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June 2018

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64  /  the tasting panel  /  june 2018 DOMESTIC 94 St. Supéry 2014 Dollarhide Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley ($100) Soft plum and berry nose; silky and bright with tangy plum and blackberry fruit; smooth, juicy, and deep; elegant, structured, and long with considerable aging potential. 92 The Prisoner Wine Company 2015 Cuttings Cabernet Sauvignon, California, USA ($55) Lush nose; fresh, rich, and dense; dark, intense, and creamy with style and complexity you'd expect from wines at four times the price. CONSTELLATION BRANDS In each issue, Editor-in-Chief Anthony Dias Blue selects a wide range of the best wines and spirits from among the more than 500 he samples over the course of a month. The reviews are subjective editorial evaluations, made without regard to advertising, and products are scored on a 100-point scale: 85-89: VERY GOOD 90-94: OUTSTANDING 95-100: CLASSIC Once products are selected for publication, producers and importers will be offered the option of having their review accompanied by an image (bottle photo or label art) for a nominal fee. There is no obligation to add an image, nor does the decision affect the review or score in any way. The "twisty" icon indicates wines sealed with a screwcap closure. For additional Blue Reviews, go to Prices are for 750 ml. bottles unless otherwise noted. Anthony Dias BLUE REVIEWS Presented by

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