best Buy
An earthy yet fruity Italian red that will work well at the table.
89 points $14.99 Best Buy
Château Hautes Versannes 2015  Saint-Emilion
89 points
$55
A cellar-ready Bordeaux for the long haul.
Galius 2016  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
89 points
$70
A warming, chewy Bordeaux to unwind in the cellar.
Puroandes 2018 Reserva Sauvignon Blanc
88 points
$10.99
Best Buy
A tasty and expressive Sauvignon Blanc; a truly lovely everyday white.
88 points $10.99 Best Buy
Bogle 2016  Cabernet Sauvignon
88 points
$12
Best Buy
An oaky and rich cab with a roasty sensibility.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Koyle Costa La Flor 2018  Sauvignon Blanc
88 points
$16.99
A vibrant, energetic sauvignon blanc with intense, juicy flavor.
88 points $16.99
Balduzzi 2015 Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon
88 points
$19.99
A smoky, earthy cabernet for the table and grilled meats.
88 points $19.99
William Heritage 2017 Coeur dEst Outer Coastal Plain
88 points
$21
An effortlessly drinkable and intriguingly fruity red blend that fills the palate with satin-like tannins.
Chateau Tour de Yon 2015  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
88 points
$65
A firm wine that will benefit from cellar time to unwind and reveal it's balanced character.
Black Box 2017  Pinot Grigio
87 points
$6.25
Best Buy
An easy-drinking, crisp n' fruity Pinot Grigio.
87 points $6.25 Best Buy
Art of Earth 2017  Pinot Grigio
87 points
$9.99
Best Buy
An easy drinking, crisp pinot grigio that will pair with most anything.
87 points $9.99 Best Buy
Balduzzi 2017 Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon
87 points
$12.99
Best Buy
A juicy cabernet who's tannins may require some cellar time to smooth.
87 points $12.99 Best Buy
Falkner 2017 Luscious Lips White California
87 points
$17.95
A sunny and cheerful off-dry white.
87 points $17.95
Balduzzi 2018 Reserva Chardonnay
86 points
$10.99
Best Buy
A creamy chardonnay that hits all the toasty notes.
86 points $10.99 Best Buy
Puroandes 2018 Reserva Chardonnay
86 points
$10.99
Best Buy
A toasty chardonnay with a hint of tropical fruits.
86 points $10.99 Best Buy
Art of Earth 2017  Montepulciano dAbruzzo DOC
85 points
$9.99
A dry and savory Montepulciano for rustic Italian meals.
85 points $9.99
Skeleton 2017  Gruner Veltliner
85 points
$9.99
A crisp and youthful white for anytime sipping.
85 points $9.99
Bogle 2016  Merlot
85 points
$10
A table-friendly merlot to pair with weeknight beef.
Château Paran Justice 2015  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
85 points
$65
A dusty Bordeaux that can drink now or take a sleep in the cellar.
Balduzzi 2018 Reserva Sauvignon Blanc
84 points
$10.99
A laid back wine that offers a crisp quaffing experience.
84 points $10.99
Château Vieux Barrail 2015  Bordeaux Supèrieur
84 points
$35
A weeknight Bordeaux with an earthy sensibility.
Château Capet Duverger 2015  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
83 points
$65
A chewy Bordeaux with a notable food-friendly juiciness.
Château Saint-Elme 2015  Bordeaux Supèrieur
82 points
$35
A rustic French red to serve with game.
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