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Chateau Pesquie Cuvee des Terrasses Red 2012
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"In the same mold and an awesome value year in and year out, the 2012 Cotes du Ventoux Cuvee des Terrasses is a blend of 70% Grenache (60-year-old vines) and 30% Syrah (30+-year-old vines) that was aged two-thirds in concrete (and some in stainless steel) and one-third in older
Item Number: 14468
Bottle: $11.95
Case: $143.40
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Domaine les Aphillanthes Cotes du Rhone Vieilles Vignes 2010
92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92"A blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Mourvedre cropped at a ridiculously low 17 hectoliters per hectare, the 2010 Cotes du Rhone-Villages Vieilles Vignes comes from 60-year old Mourvedre vines and 80-year old Grenache. A stunning effort, it offers up notes of sauteed porcini mushrooms
Item Number: 15716
Bottle: $23.95
Case: $287.40
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E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitage 2009
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"The exceptional 2009 Crozes-Hermitage is one of the top wines of the vintage. A complex bouquet of black olives, licorice, ground beef, spring flowers and red and black currants soars from the glass of this 100% Syrah that is aged in 3-year-old barrels as well as larger foudres.
Item Number: 13889
Bottle: $17.95
Case: $215.40
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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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Michel Gassier 'Nostre Pais' Rouge 2011
94  Rhone Report 
Rhone Report 92-94"Offers up a complex bouquet of ground pepper, underbrush, spring flowers, and assorted meaty qualities that are supported by a rock solid core of black and blue fruit. Full-bodied, gorgeously textured, and very long, with fine tannin showing more and more with air, this
Item Number: 15364
Bottle: $15.95
Case: $191.40
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Laurence Feraud Cotes du Rhone 2011
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91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"This super bargain reflects the charm of the 2011 vintage in its supple tannins and forward fruit. It’s lush and creamy textured, with expressive notes of kirsch, spice and cocoa. Drink now–2017.""Laurence Feraud is the owner (along with her father Paul) and winemaker of
Item Number: 15016
Bottle: $12.95
Case: $155.40
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Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape 2010
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96WS TOP 100 2013 Rank 8" Dark, dense and very closed now, this has a tremendous core of crushed plum, linzer torte andblackberry confiture waiting in reserve. Ample singed cedar and mesquite, warm paving stone and black tea notes lurk in the background and glide through the
Item Number: 15013
Bottle: $88.95
Case: $1,067.40
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone 2011
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92  Rhone Report 
Rhone Report 92"Made from a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah, from 80+ year vines, that is aged for 6 months in concrete tank, the 2011 Michel Gassier Cercius is a lush, decadent offering that delivers loads of black raspberry and blackberry styled fruit that is intermixed with notions of
Item Number: 10356
Bottle: $12.95
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Domaine du Cayron Gigondas Grenache 2010
93  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 93"Vivid purple. A wild, exotic perfume of red and dark fruit liqueur, incense and potpourri, with an intriguing note of apricot emerging with aeration. Deeply pitched black raspberry and blueberry flavors stain the palate and are lifted by juicy acidity. The floral quality comes
Item Number: 13942
Bottle: $24.95
Case: $299.40
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Alain Corcia Cuvee Raphael Chateauneuf du Pape 2010
92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92"Given the pricing of Corcia’s wines, these all represent very good value. The Chateauneuf du Papes are all aged in older Burgundy barrels, and the production in 2010 is especially small because of the poor flowering of the Grenache that year which resulted in a loss of 30-40% of
Item Number: 15474
Bottle: $23.95
Case: $287.40
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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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Yann Chave Le Rouvre Croze-Hermitage 2011
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90"Coming from 55-year-old vines and aged one-third in new oak, the 2011 Crozes Hermitage Rouvre is 100% Syrah and comes all from the southern part of the appellation. Deeper and richer than the classic cuvee, it offers medium to full-bodied richness, fine tannin and plenty of
Item Number: 15537
Bottle: $28.95
Case: $347.40
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La Grand Ribe 'Centenaire' Cotes du Rhone Red 2009
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-93" The blockbuster 2009 Cotes du Rhone-Villages Centenaire tastes more like a Chateauneuf du Pape than a Cotes du Rhone. Dominated by Grenache with a small amount of Syrah included in the blend, the wine possesses great intensity, a terrific texture, full-bodied power, and
Item Number: 11502
Bottle: $11.95
Case: $143.40
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Michel Gassier 'Lou Coucardie' Rouge 2010
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92-94" The 2010 Costieres de Nimes Chateau de Nages Lou Coucardie is somewhat of an experimental cuvee launched a few years ago by Michel Gassier and his consultant, Philippe Cambie. It is a selection of very old vines and is a blend of 60% Mourvedre, 30% Grenache and 10% Syrah. The
Item Number: 13475
Bottle: $26.95
Case: $323.40
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E. Guigal 'Chat d'Ampuis' Cote Rotie 2005
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94"Rock-solid, with a great core of dark plum and fig fruit woven with incense, Turkish coffee, melted licorice and mineral notes. The long finish lets the mouthwatering acidity carry it all nicely. There's impressive drive and density. Best from 2010 through 2020. 2,500 cases
Item Number: 7504
Bottle: $142.95
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E. Guigal Gigondas 2010
94  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91-94" The 2010 Gigondas looks equally strong. It possesses slightly more acidity and perhaps marginally fresher fruit flavors in its broodingly backward style. A dense purple color is followed by sweet aromas of garrigue, crushed rocks, black raspberries and black cherries. Like the
Item Number: 15296
Bottle: $25.95
Case: $311.40
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Domaine d'Andezon Cotes du Rhone 2012
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90"A blend of 90% Syrah and 10% Grenache aged in 2-3-year-old French oak barrels for 12 months prior to bottling, the 2012 Andezon Cotes du Rhone has more of a Northern Rhone personality than usual. Notes of black olives, bacon fat, flowers, cassis and black cherries are found in
Item Number: 6508
Bottle: $10.65
Case: $127.80
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Rene Rostaing Cote Rotie Cote Blonde 2007
95  Neal Martin 
Neal Martin 93-95"One of the standout wines whilst visiting the Rhone Valley, even though at the moment the nose is more taciturn than the Landonne. No worries, a few swirls and you get an idea of the intense black fruits, undergrowth and leather, all with great definition. The palate is
Item Number: 13439
Bottle: $98.95
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Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2011
92  Stephen Tanzer 
Wine Advocate 90"More structured, rich and layered, the 2011 Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a beauty. Loaded with dark cherry, leather, mineral, licorice and roasted herbs, this medium-bodied, seamless and nicely concentrated 2011 has a great texture, solid mid-palate depth and sweet tannin. It can be
Item Number: 14425
Bottle: $26.95
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Delas Freres Chateauneuf du Pape Haute Pierre 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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Domaine de la Boutiniere Chat du Pape Tradition 2011
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"The juicy flavors of cherry compote and plum preserves are studded with anise, rooibos tea and fruitcake notes. The finish is lined with a subtle sandalwood accent. A pretty, silky style. Drink now through 2021."
Item Number: 15921
Bottle: $23.95
Case: $287.40
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Domaine de La Janasse Cuvee Chaupin 2011
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95"Coming from a cooler, sandy terroir in the northeastern part of the appellation, the 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Chaupin (which comes 80% from the Chaupoin lieu-dit and 20% from the La Janasse lieu-dit, hence the subtle name change) is 100% Grenache, from vines planted in 1912,
Item Number: 14034
Bottle: $66.95
Case: $803.40
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Andre Perret Saint Joseph Les Grisieres 2010
93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 93"The 2010 St.-Joseph Les Grisieres is brilliant. A spectacular wine, it boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as an exceptional bouquet of lead pencil shavings, black currants and black cherries. It is a fuller-bodied, denser, richer cuvee produced from Perret’s finest parcels.
Item Number: 14308
Bottle: $34.95
Case: $419.40
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Domaine Pegau Cuvee Reserve Chateauneuf Du Pape 2011
93  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90-93"The 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee is one of the stars of the vintage. Exhibiting a surprisingly deep purple color, it is a seductive, open-knit, precocious, sexy example with decent acidity, sumptuous fruit and delicious, mature flavors of roasted herbs, kirsch, black
Item Number: 15015
Bottle: $54.95
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Domaine la Soumade Rasteau Cuvee Prestige 2010
90  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 90"Saturated ruby. Cherry and blackcurrant on the highly perfumed nose, complicated by suave floral and Indian spice qualities. Fleshy and expansive on the palate, offering ripe dark fruit flavors and a touch of black pepper. Rich but lively Rasteau, very much in the style of the
Item Number: 13692
Bottle: $22.95
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