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Campuget Costieres de Nimes Tradition Rosé 2023, 0.75L
Grenache / Syrah from Costières de Nîmes, Languedoc Roussillon

"With a pretty light pink colour, this wine is best enjoyed with the nose: lots of fresh red fruits (strawberry, raspberry) and some floral notes. On the palate, it is marked by freshness and elegance." Producer Notes

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Kofererhof Sylvaner R 2021, 0.75L
Sylvaner from Alto Adige Valle Isarco Eisacktal, Trentino Alto Adige Südtirol

"The 2021 Sylvaner R captivates, at first nuanced and understated, yet gains in volume and depth. Cardamom, stone dust and dried flowers complicate depths of crushed apricot and nectarine aromas. It washes across the palate with silky, nearly-oily textures. A stimulating, acidic core perfectly offsets a wave of mineral-tinged stone fruits and sweet spices. The 2021 resonates with salty tension, puckering the cheeks in its youthful state as lemon zest and green apple nuances fade. The 2021 is exciting to taste, but it's even more exciting to fantasize about what's to come with more bottle age. Brilliant."   94, Antonio Galloni, Vinous

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Piedrasassi Syrah PS 2021, 0.75L
Syrah from Santa Barbara County, California

"The 2021 Syrah Santa Barbara County is scented of black raspberries, candied blackberries, cracked pepper, smoked meats and green olive. The medium-bodied palate is bright and chalky with restrained yet nuanced fruit and a long, latent finish. I would be inclined to drink it on the earlier side after a couple hours in a decanter, and its freshness will allow it to pair widely at the table. 2,436 cases produced." 92, Erin Brooks, Wine Advocate, Dec 2023

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Tepozan Tequila Reposado NV, 0.75L
Tequila from Jalisco, Jalisco

This is our Reposado, or "rested" expression of Tepozan Tequila. Aged 6 months in white oak, whiskey barrels from Kentucky. This is natural, sustainably-farmed, pure and untouched tequila made with the cool volcanic waters deep beneath the distillery. Tepozan Tequila expresses the terroir of the Highlands of Jalisco. No additives, no flavoring and only using fully-matured agave, just as tequila should be.

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Rémi Jobard Bourgogne Blanc Côte d'Or Vieilles Vignes 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Bourgogne Côte d'Or, Burgundy

."Complicating notes of pear, white flowers, marzipan, apple, beeswax, lime zest, and a fashionable hint of light reduction; this is an attractively medium-weight Bourgogne Blanc punching above its niveau and revealing fine mid-palate density throughout; fresh, saline, citrus-driven, and persistent, this complex Bourgogne can be drunk now or aged for the short or medium term."

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Diego Magana Anza Rioja 2021, 0.75L
Tempranillo / Grenache / Carignan / Graciano / Macabeo from Rioja, La Rioja

"The 2021 Anza wants to show the typicity of Laguardia and Elvillar with freshness, precision and no makeup. It's a blend of grapes—Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano, Malvasía, Calagraño, Viura and Moscatel—from different vineyards that were fermented by plot with some full clusters and a significant amount of white grapes. It matured in 500-liter barrels and oak vats of different sizes. It has 13.5% alcohol and a little more depth and clout compared with the 2022, and it's fine-boned and has very elegant tannins. Precision, my friends. 21,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in December 2022." 94, Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate, Feb 2024

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Evening Land Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyard 2022, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon

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Bodegas Albamar Pepe Luis Albarino 2021, 0.75L
Albariño from Rías Baixas, Galicia

“There were more iodine and low-tide notes in the nose of the 2021 Pepe Luis, with herbal and moss aromas, while the smoky notes were more in the background. The vintage is more marked in this wine; this is sharper and more austere than the rounder 2020 that I tasted next to it, despite both being balanced, fresh and harmonious. 6,100 bottles were produced. It was bottled after spending 17 months in two 2,500-liter oak foudres.”

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  • 94+Luis Gutiérrez, WA

JL Vergnon Blanc de Blancs 'Conversation' Grand Cru Brut NV Disgorged Sept 2022 NV, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Champagne

“The nose of the NV Champagne Grand Cru Conversation Brut lifts with a stylistically sweet perfume that translates through the entire range. It offers notes of sweet pastry, ripe peach, and honeydew melon, and the palate is medium-bodied and has ripe juicy fruit as well as a kiss of sweetness, with green apple candy, key lime, and white flowers. Approachable now, it would make a wonderful aperitif or an after dinner reset, given there is a hint of that generosity from the dosage. Drink over the next 8-10 years.” 

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Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon from Mt. Veeder, California

"Loaded with character and energy, this version reveals heavy notes of zesty sweet bay leaf and sassafras that infuse a core of steeped red currant and mulberry fruit, all carried by bright acidity and iron-laced tannins. The long finish pulls everything together, with the fruit, savory and mineral elements in harmony. Showing an old-school touch, this has a long life ahead. Best from 2025 through 2045. 4,000 cases made."

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  • 96James Molesworth - WS

Domaines Lupier Garnacha Navarra La Dama 2018, 0.75L
Grenache from Navarra, Navarra

"No 2017 was produced, so after the 2016 I tasted a while ago, we jump to the 2018 La Dama, vinified by Enrique Basarte and Elisa Úcar and blended and bottled by Raúl Pérez, the new owner of the project. They always look for a more delicate expression of Garnacha from selected stonier plots of old head-pruned and dry-farmed vines in the village of San Martín de Unx that are worked organically and biodynamically but are not certified. The wine is stunning, elegant and aromatic, with depth, complexity and grip. It's incredibly young and expressive and doesn't show its age at all; it has a refined nose and is quite fruit-driven and floral, with very integrated oak (like never before), supple flavors and very fine tannins. It has good ripeness and contained alcohol (13.8%) and good freshness and acidity (with a pH of 3.46 and 6.3 grams of tartaric)." 97 Luis Guterrez, Wine Advocate

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Piaggia Poggio de'Colli Toscana 2020, 0.75L
Cabernet Franc from Carmignano, Tuscany

"The darkly alluring 2020 Cabernet Franc Poggio de' Colli takes its time in the glass, slowly awakening with a dusty mix of red currants, pepper-tinged rose, exotic curries and the slightest touch of animal musk that adds gravitas. This is velvety smooth yet finessed. It's cool-toned in feel with a potent wave of tart raspberry fruits that saturates the palate with savory spice and mineral tones. It leaves a coating of fine tannins and a staining of berry concentration through the finale, tapering off sapid and long, yet perfectly balanced. What a radiant vintage for the Poggio de' Colli, Piaggia's varietal Cabernet Franc. Revisit it in five years to see some real sparks fly. (Drink between 2026-2034)" 97 Eric Guido, Vinous.com

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Crystallum Pinot Noir Peter Max 2020, 0.75L
Pinot Noir from Walker Bay, South Africa

"The 2020 Peter Max felt quite austere on the nose, more so than the 2019 that I had tasted 3–4 days previously. This demands coaxing, eventually revealing brambly red fruit, briar, damp moss and then later, hints of morello cherries. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins, taut and crisp, delivering very pure tart red fruit. There is an attractive "bite" toward the finish, which is structured like a Morey-Saint-Denis, the lingering salinity urging you back. Excellent, but give it a couple of years for the aromatics to fully open. (Drink between 2024-2037)" 92 Neal Martin, Vinous.com

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Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau Pouilly-Fuissé Pastoral 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Pouilly-Fuissé, Burgundy

"This exquisite white Burgundy is clean and precise, with notes of nectarine, yellow plum, lemongrass, and crushed rock. It is taut and lifted with a fine beam of minerality that gives a harmonious, balanced finish." Importer Notes

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Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau Saint-Véran La Roche 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Saint-Veran, Burgundy

"Golden yellow in color with a powerful nose dominated by fresh notes of fruit and citrus. Plain and rich palate, and well concentrated with a mineral and saline finish." Importer Notes

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Bachelet-Monnot Chassagne-Montrachet 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Chassagne Montrachet, Burgundy

"Pungent aromas of resin, petrol and reduction precede bigger-bodied and solidly concentrated flavors that deliver better depth and length on the equally rustic finale that is sufficiently structured to suggest that 5 to 8 years of keeping should be beneficial." 88-91 Allen Meadows, Burghound

 

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Bachelet-Monnot Bourgogne Blanc 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Bourgogne, Burgundy

"There is enough reduction to push the fruit to the background. There is impressive richness and volume to the delicious flavors that are blessed with plenty of sappy dry extract on the lemon, clean and dry finale."

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Pierre Girardin Bourgogne Blanc Eclat de Calcaire 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Bourgogne, Burgundy

"From two plots in Meursault and Volnay, this exceptional Bourgogne Blanc unwinds with white peach, wet limestone and wild flowers. Amazing energy and density to its citrus flavors, finishing with a clean saline minerality." Importer Notes 

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Pierre Girardin Vosne-Romanee 2021, 0.75L
Pinot Noir from Vosne-Romanee, Burgundy

"A fine red wine with a deep ruby color and complex aromas of red fruits and sweet spices. On the palate, the wine is balanced, with silky tannins and a long, elegant finish." Importers Notes

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Château de Plaisance Anjou La Grande Piece 2021, 0.75L
Chenin Blanc from Anjou, Loire

“Vanessa Cherruau is a steward of one of the Loire’s great terroirs – Chaume. After finishing wine school in Angers, she worked throughout the wine industry for 12 years before befriending the Rochais family on the Chaume hill, who owned Château de Plaisance (more a farmhouse than Château) and its 25 hectares of vines growing on the schist bedrock of the appellation. With plans to sell the historic estate to the local cooperative, Vanessa convinced the family to sell to her instead, allowing her to continue the fine legacy they left, while forging a new path for Loire greatness. Luckily for Vanessa, she inherited some of the most well-cared for vines on the hill, as Plaisance has been certified organic since 1995 and certified biodynamic since 2008. She of course has continued the biodynamic viticulture started by her predecessors, knowing that taking care of the natural environment of the vines is of utmost importance. Since her first vintage in 2019, she has helped raise the image of dry Chenin made on the Chaume hill to where it is now one of the most intriguing Chenin terroirs in the Loire. Only 10km south of Savennières, Chaume is a sweet-wine-only appellation (Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru and Coteaux de Layon 1er Cru Chaume), and so Vanessa and the other producers of dry Chenin on the hill cannot legally use ‘Chaume’ on their labels. This hasn’t deterred Vanessa from continuing to make world-class dry wines, joining other growers on the hill to create their own name for dry Chenin made from vines on Chaume – Ronceray. This name has been adopted by growers to help promote the dry wines of Chaume, with its origin coming from the name of a 17th century monastery that made dry wines on the Chaume hill. Vanessa is unquestionably of the leaders of this qualitative surge in the area, with whites and reds of gorgeous purity and soaring minerality …. LA GRANDE PIÈCE: Certified Biodynamic; 100% Chenin Blanc; a single 0.8 ha site on the Chaume hill, facing south; 50+ year old vine; sandstone and puddingstone over schist bedrock; indigenous yeast, partial malolactic; fermented and aged in older barrel for 12 months; from Butte de Chaume, vinified in barrels for 12 months.” Skurnik

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Château de Plaisance Anjou Zerzilles 2021, 0.75L
Chenin Blanc from Anjou, Loire

“Vanessa Cherruau is a steward of one of the Loire’s great terroirs – Chaume. After finishing wine school in Angers, she worked throughout the wine industry for 12 years before befriending the Rochais family on the Chaume hill, who owned Château de Plaisance (more a farmhouse than Château) and its 25 hectares of vines growing on the schist bedrock of the appellation. With plans to sell the historic estate to the local cooperative, Vanessa convinced the family to sell to her instead, allowing her to continue the fine legacy they left, while forging a new path for Loire greatness. Luckily for Vanessa, she inherited some of the most well-cared for vines on the hill, as Plaisance has been certified organic since 1995 and certified biodynamic since 2008. She of course has continued the biodynamic viticulture started by her predecessors, knowing that taking care of the natural environment of the vines is of utmost importance. Since her first vintage in 2019, she has helped raise the image of dry Chenin made on the Chaume hill to where it is now one of the most intriguing Chenin terroirs in the Loire. Only 10km south of Savennières, Chaume is a sweet-wine-only appellation (Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru and Coteaux de Layon 1er Cru Chaume), and so Vanessa and the other producers of dry Chenin on the hill cannot legally use ‘Chaume’ on their labels. This hasn’t deterred Vanessa from continuing to make world-class dry wines, joining other growers on the hill to create their own name for dry Chenin made from vines on Chaume – Ronceray. This name has been adopted by growers to help promote the dry wines of Chaume, with its origin coming from the name of a 17th century monastery that made dry wines on the Chaume hill. Vanessa is unquestionably of the leaders of this qualitative surge in the area, with whites and reds of gorgeous purity and soaring minerality …. ZERZILLES: Certified Biodynamic; 100% Chenin Blanc; a single 0.6 ha site on the Chaume hill, east facing with a very steep slope; 60+ year old vine; schist and sandstone terroir; indigenous yeast, partial malolactic; fermented and aged in older barrel for 12 months; Est Coteaux of the vineyard, straddled on Chaume, 35° steep slope of sandstone schist: ‘Zerzilles’ is the name of the cadastral parcel; shared with Patrick Baudouin, Domaine de la Bergerie, and Cédric Bourez." Skurnik

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Joseph Colin Puligny-Montrachet Le Trezin 2020, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Puligny Montrachet, Burgundy

"Beautifully layered aromas of smoked green apple, acacia and plenty of citrus elements give way to equally good volume and even more minerality on the impressively long and unusually powerful flavors that possess outstanding depth and persistence for a villages-level wine. This is built on its minerality though ultimately, it's the intricate and finely wrought balance that makes this such a standout. If you can find it, don't hesitate. *Outstanding, Top Value!*" 92 Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, June 2022

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Pierre Girardin Vosne-Romanee 2020, 0.75L
Pinot Noir from Vosne-Romanee, Burgundy

"A fine red wine with a deep ruby color and complex aromas of red fruits and sweet spices. On the palate, the wine is balanced, with silky tannins and a long, elegant finish." Importers Notes

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Joseph Colin Saint-Aubin Murgers des Dents de Chien 2020, 0.75L
Chardonnay from St. Aubin, Burgundy

“An ultra-fresh and cool nose reluctantly offers up its aromas just sliced citrus, white peach and mineral reduction. The delicious, intense and impressively voluminous flavors possess fine mid-palate density along with plenty of minerality that adds a sense of lift to the citrus, serious and built-to-age finale. This is one to strongly consider.” 92 Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, June 2022

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Joseph Colin Chassagne-Montrachet 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Chassagne-Montrachet, Burgundy

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Evening Land Chardonnay Seven Springs Estate La Source 2019, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon

"The grapes for La Source come from just down the slope in the Seven Springs vineyard from the top-of-the-line Summum bottling, but are tended with the same biodynamic methods, and the fermentation is the same. They are now using 500 litre Austrian puncheons from Stockinger with a very light toast, and the slightly reductive style still shows the influence of mentor Dominique Lafon. La Source is similar to Summum but creamy and a bit softer, yet it has a charm of its own." 94 Charles Curtis MW, Decanter Magazine

"A wine of depth and presence, this Chardonnay offers an array of intriguing flavors, from apple and stony mineral to lemon verbena and blanched almond. Takes on richness toward the steely finish." 94 Tim Fish, Wine Spectator

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Dominio de Anza/Diego Magaña Bierzo Tinto Selección de Parcelas 2020, 0.75L
Mencía / Bastardo / Garnacha Tintorera from Bierzo, Castilla Y Leon

I found earthier notes and a darker aromas in the 2020 Dominio de Anza Selección de Parcelas, a common thing in the 2020s, perhaps a little reductive. In 2020, part of the wine comes from a new plot on slate soils in the village of San Lorenzo, and perhaps it has some notes reminiscent of a Barolo. The profile of the wine has changed: it's not as aromatic as the 2019, and it has a different texture with more noticeable tannins. This 15% of the wine from a different zone and soil has changed it. It might require more time. 8,900 bottles produced. 94 Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate, Jan 2022

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JL Vergnon Blanc de Blancs Eloquence Extra Brut NV, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, Champagne

The NV Extra- Brut Eloquence Grand Cru is another impressive wine in this range from Vergnon. The low dosage of three grams per liter brings out freshness and energy. Lemon peel, mint, white flowers and crushed rocks build effortlessly in the glass.  The release, based on 2017 with 20% reserve wines, is gorgeous. Give this a good bit of air, as it opens nicely over time. Disgorged May 2021. 93 Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate, Nov 2022

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Pierre Gimonnet Blanc de Blancs Chouilly Grand Cru Spécial Club 2015, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Cote de Blancs, Champagne

"A super-elegant and very graceful champagne that you sink into like a huge, velvet sofa. The ravishing orange-blossom aromas make this really hard to resist! Very suave and silky finish. From vines planted in 1951 and 1991." 95 James Suckling

"The 2015 Extra- Brut Special Club Chouilly Grand Cru is a very pretty, exotic wine. Tangerine oil, jasmine, lemon peel, mint and white pepper add tons of aromatic flair to this airy, gracious Champagne. There is a sense of transparency to the Chouilly that is quite appealing. Readers should expect a taut, linear style. Dosage is 4 grams per liter." Disgorged Oct 2021. 92 Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com, Nov 2022

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Geoffroy Blanc de Rose Rosé de Saignée Extra Brut 2013, 0.75L
Pinot Noir / Chardonnay from Cumières , Champagne

"... Blanc de Rose is superb. Rich, effusive and so wonderfully inviting, the Blanc de Rose checks all the boxes. Sweet floral accents meld into a core of red berry fruit, cinnamon and blood orange. Two years post-disgorgement, the 2013 has an extra kick of bottle complexity that rounds things out nicely." 94 Antonio Galloni, Vinous

"Derived from the 2013 vintage and disgorged in March 2019, the latest release of Geoffroy's NV Extra-Brut Rosé de Saignée Blanc de Rose is showing nicely, offering up scents of crisp apple, rye toast, red berries and cherries. Medium to full-bodied, chiseled and precise, it's seamless and textural, with a notably elegant, fine-boned profile by the standards of this habitually vinous, broad-shouldered cuvée." Disgorged Nov 2021. 93 William Kelley, Wine Advocate, Mar 2021

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Evening Land Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyard Summum 2019, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon

"This one of the top sites for Chardonnay in Oregon. The grapes are pressed as whole clusters and run directly into used casks for fermentation on native yeasts. The wine does full malolactic conversion, but it neither stirred nor racked during aging. The result has a lovely ripe apple and quince fruit with a suggestion of chamomile. The texture is creamy and rich, but there is no fat, and the overall impression is very Burgundian. Superb length and great aging potential make this is an imposing wine. Drinking Window 2021 - 2031." 95 Charles Curtis MW, Decanter Magazine

"Shows dimension and presence, with elegantly multilayered flavors of Meyer lemon, apple skin, yeasty lees and crushed stone that gather richness and steely opulence on the lingering finish. Drink now through 2023. 327 cases made." 95  Wine Spectator, Aug 2022

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Crystallum Chardonnay The Agnes 2018, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Walker Bay, South Africa

"The 2018 The Agnes comes from five vineyards in Hemel-en-Aarde and Overberg, aged in 228- and 500-liter barrels with 10% new oak. It has a discreet bouquet with subtle pressed flower and shale-like aromas that suggest this is a Chardonnay for cellaring. The palate is wonderfully poised, revealing hints of vanilla and coconut flakes on the entry, countered by a crisp line of acidity and a pleasing tautness on the finish. Excellent." 92 Neal Martin, Vinous.com Nov 2019

“It’s always a pleasure to meet with the indefatigable Peter-Allan Finlayson, whose wines at Crystallum I have been shoveling praise upon since his debut vintage …. [he] was on hand to guide me through his latest releases, although he admitted that he had forgotten to bring one of them. Probably had his mind on other things: the impending 2017 harvest and the fact that now he oversees not just Crystallum but Gabrielskloof, whose wines I have reviewed separately. Hopefully the reviews speak for themselves, merely consolidating everything that I have written before, principally that these are some of South Africa's finest Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. Attesting to that was the fine performance of his wine when served against the likes of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti of J-L Trapet at a lunch in Cape Town just a few days earlier. I asked about recent developments at Crystallum, and Fin—as he is known in these parts—told me that he had recently bought a piece of his own land for Crystallum, located around two kilometers past Creation, therefore outside the Hemel-en-Aarde region. At the moment he is still buying fruit from growers, but this single hectare of Pinot Noir is a start to obtaining "dirt" that he can call his own. As usual, these wines are highly recommended, although quantities remain frustratingly small.” Neal Martin, Vinous.com 2015/2017

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Bodegas y Viñedos Artadi Quintanilla 2019, 0.75L
Tempranillo from Álava, Euskadi

"Fresh yet deep nose, exuding aromas of dark blackberries, blueberries and a hint of iodine, violet, cream and mineral. Pretty elegant on the palate with a medium to full body, unleashing plenty of chalky tannins that give a solid bite to the finish. Dense yet still fluid, with a lengthy finish. Beautiful balance. Tempranillo. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold." 96 James Suckling, Jamessuckling.com, Sept 2022

"The bottled 2019 Quintanilla combines the power of the year and the place with 14.68% alcohol and soft acidity. There are more tannins, and it has the chalky sensation of the limestone. It also has notions of ripe berries and the character of this year's wines, keeping the freshness. This is austere and mineral within the ripeness. It comes from a 1.13-hectare plot on limestone and sandstone soils planted in 1951 in the village of Elvillar, a walled, old-vine plot located in what was the 15th-century village of San Lorenzo de Quintanilla. The vineyard tends to produce powerful wines, and its grapes were always used to make the Pagos Viejos. This has some rugged tannins that give it a little rusticity, a character of the plot that tends to get stressed in warmer years. 2,800 bottles produced. It was bottled in June 2021." 93+ Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate, July 2022

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Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Reserve 2020, 0.75L
Malbec from Valle de Uco, Mendoza

"The 2020 Malbec Reserve was produced from vines on limestone soils in Gualtallary (80%) and Altamira (20%) with concentration and elegance. It has 13.8% alcohol and keeps very good freshness and balance. It fermented with natural yeasts, and 75% of the volume matured in oak foudre for 18 months and the rest in raw concrete. They have had the courage to go for their own style, and this wine reflects that, but perhaps it's the most classical of their bottlings. It has ripeness without excess and varietal aromas of violet, iron and blood with an earthy touch and the chalky minerality in the texture. 2020 was a warm and dry vintage, and the wine manages to keep the poise and has the complexity of the noble origin but without the agility of the wines from 2019. 40,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in May 2022." 93 Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate, Nov 2022

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Donnachadh Family Vineyards Pinot Noir Sta Rita Hills 2021, 0.75L
Pinot Noir from Santa Rita Hills, California

"The 2021 Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills, matured for 10 months in neutral oak, is the first appellation-wide Pinot from Donnachadh. Like the Chardonnay, this vintage was sourced entirely from the Donnachadh estate, although that may not be the case in the future. It has a pale ruby color and very pure, fragrant scents of cranberry, raspberry, strawberry, bergamot, tea leaves and herbs. The medium-bodied palate is finely chalky and wonderfully fresh, boasting concentrated red berry flavors, fine citrusy accents and a long, ethereal finish. This really stands out for its detail and expression—it's as if the volume was turned up yet the definition preserved." 95 Erin Brooks, Wine Advocate, Dec 2022 

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Donnachadh Family Vineyards Chardonnay Sta Rita Hills 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Santa Rita Hills, California

"The 2021 Chardonnay Sta. Rita Hills is the first vintage of Chardonnay from Donnachadh. It was barrel fermented and matured for around 10 months. Its aromas combine bright herbal, green apple and pear tones with underlying savory hints. The light-bodied palate is bright and fresh,yet offers a touch of anchoring creaminess that draws out the finish. Proprietor Drew Duncan says that for this vintage, fruit came from the Donnachadh estate, although that may not be the case in the future as this new project really gets up and running." 94 Erin Brooks, Wine Advocate, Dec 2022

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Jax Cabernet Sauvignon Block 3 2019, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon from Calistoga, California

"Produced from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Block 3 has a deep garnet-purple color. After a few swirls, it comes barreling out of the glass with bold notes of wild blueberries, blackberry preserves and cassis, plus hints of chocolate mint and rose oil. Full-bodied, rich and plush, it coats the mouth with tons of juicy black fruit and delivers a long, fragrant finish." 94+ Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate

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Jaimee Motley Wines Peter Martin Ray Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Santa Cruz Mountains 2018, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon from Santa Cruz Mountains, California

"Jaimee Motley's 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Peter Martin Ray is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. Rich and layered in the glass, the 2018 has that extra kick of mid-palate density and volume that the 2017 doesn't, the result of a far more even and favorable growing season. Dark plum, mint, lavender, spice and dried herbs all develop with a bit of air, but it is the wine's balance that is most compelling. The 50% whole clusters are barely perceptible. What a wine..." 91-94 Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com, Jan 2021

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Von Winning Sauvignon Blanc II Trocken 2021, 0.75L
Sauvignon Blanc from Pfalz, Pfalz

"Sauvignon Blanc II grows in different vineyards and ferments in stainless steel. The wine offers pure pleasure with ripe aromas of passion fruit and yellow gooseberry, fresh acidity and moderate alcohol. Shouldn't be missed on any deck or with any oyster." - Producer Notes, Von Winning

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Von Winning Deidesheimer Paradiesgarten Riesling Trocken 2021, 0.75L
Riesling from Deidesheim, Pfalz

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Von Winning Riesling Trocken 2021, 0.75L
Riesling from Pfalz, Pfalz

"A perfect balance of fruit, depth, and fresh acidity. The flavors of juicy bright peach compliment the slightly spicy finish. A versatile wine that is perfect both for an afternoon cocktail hour as well a great wine for a dinner party." Producer Notes, Von Winning

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Donnhoff Pinot Brut 2017, 0.75L
Pinot Noir from Nahe, Nahe

"Famous, steeply sloping vineyard in a small side valley of the middle section of the Nahe River. The “Höllenpfad” (“Path to Hell”) name is an old one, likely referencing both the vineyard‘s steep slope as well as the unique color of the red sandstone. The surrounding landscape is bathed daily in the rich, warm light of the evening sun as it reflects off the hillside‘s distinctive red soil. It‘s also not hard to imagine that the word „Hell“ might have been uttered by many a winegrower after a particularly laborious day on these steep slopes. The weathered warm sandstone of the Rotliegend strata lends the wines their inimitable character. Grapes grown here tend to be very small with intense, nuanced aromas; the resulting wines are elegant with a spicy mineral fruit and excellent aging potential." Importer Notes

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Nikolaihof Steiner Hund Riesling 2017, 0.75L
Riesling from Wachau, Niederösterreich

"Another stunning Steiner Hund dry riesling from Nikolaihof! Deep and complex nose with a ton of flint, but also crushed-rock, quince and pomelo aromas. For the very warm vintage this is astonishingly cool and restrained, with beautiful wet-stone minerality intertwined with the elegant acidity. Very long, silky finish. From biodynamically grown grapes with Demeter certification. Drink or hold." 95 Points, James Suckling. JamesSuckling.com

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Hiedler Riesling Ried Heiligenstein Erste Lage 2021, 0.75L
Riesling from Kamptal, Kamptal

"Sourced from 60-year-old vines, Hiedler's 2021 Ried Heiligenstein 1ÖTW Riesling shows clear, open, bright and elegant fruit with herbal as well as earthy notes of broken rock. Juicy, intense and dense in the mouth, this is a powerful and firmly structured, still somewhat bitter Heiligenstein that needs some time to develop its full size. It's undoubtedly a great Riesling from the Kamptal. 13% stated alcohol. Natural cork. Tasted in Grafenegg in September 2022." 94+ Points, Stephen Reinhardt, Wine Advocate

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Bernhard Ott Gruner Veltliner Ried Rosenberg 2017, 0.75L
Gruner Veltliner from Wagram, Wagram

"From 60-year-old vines picked on September 29, Ott's Feuersbrunner 2017 Grüner Veltliner Ried Rosenberg 1ÖTW is super clear, precise and fresh on the nose where tropical and stone fruit aromas such as apricots, white peaches, nectarines, papayas and mangos are displayed. Full-bodied, lush and round with very fine acidity and good structure, this is a densely woven, fleshy, super elegant, persistent and very powerful Veltliner with an impressive but slightly massive finish. Super sexy but I tend to prefer the Spiegel from the 2017 vintage. Tasted at Schloss Grafenegg and three weeks later in Vienna, both September 2018." 93 Points, Stephen Reinhardt, Wine Advocate

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Bachelet-Monnot Santenay Rouge Vieilles Vignes 2020, 0.75L
Pinot Noir from Santenay, Burgundy

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Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau Mâcon-Villages Clos Saint Pancras 2021, 0.75L
Chardonnay from Mâcon-Villages, Burgundy

Aromas of pear, lime, green apple and toasted nuts lead to a crisp palate filled with notes of citrus. Pairs well with pasta and cured meats. Importer Notes

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Le Potazzine Brunello di Montalcino 2017, 0.75L
Sangiovese from Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany

"Aromas of crushed mint, pressed rose and perfumed berry mingle with warm spice in this dazzling red. Thanks to some of the highest vineyard altitudes in the denomination, it boasts vibrancy and finesse in its flavors of ripe black cherry, juicy blood orange, licorice and crushed mint. Taut, elegant tannins and fresh acidity keep it balanced and focused." 97 Kerin O'Keefe, Wine Enthusiast

"The ladies of Le Potazzine make a terrific bottle of Brunello, and their high-elevation vineyards are especially important in maintaining freshness in a scorching-hot vintage such as this. The 2017 Brunello di Montalcino offers a pretty succession of wild berry, cherry and plum aromas, along with light spice, crushed flowers and perfumed potting soil. This wine is also distinguished by a touch of bay leaf and maybe a warmer note of cured tobacco as well. This is an impressive effort." 95 Monica Larner, Wine Advocate

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Raúl Pérez Bierzo Ultreia Saint-Jacques 2020, 0.75L
Mencía from Bierzo, Castilla y León

"They had not bottled the 2020 Ultreia Saint Jacques yet and were still waiting for the labels (and they label the day after they bottle), so I caught an unbottled sample that was very tender and fruit-driven, primary and quite open. He used more stems and full clusters in 2020, and since 2018, they have removed the percentage of white grapes that used to be included in the wine. It's a little more Mediterranean, with aromatic herbs and a more powerful palate..."  ​93-94 Points, Luis Guiterrez, Wine Advocate

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Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, 0.75L
Cabernet Sauvignon from Mt. Veeder, California

"The 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon was just bottled this past summer. It is of course a very young wine, but possesses tremendous aromatic nuance and freshness to play off a core of huge dark fruit. Readers will have to be patient with the 2018, as it is an imposing, vertical Cabernet that needs years to be at its best. Bright floral and spice notes lift the soaring finish as the wine's inner sweetness gradually emerges over time. The 2018 is super-impressive. That's all there is to it." 98 Points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous 

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