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  • Vin

    PIERRE GIMONNET & FILS - Champagne 1er cru Brut Fleuron - 2014

    • - 94 points-

    Vinous

    Antonio Galloni, November 2020

    The 2014 Brut Blanc de Blancs Fleuron is rich and effusive in the glass. Freshly cut flowers, mint,...

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    PIERRE GIMONNET & FILS - Brut Cuis 1er Cru - N/V

    • - 91 points-

    Vinous

    Antonio Galloni, November 2020

    The NV Brut Blanc de Blancs Cuis 1er Cru is loaded with intense saline, mineral and savory...

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    PIERRE GIMONNET & FILS - Champagne Brut Rosé de Blanc 1er cru - N/V

    • - 91 points-

    Vinous

    November 2020

    The NV Brut Rosé de Blancs is incredibly distinctive. Cranberry, crushed rocks, chalk, slate and...

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    CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER - La Grande Année Rosé w/ Gift Box - 2012

    • - 96 points-

    Vinous

    Antonio Galloni, November 2020

    The 2012 La Grande Année Rosé is airy, gracious and so wonderfully inviting. Crushed flowers,...

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    CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER - Vieilles Vignes Françaises - 2009

    • 96+ Pts

    Vinous

    Antonio Galloni, November 2020

    Bollinger's 2009 Vieilles Vignes Françaises is tightly wound and reserved, which is quite...

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    LA SOUFRANDIERE - Mâcon-Vinzelles Le Clos de Grand-Père - 2018

    • - 93 points-

    Wine Anorak

    Jamie Goode, October 2020

    This is from a 1.1 ha plot, farmed biodynamically since 2007 on clay/limestone soils. 10% barrel,...

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    MATCHBOOK WINES - Arsonist Red Blend - 2017

    • - 92 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    October 2020

    This wine is super concentrated and complex in its array of red and black fruit flavors, with...

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    MATCHBOOK WINES - Cabernet Sauvignon - 2018

    • - 91 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    October 2020

    This is a brawny, full-bodied and firmly tannic wine that's nevertheless seductive, complex and...

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    CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER - La Grande Année w/ Gift Box - 2012

    • - 97 points-

    Wine Spectator

    October 2020

    This goes from zero to 60 right out of the gate, with an intense spine of acidity driving tightly...

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    E. PIRA & FIGLI - CHIARA BOSCHIS - Barolo Cannubi - 2016

    • - 96 points-

    Wine Spectator

    October 2020

    Bright cherry and berry flavors hold the center in this stylish red, accented by underbrush, iron...

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    IZADI - Rioja Blanco - 2019

    • - 91 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Luis Gutiérrez, October 2020

    The surprising white 2019 Blanco has all the white grapes you can imagine—Garnacha Blanca,...

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    COOLSHANAGH - Chardonnay - 2016

    • - 90 points-

    Wine Align

    David Lawrason, October 2020

    Here's a quite fine, balanced chardonnay with complex aromas featuring flinty reduction, toasty...

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    JOSEPH PHELPS - Pinot Noir Freestone Vineyards - 2018

    • - 96 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    September 2020

    From a majority of estate-grown grapes and percentage of grower fruit, this impressive wine is...

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    ALEXANA - Chardonnay Terroir Series - 2016

    • - 90 points-

    Vinous

    September 2020

    Light, bright yellow. Fresh, spice-accented citrus and orchard fruit and melon scents pick up a...

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    RENÉ ROSTAING - Côte Rôtie La Landonne - 2017

    • - 94 points-

    Wine Spectator

    September 2020

    This has an old-school persona, with a dusty sandalwood and cedar frame around a mix of mulled plum...

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    TOLPUDDLE - Chardonnay - 2019

    • - 98 points-

    James Suckling

    September 2020

    This has power and complexity and the right grade of reductive flair, overlaid on fresh yellow...

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    ARGIANO - Brunello di Montalcino - 2015

    • - 97 points-

    Decanter World Wine Awards

    September 2020

    What's often forgotten in the general hubbub which surrounds Brunello di Montalcino is that this...

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    ARGIANO - Rosso di Montalcino - 2018

    • - 92 points-

    James Suckling

    September 2020

    A really balanced red with aromas and flavors of cherries, lemon rind and hints of cedar. It's...

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    MATHIEU & CAMILLE LAPIERRE - Morgon - 2019

    • - 95 points-

    James Suckling

    September 2020

    ots of red and black bramble fruit on the nose with flowers, wet earth, old vine, moss and citrus...

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    JOSEPH PHELPS - Cabernet Sauvignon - 2017

    • - 95 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    September 2020

    This is a beautiful wine, effusive in cassis, black cherry, woody cedar and sage. With small...

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    SELVAPIANA - Chianti Rufina - 2018

    • - 92 points-

    Vinous

    Antonio Galloni, September 2020

    Selvapiana's 2018 Chianti Rufina is exquisitely beautiful. A wine of translucence and character,...

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    SELVAPIANA - Chianti Rufina 'Vigneto Erchi' - 2016

    • - 95 points-

    Vinous

    Antonio Galloni, September 2020

    A new wine in the range, the 2016 Chianti Rufina Vigneto Erchi is off the charts. The purest...

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    POPLAR GROVE - The Legacy - 2016

    • - 96 points-

    Decanter World Wine Awards

    September 2020

    Intense dark berry fruit nose with hints of clove, cinnamon, coffee and vanilla oak in the mouth;...

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