New Arrivals at Empire WineSM


Domaine Fourrey Chablis Mont de Milieu 1er Cru 2014
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95  Decanter 
Decanter 95 "Magnificent and complex aromas of honeysuckle and lime fruit with extra layers of chalk, stones and white pepper. Displaying an intensely lively palate of marmalade and harmonious fruit underpinned by a chalky, mineral finish. An elegant and classic example of Chablis with a
Item Number: 22123
Bottle:$25.95
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tenshen Winery Rhone White Blend 2015
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Expressive, aromatic and juicy, featuring a rich, ripe, fleshy core of apricot and peach, accented with vanilla bean, honeysuckle and melon flavors. A spicy note lingers on the long finish. Viognier, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and Chardonnay. Drink now. 5,100 cases made."—M.W.
Item Number: 22128
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Berger 'Lossterrassen' Gruner Veltliner 2015
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 "Zesty lime and green fern aromas rise from the glass. The palate merely adds a little green pear fruit to this refreshing and enlivening combo of utter cleanness and verve. The linearity and drive make this moreish, very exciting and totally lip-smacking. Echoes of pepper on the
Item Number: 22262
Bottle:$16.95
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Odette Estate Napa Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95  "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate exhibits graphite, blackberry and cassis, chocolate and a touch of mineral in a full-bodied, layered and impressively pure style. It’s a big wine for Stags Leap (15.4% alcohol), but gorgeously pure, with everything well-knit into a sensational
Item Number: 22186
Bottle:$109.95
Case: $1,319.40
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Terra Noble Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90Savory and richly spiced, this complex red offers open-textured flavors of cherry, sandalwood and roasted plum. Unctuous and creamy midpalate. Finishes with notes of dark chocolate, mint and licorice. Drink now through 2017
Item Number: 22172
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Chateau Saint-Roch 'Kerbuccio' Maury Sec 2014
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-93 "A blend of 50% Syrah, 30% Mourvedre and 20% Carignan that was aged in 50% new demi-muids, the 2014 Kerbuccio Maury Sec has an inky color to go with lots of upfront black raspberry, cassis, licorice, wilder herbs and violet-like aromas and flavors. Coming all from the black
Item Number: 22258
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Torre de Golban Crianza 2012
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Licorice, tar and graphite notes frame a core of cherry and herbal flavors in this firm red. Savory and austere in character, this features a polished, balanced structure. Reserved, but shows depth. Best from 2018 through 2028. 5,000 cases imported."  Vinous Media 90
Item Number: 22394
Bottle:$10.95
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Chateau Saint-Roch Chimeres 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 "The 2014 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Chimeres is mostly Grenache, yet includes 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre. Aged in a combination of concrete tank and demi-muid, it makes the most of this difficult vintage and have terrific purity in its raspberry, violet, licorice and
Item Number: 22257
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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D Barraud 'En Bulands VV' Pouilly-Fuisse 2014
93  Vinous Media 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2014 Pouilly-Fuissé En Bulands Vieilles Vignes has a wonderful bouquet, quite stony and minerally, scents of smoke, lemon peel and a hint of orange blossom, all subtle at first but opening nicely with aeration. The palate is clean and fresh with vibrant citrus fruit, not as
Item Number: 22208
Bottle:$38.95
Case: $467.40
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Domaine Huet 'Clos du Bourg' Vouvray Moelleux 1er Trie 2015
97  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 97 "Concentrated, with a core of intense Jonagold apple, glazed Bosc pear, ginger cream and dried quince flavors, carried by filigreed acidity and backed by green tea, verbena, chamomile and persim- mon notes. The finish is extremely long. Best from 2018 through 2040."  "Since its
Item Number: 22363
Bottle:$57.95
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Cade 'Howell Mountain' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 " The CADE wines stand out for their richness and structure. Howell Mountain's thick skins and small berries make for intense wines. A multi-dimensional, sensational, mouthfilling wine, with an irresistible inner-mouth perfume of Morello cherries. It's very spicy, with notes of
Item Number: 22188
Bottle:$84.95
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Cade Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Malbec and 15% Petit Verdot, tipping the scales at 15.1% alcohol) has an inky purple color, a beautiful nose of blueberry and blackberry fruit, licorice and spring flowers. It is complex, rich, full-bodied, opulent, sexy and
Item Number: 22187
Bottle:$69.95
Case: $839.40
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Merry Edwards Russian River Sauvignon Blanc 2014
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Succulent, lush and rich, with fleshy mango, melon and peach flavors up front, leading to a core of pineapple, lemon and honeysuckle notes. The smoky edge and nervy acidity weave in and out, giving this a fresh finish." ~M.W.
Item Number: 22448
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Vega Sindoa El Chaparral 'Old Vines' Grenache 2013
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "(went through malo and five months of aging in new and used French oak barriques): Brilliant ruby. Highly perfumed aromas of cherry compote, smoky Indian spices, vanilla and licorice, with a building floral note. Coats the palate with juicy black raspberry and spicecake flavors
Item Number: 22163
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Domaine de l'Ecu 'Orthogneiss' Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2014
93  John Gilman 
John Gilman 93 "The 2014 Orthogneiss cuvée from Domaine de l’Écu is superb on both the nose and palate, wafting from the glass in a pure and complex constellation of lemon, bread fruit, gentle maritime scents, spring flowers and a very complex base of minerality. On the palate the wine is deep,
Item Number: 22144
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Domaine Huet 'Le Haut-Lieu' Vouvray Moelleux 2015
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 "Offers a big, broad feel, with layers of glazed pear, apple and peach falling over each other, backed by fresh ginger, honeysuckle and quince notes. Everything pulls together through the finish, with green tea accents and racy minerality providing the foil. Drink now through
Item Number: 22364
Bottle:$38.95
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Colpetrone Sagrantino di Montefalco 2010
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93"I like the aromas of almonds, dried fruits and mushrooms that follow through to a full body. Lots of shaved-chocolate character too. Long, flavorful finish. A polished sagrantino. Give it a year or two to soften."~J.S.
Item Number: 22229
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Emmolo by Wagner Family Merlot 2013
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90"Bright and fruity style of merlot with blueberry and blackberry, light and silky tannins and a bright finish. High-toned but fresh and clean."-JS
Item Number: 22125
Bottle:$48.95
Case: $587.40
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Chalk Hill 'Estate' Red 2013
96  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 96 "The 2013 Proprietary Red Estate is a blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Malbec, 12% Petit Verdot and the rest Carignane, Syrah and Merlot. This is another titanic effort from proprietor Foley. A spectacular dense-purple color and sweet toasty oak intermixed with licorice,
Item Number: 22526
Bottle:$46.95
Case: $281.70
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Rocca di Frassinello Le Sughere di Frassinello 2013
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "Sweet red cherry, plum, mocha, licorice, lavender and dark spices meld together in the 2013 Le Sughere di Frassinello. Pliant, silky and expressive, the 2013 will drink well for at least a handful of years. The French oak is a bit noticeable at this point, but that is a pretty
Item Number: 22177
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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Hidden Ridge Impassable Mt. Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
97  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 97 “The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Impassable Mountain Reserve...can easily compete with the finest of Napa. Aromas of pen ink, graphite, black plums, cassis and primordial foresty notes are followed by a full?bodied, opulent, multilayered, skyscraper?like, stunning Cabernet
Item Number: 22260
Bottle:$110.95
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Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello' Biferno Rosso 2012
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Ramitello has enjoyed its own cult following over the years. The 2012 Molise Rosso Ramitello (a blend of Montepulciano and Aglianico) is a delicious expression with a balanced approach that puts just as much emphasis on intensity as it does elegance. The bouquet reveals dark fruit
Item Number: 22207
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Cune 'Monopole' Viura 2015
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "This white is fresh and bright, but also dense, with a firm backbone of crisp acidity that carries pear, McIntosh apple and verbena flavors. The juicy, floral finish brings you back for another sip. Drink now through 2020. 4,000 cases imported. –TM"  " 100% Viura. All grapes
Item Number: 22118
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Collestefano Verdicchio di Matelica 2015
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 "Made with organically farmed grapes, this delicious white opens with aromas of citrus blossom and white stone fruit. The tangy, medium-bodied palate offers a lovely depth of flavors that include juicy tangerine, lime, white peach, bitter almond and mineral. Crisp acidity
Item Number: 22231
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Hermann Wiemer 'Dry Reserve' Riesling 2014
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2014 Dry Riesling Reserve is, according to winemaker Fred Merwath, about 90% Auslese level in ripeness. It is a luscious Riesling that seems round and rich, but as with most of what Wiemer makes, there is ample attention here to age-worthiness and structure. Underneath, there
Item Number: 22150
Bottle:$22.95
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