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Chateau Puech Haut la Closerie du Pic 2013
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93-96 "Even better, and one of the best values I’ve tasted in a long, long time, the 2013 Coteaux du Languedoc La Closerie du Pic is a new cuvee that’s made for importer Eric Solomon. Coming all from the Pic Saint Loup region and a blend of equal parts Syrah and Grenache vinified all
Item Number: 17691
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $143.70
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Chateau Puech Haut 'Prestige' Rose 2014
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"CHATEAU PUECH-HAUT has been on the critic’s radar for some time – which makes sense since the property has employed Michel Rolland, Claude Gros and now Philippe Cambie as their consulting enologist. Visionary owner Gérard Bru spares no expense in his quest for excellence." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 18073
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Domaine de l'Hortus Val de Montferrand Grande Blanc 2013
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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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Chateau Gloria St. Julien 2009
95  Neal Martin 
Neal Martin 95 "This may well be the finest Gloria ever made. I love the purity and mineralite on the nose of this Gloria: so expressive and vibrant, immense clarity and precision. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins, suave and sophisticated with a wonderful composed, precise finish that
Item Number: 3275
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $599.40
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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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Domaine Vincent Ricard Touraine Les Trois Chenes 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Aromatically, but predominantly in its style and nature, the 2013 Touraine Les Trois Chênes is quite different to the other Touraine duo of Vincent Ricard, Tasciacca and Le Bouc. This complex cru is a low-yielding (35 hectoliters per hectare) hand-picked selection of on average
Item Number: 18205
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Moet & Chandon Brut 'Imperial' NV 187ml
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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. "
Please note this is a 187mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
Item Number: 5046
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $286.80

Les Allees de Cantemerle Haut Medoc 2009
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "Blueberry and fresh mushrooms, with hints of earth. Medium-to-full body, with medium chewy tannins and a medium finish. A little austere. Second wine of Cantermerle, which made a super 2009. Best in 2015." ~J.S.  "This second wine [of Chateau Cantemerle] comes mainly from the
Item Number: 17904
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2010
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100  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 100 WE TOP 100 2013 Cellar Selections Rank 85 "Almost black in color, this stunning wine is gorgeous, rich and dense. It's grand and powerful, with a strong sense of its own importance. The beautiful tannins and the fragrant black currant fruits are palpable. It's a great wine,
Item Number: 14432
Bottle:$999.95
Case: $11,999.40
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Chateau Greysac Medoc 2010
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90"Deep ruby-garnet, fresh red berries, mingled with notes of cedar and spice, lovely red fruits, with full rich flavors balanced by silky tannins"
Item Number: 16587
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Chateau Simard St Emilion 2004
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"Chateau Simard is produced from a 40 hectare parcel and the wine does not see any new oak for the aging. Instead, the wine of Chateau Simard is aged in concrete vats. On average, Chateau Simard produces close to 12,000 cases per year."
Item Number: 15201
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Chateau Begadanet Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2005
"The 2005 is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon 54%, Merlot 41%, Malbec 2%, Petit Verdot 2%, Cabernet Franc 1%. The wine is fermented and aged by traditional methods. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled vats, remaining on the skins for 21-28 days, after which the wine is aged in barriques
Item Number: 17676
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone 2011
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92  Rhone Report 
Rhone Report 92 "Made from a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah, from 80+ year vines, that is aged for 6 months in concrete tank, the 2011 Michel Gassier Cercius is a lush, decadent offering that delivers loads of black raspberry and blackberry styled fruit that is intermixed with notions of
Item Number: 10356
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Domaine de Cause La Lande Cavagnac Malbec 2011
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"A powerful, very rich wine with deep tannins and ripe black fruits. It’s concentrated, the dark, dry core showing strongly while the fruits act as a plump, generous cushion. It can age for several years, so wait to drink until 2017."~Roger Voss
Item Number: 16095
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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L'Oustal Blanc 'Giocoso' Minervois 2011
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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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Aster de Beaulieu Cotes de Castillon 2009
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94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91-94" A blockbuster wine for this appellation, with masses of fruit and velvety tannins, toasty oak and chocolate. 75 percent Merlot, 25 percent Cabernet Franc and 5 percent Cabernet Sauvignon. "
Item Number: 17403
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Chateau Leoville-Barton St Julien 2011
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95  Neal Martin 
Wine Enthusiast 95 Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2014 #53 "Great swathes of fruit cross the tannic core in this impressive wine. Hints of wood aging peek out from beneath the sumptuous richness and spice. It is ripe, dense and obviously set for long aging. Drink from 2018."  Neal Martin 93-95
Item Number: 15531
Bottle:$67.95
Case: $815.40
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Chateau Margui Titien de Margui Rouge 2011
Decanter World Wine Awards Silver Medal 4/5 Stars"Very rich nose of damson jam and figgy spice, lots of oak and peppery tannin, quite youthful with a dense garrique spiced finish."Syrah 66%, Cabernet Sauvignon 34%
Item Number: 16393
Bottle:$23.95
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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 paying
Item Number: 15441
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Chateau Leoville-Las Cases St. Julien 2010
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100  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 100 "A hugely powerful wine, full of dark, brooding tannins. It’s a wine for seriously long-term aging, a sculptural vision of classic Bordeaux structure with with classy, ripe blackberry fruits. It has fresh acidity and an immense full-bodied character, cut through with mineral
Item Number: 13437
Bottle:$248.95
Case: $2,987.40
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Eric Solomon Selections 'Novellum' Chardonnay 2014
"Novellum is a custom cuvee of Chardonnay grown and made by Jean Marc and Eliane Lafage for Eric Solomon. Year after year, the Novellum Chardonnay is lauded for being one of the best Chardonnay values on the United States market. Because the wine is un-oaked, many restaurants have found it to be a
Item Number: 17663
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Jolie-Pitt & Perrin 'Miraval' Rose 2013
91  Decanter 
Decanter 91 “There is a lovely floral nose, soft fragrant roses, and from the first taste there is a delicate structure that deepens on the palate. But, as the French would say ‘il y a du vin’ – meaning that there is a sense of power alongside the elegance, a structure and a fresh acidity that
Item Number: 15637
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Besson 'Grand Pretan' Givry Premier 1er Cru 2012
“Complex and tightly knit, with red fruit flavors and a savory, herbal edge.” ~ New York Times  " The combination of old vines, conscientious vineyard work, and reasonable yields, all contribute to the crowd pleasing, balanced wines that Besson produces. Farming from superb vineyards like ‘Les
Item Number: 17813
Bottle:$24.95
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Pauillac De Lynch Bages Bordeaux Red Blend 2010
"Pauillac de Lynch-Bages. Produced from the Chateau’s younger vines and treated with the same care as the estate’s first and second wines. A fresh and elegant wine with notes of red fruit, spice, wood and a silky well-rounded mouthfeel to finish it off." ~ Winery Notes  "Pauillac will be
Item Number: 17425
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Michel Gassier 'Nostre Pais' Blanc 2012
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "A wine that ended up being my house white over the holidays, the 2012 Costieres De Nimes Nostre Pais is an awesome effort that will compete with wines two to three times its price. A blend of 53% Grenache Blanc, 38% Roussanne, 6% Viognier and 3% Bourboulenc that was partially
Item Number: 14470
Bottle:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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