Languedoc-Roussillon Red

The Languedoc-Roussillon region is dominated by 740,300 acres of vineyards, three times the combined area of the vineyards in Bordeaux and the region has been an important winemaking centre for several centuries. ~wikipedia


Chateau Saint-Roch 'Kerbuccio' Maury Sec 2014
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-93 "A blend of 50% Syrah, 30% Mourvedre and 20% Carignan that was aged in 50% new demi-muids, the 2014 Kerbuccio Maury Sec has an inky color to go with lots of upfront black raspberry, cassis, licorice, wilder herbs and violet-like aromas and flavors. Coming all from the black
Item Number: 22258
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Domaine Lafage Bastide 'Miraflors' Rouge 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92  "A steal from Lafage is the 2014 Bastide Miraflors, which is a Cotes du Roussillon, and a blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache, with the Grenache aged in concrete tanks and the Syrah in 500-liter demi-muids. Lafage makes more expensive wines than this, but certainly excels with his
Item Number: 21541
Bottle:$11.75
Case: $141.00
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Chateau Saint-Roch Chimeres 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 "The 2014 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Chimeres is mostly Grenache, yet includes 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre. Aged in a combination of concrete tank and demi-muid, it makes the most of this difficult vintage and have terrific purity in its raspberry, violet, licorice and
Item Number: 22257
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Mas Belles Eaux Les Coteaux 2009
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91Effusively fruity and creamy, with well-defined flavors of red currant, wild plum and boysenberry that are matched with seductive notes of sandalwood. Blood orange and dark chocolate give this an added layer of intensity, with a refined finish. Drink now through 2018.
Item Number: 21589
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Domaine Lafage Tessellae Carignan 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "A crazy value, the 2014 IGP Cotes Catalanes Tessellae Carignan Vieilles Vignes is one of the best examples of this variety from the Roussillon, and the fact that it sells for a song is just icing on the cake for the consumer. Coming all from schist soils and 70-year-old vines,
Item Number: 21616
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Chateau Maris 'La Touge' Syrah 2013
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 " I found the 2013 Minervois la Liviniere La Touge very Rhone-like, with subtle leather, spice and garrigue mixed with plenty or raspberry and blackberry fruit. Forward, supple and fruit loaded, with medium-bodied richness, it will drink nicely on release and evolve through 2021.
Item Number: 20358
Bottle:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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Orin Swift 'Shatter' Grenache 2012
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "A collaboration between Napa's Joel Gott and Dave Phinney, the semi-opaque 2012 Cotes Catalanes Grenache is a smoking blend of 100% Grenache that comes from the singular, black schist soils located around the village of Maury, in the Agly Valley in the Roussillon. Aged in French
Item Number: 17833
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Domaine Cabirau 'Maury Sec' Serge & Nicolas 2012
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Dan Kravitz’s 2012 Maury Sec Serge & Nicolas is a rock star in this, at times, erratic vintage. A blend of 60% Grenache, 28% Syrah and the rest Carignan, that was fermented in tank aged in demi-muid (the Grenache is brought up all in tank), this medium to full-bodied beauty has
Item Number: 17187
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $113.70
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Chateau Cascadais Corbieres 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "Another outstanding wine from winemaker Veronique Courrian (I loved their 2011), the 2012 Corbières (35% Syrah, 25% Grenache, 20% Carignan and the rest Mourvèdre and Cinsault) was brought up in equal parts concrete tank and 3-year-old barrels. It’s a medium to full-bodied,
Item Number: 21372
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Chateau Puech-Haut 'Bosc Negre' 2011
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "Looking at their Mourvedre-dominated cuvee (roughly 80% Mourvedre and 20% Grenache with the Mourvedre aged in new barrels and the Grenache in tank), the 2011 Coteaux du Languedoc Saint Drezery Bosc Negre (which translates to "Black Wood" and named after the woods located near the
Item Number: 21632
Bottle:$52.95
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Domaine de Fontsainte Corbieres Rouge 2014
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A sustained and very brilliant ruby color with beautiful violet tints. Immediate and generous with, at first, notes of fresh red fruits, such as cherries and black fruits, such as blueberries. Next, the richness develops with notes of cacao powder and a delicate touch of liquorice. Round and
Item Number: 20799
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Hecht & Bannier Cote du Roussillon 2011
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"A rich and extracted style, with luscious dark fruit, blackberry and tar flavors that are well-structured. Features hints of licorice snap midpalate, leading to a long finish of dark chocolate and cream. Grenache, Syrah, Mourvdre and Carignan. Drink now through 2020." ~K.M.
Item Number: 20613
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Domaine De L'Agly Le Cimes 2013
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92-95 "The 2013 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Les Cimes is made from 35% Syrah, 35% Grenache, 17% Mourvèdre and the balance Carignan. Brought up all in barrique, one-third new, and bottled unfined and unfiltered, it yields stunningly pure notes of liquid rock,
Item Number: 22457
Bottle:$21.95
Case: $131.70
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Chateau de la Negly Clos des Truffiers 2011
98  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 98 "Flirting with perfection, the inky-colored 2011 Coteaux du Languedoc Clos des Truffiers offers a similar mineral streak to go with awesome cassis and blackberry fruits, smoke, spice and earth-styled aromas and flavors. Full-bodied and with crazy purity, it has nothing out of
Item Number: 17307
Bottle:$129.95
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Chateau Pibarnon 'Restanques' Bandol Rouge 2012
Since purchasing the estate in 1975, Comte Henri de Saint-Victor and his son Eric have been producing some of the most seductively aromatic and nobly structured wines in all of Southern France. Perched atop the highest and northernmost part of the appellation, the Château commands sweeping vistas of
Item Number: 20902
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Chateau Puech Haut la Closerie du Pic 2014
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-94 "Possibly a small step back from the rock star 2013, the 2014 La Closerie du Pic (same blend/elevage) offers beautiful purity and suppleness in its black raspberry and chocolate-laced aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, rounded and textured, with sweet tannin and a voluptuous,
Item Number: 21206
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $149.70
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Gerard Bertrand Corbieres 2012
Deep ruby color. Rich and concentrated with complex black fruit aromas. Complex bouquet resulting from the diversity and balance of the grape varieties (black and red berries with subtle spices, vanilla and roasted aromas). Full body texture and well rounded wine with a solid structure and elegance
Item Number: 21390
Bottle:$15.45
Case: $185.40
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Chateau Puech-Haut 'Prestige' Rouge 2013
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The 2013 Coteaux du Languedoc Prestige (which was already in bottle at the time of this tasting) is a blend of 55% Grenache and 45% Syrah aged all in concrete tank. Fresh, elegant and thrillingly pure, with first rate aromas of blackberry, fresh plum, licorice and ground herbs, it
Item Number: 18983
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Chateau Pibarnon 'Bandol' Rouge 2011
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "Like the Restanque de Pibarnon, the 2011 Bandol Rouge shows the sunnier nature of the vintage with its sexy, layered personality. More elegant, seamless and polished, with slightly finer tannin, it offers up beautiful notes of black raspberries, currants, licorice and spice in a
Item Number: 22334
Bottle:$42.95
Case: $515.40
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Mas de Daumas Gassac Rouge 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "A muscular red, featuring plenty of smoky notes to the olive, dried cherry and meaty aromas. This shows finesse, with mineral, thyme and peppercorn elements gracing the finish. Drink now through 2021."  "For many, this estate needs no introduction. Often referred to as the
Item Number: 22088
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Hecht & Bannier Minervois 2013
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Pureed raspberry, plum and spice flavors are lined with dusty tannins in this fresh, focused red. Hints of milk chocolate add a touch of richness, with floral and spice notes lingering on the crisp finish. Drink now through 2018." ~G.S.
Item Number: 22156
Bottle:$16.45
Case: $197.40
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Ermitage du Pic St Loup Tour de Pierres Rouge 2013
The wine leads off with lively fresh dark berry fruits and follows through with notes of game, smoke and black pepper balanced with fine acidity and soft round tannins. An exceptional wine and a great value.
Item Number: 18890
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Thunevin-Calvet Cuvee Constance 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 " The 2012 Cotes Catalanes Cuvee Constance is a blend of equal parts Grenache and Carignan that comes half from estate vineyards and half from purchased grapes. Aged all in concrete tank, it offers a supple, pure and seamless profile, with solid aromas of black cherry, spice, scrub
Item Number: 17916
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $74.70
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Montirius 'Les Cigales' Mediterranee IGP 3.0L
"Grenache Noir: 70% - Syrah: 30%. Wine certified Organic Agriculture by ECOCERT France SAS FR-BIO-01. Good immediate drinkability – Fruity, easy to drink – Serve by the glass – Put into the doorfridge to refresh. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 17233
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $155.70
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Domaine Lafage 'Cuvee Nicolas' Vieilles Vignes Grenache 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 " Another superb value, the 2013 Cuvee Nicolas Vieilles Vignes is 100% Grenache that spent six months in barrel, on lees, prior to being bottle unfiltered. It offers up a forward, mid-weight, sexy feel in its kirsch, dried herbs, earth and spring-flower-driven bouquet. While I
Item Number: 10983
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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