G Top 100 Wines 2016

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Cabernet Sauvignon & Blends

  • 01-davey-estate-sauvignonblends

    DAVEY ESTATE, SHINGLEBACK RESERVE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013

    Spicy tobacco leads into vibrant black fruit with a touch of spices. Full-bodied with silky tannins and long finish.

  • 02-don-melchor-sauvignon

    DON MELCHOR, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012

    An amazingly youthful wine with inky violet hues, a nose combining currants and blackberry with leather, mushroom and tobacco, and an ultra long finish. A top cabernet in the line-up.

  • 03-gwines-elnido-sauvignonblends

    EL NIDO 2013

    A delicious wine with plum, blackcurrant, boysenberry and sweet pipe tobacco, as well as rounded tannins. The blend includes grapes sourced from Jumilla, and the very old low yield monastrell variety. This wine will stump cabernet aficionados.

  • 04-five-geese-sauvignon

    FIVE GEESE, RESERVE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2009

    Redolent of blackcurrant, mint, tobacco leaf, herbs, vanilla, cassis and spices, this wine is rich on the palate with fine tannins and a lingering finish. A top scorer.

  • 05-fritzestate

    FRITZ ESTATE RESERVE, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012

    • ORIGIN
      California, USA
    • PRICE
      $105
    • FROM
      Caliwines

    From California’s north coast comes this inviting wine with vanilla and mixed red berry on the nose, and crushed dark fruit, spices and olives in the mouth. Grippy but quite delightful.

  • 06-gracevineyard

    GRACE VINEYARD, DEEP BLUE 2012

    This wine, which is named as a tribute to the winery’s president, is attractive, with shiitake mushroom, raspberry, soft tannins, persistent acidity and a fruity finish. A world-class wine from China.

  • 07-katnookestate

    KATNOOK ESTATE, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012

    This Coonawarra wine is from a warm vintage. It is rich with blackcurrant, blueberry, vanilla and coconut. There’s chocolate too, and the finish is firm and long with a tangy lift.

  • 08-kleintulbagh

    KLEIN TULBAGH, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Western Cape, South Africa
    • PRICE
      $74
    • FROM
      Stellez Vine

    From a highly acclaimed winery, this wine brims with red and black fruit, eucalyptus, raspberry and mint. Juicy and round, and a good match with roast meats.

  • 09-mosswood

    MOSSWOOD, RIBBONVALE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012

    Moss Wood fashions a wine that is rich, concentrated and engaging, with lots of red cherry and blackcurrant, as well as chewy tannins. It is drinking well but will evolve with time.

  • 10-argirio

    PODERNUOVO A PALAZZONE, ARGIRIO 2012

    • ORIGIN
      Tuscany, Italy
    • PRICE
      $92
    • FROM
      Sarment

    Garnet; with a compelling nose of blackberry, blackcurrant, pomegranate and stems. Dry and medium-bodied with a good structure, finishing with flavours of red fruit, spices, chocolate and coffee.

  • 11-santacarolina-bestbuy

    [BEST BUY] SANTA CAROLINA, FAMILIA 2013

    Gorgeous aromas of black fruit and cassis with spicy oak overtones. Classic Maipo Cabernet that is balanced and eminently drinkable.

  • 12-voyagerestate

    VOYAGER ESTATE, CARBANET SAUVIGNON MERLOT 2009

    Aromatic with mixed berries, ginger, dark chocolate and garden herbs. This Margaret River wine is textured and has velvety tannins.

  • 13-xanaduestate

    XANADU ESTATE, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Western Australia
    • PRICE
      $75
    • FROM
      Top Wines

    Generous and beautifully structured on the palate, with layered bright red fruit. This wine is big bodied with a persistent fruity finish.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Pinot Noir

  • 01-brancott

    [BEST BUY] MOUCHAO TINTO, HERDADE DO MOUCHAO, 2007

    This estate’s flagship wine is beautifully balanced with good concentration of fruit, power and freshness. There’s spices, perfume and more – from alicante bouschet and trincadeira grapes.

  • 02-picardypinotnoir

    PICARDY, PINOT NOIR, TETEDE CUVEE 2011

    • ORIGIN
      Alentenjo, Portuagl
    • PRICE
      $108
    • FROM
      ALENTASIA

    Eschewing reserve barrel bottling, WA’s pinot specialist has separately vinified this wine as a big, bold, complex statement – yet it’s every bit as polished with lovely characters of fruit, spices and wood.

  • 03-rios

    RIOS DE CHILE, PINOT NOIR RESERVA 2015

    Ruby red with medium intensity. Prominent dark cherry with blackberry; light-on-its-feet, seamless flow of fruit and oak. Satisfying finish.

  • 04-theelderpinotnoir

    THE ELDER, PINOT NOIR 2011

    Vibrant with fresh cherry and strawberry; has nuances of herbs and flowers. Pleasing savoury flavours and chewy tannins balanced by sweet fruit and acids. Good body and length makes this an excellent pinot.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Blended Red Wines

  • 01-lasflors

    LAS FLORS DE LA PEIRA, TERRASSES DU LARZAC 2012

    A classic syrah, grenache, mourvedre blend with a little cinsault and carignan to round it off. It has all the quintessential flavours – strawberry and raspberry, some dark fruit with spices, and hints of ham and liquorice. Delicious.

  • 02-remhoogte

    [BEST BUY] REMHOOGTE RESERVE, SIR THOMAS CULLINAN 2011

    • ORIGIN
      Stellenbosch, South Africa
    • PRICE
      $64
    • FROM
      Stellez Vine

    Merlot-shiraz-cab blend that oozes dark prune, olive, jam and herbs. It is smooth with an ultra long finish. It is worthy of cellaring yet is drinking well.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Assorted Red Varietals

  • 01-churchview-st-johns-limited

    CHURCHVIEW, ST JOHN’S LIMITED RELEASE ZINFANDEL 2011

    This Aussie zin is bold and bewitching – with pepper, sour plum, Chinese herbs, raspberry, cherry and mushroom. The clean refreshing finish is of the “cool climate” Margaret River genre.

  • 02-kleintulbagh

    KLEIN TULBAGH, PINOTAGE 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Western Cape, South Africa
    • PRICE
      $72
    • FROM
      Stellez Vine

    Inky and dark. Dense wine with butterscotch, chocolate cake and plum. Soft with supple tannins. Excellent example of pinotage.

  • 03-mouchao-tinto-herdade-do-mouchao

    MOUCHAO TINTO, HERDADE DO MOUCHAO, 2007

    • ORIGIN
      Alentenjo, Portugal
    • PRICE
      $108
    • FROM
      Alentasia

    This estate’s flagship wine is beautifully balanced with good concentration of fruit, power and freshness. There’s spices, perfume and more – from alicante bouschet and trincadeira grapes.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Shiraz, Syrah and Blends

  • 01-bestbuy-erictexier

    [BEST BUY] ERIC TEXIER, ST JULIEN EN ST ALBAN 2011

    This biodynamic-inspired producer is a rising star. It uses fruit from old syrah vines growing on schist soils and produces a complex wine with pepper, red fruit and black fruit. Bottled without sulphur.

  • 02-fivegeeseshiraz2012

    FIVE GEESE, RESERVE SHIRAZ 2012

    A McLaren Vale shiraz that is stylish with good fruit, mocha and spice. It has indispensable pepper overtones, a light body, dry tannins and acid components, yet manages to remain juicy with a long finish. Best shiraz in the line-up.

  • 03-thebernardseries

    THE BERNARD SERIES, S.M.V. 2012

    Enticing, with wet stone and rose giving way to ripe red fruit. Satin-like tannins and succulent finish of raspberry. This co-fermentation of shiraz, mouvedre and viognier is the creation of maverick winemaker Bernard Podlashuk.

  • 04-anversshiraz

    ANVERS, SHIRAZ 2007

    Black pepper, currants, red berry and vanilla underscore the flavours and aromas of this medium-bodied, medium length and eminently drinkable Mclaren Vale wine.

  • 05-brothersinarms

    BROTHERS IN ARMS, SHIRAZ 2007

    Spicy, peppery nose with hints of jam, menthol, eucalyptol and coconut. Full-bodied, dry with red fruit, and quite juicy. This Langhorne Creek wine is maturing beautifully.

  • 06-deepwoodsestate

    DEEP WOODS ESTATE, SHIRAZ ET EL 2014

    This boutique Margaret River winery’s shiraz-malbec-grenache blend is full on with dark and red fruit, liquorice and chocolate. Juicy and tannic, yet balanced and refreshing.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Bordeaux Blends

  • chateaudumerle

    [BEST BUY] CHATEAU DU MERLE 2012

    This Bordeaux Superieur opens with a spicy graphite nose. Although light-bodied and slightly fruit-shy, there is a certain complexity, given traces of barnyard, black cherry and liquorice.

  • gwineschateaumoulin

    CHATEAU MOULIN DE LA GRANGERE 2010

    This Bordeaux Superieur opens with a spicy graphite nose. Although light-bodied and slightly fruit-shy, there is a certain complexity, given traces of barnyard, black cherry and liquorice.

  • 03-redwine-chateau-puy-razac-2013

    CHATEAU PUY-RAZAC 2013

    • ORIGIN
      St Emilion, France
    • PRICE
      $75
    • FROM
      FDH

    Working with fruit from a 6ha single plot vineyard, Catherine-Leymarie-Thoilliez employs small concrete vats to produce an elegant wine redolent of mushroom, pepper, plum and dried flowers. Long finish.

  • 04-redwinecouventdes-jacobinssaintemiliongrand-cru-2009

    COUVENT DES JACOBINS, SAINT EMILION GRAND CRU 2009

    • ORIGIN
      St Emilion, France
    • PRICE
      $101
    • FROM
      Sarment

    Rich, concentrated and showy, with dark fruit, pencil shavings, dark berries and more. Firm tannins, rich and exquisite.

  • 05-redwine-pomerol-chateau-certan-2013

    POMEROL CHATEAU CERTAN 2013

    Spicy and plummy with fruitcake and red berry, this pomerol is at first dominated by oak. Further aeration reveals that it is made for the longer term, with a good mid palate persistence, structured tannins and a long finish.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Piemonte and Nebbiolo

  • 01-fratelli-alessandria-barolo-2011

    FRATELLI ALESSANDRIA, BAROLO 2011

    This wine bathes your palate with fruit like plum and strawberry, mingled with earth and leather. Dry and long with chewy tannins and sweet spices. Contemporary style and worth maturing.

  • 02-fratellialessandriabarolomonvigliero2009

    FRATELLI ALESSANDRIA, BAROLO MONVIGLIERO 2009

    Spices and liquorice, leather, florals, cherry and strawberry on the nose. Dry tannins, compact mid palate and long finish. Expect no less from this south-east facing vineyard, with limestone soil.

  • 03-pelassanebbiolodalba2012

    [BEST BUY] PELASSA, NEBBIOLO D’ ALBA 2012

    Fresh red fruit with rose and strawberry on the nose. Medium acids, tannins and smoky red fruit on the mid palate and good persistence, with a dry creamy long finish.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone

  • 01-dominivenetiverjago

    DOMINI VENETI, VERJAGO 2010

    A generous and gregarious wine full of blackberry. Oak and plum dominate the palate. Full-bodied dry, and concentrated with a long warm finish.

  • 02-salvalaiamaronedella

    SALVALAI, AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO 2010

    Ruby-garnet; toasty and spicy with cherry, crushed plum, blackberry and almond. Full, dry, creamy and with good persistence. Best wine in the line-up.

  • 03-sartoriamaronedella

    SARTORI AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA 2011

    Smoky and spicy with dark cherry, liquorice and almond. Rounded, layered, creamy and with good length.

  • 04-sartorivalpolicella

    SARTORI, VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE RIPASSOREGOLO 2013

    Deep ruby, with camphor and cigar notes. Full and dry with sour cherry, sour plum and dried fruit on the finish.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Southern Italian Reds

  • 01-baglio-di-pianetto

    BAGLIODI PIANETTO, NERO D ’AVOLA CEMBALI 2007

    This wine leads in with dark cherry and wild strawberry. Next are flavours of sweet fruit and flowers. With medium tannins, this wine is balanced and finishes with savoury notes.

  • 02-judekacerasuolodevittoria

    JUDEKA, CERASUOLO DI VITTORIA 2014

    • ORIGIN
      Sicily, Italy
    • PRICE
      $82
    • FROM
      Top Wines

    The unique DOCG Sicilian wine combines the juicy fruit of nero d’avola with the floral qualities of frappato. The strawberry, pomegranate, herbs, vanilla and flowers make for a delicious wine consisting of organic fruit.

  • 03-marabinonero

    [BEST BUY] MARABENO NERO D'AVOLA, NOTO 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Sicily, Italy
    • PRICE
      $113
    • FROM
      Top Wines

    Beautiful ripe fruit with earth, game, coffee grounds and jam. Medium-bodied with racy acids, powdery tannins and a good balance.

  • 04-tascante_ghiaia

    TASCANTE, GHIAIA NERA 2013

    Nerello mascalese is grown on volcanIc slopes, surrounded by oak and chestnut forests. The biodiversity coaxes out florals and fruit in this wine that is structurally lean yet persistent, with spice overtones.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

South America

  • 01-riosdechile

    RIOS DE CHILE, CARMENERE RESERVA 2013

    Deep purple wine with green tomato and roasted aromas. Flavours of barbecued meat, fruit and spices, with a hint of herbs. Warm finish with light tannins and acids.

  • 02-salentein

    SALENTEIN, NUMINAGRAN CORTE 2012

    • ORIGIN
      Uco Valley, Argentina
    • PRICE
      $72
    • FROM
      Icon Wines

    Deep dense wine. Utterly intense with chocolate, dark fruit and redcurrant; has good tannins, great balance and a lingering floral finish. From the high-altitude Uco Valley of Argentina.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Beaujolais

  • 02-jean-paul

    JEAN-PAUL BRUN DOMAINE DES TERRES DOREES, FLEURIE GRILLE-MIDI 2011

    Delicate, Burgundy-like with juicy raspberry, currants, tea, chalk and a slightly vegetal taste that hints of structure. Altogether delish.

  • 01-georges

    GEORGES DUBOEUF, DOMAINE JEAN-ERNEST DESCOMBES MORGON 2013

    • ORIGIN
      Beaujolais, France
    • PRICE
      $55
    • FROM
      Le Vigne

    Bright and fruity, with dark fruit, pepper and florals. Complex with good balance and finish. Lovely cru Beaujolais.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Spain

  • 01-spain-bodegaemina

    BODEGA EMINA, EMINA RESERVA 2010

    Classic melange of oak, smoke, vanilla, olive, sweet spices and ripe fruit defines this wine; yet it is modern in style given the fleshy body and finish of coffee cake, herbs and spices.

  • 02-spain-bodegasmauro

    BODEGAS MAURO, MAURO VS 2011

    After leaving Vega Sicilia, Mariano Garcia and his sons created Mauro. This refined wine delivers with floral overtones, bounteous fruit of blackberry, plum and currants; has juicy tannins and long finish.

  • 03-spain-bodegas-bestbuy

    [BEST BUY] BODEGAS MAURODOS, SAN ROMAN 2012

    A voluminous wine befitting of the warm Toro climate. There’s cherry, dark berry, spices, chocolate, liquorice and leather. Still youthful, but balanced with a long finish.

  • 04-cortijo

    CORTIJO LOS AGUILARES, TADEO 2012

    A top petit verdot, this wine is complex and lush. It has ripe red and black fruit, candied fruit, spices and balsam notes, with big granular tannins, and a long warm mildly sweet finish. Impressive now and will improve with bottle maturation.

  • 05-spain-mustiguillo

    [NEW FIND] MUSTIGUILLO, QUINCHA CORRAL 2012

    This wine oozes all things nice – bright red crunchy red fruit, mint, spices, pepper, crushed herbs. It also shows excellent oak integration and balance.

  • raulperez

    RAUL PEREZ, ULTREIA 2010

    Cult winemaker Perez fashions the rare mencia grape, sourced from century-old vines. It is complex, with berry, liquorice, herb and mushroom overtones. Medium-bodied with great structure.

  • 07-valenciso-la-rioja

    VALENCISO, LA RIOJA 2008

    Medium ruby with creamy red fruit, florals and a hint of oak. Flavourwise, it is just as engaging, with strawberry, raspberry, cherry and violet. Balanced and long finish.

Cabernet & Blends | Pinot Noir | Blended Red Wines | Assorted Red Varietals | Shiraz, Syrah & Blends

Bordeaux Blends | Piemonte and Nebbiolo | Veneto, Valpolicella and Amarone | Southern Italian Reds |

South America | Beaujolais |  SpainSangiovese and Tuscany

Sangiovese and Tuscany

  • 01-avignonese

    AVIGNONESI, VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO 2012

    The artful blend of organic grapes from medium and old vines of eight estates results in a wine with redcurrant, cherry, spice, baked herbs and meaty notes. Medium-bodied, dry and long, with an affable tobacco aftertaste.

  • 02-santamargherita

    SANTA MARGHERITA, CHIANTI CLASSICO 2011

    Red cherry, strawberry, smoke, currants and herbs come together in this wine with substantial tannins, brisk acidity and lean finish. Enjoy with grilled meats and pizzas. The Santa Margherita wine group produces wines from Veneto to Sicily.

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