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December 2023 - Undiscovered Wines

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

Undiscovered Wines Reviews

Anselmi 2022 Bianco San Vincenzo
92 points
$17
Best Buy
A light and refreshing wine for the summer that will be especially nice paired with salads on picnics.
92 points $17 Best Buy
Klipsun 2021 Klipsun Vineyard Red Blend Red Mountain
92 points
$63
A beautiful Cabernet blend with strategic use of Merlot for added plum fruit and Syrah for blackberries, structure, and a food friendly sprinkle of pepper.
Miguel Caratachea 2019 Bracero Cabernet Sauvignon
91 points
$100
A Cabernet Sauvignon showing depth and breadth with great fruit and earthy flavors balanced by tannin and acid.
Tabora Farm & Winery 2022  Leon Millot
90 points
$24
It's an interestingly tasty attempt at Georgian style wine making but in America with hybrid grapes; think game meats with dried fruits and herbs, for the hunter's table.
Lawer Estates 2021 Cannon Block Unoaked Chardonnay
90 points
$30
A well made and lighter style of domestic Chardonnay that is a great table wine for any cuisine pairings with its bright acidity and spectrum of orchard fruit flavors.
Lawer Estates 2021 Cannon Block Chardonnay
90 points
$36
A California styled wine without getting heavy handed; a nice sipper for all occasions.
Miguel Caratachea 2019 Venerable Vines Cabernet Sauvignon
90 points
$279
Dense and concentrated fruit with a healthy dose of oak, this is going to need some time in the cellar to resolve but patience will pay off.
Johnson Estate 2022 Freelings Creek Reserve Traminette
89 points
$15
Best Buy
The sweet and floral treat that you expect with some honey and chai tea spices.
89 points $15 Best Buy
Villa Sparina 2022  Gavi/Cortese di Gavi DOCG
89 points
$17
Crisp, fruity, and pleasing to the palate, this is a lovely aperitif and food wine.
Aviana 2022  Verdejo
89 points
$19
Light, crisp, and slightly fruity with a lingering salinity on the finish that makes this a perfect apéritif as well as seafood accompaniment.
Johnson Estate 2021 Freelings Creek Reserve Sparkling Traminette
89 points
$19
A floral sparkling wine with notes of fresh fruit and soft bubbles.
Aviana 2022  Cabernet Sauvignon
88 points
$19
A dark and brooding red that would pair well with Steak Frites.
Aviana 2022 Red Blend Portugal
88 points
$19
A delicious red wine pairing for grilled or roasted red meat courses.
Everly Farms Winery 2021 Rosé Seyval
88 points
$30
A fun and juicy Rosé for any occasion.
Everly Farms Winery 2022 Rosé Zinfandel
88 points
$30
A fresh and fruity Rosé that will please a large crowd at a barbecue.
Luis Felipe Edwards 2019 360 Series Mountain Red Blend Colchagua Valley
87 points
$25
A savory and rustic wine for smoky dish with a little bit of fat; a delight for someone that enjoys grippy tannin and nuanced fruit.
Luis Felipe Edwards 2019 360 Series Cabernet Sauvignon
87 points
$25
Pair with grilled meats and be delighted with this leaner and savory green Cabernet.
Everly Farms Winery 2021 Rosé Frontenac Gris
87 points
$30
A Rosé with complex autumn spices exhibits why Rosé works in seasons other than summer.
Everly Farms Winery 2022  Marquette
87 points
$33
Dark fruit and plenty of savory notes make this a delightful week night wine.
Johnson Estate 2021 Freelings Creek Reserve Vidal Blanc
86 points
$13
Best Buy
A fruity, floral, and slightly sweet crowd pleaser.
86 points $13 Best Buy
Ca Dei Frati 2022 I Frati Lugana DOC
86 points
$19
Citrus forward and acid driven with nice flavors of pear and peach, this wine would pair well with shellfish.
Lawer Estates 2021 Betsys Vineyard Viognier
86 points
$32
Ripe, fruity, and floral, this is a classic styling of Viognier.
Coyote Canyon Winery 2020 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Coyote Red Blend Horse Heaven Hills
84 points
$25
Rich, sweet, and savory for someone that loves blackberry Stouts.
Tabora Farm & Winery NV Heritage Noir Red Blend Finger Lakes
84 points
$25
An interesting array of savory flavors asserts itself on the nose and palate.
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