New Arrivals at Empire WineSM


Andrew Will Two Blondes 2011
91  Wine & Spirits 
48 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc  The Wine Advocate 92 "2011 was a difficult vintage in general for Washington, yet the wines excel here, with solid depth and richness, and surprising concentration. Made from 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc, the
Item Number: 24522
Bottle:$40.95
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Cliff Lede 'stags Leap' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "One of the best-run and now superstar wineries in all of Napa is Cliff Lede. Starting with their 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap, a beautiful example of this AVA, the wine has a dense ruby/purple color, floral notes intermixed with crème de cassis , graphite and forest floor.
Item Number: 24400
Bottle:$59.95
Case: $719.40
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Tenuta Orma Toscana Rosso IGT 2013
98  James Suckling 
James Suckling 98"Aromas of blackberry, burnt orange, licorice and spice follow through to a full body, with super integrated and fine tannins plus a fabulous depth of fruit and center palate. This is a great wine. Drink in 2017."
Item Number: 24419
Bottle:$56.95
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Paul Hobbs 'Crossbarn' Pinot Noir 2014
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 "The Crossbarn 2014 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast is another knockout winner. A Sonoma Coast cuvée of just over 11,000 cases, the wine (made from Dijon clones 777 and 115 and the Calera selection) exhibits some smoky barbecue notes, baking spice, loads of blackcurrant and black cherry
Item Number: 24511
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana 2013
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "It's hard not to be smitten with the 2013 Il Fauno di Arcanum. This blend of 55% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot is a rich and lasting Tuscan red that offers ample power and concentration. There are points of greenness here with crushed
Item Number: 24448
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $347.40
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Pesquie Artemia Ventoux 2007
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97 "While I questioned if the 2009 Artemia was the greatest wine I'd tasted from Ventoux in my notes, I know for a fact the 2007 Cotes du Ventoux Cuvee Artemia is the greatest wine I've tasted from the estate, and the appellation! A wine that would stand toe to toe with some of the
Item Number: 24524
Bottle:$45.95
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Chateau Fuisse Tete de Cru 2014
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 "Selected from parcels across the estate, this wine aims to reflect the totality of the appellation. It succeeds with its combination of minerality and ripe fruit. Oak, almond and citrus fruits are still right up front, showing that this is a young wine that will age well. Drink
Item Number: 24402
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Ca Marcanda Margari Marcanda Magari 2013
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Bright, with black cherry and raspberry aromas and flavors, focusing on the fruit and showing accents of spice, tar and underbrush. Elegant and intense, this is long and detailed on the mineral-tinged finish. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2018 through
Item Number: 24521
Bottle:$54.95
Case: $329.70
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Jonata Winery 'Fenix' Merlot 2013
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "I love the upfront, sexy and polished 2013 Fenix, which is the estate’s Merlot-dominated blend. Incorporating 30% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot, this full-bodied beauty gives up loads of plum, chocolate, smoked herbs and underbrush in a rich, mouth-filling, hard to resist
Item Number: 24439
Bottle:$75.95
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Domaine Christian Moreau Chablis Vaillon 1er Cru 2015
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2015 Chablis 1Er Cru Vaillons has a crisp Granny Smith apple and fresh pear scent, very harmonious and with commendable purity. The palate is very cohesive with a slight oyster shell note on the entry. The acidity is well judged with lemon peel and a touch of white peach on
Item Number: 24401
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Montepeloso 'A Quo' Rosso 2013
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "A little oaky on first nose, the 2013 A Quo is a robust red blend based primarily on Montepulciano, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. The quality of the primary fruit is succulent, plump and rich. So are the background aromas of cinnamon, vanilla bean and toasted almond. This was
Item Number: 24456
Bottle:$15.95
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Gerard Bertrand Corbieres 2014
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 WS Top 100 2016 Rank 55 "A deep, concentrated color. The complex aromas of black fruit come from the carefully controlled extraction during vinification and from the exceptional ripeness of the grapes. A wine of distinctive character with all the flavors of ripe fruit, with
Item Number: 24424
Bottle:$15.45
Case: $185.40
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Bodegas Castano 'Hecula' Monastrell 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2013 Hecula, which comes from 60- to 80-year old non-irrigated vines planted in pure limestone soils, is a cuvée of 12,000 cases. The wine has fabulous texture, a deep ruby/purple color, plenty of chalky minerality mixed with blue and black fruits. The wine is rich,
Item Number: 24503
Bottle:$9.45
Case: $113.40
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Chateau Thivin Cote de Brouilly 2014 1.5L
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "I might have under-estimated the 2014 Côte de Brouilly when I tasted a barrel sample last year. Here, it is a little more backward on the nose compared directly with the Brouilly Reverdon, although there are some lovely strawberry, cranberry and subtle marine scents to discern.
Item Number: 24482
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $221.70
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JJ Vincent Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay 2015
90  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 90 (Year's Best White Burgundy, Best Buy) "JJ" Bourgogne Blanc is a tribute to Jean Jacques Vincent who has managed the family domaine of Chateau Fuisse for the past 40 years. It is a distinctive wine exclusively from the southern part of Burgundy near Mâcon and Pouilly Fuisse. The
Item Number: 24403
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Fattoria del Cerro Rosso di Montepulciano 2015
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90"Lots of cherry and berry character. Full body, velvety tannins and a savory finish. Shows beauty from the vintage. Drink now."~J.S.
Item Number: 24579
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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La Serena Brunello di Montalcino 2012
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96 "Enticing from the first aromas of fresh cherry, violet and spice, this supple red is balanced and expressive. Matches an elegant frame with a firm backbone of tannins and lively acidity. Very persistent on the long, detailed aftertaste. Best from 2020 through 2036. From
Item Number: 24414
Bottle:$45.95
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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2015
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"Explosive bouquet of concentrated fruit, Cherry cola and lavender Rich, well structured pallet, blackberry, plum with harmonious finesse of smoky leather and vanilla"
Item Number: 24541
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Graffito Malbec 2014
92  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 92 "YEAR'S BEST ARGENTINE MALBEC. BEST BUY. Winemaker Jimena Lopez is a sweet, soft-spoken young woman, but her wine from Graffito, her personal project, has the opposite personality. This is an impetuous red, a wild version of the grape, with flavors of blackberry and black pepper
Item Number: 24455
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Odfjell Orzada Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92"Orange peel and black currant aromas follow through to a full body with chewy yet velvety tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Drink now or hold." ~J.S.
Item Number: 24427
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Saint Jean du Barroux L'Argile Ventoux 2010
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2010 L’Argile is a stunning blend of 75% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 5% Carignan and 5% Cinsault that’s aged all in tank. Finesse-driven and elegant, with perfumed aromas of kirsch and sweet black raspberries, forest floor, licorice and dried flowers (rose petal), this perfectly
Item Number: 24545
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Beckmen Vineyards Cuvee Le Bec 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "Possessing exotic slants in its ripe plum, blood orange, strawberry and peppery herb aromas and flavors, the 2014 Grenache Whole Cluster (100% Grenache fermented with 30% whole clusters) from the Purisima Mountain Vineyard hits the palate with medium to full-bodied richness, lots
Item Number: 24461
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Los Vascos 'Grand Reserve' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A balanced and refined red with medium to full body, fine tannins and a crisp finish. Shows structure and depth. Plenty of currant, spice and walnut. Light coffee bean. 85% cabernet sauvignon, 5% syrah, 5% cabernet franc and 5% carmenere. Drink or hold."-JS  Wine Spectator 90
Item Number: 24552
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Chateau Pesquie Terrasses Grenache/Syrah 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Always a terrific value, the 2014 Ventoux Terrasses is no exception and offers complex, classic southern Rhone notes of dried garrigue, pepper, spice-box, licorice and sweet cherry fruit. These carry to a medium to full-bodied, elegant and balanced red that gains depth and
Item Number: 24639
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Crios de Susana Balbo Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
90  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 90  "Balbo's favorite grape after Torrontés is Cabernet, and she gives extra attention to the vineyard selection used for the 2015 Críos Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine's profile is that of an elegant, earthy and balanced red with nicely integrated spices from its nine months in
Item Number: 24581
Bottle:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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