New Wine Arrivals

DiamAndes 'Perlita' Malbec-Syrah 2013
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93"A beautifully layered red with dark chocolate, berry and light vanilla character. Full body plus ultra-fine tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Delicious now."Bodega DiamAndes is owned by the proprietors of Chateau Malartic-Lagraviere in Bordeaux.
Item Number: 17903
Case: $119.40

Domaine de l'Hortus Val de Montferrand Grande Blanc 2013
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "A gorgeous effort that tastes like a high-end California Chardonnay, the 2013 Val de Montferrand Grand Cuvee Blanc is a blend of 70% Chardonnay and 30% Viognier, with the Chardonnay aged eight months on lees in barrel, and the Viognier seeing only tank. It offers up beautiful
Item Number: 17690
Case: $347.40

Hacienda Monasterio Ribera del Duero 2011
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "I tasted three breathtaking wines, starting with the 2011 Crianza which is, year in, year out, one of the best crianzas from Ribera del Duero. It is a blend of mostly Tempranillo with 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot and 2% Malbec, and I wonder if the combination of grapes has
Item Number: 17693
Case: $443.40

Les Allees de Cantemerle Haut Medoc 2009
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "Blueberry and fresh mushrooms, with hints of earth. Medium-to-full body, with medium chewy tannins and a medium finish. A little austere. Second wine of Cantermerle, which made a super 2009. Best in 2015." ~J.S.  "This second wine [of Chateau Cantemerle] comes mainly from the
Item Number: 17904
Case: $287.40

Gordo by CVA 2012
91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91 "A fabulous value from Patrick Mata, the 2012 Gordo is a blend of 70% Monastrell and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon from an organic vineyard planted in 1970. Aged three months in French oak, it showcases the brilliant quality of the Mourvèdre grape from this sunny appellation. The wine
Item Number: 17784
Case: $167.40

L'Oustal Blanc 'Giocoso' Minervois 2011
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2011 Minervois Giocoso (same blend/elevage as the 2012) offers an up-front, gorgeously fruited feel, with cassis, dried spices, licorice and hints of baker’s chocolate to go with full-bodied richness on the palate. It is a knockout effort to drink over the coming 5-7 years or
Item Number: 17891
Case: $239.40

Two Sisters 'Courtney's Vyd' Chardonnay 2012
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 " Tight and restrained aromas of just-opening white blossoms are laid against a brioche backdrop with hints of spring grass too. It’s very high toned on the palate, driven by limestone minerality with an acidic zing powered by lemon juice and lime peels. The apple flavors pick up
Item Number: 17766
Case: $263.40

M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Occultum Lapidem 2013
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94-97  "A step up and an incredible effort, the 2013 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem is made from a mix of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan that comes from schist and chalky soils. A serious, classically styled effort, it offers awesome aromas and flavors
Item Number: 17785
Case: $287.40

La Colombina Brunello di Montalcino 2010
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 "This rich version is saturated with cherry, plum, spice and earth flavors. The tannins are dense and the vibrant acidity keeps this focused and long. Offers a fine mix of power and finesse, presenting a mineral element on the finish. Best from 2018 through 2035.—B.S."  Wine
Item Number: 17739

Philip Togni Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
97  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 97  "The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon is stunningly beautiful, especially in the way it brings together intense, voluptuous fruit and structure. Racy and polished in the glass, the 2012 races across the palate with intense dark red stone fruit, spice, cedar, tobacco and floral notes, all in
Item Number: 17763
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La Serena Brunello di Montalcino 2010
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "Intense aromas of dried citrus and meat with hints of rose bush and fresh rosemary. This is full body, with full, velvety tannin and a decadent and rich finish. Fascinating flavors of spice, citrus and meat. Loads of fruit. From biodynamically grown grapes. Better in 2016." 
Item Number: 17740

Ciacci Piccolomini 'Pianrosso' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98 "Aromas of lilac, dark berry and sandalwood follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and an intense and savory finish. Very intense and very long. Succulent. Amazing balance and depth to this red. It's so beautiful to taste now but it will be much better in five to ten
Item Number: 17880

Chateau Puech Haut Cuvee 'Prestige' Rouge 2012
91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91 "The inexpensive 2012 Prestige Coteaux du Languedoc is a blend of 55% Grenache (60-75-year-old vines) and 45% Syrah (40-year-old vines) aged 12 months in concrete. It is a disarmingly juicy, complex, full-bodied, dark ruby/purple-colored effort displaying a sweet kiss of lavender,
Item Number: 17909
Case: $191.40

Quintessa Red Blend 2011
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 "For the 2011 vintage, Winemaker Charles Thomas blended Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot from the winery’s 280-acre biodynamic and organically farmed estate in the heart of Rutherford. The effect is memorable, the wine pungent in red plum and cherry.
Item Number: 17921
Case: $1,415.40

Man Vintners 'Steen' Chenin Blanc 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Free-Run Steen Chenin Blanc has a focused, clinical bouquet with pineapple and lemon zest, hints of passion fruit developing just behind. The palate is very well balanced with a fine line of acidity: plenty of tropical fruit on display here but neatly delineated on the
Item Number: 17944
Case: $83.40

Bodegas Ponce Depaula Monastrell 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Yes, this is the Ponce from Manchuela, but last year they started producing a Monastrell from Jumilla that was named after Juan Antonio´s young daughter. So this time I tasted the 2013 Depaula that was produced with grapes purchased from Casa Castillo then fermented, raised and
Item Number: 17911
Case: $131.40

Mount Eden 'Wolff Vineyard' Chardonnay 2012
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93  WE TOP 100 2014 Rank 17  "Buttered toast, oaky smoke and a slight mango tropicality converge for an epic nose on this Chardonnay from a vineyard that was planted in 1976. There are layers of flavor too, lime citrus at first evolving toward brioche with a butterscotch finish,
Item Number: 17812

Hidden Ridge '55% Slope' Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"A successful 2011, rich and layered, with mocha, dried dark berry, licorice and wild berry notes, gaining depth and persistence, with juicy acidity and firm, gritty tannins. The final impression is that of a pleasantly rustic Cabernet. Drink now through 2026. 145 cases made."–JL
Item Number: 17851
Case: $455.40

Casanova di Neri 'White Label' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96"Gorgeous aromas of sea salt, savory, smoked meats and dried fruits follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and a long and intense finish. So beautiful and enticing. Goes on for minutes. Excellent quality for the standard bottling of this winery."
Item Number: 17875
Case: $599.40

Gilbert Picq Chablis 2013
90  Allen Meadows Burghound 
Allen Meadows Burghound 90 "A ripe and fresh nose displays notes of dried yellow orchard fruit that flirt with a discreet exoticism. The textured and agreeably mineral-inflected middle weight flavors possess a seductive mouth feel before terminating in a delicious, clean and balanced finish that is
Item Number: 17787

Aalto Tempranillo 2012
92  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 92 " all tempranillo, was aged for 24 months in a combination of French and American oak): Opaque ruby. Smoky, mineral-accented cherry and dark berries on the deeply perfumed nose. Palate-coating black and blue fruit flavors pick up violet pastille and mocha nuances
Item Number: 17881
Case: $527.40

Le Ragnaie Rosso di Montalcino 2012
91  Vinous Media 
Wine Advocate 90 "Le Ragnaie's 2012 Rosso di Montalcino is initially tight and compressed with focused tones of cassis, licorice and balsam herb. You get a good dose of that inner complexity and elegance that is characteristic of its big sister wine, Brunello di Montalcino. It also shows a similar
Item Number: 17761
Case: $299.40

Tikves Wines 'Bela Voda' Red Blend 2012
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92-94 “Lastly, and still in barrel, the 2012 Bela Voda tastes like a top-quality Zinfandel from California with its briar, plum, licorice and underbrush-driven aromas and flavors. A blend of 50% Vranac and 50% Plavac that spent 15 months in 30% concrete tanks and 70% in new and
Item Number: 17695
Case: $203.40

Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello' 'Biferno' Rosso 2011
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 74" The up-front mulberry and plum fruit is ripe and fleshy in this balanced red, with polished tannins. Notes of licorice string, graphite, tarry smoke and grilled mushroom push through midpalate and on the finish. Drink now through 2021. "
Item Number: 17707
Case: $143.40

Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
90  Anthony Dias Blue 
Anthony Dias Blue 90 “Smooth and spicy with plum, cassis and racy acidity; toasty, nicely structured and long.” - Anthony Dias Blue  "The 2011 cabernet has an opaque, youthful dark ruby color. The aromas of dark cherry, ripe Santa Rosa plum and black currant are integrated with the spicy
Item Number: 17780
Case: $346.56