14. CLOS MOGADOR PRIORAT 2015 ($100)
Founded in 1979, Clos Mogador is one of Priorat’s top producers. Made by René Barbier Meyer, son of the winery’s founder, the 2015 is an incredible, standout wine. Dense and rich, with vibrant acidity that belies its 15 percent alcohol, the wine is balanced, precise, and ideal for special occasions.
VinePair – the largest alcohol media company in North America with a digital footprint of 24 million – releases their Top 50 Wines of 2018. This is the third year VinePair has released a “best of the year” list, but the first time they are partnering with Wine.com – the largest online wine shop – who will feature all 50 of VinePair’s top wines on their website, so readers can easily purchase them. The top 50 list focuses on wines that are drinkable, interesting, and, above all, offer great value for money.