International Wine Report


Domenico Clerico Barolo 2011
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "My memorable visit with Domenico Clerico left me with a lingering sensation of happiness and good cheer that lasted days. First, I was delighted to see the man himself in such high spirits and good shape. Second, the wines we sampled together all showed the impeccable precision
Item Number: 18845
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Corison 'Napa' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
95  International Wine Report 
Vinous Media 94 "A deep, inky wine, the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is endowed with serious depth. Here the flavors are unusually dark and intense, with plenty of blue and black stone fruits. Graphite, cloves and licorice contribute to an overall impression of gravitas. Far from an easygoing wine, the
Item Number: 21365
Bottle:$89.59
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Sandhi 'Santa Barbara' Chardonnay 2013
91  International Wine Report 
International Wine Report 91 "The 2013 Santa Barbra County Chardonnay from Sandhi is a blend from some of the top vineyards across the Santa Rita Hills, Santa Maria and Santa Ynez appellations. As this unwinds alluring aromas of green apple, asian pear, fennel, quince and spring flowers come
Item Number: 19279
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Corison 'Kronos' Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
100  International Wine Report 
Vinous Media 93 "Dark red cherries, plums, freshly cut flowers, mint and spices lift from the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Kronos. In 2011, the Kronos is especially aromatic and lifted in style. Hints of kirsch and lavender add nuance on the delineated, layered finish. (2015-2026) 93 December
Item Number: 18649
Bottle:$134.95
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Roederer Estate Brut NV
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92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Fully ready to drink now, this dry brut shows the classy elegance of a fine Champagne. The Chardonnay contributes white peaches and apples, while Pinot adds a subtle note of cherries with spicy, yeasty nuances. At 80,000 cases, its a notable achievement."  Wine Spectator 91
Item Number: 8296
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Villa Poggio 'Salvi' Brunello di Montalcino 2011
92  International Wine Report 
Wine Spectator 90 "On the firm side, with raspberry, strawberry, leather, earth and tobacco flavors. Elegant overall, with fine length. Best from 2018 through 2028."  International Wine Report 92 "The 2011 Brunello is a fantastic effort which begins to open with aromas of cherries and red
Item Number: 22814
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $179.70
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Ceretto Barolo 2011
92  International Wine Report 
international Wine Report 92 the 2011 Ceretto Barolo is a remarkable showing, made in a classic style, this offers pretty aromas of fresh strawberries and red fruits followed by dried rose petal, licorice and hints of spices which come together in the glass. This is beautifully balanced, with a
Item Number: 20214
Bottle:$42.95
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2001
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96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2001 Gran Reserva 904 will not be released for another 3 years. Dark ruby-colored with a garnet rim, it displays a lovely nose of Asian spices, incense, tobacco, balsamic, and blackberry. On the palate it has exceptional depth, layers of spicy black fruit, excellent ripeness,

Lompoc Wine Company Pinot Noir 2013
International Wine Report 91 "2013 is the second vintage of Lompoc Wine Company's Pinot Noir, a collaboration from Sommelier Rajat Parr and winemaker Sashi Moorman. The fruit in 2013 seems to be brighter and more expressive then their first vintage, displaying pretty aromas of wild cherries and

La Poderina Brunello di Montalcino 2010
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94  Antonio Galloni 
James Suckling 94 "A gorgeous red with dark berry and blueberry character and violet character. Full body, integrated tannins with dark chocolate, fine tannins and a delicious finish. Lots of everything here and very balanced. Formally La Poderina. Drink in 2015."~J.S.  Antonio Galloni 94 "La

Liquid Farm 'White Hill' Chardonnay 2013
92  Stephen Tanzer 
Vinous Media 92 "The 2013 Chardonnay White Hill is one of the most supple, open-knit wines in the range. Hints of apricot pit, smoke, butter, chamomile and honey flesh out in a succulent Chardonnay with tons of near and medium-term appeal. This is the most expressive and complete of the 2013 Liquid

Sandhi 'Bentrock' Chardonnay 2013
97  International Wine Report 
International Wine Report 97 "The 2013 Bedrock Vineyard Chardonnay is another absolutely magical showing from Sandhi. Bentrock is located just three miles west of Sanford and Benedict and consists of younger vines, with lower-yields, resulting in more concentrated fruit. This 2013 is a completely

La Peira en Damaisela 'Las Flors de la Peira' 2009
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95  International Wine Report 
Rhone Report 95 "The 2009 La Peira Coteaux du Languedoc Les Terrasses du Larzac Las Flors, a blend of 55% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, and 5% Cinsault, is stylistically closer to the grand vin than to the Les Obriers de La Peira; it is certainly the best vintage of this cuvee I’ve tasted to