The 15 Best Wines You Need In Your Wine Cellar
A good bottle of wine can easily transport you back to your favourite place. A warm summer’s evening in Italy? That classic Chianti will carry you back to Mediterranian coastlines and fresh, flavoursome dishes. Or how about a deep, dark Syrah with an aroma of cosy British evenings, wrapped up warm and digging into a rich and tender dish with family.
It’s safe to say that no other drink has the potential to captivate an audience like wine does. Which means that, no matter the number on the price tag, your favourite bottle of wine is a priceless investment.
And where to start when searching for the best wines? Our best wine list covers everything you need to know, from the variety to the vineyard and the full-bodied to the light and crisp.
Here, you’ll find good wines you’ll want to share with your friends, right through to the best bottle of wine you’ll keep tucked away at the back of the cupboard for only the most special of special occasions. You’ll also discover the best wine to invest in and the most delicious vintage to drink this year. Read on to discover your new favourites on our top rated wine guide.
No time to read through our entire list? We’ve chosen the Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard River Stones Malbec 2016 as the overall best wine and the Grgich Hills Estate Chardonnay 2016 as the best value wine.
1 Adrianna Vineyard – Best overall wine
2 Sine Qua Non – Best premium
3 Grgich Hills Estate – Best value
4 Screaming Eagle – Most expensive
5 Heitz Cellar – Best Cabernet Sauvignon
6 Masseto – Best Merlot
7 Wayfarer Golden Mean – Best Pinot Noir
8 Ramey Rochioli Vineyard – Best Chardonnay
9 Cloudy Bay – Best Sauvignon Blanc
10 Terlato Family Vineyards – Best Pinot Gris
11 Robert Weil – Best Riesling
12 Penfolds St. Henri – Best Syrah
13 Carlisle Papera Ranch – Best Zinfandel
14 Chateau Latour – Best bottle to invest in
15 Château d’Yquem – Best vintage to drink this year