Rhone Blend Red


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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E. Guigal Chateauneuf du Pape 2010
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 A stunning effort and showing the class of the vintage, the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape is comprised of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre that spent 24 months in foudre prior to bottling. Rich, textured and medium to full-bodied, with ample black cherry, olive tapenade and
Item Number: 19316
Bottle:$38.95
Case: $467.40
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Michel Gassier 'Nostre Pais' Rouge 2013
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90-92 "The 2013 Costières de Nîmes Nostre Païs (40% Grenache and 20% each of Syrah, Mourvèdre and Carignan) exhibits pretty, perfumed notes of raspberry and passion fruit intermixed with subtle leather, violets and spice. Medium-bodied, silky and layered, with building tannin, this
Item Number: 19833
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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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
Case: $143.40
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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
Case: $179.40
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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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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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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Cotes du Roussillon 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 Tasted out of barrel, the 2014 Vignes de Bila Haut is 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 20% Carignan that was raised all in tank. It possesses lots of raspberry, violets and peppery herbs to go with a fleshy, pure and elegant feel on the palate. I don't think it will make old bones, but
Item Number: 21611
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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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:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Saint Cosme Cotes de Rhone Rouge 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Ripe, with vivid blueberry and boysenberry fruit, harnessed on the back end by a bold graphite edge. Anise and violet notes add range. Drink now through 2019. 25,000 cases made. –JM"  The blend of Syrah from Vinsobres with Syrah from Villafranchian terraces in Gard always
Item Number: 22122
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2013 Cotes du Rhone Cercius Vieilles Vignes from the Plateau de Domazan, is a 7,000-case blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah aged six months in concrete. Cercius is the Latin name for the legendary north/south whipping winds called the Mistral that dominate the southern Rhone
Item Number: 22294
Bottle:$11.95
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Domaine Saint Prefert 'Reserve' Charles Giraud 2011
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 "Features a dark, warm ganache spine that holds the cherry compote, plum sauce and steeped currant fruit together. Smoldering charcoal and tobacco notes line the finish. Shows solid muscle for the vintage.”"  Wine Advocate 92 "The 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Collection Charles
Item Number: 13815
Bottle:$56.95
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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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Domaine De La Janasse CDP Vielles Vignes 2011
96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "And a candidate for the wine of the vintage, the 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes is always a rough blend of 85% Grenache and the balance Syrah, Mourvedre, Clairette and other permitted varieties, that has the Grenache aged all in foudre and the Syrah and Mourvedre aged in
Item Number: 14035
Bottle:$75.95
Case: $911.40
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Domaine du Cayron Gigondas Grenache 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91-93 "Brilliant ruby-red. An exotically perfumed bouquet evokes red fruit liqueur, apricot, potpourri and smoky minerals. Juicy and expansive on the palate, offering sweet raspberry and pit fruit flavors that put on weight with air. The floral and smoky notes come back strong on the
Item Number: 21052
Bottle:$26.95
Case: $323.40
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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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Clos du Mont Olivet 'VV' Cotes Du Rhone 2014
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "Brilliant ruby. Ripe cherry and dark berries on the powerfully scented nose and in the mouth. Appealingly sweet black raspberry, cherry compote and lavender pastille flavors pick up a hint of succulent herbs with air. Broad and spicy on the gently tannic finish; the floral and
Item Number: 21940
Bottle:$12.95
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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
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Calendal Plan de Dieu Mourvèdre/Grenache 2012
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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Maison Nicolas Perrin Crozes-Hermitage 2012
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "This red offers a broad, fleshy feel, delivering flavors of dark plum, cherry and blackberry embedded with notes of fruitcake, black licorice and sweet spices. The toasty frame is well-integrated, and the sanguine-tinged finish offsets the fruit."~WS   The Wine Advocate 90
Item Number: 21620
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Wine Spectator 91 "Features a solid core of kirsch and crushed plum fruit, augmented by red licorice, shiso leaf and singed sandalwood notes. Offers a fine-grained structure, with a light, lingering echo of iron. Best from 2016 through 2022. 4,500 cases made. –JM"  Vinous Media 91-93 "Brilliant
Item Number: 20364
Bottle:$31.95
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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
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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 Courbis Saint Joseph Rouge 2012
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 de La Janasse Cuvee Chaupin 2011
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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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