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Banneret CdP Magnum 2015 (#2-25)
$0.00

The spicy nose that is characteristic of Banneret is certainly present.  A nose of figs, spices and maybe mesquite (?) gives way to a mouthful of raspberry, red currant and fruitcake.  A long, rich finish teases with tobacco and chestnut notes.  This wine will still be excellent fifteen years from now.

Grapes: All thirteen grapes of the appellation included in the blend.


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine du Banneret
Banneret Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge 2015 (#2-24)
$0.00

The spicy nose that is characteristic of Banneret is certainly present.  A nose of figs, spices and maybe mesquite (?) gives way to a mouthful of raspberry, red currant and fruitcake.  A long, rich finish teases with tobacco and chestnut notes.  This wine will still be excellent fifteen years from now.

Grapes: All thirteen grapes of the appellation included in the blend.


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine du Banneret
Bichon Cassignols 'Grand Reserve' Rouge 2015 (#32-26)
$23.00
An excellent harmony of Merlot and Cabernet, full of red fruits and minerality. This wine is an excellent example of the Graves region. Barrel-aged in old oak, there are smoky notes in the wine along with a hint of vanilla. It will match well with red meats and as a post-dinner toasting wine. 
Grapes: 50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Château Bichon Cassignols
Bourgogne Rouge 2016 (#49-25)
$0.00

Relatively pale in color, the aromas of red fruits permeate the nose. A very drinkable wine, this Pinot Noir will not be a challenge to your bank balance.  Fresh, lively with soft tannins and good acidity, it will be a very suitable pairing for most dishes.

Grapes: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Burgundy Vineyard:  Jean-Philippe Marchand
Château Bichon Cassignols 2014 (#32-23)
$17.00

The nose on this wine if full of blackberry and plum.  In the mouth there are additional notes of red fruits coupled with a very long finish.

Grapes:  55% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon


Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Château Bichon Cassignols
Colbert-Cannet '14 (#70-6)
$0.00

Created in 1987, this label of Château Saint Ahon is meant to be a wine of pleasure. Nice, bright red in color.The nose shows notes of fresh fruits, dominated by Cabernet. The palate, with structured tannins, is lifted with spicy notes and a fresh and fruity finish. 

Grapes: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot


Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Colbert-Cannet Haut-Médoc
Cuvée Fazioli Rouge 2016 (#41-17)
$29.50

Powerful, complex nose with intense aromas of dark berries and cherry with generous palate of red and black fruits and a long spicy finish.

Grapes: Syrah with Cabernet Sauvignon

Region: Provence Vineyard:  Château La Mascaronne
Domaine Tramontane Grenache Noir IGP 2016 #(71-2)
$0.00

Old Grenache vines in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Powerful but smooth, with no oak ageing and a long maceration to extract structure, this wine is a true reflection of terroir.

Grape: 100% Grenache Noir

Region: Languedoc Vineyard:  Tramontane Wines
Eugénie Cuvée Pierre le Grand 2015 (#53-14)
$17.00

From its terraced hillside vineyards, this beautiful garnet red wine with scents of blackberry and woodland floors will delight you with its elegant red-fruity aroma and the smoothness of its tannins that caress the palate. 

Grapes: 80% Malbec, 20% Merlot


Region: Cahors Vineyard:  Château Eugénie
Eugénie Cuvée Réservée de l'Aïeul 2015 (#53-15)
$0.00

This wine comes from the oldest vineyard of the domain. The name "aïeul" is the traditional word for grandfather and this is a typical and authentic Cahors from vines planted by the patriarch of the Couture family.

There is a richness and strength of flavor with a dense dark garnet red color, expressive intense nose with ripe red fruit aroma with a woodland floor and mushrooms in the background. The generosity of its tannins and its lovely balance between smoothness and richness is very harmonious on the palate with an outstanding length.

Grapes 85-90% Malbec, 10-15% Tannat


Region: Cahors Vineyard:  Château Eugénie
Feytit-Guillot Pomerol '11 (#70-3)
$0.00

This micro-property of 1.30 hectares has seven plots distributed over the Pomerol appellation. Nestled between the Clos René, Château Trotanoy and Château Nénin, Château Feytit-Guillot boasts exceptional soils. The grapes are hand-picked and carefully selected from 40 years old vines and then raised in oak barrel for 14 months. 

Grapes: 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 5% Malbec


Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Chateau Feytit-Guillot
Font-Sane Côtes du Ventoux Rouge 2016 (#10-41)
$13.00

Beautiful purple color, intense, with violet highlights. The nose is rich and intense underlined by hints of black fruit, blackberry, violet and pepper. The palate is elegant with subtle fruity aromas, freshness and flesh, and a nice long finish. Low yields of 30hl/ha.

Grapes: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine de Font Sane
Font-Sane Gigondas Tradition Rouge 2015 (#10-45)
$28.00

This is a classic style Gigondas and is a powerful wine made with care. It is well-structured with red fruits and black pepper flavors and a long finish. It can be enjoyed with almost any meat dish or pasta, even with blue cheeses.

Grapes: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre

Pairings: Filet, ribeye or sirloin strip 

Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine de Font Sane
Gaudin Pauillac '12 (#70-4)
$0.00

The Château Gaudin began as a vineyard of 4 hectares acquired in 1901 to Sieur Gaudin, a name the family has retained in recognition. Today, the family property has grown to 11 hectares over 3 generations. The Château is located in the Pauillac region of Médoc in the department of Gironde. This vineyard is nestled on gravelly hillsides of the village of Saint-Lambert surrounded by the appellations most prestigious vineyards. 

Grapes: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 5% Carmenere, Malbec and Petit Verdot

Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Chateau Gaudin
Gigondas Tradition MAGNUM '14 (#10-44)
$0.00

22 acres on 5 different terroirs. Clay-limestone, pebbly, sandy, alluvium and sandy loam. Traditional wine-making and 8 month aging in oak casks to create this Grenache based full bodied wine. Low yield of 29 hl/ha. 

Grapes: 72% Grenache, 23% Syrah, 3% Mourvèdre, 2% Cinsault

Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine de Font Sane
Gueissard Bandol Rouge 2012 (#43-13)
$25.00

A deep purple red hue with aromas of red fruit and wild herbs scents. On the palate, fruit spices, chocolate and tobacco supported by elegant tannins.  Wine Spectator gives this great wine 92/100 points.

Grapes: 70% Mourvèdre, 15% Grenache, 15% Cinsault


Region: Provence Vineyard:  Domaine Gueissard
Marchand Fixin Les Damnés '16 (#49-26)
$0.00
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Region: Burgundy Vineyard:  Jean-Philippe Marchand
Masquin CdR Humeur Rouge 2016 (#27-27)
$14.00

With 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah, production is around 30hl/ha (very small for CdR, the average production being about 45hl/hectare). Only old vines (around 60 years old) and Grenache are planted on a stony soil that is the same as Châteauneuf-du-Pape, while Syrah are planted on a sandy soil for more softness and fruit. After alcoholic fermentation the wine is aged for 4-6 months  in a  big barrel (foudre) of French oak. 

Grapes: Grenache (60%), Syrah (40%)

Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Julien Masquin
Masquin Montplaisir Rouge 2015 (#27-25)
$32.00

This 2010 Chateauneuf-du-Pape “Montplaisir” is a rich and full wine with great upside as well as aging ability.  It is a blend of grapes from the famed sector known as La Crau.  It boasts a dense ruby/purple/plum color along with chewy kirsch, garrigue, pepper and lavender characteristics, medium to full body, excellent power and concentration and light to moderate tannins that should resolve in 1-3 years. This wine will drink nicely for 10-12 years.

Grapes: 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 20% Mourvèdre 


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Julien Masquin
Père Caboche Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge 2014 (#21-40)
$34.00
Père Caboche Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is a fine wine, well balanced with elegant tannins and intriguing fruits. It can be drunk young in order to savour the perfumes of red fruit (black currants, blackberries, red currants), or you can age it for 5 to 15 years, while appreciating the development of aromas of spice and leather.
Grapes: All 13 authorized grape varieties are in this wine.


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine du Père Caboche
Pibarnon Restanques 2014 (#58-23)
$0.00

The grapes are put into tanks by gravity without using any pumps in order to keep the grapes intact. Traditional vinification is in stainless steel tanks with total de-stemming and daily punching over of the cap for better extraction of aroma and fine tannins from the grape skins. Long fermentation (25 days) with ageing for 18 months. One part goes into large new oak casks from the "massif central” in France and Austria (Stockinger), and another part goes into small oak barrels.

Grapes:  Mourvèdre 70%, Grenache 30%

Region: Provence Vineyard:  Château de Pibarnon
Pibarnon Rouge '13 (#58-16)
$0.00

In 2012, a big part of the harvest was vinified with complete grapes. The maturity and the concentration were very good, so it was just necessary to wait for the extraction. Aging in big oak vats from Burgundy and Austria. The origin and age of each barrel is chosen to store each wine. This wine is very expressive and "explosive”, with a lot of red and black fruits, a nice spice, but without hardness. In bottles since the summer of 2013, it gives a lot of seduction with much density, softness, but always with this famous Mourvedre's character!


Grapes: 90% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache

Region: Provence Vineyard:  Château de Pibarnon
Pibarnon Rouge 375 '11 (#58-3)
$0.00

In 2012, a big part of the harvest was been vinified with complete grapes. The maturity and the concentration were very good, so it was just necessary to wait for the extraction. Aging in big oak vat from Burgundy and Austria. The origin and age of each barrel is chosen to store each grape. This wine is very expressive and "explosive”, with a lot of red and black fruits, a nice spice, but without hardness. In bottles since the summer of 2013, it gives a lot of seduction, with much density, softness, but always with this famous Mourvedre's character!


Grapes: 90% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache

Region: Provence Vineyard:  Château de Pibarnon
Pibarnon Rouge Magnum '12 (#58-11)
$0.00

In 2012, a big part of the harvest was vinified with complete grapes. The maturity and the concentration were very good, so it was just necessary to wait for the extraction. Aging in big oak vats from Burgundy and Austria. The origin and age of each barrel is chosen to store each wine. This wine is very expressive and "explosive”, with a lot of red and black fruits, a nice spice, but without hardness. In bottles since the summer of 2013, it gives a lot of seduction with much density, softness, but always with this famous Mourvedre's character!

Grapes: 90% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache

Region: Provence Vineyard:  Château de Pibarnon
Pressac St. Emilion '14 (#70-2)
$0.00

This historic property is located in the Castle of Pressac, home of the surrender of the battle of Castillon ending the Hundred Years War. Purchased in 1997 by J.F. and D. Quenin, the two undertook major renovations and improvements to update both in the vineyard and in the cellars moving them into competitive production. Located in the the commune of Saint-Emilion de Lisse, the vineyards sit on a limestone plateau and limestone clay slopes. The estate, in one piece, has a total area of 42 ha of which 36ha are vines. 

Grapes: 72% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Pressac Malbec, 1% Carmenere.


Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Chateau de Pressac
Rouge-Bleu Cotes du Rhone Mistral Magnum 2015 (#15-40)
$42.25

Complex nose of jammy black fruits and white chocolate.  Round and powerful mouth; well balanced with the mature tannins and acidity brought by the stems. Very nice finish evolving to cacao and roasted notes.  Open and/or decant a couple of hours before enjoying !  The 2009 Mistral won Gold Medal and Reserve Class Champion at the 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Wine Competition.  

Grapes: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Roussanne


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Rouge-Bleu
Rouge-Bleu Cotes Lunatique Magnum 2014 (#15-41)
$18.00

Complex nose of jammy black fruits and white chocolate.  Round and powerful mouth; well balanced with the mature tannins and acidity brought by the stems. Very nice finish evolving to cacao and roasted notes.  Open and/or decant a couple of hours before enjoying !  The 2009 Mistral won Gold Medal and Reserve Class Champion at the 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Wine Competition.  

Grapes: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Roussanne

Pairings: Roasted meats (especially those with sauces), mature cheeses and even chocolate desserts.

Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Rouge-Bleu
Rouge-Bleu Premiere Cuvée Lunatique 2014 (#15-35)
$42.00

The story and the name of this wine come from this tiny rocky block located inside a prehistoric river bed. This parcel is the last harvested and definitely the most qualitative even if located officially in a "Vin de Table" area.   Winemaking took place in small porous concrete tanks in order to respect “terroir” diversity and allow air exchange during the fermentation, eventually permitting life and expressions of aromas.  Lunatique comes from naturally farmed 77 year old Grenache vines.  The wine achieved great balance of acidity, tannins and alcohol.  This natural fine wine is complex and rich with hints of blackberry, anise and kirsch.  

Grapes:  100% Grenache


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Rouge-Bleu
Rouge-Bleu Vin de Pays de Mediterranee "Dentelle" Rouge 2015 (#15-38)
$14.50

An expertly made wine, blending 58 year-old Carignan and Grenache vines.  Devoted to organic and biodynamic methods of growth and fermentation, Thomas Bertrand and Caroline Jones have created a memorable and versatile wine.  'Dentelle' is an exquisite medium-bodied red with flavors of dark fruit, cooked cherries and elegant spices. Drinking well now.

Grapes: 60% Carignan, 40% Grenache


Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Rouge-Bleu
Saint- Saturnin 1986 (#51-2)
$85.00

Dark and bright with a vibrant yellowing rusty rim. This has been kept, with minimal sulphur, exposed to cold and heat over the years, in a 2,000-litre tank under a roof outside. ‘As long as the tank is full,’ says Tramier, ‘it’s just like a big bottle.’ Lovely stuff, much livelier than most bottled 1986's! Only very slightly aged, just drying a little bit on the end but with great intensity on the mid palate.

Grapes: Merlot 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 35%, Cabernet Franc 5%

Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Château Saint-Saturnin
Saint-Saturnin 1996 #(51-7)
$0.00

A mature wine with a vibrant rusty rim. This has been kept, with minimal sulphur, exposed to cold and heat over the years, in a 2,000-litre tank.  Mouth-filling with a dry finish but with great intensity on the mid palate.

Grapes: Merlot 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 35%, Cabernet Franc 5%

Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Château Saint-Saturnin
Saint-Saturnin 2009 #(51-6)
$0.00

A mature wine with a vibrant rusty rim. This has been kept, with minimal sulphur, exposed to cold and heat over the years, in a 2,000-litre tank.  Mouth-filling with a dry finish but with great intensity on the mid palate.

Grapes: Merlot 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 35%, Cabernet Franc 5%

Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Château Saint-Saturnin
Seguin Pessac '14 (#70-5)
$0.00

The Château Gaudin began as a vineyard of 4 hectares acquired in 1901 to Sieur Gaudin, a name the family has retained in recognition. Today, the family property has grown to 11 hectares over 3 generations. The Château is located in the Pauillac region of Médoc in the department of Gironde. This vineyard is nestled on gravelly hillsides of the village of Saint-Lambert surrounded by the appellations most prestigious vineyards. 

Grapes: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 5% Carmenere, Malbec and Petit Verdot

Region: Bordeaux Vineyard:  Chateau Seguin
Tourbillon Côtes du Rhône '16 (#64-8)
$0.00

Purple/ruby in color, the nose bursts with red fruit and a hint of darker fruits.  A full-bodied red, well-structured with a spicy finish.

Grapes: 65% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre

Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Tourbillon
Tourbillon Plan de Dieu Rouge '16 (#64-9)
$0.00

Deep purple in color. Expressive fruity aromas of the garrigue.  Velevety tannins and persistent fruit in the mouth.

Grapes: 60% Grenache, 25% Carignan, 15% Syrah

Region: Rhone Valley Vineyard:  Domaine Tourbillon
Valentines Côtes de Provence 2014 Rouge (#16-47)
$0.00

A very complex wine -- hints of pepper, spices, a little licorice, mint and violets on the nose.  Well-balanced and rich, it has a long finish and is an excellent example of red wines from the region.  Grapes are equally balanced between Grenache, Syrah, Mourvédre, Cabernet Sauvignon and 70-year old vines of Carignan.  Will cellar for 7-10 years.

Grapes:  Grenache, Syrah, Mourvédre, Cabernet Sauvignon and 70-year old vines of Carignan


Region: Provence Vineyard:  Chateau Les Valentines
Valentines Côtes de Provence Bagnard 2010 (#16-37)
$36.00

Bagnard is the top red cuvée of Château Les Valentines red wines. The blend comes from a selection of old vines and is aged from 12 to 18 months in demi-muids (600 liter barrels). Cool coastal breezes which help to moderate the hot summers contribute to the lovely fruit flavors and palate cleansing acidity that this wine has to offer.  Full bodied and complex with concentrated black and red fruits, hints of cacao, espresso and cake. A hearty red that will be the perfect winter warmer. The nose is powerful and complex, the mouth is spicy, velvety and explosive.

Grapes: Mourvedre (33%), Syrah (33%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (33%)


Region: Provence Vineyard:  Chateau Les Valentines
Valentines Côtes de Provence La Punition 2014 (#16-35)
$23.00

Over 3,000 hours of sunlight during the growing season ripens this highly sought after red, coming from a world class terroir, mostly crafted from one single grape variety.  Carignan is one of the oldest cepages grown in Provence. It provides cherry-peppered and fruity authentic red wines.The delicate aromas of garrigue (Provence scrubland) leap from the glass and displays a lovely roasted provencal herbs nose as well as supple and mouth coating, full rich flavors of berry, cassis and blackberry.

Grape: Carignan (100%)


Region: Provence Vineyard:  Chateau Les Valentines
Vordy-Mayrannes Cuvée 'Alice' Rouge 2012 (#18-44)
$20.00

“Alice” is a blend of Mourvédre, Grenache & Syrah.  An elegant wine with a sense of cherries and violets on the nose, dark berries in the mouth.  Nicely balanced and complex, it will go well with lamb dishes or with white meats served with cream sauces.

Grapes: Mourvédre, Grenache & Syrah


Region: Languedoc Vineyard:  Domaine Vordy
Vordy-Mayrannes Cuvée 'Françoise' Rouge 2014 (#18-42)
$14.00

The Domaine Vordy-Mayrannes ‘Cuvee Francoise’ has a rich and complex nose with the aromas of black cherries, nutmeg and chocolate.  These are repeated in the flavor of the wine along with a silky finish with just a soft hint of the tannins at the end. Certified organic.

Grapes: Carignan, Syrah, Grenache


Region: Languedoc Vineyard:  Domaine Vordy
Vordy-Mayrannes 'Cuvee Louise' 2016 (#18-46)
$13.00

A spicy nose with reminders of moist turf. This full bodied red wine has loads of character to be unleashed after decanting for an hour or so.  Given the blend, it is not surprising to find tannins in evidence, hence the need to decant for utmost enjoyment.  Drink now and over the next six years.

Grapes: Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre

Region: Languedoc Vineyard:  Domaine Vordy
Vordy-Mayrannes 'Cuvée René' Rouge 2015 (#18-47)
$17.00

 ‘Cuvée des René’ is a medium to full-bodied red with aromas of raspberries and cherries. The flavors include dark chocolate, cooked cherries and other dark fruits. This is a complex, well-structured, smooth finishing wine. Certified organic.

Grapes: Mourvedre and Grenache

Region: Languedoc Vineyard:  Domaine Vordy
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