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WA90-93Size750MLVintage2014SKU21896Beautifully perfumed, it has lots of lychee, tangerine, citrus and salty minerality to go with a medium-bodied, fresh, lively feel on the palate. This gains depth and texture with time in the glass, and will be versatile on the dinner table.
Size750MLVintage2015SKU14799A traditional blend of Grenache and Syrah, this Rhone red leads with aromas of red berries, herbs, and black pepper that lead to a well-balanced, fruit-filled palate that lingers carries through the to a mouth-watering finish.
Size750MLVintage2012SKU1850150% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre. Amazing concentration and depth in a wine that is both intenseand refined. A perfect match for grilled meats!
WA90Size750MLVintage2012SKU19853Superb and a great Lirac, the 2012 Lirac Le Plateau des Chenes checks in as a blend of Grenache and Syrah. Elegant, seamless and silky, with plenty of kirsch and berry fruit, sweet spice and licorice, it has medium-bodied richness, gorgeous purity and ultra-fine tannin that emerges on the finish. 90pts Wine Advocate (2012).
Size750MLVintage2013SKU16480Produced by and for the Stolpman vineyards team, this is a beautiful wine for early drinking. Syrah, Grenache, Petit Syrah and Viognier are blended to make this extremely versatile & delicious offering. Classic Southern Rhone aromas of sage brush, red & black fruits and fresh tilled earth.
Size750MLVintage2012SKU21173Also similarly styled, with plenty of underbrush, pepper, garrigue and sweet black raspberry fruit, the 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape Selection is medium-bodied, textured and with good richness, it will have a decade of longevity.
Size750MLVintage2012SKU20825One of the more limited production releases, the 2012 Gigondas Cuvee Valbelle (which comes from a blend of terroirs) exhibits fabulous cassis, cocoa dusted meat, dried herbs, soy sauce and Asian spice-box-like aromas and flavors. Medium to full-bodied, deep, concentrated and structured, it
WA95Size750MLVintage2009SKU16323There are 535 cases of the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Croix de Bois (100% Grenache from 110-year-old vines planted on the famed small rocks called Galets Roules). It is a classic Chateauneuf with lots of roasted herb, licorice, cedar, resiny pine forest, kirsch liqueur and black raspberry characteristics. 95pts Wine Advocate (2009)
WA96Size750MLVintage2009SKU16322Even better is the 507-case cuvee of 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Barbe Rac. One of the wines of the vintage, this dark ruby/purple-tinged effort possesses great intensity along with a full-bodied mouthfeel and almost over-the-top levels of licorice-infused kirsch liqueur and raspberries. Spicy, peppery and earthy with lavish glycerin as well as richness, this is an amazing 2009 that is already drinking beautifully given the precociousness of the vintage. 96pts Wine Advocate (2009)