Eleven of our 2021 vintages rated 90+ on Jamessuckling.com
Eleven of our 2021 vintages recently received outstanding point ratings of over 90 points on jamessuckling.com.
James Suckling has four decades of experience as journalist and wine critic, and is one of today's leading wine critics whose reviews are read and respected by wine lovers, serious wine collectors, and the wine trade worldwide. He and his tasting team of 22 around the world focus on the great wines of the world including Bordeaux, Champagne, Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile, and Argentina. In 2021, they rated over 25,000 wines. They taste thousands of wines each month.
Wines are rated on a 100 point scale. A wine rated 90 points or more is considered outstanding.
Here are the wines reviewed recently, with tasting notes:
2021 Classic Chardonnay
"Aromas of sliced lemons, rosemary stems, lilies and white peaches. Medium-bodied with bright acidity and sliky texture. Bright and fresh with a slightly more savory finish. Tasty. I like the length and phenolic grip here. Drink now."
2021 Epic Reserve
"A pretty nose of strawberries, rose petal and grated nutmeg. Medium-bodied with silky tannins. The nose follows through to the palate. Rather elegant and refined. Drink now."
2021 Humphreys Vineyard Riesling
"Aromas of peaches, pears, beeswax and fresh herbs. Medium-bodied with a silky texture. Juicy and fresh with a crisp acidity and lovely drive. Stone fruits with orange peel undertones. Drink now."
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2021 Classic Gewürztraminer
"...you are greeted with aromas of rose, banana leaf and sliced peaches. Medium-bodied and rather concentrated. Intense stone fruit and orange fruit on the palate with a floral edge. Drink now."
"Aromas of pears, apricots and jasmine. Medium-bodied and off-dry. Mineral and herbal on the palate with a sturdy core of stone fruit. Floral at the finish. Drink now."
2021 Classic Riesling
"Aromas of peaches, apricots and honeysuckle. Medium-bodied and charmingly off-dry. Succulent and fresh with the subtle sweetness adding a bit more depth. Bright acidity too. Drink now."
"Aromas of pears, dried herbs and chicory root. Medium-bodied and sweet. Juicy and fresh with a persistent finish. Drink now."
Crooked Lake White
"Aromas of green apples, pears and savory spice. Medium-bodied with bright ...palate with a gentle finish. Drink now."
2021 Dry Riesling
"Aromas of peaches, orange peel and lime zest. Medium-bodied with mineral undertones. Fresh and bright with a green apple character. Drink now."
2021 Humphreys Vineyard Zweigelt (wine club exclusive)
"Aromas of plums, pitted red cherries and woody spice. Medium-bodied with soft tannins. Bright on the palate with steady balance and subtle notes of nutmeg and clove coming through. Drink now."
"Aromas of plums, nutmeg, rosemary and a hint of white pepper. Medium-bodied tannins and a floral edge. Pretty and juicy on the palate with a straightforward feel. Drink now."
We are so excited to share these outstanding wines with you! Make them a part of your every day enjoyment of life, or bring these to a special occasion. Up everyone's fullfillment a notch or two by sharing smiles and heartwarming conversation over one or two of these delicious bottles of wine. Cheers!