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Wines that have got 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP, part 1 of 5

Only the wines that still have aging potential (the largest majority of the wines here) and the few others that have no aging potential but are still in really good condition to drink are shown here. This applies regardless of the year in which the wine/wines was/were tasted. Note that if some wine has aging potential, it appears from the wine's description.

Wines that have got 3,5 NJP of 5,0 NJP   Wines that have got 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP   Wines that have got 4,5 NJP of 5,0 NJP   Wines that have got 5,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP

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Samos, Vin Doux, 2021 (7 EUR/7 USD in Sweden; 375 ml), white sweet wine, Samos, Aegean Islands, Greece, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (11-09-2022 by Nenad Jelisic)

 

This is the best sweet wine that NJ Wines has so far tasted from Greece. Explosive fruity aroma filled with dried apricots, honey, raisins, vanilla, ripe yellow fruits and white flowers. Big, sweet, fruity and complex flavour filled with dried apricots, honey, raisins, vanilla, ripe yellow fruits, ripe melon and white flowers. Samos Vin Doux ... Read more

 

Diora, La Splendeur du Soleil, Chardonnay, 2019 (17 EUR/18 USD in Sweden), white dry wine, Monterey County, Central Coast, USA, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (24-04-2022 by Nenad Jelisic)

 

This is the best Chardonnay-wine that NJ-Wines has tasted so far this year. Diora La Splandeur du Soleil Chardonnay 2019 is a dry, flavourful, full-bodied, fruity and nuanced wine. Its high fruitiness and fullness make one experience it as a semi-dry wine, regardless that it has less than 3 gr/l sugar content. The aroma is characterized by vanilla ... Read more

 

Real Tesoro, Eminencia, Pedro Ximénez, NV (19 EUR/21 USD in Sweden), sweet sherry, Jerez-Xérès-Sherry, Spain, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (19-03-2022 by Nenad Jelisic)

 

Wow! What a complex, full-bodied, concentrated, fruity and tasty grape nectar. This is how a sweet sherry should be. Raisins, dried figs, dried apricots, dates, dark chocolate, brown sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and roasted almonds characterize this wonderful, sweet sherry. ... Read more

 

Château Léoville Poyferré, 2012 (95 EUR/107 USD in Sweden), red dry blend wine, Saint-Julien, Haut-Médoc, Médoc, Bordeaux, France, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (13-01-2022 by Nenad Jelisic)

 

Château Léoville Poyferré belongs to one of the fourteen wine castles (chateaux), which were classified as Deuxièmes Crus, the second highest French wine class, according to the legendary 1855 Classification. When NJ Wines tasted Château Léoville Poyferré 2012 in September 2016, it got 3,5 NJP. When NJ Wines tasted it just over ... Read more

 

Champagne Henriot, Blanc de Blancs, Brut, NV (49 EUR/56 USD in Sweden), white dry sparkling wine, Champagne, France, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (07-12-2021 by Nenad Jelisic)

 

If you want to celebrate the New Year's Eve with more taste and complexity in your mouth or celebrate something else big (wedding, birthday, etc.) or if you want to reward yourself and your loved one after a hard working week then you should drink this very good Blanc de Blancs (100% Chardonnay) champagne. Here we are talking ... Read more

 

Tommasi, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, 2016 (30 EUR/36 USD in Sweden) red dry blend wine, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Veneto, Italy, 4,0 of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (04-02-2021 by Nenad Jelisic)

After many tasted Amarone-wines in the price range 160 SEK to 500 SEK during the last twelve months, here finally comes one that gets more than 3,0 NJP out of 5,0 NJP (more than 80 NJP out of 100 NJP). All the other tasted Amarone-wines in this price range got 0,0 NJP to 1,5 NJP. In addition, their quality varied from bottle to ... Read more

 

Steyer, Steyer Mark, Diseci Traminec, Exclusive, 2015 (50 EUR when purchasing in the winery) white dry wine, Radgona-Kapela, Stajerska, Podravje, Slovenia, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (07-12-2020 by Nenad Jelisic)

The Steyer winery does not cease to amaze. Of the year's 10 best wines, two come from it; Steyer Vaneja 2011 that placed in the third place and this wine that placed in the seventh place. With this wine, better to say with the new vintage of this wine (formerly called Steyer Diseci Traminec Exclusive), the Steyer winery proves that it ... Read more

 

Steyer, Vaneja, 2011 (65 EUR when purchasing in the winery; 375 ml) white sweet wine, Radgona-Kapela, Podravje, Slovenia, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (07-10-2020 by Nenad Jelisic)

The world's best Gewurztraminer-wines should come from their place of birth and their kingdom, i.e. from Alsace in France, but winery Steyer proves through this wine, and through their Gewurztraminer-ice wines and dry Gewurztraminer-wines, that this is not the case. In 2006, I, the first time, tasted a Gewurztraminer-wine made ... Read more

 

Alburejo, Oloroso, NV (8 EUR/9 USD in Sweden; 375 ml) white dry sherry, Jerez, Spain, 4,0 NJP of 5,0 NJP (90 points of 100 points) (05-07-2020 by Nenad Jelisic)

 

Finally, a Sherry Oloroso-wine that impresses. The last time I tasted such a good Sherry Oloroso-wine was several years ago. In the aroma one will find raisins, cinnamon, walnuts, dried figs and burnt sugar. The flavour is fresh and a little salty. In it one will find roasted sugar, walnuts, citrus fruits, dried figs, green apples, cinnamon and ... Read more

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