Top 10 Wines Introduced in 2010

 
16-Dec-2010 by

Here are the top 10 wines introduced in 2010.

Saxum James Berry Vineyard Paso Robles 2007

The 2007 Saxum James Berry Vineyard Paso Robles is an eclectic blend of Syrah, Mourvèdre, and Grenache.  For bringing out the fruit purity, the three varieties of grapes are aged in large puncheons and used barriques.
 

Two Hands Shiraz Barossa Valley Bella’s Garden 2008
The wine floors you with the rich aroma of plums, deep red fruits, cinnamon, licorice and earthy spice. The wine also scores well on the sweet subtle aromatic notes of tar, moss and chocolate.

 

Peter Michael Chardonnay Sonoma County Ma Belle-Fille 2008
This wine is cent-percent barrel fermented in French Oak and native yeast is used in the fermentation of wine.

 

Revana Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena 2007
Revana Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena 2007, is ablend of92 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, with Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. The winemaker ages these wines separately for 20 months before blending them.

 

Altamura Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2007
The earthy olive flavors of the wine is highlighted with the taste notes of bright dark fruit, bit of coffee, and cocoa. This taste difference elevates it to the position of one of the top 10 wines introduced in 2010.

 

Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir Russian River Valley 2008
The wine seduces with you with the wild aromas of wild blackberry, clove and pomegranate. The velvet-textured taste explodes right in your mouth regaling you with the aromas of black cherry and kirsch. Slowly you can experience the soft undertones of earth, cedar and cola.

 

Schild Shiraz Barossa 2008
The wine simply bowls you with its typical cherry chocolate tobacco flavor, with the hint of herb and sage. But the wine emphasizes more on the fruity note.  The complex red wine is aged in new and used barrels of American Oak.

 

Fontodi Colli della Toscana Centrale Flaccianello 2007
You will be simply floored with the earthy goodness of violets, dark cherry and minerals. Other than that the complex flavors of black licorice, spices, and dark cherry and ripe tannins keep you grounded for long time.


CARM Douro Reserva 2007
The wine is an eclectic mix of Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, and Tinta Roriz, which are aged in French and American oaks. The wine floors you with the passionate aromas of raspberry, smoke, spice, and red berry, which are highlighted by the taste of tannins.

 

Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape White 2009
The wine combines equal parts of Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Picpoul and Bourboulenc. The wine gives out tantalizing fruit intensity, and specially highlights the notes of anise, quince, white peach notes and nectarine.  Experts believe that this intense white wine might have been fermented for 4 years or more. 

 

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