Wine of the Year Competition Results !

After long deliberation, tasting over and over again, here’s our Winenut.TV Top 10:

1. Montus Madiran 2006 Alain Brumont (€28, widely available) Monster of a wine with exploding fruit and a rock solid structure. Great to drink now. Winenut.TV review.

2. Frank John Riesling trocken Buntsandstein 2013(€17,5, henkm@lesvignes.nl) Incredible Riesling with enormous concentration of flavour, finesse and ageability. Great value. Winenut.TV review

3. Campo Reale Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2011 (€30, IlDivino) Beautiful complex Amarone, as always with depth of flavour, but it is the balance of these flavours that is so convincing. Winenut.TV review

4. Laurent Miquel Verité Viognier 2012 (€15, Wijnkring) For a viognier quite Intense, flowers, length, grip, and just so smooth. Winenut.TV review

5. Almirez Teso la Monja Toro ’2012 (€16,55 Spanjewijn). Bombastic tannic herby monster. Wait 5 years and you will have a fantastic wine for a great price. Winenut.TV review

6. Pol Roger Brut Rosé Millesimé 2006 special edition (€60 Wijnkring) Intense yeast, beautiful mousse, a great champagne. Winenut.TV review

7. Artigas Mas Alta Priorat 2008 (€18, Henri Bloem) Port-like bouquet, intense fruit, beautiful herbs, endless length. Winenut.TV review

8. Frank John Spatburgunder Kalkstein 2012 (€35, henkm@lesvignes.nl) The holy grail of Pinot; concentration, complexity and very smooth. Great to keep in your winecellar for a long time. Winenut.TV review

9. Cadiot Bordeaux 2010 (€10, Il Divino) Haut Medoc quality with a little more fruit. Just so balanced. Gorgeous. Winenut.TV review

10. Tarima Monastrell Organic ’2012 (€9, Spanjewijn) Dark, powerful, fruity, going organic was a good move. Good price too. Winenut.TV review

 

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