Rhone

SANTA DUC ‘AUX LIEUX-DITS GIGONDAS 2016
Article code VF14093
$35.00
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"This cuvee reflects all our locations in Gigondas. It gets its character through the connection between eight different vineyards and four typical grape varieties of the Rhône Valley. Alluvial soils, red and blue clay, as well as marl lime, add to the ta
SANTA DUC ‘LES AUBES’ VACQUEYRAS 2017
Article code VF14094
$28.00
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A culmination of two terroirs, Les Aubes and La Ponche both found in the commune of Vacqueyras.
CHATEAU MONT THABOR CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2016
Article code VF13936
$43.00
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91 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous - “Shimmering ruby-red. Mineral-tinged red and blue fruit and floral pastille aromas are complemented by hints of musky earth and garrigue . Sappy, penetrating raspberry and boysenberry flavors show fine definition and b
ROTEM & MOUNIR SAOUMA ‘INOPIA’ COTES DU RHONE BLANC 2016
Article code VF13756
$33.00
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“Intensely perfumed and vibrant nose of citrus, flowers and an almost salty note. Intensity of flavors and structure, with a beautifully balanced freshness.”
GUILLAUME GILLES CORNAS 2016
Article code VF13753
$76.00
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“This is the grand wine of this tiny domaine. The vines are situation on the higher slopes of the Chaillot vineyard. The “terroir” is more complex here with a mixture of soil types and expositions. There are terraces of pure granite that are oriented east
DOMAINE DU VIEUX TELEGRAPHE CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE “La Crau” 2017
Article code VF13690
$105.00
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92-94 Points - Joe Czerwinski - The Wine Advocate - “Slated to be bottled less than a week after my visit, the final blend of the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape La Crau is fresh, vibrant and zesty, with notes of roses, tea, raspberries and blood oranges. Full-b
LEVET ‘LES JOURNARIES’ COTE-ROTIE 2016
Article code VF13619
$73.00
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“Since the 2004 vintage, we have expanded our work with the Levet family to include a second bottling of Cote Rotie known as “Les Journaries”, a cuvée drawn from grapes harvested from old vines in the “La Landonne” lieu-dit. This wine is more subtle, more
LEVET COTE-ROTIE 2016 1.5L
Article code VF13620
$150.00
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“The “house cuvée” is a selected blend from all the parcels that the Levet family owns. Produced in the same manner as “La Chavaroche” and “Les Journaries,” this bottling tends to be the most open and immediately seductive of the three versions of Levet C
DOMAINE DE FONDRECHE VENTOUX ROUGE 2016
Article code VF13462
$23.00
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“Varieties : 50 % Grenache, 30 % Syrah, 20 % Mourvèdre.
Vineyard soil : Lime stone & clay.
Vinification :Traditional, fermentation of 21 to 28 days with only light punch downs to favor a slowing harmonious extraction.
Aging: 1/3 stainless steel vats, 1/3
DOMAINE DE LA SOLITUDE ‘VIN DE LA SOLITUDE’ CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2017
Article code VF13413
$120.00
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“Elegant and refined wine, tannic while remaining fresh.
Floral nose with small black fruits and spices.
A mouth with blackcurrant aromas, subtle tannins and a great length.
Storage: Drink now until 2035. Serving temperature: 60F° to 65F°.”
DOMAINE SAINT-DAMIEN LES SOUTEYRADES GIGONDAS VV 2017
Article code VF13339
$33.00
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93-95 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media: “Lurid violet. Sexy, spice- and mineral-accented red fruit liqueur and potpourri aromas are complemented by a strong topnote of exotic spices. Juicy, palate-staining Chambord, cherry preserve, spicecake and lav
DOMAINE GEORGES VERNAY CONDRIEU ‘LES TERRASSES DE L’EMPIRE’ 2017
Article code VF13290
$105.00
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“Domaine Georges Vernay lies among steep slopes of the northern Rhone Valley. The property has become a major emblem of French winegrowing, from the time when Georges Vernay saved the Condrieu appellation. Since 1997, Christine Vernay, Francis' granddaugh
DOMAINE DE LA JANASSE COTES DU RHONE VILLAGE ‘TERRE D’ARGILE’ 2013
Article code VF13212A
$23.00
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90 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media: ‘Dark ruby. Deep-pitched dark fruit aromas are complicated by suggestions of woodsmoke and licorice. Chewy and gently sweet on the palate, offering ripe black raspberry and boysenberry flavors and a touch of laven
RAYMOND USSEGLIO CUVEE IMPERIAL CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2016
Article code VF13092
$71.00
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"The 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Imperiale is a big, super ripe wine, loaded with plummy, chocolaty fruit. It's almost entirely Grenache from sandy sites, made and aged in concrete. At 16% alcohol by volume, it's full-bodied and the tannins are ripe, c
DOMAINE GRAMENON COTES DU RHONE 'SIERRA DU SUD' 2016
Article code VF12564
$33.00
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“Domaine Gramenon is the authentic embodiment of the philosophies that the Laurents espouse. They do not merely champion organic farming, but they incorporate the concept of sustainability into their daily lives by growing their own food and raising their
CHENE BLEU ABELARD 2009
Article code VF12512
$99.00
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95 Points - Jeb Dunnauck - The Wine Advocate - "Much more southern Rhone-like in style, the 2009 Abelard is a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah that spent 18 months in barrel. Big, ripe, layered and hedonistic, with tons of sweet Grenache blackberry and
JL CHAVE SAINT-JOSEPH BLANC ‘CIRCA’ 2016
Article code VF12065
$32.00
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“"Circa," formally know as "Celeste," is a blend of old-vine Roussane planted in Mauves on granitic slopes. It is the only white made by Jean Louis that comes from granitic soil. The first vintage produced was 2009 after the purchase of a historic St. Jo
DOMAINE BEAURENARD CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE 2016
Article code VF12983
$55.00
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91 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous - “Deep ruby-red. Highly perfumed red fruit preserve, incense and Asian spice aromas show excellent clarity and pick up a smoky mineral element with air. Sappy, sweet and penetrating on the palate, offering juicy raspber
DOMAINE PAUL JABOULET AINE CROZES-HERMITAGE ‘DOMAINE DE THALABERT’ 2016
Article code VF12963
$47.00
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92-94 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media: “(20% new oak) Bright violet. Highly perfumed, mineral-accented dark berries, cherry liqueur and candied violet on the nose. At once rich and energetic, offering juicy, focused black raspberry and cherry cola f
LEVET ’LES JOURNARIES’ COTE-ROTIE 2015
Article code VF12889
$71.00
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93 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous - “Bright purple. Intensely perfumed aromas of dark berry liqueur, cherry compote, olive, licorice candy and smoky bacon show excellent focus and mineral lift. Stains the palate with intense, appealingly sweet blueberry
GUILLAUME GILLES CORNAS 2014
Article code VF12869
$69.00
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“This is the grand wine of this tiny domaine. The vines are situation on the higher slopes of the Chaillot vineyard. The “terroir” is more complex here with a mixture of soil types and expositions. There are terraces of pure granite that are oriented east
GUILLAUME GILLES VIN DE FRANCE LES PEYROUSES ROUGE 2015 1.5L
Article code VF12836
$105.00
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“This wine, feral and exciting, issues from an old vines parcel on the flats in Cornas. The soil is sand and clay overlain with large “galet” stones. The vinification is the same as is used for the more prestigious wines of the cellar. Best described as a
CLUSEL-ROCH COTE-ROTIE LES GRANDES PLACES 2014
Article code VF12270
$110.00
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92+ Points - Jeb Dunnuck - The Wine Advocate - “Showing the minerality and masculine character that's the hallmark of this site, the 2014 Côte Rôtie les Grandes Places is medium-bodied, rich, firm and structured, with lots of black fruits, crushed rocks a
AUGUSTE CLAPE CORNAS 'CUVEE RENAISSANCE' 2014
Article code VF11858
$89.00
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91 Points - Jeb Dunnuck - The Wine Advocate - “The 2014s are more elegant, silky and streamlined, yet offer classic characters and will evolve gracefully. Readers looking for a smoking good Cornas to drink over the coming 7-8 years need to latch onto bott