Rhone Blend Red


Domaine Lafage 'La Narassa' Red Blend 2014
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "From one of the warmest sites in France, the 2014 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Lieu Dit La Narassa comes from 70-year-old vines planted in the black schist soils of Maury. Despite the rugged, hot terroir from where this beauty comes, the wine is pure silk and elegant, with lots of
Item Number: 22660
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Les Vignes Cotes du Rous 2015
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-93  "The jaw-dropper in the lineup was the quality of the 2015 Haut Cotes de Roussillon Villages les Vignes de Bila Haut. While the entry level wine from this estate, the quality here is incredible, especially at the price point. Made from 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 10% Carignan
Item Number: 23779
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 A wine that should be on the market by the time you read this, the 2012 Cotes du Rhone from Guigal is a smokin' value that offers classic southern Rhone notes of peppery herbs, smoked earth and almost chocolatey dark fruits. Medium plus-bodied, concentrated, with both fine tannin
Item Number: 21048
Bottle:$11.95
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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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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:$49.95
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Domaine Lafage Tessellae 'Old Vines' 2014
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "A stunning bargain from Lafage is the 2014 Tessellae Old Vines, a blend of 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre, all aged in concrete. Much of it comes from 70-year-old vines planted in limestone and clay soils. A delicious, dense ruby wine with notes of red and black
Item Number: 21540
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Clos des Brusquieres Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2014
95  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93-95 "Bright red. Vibrant mineral- and spice-accented red berry preserve and floral pastille scents show excellent clarity and pick up notes of lavender and incense with air. Silky and expansive on the palate, offering juicy raspberry and floral pastille flavors that show an alluring
Item Number: 23617
Bottle:$33.95
Case: $407.40
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Pesquie Artemia Ventoux 2007
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97 "While I questioned if the 2009 Artemia was the greatest wine I'd tasted from Ventoux in my notes, I know for a fact the 2007 Cotes du Ventoux Cuvee Artemia is the greatest wine I've tasted from the estate, and the appellation! A wine that would stand toe to toe with some of the
Item Number: 24524
Bottle:$45.95
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E. Guigal 'La Landonne' Cote Rotie 2004
95  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 95"A gorgeous nose of crushed plum and Turkish coffee gives way to a plushly textured palate of warm fig, mocha, fruitcake and mesquite. Still a touch taut, but pure on the finish, with fine-grained tannins and a mouthwatering minerality. Drink now through 2023. 800 cases made."
Item Number: 6204
Bottle:$359.95
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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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Calendal Plan de Dieu Mourvèdre/Grenache 2012
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The finest wine yet produced by proprietor Philippe Cambie and his partner, Gilles Ferran, this blend of equal parts Mourvedre and Grenache aged 12 months in one-year-old barrels comes from vines in the charming yet spiritual name of Plan de Dieu (Plan of God). Sadly, there are
Item Number: 21681
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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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
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Mas de Gourgonnier Les Baux de Provence 2014
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "This has a gently fleshy feel, with lightly dried plum and black cherry fruit flavors lined with lavender, tobacco and black tea notes. A pretty mineral edge extends the finish.”  " 35% Grenache, 18% Syrah, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 24% Carignan More Syrah than usual due to
Item Number: 22194
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf du Pape 2012
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 red
Item Number: 23697
Bottle:$47.95
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Le Vieux Telegraphe 'La Crau' Chateauneuf du Pape 2012
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 "The top wine of the estate, the 2012 Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape (which is always a blend of 65% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre and 5% Cinsault and other grapes, from 65-year-old vines) is a classic example of the cuvee and possesses gorgeous aromatics (kirsch,
Item Number: 17969
Bottle:$75.95
Case: $911.40
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Chateau St Cosme Chateauneuf du Pape 2013
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 Solid, with a grippy edge running throughout, as the core of macerated black currant, fig and plum fruit pumps along. The finish picks up singed chestnut and alder notes and a dash of dark earth, providing good contrast to the fruit. A rock-solid old-school style. Best from 2017
Item Number: 23301
Bottle:$43.95
Case: $527.40
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E. Guigal Chateauneuf du Pape 2011
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89-92 Not yet bottled, the 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape (80% Grenache, 10% Syrah and the rest Mourvedre and other permitted varieties) is a great example of the vintage and has an upfront, perfumed, sexy style. Garrigue, incense, kirsch, lavender and black raspberry qualities flow nicely
Item Number: 23910
Bottle:$38.95
Case: $467.40
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Chateau la Canorgue Luberon Rouge 2014
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Silky in feel, with alluring black cherry and plum fruit lined with sanguine, lavender and black tea notes. The sanguine edge extends the finish."  "This magical wine transports you straight to the south of France! Full of beautiful dark, spicy fruit, with aromas of thyme,
Item Number: 21788
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Domaine la Monardiere Vacqueyras Les 2 Monardes 2014
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90-92 "Vivid ruby. Lively red and dark berry aromas are lifted by hints of white pepper and fresh flowers. Juicy and lithe on entry, then deeper in the midpalate, offering mineral-laced black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors and a suggestion of candied lavender. Silky, harmonious
Item Number: 24290
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Saint Prefert 'Charles Giraud' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2013
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96 "Shows impressive depth and range for the vintage, with layer upon layer of steeped fig, crushed plum and warm raspberry preserve flavors forming the core, all backed by Turkish coffee, licorice root and roasted alder notes. The finish is long and authoritative, presenting a
Item Number: 20628
Bottle:$71.95
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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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Domaine Courbis Saint Joseph Rouge 2012
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Solid, with a smoldering charcoal frame around the steeped plum and blackberry fruit. The finish lets the fruit linger as a tobacco leaf note emerges. Well-defined and fresh. Best from 2015 through 2020. 300 cases imported."
Item Number: 22379
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Domaine Pelaquie 'Laudun' Cotes du Rhone 2014
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90 "Deep ruby. Smoke-tinged boysenberry and cherry aromas show very good clarity and pick up a smoky nuance in the glass. Juicy and gently sweet, offering fresh black and blue fruit and violet pastille flavors that turn weightier with air. The spicy, focused, youthfully tannic finish
Item Number: 24282
Bottle:$10.95
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E. Guigal Gigondas 2012
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89-92 Still not yet bottled, the 2012 Gigondas showed considerably better this go around and I'm confident it will end up being an outstanding wine. Made from 75% Grenache and 25% Mourvèdre, it offers impressive ripeness in its smoked herbs, garrigue, olive and pepper-laced Grenache
Item Number: 21963
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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St. Jean du Barruol Cote Rotie 2013
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "From the Cote Brune side of the appellation, from the lieu-dit la Viaillere, the 2013 Cote Rotie la Viaillere is more ripe, sexy and textured than the Neve releases, and has fabulous notes of kirsch, black raspberries, peppery spice, licorice and garrigue. Not destemmed and raised
Item Number: 20955
Bottle:$57.95
Case: $695.40
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