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Ciccone 2005 Madonna Chardonnay (Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 82 points“This wine is as intense as its namesake, the singer Madonna,” Wine Enthusiast wrote in 2009. “Not coincidentally, it is made by her father.” less

Ciccone 2005 Madonna Chardonnay (Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 82 points “This wine is as intense as its namesake, the singer Madonna,” Wine Enthusiast wrote in 2009. “Not ... more Photo: Hal Horowitz, WireImage Image 2 of 25

Dave Matthews’ Dreaming Tree 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (North Coast, California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 82 points“This is a dry red wine exuding bell pepper and oak that was made in large quantities in partnership with musician Dave Matthews,” the site’s critic wrote. less

Dave Matthews’ Dreaming Tree 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (North Coast, California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 82 points “This is a dry red wine exuding bell pepper and oak that was made in large quantities in ... more Photo: The Dreaming Tree Image 3 of 25

Dan Aykroyd Wines 2007 Discovery Series Chardonnay (Sonoma County)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 83 points“Tart and jammy, with acidic, one-dimensional flavors of pineapples, vanilla and butterscotch,” the site writes. less

Dan Aykroyd Wines 2007 Discovery Series Chardonnay (Sonoma County)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 83 points “Tart and jammy, with acidic, one-dimensional flavors of pineapples, vanilla and butterscotch,” the site ... more Photo: Jim Spellman, WireImage Image 4 of 25

Jeff Gordon 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 83 points“This is a thin, unfussy wine that imparts bell pepper and asparagus in a sea of green flavor,” the site’s critic writes.

Jeff Gordon 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 83 points “This is a thin, unfussy wine that imparts bell pepper and asparagus in a sea of green flavor,” the site’s critic writes. Photo: Sarah Glenn, Getty Images, Texas Motor Speedway Image 5 of 25

Mike Ditka 2011 The Icon Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 85 points“Not overly structured, it’ll please tough guys who like their wine to be easily quaffable,” the Wine Enthusiast critic writes. less

Mike Ditka 2011 The Icon Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 85 points “Not overly structured, it’ll please tough guys who like their wine to be easily quaffable,” the Wine Enthusiast ... more Photo: Kiichiro Sato, STF Image 6 of 25

Fergie’s Ferguson Crest 2013 Viognier (Santa Ynez Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 87 points“From pop music star Fergie, this wine shows dainty aromas of lemon-lime soda, red apple and honey,” the site’s critic writes. less

Fergie’s Ferguson Crest 2013 Viognier (Santa Ynez Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 87 points “From pop music star Fergie, this wine shows dainty aromas of lemon-lime soda, red apple and honey,” the site’s ... more Photo: Kevin Mazur, WireImage Image 7 of 25

Château de Tigné 2014 Gerard Depardieu Pinot Noir (Vin de France)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 87 points“With its attractive red-fruit flavors, this is a light, perfumed wine,” the site’s reviewer writes.

Château de Tigné 2014 Gerard Depardieu Pinot Noir (Vin de France)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 87 points “With its attractive red-fruit flavors, this is a light, perfumed wine,” the site’s reviewer writes. Photo: Roberto Pfeil, Associated Press Image 8 of 25

Mario Andretti’s Andretti 2012 Montona Super Tuscan Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon-Sangiovese (Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 87 pointsThe celebrated race-car driver has been a longtime winemaker. “Dusty, chalky tannin and earth provide character to this blend,” Wine Enthusiast wrote. less

Mario Andretti’s Andretti 2012 Montona Super Tuscan Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon-Sangiovese (Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 87 points The celebrated race-car driver has been a longtime winemaker. “Dusty, ... more Photo: Paul Harris, Getty Images Image 9 of 25

Sting’s Il Palagio 2012 Sister Moon Red (Toscana, Italy)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 88 points“The polished palate shows mature red plum, tobacco and vanilla,” Wine Enthusiast wrote in 2017 of the latest Tuscan blend from the veteran British rock star. less

Sting’s Il Palagio 2012 Sister Moon Red (Toscana, Italy)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 88 points “The polished palate shows mature red plum, tobacco and vanilla,” Wine Enthusiast wrote in 2017 of the latest ... more Photo: Antonio Calanni Image 10 of 25

Lorraine Bracco’s Bracco 2013 La Mont-Brach White (Collio)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 89 points“The tense, tangy palate offers white peach, citrus zest, fennel and mineral,” the site writes.

Lorraine Bracco’s Bracco 2013 La Mont-Brach White (Collio)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 89 points “The tense, tangy palate offers white peach, citrus zest, fennel and mineral,” the site writes. Photo: Tana Lee Alves, WireImage Image 11 of 25

Drew Barrymore’s Barrymore 2015 Pinot Grigio (California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 89 points“Apple peels, squeezed lime, rain on cement, jicama and Asian-pear aromas show on the crisp yet rounded nose of this bottling by actress Drew Barrymore,” the site writes. less

Drew Barrymore’s Barrymore 2015 Pinot Grigio (California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 89 points “Apple peels, squeezed lime, rain on cement, jicama and Asian-pear aromas show on the crisp yet rounded nose of this ... more Photo: Mark Sagliocco, Getty Images Image 12 of 25

Francis Coppola 2014 Black Label Claret Diamond Collection Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 90 points“This is a big, beefy wine that smells smoky and black-cherry-like and tastes full, bold and firmly tannic,” the site writes. less

Francis Coppola 2014 Black Label Claret Diamond Collection Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 90 points “This is a big, beefy wine that smells smoky and black-cherry-like and tastes full, ... more Photo: John Parra, Getty Images, Francis Ford Coppola Wine Image 13 of 25

TwentyFour by Charles Woodson 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon (Calistoga)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 90 points“As intense and strapping as a Hall of Fame cornerback, this Cabernet is ripe in dark cherry, vanilla and milk chocolate, the tannins mouthfillingly sweet,” Wine Enthusiast wrote in 2014. less

TwentyFour by Charles Woodson 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon (Calistoga)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 90 points “As intense and strapping as a Hall of Fame cornerback, this Cabernet is ripe in dark cherry, vanilla and milk ... more Photo: Gary Fountain, Gary Fountain/For The Chronicle Image 14 of 25

John Lasseter’s Lasseter 2013 Chemin de Fer Red (Sonoma Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 pointsThe magazine’s critic writes of “The Toy Story” director’s wine: “Smoky, charred oak and spicy acidity wrap around lush blackberry, cherry and tar, with plenty of grip to show on the finish.” less

John Lasseter’s Lasseter 2013 Chemin de Fer Red (Sonoma Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 points The magazine’s critic writes of “The Toy Story” director’s wine: “Smoky, charred oak and spicy acidity ... more Photo: Catherine Bigelow, Special To The Chronicle Image 15 of 25 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Château Miraval 2015 Rosé (Côtes de Provence)Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 pointsThe former Hollywood It couple bought the French estate in 2011 in partnership with the Perrin family of Château Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape — and the estate denied reports of a sale in 2017 despite their divorce.  Wine Enthusiast writes, “Happily, it is also a very fine wine, perfectly balanced between crisp fruit and acidity.” less Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Château Miraval 2015 Rosé (Côtes de Provence) Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 points The former Hollywood It couple bought the French estate in 2011 in partnership with the Perrin ... more Photo: Thibault Camus, AP Image 16 of 25

Nigel Lythgoe’s Villa San Juliette 2014 Reserve Grenache (Paso Robles)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 pointsWine Enthusiast critic waxes on about the “So You Think You Can Dance” judge’s new vintage: “It’s floral, full-bodied and multi-layered on the palate. less

Nigel Lythgoe’s Villa San Juliette 2014 Reserve Grenache (Paso Robles)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 points Wine Enthusiast critic waxes on about the “So You Think You Can Dance” judge’s new vintage: ... more Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images Image 17 of 25

Jim Nantz’s The Calling 2014 Fox Den Vineyard Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley, California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 pointsThe veteran CBS sportscaster has been making wine with partner Peter Deutch for years, and Wine Enthusiast called this bottle “ripe and full bodied.” less

Jim Nantz’s The Calling 2014 Fox Den Vineyard Pinot Noir (Russian River Valley, California)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 91 points The veteran CBS sportscaster has been making wine with partner Peter Deutch for ... more Photo: Gary Fountain, For The Chronicle Image 18 of 25

Drew Bledsoe’s Doubleback 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (Walla Walla Valley, Washington)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 pointsFormer NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe planted his first vineyard in his native Washington in 2007 and he won high praise for his 2013 cab: “Alluring aromas of cassis, earth, spice, vanilla and flowers are followed by a structured palate.” less

Drew Bledsoe’s Doubleback 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (Walla Walla Valley, Washington)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 points Former NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe planted his first vineyard in his native Washington in ... more Photo: STEPHAN SAVOIA, STF Image 19 of 25

Emilio Estevez’s Casa Dumetz 2014 Thompson Grenache (Santa Barbara County)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 points“This bottling shows very fresh cherry juice and dried roses as well as inviting splashes of Dr. Pepper, kola nut and sarsaparilla on the nose,” the site writes. less

Emilio Estevez’s Casa Dumetz 2014 Thompson Grenache (Santa Barbara County)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 points “This bottling shows very fresh cherry juice and dried roses as well as inviting splashes of Dr. ... more Photo: Noel Vasquez, Getty Images, Extra Image 20 of 25 Former Edmonton Oilers hockey player Wayne Gretzky (99) smiles during a practice for the NHL's Heritage Classic Alumni game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP) Former Edmonton Oilers hockey player Wayne Gretzky (99) smiles during a practice for the NHL's Heritage Classic Alumni game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP) Photo: JOHN WOODS, Associated Press Image 21 of 25

Wayne Gretzky Estates 2012 No. 99 Icewine Cabernet Franc (Niagara Peninsula)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 points“Medium cherry in color with notes of raspberry jam, wet stone, mint and cherry,” the site writes. less

Wayne Gretzky Estates 2012 No. 99 Icewine Cabernet Franc (Niagara Peninsula)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 points “Medium cherry in color with notes of raspberry jam, wet stone, mint and cherry,” the site ... more Photo: Rick Eglinton, Toronto Star, Getty Images Image 22 of 25

Sam Neill’s Two Paddocks 2015 The Fusilier Proprietor’s Reserve Pinot Noir (Central Otago, New Zealand)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 points“The 2015s from proprietor Sam Neill (yes, the actor) are a big step up from the 2014s,” the site’s reviewer writes. less

Sam Neill’s Two Paddocks 2015 The Fusilier Proprietor’s Reserve Pinot Noir (Central Otago, New Zealand)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 92 points “The 2015s from proprietor Sam Neill (yes, the actor) are a big step ... more Photo: Marty Melville, AFP, Getty Images Image 23 of 25

Kyle MacLachlan’s Pursued by Bear 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Columbia Valley, Washington)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 93 points“It provides plenty of immediate appeal but will only benefit from some time in the cellar,” Wine Enthusiast critic writes of the “Twin Peaks” star’s latest. less

Kyle MacLachlan’s Pursued by Bear 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (Columbia Valley, Washington)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 93 points “It provides plenty of immediate appeal but will only benefit from some time in the ... more Photo: Peter Kramer, NBC, NBCU Photo Bank, Getty Images Image 24 of 25

Boz Scaggs’ Scaggs Vineyard 2008 Montage G-S-M (Mount Veeder, Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 95 pointsHere’s a surprise from the R&B singer-songwriter: A rave from Wine Enthusiast in 2011 for his “extraordinarily decadent Mourvèdre, Grenache and Syrah blend, currently among the best in California.” less

Boz Scaggs’ Scaggs Vineyard 2008 Montage G-S-M (Mount Veeder, Napa Valley)

Wine Enthusiast Rating: 95 points Here’s a surprise from the R&B singer-songwriter: A rave from Wine Enthusiast in 2011 for his ... more Photo: Leon Morris, Redferns, Getty Images Image 25 of 25 25 Celebrity Wines Ranked Worst to Best: Drew Barrymore’s Pinot to Brad and Angelina’s Rosé (Photos) 1 / 25 Back to Gallery

The latest status symbol for many stars is launching (or buying) their own winery.

But how do the wines actually stack up?

We looked at the latest reviews of celeb-owned vintages by Wine Enthusiast magazine.

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Read original story 25 Celebrity Wines Ranked Worst to Best: Drew Barrymore’s Pinot to Brad and Angelina’s Rosé (Photos) At TheWrap

Source : http://www.lmtonline.com/entertainment/the-wrap/article/23-Celebrity-Wines-Ranked-Worst-to-Best-Drew-11061704.php

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