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Tenuta di Sesta Brunello di Montalcino 2010
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95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95  Wonderful perfumes to this wine with hints of hot stone, blackberry, orange peel and nectarine on the nose. Full body, with a beautiful concentration of fruit and compacted tannins. The texture is every so silky and fine. It goes on for minutes. A beauty. Hot stone character at
Item Number: 18985
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Ardanza' Rioja Reserva 2005
(15)
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Cropped from a vintage deemed almost perfect, the 2005 Viña Ardanza Reserva follows the same varietal mix found in the last vintages; 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha. The grapes are always sourced from the same vineyards, 30-year-old Tempranillo from Fuenmayor and Cenicero in
Item Number: 17109
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Michel Gassier 'Nostre Pais' Rouge 2012
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93-94 "My favorite vintage of this cuvee to date, the 2012 Nostre Pais Costieres de Nimes comes from the southern, cooler part of the appellation and was bottled in June of this year. A blend of 50% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 20% Mourvèdre and the balance Carignan and Cinsault, it was
Item Number: 18163
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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La Colombina Brunello di Montalcino 2010
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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
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Chateau Saint-Roch Chimeres 2013
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "A joint venture between Jean-Marc Lafage and Eric Solomon, the 2013 Cotes du Roussillon Chimeres is just another example of the brilliance of the 2013 vintage in the Roussillon. Coming all from the schist soils of Maury and a blend of 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 10% Carignan that
Item Number: 18483
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Jolie-Pitt & Perrin 'Miraval' Rose 2014
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The finest rosé yet from this estate (the wine is made by the top notch team at Chateau Beaucastel), the light pink colored 2014 Cotes de Provence Rose sports a fresh and lively bouquet of wild strawberries, raspberries and white flowers to go with a supple, lightly textured,
Item Number: 18404
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Commanderie de la Bargemone Rose 2014
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "A quintessential Provencal rosé, the light salmon colored 2014 Coteaux d'Aix rose gives up lots of red currants, dried strawberries, dusty pebble and dried flower notes on the nose. This flows to a fresh, focused and classically styled dry rose that has bright acidity, beautiful
Item Number: 17762
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Chateau Puech-Haut 'Prestige' Blanc 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-94 "Looking first at his whites from barrel, the 2013 Coteaux du Languedoc Saint Drezery Prestige Blanc is an awesome blend (especially when you consider that there are over 4,000 cases produced) of Roussanne and Marsanne that offers a full-flavored profile with notions of brioche,
Item Number: 18515
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Domaine Lafage 'Centenaire' Blanc 2014
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 " In the same ballpark, with beautiful minerality, stone fruits, saltiness and citrus blossom, the 2014 Côtes du Roussillon Centenaire Blanc (80% Grenache Blanc, 20% Roussanne) is medium-bodied, fresh, crisp and pure. It’s a year in, year out, spectacular value that should not be
Item Number: 18534
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Red Newt Cellars 'Fred Block' Riesling 2012
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 The 2012 Riesling "Sawmill Creek Vineyards - Fred Block" is a younger vines Riesling (at 20 years, that's relative as compared to 35 for its other Sawmill siblings reviewed this issue), just a bit off-dry. It comes in at 16 grams per liter of residual sugar and 10% alcohol. Well,
Item Number: 18836
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Chateau Puech Haut la Closerie du Pic 2013
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93-95 "Still not in bottle (it will be in bottle by the time you read this), the 2013 Coteaux du Languedoc la Closerie du Pic is an incredible looking barrel sample that's made from equal parts Syrah and Grenache, with the Syrah aged in barrel (some new) and the Grenache in concrete
Item Number: 17691
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $143.70
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Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 'Cask 23' Cabernet Sauv 2012
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100  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97 - 100 "The spectacular 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Cask 23 appears to be the finest Cask 23 since the glory years of the mid-eighties. It boasts a dense purple color, complex notes of spice box, Christmas fruitcake, blackcurrant jam, mulberries and spring flowers, as well as a
Item Number: 18442
Bottle:$204.95
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Man Vintners 'Steen' Chenin Blanc 2014
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Free-Run Steen Chenin Blanc has a focused, clinical bouquet with pineapple and lemon zest, hints of passion fruit developing just behind. The palate is very well balanced with a fine line of acidity: plenty of tropical fruit on display here but neatly delineated on the
Item Number: 17944
Bottle:$6.95
Case: $83.40
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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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Ramey 'Russian River Valley' Chardonnay 2012
(2)
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93 Online Exclusive "Decadent aromas of golden pear and Tahitian vanilla rise to the top of this incredibly well-crafted wine, a blend of multiple vineyard sources, most of them single-vineyard designated in other wines. Steely minerality buoys the overall experience, with a touch
Item Number: 17284
Bottle:$30.95
Case: $371.40
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Roth Estate 'Alexander Valley' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 " The other cuvée I tasted is a 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, primarily all Cabernet Sauvignon (98%) with just 1% of Merlot and Petit Verdot. This is a big cuvée of 9,941 cases, and again the pricing seems fair, especially for a wine at this level of quality.
Item Number: 17790
Bottle:$19.95
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Silvio Grasso 'Bricco Luciani' Barolo 2010
(1)
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95 "Lushly textured and vibrant, this delivers cherry, licorice, leather and spice aromas and flavors. Intense yet sleek, this is balanced, remaining persistent and solid on the finish. Almost approachable now, but this should develop over the next decade. Best from 2018 through
Item Number: 18150
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $599.40
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Limerick Lane 'Russian River' Syrah Grenache 2012
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The 2012 Syrah/Grenache (66% and 34% respectively) sees some new French oak. It offers up copious aromas of blackcurrants, cherries, strawberries, licorice, asphalt and roasted herbs. Good acidity, beautiful density, a full-bodied opulence, and 14.1% alcohol suggest it will drink
Item Number: 18109
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Venus La Universal 'Dido' 2013
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The bright ruby-colored red 2013 Dido is a blend of Garnacha, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon gown by four different grape growers on granite soils in the village of Falset where the winery is located. This is one of the few zones where the soil exists in the Montsant
Item Number: 18817
Bottle:$16.95
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La Poderina Brunello di Montalcino 2010
94  Antonio Galloni 
James Suckling 94 "A gorgeous red with dark berry and blueberry character and violet character. Full body, integrated tannins with dark chocolate, fine tannins and a delicious finish. Lots of everything here and very balanced. Formally La Poderina. Drink in 2015."~J.S.  Antonio Galloni 94 "La
Item Number: 18097
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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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:$8.45
Case: $101.40
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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
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Moccagatta 'Bric Balin' Barbaresco 2010
(2)
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94+ "The 2010 Barbaresco Bric Balin is my favorite wine of the year. It’s a full-throttle Barbaresco with full servings of black fruit, spice, leather, tar, tobacco and licorice. The wine oozes darkness and richness, but then surprises you with a playful touch of sweet cherry on the
Item Number: 14679
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Cotes du Roussillon 2012
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2012 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Les Vignes de Bila Haut is another smoking effort that will top anyone’s value list. A tank-aged blend of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan, it is medium to full-bodied, nicely concentrated and balanced, with impressive amounts of blackberry and
Item Number: 8860
Bottle:$10.95
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Lopez de Heredia 'Vina Tondonia' Gran Reserva 1981
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95  " The 1981 Vina Tondonia Gran Reserva has a vibrant nose reminiscent of coeval Burgundy, with scents of citrus peel, orange rind, singed leather and a Tuscan delicatessen. The palate has a penetrating orange peel and tart cherry entry with potent earthy notes at its core. It is
Item Number: 17477
Bottle:$197.99
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