Top 10 Rated Wines from Issue 232

We packed quite a punch in our latest Robert Parker Wine Advocate Issue with over a dozen regions featured in 22 articles, and over 5,000 new and exciting tasting notes to read through. Here, we’ve listed the top 10 wines featured in Issue 232. Enjoy! 

  1. 2009 Vietti • Barolo Riserva Villero 
    “In a word, the 2009 Barolo Riserva Villero is magic.”

  2. 2012 Torbreck • The Laird
    “The 2012 The Laird is one of those wines you could just go on smelling all day.”

  3. 2014 Descendientes de José Palacios • La Faraona
    “The palate is symmetric, precise, textured and with a very long finish.”

  4. 2007 Luciano Sandrone • Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis
    “This stunning wine will be released in September 2017, having benefitted beautifully from an additional ten years of bottle aging at the winery.”

  5. 2010 Weingut Neumeister • Trockenbeerenauslese Saziani Essenz
    “One of the finest sweet wines I have tasted from Austria.”

  6. 2012 Henschke • Shiraz Hill of Grace
    “This is a truly great Hill of Grace that has just entered the first stage of its drinking window and should continue to develop beautifully over the next 25+ years.”

  7. 2015 Descendientes de José Palacios • La Faraona
    “It felt very balanced, keeping the freshness, very obviously young but approachable now.”

  8. 2007 Luciano Sandrone • Barolo Cannubi Boschis Sibi et Paucis
    “This is an exciting and seductive wine that wins you over with the first sniff.”

  9. 2013 Giacomo Conterno • Barolo Riserva Monfortino
    “The barrel I tasted is evidently coming together in seamless fashion.”

  10. 2013 Vietti • Barolo Ravera
    “A jaw-dropping creation that boasts soaring intensity with absolute clarity and purity of its aromatic impact.” 

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