New Arrivals at Empire WineSM


Daniel 'Ferrington' Pinot Noir 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "From a warmer terroir in the Anderson Valley, the 2013 Pinot Noir Ferrington comes from older vines saw one third whole clusters and aging in 30% new French oak. Elegant, medium-bodied and silky, it offers beautiful notes of rose petals, spice, flowers and raspberries. It's not a
Item Number: 26550
Bottle:$29.95
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Losada Mencia 2015
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95"A sweet raspberry nose that is so fresh and pure. Electric tension between the fruit, tannins and acidity, and a great texture too. A stunning wine that redefines what Spanish red wine can be. Drink now."~J.S.
Item Number: 26565
Bottle:$15.95
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Chateau Fuisse 'Tete de Cru' Pouilly Fuisse 2015
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"A ripe, opulent style, well-structured courtesy of the vibrant acidity. Peach, apple and baking spice flavors are up front, with a stony element chiming in on the finish. Shows fine balance and expression. Best from 2018 through 2024." ~B.S.
Item Number: 26580
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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San Felice Chianti Classico 2015
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"Rich and dense, with bright black cherry, earth, tobacco and tar flavors fanning out through the long finish. There’s plenty of fruit, but also depth and harmony. Sangiovese, Colorino and Pugnitello. Drink now through 2023." 29,200 cases made.—B.S.
Item Number: 26444
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Franciscan 'Magnificat' Red Blend 2014
91  James Suckling 
Tasting Panel 96 "The royal carmine hue makes this wine look all the more stately. First introduced in 1985, this Meritage blend continues to cast a spell and blends all five Bordeaux grape varieties. The mélange consists of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 5% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot and 1% Cab
Item Number: 26489
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $239.70
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Tolaini Riserva Gran Selezione Chianti 2013
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91+ "The 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Montebello Sette is a pure expression of Sangiovese aged in traditional botte grande for two years. The wine offers a clean and very complete interpretation of the grape with the added benefit of the more robust fruit tones of dark cherry
Item Number: 26562
Bottle:$29.95
Case: $359.40
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Antica Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
94  James Suckling 
Wine Advocate 94 "A beautifully elegant, stylish Cabernet Sauvignon from the Antinori outpost in Napa Valley, their 2013 has a dense ruby/purple color, a beautiful, sweet kiss of pure blackcurrant fruit, licorice and forest floor. Full-bodied, but with creamy texture, sweet, beautifully integrated
Item Number: 26558
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $599.40
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Trefethen Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92A firm and silky wine with plum and light fresh herb character. Medium body and juicy fruit. A classy and traditional Napa cab. Delicious now or hold for later.
Item Number: 26582
Bottle:$43.95
Case: $527.40
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Trimbach Riesling 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93"This is very minerally and bright with amazing tangy acidity and crispness. Wonderful energy and beauty. Full body, tangy finish. It will be released in 2016."
Item Number: 26477
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Arianna Occhipinti SP68 Rosso Frappato/Nero d'Avola 2016
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Dark ruby. Archetypal Frappato aromas that are pungently floral and bright, complicated by hints of dried herbs and spicy red berries. Then fresh, bright and lovely, with blackberry, raspberry and delicate herb flavors that are very complex and multilayered. Finishes long, mineral
Item Number: 26485
Bottle:$22.95
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Disznoko 5 Puttonyos Tokaji Aszu 2008 500ml
Please note this is a 500mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
96  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 96 Tasted at the Disznoko vertical in London, the 2008 Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos is a blend of 70% Furmint, 20% Zeta and 10% Hárslevelu, the maceration mostly with finished wine. This has an exceptional bouquet: Satsuma and mandarin, quince and marmalade, wonderful mineralite and
Item Number: 26463
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $239.70
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Renieri Brunello di Montalcino 2012
95  James Suckling 
James Suckling 95 "Very perfumed with chocolate, berries and spices. Some nuts, too. Full body, velvety tannins and a luscious finish. Extremely long and generous yet shows reserve. Drink in 2019."  Wine Advocate 93 "Renieri is an excellent producer of Brunello. The 2012 Brunello di Montalcino
Item Number: 26531
Bottle:$34.95
Case: $419.40
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Loveblock Pinot Noir 2014
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Tasting Panel 93 This deep, rich wine is beautifully balanced with tangy, juicy cherry fruit and a lengthy finish. Exemplary New World Pinot Noir.  Wine Enthusiast 92 This is intense and muscular without being overdone. Herbal and peppery notes bring nuance to the concentrated flavors of dark
Item Number: 26389
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Baron Edmond de Rothschild 'Aguaribay' Malbec 2015
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91A very pretty and balanced red showing berry, chocolate and walnut character. Medium-bodied with a very clean and fresh finish.
Item Number: 26509
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Sette Ponti Crognolo 2015
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94Wine Spectator 90This refined, stylish blend of Sangiovese and Merlot combines fruit lushness and concentration with a palate of ripe wild cherries, black fruit, leather and vanilla repeated in the aromas. Firm, elegant tannins and integrated oak end in a balanced finish.
Item Number: 26488
Bottle:$27.95
Case: $167.70
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Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 'Artemis' 2014 375ml
Please note this is a 375mL bottle, which is smaller than a regular 750mL bottle!
92  Antonio Galloni 
Antonio Galloni 92  "The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Artemis is a tasty entry-level offering from Stag's Leap Wine Cellars. Deep, rich and resonant, but very much medium in body, the 2014 offers lovely resonance throughout. Sweet red cherry, plum, spice and mocha give the 2014 its plump, juicy
Item Number: 26436
Bottle:$27.95
Case: $335.40
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Morgan 'Highland' Chardonnay 2015
93  Anthony Dias Blue 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2015 Chardonnay Highland has an alluring nose of honeyed peaches, lightly buttered toast, spiced apples and ginger with a touch of chopped almonds. Medium-bodied with a toasty/savory palate, it gives a great core of stone fruit and spicy flavors, finishing long and
Item Number: 26400
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Domaine Chanrion Cote de Brouilly 2015
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Lurid ruby-red. Ripe red and dark berries on the deeply perfumed nose, along with a suggestion of succulent flowers. Sappy, mineral-tinged black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors flesh out and become sweeter with air while maintaining urgency. Rich but energetic, finishing very
Item Number: 26498
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Scagliola Primo Bacio Moscato D'Asti
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90Enticing scents of fragrant white flower, apricot, pineapple and a whiff of wild herb float out of the glass. On the rich frothy palate, notes of sage and candied lemon drop accent ripe apricot and yellow peach alongside a softly foaming mousse. It finishes bright and clean.
Item Number: 26493
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Mendel Malbec 2015
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "The aromas and flavors to this are pleasing with plum, chocolate and cedar character. Medium body and a fresh finish. Always excellent."  Vinous Media 91 "(aged in 40% new oak; from vines averaging 89 years of age): Deep, bright medium ruby. Very ripe on the nose, offering
Item Number: 26560
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Shafer TD-9 2015
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Powerful and finely textured, with concentrated dried cherry, dark currant and roasted plum flavors that are filled with lively minerality. Richly spiced, showing dried herbal notes on the chiseled finish. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. Drink now through 2022."
Item Number: 26440
Bottle:$58.95
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "A blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah that's brought up all in concrete tanks, the 2015 Côtes du Rhône Cercius is a gorgeous, sexy and seamless Southern Rhone that offers loads of sweet cherry, black raspberries, lavender, licorice and Provencal herbs in its medium to full-bodied.
Item Number: 26409
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Ridge 'Lytton Estate' Petite Sirah 2015
94  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 94 "The 2015 Petite Sirah Lytton Estate is all class. There is plenty of depth to the inky blue and purplish Petite fruit, while the tannins are remarkably polished for a young Dry Creek Petite. Hints of lavender, tobacco, mint, smoke and crème de cassis develop in the glass, adding
Item Number: 26533
Bottle:$33.95
Case: $407.40
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Martinelli 'Martinelli Road' Chardonnay 2014
96  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 96 "The 2014 Chardonnay Martinelli Road is deep and exotic, with an intriguing interplay of aromatic intensity and phenolic richness. This is the coldest and latest ripening Chardonnay site Martinelli farms. The intense savory and mineral notes from the cool climate work nicely to
Item Number: 26592
Bottle:$48.95
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Sequoia Grove Chardonnay 2015
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90" Aromas of green apple, stone and peach pit follow through to a medium body, pretty fruit and a subtle finish. Tangy backbone. Just the right amount of wood to fruit character. "
Item Number: 26388
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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