France


Domaine Lafage Tessellae 'Old Vines' 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Another incredible wine that's shockingly good for the price, the 2013 Tessellae Old Vines checks in as a blend of 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre that was aged all in concrete tank. It offers brilliant notes of black cherries, blueberry, licorice, clove and spring
Item Number: 19077
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Domaine Lafage Tessellae Carignan 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "A custom cuvee and joint venture with importer Eric Solomon, the 2013 Tessellae Vieilles Vignes is 100% Carignan and comes from 70-year-old vines and the schist soils of Maury and Les Aspres. It is an off-the-charts value that offers up thrilling notes of black raspberry,
Item Number: 19431
Bottle:$12.95
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Domaine Lafage 'Bastide' Miraflors 2013
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93 "This 2013 Bastide Miraflors Cotes Catalanes is one of the greatest red wine values I have tasted in the last year or so. A custom cuvee put together by Eric Solomon and Jean-Marc Lafage. From a Roussillon vineyard dominated by gallets roules that resembles many Chateauneuf du Pape
Item Number: 18579
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut
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"A bracing Champagne, boasting almond, honey and ginger flavors. Appealing texturally, it firms up on the finish, but sure to be a crowd pleaser." ~Wine Spectator
Item Number: 672
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Xavier 'SM' Cotes-du-Rhone NV
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The NV Côtes du Rhône S.M. is thrilling stuff. Made from equal parts Grenache and Syrah and aged half in concrete and half in barrel, it offers a full-bodied, voluptuous and decadent style to go with overflowing notes of plum and darker fruits, licorice and violets. Gorgeous on
Item Number: 20489
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Domaine de la Romanee Conti St Vivant 2012
Item Number: 18726
Bottle:$1,299.95
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Louis Latour Gevrey-Chambertin 2012
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94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94" Opulent and dense, delivering black cherry, raspberry and earth aromas and flavors. The tannins sneak up, exerting considerable grip on the finish. Fresh, long and concentrated. Best from 2020 through 2036. "
Item Number: 18558
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Reserve NV
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Rich and creamy, showing the dried fruit, nut and spice notes of fruitcake, with lemon meringue, quince and honey flavors. Clean citrusy acidity integrates beautifully and provides an elegance to this refined Champagne. Drink now through 2020."~AN
Item Number: 2133
Bottle:$28.95
Case: $347.40
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Domaine des Nugues 'Made by G' Sparkling Gamay NV
(1)
"Made in the Methode Champenoise by Gilles Gelin from Domaine des Nugues in Beaujolais. The fruit comes off of the Cru’s of Morgon and Fleurie as well as Beaujolais Village designated vineyards.   The wine is deep red with a gorgeous pink mousse and fine beads at 9% alc by vol. Made By G is
Item Number: 19853
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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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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Saint Hilaire 'Brut' Brut 2013
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"Similar to top quality nonvintage champagne at one third the price."~Robert Parker  "Dry, toasty, smooth and clean Saint Hilaire truly captivates with an attractive yeasty aroma and luscious creamy texture. The palate is light and crisp with citrus and apple flavors and the body is just hefty
Item Number: 18692
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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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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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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Pol Roger Brut Reserve NV
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91  Wine Enthusiast 
ROYAL WEDDING RECEPTION Champagne Pol Roger is delighted that their Brut Reserve Non Vintage, has been chosen to be served at the reception following the marriage of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales to Miss Catherine Middleton on 29th April 2011. ~winery notes  Wine Enthusiast 91 "Pol
Item Number: 3638
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Piper Heidsieck Cuvee Brut NV
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 WS TOP 100 2012 Rank 84 “Elegant, with rich base notes of toasted brioche and smoke adding depth, this integrates finely honed acidity, detailed texture and flavors of black cherry purée, apple tarte Tatin, kumquat and grated ginger . Provides a creamy, mineral tinged finish.
Item Number: 4484
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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D'Esclans 'Whispering Angel' Rose 2014
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 "A fresh and clean rosé with lots of fruit and structure compared to the 2013. It has more volume and roundness. This has more depth too. Patrick Leon says it may seem to have less acidity but it has more wine. It's more flavorful. The blend is the same as always - grenache,
Item Number: 17686
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Orin Swift 'D66' VdP Cotes de Catalanes 2013
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "In the same mold as the 2012, the 2013 Cotes Catalanes Grenache D66 is being held for six months in bottle prior to release. Completely destemmed (as are all the wines here) and aged in 30% new barrels, it has elegant, lively notes of blackberry, cassis, plum, pepper and violets
Item Number: 19151
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Dom Perignon Brut 2006
97  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 97 "The 2006 Dom Pérignon is a beautifully balanced, harmonious Dom Pérignon that strikes an incredibly appealing stylistic middle ground. Rich, voluptuous and creamy, the 2006 shows off fabulous intensity in a style that brings together the ripeness of 2002 with the greater sense of
Item Number: 20421
Bottle:$159.95
Case: $959.70
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Xavier '100%' Cotes-du-Rhone 2012
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Even better than the straight Côtes du Rhône, the 2012 Côtes du Rhône 100% is almost a kitchen-sink blend, with 40% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre and the rest Cinsault, Carignan and Marselan. Aged 12 months in 80% concrete tank and 20% in barrel, it dishes out plenty of black
Item Number: 20490
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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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
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Chateau Escot Cru Bourgeois Medoc 2010
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92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92"A wine with lots of blueberries, vanilla, and cream character. Full body, with velvety tannins and a fruity finish. Needs time for the new wood to resolve with the ripe fruit. But very delicious. Drink or hold."
Item Number: 19747
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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William Fevre 'Champs Royaux' Chablis 2013
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"A hint of thyme and chive perks up the melon and grapefruit flavors in this crisp white. ending with a mouthwatering finish. Drink now."~BS
Item Number: 17979
Bottle:$16.95
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Vilmart 'Grande Reserve' Brut Champagne NV
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Satiny in texture, this shows a sense of finesse that belies the power of this dense and focused Champagne. Tightly knit flavors of blackberry pâte de fruit, biscuit, honey, star anise and toasted almond show beautiful integration with the intense backbone of acidity and rich
Item Number: 19491
Bottle:$37.95
Case: $455.40
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Domaine G. Roumier Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru 2013
95  Vinous Media 
Allen Meadows 93-95 "Don't miss!* This is also quite floral with plenty of earth and assorted spice elements adding interest to the very fresh mix of both red and dark berry fruit scents. There is outstanding power and concentration to the broadshouldered flavors that possess a robust mouth feel
Item Number: 19686
Bottle:$849.95
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Domaine Mur-mur-ium Sublime Syrah 2011
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"The sensational 2011 Vin de Pays Syrah-Sublime (100% Syrah) reveals sumptuous notes of spring flowers, blackberries, cassis, licorice and forest floor. Drink this complex, textured, full-bodied vin de pays over the next 2-3 years, although it may last even longer."
Item Number: 13724
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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