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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Clos des Brusquieres Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2016
94  Vinous Media 
Wine Spectator 94 "Ripe and compact, this features waves of raspberry pâte de fruit, plum coulis and cassis avors, ecked with mouthwatering anise, apple wood and rooibos tea notes. The long nish shows nely beaded acidity, letting the fruit unfurl wonderfully. Best from 2020 through 2040.—J.M."
Item Number: 30722
Bottle:$35.95
Case: $431.40
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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Les Vignes Cotes du Rous 2016
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 89-91 "An inky colored effort, the 2016 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Les Vignes de Bila Haut offers a beautiful freshness and purity as well as fabulous notes of jammy blackberries, violets, pepper and hints of leather. Rich, concentrated and tasting like it costs four times the
Item Number: 26304
Bottle:$10.95
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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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Domaine du Cayron Gigondas Grenache 2015
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94  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92-94 "Dark ruby. Potent mineral- and smoke-accented cherry, boysenberry and garrigue scents pick up a sexy incense nuance as the wine opens up. Sweet, seamless and penetrating on the palate, offering intense red and blue fruit, spicecake and lavender pastille flavors and a hint of
Item Number: 27340
Bottle:$25.95
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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
Case: $179.40
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Clos Mont Olivet 'Cuvee Papet' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2016
100  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 100 "Another best to date, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Cuvée du Papet from Thierry Sabon is pure perfection in a glass. More powerful than the classic cuvée, with killer black raspberries, crushed rocks, garrigue, salty minerality, and iodine, it's deep, full-bodied, concentrated,
Item Number: 30111
Bottle:$74.95
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Paul Jaboulet 'Thalabert' Crozes-Hermitage 2015
97  Jeb Dunnuck 
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
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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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M. Chapoutier 'Bila-Haut' Occultum Lapidem 2015
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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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
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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Domaine des Senechaux Chateauneuf du Pape 2015
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93 "Since 2006, this property has been owned by the Cazes family (of Château Lynch Bages in Pauillac), and the wines seem to get better with each passing year. The 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape is a full-bodied, supple but richly tannic blend of 61% Grenache, 22% Syrah and 17% Mourvèdre
Item Number: 29020
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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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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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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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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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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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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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
Case: $467.40
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Michel Gassier 'Cercius' Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2016
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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Domaine Lafond Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015
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 St Cosme Gigondas 2016
92  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 90-92  Looking first at the base 2016 Gigondas, it’s certainly going to be another outstanding wine from Barruol. Based on 70% Grenache and the rest close to an even split of Syrah and Mourvèdre, it offers classic St Cosme notes of dark fruits, tapenade, pepper and smoked earth. It has
Item Number: 29097
Bottle:$49.95
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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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Le Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape 2015
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96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "A wine with playful, attractive character. An array of red, blue and purple fruits. Gently spicy, chalky and fragrant, it has a very supple, fleshy and layered palate with a web of fine, smooth and supple tannins. Extremely elegant and composed. A long draw on the finish. Great
Item Number: 26605
Bottle:$69.95
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Clos Mont Olivet 'Cuvee Papet' Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "This is 70% grenache with the remainder equal parts syrah and mourvèdre. Aromas of ripe raspberry, red plum and cherry, with herbs, pepper and a whole bunch of sappiness, too. The palate has radiant, regal tannins in fine proportion. Super fresh. Best from 2020. Publish Date:
Item Number: 24238
Bottle:$49.95
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