Merchant's Pick

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  1. Sancerre Showstopper!
    August 23, 2019

    A Showstopper!

    Just outside the town of Sainte-Gemme in the northernmost corner of Sancerre are the steep, bowled vineyards of Domaine du Nozay (not to be confused with Chateau du Nozay).

    This organic and biodynamic wine displays the region's chalk and mineral-driven soil —...

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  2. A Gem From The Willamette Valley!
    August 22, 2019

    Simply charming!

    In the last decade, the Willamette Valley has established itself as a world-class Pinot Noir wine growing region.

    With each new vintage, we endlessly swish and swirl to find the best value for our readers.

    We can say with certainty that the 2016 Haden...

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  3. White Bordeaux Bliss!
    August 21, 2019

    Who is behind Le Merle Blanc de Chateau Clarke?

    The Rothschild Family of Chateau Lafite!

    We only get one shot at this beauty each year. Last year, it sold out in three days!

    This release, the 2018 Le Merle Blanc (from a stellar vintage we might add) is...

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  4. 2nd Limited Release • Certain Sell Out!
    August 20, 2019

    David Phinney, the creator of "The Prisoner," is back with his Second Limited Release Zinfandel blend under the label he created, Orin Swift Cellars!

    8 Years: That's how long a hiatus Phinney took (well, was required to take) from making Zinfandel as part of his non-compete when he...

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  5. Wondrous White Burgundy!
    August 19, 2019

    Location. Location. Location.

    "En Luraule" is a lieu-dit (vineyard) that butts up against the 1er Cru vineyard "Goutte...

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