Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
Featured New Arrivals; Staff Picks; Auslese Sale; Trending; Exploring Gevrey Chambertin; Elevee 2014 – Arriving Next Week; Servin; Carl von Schubert/Maximin Grünhaus – Arriving Next Week; J Christoffel Jr. – New Offers (Dating to 1976!); 95 Point Portuguese Wine; Rose Sale Ends Sunday
Featured New Arrivals
Wine of the year?
Casanova di Neri Cerretalto, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2010 750ML ($379.95) $319 special, only 12 bottles available!
Wine Advocate 99+ points “This is a towering achievement. It is delightful on every level. The 2010 Brunello di Montalcino Cerretalto is an expressive, exuberant and stunning wine that opens to a dark ruby color and rich consistency. The bouquet is never-ending with immediate intensity that is followed closely by finely-tuned aromas of black cherry, spice, grilled herb, clove, tobacco, wet earth and white truffle.… Read the rest
Saturday, July 16th, 2016
Sneak Peek: New Arrivals; Staff Pick; New Pinks!; Burgundy 2009; Varner; Boxler; Scarpa; Subscriber-Only Barolo Sale; Rosé & White Case Deals
Chalk Hill Estate Red Proprietary Blend, Chalk Hill 2013 750ML ($69.95) $54.50 special
Robert Parker 96 points “The 2013 Proprietary Red Estate is a blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Malbec, 12% Petit Verdot and the rest Carignane, Syrah and Merlot. This is another titanic effort from proprietor Foley. A spectacular dense-purple color and sweet toasty oak intermixed with licorice, blackberry, cassis and graphite are all present in this profound first-growth quality blend that should age effortlessly for 25-30 or more years. This is a stunner and a revelation.”
Krug Vintage Brut, Champagne 2003 750ML ($279.95) $199 special
Wine Spectator 95 points “Like taffeta in texture, this harmonious Champagne is finely honed and fresh.… Read the rest