Decanter Wines of the Year 2006 - Red wines

A round-up of 2006's Decanter Award winners plus a selection of the top recommendations.

Wine name Producer Country Region Vintage

Chateau Langoa Barton, Grand Cru Classe Saint-Julien

Chateau Langoa Barton France Bordeaux 1998

Chateau Leoville Barton, Grand Cru Classe Saint-Julien

Chateau Leoville Barton France Bordeaux 1998

Chateau Margaux, 1er Cru Classe Margaux

Chateau Margaux France Bordeaux 1998

Graham

W & J Graham (Symington Family Estates) Portugal Douro Valley 1983

Graham

W & J Graham (Symington Family Estates) Portugal Douro Valley 1985

Chateau Chasse-Spleen, Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel, Moulis

Chateau Chasse-Spleen France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau Latour, 1er Cru Classe Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Margaux, 1er Cru Classe Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Cambon La Pelouse, Cru Bourgeois Superieur, Haut-Medoc

Chateau Cambon La Pelouse France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau la Lagune, Grand Cru Classe, Haut-Medoc

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Lagrange, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Langoa Barton, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Julien

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Haut-Bages-Monpelou, Cru Bourgeois Superieur, Pauillac

Chateau Haut-Bages-Monpelou France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau Pontet-Canet, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Lynch-Moussas, Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Haut-Marbuzet, Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel, Saint-Estephe

Chateau Haut-Marbuzet France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau Cos d'Estournel, Grand Cru Classe, Saint-Estephe

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Brillette, Comte du Perier de Larsan, Cru Bourgeois, Moulis-en-Medoc

Chateau Brillette France Bordeaux 2001

Hartwell Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, Stags Leap District-Napa Valley

N/A United States California 2002

Chateau de Caraguilhes, Solus, Corbieres

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Domaines des 2 Anes, Les Cabrioles, Corbieres

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Domaine des 2 Anes, Fontanilles, Corbieres

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Les Auzines, Cuvee des Roches, Corbieres

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Matetic, EQ Syrah, San Antonio Vallley

Matetic Vineyards Chile Aconcagua 2004

Chateau Dauzac, Grand Cru Classe Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 1998

The Hess Collection, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Veeder-Napa Valley

The Hess Collection Winery United States California 2002

J Davies, Cabernet Sauvignon, Diamond Mountain District, Napa Valley

N/A N/A N/A 2002

Howard Park, Scotsdale, Great Southern

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Woodside Valley Estate, The Baudin Collection, Margaret River

N/A N/A N/A 2002

Cape Mentelle, Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Clairault, Cabernet-Merlot, Margaret River

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Woodlands, Emilie May, Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River

N/A N/A N/A 2002

Palandri, Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River

N/A N/A N/A 2002

Nederburg, Manor House Collection, Cabernet Sauvignon, Coastal Region

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Laborie, Cabernet Sauvignon, Coastal Region

N/A N/A N/A 2002

Argyle, Nuthouse Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Wente Vineyards Reliz Creek Reserve Pinot Noir, Arroyo Seco

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Au Bon Climat, Knox Alexander Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Clos du Bois, Pinot Noir, Sonoma County

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Chateau Desmirail, Grand Cru Classe, Margaux

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Barolo, Cannubi Boschis, Luciano Sandrone

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Barolo, Villero, Silvano & Elena Boroli

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Barolo, Scarzello

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Barolo, Vigna Cucco, Cascina Cucco

Cascina Cucco Azienda Agricola Italy North West 2001

Barolo, Patres, Cantine San Silvestro

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Barolo, Brunate, Enzo Boglietti

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Acinatico Ripasso, Stefano Accordini

Accordini Italy North East 2003

Valpolicella Superiore, San Raffaele, Monte Tabor

N/A Italy North East 2003

Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Montere Ripasso, Ca' de Rocchi, Eugenio

Tinazzi Eugenio & Figli Italy North East 2003

Concha y Toro, Marques de Casa Concha, Syrah, Peumo Vineyard, Rapel Valley

Concha y Toro [Don Melchor/Amelia/Sunrise/Xplorador] Chile The Central Valley 2004

Luis Felipe Edwards, Syrah, Colchagua Valley

Luis Felipe Edwards Chile The Central Valley 2005

Valdivieso, Reserve Syrah, Central Valley

Valdivieso [Caballo Loco/Casa] Chile The Central Valley 2004

Kuyen, Syrah, Maipo Valley

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Luis Felipe Edwards, Terraced, Syrah, Colchagua Valley

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Brunello di Montalcino, Cantina di Montalcino

Cantina di Montalcino Italy Central 2001

Brunello di Montalcino, Tornesi

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Brunello di Montalcino, Tenuta San Filippo, Fanti

Fanti - Tenuta San Filippo Italy Central 2001

Brunello di Montalcino, Castello di Camigliano

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Brunello di Montalcino, Villa Poggia Salvi

Poggio Salvi Italy Central 2001

Brunello di Montalcino, Canalicchio di Sopra

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Chianti Classico, Casanuova di Nittardi, Fattoria Nittardi

Fattoria Nittardi Italy Central 2004

Chianti Classico, Clemente VII, Castelli del Grevepesa

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Chianti Classico, Terre di Prenzano, Vignamaggio

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Chianti Classico, Villa Cafaggio

Basilica Villa Cafaggio Italy Central 2004

Chianti Classico, Poggio Bonelli

Agricola Poggio Bonelli Italy Central 2004

Chianti Classico, Agricoltori del Chianti Geografico

Agricoltori del Chianti Geografico Italy Central 2004

Cotes du Roussillon-Villages, L'Edre, Domaine de l'Edre

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Cotes du Roussillon-Villages, Hugo, Domaine Calvet-Thunevin

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Cotes du Roussillon-Villages, Carerades, Mas Amiel

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Cotes du Roussillon-Villages, Les Dentelles, Domaine Calvet-Thunevin

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chianti Classico, San Donato in Perano

Castello di San Donato in Perano Italy Central 2004

Fox Creek, Reserve Shiraz, McLaren Vale

Fox Creek Wines Australia South Australia 2002

Geoff Merrill, Henley Shiraz, McLaren Vale

Geoff Merrill [Mount Hurtle] Australia South Australia 1998

O'Leary Walker, Claire Reserve Shiraz, Clare Valley

N/A Australia South Australia 2002

St Hallett, Old Block Shiraz, Barossa

St Hallett Wines Australia South Australia 2002

Two Hands, Lily's Garden Shiraz, McLaren Vale

N/A Australia South Australia 2004

Wakefield, St Andrews Shiraz, Clare Valley

Wakefield Estate Australia South Australia 2001

D'Arenberg, The Dead Arm Shiraz, McLaren Vale

D'Arenberg Wines Australia South Australia 2004

O'Leary Walker, Shiraz, Clare Valley/McLaren Vale

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Jacob's Creek, Reserve Shiraz, South Australia

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau Haut Breton Larigaudiere, Cru Bourgeois, Margaux

Chateau Haut Breton Larigaudiere France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau Bel Air, Cru Bourgeois, Domaine Henri Martin, Haut-Medoc

Chateau Bel Air [Saint-Estephe] France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau Leboscq, Vieilles Vignes, Medoc

Chateau Leboscq [Medoc] France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau Patache d'Aux, Cru Bourgeois Superieur, Medoc

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Chateau le Bourdieu, Cru Bourgeois, Medoc

Chateau Le Bourdieu France Bordeaux 2003

Chateau Pontoise Cabarrus, Cru Bourgeois, Haut-Medoc

Chateau Pontoise Cabarrus France Bordeaux 2003

Dona Paula Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza

N/A Argentina Cuyo 2004

Luigi Bosca, Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot, Gala 2, Mendoza

Luigi Bosac Argentina Cuyo 2003

Zema Estate, Shiraz, Coonawarra

Zema Estate Australia South Australia 2001

Chateau Liversan, Cru Bourgeois Superieur, Haut-Medoc

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Barolo, Margheria, Vigna Rionda-Massolino

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Barolo, Preve, Gianni Gagliardo

N/A N/A N/A 2001

Valpolicella Classico Superiore, La Casetta, Ripasso, Domini Veneti

N/A N/A N/A 2002

Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Domini Veneti

N/A N/A N/A 2004

Chateau Carteau-Cotes-Daugay, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

N/A N/A N/A 2002