Sylvia Jansen
Banville & Jones Wine Co.
Wine Instructor, Certified Sommelier
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Light body, powerful complexity, lively acidity balancing the sweetness. Pair with anything from salad to pork to spicy Thai dishes.
Germany » Mosel, Riesling, with a community rating of 90/100
Now for something completely different...smooth, burger-or-spice friendly red, lower alcohol, lots of red fruit, a bit of sweetness. Serve a bit on the cool side.
Germany » Pfalz, Dornfelder
93.00
If you enjoy complex, intense, fresh whites, try this gem. Fish, seafood with lemon, or grilled pork loin--it's a great partner.
Germany, Silvaner, with a community rating of 93/100
90.00
Coriole brings Italian grape varieties to Australia with style. This Nero d'Avola is juicy and easy-going. Serve cool (16C) and enjoy.
Australia » South Australia » Fleurieu » McLaren Vale, with a community rating of 90/100
90.00
This red is lush and concentrated, yet balanced and elegant. Pair with Moroccan stews or any dish with richness and spice.
Australia » South Australia » Barossa » Barossa Valley, Garnacha, with a community rating of 90/100
90.00
Fresh, dry rosé with delicious intensity. Lovely partner with grilled seafood or a salad of arugula, goat cheese and watermelon.
France » Provence, with a community rating of 81/100
Sylvia Jansen added a rating for Majella Riesling.
89.00
Think again about Riesling. Think dry. Think tropical fruit, lime zest, zippy acidity. Think seafood, salad or spice. And enjoy.
Australia » South Australia » Limestone Coast » Coonawarra, Riesling, with a community rating of 89/100
90.00
Mencia, a new-old grape variety that deserves attention. Smooth, balanced medium-bodied red with enchanting aromatics and balance.
Spain » Castilla Y Leon » Bierzo, Mencía, with a community rating of 90/100
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Tyler Harlton promises "by hand" production, and his Pinot Noir is an elegant, expressive beauty. Serve on the cool side.
Canada » British Columbia » Okanagan Valley, Pinot Noir, with a community rating of 90/100
An expressive, smooth, Cab. Pair with a special grilled treat from the barbecue, or pair with a burger to make the meal special.
United States » California, 2015, Cabernet Sauvignon
89.00
Another nice Rosé to add to summer enjoyment, either on the patio or at dinner: fruit-driven, yet dry and refreshing.
Spain » Aragon » Campo de Borja, Garnacha, with a community rating of 89/100
90.00
Nice bubbly. Citrus, peach, Anjou pear and bready aromatics, racy acidity, and beautiful texture, great with summer salads.
France » Loire Valley, Sparkling, with a community rating of 90/100
90.00
Easy to love, hard to pigeon-hole. Orange wine (skin contact white), generous, with textural interest on the palate. Exciting!
Slovenia, with a community rating of 90/100
93.00
There's something beautiful coming your way. It has grip, it has charm, it is red and it is irresistible. Tuscan red with flair.
Italy » Tuscany, with a community rating of 93/100
90.00
Nice ripe fruit, the warmth of a south-of-France summer, and an edge of dried herbs. Beautiful. Our Alex helped make this wine!
France » Languedoc-Roussillon » Côtes du Roussillon, with a community rating of 90/100
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