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 2017 Domaine de La Folie Rully Blanc Clos La Folie
Domaine de la Folie
2017 Domaine de La Folie Rully Blanc Clos La Folie
My romantic association with La Folie’s Rully Blanc goes all the way back to the 1980 vintage, a wrinkled label of which I have stuck in a photo album we brought back with us from Japan.  The wine was our go-to back in the day at the little...
$36.00
$27.50
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2012 Dal Forno Romano Valpolicella Superiore Vigneto Monte Lodoletta DOCG
Dal Forno Romano
2012 Dal Forno Romano Valpolicella Superiore Vigneto Monte Lodoletta DOCG
At the risk of giving up my reputation as PRIMA’s Minister of Value, I just have to recommend this phenomenal wine from the famed Dal Forno Romano estate in the Veneto region of northeast Italy.  These incredible wines have always...
$129.97
$129.97
$109.99
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2013 Amapola Creek Cuvee Alis Sonoma Valley Estate
Amapola Creek
2013 Amapola Creek Cuvee Alis Sonoma Valley Estate
Winemaker Notes:The 2013 Cuvee Alis opens in the style of the great Rhone wines of France that are made from the same varieties; subtle at the start, with a slow build towards an exquisite display of aromatics. At the front of the nose you will notice a...
$48.00
$48.00
$39.99
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2013 Guarachi Family Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
Guarachi Family
2013 Guarachi Family Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
Wine Enthusiast: 92 PointsAnother of the producer's 100% varietal wines, this comes from two head-turning sites: Broken Rock Ranch at the foot of Atlas Peak, and Beckstoffer Las Piedras. The two marry well, offering sizable tannin and power atop complex...
$90.00
$90.00
$54.99
2015 Alpha Omega II Red Blend Napa Valley
Alpha Omega
2015 Alpha Omega II Red Blend Napa Valley
Rutherford’s Alpha-Omega winery has developed a deep, deep following for its beautiful Napa Valley wines sourced from the very best vineyards, both mountain and valley floor, in the entire appellation.  The vast majority of A-O’s...
$55.00
$39.99
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2015 Antica Terra Coriolis Pinot Noir Willamette Valley
Antica Terra
2015 Antica Terra Coriolis Pinot Noir Willamette Valley
Much of what I find so compelling about winemaking is that it is wholly and purely aesthetic: beauty for the sake of beauty. While many of us may feel differently about the role wine plays in our lives, I am not actually making anything of real concrete...
$62.97
$62.97
$54.99
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2015 Arietta Quartet Napa Valley
2015 Arietta Quartet Napa Valley
Regular Price  $72.00Insiders Only Special  $54.99Six-Bottle Deal $300/$50 a bottle (Shipping Included on Six) Arietta, in its original form, was the partnership of Napa Valley legend John Kongsgaard and auctioneer Fritz Hatton. These two,...
$72.00
$72.00
$54.99
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2015 Az. Ag. Gillardi Giacolino Dogliani ‘Cursalet'
Gillardi
2015 Az. Ag. Gillardi Giacolino Dogliani ‘Cursalet'
I first had Gillardi’s Cursalet Dolcetto at a dinner in Barolo featuring wines specially chosen by a panel convened by the Knights of the White Truffle and Wines of Alba.  The experts, a who’s-who of winemakers and growers in the region,...
$28.00
$28.00
$23.99
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2015 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Felsina
2015 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia
Fattoria Felsina’s Rancia vineyard is the most prized of the fourteen different individual ‘farms’ the Mazzocolin family own.  Planted entirely to Sangiovese planted in the early nineteen eighties, this long sweeping hill with its...
$62.50
$62.50
$57.50
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2015 Lisini San Biagio Rosso IGT Toscana
Lisini
2015 Lisini San Biagio Rosso IGT Toscana
100% Sangiovese from the estate’s massal selection. The majority of Lisini’s vineyards are classified to produce Brunello, but they also have seven hectares of vineyards classified to the production of Rosso di Montalcino. Vineyards range in...
$19.97
$19.97
$17.99
2015 Poderi Aldo Conterno Langhe Chardonnay Bussiador
Poderi Aldo Conterno
2015 Poderi Aldo Conterno Langhe Chardonnay Bussiador
John Rittmaster for Prima Vini Wine Merchants:Chardonnay at Poderi Aldo Conterno is no mere afterthought. Like their father before them, the brothers Conterno are dead serious about Chardonnay and have dedicated some of their best vineyard land, right in...
$74.99
2015 Robert Foley Vineyards The Griffin Red Table Wine Napa Valley
Robert Foley
2015 Robert Foley Vineyards The Griffin Red Table Wine Napa Valley
The wine Alamo-native winemaker Bob Foley calls ‘the most expensive cheap wine ever made’ was created to be a Foley wine the rest of us could afford in an economy that definitely requires some price elasticity.  But don’t...
$45.00
$35.99
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2015 Sabotage Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
Sabotage
2015 Sabotage Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
Sean Roney grew up like most kids, trying everything possible to be as different as he could from his parents. He was raised in a winemaking family in Napa after all, and basically learned how to walk by waddling around his family’s vineyards. But...
$64.99
$64.99
$49.99
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2015 Salvestrin Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Estate
Salvestrin
2015 Salvestrin Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Estate
My relationship with Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is, frankly, complicated.  We had a torrid romance once; back when I first became interested in wine, and, over time, it developed into something deeper, especially after I found employment with...
$65.00
$65.00
$54.99
2016 Chappellet Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
Chappellet
2016 Chappellet Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
This Napa Valley Cabernet from the rocky slopes of Pritchard Hill has been one of the Valley’s best-kept secrets for many, many years, but, thanks to its recent spate of unbelievable press (it has once again topped 96, a startlingly regular...
$78.00
$69.99
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2016 Domaines Joseph Burrier ‘Chateau de Beauregard’ Saint Veran Blanc
Domaines Joseph Burrier
2016 Domaines Joseph Burrier ‘Chateau de Beauregard’ Saint Veran Blanc
Six generations of farming and winemaking in the heart of the Pouilly-Fuisse appellation puts the Burrier family in the unique position of having been able to assemble one of the most prestigious estates in all of the Macon.  They not only farm some...
$39.00
$39.00
$32.99
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2016 Monchiero Carbone Roero Arneis Cecu D'La Biunda
2016 Monchiero Carbone Roero Arneis Cecu D'La Biunda
Dedicated to Grandfather Francesco Carbone (better known as “Cecu d’la Biunda or “son of the blond woman” in the local dialect), grapes for this wine are grown on the soft, limy soils of the hills surrounding the Vezza Valley...
$35.00
$35.00
$26.99
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2016 Oddero Langhe Nebbiolo
Oddero Poderi e Cantine
2016 Oddero Langhe Nebbiolo
One of the unsung heroes in the Oddero family’s mighty lineup is their awesome Langhe Nebbiolo.  It is, in fact, at just over 1000 cases, the one Oddero wine that barely even makes it out of Italy.  Sourced from 15-20 year-old vines on...
$34.99
$34.99
$29.99