Wine Spectator


Castello Banfi Excelsus 2009
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Aromas and flavors of prunes, fresh herbs and tobacco follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and milk chocolate and fruit aftertaste. Made from 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon."  Wine Spectator 90 "Herbal notes of thyme and tomato match up with black cherry
Item Number: 20913
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $215.70
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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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Vina Godeval Cepas Vellas Godello 2013
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 Top 100 Wines of 2015, Rank: 36 "This alluring white delivers a broad range of flavors in a pillowy texture, while crisp, well-integrated acidity maintains the focus. Melon, coconut, spice and smoky flavors mingle harmoniously on the plush palate. The mineral element is fresh and
Item Number: 18204
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Columbia Crest 'H3' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91  "Supple, focused and distinctive for its core of ripe plum, currant, sage and floral flavors, which mingle effectively and harmoniously on the long, expressive finish. The tannins are nicely shaped. Drink now through 2020. 205,000 cases made."—H.S.  Wine Enthusiast 90 "The oak
Item Number: 18320
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Chandon Brut Classic NV 187ml
Please note this is a 187mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!Also note that 187ml bottles ship 24 to a case and count as a single 12btl case
(3)
86  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 86"Complex, with a cedary, sour lemon edge to the pear and citrus flavors, finishing with a lemon blossom scent and good length. Drink now. 160,000 cases made."
Item Number: 3641
Bottle:$4.79
Case: $114.96

Paolo Conterno 'Riva del Bric' Barolo 2011
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97  James Suckling 
James Suckling 97 "This is fabulous Barolo with burnt orange, blackberry, meat, earth, and fresh herb. Full-bodied, round and velvety. So flavorful and crazy. Drink now. Why wait? But it will age wonderfully."  Wine Spectator 92 "A fluid, spicy version, with cherry, strawberry, licorice, black
Item Number: 20200
Bottle:$36.95
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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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Planet Oregon Pinot Noir 2014
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Dark and spicy, sleek in texture, with clove and white pepper overtones to the focused blackberry and plum fruit, lingering against hints of tobacco and walnut. Drink now through 2019. 14,000 cases made.–HS"  Vinous Media 89 "Vivid red. Ripe red berries and flowers on the
Item Number: 20581
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Rex Hill 'Willamette Valley' Pinot Noir 2012
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Ripe and generous, deftly balancing intense cherry, black currant and smoky, toasty overtones against fine, firm tannins and an open texture. The finish lingers easily. Best from 2016 through 2022."~HS  Wine Enthusiast 91 "This aromatic and complex Pinot is a fine
Item Number: 18684
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $131.70
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Mumm Napa Brut Prestige NV 187ml
Please note this is a 187mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!Also note that 187ml bottles ship 24 to a case and count as a single 12btl case
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92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92  Editors' Choice "Assembled from dozens of individual lots, this sumptuous brut is an example of the art of blending. Based on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, it's really as delicious and refined a sparkling as you could want for drinking now. Shows lush citrus, strawberry, honey,
Item Number: 1661
Bottle:$4.95

1000 Stories Winery Zinfandel 2014
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Great nose with a scent of rye that does not kick in, taste-wise, till the finish. Flavors of black cherry, boysenberry and some raspberry blend with a smokey note. Good density and full bodied. The finish takes that rye scent and added cinnamon spice and very light pepper (but
Item Number: 20805
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Moet & Chandon Brut 'Imperial' NV 187ml
Please note this is a 187mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!Also note that 187ml bottles ship 24 to a case and count as a single 12btl case
(3)
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92" The minerally undertow imparts a subtle, smoky note that blends with flavors of dried pineapple, biscuit, salted almond and white peach. A balanced version, with a fine bead and well-honed acidity. Drink now through 2018. "
Item Number: 5046
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $286.80

Di Majo Norante 'Ramitello' Biferno Rosso 2011
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 74 "The up-front mulberry and plum fruit is ripe and fleshy in this balanced red, with polished tannins. Notes of licorice string, graphite, tarry smoke and grilled mushroom push through midpalate and on the finish. Drink now through 2021."  Natalie MacLean
Item Number: 17707
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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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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Brancott Sauvignon Blanc 2015
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 “White fragrant and juicy, with apple blossom, lime zest and chive blossom notes surrounding a core of intense and refreshing lemon and grapefruit flavors.”
Item Number: 20085
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Merry Edwards 'Russian River' Sauvignon Blanc 2013
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Succulent, lush and rich, with fleshy mango, melon and peach flavors up front, leading to a core of pineapple, lemon and honeysuckle notes. The smoky edge and nervy acidity weave in and out, giving this a fresh finish. Drink now. 9,500 cases made"  Robert Whitley Wine Review
Item Number: 18578
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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La Rioja Alta 'Vina Alberdi' Rioja Reserva 2009
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92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Ruby-red. Aromas of ripe red berries, candied rose, vanilla and pipe tobacco, with a mineral element contributing vivacity. Juicy, penetrating and gently sweet on the palate, offering vibrant raspberry and cherry flavors that deepen on the back half. Shows very good heft and power
Item Number: 20465
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Chateau Haut-Maurac Medoc 2009
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90-93" Love the fresh sweet berry and blackberry, with floral undertones. Full-bodied, with superfine tannins and a long finish. Nice length. Digging it. "
Item Number: 16714
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Carmen 'Gran Reserva' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS Top 100 2015 Rank 32 "A rich, well-spiced red, with luscious flavors of tar, licorice and dark plum, supported by ample acidity and firm tannins. Offers a lip-smacking finish of dark chocolate and pepper."  " This is a Classic Alto Maipo Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine has an
Item Number: 20524
Bottle:$11.95
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Colpetrone Sagrantino di Montefalco 2009
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "Lots of chocolate, hazelnut and dried berry on the nose. Full-bodied, tangy and chewy but there’s a bright, fruity finish. I like the chewy austerity to this. Polished sagrantino. Drink or hold"~J.S.   Wine Spectator 90 "Richly smoky and aromatic, with fig bread and prune
Item Number: 19765
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Ruffino Riserva Ducale 'Gold' Chianti Classico Reserva 2010
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95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "A soft silky red with berry and spice character plus hints of violets and lavander. Full and powerful, super -intetgrated tannins and a long, long finish. Dink or hold."  Wine Spectator 91 “The firm structure sets the stage for cherry, plum, tobacco and spice flavors in this
Item Number: 18301
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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The Four Graces Pinot Noir 2013
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Bright and vibrant, pointing the plum, currant, floral and white pepper flavors into a crisp finish that expands and persists with refinement and presence. Drink now through 2023." -HS  "On the nose the 2013 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir is earthy and elegant. It shows
Item Number: 19517
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Jean-Marc Brocard Dom. Ste. Claire Chablis 2014
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2015 Rank 47 "A textbook flinty aroma gives way to green apple, lemon and mineral flavors. This white shows fine depth and richness, offset by vibrant acidity. Excellent length. Drink now through 2020."  " This is the most complex and vibrant wine from the Prehy
Item Number: 20058
Bottle:$15.45
Case: $185.40
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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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Feudo di Santa Croce 'LXXIV' Primitivo di Manduria 2010
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2014 Rank 69 " A burly, brambly red, underscored by tarry smoke and underbrush notes, offering flavors of blackberry coulis, herb-marinated black olive, grilled mushroom and ground spice. This shows muscle that recommends it to short-term cellaring, made accessible by
Item Number: 18344
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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