North American Wine specialist magazine “Wine Spectator “ has included 8 Spanish Wines in their annual Top 100 Wines of the World List for 2014.

Wine Regions of Spain included in the Top 100 list include La Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Bierzo, Castilla La Mancha and a fortified wine from Andalusia:

  • Viña Ardanza Reserva 2005 (34th place)
  • Abadía Retuerta Viño de la Tierra de Castilla y León Sardon de Duero Selección Especial 2010 (50th place)
  • Viña Cumbrero Crianza 2010 (62nd place)
  • Cune Monopole Blanco 2014 (64th place)
  • Godelia Mencía 2010 (68th place)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Dominio de Valdepusa 2010 (79th place)
  • Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta Rioja Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial 2005 (84th place)
  • Antonio Barbadillo Manzanilla Sanlúcar (95th place)

 

Since 1988, each year, Wine Spectator magazine editors study the wines that have been reviewed over the previous 12 months and select their Top 100 Wines of the World list. This year, 8 Spanish Wines are included in the list. All the wines are classified on a scale from 85 to 100 points (pts) based on quality, value, availability and excitement. This annual list acknowledges successful wineries, wine regions and vintages from all around the world.

If you love Wine you can’t miss the Wine Regions of Spain! Join us on a Private Wine Tour of Spain like our Wine Lovers Tour of Spain and Portugal to explore the Ribera del Duero, La Rioja, Priorat and Penedes Wine Regions of Spain and enjoy expert  guided visits to some fantastic wineries and taste some great Spanish Wine.

TOP 100 WINES FULL LIST :

Here’s the complete Top 100 Wines of the World list, 2014, according to Wine Spectator Magazine, with their corresponding punctuation (Pts). The 8 Spanish Wines selected feature in bold text:

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1Dow’s Vintage Port201199
2Mollydooker Shiraz McLaren Vale Carnival of Love201295
3Prats & Symington Douro Chryseia201197
4Quinta do Vale Meão Douro201197
5Leeuwin Chardonnay Margaret River Art Series201196
6Castello di Ama Chianti Classico San Lorenzo Gran Selezione201095
7Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape201297
8Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills201294
9Concha y Toro Cabernet Sauvignon Puente Alto Don Melchor201095
10Château Léoville Las Cases St.-Julien201195
11Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains201195
12Château Guiraud Sauternes201197
13Fonseca Vintage Port201198
14Fontodi Colli della Toscana Centrale Flaccianello201195
15Bedrock The Bedrock Heritage Sonoma Valley201295
16Two Hands Shiraz Barossa Valley Bella’s Garden201295
17Soter Pinot Noir Yamhill-Carlton District Mineral Springs Ranch201295
18Château Doisy-Védrines Barsac201195
19Luca Malbec Uco Valley201293
20Peter Michael Chardonnay Knights Valley Ma Belle-Fille201295
21Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva201093
22Podere Sapaio Bolgheri Volpolo201193
23St.-Cosme Châteauneuf-du-Pape201096
24Massolino Barolo200995
25Bodegas y Viñedos O. Fournier Malbec Uco Valley Alfa Crux201094
26Emeritus Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Hallberg Ranch201193
27Quinta do Portal Douro Colheita201192
28Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape201194
29Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir Hemel-en-Aarde Valley201293
30DuMOL Syrah Russian River Valley201294
31Tommasi Sangiovese-Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana Poggio al Tufo Rompicollo201192
32Hidden Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 55% Slope200993
33Orin Swift Machete California201293
34La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Ardanza Reserva 200592
35Amavi Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley201192
36Marcassin Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Marcassin Vineyard200997
37Giuseppe Cortese Barbaresco Rabajà201094
38Aubert Chardonnay Russian River Valley Eastside201295
39Oddero Barolo201093
40Loosen Bros. Riesling QbA Mosel Dr. L201291
41Rombauer Chardonnay Carneros201292
42Lapostolle Clos Apalta Limited Release Colchagua Valley201094
43Charles Smith Riesling Columbia Valley Kung Fu Girl Evergreen201391
44Viña Cono Sur Cabernet Sauvignon-Carmenère Colchagua Valley201191
45Tikal Patriota Mendoza201291
46Turley Zinfandel California Juvenile201291
47Luce della Vite Toscana Luce201195
48Fincas Patagonicas Malbec Mendoza Zolo Reserve201291
49Trimbach Riesling Alsace201291
50Abadia Retuerta Viño de la Tierra de Castilla y León Sardon de Duero Selección Especial  201092
51Giuseppe Rinaldi Barolo Brunate201097
52Herman Story Grenache California On the Road201193
53Ponzi Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Tavola201291
54Mumm Napa Brut Napa Valley PrestigeNV91
55Veramonte Cabernet Sauvignon Colchagua Valley El Caballero201190
56João Portugal Ramos Alentejo Ramos Reserva201290
57Viña Bisquertt Syrah Colchagua Valley La Joya Gran Reserva201290
58TwentyFour Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley201093
59Peter Lehmann Clancy’s Barossa201190
60St.-Urbans-Hof Riesling QbA Mosel Old Vines201290
61De Martino Cabernet Sauvignon Maipo Valley Legado Reserva201192
62Bodegas Montecillo Rioja Viña Cumbrero Crianza  201090
63Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc Constantia Bayten201390
64Cune Rioja White Monopole  201390
65Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore201196
66Fowles Shiraz Victoria Are You Game?201291
67Tohu Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Single Vineyard201390
68Godelia Mencía Bierzo  201092
69Feudo di Santa Croce Primitivo di Manduria LXXIV201091
70D. Kourtakis Assyrtiko Santorini Greek Wine Cellars201290
71Roar Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands Rosella’s Vineyard201293
72Château Lilian Ladouys St.-Estèphe201190
73Gérard Bertrand Syrah-Grenache Languedoc201190
74di Majo Norante Molise Ramitello201190
75Disznókó´ Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos200694
76Vietti Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne201290
77E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie Château d’Ampuis201097
78Acrobat Pinot Noir Oregon201290
79Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon Dominio de Valdepusa  201093
80Nino Negri Valtellina Superiore Quadrio201090
81Domaine de Triennes Vin de Pays du Var St.-Auguste201090
82Mulderbosch Faithful Hound Stellenbosch201191
83Round Pond Estate Sauvignon Blanc Rutherford201390
84Bodegas Marqués de Murrieta Rioja Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial  200594
85Masciarelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Marina Cveti S. Martino Rosso201091
86Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County Huntington201290
87Firriato Sicilia Santagostino Baglio Soria Red201191
88Christian Moreau Père & Fils Chablis201291
89Carol Shelton Zinfandel Mendocino County Wild Thing Old Vine201190
90Domäne Wachau Grüner Veltliner Federspiel Trocken Wachau Terrassen201290
91Domaine La Barroche Châteauneuf-du-Pape Pure201295
92Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Incanto201090
93Recanati Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee201290
94Château Lamartine Cahors201190
95Antonio Barbadillo Manzanilla Sanlúcar de Barrameda Solear  NV90
96Domaine Gerovassiliou Epanomi White201390
97Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna201290
98Domaine Terlato & Chapoutier Shiraz-Viognier Victoria201290
99Loimer Grüner Veltliner Qualitätswein Trocken Kamptal201291
100Saint Clair Pinot Noir Marlborough Pioneer Block 16 Awatere201292