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Di Majo Norante Aglianico Contado Riserva 2010
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The estate’s 2010 Aglianico del Molise Contado is another wine loaded with personality. Scorched earth, tobacco, incense and smoke are some of the many notes that wrap around a core of intense fruit. Dense, rich and powerful the 2010 should continue to drink well for a number of
Item Number: 16912
Bottle:$12.95
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Chateau Saint-Roch Chimeres 2012
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "Made from 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Carignan, the 2012 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Chimeres is mind-blowing stuff that comes from 100- to 105-year-old vines and spent 8-12 months in a combination of 500-liter barrels and concrete vats. From primarily schist soils, it boast
Item Number: 16631
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Domaine de l'Hortus Val de Montferrand Grande Blanc 2013
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "A gorgeous effort that tastes like a high-end California Chardonnay, the 2013 Val de Montferrand Grand Cuvee Blanc is a blend of 70% Chardonnay and 30% Viognier, with the Chardonnay aged eight months on lees in barrel, and the Viognier seeing only tank. It offers up beautiful
Item Number: 17690
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $347.40
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tenshen Winery Red Blend 2013
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 92 "Offers a fresh, lively array of complex flavors, extending from ripe, juicy plum and black cherry to subtle tar, rose petal and dried herb notes. Features a supple texture and good length. Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah and Merlot. Drink now through 2023."  Wine Advocate 90-92
Item Number: 17223
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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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,
Item Number: 13376
Bottle:$43.95
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Hacienda Monasterio Ribera del Duero 2011
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "I tasted three breathtaking wines, starting with the 2011 Crianza which is, year in, year out, one of the best crianzas from Ribera del Duero. It is a blend of mostly Tempranillo with 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot and 2% Malbec, and I wonder if the combination of grapes has
Item Number: 17693
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi 2007
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91  "Let’s start with the noteworthy 2007 Vina Alberdi, their youngest and fruiter wine from a cold vintage. It’s produced with Tempranillo grapes from their own vineyards in the villages of Rodezno and Labastida, fermented with their natural yeast and aged in American oak barrels
Item Number: 15503
Bottle:$14.95
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Bodegas Y Vinedos del Jalon Alto 'Las Pizarras' 2005
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2005 Altos Las Pizarras takes things to a still higher level. A selection of the best lots was put into 100% new French oak to complete malolactic where it remained until recent bottling. Toasty oak, black fruits and espresso roast aromas are followed by a full-bodied wine
Item Number: 11522
Bottle:$15.95
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Mendoza Vineyards Gran Reserva Malbec 2010
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2010 Gran Reserva Malbec is from Vistalba in Lujan de Cuyo and undergoes 18 months aging in new French and American oak. It handles the oak with aplomb, the nose vibrant and well-defined, with lifted cassis, blueberry and blackberry aromas that display clarity and focus. The
Item Number: 14567
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Seven Deadly Zins Zinfandel 2011
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88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88 “Fuller and richer with more texture and deeper fruit, it reveals hints of tapenade, new saddle leather, black cherries and black currants. It offers a lot of flavor for its price.” ~Robert Parker  " A sinful blend indeed! Our flagship Zinfandel was devised by the two Phillips
Item Number: 13319
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Two Hands Bella's Garden Shiraz 2012
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 16 " Utterly seamless, focused, powerful and elegant, layered with cherry, boysenberry and red plum fruit, revealing glints of coffee, jasmine and cardamom that add extra nuances. Delivers complexity without extra weight. The finish won’t quit. Drink now
Item Number: 16821
Bottle:$53.95
Case: $647.40
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Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Rioja Reserva 2005
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92  Wine Advocate 
The Wine Advocate 92 "The 2005 Hacienda Lopez de Haro Reserva is a blend of 90% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano and 5% Garnacha aged for 20 months in French and American oak. It has a beautiful, rounded, sensual bouquet with hints of over-ripe Satsuma and gravel. The palate is medium-bodied with a touch
Item Number: 15953
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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L'Oustal Blanc 'Giocoso' Minervois 2011
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2011 Minervois Giocoso (same blend/elevage as the 2012) offers an up-front, gorgeously fruited feel, with cassis, dried spices, licorice and hints of baker’s chocolate to go with full-bodied richness on the palate. It is a knockout effort to drink over the coming 5-7 years or
Item Number: 17891
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Charles Smith 'KungFu Girl' Riesling 2013
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 43 "Crisp and sleek, with juicy, expansive nectarine and peach flavors that play against citrusy acidity, finishing with zing and a sense of softness that lets the finish keep singing. Drink now through 2020. 128,806 cases made. " ~HS  Wine Advocate 90
Item Number: 7685
Bottle:$9.45
Case: $113.40
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Colpetrone Sagrantino di Montefalco 2008
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "This is serious Sagrantino, which can be rustic and hard most times. Crazy aromas of black licorice and dark berries. Full body, with polished and beautiful tannins and a coco powder and black fruit undertone. Fascinating wine. Very stylish."~J.S.  Wine Advocate 91 "The 2008
Item Number: 14783
Bottle:$19.45
Case: $233.40
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E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2010
90  Stephen Tanzer 
Wine Advocate 89 " As for the red wines, first and foremost is Guigal’s Cotes du Rhone. I re-tasted the 2010 Cotes du Rhone, which is still in foudre. This cuvee is typically a blend of 50% Syrah and the rest Grenache and perhaps some Mourvedre. Guigal is known throughout the Rhone Valley for
Item Number: 15441
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Occultum Lapidem 2013
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94-97  "A step up and an incredible effort, the 2013 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem is made from a mix of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan that comes from schist and chalky soils. A serious, classically styled effort, it offers awesome aromas and flavors
Item Number: 17785
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Cavallotto 'Bricco Boschis' Barolo 2010
98  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2010 Barolo Bricco Boschis is the flagship wine from this historic estate in Castiglione Falletto. The personality here is dark and brooding with savory aromas of cured meat and smoked bacon in a leading role. The intensity is bright and vibrant and the longer you contemplate
Item Number: 17082
Bottle:$57.95
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Two Hands 'Sexy Beast' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
94  James Halliday 
James Halliday 94 "The Two Hands wines of this second tier have much to commend them, notably freshness and vitality. This is McLaren Vale cabernet with a regional dark chocolate twist, but the redcurrant and cassis is the heart of the wine, classy tannins and a dab of oak the icing on the cake. "
Item Number: 16700
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Alfred Gratien Brut Rose Champagne NV
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The NV Brut Rose Classic bursts from the glass with gorgeous energy. Sweet red berries, freshly cut flowers and spices are some of the many notes that burst from the glass. The Rose Classic is endowed with serious depth and classiness. It is easily one of the very best wines in
Item Number: 9960
Bottle:$30.95
Case: $371.40
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Gimonnet 'Belles Annees' Champagne NV
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 Editors' Choice "A blend of wines from six different villages across five vintages goes into this supreme example of a Blanc de Blancs. It is so crisp, so mineral and textured. At the same time, it is elegant, fresh and lively. Although it is nonvintage, it will benefit from
Item Number: 9363
Bottle:$34.95
Case: $419.40
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Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2012
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine advocate 93  "Bodegas Alto Moncayo started in 2001 as a collaboration between importer Jorge Ordoñez, American importer Dan Phillips, Australian winemaker Chris Ringland and others. Located near the town of Borja, the 210 acres of vineyards are head-pruned, old Grenache vines planted at 3,000
Item Number: 17232
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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La Rioja Alta '890' Tempranillo 2001
200  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "2001 is a great vintage for all the wines from La Rioja Alta but the long-awaited 2001 Gran Reserva 890 is otherworldly. 2001 was a slow maturing vintage which produced smaller grapes especially in the old vineyards on the slopes of the Sierra Cantabria in the villages of Brinas,
Item Number: 17358
Bottle:$126.95
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Descendientes de J. Palacios Bierzo 'Petalos' 2012
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "One of my sure values, I thought the 2011 Pétalos could not be surpassed so I opened a bottle next to the 2012 Pétalos del Bierzo, and I was wrong. The 2012 is extremely aromatic, with flowery aromas of violets, lilies and roses, really fresh, with notes of red fruit (acid
Item Number: 17568
Bottle:$15.95
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La Colombina Brunello di Montalcino 2010
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 "This rich version is saturated with cherry, plum, spice and earth flavors. The tannins are dense and the vibrant acidity keeps this focused and long. Offers a fine mix of power and finesse, presenting a mineral element on the finish. Best from 2018 through 2035.—B.S."  Wine
Item Number: 17739
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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