Sylvia Jansen
Banville & Jones Wine Co.
Wine Instructor, Certified Sommelier
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90.00
A juicy match to simple pasta, tomatoes tossed in olive oil: Sin Cero, core of red fruit, balanced acidity and pure deliciousness.
Italy » Veneto, with a community rating of 90/100
5 days ago
90.00
Unusual St. Laurent, like Pinot Noir with attitude: impressive aromatics, forest berries, long finish. Makes winter roast beautiful.
Austria, Saint Laurent, with a community rating of 90/100
90.00
Fruity, zippy, stony edge, textured: sure, oysters are great, but really, this wine makes french fries and mayonnaise an art form.
France » Loire Valley, Melon de Bourgogne (Muscadet), with a community rating of 90/100
95.00
Beautiful new world Pinot Noir, complex, aromatic. Memorable with wild mushroom risotto. Tiny production, each bottle is numbered.
South Africa, 2016, Pinot Noir, with a community rating of 95/100
89.00
An easy bargain bubble, yellow apple and pear fruit, dry with a creamy edge. Nice aperitif or base for fun bubbly cocktail.
France, Sparkling, with a community rating of 89/100
90.00
Stunning aromatic Dolcetto from 60+ year old vines. Amazingly versatile, delicious with anything roasted, sauced or tossed.
Italy » Piedmont, Dolcetto, with a community rating of 90/100
93.00
Rich and firm, complex fruits, spice, pepper and balanced tannins; it is smooth with lovely length. Totally versatile!
France » Rhône, Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, with a community rating of 93/100
93.00
A beautiful red Burgundy, perfumed and floral, red and black fruit floating on the palate, and a long, Asian-spice finish. In love.
France » Burgundy, Pinot Noir, with a community rating of 90/100
90.00
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.
Italy » Tuscany, 2007, 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
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