Top 5 Wines From The Final Issue of 2019
Happy New Year, readers! In case you missed it, our End of December 2019 issue is now live, featuring over 1,000 tasted for your viewing pleasure. So we’re going to kick off the start of 2020 with the best of the bunch. Without further ado, here are the top five wines from Issue 246, all rated 99 points and higher.
“This wine should age forever in bottle.”
“The real magic happens when you taste the wine. It's like watching a jumbo jet land for the first time and wondering how something so massive could literally appear weightless as it lands.”
“The tannins are extremely elegant, abundant but not noticeable. This could be another twist in Pingus. Stay tuned for more news…”
“It has ripe flavors but with great acidity, with great purity and definition, precise and energetic.”
“It has precision and symmetry, elegance and austerity à la Audrey Hepburn.”
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