Wine Advocate


Daou Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
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93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 "The Daou brothers have become increasingly known for their rich, unctuous and lavish high-end wines, but this bottling offers a taste of that opulence for just $30. Plump blueberry and soft, cedar-like spice scents show on the nose, while the palate bursts with black cherry,
Item Number: 24252
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Chateau Puech Haut 'Prestige' Rose 2016
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"Beautiful as always, the 2016 Saint Drezery Prestige Rose offers clean, crisp notes of white peach, strawberries and hints of flowers. It’s a terrific, medium-bodied, elegant beauty to buy by the case." ~ Jeb Dunnuck
Item Number: 24433
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Domaine Lafage 'La Narassa' Red Blend 2014
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "From one of the warmest sites in France, the 2014 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Lieu Dit La Narassa comes from 70-year-old vines planted in the black schist soils of Maury. Despite the rugged, hot terroir from where this beauty comes, the wine is pure silk and elegant, with lots of
Item Number: 22660
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Les Darons By Jeff Carrel Languedoc 2015
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-93 "What looks like another great vintage here, the 2015 AOP Languedoc les Darons is made from 75% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 5% Carignan; grapes were completely destemmed, and fermented and aged all in concrete tanks. It sees absolutely no oak whatsoever. This medium to full-bodied,
Item Number: 23200
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2010
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95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "Ripe and intense aromas of strawberries and blackberries with hints of black ink. Savory notes, too. Full-bodied, chewy and focused with linear fruit and character. Very finely crafted. Drink or hold."  Wine Advocate 91 "The 2010 Viña Alberdi is a Tempranillo blend from
Item Number: 23447
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Il Fauno di Arcanum Toscana 2013
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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:$25.95
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Chateau Deyrem Valentin Margaux 2014
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92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Deyrem Valentin has a lifted raspberry coulis, strawberry and violet-scented bouquet that feels just a little pinched at the moment. The palate is medium-bodied with slightly drier tannin than I expected, a Margaux that is molded in a "Classic" style, austere compared to
Item Number: 24726
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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Domaine Claude Riffault 'Chasseignes' Sancerre 2015
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "From 25- to 50-year-old vines on caillottes soils outside the village of Sury-en-Vaux, the 2015 Sancerre Les Chasseignes displays a very clear, deep, flinty-pure and coolish, but also intense and mineral nose of great precision and individual expression. This Sancerre is
Item Number: 23432
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Maria Papoila Vinho Verde 2015
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2015 Escolha Maria Papoila is a 70/30 blend of Loureiro and Alvarinho, with just under ten grams per liter of residual sugar, which makes it a bit off dry in theory, but it is frankly hard to find the sugar. The beautiful acidity certainly balances it well. There is no
Item Number: 24707
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Domaine Lafage 'Miraflors' Rose 2016
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Light in color, yet not in flavor, the 2016 Côtes du Roussillon Miraflors Rose (60% Grenache, 30% Mourvèdre and 10% Carignan) offers terrific notes of white cherries, strawberries and rose petals in a medium-bodied, layered, impeccably balanced style that's just hard to resist. It
Item Number: 24219
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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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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Domaine Lafage Bastide 'Miraflors' Rouge 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92  "A steal from Lafage is the 2014 Bastide Miraflors, which is a Cotes du Roussillon, and a blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache, with the Grenache aged in concrete tanks and the Syrah in 500-liter demi-muids. Lafage makes more expensive wines than this, but certainly excels with his
Item Number: 21541
Bottle:$11.75
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Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 1.5L
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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: 19951
Bottle:$148.95
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima Hill' Monastrell 2014
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Lastly, the 2014 Tarima Hill, from Alicante, is also 100% Mourvèdre aged 20 months in French oak and from the oldest vines of the estate, planted 1935-1975. They are also relatively high elevation, at 2,000 to 2,400 feet above sea level. This wine shows wonderful, pure aromatics
Item Number: 25433
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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La Rioja Alta '904' Rioja Gran Reserva 2007
97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "Wonderful purity of fruit with a strawberry, currant and plum character. Full and velvety body with ultra-fine tannins and a delicious fresh and fruity finish. Classic Rioja style. Que lindo! Drink now. Publish Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016"  Wine Advocate 95 "If Viña
Item Number: 25201
Bottle:$42.85
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Freemark Abbey Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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92  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 92 "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Freemark Abbey’s generic bottling from Napa, is a brilliant example, and at $50, a heck of a value. It is also one of their larger cuvées at 24,332 cases. A blend of 75.1% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10.9% Merlot and the rest Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc
Item Number: 25083
Bottle:$31.95
Case: $383.40
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Domaine de Terrebrune Bandol Rose 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Light pink/salmon in color, with classic orange blossom, melon and tangerine aromas and flavors, as well as that salty minerality that's common from rosé from the region, Domaine Terrebrune's 2014 Bandol Rose is medium-bodied, juicy, rounded and nicely textured, with bright
Item Number: 24385
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Tenuta di Trinoro 'Le Cupole' Rosso Toscana 2014
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 93 WS Top 100 2016 Rank 29 "Alluring scents of ripe cherry, mulberry and fresh herbs complement concentrated flavors of cherry and sweet spice in this red. Offers a backbone of mouthcoating tannins and remains integrated as the finish lingers. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet
Item Number: 23486
Bottle:$25.95
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Creta Roble Tempranillo 2013
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2013 Creta Roble, is also a custom cuvée from importer Eric Solomon. Made from 60-plus-year-old vines from an area of Ribera del Duera known as La Horra (Pingus and Aalto emerged from this area as well). This expansive, savory, complex, deep ruby/purple red wine shows notes of
Item Number: 21802
Bottle:$10.95
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Eric Solomon Selections 'Novellum' Chardonnay 2015
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 " A custom cuvee by importer Eric Solomon and a blend of 100% Chardonnay that comes from two separate vineyards, this Cotes Catalanes is aged three months (on Viognier lees) in a combination of Burgundy barrels and stainless steel. Exotic and perfumed, with ample white peach,
Item Number: 23806
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Chateau Puech Haut la Closerie du Pic 2014
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92-94 "Still not yet bottled (I tasted it from barrel last year as well), the 2014 Languedoc Pic Saint Loup Closerie du Pic is a blend of mostly Syrah and Mourvèdre, with a splash of Grenache. It got a big “wow” in my notes and has fabulous, fresh, lively notes of dark fruits, crushed
Item Number: 21206
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
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Bodegas Caro Red Blend 2013
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "Extremely beautiful aromas of dried flower, currant, fresh leather and some tar. Full body with silky tannins that give a beautiful texture that leads to ripe currant, orange peel and incense. Complex and complete. 50% malbec from Agrelo and 50% cabernet sauvignon from Valle de
Item Number: 25180
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $299.70
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Kungfu Girl Riesling 2015
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 90  WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 45 "Tangy and zingy, with lively acidity that balances against gobs of ripe pear and apricot flavors, carrying through the long, lime-accented finish. Drink now through 2020. 160,000 cases made."~HS  Wine Advocate 90 “Juicy and lively, with lots citrus
Item Number: 23651
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 'Artemis' Cabernet Sauv 2014
92  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 92  "The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Artemis is a tasty entry-level offering from Stag's Leap Wine Cellars. Deep, rich and resonant, but very much medium in body, the 2014 offers lovely resonance throughout. Sweet red cherry, plum, spice and mocha give the 2014 its plump, juicy
Item Number: 23793
Bottle:$48.95
Case: $587.40
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Marietta Cellars 'Christo' 'Lot 3' Rhone Blend NV
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "There are approximately 12,000 cases of the NV Christo Lot 3, which is a hedonistic blend of Grenache, Syrah, Petite Sirah and a touch of Viognier to uplift the aromatics. This is, again, aged in neutral oak for two years and a blend of three vintages: 2011, 2012 and 2013. This
Item Number: 18343
Bottle:$16.95
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