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2014 Castillo de Monseran Garnacha Cariñena

Wine Spectator: "Ripe plum and chocolate flavors have a slightly candied character in this round, supple red, backed by sweet-tart acidity and light tannins that give way to a fresh finish. Drink now. 8,500 cases imported. (TM, Web-2016)" K&L Notes: In the region of Cariñena, the Garnacha grape variety finds a lovely expression, one which is less high octane and lighter on its feet than in some of the neighboring regions. This easy drinker is a terrific bargain for anyone looking for a house red or a wine for a celebration. 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $7.99 Add To Cart

2014 Borsao "Tres Picos" Garnacha Campo de Borja Top Pick!
2014 Borsao "Tres Picos" Garnacha Campo de Borja

92 points Vinous: "Bright violet color. Heady, exotically perfumed bouquet of ripe red and dark berries, incense and candied flowers, with a smoky mineral overtone and a hint of Asian spices. Intense, deeply pitched raspberry liqueur and cherry-cola flavors stain the palate while displaying a distinctly vibrant quality. Blends power, depth and finesse in a way that's uncommon at anywhere near this price point. Closes sweet, supple and very long, with velvety tannins coming in late to add shape and gentle grip. These bush vines date back to the early 1920s and yield less th ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco


2011 Sella e Mosca Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva

Vinous: "Bright red. Red cherry aromas are complicated by leather and game. Then more game in the mouth and slightly drying tannins, but with enough rich red fruit to keep this dancing on the palate. Finishes medium-long, fruity and chewy. Needs food. (ID)" (10/2016) K&L Notes: Sella & Mosca is a beautiful and historic winegrowing estate in Sardinia. They place great emphasis on their traditional winemaking values enabled by modern cellars. In the most outstanding vintages, Sella & Mosca produces this Cannonau Riserva bottling from grapes picked in select vineyard parcels of ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2013 Bodegas Palacios Remondo "La Montesa" Crianza Rioja

91 points Wine Spectator: "*Top 100 of 2016, Smart Buys* A thick texture carries plum tart, orange peel, toasted vanilla and anise flavors in this ripe version, balanced by juicy acidity. The spicy, berry-scented finish is long and pure. (TM)" (12/2016) K&L Notes: Alvaro Palacios has roots that run deep into the soil of Rioja. He was born into one the region's most prestigious winemaking families, the force behind Palacios Remondo, yet his interests have always been grander. Rather than slide simply into a position at the family winery, Alvaro decided to go out and do his own thing for a while... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WS 91

2013 Casa Castillo "El Molar" Garnacha Jumilla

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A new kid on the block, the pure Garnacha 2013 El Molar carries the name of the vineyards where the vines were planted in 2006 on sand and chalk soils covered with gravel. It was foot trodden and fermented in cement vats and aged for nine months in used 500-liter oak barrels. In 2013 the vines worked until the very end as it was a year where there was more rain than average and a relatively cool summer (sometimes ripening occurs because of dehydration rather than true ripening) resulting in a perfect ripeness but quite contained. It is light ruby color, ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 93

2015 Bernabeleva "Camino de Navaherreros" Garnacha Vinos de Madrid

This is as elegant an example of Garnacha (a.k.a. Grenache) as you are likely to find. Catalan winemaker Marc Isart Pinos is taking old vines, applying excellent viticultural work, fermenting in foudre (with some whole clusters used, as well as long maceration on the skins for further complexity/elegance), and bottling with a minimum of sulphur to create this beautiful, expressive wine. A good bit more tangy, racy and serious than most Grenache at this price, the Camino de Navaherreros is sure to please those who prefer layered nuance and energetic flavo... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2013 Borsao "Tres Picos" Garnacha Campo de Borja

91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Vivid purple. Fresh cherry, blackberry and incense on the highly perfumed nose. Lush, sweet and broad on the palate, offering fleshy blueberry and floral pastille flavors that turn spicier with air. Closes on a sweet note of spicy oak, with supple tannins, very good tenacity and a touch of fruitcake. (JR)" (9/2014) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2013 Tres Picos is the bodegas top cuvée of 100% Grenache from older, head-pruned vines planted on the hillsides of the Moncayo Mountains. Yields were less than two tons of fruit per acre. This was the first of the Grenaches to spend some ti ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City

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ST 91 RP 90

2012 Imprimata Grenache McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $30)

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pale to medium garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Grenache is scented of kirsch, black raspberries and allspice with hints of black and white pepper. Full-bodied, rich and satiny textured in the mouth, it offers plenty of red fruit and baking spice layers in the long finish. Drink it now to 2019+. (LPB)" (2/2014) 91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Vivid red. Lush, expressive aromas of fresh raspberry and cherry compote, with a spicy top note adding vivacity. Silky and sweet, offering intense red berry, floral pastille and spice cake flavors that gain weight in the glass. Finishes silky and lo ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco


2015 Bosquet des Papes "Chante le Merle" Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes (Pre-Arrival)

93-95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The old vine cuvée is the 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape Chante Le Merle Vieilles Vignes and is a non-destemmed blend of 90% Grenache and 5% each of Syrah and Mourvèdre. Aged in foudre and demi-muids, it offers textbook notes of black raspberries, kirsch, garrigue, pepper and leafy herbs, as well as full-bodied richness, ripe, polished tannin and a great finish. I’ve found this cuvée to be a touch rustic in the past, but recent vintages show another level of purity, elegance and finesse. (JD)" (10/2016) 93-95 points Vinous: "Vivid ruby. Pungent red berry, cherry liqueur, incense and ...Read More » 


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2015 Rogers and Rufus Grenache Rosé Barossa (Dry) (Previously $20)

James Halliday: "Pale colour with a hint of spritz. Attractive mix of raspberried fruit and twiggier, spicier, more earthen influences. Finishes fresh." (7/2015) K&L Notes: From old vines. Winemaker's notes: "Bright salmon pink in colour. A highly aromatic wine that opens with strawberries and cream, cherry blossom, talcum powder and a hint of pear skin. This wine has flavours of raspberry iced tea, red apple and pomegranate. A supple and briny texture with a blood orange finish leaves you looking for the next sip. The Grenache that produced this Rosé is either sourced from bush vine... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 Espelt "Old Vines" Garnacha Emporda

Emporda is a small Catalan D.O. located along the Costa Brava, in the heart of Salvador Dali country! Espelt is a leading producer for value oriented Garnatxa (grenache). Always a popular favorite, this 2015 is fantastic. Floral and mixed berry aromas lead to a juicy and racy palate, with blackberry and floral notes, subtle candied and floral aspects and a pleasing, subtle bitter snap to the finish. A lot to like in this Grenache! 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2014 Hentley Farm "Skinbone" Grenache Rosé Barossa Valley (Dry)

94 points James Halliday: "**2015 Winery of The Year Award - James Haliday's Wine Companion** Destemmed, crushed and with 24 hours skin contact; 25% pressed direct to used French barriques for a 31-day wild ferment, 75% settled, thence to stainless steel for cultured fermentation. Vivid crimson; vibrant acidity gives this complex wine the characteristics of a white wine with a formidable finish." K&L Notes: A beautiful dry, fresh, rose of Grenache. The fruit is picked early specifically for Rose production to retain lots of mouth watering acidity and very moderate alcohol (11.5%). This rose se... Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco

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JH 94

2015 Alvaro Palacios "Camins del Priorat" Priorat

Wine Spectator: "This supple red has good energy, with vibrant acidity fueling the bright berry and cherry fruit. Fresh herb and vanilla accents add interest. Graceful and alluring." (10/2016) K&L Notes: Alvaro Palacios is undoubtedly one of the architects and primary reasons for Priorat's elevation to premier fine wine region over the past 20 years. While it has certainly not always been a smooth ride for the region, Palacios' wines have garnered a following in Spain and abroad, amongst critics and collectors, for their generous fruit, polished tannin structure, and minerality. Cami... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City

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2013 Domaine Aubai Mema Grenache Vieilles Vignes "Lunatico" Gard Rouge

Winemaker Mark Haynes may be many things: entrepreneur, winemaker, tango dancer; but there is one thing that he is not—conventional. I first met Mark in New York at a trade fair and we immediately hit it off. I loved his wines, so this meeting led to a visit to his winery on my April buying trip. Mark is a spirited man who came to winemaking late in life when he realized that so many producers in the Gard region were turning their backs on winemaking and farming. The region is in the south of France about 30 minutes from Nimes. It was his summer home in... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2015 David & Nadia Grenache Paardeberg Swartland

Jancis Robinson: "Pale - very pale - ruby. Very sweet, almost strawberry jam, on the nose, yet with sufficient refreshment. Great liveliness, poise and real minerally chew - granite-derived? Really distinguished - a southern hemisphere answer to Gredos Garnacha? Such a lovely take on this variety. 17.5/20 points (JR)" (8/2016) K&L Notes: This is seriously outstanding wine; one of my favorite expressions of the varietal that I have ever tasted. Pure, elegant, refined. Silk like texture, vibrant acidity and distinctive mineral tones. Not a big wine but one that will leave an impression... Read More » 


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2011 Sine Qua Non "Patine - Eleven Confessions Vineyard" Santa Rita Hills Grenache (Previously $500) Top Pick!
2011 Sine Qua Non "Patine - Eleven Confessions Vineyard" Santa Rita Hills Grenache (Previously $500)

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Coming all from Manfred's Eleven Confessions Vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills and a blend of 77% Grenache, 22% Syrah and 1% Viognier (fermented with 25% whole clusters), the 2011 Grenache Patine spent a full 33 months in almost all neutral oak, with just 11% being new. It offers perfumed and spice-laced notes of white pepper, black raspberry, blackberry and ground herbs that flow to a full-bodied, elegant, nicely concentrated 2011 that has nicely integrated acidity, no hard edges and a terrific finish. It's certainly one of the fresher, more elegant Grena ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 97

2011 Sine Qua Non "Patine - Eleven Confessions Vineyard" Santa Rita Hills Grenache
Bid on this bottle of 2011 Sine Qua Non "Patine - Eleven Confessions Vineyard" Santa Rita Hills Grenache (97RP). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Coming all from Manfred's Eleven Confessions Vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills and a blend of 77% Grenache, 22% Syrah and 1% Viognier (fermented with 25% whole clusters), the 2011 Grenache Patine spent a full 33 months in almost all neutral oak, with just 11% being new. It offers perfumed and spice-laced notes of white pepper, black raspberry, blackberry and ground herbs that flow to a full-bodied, elegant, nicely concentrated 2011 that has nicely integrated acidity, no hard edges and a terrific finish. It's certainly one of the fresher, more elegant Grenaches from Manfred, yet it still has rocking levels of fruit. Give it 2-3 years of cellaring and enjoy bottles over the following decade. (JD)" (08/2015) 

This lot contains the following items:
2011 Sine Qua Non "Patine - Eleven Confessions Vineyard" Santa Rita Hills Grenache (qty: 1)


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RP 97


2014 Thistledown "Vagabond" Old Vine Grenache Blewitt Springs McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $30+)

93 points James Halliday: "From Blewitt Springs. It's light in colour but they've nailed the palate. Licorice and raspberry with spice woven through, but it's just that little something extra - difficult to define - that this wine most certainly has. It's pretty and light, but it has substance." (8/2016) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pale ruby/purple, the 2014 The Vagabond Grenache has an intense red currant, red cherry and black raspberry nose with nuances of anise and violets. Full-bodied, rich and expressive, the velvety palate is loaded with fruit and has a very long, spicy finish. (LPB)" (8/2015)  


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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JH 93 RP 90

2014 S.C. Pannell "Old McDonald Vineyard" Grenache McLaren Vale South Australia

96 points James Halliday: "Hand-picked from 72yo bush vines, open-fermented, 14 months maturation in used French hogsheads. Bright, clear colour; quality grenache picked at precisely the right time has resulted in a wine with perfectly pitched red fruits, supple yet savoury tannins, and passing hints of herbs and chocolate; the tannin support is perfect, adding to the savoury nuances that are ever-present in the wine; poise and balance. Rhone Valley? Yes." (5/2015) 96 points James Suckling: "New name, same vineyard source for Pannell's Grenache. This has a beautiful sense of purity and pared back raspberry fr ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City

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JH 96 JS 96

2014 Cornet et Cie "La Cave de l'Abbe Rous" Banyuls Rimage (500ml)

This intense, ruby-colored wine is from the extreme south of France, where the Pyrenees meet the Mediterranean and the vines grown on steep, schistous terraces. Rimage is a Catalan word which means vintage. Therefore a Rimage Banyuls is a fortified wine in which all grapes come from a certain vintage, much like a Colheita or vintage Port. Made from Grenache Noir, the wine's bouquet is full of ripe, red fruits with hints of vanilla spice. On the palate, flavors of chocolate and cherry dominate and the finish is long and elegant. Sometimes referred to as ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City

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2013 Stolpman Ballard Canyon Grenache

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "90+ points. The medium-bodied, sweetly fruited, and perfumed 2013 Grenache Ballard Canyon has lots of kirsch, wild strawberry, dried spice and chalky minerality to go with a taut, energetic and surprisingly structured feel on the palate. While the tannin stuck out right on opening, this came together nicely with time in the glass and I love its overall balance. Made in the more pretty, mid-weight California style, give this a year in the cellar and it should impress over the following 5-6 years. (JD)" (8/2015)  


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 90

2013 Unti Dry Creek Valley Grenache

About the producer: "Unti Vineyards is a small, family-owned and operated winery specializing in Mediterranean varietal wines with vineyard personality. The winery, established in 1997, produces small lots of estate grown Barbera, Grenache, Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Syrah and Zinfandel. We also produce a dry Rose from Grenache and Mourvedre and a White Blend of Vermentino, Grenache Blanc and Picpoul. We use artisan wine making methods to enhance and support our ability to make wines with a sense of place-such as fermenting and aging 45 to 60 different s... Read More » 


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2011 Yalumba "Tri-Centenary" Grenache Barossa Valley South Australia (Elsewhere $50+)

93 points James Halliday: "Tangy, almost jubey raspberry and blackberry with shots of earth and spice. The appeal is both complex and straightforward at once. Spicy tannin plays stylishly through the back half of the wine. Just enough depth to give it a bit of gravity." 93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Editor's Choice* An outstanding effort in a difficult vintage, these old vines (the oldest were planted in 1889) have turned out a super wine. Complex aromas and flavors range from smoke, thyme blossom and licorice to apricots and black cherries. this is medium to full in body, with crisp acids and supple tannins th ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 McPrice Myers "L'Ange Rouge" Santa Barbara Grenache

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A blend of all Grenache and McPrice’s take on a Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the 2010 Grenache L’Ange Rouge is semi-opaque in color and offers up a perfumed, complex array of garrigue, sweet cherries, pepper and licorice that flows to a full-bodied, textured and lively palate. Quite fresh, with a solid core of acidity, as well as ripe tannin, it should be given another year or two in bottle and then consumed over the following 4-6 years. Drink now-2019. 91+ (JD)" (8/2013) 91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Opaque ruby. Spicy red and dark berry aromas are complicated by lavender and rose, with a se ...Read More » 


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RP 91 ST 91

2013 Mr. Riggs "The Magnet-Dogridge Vineyard" Old Vine Grenache McLaren Vale

94 points James Halliday: "*Special Value Selection* Beefy and substantial in a varietal context though it's mostly packed with redcurrant and assorted red berried fruit. The point is it has a rich ripeness to it. It also comes packed with dried spices and sandy tannin, and manages to simultaneously create a serious impression and be perfumed and frivolous." 93 points James Suckling: "Beautiful florals here. This has a neat purity and alluring fruit perfume, lightly candied, the palate delivers flavors of blood orange, raspberry and pink grapefruit, tannins are lacy and lithe; a great example of Mclaren Vale ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco


2013 Herman Story "Late Bloomer" Paso Robles Grenache

Russell From is the man behind Herman Story Wines, a Central Coast phenomenon since 2001. Unpretentious, unmanipulated, and undeniably good wines. 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City

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2010 Cave de Rasteau "Signature" Rasteau Vin Doux Naturel (500ml)

If you're looking for a dessert wine to pair with something chocolate, there's nothing like a glass of Vin Doux Naturel. This traditional wine from the Southern Rhône is made entirely from fortified Grenache Noir. Cave de Rasteau's version is made from 50- to 90-year-old vines with a maximum yield of 30hl/hc--less than a bottle of wine per vine, according to the winery. Rich and powerful, with mellow sweetness, it makes the end of a meal a decadent treat. 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco

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2013 Acustic Montsant

Acustic is based in the Montsant village of Marça, which incidentally is where the RENFE train station is located along with a solid café should you need a quick lunch, snack or beer on your way back from a winery visit! This blend of 70% Cariñena and 30% Garnacha is all juicy mixed berry fruits, round in texture with a generous, mouth-filling quality that is open knit and delicious to drink. It's crowd pleasing yet authentic and satisying. (Joe Manekin, K&L Spanish Wine Buyer) 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2014 Alvaro Palacios "Gratallops" Priorat

This is Alvaro Palacios' single village Priorat, all from vineyards in Gratallops. In the cooler, fresher 2014 vintage, it is a fantastic wine, one which shows more dark fruited intensity than the Les Terrasses, but also greater concentration and a higher perceived acidity as well which combine to create a real tightrope act - in liquid form! A fantastic example of the quality of wines at this iconic producer, as well as the very high caliber of the 2014 vintage. 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2014 Bonny Doon "Clos du Gilroy" Central Coast Grenache

Wine Enthusiast: "This Randall Grahm wine, which also includes 9% Mourvèdre and 2% Syrah, hits the nose with tight raspberry juice, hibiscus, cola and iron aromas, proving tight and mineral-driven. Pencil lead leads the lighter palate, which also shows brisk pomegranate, black and white pepper and a menthol-like Sichuan-peppercorn sensation on the finish. It's a tremendous wine for the price. (MK)" (4/2016) Wine Spectator: "Crisp and lively, yet jammed with fruit, offering notes of bright cherry and raspberry, plus grilled fennel and cracked pepper. Drink now through 2020. Web-Only 2015 (TF ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2010 Mas Martinet "Els Escurcons" Priorat

94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2010 Els Escurcons is pure Garnacha (since 2008) from a 600-meter altitude vineyard planted in 1999. Part of the wine aged in terracotta amphorae, which is the way to go for this wine in the future (100% since 2012, but in 2010 there was only one amphora and seven oak barrels). The nose has more red fruit than black, with notes of blood orange and licorice. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannins, lively acidity and freshness. It is both ripe and fragile, with good freshness. Drink 2014-2020. (LG)" (2/2014) 94 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "(All Garnacha, aged in a combin ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco


2014 A Tribute to Grace Wine Co. "Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard" Santa Barbara County Grenache

90 points Vinous: "The 2014 Grenache Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard is one of the most lifted and perfumed wines in Angela Osborne's lineup, although of course, all the wines are aromatic in style. Dried leaves, tobacco, wild flowers and spices waft from the glass in a delicate, nuanced Grenache. Eccentric in style, the 2014 is not as varietally as some of the other wines in the range, but instead provides plenty of insights into Osborne's deeply personal style. The 2014 was done with about 2/3rds whole clusters and aged predominantly in neutral oak. (AG)" (9/2016)  


Inventory: Hollywood

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VN 90

Gamine "Mae's Vineyard" Applegate Valley Pétillant Natural Rosé of Grenache

Located on SE Division in Portland, Oregon, Division is an urban winery inspired by the wines of the Loire, Beaujolais, Burgundy and the Northern Rhone. The Gamine label of Division in particular inspired by the Rhône. 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco

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2014 Sine Qua Non "Shakti" California Grenache

96-98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Leading off the 2014s from barrel, the 2014 Grenache Shakti (88% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre, 4% Petite Sirah and the rest Touriga Nacionale) comes largely from the Cumulus Vineyard, with smaller portions from Eleven Confessions, the Third Twin and Bien Nacido. Aged almost entirely in neutral barrels (6% new), it has a supple, sexy profile as well as killer base notes of black raspberries, cassis, ground herbs and violets. Deep, concentrated, full-bodied and laced with sweet tannin, I continue to be baffled why so few people in California get close to this le ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco


2013 Dragonette "John Sebastiano Vineyard" Santa Ynez Grenache

92 points Vinous: "The 2013 Grenache John Sebastiano Vineyard is rich, powerful and inviting. Sweet red cherry and floral notes make a strong first impression, but it is the wine's weight and overall density that truly stand out. This is an especially bold, richly textured Grenache, but even with all of the intensity, varietal notes still come through. Then again, this is John Sebastiano, one of the most pedigreed vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills. (AG)" (9/2016) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Leading off the reds and coming from two blocks, one completely sandy soils and the other more clay, is the 2013 G ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

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VN 92 RP 90

2012 Joan d'Anguera "Finca L'Argata" Montsant

91 points Vinous: "Brilliant ruby. Highly perfumed aromas of ripe red berries, cola and allspice are joined by a smoky mineral note. The sweet, expansive palate offers juicy raspberry and cherry flavors that tighten slowly in the mid-palate. Finishes with gentle tannins, strong, spice-driven persistence and a floral pastille quality. (JR)" (1/2016) 90 points Wine Enthusiast: "A mix of floral and schisty cherry, raspberry and strawberry aromas are subtle, elegant and reserved. This blend of Garnacha and Syrah is fresh, but with a touch of jammy weight. Flavors of minerally plum and red currant are suppo ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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VN 91 WE 90

2014 Bernabeleva "Viña Bonita" Garnacha Vinos de Madrid

In the Sierra de Gredos mountains, just to the south of Madrid, some pretty amazing Garnacha is being made around the village of San Martin de Valdeiglesias. Catalan winemaker Marc Isart Pinos is taking old vines, (in this case from a vineyard of decomposed granite with only 18 inches of topsoil), applying excellent viticultural work, fermenting in foudre with some whole clusters used, as well as long maceration on the skins for further complexity, and bottling with a minimum of sulfur to create a beautiful, expressive wine. If your frame of reference fo... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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2013 Jaffurs Santa Barbara County Grenache

The 2013 Grenache carries on Jaffurs's tradition of producing focused, intriguing Grenaches that taste great upon release, but also evolve with age. Ruby red in color with medium weight, aromatics of raspberry, cherry-cola, bramble, plum and dried flowers. Natural acidity and tannins will allow this wine to fully integrate and age magnificently. 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2014 Sine Qua Non "Gallinita" Central Coast Rosé
Bid on this bottle of 2014 Sine Qua Non "Gallinita" Central Coast Rosé. From the producer: "We are not working on a grape growing or winemaking THESIS. Instead we want all of our efforts to be reflected in every glass of SQN. And so our goal has been and always will be to understand Mother Nature’s often oblique ways and (re)act accordingly so that we may create wines that express all that Nature has so generously given us. And all that this beautifully warm and sunny place called California has to offer. Wines that speak to the heart and the mind both. Wines that are ripe and flavorful, but also graceful and balanced. Wines that are perfectly enjoyable and delicious young, but that will age and show a new and interesting personality with each passing year. Wines that surprise with each sip and where the last drop – not the first sip – was the best one. Wines that make you smile and happy and appreciate all that is lovely." 

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2014 Sine Qua Non "Gallinita" Central Coast Rosé (qty: 1)


End Date: Apr 4 2017 10:00AM PT

Current Bid: $120.00
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2014 Domaine Pierre Usseglio "Mon Aïeul" Châteauneuf-du-Pape

93-95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Up with the crème de la crème of the vintage, the 2014 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvee de Mon Aieul is 100% Grenache, was mostly destemmed, and aged 70% in concrete tank and 30% in one- and two-year-old demi-muids. Full-bodied, rich, nicely concentrated and layered, it’s loaded with Provençal notes of ground herbs, crushed flowers, licorice and black raspberry. It’s a charming, forward example of this cuvee that should have 10-15 years of overall longevity. Both the 2013s and 2014 from the Usseglio brothers are solid, and they have more texture and charm than ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 K Vintners "The Boy" Walla Walla Valley Grenache

95-97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "There's 300 cases of the potentially profound 2014 The Boy, which is mostly Grenache from the Powerline Vineyard in Walla Walla. Fermented with 100% whole clusters and aged in neutral oak, it offers sensational ripeness and depth in its meaty, olive, pepper, currant and kirsch scented bouquet. This gives way to a massive, concentrated and voluptuously textured Grenache that has a great mid-palate, ripe tannin and a finish that just won't quite. (JD)" (6/2016) 94 points Wine Enthusiast: "A blend of fruit from Northridge Vineyard on the Wahluke Slope and Powerline Vineyard in the Walla ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood


2015 Sadie Family Old Vine Series "Soldaat" Grenache Noir Piekenierskloof

93 points Wine Spectator: "High-pitched, with bright savory and shiso leaf notes out front, giving this a piercing feel as blood orange, damson plum and bitter cherry fruit races in behind. The long, mineral-edged finish has lovely tension. (JM)" (3/2017)  


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WS 93
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2013 Herman Story "On the Road" Central Coast Grenache

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Checking in as 100% Grenache, the 2013 On The Road (Grenache) was half destemmed and brought up in 65% new and 35% neutral French oak. It offers up a perfumed bouquet of kirsch and black raspberry fruits, crushed rocks, spice and dried earth in a full-bodied, supple, balanced and delicious style. It has a kick of savory tannin to integrate, but it's already approachable and should offer tons of pleasure over the coming 4-5 years. Pulling from a number of sites spread throughout the Central Coast, Herman Story’s Russell From makes unabashedly Californian ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

Price: $47.99 Add To Cart
RP 93 VN 92

2014 Bernabeleva "Arroyo del Tortolas" Garnacha Vinos de Madrid

Where to start? This is inspiring Garnacha. Garnacha for Grenache haters. Garnacha for lovers of Burgundy or traditional Barolo, perhaps. Hailing from a high elevation (1100 meters at its height) vineyard of decomposed granite (otherwise known as sand) located an hour and a half or so west of Madrid (in fact, many Madrileños vacation here to avoid the sweltering summer heat), this wine is so bright, so high toned and pretty, intensely flavored yet precise (no baby fat here) that you may want to guzzle it down now with a nice meal, even though the stru... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $39.99 Add To Cart

2013 Sine Qua Non "Female" California Grenache
Bid on this 2-bottle lot of 2013 Sine Qua Non "Female" California Grenache (98RP, 96VN). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Manfred's 2013 Grenache Female checks in as a blend of 78% Grenache, 19% Syrah and 3% Mourvèdre that is mostly from his Eleven Confessions estate vineyard in Sta. Rita Hills, yet has smaller portions from his Cumulus, The Third Twin and Bien Nacido vineyards. Seeing just over 24 months in a mix of demi-muids, 300-liter Hog Heads and barrique, it has a sensational bouquet of spring flowers, black raspberries, black cherries, violets, licorice and camphor. Reminding me of a great vintage of Raymond Usseglio's Cuvée Imperiale, this full-bodied, elegant Grenache is impeccably balanced, has a full and layered mid-palate (which is missing from just about every other Grenache made in California), and sweet tannin on the finish ... (JD)" (05/2016) 

This lot contains the following items:
2013 Sine Qua Non "Female" California Grenache (qty: 2)


End Date: Apr 1 2017 12:00PM PT

Current Bid: $410.00
Place Bid
RP 98 VN 96

2013 Sine Qua Non "Female" California Grenache

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Manfred's 2013 Grenache Female checks in as a blend of 78% Grenache, 19% Syrah and 3% Mourvèdre that is mostly from his Eleven Confessions estate vineyard in Sta. Rita Hills, yet has smaller portions from his Cumulus, The Third Twin and Bien Nacido vineyards. Seeing just over 24 months in a mix of demi-muids, 300-liter Hog Heads and barrique, it has a sensational bouquet of spring flowers, black raspberries, black cherries, violets, licorice and camphor. Reminding me of a great vintage of Raymond Usseglio's Cuvée Imperiale, this full-bodied, elegant Gren ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco

Price: $259.99 Add To Cart
RP 98 VN 96

2013 Cayuse "God Only Knows" Walla Walla Valley Grenache

94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Grenache seemed to handle the heat nicely in 2013 and the 2013 Grenache God Only Knows Armada Vineyard offers a gorgeous, rich, almost masculine style (especially when it’s tasted next to the No Girls Grenache) in its dark fruits, crushed herbs, mineral and leather scented profile. Even showing a touch of game with time in the glass, this beauty has fine tannin, plenty of fruit and a great finish, all suggesting it will drink nicely for another decade. Looking at these latest releases from Cayuse, the 2013s are surprisingly elegant and silky, with less ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $149.99 Add To Cart
RP 94 VN 93

2006 Sine Qua Non "Raven Series" California Grenache

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "This blend of 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah, largely from the 11 Confessions Vineyard, with a small amount from Bien Nacido, spent 21 months in barrel. It is really strutting its stuff now, and showing even better than my original note predicted in August of 2009. The wine has loads of meat, licorice, smoke, charcoal and graphite, as well as huge peppery, blackberry and black cherry notes. Full-bodied, with great acidity, nicely integrated tannin, an admirable mouthfeel and tremendous length, this killer Grenache is still young and probably 3-5 years away f ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco


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