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Banfi Chianti Classico Reserva 2017


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A drinkable, rough-hewn and mediocre
Chianti Classico Reserva.

Producer/Winery: Castello Banfi; Montalcono, Italy.

Grape Variety: Sangiovese blend – Sangiovese, Canaiolo Nero and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Chianti Classico; Tuscany, Italy.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $17.24 (with a 25% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

Pillot Chassagne-Montrachet Les Masures 2016


Synopsis, Our Opinion: An intoxicating Chardonnay that was filled
with memorable mineral and lemony tastes.

Producer/Winery: Domaine Jean-Marc Pillot; Chassagne-Montrachet, France.

Grape Variety: Chardonnay.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Chassagne-Montrachet; Burgundy, France.

Vintage: 2016

Price: $63.00 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

Alla Costiera Bianco Costiera 2018


Synopsis, Our Opinion: Unusual, but VERY NICE white blend that
was priced way below its value.

Producer/Winery: Filippo Gamba; Azienda Agricola Alta Costiera; Vo’ Euganeo, Padova, Italy.

Grape Variety: White blend – Tai (Friulano), Garganega and Moscato.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Veneto, Italy.

Vintage: 2018

Price: $13.50 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

AR.PE.PE. Rosso di Valtellina 2016


Synopsis, Our Opinion: An OUTSTANDING VALUE Nebbiolo.

Producer/Winery: AR.PE.PE. Agricola; Sondrio, Italy.

Grape Variety: Nebbiolo.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Rosso di Valtellina; Valtellina; Lombardia, Italy.

Vintage: 2016.

Price: $33.00 [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: You can’t go wrong with this $5+ Rosé…it
has to be the least expensive quality Rosé on the grocery store shelves.

Producer/Winery: Famille Perrin; La Vieille Ferme; Orange, France.

Grape Variety: Rosé blend – Cinsault, Grenache and Syrah.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Southern Rhone, France.

Vintage: 2020

Price: $5.99 (with a 30% mixed 6-pack discount) [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: It goes near the top of our favorite Loire
Valley Cabernet Franc tasting list.

Producer/Winery: Thierry Germain; Domaine des Roches Neuves; Varrains, France.

Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Saumur-Champigny; Anjou-Saumur; Loire Valley, France.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $50.40 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva 2015


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A rich and intense Rioja that was way under valued.

Producer/Winery: Herederos del Marques de Riscal; Eltziego, Spain.

Grape Variety: Tempranillo (96% tempranillo and 4% graciano).

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Rioja, Spain.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $15.00 (with a 25% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: We called this Cab Franc MEMERABLE!!!

Producer/Winery: Thierry Germain; Domaine des Roches Neuves; Varrains, France.

Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Saumur-Champigny; Loire Valley, France.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $48.60 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

Tablas Creek Vineyard Le Complice 2016


Synopsis, Our Opinion: It instantly became one of our favorite Tablas Creek Vineyard wines.

Producer/Winery: Tablas Creek Vineyard; Paso Robles, California.

Grape Variety: Red Rhone Blend – 59% Syrah, 20% Grenache,19% Terret Noir
and 2% Roussanne.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Adelaida District Paso Robles; Central coast, California.

Vintage: 2016

Price: $40.00 (with a club discount) [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A drinkable, but unexciting Bordeaux.

Producer/Winery: UG Bordeaux (Bordeaux Families); Chevalier du Grand Robert; Aquitaine, France.

Grape Variety: Bordeaux blend – 35% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot and 5% Malbec.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Bordeaux, France.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $11.24 (with a 25% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]