The Very Best Wines

Three of Cups 2016 La Monde Cameron Ridge Vineyard Malbec (Columbia Valley (WA))

Washington Malbec Columbia Valley (WA), US

87

points

Three of Cups 2017 Stillwater Creek Vineyard White (Columbia Valley (WA))

Washington Bordeaux-style White Blend Columbia Valley (WA), US

87

points

Torlasco 2015 Barbaresco

Piedmont Nebbiolo Barbaresco, Italy

87

points

Tournon by Michel Chapoutier 2015 Mathilda Viognier-Marsanne (Victoria)

Victoria Viognier-Marsanne Victoria, Australia

87

points

Truett Hurst 2016 The One Armed Man Red (Dry Creek Valley)

California Red Blend Dry Creek Valley, US

87

points

Twisted River 2017 Late Harvest Bin 568 Riesling (Mosel)

Mosel Riesling , Germany

87

points

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin NV Brut Rosé (Champagne)

Champagne Champagne Blend Champagne, France

87

points

Viejo Isaias 2015 Reserva Malbec (Mendoza)

Mendoza Province Malbec Mendoza, Argentina

87

points

Vranken NV Demoiselle Tête de Cuvée Brut (Champagne)

Champagne Champagne Blend Champagne, France

87

points

Wakefield 2016 Jaraman Pinot Noir (Yarra Valley)

Victoria Pinot Noir Yarra Valley, Australia

87

points

Waterbrook 2015 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (Columbia Valley (WA))

Washington Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley (WA), US

87

points

Adega Cooperativa do Cartaxo 2017 Bridão Clássico Branco White (Tejo)

Tejo Portuguese White , Portugal

86

points

Anonymous 2015 Red (Napa Valley)

California Red Blend Napa Valley, US

86

points

Areté 2016 Brut Blanc de Noirs Sparkling (Willamette Valley)

Oregon Sparkling Blend Willamette Valley, US

86

points

Bellangelo 2015 Chardonnay (Seneca Lake)

New York Chardonnay Seneca Lake, US

86

points

Bodegas Fos 2014 Crianza (Rioja)

Northern Spain Tempranillo Rioja, Spain

86

points

Butternut 2017 Rosé (Central Coast)

California Rosé Central Coast, US

86

points

Campo Viejo 2016 Rioja

Northern Spain Garnacha Rioja, Spain

86

points

Cedergreen Cellars 2016 Gamay Noir (Columbia Valley (WA))

Washington Gamay Noir Columbia Valley (WA), US

86

points

Colosi 2016 Rosso Red (Salina)

Sicily & Sardinia Red Blend Salina, Italy

86

points

Château Roquetaillade la Grange 2017 Barrel Sample (Graves)

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style White Blend Graves, France

87

points

Airlie 2015 Pinot Gris (Willamette Valley)

Oregon Pinot Gris Willamette Valley, US

87

points

Amalie Robert 2013 Estate Selection Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley)

Oregon Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, US

87

points

Boomtown 2016 Pinot Gris (Columbia Valley (WA))

Washington Pinot Gris Columbia Valley (WA), US

87

points

Bradgate 2015 Chenin Blanc (Stellenbosch)

Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc , South Africa

87

points

Castel Faglia NV Satén (Franciacorta)

Lombardy Sparkling Blend Franciacorta, Italy

87

points

Castellani 2014 Famiglia Castellani (Vino Nobile di Montepulciano)

Tuscany Red Blend Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Italy

87

points

Cedar + Salmon 2016 Pinot Gris (Willamette Valley)

Oregon Pinot Gris Willamette Valley, US

87

points

Château de Callac 2015 Cuvée Prestige (Graves)

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Graves, France

87

points

Château L'Argilus du Roi 2015 Saint-Estèphe

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Saint-Estèphe, France

87

points

Château Lestage Chevillon 2015 Médoc

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Médoc, France

87

points

Château Pontet Barrail 2015 Médoc

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Médoc, France

87

points

Château Tourteyron 2015 Médoc

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Médoc, France

87

points

Conti Zecca 2016 Donna Marzia Primitivo (Puglia)

Southern Italy Primitivo Puglia, Italy

87

points

Cyan 2014 Valdefinjas Crianza (Toro)

Northern Spain Tinta del Toro Toro, Spain

87

points

Deetlefs 2015 Chenin Blanc (Breedekloof)

Breedekloof Chenin Blanc , South Africa

87

points

Domaine Gresser 2015 Kritt Pinot Blanc (Alsace)

Alsace Pinot Blanc Alsace, France

87

points

Domaine Schoffit 2016 Vieilles Vignes Pinot Blanc (Alsace)

Alsace Pinot Blanc Alsace, France

87

points

Fattoria San Felo 2016 Viognier (Maremma Toscana)

Tuscany Viognier Maremma Toscana, Italy

87

points

Gustave Lorentz 2015 Evidence Pinot Blanc (Alsace)

Alsace Pinot Blanc Alsace, France

87

points

Lamadrid 2014 Begani Master Red (Agrelo)

Mendoza Province Red Blend Agrelo, Argentina

92

points

Leonetti Cellar 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon (Walla Walla Valley (WA))

Washington Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley (WA), US

92

points

Leonetti Cellar 2016 Merlot (Walla Walla Valley (WA))

Washington Merlot Walla Walla Valley (WA), US

92

points

Marangona 2016 Trecampane (Lugana)

Lombardy Turbiana Lugana, Italy

92

points

Montemar Wines 2015 Rita's Crown Vineyard Chardonnay (Sta. Rita Hills)

California Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills, US

87

points

Pascal Jolivet 2016 Attitude Sauvignon Blanc (Val de Loire)

Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc Val de Loire, France

87

points

Purcari 2016 1827 Rose de Purcari Rosé (Moldova)

Moldova Rosé , Moldova

87

points

Red Car 2014 Estate Vineyard Chardonnay (Fort Ross-Seaview)

California Chardonnay Fort Ross-Seaview, US

87

points

Reyes 2015 Oso's Blend Red (Sierra Pelona Valley)

California Red Blend Sierra Pelona Valley, US

87

points

Santa Julia 2016 Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon (Uco Valley)

Mendoza Province Cabernet Sauvignon Uco Valley, Argentina

87

points

Sawtooth 2015 Anniversary Red

Idaho Red Blend , US

87

points

Sensi 2012 Boscoselvo (Brunello di Montalcino)

Tuscany Sangiovese Brunello di Montalcino, Italy

87

points

Sonoma Port Works 2014 Petit Verdot (Clarksburg)

California Petit Verdot Clarksburg, US

87

points

Spy Valley 2016 Single Vineyard Pinot Noir Rosé (Marlborough)

Marlborough Rosé , New Zealand

87

points

The Conqueror 2015 Red (Horse Heaven Hills)

Washington Red Blend Horse Heaven Hills, US

87

points

Vini Italiani da Sogno 2013 Notte di Note (Brunello di Montalcino)

Tuscany Sangiovese Brunello di Montalcino, Italy

87

points

Vintage Cowboy 2015 Estate Zinfandel (San Luis Obispo County)

California Zinfandel San Luis Obispo County, US

87

points

Waterbrook 2016 Reserve Chardonnay (Columbia Valley (WA))

Washington Chardonnay Columbia Valley (WA), US

87

points

La Randonnée 2015 Carlton Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir (Yamhill-Carlton)

Oregon Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton, US

89

points

Lustau NV 30 Years Old Palo Cortado VORS Sherry (Jerez)

Andalucia Sherry Jerez, Spain

89

points

Mustilli 2016 Sant'Agata dei Goti Vigna Segreta (Falanghina del Sannio)

Southern Italy Falanghina Falanghina del Sannio, Italy

89

points

Panther Creek 2015 Winemaker's Cuvée Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley)

Oregon Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, US

89

points

Prinz Salm 2016 Two Princes Riesling (Rheinhessen)

Rheinhessen Riesling , Germany

89

points

Quercia al Poggio 2012 Riserva (Chianti Classico)

Tuscany Sangiovese Chianti Classico, Italy

89

points

Quinta da Lagoalva de Cima 2015 Grande Escolha Syrah (Tejo)

Tejo Syrah , Portugal

89

points

Quinta da Mariposa 2013 Bebes Comes Lucia Freitas White (Dão)

Dão Portuguese White , Portugal

89

points

Quinta da Mariposa 2015 Mariposa Encruzado (Dão)

Dão Encruzado , Portugal

89

points

Quinta de Porrais 2014 Reserva White (Douro)

Douro Portuguese White , Portugal

89

points

Quinta do Pinto 2016 Arinto (Alenquer)

Alenquer Arinto , Portugal

89

points

Quinta do Pinto 2016 Estate Collection White (Lisboa)

Lisboa Portuguese White , Portugal

89

points

Rainer Sauer 2016 Gutswein Trocken Silvaner (Franken)

Franken Silvaner , Germany

89

points

Reinhold Haart 2016 Estate Medium Dry Riesling (Mosel)

Mosel Riesling , Germany

89

points

Rignana 2013 Villa di Rignana (Chianti Classico)

Tuscany Sangiovese Chianti Classico, Italy

89

points

Rocca delle Macìe 2015 Tenuta Sant'Alfonso (Chianti Classico)

Tuscany Sangiovese Chianti Classico, Italy

89

points

Rocca di Castagnoli 2013 Stielle Gran Selezione (Chianti Classico)

Tuscany Sangiovese Chianti Classico, Italy

89

points

Ryan Rose 2015 Tempranillo (Rogue Valley)

Oregon Tempranillo Rogue Valley, US

89

points

Schloss Saarstein 2016 Riesling (Mosel)

Mosel Riesling , Germany

89

points

Bellavista 2008 Vittorio Moretti Extra Brut (Franciacorta)

Lombardy Sparkling Blend Franciacorta, Italy

93

points

Château Calon Ségur 2015 Le Marquis de Calon Ségur (Saint-Estèphe)

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Saint-Estèphe, France

93

points

Château d'Hanteillan 2015 Haut-Médoc

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Haut-Médoc, France

93

points

Château Le Boscq 2015 Saint-Estèphe

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Saint-Estèphe, France

93

points

Château Margaux 2015 Pavillon Blanc (Bordeaux Blanc)

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style White Blend Bordeaux Blanc, France

93

points

Château Mauvesin Barton 2015 Moulis-en-Médoc

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Moulis-en-Médoc, France

93

points

Château Valandraud 2015 Virginie (Saint-Émilion)

Bordeaux Bordeaux-style Red Blend Saint-Émilion, France

93

points

Domaine Ostertag 2016 Fronholz Pinot Noir (Alsace)

Alsace Pinot Noir Alsace, France

93

points

Donati Family Vineyard 2014 Family Reserve Grenache (Paicines)

California Grenache Paicines, US

93

points

Kanonkop 2014 Black Label Estate Wine Pinotage (Simonsberg-Stellenbosch)

Simonsberg-Stellenbosch Pinotage , South Africa

93

points

Kilikanoon 2013 Attunga 1865 Shiraz (Clare Valley)

South Australia Shiraz Clare Valley, Australia

93

points

Longoria 2015 Cuvée Diana Chardonnay (Sta. Rita Hills)

California Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills, US

93

points

Niepoort 2015 Batuta Red (Douro)

Douro Portuguese Red , Portugal

93

points

California Petite Sirah Mendocino, US

93

points

Pashey 2014 Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Methode Champenoise Estate Grown Sparkling (Ribbon Ridge)

Oregon Sparkling Blend Ribbon Ridge, US

93

points

Patricia Green Cellars 2016 Weber Vineyard Pinot Noir (Dundee Hills)

Oregon Pinot Noir Dundee Hills, US

93

points

Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt 2016 Piesporter Goldtröpfchen Kabinett Grosse Lage Riesling (Mosel)

Mosel Riesling , Germany

93

points

René Muré 2016 Clos St Landelin Pinot Noir (Alsace)

Alsace Pinot Noir Alsace, France

93

points

René Muré 2016 Steinstuck Muscat (Alsace)

Alsace Muscat Alsace, France

93

points

Williams Selyem 2015 Foss Vineyard Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley)

California Pinot Noir Russian River Valley, US

93

points

Barden 2016 Pinot Noir (Sta. Rita Hills)

California Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills, US

92

points

Big Basin 2014 Coastview Vineyards Terraces Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

92

points

Blue Farm 2015 King Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir (Fort Ross-Seaview)

California Pinot Noir Fort Ross-Seaview, US

92

points

Boeger 2015 Meritage (El Dorado)

California Meritage El Dorado, US

92

points

La Lastra 2016 Riserva (Vernaccia di San Gimignano)

Tuscany White Blend Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Italy

92

points

Le Casque 2015 Petite Sirah (Sierra Foothills)

California Petite Sirah Sierra Foothills, US

92

points

Mark Ryan 2015 Lonely Heart Cabernet Sauvignon (Red Mountain)

Washington Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain, US

92

points

Meyer Family Cellars 2016 Donnelly Creek Vineyard Chardonnay (Anderson Valley)

California Chardonnay Anderson Valley, US

92

points

Nottingham Cellars 2015 JHC Cabernet Sauvignon (Livermore Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore Valley, US

92

points

PreVail 2013 Back Forty Cabernet Sauvignon (Alexander Valley)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, US

92

points

Rock Wall 2016 Mariah Vineyard Zinfandel (Mendocino Ridge)

California Zinfandel Mendocino Ridge, US

92

points

Stolpman 2017 Syrah So Hot Syrah (Ballard Canyon)

California Syrah Ballard Canyon, US

92

points

Tenuta Le Calcinaie 2016 Vernaccia di San Gimignano

Tuscany Vernaccia Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Italy

92

points

Château Grand Boise 2016 Cuvée 1610 Red (Côtes de Provence)

Provence Provence red blend Côtes de Provence, France

92

points

Comartin 2016 R-Bar-R Ranch Chardonnay (Santa Cruz Mountains)

California Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains, US

92

points

Commanderie de la Bargemone 2013 La Bargemone Cuvée Elisabeth Red (Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence)

Provence Provence red blend Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence, France

92

points

D.R. Stephens 2016 Star Vineyard Chardonnay (Rutherford)

California Chardonnay Rutherford, US

92

points

Domaine Carneros NV Cuvée de la Pompadour Brut Rosé Sparkling (Carneros)

California Sparkling Blend Carneros, US

92

points

Domaine du Grand Tinel 2015 Red (Châteauneuf-du-Pape)

Rhône Valley Rhône-style Red Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France

92

points

Fess Parker 2016 Parker West Chardonnay (Sta. Rita Hills)

California Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills, US

92

points