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2011 Palette Rouge Chateau Simone

"This historic estate, holds a virtual monopoly on the appellation of Palette. Chateau Simone encompasses twenty hectares of vineyards that sit on limestone soils on the slopes of Montaiguet. All of the grapes are hand harvested, destemmed, lightly pressed and fermented for 15 to 20 days in small wooden vats with only wild yeast, then put into small foudre to rest on the lees. The red from Simone is an elegant wine of great depth. It is primarily composed of Grenache and Mourvedre but its special character reflects the presence of a melange other grape varieties, including Cinsault, Syrah, Carignan, Castet, Manosquin, Theoulier, Tibouren, Picpoul Noir and Muscat de Hambourg. The wine is a classic that deserves to be aged in order to best appreciate its many nuances." --importer Neil Rosenthal
$64.00

2011 VdF [Ajaccio] Blanc "Diplomate d'Empire" Abbatucci

The name of the wine comes from the history of the family: Don Jacques Pascal Abbatucci was a childhood friend of Napoleon Bonaparte, served under the Empire and spent several years as a diplomat in Naples.
$115.00

2012 Chateauneuf-du-Pape Charvin Magnum

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$200.00

2012 Condrieu "Chery" Andre Perret

At the time of the Roman Empire, due to the growth of the number of vineyards in Gaule and a general overproduction, it was decided that half of Gaule’s vine stocks must be removed. The Emperor Probus demanded that a single hillside must be preserved, his “Cherished” hillside, overlooking the Rhone Valley, producing an extraordinary wine. Condrieu “Chery”, from that famed slope, balances elegance with strength. Its strong nature comes from the exceptional exposure of the hillside and the age of the vines. A legendary wine.
$120.00

2012 Cornas Guillaume Gilles

Guillaume Gilles is convinced that Cornas is at its best when made in the most traditional way. He rarely de-stems, works his vineyards by hand, ages his wine in old demi-muids and bottles without fining or filtering. His wines are made using indigenous yeast. The vines for this cuvee are on the higher slopes of the Chaillot vineyard. There is a mixture of soil types and expositions. This wine is brawny, sometimes austere, profound and sauvage, the way Cornas should be.
$80.00

2012 Mercurey Rouge 1er Clos de Roi Michel Juillot Magnum

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$102.00
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