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Professor B’s Vintages August 31 Release Recommendations.

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Spirit

Corryvrechan Single malt, Ardberg

A powerful, well-textured and deeply flavoured Scotch. Smells of smokes seaweed. Dark chocolate, and olive aromas are detectable. A fine whisky for the connoisseur.
92/100
0211730, $ 183.95

Liqueur
Licor 43, ZM Distillery, Spain
The name reveals that the secret recipe contains 43 ingredients. This extraordinary flavourful liqueur should be enjoyed after an extensive meal, or between meals in cocktails.
90/100
0263780, No price provided

Champagne
Brute Rose, Billecart-Salmon, Champagne, France
Appealing berry fruit aromas and orange peel dominate the nose. Bright and refined. An excellent rose champagne.
92/100
0724559, $ 91.95

Dessert Wine

Nivole Moscato d’Asti, 2012, Michele Chiarlo, Piedmont, Italy
This impressive, aromatic, low-alcohol muscat wine with a light fizz ought to be enjoyed after an extensive meal, or, if you feel like it, at 11 a m before lunch at
1 p m .
92/100
092888, $ 16.95

White Wines

Chardonnay, Les Noisetiers, 2011, Kistler, Sonoma County, California
Aromas of apples/pears emanate from the glass.
Creamy, with good extract and balance.
A delicious, full-bore chardonnay from a fine winery.
91/100
0251223, $ 76.95

Turckheim Riesling, 2010, Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace, France
Offers apricot and melon flavours with good underlying acidity that elevates the appeal of the wine. Well balanced with a lingering aftertaste.
92/100
003103, $ 26.95

Trittenheimer Apotheke Rieslign Spatlese, 2011, Bollig-Lehnert, Mosel, Germany
Aromatic, light, and refined, with a little residual sugar for balance.
Easy to enjoy now with ripe stone fruits or delicate pastries.
92/100
0338186, $ 20.95

Also recommended
Macon Cruzille, 2010, Domaine de L’Echelette, Burgundy, France
90/100
0336982, $ 16.95

Red wines

Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010, Plume Winery, Napa Valley, California
An absolutely delicious, full-bodied, deeply flavoured, superbly balanced wine that delivers cherry, and cassis aromas.
Would benefit from three to four years of cellaring, but can be enjoyed now with medium rare grille steaks or flavourful stews.
93/100
0287367, $ 31.95

Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010, Beringer, Napa valley, California
A powerful, richly layered, full bodied wine from northern Napa valley that is warmer than the southern part.
92/100
009158, $ 49.95

Reserva Malbec, 2009, Los Clop, Mendoza, Argentina
Black currant, blueberry and violet aromas abound. Full bodied and succulent. A very fine malbec to enjoy now or cellar for four to five years for more refinement.
92/100
0186650, $ 16.95

Pinot Noir, 2010, Thornbury, Central Otago, New Zealand
A very appealing pinot noir from this now well established region in new Zealand. Perfumed, well structured, silky and eminently drinkable.
92/100
0329706, $ 24.95

Also recommended
Chateau Haut Selve, 2009, Graves, Bordeaux, France
90/100
0738120, $ 20.95

Cabernet/merlot, 2010, Dornier, Stellenbosch, South Africa
92/100
0337527, $ 16.95

Chateau Larrivaux, 2009, Haut Medoc, Bordeaux, France
90/100
0192880, $ 22.85

Gigondas, 2011, Perre Amadieu Romane Machotte, Cotes du Rhone, France
91/100
0017400, $ 24.95

Brunello di Montalcino, 2006, Villa I Cipressi, Tuscany, Italy
92/100
0270595, $ 45.95

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, 2006, Aldegheri, Veneto, Italy
92/200
0987305, $ 51.95

Rioja Reserva, 2006, Ramon Bilbao, Rioja, Spain
91/100
0281097, $ 19.95

Old Vines Garnacha, 2010, Bodegas Breca, Calatayud, Spain
90/100
0329086, $ 19.95

Barco de Piedra Tinto, 2011, Compania de Vinos del Atlantico, Ribera del Duero, Spain
91/100
0336289, $ 17.00

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