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Bodegas Teso la Monja Romanico 2012
Bodegas Teso la Monja Romanico 2012  
WA92
IWC91
rws48798$11.99
Brancott Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Brancott Sauvignon Blanc 2011  
WS88
Sauvignon Blanc is grown almost everywhere in New Zealand, but it’s in Marlborough that this variety finds its finest expression of anywhere in the world. Winemaking influences are kept to a minimum. Slow, cool fermentation in stainless steel retains the crisp fruit flavours. Cellaring is normally avoided to retain the youthful freshness of the wine. Tastes like cut grass, gooseberry, capsicum/bell pepper, with riper styles displaying melon, nectarine or passionfruit. Enjoy with tangy food – avocado, oysters, trout, salmon, mussels, crayfish or salads.
gz7164515$9.04
Bryant Bettina 2010
Bryant Bettina 2010  
WS94
WA97
The Bettina Bryant Proprietary Red Wine is a gorgeous blend of Bordeaux varietals sourced from three of David Abreu’s own exceptional estate vineyards – Madrona, Thorevilos, and Lucia Howell Mountain. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot, and made with the same attention to detail as Bryant, this wine is beautifully layered and complex.

Blend: 73.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12.5% Cabernet Franc, 12.5% Merlot, 1.5% Petit Verdot

Donald L. Bryant, Jr., is driven by the pursuit excellence and realizing the full potential of his extraordinary Pritchard Hill estate. Investing in his passion for wine, the St. Louis businessman acquired the 13-acre vineyard overlooking Lake Hennessey in the late 1980s and replanted it with 100% Cabernet Sauvignon using modern viticulture practices. The first vintage was released in 1992, and soon after Bryant Family Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon won critical acclaim and became internationally recognized as a world-class wine. Don Bryant’s goal is to celebrate the first-growth vineyard terroir while paying homage to the great winemaking traditions of Bordeaux.
rws49346$429.99
Ca'Momi Rosso Di Napa
Ca'Momi Rosso Di Napa  
WE88
An extroverted dry red wine that is light in body but deceptively rich in flavor. The nose exhibits fig, caramelized sugar, coffee and chocolate, while the palate brings ripe cherries, berries, dark plum together with cedar, sandalwood and coffee. Powerfully engaging and balanced with good acidity on the long finish. This is a satisfying blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Merlot and Petite Sirah that can be enjoyed everyday.
rws52651$6.71
Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree 2013
Chapoutier Cote Rotie La Mordoree 2013  
WS94
WA94
rws23769$149.99
Chateau Ste Michelle Harvest Select Sweet Riesling 2016
Chateau Ste Michelle Harvest Select Sweet Riesling 2016  
WE87
The Harvest Select Riesling is made in a slightly sweeter style than the Columbia Valley Riesling but still shows the classic Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling character. It offers rich flavors of ripe peaches balanced with crisp Washington Riesling acidity.

10.5% ABV

Food Pairing: Fresh fruit, crab, Asian dishes, mild cheeses
rws33900Regular price: $10.00Sale price: $7.99
Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling 2016
Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling 2016  
WE89
The wine offers crisp apple aromas and flavors with subtle mineral notes. This is an “everyday Riesling” that is a pleasure to drink and easy to match with a variety of foods, such as fresh fruit, crab, mild cheeses and chicken.
pa7624$7.99
Clarendon Hills Syrah Piggots Range 2004
Clarendon Hills Syrah Piggots Range 2004  
WS94
WA95
WE94
Situated in a natural ampitheatre with 360 degree aspects, this vineyard is dry grown and produces small crops of deeply concentrated Syrah with high tannin levels.

The yield here rarely exceeds two tonnes/acre and is often much lower. This old gone ungrafted Syrah vineyard has a unique character which I describe as 'the full meal followed by the cigar'!

This wine is made in the same manner as all the Syrah vineyards and shows it's individuality purely due to vineyard influences.

This wine develops slowly and positively for a most complete tasting experience.
rws36707$100.00
Flegenheimer Paisant Red 2014
Flegenheimer Paisant Red 2014  
WA91
As with Flegenheimer Reserve Red, Ben Glaetzer, is making this 96% Grenache/4% Shiraz blend. Cuttings were taken from a very old Grenache vineyard in McLaren Vale known for producing a delicate, perfumed expression of the varietal. When ready, the cuttings were planted as bush vines on the western slope of Hammerschlag’s property. This portion of the vineyard has the hardest soil and is quite windy. In short, it is the toughest spot on the property which is exactly where Grenache should be. The varietals were harvested, made and aged separately. The wine did spent a few months in neutral barrels but was largely matured in stainless steel tanks to preserve its elegant perfume and aromatic character. After 12 months, the wine was blended and bottled with only a very light filtration.
rws58496$14.99
Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2013
Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2013  
WA91
Deep and dark red, shiny. Fresh fruits with red berries and spices on the nose. The palate is full, round and racy with rounded and smooth tannins. A full-bodied, rich and intensely aromatic wine. Full with a long finish and plenty of elegance and finesse due to the well balanced tannins and fruit.
gz2077415$11.83
Hazana Rioja Vendimia 2014
Hazana Rioja Vendimia 2014  
WA92
Hazaña is a recently introduced custom cuvée made in partnership between Eric Solomon and Rafael de Haan. British born and educated, Rafael joined the UK wine trade in 2000 and early on realized that he rather have a career closer to the vine. In 2001 he moved to Barcelona, brokered some wine and opened a tapas bar before setting up his first property, Bodegas Abanico, in Rioja with his partner Nuria Altes.

Named for the ancient, poetic tales of heroism, Hazaña is made at Viñicola Real in the classical style of Rioja. The fruit comes from the vicinity of Logroño at 500 meters above sea level and on red clay and chalky limestone soils. A blend of Tempranillo with up to 15% Graciano, it is aged in French and American oak before release.
rws59805$9.99
Kendall Jackson Vintners Reserve Chardonnay 2016
Kendall Jackson Vintners Reserve Chardonnay 2016  
WE91
America's #1 selling Chardonnay for 25 years and counting! It's no wonder Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay is the most popular release. Handcrafted in small vineyard lots throughout the entire winemaking process, the grapes are from California’s cool, coastal growing regions.

The Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay is fruit-forward, divinely complex, approachable and exceptionally food-friendly.Tropical fruit flavors such as pineapple, mango and papaya, with citrus notes. Aromas of vanilla and honey. A hint of toasted oak and butter.

Pairs perfectly with lobster and alfredo.
rws10078$10.04
Lamadrid Reserva Malbec
Lamadrid Reserva Malbec  
WE92
An Agrelo terroir-driven Malbec that is complex with very concentrated berry, dark chocolate and spice. Full bodied, smooth tannis, and a flavorful finish.

Lamadrid is the name of the family of the owner and founder, Guillermo García Lamadrid.
rws48601$16.99
Le Jardin d'Eolie Pinot Noir 2017
Le Jardin d'Eolie Pinot Noir 2017  
WE87

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27132Regular price: $10.99Sale price: $5.99
Mas Alta La Bassetta 2005
Mas Alta La Bassetta 2005  
WS87
IWC91
La Basseta vintage is the result of a blend from several plots of carignan, grenache and cabernet. The vines vary in age from 15 – 100 years. Bodegas Mas Alta's selection criteria for producing this wine is based on successfully expressing the terroir combined with a sensation of finesse and indulgence. Throughout the process of producing their vintages, they aim to obtain sensitive and complex wines. La Basseta is undoubtedly the most feminine wine in their range. The intensity of the fruit blended with a long and silky finish make for a feminine feel...

Selected by Michel Tardieu, their barrels originate from France’s most noble forests. Wines are matured for 14-18 months on fine lees enabling them to obtain the quintessential expression of each vintage. A key stage in the wine-making process, maturing adds that vital touch of personality to a great wine.
rws37523$45.56
Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne
Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne  
WS92
The quintessential cuvee from Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, this extraordinary wine unites fruit, power, balance and pure expressions of the terroir into one delicious Champagne. 20% Chardonnay grape elegance and delicacy. 40% Pinot Noir for roundness and structure. 40% Pinot Meunier for fruitiness. Blended from 100 to 150 single cru vineyards. Aged for 3 years even though only 15 months are required by law.

APPEARANCE: Pale straw-gold in color, with an abundance of delicate bubbles. NOSE: Floral and fruity with a subtle predominance of white fruits; pear, apple, quince, fig and hazelnuts. PALATE: Perfectly balanced, fruity yet dry. FOOD PAIRING: This wine is an ideal accompaniment for Chicken, Salmon, Shellfish, Sushi, Soft Cheeses, Fruit and Desserts.
rws24291$34.99
Parducci Small Lot Merlot 2014
Parducci Small Lot Merlot 2014  
WE89
This Merlot has rich flavors of black cherries and plums followed by a tea-leaf spiciness adding savor and depth.
pa68144$9.99
Resalte Vendimia Seleccionada 2015
Resalte Vendimia Seleccionada 2015  
WE89
View: Cherry red / bluish highlights / violet reflections / clean /sparkly
Nose: Complex / intense / fruity aromas / ripe black fruit / fine woods
Taste: Sweet / fresh / balanced / tasty / persistent

14.5% ABV
51219$11.99
Segura Viduras Brut Reserve Cava
Segura Viduras Brut Reserve Cava  
WE88
A Reserve Cava which perfectly accompanies any meal from start to finish. Pale straw yellow in color. Elegant and harmonious on the nose. Fresh and well balanced on the palate; ample flavors; the predominance of Macabeo is obvious. Very persistent fine mousse.
mb4587684$10.81
Tessellae Carignan VV
Tessellae Carignan VV  
WA92
rws57446$11.97
Tilia Malbec 2016
Tilia Malbec 2016  
WA90
Aromas of black cherries and plums are accompanied by notes of violets and vanilla. On the palate the wine is rich and full-bodied with flavors of juicy blackberries, cranberries, and black currants abound, followed by notes of vanilla and sweet spice.

Pair this Malbec with a meat dish that mirrors its tangy berry flavors like cranberry pot roast or roast duck with sour cherry sauce.
rws48167$9.99