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End of Bin Sale List


WEST COAST


NAM-1008. 11 COLUMBIA CREST H3 HORSE HEAVEN HILLS CABERNET SAUVIGNON (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Enthusiast 88; Wine Spectator 88: ‘Velvety and refined, with floral accents to the vibrant red berry and guava flavors, lingering effortlessly on the finish. Drink now through 2016.’
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1029. 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-1033. 11 VARNER FOXGLOVE PASO ROBLES CABERNET SAUVIGNON (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 89: ‘The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon possesses a perfumed, elegant personality with plenty of ripe herbs, black raspberry, black currant, lead pencil and cedar flowing to a medium-bodied, supple and polished Cabernet Sauvignon that has sweet tannin and good overall depth and richness. It’s not a blockbuster, but has beautiful Cabernet typicity. Enjoy it over the coming 4-5 years. Drink now-2019.’
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1053. 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-1085. 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-1095. 11 LORING GARYS’ VINEYARD SANTA LUCIA HIGHLANDS PINOT NOIR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 92: ‘This is subtle and intense, offering a pure, juicy core of blackberry and raspberry, with spicy oak and floral notes. Gains on the long finish. Drink now through 2019.’
How Many bottles/singles: 49.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1097. 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-1112. 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-1113. 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-1114. 11 OWEN ROE SINISTER HAND COLUMBIA VALLEY RED (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
63% grenache, 19% syrah, 16% mourvedre, 2% cinsault. Very fruity and very true to a 2011 Cotes du Rhone style of wine./ Sweet and ripe blackberry flavor tells of mouvedre. Bright, with bright acid. I like this wine. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 26.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1115. 10 PENNER-ASH OREGON SYRAH (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2009: Parker 91: ‘Sourced primarily from the Gold Hill and Ashland areas of Southern Oregon, but with a small portion of Columbia Gorge fruit, the Viognier-enhanced Penner-Ash 2009 Syrah – their 11th such bottling – delivers cassis and dark cherry fruit delightfully wreathed in violets and buddleia on the nose as well as on a plush, almost velvet-textured palate. A soothingly-satisfying, long finish is hard to resist – though no doubt at least half a dozen years of pleasure are assured – and I would never have guessed from tasting that all of the barrels in which this spent its first year were new.’
How Many bottles/singles: 34.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1137. 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-1156. 11 DASHE DRY CREEK VALLEY ZINFANDEL (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2010: Full of sweet raspberry fruit and black peppercorn. Fine oak toast. This scores./ Firmness of youth and the vintage. Pleasing body. Cranberry aspect of a DCV zinfandel in a cooler vintage. Good stuff. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 23.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1170. 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-1202. 12 KENWOOD SONOMA SAUVIGNON BLANC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
California Grapevine 90 - VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: ‘Attractive, forward, slightly tropical, grassy varietal aroma with hints of lemon zest and honeysuckle; medium body; clean, herbal, grassy, citrus, melon, and tropical fruit flavors with a crisp finish; lingering aftertaste. Good value. $13.’
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1208. 12 ST. SUPERY NAPA VALLEY SAUVIGNON BLANC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2010: Very edgy gooseberry, cat pee. Nice and brisk tone./ Juicy. Long lasting. Good vintage for this. A real turn on. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1239. 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-1260. 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-1274. 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-1277. 11 PEIRANO ESTATE LODI MUSCAT CANELLI (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each (20% off this price)

MICHIGAN


NAM-1282. 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-1286. 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-1296. 12 CHATEAU CHANTAL OLD MISSION PENINSULA CHARDONNAY (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Seems oaky but not likely oak influenced. I’m easily fooled. Great volume./ Yes, texture and body. Full overall. And seductively sweet fruited. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

NAM-1298. 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-1324. 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-1326. 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)

CANADA


URUGUAY


ARGENTINA


SAM-1382. 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-1401. 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-1404. 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-1405. 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-1406. 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)

CHILE


SAM-1423. 11 APALTAGUA ESTATE GRAN RESERVA ENVERO APALTA VINEYARD COLCHAGUA VALLEY CARMENERE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NEW ZEALAND


NZAS-1437. 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-1454. 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-1459. 13 MOHUA MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2012: Ruby red grapefruit. Fresh and lush./ Sweet and peachy. Like fresh cut firm ipeach. Moderate acid. Delicious. 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

AUSTRALIA


NZAS-1471. 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)

SOUTH AFRICA


NZAS-1508. 11 EIKEBOOM WESTERN CAPE PINOTAGE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Good and dark fruited and solid. Light brett. Plenty of fruit./ Soft and broad. Rich in fruit, without much brett at all. This works. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

NZAS-1516. 12 BADENHORST SECATEURS SWARTLAND CHENIN BLANC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 90 - SMART BUY. My notes: From old bush vines on granite slopes; secateurs are pruning shears. Oh, boy, rich and bold. Full of melon, apple, quince. Well textured./ Young, well padded. Acidity still encased. Will become racier over the coming months. 91+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

FRANCE BORDEAUX


FR-1586. 11 CHATEAU COURONNEAU, BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2010: EcoCert; all merlot; aged 12 months in oak. Underground Wineletter - OUTSTANDING: ‘With a deep color this wine has gorgeous perfume showing berry fruit and cedar with a faint floral spice undertone. It has lots of very pure blackberry and plum fruit with cedar and spice notes and is balanced with depth and richness. The tannins are soft and very well integrated. With air the wine opens noticeably. Tasted over a week it continued to improve. This Bordeaux is enjoyable now and will evolve beautifully over several years ‘
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1589. 09 CHATEAU MERLET, BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
At Soulignac near the Cotes de Bourg. 40% merlot, 30% each of the cabernets. 20% aged in new oak barrels.
How Many bottles/singles: 8.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1606. 12 CHATEAU DE BELLEVUE, BORDEAUX SAUVIGNON GRIS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1610. 11 CHATEAU SUAU, BORDEAUX BLANC (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
In Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux; 55% sauvignon blanc, 35% semillon, 10% muscadelle. Good full semillon support with rich, racy sauvignon blanc of the Bordeaux order and light dash of muscadelle lime and tonic./ Plenty of sauvignon and muscadelle cut. Really racy, dashing. Plus semillon padding. This is Action City! 92/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1631. 12 COMTE TOLOSAN MALBEC CEDRUS, CHATEAU DU CEDRE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 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-1693. 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-1695. 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)

FRANCE BURGUNDY


FR-1715. 11 BOURGOGNE PINOT NOIR LE RENARD, A&A DEVILLARD (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1765. 10 SAINT BRIS SAUVIGNON EXOGYRA VIRGULA, DOMAINE GOISOT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Lovely scent of flowers and botanicals and herbs. Full bodied, minerally.Unique and lovely sauvignon statement that is inimitably Saint Bris. Crisp and limey./ Perfect balance. Very juicy. Walnut husk. Oh, boy, the volume, the palate clinging and etching effect. Refreshing. Great body. What Saint Bris is. Textbook Saint Bris. 93+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 18.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1766. 09 SAINT BRIS FIE GRIS CORPS DE GARDE, DOMAINE GOISOT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
That sneaky intensity of 09. Gooseberry and some stone fruit. A sauvignon gris confident of its future./ Full with gris stone fruit and...wow...a dash of fresh ground white pepper. Unique and attractive. 09 beguile. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 22.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1785. 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-1805. 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-1807. 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)

FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN


FR-1836. 13 SAVOIE MONTMELIAN, JEAN VULLIEN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
11.5%; all jacquere. Plump and lightly scented of orchard fruit. Padded./ Yes, right. Plusher than the Boniface. Apple and mineral etch. Nice. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 12.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-1917. 11 VINSOBRES LES CORNUDS, PERRIN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2010: Wine Spectator 91 - #58 - TOP 100 WINES 2012: ‘Dense and layered, but very refined, with a violet note stitching the crushed black cherry, steeped blackberry and anise flavors together, while an iron note adds range to the finish. Drink now through 2018.’
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 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-1992. 11 COTES DU RHONE VIOGNIER JACQUES WALLUT, DOMAINE SAINT AMANT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Lovely, floral, nectarous scent. Tropical fruits and flowers. Essential concentration./ Palate flows gently, featuring soft acidity. Good flair and flavor. Will fill out over the coming months. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

FR-2030. 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-2032. 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-2036. 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)

FR-2038. 11 COTES DU ROUSSILLON BLANC CUVEE CENTENAIRE, DOMAINE LAFAGE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 92: ‘The 2011 Cuvee Centenaire is another intriguing blend that demonstrates the brilliance of Eric Solomon in finding wines of such high quality that are priced remarkably low. It is composed of 80% Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris (the latter grape is rarely seen) blended with 20% Roussanne, and aged in both stainless steel (70%) and new French oak (30%). The Grenache vines, which are over 100 years of age, are planted within sight of the Mediterranean Sea. Lots of wet gravel, crushed rock, honeysuckle, acacia flower, quince and white currant notes give this wine a character that could easily be mistaken as a serious white Hermitage from the northern Rhone. Perhaps it’s the wine’s minerality or power and richness. This evolved, medium gold-colored effort offers fresh, full-throttle flavors that would marry beautifully with intensely flavored fish dishes, saffron-laced seafood soups, or shellfish. Enjoy it over the next several years.’
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

FRANCE ALSACE


GERMANY


GE-2080. 11 MOSEL ESTATE RIESLING FEINHERB, DR. F. WEINS-PRUM (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Brilliant freshness and lift of Mosel riesling. Perfect image of fresh peach./ Yes, celestial peach flavor. Just the right sweetness level. The body is constrained by youth. This will fill and spread out over the coming weeks. Long, juicy aftertaste. I want. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

GE-2098. 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-2127. 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-2129. 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-2144. 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-2149. 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-2151. 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-2155. 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)

HUNGARY


GE-2163. 11 EGRI BIKAVER BULL’S BLOOD, VARSANYI PINCESZET (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

PORTUGAL


PSI-2182. 07 DOURO DOMINI, DOMINGOS SOARES-VAN ZELLER (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
2005: Douro warmth. Fine oak complex. Works. A fine, balanced Douro approach. Great oak and warmth and everything put together right this vintage. Very nice bouquet forming. Got it all. Couldn’t be better./ Yes, fine oak and fruit, and fruit tannin. Plenty of agreeable fruit and fruit bouquet. Not overripe or over powerful. Great acid. Modern and right. Wow wine. Bargain. 93+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 16.99 each (20% off this price)

SPAIN


PSI-2207. 10 BIERZO PETALOS, DESC. DE JOSE PALACIOS (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Wine Spectator 91 - SMART BUY - #57 - TOP 100 WINES 2012: ‘This plush red delivers black cherry, licorice, mineral and smoke flavors. Harmonious and focused, supported by well-integrated tannins and firm acidity. Not a showy wine, but has complexity and depth. Drink now through 2018.’
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2218. 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-2219. 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-2226. 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-2236. 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-2299. 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-2335. 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)

PSI-2348. 09 YECLA SOLANERA VINAS VIEJAS, BODEGAS CASTANO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Parker 90+: ‘The 2009 Solanera is a blend of 60% Monastrell, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 20% Garnacha Tintorera aged in 500-liter French oak. It is a savory, elegant, already complex offering with layered black fruits, excellent volume, and a fruit-filled finish. Drink this pleasure-bent effort over the next 4-5 years.’
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

ITALY


PSI-2387. 08 LANGHE ARCAPLA COSTA DI BUSSIA, TENUTA ARNULFO (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
70% barbera, 30% nebbiolo. Fascinating. Good French oak character. Sweet black cherry of barbera and red cherry of nebbiolo. Deep, sweet, rich, lush, right./ Tight and tannic. Good acidity. Not 08 bearish. Fabulous range, depth, texture. 93+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2398. 11 BARBERA D’ASTI FREM, SCAGLIOLA (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 21.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2407. 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-2435. 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-2452. 11 TRENTINO PINOT GRIGIO, GAIERHOF (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
New York Times 2 ½ Stars- top rated wine of its Affordable Pinot Grigios Tasting Report: ‘Rich, deep, balanced and tightly coiled, with persistent mineral and nutlike flavors.’
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2455. 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-2459. 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-2490. 11 SOAVE CLASSICO, PIEROPAN (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
Neil Empson has imported Pieropan’s Soaves for 40 years, and I’ve stocked them from Year One. Full of garganega personality. Burnished and deep, even peachy./ Such polish! The right body and balance. Well crafted in a classic style. 91/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 17.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2494. 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-2543. 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-2623. 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-2625. 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-2631. 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-2633. 08 BIFERNO RAMITELLO, DI MAJO NORANTE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
80% montepulciano, 20% aglianico. Big, bold, black but sweet. Woodsmoke, char, dried fruit. Wow./ Sweet, ripe, and forthcoming.. Little tannin. Sweet raisin. Bold, intense. 92+/100.
How Many bottles/singles: 15.99 each (20% off this price)

PSI-2669. 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)

MACEDONIA


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LEBANON


ROSE


RFS-2701. 12 PISONI LUCY SANTA LUCIA HIGHLANDS PINOT NOIR ROSE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
A proper pinot rose strawberry aroma. Nice crispness. No fermentation aromas–ready to use./ Smooth and fresh. Dry, with good pinot fruit padding and a refreshing dash of astringency at the end. This is right! Now! 92+/100. The 2011 was Oprah Winfrey’s favorite rose, as well as the highest rated California rose by Wine Spectator.
How Many bottles/singles: 14.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2706. 12 TERRE DE CAUSAN ROSE, L’ESPIGOUETTE (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 9.99 each (20% off this price)

FORTIFIED


RFS-2742. 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-2793. 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-2826. JUSTINO’S 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-2975. SZIGETI BURGENLAND GRUNER VELTLINER BRUT SEKT (End of Bin Sale-- 20% off)
How Many bottles/singles: 19.99 each (20% off this price)

RFS-2986. 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-2987. 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-2990. 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-2998. 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-3024. 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-3040. 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-3041. 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-3042. 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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