August's Top Shelf

This month's top-scoring Cellar Selection, Editors' Choice and Best Buy.


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Here's a look at August's top-scoring Cellar Selection, Editors' Choice and Best Buy. For full tasting notes on these and hundreds of other wines, visit our Buying Guide.

Cellar Selection

96 Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair 2010 La Romanée. This is a powerful and structured wine with great acidity and solid, chunky fruit. Grand Cru Selections. —Roger Voss

abv: 13%           Price: $2,500

Editors’ Choice 

95 Williams Selyem 2011 Papera Vineyard Zinfandel (Russian River Valley). Huge in fruit, like Godzilla trampling skyscrapers. Yet, it’s exquisitely balanced. —Steve Heimoff

abv: 14.8%        Price: $52

Best Buy 

91 Bacalhôa Wines 2011 Catarina Branco (Península de Setúbal). This has ripe and rich pear and peach fruits and just a touch of spice.  Admiral Imports.—Roger Voss

abv: 13.5%        Price: $12

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