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2013 Wine of the Week Reviews

Bottles Worth Getting to Know

Come back every Monday to discover great new bottles with our Wine of the Week

Wine Review of the Week

Each Monday we post a new review of a typically low-production wine in our Wine of the Week section and feature everything from prestigious Champagnes to value Cabernet Sauvignons. Our special selections, which are often chosen from boutique wineries, are picked to match the season. This archive page lists, by the month, all of our featured weekly wine reviews for 2013.

December 30, 2013

Wine label of Champagne Cattier Brut Blanc de Blancs Les Roses, our wine of the week
Champagne Cattier Brut Blanc de Blancs Les Roses
Designed as a tribute to the village of Chigny-les-Roses, where Maison Cattier is located, the Brut Blanc de Blancs Les Roses features luscious peach and pear flavors.

December 23, 2013

Wine label of Champagne Devaux D 2002, our wine of the week
Champagne Devaux D 2002
The house's finest offering, the D Millésimé 2002 is composed of equal parts Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Aged seven to eight years on the lees, the wine reveals soft citrus flavors and hints of almond and toast.

December 16, 2013

Wine label of Altadonna Prosecco Superiore DOCG, our wine of the week
Altadonna Prosecco Superiore DOCG
Sourced from the prime growing region of Conegliano Valdobbiadene, Altadonna Prosecco is an extra dry sparkling wine that offers sweet lemon, apple and peach flavors with complex mineral notes and a lively mouthfeel.

December 9, 2013

Wine label of J Vineyards 2007 Vintage Brut, our wine of the week
J Vineyards 2007 Vintage Brut
Judy Jordan founded J Vineyards & Winery in 1986 with a focus on producing sparkling wines. The 2007 J Vintage Brut was aged on the lees for more than five years, giving it a soft, creamy mouthfeel.

December 2, 2013
Tuck Beckstoffer 2011 Melée

November 25, 2013

Susana Balbo 2008 Brioso

November 18, 2013
Brooks 2011 Janus Pinot Noir

November 11, 2013
Cesari 2008 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOC

November 4, 2013
Viña Alicia 2009 Las Compuertas Malbec

October 28, 2013
Hooker 2010 Blind Side Zinfandel

October 21, 2013
Trump Winery 2012 Chardonnay

October 14, 2013
Lincourt 2011 La Cuesta Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

October 7, 2013
Da Vinci 2007 Chianti Riserva DOCG

September 30, 2013
Ouled Thaleb 2010 Syrah

September 23, 2013
Trefethen 2010 Dragon's Tooth

September 16, 2013
Abeja 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

September 9, 2013
Juvé y Camps 2007 Millesimé Reserva

September 2, 2013
Freemark Abbey 2012 Viognier

August 26, 2013
Adega Condes de Albarei 2011 Albariño Pazo Baión

August 19, 2013
Gemstone 2009 Estate Red Wine

August 12, 2013
Villa Maria 2011 Taylors Pass Vineyard Chardonnay

August 5, 2013
Marchesi de' Frescobaldi 2009 Nipozzano Riserva

July 29, 2013
Tasca d'Almerita 2012 Regaleali Le Rosé

July 22, 2013
Hartley-Ostini Hitching Post 2010 Hometown Pinot Noir

July 15, 2013
Trinchero 2012 Mary's Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

July 8, 2013
Wrath 2010 Chardonnay, 3 Clone

July 1, 2013
Castello di Amorosa 2012 Mendocino County Pinot Grigio

June 24, 2013
Matetic Vineyards 2012 EQ Coastal Sauvignon Blanc

June 17, 2013
Donelan 2011 "Two Brothers" Pinot Noir

June 10, 2013
Jericho Canyon 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

June 3, 2013
Shafer Vineyards 2006 Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon

May 27, 2013
Artesana 2011 Tannat

May 20, 2013
Sequoia Grove 2011 Napa Valley Chardonnay

May 13, 2013
Dingac Vinarija 2008 Postup

May 6, 2013
Ñandú 2010 Malbec

April 29, 2013
Moraga Vineyards 2005 Red

April 22, 2013
Herdade da Comporta 2007 Red

April 15, 2013
Domaine Chandon 2010 Carneros Pinot Noir

April 8, 2013
Blackbird Vineyards 2010 Arise

April 1, 2013
Dr. Thanisch 2009 Riesling Spätlese Trocken

March 25, 2013
Ancient Oak Cellars 2010 Pinot Noir

March 18, 2013
B Cellars 2009 Blend 24

March 11, 2013
V. Sattui 1998 Vintage Port

March 4, 2013
Dr. Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars 2010 Lemberger

February 25, 2013
Brancaia 2009 Chianti Classico Riserva

February 18, 2013
Fitz-Ritter 2011 Gewürztraminer Spätlese

February 11, 2013
Ackerman Family Vineyards 2008 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

February 4, 2013
NxNW 2009 Walla Walla Valley Syrah

January 28, 2013
Smith-Madrone 2009 Chardonnay

January 21, 2013
PlumpJack Winery 2010 Merlot

January 14, 2013
Gary Farrell 2009 Chardonnay, Westside Farms

January 7, 2013
Château La Louvière 2006 Rouge

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