Rhone

Cotes du Rhone, Andre Brunel, Rhone Valley, FR, 2014
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
This wine exudes very forward fruit, and is a terrific example of super-ripe, old-vine Grenache displaying characteristics of cherries and blackberries along side of the classic Provençal spice and herb notes.
$11.95
Rhone Blend "Les Enfants Terribles", Mas Carlot, Costieres de Nimes, FR, 2012
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Smoked herbs, tobacco, and truffle are all present in this upfront, fruit driven profile. This lovely wine contains spices, licorice, violet and leather aromas, blackberry and raspberry fruits. This is medium-bodied.
$13.95
Cotes du Rhone "Villages", Famille Perrin, FR, 2015
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Dark ruby color, with purple reflections
Full-bodied with a generous attack, a pleasant freshness and elegant tannins.
$13.95
Rhone Blend "Les Cimels" Chateau d'Or et de Gueules, Costieres de Nimes, FR, 2014
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Tobacco, lavender, herbes de Provence, and dark fruits are forthright on the nose. The palate is full bodied with rich, juicy fruit filling the mouth.
$14.95
Cotes du Rhone, Saint-Cosme, Rhone Valley, FR, 2016
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Liquorish, gingerbread, redcurrant.
$14.95
Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah, Mas Des Bressades, Vin de Pays, FR, 2014
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
The wine displays notes of fig, plum and blackberry fruit, complimented by roasted spice aromas.
$18.95 $17.95
Vinsobres "Les Cornuds", Perrin & Fils, FR, 2014
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 90
Very dark cherry red color; savory, pepper, charcoal nose; tasty, very tart black fruit, charcoal, pepper palate.
$21.95 $19.95
Rhone Blend "Trassegum" Chateau d'Or et de Gueules, Costieres de Nimes, FR, 2013
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 90
“Another terrific wine is the 2013 Trassegum Costières de Nîmes, made from 50% Syrah, 25% Mourvèdre and 25% Carignan that was aged a month in barrel followed by six months in concrete. It has lots of chocolatey dark fruits, asphalt, plum
$21.95
Cotes du Rhone "Les Deux Albion", Saint-Cosme, FR, 2015
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 90
n the words of proprietor Louis Barruol, "A great success." I'd have to agree. Scents of fresh blueberries are immediately appealing, while the plump, medium to full-bodied palate ends in a light flurry of tannins. Give it another year
$21.95
Cotes du Ventoux "Nadal", Domaine de Fondreche, FR, 2010
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
50% Grenache, 40% Syrah, and 10% Mourvedre. Deep ruby/purple, with kirsch liqueur, licorice, spring flowers, and black raspberries.
$24.95
Chateau d'Or et de Gueules "Bolida, Costieres de Nimes, FR, 2013
Not rated
89:WA
“A step up in price over the Les Cimels, the 2013 La Bolida Costières de Nîmes is a Mourvèdre-dominated blend (10% Grenache) that sees 12 months in 300-liter barrels before bottling. Inky-colored, medium to full-bodied, textured and with moderate mi
$26.95
Chateau d'Or et de Gueules "Bolida, Costieres de Nimes, FR, 2011
Not rated
88-90:WA
“The 2011 Costieres De Nimes La Bolida (almost all Mourvedre) is a deep, structured and brooding effort that offers notions of graphite, leather, scorched earth and smoky black fruits on both the nose and palate. Medium to full-bodied, with good
$27.95
Chateau d’Or et de Gueules “Qu’es Aquo", Costieres de Nimes, FR, 2014
Not rated
90:WA
“The smaller production 2014 Qu'Es Aquo Costières de Nîmes is a beauty! Made from very old vine Carignan and fermented and aged in old barrels, it has terrific purity in its ripe black cherry, leather, dried earth and spice aromas and flavors. The p
$27.95
Vacqueyras "La Cantarelle", Domaine la Garrigue, Rhone, FR, 2014
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 89
A blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah aged in concrete tank from vines more than 100 years old at the foot of the famous Dentelles de Montmirailles, that symbolize the appellation Gigondas. This wine is bottled earlier than the Bernard
$27.95
Domaine d'Arbousset Lirac, la Vigne dÕYvon, FR, 2011
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Cinsault and 5% Mourvèdre. Layers of dark berry fruits, dark tree fruits, cassis and wild flowers on the nose. Dark berries balance perfectly with a light minerality to coat the mouth with a full body richness th
$28.95
Syrah "La Rosine", Michel & Stephane Ogier, FR, 2012
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
2012 La Rosine Syrah VDP is 100% Syrah that was brought up in mostly older barrels. It’s a beautiful wine that, unsurprisingly, bares more than a passing resemblance to a high-quality Côte Rôtie from the southern part of the appellation. Sw
$29.95
Cotes du Rhone, Saint Cosme, Rhone Valley, FR, 2016 (Magnum)
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Syrah. Destemmed harvest.
Limestony sands, red clay, rolling stones. Aged in vat.
$32.95
Gigondas "Aux Lieux-Dits", Santa Duc, FR, 2012
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 89
A bright violet color. Currant, dried fig and blackberry waft from the glass. Lively, fresh, focused wine, finishing with strong spiciness.
$39.95 $36.95
Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Domaine de Pere Pape", Vignobles Mayard, FR, 2014
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Domaine du Père Pape is a solid yet ambitious wine that will happily keep for years. It has a complex bouquet made up of a blend of cooked woodland berries, cocoa and spices. Its warm taste reveals the underlying tannins, delicate and dense
$39.95
Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine de la Solitude, FR, 2015
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 93
Domaine de la Solitude turned in a top performance with its 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape. It shows hints of toasted almond or marzipan on the nose, ripe cherries and hints of stone fruit, and while it's richly tannic, the tannins are ripe a
$47.95
Chateauneuf du Pape "Cuvee Alex", Vignobles Mayard, FR, 2012
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 91
“A blend of Grenache and Mourvedre, offers beautiful aromatics of black cherry, new leather, licorice and hints of vanilla-laced spice. This flows to a medium to full-bodied, rich, layered and beautifully fruited Châteauneuf du Pape that
$47.95
Chateauneuf-du-Pape “La Crau de ma Mere”, Vignobles Mayard, FR, 2013
Not rated
91:WA
“Showing similar to last year, the 2013 Chateauneuf du Pape la Crau de la Mere (60% Grenache, 30% Mourvèdre and 10% Syrah) is a nicely concentrated, medium-bodied and balanced 2013 that shows the cooler style of the vintage in its peppery, violet, m
$53.95
Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Vieux Telegraphe", Domaine Brunier, FR, 2014
Not rated
Tasting Notes:
Spring flowers, boysenberries, black cherries, black currants, nori (the sushi seaweed wrapper), black olives, licorice and pepper.
$89.95
Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Chateau de Beaucastel, FR, 2011
Not rated
Wine Advocate: 94
“2011 Chateauneuf du Pape offers up a sweet bouquet of spiced black cherries, plum, truffle, saddle leather and underbrush. Coming from tiny yields (which were down 50% from 2010), this medium to full-bodied 2011 is gorgeously textured
$91.95
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