"Cellar Selections" - Special Wines for Special Occasions

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France
Chateau Moutinot 2011 (Saint Estèphe, Bordeaux, France) - $39.50
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc – second label of Chateau Serilhan

2003 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape - $128.00
Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate – 97 Pts  Wine Spectator – 97 Pts

Italy
Tezza Corte Majoli Amarone di Valpolicella 2009 (Veneto, Italy) - $39.25
made from Corvina, Corvinone & Rondinella grapes that are semi-dried – rich, spicy & bold
Wine Enthusiast – 90 Pts

Lamborghini Campoleone 2004 (Umbria, Italy) - $45.75
50% Sangiovese/ 50% Merlot, 12 months in French oak
Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate – 92 Pts

Caprili 2004 Riserva Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany, Italy) - $82.35
100% Sangiovese from “A classic vintage, wonderfully perfumed and majestically refined”- James Suckling  Drink from 2012-2024

Spain
Numanthia 2008 (Toro, Spain) - $63.95
100% Tempranillo (Tinto de Toro), 18 months in new French oak
Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate – 93 Pts  Wine Enthusiast – 92 Pts

La Rioja Alta Viña Ardanza Reserva 2004 (Rioja, Spain) - $45.25
80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha from 30-year-old vines, 36 months in American oak
#22 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2013 – 94 Pts  Robert Parker – 92 Pts

Lar de Paula Merus.4 Alta Expresión 2004 (Rioja, Spain) – Gift Boxed - $60.00
100% Tempranillo from 50-year-old vines, 12 months in French & American oak
“Complex and powerful”

USA
Stolpman La Cuadrilla Red 2012 (Santa Barbara, California) - $31.35
60% Syrah, 20% Sangiovese, 15% Grenache and 5% Petite Sirah.
“A deep garnet in color, this Rhone-style wine tastes of juicy dark berries and sun-baked herbs. It has a beautiful balance, even an elegance that belies its price tag.” – LA Times

Rombauer Chardonnay 2013 (Carneros, California) - $45.00
"One of California's most important Chardonnays, the 2013 Rombauer is so well made; ripe peach fruit in the aromas; delivers well on the palate; smooth and layered in the finish, with excellent firmness.” – Wine.com

Argentina
Luca Chardonnay 2009 (Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina) - $43.00
Barrel-fermented, full malolactic fermentation, aged sur lie for 14 months in French oak
Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, 92 Pts  Stephen Tanzer, Int’l Wine Cellar, 91 Pts

Dessert Wines
Toro Albalá PX Gran Reserva 1985 (Jerez, Spain) - 375 ml $44.00
A vintage sherry from Pedro Ximenez grapes, developed in the solera system for 27 years until it was bottled in 2012 – Rich & complex, with amazing depth

Felsina Vin Santo 1999 (Tuscany, Italy) – $40.00
Malvasia, Trebbiano and 20% Sangiovese Drink 2013-2016
Wine Spectator – 91 Pts

Isole e Olena Vin Santo 2004 (Tuscany, Italy) - $69.50
Made by Paolo DiMarchi, “The Philosopher-Peasant of Chianti”
Wine Spectator – 95 Pts  Stephen Tanzer, Int’l Wine Cellar, 91 Pts