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September 2019 - New Jersey Wine Competition

September 2019 - New Jersey Wine Competition
This month's Wine feature is New Jersey Wine Competition Wines

New Jersey Wine Competition Reviews

Amalthea 2015 Reserve Merlot
96 points
$24.99
Astoundingly skillful use of oak makes for an uncommonly silky red with intense, complex notes of fine tobacco, tea, and leather; absolutely a must-try.
96 points $24.99
Tomasello NV Blackberry Wine New Jersey
95 points
$12.95
Best Buy
A serious fruit wine with excellent complexity and depth; a superior after-dinner choice.
95 points $12.95 Best Buy
Coda Rossa 2016 Couer dEst Red Blend Outer Coastal Plain
93 points
$18
Best Buy
A superbly savory and appetizing red with great complexity and intrigue.
93 points $18 Best Buy
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2015  Cabernet Franc
93 points
$32
A fruit-forward Cabernet Franc with lots of oak and spicy nuance.
Amalthea 2015 Clone II Cabernet Sauvignon
93 points
$34.99
A distinctive cabernet that weaves between rusticity and refinement.
93 points $34.99
Tomasello 2017 Estate Syrah
92 points
$18.95
Best Buy
A very distinctive and super savory red that will be like a scalpel at the table.
92 points $18.95 Best Buy
Amalthea 2014 Europa VII Outer Coastal Plain
92 points
$24.99
An unabashedly oaky red that offers piles of creamy character and rich spice notes.
92 points $24.99
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2014 Field Master Red Blend New Jersey
92 points
$40
A stately red with luxurious tannins and powerful flavor.
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2014  Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points
$32
A sophisticated and super-concentrated Cabernet that can compete with some of the best; fantastic fruit, minerality, and savory character that will continue to blossom with time.
Tomasello 2017 Estate Chambourcin
90 points
$18.95
An earthy, Francophile red that's an excellent charcuterie pairing.
90 points $18.95
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2017 Derby White Muscat New Jersey
90 points
$28
A floral, concentrated Muscat with a velvety smooth texture.
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2018 Reserve Petit Manseng
90 points
$28
Mouthwatering acidity, awesome minerality, and heaps of varietal character; a lovely Petite Manseng with a New Jersey swagger.
Amalthea 2016 Europa V New Jersey
90 points
$32.99
A funky, rustic red full of complexity; an elevating pairing for game.
90 points $32.99
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2015 The Huntsman Red Blend New Jersey
90 points
$40
A vibrant red blend reminiscent of a fine Gattinara that commands attention.
Coda Rossa 2016 Sweet Harmony Dessert Wine Concord
89 points
$17
A balanced and bright Concord wine that delivers perfect simplicity with lip smacking acidity and tannins.
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2017  Riesling
89 points
$20
A crisp and weighty Riesling with nice varietal character; nice aging potential.
Amalthea 2017 Reserve Chancellor
88 points
$24.99
A juicy, very food-friendly red with ripe fruit balanced by pleasant earthiness.
88 points $24.99
Coda Rossa 2016 Peach O Grigio Fruit Wine New Jersey
87 points
$14
Best Buy
A fruity, effortlessly drinkable wine that tastes of summer.
87 points $14 Best Buy
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2016 Barrel Aged Chardonnay
87 points
$25
A creamy, oak-forward Chardonnay sure to please fans of the style.
Amalthea NV Carme Outer Coastal Plain
87 points
$32.99
An earthy and distinctive red that will be a creative and interesting pairing for the table.
87 points $32.99
Palmaris 2014 Reserve Petit Verdot
86 points
$30.95
Instantly appealing aromas beacon one to a glass of this bright and ageable Petit Verdot.
86 points $30.95
Coda Rossa 2015 Sweet Jane Off-Dry White New Jersey
85 points
$14
A juicy, jammy Labrusca wine to serve ice cold.
Coda Rossa 2016 1526 Red Blend Outer Coastal Plain
85 points
$17
A distinctively herbal red for the table.
Coda Rossa 2016 Blue Moon Fortified Flavored Wine New Jersey
85 points
$20
A juicy port-style wine to sip with cheese.
Fox Hollow Vineyards 2018 Pink Flamingo Rosé New Jersey
85 points
$22
A fruity, gulpable rose for anytime enjoyment.
Coda Rossa 2016 Black Bird Sweet Fruit Wine New Jersey
84 points
$16
A fruity and wild wine to serve with a good chill.
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