Shiraz

STANDISH SHIRAZ ‘ANDELMONDE’ 2012
Article code VF12558
$128.00
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93 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous - “Inky purple. Complex, deeply pitched aromas of cassis, smoky minerals, incense and iron. Large-scaled, broad and sweet in the mouth, offering intense flavors of blackcurrant, bitter cherry and dark chocolate. Shows su
TIM SMITH WINES BAROSSA MATARO-GRENACHE-SHIRAZ 2018
Article code VF8678
$33.00
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"Discovering more old vine mataro and grenache in the 'gardens' of Tim Smith’s Barossa growers, provides him the perfect opportunity to craft a blend that is quite aromatic and in the 'Rhone Style' that he loves. Retaining all the plush palate weight is t
PENFOLDS GRANGE 2013
Article code VF12634
$895.00
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100 Points - Lisa Perrotti-Brown - The Wine Advocate - “Remember that old Heinz Ketchup “anticipation” ad from the 1970s? The palate of this 2013 Grange does just that. It makes you wait with so much delicious promise being drip fed into the mouth at firs
MATAR BY PELTER STRATUS 2017
Article code VF12197
$36.00
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“Hand harvested from low yield vineyards, one can discern flavors of cocoa and spice with a down to earth, rich drinkability. The wine was aged for 14 months in oak barrels.” Kosher
VALGIANO PALISTORTI ROSSO 2012
Article code VF11570
$28.00
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“80% Sangiovese with the balance in Merlot, Syrah and other local grape varietals. Each vineyard plot is picked and fermented separately, as they believe in making site-specific wines. All grapes were handpicked and foot-trodden in open top vessels in a c
AUGUSTE CLAPE CORNAS 'CUVEE RENAISSANCE' 2013
Article code VF10968
$89.00
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93 Points - Jeb Dunnuck - The Wine Advocate - “As normal, the 2013 Cornas Renaissance is much more open and sexy than the straight Cornas. Its inky color is followed by similar gamey notes of beef blood, pepper herbs, olive tapenade and assorted dark frui
DOMAINE DE LA GRANGE DES PERES 2013 1.5L
Article code VF11651
$200.00
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“40% Syrah, 40% Mourvèdre, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Counoise
Age of vines: 15 - 20 years
Soil: Glacial scree, Limestone
Surface Area: 9 ha

Vinification: Each grape variety is harvested and vinified separately in stainless steel before they are aged
DOMAINE DE LA GRANGE DES PERES 2013
Article code VF11650
$99.00
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“40% Syrah, 40% Mourvèdre, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Counoise
Age of vines: 15 - 20 years
Soil: Glacial scree, Limestone
Surface Area: 9 ha

Vinification: Each grape variety is harvested and vinified separately in stainless steel before they are aged
CLOS DES PAPES CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 1998 1.5L
Article code VF11713
$325.00
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90+ Points - Stephen Tanzer - Vinous - “Deep red. Expressive, very complex aromas of plum, leather, animal fur, minerals and smoke, along with spice and kirsch notes from the mourvedre. Concentrated, smooth and penetrating, thanks to excellent acidity; fr
NOBLE HILL ‘SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MVNDI’ 2011
Article code VF11697
$45.00
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“Sic Transit Gloria Mundi is selected for rare intensity, clarity of expression, and potential to reflect the estate’s underlying viticultural principles. The vineyard selected in 2011 has deep granite-rich soils with large stones, boulders, and breaks wh
DOMAINE DE LA GRANGE DES PERES 2010
Article code VF10412
$122.00
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93 Points - Jeb Dunnuck - The Wine Advocate - “Made by Laurent Vaille and sporting a semi-opaque ruby color, the 2010 Languedoc Grange des Peres is comprised of 40% Syrah, 40% Mourvedre and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon that’s aged all in 228-liter barrels. An e
DOMAINE TEMPIER BANDOL 'LA CABASSAOU' 2012
Article code VF9905
$115.00
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“Located in La Tourtine in its lower part, this soil of a very small surface, benefits from special conditions: sheltered from the mistral by the promontory of Castellet, always under the influence of a light breeze which goes up along its stepped slopes
AUGUSTE CLAPE CORNAS 'CUVEE RENAISSANCE' 2012
Article code VF9899
$89.00
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95 Points - Jeb Dunnuck - The Wine Advocate - “The entry level Cornas that gets some young vines, the 2012 Cornas Renaissance is just like the straight Cornas, only slightly softer and more approachable. Cassis, black raspberry, leather, crushed rock and
PENFOLDS GRANGE 2012
Article code VF10713
$895.00
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99 Points - Lisa Perrotti-Brown - The Wine Advocate - “Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Grange sports an earthy/meaty nose with notes of tree bark, dusty earth, underbrush and chargrill over a core of dried mulberries and Christmas cake, plus hints o
TZORA VINEYARDS JUDEAN HILLS RED 2017
Article code VF10337
$35.00
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“The Judean Hills, where Tzora Vineyards resides, rise sharply from the coastal plain, and exhibit ideal growing conditions for growing wine grapes. Terraces cling to this rugged area in a multitude of directions as they follow the contours of the steep s
ALVARO PALACIOS PRIORAT ’GRATALLOPS' 2017
Article code VF9797
$69.00
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80% Garnacha, 20% Carinena
; The first of the villages of the Priorat to get formal recognition as an appellation was Gratallops. This movement of growers, in part led by Alvaro Palacios, was to create an appellation system for the Priorat more like that
ALVARO PALACIOS ’FINCA DOFI' 2016
Article code VF9796
$99.00
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95-97 Points - Luis Gutierrez - The Wine Advocate - “I also previewed the 2016 Finca Dofí, which has vibrant acidity and more freshness than the 2015. It's a wine that really stands out among the 2016s—explosive and long, with concentration and elegance.
CHATEAU OLLIEUX ROMANIS 'CUVEE ATAL SIA' 2009
Article code VF8909
$39.00
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“Bright ruby in color,
offering a complex nose of spices,
mocha, cocoa, blackberry, and
blackcurrant. The palate is fresh and
elegant, with full fruit and earth flavor
and harmonious balance.”
PIERRE GAILLARD 'ASIATICUS' 2013
Article code VF8113
$59.00
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"Fleshy, strong and very elegant. This wine reflects its terroir of slopely schist facing south on the left bank of the Rhône. During the Roman era, this area used to produce the reputed wines of Terres de Viennae."
DOMAINE DE LA GRANGE DES PERES 2014
Article code VF0778
$99.00
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"Under silky-smooth fruit on the nose there is an incredible, almost explosive complexity. Deep aromas, where the fruit meshes with spices, forest floor, and crushed limestone. Now imagine what happens after a little bit of cellar age."
GUILLAUME GILLES CORNAS 2015
Article code VF0661
$75.00
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93 Points - Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media: "Deep ruby. A complex, expressive bouquet displays aromas of ripe, mineral-accented dark berries, cola, incense, olive and candied violet. Deeply concentrated black and blue fruit flavors show superb focus and ene
CHATEAU SIMONE PALETTE ROSE 2018
Article code VF0000
$59.00
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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
CH SIMONE PALETTE ROUGE 2011
Article code VF1209
$71.00
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“Those of you who know Simone realize that the red, a tenacious but ultimately elegant wine, is an equal, rather than dominant, partner to the striking rosé and the sublime white. Like the rosé, it is a blend primarily of Grenache, Mourvèdre and Cinsault
AUGUSTE CLAPE CORNAS 'CUVEE RENAISSANCE' 2015
Article code VF0659
$92.00
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92 Points - Joe Czerwinski - The Wine Advocate - “The 2015 Cornas Renaissance is a blend of two young-vine (under 25 years of age) parcels with a bit of Sabarotte to bind them together. It’s fruit-forward and verging on jammy in this hot vintage, but it h