TOP 100 WINES of 2013

 


#1 EPOCH ESTATE WINES 'Authenticity' 2010 United States, California, Paso Robles $65 96
#2 TENUTA DELLE TERRE NERE Etna Bianco 'Cuvée delle Vigne Niche' 2011 Italy, Sicily, Etna $35 95
#3 LA SPINETTA Barolo Vürsù Vigneto 'Campè' 2008 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $125 97
#4 TOR Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Cimarossa Vineyard' 2011 United States, California, Napa Valley $90 95
#5 LIQUID FARM Chardonnay 'Four' 2011 United States, California, Napa Valley $74 96
#6 O'SHAUGHNESSY Cabernet Sauvignon 'Howell Mountain' 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $80 96
#7 ALDO CONTERNO Barolo 'Colonnello' 2008 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $130 96
#8 THIERRY ALLEMAND Cornas 'Chaillot' 2010 France, Rhône, Cornas $120 95+
#9 CORISON Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $80 95
#10 CASANOVA DI NERI 'Pietradonice' 2010 Italy, Tuscany $90 96+
#11 CLOS SARON 'Stone Soup' 2010 United States, California, Sierra Foothills $50 96+
#12 RENATO RATTI Barolo 'Rocche' 2009 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $90 95
#13 ARNOT-ROBERTS Pinot Noir ‘Peter Martin Ray Vineyard’ 2012 United States, California, Central Coast $70 95+
#14 TENUTA DELLE TERRE NERE Etna Rosso 'Calderara Sottana' 2011 Italy, Sicily, Etna $35 95
#15 LAMORESCA Rosso 2010 Italy, Sicily, Etna $35 94
#16 RAMEY WINE CELLARS Cabernet Sauvignon 'Pedregal Vineyard' 2009 United States, California, Napa Valley $175 97+
#17 FORLORN HOPE L’Asino Santo' 2011 United States, California, Napa Valley $30 94
#18 M. CHAPOUTIER Saint-Joseph 'Les Granits' 2010 France, Rhône, St. Joseph $70 95+
#19 CHAPPELLET Cabernet Sauvignon 'Pritchard Hill' 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $160 96
#20 WILLI SCHAEFER Graacher Dromprobst Riesling Spätlese #10 2011 Germany, Mosel $35 93+
#21 PODERE POGGIO SCALETTE 'Il Carbonaione’ 2010 Italy, Tuscany, Alta Valle della Greve IGT $60 96
#22 FORADORI 'Fontanasanta' 2011 Italy, Trentino-Alto Adige $30 94
#23 LA PÈIRA EN DAMAISÈLA 'Las Flors' 2010 France, Langeudoc, Coteaux du Languedoc $40 94
#24 AMBYTH ESTATE Zinfandel 'Bailey' 2010 United States, California, Paso Robles $27 94
#25 AUGUSTE CLAPE ‘Vin des Amis Rouge’ 2012 France, Rhône, Northern Rhône $25 93+
#26 DOMAINE DU PEGAU Châteauneuf-du-Pape 'Cuvée Réservée' 2011 France, Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape $70 96
#27 FAUSSE PISTE Syrah ‘Ce Lieu Apres’ 2008 United States, Washington State $40 94
#28 QUINTESSA 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $145 96
#29 SCHOLIUM PROJECT ‘Gardens of Babylon’ 2011 United States, California, Napa Valley $37 93
#30 OPUS ONE 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $235 97
#31 TENUTA DELL'ORNELLAIA 'Ornellaia' 2010 Italy, Tuscany $225 98
#32 CASANOVA DI NERI Brunello di Montalcino 'Cerretalto' 2007 Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino $220 98
#33 BODEGA CATENA ZAPATA Malbec 'Nicasia Vineyard' 2010 Argentina, Mendoza $100 95
#34 TENUTA SAN GUIDO 'Sassicaia' 2010 Italy, Tuscany, Bolgheri $225 96
#35 BODEGAS EL NIDO 'El Nido' 2010 Spain, Jumilla $100 96+
#36 UCCELLIERA Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2007 Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino $110 96
#37 TENUTA DI TRINORO 'Le Cupole' 2009 Italy, Tuscany $40 94
#38 ALAIN PARET Condrieu ‘Lys de Volan’ 2012 France, Rhône, Condrieu $90 93
#39 DIRTY & ROWDY Semillon 2011 United States, California, Napa Valley $30 93
#40 PARUSSO Barolo 'Mariondino’ 2008 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $45 95
#41 LUCE DELLA VITE 'Luce' 2009 Italy, Tuscany $90 96
#42 ALTESINO Brunello di Montalcino 'Montosoli' 2008 Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino $120 95
#43 RAMEY WINE CELLARS Chardonnay 'Hyde Vineyard' 2010 United States, California, Carneros $60 95
#44 MAX FERD RICHTER Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese 2012 Germany, Mosel $25 93
#45 CLOS ERAMUS Priorat 'Laurel' 2011 Spain, Priorat $50 93
#46 VALDICAVA Brunello di Montalcino 2008 Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino $110 94
#47 FREEMAN WINERY Pinot Noir 'Keefer Ranch' 2011 United States, California, Russian River Valley $55 93
#48 JOSEPH PHELPS 'Insignia' 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley/td> $225 95
#49 CHARTRON ET TRÉBUCHET Meursault 1er Cru 'Poruzots' 2011 France, Burgundy, Meursault $120 94+
#50 FERRANDO Carema 'Etichetta Bianca' 2009 Italy, Piedmont, Carema $50 93
#51 ROMANO DAL FORNO Amarone della Valpolicella 2006 Italy, Veneto, Amarone della Valpolicella $340 99
#52 DOMAINE GRAND VENEUR Châteauneuf-du-Pape 'Vieilles Vignes' 2011 France, Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape $95 95
#53 PRATS AND SYMINGTON (P+S) Douro 'Chryseia' 2009 Portugal, Douro $55 93
#54 TENUTA FANTI Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2007 Italy, Tuscany, Brunello di Montalcino $70 95
#55 DOMAINE ISABEL FERRANDO Châteauneuf-du-Pape 'Colombis' 2011 France, Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape $55 93
#56 DOMAINE DU GROS' NORÉ Bandol 2009 France, Provence, Bandol $35 93
#57 JOHANN MICHEL Cornas 2010 France, Rhône, Cornas $50 93
#58 DOMAINE SAINT PRÉFERT Châteauneuf-du-Pape 'Collection Charles Giraud' 2011 France, Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape $75 93
#59 HALL Cabernet Sauvignon 'Kathryn Hall' 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $125 94
#60 CHATEAU VALANDRAUD Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2010 France, Bordeaux, Saint-Emilion $380 100
#61 ALDO CONTERNO Langhe 2009 Italy, Piedmont, Langhe $30 93
#62 TENUTA SETTE PONTI 'Crognolo' 2010 Italy, Tuscany $25 92+
#63 GLAETZER 'Anaperenna' 2010 Australia, Barossa Valley $55 94+
#64 DARD & RIBO Crozes-Hermitage 2011 France, Rhône, Crozes-Hermitage $30 92
#65 HAMILTON RUSSELL Pinot Noir 2010 South Africa, Walker Bay $30 92
#66 PIAGGIA Carmignano Riserva 2008 Italy, Tuscany, Carmignano $40 93+
#67 CHAPTER 24 VINEYARDS Pinot Noir 'Two Messengers' 2011 United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley $28 93
#68 FATTORIA DI FELSINA BERARDENGA Chianti Classico Riserva 'Rancia' 2009 Italy, Tuscany, Chianti Classico $48 93+
#69 DOMAINE VRIGNAUD Chablis 1er Cru 'Fourchaume Vieilles Vignes' 2011 France, Burgundy, Chablis $25 92
#70 ALFREDO MAESTRO Tejero Vina Almate 'La Olmera' 2010 Spain, Castilla y Leon $25 92
#71 ALBINO ROCCA Barbaresco 'Duemilaotto' 2008 Italy, Piedmont, Barbaresco $35 93
#72 GIACOMO CONTERNO Barbera d'Alba 'Cascina Francia' 2010 Italy, Piedmont, Barbera d'Alba $45 92
#73 AR.PE.PE. Valtellina Rosso di Valtellina 2009 Italy, Lombardy, Valtellina $35 91+
#74 LUIGI PIRA Barolo 'Serralunga' 2008 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $35 93
#75 FALLETTO DI BRUNO GIACOSA Barolo 'Le Rocche del Falletto' 2009 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $260 95
#76 DUCKHORN VINEYARDS Cabernet Franc 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $70 92
#77 PASSOPISCIARO Contrada 'R' Rampante 2010 Italy, Sicily $55 92
#78 FORADORI 'Granato' 2009 Italy, Trentino-Alto Adige $55 94
#79 AZELIA Barolo 'San Rocco' 2008 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $55 93
#80 FRANCESCO RINALDI e FIGLI Barolo 'Le Brunate' 2008 Italy, Piedmont, Barolo $55 92+
#81 COPPO Chardonnay 'Monteriolo' 2008 Italy, Piedmont $60 92
#82 JACQUES PUFFENEY Arbois ‘Cuvée Les Berangeres’ 2011 France, Jura $36 92
#83 ARIANNA OCCHIPINTI Il Frappato 2011 Italy, Sicily $35 91
#84 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS Petite Sirah 'Reserve' 2010 United States, California, Napa Valley $65 93
#85 BODEGA NUMANTHIA Toro 'Termes' 2010 Spain, Toro $25 92
#86 CHARLES MIGNON Champagne 'Cuvée Comte de Marne’ Brut Grand Cru NV France, Champagne $120 93
#87 DOMAINE LOUIS CHÈZE Saint-Joseph 'Ro-Rée' 2011 France, Rhône, Saint-Joseph $40 93
#88 L.A. CETTO Nebbiolo 'Reserva Privada' 2007 Mexico, Baja $30 93
#89 FRANCESCO BOSCHIS Dolcetto di Dogliani 'Vigna Dei Prey' 2011 Italy, Piedmont, Dolcetto di Dogliani $19 91
#90 PIERRE ANDRÉ Aloxe-Corton 1er Cru Petites Lolières 2010 France, Burgundy, Aloxe-Corton $55 93
#91 BANSHEE Pinot Noir 'Tina Marie Vineyard' 2011 United States, California, Sonoma Coas $45 92
#92 CHÂTEAU DE PIBARNON Bandol 2010 France, Provence, Bandol $45 91
#93 LA VIDA AL CAMP Cava Brut NV Spain, Cava $18 91
#94 DOMAINE LA MILLIERE Chateauneuf-du-Pape 'Vieilles Vignes' 2011 France, Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape $39 92
#95 BLUXOME STREET WINERY Sauvignon Blanc 2012 United States, California, Russian River Valley $23 90
#96 K VINTNERS 'Motor City Kitty' 2010 United States, Washington State $40 93
#97 MAISON VANTZ CLIPPERT Champagne Rosé Brut NV France, Champagne $66 92
#98 MIRAVAL Rosé 2012 France, Provence, Côtes de Provence $25 91
#99 THE PRISONER WINE COMPANY Zinfandel 'Saldo' 2011 United States, California $30 92
#100 PARUSSA GIUSEPPE Roero 2011 Italy, Piedmont, Roero $19 90