Here are my top picks from the September 29 Vintages Release. You can also get all 40 of my Best Value Wines and Top Rated Wines for red, white, rose, sparkling and dessert wines that encompass many price points, styles and regions.
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2010 Domaine De Vaugondy Dry Vouvray, Loire, France
Juicy wonderful! Lemon essence with happiness shot through. Love it! Drink: 2012-2015. 189142 12.3% D 750 mL $14.95 Score: 88/100. Best Value White Wine
2009 Simonsig Chenin Avec Chêne Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa
You MUST try this! Rock your world with apple blossom, peach forgetfulness and pleasure beyond limits. Full-bodied. Dive into it. Drink: 2012-2016. 282772 14% D 750 mL $28.95 Score: 95/100. Top Rated White Wine
2010 Les Vignes Bila-Haut M. Chapoutier, Midi, France
A spectacular wine, let alone for this price. Get yourself a case or two if you love juicy, full-bodied reds with racy, spicy dark red fruit, cedar notes and long-lasting pleasure. Drink: 2012-2017. 168716 14% XD 750 mL $14.95 Score: 91/100. Best Value Red Wine
2008 Catena Zapata Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
Cigar box borne on a river of black plum pleasure. Full-bodied with lapping layers of liquid velvet. This is the one to pour if you want to celebrate anything, including just opening this bottle. Drink: 2012-2018. 132357 14.7% D 750 mL $89.95 Score: 95/100. Top Rated Red Wine