Wine Spectator has recently named Duckhorn Merlot Napa Valley Three Palms Vineyard 2014 as its Wine of the Year, ending a week-long countdown.
The week originally kicked off with Monday’s announcement of wines at the bottom of the list with numbers 10 and 9.
- Booker winery’s Oublié Paso Robles 2014 ($80) was named the number-10 wine
- Pahlmeyer Chardonnay Napa Valley 2015 ($75) was the number-9 choice
On Tuesday, Wine Spectator announced wines number 8 and 7.
- Meyer Vineyard’s Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2014 ($70) was number-8
- Chateau Canon-La Gaffelière St. Emilion 2014 ($61) was named the number-7 wine
On Wednesday numbers 6 and 5 followed.
- Domaine Huët Vouvray Demi-Sec Le Mont 2016 ($44) at number-6
- Chateau de St.-Cosme Gigondas 2015 ($43) at number-5.
On Thursday came the announcement of wines 4, 3 and 2.
- Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino 2012 ($65) at number-4
- Chateau Coutet Barsac 2014 ($37) at number-3
- K Syrah Walla Walla Valley Powerline Estate 2014 ($45) finishing at number 2
Wine Spectator’s full top 100 list was revealed on November 20th, 2017.