Each year, Wine Spectator editors survey the wines reviewed over the previous 12 months and select the Top 100, based on quality (based on score), value (price in the market), availability (number of boxes produced or imported) and the “X” factor:  uniqueness and authenticity. This annual list honors successful wineries, regions and vintages around the world.

In first place came the “Porto Down Vintage”, from Portugal.

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followed by the Australian “Mollydooker Shiraz McLaren Vale Carnival of Love”

 

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and, then, by “Prats & Symington Douro Chryseia” that is also Portuguese.

 

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The editors of have evaluated, over the last year, approximately 18,000 labels worldwide, reaching the final ranking, in which have been considered 14 countries.

To reach the 100 finalists, 5,400 outstanding wines that obtained more than 90 points in the evaluation were pre-selected.

 

The average price of the bottles in the top 100 is $ 47. The most expensive on the list “Bolgheri Superiore Ornellaia”, that won the 65th position and worth $ 240.

 

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The cheapest wine is the Bodegas “Montecillo Rioja Crianza Viña Cumbrero”, 2010, which ranked 62nd and costs only $ 10.

 

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Here you can see the full list:

 

Rank Wine Year Points Price
1 Dow Vintage Port 2011 99 US$82
2 Mollydooker Shiraz McLaren Vale Carnival of Love 2012 95 US$75
3 Prats & Symington Douro Chryseia 2011 97 US$55
4 Quinta do Vale Meão Douro 2011 97 US$76
5 Leeuwin Chardonnay Margaret River Art Series 2011 96 US$89
6 Castello di Ama Chianti Classico San Lorenzo Gran Selezione 2010 95 US$52
7 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012 97 US$135
8 Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills 2012 94 US$40
9 Concha y Toro Cabernet Sauvignon Puente Alto Don Melchor 2010 95 US$125
10 Château Léoville Las Cases St.-Julien 2011 95 US$165
11 Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains 2011 95 US$60
12 Château Guiraud Sauternes 2011 97 US$50
13 Fonseca Vintage Port 2011 98 US$116
14 Fontodi Colli della Toscana Centrale Flaccianello 2011 95 US$120
15 Bedrock The Bedrock Heritage Sonoma Valley 2012 95 US$42
16 Two Hands Shiraz Barossa Valley Bella’s Garden 2012 95 US$69
17 Soter Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton District Mineral Springs Ranch 2012 95 US$60
18 Château Doisy-Védrines Barsac 2011 95 US$35 / 375ml
19 Luca Malbec Uco Valley 2012 93 US$32
20 Peter Michael Chardonnay Knights Valley Ma Belle-Fille 2012 95 US$90
21 Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2010 93 US$29
22 Podere Sapaio Bolgheri Volpolo 2011 93 US$35
23 St.-Cosme Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2010 96 US$59
24 Massolino Barolo 2009 95 US$60
25 Bodegas y Viñedos O. Fournier Malbec Uco Valley Alfa Crux 2010 94 US$54
26 Emeritus Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Hallberg Ranch 2011 93 US$42
27 Quinta do Portal Douro Colheita 2011 92 US$15
28 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2011 94 US$97
29 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir Hemel-en-Aarde Valley 2012 93 US$46
30 DuMOL Syrah Russian River Valley 2012 94 US$55
31 Tommasi Sangiovese-Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana Poggio al Tufo Rompicollo 2011 92 US$18
32 Hidden Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 55% Slope 2009 93 US$45
33 Orin Swift Machete California 2012 93 US$48
34 La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Ardanza Reserva 2005 92 US$30
35 Amavi Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2011 92 US$29
36 Marcassin Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Marcassin Vineyard 2009 97 US$125
37 Giuseppe Cortese Barbaresco Rabajà 2010 94 US$55
38 Aubert Chardonnay Russian River Valley Eastside 2012 95 US$80
39 Oddero Barolo 2010 93 US$49
40 Loosen Bros. Riesling QbA Mosel Dr. L 2012 91 US$12
41 Rombauer Chardonnay Carneros 2012 92 US$34
42 Lapostolle Clos Apalta Limited Release Colchagua Valley 2010 94 US$89
43 Charles Smith Riesling Columbia Valley Kung Fu Girl Evergreen 2013 91 US$12
44 Viña Cono Sur Cabernet Sauvignon-Carmenère Colchagua Valley 2011 91 US$14
45 Tikal Patriota Mendoza 2012 91 US$23
46 Turley Zinfandel California Juvenile 2012 91 US$20
47 Luce della Vite Toscana Luce 2011 95 US$105
48 Fincas Patagonicas Malbec Mendoza Zolo Reserve 2012 91 US$19
49 Trimbach Riesling Alsace 2012 91 US$25
50 Abadia Retuerta Viño de la Tierra de Castilla y León Sardon de Duero Selección Especial 2010 92 US$35
51 Giuseppe Rinaldi Barolo Brunate 2010 97 US$129
52 Herman Story Grenache California On the Road 2011 93 US$42
53 Ponzi Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Tavola 2012 91 US$25
54 Mumm Napa Brut Napa Valley Prestige N 91 US$22
55 Veramonte Cabernet Sauvignon Colchagua Valley El Caballero 2011 90 US$12
56 João Portugal Ramos Alentejo Ramos Reserva 2012 90 US$13
57 Viña Bisquertt Syrah Colchagua Valley La Joya Gran Reserva 2012 90 US$13
58 TwentyFour Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2010 93 US$112
59 Peter Lehmann Clancy’s Barossa 2011 90 US$15
60 St.-Urbans-Hof Riesling QbA Mosel Old Vines 2012 90 US$16
61 De Martino Cabernet Sauvignon Maipo Valley Legado Reserva 2011 92 US$17
62 Bodegas Montecillo Rioja Viña Cumbrero Crianza 2010 90 US$10
63 Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc Constantia Bayten 2013 90 US$15
64 Cune Rioja White Monopole 2013 90 US$15
65 Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore 2011 96 US$240
66 Fowles Shiraz Victoria Are You Game? 2012 91 US$17
67 Tohu Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Single Vineyard 2013 90 US$13
68 Godelia Mencía Bierzo 2010 92 US$21
69 Feudo di Santa Croce Primitivo di Manduria LXXIV 2010 91 US$22
70 D. Kourtakis Assyrtiko Santorini Greek Wine Cellars 2012 90 US$13
71 Roar Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Rosella’s Vineyard 2012 93 US$52
72 Château Lilian Ladouys St.-Estèphe 2011 90 US$19
73 Gérard Bertrand Syrah-Grenache Languedoc 2011 90 US$19
74 di Majo Norante Molise Ramitello 2011 90 US$18
75 Disznókó´ Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos 2006 94 US$49 / 500ml
76 Vietti Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne 2012 90 US$17
77 E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie Château d’Ampuis 2010 97 US$206
78 Acrobat Pinot Noir Oregon 2012 90 US$20
79 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon Dominio de Valdepusa 2010 93 US$40
80 Nino Negri Valtellina Superiore Quadrio 2010 90 US$20
81 Domaine de Triennes Vin de Pays du Var St.-Auguste 2010 90 US$20
82 Mulderbosch Faithful Hound Stellenbosch 2011 91 US$25
83 Round Pond Estate Sauvignon Blanc Rutherford 2013 90 US$24
84 Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta Rioja Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005 94 US$89
85 Masciarelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Marina Cveti S. Martino Rosso 2010 91 US$25
86 Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County Huntington 2012 90 US$23
87 Firriato Sicilia Santagostino Baglio Soria Red 2011 91 US$23
88 Christian Moreau Père & Fils Chablis 2012 91 US$31
89 Carol Shelton Zinfandel Mendocino County Wild Thing Old Vine 2011 90 US$19
90 Domäne Wachau Grüner Veltliner Federspiel Trocken Wachau Terrassen 2012 90 US$14
91 Domaine La Barroche Châteauneuf-du-Pape Pure 2012 95 US$78
92 Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Incanto 2010 90 US$15
93 Recanati Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee 2012 90 US$17
94 Château Lamartine Cahors 2011 90 US$19
95 Antonio Barbadillo Manzanilla Sanlúcar de Barrameda Solear N 90 US$15
96 Domaine Gerovassiliou Epanomi White 2013 90 US$22
97 Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna 2012 90 US$22
98 Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier Shiraz-Viognier Victoria 2012 90 US$19
99 Loimer Grüner Veltliner Qualitätswein Trocken Kamptal 2012 91 US$22
100 Saint Clair Pinot Noir Marlborough Pioneer Block 16 Awatere 2012 92 US$31

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