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Weekend VinopoPick 1-15-21

In Today’s Newsletter:


Spotlight on the Nahe
Three Great Producers, Scores of Great Wines:
Dönnhoff, Kruger-Rumpf, and Diel


95-Point Beaujolais Star, Restocked

Trending Wines

Daniel Bouland’s High Scoring ’19 Beaujolais

The Chambolle of Barbaresco:
The Wines of Cascina delle Rose


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Spotlight on the Nahe

Three Great Producers, Scores of Great Wines

The Nahe sits between the Mosel and the Rhine and occupies a middle-ground stylistically, as well. With bright acidities common in the Mosel plus the power and grandeur of the best wines of the Rhine, there’s a completeness to these wines that’s impossible to resist. We’re highlighting three top growers below, but you can check out our full collection of German Riesling on our webstore.


Dönnhoff

Donnhoff is perhaps our favorite German producer.  
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Wednesday Newsletter 1-13-21

In This Newsletter:

New Arrivals & Restocks
From Goodfellow


New Champagne Reviews from John Gilman

Bucklin:
Arriving Friday


Trending

Oregon by the Dozen
Top Values In Stock Now from the Willamette Valley!


Collector’s Corner
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti


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New Arrivals & Restocks

From Goodfellow


This is always our favorite Oregon Chardonnay, and it received some well-deserved respect in the ’18 vintage.
Goodfellow Family Cellars Richard’s Cuvee Chardonnay 2018 750ML ($59.95) $51.90 special
Erin Brooks-Wine Advocate 95 points
“The 2018 Chardonnay Richard’s Cuvée Whistling Ridge Vineyard is slow to open, and worth the wait. It begins with crushed filberts, flint and citrus peel that give way to generous, spicy orchard fruits. The palate is stunning, with a satiny texture and ethereal quality that belies its pure fruit intensity.
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Vinopolis Tuesday Newsletter 1-12-2021

In Today’s Newsletter:


Lucien le Moine’s Exceptional White Burgundy
Arriving Friday


A Drink Now 96-Point Gran Reserva
Viñedos de Páganos’ 2007 El Puntido


An Oregon Rising Star
Hundred Suns’ Gamay, Grenache & Syrah


Saint Cosme’s Stunning Single Vineyard Gigondas

Back-Vintage Classics from Castell’in Villa

Bodegas San Román
Spanish Treasure


Collector’s Corner
Torbreck RunRig Shiraz



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Lucien le Moine’s Exceptional White Burgundy

Arriving Friday


Lucien Le Moine is one of the hottest names in Burgundy. The rise has been meteoric due to the scarcity of the wines and also the fact that they work almost exclusively with grand and premier cru vineyards. To understand why Le Moine’s wines are so exceptional, the first thing to understand is that the house doesn’t make, or set out to make, anything close to average.
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Vinopolpick Monday Bonus 1-11-21

In Today’s Newsletter:


Subscriber Special #1
Guímaro: The Rebel of Galicia


Spotlight on Dry Mosel Riesling
Carl Loewen, Heymann-Löwenstein & Karthäuserhof


Subscriber Special #2
Bursin’s Outstanding Late Harvests


Arnot-Roberts
Vanguard of the “New California”


Levet’s Cult Classic Côte-Rôtie

Collector’s Corner
Back-Vintage Cayuse



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Subscriber Special #1

Guímaro: The Rebel of Galicia

Pedro Rodríguez is probably the foremost producer of Mencía in the world. His estate, Guímaro (meaning “rebel” in Galician), in Ribeira Sacra produces wines that exemplify why wine geeks love the region. From steep slate vineyards, the wines are reminiscent of Burgundy in their balance, but with a distinct minerality and flavor profile that’s entirely Galician.

Ribeira Sacra, Rodríguez’ home, is a cool climate region through and through. The closest analogue to the vineyards might be the Mosel, in Germany, as both have extremely steep slate vineyards that make you wonder who would think it would be reasonable to farm them.
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Monday Newsletter 1-11-21

In This Newsletter:

Weekend Snowden Subscriber Sale
Ends Monday at 6 PM!


New Week – New Arrivals

New Arrival Featurette
Kruger-Rumpf


Arriving Friday
Champagne Ulysse Collin


Rhone Roundup

Collector’s Corner:
Chapoutier & Bollinger




Weekend Snowden Subscriber Sale

Ends Monday at 6 PM!
 
Offering one of Napa Valley’s best quality-to-price ratios, Snowden has earned the respect of both its peers and consumers alike. Today we’re thrilled to Subscriber-exclusive discounts on their already-great value Cabernets (and one great Merlot). Mix-and-match, buy in bulk and save big on one of Napa’s best estates and their stunning wines.

Located at the confluence of several of Napa Valley’s most acclaimed appellations, including Rutherford and St. Helena, Snowden is a Beverly Hills estate without the 90210 zip code.
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