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(N0218-101) 12 COLUMBIA CREST WALTER CLORE RESERVE COLUMBIA VALLEY RED  $34.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Deep, variegated. Good oak. Solidity for aging. Impressive stuff./ Graceful, elegant. Good barrel aging. Plus the beautiful ripe fruit of the vintage. 94+/100.
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(N0218-102) 16 Z. ALEXANDER BROWN UNCAGED CALIFORNIA CABERNET SAUVIGNON  $15.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Tasting Panel 93: 'This red overdelivers from nose to palate. From its deeply rich dark chocolate aromas to its equally indulgent flavor profile, this is structure without tannic tightness. Blackberry jam pervades and the acid is bright for pairing with lighter fare to the beefiest dishes. $20.'
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(N0218-103) 15 SCHUG SONOMA VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON  $31.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Dark and solid cabernet with fine oak extras. Deep, sweet, black./ Again, with sweet fruit, cedary wood aromatics, and polished tannins. Good winemaking here these days. 92+/100.
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(N0218-104) 15 LARKMEAD NAPA VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON  $134.95
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Wine Enthusiast 97 - CELLAR SELECTION: 'With a tiny 3% addition of Cabernet Franc, this wine is defined by aromas of violet and crushed rock. Oak, clove and graphite dot a landscape of bold structure on the palate, with bright acidity balancing the concentration and grip. Enjoy 2025-2030.'
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(N0218-105) 14 TAKEN NAPA VALLEY RED  $42.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
By the Phelps and Trinchero kids. TTB said all the other names they suggested were taken, so they took this name. 60% cab sauv, 40% merlot. Sweet, bountiful, wonderful Napa Valley red. Couldn't be more accurate. Deep, dark, properly barrel aged. Napa class. Sweetness balanced by acid and tannin. Stunningly made wine. 94/100.
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(N0218-106) 16 BROADSIDE MARGARITA VINEYARD PASO ROBLES CABERNET SAUVIGNON  $19.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
NY Times - A Little More Money For a Lot More Wine: 'An old favorite, a great value year in and year out. This is cabernet sauvignon that tastes like cabernet used to taste, darkly fruity but with discernible herbal aromas and flavors that are essential to the complete cabernet experience. The 2016 is perhaps a bit ripere than other vintages, with maybe a touch of oak, but it's balanced and lovely.'
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(N0218-107) 16 WYNCROFT MARLAND LAKE MICHIGAN SHORE CABERNET FRANC  $19.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Racy rather than overly ripe or cab sauv ambitious. Lovely take on cab franc./ Nice light oak touch. Admirably ripe fruit for northern grown cabernet franc. Ideal vintage. 91+/100.
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(N0218-108) 15 CHEHALEM 3 VINEYARD WILLAMETTE VALLEY PINOT NOIR  $25.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
The sweet fruit I'm looking for this vintage, with a good oak too./ Yeah, fruit, richness, oak, texture, balance. What I want. 93/100.
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(N0218-109) 15 DOMAINE DROUHIN DUNDEE HILLS PINOT NOIR  $42.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Tasting Panel 95: 'The presence of tar fruit on the nose and elegant, sleek cherry on the palate is well-integrated throughout. It's smooth, balanced, and also very Burgundian in style. $45.'
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(N0218-110) 16 B. R. COHN SILVER LABEL NORTH COAST PINOT NOIR  $19.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Wine Enthusiast 92 - EDITORS' CHOICE: 'An earthy, figgy sur lie character sets this wine apart from the crowd, while a supple texture and good balance make it easy to sip and enjoy. Plenty of cherry and raspberry flavors emerge on the palate, seeming to fill the mouth and then lingering on the finish. $26.'
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(N0218-111) 15 GARY FARRELL RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY PINOT NOIR  $42.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Wine Enthusiast 94: 'Crisp acidity buoys sharp red fruit in this delectable wine-a blend of multiple sites across the appellation. Medium build, it shows youthful tannins and oak that supports without intrusion, allowing the crunch of cranberry, strawberry and pomegranate to speak forcefully. $45.'
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(N0218-112) 16 J. LOHR WILDFLOWER MONTEREY VALDIGUIE  $10.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Wine Enthusiast 90 - BEST BUY: 'This bottling of an obscure grape originally from France shows crushed violets and tart boysenberry on the nose. Best served with a slight chill, it packs black plum skin, potpourri and marjoram flavors onto the palate. It is both refreshing and satisfying.'
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(N0218-113) 16 MICHAEL DAVID 6TH SENSE LODI SYRAH  $17.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Wine Enthusiast 91 - EDITORS' CHOICE; Tasting Panel 91: 'The Phillips brothers planted one of the first Syrah vineyards in California in the early 1980s, and now that the family is in its sixth generation, it makes sense that the 2016 vintage is a stunner. Peppered plums greet the nose and precede a dense palate of sweet meat, Worcestershire sauce, and earthy strawberry jam. This is aged 14 months in French oak.'
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(N0218-114) 14 MARIETTA ESTATE CHRISTO NORTH COAST RED  $21.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Parker 91: 'The 2014 Christo Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah Blend is composed of 60% Syrah, 22% Petite Sirah, 14% Grenache and 4% Viognier, aged for 18 months in neutral barrels. Deep garnet-purple colored, the nose reveals lifted floral notes of fragrant violets over baked black cherries and raspberry preserves, plus Chinese five spice suggestions. Bold, buxom and full-bodied, the rich fruit is offset nicely by loads of freshness, supported by rounded tannins and finishing long. Drink now-2022.'
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(N0218-115) 16 PEDRONCELLI BUSHNELL VINEYARD DRY CREEK VALLEY ZINFANDEL  $27.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Tasting Panel 92: 'Very fluid texture; lush, dense, and flavorful with a long finish; a friendly, balanced wine aged 16 months in 40% new American oak barrels.'
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(N0218-116) 15 LANGE TWINS CARICATURE OLD VINE LODI ZINFANDEL  $11.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Wine Enthusiast 90/100. 14.9%; wife of one of the twins is from Chelsea MI. Sweet, up front Lodi ID. Deep, rich, and giving. Nothing superficial about it./ Cremes alluring. Not sticky or sloppy. Oak and power in harmony for framing and filling and sense of completeness. The best facets of Lodi zinfandel. 91/100.
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(N0218-117) 17 SILVERADO MILLER RANCH YOUNTVILLE SAUVIGNON BLANC  $23.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
As always, crisp and upbeat. Citrus savors, especially tangerine./ Long lasting, ripe citrus. Lots of Napa sauvignon class. 92/100.
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(N0218-118) 16 LANDMARK OVERLOOK SONOMA CHARDONNAY  $21.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Wine Spectator 91: 'Well-built and rich, with a solid core of apple pastry, fig and guava flavors that offer a creamy texture. Nutmeg and clove notes show on the spicy finish. Drink now through 2022. $25.'
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(N0218-119) 16 REATA SONOMA COAST CHARDONNAY  $18.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Wine Enthusiast 90: 'This is a juicy, full-figured white, with a core of minerality that persists effortlessly on the palate. Wet stone, anise and green apple combine for maximum flavor within tones of well-integrated oak. $20.'
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(N0218-120) 15 CHALONE ESTATE CHALONE CHARDONNAY  $24.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Est. 1940. Heavy framed, large, and dry throwback to California chardonnays of yore. Signs of barrel aging without a smack in the face of new oak./ Yes, the influence of aging in seasoned cooperage rather than lacings of new oak impact. Power, body, force, length. Unique in a world of new wave, New World chardonnays. Eminently meal worthy. 94/100.
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(N0218-121) 17 LEFT FOOT CHARLEY MURMUR MICHIGAN WHITE  $16.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Pinot gris, pinot blanc, riesling, traminette. A nice melange of grape varieties. Not at all sweet and not perfume-y. Well composed and racy./ Yes, balanced, rich, and racy. Tasty. Lots of meal time apps. 92/100.
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(N0218-122) 16 CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE - DR. LOOSEN EROICA COLUMBA VALLEY RIESLING  $21.99
U.S. Newly Available 02/18
Nice bouquet development forming. Up to standards./ Well, this is the driest they've ever made. Modeled after Grosses Gewachs, and it works. Pretty awesome stuff. 92/100..
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(N0218-123) 16 SANTA JULIA (+) MENDOZA MALBEC  $8.99
ARGENTINA Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Wine & Spirits - Best for $10 or Less. My notes: Close, shy, still two dimensional nose. Yet perfectly wholesome./ Good mouthfeel. Cool fruit and fruit cremes. Plenty of flavor. In the mouth, this comes on big time. The nose will catch up soon. 90+/100.
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(N0218-124) 14 VINA MARTY ILAIA RESERVA VALLE DE MAULE CARMENERE  $11.99
CHILE Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Plenty of funky carmeneres out there. Nonetheless, when I discover one that has the right stuff, there's no other treat like it. This one weighs in at 14%, suggesting that the grapes were properly ripe. Indeed, the nose is deep, smoky, ideal. Ripe carmenere black currant jam plus black olive./ Yes, both ripeness and clarity. Nothing thick or earthy or vegetal or rooty about this winner. The acidity is right too. Very well crafted. 92/100.
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(N0218-125) 17 MARISCO FERNLANDS MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC  $12.99
NEW ZEALAND Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Extreme, sweet grapefruit, passion fruit. Just right./ Flavorful, refreshing.. Clinging. Flavors confirm aromas. 92/100.
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(N0218-126) 15 TAIT THE BALL BUSTER BAROSSA VALLEY RED  $21.99
AUSTRALIA Newly Available 02/18
Wine Spectator 90: 'Pure, juicy blueberry and cherry flavors are set up against chalky tannins, which add traction to the lush fruit. Black tea and spice notes linger on the finish. Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2028. $23.'
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(N0218-127) 17 TAHBILK NAGAMBIE LAKES MARSANNE  $15.99
AUSTRALIA Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Wine & Spirits 92 - BEST BUY: 'Alister Purbrick at Tahbilk is a marsanne specialist, sustaining vines that date back to 1927. Twenty years ago, he started bottling wine from those vines separately and expanded plantings to offer this more accessible wine. The citrus and melon-scented fruit of this 2017 is beautifully balanced between its round, supple texture and its crunchy freshness. Delicate white-flower scents feed into its bright notes of lemon and warmer orange tones. Chill it for pan-roasted trout with almonds. $19.'
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(N0218-128) 12 LES ALLEES DE CHATEAU CANTEMERLE, HAUT MEDOC  $19.99
FRANCE BORDEAUX Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Second wine of Chateau Cantemerle. 12 heft. Nicely positioned at age 5 plus. Southern Haut Medoc forest floor. Cantemerle merlot cherry and cabernet blackberry. Barrel age influence. Commendable. Always has been. Older vintages were proven troupers. All so right here in 2012./ Pleasing body. Wood and dark fruit. One complex southern Haut Medoc claret. Wine of place, wine of integrity, and a great price. 92+/100.
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(N0218-129) 09 LA RESERVE DE CHATEAU LEOVILLE BARTON, SAINT JULIEN  $52.95
FRANCE BORDEAUX Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Wine Spectator 91: 'This is plush and inviting, with warm fig sauce, plum cake and blackberry cobbler notes laced with charcoal and sweet spice. The long finish is filled with tar and tobacco, but the mouthwatering acidity makes this inviting now. Drink now through 2022.'
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(N0218-130) 15 CHATEAU LA TOUR MARTILLAC, GRAND CRU CLASSE, PESSAC-LEOGNAN  $49.99
FRANCE BORDEAUX Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Wine Enthusiast 93-95; Vinous 91-94; Parker 92-94: 'The 2015 La Tour Martillac is a blend of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot matured in 40% new French oak. It has a slightly more high-toned and outgoing bouquet, with dark cherries and blackcurrant aromas, a smidgen of cassis emerging with time in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, a pleasant saltiness here, very focused with a finish of real pedigree. This is a superb Pessac-Leognan from the estate - one of the best in recent years.'
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(N0218-131) 15 CHATEAU BEL-AIR CUVEE JEAN & GABRIEL, LUSSAC SAINT EMILION  $24.99
FRANCE BORDEAUX Newly Available 02/18
60% merlot, 40% cab franc. Stephane Derenoncourt, oenologist. Oh, yes, ripe to the sur maturite level, with plenty of oak embellishment. Modern. 14.5%. Winemaker style./ Yes, ultra ripe and open hearted and splashy, with full, fine tannins. 92+/100.
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(N0218-132) 15 CHATEAU DE BON AMI, BORDEAUX  $10.99
FRANCE BORDEAUX Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Famille Regaud at Le Puy. Good 15 richness. Berry and cherry. This works./ Great acid and tannin textures. Both flavor and texture working hard to please the palate. 90/100.
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(N0218-133) 17 CHATEAU TERTRE DE LAUNAY, ENTRE DEUX MERS  $11.99
FRANCE BORDEAUX Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Greffier at Soussac; 45% semillon, 35% sauvignon, 20% muscadelle. Best in years, probably partly because it's the earliest I've tasted a vintage of this in a long time. Also of course, partly because 2017 is a magic white wine vintage. Sauvignon and muscadelle sing./ Great acid vitality. Balanced and fulfilled. Put it right to use. 91/100.
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(N0218-134) 14 CAHORS ICONES, CHATEAU DE MERCUES  $149.95
FRANCE BORDEAUX Newly Available 02/18
24 months in all new barrels. Black color./ Dense, complex, smoky, spicy, deep, haunting./ Bright and rangy. Plenty of flow and charm. Amazingly facile. They all are, really. Grand Vin. 94+/100.
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(N0218-135) 15 SAUMUR BLANC CLOS DAVIDE, CHATEAU DE BREZE  $31.99
FRANCE LOIRE Newly Available 02/18
Very flattering sense of accomplishment at age two. Chenin aromatics most revealing: melon, lime, and especially quince. Maybe a touch of barrel aging too./ Very large, expressive wine. Impressively textured; great acid. 92/100.
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(N0218-136) 17 SANCERRE LE CLOS DE CHAUDENAY, DOMAINE DAULNY  $21.99
FRANCE LOIRE Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) At Chaudenay-Verdigny; on Kimmeridgian limestone. Quiet. Still water runs deep. Quince. Loaded./ Yes, large in body, alcohol. Passion fruit coming forth. Unique vintage for this. But aren't they all?! 92+/100.
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(N0218-137) 15 SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE, DOMAINE PAVELOT  $34.99
FRANCE BURGUNDY Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Sweet 15. Discreet Pavelot style. Savigny cherry. Light oak. Light touch of positive reduction./ Tight and tart. Gamy. Full acid for 15. Some tannin. In tune. Age it. 92+/100.
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(N0218-138) 15 SAINT ROMAIN, ALAIN GRAS  $37.99
FRANCE BURGUNDY Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Oh, sweet, Volnay like strawberry. Dark fruit too. Real Saint Romain rouge./ Ripe, large, backward. Ample. Not rustic like some from this village. Instead, classic. Long. 93+/100.
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(N0218-139) 15 MORGON GRAND CRU VIEILLES VIGNES, CHATEAU GRANGE COCHARD  $21.99
FRANCE BURGUNDY Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Vinous 91: 'Bright violet. Mineral-accented dark berries, pungent flowers and peppery spices on the powerfully scented nose. Pliant and expansive on the palate, offering juicy boysenberry, cherry liqueur and violet pastille flavors that unfurl steadily on the back half. The floral note returns on the clinging, penetrating finish, which is shaped by smooth, harmonious tannins.'
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(N0218-140) 17 CHABLIS, SIMONNET-FEBVRE  $25.99
FRANCE BURGUNDY Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) James Suckling 90: 'Some bright lime and grapefruit. Really fresh and intense with the immediate, succulent appeal of the 2017 vintage.'
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(N0218-141) 17 MACON FUISSE, LUCIE DUTRON  $19.99
FRANCE BURGUNDY Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) After the OK Macon Villages cuvee, this is more like it. More oomph, character, body. 17 soaring quality./ Yeah, body and character. Full bodied. Complete spread. Super Macon performance. Couldn't ask for more. 92/100.
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(N0218-142) 15 SAINT JOSEPH, ST. COSME  $34.99
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
Wine & Spirits 93: 'A dynamic St-Joseph from Louis Barruol, this wine is powered by the mouthwatering pucker of sour cherries and pomegranate and a deep growl of tannins. Light and dark, lush and strict, the components keep the wine in a constant, enticing state of tension, notes of underbrush, spice and herbs adding detail. Made from serine, an old variant of syrah, with 30 percent whole clusters, this is a serious St-Joseph, to drink now or hold another decade. $36.'
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(N0218-143) 16 COTES DU RHONE, LES TROIS COURONNES  $10.99
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) 80% grenache, 20% syrah; at Tulette near Visan on the Left Bank. Not as ripe as the 2015 in the beginning. 16 even tempered. Gathers the sweetness and depth of grenache as it airs./ Grip and good acid. For the table or the cellar. 90+/100.
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(N0218-144) 15 VACQUEYRAS CUVEE CLASSIQUE, DOMAINE COUROULU  $19.99
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) 60% grenache, 30% syrah, 10% mourvedre. Deep, cool, dry, very spicy and variegated classic. Full Couroulu Vacqueyras character. A perfectly ripe 2015./ Oh, boy, this spreads out all over the palate. All over the place. Peacock's tail! 93+/100.
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(N0218-145) 16 CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE, CHATEAU DE BEAUCASTEL  $74.95
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) NY Times 3 Stars: 'Bold and savory, with powerful flavors of red fruits and herbs. $84.'
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(N0218-146) 15 CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE TRADITION, BOSQUET DES PAPES  $44.99
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Very sweet and powerful, spicy. Cracked pepper, savory herbs and spices./ Sweetness and pepperiness all comes across on the palate too. Very much in the estate style. Very high quality. 93+/100.
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(N0218-147) 15 CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE, DOMAINE DE LA SOLITUDE  $42.99
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
Wine Spectator 93; Parker 93: 'Domaine de la Solitude turned in a top performance with its 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape. It shows hints of toasted almond or marzipan on the nose, ripe cherries and hints of stone fruit, and while it's richly tannic, the tannins are ripe and velvety. It should drink well for 15+ years.'
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(N0218-148) 15 CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE TRADITION, LE VIEUX DONJON  $64.95
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) Wine Spectator 95: 'Rich and dark in profile, with delicious, velvety layers of warm fig, black currant and blackberry confiture moving through slowly, flecked with hints of ganache, roasted apple wood and tar. The finish has cut to match the heft. A real brick house that will age well. Best from 2020 through 2040.'
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(N0218-149) 16 SAINT CHINIAN LES TRAVERS DE MARCEAU, DOMAINE RIMBERT  $16.99
FRANCE MEDITERRANEAN Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) 40% mourvedre, 30% each syrah, grenache. 12.5%--miraculous temperance for a Med rouge. Fresh and uplifting style of this domaine. Reads Midi varietials. Ideal./ Yes, spicy, peppery, fresh fruited. Cool and snappy. Very much its own thing. 92/100.
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(N0218-150) 16 ALSACE PINOT GRIS, DOMAINE ZINCK  $17.99
FRANCE ALSACE Newly Available 02/18
(stocked regularly) 2/8 on the dry/sweet scale. Both rich and zesty on the nose. Sports a lot of melon./ Yes, rich in the melony facet of ripe pinot gris. Wears its off dry level of sweetness well. A high-achievement vintage of this with lots of mealtime possibilities. 91+/100.
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