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Reviews for 2023

August 2023 - On-Demand

August 2023 - On-Demand
This month's Wine feature is On-Demand Wines

On-Demand Reviews

Full Flap NV Red Blend Castilla Y Leon
93 points
$19
Best Buy
A beautiful red blend that is the perfect table wine for grilled meats and roast vegetables.
93 points $19 Best Buy
La Baraja 2021  Godello
93 points
$36
A lovely Old World wine with charm that is meant to pair with a breadth of foods; nicely balanced between oak and fruit.
Freixo 2019 Reserva Red Blend Alentejano
92 points
$54
A big wine for a big, rich dinner; intense and delicious.
Jaya 2021 Single Vineyard Las Cenizas Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points
$40
An elegantly styled cooler climate Cabernet Sauvignon balancing black fruit against savory green herbs; give this a decant and pair with steak.
Bodegas Borsao 2020 Tres Picos Grenache
89 points
$16
Best Buy
Dark and chocolatey, this wine would pair well with a coffee rubbed steak or a dessert cheese course with dark chocolate.
89 points $16 Best Buy
Loma Larga 2022  Pinot Noir
88 points
$15
Best Buy
A lean expression of Pinot Noir showing tart red berries paired with savory green herbs over a warm earthy foundation.
88 points $15 Best Buy
Freixo 2020 Terroir Estate Red Blend Alentejano
88 points
$35
A big and brooding red blend to pair with beef or a cigar.
Freixo 2022 Special Edition Rosé Alentejo
88 points
$40
A consumer pleasing showcase of Touriga Nacional's lighter side.
Jaya 2021 Single Vineyard El Roble Carmenere
88 points
$40
Savory and herbal components will shine at the table with dinner.
Freixo 2020 Reserva Red Blend Alentejo
88 points
$54
Bold but with finesse and layers of flavor.
Freixo Alvarinho 2021 Estate Albarino
87 points
$33
Salty, nutty, and filled with dried orchard fruit this will be a good pairing with seafood paella.
Freixo 2021 Reserva White Blend Alentejano
87 points
$39
A perfect apéritif wine to pair with light snacks or a salad and whet the appetite for more decadent courses to follow.
Freixo 2018 Family Collection Estate Red Blend Alentejano
87 points
$85
For that random work night that you are short on time but have a craving for a big red wine and steak.
Castillo 2022 Red Blend La Mancha
86 points
$7
Best Buy
Fun, simple, and approachable; made for everyday drinking.
86 points $7 Best Buy
Zinfandelic 2021  Zinfandel
86 points
$19
A chewy Zinfandel with bright fruit and grippy, woody tannins that bode well for a steak.
Jaya 2021 Single Vineyard La Quebrada Syrah
86 points
$40
Earthy, peppery, savory, and green; there is a lot going on in this Syrah..
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