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June 2019 - New Release Wines/OOS

June 2019 - New Release Wines/OOS
This month's Wine feature is New Release Wines

New Release Wines/OOS Reviews

White Horse Winery 2017 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay
94 points
$29
A toasty, well integrated Chardonnay for fans of Montrachet.
Grifoll Declara 2016 Red Blend Priorat
94 points
$38
A delicious red from Priorat with riveting twists and turns; new nuances to discover around every corner.
Lawer Estates 2016 Betsys Vineyard Syrah
94 points
$38
An enormous, inky Syrah with lots of cellar potential; great balance of poise and strength.
Cielo 2017  Pinot Noir
93 points
$9.99
A widely appealing Pinot Noir with a great balance of flavors.
93 points $9.99
Leaf Plucker 2018  Sauvignon Blanc
92 points
$8.99
Best Buy
A flamboyant and outgoing toasty Sauvignon Blanc with character for days.
92 points $8.99 Best Buy
Grifoll Declara 2016 Can Maurisset Red Blend Priorat
92 points
$42
A firm and steady Priorat with scintillating minerality and spicy intrigue.
Serre dei Roveri 2013  Barolo Riserva DOCG
92 points
$120
Intricately woven flavors offer instant satisfaction, but this Barolo may also reward the patient cellarer, too.
Car Men Air 2016 Grand Reserve Carmenere
91 points
$12.99
A spot-on smoky carmenere that will be great with grilled fare.
91 points $12.99
Milbrandt Vineyards 2018 Evergreen Vineyard Family Grown Riesling
91 points
$12.99
A bright and very attractive New World style Riesling with great acidity for the table.
91 points $12.99
El Tractor 2017 Reserva Malbec
91 points
$14.99
Best Buy
A nicely concentrated, stylish Malbec.
91 points $14.99 Best Buy
AvinoDos 2018  Sauvignon Blanc
91 points
$28
A vibrant, herbal sauvignon blanc; a California Sauvignon Blanc for the Marlborough drinker.
CRU9 2016 Stop Talking Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points
$60
A rich fruit and oak forward Napa cabernet that will benefit from time in the cellar.
Velata NV Premium Sangria
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
A great bottled sangria; balanced, spicy, pure, with a great kiss of chewy tannins; a resounding YES from the panel.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Svetoni 2016 Leo Toscana IGT
90 points
$30
A dry, food-friendly Tuscan red for the table; ageable.
Domaine Beausejour 2018 Les Silex Sauvignon Blanc
90 points
$35
Lively acidity and crushable; a solid summer sauvignon blanc.
Cantina del Redi 2015 Pleos Sangiovese
90 points
$42
A dry and chewy Sangiovese that will be a real charmer at the table; very food-friendly.
Alysian 2015 Rochioli Vineyard Chardonnay
90 points
$50
A decadent, very oaky Chardonnay that is sure to please fans of the style.
Famiglia Castellani 2012  Brunello di Montalcino
90 points
$59.99
An old-school Brunello to take rich meals to new heights.
90 points $59.99
Serre dei Roveri 2015  Barolo DOCG
90 points
$90
A solid Barolo to elevate Italian night.
Art of Earth 2018 Organic Malbec
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
A rich and refined Malbec to pair with all manner of roasted and grilled beef.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Paso Grande 2017 Premier Cabernet Sauvignon
89 points
$13.99
A rich, smoky, earthy Cabernet fit for grilled meats.
89 points $13.99
Stone Castle Vineyards and Winery 2017 Gjergj Kastrioti Vranac
89 points
$15
Best Buy
A great balance of rustic spices and fruits make this a distinctive and share-worthy wine for the western set.
89 points $15 Best Buy
UKO 2017 Reserva Malbec
89 points
$30
A spicy, roasty Malbec with instant appeal.
Lorenzi Estate 2014 Private Reserve Bold Move Red Blend Temecula Valley
89 points
$55
A hot-climate red full of baked-fruit-goodness and spicy oak character.
Lorenzi Estate 2014 Reserve Fifty Fifty Red Blend Temecula Valley
89 points
$65
A sturdy, juicy red blend that's great for a plate of cheese and charcuterie.
Bernador NV  Vinho Verde
88 points
$4.99
Best Buy
A crisp, fresh Vinho Verde with wide appeal.
88 points $4.99 Best Buy
Seratina 2017  Pinot Grigio
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
A fresh, classic Venezie Pinot Grigio that won't let you down.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Les Hauts de Lagarde 2018 Bordeaux White Blend Bordeaux AOC
88 points
$14.99
A clean, supple, and delicious white Bordeaux that drinks with charm and grace.
88 points $14.99
Barefoot NV  Pinot Grigio
87 points
$6.99
A subtle Pinot Grigio that yearns for some flavorful food to complete the meal.
87 points $6.99
Leaf Plucker 2017 Red Blend Western Cape
87 points
$8.99
Best Buy
A carmenere-like red that will fit right in at the table.
87 points $8.99 Best Buy
Milbrandt Vineyards 2018 Family Grown Chardonnay
87 points
$12.99
A fruity, never-heavy Chardonnay with great acidity.
87 points $12.99
Fleur de Rosée 2018 Rosé Côtes de Provence
87 points
$14.99
Best Buy
A smooth, friendly rose with wide appeal.
87 points $14.99 Best Buy
Milbrandt Vineyards 2017 Family Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
87 points
$16.99
A chewy cab to complement rich meals.
87 points $16.99
Castello di Gabbiano 2015  Chianti Classico Riserva
87 points
$22.99
A sturdy Chianti for the table.
87 points $22.99
UKO 2017 Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon
87 points
$30
A spicy Cabernet with a big burst of fruit; quite complementary for the meal.
Gecaj Estate 2016 Owners Choice Grand Reserve Rahoveci Valley
87 points
$80
A distinctively herbal red with a charmingly rustic style.
Vinas Viejas 2016  Grenache
86 points
$5.99
Best Buy
A fruit-forward wine with great stoney minerality.
86 points $5.99 Best Buy
Denada 2017 Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
86 points
$7.99
A spicy, smoky Cabernet that offers a great introduction to the wines of Chile.
86 points $7.99
Cielo 2018  Pinot Grigio
86 points
$9.99
A crisp Pinot Grigio with pretty layers of fruit and florals.
86 points $9.99
Château Élan 2016 Fingerprint Collection Les Petits Red Blend American
86 points
$60
A big and bold red blend for rich dishes.
Pico Andico 2018 Special Selection Malbec
85 points
$9.99
A fruity Malbec with a kiss of sweetness.
85 points $9.99
Stone Castle Vineyards and Winery 2018 Rose Pinot Noir
85 points
$10
A crowd-pleasing Rose with vibrant notes of sweet fruit.
Santodeno 2016 Sangiovese Appassimento Romagna DOC
85 points
$14.99
A savory and pairable Sangiovese for casual Italian fare.
85 points $14.99
Milbrandt Vineyards 2017 Family Grown Merlot
85 points
$16.99
A sturdy, oaky merlot that will play nicely at the table.
85 points $16.99
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