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Shaun Green

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Russell's Reserve K&L Exclusive Single Barrel #17 Kentucky Bourbon 750ml
Review Date: 10-22-2014
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Fantastic, simply fantastic. Sometimes that's all that you need to say. With great Bourbon getting so hard to find I'm sure this will be gone soon, too, so grab some while you can.
Top Value!
Price: $59.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2012 FRAM Pinotage Citrusdal Mountain
Review Date: 10-22-2014
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Wow! Here's a Pinotage that will win over even those who have been avoiding the varietal for years. Beautifully pure and missing the distinctive tarry herbal notes that keep many from enjoying Pinotage. There are a few great Pinotage that I've tasted over the years, and this certainly adds to that list.
Price: $22.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Stolzle Universal Tasting Wine Glass
Review Date: 10-8-2014
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This is perfect for wine tasting and an everyday universal wine glass. We've found this shape to be the ideal shape when you need a glass for multiple types of wine. Even better, it's dishwasher safe and lead free!
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Price: $2.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Michel Couvreur K&L Exclusive Overaged Peated Malt Whisky 750ml
Review Date: 10-7-2014
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I love it! Super creamy with a mild peat, lovely sherry character and an absolutely wonderful sexy texture on the palate. What an amazingly charming whiskey!
Top Value!
Price: $89.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2009 Il Valentiano "Campo di Marzo" Brunello di Montalcino
Review Date: 10-2-2014
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Here again Tuscany shows us they can still produce truly fantastic wines at great values. Here's a beautiful and elegantly composed Brunello with lovely red fruits, silky rose petals, interwoven minerals and fine spices with an absolutely lovely texture hung on fine polished tannins, all in perfect harmony. Greg's imagery of a gemstone is perfect and polished rubies is one of the first images I had upon trying this wine too.
Top Value! Drink from 2014 to 2020

2010 Mount Langi Ghiran "Billi Billi" Shiraz Grampians Victoria
Review Date: 8-19-2014
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Another great deal, perfect for summertime grilling & parties. Beautiful berried Syrah, fresh and juicy with surprising structure for a wine at this price. A bit of spice and mouthwatering acidity round it out for a great overall package.
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Price: $9.99 Add To Cart JH 93 BC 0

Stolzle Universal Bordeaux Glass (ship as 6pk only)
Review Date: 7-31-2014
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Here's a fantastic value solution to your wine glass needs. It's a great Cabernet/Merlot shape and we got a fantastic closeout price.
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Price: $3.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Westland American Single Malt Whisky 750ml
Review Date: 7-15-2014
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I hardly need to second the choices of David, but wow this one is very cool! Its rich, deep color at first made me worry that this was going to be a little too woody and sweet, but the nose suddenly changed that. Very full and deep with a somewhat roasted nut nose, and on the palate it has nice, long walnut, vanilla, barley and subtle raisin and caramel notes. Delicious and mouth-filling, yet vibrant and zesty. It has just enough sweet notes and a fantastic finish. The closest I've seen to a single malt Scotch from the U.S.!
Price: $69.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2009 Baricci Brunello di Montalcino
Review Date: 7-15-2014
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With so many of my colleagues commenting, I hardly need to describe this again, but I wanted to throw my compliments behind this wine too. It's simply fantastic and coming home with me.
Top Value! Drink from 2014 to 2020
Price: $39.99 Add To Cart ST 91 BC 0

2009 Kingston Family Vineyards "Alazan" Pinot Noir Casablanca Valley
Review Date: 6-9-2014
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Absolutely delicious Pinot Noir - one of the best Pinot offerings from Chile - fantastic red fruits and exotic spices mingling with a distinctive smoky note are extremely enticing and this wine pairs very well with many foods. Kingston's vineyards are in the Casablanca Valley, and with its cool maritime influence it's no wonder such high quality Pinot comes from their spectacular property. It's a great contender for the cellar too, but hard to resist so hide some from yourself if you want to age it!
Top Value! Drink from 2014 to 2020

2012 Kingston "Cariblanco" Sauvignon Blanc Casablanca Valley
Review Date: 6-9-2014
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This is an absolutely fantastic Sauvignon Blanc - one of my favorites, especially at this price. It is wonderfully complex and has a very impressive texture and weight. Rich tropical and citrus fruits with a slight touch of savory - it is spectacular as a summer dinner wine.
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Price: $14.99 Add To Cart WE 91 BC 0

2011 Maison Ambroise Bourgogne Rouge
Review Date: 5-22-2014
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Now this is a great deal! Ambroise is from NSG, and you can really tell in the glass - this on it's own makes the price unbelievable. The wine has great fruit in a fairly deep slightly modern sense, and yet shows a lovely sense of place as distinctly Burgundian. A round and rich texture and earthy notes with a bit of rose petal at the end, this is drinking great now, and pairs great with summertime fare so don't wait! Get yours before they're gone!
Top Value! Drink from 2014 to 2016
Price: $16.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Lehmann "Jamesse Reference" Grand Champagne glass (ship as 6pk *in styrofoam only)
Review Date: 5-20-2014
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When our Champagne gurus Gary and Scott came back from Champagne this year raving about the glassware designed by Philippe Jamesse, I certainly took notice. These Champagne glasses are a bit more open and less flute like than standard flutes, and highlight the complexity of Champagne beautifully. Among the best Champagne glasses we've ever used, they are also an incredible value for both the mouth blown and machine made versions. If you love Champagne you owe it to yourself to try this glass.
Top Value!
Price: $11.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Lehmann "Jamesse Prestige" Grand Champagne mouth blown wine glass
Review Date: 5-20-2014
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When our Champagne gurus Gary and Scott came back from Champagne this year raving about the glassware designed by Philippe Jamesse, I certainly took notice. These Champagne glasses are a bit more open and less flute like than standard flutes, and highlight the complexity of Champagne beautifully. Among the best Champagne glasses we've ever used, they are also an incredible value for both the mouth blown and machine made versions. If you love Champagne you owe it to yourself to try this glass.
Top Value!
Price: $37.50 Add To Cart BC 0

2012 Grey's Peak (Greystone) Pinot Noir Waipara
Review Date: 5-19-2014
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This was my favorite (and not the most expensive) Pinot Noir from our recent New Zealand staff tasting. Delightfully rich and complex with a very enticing mineral quality from limestone. It has a fine red fruit richness enveloping a solid structure while maintaining a perfect varietal correctness. It offers up lovely spicy and earthy notes deftly layered to present its characteristics both on the nose and palate over time. It's not always easy to be rich AND complex in New World Pinot Noir, and rarely at this price. It's a super big deal wine in New Zealand, (known as Greystone there, but Grey's Peak here due to copyrights) and it's just a matter of time before more wine drinkers catch on here.
Drink from 2014 to 2020
Price: $24.99 Add To Cart BC 96 JS 93

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