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Early Mountain Foothills Red 2015 Product #32669 (In Stock)
Early Mountain Foothills Red 2015 Early Mountain Foothills Red 2015

Paul Hobbs consults for Jean Case and husband Steve (of AOL fame) at this young Virginia estate. 68% Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon make up the rest of the blend, giving a  medium-bodied red blend sees with a touch of new French oak. A classy, fruit-forward Bordeaux blend with aromas of herb, smoke and earth and juicy red fruit over light and fine tannins.

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Blenheim Chardonnay Virginia 2015 Product #32708 (In Stock)
Blenheim Chardonnay Virginia 2015 Blenheim Chardonnay Virginia 2015

A really charming and delicious Chardonnay from just outside Charlottesville, this is all estate grown fruit aged in tank and a mix of French, American, and Hungarian oak. Punches all the Chardonnay buttons - crisp apple, ripe pear, toasted hazelnut, and just a kiss of oak - but isn't buttery or heavy at just 12.5% abv.  Finishes with fine energy and a touch of sweet spice.

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Barboursville Viognier Reserve 2015 Product #32133 (In Stock)
Barboursville Viognier Reserve 2015 Barboursville Viognier Reserve 2015

"The 2015 Viognier Reserve is unoaked and comes in at 13% alcohol. This is currently available. Fresh and lively, it is exuberant in its youth, but dry and serious on the finish, despite the fine fruit and big nose. The aromatics are enticing, but the rest isn't so shabby. It is pretty fine—another reliable bottling from Barboursville that has some distinction at a nice price most of the time."Wine Advocate 90 points

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Barboursville Cabernet Franc Reserve 2015 Product #32688 (In Stock)
Barboursville Cabernet Franc Reserve 2015 Barboursville Cabernet Franc Reserve 2015

Another fine vintage for this Virginia benchmark.

"This Cabernet Franc starts off with dynamic aromas of red cherry, red plum, bramble, fig and incense. These scents translate to lovely flavors that are complex, yet elegant. In body and structure, this is an intense wine—ample crushed-velvet tannins harmoniously mesh with racy acidity and a full body. The finish is long and evolving."Wine Enthusiast 90 points

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Glen Manor Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Product #32680 (In Stock)
Glen Manor Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Glen Manor Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Year-in, year-out, Virginia's best Sauvignon Blanc and one of the best white wines period.  A bit more ripe than in past years, but still un-oaked with no malo and bone dry.  Zesty stone fruit - peach, apricot - plus pink and yellow citrus on the nose with a touch of fresh grass.  Round and ripe in the mouth, this pumps out bold fruit flavors with a citrus, mineral and grass finish that sails on.

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Thibaut Janisson Blanc De Blancs Brut NV Product #19763 (In Stock)
Thibaut Janisson Blanc De Blancs Brut NV Thibaut Janisson Blanc De Blancs Brut NV

Thiabaut Janisson is a joint venture between Champagne’s Manuel Janisson and globe-trotting winemaker Claude Thibaut.  After earning his winemaking degree from the University of Reims in the heart of France’s Champagne region, Claude worked with wineries in France, Australia and California before being recruited by Kluge Estate in Virginia in 2003.  He launched his own label in 2007, and the results have been nothing short of outstanding.

The TJ Blanc de Chardonnay is - as the name suggests - 100% Chardonnay grown in the Monticello region around Charlottesville.  The wine shows a lovely bready/yeasty nose, fine bubbles, and a crisp texture with hints of baked apple and bread flavors.  Certainly the best Virginia fizz we’ve tasted, and one of the best Virginia wines period.

"Brilliant lemon color with a refined nose, reminiscent of white Burgundy. Racy mineral laden attack with beautifully delineated flavors of melon and nicely integrated oak on a refined and understated, elegant palate. Made by the master winemaker, Claude Thibaut."i-Wine Review 91 points

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Glen Manor St. Ruth Red Blend 2013 Product #31813 (In Stock)
Glen Manor St. Ruth Red Blend 2013 Glen Manor St. Ruth Red Blend 2013

Jeff White makes some of Virginia's most exciting wines including this Cab Franc-dominant Bordeaux blend from the warm 2013 harvest.  Decant or hold.

"The 2013 St. Ruth (formerly known as the T. Ruth; the name changed with this vintage) is a blend of 46% Cabernet Franc, 46% Merlot and 8% Petit Verdot, aged for 20 months in a 40/60 mixture of new and used French oak. It comes in at 14.7%. Another Big Boy from Glen Manor this issue, this is brooding, with plenty of pop and substance. The big fruit and oak mingle to create a dark and burnished feel. It never seems sweet or laced with vanilla, just stern and tight. In that last regard, the tannins show up here rather prominently eventually, but they also receded with about 90 minutes of aeration. This is not ready to drink and it could use a couple of years in the cellar--give it at least one, please--but it shows a lot of promise. It has a very Bordeaux-like feel."Wine Advocate 89 points

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Rdv Vineyards Rendezvous 2013 Product #32134 (In Stock)
Rdv Vineyards Rendezvous 2013 Rdv Vineyards Rendezvous 2013

From perhaps Virginia's best red wine estate, another fine release.

"The attractive blackberry, cassis and chocolate aromas and moderately dry tannins make this rich and elegant blend based on merlot easy to enjoy, but it has some real depth and a complex finish with blood-orange and espresso notes. You could drink it now, but it will be better with another one to three years of ageing."  James Suckling 91 points

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