Rhone Blend Red


Domaine Lafage Tessellae 'Old Vines' 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "Another incredible wine that's shockingly good for the price, the 2013 Tessellae Old Vines checks in as a blend of 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre that was aged all in concrete tank. It offers brilliant notes of black cherries, blueberry, licorice, clove and spring
Item Number: 19077
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Xavier 'SM' Cotes-du-Rhone NV
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The NV Côtes du Rhône S.M. is thrilling stuff. Made from equal parts Grenache and Syrah and aged half in concrete and half in barrel, it offers a full-bodied, voluptuous and decadent style to go with overflowing notes of plum and darker fruits, licorice and violets. Gorgeous on
Item Number: 20489
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone 2012
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "A joint venture between Gassier, Philippe Cambie, and importer Eric Solomon, the 2012 Cercius Vieilles Vignes is a year in, year out ridiculous value that also drinks well past its humble price point. Comprised of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah that was aged for 6 months in concrete,
Item Number: 10356
Bottle:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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Domaine du Cayron Gigondas Grenache 2012
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92  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 92 "Vivid ruby. Wild, highly perfumed bouquet of fresh red and dark berries and floral oils, with an exotic pit fruit nuance in the background. Juicy and seamless on the palate, offering gently sweet black raspberry and apricot flavors that open quickly with air. Closes
Item Number: 18060
Bottle:$26.95
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Domaine Mur-mur-ium Sublime Syrah 2011
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"The sensational 2011 Vin de Pays Syrah-Sublime (100% Syrah) reveals sumptuous notes of spring flowers, blackberries, cassis, licorice and forest floor. Drink this complex, textured, full-bodied vin de pays over the next 2-3 years, although it may last even longer."
Item Number: 13724
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2011
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90  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 90 Deep ruby. Smoky cherry and blueberry aromas display very good clarity and a touch of cracked pepper. Showing its Syrah component, with sappy black and blue fruit flavors sharpened by a spicy nuance. A sexy floral note comes up on a gently tannic finish that lingers with very good
Item Number: 19744
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Xavier '100%' Cotes-du-Rhone 2012
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:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Penya Vin de Pays 2014
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Also terrific, the ruby/purple 2014 Côtes Catalanes (52% Grenache, 36% Carignan and the rest Syrah, aged all in tank) offers lots of kirsch and darker berry fruit, spring flowers, pepper and violet notes to go with a medium-bodied, supple, forward, lively feel. Like the 2013, this
Item Number: 18686
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Occultum Lapidem 2013
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94  "Slightly more ripe, voluptuous and textured than the more Syrah-dominated l’Esquerda, the translucent purple-colored 2013 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem comes from the schist soils around the village of Latour de France. A blend of 50% Syrah, 40%
Item Number: 17785
Bottle:$23.65
Case: $283.80
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Chateau Pesquie Cuvee Quintessence 2012
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Deeper and richer than the Terrasses, the Syrah dominated 2012 Ventoux Quintessence has a fabulous perfume of black raspberry, violets, vanilla bean and licorice. This is followed by a medium to full-bodied red that a forward, sexy, supple texture and no hard edges. More
Item Number: 18566
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Cotes du Roussillon 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine advocate 91 The 2013 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Les Vignes de Bila Haut offers a deep, rich and layered profile that has outstanding potential. Comprised of mostly Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, with a splash of Carignan, it's loaded with notions of black olive, pepper, earth and assorted
Item Number: 19498
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Brotte Domaine Barville Chateauneuf du Pape 2012
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-93+ Looking even better, the 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape had an added layer of richness and depth over the 2011. Offering up ripe notes of blackberry, underbrush, pepper and new leather, it is fresh and lively on the palate, with medium-bodied richness and fantastic purity of fruit.
Item Number: 19034
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Domaine Lafond Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2012
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-94 "The 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape Roc-Epine should surpass the 2011 and be up there with the 2010 in terms of quality. Rich and layered, with plenty of black raspberry fruit, licorice, pepper and tobacco leaf aromas and flavors, this medium to full-bodied wine has fantastic purity,
Item Number: 17613
Bottle:$38.95
Case: $467.40
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Arnoux 'Seigneur de Lauris' Vacqueyras 2009
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 The 2009 Vacqueyras Seigneur de Lauris (70% Grenache and 30% Syrah aged 6 months in foudre and one-third new oak) reveals more structure as one might expect from the smaller barrels. It offers a deep purple color, lots of black currant, black cherry, licorice and spice box
Item Number: 19199
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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Philippine de Saint-Cyrille Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2011
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"Gorgeous warm cocoa, ganache and espresso notes lead the way, followed by macerated fig, blackberry paste, and warm plum sauce flavors. Dense and loamy through the finish. Shows impressive density for the vintage." ~ JM
Item Number: 16178
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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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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Chateau Pesquie Cuvee des Terrasses Red 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"The 2013 Ventoux Terrasses offer gorgeous garrigue, white pepper, underbrush and sweet berry fruit to go with a forward, seamless, elegant style on the palate. Year in and year out this cuvee isan incredible value and a no brainer that readers need to buy."~JD
Item Number: 19693
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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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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Ventana Vineyards 'Le Mistral' Rhone Red 2011
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 " Coming in an oddly shaped, presumably old-style bottle, this blend of 51% Syrah, 39% Grenache, 7% Alicante Bouschet and 3% Petite Sirah packs a deep, rich nose full of blueberry syrup, vanilla and nutmeg, almost approaching brandy. Framed by a solid tannic structure, flavors
Item Number: 18633
Bottle:$26.95
Case: $161.70
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Delas Freres 'Haute Pierre' Chateauneuf du Pape 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Offers the focused ripeness of the vintage, with a lightly steeped edge to the plum, red currant and raspberry fruit, while extra pastis, singed apple wood and red licorice notes fill in on the finish. Lovely perfumy spice notes drape over all of it, with cut and drive on the
Item Number: 15396
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Le Vieux Donjon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2012
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94  Stephen Tanzer 
Vinous Media 94 "Vivid ruby. Exotic, expansive aromas of fresh red and dark berries, incense, anise and garrigue. Deep, sappy black raspberry and boysenberry flavors show excellent clarity, with a hint of spicecake building in the glass. Nicely balances power and finesse and shows outstanding
Item Number: 17498
Bottle:$54.95
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Jean Michel Gerin Cote Rotie Champin Le Seigeneur 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Shows good cut from the start, with melded notes of sweet tapenade, briar and tobacco leaf, revealing a core of crushed plum, blackberry and boysenberry fruit in reserve. Exhibits muscle, offset by a pleasant stitching of savory on the finish. Best from 2015 through 2025. 40
Item Number: 14596
Bottle:$44.95
Case: $539.40
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Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf du Pape 2011
92  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 92 "This rolls over the tongue with the smoothness of a galet, leaving a warm, sunny impression behind. It’s opulent and oaky, as creamy as rice pudding, with a salty minerality that turns it savory and mouthwatering."  Wine Advocate 90 "Tasted out of bottle and a blend of 47%
Item Number: 18460
Bottle:$42.95
Case: $257.70
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Domaine Saladin 'Chaveyron' 2012
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Tasting like a Côte Rôtie with its dark berry fruits, olive, violet and hints of bacon fat, the 2012 Chaveyron 1422 got a big “wow” in the notes. Medium-bodied, incredibly elegant, and layered with fine tannin and integrated acidity, it’s a beautiful wine on all accounts. A blend
Item Number: 19927
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Clos Mont Olivet 'Cuvee Papet' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2012
96  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 94-96 "Brilliant ruby. Spice- and mineral-accented red fruits and lavender on the intensely perfumed nose. Juicy, focused and pure, with excellent depth to its raspberry and cherry compote flavors. Puts on weight with air without any loss of vibrancy. The mineral element carries
Item Number: 16461
Bottle:$59.95
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