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Vinopolis Beaujolais Extravaganza 9-20-18

In Today’s Newsletter:

Trinity Hill Homage – New Zealand Icon

Vinopolis Beaujolais Spectacular

Featuring Classic Producers + Up and Comers
From Every Single Cru!

Deals abound on the September Sale!

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An Icon of New ZealandTrinity Hill Homage

hile most in the Northern Hemisphere think of New Zealand for Pinot Noir, perhaps the best wines to come out of the tiny nation are Syrahs from the Gimblett Gravels region of Hawkes Bay.  Deep, powerful and rich, they nonetheless possess stunning cool-climate aromatics that give them a combination of grace and power that’s truly special.  They’re special wines that are exceedingly rare outside of their home country—domestic demand is intense and most of the time the best stuff gets consumed there.

Trinity Hill is the top winery in Hawkes bay and their top Syrah, called Homage, is one of New Zealand’s landmark wines.  

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Midweek VinopolPick 9-18-18

In Today’s Newsletter:

September Sale Highlight – Santa Ema
The Northern Rhone’s Best Kept Secret?

New Arrivals, Including:
Goodfellow, St. Innocent, Ulysse Collin,
Vouette et Sorbee, Rollin and More!

#Trending
A Vinopolis Exclusive Lalande de Pomerol
Cayuse Mania
First Offer on Fall Grower Champagne
Napa Perfection (100 Point Eisele)
Top Vintage Hermitage, Under $62
The September Sale, In Full

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September Sale Highlight

Santa Ema Merlot

Santa Ema produces some of the best values in South American wine.  One of the venerable Chilean wineries, they seem to be capable of producing wines that are absolute gems at a variety of different prices.  Case in point: this just arrived Riserva Merlot that’s just gone in the September Clearance Sale.  Bold, rich and silky, it’s a reminder that Merlot was incredibly popular for good reason—this wine gives a lot of $25 Napa and Washington state examples a run for their money, at a price under $10/bottle by the case.  

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Vinopolis Monday Newsletter 9-17-18

In Today’s Newsletter:

New Reviews for a Tuscan Favorite
2017 Huet Arrives Friday
New Rosé in the September Sale
Selosse – Ne Plus Ultra Champagne
The Rarest Chartogne-Taillet?
Reference Point, Old School Napa Cab
2015 Jamet Cote Rotie
The Koveted K Vintners – New Releases
#Trending
2010 Prado Enea Reloaded
Classic Chablis at Throwback Pricing
The September Sale Recapped

New Review for a New Favorite

This delicious entry-priced Chianti Classico is quite the star of the Tuscan section in our shop. It was no surprise that admiration started pouring in. Scoop a case or two up for yourself to drink while you wait for Felsina’s 2015 Rancia and Fontalloro to age!

“represents a true renaissance of one of Tuscany’s forgotten treasures!”
Fattoria dei Pagliarese Chianti Classico DOCG, Tuscany 2015 750ML ($21.95) $18 special, 36+ bottles in stock now
Grapelive 91 points “Fèlsina’s new release is a wine from an old property nearby.

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Saturday Newsletter-9-15-18

In Today’s Newsletter:James Suckling Loves ’15+’16 in Tuscany
Featured New Arrival: D. la Garrigue’s Finest
A Titan of Burgundy Delivers
Trending Wines
Champagne Highlights:
Salon / Bereche / Marguet
J. Christoffel Jr in the September Sale
2015 Eisele Estate Cab – Perfect!
The Sweet Spot of Bordeaux
Back Vintage Burgundy at Great Pricing
Ridge Monte Bello 1995 – Rare Winery Cellar Release
A Steal of a Super Tuscan
Top Values from a Top Northern Rhone Estate
The September Sale, In Full

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James Suckling Adores2015 and ’16 in Tuscany

Featuring New Arrivals from Felsina!

“‘The 2015 vintage is the greatest vintage of my career,’ says Carlo Ferrini, the veteran consulting enologist who has made some of the most exciting wines in the region over the last three decades.

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Midweek VinopolPick Addition 9-12-18

In Today’s Newsletter:

The Glorious 2015’s from Cristia
Rare 1968 Taylor Fladgate Tawny
Restocking Two Italian Treasures
New Wines from the Koveted K Vintners
2015+Clape= Magic
Oddero: A Titan of Traditional Barolo
Deals abound on the September Sale!

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Big, Powerful, Opulent and Undervalued

The 2015 Cristia Chateauneufs

Looking for big, rich, opulent Chateauneuf du Pape?  Look no further than Domaine Cristia, especially in 2015.  The estate is known for powerful wines made from ancient vines in a style that renders them drinkable young but capable of aging for a long time, as well.  We’re head over heels for the 2015’s, and so is the Wine Spectator, who bestowed some impressive reviews on the two wines that we have in stock now.
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