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Palacios Villa de Corullon Bierzo 2013

Palacios Villa de Corullon Bierzo 2013

We seem to be on a roll with superb Spanish red wines lately (have you tried the 2011 Muga Rioja Prado Enea Grand Reserva or the 2017 Bodegas Olivares Monastrell Old Vines Alto de la Hoya?), and this is another huge success. The 2013 Jose Palacios Villa de Corullon is rated 95 points by Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate (the...
Great Low Price On A 99 Point Red Wine

Great Low Price On A 99 Point Red Wine

We have just received 10 cases of the extraordinary 2011 Bodegas Muga Rioja Prado Enea Gran Reserva James Suckling put it as #3 on his list of the 100 Most Exciting Wines of 2019! He rated it 99 points, saying, "The most structured Prado Enea ever... Full body. Wonderfully polished tannins and a long, long finish. Electric acidity. Muscular and...
Domaine Vincent Dampt Vaillons 2013

Domaine Vincent Dampt Vaillons 2013

In Hoyt's opinion, Vaillon is the best premier cru in Chablis. This wine has the tremendous minerality and sea shell character that comes through from the soil in Chablis, balanced acidity and a long, beautiful finish. Alan Meadows rates this wine very highly. It's mature now and ready to drink! See the Wine
See the video for a great deal!

See the video for a great deal!

We just got in a Tuscan red which we know you'll really enjoy, Marchesi Antinori Tenuta Guado al Tasso Il Bruciato 2016. The 2016 vintage is arguably the best vintage of this wine. The Guado al Tasso is a super Tuscan. It's medium bodied, dry, has dried cherry fruit flavors, and a long glorious finish. It's only $24.99 but should...