France

CLAUDE DUGAT GRIOTTE-CHAMBERTIN GRAND CRU 2016
Article code VF13498
$850.00
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94-96 Points - Neal Martin - The Wine Advocate - “The 2016 Griotte-Chambertin Grand Cru consists of two barrels this year. It has a much more powerful and intense bouquet than the more saturnine Chapelle-Chambertin, sprinting out of the blocks with wild s
JEAN-PHILIPPE FICHET BOURGOGNE ALIGOTE 2017
Article code VF13586
$25.00
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“Fichet''s Aligoté is among the most energetic in the Cote d''Or. Sourced primarily from vines in the village of Meursault, this wine is zippy, clean and fresh with aromas of green apple and lime on the nose.”
MAS BELLES EAUX 'LES COTEAUX' ROUGE 2010
Article code VF8243
$18.00
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“After searching for years in the south of France, the owners of Quinta do Noval and Chateau Pichon-Baron finally came upon what they were looking for: tucked in the heart of the hillsides overlooking the valley of the Peyne river, a site with the terroir
DOYARD BLANC DE BLANC EXTRA BRUT GRAND CRU CHAMPAGNE 2008
Article code VF13464
$110.00
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“Charles Doyard started working full-time with his father Yannick in 2006, who himself began making wine in 1979. Today he farms old vine sites in the finest terroir of the Côtes des Blancs: Vertus, Oger, Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Avize and Cramant. A tradition
CHATEAU SMITH HAUT LAFITTE LES HAUTS DE SMITH PESSAC-LEOGNAN BLANC 2016
Article code VF13581
$42.00
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93 Points - Antonio Galloni’s Vinous - “The 2016 Les Hauts de Smith Blanc, 100% Sauvignon Blanc, deftly marries varietal freshness with textural depth and resonance. Generous and inviting, the 2016 hits all the right notes. I especially like the interplay
MOULIN DE LA LAGUNE HAUT-MEDOC 2010
Article code VF13580
$34.00
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“Château La Lagune is a 3éme Cru Classé property that produces some of the finest wines in the Haut-Médoc AC. La Lagune's history dates back to 1715 when its handsome château was constructed. The vineyards were first planted in 1724.

La Lagune had hit ha
DOMAINE A.-F. GROS BOURGOGNE HAUTES-COTES DE NUITS 2017
Article code VF13578
$41.00
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“Anne Gros, the only daughter of François Gros, has established a solid character and reputation in the wine world after taking over her father's domaine in 1988.

At 25 years old, Anne saw the family domaine grow from 3 to 6.5 ha. Recently, she invested
DIDIER DAGUENEAU ‘SILEX’ POUILLY-FUME BLANC 2015
Article code VF13577
$155.00
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“The wines at Domaine Didier Dagueneau deserve their rightful place among the great “singular” wines of the world. Eric Asimov, in his obituary of the late Didier Dagueaneau in the The New York Times, seemed to sum it up well: “Tasting a Dagueneau wine fo
CHRISTOPHE LEPAGE BOURGOGNE BLANC 2016
Article code VF13572
$25.00
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“Domaine Christophe Lepage consists of only 6.2 acres, planted to Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. The slopes, facing south/southeast overlook the valley of the Yonne and the town of Joigny. They are protected from the north by a forested plateau an
TRIMBACH PINOT BLANC 2016
Article code VF13488
$17.00
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91 Points - Ian D’Agata - Vinous - “Bright straw. Delicately honeyed white stone fruit aromas and flavors. Lively and zingy, boasting good concentration of flavor and a delightful lingering fruity juiciness. A really delicious Alsace Pinot Blanc that offe
HURE FRERES ‘LA GROSSE PIERRE’ 4 ELEMENTS PINOT MEUNIER CHAMPAGNE 2014
Article code VF13570
$109.00
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This elegant champange comes from 100% Pinot Meunier. The vines are almost 60 years old and sustainably farmed on Campanian Limestone soil.
CHATEAU COUTET SAINT EMILLION GRAND CRU 2015
Article code VF13569
$37.00
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CHATEAU SIMONE PALETTE ROSE 2017 1.5L
Article code VF13568
$125.00
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“The Château Simone Rosé is a wine that belies the notion that rosés are simple wines to be drunk up young. We have marveled at the tenacity, vibrancy and complexity of this very serious wine. The blend is identical to the rouge: 45% Grenache, 30% Mourvèd
CHATEAU CLARKE EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD (K) 2016
Article code VF13563
$55.00
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“Château Clarke takes its name from the Irish family who bought this estate in 1771. After more than two centuries of wine growing tradition and successive owners, the property was purchased by Baron Edmond de Rothschild in 1973. The vineyard was complete
VIGNEAU-CHEVREAU ‘CLOS DE ROUGEMONT’ VOUVRAY SEC 2017
Article code VF13560
$29.00
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“This biodynamique (organic) wine is ripe and juicy, with a weighty core of quince, pear and creamed green apple flavors laced with a ginger note. The stylish finish is long and boasts a pronounced minerality. This wine comes from one of the oldest & most
ERIC DE SUREMAIN ‘PREAUX’ RULLY 1ER CRU 2015
Article code VF13559
$45.00
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90 Points - Neal Martin - Vinous - “The 2015 Rully Préaux 1er Cru Rouge, matured in 15% new oak, has a gorgeous black plum and black cherry scented nose. The palate is very smooth and seductive, rounded and plump in the mouth and yet it manages to convey
BERECHE ET FILS EXTRA BRUT “LE CRAN” 1ER CRU CHAMPAGNE 2011
Article code VF13556
$118.00
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“Le Cran [is] equal parts Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the best sites in Ludes, the domaine’s hometown on the Montagne de Reims.
Planted with old vines in two lieux-dits at the village’s chalky mid-slope “sweet spot”, Le Cran is a Champagne that, as Rap
RAPHAEL & VINCENT BERECHE ‘COTE’ GRAND CRU BLANC DE BLANCS CHAMPAGNE 2005
Article code VF13557
$115.00
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“This old domaine was founded in 1847. Yet, it has been the innovative work of young Raphaël and Vincent Bérêche that has made this one of the most talked about Champagne houses among France’s sommeliers, cavistes and connoisseurs. With lavish praise from
PIERRE-YVES COLIN-MOREY SAINT-AUBIN ‘LE BANC’ 2017
Article code VF13552
$61.00
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87-89 Points - Stephen Tanzer - The Wine Advocate - “Pale bright yellow. Fresh nectarine and minerals on the nose. A juicy if tightly wound fruit bomb in the mouth, with its intense stone fruit and citrus flavors complicated by wild herbs. The wine's calc
BUISSON SAINT ROMAIN LA PERRIERE 2015
Article code VF13116
$49.00
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"This wine comes from a parcel of younger vines (15 years of age as of 2011) planted in a lieu-dit that is highly regarded for its Chardonnay. The soil is a classic mix of clay and limestone. The grapes are harvested by hand and then pressed and racked in
CHATEAU CHERUBIN GRAND CRU-ST EMILION 2009
Article code VF13163
$79.00
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"The property is composed of two parcels, with a total of 5 acres. The current vines where planted in 1965. The varietal distribution is 70% of Merlot and 30% of Cabernet Franc. The vineyard benefits from a great orientation with ranks positioned on a "No
CHATEAU LANGOA BARTON 3EME GRAND CRU CLASSE 2010
Article code VF13549
$98.00
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91 Points - Stephen Tanzer - Vinous media: “Bright ruby. Sweet, high-pitched aromas of cassis and leather lifted by flowers. Ripe, chewy flavors of red fruits, spices, flowers and leather struck me as a bit Burgundian. Lovely depth and sweetness for this
CHATEAU LAGRANGE 3ERE GRAND CRU CLASSE 2009
Article code VF13547
$95.00
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94 Points - Neal Martin - Vinous - “The 2009 Lagrange has a very fine bouquet, one of the more complex offering from the appellation, with blackberry, loam, truffle and leather aromas. I love the cohesion here. The palate is very well balanced with plenty
CHATEAU DEYREM VALENTIN 2015
Article code VF13546
$35.00
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91 Points - Neal Martin - The Wine Advocate: “Tasted at the Cru Bourgeois annual tasting, the 2015 Deyrem Valentin has an intense bouquet with powerful black cherry and raspberry fruit, a light graphite and marine influence surfacing with time. The palate