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  • Vin

    FELTON ROAD - Pinot Noir Bannockburn - 2019

    • - 94 points-

    Wine Spectator

    June 2021

    Generous and juicy wild strawberry, cranberry and spiced cherry flavors start off flashy and...

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    BERTANI - Amarone della Valpolicella Classico - 2011

    • - 94 points-

    Decanter

    May 2021

    One of the most classic Amarones, which has never changed its elegant rather than powerful style....

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    QUINTA DO VALE MEÃO - Douro Meandro Tinto - 2018

    • - 92 points-

    Wine Spectator

    April 2021

    Nicely textured, with smooth tannins, this elegant, full-bodied red is packed with dark cherry,...

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    VETUS - Flor de Vetus Blanco - 2019

    • - 93 points-

    Decanter

    April 2021

    Flinty nose. Great balance and texture on the palate with notes of lime zest, marmalade and...

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  • Vin

    CATENA - Malbec - 2018

    • - 90 points-

    Gismondi on Wine

    April 2021

    Catena's High Mountain Malbec is a blend of high-altitude, family owned vineyards situated in...

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    HAMILTON RUSSELL VINEYARDS - Chardonnay - 2020

    • - 95 points-

    Greg Sherwood MW

    April 2021

    f 2018 produced a super taut, reductive serious expression and 2019 showed a lusher, more forward,...

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    DOMAINE DE LA MORDORÉE - Tavel La Dame Rousse - 2020

    • - 91 points-

    Jeb Dunnuck

    Jeb Dunnuck, April 2021

    The 2020 Tavel La Dame Rousse is another classic Tavel that brings plenty of richness yet has...

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    DOMAINE DE LA MORDORÉE - Tavel La Reine des Bois - 2020

    • - 93 points-

    Jeb Dunnuck

    Jeb Dunnuck, April 2021

    The top cuvée from this world class estate, the 2020 Tavel Cuvée De La Reine Des Bois is mostly...

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    SOKOL BLOSSER - Evolution Pinot Noir - 2018

    • - 90 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    March 2021

    This is a pretty wine, with soft fruit flavors of plum and cherry. Medium weight and length, it's a...

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    DOMAINE DELAPORTE - Sancerre Chavignol Blanc - 2019

    • - 91 points-

    Wine Spectator

    March 2021

    This starts off savory, with sea salt and white asparagus accents, but then ripe notes of persimmon...

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  • Vin

    CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER - R.D. - 2007

    • - 97 points-

    Wine Advocate

    William Kelley, March 2021

    Disgorged on July 10, 2020, with three grams per liter dosage, Bollinger's eagerly awaited 2007...

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    QUINTA DO VALE MEÃO - Douro Vintage Port - 2018

    • - 97 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    March 2021

    While this vintage was not generally declared by all producers, it has resulted in some very fine...

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    QUINTA DO VALE MEÃO - Douro - 2018

    • - 99 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    March 2021

    This stellar wine comes from one of the grandest estates in the Douro, created in the 19th century...

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    QUINTA DO VALE MEÃO - Douro Meandro Tinto - 2018

    • - 93 points-

    Wine Enthusiast

    March 2021

    This wine is named after the majestic oxbow bend taken by the Douro river around the Meão estate....

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  • Vin

    TALENTI - Brunello di Montalcino Piero - 2016

    • - 98 points-

    Wine Spectator

    March 2021

    Cherry, strawberry, earth and mineral flavors provide immediate appeal up front, while the dense...

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  • Vin

    SIRO PACENTI - Brunello di Montalcino Pelagrilli - 2016

    • - 97 points-

    Wine Spectator

    March 2021

    A pure and focused version, with cherry, strawberry and currant fruit shaded by mineral and tobacco...

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  • Vin

    GIANNI BRUNELLI - Rosso di Montalcino - 2019

    • - 94 points-

    Decanter

    March 2021

    A blend of Sangiovese grapes from Podernovone - which lies at 500 metres above sea level on the...

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    TALENTI - Rosso di Montalcino - 2019

    • - 91 points-

    Decanter

    March 2021

    The 2019 Rossos give an exciting preview of how the upcoming Brunellos may fare. Some examples like...

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  • Vin

    DIAMOND CREEK - Cabernet Sauvignon Mix Pack: 2 x Volcanic Hill, 2 x Red Rock Terrace, 2 x Gravelly Meadow - 2018

    Wine Advocate

    March 2021

    Volcanic Hill - 98+ Pts Deep garnet-purple colored, it bursts with vibrant scents of wild...

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    CHAMPAGNE BOLLINGER - R.D. - 2007

    • - 97 points-

    Vinous

    Antonio Galloni, March 2021

    Bollinger's 2007 R.D. is superb, but it is also a wine that reflects the nature of a unique and...

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    E. PIRA & FIGLI - CHIARA BOSCHIS - Barolo Via Nuova - 2016

    • - 95 points-

    Wine Spectator

    February 2021

    This is expressive and complex, revealing cherry, strawberry, white pepper, iron and tar flavors,...

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    POPLAR GROVE - Cabernet Franc - 2017

    • - 90 points-

    Vancouver Sun

    Anthony Gismondi, February 2021

    Poplar Grove is beginning to hit its stride with this Cabernet Franc. It's the little tweaks but...

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    TAIT - The Ball Buster - 2017

    • - 90 points-

    Wine Advocate

    Joe Czerwinski, February 2021

    Made in the same full-on style that proprietor Bruno Tait has been pursuing since its first vintage...

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    MATCHBOOK WINES - Arsonist Red Blend - 2018

    • - 93 points-

    Blue Lifestyle International

    February 2021

    Opaque, garnet color, rich plum nose, rich, chewy and intense; mostly Petit Verdot with Malbec and...

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