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New Wine Releases July 2016

Check out GAYOT's selections of new wine releases for July 2016

Find tasting notes, prices and ratings for recent vintages in GAYOT's selection of July 2016 new wine releases.

NORTH AMERICA

CALIFORNIA

NORTH COAST

Napa Valley

Clif Family Winery
2015 Rosé of Grenache; $24
13.5/20This second release of Rosé of Grenache has aromas of pear and watermelon, followed by flavors of citrus fruit and a bright acidity.


Grgich Hills Estate
2012 Zinfandel; $36
14.5/20The 2012 vintage is a blend of 98 percent Zinfandel and 2 percent Petite Sirah. It has flavors of blackberry and cherry with subtle notes of pepper and oak. This wine is best paired with grilled meats and pastas.


CENTRAL COAST

Edna Valley

True Myth
2014 Chardonnay; $18
14/20This Chardonnay has aromas of white peach, pear and pineapple. On the palate, are flavors of tropical fruit balanced with a note of minerality, an overall creaminess and a fresh acidity. The finish ends with flavors of vanilla and oak.



EUROPE

FRANCE

BURGUNDY

Jean-Charles Boisset
No.69 Crémant De Bourgogne; $25
13/20Inspired by the year of Jean-Charles' birth, 1969, No.69 is a light sparkling rosé with aromas of raspberry and red currant. It has flavors of red berry and a crisp mouthfeel.


VIN DE PAYS D'OC

Languedoc-Roussillon

Fortant
Coast Select 2014 Grenache Rosé; $9
13/20A 100 percent Grenache Noir blend, this wine has aromas of red currant and thyme. On the palate are flavors of citrus fruit and red berry.


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