Jon Bonné recommends a pink that is “as soulful as rosé gets” while Rebecca Murphy suggests “that we make a place at our table for an exciting new wine”.
This week’s wine picks in Asia include a “sumptuously flavoured and deeply layered Chardonnay,” a “deliciously crisp and elegant” sparkler and a “very seductive” red.
Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.
This week Fiona Beckett picks out a “pukka Prosecco”, Hamish Anderson recommends a “highly drinkable” Rioja and Matthew Jukes chooses “a very unusual wine indeed”.
This week’s Asian media wine recommendations include a “gorgeous, silky” white, a red with “gripping, sweet tannins” and a Champagne that is “excellent drinking now”.
In the US press this week the wine recommendations include a “game changer” white, a “viscerally delicious” red and an “outstanding” Australian Cabernet Sauvignon.
This week’s recommendations in the Asian media include a “brilliant” Champagne, “a wine that pulls you in and refuses to let go” plus a rosé that “delivers great texture and flavour”.
Twomey’s Soda Canyon single vineyard may have produced the best Merlot California has ever seen in 2013.
2013 marks a trio of difficult vintages in Bordeaux, but this year was the hardest of the past 30 years believes one château owner.
Olly Smith recommends “an outstanding week-night wine” and Terry Kirby picks out a “fresh and silky” wine that is an example of “superb modern wine-making”.
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