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93 points Wine Spectator: Rich, smoky oak and plump dark berry, mocha, cedar and sage flavors form an enticing mouthful, supported by a supple, caressing texture, ending long and full. Drink now through 2030. (6/27/18) 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec and 1% Petit… ...
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Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2015  (#332414)

Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California

[ 93 points Wine Spectator: Rich, smoky oak and plump dark berry, mocha, cedar and sage flavors form an enticing mouthful, supported by a supple, caressing texture, ending long and full. Drink now through 2030. (6/27/18) 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec and 1% Petit Verdot. ] 93 points Wine Spectator: Rich, smoky oak and plump dark berry, mocha, cedar and sage flavors form an enticing mouthful, supported by a supple, caressing texture, ending long and full. Drink now through 2030. (6/27/18) 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7%…

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94 points Tim Atkin, MW: Mont de Milieu has the most southerly exposure of any of the Chablis Premiers Crus and that tends to be reflected in the glass. Honey, stone fruit sweetness and some vanilla oak make this a comparatively forward style, but with enough acidity for balance. 2016-22. (Jan 2016) ...
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La Chablisienne Chablis 1er cru Mont de Milieu 2014  (#332256)

Chardonnay from Chablis, Burgundy, France

[ 94 points Tim Atkin, MW: Mont de Milieu has the most southerly exposure of any of the Chablis Premiers Crus and that tends to be reflected in the glass. Honey, stone fruit sweetness and some vanilla oak make this a comparatively forward style, but with enough acidity for balance. 2016-22. (Jan 2016) ] 94 points Tim Atkin, MW: Mont de Milieu has the most southerly exposure of any of the Chablis Premiers Crus and that tends to be reflected in the glass. Honey, stone fruit sweetness and some vanilla oak make this a comparatively forward style, but…

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94 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): This wine is almost too good to be true... 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache... reminded me of a mini Syrah from California's Manfred Krankl (yes I just compared a $14 Syrah to Sine Qua Non). It's a ripe, sexy, heady beauty that exhibits a deep, purple color as well… ...
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Lafage Vin de Pays des Cotes Catalanes Bastide Miraflors V.V. 2015  (#331556)

Syrah/Shiraz from Cotes Catalanes, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

[ 94 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): This wine is almost too good to be true... 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache... reminded me of a mini Syrah from California's Manfred Krankl (yes I just compared a $14 Syrah to Sine Qua Non). It's a ripe, sexy, heady beauty that exhibits a deep, purple color as well as killer notes of smoked meats, chocolate, blackberry and black raspberries. Deep, unctuous, open knit and layered, it continues to change in the glass, has a seamless and silky profile... 2017-2021. (Apr 2017) ] 94 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): This wine is almost too good to be true... 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache... reminded me of a mini Syrah from California's Manfred Krankl (yes I just compared a $14 Syrah to Sine Qua Non). It's a ripe, sexy, heady…

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95 points Wine Spectator: A mix of chocolate, cherry, earth and tar flavors is allied to a dense structure in this red. Initially tannic, this takes several hours of aeration to reveal its true personality. Cherry, leather, licorice and spice flavors marry harmoniously with the silky texture.… ...
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Mascarello/Giuseppe Barolo Monprivato 2012  (#326548)

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

[ 95 points Wine Spectator: A mix of chocolate, cherry, earth and tar flavors is allied to a dense structure in this red. Initially tannic, this takes several hours of aeration to reveal its true personality. Cherry, leather, licorice and spice flavors marry harmoniously with the silky texture. Excellent length. Best from 2022 through 2038. 1,450 cases made. (4/30/17) ] 95 points Wine Spectator: A mix of chocolate, cherry, earth and tar flavors is allied to a dense structure in this red. Initially tannic, this takes several hours of aeration to reveal its true personality. Cherry, leather, licorice and spice flavors…

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94 points Jeb Dunnuck: Coming from an old vine selection and a smaller production release for the US market, the 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes tastes like the classic cuvée, only on steroids. Kirsch, loads of black and blue fruits, flowers and lavender notes all emerge from this full… ...
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Clos Saint-Jean Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2015  (#330506)

Rhone Blends - Red from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Southern Rhône, Rhône, France

[ 94 points Jeb Dunnuck: Coming from an old vine selection and a smaller production release for the US market, the 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes tastes like the classic cuvée, only on steroids. Kirsch, loads of black and blue fruits, flowers and lavender notes all emerge from this full-bodied 2015 that has fine, fine tannin, solid mid-palate depth and a great finish. It certainly offers pleasure today, yet will keep for 10-15 years. (10/19/17) ] 94 points Jeb Dunnuck: Coming from an old vine selection and a smaller production release for the US market, the 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes tastes like the classic cuvée, only on steroids. Kirsch, loads of black and blue fruits, flowers…

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94 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): ...Possessing lots of gamy, olive, peppery, lavender and salted meats, with a core of ripe plum and darker fruits, this beauty is full-bodied, supple, polished and utterly seamless, with no hard edges and a clean, focused finish that keeps you coming back to… ...
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Gramercy Syrah Columbia Valley 2013  (#328956)

Syrah/Shiraz from Columbia Valley, Washington

[ 94 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): ...Possessing lots of gamy, olive, peppery, lavender and salted meats, with a core of ripe plum and darker fruits, this beauty is full-bodied, supple, polished and utterly seamless, with no hard edges and a clean, focused finish that keeps you coming back to the glass. Buy this beauty by the case and drink it over the coming decade. (Jun 2016) ] 94 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): ...Possessing lots of gamy, olive, peppery, lavender and salted meats, with a core of ripe plum and darker fruits, this beauty is full-bodied, supple, polished and utterly seamless, with no hard edges and a…

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93 points Josh Raynolds (Vinous): Deep ruby. An expansive, highly perfumed bouquet evokes fresh red/blue fruits, exotic spices and incense, and a suave floral nuance gains power as the wine opens up. Silky, penetrating and energetic on the palate, offering vibrant boysenberry and strawberry flavors… ...
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Burgaud/Jean-Marc Morgon Charmes 2016  (#332924)

Gamay from Beaujolais, France

[ 93 points Josh Raynolds (Vinous): Deep ruby. An expansive, highly perfumed bouquet evokes fresh red/blue fruits, exotic spices and incense, and a suave floral nuance gains power as the wine opens up. Silky, penetrating and energetic on the palate, offering vibrant boysenberry and strawberry flavors supported by a strong undercarriage of juicy acidity. Shows excellent clarity and minerally tension on the finish, which hangs on with outstanding tenacity. Drink: 2021-2028. (Mar 2018) ] 93 points Josh Raynolds (Vinous): Deep ruby. An expansive, highly perfumed bouquet evokes fresh red/blue fruits, exotic spices and incense, and a suave floral nuance gains power as the wine opens up. Silky, penetrating and energetic on the palate,…

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98 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): The 2013 Sammarco is a stunning wine. Super-expressive aromatics make a strong opening statement in a wine endowed with myriad dimensions of nuance and complexity. The 2013 is deep and fleshy, with generous fruit, beautifully integrated tannins and exceptional… ...
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Castello dei Rampolla Toscana Sammarco 2013  (#331682)

Other Red Blends from Tuscany, Italy

[ 98 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): The 2013 Sammarco is a stunning wine. Super-expressive aromatics make a strong opening statement in a wine endowed with myriad dimensions of nuance and complexity. The 2013 is deep and fleshy, with generous fruit, beautifully integrated tannins and exceptional finesse. Readers should not plan on opening a bottle of this any time soon, though, as it seems likely to age at a glacial pace. Drink: 2025-2043. (Jan 2018) ] 98 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): The 2013 Sammarco is a stunning wine. Super-expressive aromatics make a strong opening statement in a wine endowed with myriad dimensions of nuance and complexity. The 2013 is deep and fleshy, with generous fruit,…

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94 points Robert Parker: The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon from Spring Mountain actually comes from the Crowley Vineyard on the steep slopes of the Mayacamas Mountains, planted at nearly 2,000 feet. The beautiful blueberry and black raspberry fruit, a cool, almost floral note, medium to full body and… ...
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Robert Craig Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Spring Mountain 2014  (#330769)

Cabernet/Bordeaux Blends from Spring Mountain, Napa Valley, California

[ 94 points Robert Parker: The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon from Spring Mountain actually comes from the Crowley Vineyard on the steep slopes of the Mayacamas Mountains, planted at nearly 2,000 feet. The beautiful blueberry and black raspberry fruit, a cool, almost floral note, medium to full body and sensational purity and texture found in this full-bodied wine are classic Spring Mountain characteristics. This is a beauty of finesse and restraint, yet intensity. Drink it over the next 25 years. (Dec 2016) ] 94 points Robert Parker: The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon from Spring Mountain actually comes from the Crowley Vineyard on the steep slopes of the Mayacamas Mountains, planted at nearly 2,000 feet. The beautiful blueberry and black raspberry fruit, a cool…

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93 points and 'Editors' Choice,' Wine Enthusiast: The price-to-flavor ratio on this bottling is astounding, as this blend of 55% Syrah, 27% Zinfandel, 13% Petite Sirah and 5% Petite Verdot offers all that Paso power at half the price. Intense black currant, blackberry pie, beef jerky and caramel… ...
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Ancient Peaks Renegade Paso Robles 2015  (#329467)

Syrah/Shiraz from Paso Robles, Central Coast, California

[ 93 points and 'Editors' Choice,' Wine Enthusiast: The price-to-flavor ratio on this bottling is astounding, as this blend of 55% Syrah, 27% Zinfandel, 13% Petite Sirah and 5% Petite Verdot offers all that Paso power at half the price. Intense black currant, blackberry pie, beef jerky and caramel aromas lead onto a palate full of chalky tannins and balanced acidity. The roasted blackberry flavors would pair perfectly with a beef stew. Alcohol 14.6%. (Mar 2018) ] 93 points and 'Editors' Choice,' Wine Enthusiast: The price-to-flavor ratio on this bottling is astounding, as this blend of 55% Syrah, 27% Zinfandel, 13% Petite Sirah and 5% Petite Verdot offers all that Paso power at half the price. Intense black…

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100% Cesanese from the Lazio region of Italy. Color: ruby red verging on a garnet red with aging. Bouquet: Delicate with a presence of rose, violet and dark cherry. Palate: Sweet spices with tobacco. Pairing Suggestions: Mature cheeses, main dishes with meat and mushroom sauces, spicy dishes, red… ...
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Formiconi Cesanese di Affile Cisinianum 2013  (#327493)

Other Red Wines from Lazio, Italy

[ 100% Cesanese from the Lazio region of Italy. Color: ruby red verging on a garnet red with aging. Bouquet: Delicate with a presence of rose, violet and dark cherry. Palate: Sweet spices with tobacco. Pairing Suggestions: Mature cheeses, main dishes with meat and mushroom sauces, spicy dishes, red roasted meats. ] 100% Cesanese from the Lazio region of Italy. Color: ruby red verging on a garnet red with aging. Bouquet: Delicate with a presence of rose, violet and dark cherry. Palate: Sweet spices with tobacco. Pairing Suggestions: Mature cheeses, main dishes…

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99 points James Suckling: Fabulous aromas of blueberries, blackcurrants, sage and mint. Lead pencil and graphite, too. Full body and ultra-fine tannins that are slowly transformed to ripe and beautiful fruit. Super polished and textured. Great finish. Drink in 2022, but it's hard not to drink now.… ...
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Continuum Proprietary Red Napa Valley 2014  (#329877)

Cabernet/Bordeaux Blends from Oakville, Napa Valley, California

[ 99 points James Suckling: Fabulous aromas of blueberries, blackcurrants, sage and mint. Lead pencil and graphite, too. Full body and ultra-fine tannins that are slowly transformed to ripe and beautiful fruit. Super polished and textured. Great finish. Drink in 2022, but it's hard not to drink now. This harkens back to the great Mondavi reserves of the 1970s in texture and construction. (1/27/17) ] 99 points James Suckling: Fabulous aromas of blueberries, blackcurrants, sage and mint. Lead pencil and graphite, too. Full body and ultra-fine tannins that are slowly transformed to ripe and beautiful fruit. Super polished and textured. Great finish…

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