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Orin Swift Locations 'E-2' Spanish Red Blend 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"A blend of Grenache from Priorat, Rioja and Toro, Tempranillo from Rioja, and Carignan from Ribera del Duero and Carinyena. It has the same fermentation and upbringing as the French and Italian wines. Majestic, soaring black fruit aromas intermixed with forest floor, white flowers
Item Number: 14841
Bottle:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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Domaine Cabirau 'Maury Sec' Serge & Nicolas 2011
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95  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 95"This small estate was purchased by importer Dan Kravitz, and the early releases have exhibited considerable promise. The star at Domaine Cabirau is the 2011 Maury Sec. There are 500 cases of this blend of equal parts Grenache, Syrah and Carignan. I had it in a blind tasting with
Item Number: 15494
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"This blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon emerges from a vineyard situated adjacent to one of the famous vineyards utilized to produce Spain’s greatest red wine, Vega Sicilia. Made from relatively old vines, the 2012 Pruno is a sexy, opulent, voluptuously textured
Item Number: 16445
Bottle:$16.85
Case: $202.20
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Domaine les Aphillanthes 2011 Rasteau '1921' 2011
93  Robert Parker 
Wine Advocate 93"Even better and one of the wines of the vintage, the spectacular 2011 Rasteau 1921 is comprised of 90% Grenache, 7% Mourvedre and 3% Carignan, with the Grenache coming from vines planted in 1921. Offering up a stunning bouquet of black raspberry, licorice, spring flowers,
Item Number: 14875
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Xavier Vins Cotes du Rhone 2010
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"Composed of 70% Grenache and the rest Mourvedre and Syrah, the 2010 Cotes du Rhone was aged in wood barrels (one-third) and tank (two-thirds). It possesses copious notes of garrigue, loamy soil, balsam wood, underbrush, kirsch and blacker fruits. This medium-bodied 2010 is ideal
Item Number: 16709
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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The Royal Chenin Blanc Old Vines Steen 2013
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"One of the greatest buys I have tasted this year is this under $10, 100% Chenin Blanc from the Western Cape. A super flowery-scented nose includes notions of ripe honeydew melons and pears. This medium-weight, fresh, fruity, crisp, dry, textbook Chenin Blanc will provide immense
Item Number: 15307
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2010
100  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 100WE TOP 100 2013 Cellar Selections Rank 85"Almost black in color, this stunning wine is gorgeous, rich and dense. It's grand and powerful, with a strong sense of its own importance. The beautiful tannins and the fragrant black currant fruits are palpable. It's a great wine,
Item Number: 14432
Bottle:$1,174.95
Case: $14,099.40
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Michel Gassier 'Nostre Pais' Blanc 2012
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"A wine that ended up being my house white over the holidays, the 2012 Costieres De Nimes Nostre Pais is an awesome effort that will compete with wines two to three times its price. A blend of 53% Grenache Blanc, 38% Roussanne, 6% Viognier and 3% Bourboulenc that was partially
Item Number: 14470
Bottle:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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Celler de Capcanes Mas Donis Barrica Old Vines 2012
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94  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 94"Another baby Priorato, the 2012 Mas Donis, a custom cuvee from Eric Solomon, is composed of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah aged nine months in both new and used French and American oak. The Grenache comes from 70-year-old vines, and the Syrah from 30-year-old vines. It is difficult to
Item Number: 14469
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Matchbook Tinto Rey 2009
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91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91"Another interesting concoction is the 2009 Tinto Rey, a blend of 40% Tempranillo, 35% Syrah, 19% Graciano, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Tannat that also spent 22 months in American, French and Hungarian oak. It reveals a rich, full mouthfeel in addition to abundant black and blue
Item Number: 15638
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Tintonegro 'Uco Valley' Malbec 2012
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91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91"The 2012 Malbec Uco Valley is a 4,000-case cuvee aged nine months in French oak, of which 10% was new. A beautiful, full-bodied, seriously endowed Malbec, it possesses a dense purple color along with a sweet bouquet of blueberry and black raspberry fruit interwoven with camphor,
Item Number: 15659
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Robert Mondavi 'Reserve' Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
99  Anthony Dias Blue 
Anthony Dias Blue 99"A stunner-dignified and mature (yet so age-worthy). This wine is goosebump-giving world-class, from its blue violet nose to its elegant core. The gritty tannins soften and it evolves with a lava flow of dark chocolate and dark black cherry and cardamom, held up with acidity
Item Number: 14872
Bottle:$86.95
Case: $1,043.40
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Orin Swift 'D66' VdP Cotes de Catalanes 2011
95  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 95"As of now, Dave Phinney might be my “value winemaker of the year” candidate...The 2011 Orin-Swift D66 VdP Cotes Catalanes, a blend of 80% Grenache, 12% Syrah and 8% Carignan (from 60- to 100-year-old vines), comes from the schist and limestone soils around the village of Maury.
Item Number: 16351
Bottle:$33.95
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Bodegas Borsao Tinto 2013
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89  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 89"A blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Tempranillo aged in stainless steel. Made in the fourth straight drought vintage in the province of Zaragoza, this has been a big-time winner in just about every vintage it has been produced. A delicious black cherry, crushed chalk and
Item Number: 5352
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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Chateau Canon-La Gaffeliere St. Emilion 2010
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96WS TOP 100 2013 Rank 2"This takes the power of the vintage and puts it in its pocket for later, preferring instead to let mouthwatering briar, loganberry, mulberry and blackberry fruit strut its way forward, enlivened with roasted wood spice and supported by suavely but
Item Number: 15034
Bottle:$117.95
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Donelan Family Wines 'Walker Vine Hill' Syrah 2010
95  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 95"A profound effort, the 2010 Syrah Walker Vine Hill (just under 14% natural alcohol) displays blueberry and blackberry liqueur notes intermixed with licorice, camphor and bouquet garni. Full-bodied with stunning richness, a head-turning, flamboyant perfume, and a long finish, it
Item Number: 15324
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Riondo Prosecco Prosecco Brut 1.5L
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"This effusively fruity, light-bodied offering offers terrific floral notes, persistent effervescence, and a clean, delicate finish. There is not much body or weight in this crystal clean, pure, sparkling white. It is an ideal aperitif to enjoy over the next year. It is an amazing
Item Number: 9976
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Bodegas Borsao Garnacha Tres Picos 2012
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92  International Wine Cellar 
Robert Parker 92"The terrific 2012 Tres Picos is one of the finest inexpensive, Grenache-based wines made in the world. This full-bodied beauty boasts a deep ruby color as well as loads of strawberry and black cherry fruit, hints of lavender and crushed rocks, sweet tannin, and a broad, savory
Item Number: 6784
Bottle:$11.85
Case: $142.20
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Evodia Garnacha Altovinum 2013
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89  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 89"A custom cuvee from Eric Solomon, Altovinum’s 2013 Evodia is made from 100% old vine Grenache (some of it 100 years old), planted at 850- to 950-meter elevations in pure slate soils. It is a lovely, elegant, feminine-styled Grenache displaying notes of strawberries, cherries,
Item Number: 7829
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Pierre Peters 'Cuvee Reserve' Brut Cuvee de Reserve NV
201  Wine Advocate 
Robert Parker 92"The NV Brut Cuvee de Reserve is striking. It shows fabulous cut and definition in its fruit, expressive aromatics all backed up by plenty of underlying structure. A bright, mineral laced finish rounds things out in style. This is superb entry-level wine from one of Champagnes top
Item Number: 11628
Bottle:$44.95
Case: $539.40
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Bedrock Wine Co 'Shebang!' Red Seventh Cuvee NV
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"This is becoming one of the hottest red wine values in California. Made by Bedrock Winery’s Morgan Twain-Peterson, Shebang!’s non-vintage Red VII is a blend of 46% Zinfandel, 40% Grenache, 5% Alicante, 5% Petite Sirah and 4% Sangiovese that was aged in 50% new French oak. There
Item Number: 14584
Bottle:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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Rancho Zabaco 'Heritage Vines' Zinfandel 2012
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"A stunning wine made from Gallo’s holdings in Sonoma, Dry Creek and Lodi, this 2012 Zinfandel Heritage Vines (100% varietal) tips the scales at 15.26% alcohol. Displaying lots of pepper as well as full-throttle, pedal-to-the-metal intensity, briery, berry fruit and a big, juicy,
Item Number: 1636
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Riondo Prosecco Prosecco Brut
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"This effusively fruity, light-bodied offering offers terrific floral notes, persistent effervescence, and a clean, delicate finish. There is not much body or weight in this crystal clean, pure, sparkling white. It is an ideal aperitif to enjoy over the next year. It is an amazing
Item Number: 4543
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut Medoc 2009
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95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95"Gorgeous ripe fruit character, with loads of blueberries, blackberries and flowers. Full body, with velvety tannins and a fruity, fresh, grapefruit aftertaste. Really beautiful. Best ever from here. Best after 2018."Wine Enthusiast 92"Very structured wine, with black
Item Number: 15725
Bottle:$42.95
Case: $515.40
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Podere Brizio Brunello di Montalcino 2006
95  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 95"Podere Brizio delivers a super pleasurable and succulent Brunello with a soft, chewy consistency and a long, velvety finish. The bouquet is composed of dark fruit, mature blackberry, chocolate, espresso, smoke, crushed clove and toasted nut. — M.L. (4/1/2011) "Wine
Item Number: 9967
Bottle:$45.95
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