Rhone Blend Red


Domaine Vieux du Lazaret Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92"Alluring, with flow to the cassis, cherry compote and raspberry coulis flavors, backed by light rooibos tea, tobacco and dried blood orange accents. The silky finish is sneaky long, offering a light sanguine echo." Drink now through 2025. 16,666 cases made.–JM
Item Number: 31268
Bottle:$28.95
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Chateau St Cosme Chateauneuf du Pape 2013
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93  Solid, with a grippy edge running throughout, as the core of macerated black currant, fig and plum fruit pumps along. The finish picks up singed chestnut and alder notes and a dash of dark earth, providing good contrast to the fruit. A rock-solid old-school style. Best from 2017
Item Number: 31214
Bottle:$35.95
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Chateau Beaucastel Chateauneuf Du Pape 2016
99  James Suckling 
James Suckling 99 “This is a stunning Beaucastel. A classic! Has a superb array of fruit, ranging from red, through to blue, darker purple and black. Nuances of dark, stony minerals, spices, wild flowers and herbs. So fleshy. This has impeccable balance, super-silky tannins and an extraordinarily
Item Number: 30725
Bottle:$79.95
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Clos des Brusquieres Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2016
94  Vinous Media 
Jen Dunnuck 95 “I always love the wines of this estate, and unquestionably the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape is the finest vintage of this cuvée to date. About as classic as it gets, with tons of cedarwood, white pepper, kirsch, and blackberry fruits, it smells like a classic southern France street
Item Number: 30722
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $431.40
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Domaine Lafage Tessellae 'Old Vines' 2015
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 “An incredible value from Jean-Marc Lafage is the 2015 Tessellae Old Vines Grenache Syrah Mourvedre, which is 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre from 70-year-old vines and brought up all in concrete tank. A ripe, expansive, full-bodied and undeniably sexy red that has
Item Number: 29104
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Domaine du Cayron Gigondas Grenache 2016
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95  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93-95 "Brilliant ruby-red. Suave, highly perfumed raspberry, cherry preserve, floral pastille and apricot (!) aromas are complemented by hints of garrigue and exotic spices. Palate-staining, alluringly sweet red and blue fruit and spicecake flavors show serious power as well as
Item Number: 31454
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89-91 The 2015 Cotes du Rhone marks a terrific return to form for this cuvée. It’s intense and peppery, with concentrated black cherry fruit, a medium to full-bodied palate and a long finish.  Vinous Media 90 Brilliant ruby. Vibrant cherry and cassis aromas are complicated by
Item Number: 29688
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Perrin Famille Reserve Rouge 2016
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 “Focused, with a racy singed sandalwood spine running through the core of lightly mulled cherry and plum fruit. A minerally edge cuts through the finish nicely. Drink now through 2020.”-WS  " A beautiful deep red hue that seems almost opaque. The nose shows caramel and spices
Item Number: 30644
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Occultum Lapidem 2015
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 “One of the more polished, sexy examples of the cuvee, the 2015 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem checks in as a blend of 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache and the balance Carignan and Mourvèdre, aged all in concrete tanks. It boasts killer notes of black
Item Number: 28881
Bottle:$23.65
Case: $283.80
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Chateau la Canorgue Luberon Rouge 2016
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The finest red from this appellation I tasted this year, Chateau la Canorgue's 2016 Luberon combines pungent, savory notes of leather, clove, allspice, espresso and black olive with plummy fruit. A blend of 70% Syrah, 20% Grenache and 10% Carignan and aged in a combination of
Item Number: 31161
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Domaine des Lises Crozes-Hermitage 2016
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91-93 "Tasted from tank, the 2016 Crozes Hermitage delivers scents of road tar, black olives and blackberries. The tannins are silky, the acids fresh, the overall impact delicious. This medium to full-bodied wine should be ready to drink on release and drink well for 6-7 years." 
Item Number: 28326
Bottle:$23.95
Case: $287.40
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Domaine Lafond Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015
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94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The star of my visit was the 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape. Produced from 3.5 hectares in three parcels, it's sturdy and muscular in style but shows concentrated Grenache fruit to match the ample tannins. It should start to shine in about five years. Although situated in Lirac,
Item Number: 26823
Bottle:$38.95
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Chateau de Beaucastel Coudoulet Rouge 2016
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 This has a very plush, luscious and generously fleshy feel. Cherry compote, raspberries, blackberries and plums. Tarry elements, too. Smooth, velvety, pure and even. Succulence, elegance and clarity. Such value here.   Wine Advocate 92 The 2016 Cotes du Rhone Coudoulet de
Item Number: 30876
Bottle:$25.95
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Clos Bellane Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015
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96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 "The 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Urgonien is a blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Mourvèdre, from 1.14 hectares planted on limestone-based soils. Rose petals and cherries fill the nose, while the full-bodied palate delivers fresh fruit, hints of dried spices—allspice, clove, anise—and a
Item Number: 30107
Bottle:$45.95
Case: $551.40
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Mont Redon Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge 2015
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "This pumps out lush flavors of fig, blackberry and raspberry preserves, along with lively threads of licorice, warm fruitcake and ganache. Stays polished and refined throughout, with the structure thoroughly embedded. The long finish offers a nice tug of graphite. Best from 2018
Item Number: 30874
Bottle:$38.45
Case: $461.40
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Mayard 'Clos du Calvaire' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2016
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93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "The plushest and easiest to drink of the multiple Mayard cuvées is the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Clos du Calvaire. A blend of 70% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre and 5% Cinsault, it's full-bodied and creamy textured, with loads of blueberry and cherry fruit, hints of garrigue
Item Number: 30094
Bottle:$28.95
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2016
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 88-90 “A joint venture between Michel Gassier, Philippe Cambie and American importer Eric Solomon, the 2016 Cotes du Rhone is a full-bodied, lush example that shows just how sexy Grenache can be, even on a budget. The black cherry fruit comes in waves, showing just a bit of warmth on
Item Number: 29422
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2016
93  Vinous Media 
Wine Spectator 93 "Solid, with a ripe core of raspberry and plum pâte de fruit flavors that sparkles with detailed anise, apple wood and sweet tobacco notes. Has weight and depth, but the acidity is fresh, allowing this to stretch out through the finish. Best from 2019 through 2030. 900 cases made.
Item Number: 31325
Bottle:$34.95
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E. Guigal Gigondas 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 The supple, approachable 2014 Gigondas was aged entirely in foudres prior to bottling. It features attractive notes of cherries, stone fruits and Provence herbs. Guigal uses 25% to 30% Mourvèdre in the firm’s Gigondas, which is high for the appellation.  Tasting notes Color:
Item Number: 28046
Bottle:$25.95
Case: $311.40
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Brotte Domaine Barville Chateauneuf du Pape 2016
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93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 " Rock-solid, with the ripe and racy profile of the vintage letting the raspberry and black cherry fruit sail through, laced with light anise, black tea and mineral notes. A silky and refined display of depth. " ~ JM  Wine Advocate 92 " An easy-drinking crowd-pleaser,
Item Number: 30202
Bottle:$27.95
Case: $335.40
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Domaine la Monardiere Vacqueyras Les 2 Monardes 2015
92  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 92 "Violets, rose petal, blueberries and plum notes all emerge from the 2015 Vacqueyras Les 2 Monardes, and it's pure, polished and incredibly elegant on the palate. With a deep ruby/plum color, impeccable balance and solid freshness, it's a terrific success in this vintage." ~ JD 
Item Number: 31623
Bottle:$17.95
Case: $215.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Les Vignes Cotes du Rouge 2017
92  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 92 "The 2017 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Les Vignes de Bila Haut reminds me of an impressive St Joseph (despite having lots of Grenache in the blend) with its black raspberry, white pepper, and leafy herb aromas and flavors. It's seamless, elegant, and balanced, with both acidity and
Item Number: 31632
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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J. Vidal Fleury Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015
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91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 “Supple, juicy and even-paced, red berries and dark plums with smoky and earthy nuances. The tannins have impressive grip and deliver a sturdy impression. Dark-plum and licorice flavors carry long. Handy structure here. Drink or hold.” ~winery notes  Decanter 90 “Deep, rich and
Item Number: 27796
Bottle:$10.45
Case: $125.40
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Domaine d'Andezon Cotes du Rhone 2016
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Long-time American readers should already know this wine, as it has been a staple in the Eric Solomon portfolio for more than a decade. The 2016 Cotes du Rhone Andezon is 100% Syrah, aged entirely in tank. It's a lush, medium to full-bodied wine bursting with ripe blackberries and
Item Number: 27287
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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E. Guigal Chateauneuf du Pape 2014
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 Guigal's 2014 Chateauneuf du Pape perfectly captures the vintage's less concentrated character, showing off attractive aromas of strawberries, subtle dried spices and something resembling birch bark. It's medium to full-bodied, a bit lighter in weight and color than normal, but
Item Number: 31469
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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