New Arrivals at Empire WineSM


Tenuta di Capraia Chianti Classico Riserva 2013
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 There is an earthy depth to this red, with sanguine, iron and leather notes complementing the cherry and plum fruit. Broad and densely structured, offering a long aftertaste.  James Suckling 91 A tangy and fresh red with dried blueberry and tangy acidity. Some mineral and
Item Number: 28340
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello di Montalcino 2013
96  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 96 "Exuding cherry, strawberry, floral and tobacco aromas and flavors, this effusive, fruity style is bright and elegant, with terrific harmony and a long, mouthwatering finish that leaves a mineral impression. Very compelling. Best from 2020 through 2036. 3,500 cases made. –BS" 
Item Number: 28377
Bottle:$46.95
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Loma Larga del Valle Quinteto Red Blend 2015
95  Decanter 
Decanter 95 In this unique blend of five red varieties of cool climate, the outstanding Cabernet Franc, our emblematic variety, combines hits fruit and mineral intensity with the delicate red fruit of Pinot Noir, the floral aromas of Malbec, the tannic and spicy intensity of the Syrah and the
Item Number: 28520
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Ciacci Piccolomini 'Riserva' Brunello di Montalcino 2012
100  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 100 Cellar Selection "This gorgeous wine opens with alluring aromas of sweet pipe tobacco, underbrush, new leather, truffle, plum and eucalyptus. Smooth and full-bodied yet elegant, the savory, juicy palate delivers crushed Marasca cherry, raspberry preserve, licorice and menthol
Item Number: 28453
Bottle:$139.95
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Angelo Gaja Ca'Marcanda 'Promis' Red Blend 2015
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "An extremely floral and almost pinot-noir-like wine with fresh rose petals, wild strawberries and red cherries. Medium to full body, fine tannins, a pretty line of acidity and a succulent finish." Jeb Dunnuck 91 "The 2015 Promis checks in as 55% Merlot, 35% Syrah and the rest
Item Number: 28345
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Chalk Hill 'Estate' Chardonnay 2015
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 “Lots of spice, apricot, fig and honeydew melon flavors combine for a full-bodied, mouth-coating experience, with a finish that sails on and on, gaining depth.”-WS  Wine Advocate 90 “The 2015 Chardonnay Estate delivers scents of guava, mango, ripe melon and allspice with hints
Item Number: 28350
Bottle:$32.95
Case: $395.40
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Faust by Quintessa Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
94  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 94 “A barrel sample, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep garnet-purple colored, with a decadent cassis, baked blackberries and plum preserves-scented nose, plus hints of spice cake, cedar and Marmite toast. Full-bodied, rich, concentrated and wonderfully spicy in the mouth, it has
Item Number: 28613
Bottle:$42.95
Case: $515.40
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Turley 'Juvenile' Zinfandel 2016
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Loaded with pepper and smoky sweet anise flavors. The raspberry flavors take on tannins toward the finish. Best after 2019. 15,000 cases made.—T.F."  Vinous Media 89 "The 2016 Zinfandel Juvenile, Turley's young-vine, entry-level wine, captures the freshness of the vintage in
Item Number: 28518
Bottle:$28.95
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Domaine Lafage 'Cuvee Nicolas' Vieilles Vignes Grenache 2015
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 “Made from 100% Grenache, the 2015 Cotes Catalanes Nicolas comes from granite and schist soils in the Roussillon and is brought up in demi-muids and barrels. This sensational wine is unquestionably one of the best values I've tasted in a long, long time. Blueberries, kirsch,
Item Number: 28395
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Paul Jaboulet 'Thalabert' Crozes-Hermitage 2015
94  Vinous Media 
Jeb Dunnuck 97 “The finest vintage to date, better even than the stellar 2010, the 2015 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine De Thalabert is a gorgeous, deep, layered, and incredibly satisfying Crozes. Blackcurrants, olive tapenade, truffles and earthy notes all emerge from this full-bodied, gorgeously
Item Number: 28454
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Azienda Agricola 'COS' Maldafrica 2014
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Black olive, mature blackberry, tilled soil and a hint of game are some of the aromas you’ll find on this earthy, alluring wine. The fresh, savory palate offers crushed cherry, blackberry, ground pepper, clove anise and a hint of leather alongside fresh acidity and velvety
Item Number: 28451
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Santa Rita 'Secret Reserve' Pinot Noir 2016
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93“Layered and very pretty with very fine tannins and ripe strawberry and lightly toasted oak. Medium to full body. Pretty finish. Gorgeous.”
Item Number: 28486
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Seghesio 'Sonoma' Zinfandel 2016 375ml
Please note this is a 375mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93Plump and loaded with rich, jammy fruit, this Zinfandel is a pleasure to drink. Bold accents of wild berry, spicy cinnamon and licorice glide dynamically toward plush tannins. Drink now through 2025
Item Number: 28437
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Ferrari Carano 'Siena' Red Blend 2015
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"An eclectic blend, with a zesty sense of style, offering compelling raspberry, smoky anise and spice flavors that have a snappy finish. Sangiovese, Malbec, Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2024."
Item Number: 28366
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Tommasi 'Vigneto Rafael' Valpolicella 2015
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92" The dark fruit and chocolate character is impressive. Orange peel undertones. Medium to full body. Very balanced, light tannins. A fresh finish. "
Item Number: 28504
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Silverado Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 “A very firm and silky red with plum and blackberry character. Chocolate and spice undertones. Medium to full body and fine and polished tannins. Lovely finish. Beautiful.”-JS  “Floral notes of violet, raspberries, and dried herbs on the nose. Seamless in structure with hints of
Item Number: 28614
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $431.40
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Bedrock Wine Co. 'Old Vines' Zinfandel 2016
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"Fun to drink, with expressive raspberry and violet aromas and zesty, vibrant cherry, toasted cinnamon and spice flavors that finish on a lively note."
Item Number: 28353
Bottle:$22.45
Case: $269.40
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Enrique Mendoza 'La Tremenda' Monastrell 2016
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 " Their entry-level Monastrell is already the 2016 La Tremenda is sourced from the vineyard that names the wine, from their estate El Chaconero in the village of Villena, a plot at 600 meters altitude planted some 25 years ago. It fermented in stainless steel and matured in French
Item Number: 28372
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Black Stallion Sauvignon Blanc 2016
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 “Some nice gooseberry character with fennel, lemon rind and apricots. Medium body, high acidity and a fresh finish.”  This refreshing Sauvignon Blanc is fermented in stainless steel to preserve the vibrant grapefruit and lemongrass aromatics. This wine exhibits layers of fresh
Item Number: 28611
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Huguet de Can Feixes Blanco Seleccio 2016
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 “Apple, melon and apricot aromas are pure and come with zero interference from natural funk or oak. A blend of mostly Parellada with Macabeo and other white grapes, it hails from the highest vineyards in the Penedès. Flavors of melon, lime and wet stones reflect gravelly soils,
Item Number: 28506
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Bodegas Castano 'Solanera' Red Blend 2015
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2015 Solanera used to wear the ultimate Spanglish label, which said "Viñas Viejas of Monastrell" even if it was always a blend (in this vintage, the blend includes 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Garnacha Tintorera). The revamped 2015 has a completely different label that only
Item Number: 28452
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Ridge Vineyards 'Geyserville' Zinfandel 2016
94  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91-94  “The 2016 Zinfandel Geyserville is bright, lifted and decidedly medium in body. The flavors are distinctly red toned and the acids are bright. Sweet red cherry, red plum, mint and floral notes add nuance, but it is the wine’s overall energy that really makes an impression. Even
Item Number: 28464
Bottle:$37.95
Case: $455.40
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Martinelli 'Bondi Home Ranch' Pinot Noir 2016
96  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 96 "The 2016 Pinot Noir Bondi Home Ranch emerges from the coolest site Martinelli works with. The colder microclimate yields a Pinot with distinctly floral/savory overtones. Rose petal, lavender, mint, game, smoke, earthiness and tobacco are all beautifully delineated throughout. A
Item Number: 28379
Bottle:$54.95
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Gini 'La Frosca' Soave Classico 2015
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 Editor's Choice "Hands down one of Italy's best whites, this boasts alluring white flower and yellow stone fruit scents. The enveloping, delicious palate delivers white peach, mature pear, ginger and lemon drop flavors. Fresh acidity brightens the creamy flavors while a mineral
Item Number: 28394
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc 2017
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90Combining hints of passion fruit and gooseberry, the 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is a textbook example of what Marlborough can deliver but rarely does. A bit of cut grass adds green to the tropical-fruit mix without going overboard in this medium-bodied, silky-textured wine.
Item Number: 28432
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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