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  • Vin

    Brotte - Domaine Barville Chateauneuf du Pape - 2016

    • - 90 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, August 2017

    Modern, darkly-fruited and packed with plenty of flavor, this offers good extract, ripe flavors and...

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  • Vin

    Antinori Estate - Le Mortelle Botrosecco Maremma Toscana IGT - 2015

    • - 90 points-

    James Suckling

    August 2017

    ''Plenty of blackcurrant and blackberry character with hints of spices. Medium body, light tannins...

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  • Vin

    Propriedad de Arinzano - La Casona Pago de Arinzano - 2010

    • - 91 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, July 2017

    A big red that's begining to mature nicely, but still has a lot of tannic power. Dry, slightly...

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  • Vin

    Propriedad de Arinzano - Hacienda de Arínzano Chardonnay - 2015

    • - 90 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, July 2017

    Ripe pear and grilled almonds on the nose. Plenty of depth and a citrusy, tangy, mango-flavored...

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  • Vin

    Propriedad de Arinzano - Hacienda de Arínzano Tempranillo - 2014

    • - 91 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, July 2017

    A wealth of ripe dark berry fruits as well as plums and chocolate, and fresh earthy aromas, too....

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  • Vin

    Propriedad de Arinzano - Gran Vino Tinto Pago de Arinzano - 2010

    • - 91 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, July 2017

    Quite bright red berries and cherry fruits. Smooth tannins. Elegant and nicely contained. Ready now.

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  • Vin

    Vivanco - La Maldita Garnacha Blanca Rioja - 2016

    • - 88 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, July 2017

    A crunchy garnacha blanca with pear fruits and green melon on the nose. The palate has dry lemon...

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  • Vin

    Vivanco - La Maldita Rioja Garnacha - 2016

    • - 92 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, July 2017

    Attractive wild raspberry and brambly aromas that smell fresh and appealing. The palate follows...

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  • Vin

    Vivanco - Carlos Serres Gran Reserva - 2010

    • - 89 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, July 2017

    A meaty, funky old school edge to the nose. Smooth palate with dark cherry and chocolate flavors...

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  • Vin

    Beaulieu Vineyards - Reserve Tapestry - 2014

    • - 94 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, May 2017

    Complex aromas of blackcurrants, tobacco and stones. Some oyster shell. Medium to full body, very...

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  • Vin

    Antinori Estate - Tignanello Toscana - 2014

    • - 93 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Monica Larner, April 2017

    (...) The wine is beautiful and balanced with sweet tannins and a supporting oak texture that is...

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  • Vin

    Davis Bynum - Russian River West Chardonnay - 2014

    • - 91 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Lisa Perrotti-Brown, April 2017

    The 2014 Chardonnay River West Vineyard has an appealing struck match and savory character over a...

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  • Vin

    CheckMate Artisanal Winery - Queen Taken Chardonnay - 2014

    • - 92 points-

    Antony Gismondi

    Anthony Gismondi, April 2017

    The nose has essences of citrus peel and white peach combined with tropical, floral notes, as well...

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  • Vin

    Château Faizeau - Château Faizeau Montagne Saint-Émilion - 2014

    • - 88 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Neal Martin, March 2017

    The 2014 Faizeau felt backward on the nose, although I discerned some attractive raspberry and wild...

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  • Vin

    Antinori Estate - Tignanello Toscana - 2014

    • - 94 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, February 2017

    Really pretty aromas of currants and roses follow through to a medium body, firm and silky tannins...

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  • Vin

    Brotte - Domaine Grosset Cairanne - 2015

    • - 89 points-

    Wine Spectator

    James Molesworth, December 2016

    Focused, with a graphite spine carrying crushed plum and warmed cherry notes. Light tea and anise...

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  • Vin

    CheckMate Artisanal Winery - Black Rook Merlot - 2013

    • - 91 points-

    Wine Spectator

    Bruce Sanderson, December 2016

    On the elegant side despite the concentration and densely tannic structure, offering black currant,...

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  • Vin

    Brotte - Domaine Grosset Cairanne - 2015

    • - 89 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Jeb Dunnuck, December 2016

    The 2015 Cairanne Domaine Grosset is a step back from the Creation Grosset, but it's still rock...

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  • Vin

    Brotte - Esprit de Barville Côtes du Rhône Blanc - 2016

    • - 90 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Jeb Dunnuck, December 2016

    A terrific white that has notable freshness and purity, the 2015 Côtes du Rhône Esprit Barville...

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  • Vin

    Propriedad de Arinzano - Gran Vino Blanco Pago De Arinzano - 2010

    • - 92 points-

    Wine Spectator

    Thomas Matthews, December 2016

    This wine shows density and harmony, developing complexity with maturity. Dried apple, floral and...

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  • Vin

    Vivanco - Carlos Serres Reserva Tempranillo - 2011

    • - 93 points-

    James Suckling

    James Suckling, December 2016

    A deep and enticing nose showing ripe strawberries and raspberries plus hints of eucalyptus. Full...

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  • Vin

    Lanson - Clos Lanson - N/V

    • - 92 points-

    Wine Spectator

    Alison Napjus , November 2016

    A firm, focused version that expands on the palate, offering a layered mix of white cherry, acacia...

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  • Vin

    Tormaresca - Pietrabianca - 2015

    • - 90 points-

    James Suckling

    November 2016

    ''A pretty white with sliced-dried-apple and lemon character. Medium body and a fresh finish. Drink...

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  • Vin

    Brotte - Domaine Barville Chateauneuf du Pape - 2015

    • - 93 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Jeb Dunnuck, October 2016

    What should be a terrific value, the 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape Domaine Barville checks in as a mix...

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