Wine Report 2009 – Top Organic & Biodynamic Wines

The 2009 Wine Report by Tom Stevenson is out. Monty Waldin reports on organic and biodynamic wines for this yearly publication and here are his top ten lists:

Greatest Wine Producers

1. Domaine Leroy (burgundy, France)
2. Domaine Marcel Deiss (Alsace, France)
3. Domaine Zind Humbrecht (Alsace, France)
4. Ferme de la Sansonniere/Marc Angeli (Loire, France)
5. Domaine Huet (Loire, France)
6. Nikolaihof (Wachau, Austria)
7. Domaine Leflaive (Burgundy, France)
8. Domaine des Epeneaux/Comte Armand (Burgundy, France)
9. Coturri (Sonoma Valley, California)
10. Emiliana Organico (Central Valley, Chile)

Greatest-Quality Wines

1. Clos de la Roche 2000 Domaine Leroy, Bundy, France £415
2. Alsace Grand Cru Altenberg de Berghwim 2000 Domaine Marcel Deiss, Alsace, France £61
3. Alsace Pinot Gris Clos Jebsal Trie Speciale SGN 2002 Domaine Zind Humbrecht, Alsace, France £93 per half bottle
4. Zinfandel Estate Vineyards 2005 Coturri, Sonoma Valley, California US $32.00
5. Steiner Hund Riesling Reserve 2001 Nikolaihof, Austria £40
6. The McNab 2003 Bonterra Vineyards Mendocino. California US $36.99
7. Chevalier-Montrachet 2000 Domaine Leflaive, Burgundy, France £310
8. G. Colchagua Valley Tinto 2003, Emiliana Oraganico, Central Valley, Chile CLP 48,500
9. Fonseca Terra Prima Ruby Port NV, Fladgate Partnership. Portugal £13.80
10. Alsace Riesling Grand Cru Pfingstberg 2006 Domaine Zusslin, Alsace, France £26.50


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4 responses to “Wine Report 2009 – Top Organic & Biodynamic Wines”

  1. Van's Gifts Avatar
    Van’s Gifts

    I agree with your list. Zinfandel and Steiner are my personal favorites.

    Thank you for sharing!

  2. Great list. Are there any smaller organic/biodynamic winemakers in the Côte de Beaune that you would recommend visiting? I’m planning an April trip and would love your thoughts on who might be interesting to talk to. Thank you!

  3. I think you have missed Grignolino, Barbera, Freisa, Nebbiolo, Cortese and Chardonnay wines in your list.
    “Azienda Agricola Nuova Cappelletta S.S.” is the leading organic wine producer in Italy.

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