Wine Advocate


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:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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Greenock Creek 'Roennfeldt Road' Shiraz 2003
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2003 Shiraz Roennfeldt Road offers up an ethereal perfume of sandalwood, incense, lavender, Asian spices, and blueberry compote. Rich, dense, and very long in the finish, the wines 18.5% alcohol pokes through with a touch of heat. For that reason, it is likely to be
Item Number: 10708
Bottle:$124.95
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Marietta Cellars Old Vine Red Lot 62
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "A zesty red, with personality to spare, offering notes of licorice, blackberry, smoky pepper and grilled herbs. Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah and mixed Italian blacks."   Wine Advocate 89  "One of my perennial best buys is Marietta Cellars’ non-vintage blend of Zinfandel,
Item Number: 1907
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Gimonnet 'Belles Annees' Champagne NV
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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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Di Majo Norante Sangiovese 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 Di Majo Norante does a great job with its 2013 Sangiovese (an IGT Terre degli Osci wine). This expression shows a great sense of balance and harmony with red fruit energy that emerges from the glass. Cherry, dried blackberry and currants are part of the aromatic equation. So are
Item Number: 2588
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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El Espectacle de Montsant Grenache 2008
98  Wine Advocate 
 Wine Advocate 98 "The 2008 Espectacle del Montsant continues a string of great successes dating from the first vintage in 2004. The sheer level of density and richness is stunning although the fruit is very primary at this stage of its development. Aromas and flavors of exotic spices, incense,
Item Number: 10061
Bottle:$108.95
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Tilia Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is mostly from Medrano, Junin and Barrancas in east Mendoza with 10% grapes from the Uco Valley fermented together in stainless steel and cement vats, so the Uco part is harvested quite early for the zone. It has a serious, clean and focused nose with
Item Number: 9622
Bottle:$8.45
Case: $101.40
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Zardetto Prosecco Brut
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88"This delicious Prosecco (primarily Prosecco with about 5% Chardonnay included) is a light, frothy, fresh, lively sparkling white with a touch of creamy sweetness. With excellent fruit, freshness, and purity, it is ideal for drinking over the next year."
Item Number: 1211
Bottle:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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Nino Franco Rustico NV
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine & Spirits 90 "The golden color and peach nectar scent predict this to be rich, but a potent, nutty savor keeps it balanced. It finishes, clean, tight and grippy—a mouthwatering aperitif."  Wine Advocate 90 "The NV Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Rustico is a rather exuberant yet steely,
Item Number: 5178
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Juve Y Camps Pinot Noir Brut Rose NV
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 “The NV Pinot Noir Brut Rose, a non-vintage sparkling wine from Pinot Noir grapes, which is quite dark-colored, displays a bright cherry red color with a showy nose of cherries, truffles and strawberry jam with a fresh, pungent palate, balanced acidity and flavors. Different, with
Item Number: 10587
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Laurent Perrier Brut Gift Set
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90Laurent Perrier’s NV Brut is an attractive wine laced with ripe pears, apricots, dried flowers and spices. The soft, caressing style is best enjoyed over the next few years.
Item Number: 1115
Bottle:$29.99
Case: $179.94
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Yalumba 'Museum Reserve' Muscat 375ml
Please note this is a 375mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"The Non-Vintage Museum Reserve Muscat is medium amber with a superb bouquet of honey, ginger, candied apricots, and peach. Ripe, sweet, and hedonistic, it has a very long finish."
Item Number: 5006
Bottle:$16.45
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Alfredo Prunotto Barolo Bussia 2005
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93+ "The 2005 Barolo Bussia is a gorgeous, ripe wine layered with scents of menthol, spices and minerals that complement a generous core of fruit. The French oak is beautifully integrated and the wine possesses exceptional overall balance, with a round, harmonious finish. This is a
Item Number: 10145
Bottle:$74.95
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Gimonnet 1er Blanc de Blanc Chardonnay NV
91  Wine Spectator 
Allen Meadown 93 "A wafting and distinctly cool nose featuring essence of white flowers and Meyer lemon slides gracefully into bright, clean and utterly delicious middle weight flavors that possess lovely depth and length on the markedly dry finish. This is dry but not aggressively so and I very
Item Number: 9931
Bottle:$42.95
Case: $515.40
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Mud House Sauvignon Blanc 2014
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89 "Tangy Key lime, white grapefruit, mango and bergamot flavors are aromatic, vivid and intensely juicy, with a squirt of fresh lemon juice on a light and refreshing body. Drink now." — M.W  Wine Advocate 87 "The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc shows a really vegetal nose with a core of
Item Number: 2981
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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MontGras Reserva Carmenere 2013
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89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2011 Reserva Carmenere is blended with 10% Cabernet Sauvignon (usually the last variety to be picked). It is aged mostly in French and American oak, 50% new. It is an attractive Carmenere for the price, avoiding those obvious mocha scents on the nose and allowing juicy ripe
Item Number: 5240
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Domaine Lafage 'Cuvee Nicolas' Vieilles Vignes Grenache 2013
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 " Another superb value, the 2013 Cuvee Nicolas Vieilles Vignes is 100% Grenache that spent six months in barrel, on lees, prior to being bottle unfiltered. It offers up a forward, mid-weight, sexy feel in its kirsch, dried herbs, earth and spring-flower-driven bouquet. While I
Item Number: 10983
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Bodegas Sabor Real Toro Joven Red 2008
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2008 Sabor Real was produced from 70+-year-old estate vines. Dark ruby-colored, it offers up a splendid bouquet of crushed rock, spice box, tobacco, lavender, black cherry, and blackberry. On the palate it is full-bodied, sweetly-fruited, spicy, and plush. This lengthy effort
Item Number: 8181
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Pacific Rim Framboise 375ml
Please note this is a 375mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The N.V. Framboise is eerily similar to the great raspberry wine once made at Oak Knoll Winery in Willamette Valley (which I jokingly referred to as the Yquem of fruit wines). Very sweet but loaded with acidity, this is a totally pleasure-bent beverage best served over
Item Number: 7141
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Domaine d'Andezon Cotes du Rhone 2013
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89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "Solomon’s custom cuvee, the 2013 Cotes du Rhone Andezon, was aged totally in concrete vats. It reveals a dense ruby/purple color as well as lots of smoky, frying lard-like notes intermixed with notions of blackberries and cassis. Solomon calls it his “southern Cornas-based” wine.
Item Number: 6508
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Roberto Voerzio 'La Serra' Barolo 2007
100  James Suckling 
James Suckling 100 "What a surprise. Best La Serra ever from here. Perfection. This is really ripe, with dark and dried fruits. Almost raisiny, with grilled meat too. Full bodied, with an insane amount of power and fruit. Incredible depth and power. Mind blowing. Such power. Explosion of fruit.
Item Number: 10777
Bottle:$272.95
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Altos Las Hormigas Malbec 2013
87  Wine Advocate 
Tim Atkins MW 91 “Sometimes referred to as the winery’s “classic” Malbec, this comes from vineyards in Luján as opposed to the Uco Valley. It’s soft and attractive with violet aromas and an elegant, refreshing finish that’s typical of 2013. Drink: 2015-18” ­  Wine Advocate 87 "So let’s start
Item Number: 561
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Shirvington Shiraz 2008
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Shirvington's 2008 Shiraz gives a deep garnet-purple color and intense notes of warm black cherries and black raspberries over anise, chocolate box, allspice and vanilla pod. Very full-bodied and concentrated with 16% declared alcohol, this is a big mouthful yet well balanced with
Item Number: 2684
Bottle:$43.95
Case: $263.70
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Paul Jaboulet 'Parallele 45' Rose 2014
88  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88 "Always solid, the 2014 Cotes du Rhone Parallele 45 Rose is probably the best yet from this estate. Made from 50% Grenache, 40% Cinsault and 10% Syrah, it's made in a medium-bodied, crisp, easy and quaffable style and offers plenty of cherry, melon and light mineral aromas and
Item Number: 6818
Bottle:$10.95
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Urban 'Ribera' Tinta del Pais 2010
89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 "The 2010 Urban Ribera is from younger Tinta del Pais vines in Berlangas and Roa-Burgos that sees three months in French oak barrels. It has an understated bouquet of raspberry leaf and wild hedgerow with touches of briary. The palate is fresh and vibrant with crisp, taut tannins
Item Number: 7854
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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