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2013 Alexander Valley Vineyards "Wetzel Family Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml)

The Wetzel family has been growing Cabernet Sauvignon in Alexander Valley since the 1960s, and embody the Sonoma County spirit of winemaking, charging very fair prices for estate-grown, Alexander Valley wines, yet always innovating and pursuing quality. Wines are aged in their own shotcrete-walled caves, just steps from the winery. According to the winery: "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is a classic Alexander Valley wine with medium body, great fruit flavors and grippy tannins. There are aromas of dark fruit, blackberry, cherry, cassis, plum, vanilla and a... Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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2013 Patz & Hall "Dutton Ranch" Russian River Valley Chardonnay (375ml)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2013 Chardonnay Dutton Ranch comes from some of the Ranch’s oldest vines, planted in 1969. This Burgundian/Meursault-like effort reveals notes of orange marmalade, tangerine oil, hazelnuts, almond paste and wet rocks. Complex, rich and full with fresh, zesty acidity, this beauty should drink well for 6-8 years. It comes from such California Heirloom clones as Hyde-Wente, Davis, Robert Young and Rued. (RP)" (12/2014) K&L Notes: Founded by four wine-bedazzled friends in the 1980s, and provisionally titled "Project X," Patz & Hall has grown into its role as one of N... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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2012 Alexander Valley Vineyards "Sin Zin" Alexander Valley Zinfandel (375ml)

92 points Wine & Spirits: "First produced by the Wetzel family in 1978, Sin Zin now comes from vineyards throughout Alexander Valley, from the valley floor to the benchlands and hills. While this wine’s name might suggest excess, it’s not an excessive Zinfandel at all. In fact, it’s quite clean and balanced, its mouthwatering acidity carrying refreshing black raspberry and bay laurel aromas through a cool, granular structure that feels earthy yet polished." (3/2015) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Slightly less concentrated and savory, but still meritorious is the 2012 Sin Zin, a broad, round, juicy Zinfandel reve ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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W&S 92

2014 Honig Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc (375ml)

89 points Wine Spectator: "*Smart Buys* An appealing touch of coconut water adds some richness to the peach, melon and citrus flavors, with accents of floral, citrus zest and mango. Drink now." (11/2015) Wine Enthusiast: "This white is quite tropical, with a hot, spicy note of jalapeño. Light in terms of texture and body, it finishes with a suggestion of orange peel and mango." (12/2015)  


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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WS 89

2014 Frank Family Carneros Chardonnay (375ml)

Named 2012 Winery by the Year from the Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine! The new Chardonnay release from Frank Family is sourced from Carneros, in the southern Napa Valley, and displays its signature volume and length, with ripe peachy and tropical citrus fruit aromas and flavors, a lush and creamy mid-palate, and layers of toasty oak spice. Praise for the last vintage from Wine Enthusiast: "Tropical in personality, with a leanness of pineapple and guava, this wine holds a concentration of oak-influenced flavor and texture at its heart. It ends gen... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2012 Duckhorn Napa Valley Merlot (375ml)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Benefiting from a larger percentage of Three Palms Vineyard fruit than ever before, this majority Merlot also holds Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. The result is a density of rich, soft and spicy red fruit supported by structured tannins. This is ready for the table and a wide range of pairings." (12/2015) 90 points James Suckling: "A fresh style of merlot with light chocolate and blueberry character. Medium body, firm tannins and a crisp finish. Food matcher. Drink now." (7/2015) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Focused and deeply structured, with bold blackberry and cedar aromas and fla ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco


Heitz Cellar "Ink Grade" Napa Valley Port (375ml)

As Wall Street Journal wine writers Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher advise, "If you ever see Heitz Cellars' Ink Grade Port...grab it!" (from "Give Sweets a Chance," 10/2009). It's sound advice, for this rich and intensely satisfying dessert-style wine from Heitz sure does hit the sweet spot for under $20! A blend of eight different Portuguese grape varieties with distinctive character from the Ink Grade Vineyard in Napa Valley, the current blend draws from the 2005, 2006 and 2007 vintages. From the winery: "The deep hue of our Ink Grade Port sets the to... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2014 Joseph Phelps "Eisrébe" Napa Valley Late Harvest Scheurebe (375ml)

Grown on their Home Ranch Vineyard in St. Helena, Joseph Phelps makes Eisrébe as a nod to German ice wines. From 100% Scheurebe (shoy-RAY-buh) grapes, the Napa Valley latitude does not allow for natural freezing on the vines as in Germany. Rather the late-harvested grapes are lightly frozen in the winery before being gently pressed to extract only the most concentrated nectar while leaving much of the water behind. The finished dessert wine sports 8% alcohol and 22.5% residual sugar. From the winery: "The 2014 Eisrébe is delicately nuanced with crisp app... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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2013 Ladera Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml)

The 2012 is 93% Cabernet Sauvignon with the balance Merlot, Malbec, and Petit Verdot, and was aged in 55% new oak for 18 months. Spice notes complement the intense dark fruit while well-integrated tannins give this wine structure and an elegant mouthfeel. Intense and complex, this Cabernet truly delivers. According to the winery: "The 2013 Ladera Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon displays intense aromas of black cherry, vanilla and red licorice with savory notes of olive and dried herbs. The concentrated palate reveals brambly black fruits, toasty oak and ... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2013 Grgich Hills Napa Valley Fumé Blanc (375ml)

92 points Wine & Spirits: "Ivo Jeramaz, Mike Grgich’s nephew, grows this wine at estate vineyards in American Canyon and Carneros, where most of his Sauvignon vines are the musqué clone. He ferments it in foudres, with a small portion in older French oak barrels. That oak is evident in a vanillin scent when the wine is first poured, but the fruit has retained its brightness and clarity, so the oak aging adds depth and plushness while the wine feels tight and concentrated, focused on passion fruit and juicy orange notes." (6/2015) Connoisseurs Guide: "*One Star* Sharing the house style with the Grgich Es ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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W&S 92

2013 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (375ml)

92-94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Still not bottled, the 2013 Esprit de Tablas (40% Mourvedre, 28% Syrah, 22% Grenache and 10% Counoise) reveals a deep ruby color to go with lots of kirsch, black cherries, rose petal and underbrush. Full-bodied, nicely concentrated, with solid mid-palate depth and a great texture, it should drink nicely on release and keep for a decade or more. (JD)" (8/2015) 93 points Vinous: "Bright ruby. High-pitched red berry, cherry and floral pastille aromas are complicated by suggestions of allspice and smoky minerals. Sappy and concentrated, showing strong spicy lift to its bitter ch ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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RP 92 - 94 VN 93

2013 Frank Family Carneros Pinot Noir (375ml)

From the winery: "Frank Family Vineyard’s 2013 Carneros Pinot Noir has a bright ruby core and opens with aromas of black cherries, sassafras, raspberry, dried fruits, mushrooms and spice. The palate is full-bodied, generously loaded with fresh blueberry compote flavors and lush savory notes that lead to roasted figs. The tannins are refined and provide elegance and structure." 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City

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2012 Justin "Obtuse" Paso Robles Dessert Red (375ml)

According to the winery: "Made using the same method as a traditional Port, Justin Obtuse instead features Cabernet Sauvignon, our hallmark grape variety. A portion of the natural sugar from the grapes is left unfermented for a touch of sweetness that complements the varietal flavors of Cabernet Sauvignon. With only a few months in barrel for some depth, Obtuse has a crisp, clean finish when compared to traditional versions of this type of wine. The 2012 vintage began with a cold, dry winter and a cool spring which delayed budbreak until mid-April, about... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco

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2013 Honig Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml)

The excellent 2013 Napa Valley Cabernet vintage is yielding fantastic wines, and the entry-level bottlings have greatly benefited with their ample concentration and structure. Honig utilized fruit from their sustainably farmed estate vineyard in Rutherford as well as fruit from other local growers. The wine was aged for 18 months in American oak (35% new) before the lots were selected for inclusion in this final blend. From the winery: "A big Cabernet with balance and finesse, with characters of black fruit, baking spices, black cherry, lavender, toaste... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco

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2013 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas Blanc" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (375ml)

91 points Vinous: "Green-tinged yellow. Ripe pear and nectarine aromas show very good depth and clarity, turning spicier with air. Smooth, warm and open-knit, offering an array of pit and citrus fruit flavors that tighten up on the back half. A floral note comes up on the fragrant, focused, fruity finish. (JR)" (9/2015) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Probably the leanest example of this cuvee I've tasted, the 2013 Esprit de Tablas Blanc checks in as 71% Roussanne, 21% Grenache Blanc and 8% Picpoul that saw 10 months in mostly neutral foudre. It offers pretty, salty minerality in its leafy herbs, citrus an ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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VN 91 RP 90

2014 Duckhorn Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc (375ml)

From the winery: "This elegant wine is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon harvested from our estates and other select premium Napa Valley vineyards. A portion of the Sauvignon Blanc was barrel-fermented in French oak. This technique and the addition of the Sémillon add depth and complexity to the aroma and palate, enhancing the ripe citrus and tropical flavors of the Sauvignon Blanc." 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2013 Jaffurs Santa Barbara County Viognier (375ml)

91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Pale gold. High-pitched citrus and orchard fruit aromas are complicated by pungent flowers and honey. Silky and refreshingly brisk, offering juicy tangerine, pear and ginger flavors along with a sweet marzipan flourish. Nicely combines richness and vivacity and finishes with strong cut and tangy thrust. In an energetic, precise style for the variety, especially for a New World version." (11/2013) 91 points Vinous: "The 2012 Viognier is pure class. Jasmine, white peaches, mint and light honey are some of the many notes that are woven together. In 2012, the Viognier is a t ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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ST 91 VN 91


2014 Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay (375ml) Back In Stock!
2014 Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay (375ml)

Cool climate Carneros fruit and Rombauer's house style of élevage make this Chard a top choice vintage after vintage. 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2012 Grgich Hills "Estate" Napa Valley Chardonnay (375ml)

90 points Connoisseurs Guide: "*One Star* Vibrant, young, green apple fruit is the driving force of this sleek, nicely made opus with mildly toasty, lightly laid-on oak a constant, if comparatively quiet, companion. The wine is firmly framed and conveys a clear impression of substance and depth, and, while its hard-to-miss acidity may leave it a little taut and tight at the moment, there is no question but that it has very good places to go." (1/2015)  


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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CG 90

2012 Duckhorn Knights Valley Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc (375ml)

Wine Enthusiast: "The Napa Valley producer headed to a relatively cooler site in Sonoma County to forge this dessert wine, hoping to retain greater acidity. With almost 25% Sémillon added, it’s dark gold in color, with flavors of baked honey and caramel. It’s rich on the entry before that acidity comes into play, giving it an apple and pineapple tart-like edge." (11/2015)  


Inventory: Hollywood

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2011 Grgich Hills Napa Valley Chardonnay (375ml)

Connoisseurs Guide: "The Chardonnays of Grgich Hills are rarely, if ever, wines that trade on high ripeness and richness, but this very lean, nearly wiry young wine flirts with suggestions of greenness and proves to be very tight-fisted at this point. While we like its freshness and its hard-to-miss vibrancy, we would be happier if it were a little more outgoing in fruit, but given the winery's track record for slow-to-unfold, long-aging white wines, we are willing to set this one aside for several years." (5/2014) Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Bright medium yellow. Aromas of mango, stone and soft citrus f ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City

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2009 Far Niente "Dolce" Napa Valley Dessert Wine (375ml)

Napa Valley's Dolce Winery is the only winery in North America that is solely devoted to producing a single, late harvest wine. It is one of the few wineries in the world willing to make such a commitment, sharing a common philosophy with the great Sauternes producers of Bordeaux. Winery's Tasting Notes: "Aromas of apricot, poached pear and orange rind dominate the more subtle clove and mineral notes. The flavors mimic the aromas on the nose, melding with a mouthwatering texture and added notes of juicy orange and citrus blossom. This wine shows the res... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco

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Quady Vya Vermouth Extra Dry 375ml

Wine Enthusiast: "*Very Good/Recommended* Pale gold hue. Opening aromas merely hint at quinine, herbs and botanicals; later on, with further air contact, the quinine becomes the dominant factor. Palate entry is stone-dry, tart, herbal and winey; at midpalate, the wine quality takes a back seat to the herbs and botanicals. Finishes with a flash of quinine." (12/2009) K&L Notes: Can ship to "NO SPIRIT" states because this is wine-based. This California vermouth has hints of lavender, sage orris, and linden that furnish a note of coolness, while wines made from Colombard and Orange Musc... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2013 Duckhorn Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc (375ml)

It's 84% Sauvignon Blanc with 16% Sémillon, and five percent was barrel-fermented in new French oak and aged five months sur lie. From a vintage that came in early, it's bold and crisp. Look for enticing aromas of grapefruit, summer melon, lemongrass and lime zest with subtle hints of boxwood and Mandarin orange, according to winery release notes. 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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Quady Vya Vermouth Sweet 375ml

90-95 points Wine Enthusiast: "Pretty mahogany color. First nosings pick up exotic herbal aromas that are delicately sweet and botanical; later passes reveal deeper, more complex scents of autumn woods, mulled wine and holiday spices. In the mouth, it’s sweet, sour and spicy at entry; by midpalate the range of flavors runs from nutmeg to quinine to muscat grapes to orange rind. Aftertaste is long. The finest sweet vermouth available." (12/2002) K&L Notes: Wine based, ok to ship to "NO SPIRIT" states. Imagine a warm tingling sensation and a spicy aroma. Cinnamon gives warmth while gentian, galanga... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

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WE 90 - 95

2012 Dashe "Late Harvest" Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel (375ml)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2012 Zinfandel Late Harvest has 9.5 grams of residual sugar and smells somewhat like an Amarone. Usually I enjoy these Late Harvest Zins after they have some age on them, but this 2012 offers good fresh fruit and purity. Drink it over the next decade. (RP)" (12/2013) K&L Notes: According to Robert Parker: "This boutique producer has one of the more innovative back labels where you can peel off the name and appellation of the wine, much like a postage stamp. I am surprised more wineries haven’t utilized this creative technology. In any event, it’s what’s in the bo... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2012 Joseph Phelps "Insignia" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml) (Pre-Arrival)

96-100 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "An inky/purple color is accompanied by wonderful aromas of smoky black currant and blackberry fruit interwoven with incense, camphor, charcoal and new oak. The wine is deep, multidimensional, full-bodied, rich and opulent with a voluptuous texture. Even as a barrel sample, this stunning effort is irresistible. This deep, prodigious 2012 should be approachable when released and age effortlessly for 25-30 years. The 2012 Insignia (17,500 cases expected to be produced; 14.5% alcohol) is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot and the ...Read More » 




2001 Williams Selyem "Vista Verde" Late Harvest Gewurztraminer (375ml)

89 (+?) points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Pale green-tinged gold color. High-toned aromas of peach, apricot, clove and cinnamon. Not at all unctuous or thick; in fact a bit tart-edged, with slightly shrill flavors of orange peel and overripe pineapple framed by fresh acidity. This is even sweeter than the 2000 version at 16% residual sugar (it's carrying more alcohol as well), and yet the acids seem harder too, at least today. Additional Recommended California Wines." (May/June 03) 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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ST 89

2012 Araujo "Eisele Vineyard" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 375ml

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Eisele Vineyard, 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, is a relatively powerful statement from the new owners. Dense ruby/purple in color, with an exceptional nose of crème de cassis, a touch of mulberry and spice. The oak is completely obscured by the lavish, concentrated, ripe fruit and multi-dimensional mid-palate that expands beautifully, but with no sense of heaviness. The wine is rich and full-bodied, but with velvety tannin and stunning purple and black fruits. This is a beauty, with savoriness that’s hard to articulate. The finish ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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RP 97 ST 93 - 96 WS 94
Limit of 6 per customer


2001 Sine Qua Non "Mr. K The Noble Man" Chardonnay (375ml)

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "While richer, sweeter, and more unctuous than the Iceman, 2001 Mr. K The Nobleman (Chardonnay), a Trockenbeerenauslese look-alike, possesses nervy, vibrant acidity that is hard to imagine in a wine of this mass and richness. The residual sugar is 255 grams per liter, with an amazing 11.1 grams per liter of acidity, and 11.7% finished alcohol." (8/2004)  


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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RP 97

2008 Sine Qua Non "Jinete Bajo Vin de Paille" Roussanne (375ml)

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The days of the Mr. K wines are gone forever with the tragically premature death of Austrian Alois Kracher, who had partnered with Manfred Krankl in this intriguing homage to sweet nectars. Krankl continues on his own, and in Spring, 2011, he will release the 2008 Jinete Bajo Roussanne Vin de Paille, which is named after his wife's favorite horse. Made from 100% estate fruit, with a finished alcohol level of 11.8%, a whopping 240 grams per liter of residual sugar, and 8.7 grams of acidity, this is a pure nectar of honeyed marmalade, waxy, syrupy honeysuc ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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RP 96 ST 95

2005 Williams Selyem "Vista Verde" Late Harvest Gewurztraminer (375ml)

According to the producer's website: "Williams Selyem Winery began as a simple dream of two friends, Ed Selyem and Burt Williams, who pursued weekend winemaking as a hobby in 1979 in a garage in Forestville, California, and made their first commercial vintage in 1981. In less than two decades, Burt and Ed created a cult-status winery of international acclaim. Together they set a new standard for Pinot Noir winemaking in the United States, aligning Sonoma County's Russian River Valley in the firmament of the best winegrowing regions of the world. Today Jo... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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1992 Duckhorn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml)

Founded by Dan and Margaret Duckhorn in 1976, Duckhorn Vineyards has been crafting classic Bordeaux varietals from the Napa Valley for over 30 years. Famed for their Merlot wines, somehow the Duckhorns managed to sneak their Cabernet Sauvignon wines out the door without anyone noticing. A combination of estate and purchased fruit from Napa Valley allowed Dan and Margaret to demonstrate the blending skills they picked up in Bordeaux. They did an excellent job. 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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2013 Williams Selyem "Vista Verde" San Benito County Late Harvest Gewurztraminer (375ml) (Previously $60)

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "Beautiful lychee and rose-petal aromas open the bouquet of this lithe late-harvest wine, made in small amounts. Apple and melon highlight the fruitier overtones atop a base of balanced minerality, which softens the sweetness. The finish is tangy and rich in nutmeg." (11/2015)  


Inventory: Redwood City

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WE 94

2008 Vineyard 29 "Aida Estate" St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon(375ml) New!
2008 Vineyard 29 "Aida Estate" St. Helena Cabernet Sauvignon(375ml)

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "From the 16-acre Aida Vineyard (a valley floor site with lots of stones and boulders as well as the famed black obsidian rocks), the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Aida Vineyard Estate (85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot and 6% Merlot aged for 20 months in 3/4's new French oak casks) exhibits plenty of earthy, chocolaty notes intertwined with hints of burning embers, camphor and spice. Thick, juicy and very Graves-like for a Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, it possesses big body as well as a masculine, bold style. Some tannins kick in in the finish, and this wine ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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RP 93 ST 91





2008 Blackbird "Illustration" Napa Valley Red Wine (375ml) New!
2008 Blackbird "Illustration" Napa Valley Red Wine (375ml)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "Lush. smooth and complex, this Merlot-based blend seems capable of a little development in the cellar. It’s pretty tannic, although the cherry fruit is sweet and bright. Try holding for a year or two, but if you pop the cork now, give the wine a few hours of decanting." (12/2011) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2008 Illustration, which tends to be mostly Merlot blended with small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, possesses a dark ruby/purple color as well as big, sweet aromas of mocha, coffee bean, black cherries and spice box. Fleshy and medium to full-bodied, it has ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

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WE 93 RP 90

2008 Ridge "Monte Bello" Santa Cruz Mountains Red Blend (375ml)
Bid on this 2-half-bottle lot of 2008 Ridge "Monte Bello" Santa Cruz Mountains Red Blend (375ml) (97RP, 95ST, 95W&S, 94JS, 92WS, 90WE). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2008 Monte Bello is striking. It is a decidedly muscular Monte Bello endowed with layers of dark fruit. Tobacco, mint, asphalt and crushed rocks develop in the glass, adding tons of complexity and finesse. A long, saline finish rounds things out beautifully. In 2008 the cold growing season stretched into October and the wine definitely has the feel of a cool vintage. The spring frost and the second year of drought conditions lowered yields significantly. Yields were just 1.25 tons per acre on average, but some of the older vineyards came in at less than 1 ton per acre. The balance of fruit, tannin and structure is simply extraordinary, but the wine needs time, most likely lots of it. In 2008 the blend is 72% Cabernet Sauvignon and 28% Merlot. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2038. (97+) (AG)" (08/2011) 

This lot contains the following items:
2008 Ridge "Monte Bello" Santa Cruz Mountains Red Blend (375ml) (qty: 2)


End Date: Feb 13 2016 11:30AM PT


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