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2011 St. Clement "Oroppas" Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend (Elsewhere $50) Top Pick!
2011 St. Clement "Oroppas" Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend (Elsewhere $50)

94 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Oroppas brings together a gorgeous combination of silkiness and power. Mocha, espresso, plum and smoke inform a textured, expressive Cabernet long on personality. The 2011 emerges from a number of parcels, but most of the fruit is from Paras on Mt. Veeder. This is an especially luscious, inviting wine from St. Clement and former winemaker Danielle Cyrot. (AG)" (11/2013)  


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AG 94

2011 Obsidian Ridge "Obsidian Ridge Vineyard" Red Hills Lake County Cabernet Sauvignon

92 points Wine & Spirits: "**Featured in the Year's Best U.S Cabernet and Blends 2014 Issue** From a vineyard planted at 2,600 feet on the volcanic slopes above Clear Lake, this is a sophisticated cabernet, the fruit as deep and dark as blackberry juice, rich yet clean and spicy, laced with mountain aromas of pine straw and dry brush. Firm and almost formidable in structure, it opens into savory layers, lengthened by refreshing acidity." (12/2014)90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Big and rich, this needs time or a great steak to bring out its best. The color is very dark to the rim. Aromas are closed but the flavor ...Read More » 


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W&S 92 WE 90

2011 Trinchero Napa Valley Meritage Top Pick!
2011 Trinchero Napa Valley Meritage

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "This is a hearty Meritage employing all five red Bordeaux varieties. The color is black and the fruit equally dark and rich, offering muscular tannins around rich notes of blackberry, cedar and herb." (3/2015) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2011 Proprietary Red Meritage, a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 4% Malbec, reveals surprisingly soft, round, easygoing flavors of black cherries, black currants, spice and earth. Medium-bodied, charming and more sensual and seductive than the more expensive 2010 Signature, the Meritage can be ...Read More » 


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WE 90

2011 Ravenswood "Vintners Blend" California Shiraz

A perennial value-based favorite, Ravenswood's Vintners Blend Shiraz packs big punches full of mulberry, dark chocolate and roasted meats. Made by one of California's iconic producers. 


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2011 Happy Canyon "K&L—Doug Margerum Cuvée" Happy Canyon Red Blend Top Pick!
2011 Happy Canyon "K&L—Doug Margerum Cuvée" Happy Canyon Red Blend

The wine is made up of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot. It drinks well right now but should hold for several years. Members of the K&L staff had a chance to go down and spend a couple hours with Doug and his crew at the winery. The thought was to make a red blend from Happy Canyon, which K&L had never done before. Happy Canyon is the smallest AVA in Santa Barbara County. It lies north and west of Lake Cachuma and is home to six major vineyards: Cimarone, Grassini, Happy Canyon Vineyard, McGinley, Star Lane, and... Read More » 


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2011 Seghesio "Old Vine" Sonoma County Zinfandel Top Pick!
2011 Seghesio "Old Vine" Sonoma County Zinfandel

92 points Wine Spectator: "Densely structured and full of character, offering bold cherry and licorice aromas that lead to layered flavors of savory plum, grilled herb and Asian spice. The finish is framed by ripe but big tannins. Best from 2016 through 2022." (6/2014) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2011 Zinfandel Old Vine, made from a collection of their numerous resources for old vine Zinfandel, reveals an evolved dark ruby color along with an attractive bouquet of plum sauce, raspberry jam and a hint of strawberry. Its front end-loaded style turns slightly compact and abrupt, but it is an attractive, easy- ...Read More » 


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WS 92

2011 Hendry "Block 7 & 22" Napa Valley Zinfandel

96 points Wine & Spirits: "The scent of this wine is worth the price of admission, a combination of sage, sun and wet rock, of forest pines and dark red fruit. It reminded Wolfgang Weber, one of our panelists, of hiking in the North Coast, "in the morning, when the sun burns off the dew and picks up the scents of plant resins." The fragrance may round the wine in the Napa Valley hills, but the texture is pure benchland, about as silky as a wine can be...a deliciously plump Zinfandel, the kind of dynamic red wine that proves Napa Valley's greatness." (2/2014) Wine Enthusiast: "High alcohol gives this ...Read More » 


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W&S 96

2011 Flowers "Perennial" Sonoma Coast Red Blend Top Pick!
2011 Flowers "Perennial" Sonoma Coast Red Blend

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Dark red. Musky blackberry and cherry pit scents are complicated by notes of licorice, underbrush and mocha. Offers sappy dark berry and bitter cherry flavors that take on a tart edge with air, along with a touch of rhubarb. Finishes with good cut, grip and gentle tannins, leaving a note of orange marmalade behind." (6/2014) Wine Spectator: "Offers a pleasing mix of fresh, snappy wild berry and blueberry, turning simple but holding the flavors longer than most Flowers wines. Pinot Noir, Syrah, Pinot Meunier, Dolcetto and Chardonnay. Drink now. (Web-2013)" K&L Notes: The 2011 Flowers... Read More » 


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2011 Ravenswood "Big River" Alexander Valley Zinfandel (Previously $40) Top Pick!
2011 Ravenswood "Big River" Alexander Valley Zinfandel (Previously $40)

90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Opaque ruby. Ripe cherry and black raspberry aromas are complicated by notes of licorice, cola and smoky herbs. A sexy floral nuance comes up with air, adding lift to weighty berry and espresso flavors. Takes a brighter turn on the long, sappy finish, featuring raspberry compote and floral pastille qualities." (5/2014) Connoisseurs Guide: "*One Star* This may be the ripest of the new Ravenswood lot, but it does not go the way of chocolaty heaviness, and it delivers a fair bit of bright, slightly raspberry-like fruit. It is fleshy, big-bodied and a bit hot in the bargain, and i ...Read More » 


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ST 90

2011 Qupé "Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard - K&L Selection" Edna Valley Syrah Top Pick!
2011 Qupé "Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard - K&L Selection" Edna Valley Syrah

Arguably the most popular of the co-branded wines with our staff last year was the 2010 version of this wine so it had a lot to live up to this year. The good news is the staff is every bit as excited about it this year and we hope that enthusiasm will rub off on you. Bob Lindquist was more than happy to work with us again this year and put together this 100% Syrah bottling from certified Demeter Bio-Dynamically grown vines in the cool Edna Valley Appellation. Unmistakably Syrah from the first sniff of the nose the bold cracked black pepper, fried bacon,... Read More » 


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2011 Robert Stemmler "Estate" Carneros Pinot Noir Top Pick!
2011 Robert Stemmler "Estate" Carneros Pinot Noir

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "A minty aroma wafts from this wine, fresh and herbal, intermingled with the smell of sun-warmed tomato leaves. In taste, cranberry and savory black tea surround soft layers of well-built acidity and subtle red cherry fruitiness. It’s an intriguing wine that gets better in the glass." (10/2014)90 points Wine Spectator: "The plum, black cherry and raspberry flavors are pure and intense, showing some finesse, with star anise, clove and black pepper details that crescendo on the finish. Drink now through 2018." (9/2013)  


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WE 91 WS 90

2011 Gamba "Family Ranches" Russian River Valley Zinfandel (Previously $37)

We've been big fans of Gus Gamba's old vine estate Zinfandel, and the now near-cult status Moratto (Starr Road) Vineyard old vine Zin, for years. "Family Ranches" is sourced with the help of a few neighboring vineyards in this slightly elevated, well-drained area that's been a "sweet spot" for Russian River Valley Zinfandel for over a century. Aged in American oak, it's 15.9 abv but hardly showing it through supple, rich layers of toasty cocoa and brambleberry fruit. 


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2011 Goldeneye Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

91 points Wine Spectator: "Exhibits complex aromas of ripe berry, roasted coffee, dried herb and cedary cigar box, holding focus and gaining length and persistence. Drink now through 2022. 15,586 cases made. –JL" (9/2014) Connoisseurs Guide: "A fair bit of creamy oak sits atop a modest measure of nominally ripened cherries in the nose here and vies for attention in this full, somewhat rounded wine's ripe-leaning flavors as well. Full and a bit soft in structure with heat peeking through at the end, this is a moderately rich Pinot best tagged for drinking with light stews and steaks early on." (2/2015) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The ...Read More » 


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WS 91

2011 Dunn Vineyards Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon Top Pick!
2011 Dunn Vineyards Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

93 points Antonio Galloni: "93+ points. Dark red cherries, plums, menthol, tobacco, new leather and spices are some of the notes that inform the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain. Hints of lavender and licorice develop in the glass as the wine gradually opens up. In 2011, the Howell Mountain Cabernet offers plenty of depth and resonance, but the tannins are quite tamed by Dunn standards, making it a delicious wine to drink earlier than other recent vintages. Randy Dunn's 2011s are surprisingly open, supple and expressive at this stage. Dunn describes 2011 as a year in which t ...Read More » 


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AG 93

2011 Neely "Upper Picnic Block- Spring Ridge Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir Top Pick!
2011 Neely "Upper Picnic Block- Spring Ridge Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

94 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2011 Pinot Noir Upper Picnic emerges from an own-rooted parcel planted in 1981. Rich and textured in the glass, the 2011 boasts superb depth for the year. Cinnamon, cloves, dried rose petal, mint and leather wrap around a core of expressive fruit in a hauntingly beautiful, vivid Pinot that delivers the very best of the vintage. There is so much to like here, including the wine's effortless, deceptive structure and depth." (7/2014)91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The most pretty, elegant and perfumed of the three, the 2011 Pinot Noir Upper Picnic Block Spring Ridge Vineyard offers fab ...Read More » 


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AG 94 RP 91

2011 Bogle "The Phantom" California Red Blend

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "A smooth mouthfeel and fresh, fruity flavors make this appealing and easy to enjoy, while a firm texture brings it into the tradtional dry-wine category. It combines blackberry and black cherry aromas and flavors, with hints of vanilla and nutmeg. It’s full bodied, lush and round in texture." (4/2015) K&L Notes: Among the best of the bold, but easy-drinking "red blends" that swept through the California wine scene in the past decade or so, Bogle's "Phantom" is styled on the old vine Zinfandel-based blends. The 2011, however, has more Petite Sirah than Zin: 46% Petit... Read More » 


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WE 90

2011 Neely "Picnic Block- Spring Ridge Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir (Previously $42)

92 points Antonio Galloni: "Dark red cherries, game, menthol, smoke, tobacco and licorice take shape in the 2011 Pinot Noir Upper Picnic. Here the style is decidedly gamy. Licorice, earthiness and smoke add complexity as the wine fleshes out on broad-shouldered, intense, savory finish. This is a rare 2011 Pinot that needs more time in bottle to fully unwind. With time in the glass, some of the wilder notes blow off, so readers should plan on giving the Upper Picnic a good bit of air." (7/2014)90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "There are a scant 146 cases of Varner's 2011 Pinot Noir Picnic Block Spring Ridge Vineyard, ...Read More » 


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AG 92 RP 90

2011 Duckhorn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

91 points James Suckling: "A juicy red for the vintage with plum, dark chocolate and hints of vanilla on the nose and palate. Full body, chewy tannins and a medium finish. Well done for 2011. Needs to soften with bottle age: Try in 2015." (5/2014) Connoisseurs Guide: "A full dose of sweet and mildly spicy oak takes a prominent role here and provides this ripe, nominally tannic effort the richness that its somewhat hesitant fruit seems unable to do on its own. The wine is both weighty and yet a little light on central stuffing to win higher marks, but, if not promising great things with age, it does have ...Read More » 


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JS 91

2011 Dominus "Napanook" Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend

91 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2011 Napanook is deep, rich and intense for the year. Plums, mocha, spices, licorice all flesh out in an inviting wine to drink now and over the next few years. The 2011 has no hard edges or greenness, but the medium-bodied structure suggests it is best enjoyed sooner rather than later. The blend is 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot and 8% Cabernet Franc. (AG)" (11/2013)91 points James Suckling: "A tangy, fresh red with green tobacco, light chocolate and cherries. Full to medium body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. 83% cabernet sauvignon, 9% petit verdot and 8% cabernet ...Read More » 


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AG 91 JS 91

2011 Dunn Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Top Pick!
2011 Dunn Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

92 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley is one of the most open, young Dunn Cabernets I have ever tasted. Sweet red berries, cinnamon, wild flowers, cedar and tobacco are all laced together in a supple, racy Cabernet that is already drinking well. The 2011 is quite delicate today, almost uncharacteristically so. Once again, the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon was made entirely from Howell Mountain fruit. Randy Dunn's 2011s are surprisingly open, supple and expressive at this stage. Dunn describes 2011 as a year in which the spring frost took with it a co ...Read More » 


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AG 92

2011 Flowers "Sea View Ridge" Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

95 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Cellar Selection* The most notable thing about this Pinot is its intensity of flavor. A blend of both new Dijon clones and older California selections of Pinot Noir, it is stunning with flavors of raspberries, cherries and Dr. Pepper. It’s a balanced, elegant wine with vibrant texture , but needs time to truly shine. Hold till at least 2017." (2/2014)91 points Allen Meadows - Burghound: "*Outstanding* Light in color and rich in flavor depth, this is a tight young pinot noir from a ridge overlooking the Pacific, less than two miles away and more than 1,800 feet below. It hints at cherries, sa ...Read More » 


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2011 Joseph Phelps "Insignia" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Top Pick!
2011 Joseph Phelps "Insignia" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

96 points Wine Enthusiast: "* Cellar Selection * Impeccable elegance characterizes this vintage of the producer’s marquee Bordeaux-style blend, an expert finessing of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Petit Verdot, 4% Malbec, 2% Merlot and 1% Cabernet Franc. Juicy in exotic black fruit, it stands tall, with silky, towering shoulders of herb, cardamom and clove that will coalesce beautifully over time. Hold through 2026." (5/2015)93 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2011 Insignia is impressive, no doubt about it. In this vintage, it is the wine's length and persistence that stand out most. This is a decidedly Old World st ...Read More » 


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2011 Holus-Bolus Sta. Rita Hills Syrah

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A rich, meaty and slightly gamey effort that oozes Syrah character, the 2011 Syrah Holus Bolus delivers beautiful blackberry, raspberry, smoked bacon, saddle leather and hints of pepper that flow to a medium to full-bodied, balanced and beautifully constructed palate. Juicy and rich, yet with bright acidity, it has an upfront, delicious feel and should be consumed over the coming 3-4 years. It’s very well done and well worth seeking out! Drink now-2018. (JD)" (8/2013)  


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RP 90

2011 Grgich Hills "Estate" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Top Pick!
2011 Grgich Hills "Estate" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Bright medium red-ruby. Tight aromas and flavors of dark berries and licorice complicated by tobacco, spicecake and flowers. Bright and juicy in the mouth, with a touch of sweetness counterpointed by sound acidity. Nicely avoids the greenness of the vintage and finishes with a fine dusting of tannins, good energy and moderate length." (6/2014) Wine Enthusiast: "This is a classic Napa Valley floor Cabernet, enhanced with handfuls of Petit Verdot and Merlot. Dusty in red currant and herb, it offers mellowed tannins and a peppery underbelly." (11/2014) Wine Spectator: "Well-balanced, if shade ...Read More » 


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2011 Dominus Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend

94 points Antonio Galloni: "Savory herbs, menthol, smoke and licorice are some of the aromas that open up in the glass in the 2011 Dominus. This is a relatively immediate, expressive Dominus with plenty of near-term appeal. The style is open and succulent for the year, with lovely balance and poise. Crushed rose petals and dried herbs linger in the close. With time in the glass, the 2011 fleshes out nicely. In 2011 Dominus is 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot and 5% Cabernet Franc... As always, I tasted two bottles of each wine; the first was double decanted about 18 hours in ...Read More » 


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2011 Iron Horse "Wedding Cuvée" Green Valley Brut

From Wine Enthusiast on the last vintage: "(#10 on their top 100 of 2014) Pinkish-gold in color, this lovely cuvée is a blend of 74% Pinot Noir and 26% Chardonnay, the winery’s take on a Blanc de Noirs. Fruity in peach, raspberry and blood orange, it is multi-faceted and complex, dry and elegant with a long finish that leans herbal, the acidity dialed perfectly right, gentle on the palate and memorable." (12/2014) 


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2011 Justin "Isosceles" Paso Robles Bordeaux Blend

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Made from 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc that spent 24 months in new French oak, the 2011 Isosceles offers classic lead pencil, cedar, hints of herbs and both cassis and currant-styled fruit in its approachable, full-bodied and elegant profile. It's beautifully made, has no hard edges and can be consumed anytime over the coming decade or more. These first-rate efforts are made by Scott Shirley, who made wine in Napa Valley for 13 years before coming to Paso Robles. The focus here is on the Bordeaux varieties, and they do a fabu ...Read More » 


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RP 92

2011 Willowbrook "Altes Vineyard" Sonoma County Syrah

Willowbrook is a largely under-the-radar label from Joe Otos, winemaker at Owl Ridge Wines in Sebastopol. We've got some great Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from choice vineyards from Willowbrook in the past, and now this Syrah. It comes from the Altes Vineyard, located in the Rincon Valley area in the middle of Sonoma County--not far from the hot Kick Ranch vineyard. 


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2011 Relyea-Wood "Camalie Vineyard" Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon

Just 87 cases of the Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon were produced in this 2011 vintage by Relyea-Wood. Their boutique winery sits on Montebello Road in Cupertino, where the gravity flow cellar sits adjacent to the estate vines overlooking Silicon Valley and not far from Ridge Vineyards. The 2011 growing season was fairly cool and the fruit was harvested in late October. 


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2011 Palmina Santa Barbara County Barbera

90-92 points Antonio Galloni: "The first thing that comes to mind when I taste the 2011 Barbera is Giacomo Conterno's Barbera d'Alba Cascina Francia. I am not kidding, either. There is a soulfulness and depth here that is striking. Rich, powerful and intense, today the 2011 is not fully expressive (especially in the bouquet), but its beauty is hard to miss. The 2011 was aged in a large 70HL cask. I can't wait to taste it from bottle." (7/2013)90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Vivid ruby. Expressive dark berry aromas are complemented by notes of peppery spices and candied flowers. Sweet boysenberry and cherry compote ...Read More » 


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AG 90 - 92 ST 90

2011 Cade Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

92 points Antonio Galloni: "Dark red cherries, wild flowers, mint, savory herbs, mocha and licorice all flesh out in the 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain. Deep and beautifully layered, the 2011 stands out for its delineation, energy and pure vibrancy. I very much like the sense of energy here. This is a relatively gentle, suave style for Howell Mountain, but at the same time, there is plenty of early accessibility. The 2011 is 93% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Merlot." (11/2013) Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Dark red. Aromas of cocoa powder, mocha, licorice, violet and tobacco leaf, along with an herbal spearm ...Read More » 


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AG 92


2011 Brander "F/Red" Santa Ynez Valley Red Blend (Previously $15)

70% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Syrah. 


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2011 Gardienne des Vignes "Eleve - Skyscraper" Mendocino County Cabernet Sauvignon

Eleve Skyscraper is a 75 case production of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from a small parcel of Eaglepoint Ranch Vineyard in Mendocino. 


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2011 Vina Robles Paso Robles Petite Sirah

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "Complex aromas of stewed cherries, peppercorns and burned toast abound in this wine from the recently named Estrella district. The flavors are well integrated, with mocha, espresso and black cherry most apparent." (2/2015)  


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WE 92

2011 Robert Mondavi Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

90 points Antonio Galloni: "Mondavi's 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville is very pretty, especially within the context of the year. Plums, leather, tobacco, cedar, mint and pine are all bright and nicely focused in the glass. A wine of balance and energy, the 2011 impresses for its energy and sense of harmony. The tannins are a bit firm, but that just serves to support the fruit. Hints of sweet tobacco, savory herbs and cedar linger on the long, nuanced finish. This is a fabulous showing in a very challenging year." (9/2014) K&L Notes: An excellent value for its provenance, this Cabernet Sauvigno... Read More » 


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AG 90

2011 Leviathan Red Blend

90 points Wine Spectator: "A muscular style, notably rich and powerful, offering tiers of ripe blackberry, plum, licorice, graphite and cedar, maintaining a sturdy presence through the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Drink now through 2021." (10/2014) K&L Notes: If you're a fan of California cult wines, then you're probably familiar with the name Andy Erickson, who followed Heidi Peterson as winemaker at Screaming Eagle and has gone on to start or consult on a series of successfull labels including Favia, Ovid, Dancing Hares, Jonata and, of course, Leviathan. Levi... Read More » 


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WS 90

2011 Schramsberg Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine

91 points Connoisseurs Guide: "*Two Stars* There is plenty of youthful, lightly cherry-like fruit in play here, and it is joined by a deft bit of carefully fit yeast, but what is most striking about this finely bubbled working is its marvelous sense of energy and freshness. It is tight and balanced to crispness with an uncommon sense of sophistication and finesse for a wine of such extraordinary drive and fruity vigor, and, while there is no doubt about its ability to last for a very long time, it is so bright and buoyant that it begs drinking now." (2/2015)  


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CG 91

2011 Cliff Lede Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Good deep red-ruby. Plum, currant, warm stones and leafy tobacco on the nose. Supple but a bit dry, showing moderate depth to its plum and tobacco flavors. Just a touch dry on the back end." (5/2014)  


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2011 Spottswoode "Family Estate" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Top Pick!
2011 Spottswoode "Family Estate" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

95 points James Suckling: "A solid Spottswoode with mint, currants, berries and flowers. Sweet tobacco and rose petals. Full body with silky tannins and a long, long finish. Tangy, energetic and lively. A wine with form, tension and beauty. This is classic California. 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. Better in 2016." (5/2014)94 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon is just as beautiful as it has always been. Silky, perfumed and impeccably balanced, the 2011 is all about finesse. Sweet red cherries, plums, cloves and new leather all flow through to the expressive fi ...Read More » 


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2011 ZD Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

"Best Value," New York Times: ** ½ "Fresh and structured, with ripe flavors of red fruits." ("Napa Cabernets From a Cold, Wet Year" 4/14/2014) The winery's note: "This 2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a great example of ZD’s commitment to producing powerful yet balanced Cabernet Sauvignon, even in a challenging growing season. Briary black cherry, cassis and lavender aromas are complemented with subtle hints of anise, tobacco and a hint of juniper. Sweet, toasty vanilla and spice add depth and complexity. On the palate, lush, silky tannins envelop... Read More » 


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2011 Calera "Mills Vineyard" Mt. Harlan Pinot Noir

93 points Antonio Galloni: "One of the more subtle wines in the range, the 2011 Pinot Noir Mills Vineyard impresses for its sense of proportion and balance. Nothing is out of place. Black cherries, plums, crushed flowers, mint and anise develop in the glass, but ultimately the Mills is mostly about sensual, radiant texture. The highly expressive, lifted finish is a thing of beauty. There is so much to admire here. In 2011, these own-rooted vines yielded a wine of true delicacy and finesse. This is a fabulous set of new releases from Calera. I have never been crazy about the 2010 P ...Read More » 


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AG 93 RP 92

2011 Ravenswood "Old Hill" Sonoma Valley Zinfandel (Previously $60)

93 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Inky ruby. A complex bouquet presents dark fruit liqueur, licorice, violet and fruitcake, with a smoky overtone and a hint of black pepper. Stains the palate with sappy boysenberry and cherry-cola flavors that spread out on the back half and pick up a suave floral pastille nuance. Dusty tannins build through a sweet, strikingly persistent finish brightened by a vibrant, spicy jolt of peppery spices. I suspect that this will be the longest-lived of this year's set of Zins here, but I don't think that it will take forever to unfold, either." (5/2014)91 points Connoisseurs Guide: "*Two St ...Read More » 


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ST 93 CG 91

2011 Ousterhout "Nance's Vineyard" Alexander Valley Zinfandel New!
2011 Ousterhout "Nance's Vineyard" Alexander Valley Zinfandel

95 points Wine & Spirits: "The vines that grew this supremely elegant wine were planted in 1999 on the red volcanic loam of a hillside and benchland vineyard in the southeast corner of Alexander Valley. Douglas and Nancy Ousterhout purchased the vineyard in 2009 and hired a pinot noir winemaker, Micah Wirth of Joseph Jewel, to create this silky, delicate zin. It’s as bright as a red cherry fresh off the tree, feeling almost weightless on the palate. As the wine takes on air, the tannins provide an edgy minerality that focuses and amplifies the fruit into a sunny, ruby-red laser be ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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W&S 95 WE 90

2011 Qupé Central Coast Syrah

91 points Antonio Galloni: "Qupe's 2011 Syrah is gorgeous. Dark red cherries meld into plums and violets in this gracious, impeccably balanced Syrah. Deceptively medium in body, the 2011 is all about texture and weightlessness. A long, refined finish rounds things out nicely. The 2011 is a blend of fruit from 8 different sites, roughly 75% from Santa Barbara and 25% Edna Valley." (7/2013) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A classic, straightforward and delicious Syrah that has ripe berry fruit, leather, licorice and sappy underbrush, the 2011 Syrah is medium-bodied, lively and clean on the palate. Pure, balanced and ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

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AG 91

2011 Vina Robles "Estate" Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Editors' Choice* Charred meat, blood, concrete and elderberry form a deep and complex nose. The fine-grained tannins deliver gamy, blackberry flavors, making for a very solid wine that’s a steal of a deal." (11/2014) K&L Notes: The winery blended in 24% Petit Verdot from their estate Huerhuero Vineyard to enhance the mouthfeel and structure of this Cabernet, which should make a good match with weekday steak or other hearty dinners; their 2010, also from a cool vintage, scored 91 points in Wine Enthusiast. 


Inventory: Hollywood

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WE 92

2011 Neely "Hidden Block-Spring Ridge Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir Top Pick!
2011 Neely "Hidden Block-Spring Ridge Vineyard" Santa Cruz Mountains Pinot Noir

92 points Antonio Galloni: "Crushed flowers, sweet red berries, mint, autumn leaves and cinnamon are some of the many notes that lift from the glass in the 2011 Pinot Noir Hidden Block. Savory and incredibly perfumed in the glass, the 2011 captures the essence of this cool, late-ripening vintage in its mid-weight personality. The 2011 is delicate and even a touch fragile, but it is also exceptionally beautiful." (7/2014)92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "My favorite of the 2011s, the Pinot Noir Hidden Block Spring Ridge Vineyard has a light ruby color as well as Burgundian notes of forest floor, wild strawberries, po ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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AG 92 RP 92

2011 Calera "de Villiers" Mt. Harlan Pinot Noir

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "First up and seriously perfumed, the 2011 Pinot Noir de Villiers is a gorgeous wine that excels both for its complexity and for its richness and breath on the palate. Giving up notes of ripe cherries, wild strawberries, exotic flowers, citron and spice, it has medium to full-bodied richness, a core of sweet fruit and a rich, seamless texture. In fact, it has a rare level of depth and texture in the vintage, and while beautiful today, I imagine it will evolve gracefully. These latest releases from Calera are rock-solid across the board, and looking at th ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

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RP 93

2011 Ramey "Platt Vineyard" Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

93 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2011 Chardonnay Platt Vineyard is direct and focused in style. Butter, pastry, citrus and sweet spices are some of the nuances that are alive in the glass. Because of its proximity to the Pacific and the cool vintage, the Platt is a bit compact and tightly wound at this stage. Readers should give the 2011 another year or two in bottle to start unwinding. Wild flowers, almonds and mint are layered into the finish. There is a lot to look forward to here. David Ramey doesn't get anywhere near the attention he deserves. Today, it seems the focus is on e ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City


2011 Ridge Vineyards "Monte Bello" Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon (375ml)

93-95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2011 Monte Bello (87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc) emerges from the glass with tobacco, grilled herbs, smoke, incense and plums melding together in this soft, beautifully textured Monte Bello. The 2011 is a wine of exceptional textural finesse. The 100% new oak is totally integrated. In 2011, Ridge used a total of 18 of a possible 24 lots for the final blend. The presence of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon is the highest since the 1980s. I expect the 2011 to be a relatively early drinking Monte Bello, but time will be the judge. Anticipat ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

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