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Dance (Long Shadows) Chardonnay 2017 (Columbia Valley, Washington)
Dance (Long Shadows) Chardonnay 2017 (Columbia Valley, Washington)
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92 Points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (2016 Vintage):

"The 2016 Chardonnay from Dance is very good, wafting from the glass with youthful aromas of citrus zest, lemon curd and pastry cream. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, deep and layered, with an attractively textural attack, racy acids and a long, saline, even stony finish. It's an impressive Chardonnay that should develop nicely for the better part of a decade. Note that part of Dance's 2016 vintage was given extended sur lie élevage, and I'll be reporting on that exciting new cuvée shortly." - William Kelley (29th Jun 2018)

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Krug Brut Vintage 1996 (Champagne, France) - [RP 98]
Krug Brut Vintage 1996 (Champagne, France) - [RP 98]
Retail Price: $1,290.00

99 Points & #10 Top 100 of 2007 - Wine Spectator Magazine:
"A powerful, majestic Champagne. Deep and compelling, with aromas of whole-grain toast, coconut and dried citrus that draw you in. Lean and racy on the palate, with a creaminess that's yet to be integrated. A classic '96, with ripe, exotic aromas and a steely structure. Still a baby, with the long, resonant finish confirming its potential. Best from 2009 through 2040. 10,000 cases made." — BS (July 2007)
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Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue Musigny "Vieilles Vignes" Grand Cru 2017 (Burgundy, France) - [AG 94-96] [RP 93-95]
Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue Musigny "Vieilles Vignes" Grand Cru 2017 (Burgundy, France) - [AG 94-96] [RP 93-95]
Retail Price: $1,200.00
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94-96 Points - Antonio Galloni's Vinous:
"The 2017 Musigny Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru has a very expressive, complex bouquet, the mélange of red, blue and black fruit making it difficult to identify a single dominant color. Blueberry, wild strawberry and black currant intermingle, and hints of sea spray and touches of orange blossom develop with time. The harmonious, silky palate is almost like a Romanée-Saint-Vivant in texture, offering great depth and an energetic, peppery finish that lingers long in the mouth. A divine Musigny that will deserve some bottle age." - Neal Martin (Jan 2019)

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Vietti Barolo "Brunate" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [JS 95] [AG 93]
Vietti Barolo "Brunate" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [JS 95] [AG 93]
Retail Price: $210.00
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95 Points - James Suckling:
"This has a rather reserved nose with dried-herb, rosehip, potpourri and light cedary aromas, ahead of fragrant dried cherries. The palate has quite dense and smoothly rendered, ripe tannins that deliver a long, composed and approachable Barolo. Drink or hold. " - (7 Jan, 2019)

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Vietti Barolo "Lazzarito" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [JS 96] [DC 94] [AG 94]
Vietti Barolo "Lazzarito" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [JS 96] [DC 94] [AG 94]
Retail Price: $255.00
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96 Points - James Suckling:
"This is a very youthful Barolo that has attractive, fragrant perfume with freshly picked roasting herbs and a strong, central thread of ripe cherries and red plums. The pure and concentrated palate frames intense plum and cherry flavors in long, unwavering tannins that deliver rich, strong and seamless into the finish. Exceptional quality and built for aging. Try from 2025." - (7 Jan, 2019)

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Vietti Barolo "Ravera" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [AG 95] [JS 95] [DC 92]
Vietti Barolo "Ravera" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [AG 95] [JS 95] [DC 92]
Retail Price: $215.00
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95 Points - Antonio Galloni's Vinous:
"The 2015 Barolo Ravera is once again the head of the class at Vietti. Bright, sculpted and wonderfully nuanced, the Ravera is very pretty. Floral aromatics and the pointed, brilliant fruit that is such a Ravera signature are very much in evidence. Hints of blood orange, mint, crushed rocks and flowers add shades of complexity as the 2015 gradually opens up in the glass. This is one of the finer wines of the year. Don't miss it!" - Antonio Galloni (Feb 2019)

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Vietti Barolo "Rocche di Castiglione" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [JS 98] [AG 94]
Vietti Barolo "Rocche di Castiglione" DOCG 2015 (Piedmont, Italy) - [JS 98] [AG 94]
Retail Price: $225.00
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98 Points - James Suckling:
"A hauntingly complex and finely detailed nose that touches so many different characters. Roses, dried wood, cedar, fine brown spices, light earthy notes, warm stones, mountain herbs and leaves. All here – very complex. The density and weight is exceptional, as is the fine, firm weave of tannins. The length is staggering and the tautness and balance are captivating. One of the stars of the vintage! Try from 2025." - (7 Jan, 2019)

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Joseph Drouhin Puligny-Montrachet 2017 (Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, France) - [JS 92] [AG 91]
Joseph Drouhin Puligny-Montrachet 2017 [PRE-ARRIVAL] (Cote de Beaune, Burgundy, France) - [JS 92] [AG 91]
Retail Price: $100.00
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PRE-ARRIVAL: ETA OCTOBER 2019


92 Points - James Suckling:
"This is impressive from the outset with a wealth of white peaches and melon, as well as green mangoes and subtle hazelnut notes. The palate has a very long, fresh delivery of fine and open-knit peaches and lemons. Plush and open. Drinking well already. " - (25 Jan, 2019)

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Tolaini "Al Passo" Toscana IGT 2014 (Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 91]
Tolaini "Al Passo" Toscana IGT 2014 (Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 91]
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91 Points - James Suckling:
"An extremely fine 2014 with berry, bark and hints of cedar character. Medium body, medium fruit and a coffee bean and berry aftertaste. Drink now." - (August 29, 2017)

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Paul Jaboulet Aine Crozes-Hermitage "Domaine de Thalabert" 2015 (Northern Rhone, France) [JD 97] [AG 92-94] [RP 93]
Paul Jaboulet Aine Crozes-Hermitage "Domaine de Thalabert" 2015 (Northern Rhone, France) [JD 97] [AG 92-94] [RP 93] [JS 93]
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97 Points - Jeb Dunnuck:
"The finest vintage to date, better even than the stellar 2010, the 2015 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine De Thalabert is a gorgeous, deep, layered, and incredibly satisfying Crozes. Blackcurrants, olive tapenade, truffles and earthy notes all emerge from this full-bodied, gorgeously textured and seamless 2015. With fine tannin and no hard edge, it can be drunk today or cellaring for 15-20 years." (1/2018)

92-94 Points - Antonio Galloni:
"(made from vines that range from 40 to 60 years old; raised for a year in oak barrels, 20 percent of them new) Youthful violet. Powerful mineral- and spice-accented blue fruit liqueur and violet aromas are complemented by suggestions of licorice and white pepper. Concentrated and expansive on the palate, offering intense blueberry, cherry and spicecake flavors and an exotic Indian spice quality that builds on the back half. Shows excellent clarity and lift on the finish, which is framed by velvety, harmonious tannins that fold smoothly into the juicy dark fruit." (4/2017)
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