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Wine Spectator's Top Ten wines of the year

by Robin Garr » Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:40 pm

For those who care, Duckhorn Merlot Napa Valley Three Palms Vineyard 2014 took the top prize (95 score, $98, 3,170 cases made).

The rest of the Speck's Top 10 Wines of 2017 are:

K | Syrah Walla Walla Valley Powerline Estate 2014 | 95 score | $45 | 1,319 cases made | Walla Walla Valley, Washington
Château Coutet | Barsac 2014 | 96 score | $37 | 4,000 cases made | Bordeaux, France
Casanova di Neri | Brunello di Montalcino 2012 | 95 score | $65 | 6,054 cases made | Tuscany, Italy
Château de St.-Cosme | Gigondas 2015 | 95 score | $43 | 4,000 cases made | Rhône Valley, France
Domaine Huët | Vouvray Demi-Sec Le Mont 2016 | 95 score | $44 | 2,000 cases made | Loire Valley, France
Château Canon-La Gaffelière | St.-Emilion 2014 | 95 score | $61 | 4,083 cases made | Bordeaux, France
Meyer | Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2014 | 95 score | $70 1,200 cases made | Napa Valley, California
Pahlmeyer | Chardonnay Napa Valley 2015 | 95 score | $75 | 2,500 cases made | Napa Valley, California
Booker | Oublié Paso Robles 2014 | 95 score | $80 | 1,500 cases made | Paso Robles, California
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Re: Wine Spectator's Top Ten wines of the year

by David M. Bueker » Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:42 pm

Damn that's a depressing list.
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Re: Wine Spectator's Top Ten wines of the year

by Patchen Markell » Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:57 pm

I'm surprised they're all under $100/bottle. (Or were until today.)
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Re: Wine Spectator's Top Ten wines of the year

by Rahsaan » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:17 pm

David M. Bueker wrote:Damn that's a depressing list.


In multiple ways. It reminds me how depressingly boring some of the commercial wine world is. It also brings unneeded pressure and competition for Huet!

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