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ABOUT THE 2012 NAPA VALLEY VINTAGE:
2012 Napa Valley Cabernet vintage is quite possibly the GREATEST VINTAGE EVER! Here are ratings on the 2012 Napa Valley Cabernet vintage:

96 points the Wine Advocate
-The 2nd Vintage ever to receive the Wine Advocate's highest Cabernet Vintage score of 96 points

Do not miss out on the spectacular 2012 vintage if you are a Cabernet lover. This 2012 vintage is great both to drink now and to cellar as the quality of the wines across all price points are good to exceptional.

Having renowned major publication agree on the quality of the 2012 vintage and with the wines receiving such high scores, most of these wines have already been sold out.

In addition, with the advancement of winemaking technology and techniques being made throughout California, these wines are definite collectibles that will offer tremendous pleasure for years to come. Plus, the 2012 Napa Valley vintages rival that of the 2007 and 2006 Bordeaux vintages-it would be wonderful to taste these wines in the coming years and see if Bordeaux or Napa will showcase better with some age.

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Cune Rosado 2014 (Rioja Alta, Spain) - [WS 90]
Cune (CVNE) Rosado 2014 (Rioja Alta, Spain) - [WS 90]
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90 points - Wine Spectator Magazine:
Bold flavors of blood orange, maraschino cherry, rose petal and pomegranate mingle in this full-bodied rosé. Citrus peel acidity and light tannins impart structure. This shows the character and color of a light red wine. Distinctive. Drink now through 2016. 2,000 cases imported. –TM (July 31, 2015)
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Pierre-Marie Chermette Domaine du Vissoux "Les Griottes" 2016 (Beaujolais, France) - [VM 91] [JS 91]
Pierre-Marie Chermette Domaine du Vissoux "Les Griottes" 2016 (Beaujolais, France) - [VM 91] [JS 91]
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91 Points - Antonio Galloni's Vinous Media:
"Bright ruby-red. Lively, sharply focused red fruit and floral scents show excellent clarity and pick up a hint of smokiness as the wine opens up. Appealingly sweet and lithe in character, showing a seamless quality to the fresh raspberry, cherry and spicecake flavors. Gentle tannins shape a very long, incisive finish that strongly echoes the raspberry and spice notes. This is one serious "basic" Beaujolais for the money." - Josh Raynolds (Mar 2018)
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Ritual Pinot Noir 2015 (Casablanca Valley, Chile) - [JS 93] [AG 90] [RP 89+]
Ritual Pinot Noir 2015 (Casablanca Valley, Chile) - [JS 93] [AG 90] [RP 89+]
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93 Points - James Suckling:
"A pinot noir with beautiful strawberry and plum aromas and flavors. Full body, fine tannins and a precise ripe fruit and fresh character. Complex with light chocolate, walnut and berry aftertaste. Show a little more ripeness than 2014. Drink now. Made from biodynamic grapes." - (May 13, 2016)

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Masciarelli Villa Gemma Bianco Colline Teatine IGT 2016 (Abruzzo, Italy) - [JS 91]
Masciarelli Villa Gemma Bianco Colline Teatine IGT 2016 (Abruzzo, Italy) - [JS 91]
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91 Points - James Suckling:
“This is very tangy and intense with a milk, yogurt and sliced apple character buttressing the ripe apple. Full body. Flavorful and delicious. Drink now.” (October 20, 2017)
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Cambria "Julia's Vineyard" Estate Santa Maria Pinot Noir 2012 (Santa Barbara, California) - [AG 91]
Cambria "Julia's Vineyard" Estate Santa Maria Pinot Noir 2012 (Santa Barbara, California) - [AG 91]
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91 Points - Antonio Galloni:
"Juicy, expressive and layered, the 2011 Pinot Noir Julia's Vineyard impresses for its silky fruit, perfumed aromatics and lovely overall balance. Absolutely nothing is out of place in a gracious, mid-weight Pinot with tons of near term appeal. A high-toned, floral-infused finish nicely balances the exuberant fruit. This is another fabulous value from Cambria." (July 2013)




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Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro Borgo Cortona Syrah DOC 2011 (Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 91] [AG 90]
Tenimenti Luigi d'Alessandro Borgo Cortona Syrah DOC 2011 (Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 91] [AG 90]
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91 Points - James Suckling:
"A wine with very polished tannins and ripe fruit of plums and chillies. Full body, a medium chewy texture and a medium finish. Better in 2015." - (December 20th, 2013)

90 Points - Vinous Media:
"Dark red cherry, plum, smoke, tobacco and licorice notes are laced together in the 2011 Syrah Borgo. This is an especially supple, sexy Syrah with tons of near-term appeal. The 2011 isn't especially complex or varietal, but it sure is delicious. Best of all, the Borgo is a fabulous value." - Antonio Galloni (May 2014)
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Le Pupille Toscana Bianco "Poggio Argentato" IGT 2014 (Maremma, Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 91] [AG 90]
Le Pupille Toscana Bianco "Poggio Argentato" IGT 2014 (Maremma, Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 91] [AG 90]
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91 Points - James Suckling:
"One of the most delicious whites of Tuscany, the 2014 shows lots of lemon and melon character with bright acidity and a tangy finish. The partial malolactic fermentation gives the wine a creamy texture. A blend of sauvignon blanc, traminer, semillon and petit marseng. Drink now." - (August 5th, 2015)

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Domaine de Chatenoy Menetou Salon Rose 2015 (Loire, France) - [AG 90]
Domaine de Chatenoy Menetou Salon Rose 2015 (Loire, France) - [AG 90]
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90 Points - Antonio Galloni's Vinous Media:
"Extremely light pink. Fresh, mineral-accented aromas of raspberry, white peach and musky flowers on the perfumed nose. Juicy and focused on the palate; lively red berry, pit fruit and honeysuckle flavors show a lithe, mineral-driven personality. On the distinctly graceful side, finishing with repeating florality and stony persistence." - Josh Raynolds (May 2016)

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Marcelo Pelleriti Malbec Reserve 2014 (Uco Valley, Argentina) - [JS 93] [ST 91]
Marcelo Pelleriti Malbec Reserve 2014 (Uco Valley, Argentina) - [JS 93] [ST 91]
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Featured in the James Suckling Great Wine of the Andes event on Oct. 1st, 2017
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93 Points - James Suckling:
"Aromas of blackberries, walnuts and hints of chocolate follow through to a medium to full body, silky tannins and a long finish. Love the slightly bitter aftertaste. Drink now or hold." - (June 21, 2017)

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Chapter 24 Vineyards '46 Forty Six Diamonds' Pinot Noir 2013 (Willamette Valley, Oregon) -  [RP 91] [VM 91]
Chapter 24 Vineyards '46 Forty Six Diamonds' Pinot Noir 2013 (Willamette Valley, Oregon) - [RP 91] [VM 91]
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91 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The 2013 Attaché is matured in 40% new oak and comes across a little sweeter and plush on the nose compared to the Two Messengers: kirsch, blueberry and a touch of violet coming through with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with silky smooth tannin, again, very well-judged acidity and a sense of natural poise that cannot disguise the Burgundy influence from Louis-Michel Liger-Belair. Like the Two Messengers, this is not only impressive, but exceedingly good value." - Neal Martin (Mar 2015)
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