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Eric Solomon Selections 'Novellum' Chardonnay 2013
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"More serious and layered, the 2013 VDP Cotes Catalanes Novellum is a crazy value that needs to be tasted to be believed. A custom cuvee by importer Eric Solomon and a blend of 100% Chardonnay that comes from two separate vineyards, this Cotes Catalanes is aged three months (on
Item Number: 16173
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Orin Swift Locations 'E-2' Spanish Red Blend 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"A blend of Grenache from Priorat, Rioja and Toro, Tempranillo from Rioja, and Carignan from Ribera del Duero and Carinyena. It has the same fermentation and upbringing as the French and Italian wines. Majestic, soaring black fruit aromas intermixed with forest floor, white flowers
Item Number: 14841
Bottle:$14.85
Case: $178.20
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Tolaini Valdisanti Red Blend 2009
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94"Another Bordeaux-inspired wine, the 2009 Valdisanti represents a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc (in that order of importance). Fruit is sourced from the Tenuta S. Giovanni. On the nose, it shows delicate embroidery of spice, dark fruit and smoked cedar.
Item Number: 16369
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Seven Falls Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90Smart Buy“ Supple, expressive and generous, with spicy blackberry, currant and licorice flavors, pouring into the harmonious and polished finish. Drink now through 2019. 37,500 cases made." ~H.S." This elegant Cabernet Sauvignon reveals layers of dark fruit flavors with good
Item Number: 15190
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Domaine Cabirau 'Maury Sec' Serge & Nicolas 2011
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95  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 95"This small estate was purchased by importer Dan Kravitz, and the early releases have exhibited considerable promise. The star at Domaine Cabirau is the 2011 Maury Sec. There are 500 cases of this blend of equal parts Grenache, Syrah and Carignan. I had it in a blind tasting with
Item Number: 15494
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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La Crema 'Monterey' Pinot Noir 2012
90  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 90"Bright red. Spicy red berries and rose on the nose, with a hint of smokiness in the background. Offers tangy strawberry and red currant avors and a hint of cola, with a white pepper nuance adding bite. Finishes lively and focused, leaving behind sweet red fruit
Item Number: 14963
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Columbia Crest 'H3' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Dark and spicy, billowing with plum, currant and white chocolate flavors, picking up pear and white tea notes as the finish lingers with refinement. The tannins are submerged. Drink now through 2018."—H.S."This bold Cabernet opens with flavors of black cherries and
Item Number: 11625
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Domaine Saint Prefert 'Reserve Auguste Favier' 2011
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93"The 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Auguste Favier (85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault) is deeper and richer on the palate than I remember. Giving up loads of blackberry, licorice, smoked herbs and toasted spice, it possesses medium to full-bodied richness, beautiful mid-palate
Item Number: 13826
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Domaine les Aphillanthes 2011 Rasteau '1921' 2011
93  Robert Parker 
Wine Advocate 93"Even better and one of the wines of the vintage, the spectacular 2011 Rasteau 1921 is comprised of 90% Grenache, 7% Mourvedre and 3% Carignan, with the Grenache coming from vines planted in 1921. Offering up a stunning bouquet of black raspberry, licorice, spring flowers,
Item Number: 14875
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Xavier Vins Cotes du Rhone 2010
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"Composed of 70% Grenache and the rest Mourvedre and Syrah, the 2010 Cotes du Rhone was aged in wood barrels (one-third) and tank (two-thirds). It possesses copious notes of garrigue, loamy soil, balsam wood, underbrush, kirsch and blacker fruits. This medium-bodied 2010 is ideal
Item Number: 16709
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Joseph Phelps Vineyards Insignia 2009
96  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 96"This wine continues a long-standing tradition, showing a mastery of the art of blending. It’s made using grapes that are sourced from at least six vineyards scattered from Yountville to St. Helena. Right out of the bottle, it’s a soft, smoothly tannic wine that’s rich in
Item Number: 12233
Bottle:$144.95
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Chateau Roc Cotes de Castillon 2009
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94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91-94"Barrel Tasting. Sweet fruit, with loads of subtle raspberry and blueberry. Full and silky. Excellent finish. Wow."
Item Number: 10835
Bottle:$18.39
Case: $220.68
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Bodegas Volver 'Tarima Hill' Monastrell 2011
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91  International Wine Cellar 
Wine Advocate 91"The 2011 Tarima Hill is made from old vine Mourvedre grown at a high elevation of 2,000-2,500 feet. Aged 20 months in French oak, its sensational inky/purple color is followed by a sweet bouquet of acacia flowers, blueberry liqueur, blackberries and graphite, and a full-bodied,
Item Number: 13711
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Bodegas J A Calvo Casajus Vendimia Seleccionada 2012
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"The 2012 Vendimia Seleccionada is a pure Tempranillo from head-pruned vineyards planted in 1950, fermented with indigenous yeast and aged in used French and American barrels. It has a textbook nose of Ribera, with aromas of plums, cherries and strawberries, very typical, with
Item Number: 16892
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Finca Villacreces Pruno 2012
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93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"This blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon emerges from a vineyard situated adjacent to one of the famous vineyards utilized to produce Spain’s greatest red wine, Vega Sicilia. Made from relatively old vines, the 2012 Pruno is a sexy, opulent, voluptuously textured
Item Number: 16445
Bottle:$16.85
Case: $202.20
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Castello di Monsanto 'Riserva' Chianti Classico 2010
95  Decanter 
Decanter 95"Very immediate on the nose, with ripe summer fruit and hints of powder puff and potpourri. Very young and intense but still a little unsettled on the palate, with some traditional oak aromas still to be assimilated, intriguing complexity and great potential."James Suckling 92
Item Number: 15272
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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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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Tommasi 'Poggio al Tufo' Rompicollo 2011
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92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Presents a whiff of blackberry, bacon and ink, followed by dark berry, black pepper and spice notes. Rich and supple. Sangioveseand Cabernet Sauvignon."Stephen Tanzer 90"This Super-Tuscan boasts earth and toast aromas, with plenty of currant, strawberry and black cherry
Item Number: 3153
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Franciscan 'Cuvee Sauvage' Chardonnay 2011
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93  Anthony Dias Blue 
Anthony Dias Blue 93“Bright and juicy with citrus, vanilla, and bracing acidity; racy, pure, and showing toasty oak and lovely balance; a great wine at a terrific price; natural yeast fermentation.” – Anthony Dias Blue, The Tasting Panel, June 2013"With a wet spring and very cool growing
Item Number: 15435
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Dei 'Vino Nobile' Montepulciano 2010
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94WE TOP 100 2013 Cellar Selections Rank 38"This savory wine has earthy and fruity fragrances of underbrush, spice and plum. The palate delivers a lush dark cherry flavor, accented by white pepper, cinnamon and licorice spice. With its fresh acidity and firm but elegant tannins,
Item Number: 14849
Bottle:$19.95
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Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2013
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90  Anthony Dias Blue 
Anthony Dias Blue 90"Juicy with bright peach, passion fruit and citrus. Crisp and fresh. Exuberant and long. Lovely."
Item Number: 15635
Bottle:$12.33
Case: $147.96
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Chateau Lilian Ladouys St. Estephe 2011
93  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 93"While the wood is still very apparent in this wine, it does also have the rich fruit as a balance. The acidity, dark berry fruits and a fine juicy character go with the firm tannins and spicy wood character."Wine Spectator 90"Generous and forward for a St.-Estèphe, with
Item Number: 15873
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Mendoza Vineyards Gran Reserva Malbec 2010
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"The 2010 Gran Reserva Malbec is from Vistalba in Lujan de Cuyo and undergoes 18 months aging in new French and American oak. It handles the oak with aplomb, the nose vibrant and well-defined, with lifted cassis, blueberry and blackberry aromas that display clarity and focus. The
Item Number: 14567
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2010
100  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 100WE 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:$1,174.95
Case: $14,099.40
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Rosenblum Rockpile Zinfandel 2010
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"While it’s not for everyone, this is a great expression of Rosenblum-style Rockpile Zin. It’s a big, lusty glass of red wine, warm and heady, with extraordinarily ripe berry, currant and mocha flavors."
Item Number: 16855
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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