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Top Wines from Nov. 10, 2012 Vintages Release

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Valle Las Acequias Oak Luis Segundo Correas Malbec 2007, Estate Don Angelino, Medrano, Mendoza, Argentina  138412 14% XD 750 mL  $15.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review
Yalumba Organic Viognier 2011, South Australia, Australia: A fragrant and floral viognier with notes of lime blossom and baking spices. Full-bodied yet not heavy. Drink: 2012-2015. 288217 13.50% D 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 88/100. November 10, 2012 Full Review
Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier Lieu Dit Malakoff Shiraz 2010, Pyrenees, Victoria, Australia: Full-bodied, smooth, complex and rich. Fleshy blackberry liqueur with some smoke, spice and mystery on the finish. Drink: 2012-2017. 290874 14% XD 750 mL  $51.95 Score: 93/100. November 10, 2012 Top Rated Red Wine. Full Review
Le Clos Jordanne Village Reserve Pinot Noir 2010, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Juicy and complex with layers of tart cherry and spice aromas and flavours. Beautifully structured with a long finish and a satin texture. Drink: 2012-2016. 33894 13.50% XD 750 mL  $30.00 Score: 91/100. November 10, 2012 Full Review
Rosewood Estates Winery & Meadery Mead Royale Select Barrel Aged Honey Wine 2008, Ontario, Canada  296178 13% M 500 mL  $14.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review
Le Clos Jordanne Village Reserve Chardonnay 2010, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada  33936 13.50% XD 750 mL  $30.00. November 10, 2011 Full Review
Montgras Quatro 2011, Colchagua Valley, Chile  50641 14% XD 750 mL  $14.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review
De Clesse La Vigne Mâcon-Villages 2010, A.C., Burgundy, France  284034 13% XD 750 mL  $15.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review
Le Vieux Donjon Michel Lucien, Prop.-Récolt. 2010, A.C., Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône, France: Black pepper and black cherry with a rich depth and long finish. Although I'm not as keen on this as some other critics, it's a damn good wine. Drink: 2012-2017. 700922 14% XD 750 mL  $53.95 Score: 91/100. November 10, 2012 Full Review
Cave De Lugny Brut Crémant De Bourgogne Rosé, A.C., Burgundy, France: Toasty, with vibrant field strawberries and a bone-dry finish. Incredibly price. Drink: 2012-2015. 297846 11.50% D 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 89/100. November 10, 2012 Best Value Sparkling Wine. Full Review
Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Brut Champagne Rosé 2002, A.C., Champagne, France: Terrific refreshment with a twist of strawberry field freshness. Complex and satisfyingly expensive. Drink: 2012-2016. 69831 12% XD 750 mL  $87.95 Score: 93/100. November 10, 2012 Top Rated Sparkling Wine. Full Review
Vieil Armand Médaille Gewurztraminer 2010, A.C., Alsace, France: Classic gewurz with lychee and rose petal: very aromatic. Off-dry sweetness with a medium body. Drink: 2012-2016. 260158 13% MS 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 89/100. November 10, 2012 Full Review
Dopff & Irion Vorbourg Grand Cru Pinot Gris 2009, A.C., Alsace, France: Ripe Asian pear and peach. The touch of sweetness pairs beautifully with glazed ham, sweet potatoes. Medium- to full-bodied with a rich texture. Drink: 2012-2016. 292227 13.50% M 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 90/100. November 10, 2012 Best Value White Wine. Full Review
Pierre Amadieu La Grangelière Vacqueyras 2010, A.C., Rhône, France: A full-bodied, juicy, rich red with rustic wild red cherries and cedar floor notes. Drink: 2012-2015. 76398 14.50% XD 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 90/100. November 10, 2012 Full Review
Giacosa Fratelli Basarin Vigna Gianmaté Barbaresco 2007, D.O.C.G., Piedmont, Italy: One of the prettiest Barbarescos I've tasted in a long time, maybe ever. Red floral notes, spice and tart red fruit on the nose and palate. Juicy and mouth-watering, with full-bodied layers of pleasure. Decant 2 hours. Drink: 2012-2016. 291401 13.50% XD 750 mL  $38.95 Score: 93/100. November 10, 2012 Top Rated Red Wine. Full Review
Hartenberg Shiraz 2007, W.O., Stellenbosch, South Africa: Love it! Change your opinion of South African wine instantly with this one. Savoury, dark, delicious and complex. Juicy fruit, smoke and a long finish. Drink: 2012-2015. 906289 14.50% XD 750 mL  $34.95 Score: 93/100. November 10, 2012 Top Rated Red Wine. Full Review
Tilenus Envejecido En Roble Bodegas Estefanía 2007, D.O., Bierzo, Spain  297143 14.50% XD 750 mL  $17.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review
Tosalet Old Vines 2009, D.O., Priorat, Spain  292078 15% XD 750 mL  $19.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review
Tinto Pesquera Alejandro Fernández Crianza 2009, D.O., Ribera Del Duero, Spain  341461 14% XD 750 mL  $26.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review
Jonata Todos Red 2008, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara, California, United States  218941 14.70% D 750 mL  $59.95. November 10, 2011 Full Review

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