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  1. Charles Audoin Marsannay Au Champ Salomon 2015
    BH90-92
    $42.98
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    90-92 Points! While it is by no means intrusive, here the wood treatment is a bit more prominent but even so the ripe and spicy aromas of black cherry liqueur, earth and lavender are easy to appreciate. This too is well-concentrated, tautly muscular and punchy with a subtle minerality helping to add lift to the palate coating, focused, dusty and altogether serious finish. This suave yet structured effort will also need at least a few years of bottle age first. Outstanding Top Value.- Allen Meadows, Burghound #65 Learn More
  2. Charles Audoin Marsannay Clos du Roy 2015
    BH89-92
    $42.98
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    89-92 Points! A discreet application of wood serves as a relatively subtle backdrop for the fresh, cool and ripe aromas of both red and dark currant, earth and soft floral nuances. I like the sense of underlying tension and punch to the mineral-driven medium-bodied flavors that deliver fine length on the saline-inflected, clean and focused finale. - Allen Meadows, Burghound #65 Learn More
  3. Charles Audoin Marsannay Clos de Jeu 2015
    BH89-92
    $42.98
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    89-92 Points! There is an exotic tea element to the spicy black cherry and smoked meat-scented nose. The rich, vibrant and suave middle weight flavors exude a fine bead of minerality onto the dusty, textured and beautifully long finish. This well-balanced effort is built-to-reward mid-term cellaring and will need at least a few years first. Outstanding. - Allen Meadows, Burghound #65 Learn More
  4. Nozay Sancerre Chateau du Nozay 2017
    $36.98
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    Importer notes: Cyril produces a separate cuvee from the estate’s oldest and best-exposed vines closest to the chateau itself. As of 2016, the vines for the “Chateau du Nozay” are 45 years old, and while the wine possesses the same almost Chablis-like carriage as the “Domaine” bottling above, the intensity and depth are noticeably ratcheted up here. While it’s still lean and punchy, the vines’ diet of more sun and deeper subsoils reveals itself in a glimmer of glycerol succulence on the mid-palate and a rounder, longer finish. A certain density that still avoids any sense of heaviness suggests the possibility of interesting cellar development, and for those inclined to allow the Sauvignon’s youthful exuberance to subside and let the limestone shine through, this will prove a very rewarding purchase. Learn More
  5. Vieux Chateau Certan Pomerol 2018 Pre-Arrival
    WE98-100
    DEC99
    JD96-98
    JS99-100
    WA97-100
    VM94-97
    $294.98

    97-100 Points! The 2018 Vieux Château Certan is a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc. Yields were 40 hectoliters per hectare. The wine has a pH of 3.78, 14.4% alcohol and an IPT (total polyphenol index) of 77. Medium to deep garnet-purple-it has a very vibrant color-it drifts effortlessly out of the glass with wonderfully intense, beautifully delineated scents of red roses, black raspberries, kirsch and Darjeeling tea before the powerful, profound black fruits kick in: baked plums, wild blueberries, molten licorice and mulberries with touches of cigar box, cinnamon stick, tapenade and truffles. Full-bodied, rich, densely packed and revealing layer upon layer of red and black fruits with an incredible array of floral and spicy sparks, it has a high level of super ripe, incredibly fine, velvety soft tannins and fantastic freshness (not just from acid but from bright, crunchy fruit). It finishes very long, marvelously layered and with such jaw-dropping brightness from the fruit, the end is almost electric. Incredible. - Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

    99-100 Points! This is a significant VCC with masses of fruit and juicy tannins. It's fresh, but impresses you with the rich and powerful fruit. A tower of a wine. Incredible depth and density. Thick and muscular. It is 30 per cent cabernet franc, the rest merlot. - James Suckling, jamessuckling.com

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  6. Maison La Berthaude Chateauneuf du Pape Vignes Centenaires Réserve 2016
    JD94
    WA93
    $39.98
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    94 Points! On another level, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve des Vignes Centenaires is unquestionably the most sexy, ripe and exuberant in the lineup, offering kirsch liqueur, graphite, garrigue, and ample spice. It's rich, full-bodied, beautifully textured, and sexy. This beauty is based on 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre, raised in 30% new French oak. Don’t miss it! - Jeb Dunnuck, jebdunnuck.com Learn More
  7. Maison La Berthaude Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2016
    JD91
    WA92
    $24.98
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    92 Points! Hints of cedar and baking spices add modern touches to the full-bodied 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes. It's a big, rich wine, filled with cherries and red berries, turning a bit tannic on the long, cinnamon-dusted finish. - Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com Learn More
  8. Berthoumieu Madiran Cuvee Charles de Batz 2014
    $18.98
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    Importer notes: The wine is composed of 90% Tannatwith 10% Cabernet Sauvignon from vines that are at least 50 years old. The soil in these vineyards is clay and limestone with some round stones at the surface. After being completely destemmed, the Cabernet and Tannat are fermented separately in cement tanks. During this time, a bit of micro-oxygénation or microboullage takes place. The wine then goes into oak (60%) in an underground cellar where it also undergoes malolacticfermentation. After twelve months in wood, it is blended and bottled after a very light filtration. Learn More
  9. Andre Bonhomme Viré-Clessé Vieilles Vignes 2017
    $24.98
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    Consistently one of THE top values in white Burgundy. From Importer Charles Neal: As its name suggests, this comes from vines that have an average age of 80 years. The yield is slightly lower than the other cuvées (35 to 40 hl/ha) giving it slightly more concentration, elegance and aromatic complexity. Like the Cuvée Spéciale, part is aged in stainless-steel and the other part in oak before being blended together and aged for another year in larger barrels. Learn More
  10. Mas de Daumas Gassac Rosé Frizant 2018
    $19.98
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    Importer notes: This unique sparkling wine is made from bleeding the vats of the Domaine red, fermenting it until almost dry and bottling to capture the natural spritz from the fermentation. The nose shows notes of violets, cherries and other red fruit while in the mouth it has nice mineral expression, crisp red fruit and nice fresh acidity. Low in alcohol (11%), this is the ideal summer picnic sparkler and is very food friendly. Learn More
  11. Mas de Daumas Gassac Saint Guilhem le Desert Blanc 2018
    $39.98
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    Importer notes: Made from equal parts Chardonnay, Viognier, Petit Manseng & Chenin Blanc. Co-fermented together and aged in stainless steel vats to retain the freshness of the fruit, each varietal brings and important component to the blend. Drink young, or if you can keep your hands off, age this beauty for 8-10 years. Fresh aromatics of stone fruit, citrus and some mineral elements lead into a medium full wine with excellent, crisp acidity, some tropical flavors and great length. Learn More
  12. Alary Cairanne La Brunote 2016
    JD91
    WA93
    $19.98
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    93 Points! Like the Vieilles Vignes, the 2016 Cairanne la Brunote is looking even better from bottle than it did last year out of tank. It's 60% Grenache, with the remainder a co-fermentation of Carignan and Mourvèdre. Two demi-muids account for approximately 15% of the blend, while the rest of the blend aged in concrete tanks. From older vines and richer clay soils, this is brighter and fresher than the Vieilles Vignes, with perfumed, mixed-berry fruit and just a hint of cocoa. It's full-bodied, richly concentrated and silky in texture, with a long finish that leaves you searching for another sip. - Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com Learn More
  13. Chevreau Sancerre Terres Blanches 2018
    $19.98
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    Importer notes: Nicolas Chevreau has created a cuvée, Terres Blanches, from two parcels—Epsailles and Cote de Reigny (sometimes shown as Derriere Reigny on maps), both very steep slopes. The soil in each is Terres Blanches or marneaux lime/clay. Part of the parcel in Reigny is very old vines (over 60 years). There is no fining and only one light filtration over white clay. The 2018 is a brilliant combination of ripe, fresh flavors with perfect balancing acidity, salinity and a long finish. Learn More
  14. Rosalcy Lalande de Pomerol 2008
    $19.98
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    Roslacy is a 55% Merlot/45% Cab Franc second wine from Chateau Tournefeuille. The château and chai are situated on a hill atop the valley of the Barbanne, a small river that separates Lalande-de-Pomerol from the more famous wine-producing appellation of Pomerol. Just on the other side of the Barbanne from Tournefeuille lies Château Pétrus, one of Bordeaux’s best-known wine estates. The vineyard of Tournefeuille encompasses 18 hectares. Learn More
  15. Clos Chaumont Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux 2004
    $17.98
    Availability:Out of Stock
    An exquisite nose of currants, blueberry, lead pencil and cedar. The palate is extremely well balanced with a perfect amount of fruit, acidity and tannin with great freshness and tension. The wine is so easy to drink and has the tertiary characteristics one looks for in aged Bordeaux. Learn More
  16. Vieux Robin Medoc 2005
    $24.98
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    Today Vieux Robin covers 50 acres of vines, with most of it in one contiguous piece. The vines have an impressive average age of over forty years. Cabernet Sauvignon dominates nearly 60% of the planted area, Merlot comes next with 35%, the rest being shared between Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Learn More
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