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  • Vin

    Lanson - Lanson Brut Rosé - N/V

    • - 92 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    December 2017

    ''This fine dry style of rosé with its crisp red-currant fruits is typical of the Lanson style. It...

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    Louis Latour - Corton Grand Cru Château Corton Grancey - 2015

    • - 94 points-

    Wine Spectator

    Bruce Sanderson, November 2017

    A rich style, sporting cherry, raspberry, spice and earth flavors. Moderate tannins lend support,...

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  • Vin

    Wynns - The Siding Cabernet Sauvignon - 2016

    • - 89 points-

    James Suckling

    November 2017

    Minty and cedary with some currant and berry character. Medium body, fine tannins and a slightly...

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  • Vin

    Brotte - Chateauneuf-du-Pape Les Hauts de Barville Blanc - 2016

    • - 91 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Joe Czerwinski, October 2017

    The 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc les Hauts de Barville is predominantly Grenache Blanc (80%),...

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  • Vin

    Louis Latour - Bourgogne Pinot Noir - 2015

    • - 88 points-

    Wine Spectator

    Bruce Sanderson, October 2017

    Shy in aroma, yet this red offers plenty of juicy cherry, smoke and spice flavors. Firm and...

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  • Vin

    Beaulieu Vineyards - Reserve Tapestry - 2014

    • - 90 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 2017

    Blended of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Merlot with dollops of Petit Verdot, Malbec and Cabernet...

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  • Vin

    Stags' Leap - Chardonnay Napa Valley Chardonnay - 2016

    • - 90 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 2017

    Coming from Oak Knoll and Carneros and seeing no malolactic fermentation, the 2016 Chardonnay opens...

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  • Vin

    Antinori Estate - Tignanello Toscana - 2014

    • - 93 points-

    Wine Spectator

    Bruce Sanderson, October 2017

    A black currant thread winds through this dense, muscular red, with cherry, leather, earth, iron...

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  • Vin

    Tormaresca - Torcicoda Primitivo Salento - 2015

    • - 91 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    This is a gorgeous young wine with dried strawberry and cherry character. Hints of cream. Medium...

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  • Vin

    Alois Lageder - Lagrein Alto Adige - 2015

    • - 92 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    A linear focus to this red with blackberry, blueberry and slate character. Medium body, firm...

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  • Vin

    Alois Lageder - Krafuss Alto Adige - Pinot Noir - 2013

    • - 93 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    Such subtlety and firmness. Medium to full body, silky and refined tannins. Light cedar and...

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  • Vin

    Alois Lageder - GAUN Chardonnay - 2016

    • - 93 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    A steely chardonnay that shows green apples, preserved lemons and hints of flint and other...

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  • Vin

    Alois Lageder - Müller-thurgau Dolomiti - 2016

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    Lots of peach stones, apricots, chamomile tea and hints of almond granita and green apples. Medium...

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  • Vin

    Alois Lageder - Pinot Bianco Alto Adige - 2016

    • - 91 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    ''A very pretty pinot bianco that shows plenty of blossom character, fresh thyme, a hint of pear...

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  • Vin

    Alois Lageder - Chardonnay Alto Adige - 2016

    • - 91 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    Green apples, limes and fresh lemons show very freshly on the nose of this chardonay. Medium body,...

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  • Vin

    Alois Lageder - Pinot Grigio Dolomiti - 2016

    • - 89 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, October 2017

    A yellow-apple-driven nose that is also based on pear drops and smoky herbs. A round and pretty...

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  • Vin

    Etude - Etude Pinot Noir Carneros - 2015

    Wine Advocate

    Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 2017

    Pale to medium ruby-purple in color, the 2015 Pinot Noir Grace Benoist Ranch has a savory, sautéed...

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  • Vin

    Brotte - Secret de Barville Châteauneuf-du-Pape - 2015

    • - 93 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Joe Czerwinski, October 2017

    When large concerns like Brotte prove themselves capable of making wines as good as the 2015...

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  • Vin

    Rodney Strong Vineyards - Rodney Strong Charlottes Home Sauvignon Blanc - 2016

    • - 91 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    October 2017

    ''A strong whiff of oak opens this wine before blowing off to reveal complementary aromas and...

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  • Vin

    Penfolds - BIN 128 Shiraz - 2015

    • - 93 points-

    James Suckling

    October 2017

    ''A very handy follow-up to the 2014, this has impressive depth and alluring baking spices laced...

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  • Vin

    Penfolds - Penfolds Grange Bin 95 - 2013

    • - 96 points-

    James Suckling

    October 2017

    ''A good Grange, approachable yet impressive, it is reminiscent of the 2009. Smells of deep ripe...

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  • Vin

    Brotte - Secret de Barville Châteauneuf-du-Pape - 2015

    • - 92 points-

    Wine Spectator

    October 2017

    Solidly built, with a ganache frame around dark plum, black currant and fig paste flavors. The...

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  • Vin

    Vivanco - Carlos Serres Reserva Tempranillo - 2011

    • - 87 points-

    Wine Spectator

    Thomas Matthews, September 2017

    Light, fresh and fruity, this red shows cherry and strawberry flavors, with accents of tea, spice...

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  • Vin

    Prunotto - Barbera d'Asti Costamiole - 2013

    • - 92 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Monica Larner, August 2017

    The 2013 Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza Costamiòle opens to an inky-dark appearance and a deeply...

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