New Arrivals at Empire WineSM


Satellite Sauvignon Blanc 2016
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Tangy, with passion fruit and peach flavors that are intense at the core. Offers whiffs of floral and lemon verbena on the finish." Drink now. 17,000 cases made.–MW
Item Number: 25502
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima Hill' Monastrell 2014
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Lastly, the 2014 Tarima Hill, from Alicante, is also 100% Mourvèdre aged 20 months in French oak and from the oldest vines of the estate, planted 1935-1975. They are also relatively high elevation, at 2,000 to 2,400 feet above sea level. This wine shows wonderful, pure aromatics
Item Number: 25433
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Mas Que Vinos Ercavio Tempranillo Roble 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Ercavio Roble is pure Tempranillo that followed a classical vinification, fermentation in stainless steel, malolactic fermentation in cement and a short aging (six months) in used French barriques. The nose is very classic, too, nicely crafted, fine with a nice
Item Number: 25545
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Beringer 'Private Reserve' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97  "One of the great efforts of recent years, and not surprisingly so, is the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve, a blend of 81% from Howell Mountain, 11% from St. Helena and the rest Calistoga and Mount Veeder. It is a blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon 3% Cabernet Franc and 1%
Item Number: 25369
Bottle:$129.95
Case: $779.70
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Marimar Estate Don Miguel Vyd 'Cristina' Pinot Noir 2012
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 "A selection of barrels from the same estate vineyard, this unctuous, brawny wine remains grippy on the palate, needing time in cellar, through 2020. Time should tame the tannins and lure in the black cherry and licorice, wrapped in luxurious swathes of blackberry and dried
Item Number: 25388
Bottle:$45.95
Case: $275.70
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Domaine Tollot Beaut Chorey Les Beaune 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Features violet, black currant and iron flavors. Though dense, this is balanced and the aftertaste lingers, showing elements of fruit and spice. Drink now through 2021. 440 cases imported."–BS
Item Number: 25319
Bottle:$20.95
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Antinori Chianti Classico Reserva 2012
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "Made with Sangiovese and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, this opens with aromas of red berry, plum, violet and whiff of cedar. The elegantly structured, savory palate delivers juicy black cherry, clove, ground pepper and grilled herb alongside fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity.
Item Number: 25510
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $125.70
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E. Guigal Gigondas 2013
93  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 93 “Classic, old-school Gigondas, this gives a clear feel for the stony slopes of the ap- pellation, where rugged peaks of Mount Ventoux loom over the vineyard. There’s no apparent oak to muss up the expression; it’s just dark, roasted-plum fruit lined with spice and herbs, the
Item Number: 25324
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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K Vintners 'The Creator' Cabernet/Syrah 2014
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94  "The usual co-fermented blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Syrah blend, the 2014 The Creator, offers lots of dark fruits (currants, cassis), wood smoke, graphite and chocolate to go with a full-bodied, ripe, downright sexy profile on the palate. Harvested at the same time,
Item Number: 25470
Bottle:$47.95
Case: $575.40
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Wild Ridge Pinot Noir 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 91  "The wine has a deep ruby/plum color and is made from Dijon clones 777, 667, 115 and Pommard Selection. It shows excellent ripeness, dark Asian plum interwoven with red and blackcurrants, soil undertones and a good, rich, medium to full-bodied mouthfeel. Is is a serious,
Item Number: 25362
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $173.70
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Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino 2012
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96 "In a traditional style, featuring beefy tannins and savory earth notes, with a core of leather and cherry flavors. Shows some sweetness midpalate and picks up energy on the long finish. Hangs together, ending in an uplifting, resonant manner. Best from 2021 through 2036." 5,833
Item Number: 25434
Bottle:$49.95
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Dry Creek Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 “This well-made wine, blended with small percentages of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Merlot, is an astounding value. Currant and cranberry notes and an underbelly of tannins play together in a smooth texture of rich concentration.” —V.B.  "This impeccable wine
Item Number: 25486
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Freemark Abbey Chardonnay 2015
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "A pretty ribbon of gardenia opens the nose of this rich, concentrated wine, creamy in texture with a viscosity of vanilla and oak. The richness continues in deep caramel notes, as baked pear provides fruit and nuance. "  The Wine Advocate "The 2015 Chardonnay is partially
Item Number: 25538
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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Tenuta Roveglia 'Vigne di Catullo' Lugana Riserva 2013
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 Editors' Choice " Delicately scented, this radiant wine opens with ultrarefined scents of white field flower, citrus blossom, aromatic herb and a whiff of orchard fruit. The creamy, elegantly structured palate boasts layers of juicy white peach, crisp green apple, tangerine and
Item Number: 25485
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Chateau Rousset-Caillau Bordeaux Superior 2015
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90"Firm and concentrated, this wine has ample weight and aging potential. Dry tannins are balanced by ripe berry fruit, juicy acidity and solid structure. Give this dense wine at least five years."~RV
Item Number: 25337
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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K Vintners 'Motor City Kitty' Syrah 2014
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 "This aromatically brooding wine brings aromas of brown stems, scorched earth, smoked meat, iron, violets, orange peel and blue and black fruit. The flavors coat the palate from end to end with silky soft, unabashedly appealing fruit and savory notes. It hits the delicious gong
Item Number: 25469
Bottle:$32.95
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Poderi Luigi Einaudi Dolcetto di Dogliani 2015
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "A beam of bracing acidity at the core of this intense, saturated red helps delineate the blackberry, boysenberry, blueberry and graphite flavors. This has grip and complexity, but just needs a little time. Best from 2018 through 2024."  "It all began in 1897, when 23-year-old
Item Number: 25542
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2008
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "Aromatic nose of dried strawberries and flowers follows through to a full body, soft and velvety tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Opulent and delicious yet refined. Drink now. Publish Date: Friday, December 2, 2016"  Wine Advocate 93 "Vintages for Viña Ardanza seem to
Item Number: 25320
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Domaines Ott 'By.Ott' Rose 2016
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"Light salmon color. This is so refined and beautiful with sliced apples, lemon rind and white peaches. Medium body, bright acidity and an ash and lightly fruity finish. Lovely balance to this wine.
Item Number: 25370
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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K Vintners 'Rock Garden' Syrah 2014
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94  "Intense yet harmonious, with floral black raspberry and garrigue aromas and well-structured flavors of blackberry, orange zest and smoky spice that linger. Drink now through 2024."  " Asian five spice is the first of many exotic aromas that come from this wine. It gives way to
Item Number: 25468
Bottle:$54.95
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Chateau Pibarnon 'Nuances' Bandol Rose 2015
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Vivid orange-pink. A wild, complex bouquet evokes ripe, mineral-tinged citrus fruits, red berries, nectarine and honey, along with a powerful floral overtone. Stains the palate with tightly wound blood orange, strawberry and bitter quince flavors that unfold and deepen on the back
Item Number: 25476
Bottle:$35.95
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Bodega Catena Zapata 'La Consulta' Malbec 2015
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "For now the whole appellation range comes from single vineyards, and the 2015 Appellation La Consulta Malbec is sourced from an old 25-hectare vineyard in the banks of the Tunuyán river in the higher part of La Consulta, very close to Altamira, where the soils have clay and
Item Number: 25446
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Paul Hobbs 'Richard Dinner' Chardonnay 2015
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95-97 "The 2015 Chardonnay Richard Dinner Vineyard leaps from the glass with intense grapefruit, lemon zest and green mango notes over hints of toasted almonds and baking bread. Full-bodied and beautifully structured with a lovely backbone of acidity, the intense citrus and saline
Item Number: 25409
Bottle:$72.95
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Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Tangy lime fruit, fresh-cut grass and lime zest notes mingle with grapefruit and lemon zest flavors. Good intensity on the mouthwatering finish. Drink now. "77,778 cases made.–MW
Item Number: 25500
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Argiolas 'Costera' Cannonau di Sardegna DOC 2014
90  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 90"Deep ruby-red. Lovely musky aromas of red cherry, sage, and flowers. Then bright and fresh, intensely flavored and impeccably balanced, offering lovely violet lift to its red fruit and wild herb flavors. Finishes softly tannic and long."
Item Number: 25322
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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