Rhone


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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Les Vins de Vienne 'Remeage' Blanc 2015
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "This sports bright anise, peach and apricot notes, staying lively through the finish, with hints of mirabelle plum and green almond. Shows lots of range and energy. Viognier, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Drink now through 2017. 800 cases imported."   To celebrate their land,
Item Number: 23112
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Xavier '100%' Cotes-du-Rhone 2012
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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:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Domaine de Fondreche Rhone Red 2014
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "A terrific wine from this under-the-radar appellation (yet top wines from this estate shouldn’t surprise anyone), the 2014 Ventoux Domaine Rouge checks in as a blend of 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 10 %Mourvèdre that was aged in a combination of tanks, foudres and barrels.
Item Number: 23265
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Chateau Maucoil Chateauneuf du Pape 2013
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92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92"Maucoil's 2013 is a sturdy, full-bodied wine. It's plummy, dense and earthy, with nuances of cracked pepper and mocha showing themselves on the palate. The finish—long, firm and peppery—bodes well for aging. Drink now–2025."
Item Number: 23147
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Michel Gassier 'Lou Coucardie' Rouge 2011
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 - "The richest and most concentrated cuvee, the 2011 Costieres De Nimes Lou Coucardie, which was bottled earlier in the year, offers up aromas and flavors of ripe black fruits, chocolate, graphite, licorice and hints of smoked herbs. A blend of 48% Mourvedre, 30% Grenache and 22%
Item Number: 22686
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $263.40
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Delas Freres 'Haute Pierre' Chateauneuf du Pape 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Offers the focused ripeness of the vintage, with a lightly steeped edge to the plum, red currant and raspberry fruit, while extra pastis, singed apple wood and red licorice notes fill in on the finish. Lovely perfumy spice notes drape over all of it, with cut and drive on the
Item Number: 15396
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2014
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89-91 " The 2014 Cotes du Rhone Cercius (85% Grenache and 15% Syrah) is another hedonistic, sexy and beautifully ripe southern Rhône that offers notes of wild strawberries, blackberry jam, pepper and violets. Raised all in concrete, it’s medium to full-bodied, has beautiful purity and
Item Number: 23100
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Domaine Montirius Vacqueyras Le Clos 2013
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89  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89 The top release from Vacqueyras is the 2013 Vacqueyras le Clos, which comes from a single plot of vines on clay soils, and is equal parts Grenache and Syrah. As always, it’s completely destemmed, sees only native yeast and is raised all in concrete tanks. From a cooler,
Item Number: 22341
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Domaine de Beaurenard Chateauneuf du Pape 2012
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Lush with velvety fig, blackberry and black cherry fruit flavors layered with warm ganache, black licorice and fruitcake notes. Offers a polished feel through the finish, revealing some latent briary grip. Best from 2015 through 2025. 750 cases imported." –JM
Item Number: 20779
Bottle:$34.95
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Jean Luc Colombo 'Les Abeille' Blanc 2014
"Intense floral aromas with scents of peach and melon with herbal and mineral notes. This is a complex, crisp and well-balanced wine with flavors of stone fruit, citrus and pear. A food-friendly wine which perfectly matches grilled lamb, pork and assorted cheeses." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 7588
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Domaine Remizieres Hermitage Cuvee Emile 2011
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Looking at the releases in bottle, the 2011 Hermitage Cuvee Emilie is another rock star that offers thrilling notes of black raspberry, charcoal, leather, pepper and serious minerality to go with a rich, full-bodied profile on the palate. Fresh, pure and lively, with surprising
Item Number: 21566
Bottle:$65.95
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Chateau St Cosme 'Little James Basket' Rouge NV
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"According to the Wine Advocate: Under the Saint-Cosme label, his non-vintage Little James Basket Press Vin de Pays is one of the top bargain picks available. It is based on a solera system, and the newest incarnation is composed of 50% from 2007 and the rest older vintages. It represents a
Item Number: 12412
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Occultum Lapidem 2014
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92-95   Slightly hard to read on this occasion, with some reductive notes (which can be a good sign), the 2014 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem has terrific purity and freshness in its black raspberry, blackberry, pepper and rock-laced bouquet. Medium to
Item Number: 22680
Bottle:$23.65
Case: $283.80
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Chateau Montfaucon Cotes de Rhone Rouge 2013
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Good Value* Sweet spices, juicy red fruit, a touch of marzipan and appreciable tannic grip for Cotes du Rhone. Nicely made - more serious than most.
Item Number: 19779
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Michel Gassier 'Lou Coucardie' Blanc 2013
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "A wine I tasted from barrel last year, the 2013 Costieres de Nimes Lou Coucardie Blanc is a sensational blend of 45% Viognier, 30% Roussanne and 25% Grenache Blanc that was raised in new and once-used 500-liter French oak barrels. Big, ripe and layered, with lots of honeyed
Item Number: 21123
Bottle:$22.95
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Paul Jaboulet 'Parallele 45' Rose 2015
"A blend of 50% Grenache, 40% Cinsault and 10% Syrah, this racy rosé has some serious weight on the palate. Vinified as a “vin de saignée,” a short maceration with a long fermentation under controlled temperatures is employed. This wine defines the word delicious! A clear, pale fuchsia in color
Item Number: 21205
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Chateau Le Campuget Tradition Rose 2015
"This wine is an intense peony pink color. Its bouquet is very aromatic, exhaling scents of small red fruits such as raspberries or black currants. In the mouth, there is a perfect balance between vivacity and mellowness. The final taste is very long, leaving a delicate impression of fruitiness."
Item Number: 9854
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Maison Nicolas Perrin Crozes-Hermitage 2012
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "This red offers a broad, fleshy feel, delivering flavors of dark plum, cherry and blackberry embedded with notes of fruitcake, black licorice and sweet spices. The toasty frame is well-integrated, and the sanguine-tinged finish offsets the fruit."~WS   The Wine Advocate 90
Item Number: 21620
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Mourgues du Gres Costieres de Nimes 2012
"Mainly Grenache with a little Mourvedre and Syrah blended in. Named for the galets stones found in the vineyards. Aged for one year in concrete tanks. Each bottle shows the emblem of the sun dial that is on the wall of the winery, with the words “Sine Sole Nihil” - There is nothing without
Item Number: 17160
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Domaine de Beaurenard Chateauneuf du Pape 2013
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90  "Deep ruby. Lively red and dark berry scents show very good clarity, picking up notes of woodsmoke and garrigue with air. Juicy black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors coat the palate, with tangy acidity and a hint of white pepper providing energy. Rich yet lively Chateauneuf
Item Number: 22847
Bottle:$33.95
Case: $407.40
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Chateau St Cosme Cote du Rhone 2015 1.5L
Wine Spectator 91 Top 100 Wine of 2016"Ripe, with vivid blueberry and boysenberry fruit, harnessed on the back end by a bold graphite edge. Anise and violet notes add range. Drink now through 2019. 25,000 cases made. –JM"
Item Number: 23619
Bottle:$29.95
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Vins de Vienne 'La Chambee' Condrieu 2014
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Bright honeysuckle, clementine, yellow apple and anise flavors pump along, with fresh acidity well-embedded throughout. A green almond note emerges on the finish. Drink now through 2017. 400 cases made."
Item Number: 22889
Bottle:$45.95
Case: $551.40
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Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf du Pape 2011
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Juicy and lively, with good energy coursing through the core of plum, anise, blackberry and fruitcake flavors, while sweet spice and juniper hints fill the finish. Offers a chewy feel without being heavy. Best from 2016 through 2023."~WS    Vinous 91 "Vivid ruby-red. Spicy
Item Number: 21619
Bottle:$45.95
Case: $275.70
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Baron Herzog 'Centenaire' Cotes du Rhone Red NV
" From the Rhône comes this easy-drinking mevushal red. Its marked spiciness and fruit make it ideal with Moroccan food, and it doesn't have the high price of many other southern French wines. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 15733
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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