Rhone Valley

2018 Domaine Brunely Cotes du Rhone Villages Cairanne
Domaine Brunely
2018 Domaine Brunely Cotes du Rhone Villages Cairanne
Wine Advocate:  A blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 15% Carignan and 5% Cinsault, Brunely's 2018 Cairanne starts off earthy, but give it a few minutes in the glass, and raspberry fruit emerges, alongside hints of garrigue and subtle spice elements...
$17.99
2016 Domaine du Clos Sixte Lirac
Domaine Clos Sixte
2016 Domaine du Clos Sixte Lirac
Wine Advocate: The 2016 Lirac Domaine du Clos de Sixte is a terrific wine, easily the rival to many Châteauneufs from across the river, starting with its alluring aromas of flowering garrigue and ripe cherries. A blend of 50% Grenache, 35% Syrah...
$29.99
2017 Domaine Petit Perou Syrah Le Desir
Domaine de Petit Perou
2017 Domaine Petit Perou Syrah Le Desir
Winery Notes: Drawn by the production and preparation of the Syrah grape variety, but also delighted by various earlier tastings, we decided to plant one plot of vines with the Syrah grape variety in 2012 so as to produce our own wine and diversify our...
$28.97
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
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
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
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
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
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
2014 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
2014 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc
Wine Spectator: 98 Points Honeysuckle, verbena and chamomile aromas stream out first, followed by a remarkably creamy core of yellow apple, white peach, heather honey and warm mirabelle plum notes. Hazelnut oil and brioche line the finish,...
$299.99
2007 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
2007 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 95 Points  The exuberant 2007 Hermitage Blanc reveals notes of petroleum, crushed rocks, earth, white currants and peaches, an unctuous texture, high glycerin and good acidity. This big, thick white Hermitage will...
$224.97