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End of Bin Sale List


WEST COAST


NAM-1033. 07 DONATI FAMILY PAICINES CLARET (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Merlot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc. Lovely 07 quality of fruit. Nice San Benito warmth. Very nice./ Delicious. Just the right oak-fruit harmony. Everything well done. Check it out. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1051. 11 KING ESTATE ACROBAT OREGON PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Enthusiast 88 - EDITORS’ CHOICE: ‘The Acrobat bottling is one of Oregon’s best sub-$20 Pinot Noirs, and a fine example of what might be called ‘new wave’ styling. It’s sleek, nervy, built on a spine of steel rather than wood. The bright berry fruit carries a pleasing hint of chocolate.’
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1055. 11 AMITY ESTATE WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Tanzer 89: ‘Bright red. Fresh raspberry and cherry on the perfumed nose, with notes of smoked meat and candied rose adding complexity. Light in body and appealingly sweet, offering sappy red fruit flavors and a hint of bitter chocolate. Fine-grained tannins give grip to the clinging, spicy finish.’
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1060. 11 ELK COVE WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine & Spirits 91: ‘Relatively lush for the coolness of the vintage, this velvety red leads with dark cherry scents gathered by a tarry earthiness. Its flavors stay dark and savory, the gripping tannins a touch furry, suggesting that it’s packed with potential energy. A year in the cellar will give it further definition. $29.’
How Many bottles/singles: 24.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1061. 09 ELK COVE FIVE MOUNTAIN WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 92; Tanzer 91: ‘Dark red. Bright aromas of black raspberry and cherry accented by sassafras and black tea. Juicy and focused, offering vibrant red fruit flavors that take a darker turn with air. Finishes bright and very long, with persistent spice and rose pastille qualities.’
How Many bottles/singles: 42.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1062. 09 PATTON VALLEY DECLASSIFIED WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Sweet cherry and tea. Lithe./ Sweet and fruity. Easy on entry; good astringency and bitter foil in the finish. Good value. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1064. 10 REX HILL WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 90: ‘Fresh and focused, with nice transparency to the blackberry, licorice and floral flavors, lingering enticingly on the deft finish. Drink now through 2018.’
How Many bottles/singles: 25.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1080. 10 DAVID BRUCE SONOMA COAST PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2007: Charm. Jewel like pinot precision. Appeal, purity, brightness. Great touch. Who’s making wine here now? The brand surely hasn’t lost a step. Always great pinots and the same style too./ Flavorful, long, fulfilled. Surely one of the best of this cuvee. Gads! It’s such a pleasure to taste this wine! 94/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 28.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1091. 10 NAPA CELLARS NAPA VALLEY PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Sweet and toasty as usual. More restrained and corseted in 2010 though. More acid cut. More perfume./ Yeah, tart for this number, which is kinda a relief. The 2010 high acidity. And brightness. Very flavorful. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1101. 11 SIDURI SANTA LUCIA HIGHLANDS PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Enthusiast 90: ‘This wine’s acid-tannin balance is beautiful, which lends structure to the raspberry, cherry, red currant and vanilla flavors. It shows the elegance associated with the vintage.’
How Many bottles/singles: 27.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1105. 10 LAETITIA ESTATE ARROYO GRANDE VALLEY PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2009: California Grapevine - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: ‘Attractive, fragrant, spicy, plummy, strawberry and raspberry fruit aroma with a note of charred oak; rich, plush, plummy cherry and red berry fruit flavors with a velvety mouthfeel; mediu to medium-full tannin; lingering aftertaste. Shows precocious rich fruit and is enjoyable to drink now. $25.’
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1114. 10 LAFOND LAFOND VINEYARD STA. RITA HILLS PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Oh, boy! Big burst of crisp 2010 pinot cherry with Sta. Rita Hills intricacies, spicy vigor./ 2010 acidity and flow. This is right for the zone and vintage. Some pinot padding too. Long and clinging, with fine tannin and light oak on the aftertaste. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 24.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1119. 11 J. LOHR ESTATES WILDFLOWER MONTEREY VALDIGUIE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1120. 10 J. LOHR ESTATES WILDFLOWER MONTEREY VALDIGUIE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Double Gold Medal winner - Tasters Guild. From Arroyo Seco; boysenberry, cherry, cranberry. Neon red-violet color./ Cedar, peels, ultra purple fruit range./ The relative ease of 2010. Good flavor. Ripe acidity. Serve cool. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1144. 07 PRAXIS CENTRAL COAST LAGREIN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
One of the most astonishing reds at our Ann Arbor Tasters Guild Blue Highways revue, this is made from a variety planted primarily in Trentino-Alto Adige, otherwise known as South Tyrol. Ripening readily in that cool Alpine zone, it comes to full fruition on California’s Central Coast, especially in a great vintage like 2007. I was astonished by the abundance of this example: lagrein on steroids. Ultra ample and lovely: a lesson in lagrein. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1178. 11 CLINE ANCIENT VINES CONTRA COSTA-LODI ZINFANDEL (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
80-100 year old vines. 11 dark, dry, close. Nonetheless, old vines large, sweet, powerful. Some 11 constraint./ Sweet and flowing, with some of the terseness of the vintage. The companion Mourvedre is more successful this vintage. 90+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1192. 10 IRONSTONE OLD VINE LODI ZINFANDEL (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Good, dark fruited, dry, and under control in 10–good vintage for Lodi. Fresh, crisp, and real zinfandel./ Sweet and lovely Lodi take with good 10 acidity. This works well in 2010. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1195. 10 LANGE TWINS OLD VINES LODI ZINFANDEL (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Full, deep, rich Lodi classic without excess jelly, jam. Old vines intensity, depth./ Yeah, juicy and fine. Good acid grip. Plenty of zin flavor. Very good example of its genre.. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1207. 10 L’ECOLE NO. 41 COLUMBIA VALLEY SEMILLON (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
86% semillon, 14% sauvignon blanc. Tight, crisp, clear. No marly tones of some Old World semillons. Bright and right WA semillon. Semillon apple fruit and body./ Intriguing undertone of oak fragrances, spices. Fat, waxy, expressive semillon. And a floral aspect. Unique in this series and in the semillon world. Transparent and well textured. One of the best in the series. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1245. 11 CALERA CENTRAL COAST CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Underground Wineletter - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: ‘This wine was made from grapes sourced from 7 different vineyards in Monterey, San Luis Obispo, and Monterey counties. It is quite a rich Chardonnay. Light golden yellow in color the wine has a nice floral perfume with a kiss of vanilla and a tinge of apricot. It is supple and lush with floral tinged fruit showing hints of apricot and a faint spiciness and has early appeal ‘
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1249. 11 MORGAN METALLICO UNOAKED MONTEREY CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Beverage Dynamics 94: ‘A lovely bouquet of under-ripe tropical fruit and wildflower leads to a palate of pear, peach, and citrus with a hint of minerality reminiscent of a good Chablis; dry, crisp and racy on the finish with great length. $24.’
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1253. 11 DAVID BRUCE SANTA LUCIA HIGHLANDS CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Est. 1964. Well, if this isn’t a California chardonnay with the Show Wine style of the late Seventies! All the bells and whistles: sweet oak, lees character, malolactic, power. Full toast and toasted coconut./ Yeah, the whole nine yards. Like the Loring style of chardonnay. There’s a market for this. Plenty of oak and oak tannin, alcohol warmth. For bold, rich fare. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1254. 10 VENTANA ESTATE ARROYO SECO CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Polished, mellow, classic to this cuvee. Malo cream and sweet, smooth oak./ Good oak creme and malo cream. Good Monterey acid. I like it. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1264. 11 ADELSHEIM RIBBON SPRINGS VINEYARD RIBBON RIDGE AUXERROIS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Enthusiast 90 - EDITORS’ CHOICE: ‘Solid as ever, this lip-smackingly refreshing Auxerrois is brimming with fine flavors of apple, pear and peach. The cool vintage has lowered the alcohol a touch, and there is plenty of acidity. The fruit purity and compelling aromatics remain as good as ever.’
How Many bottles/singles: 23.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1268. 11 JOVINO OREGON PINOT GRIS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Rich in fruits and nuts. Trail mix nose. Gives and gives./ Yeah, sweet and soft and rich. OR racy too. Fabulous juiciness. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1269. 11 KING ESTATE SIGNATURE OREGON PINOT GRIS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine & Spirits 91: ‘Generous at the outset, this wine has the scent of pear slices spritzed with lemon juice. Those fresh fruit flavors get a warm toasted lees accent on the palate, along with a mineral finish. A versatile gris for a meal, whether grilled chicken or stuffed squid.’
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1273. 11 STOLPMAN GOLDEN POINT SANTA YNEZ VALLEY WHITE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
82% roussanne, 7% chardonnay, 7% sauvignon blanc, 4% viognier. 10 months in twice used French oak barrels. Golden./ Redolent of roussanne lemon custard with fine French oak./ Oak astringency adds to the play. Soft acid. Varietal taste. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1274. 11 CLINE CALIFORNIA VIOGNIER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Peach and blossom. Sweet honeysuckle. Good glycerol gives a richness that’s cut by bright, racy acidity./ The ease and flow of 2011. That classic viognier bitter trace at the end. Well liked by the group. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1284. 11 PACIFIC RIM DRY COLUMBIA VALLEY RIESLING (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Enthusiast 91 - #10 - TOP 100 BEST BUYS 2012: ‘A fresh and textural wine, this puts a spicy spin on citrus rind, peach and apricot flavors. There’s an intriguing hint of white pepper as well, and an overall sensation of density, intensity and exceptional length.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1285. 11 MERCER ESTATE CANYONS YAKIMA VALLEY RIESLING (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Successor to Way Out West. Young, crisp, fresh. As delightful as the 10. I like it better than the pricier Estate Riesling./ Man, that’s got action, life. Juicy, peachy taste. Sweetness. As good as the 10. Extremely appealing. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1290. 11 PEIRANO ESTATE LODI MUSCAT CANELLI (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1291. 11 LANGE TWINS ESTATE CLARKSBURG MOSCATO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Langes have been Lodi winegrowers since the 1870. They custom crush, make, and even finish wines for many of the famous coastal-appellation brands.. Lately, they’ve introduced their own estate bottled wines. Twin Randy’s wife Charlene is from Chelsea MI. A little spritzig. Floral. Peach, mango. Cool canelli airs./ CO2 makes it dry. Lift and sweetness. The right sweet/acid/alcohol (11%) balance. Good stuff. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

MICHIGAN


NAM-1295. 10 BEL LAGO DIJON CLONE RESERVE NORTH VINEYARD LEELANAU PENINSULA PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
More French oak than the foundation cuvee and entirely of Dijon clones of pinot. Very deep and smoky. Yeah, this is ambitious, and it works. Though it’s young. The oak toast and smoke is a very attractive element./ Well, this is great. Rich, massive, ambitious. I can see the justification for a separate cuvee. Very, very impressive. 94+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 38.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1300. CHERRY CREEK RACEWAY MICHIGAN RED (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Chambourcin, chancellor, cabernet franc. Measures up to the Michigan Wine Competition gold medal with a nice, spicy aroma./ Pleasing softness on the palate. Will appreciate a light chill. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1310. 11 CHATEAU GRAND TRAVERSE LATE HARVEST OLD MISSION PENINSULA CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2010: Since 1974; 4.4% RS. Spicy, racy, sweet. Some oak seasonings?/ Yes, sweet and balanced. Not too sweet. Mild chardonnay aromatics. Mealtime possibilities. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1320. 11 BEL LAGO ESTATE LEELANAU PENINSULA AUXERROIS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
This is plump, plump, plump right now. Auxerrois through and through. More peach than apple./ Lovely combo of crisp acid and round glycerol. Excellent. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1331. 11 CHATEAU FONTAINE LEELANAU PENINSULA VIOGNIER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Apple blossom aroma. And apple pulp scent. Some viognier honeysuckle is coaxed forth with aeration. Well poised young, cool climate viognier./ Oh, elegant and intense perfume. Both floral and spicy...like a Chanel product. A special, cool climate take on viognier. Unique. And well balanced. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1337. 11 UP NORTH SEMI SWEET GRAND TRAVERSE RIESLING (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
10%. By Bryan Ulbrich (Left Foot Charley). Crisp, deep, right. Lovely northern MI riesling. Fine now. Some sage–unique. Both lithe and padded. Perfect posture. Deep, cool, penetrating. Apricot./ Rich and smooth and right. Well balanced. Juicy, tingly. Perfect touch of richness. Fabulous. Delish. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1339. 11 BRENGMAN BROTHERS RESERVE MEDIUM DRY CRAIN HILL VINEYARD LEELANAU PENINSULA RIESLING (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
1% RS. Cool, clear, crisp, penetrating. Walnut, mineral, peach, clove/cinnamon./ Good level of dryness. Brisk, minerally. Nice ‘sec tendre’ padding. Well balanced. 92+/100..
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1346. 11 CHATEAU GRAND TRAVERSE WHOLE CLUSTER OLD MISSION PENINSULA RIESLING (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Michigan Wine Competition - GOLD MEDAL. Good aroma, good flavor, good intensity. Up to snuff. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)


ARGENTINA


SAM-1370. 11 NOEMIA A LISA ALTO VALLE DEL RIO NEGRO RED (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 91: ‘A racy red, with an earthy undertow to fresh crushed raspberry, boysenberry and currant fruit that remains light on its feet, with a long, floral finish. Malbec, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2016.’
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

SAM-1394. 12 CHAKANA MAIPE ANDEAN CULTURE MENDOZA MALBEC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Grown at 3000 ft elevation. Strong, spicy, tarry, wholesome./ Sweet and spice. Some tannin to shed, but food will handle that. Wide appeal. 90+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

SAM-1412. 08 LUNLUNTA TERCOS MENDOZA BONARDA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
True and delightful light perfume. Fresh. Nicely padded. Sweet cherry, maraschino./ Wow! Flowers, raspberry pastille. Ideal. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

SAM-1415. 09 LUNLUNTA TERCOS MENDOZA SANGIOVESE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Good, full dried fruit nose. Ideal Tuscan knockoff./ Yeah, dried fruit, spice, cherry, acid. All the Tuscan sangiovese attributes. Fabulous. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

SAM-1416. 10 FINCAS PATAGONICAS TAPIZ UNOAKED MENDOZA CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
A great example. Crisp and appley. Everything you could want in this style. Refreshes./ Soft, balanced, juicy. Like a ripe golden delicious. Got it down. Commendable. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

SAM-1417. 11 ALFREDO ROCA MENDOZA CHENIN BLANC - CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 90 - BEST VALUE: ‘The unoaked 2011 Chenin Blanc/Chardonnay (70% and 30% respectively) tips the scales at 13.5% alcohol. Offering up stunning aromas of white peaches, honeysuckle and citrus, it comes across as an elegant, Loire Valley-styled, dry, richly fruity, pure white that is filled with character. It is one of the best white wine values available in the market.’
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)

SAM-1421. 11 COLOME CALCHAQUI TORRONTES (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine & Spirits 90; Tanzer 90: ‘Bright, pale yellow. Very pure, perfumed aromas of ginger, licorice, rose petal and brown spices. Concentrated, supple and ripe, with impressive sappy intensity to the flavors of spices and fresh herbs. Builds nicely on the back half, finishing with lovely saline persistence and chewy grip.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

CHILE


SAM-1435. 10 SIETE TAZAS GALAN ESTATE LONTUE VALLEY CARMENERE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Deep and real carmenere fruit personality plus 2010 framing. Some of the varietal’s leathery character./ Sweet and bright balance of fruit sweetness and acidity. Very good and juicy finish. Right for food. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)

NEW ZEALAND


NZAS-1445. 11 OYSTER BAY MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Cool and racy. Oregon like./ Sweet and flowing. Tart cherry and black tea. Very pinot smooth and versatile. Certainly a mate for salmon. Ready to enjoy. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NZAS-1457. 11 DRYLANDS MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Total gooseberry and tangerine. Bright and incisive. No flab./ Yeah, cool and bracing. Clear as spring water. Fabulous bitter edge. Great acidity, balance, length. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

NZAS-1461. 12 KONO MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2011: Yow! Zingy grass and grapefruit cut. Large and aggressive./ Yeah, totally tangy. With the right and smooth underlayment. A thrill to taste, an adventure. And a bargain. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

AUSTRALIA


NZAS-1473. 08 WIRRA WIRRA CHURCH BLOCK MCLAREN VALE RED (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2007: The usual warmth and structure of McLaren and the good balance of varietals this cuvee offers./ Nice degree of fruit sweetness and corresponding seasoned oak. Everything fits together well. Certainly a beauty. Commendable. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

NZAS-1489. 06 ROLF BINDER HEINRICH BAROSSA VALLEY RED (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 92: ‘Of 61% Syrah, 28% Mataro and 11% Grenache, the 2006 has a complex bouquet of cedar, leather, underbrush, pepper, black cherry, and blueberry compote. Pwerful and structured on the palate, it offers up gobs of savory black fruits and spice notes, and a long, pure finish. Cellar it another 3-5 years and drink it from 2014 to 2026. $28.’
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)


FRANCE LOIRE


FR-1665. 11 MUSCADET SEVRE ET MAINE SUR LIE, DOMAINE DE BEAUREGARD (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Full; a heavyweight in the muscadet ring. Deep botanical and sur lie aromas./ Full bodied and full flavored as muscadets go. Well extracted. Long. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1670. 11 MUSCADET DE SEVRE ET MAINE LOBSTER & SHRIMP, THE PAIRING COLLECTION (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
So bright, crisp, refreshing. Delicate aromas and flavors of firm orchard fruits and undergrowth./ Dry and mouthwatering on entry, tender forgiveness at the finale. That’s Muscadet! While I prefer Vouvray with lobster, I would look forward to serving this with a variety of shrimp presentations as well as with fish courses. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1684. 11 VOUVRAY, CHAMPALOU (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Full quince expression plus overtones of lime and apple./ Full and juicy. Tingly and dry. The real deal in Vouvray sec. More-ish. Ideal. Lately, this just keeps getting better and better, drier and drier, with each new vintage. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1685. 10 VOUVRAY, BENOIT GAUTIER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 90: ‘Juicy and pure, with a tasty mix of green and yellow apple fruit intertwined with fennel, anise and star fruit notes. Offers a bright, juicy finish. Drink now through 2016. $15.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1686. 11 VOUVRAY LA LANTERNE DEMI-SEC, GUILBAUD FRERES (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wow! Cool, fresh, uplifting. Lovely quince, apple, melon. Candied lime peel and even cherry. Fabulous nostril etch. Loaded and giving./ Wow! Semi-sweet and tingly too. Good acid for sure. Quince and pungent melon goodness. It’s cantaloupe. A nuttiness suggestive of some botrytis on the scene. Yeah, really great acid and texture. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1690. 11 VOUVRAY CHENIN SEMI-DRY JOVLY, CAVES DU VAL DE FRANCE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Cool quince and calcaire. Convincing Vouvray./ Off dry. Plenty of quince. Even balanced display. Can’t complain about the value this one embodies. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1694. 11 TOURAINE SAUVIGNON, DOMAINE PLOUZEAU (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Juicy, vivacious, lithe. Firm, cool peach and peel. Plus gooseberry./ Juicy, racy acidity. Positively quenching. Right. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1696. 11 REUILLY LES MILETS, JOSEPH MELLOT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
A face of Loire sauvignon quite distinct from Sancerre. Very stony. Hints of cat pee and of cedar shavings./ Smooth textured and discreet. Reuilly’s always discreet. Gooseberry theme. Unique and fine. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1709. 11 POUILLY FUME LES PENTES, SERGE DAGUENEAU (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 91-92: ‘Tasting the components that would become the Dagueneau 2011 Pouilly-Fume Les Pentes (and which includes fruit from some rows of Le Romain, the estate’s sole flint-inflected site, on the remarkably preserved, flint-paved Roman road at the northern edge of Pouilly), it’s clear that this cuvee will be exceptional for its vintage. The lush, ripe pit fruit; luscious citrus; and wafting floral perfume that characterized ‘the rest’ of the material that will become this year’s Tradition cuvee here display additional intensity, accompanied by piquant nut oils, oyster liquor, and shrimp shell reduction, making for a deep, saliva-liberating savor. For all of its richness, this delivers ample refreshment, while evincing a remarkable sense of buoyancy. Look to have a wonderful time with this beauty over the next 3-4 years.’
How Many bottles/singles: 25.99 each (20% off this price)

FRANCE BURGUNDY


FR-1745. 13 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU, ALBERT BICHOT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Beautiful, giving. Lots of carbonic maceration (CM) character. Jumps right out at you. Pleases./ Full, sweet accomplished. Not astringent. There were concerns about the lateness of the harvest, but thanks to the latest release date possible, my introduction to 2013 Beaujolais Nouveau is fully satisfying. 91/100. 2 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1746. 13 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU, JOSEPH DROUHIN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Stalwart, silky, discreet. Really wins my heart for its form, frame, balance, equilibrium. Less of a Nouveau, more of a Premier (normal Beaujolais in its first year), as in years past. Deep, dark, sweet, vinous. Good fruit ripeness./ Yeah, silky, well formed, balanced, rich. Gotta buy more of this. It’s unbelievable. 93/100. 4 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1747. 13 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU, GEORGES DUBOEUF (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Good and bright and spicy. Works for me. Sweet, good peels extract, not overly CM oriented./ Pretty, rightful, balanced. No astringency in these. The winemakers have it down. 91/100. 7 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1748. 13 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU, DOMAINE MANOIR DU CARRA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Like the Chatelus, all the CM nouveau goodies plus more body and style. All around good fruitiness./ Sweet cherry accomplishment. Astringency and even tannin to carry it through spring at least. A lot of good stuff going on. 92+/100. 2 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1749. 13 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU, DOMAINE PRAL (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Like the Drouhin, beyond just CM character, though there is some present. Lightly reduced still./ Round and fruity. Straight down the middle. A perennial winner. 91+/100. 5 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1750. 13 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU, ANTONIN RODET (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
A little backward as was the 2012 last year. No burst of CM. Vinosity, solidity, form. Will improve over the coming weeks, months. I like it a lot. Good fruit here./ Darker, more purple fruit than the others. Very likeable on the palate. Nice work. A success. 92+/100. 7 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1751. 13 BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES NOUVEAU, ALBERT BICHOT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Definitely a lot more oomph than the Beaujolais. Less CM. This is Villages material./ Some CM. Very high, welcome acid. Good work. 92/100. 6 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1752. 13 BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES NOUVEAU, DOMAINE ROCHETTE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Better than last year’s. Not as extra ripe. Definitely Villages stature. Extra depth and breadth and character./ Well, this is a champion. Really Villages material, almost Grand Cru. Wow, more than just grape; terroir too. Extremely good. 93/100. 4 BOTTLES REMAIN.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1791. 08 CHABLIS BLANCHOT GRAND CRU, VOCORET (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Tanzer 90: ‘Medium bright yellow. Vineyard peach, ginger and nutmeg on the nose. Juicy, spicy and intensely flavored, with stone fruit flavors complicated by a saline quality and an exotic suggestion of honey. A ripe, dense wine with a juicy, rising finish of spicy fruits.’
How Many bottles/singles: 47.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1812. 11 PULIGNY MONTRACHET, LOUIS LATOUR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2009: Calcaire is the long suit, making this just the right contrast from the Latour Chassagne. Full./ Yes, framed by calcaire. Good grip. Right. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 54.95 each (20% off this price)

FR-1813. 11 CHASSAGNE MONTRACHET BLANC, LOUIS LATOUR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2010: The usual nutty Latour style. Well textured oak contribution. Some Chassagne plushness. This works. Latour is well positioned in Chassagne./ Fine oak and Chassagne peachiness. Real Chassagne, real Latour. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 54.95 each (20% off this price)

FR-1823. 10 MACON CHARDONNAY, BRET BROTHERS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Full and clear and deep. Heirloom apple pulp. 2010 largesse./ Wow! Big and succulent and racy. Full extract, grip, frame, volume. Huge. 93+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 26.99 each (20% off this price)

FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN


FR-1919. 08 SIGNARGUES COTES DU RHONE VILLAGES GRES ST. VINCENT, ESTEZARGUES (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Does what a good 08 should do. Dark and cool, and not mean and nasty. Lovely 08 black fruit clarity. Villages size and stature. Exemplary./ Oh, boy! The fruit has a lovely sweetness to it without getting sloppy sweet. Retains good vintage coolness. Ideal 08. I’m in ecstacy. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1990. 11 GARD VIOGNIER, DOMAINE DES CANTARELLES (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
From Costieres de Nimes. Full, floral, unctuous, creamy. A balm. Bright and floral./ Wow! Thick and full and right, with good astringency. Total. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-2020. 11 COTES DE THAU PIQUEPOUL LES PERLES, OINOS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Very full bodied for picpoul, offering its vinosity./ Very fresh still. Bay-laurel-tonic properties. And tarragon. Special. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-2022. 11 COTES DE THAU TERRE ET MER, HENRI DE RICHEMER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
All old vines terret. This is full and expressive! Aromas of walnut husk and osage orange, especially the latter. Full and expressive in the mouth too, while maintaining a refreshing crispness. Yes, full texture and flavor...and old vines grip. Everything! Wow! Best vintage yet. Well liked by the group. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-2023. 12 HERAULT BLANC GUILHEM, MOULIN DE GASSAC ANIANE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
40% grenache blanc, 30% each sauvignon blanc, clairette; 25-50 year old vines. The understated, vinous nature of southern Rhone varieties grenache blanc and clairette bookending some sauvignon grass and lemon./ Understated and vinous in youth. Well proportioned. I expect it to gain more aromatic and textural interest over the coming weeks. 89+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-2027. 11 COTES DE ROUSSILLON VILLAGES BLANC LES VIGNES DE BILA HAUT, M. CHAPOUTIER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 89/100 - SMART BUY. My notes: Tank-raised Grenache Blanc, Macabeu, and Grenache Gris, some from chalky soils around Latour-de-France, but largely from granite heights in Lesquerde. Good, full vinosity and peel of grenache gris./ Full. Still some reduction to resolve. Body and power and texture. Air it; give it a chance to blossom in aroma and flavor. Liked by the group. 90+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

FRANCE ALSACE


FR-2039. 11 ALSACE PINOT BLANC, PAUL ZINCK (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Classic green fruits of pinot blanc. Big, full Zinck style./ Very fruity taste. Full presence of a Zinck wine. This will get better and better over the coming months. 90+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

GERMANY


GE-2062. 11 MOSEL ESTATE RIESLING, MONCHHOF (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 90 - SMART BUY: ‘Fresh and racy, this features firm minerality and flavors of ripe apricot, baked pear and guava. Lush at midpalate, finishing with noes of clove and hints of basil. Expressive. Now-2035.’
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2084. 11 RHEINGAU RIESLING LEITZ OUT, JOSEF LEITZ (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Good golden grain and citrus peel Rheingau riesling character. Some bouquet forming./ Yes, the golden tones of region and mid age. Good terroir statement. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2101. 10 RHEINHESSEN ESTATE RIESLING SPATLESE, GUNDERLOCH (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 91: ‘A light, refreshing style, with stone and slate notes to the sculpted flavors of pear tart and baked apple. Apricot and cream accents chime in on the ripe finish, joined by a hint of orange zest. Drink now through 2035.’
How Many bottles/singles: 24.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2108. 10 NIERSTEINER REHBACH RIESLING SPATLESE, EUGEN WEHRHEIM (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2008: Rich peach and nectarine. Especially rich for 08. Near auslese. There’s a certain grip of 08 extract here../ Very sweet. Sweetness covers the acidity. No botrytis. This is a heavyweight. Must be auslese. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2114. 11 PFALZ RIESLING SAINT M, DR. LOOSEN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Owned by Ernst Loosen. Pfalz full, dry, crisp, grainy./ Yeah! Full texture, grain, interest. As good as the 2010 and other top vintages. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2115. 11 PFALZ RIESLING TROCKEN, PFEFFINGEN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2116. 09 PFALZ RIESLING DRY, VILLA WOLF (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

AUSTRIA


GE-2128. OSTERREICH GRUNER VELTLINER LANDWEIN TROCKEN, ECKER liter (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Dry indeed. Appealing varietal character: apple, sickle pear, chalk, legume./ Lots of pear and apple flavors. Great edge and appeal of a trocken gruve. Not austere though; there’s a flattering measure of softness at the core. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2130. 11 NIEDEROSTERREICH GRUNER VELTLINER LOVE OVER MONEY, HERMANN MOSER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Unique mineral and green apple peel. Very, crisp, etching, tingly./ Racy, easy. Light palate etch too. Flavorful, balanced, unique. A quaffer. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2134. 11 KREMSTAL GRUNER VELTLINER PER DUE, HERMANN MOSER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Enthusiast 89 - BEST BUY: ‘With considerable depth of flavor, this is a rounded, smooth wine. Its green apple flavor is laced with notes of pink grapefruit, crisp pear and a touch of peppered kiwi. It’s ready to drink but also worth aging for a few months.’
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2136. 11 KAMPTAL LOIS GRUNER VELTLINER TROCKEN, LOIMER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Lois is not a woman’s name in this case; it’s another spelling of loess–wind-borne soil that covers much of lower Austria. Good and straightforward apple-lima definition of gruve./ Yeah, the right stuff. Straight down the middle. No frills and fancy stuff. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2139. 11 BURGENLAND GRUNER VELTLINER, HOEPLER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Fresh and bright apple and lentil./ Juicy and positively mouthwatering. Best vintage yet. Burgenland gruves are often relatively low in acid. Not this wine in this vintage. Fabulous. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)


PORTUGAL


PSI-2158. 07 DOURO STRAVAGANZA, VINAS PARRAS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
30% each touriga nacional and tinta franca, 40% tinta roriz. Big, bold, warm, and ripe. Yet not overripe; walks the line./ Full, generous, powerful. Bold flavor profile. Warm plum tart. Long, welcome aftertaste. Light tannin still but fine with food now. Great buy. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2165. 08 DAO QUINTA DOS GRILOS, CASTEL DE TONDA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Touriga nacional, roriz, alfrocheiro. 6 months in French oak. The most massive vintage yet. 13% alcohol. Large charge. Solid and substantial material. Loaded for bear. Wants more bottle age./ Deep dark aromatics. Plum, peel, blueberry. Fabulous. Well balanced. A bit 08 constricted in youth. Needs time. I like the future. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2169. 11 LISBOA LAB BRANCO, CASA SANTOS LIMA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
45% fernao pires, 35% arinto, 10% moscatel. Delicately floral, with acid and mineral edge. Clear to the bottom of the glass./ The muscat is understated, and the arinto chimes in well. I’m not familiar with fernao’s aromatic profile; it’s likely adding something attractive to the formula. Soft and easy. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2172. 11 ALENTEJANO MONTE VELHO, ESPORAO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
40% each aragonez, trincadeira, 20% castelao. Hard, austere, dry, and terse. Black fruit of Portugal tinta./ Richer on the palate. Good flavor and texture ranges. Time and air will fatten it up. 89+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

SPAIN


PSI-2179. 11 RIAS BAIXAS ALBARINO CONCERTUM, ADEGA MAREA ALTA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Crisp, even brisk. Lovely fragrance and classic minerality. A beautiful, textbook expression of Galicia albarino. Round and fragrant, with emerging orange rind aspects./ Yes, spot on terroir and varietal character. Lots of class. Soft, round, rich on entry. Nice acid etch, zing. Great texture. Refreshes. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2196. 11 CASTILLA Y LEON VERDEJO-VIURA FUENTE MILANO, BODEGAS PEDRO ESCUDERO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
50-50. Verdejo buoyant perfumes, tempered by viura subtlety. An accurate portrayal and role of each variety./ Nothing subtle about the flavor profile. Keeps broadening and deepening. Wow! Big flavor intensity. Spring grass, nettle, botanicals. Unique and fascinating. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2197. 10 CASTILLA Y LEON NAIRE BUBBLES VERDEJO FRIZZANTE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
True verdejo aroma tempered by the dryness of the CO2./ Good, juicy grapefruit taste with sweet aftertaste. Fresh and bright. A delight. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2205. 11 RUEDA VERDEJO NAIA, BODEGAS NAIA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 90 - SMART BUY: ‘Gentle but expressive, this white offers peach, pear, clementine and light herbal flavors that mingle nicely in a light but racy texture. Shows bright, clean acidity and a fresh, lingering finish.’
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2208. 11 RUEDA VERDEJO OLD VINES, SHAYA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Tanzer 90: ‘80% raised in stainless steel, the rest in large French oak casks. Pale gold. Musky pear and pit fruit aromas are complicated by suggestions of honey, minerals and anise. Shows a suave blend of richness and vivacity, with a note of bitter lemon pith accenting deeply pitched orchard fruit flavors. Shapely and supple in texture, finishing with noteworthy length.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2219. 08 RIBERA DEL DUERO LEGON ROBLE, BODEGAS VALTOSTAO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Flair, spice, and fruit. And some oak. Upbeat, fresh. Totally appealing. As always. Full of material and fruit concentration./ Yeah, all that plus some maturity. Beautiful package. Fine oak spiciness. Time in barrel has opened it up. Elegant, racy, lifted. Another fine one in this series. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2226. 08 RIOJA RESERVA TEMPRANILLO, BODEGAS CAMPO VIEJO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2007: 85% tempranillo, 10% graciano, 5% mazuelo; 18 months in barrel and 18 months in bottle before release. Fresh and vigorous. Fine, sweet 07 fruit. Understated oak and barrel age. Attractive American oak spiciness. The best vintage in several years./ Even handed. Nicely settled in, confident. Well managed oak, including a hint of American oak coconut. Well balanced wine. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2248. 09 RIOJA LA VENDIMIA, PALACIOS REMONDO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2012: Parker 90: ‘The 2012 La Vendimia is the winery’s young red, an aromatic wine, with notes of flowers, wild strawberries and licorice. The palate of this 50/50 blend of Garnacha and Tempranillo is fruity, with velvety tannins and good acidity. A quaffable young Rioja at a super price. Drink 2014-2016.’
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2257. 11 NAVARRA CHARDONNAY, BODEGAS NEKEAS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Tanzer 90: ‘Fermented in new French oak and then aged on its lees in the same casks for four months, with regular lees stirring. Green-tinged yellow. Explosive, smoke- and spice-accented aromas of pear, nectarine and anise, with a subtle note of iodine coming up with air. Sappy, penetrating and deep, with refreshingly bitter pear skin and tarragon flavors sweetened by a vanilla quality. Shows impressive energy on the finish, which leaves mineral and ginger notes behind. No way would I have guessed that this was a $15 chardonnay, much less one from Spain.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2273. 10 CARINENA GARNACHA, CASTILLO DE MONSERAN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
20-40 year old vines. Rich and right. Not overly warm like it showed last fall. That bottle must have been open too long. Super right for zone./Yeah, rich and right. Flows. Good balance. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2282. 10 CATALUNYA VINA ESMERALDA, TORRES (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
85% muscat alexandria, 15% gewurztraminer. 2007: Better than ever. Not just holding its fruit; the fruit continues to expand. Both fruits show. The gewurz rose and tonic, the muscat peach-apricot and orange. Fine display of fruits. Love it. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2314. 10 LA MANCHA TEMPRANILLO OLD VINES LES MESAS VINEYARD, BODEGAS VOLVER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Tanzer 91: ‘100% tempranillo, from vines planted in 1957 at 660 meters altitude; aged in French oak, half of it new, for 17 months and bottled without filtration. Glass-staining ruby. Explosive, seductively perfumed aromas of candied red and dark berries, incense, rose pastille and Asian spices. Sappy, penetrating black raspberry and blueberry flavors show excellent depth and clarity, with smoky mineral and star anise nuances gaining strength with air. Closes sweet and very long, with lingering spiciness and gentle tannins. Importer Jorge Ordonez told me that lots of high-end oak is used here, from the likes of Taransaud, Darnajou and Dominique Laurent, for example.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2318. 02 VALDEPENAS TEMPRANILLO GRAN RESERVA 10 YEARS, ANCIANO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Aged 2 years in barrel, 8 in bottle. Plenty sweet enough fruit, though less hefty than the 01. Fine oak caramel tone. Certainly user friendly./ Yeah, oak treacle, sweetly oaky. A great achievement in 02. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2319. 09 VALENCIA EL MOLET, JOAQUIN GALVEZ BAUZA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 90; Tanzer 90: ‘80% tempranillo and 20% cabernet sauvignon) Deep, bright red. Fresh red berry and baking spice aromas are strikingly brisk and focused. Racy, light-bodied raspberry and cherry flavors are unencumbered by tannins but nicely framed by juicy acidity. Pinot-like in its vivacious, red-fruit expression and firm finishing cut. This is really delicious.’
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

ITALY


PSI-2362. 08 BARBARESCO, CANTINA DEL PINO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 92: ‘The 2008 Barbaresco comes across as quite elegant and Burgundian in this vintage. Sweet dark cherries, spices, mint and crushed flowers are some of the notes that take shape in the glass in this, bright, focused Barbaresco. The 2008 possesses terrific energy and polish from start to finish. This is a beautifully balanced wine from Cantina del Pino. The 2008 was made 50% from an east facing parcel of Ovello in the Morassino district. The other 50% of the fruit was sourced from the west-facing part of Ovello, plus Vacca’s smaller holdings in Starderi, Gallina and Albesani. How’s that for a superb quartet of vineyards? Anticipated maturity: 2016-2028.’
How Many bottles/singles: 42.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2382. 11 BARBERA D’ASTI FREM, SCAGLIOLA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2392. 09 DOLCETTO DEL MONFERRATO DA SEMPRE, SCAGLIOLA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Beautiful 09 fruit. Bright, large dolcetto black cherry plumpness. Ideal./ Dry and delicious. Will get even better. A nice one. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2401. 10 ROERO ARNEIS, RIO FAVA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2406. 10 GAVI, PODERE SAULINO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Extraordinarily expressive Gavi./ Full bodied. Green fruits, orchard fruits. Herbs. Acid, body, glycerol, smoothness. Total Gavi. Very impressive. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2407. 11 GAVI DI GAVI, LUIGI TACCHINO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2010: Nice floral overtones. Sage too. Understated. Not overtly fruity./ Great acid ring. Sage and other Mediterranean herbs. Lots of texture, fine grip. Long finish. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2418. 11 PAVIA PINOT NOIR, CAVIT quarter bottle (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Nice, light Pavia pinot styling./ Herbal, fresh, and typical. Like the Cesari, it’s very refreshing and summery in 2011. 88/100
How Many bottles/singles: 2.49 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2423. 10 LUGANA LIMNE, TENUTA ROVEGLIA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Limne is a ‘premier cru’ zone mentioned by Roman poet Catullo 2000 years ago. Lime and tangerine. Tingle and edge. Good and concentrated while remaining cool and refreshing./ Rich and full as Luganas go. Really concentrated. Yet there’s plenty of raciness too. Long and well balanced aftertaste. Fine. Clearly one of the best of its genre. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2424. 10 LUGANA SAN BENEDETTO, ZENATO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Splendid. Very creamy, unique, lovely. Pears and cream. Apples and cream. Peels and cream./ Pit fruits on the palate: peach and apricot. Large, rangy, and impressive. Got to have it. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2445. 11 DOLOMITI MOSCATO, MEZZA CORONA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Dry, aromatic, mineral laced, pure./ Soft, off dry, flowing. Bulb flower aftertaste. Long, welcome finish. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2449. 09 VERONESE CORVINA OPERA, PROVOLO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
100% corvina, barrique aged. Sweet 09 fruit and clear corvina dark character./ Firm and young for 09. Not a fruit forward 09. Needs cellaring. 90++/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2481. 12 SOAVE CLASSICO GARGANEGA, MONTE TONDO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Full, statuesque, astute Soave Classico. Good garganega fruit display./ Even more ample fruit on the palate. Orchard fruits like apples and pears. Some pie dough and baking seasonings. Wow! 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2483. 10 COLLI PIACENTINI BONARDA VIVACE, SANTA GIUSTINA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Croatina, actually. Sweet smelling like a brachetto. Some gas. Lots of cranberry and black berries./ Frizzante. Mild approach. Appropriate sweetness. Tender acid. Well crafted; popularly styled. Chill and serve with fatty charcuteries. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 11.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2509. 09 TOSCANA VALDISANTI, TOLAINI (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 94: ‘Another Bordeaux-inspired wine, the 2009 Valdisanti represents a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc (in that order of importance). Fruit is sourced from the Tenuta S. Giovanni. On the nose, it shows delicate embroidery of spice, dark fruit and smoked cedar. There’s a dusty mineral dryness to the finish backed by lush layers of red berry fruit and dark chewing tobacco. The mouthfeel is polished and tight, with beautifully integrated tannins. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2022.’
How Many bottles/singles: 28.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2523. 10 CHIANTI WINEMAKER’S COLLECTION, ZONIN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Regular price $13. Sweet and lovely baked and dried fruits. Ideal Chianti. Especially ripe for 10./ Medium bodied–correctly. Sangiovese glycerol gives it a smooth and easy texture, which is balanced by good acidity and juiciness. Delivers in all respects. Wants food. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2531. 08 CHIANTI RUFINA VILLA TRAVIGNOLI DE CONTE BUSI, DOMINICO VALENTINO liter (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Good development in barrel and bottle. Positive 08 dark qualities. Nice bouquet development and wood contributions./ Proper body. Savory, balanced, tasty. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2544. 07 CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA, CASTELLO DI QUERCETO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Very fresh for a riserva. Longer in bottle than barrel. Elegant Greve-area style. 2007 lift. Some sulphur, accounting in part for the youthfulness./ Yes, some sulphur grip. Presently confines its aromatic and textural display. Tannic. Needs air and age. 90+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 23.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2603. 08 ESINO SANGIOVESE-MONTEPULCIANO TERRAZZO, MONCARO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
60/40 ratio. Good and fresh. Rich and racy both. Sweet fruit and floral airs. Very attractive already./ Sweet berry-cherry flavor. A successful amalgam of two class varieties. Very juicy and tasty. Fine textured. Already accomplished and ready to serve. That’s good craftsmanship. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 7.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2611. 10 VERDICCHIO DEI CASTELLI DI JESI CLASSICO SUPERIORE VERSIANO, AA VIGNAMATO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Full like so many of the others these days. However, this one aims to please rather than to impress. Lovely body and extract. Shades of Maconnais. Lovely apple and pear aromas./ Can’t stop writing ‘lovely’. Here it’s the full feel and flavor clear of any harsh peel extract elements. Downright delicious right now. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2613. 11 VERDICCHIO DI MATELICA, ACCATTOLI (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
That full Matelica style. Good green peels./ Yeah, full bodied and full flavored. Full textured too. Hallmark. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2619. 11 TREBBIANO D’ABRUZZO DA MA, AZIENDA MARRAMIERO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Rich and bountiful from the start. A fine and full trebbiano, up to the quality and amplitude of the 2010. Deep apple and peel scents./ Rich taste and feel. As full as it gets, short of Valentini’s $75 version. Plenty of fruit and extract basis. Smooth, flowing, and creamy at the end. The group was impressed. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2623. 10 SANNIO, ANTICA MASSERIA VENDITTI (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
50% montepulciano, 30% olivella, 20% aglianico. Wow! Intense and intriguing range of oak and varietal origins. Tonic and spicy. Deep and clear. Unique. Brilliant conception./ Yes, tonic range of bay and laurel. Berries aplenty. And more Wow. Fine tannin. Lovely texture. Yes. 94+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2657. 10 SICILIA NERO D’AVOLA-SYRAH BENUARA, CUSUMANO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2007: Ripe, deep, purple, spicy. A lovely amalgam of the varietals./ Flavorful, sweet-fruited, complex, spicy. Fine craftsmanship, balance. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)


ROSE


RFS-2686. 11 CHATEAU FONTAINE LEELANAU PENINSULA PINOT NOIR ROSE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Oh, yeah, bright and beautiful. All strawberry and flowers. So, so right./ Beautiful rendition. Similarity with Sancerre rose is correct. Pinot plumpness too. Not as tart as some of the Loire roses. Stellar effort. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2699. 12 COSTIERES DE NIMES ROSE LES GALETS, CHATEAU MOURGUES DU GRES (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 90: ‘Slightly more raspberry in color and showing more pure fruit than the Eglantine cuvee, the 2012 Rose Les Galets is made via saignee and comes from Syrah, Grenache and a touch of Mourvedre. Loaded with wild strawberries, cherry blossom, hints of herbs and a salty minerality that makes it hard to resist, this medium-bodied, elegant, yet rich rose stays lively, pure and fresh on the finish.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2704. 12 COTES DE PROVENCE ROSE WHISPERING ANGEL, CHATEAU D’ESCLANS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Sacha Lichine’s property. Really good, and ready to put to use. Rich in berry aromas. No fermentation residuals. Very sweet and full smell./ Dry, while rich in texture. Fine red fruit flavors. Great acid. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

FORTIFIED


RFS-2719. ARGUESO SAN LEON CLASICA MANZANILLA SHERRY half bottle (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 91 - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: ‘Fascinating. Very tangy, from the first whiff to the intense finish, this manzanilla displays aromas and flavors of nuts and cooked apples allied to an almost creamy texture with buttery overtones.’ Solera-aged 9-10 years.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2722. OSBORNE MANZANILLA SHERRY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 90: ‘Elegant yet persistent, this outstanding Sherry combines a broad structure with subtle and lingering mineral, flint, petrol and vanilla flavors. Quality this high at a price this low is increasingly rare--enjoy.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2770. OFFLEY BARON DE FORRESTER RUBY PORT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Fruity, spiritous, black, pitchy, roasted, sweet, right./ Yes, plenty of ruby port sweet black fruit and a touch of nuttiness from a couple of years in cooperage. Just what I’m looking for in a ruby port. Good value. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2805. JUSTINO FANAL 3 YEAR OLD FULL RICH MADEIRA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Fanal is a volcanic hollow surrounded by century old forests of laurel. Sweet and treacly. Sticky pudding. Negra mole./ Sweet and dried fruits. A youthful take on madeira. Good power. Would be pleasing on the rocks in summer, and with sweet desserts, even chocolate. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

SPARKLING


RFS-2873. 10 TALTARNI TACHE MOONAMBIL BRUT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Tastings 90: ‘Pale silver pink color. Aromas and flavors of sour cherry custard and wild strawberries with a effervescent fruity-yet-dry medium body and a delicate exotic citrus, apple skin, and herb accented finish. Great vibrancy and balance.’
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2954. SZIGETI BURGENLAND GRUNER VELTLINER BRUT SEKT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2964. 10 MARCHE CIARLIERO VERNACCIA NERA SPARKLING, COLMONE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Damn good. Good, fresh red fruit, sweet smelling./ Near dry. Nice peels, balance. Delightful red sparkler. Very useful. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2965. FRACCAROLI DENIQUE MALVASIA SPUMANTE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Very, very pretty. Malvasia explicit. Backs off from the full perfume of moscato. Nice relief. Extraordinary malvasia./ Demi sec; not overly sweet. Good bitter foil of malvasia. Marches to its own drummer. Fills a niche. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2968. CUPCAKE PROSECCO EXTRA DRY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Good fluff and apple crisp nose. A proper extra dry level of sweetness./ Yes, nicely extra dry sweet and balanced. Just right. Good value. 90/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)

KOSHER


LKFA-2976. 09 BARON HERZOG CENTRAL COAST CABERNET SAUVIGNON (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

FRUIT


LKFA-3002. MACKINAW TRAIL RAZZBERRY half bottle (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Very racy. Seeds as well as fruit. Almost woody for the seeds. Not hugely sweet and intense. More uplifting./ Closed to start, with acidity, astringency, and sweetness well balanced. Then comes a big burst of flavor. Beautiful effort. I can see the medals. 95/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

LKFA-3017. CHOCOLATIER WINE CHOCOLATE TURTLE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Made in Augusta MO. Orange wine base. 14%. They’ve got it down. Chocolate, nuts, and caramel aromas. A great concept and combo and works well with the spirit. 94/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)

LKFA-3018. EUROPA CHOCO VINE RASPBERRY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Even better than the regular. Lovely character. Made by DeKuyper. Can’t say enough about it. 93/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)

LKFA-3019. EUROPA CHOCO VINE ESPRESSO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Red grape wine with molasses neutral spirits, dairy cream, dutch chocolate and coffee flavors; by DeKuyper. Yeah! Bitter cocoa and coffee. Another winner in this portfolio. Great spirit quality. All the components are harmonious./ True, well balanced, creamy. Mocha, café au lait. Long aftertaste. Fabulous craftsmanship. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 6.99 each (20% off this price)

LKFA-3020. EUROPA CHOCO VINE WHIPPED CREAM (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Dutch chocolate, whipped cream, and red wine. The real deal. Hot cocoa with whipped cream aroma./ Yeah! Cocoa, cream, alcohol, all. Like hot cocoa with a dollop of schnapps. Right. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 10.99 each (20% off this price)



 

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