Rhone Valley


Domaine La Garrigue 'Cuvee Romaine' Red Blend 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 " Domaine La Garrigue has always been one of my favorite Eric Solomon estates. Solomon has the producer bottle this cuvee two or three years before La Garrigue’s other wines. It is essentially declassified Vacqueyras from 60- to 90-year-old vines. Another wine looked after by
Item Number: 20933
Bottle:$14.45
Case: $173.40
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E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2012
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 A wine that should be on the market by the time you read this, the 2012 Cotes du Rhone from Guigal is a smokin' value that offers classic southern Rhone notes of peppery herbs, smoked earth and almost chocolatey dark fruits. Medium plus-bodied, concentrated, with both fine tannin
Item Number: 21048
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Clos Mont Olivet 'Cuvee Papet' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2012
96  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 94-96 "Brilliant ruby. Spice- and mineral-accented red fruits and lavender on the intensely perfumed nose. Juicy, focused and pure, with excellent depth to its raspberry and cherry compote flavors. Puts on weight with air without any loss of vibrancy. The mineral element carries
Item Number: 16461
Bottle:$59.95
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Domaine Des Bosquets Gigondas 2013
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 " Intense, with very pure, focused raspberry, boysenberry and blueberry fruit flavors that pump along, while a racy graphite note bolts down the finish. Alluring spice and black tea accents hang in the background. The finish features subtle, latent grip. Rock-solid. Best from 2016
Item Number: 20500
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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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
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E. Guigal 'Rose' Cotes du Rhone 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 " One of the best roses is Guigal's 2014 Cotes du Rhone Rose, which checks in as a blend of 60% Grenache, 30% Cinsault and 10% Syrah. Sporting a lighter raspberry color (this cuvee normally has a slightly darker color), it gives up lots of sweet cherry, strawberry, honeysuckle and
Item Number: 18231
Bottle:$11.95
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Domaine du Cayron Gigondas Grenache 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91-93 "Brilliant ruby-red. An exotically perfumed bouquet evokes red fruit liqueur, apricot, potpourri and smoky minerals. Juicy and expansive on the palate, offering sweet raspberry and pit fruit flavors that put on weight with air. The floral and smoky notes come back strong on the
Item Number: 21052
Bottle:$26.95
Case: $323.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Belleruche' Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2014
A bouquet of crushed rock, apples and lemons transition into flavours of white peach, green melon and lime. Medium bodied, with no obvious oak, and a dry finish. The mouthwatering backbone of acidity makes this a fantastic food wine.
Item Number: 19371
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Brotte Domaine Barville Chateauneuf du Pape 2012
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-93+ Looking even better, the 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape had an added layer of richness and depth over the 2011. Offering up ripe notes of blackberry, underbrush, pepper and new leather, it is fresh and lively on the palate, with medium-bodied richness and fantastic purity of fruit.
Item Number: 19034
Bottle:$25.95
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E. Guigal 'La Landonne' Cote Rotie 2004
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95"A gorgeous nose of crushed plum and Turkish coffee gives way to a plushly textured palate of warm fig, mocha, fruitcake and mesquite. Still a touch taut, but pure on the finish, with fine-grained tannins and a mouthwatering minerality. Drink now through 2023. 800 cases made."
Item Number: 6204
Bottle:$359.95
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E. Guigal 'Blanc' Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2014
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" Traditionally dominated by Clairette, Grenache Blanc, and Bourboulenc, since 1991, the Guigals have searched for and encouraged plantings of Viognier for their Cotes du Rhone Blanc, and with the 2013 vintage the wine has 55% Viognier, complemented notably by Marsanne from St.-Péray and Roussanne,
Item Number: 19237
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Domaine Philippe Faury St Joseph Rouge 2013
Opaque ruby. High-pitched cherry and blackberry aromas are complicated by notes of cracked pepper, allspice and smoky minerals. Round and open-knit, offering gently sweet black and blue fruit flavors and a hint of candied licorice. The spicy quality repeats on the smooth, clinging finish, which
Item Number: 19629
Bottle:$24.95
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Paul Jaboulet 'Parallele 45' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2013
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88  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 88 "Direct, with plum and cherry compote notes and a flicker of fruitcake on the open, easy finish. Drink now." ~J.M.  Vinous Media 88 "Deep ruby. Lively aromas of fresh red and dark berries, plus notes of white pepper and lavender. Juicy and taut on the palate, offering tangy
Item Number: 19756
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Domaine de La Janasse Cuvee Chaupin 2011
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95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "Coming from a cooler, sandy terroir in the northeastern part of the appellation, the 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Chaupin (which comes 80% from the Chaupoin lieu-dit and 20% from the La Janasse lieu-dit, hence the subtle name change) is 100% Grenache, from vines planted in 1912,
Item Number: 14034
Bottle:$66.95
Case: $803.40
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Clos des Brusquieres Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91-93 "Deep red. High-pitched raspberry and floral scents are complicated by notes of star anise, allspice and white pepper. Juicy and focused on the palate, offering sappy red berry and blood orange flavors that become sweeter with air. Suave and seamless on the back end, finishing
Item Number: 20098
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Chateau St Cosme 'Little James Basket' Blanc 14
" Very aromatic and intense, the Little James white 2014 is a good successor of its predecessors. Orange skin, box, grapefruit, ripe citrus, fennel. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 21257
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Domaine Ferrando 'Colombis' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2011
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "Looking first at the 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Colombis, it offers complex kirsch and darker berry fruits, herbes de Provence, seaweed, licorice and spice in its medium to full-bodied, seamless and elegant style. It has a beautiful core of sweet fruit, and will be better in another
Item Number: 13897
Bottle:$45.95
Case: $551.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Belleruche' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2014
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Garnet red in color, this wine emits aromas of red fruits such as morello cherries and spices of licorice and grey pepper. In the mouth this wine has a great structure with firm and silky tannins.
Item Number: 6864
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Chateau de Trinquevedel Tavel Rose 2014
" Deep, bright pink with purplish glint. Expressive nose on red fruits : fresh strawberry and blackcurrant bud. Round attack, powerful and full-bodied, with a beautiful fruity and spicy complexity." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 19004
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Le Vieux Telegraphe 'La Crau' Chateauneuf du Pape 2012
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 "The top wine of the estate, the 2012 Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape (which is always a blend of 65% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre and 5% Cinsault and other grapes, from 65-year-old vines) is a classic example of the cuvee and possesses gorgeous aromatics (kirsch,
Item Number: 17969
Bottle:$75.95
Case: $911.40
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Domaine Lucien Barrot Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2012
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92  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 92 "Bright ruby-red. Spicy, floral red fruits on the fragrant nose. Sappy and appealingly sweet, offering fresh raspberry and cherry flavors and a touch of peppery spices. Closes silky, sweet and long, with zesty lift and smooth tannins. Nicely done. - Tanzer (Jan/Feb 2014)"  Wine
Item Number: 17405
Bottle:$34.95
Case: $419.40
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Domaine Les Pallieres Gigondas 'Les Racines' 2011
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89-91 " The 2011 Gigondas Les Racines (80% Grenache and the rest Syrah and Cinsault) exhibits a deep ruby color, plenty of raspberry, strawberry, crushed rock and loamy soil characteristics, medium to full body, a soft underbelly and round, rich flavors. This appellation enjoyed a
Item Number: 17341
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Domaine De La Janasse CDP Vielles Vignes 2011
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "And a candidate for the wine of the vintage, the 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes is always a rough blend of 85% Grenache and the balance Syrah, Mourvedre, Clairette and other permitted varieties, that has the Grenache aged all in foudre and the Syrah and Mourvedre aged in
Item Number: 14035
Bottle:$75.95
Case: $911.40
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Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Wine Spectator 91 "Features a solid core of kirsch and crushed plum fruit, augmented by red licorice, shiso leaf and singed sandalwood notes. Offers a fine-grained structure, with a light, lingering echo of iron. Best from 2016 through 2022. 4,500 cases made. –JM"  Vinous Media 91-93 "Brilliant
Item Number: 20364
Bottle:$31.95
Case: $383.40
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Arnoux 'Seigneur de Lauris' Vacqueyras 2009
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 The 2009 Vacqueyras Seigneur de Lauris (70% Grenache and 30% Syrah aged 6 months in foudre and one-third new oak) reveals more structure as one might expect from the smaller barrels. It offers a deep purple color, lots of black currant, black cherry, licorice and spice box
Item Number: 19199
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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