Empire Wine Top Monthly Picks

1000 Stories Winery Zinfandel 2013
" The mighty buffalo is an iconic symbol of American heritage, a heritage woven with a thousand stories, unique traditions and a pioneering spirit. Our country’s history of hard work and tenacity lives on today in each of us and continues to be at the essence of America’s character. This is the
Item Number: 19251
Case: $167.40

Chateau D'Esclans 'Rock Angel' Rose 2014
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89"Features a zippy frame, with orange zest and wet stone notes, while the core of watermelon rind and white cherry fruit hangs through the finish. This has a touch more range and length than most of its peers. Drink now. 7,000 cases made." - JM
Item Number: 18888
Case: $143.70

Chateau La Coudraie Bordeaux 2013
" This wine is a blend of 60% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20 % Cabernet Sauvignon all planted on clay/limestone soils. The various methods used here include grass-cover between every other row; organic fertilizers; and individual plot monitoring and ripeness checks twice per week until harvest.  
Item Number: 20092
Case: $131.40

Domaine Marcel Lapierre Chateau Cambon 2013
"This comes from 100% Gamay Noir all hand-picked in October. The wine undergoes carbonic maceration with natural yeasts in an enamel tank, separated by parcel. Some pumping over might be used to stimulate activity. All wine is moved to Foudre to rest on lees. Finally the wine is bottled with little
Item Number: 19813
Case: $167.40

Finca La Igriega Malbec 2013
" Aromatic, expressive and fruity. Juicy in the palate with a silky texture and subtle flavors of violets and ripe blue fruit with toasted notes. The 14 months oak ageing defines its structure and delivers sophisticated smoky scents with delicate tannins and a long finish. " ~ Winery Notes
Item Number: 19955
Case: $191.40

Il Brecciarolo Rosso Piceno Superiore 2012
" Il Brecciarolo [Eel breTCH ee R o low] refers to the broken stones typical of the soils in this area. The heartiness of the Montepulciano dominates while the Sangiovese lifts the aromatics and brightens it. It has a lovely soft pallet, with tannins give the wine structure, but are so soft and
Item Number: 18262
Case: $167.40

Magana 'Baron de Magana' Navarra Tinto 2009
92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92  "The sensational 2009 Baron de Magana possesses a Bordeaux-like personality, particularly Pomerol, which is not surprising since the cuttings for the 35% Merlot in the blend were acquired from the Petrus vineyard! The remainder of the blend is 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20%
Item Number: 15095
Case: $215.40

Stobi Winery Vranec 2013
Powerful, strong and rich tones with the intensity and the uniqueness of the one-of-a-kind 7/8 rhythm, true masterpiece! Semi-dry wine with dark ruby color. Aroma of dark fruits, plums, berries. Long-lasting flavor, light, balanced, sweetish, invigorating. This is a wine for every day.
Item Number: 20539
Case: $53.70

The Misfits'Cycle Buff Beauty' Shiraz/Malbec 2013
"Opaque ruby. Potent aromas of dark berries, cherry pit and licorice, with a smoky topnote. Lush and expansive, offering spicy blackberry and bitter cherry flavors that are lifted by zesty acidity. Finishes with slightly edgy tannins and good, smoky persistence. 90% Shiraz - 10% Malbec " ~ Winery
Item Number: 17825
Case: $167.40

Wilfred Rousse Chinon Les Puys 2009
Eric Asimov - The New York Times "Cabernet franc from the Touraine comes in many guises, from light and frivolous to serious and age-worthy. This is on the playful side: fresh, juicy, spicy, yet with enough of a tannic spine to suggest that it’s not to be trifled with. No matter, it’s luscious and
Item Number: 16333
Case: $203.40