Scores and Their Meaning
The scores are then translated onto a modified 100-point scale. We think the five "bands" below more accurately reflect the quality of products in today’s market. It roughly corresponds to a five-star system:
96-100--Superlative (Platinum Medal)
90-95--Exceptional (Gold Medal)
85-89--Highly Recommended (Silver Medal)
80-84--Recommended (Bronze Medal)
less than 80--Not Recommended (No Medal)
Best Buy. Wines or spirits which provide uncommon value.
Cellar Selection. This is a wine that we believe will improve significantly with at least three to five years of age.
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