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Charles Joguet "Clos de la Dioterie" Chinon 2012

94+ Our Score
(7/2015) Joguet is the most storied grower in Chinon and "Clos de la Dioterie" is Joguet's most special wine. Dioterie is a true single vineyard parcel, situated right next to the winery, and is home to the property's oldest vines. We were lucky enough to taste this special wine in Joguet's famed chalk caves of Chinon. It is a deliciously concentrated effort, and though it will ideally sit for 5-7 years before being consumed, it is more approachable than one would think. Comparable to world class right-bank Bordeaux, with a more nervy spine.
$
8999
Discount:
1.5 LT
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Philippe Foreau "Moelleux" Clos du Naudin Vouvray 1999

94 Our Score
(12/2016) Straight from the great cellar of Foreau, this 17-year-old white wine is beyond complex. Layers and layers of yummy flavors are revealed in this vibrant, lively wine, including classic Chenin notes of mushroom, baked orchard fruit, baked citrus fruit, ginger, yellow florals, honey, lavender, cigar ash and chalk, all presented in a viscous robe and a searing finale. Delicious as dessert, partnered with scallops in beurre blanc or consumed while lounging in bed on Sunday morning!
$
5899
Discount:
750 ML
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Domaine du Viking "Cuvee Aurelie" Vouvray 1995

This 1995 Vouvray shows off Sauternes-like qualities of tropical fruit and honey with laser beam acidity and great minerality. Pay no attention to Wine Spectator's drinking window, as these are going strong with very fresh, vibrant and delicious flavors!
92+ Our Score
91 Wine Spectator
(10/2010) "This is sweet, but relies more on precision and high-toned green apple, green fig, honeysuckle and quince notes that are broad, rich and powerful. The finish shows a drier edge, with chamomile flower and quinine hints stretching it out. Drink now through 2011. 50 cases imported."
$
5399
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750 ML
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Domaine du Viking "Cuvee Aurelie" Vouvray 1996

This '96 bottling shows more mature and developed nuances compared to the '95. Look for notes of button mushroom, honey and nutty aromas with a lot of limestone and mineral. There is incredible texture here with vibrant acidity and a really long finish.
93 Our Score
92 Wine Spectator
(10/2010) "Sweet and mature, but fresh and pure, with mango, dried peach and persimmon notes up front, followed by mouthwatering green tea and ginger notes that stretch through the still-lively finish. A nice waxy hint weaves through the background. Drink now through 2012. 50 cases imported."
$
5399
Discount:
750 ML
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Domaine du Viking "Cuvee Aurelie" Vouvray 2002

Wow, is this delicious! Lush and round with tropical fruit, apricot, orange marmalade and fig.
93+ Our Score
93 Wine Spectator
(5/2006) "Lovely persimmon, orange zest, fig and brioche flavors run through this full-bodied Vouvray, backed by mineral and cardamom notes. Delivers a great mouthfeel, with length and precision. Shows the purity and balance of the vintage. Drink now through 2016. 250 cases made."
$
5399
Discount:
750 ML
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Domaine des Baumard Quarts de Chaume 2007

Wine Spectator's reference price on this is $80!
91 Wine & Spirits
93 Wine Spectator
91 Vinous, Josh Raynolds
(5/2010) "Light, bright gold. Ripe peach and nectarine on the nose, with exotic spice and floral qualities adding complexity. Open-knit, honeyed orchard and pit fruit flavors are braced by gentle acidity, picking up spicecake and passion fruit character with air. Already accessible, and showing impressive complexity now, but should be even better with another five years of aging."
$
3999
Discount:
750 ML
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Domaine de la Pepiere "Clos des Briords - Cuvee Vieilles Vignes" Sur Lie Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine 2015

90 Vinous, David Schildknecht
(7/2016) "Mossy, wet stone and alkaline notes on the nose convey a greater sense of maturation than I would have expected. But there is ample primary juiciness of apple and lime, and even with a lusher feel than one usually anticipates from Muscadet, there is more than enough cut and vivacity. The finish is invigorating, consummately refreshing, and transparent to a shimmering display of mineral nuances. Drinking window: 2017 - 2022."
$
3499
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1.5 LT
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Chateau de l'Eperonniere "Croix Picot" Savennieres 2014

92+ Our Score
(5/2017) - Excellent quality dry Chenin Blanc from this tiny Rosenthal import. Everything is done by hand here, with only wild yeasts used. Fermented and raised in used barrels, this rich and weighty wine checks in at 15% abv, a throwback to old school Savennieres. Baked apple, citrus, almond butter, chalk-laced honey and limestone minerality flavors create a complex palate, with a searing acid backbone that is nearly missed, yet is key to the wonderful balance.
$
2999
Discount:
750 ML
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Out of stock

Henri Bourgeois "La Cote des Monts Damnes" Sancerre 2015

92 Wine Advocate
(10/28/2016) "The 2015 Sancerre La Côte des Monts Damnés has a deep, intense and smoky nose with a strong lemon perfume. Full-bodied, round and elegant, with a vital but refined acidity, this is a pretty lush, aromatic and charming Monts Damnés, but its finish is long and complex and reveals a very nice phenolic grip, finesse and tension. The 2015 is excellent already today, but will gain further complexity over the years. Nice bitter grapefruit aromas in the aftertaste. Drink Date: 2016 - 2026."
$
2799
Discount:
750 ML
Available:
~22 bottlesCheck all Stores

Noella Morantin "Lot 118" Chez Charles" Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2013

92 Our Score
(3/2015) Located in the Touraine district of the Loire, right next to staff favorite Clos Roche Blanche. Noella Morantin is another huge proponent of the ?natural? style of wine making. One look at the color of this wine is a dead giveaway to that philosophy. Unfiltered and glorious in its natural state, with intense flavors of citrus and peach. The wine has searing high acid, with a fleshy green texture that is mouth coating. Utterly delectable and able to fulfill a wide range of food pairings, but also fun on its own!
$
2599
Discount:
750 ML
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Out of stock
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