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Daou Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-93 "I think even a step up over the killer 2013, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon is loaded with notions of black raspberry, cassis, spice and licorice. More textured, voluptuous, layered and concentrated than all of the previous vintages, it will have an easy 10-15 years of
Item Number: 19302
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Chateau Puech Haut 'Prestige' Rose 2015
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 "The entry-level Rosé is the 2015 Languedoc Cuvee Prestige Rose, and it continues to be a sensational value. Made from 60% Grenache and 40% Cinsault, it’s light pink color is followed by perfumed notes of strawberries, orange blossom and spring flowers. Juicy, clean and
Item Number: 20751
Bottle:$16.94
Case: $203.28
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Domaine Lafage Tessellae Carignan 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "A custom cuvee and joint venture with importer Eric Solomon, the 2013 Tessellae Vieilles Vignes is 100% Carignan and comes from 70-year-old vines and the schist soils of Maury and Les Aspres. It is an off-the-charts value that offers up thrilling notes of black raspberry,
Item Number: 19431
Bottle:$12.95
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Bodegas Ego 'Fuerza' Red Blend 2011
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2011 Fuerza is mainly Monastrell with 25% Cabernet Sauvignon fermented traditionally and aged 12 months in barriques. The nose shows a mixture of esparto grass, Mediterranean herbs, paprika and tree bark over the core of black cherries. The palate is quite savory, with fine,
Item Number: 20830
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Clos des Fous 'Cauquenina' 2012
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94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "A crazy blend of blackberry, blueberry, cloves, leather and dried flowers. Full body with great fruit and round tannins. Such depth and genuine character. Fresh too. Comes from ancient vines in the south of Chile. Head pruned. No barrels. Carignan, cinsault, touriga nacional,
Item Number: 20441
Bottle:$19.95
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Pol Roger Brut Reserve NV
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Straw yellow and with a golden hue in color, the Pol Roger NV Réserve Brut displays a brilliant, perfectly ripe but also fresh, highly elegant and refined fruit aroma on the nose; think of cooked pip fruits like pears and apples, but also quince­confiture and yellow stone fruits,
Item Number: 3638
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Fabre Montmayou Reserva Malbec 2014
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Malbec Reserva had a note of smoky bacon that made me think of a Northern Rhône. 60% of the wine matured in French oak for one year. There are plenty of notes of licorice and ripe plums with hints of violets. The palate is medium to full-bodied with grainy, slightly dusty
Item Number: 20794
Bottle:$11.85
Case: $142.20
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Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 1.0L
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94  "A beautiful ripe, plump, fat and opulent style of Cabernet Sauvignon that Caymus has pioneered, the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon has a dense purple color, loads of juicy blackberry and blackcurrant fruit, low acidity and no real evidence of oak, but a nice, plush, full-bodied
Item Number: 19609
Bottle:$85.95
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Xavier '100%' Cotes-du-Rhone 2012
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Even better than the straight Côtes du Rhône, the 2012 Côtes du Rhône 100% is almost a kitchen-sink blend, with 40% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre and the rest Cinsault, Carignan and Marselan. Aged 12 months in 80% concrete tank and 20% in barrel, it dishes out plenty of black
Item Number: 20490
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Domaine Lafage Tessellae 'Old Vines' 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Another incredible wine that's shockingly good for the price, the 2013 Tessellae Old Vines checks in as a blend of 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre that was aged all in concrete tank. It offers brilliant notes of black cherries, blueberry, licorice, clove and spring
Item Number: 19077
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Xavier 'SM' Cotes-du-Rhone NV
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The NV Côtes du Rhône S.M. is thrilling stuff. Made from equal parts Grenache and Syrah and aged half in concrete and half in barrel, it offers a full-bodied, voluptuous and decadent style to go with overflowing notes of plum and darker fruits, licorice and violets. Gorgeous on
Item Number: 20489
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Rollan de By Medoc 2010
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 " Full and wonderfully velvety on the palate with ripe tannins and a sweet pure dark fruit. "  Wine Spectator 90 " Solid, with a core of raspberry and steeped blackberry fruit inlaid with anise, apple wood and wood spice notes, all backed by a well-integrated graphite edge on
Item Number: 16843
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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Ramey Cellars 'Annum' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "From a vineyard in the Oakville Corridor, just below Dalla Valle, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Annum (950 cases) is a blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Cabernet Franc. It boasts an opaque purple color as well as copious aromas of licorice, smoked meats, camphor, graphite and
Item Number: 19523
Bottle:$84.95
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Rocca di Frassinello Ornello 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 90  "Taut and dense, showing cherry, mushroom, leather and chocolate aromas and flavors. Fresh and complex, with assertive tannins that need time to integrate. Fine length. Best from 2016 through 2023. 4,000 cases made."~B.S.  Wine Advocate 90 "The 2012 Maremma Toscana Ornello is
Item Number: 20743
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $155.70
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Michael and David Winery Petite Petit 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90   "Another consistent success from this Lodi producer is the 2013 Petite Petit, a blend of 85% Petite Sirah and 15% Petit Verdot. They make 80,000 cases of this wine, which probably takes much of the production of Petite Sirah out of the Lodi AVA. An outstanding wine with gorgeous
Item Number: 19596
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Domaine La Garrigue 'Cuvee Romaine' Red Blend 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 " Domaine La Garrigue has always been one of my favorite Eric Solomon estates. Solomon has the producer bottle this cuvee two or three years before La Garrigue’s other wines. It is essentially declassified Vacqueyras from 60- to 90-year-old vines. Another wine looked after by
Item Number: 20933
Bottle:$14.45
Case: $173.40
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone 2012
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "A joint venture between Gassier, Philippe Cambie, and importer Eric Solomon, the 2012 Cercius Vieilles Vignes is a year in, year out ridiculous value that also drinks well past its humble price point. Comprised of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah that was aged for 6 months in concrete,
Item Number: 10356
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Mendoza Vineyards Gran Reserva Malbec 2011
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92  "The 2011 Malbec Grand Reserve, aged for 20 months in new Nadalie barrels, smells of leather, forest floor, dill and paprika over a core of cherries in liqueur not unlike some traditional Riojas (from Spain, not from Argentina). The palate is medium-bodied, with some grippy
Item Number: 19502
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $95.70
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Chateau Cascadais Corbieres 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "Another outstanding wine from winemaker Veronique Courrian (I loved their 2011), the 2012 Corbières (35% Syrah, 25% Grenache, 20% Carignan and the rest Mourvèdre and Cinsault) was brought up in equal parts concrete tank and 3-year-old barrels. It’s a medium to full-bodied,
Item Number: 21372
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Fattoria La Lecciaia 'Riserva' Brunello di Montalcino 2009
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95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 Floral, strawberry, cherry, spice and woodsy aromas and flavors are the hallmarks of this elegant, juicy and harmonious red, with a solid structure and a terrific aftertaste of berry, mineral and spice. Complex and resonant. Best from 2019 through 2035.  Wine Advocate 91 Aged
Item Number: 19480
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Penya Vin de Pays 2014
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Also terrific, the ruby/purple 2014 Côtes Catalanes (52% Grenache, 36% Carignan and the rest Syrah, aged all in tank) offers lots of kirsch and darker berry fruit, spring flowers, pepper and violet notes to go with a medium-bodied, supple, forward, lively feel. Like the 2013, this
Item Number: 18686
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Uccelliera 'Riserva' Brunello di Montalcino 2010
98  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 98 "The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva is a dark, brooding and powerful wine. It shows immediate richness and evident complexity with spice, tobacco, cured meat and dried blackberry or plum. This a gorgeous wine that is only at the beginning of a long aging evolution. This wine
Item Number: 20874
Bottle:$128.95
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Domaine Lafage 'Rose' Miraflors 2015
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90the 2015 cotes du Roussillon Miraflors rose offers up lots of framboise, strawberry and rose petal characteristics in medium bodied , juicy , gorgeously quaffable style. This is prime hot summer day stuff that will hit the spot over the coming 6 months !
Item Number: 20883
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Doubleback Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94-96 "Tasted out of barrel, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon should be a significant step up over the 2011. Full-bodied, beautifully textured, concentrated and rich, with high, yet sweet tannin, it offers up notions of cassis, cedar, cherry blossom and lead pencil shavings in its pure,
Item Number: 20289
Bottle:$89.95
Case: $539.70
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Lopez de Heredia 'Reserva' Rioja 2003
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95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "Ripe aromas of dried fruits, plums and prunes. Flowers too. Full body, round and ripe textured tannins. Intense and powerful fruit. Layered. Powerful style. Very long. Richer than normal due to the the hot growing seasons of 2003. Aged for six years in old American oak barrels.
Item Number: 20530
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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