The Very Best Wines from Monterey County

Big Basin 2014 Coastview Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

91

points

Le P'tit Paysan 2013 Jack's Hill Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

92

points

Myka 2014 Mitzi Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Hahn 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

88

points

Au Jus 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Paris Valley Road Cellars 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Bernardus 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Liberated 2013 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

J. Lohr 2010 Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Baker & Brain 2013 Pendulum Red (Monterey County)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Monterey County, US

92

points

Carmel Road 2008 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Hunt Cellars 2014 Moonlight Sonata Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Ca' del Solo 2006 Dolcetto (Monterey County)

California Dolcetto Monterey County, US

86

points

Black Box 2008 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Cru 2012 Vineyard Montage Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

J. Lohr 2011 Wildflower Valdiguié (Monterey County)

California Valdiguié Monterey County, US

86

points

Castle Rock 2011 Pinot Grigio (Monterey County)

California Pinot Grigio Monterey County, US

83

points

Château Julien 2007 Black Nova III Malbec-Syrah (Monterey County)

California Malbec-Syrah Monterey County, US

87

points

Hayman & Hill 2006 Reserve Selection Meritage (Monterey County)

California Meritage Monterey County, US

88

points

Château Julien 2005 Private Reserve Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

84

points

Vinemark 2010 Cabernet Franc (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Franc Monterey County, US

82

points

Cru 2011 Vineyard Montage Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

MooBuzz 2009 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Talbott 2007 Logan Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Five Rivers 2011 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

84

points

Estancia 2009 Pinnacles Ranches Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

90

points

Mirassou 1998 Harvest Reserve Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

85

points

Testarossa 2011 Cuvée Los Gatos Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

90

points

Pessagno 2012 Central Avenue Vineyard Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

90

points

Bernardus 2012 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

86

points

Esser 2013 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

84

points

Coastview 2008 The Terraces Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Pomar Junction 2007 Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

86

points

Big Basin 2013 Gabilan Mountains G-S-M (Monterey County)

California G-S-M Monterey County, US

93

points

Big Basin 2014 Coastview Vineyard Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

93

points

Testarossa 2012 Cuvée Los Gatos Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

92

points

Slow Press 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Chateau Lettau 2007 Rockstar Red (Monterey County)

California Red Blend Monterey County, US

88

points

Fetzer 2014 Goosefoot Road Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

85

points

Esser 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Heron 2013 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

89

points

Concannon 2006 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

85

points

Lockwood 2006 Malbec (Monterey County)

California Malbec Monterey County, US

84

points

Robert Mondavi 2014 Private Selection Aged in Bourbon Barrels Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

87

points

Talbott 2003 Diamond T Estate Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

91

points

Big Basin 2012 Gabilan Mountains G-S-M (Monterey County)

California G-S-M Monterey County, US

93

points

Brecon Estate 2012 Petite Sirah (Monterey County)

California Petite Sirah Monterey County, US

91

points

Château Julien 2006 Private Reserve Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

85

points

Bernardus 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Pessagno 2006 Central Avenue Vineyard Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Bernardus 2001 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

90

points

Big Basin 2011 Coastview Vineyard Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

92

points

Coastview 2007 North Block Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

90

points

House Family Vineyards 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Goyette 2010 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

82

points

Testarossa 2013 Cuvee Los Gatos Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Château Julien 2007 Private Reserve Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

90

points

Thomas Fogarty 2006 Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

90

points

Black Box 2010 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Angeline 2015 Reserve Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Talbott 2004 Diamond T Estate Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Concannon 2006 Reserve Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

88

points

Las Palmeras 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

85

points

Fetzer 2014 Shaly Loam Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

87

points

Scratch 2014 Rosé Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

89

points

Clos La Chance 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Cameron Hughes 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Concannon 2010 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

87

points

MaidenStoen 2013 Zabala Vineyard Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

89

points

Montoya 2010 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

84

points

Sofia 2015 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

87

points

Estancia 2015 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

87

points

Dahlia 2008 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

84

points

Estancia 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Cinnabar 2009 Indian Valley Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

86

points

J. Lohr 2014 Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Morgan 2015 Cotes du Crow's Red (Monterey County)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Monterey County, US

88

points

Estancia 2014 Reserve G-S-M (Monterey County)

California G-S-M Monterey County, US

87

points

Mesa Del Sol 2013 Zinfandel (Monterey County)

California Zinfandel Monterey County, US

90

points

Pinot d'Oro 2012 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Barrymore by Carmel Road 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

90

points

Kenneth Volk 2012 San Bernabe Vineyard Malvasia Bianca (Monterey County)

California Malvasia Bianca Monterey County, US

87

points

Pianetta 2011 Bilancio Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

94

points

Big Basin 2013 Coastview Vineyard Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

92

points

Carmel 2007 S&S; Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

82

points

Estancia 2007 Pinnacles Ranches Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Scratch 2013 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

90

points

Garnet 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

89

points

Cima Collina 2013 Chula Vina Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Toad Hollow 2016 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Castle Rock 2008 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

83

points

Las Palmeras 2014 Red (Monterey County)

California Red Blend Monterey County, US

83

points

Bernardus 2010 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Hilltown 2006 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Le Mistral 2016 Single Vineyard Rose of Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

88

points

Clos La Chance 2014 Pure Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Big Basin 2013 Coastview Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

94

points

Mesa Del Sol 2013 Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

88

points

Concannon 2008 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

86

points

Mesa Del Sol 2013 Sangiovese (Monterey County)

California Sangiovese Monterey County, US

91

points

Las Palmeras 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Roku 2013 Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

84

points

Bernardus 2010 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

82

points

Clos La Chance 2010 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Cru 2008 Vineyard Montage Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

83

points

Darcie Kent Vineyards 2008 West Pinnacles Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

83

points

Darcie Kent Vineyards 2007 West Pinnacles Vineyard Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

82

points

The Archivist 2012 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Lockwood 2000 Estate Grown & Bottled Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

87

points

Testarossa 2012 Cuvee Los Gatos Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

84

points

Slow Press 2016 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

87

points

Noble Vines 2012 446 Single Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Noble Vines 2012 667 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Concannon 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Francis Coppola 2014 Diamond Collection Gold Label Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Cooper Station 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

83

points

Dahlia 2010 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

The Archivist 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Le P'tit Paysan 2012 Petite Sirah (Monterey County)

California Petite Sirah Monterey County, US

87

points

Hahn 2016 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Ca' del Solo 2005 Nebbiolo (Monterey County)

California Nebbiolo Monterey County, US

87

points

Esser 2014 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

85

points

Francis Ford Coppola 2012 Diamond Collection Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Hilltown 2006 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

83

points

Carmel Road 2009 Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

87

points

Moxy 2011 Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

90

points

Bridlewood 2010 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Banyan 2008 Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

87

points

Chateau Lettau 2011 Jack's HIll Vineyard Clone 76 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Bernardus 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

92

points

Bargetto 2013 Pinot Grigio (Monterey County)

California Pinot Grigio Monterey County, US

88

points

Esser 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

91

points

Snosrap 2007 Cyrano Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Rock View 2012 Reserve Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Bernardus 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Fetzer 2015 Shaly Loam Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

86

points

Folktale 2016 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

86

points

Anapamu 2001 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Clos LaChance 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Mosby 2008 Roc Michel Fremir Vineyards Red (Monterey County)

California Red Blend Monterey County, US

84

points

Château Julien 2006 La Conviviance Red (Monterey County)

California Bordeaux-style Red Blend Monterey County, US

85

points

Hawk Crest 2007 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

J. Lohr 2013 Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Esser 2014 Rosé of Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

87

points

Bridlewood 2008 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Bridlewood 2009 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Bernardus 2011 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Le Mistral 2009 Red (Monterey County)

California Red Blend Monterey County, US

85

points

Estancia 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Francis Coppola 2011 Diamond Collection Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

84

points

Lockwood 2010 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

84

points

MaidenStoen 2014 Coast View Vineyard Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

89

points

Old Cannery Row 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Francis Ford Coppola 2008 Diamond Collection Gold Label Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

83

points

Las Palmeras 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

86

points

Garnet 2013 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

90

points

Tre 2008 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Brushstroke 2010 Cabernet Franc (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Franc Monterey County, US

85

points

Baker & Brain 2015 Chalone Vineyard Chenin Blanc (Monterey County)

California Chenin Blanc Monterey County, US

91

points

Talbott 2013 Kali Hart Estate Grown Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

89

points

Estancia 2014 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

89

points

Hahn 2014 Pinot Gris (Monterey County)

California Pinot Gris Monterey County, US

89

points

Bonny Doon 2014 Clos de Gilroy Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

89

points

Esser 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

85

points

Bernardus 2001 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

89

points

Cupcake 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Hayes Valley 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Thomas Fogarty 2012 Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

84

points

Castle Rock 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Castle Rock 2012 Pinot Grigio (Monterey County)

California Pinot Grigio Monterey County, US

86

points

10Span 2012 Pinot Gris (Monterey County)

California Pinot Gris Monterey County, US

85

points

Mirassou 1997 Coastal Selection Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

81

points

Esser 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

86

points

Hess Select 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Cameron Hughes 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Baker & Brain 2012 Le Mistral Vineyard Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

91

points

House Family Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

91

points

Bernardus 2001 Griva Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

91

points

Esser 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Sofia 2014 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

88

points

J. Lohr 2010 Bay Mist White Riesling (Monterey County)

California White Riesling Monterey County, US

86

points

Chloe 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Hess Select 2011 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Hidden Oak 2010 Zinfandel (Monterey County)

California Zinfandel Monterey County, US

84

points

Bridlewood 2011 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Talbott 2004 Cuvée Carlotta Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

94

points

Bridlewood 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Lockwood 2012 Malbec (Monterey County)

California Malbec Monterey County, US

87

points

Monterey Vineyard 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

83

points

Francis Ford Coppola 2007 Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Gold Label Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Ser 2013 Coastview Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Baker & Brain 2012 Le Mistral Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

94

points

Chloe 2015 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

87

points

Byington 2014 Liage Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

87

points

Bridlewood 2012 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Las Palmeras 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

J. Lohr 2009 Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

90

points

Anapamu 2001 Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

87

points

Mountain View 2006 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

83

points

Hilltown 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

84

points

Ronan 2005 Lakeview Vineyards Zinfandel (Monterey County)

California Zinfandel Monterey County, US

80

points

Ronan 2005 Lakeview Vineyards Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

80

points

Rubberneck 2006 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

82

points

Big Basin 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

90

points

Irony 2013 Small Lot Reserve Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Hahn 2016 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Logan 2006 Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

91

points

Hahn 2015 Pinot Gris (Monterey County)

California Pinot Gris Monterey County, US

87

points

Cameron Hughes 2013 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

88

points

Hahn 2016 Pinot Gris (Monterey County)

California Pinot Gris Monterey County, US

88

points

Irony 2015 Small Lot Reserve Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Esser 2013 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Francis Coppola 2009 Sofia Blanc de Blancs Sparkling (Monterey County)

California Sparkling Blend Monterey County, US

86

points

Anapamu 2001 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Big Basin 2012 Coastview Vineyard Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

91

points

Ca' del Solo 2007 Ca' del Solo Vineyard Muscat (Monterey County)

California Muscat Monterey County, US

88

points

MaidenStoen 2014 Zabala Vineyard Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

90

points

Kendall-Jackson 2013 Vintner's Reserve Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

87

points

Hilltown 2006 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

85

points

SeaGlass 2010 Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

84

points

MaidenStoen 2013 Coast View Vineyard Chualar Canyon Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

91

points

Castle Rock 2008 Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

88

points

Chateau Lettau 2011 Kristy Vineyard Albariño (Monterey County)

California Albariño Monterey County, US

86

points

Lockwood 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

82

points

Testarossa 2013 Cuvee Los Gatos Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Chloe 2015 San Lucas Estate Vineyard Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

88

points

Fallbrook 2004 Reserve Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

83

points

Francis Ford Coppola 2013 Sofia Blanc de Blancs Sparkling (Monterey County)

California Sparkling Blend Monterey County, US

87

points

No 2008 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Esser 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Chateau Lettau 2011 Spur Ranch Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

84

points

Francis Ford Coppola 2011 Diamond Collection Gold Label Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Hearst Ranch 2011 Glacier Ridge Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Bargetto 2007 Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

87

points

Bridlewood 2013 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Castle Rock 2010 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

J. Lohr 2012 Estates Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

92

points

Bargetto 2010 Viento Vineyard Gewurztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

85

points

Esser 2012 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

86

points

Irony 2012 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

83

points

Jekel 2005 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

85

points

Château Julien 2005 Private Reserve Zinfandel (Monterey County)

California Zinfandel Monterey County, US

85

points

Clos La Chance 2014 Whisper Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Kendall-Jackson 2009 Vintner's Reserve Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

84

points

Bridlewood 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Formation 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

82

points

Formation 2011 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

82

points

J. Lohr 2014 Bay Mist Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

87

points

Esser 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

87

points

Kendall-Jackson 2009 Late Harvest Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

86

points

Ca' del Solo 2007 Ca' del Solo Vineyard Albariño (Monterey County)

California Albariño Monterey County, US

89

points

Le P'tit Paysan 2012 Jack's Hill Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

90

points

Francis Ford Coppola 2014 Diamond Collection Silver Label Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Coastview 2009 Red Wine Red (Monterey County)

California Bordeaux-style Red Blend Monterey County, US

89

points

Château Julien 2006 Black Nova Red (Monterey County)

California Red Blend Monterey County, US

87

points

SeaGlass 2016 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

88

points

Sofia 2014 Blanc de Blancs Sparkling (Monterey County)

California Sparkling Blend Monterey County, US

85

points

The Archivist 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

State of Art 2011 Red (Monterey County)

California Red Blend Monterey County, US

81

points

Lockwood 2012 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

85

points

Kali Hart 2007 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

90

points

Irony 2014 Small Lot Reserve Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Ventana 2011 Le Mistral Red (Monterey County)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Monterey County, US

91

points

District 7 Wines 2012 Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

90

points

Byington 2014 Ventana Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

84

points

Talbott 2005 Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

92

points

Fetzer 2013 Shaly Loam Gewurztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

87

points

Francis Coppola 2011 Sofia Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

85

points

Bargetto 2008 Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

85

points

Garnet 2012 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

92

points

Bernardus 2006 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Mission Trail 2007 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

82

points

Slow Press 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

90

points

Lockwood 2010 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Lockwood 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

83

points

Château Julien 2010 Pinot Grigio (Monterey County)

California Pinot Grigio Monterey County, US

85

points

Mission Trail 2006 Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

80

points

Mission Trail 2005 Friars' Vineyard Garnacha (Monterey County)

California Garnacha Monterey County, US

80

points

Main Street 2009 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

85

points

Bernardus 2011 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

86

points

Baker & Brain 2012 Pendulum Syrah-Grenache (Monterey County)

California Syrah-Grenache Monterey County, US

92

points

Big Basin 2012 Coastview Vineyard Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

93

points

Big Basin 2012 Coastview Vineyard Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

93

points

Estancia 2006 Pinnacles Ranches Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

85

points

Francis Coppola 2011 Sofia Blanc de Blancs Sparkling (Monterey County)

California Sparkling Blend Monterey County, US

87

points

Estancia 2008 Pinnacles Ranches Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

82

points

Château Julien 2009 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

84

points

Château Julien 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon (Monterey County)

California Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey County, US

84

points

Hug 2014 Cedar Lane Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

94

points

Irony 2008 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Moxy 2009 Tannat (Monterey County)

California Tannat Monterey County, US

93

points

Hilltown 2006 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

Joyce 2016 Alluvial Fan Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

90

points

The Archivist 2012 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

83

points

Irony 2011 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

85

points

David Family 2009 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Al 2016 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

88

points

Snosrap 2007 Cyrano Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

84

points

Cupcake 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Crave 2014 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Testarossa 2011 Cuvée Los Gatos Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Thomas Fogarty 2013 Gewurztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

90

points

Cru 2014 Vineyard Montage Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Fetzer 2013 Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

84

points

Cholame 2012 Cross Country Red (Monterey County)

California Rhône-style Red Blend Monterey County, US

87

points

Baker & Brain 2014 Le Mistral Vineyard Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

94

points

J. Lohr 2011 Falcon's Perch Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

84

points

Hilltown 2007 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

83

points

Dahlia 2008 Reserve Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

83

points

Byington 2013 Liage Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

85

points

Joyce 2016 Turbidity Current Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

92

points

Radog 2006 Dry Gewürztraminer (Monterey County)

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

86

points

Estancia 2008 Pinnacles Ranches Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

84

points

Dahlia 2010 Reserve Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

82

points

Clos La Chance 2011 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

82

points

Carmel Hills Winery 2009 Hidden Hills Vineyard Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Castle Rock 2016 Kristy Vineyard Reserve Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

87

points

Joyce 2016 Submarine Canyon Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

92

points

Angeline 2016 Reserve Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

La Marea 2017 Kristy Vineyard Albariño (Monterey County)

California Albariño Monterey County, US

90

points

Bonny Doon 2016 I Am Not Drinking Any $%&*# Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

88

points

Al 2017 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

88

points

Big Basin 2014 Gabilan Mountains G-S-M (Monterey County)

California G-S-M Monterey County, US

91

points

It's a Headsnapper 2015 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Calerrain 2017 Rosé of Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

87

points

Sofia 2016 Brut Rosé Sparkling (Monterey County)

California Sparkling Blend Monterey County, US

87

points

Press Run 2014 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Big Basin 2015 Coastview Vineyard Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

92

points

The Archivist 2016 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

89

points

Chloe 2015 San Lucas Estate Vineyard Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

86

points

Rock View 2015 Reserve Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

88

points

Hearst Ranch 2017 Glacier Ridge Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Folktale 2017 Talking Animals Petillant-Naturel Grenache Blanc (Monterey County)

California Grenache Blanc Monterey County, US

90

points

Albatross Ridge 2015 Estate Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

94

points

Las Palmeras 2015 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

87

points

Au Jus 2017 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Clos LaChance 2016 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Las Palmeras 2014 Red (Monterey County)

California Red Blend Monterey County, US

87

points

Esser 2014 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

87

points

Joyce 2017 Turbidity Current Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

89

points

Esser 2016 Merlot (Monterey County)

California Merlot Monterey County, US

86

points

Esser 2017 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

86

points

Debts and Lessons 2017 Zabala Vineyard Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

88

points

Toad Hollow 2017 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

88

points

Bonny Doon 2016 Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

88

points

Albatross Ridge 2015 Cuvée Vivienne Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

91

points

Castle Rock 2016 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

86

points

Albatross Ridge 2015 Estate Reserve Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

95

points

The Archivist 2016 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Esser 2016 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

86

points

Chloe 2016 Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

88

points

California Gewürztraminer Monterey County, US

90

points

Sofia 2017 Brut Rosé Sparkling (Monterey County)

California Sparkling Blend Monterey County, US

89

points

Gnarly Head 2017 Sauvignon Blanc (Monterey County)

California Sauvignon Blanc Monterey County, US

90

points

Clos La Chance 2016 Reserve Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

91

points

Folktale 2016 Le Mistral Single Vineyard Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

90

points

Bonny Doon 2017 Clos de Gilroy Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

92

points

Golden 2017 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

89

points

Le P'tit Paysan 2014 Petite Sirah (Monterey County)

California Petite Sirah Monterey County, US

89

points

Baker & Brain 2014 Le Mistral Vineyard Grenache (Monterey County)

California Grenache Monterey County, US

93

points

Folktale 2017 Le Mistral Single Vineyard Grenache Blanc (Monterey County)

California Grenache Blanc Monterey County, US

87

points

Joyce 2016 Gabilan Pinot Noir (Monterey County)

California Pinot Noir Monterey County, US

94

points

Chamisal Vineyards 2016 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

88

points

Bernardus 2016 Chardonnay (Monterey County)

California Chardonnay Monterey County, US

90

points

SeaGlass 2017 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

90

points

Bianchi 2017 Rosé (Monterey County)

California Rosé Monterey County, US

88

points

Le Mistral 2017 Single Vineyard Rosé of Grenache Blanc (Monterey County)

California Grenache Blanc Monterey County, US

89

points

Sofia NV Méthode Champenoise Sparkling (Monterey County)

California Sparkling Blend Monterey County, US

90

points

MaidenStoen 2016 Coast View Vineyard Riesling (Monterey County)

California Riesling Monterey County, US

92

points

Big Basin 2014 Coastview Vineyards Terraces Syrah (Monterey County)

California Syrah Monterey County, US

92

points