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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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:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Domaine De L'Agly Le Cimes 2013
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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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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
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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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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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Ermitage du Pic St Loup Tour de Pierres Rouge 2014
This Pic Saint Loup is not your average “GSM,” or whatever the hip somms are calling them these days. Maybe it’s the biodynamics: ever since converting several years ago, the three brothers in charge of this estate have achieved a newfound energy and vitality in their wines. While meaty and chewy,
Item Number: 23128
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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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 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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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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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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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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Guillaume Clusel 'Traboules' Gamay 2015
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "Lurid ruby. Intense red berry and floral pastille aromas and flavors are complemented by hints of peppery spices and dusty minerals. Shows very good focus and lift, displaying bright finishing cut and very good, red berry-dominated persistence. -- Josh Raynolds"  About the winery
Item Number: 21559
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Domaine de la Reserve d'O Coteaux Languedoc Reserve 2013
This concentrated, full-bodied red layers notes of cherry tart, g and black olive, edged with paprika and mocha avors. Grippy tannins and rm, integrated acidity shows solid structure to back up the minerals finish.-Wine Spectator
Item Number: 22804
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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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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Cuvee Darius Fitou 2013
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89Wild strawberry, blackberry and milk chocolate flavors are creamy and rich in this lusciously spiced red. Very sleek, with espresso notes on the polished finish. Mourvèdre, Grenache and Syrah. Drink now through 2018.
Item Number: 21983
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Chateau Maris 'Le Carignan' Carignan 2013
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "A great example of the variety, the 2013 Minervois Carignan de Maris offers classic plum and purple-like fruit, spring flowers, crushed rock and hints of charcoal to go with medium to full-bodied richness, beautiful purity and surprisingly polished tannin, which isn’t easy to do
Item Number: 21274
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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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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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
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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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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
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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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La Vieille Ferme Cotes du Ventoux Rouge 1.5L
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86  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 86"Friendly cherry, damson plum and herb notes are lined with a hint of lavender, followed by a lightly dusty finish. Drink now. 80,000 cases imported."
Item Number: 9175
Bottle:$12.99
Case: $77.94
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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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Chateau Lascaux Coteaux du Languedoc 2013
Kim Marcus of the Wine Spectator posted an online article on some of these great value reds from the Languedoc and Roussillon. Here’s what he said; “At their best, the southern French regions of Languedoc and Roussillon can deliver powerful Syrah and Grenache-based reds that offer plenty of value as
Item Number: 20080
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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