Texas Wine Journal Score Breakdown:

95-100 – Extraordinary. Superior character and style.
90-94 — Excellent. Noteworthy character and highly recommended.
85-89 — Very good. Wine with special qualities and potentially a great value depending on price.
80-84 — Good. Solid wine with above average character.
75-79 – Average.  Straightforward with little distinction beyond being soundly made.






Llano Estacado Texas, ‘Viviano Superiore Rosso’ 2010, 89pts



McPherson Cellars Texas, ‘La Herencia’ 2012, 87 pts

Brennan Vineyards, Texas, ‘Winemaker’s Choice’ MV, 85 ptsArché Wines Texas (Montague County) ‘Ryan’s Red’ 2012, 86 pts