WINE THAT PLAYS WITH YOUR HEARTSTRINGS

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We’ve taken stock of the Vite Talin Barolo from the great Luciano Sandrone, these wines are possessed with a thrilling sense of energy and seamless balance. inquire about allocations. 2014 Luciano Sandrone • Barolo Vite Talin. 97 Points Vinous. $560 per bottle – 1 pack “The 2014 Barolo Vite Talin is shaping up to be one […]

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“PERHAPS THE BEST AMARONE EVER MADE” JS

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We’ve managed to get our hands on a small but beautiful library collection of Amarone direct from the cellars of Zenato. “Zenato is one of the historic names in Valpolicella. The estate makes a wide range of wines, but truly excels with Amarone. A recent vertical tasting of Zenato’s Amarone Riserva Sergio Zenato going back […]

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AD VIVUM NAPA CABERNET – VIA DOMINUS, CAYMUS AND PETRUS.

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AD VIVUM is a story of a special vineyard, a seasoned winemaker, a meticulous farmer, and Mother Nature. AD VIVUM is a single-vineyard, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon wine crafted by Chris Phelps, a long-time Napa Valley winemaker who has earned a reputation for his ability to consistently produce unique wines that honestly reflect the terroir of […]

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ONE OF ONLY 24 WINERIES IN THE WORLD


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Tasca d’Almerita is among just 24 wineries in the world, among the 3 Italians to receive the Green Emblem seal from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, a recognition given by one of the most important critics of the international wine world to those who have shown extraordinary efforts in the search for  virtuous agricultural practices in the enological […]

July 6, 2021

THE SWEET 16’S


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“2016 Brunello di Montalcino: The vintage we have been waiting for” Vinous. “If I had to think of one way to universally describe the majority of wines from the 2016 vintage, I would offer that they are like a well-muscled black stallion in its prime. They are dark yet radiant, expressive, nearly explosive at times, […]

July 6, 2021

SUMMER-SET


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Starting several years ago, Olivier Bernard and the team at Domaine de Chevalier made a strong commitment to Clos des Lunes, an ancient vineyard in Sauternes, among the finest in Bordeaux. Relying on an intimate relationship with the terroir, the ultimate aim is to create one of the greatest dry white wines on the market. […]

June 16, 2021

TASCA + ETNA = TASCANTE


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It was surely inevitable that Sicily’s first fine-wine producer would establish themselves on the Volcano. Sicily’s star is ascendant in the wine community, and it seems that when anyone looks at Sicily these days, their eyes are immediately drawn to the island’s most prominent topographic feature, the great volcano Mount Etna. Etna wines are almost […]

June 1, 2021

BORDEAUX MUST BUY


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One of the most sought-after values in Bordeaux, Chateau Marjosse is the personal vineyard of the famed Pierre Lurton, managing director for Cheval Blanc and d’Yquem! A hidden gem in our portfolio, the 2018 Marjosse is made up of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc with a splash of old vines Malbec […]

May 21, 2021

THERE’S SOMETHING SPECIAL BREWING HERE


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“What happened to Boris Champy after he was asked to “move on” from Domaine des Lambrays in 2019 having barely got his feet under the desk? The answer is this. I visited Champy at his winery in the Haute-Côtes behind Pommard in the sleepy village of Nantoux on a Saturday morning when we had time […]

May 21, 2021

THE SHINY 18’S FROM DARIOUSH.


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In the late 1990’s, while the focus was on northern Napa Valley, Darioush and Winemaker Steve Devitt focused intently on site selection and cooler, maritime-influenced micro climates of Southern Napa Valley and atop Mount Veeder. Together, they saw the potential of Bordeaux varieties grown from these unique, more temperate sites in crafting balanced wines with […]

May 6, 2021

WINE THAT PLAYS WITH YOUR HEARTSTRINGS


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We’ve taken stock of the Vite Talin Barolo from the great Luciano Sandrone, these wines are possessed with a thrilling sense of energy and seamless balance. inquire about allocations. 2014 Luciano Sandrone • Barolo Vite Talin. 97 Points Vinous. $560 per bottle – 1 pack “The 2014 Barolo Vite Talin is shaping up to be one […]

May 6, 2021

“ONE OF ARGENTINA’S MOST DISTINCTIVE REDS”


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“For readers familiar with Rioja, Bodegas Weinert is the López de Heredia of Mendoza, making wonderfully traditional wines and sticking to its principles. Bodegas Weinert produces savoury wines that show a combination of ripeness, old World flavours, sumptuous textures, herbal tones and velvety tannins. Intriguing wines that have more in common with older Bordeaux than […]

April 6, 2021

FETE DU PINOT NOIR


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A celebration of Burgundy’s famously fickle heart break grape.  2017 Symbion Pinot Noir – Willamette Valley – Oregon$44.95 per bottle – 6 bottles per case  Winemaker Steve Doerner has been making wine for 38 years – 14 at Calera in California, and 24 at Cristom in Oregon. This is his personal home vineyard offering.Red berry and […]

March 17, 2021