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Domaine Roucas Toumba Vacqueyras Rose 2015 750ml
Domaine Roucas Toumba Vacqueyras Rose 2015 750ml
Price: $24.99

Smoky minerals, Provençal lavender, orange zest and sun-warmed earth frame the red fruits in this elegant, exotic ’15 Rosé whose sweet nose is complemented by a fleshy yet dry palate. This rosé is an AOC Vacqueyras made by Éric Bouletin, a rising star in the appellation, and to make this wine, Bouletin blends Grenache and Mourvèdre, both saignée method, with Syrah aged in demi-muid, direct-press Carignan, and some direct-press Grenache, all without skin contact. This is a serious wine that you can drink alone or with a variety of heftier summer dishes.
Domaine Roucas Toumba Vacqueyras Rose 2016 750ml
Domaine Roucas Toumba Vacqueyras Rose 2016 750ml
Price: $24.99

A salmon color in the glass, this ’16 Vacqueyras Rosé wafts with berries, figs, underbrush, orange peel and crushed rocks. Grippy and vibrant, this wine uncurls on the palate to reveal a mineral-laden, vibrant palate that builds to a sneakily powerful finish laden with herbs and fruit. This rosé is an AOC Vacqueyras made by Éric Bouletin, a rising star in the appellation, and to make this wine, Bouletin blends Grenache and Mourvèdre, both saignée method, with Syrah aged in demi-muid, direct-press Carignan, and some direct-press Grenache, all without skin contact. This is a serious wine that you can drink alone or with a variety of heftier summer dishes.
Chateau Pradeaux Bandol Rose 2016 750ml
Chateau Pradeaux Bandol Rose 2016 750ml
Price: $33.99
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2016 was a ripe, dry vintage in Bandol, but this Provençal Rosé is nonetheless fresh and vibrant, wrapping its citrus and berry fruits around a core of chalky minerality. Crushed flowers and tealeaves complete the flavor profile of this dynamic table wine that is especially luscious and concentrated in 2016. Deriving from vines averaging 25 years old, this blend of equal parts Cinsault and Mourvèdre is a direct press rosé, and the grapes enjoy a brief maceration on the skins before fermentation and aging in stainless steel. For the best experience, let the wine unfold in the glass or decant before drinking.
Chateau Pradeaux Bandol Rose 2017 750ml
Chateau Pradeaux Bandol Rose 2017 750ml
Price: $33.99

Round, ripe, and rich, this Bandol Rosé layers its strawberries and cherries with rose petals, warm spice, grapefruit zest, and savory underbrush to create a captivating drinking experience. This wine powers across the palate with zippy acidity, but its nicely hefty dry extract gives it a sense of weight and complexity. Deriving from vines averaging 25 years old, this blend of equal parts Cinsault and Mourvèdre is a direct press rosé, and the grapes enjoy a brief maceration on the skins before fermentation and aging in stainless steel. For the best experience, let the wine unfold in the glass or decant before drinking.
Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee 2012 750ml
Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee 2012 750ml
Price: $94.99
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Dark purple with red highlights, this wine bursts with juicy, brambly red and purple fruits, underbrush, smoke, ground pepper, incense and exotic spices. These notes carry through on the medium-bodied palate; energized by vibrant acidity, this wine builds to a slow crescendo of silky tannins, smoky spices, and floral aromatics. Fully concentrated, this Reservée is a blend of 80% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre, and 10% of the other permitted varieties that sees two years in foudre (large oak barrels) before bottling. The fruit of a ripe vintage, this ’12 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée is enjoyable now with decanting, and given that Pegau opted against making its flagship Cuvée da Capo and used those grapes in this bottling, it’s a steal of a wine!
Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reserve 2009
Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reserve 2009 750ml
Price: $106.99

Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2015 750ml
Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2015 750ml
Price: $109.00

Underbrush, brown spices, warm cigar wrapper and earth frame the luscious red and black berries in this intense, aromatic ’15 Châteauneuf-du-Pape from Janasse. Copious dry extract coats the palate, while racy acidity powers this wine to a lingering finish filled with grippy, chew tannins. You can drink this wine now, but it’ll be even more delicious in five or ten years. Deriving from four plots totaling 15 acre of vines planted between 1920 and 1993, this cuvée combines power, freshness, structure, and silkiness for an ideal Châteauneuf-du-Pape expression. Grapes macerates for a month, and the wine ages in a combination of vats (75%) and demi-muid; in 2015, the wine was a blend of 64% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 10% Syrah, and 6% various other grapes.
Guigal Ermitage Ex Voto Blanc 2013 750ml
Guigal Ermitage Ex Voto Blanc 2013 750ml
Price: $239.00

Succulent stone fruits cavort with buttered toffee, smoky minerals, pressed white flowers, toasted nuts and spices in this enveloping ’13 Ermitage Ex-Voto Blanc. Crushed river rocks drive this unctuous, intense Ex-Voto Blanc across the palate, and a sweet inner perfume complements the stony, somewhat saline minerality. This is a seductive bottling that changes by turns, showing terrific structure that offsets its full-bodied palate and suggests a beautiful future. Deriving from vines average 40 to 90 years old, after thorough malolactic fermentation, the grapes for Ex-Voto Blanc are treated with Guigal’s extraordinary elevage, spending an astonishing thirty months in new French barriques. A blend of 90% Marsanne and 10% Roussane, Guigal Ermitage Ex-Voto Blanc appears in only the very best vintages, and the 2013, a product of a challenging yet classic growing season, is nothing short of extraordinary.
Clos des Papes Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2008 1.5L
Clos des Papes Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2008 1.5L
Price: $250.00
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Captivating all around, this lovely 2008 is rich and graceful with aromas of violets, black currant, plum, kissed with hints of game and earth and a hint of anise on the finish. This is a silky, mineral-laden wine that glides with creamy elegance across the palate. A blend of 65% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 10% Syrah and the remainder a blend of Vaccarese, Counoise and Muscardin, this gorgeous, heady wine clocks offers impeccable balance and lovely clarity. Aged in foudres, oak barrels that are larger than barrique, this wine is dark and unabashedly sensual. With almost a decade of maturity, this wine has started to soften and become approachable, but it has the ability to cellar another few decades.
Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape Roussanne VV Blanc 2016 750ml
Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape Roussanne VV Blanc 2016 750ml
Price: $259.00

2016 saw a landmark vintage in the southern Rhône, and this wine reflects its outstanding growing season in its majestic power and tantalizing layers. Crushed orange blossoms, saline spray, candied citrus peel, and a dusting of spice frame the succulent, ripe stone fruits in this broad-shouldered, opulent and supple wine. Weighty as it is, this ’16 Roussanne feels nimble and textured, wrapping the palate with sensual textures as it builds to a lingering, complicated crescendo. Deriving from Roussanne vines planted in 1909 that grow in a 7.5-acre pebbly vineyard located on an ancient seabed, the grapes for this wine vinify in 70% tank and 30% barrique, and the wine ages for eight months before bottling. Food-friendly and versatile, this ’16 Châteauneuf du Pape Roussanne pairs with an array of dishes, from antipasti to seafood, pork loin, mushrooms, poultry and more--it’s also extremely long aging while being enjoyable right out of the gate. Just 500 cases made.