Rhone Blend Red


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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Beaumirail 'Caves de Gigondas' Vacqueyras 2016
92  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 90-92 Not yet bottled, the 2016 Vacqueyras Beaumirail is a blend of 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah and the rest Cinsault and Mourvèdre. It’s a pretty, elegant wine that has classic sweet red fruits (cherries, strawberries), lots of garrigue and floral qualities, medium body, and ultra-fine
Item Number: 33135
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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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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Clos des Brusquieres Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2016
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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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Le Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape 2016
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96  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 96 Undoubtedly one of the top vintages of this wine, the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape La Crau features classy notes of crushed stones and black tea to go along with ripe raspberries and black cherries. Full-bodied yet silky, there's more power and richness in La Crau than in Piedlong, yet
Item Number: 32039
Bottle:$74.95
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Domaine Vieux du Lazaret Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015
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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
Case: $347.40
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Domaine Raspail-Ay Gigondas 2015
96  Decanter 
Decanter 96 "Rich nose showing southern bounty. Full, chewy wine, with floral dabs and great length. True terroir here.~JLL  Wine Advocate 91-93 "The 2015 Gigondas from Domaine Raspail-Ay is full bodied and creamy-textured, with spice flourishes of cinnamon, cracked pepper and herbs de Provence
Item Number: 28539
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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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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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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Domaine la Barroche Chateauneuf du Pape 2014
93  Vinous Media 
Wine Advocate 93 "...offers lots of kirsch and black cherry nuances with more background notes of scorched earth, creamy licorice and spring flowers. Hitting 15% natural alcohol, it has fabulous density on the palate, medium to full-bodied richness, sweet tannin and good acidity. It’s a rockin’
Item Number: 24763
Bottle:$39.95
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Domaine les Evigneaux Rasteau 2016
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 90 Well-built, featuring a core of red currant, plum and raspberry compote notes that pumps along, with light licorice and roasted apple wood details lending spine to the finish. Grenache, Syrah, Carignan, Mourvèdre and Cinsault. Drink now through 2020.  Wine Advocate 90 Matured
Item Number: 30454
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Les Vignes Cotes du Rouge 2017
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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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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
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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
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Chateau Maucoil Chateauneuf du Pape 2015
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92This is another example of a 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape that is delicious already. This full-bodied blend of 60% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Cinsault is creamy and lush, with cherry fruit and hints of toasted almonds on the soft and easygoing finish. JC
Item Number: 32198
Bottle:$39.95
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Xavier '100%' Cotes-du-Rhone 2015
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "he 2015 Cotes du Rhone 100% packs a metaphorical ton of super ripe fruit into its effusive aromas. Black cherries are joined by more savory notes of dark chocolate, leather and spice on the palate, which is full-bodied yet supported by softly dusty tannins. There's just a trace of
Item Number: 29615
Bottle:$14.95
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Domaine Les Pallieres Gigondas 'Les Racines' 2015
94  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 94  Cut from the same cloth, the 2015 Gigondas Racines offers darker fruits, as well as more minerality, yet is slightly closed and needs 2-3 years of bottle age. Garrigue, black cherries, currants, scorched earth, and licorice all flow to a full-bodied Gigondas that has ripe tannin and
Item Number: 32520
Bottle:$34.95
Case: $419.40
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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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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
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Domaine Lafage 'La Narassa' Red Blend 2016
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2016 Narassa, a blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah, carries five grams per liter of residual sugar, right at the threshold of normal detectability. As a result, some tasters may find this sweet, while others may see it as a dry wine. I'd opt for pairing it with cheeses at the
Item Number: 31361
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Le Vieux Telegraphe Telegramme Chateauneuf du Pape 2016
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 Very complex and composed. Bright aromas of wild, red-berries and herbs. Some blueberry pastry, too. Plush, ripe and concentrated palate with long, smooth, ripe and powerful tannins. Great depth and detail. Fresh, red-berry and plum flavors run riot on the finish. Drink or hold. 
Item Number: 32542
Bottle:$36.95
Case: $443.40
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Domaine Pierre Usseglio & Fils Chnf de Pape Mon Aieul 2016
100  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 100 Getting more than one exclamation in the notes, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de Mon Aïeul is a deep, rich yet vibrant red that offers a kaleidoscope of kirsch liqueur, garrigue, crushed flowers, Asian spices, and cured meats. It's more opulent and sexier than the 2010, fresher
Item Number: 32695
Bottle:$96.95
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Domaine Grand Veneur 'Les Champauvins' CDR 2016
94  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 94 "One of the finest vintages of this cuvée to date, the 2016 Côtes du Rhône Les Champauvins (70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and 10% Mourvèdre) is a brilliant, sexy, medium to full-bodied Côtes du Rhône that offers a spectacular bouquet of garrigue, peppery herbs, pine, and sweet red and
Item Number: 31531
Bottle:$16.95
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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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