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Chateau l'Ermitage Cuvee Sainte Cecile Rouge 2011
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90"My favorite in the lineup, the 2011 Costieres De Nimes Sainte Cecile is a gorgeous bottle of wine. Made from 45% Syrah, 45% Mourvedre and 10% Grenache that spent a year in oak barrels, it delivers classy aromas and flavors of cassis, blackberry, spice-box, licorice and charred
Item Number: 16126
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Chateau Pesquie Cuvee Quintessence 2011
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92"Also superb, the 2011 Cotes du Ventoux La Quintessence comes from terraced hillside vineyards located in the northern part of the appellation. Made from 80% Syrah and 20% Grenache, and aged for 12 months in 50% new French oak, it sports a perfumed, spice-driven profile with
Item Number: 16120
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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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
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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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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Dom. de la Boutiniere Chateauneuf du Pape 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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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Cotes du Roussillon 2012
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"The 2012 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Les Vignes de Bila Haut is another smoking effort that will top anyone’s value list. A tank-aged blend of Syrah, Grenache and Carignan, it is medium to full-bodied, nicely concentrated and balanced, with impressive amounts of blackberry and
Item Number: 8860
Bottle:$10.95
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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 '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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The Withers 'Rose' Rhone Blend 2013
91  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 91"(a 56/44 blend of mourvedre and grenache): Pale orange-pink. Very subtle aromas of cherry and strawberry lifted by a floral element. A bit of CO2 enlivens the round, slightly sweet red berry and floral flavors, but there's also plenty of acidity and supporting minerality to
Item Number: 16335
Bottle:$18.95
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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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E. Guigal Chateauneuf du Pape 2007
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93" One of the finest Chateauneufs made by Guigal, the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape is a blend of 85% Grenache and the rest Syrah and Mourvedre. Full-bodied with lots of kirsch, blackberry, raspberry, camphor and licorice, this is a classic example of both Chateauneuf du Pape and
Item Number: 13778
Bottle:$38.95
Case: $467.40
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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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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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Orin Swift Locations 'F-2' French Red Blend 2012
91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91"The Non-Vintage Locations F-2 French Red Wine is all from the 2012 vintage and is a blend of Grenache from the Roussillon, Syrah from the Rhone Valley and assorted Bordeaux varieties. It was fermented in large oak vats and aged in barrel for ten months prior to bottling. A dense
Item Number: 15060
Bottle:$15.95
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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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Saint Prefert 'Charles Giraud' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010
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100  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 98-100"Robert Parker writes in Wine Advocate: "The celestial 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Collection Charles Giraud could come very close to equaling the genius of the 2007. This is again a blend of nearly 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre, but Isabel said it did include a touch of Syrah,
Item Number: 11534
Bottle:$159.95
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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:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Domaine Montirius Vacqueyras Le Clos 2010
93  Rhone Report 
Rhone Report 93"The 2010 Vacqueyras Le Clos has more Syrah in the mix and is made from 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah. Aged completely in vat (as are all of this estates wines), it is a gorgeous effort that reveals layers of black raspberry, blackberry, leather, licorice, and spice on the nose.
Item Number: 10918
Bottle:$19.45
Case: $233.40
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Domaine Grand Veneur Les Origines 2010
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95"Another blockbuster is the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Les Origines. A blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre (45- to-95-year-old vines) aged in small oak, it exhibits an opaque purple color as well as a sweet bouquet of blackberries, espresso roast, ink and graphite.
Item Number: 13292
Bottle:$55.95
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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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Domaine Lafond 'Lirac Rouge' Grenache/Syrah 2010
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"This has a fleshy feel, with toasty grip well-embedded, allowing the core of plum sauce, crushed blackberry and black tea notes to glide along nicely. Drink now through 2013. 3,500 cases made.""Grape varieties : Grenache 65%, Syrah 30%, Mourvèdre 5%. Grown in 8 hectares of
Item Number: 13208
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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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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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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Domaine Saint Prefert Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2011
90  Stephen Tanzer 
Stephen Tanzer 90"Deep ruby. Vibrant, high-pitched aromas of candied red fruits and lavender, with Asian spice and herb topnotes. Juicy and precise, offering gently sweet raspberry and cherry flavors and a good snap of acidity. Closes silky and long, with lingering spiciness and very good clarity.
Item Number: 13898
Bottle:$36.95
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