Scottish themes abound in the nomenclature of Torbreck, the celebrated Australian winery founded in 1994 by David Powell, who once plied h
There is little that can be said of Grange, Penfolds’ flagship wine, that has not already been repeated again and again in the c
This partnership, formed in 1997, brings together two of the wine industry’s greatest names: Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Viña Concha y T
Since being established by owner David Powell in 1994, Torbreck has distinguished itself as one of Australia’s premiere producers.
Located in Mendoza, Argentina, Cheval des Andes is a joint venture between Terrazas de los Andes and Pierre Lurton of Bordeaux’s fabled Châte
A beautiful and consistently excellent Tuscan white wine grown in the Greve region of Chianti, Batàr—a blend of Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay—is
Col Solare is co-owned by two luminaries of the wine world, Marchese Piero Antinori and Ted Baseler of Chateau Ste. Michelle.
Crafted from fruit grown on Santa Barbara County’s Piocho Ranch, this rich, multidimensional blend consists of 90 percent Cabernet Sauvignon,
Unlike his quirky character in Twin Peaks, actor Kyle MacLachlan has passions other than Douglas firs, black coffee, and cherry pie.
Aged 22 months in French oak barrels, this superb red wine, which contains 84 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, combines nutmeg aromas and deep cas
Vintner and 23-year racecar veteran Randy Lewis, who drove in five Indianapolis 500 competitions, met cyclist Lance Armstrong at the 2001 Tou
Blessed by the influences of David Abreu, Andy Erickson, and Michel Rolland, Ovid—located on Pritchard Hill—produces spectacular Bordeaux-sty
From the amazingly diverse Rutherford appellation of Napa Valley, this Bordeaux-inspired Meritage blends Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet
John Shafer and his son Doug have been producing brilliant wines from Napa’s Stags Leap District since the 1970s, and this dark beauty furthe
Owner Stuart Sloan debuted his label with the 2000 vintage, which was made with the assistance of a who’s who of consultants that included Da
Crafted from 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon grown in a unique microclimate in Napa’s Rutherford Bench, this fine red wine possesses great dep
Beginning in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards in St.
Ann Colgin, who has been crafting breathtaking wines since 1992, describes her label’s style as “seductive, hedonistic, and memorable.” These
Tasting notes: It eschews the showy ripeness of some California reds, offering instead beautifully layered strata of dried cherry and boysenb
Tasting notes: This inaugural vintage of Mesa Reserve Syrah is a melding of deeply extracted blackberry with the pungency of roasted coffee,
Tasting notes: The texture is smooth, and flavors of chocolate, spiced plum, espresso, and tarragon lead to a lengthy crescendo.
Tasting notes: Silky and dense, this dark red is laden with aromas of boysenberry, crème de cassis, and soft vanilla.
Tasting notes: The 2006 Melis Priorat, like the region itself, exhibits contrasts.
Tasting notes: The 2006 offers aromas of black cherry and a long finish of cedar, brown spice, and toasted vanilla bean.
Tasting notes: Silky, elegant, and smoky, this California take on pomerol is cooler than, say, the bright, berry-filled 2005 vintage, showing
Tasting notes: The decipherable flavors in Diatom’s 2006 Chardonnay Clos Pepe are first lively lemon peel and key lime, then delicate brine,
Tasting notes: Huge, concentrated, and blessed with a vault-like structure, this gorgeous wine should continue to develop for the next decade
Tasting notes: Velvety on the palate yet packed with explosive plum, blackberry, and spice, this shiraz combines lovely texture and bright ac
Tasting notes: The DuMOL 2006 Finn Pinot Noir has opulent blackberry and plum flavors with earthy undercurrents of mushroom, nutmeg, and anis