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The 20 Best Wines In The World, According To Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator reviewed 20,000 new wines and narrowed their list down to a manageable 100 they deemed the most "exciting."

Below are the 20 best wines of 2013, according to Wine Spectator, based on quality, value, availability, and "x-factor." One of my favorite zins from Paso Robles made the list! See #12 below.

1. Cune Rioja Imperial Gran Reserva ($63)
2. Château Canon-La Gaffelière St.-Emilion ($103)
3. Domaine Serene Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Evenstad Reserve ($65)
4. Hewitt Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford ($92)
5. Kongsgaard Chardonnay Napa Valley ($75)
6. Giuseppe Mascarello & Figlio Barolo Monprivato ($110)
7. Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée ($120)
8. Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape ($120)
9. Lewis Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Reserve ($135)
10. Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley ($135)
11. Reynvaan Syrah Walla Walla Valley Stonessence ($70)
12. Turley Zinfandel Paso Robles Dusi Vineyard ($42)
13. Croft Vintage Port ($93)
14. Bedrock The Bedrock Heritage Sonoma Valley ($37)
15. Olivier Ravoire Gigondas ($33)
16. G.D. Vajra Barolo Albe ($42)
17. Alexana Pinot Noir Dundee Hills Revana Vineyard ($42)
18. Poggerino Chianti Classico ($25)
19. Hamilton Russell Chardonnay Hemel-en-Aarde Valley ($33)
20. Chateau Dereszla Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos ($40)

View the full list of Wine Spectator's top 100 wines in 2013 here

Posted by HelenaK 15:15

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