What is a good Robert Parker score?

96–100 – Extraordinary. 90–95 – Outstanding. 80–89 – Barely above average to very good. 70–79 – Average.

Has there ever been a 100-point wine?

This past year, the tasting panel at Wine Enthusiast discovered ten wines that achieved this perfection, each earning a 100-point score. It is no surprise that most are from the iconic and historic regions of Bordeaux and Brunello, where the road to excellence has been paved by generations of tradition.

Is Robert Parker still rating wines?

Robert McDowell Parker Jr. (born July 23, 1947) is a retired U.S. wine critic. His wine ratings on a 100-point scale and his newsletter The Wine Advocate are influential in American wine buying and are therefore a major factor in setting the prices for newly released Bordeaux wines.

What does a 100-point wine mean?

Wine Spectator tasters review wines on the following 100-point scale: 95-100 Classic: a great wine. 90-94 Outstanding: a wine of superior character and style. 85-89 Very good: a wine with special qualities. 80-84 Good: a solid, well-made wine.

What is the Parker scale?

Under Parker’s system, wines were evaluated on a 50–100 scale that roughly correlated to an A–F “grade” on the wine. A wine was considered “above average” or “good” if it got a score of at least 85 points.

What is a 93 point wine?

Any wine rated 90 to 94 points Wine Spectator defines as “Outstanding: A wine of superior character and style.” 95 to 100 points means the wine is “Classic: a great wine.” Critics will say that wines at this level often offer beautiful expressions that are specific to that wine varietal.

What wine is 100 rated?

Robert Parker’s 100-Point Wines

Wine Name Vintages
Artadi Vina El Pison, Alava, Spain 2004
Aubert Wines ‘CIX’ Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, USA 2015
Aubert Wines Eastside Vineyard Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, USA 2013
Aubert Wines Lauren Vineyard Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, USA 2017, 2015, 2018

What winemaker has the most 100 point wines?

With perhaps more 100 point scores than any other winemaker on the list, Russell Bevan has the magic touch.

Is Robert Parker retired?

But over the past seven years, the now 71-year-old wine tastemaker has slowly been relinquishing control over the magazine. And yesterday, Wine Advocate announced he has officially retired.

What is a 90 point wine?

Every wine publication from the Wine Spectator to Connoisseurs’ Guide has something in mind when they rank a wine in the upper stratosphere. Any wine rated 90 to 94 points Wine Spectator defines as “Outstanding: A wine of superior character and style.” 95 to 100 points means the wine is “Classic: a great wine.”

What is the highest rated wine?

2021 Top 100 Wines

Rank 2021 Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines Score
1 Dominus Estate Christian Moueix, Napa Valley 97
2 Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac 98
3 Heitz Cellar Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 95
4 Bodegas Merum Priorati Viticultura Extrema ‘Desti’, Priorat DOCa 95

How does Robert Parker rate wine?