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Reviews for 2019

August 2019 - New Release Wine/OOS

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

New Release Wine/OOS Reviews

Serena’s Vineyard 2016 Four Sisters Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon
93 points
A seamlessly delicious cabernet bursting with pure berry flavor light kissed by oak.
Adastra 2016  Syrah
93 points
$45
A Francophilic and pure Carneros Syrah; balanced, poised, and serious.
Level 3 Wines 2016 Milestone GSM Blend Paso Robles
93 points
$45
A lush, juicy GSM blend that's guaranteed to please.
Four Sisters Ranch 2017 Opalessence Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec
92 points
An intriguing and inviting cabernet with distinctive earthy herbal flourishes.
Red Hat Vineyards 2017 Four Sisters Ranch Merlot
92 points
A stylish juicy, jammy Merlot with rich and velvety texture.
Schug Carneros Estate 2017  Pinot Noir
92 points
$35
A beautifully balanced Pinot Noir with bright fruit, poignant terroir, and nutty undertones.
WineSmith 2015 Ricci Vineyards St. Laurent
92 points
$40
A very distinctively savory and smoky earthy Austrian red with a California twist.
Four Sisters Ranch 2016  Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points
A round and creamy cabernet that is delightful to drink.
Island Nation 2019  Sauvignon Blanc
91 points
$12.90
Lively and extroverted, this Sauvignon Blanc combines the tropical and herbal notes the region is known for, with a long, intense finish that be a super pairing to shellfish.
91 points $12.90
Adastra 2016 Eds Red Blend Napa County - El Dorado County - Sonoma County
91 points
$22.99
Effortlessly drinkable, this wine offers can't-get-enough notes of delicious forest fruits and distinctive spice.
91 points $22.99
Lorenzi Estate 2015 Reserve Lot 1254 Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points
$85
A toasty cabernet to pair with spicy grilled beef.
Kirkland Signature 2018 Kirkland Signature Chardonnay
90 points
$7.99
Best Buy
A toasty, voluptuous crowd pleaser that hits all the California Chardonnay necessities.
90 points $7.99 Best Buy
Schug Carneros Estate 2016  Sonoma Valley
90 points
$38
A vibrant, buoyant Sonoma Cabernet with great aging potential.
Level 3 Wines 2016 Choice & Chance Red Blend Paso Robles
90 points
$45
A tasty berry-led wine that's easy to drink.
Schug Carneros Estate 2017 Estate Grown Pinot Noir
90 points
$50
An unabashedly fruity Pinot Noir with great balance.
Schug Carneros Estate 2018  Sauvignon Blanc
89 points
$25
A round and forgiving Sauvignon Blanc with kisses of toasty oak, vibrant exotic citrus, and warming spice; balanced and interesting.
Level 3 Wines 2016 Driven Red Blend Paso Robles
89 points
$45
Big fruit and toasty oak make this a delicious red to sip all on its own or with cheeses, charcuterie and more.
Lorenzi Estate 2014 Private Reserve Cabernet Franc
89 points
$55
A hot-climate cab franc that will work quite well with grilled fare.
Sea Salt 2018  Sauvignon Blanc
88 points
$14
Best Buy
A spritzy, refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with extroverted citrus notes that are sure to hit the spot on a summer day.
88 points $14 Best Buy
Pinstack 2018  Chardonnay
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
A distinctive Chardonnay from the North Coast with luscious fruit and scintillating minerality.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Adastra 2018 Boundless Optimism Rosé Pinot Noir
88 points
$25
A dry and even, lightly smoky rose that will excel with grilled seafood.
Lorenzi Estate 2014 The Contrarian Private Reserve Merlot
88 points
$55
Rich baked fruit and spicy nuance makes this a great red for the warmer months.
Kirkland Signature 2018 Kirkland Signature Pinot Grigio
85 points
$7.99
A juicy, wide-appealing Pinot Grigio that won't let you down.
85 points $7.99
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