Wine Recommendations For May 2010, True Gems!

The wine recommendations for May 2010 will make it easy to chose the best for every kind of celebration that you are planning this month. Be it a Mother's day brunch, or a Memorial Day barbeque, or a party just because the days are getting longer! Do we really need an excuse for enjoying delicious wines at great prices? Of course not, but they do seem to taste better when we have friends and family enjoying along with us.

This month we are all over the map. From the Northern Hemisphere to the South Hemisphere. From Europe to North America. The wine recommendations for May 2010 are meant to showcase wines of the world, and to emphasize that no one regions has a corner on wonderful value wines. France or South Africa, you will find real gems.


The Whites

Zero One Riesling Columbia Valley Golden Delicious 2008. As the name implies, this one is delicious. Notes of pears and lemon. Score of 89, $15.00 USD. Washington State.

Anthony Road Riesling Finger Lakes Dry 2008. Yummy notes of citrus and quince. Score of 90, $16.00 USD. New York.

Lawson"s Dry Hill Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2009. From New Zealand we get this beauty with tropical notes. Think of pineapple and lime. Score of 91, $18.00 USD. New Zealand.

Brancott Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2009. Another gorgeous New Zealander with notes of pear and lime. Score of 89, $13.00 USD. New Zealand.

Arthur Metz Riesling A;lsace Cuvée Selectionnée 2008. Fruity yet dry. Think of apricots and apples. Score of 89, $19.00 USD. France.

The Reds

Here are the red wine recommendations for MAY 2010

Viña Maipo Cabernet Sauvignon-syrah Maule Valley Gran Devoción 2007. Great value. Rich and dark. Notes of plumb, espresso, and licorice. Score of 90, $15.00 USD.

Bodega Norton Malbec Mendoza Barrel Select 2007. This one is bold and creamy. Notes of fig and berries. Score of 89, $15.00 USD. Argentina.

Famille Amirault-Grosbois St.-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil Les Arpents 2008. Very nice notes of currant and cherry. Score of 89, $18.00 USD. France.

Rust en Vrede Merlot Stellenbosch 2008. Another wine with notes of currant and cherry, add to it a bit of tobacco! Score of 89, $17.00 USD. South Africa.

Hijos de Antonio Barceló Ribera del Duero Secreto 2007. Another bold wine with plumb and coffee all over it. Very nice. Score of 88, $18.00 USD. Spain.

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