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Domaine les Aphillanthes 2011 Rasteau '1921' 2011
93  Robert Parker 
Wine Advocate 93"Even better and one of the wines of the vintage, the spectacular 2011 Rasteau 1921 is comprised of 90% Grenache, 7% Mourvedre and 3% Carignan, with the Grenache coming from vines planted in 1921. Offering up a stunning bouquet of black raspberry, licorice, spring flowers,
Item Number: 14875
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Xavier Vins Cotes du Rhone 2010
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90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90"Composed of 70% Grenache and the rest Mourvedre and Syrah, the 2010 Cotes du Rhone was aged in wood barrels (one-third) and tank (two-thirds). It possesses copious notes of garrigue, loamy soil, balsam wood, underbrush, kirsch and blacker fruits. This medium-bodied 2010 is ideal
Item Number: 16709
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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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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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
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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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 Lafond Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010
92  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 92"While the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Roc-Epine has closed down slightly, it remains a sexy Chateauneuf filled with sumptuous black currant, black cherry and raspberry flavors interwoven with garrigue, licorice and roasted Provencal herbs. Full-bodied with good acidity and precision,
Item Number: 12745
Bottle:$35.95
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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:$61.95
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Franck Balthazar Chaillot Cornas 2011
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94"Dark and densely packed, with currant confiture, blackberry paste and warm fig notes coiled tightly, held in check by a frame of singed alder and olive flavors. The finish shows a chalky underpinning, revealing serious grip and density. Best from 2016 through 2026."
Item Number: 16928
Bottle:$46.95
Case: $563.40
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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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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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Philippine de Saint-Cyrille Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2011
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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