Rhone Valley

2018 Clefs des Murailles Vacqueyras
Clefs des Murailles
2018 Clefs des Murailles Vacqueyras
Tasting Notes:  Intense bouquet of small wild fruits, crushed strawberries and blueberries. In the mouth, it is well structured,with an explosion of fruity flavors and hints of licorice. A beautiful representation of the terroir exhibiting...
$32.00
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2018 Saint-Galet Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge
Saint-Galet
2018 Saint-Galet Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge
PRIMA Notes:  Created at Domaine La Bastide Saint Dominique by famed winemaker Eric Bonnet, this is precisely the kind of wine that sets the Chateauneuf du Pape appellation apart from the rest of the Cotes du Rhone villages; the extra horsepower,...
$38.00
$29.99
2019 Pierre-Jean Villa St. Joseph Blanc Saut de l'Ange
Pierre Jean Villa
2019 Pierre-Jean Villa St. Joseph Blanc Saut de l'Ange
PRIMA Notes:  For a unique and incredible taste experience you should consider Jean-Paul's rare St. Joseph Blanc Saut de l'Ange; 100% Roussanne, produced in miniscule quantities, only 1500 bottles produced. Lush, creamy and highly aromatic.
$69.97
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2019 Pierre-Jean Villa Gamine IGP Rouge
Pierre Jean Villag
2019 Pierre-Jean Villa Gamine IGP Rouge
PRIMA Notes:  One of the smartest wines in Pierre-Jean's stunning portfolio is the cuvee he calls Gamine, a home for the younger Syrah vines whose older siblings would become Cote Rotie or Saint Joseph. 
$34.99
2018 Chapoutier Hermitage Blanc De L'Oree
Chapoutier
2018 Chapoutier Ermitage Blanc De L'Oree
Jeb Dunnuck 98 Points:  Leading off the single vineyard Hermitage whites, the 2018 Ermitage De L’Orée is all Marsanne, from the Les Murets lieu-dit, brought up mostly in used demi-muids. Orange blossom, crushed citrus, spice box,...
$399.99
2018 Chapoutier Ermitage Rouge Le Meal
Chapoutier
2018 Chapoutier Ermitage Rouge Le Meal
Robert Parker The Wine Advocate 96-98 Points:  The 2018 Ermitage le Méal is denser than the les Greffieux, boasting layers of blackberry fruit. It's full-bodied, rich, concentrated and tannic, with a long chewy finish that hints at mocha and...
$429.99
2018 Domaines des Pallieres Gigondas Les Racines
Domaine Pallieres
2018 Domaines des Pallieres Gigondas Les Racines
PRIMA Notes:  Cuvée Les Racines showcases the vineyard parcels surrounding the winery—the origin of the domaine, including its oldest vines—with the emphasis on freshness and extravagant fruit.  The 2018s were both wines of...
$44.99
2018 Domaine de la Solitude Chateauneuf Cornelia Constance
Domaine de la Solitude
2018 Domaine de la Solitude Chateauneuf Cornelia Constance
Cornelia Constanza is produced in hommage to Cornelia Costanza Barberini (1716-1797) the last Princess of the Family Barberini. She married Giulio Cesare Colonna di Sciarra, Prince de Carbognano. All the Italian property of the Barberini family went to...
$109.97
2018 Vin de Solitude 1.5 Liter
DOMAINE DE LA SOLITUDE VIN DE LA SOLITUDE
2018 Vin de Solitude 1.5 Liter
This cuvée was created in honour of the family’s ancestor Paul Martin, who was one of the first French winemakers to sell wine in the 18th century under the name Vin de la Solitude. It was created using the winemaking techniques of the...
$214.99
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2016 Domaine Le Couroulu Vacqueyras Vieilles Vignes
Domaine Le Couroulu
2016 Domaine Le Couroulu Vacqueyras Vieilles Vignes 
This is not a florid, ponderous or super modern Chateauneuf du Pape-wannabe kind of wine, rather it’s a more stylish, old school type of red that emphasizes its copious cool, dark, dusky fruit while being framed by really nice, fresh acidity. ...
$44.00
$36.99
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Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Rouge
Chateau de Saint Cosme
2019 Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Rouge
In a dry vintage, concentration affects all the component parts of the fruit: not just the sugars, but the acids, water (which does not concentrate but disappears...), tannins, colour, aromas... etc... This natural phenomenon produces something we all...
$15.99
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2018 J L Chave Cotes du Rhone Rouge Mon Coeur
J L Chave
2018 J L Chave Cotes du Rhone Rouge Mon Coeur
Speaking of Syrah, how about the Old World alternative to the Melville’s distinctly New World approach?  This is labeled Cotes du Rhone but comes from the northern part of the Rhone, more specifically Chave’s younger Syrah vines in the...
$22.50
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2017 Paul Autard Cotes du Rhone
Paul Autard
2017 Paul Autard Cotes du Rhone
Importer's Notes:  85% Grenache and 15% Syrah, from grapes grown in several parcels just outside the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation in Courthézon. The vines average 45 year old, with the oldest being 75 year old. 
$15.99
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2017 Domaine Pelaquie Lirac
Domaine Pelaquie
2017 Domaine Pelaquie Lirac
Importer's Notes:  The Pélaquié family has been cultivating vines on the same Southern Rhone parcel since the mid-1500’s. Each generation has protected this cultural legacy with love, keeping the familial footprint in tact via...
$15.99
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2018 Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage Rouge
Alain Graillot
2018 Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage Rouge
Importer Notes:  Spice-tinged aromas of fresh dark berries and violet carry a subtle smoky note. Juicy and nervy on the penetrating, seamless and extremely persistent finish.
$44.97
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2017 Allemand Cornas Reynard
Thierry Allemand
2017 Allemand Cornas Reynard
"Glass-staining ruby. Powerful, deeply perfumed aromas of black and blue fruit liqueur, licorice, smoked meat and olive, along with a sexy floral overtone that gains strength as the wine opens up. Stains the palate with deeply concentrated, spice-laced...
$355.00
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2018 Le Vieux Donjon Chateaneuf du Pape
Le Vieux Donjon
2018 Le Vieux Donjon Chateaneuf du Pape
Jeb Dunnuck: 93-95 Points:   A beautiful wine in the vintage, the 2018 Châteauneuf Du Pape reveals a deep ruby/purple color as well as stunning notes of blackcurrants, crushed violets, ground pepper, and cured meats. Rich, medium to...
$75.00
$59.99
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2018 Domaine de la Mordoree Cotes du Rhone Rouge
Domaine de la Mordoree
2018 Domaine de la Mordoree Cotes du Rhone Rouge
This has a wealth of ripe red and purple berries with a swathe of fresh flowers and some pastry notes. The palate is spiced up with some brash oak and delivers a powdery, fluffy finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold. Flavors of...
$22.99
2017 J L Chave Hermitage Rouge
Jean Louis Chave
2017 J L Chave Hermitage Rouge
"This delivers a long, flowing feel, letting cassis, plum reduction and blackberry compote flavors unfurl slowly while black tea, singed alder, tar, warm loam and dried anise notes play out in the background. Shows grace, power and wonderful length, with...
$299.99
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2015 Domaine Le Couroulu Vacqueyras ‘Cuvee Classique’
Domaine Le Couroulu
2015 Domaine Le Couroulu Vacqueyras ‘Cuvee Classique’
While the Vieilles Vignes cuvee is driven by its old vine Grenache and dark, brooding Syrah component, the Classique benefits from the addition of Mourvedre which provides a more rustic earthiness and hint of black pepper to the proceedings.  Like...
$30.00
$19.99
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2017 Jean-Louis Chave St. Joseph Rouge ‘Offerus’
Jean Louis Chave
2017 Jean-Louis Chave St. Joseph Rouge ‘Offerus’
Winemaker Notes:  The vineyards used for Offerus are located in two distinct St. Joseph areas. The communities of Mauves, Tournon, and St. Jean de Muzols yield over 80% of the blend and are owned by Jean Louis. These southern vineyard sites...
$38.00
$37.50
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2017 Domaine Pierredon Cotes du Rhone Villages
Domaine Pierredon
2017 Domaine Pierredon Cotes du Rhone Villages
Winery Notes:  The name Signargues, pronounced see-nargues, refers to the plateau: Plateau de Signargues. This plateau was created by the same forces that created the nearby Châteauneuf-du-Pape plateau and, a bit farther north...
$17.97
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2018 Domaine Saint Prefert Cotes du Rhone Rouge ‘Clos Beatus Ille’
Domaine Saint Prefert
2018 Domaine Saint Prefert Cotes du Rhone Rouge ‘Clos Beatus Ille’
Fashioned from 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault from La Lionne, in the Sorgues district at the southern border of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the grapes for this cuvee were simply destemmed, fermented and then aged for six months in cement tanks, the simplest...
$40.00
$35.99
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2017 Vieux Telegraph Chateauneuf du Pape
Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe
2017 Vieux Telegraph Chateauneuf du Pape
Jeb Dunnuck 95 Points As always, the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape sees a small amount of stems, and the blend is 60% Grenache, 15% each of Syrah and Mourvèdre, and the rest an assortment of varieties. Red currants, lavender, salty minerality,...
$104.97
2017 Chateau St Cosme Gigondas Le Claux
Chateau de Saint Cosme
2017 Chateau St Cosme Gigondas Le Claux
Just about perfection in a glass, the 2017 Gigondas Le Claux got a few expletives in my notes. Made from 100% Grenache from a loamy, limestone parcel that’s a stone’s throw from the estate, just outside the village, it boasts a deep purple...
$142.99
2017 Chateau St Cosme Gigondas Le Poste
Chateau de Saint Cosme
2017 Chateau St Cosme Gigondas Le Poste
"Aromatically very deep, with blackberry fruits emerging from the oak chrysalis along with lavender notes. So silky, juicy and fine. Massy, thick and chewy tannins. Dark, black fruit compote on the palate, but fully dry. Remarkable depth and darkness of...
$142.99
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2017 Chateau St Cosme Gigondas Hominis Fides
Chateau de Saint Cosme
2017 Chateau St Cosme Gigondas Hominis Fides
Château de Saint Cosme Gigondas Hominis Fides is where some of the oldest vines of the estate are found with an average vine age of 90-years. The vineyard is located across the road from Le Claux with Miocene-era sand mixed with clay and...
$142.99
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2009 Chateau Rayas Pignan Chateauneuf du Pape
Chateau Rayas Pignan
2009 Chateau Rayas Pignan Chateauneuf du Pape
A peculiarity of this Châteauneuf du Pape is its blend, which contains an overwhelming proportion of the Grenache grape – about 98%. Flavoring low yields (barely 18 hectolitres per hectare), the winemaker seeks to let an exceptional...
$300.00
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2007 Chateau de Fonsalette Cotes du Rhone
Chateau de Fonsalette
2007 Chateau de Fonsalette Cotes du Rhone
93 Points - Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar:"Bright red. Black raspberry and floral aromas are complemented by Asian spices, anise and white pepper. Racy, finely etched red berry and cherry flavors stain the palate and become deeper and...
$179.99
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2018 Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage Blanc
Alain Graillot
2018 Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage Blanc
VARIETAL COMPOSITION: Roughly 80% Marsanne, 20% Roussanne. FERMENTATION: Grapes are pressed upon arrival at the winery. After settling, about 50% of the must is fermented in barrel (1-year-old oak from top Burgundy producers such as Sauzet). The other...
$35.97
2017 Domaine Saint Damien Gigondas Vieilles Vignes
Domaine Saint-Damien
2017 Domaine Saint Damien Gigondas Vieilles Vignes
Winery Notes: SOIL TYPE : Quaternary stony soil with deposits. Parcels located on the lower terraced lands of the Gigondas Appellation.GRAPE VARIETY : Grenache 80 %, Mourvèdre 20 %.AGE OF THE VINES : 40 years old, on...
$33.99
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2017 Domaine Saint-Damien Gigondas ‘Les Souteyrades’ Vieilles Vignes
Domaine Saint-Damien
2017 Domaine Saint-Damien Gigondas ‘Les Souteyrades’ Vieilles Vignes
2017 is another classic vintage that produced classic wines and, at a property like this, they are very classic indeed!  The vintage brought with it beautifully defined fruit, great levels of natural acidity and rich, robust tannins.  Old vines...
$50.00
$39.99
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2017 Domaine Saint Prefert Chateauneuf du Pape Classic
Domaine Saint Prefert
2017 Domaine Saint Prefert Chateauneuf du Pape Classic
Jeb Dunnuck: 93 Points All the 2017s from this estate are brilliant wines, and the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape should be purchased by the case. It offers a ripe, sexy style as well as complex notes of ripe red and black currants, graphite, melted...
$62.99
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2016 Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage La Guiraude
Alain Graillot
2016 Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage La Guiraude
Crozes-Hermitage has long been a great appellation for those looking for value when it comes to the best producers working in the most esteemed parcels. But, even as Graillot's wines nail the value element, they stand out from the pack, as he is...
$64.99
2017 Yves Cuilleron Condrieu La Petite Cote
Yves Cuilleron
2017 Yves Cuilleron Condrieu La Petite Cote
Style: An expressive and seductive wine. The nose evokes a basket of fruits gilded by the sun, apricot, quince, peach and citrus fruits. Some sweet notes of flowers (lilac, rose and violet) and honey make the whole set even more charming. The mouth is...
$59.97
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2018 Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Rouge
Chateau de Saint Cosme
2018 Chateau de Saint Cosme Cotes du Rhone Rouge
Château de Saint Cosme is the leading estate of Gigondas and produces the benchmark wines of the appellation. The property has been in the hands of the Barruol family since 1570. Louis Barruol took over from his father in 1992 making a dramatic...
$22.00
$14.99
2017 Domaine Saint Prefert Reserve Auguste Favier Chateauneuf du Pape
Domaine Saint Prefert
2017 Domaine Saint Prefert Reserve Auguste Favier Chateauneu
Jeb Dunnuck:  95-97 Points The 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Reserve Auguste Favier offers more kirsch and blackberry fruits as well as ample charcoal, earth, licorice, and spice nuances. It's full-bodied, incredibly concentrated, layered, and...
$94.99
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2016 Bernard Levet Cote Rotie Les Journaries
Bernard Levet
2016 Bernard Levet Cote Rotie Les Journaries
Bernard and Nicole Levet began the domaine in 1983 with just three and a half hectares of enviable holdings around Ampuis in Cote Rotie. This modest property was passed down through Nicole’s father Marius Chambeyron—a legendarily brazen...
$84.99
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2013 Domaine Durban Muscat de Baumes de Venise 375ml
2013 Domaine Durban Muscat de Baumes de Venise 375ml
Importer's Note: At the Domaine de Durban, the grapes are harvested as in the past: picking is done by hand so as not to damage the grapes; sorting is done straight from the vine, in order to eliminate the grapes damaged or not fully ripened. The grape...
$15.50
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2016 Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau
Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe
2016 Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau
Wine Maker's Note:One cannot think of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the most celebrated cru of the Southern Rhone, without thinking of Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe. The Brunier family is legendary in its own right, havingbeen rooted to the enigmatic plateau...
$89.97