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WINTER 2014

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • vISIT uS AT MORRELLWINE.cOM • cOMPLIMENTARy DELIvERy ON ALL ORDERS OvER $100 IN Ny AND cT 23 Region Name Here Auguste Clape Cornas 2012 $129 per bottle "The Cornas of the vintage is Clape's 2012 Cornas. An incredible effort... spectacular aromas and f lavors of black raspberry, graphite, beef blood, iron, cedar and white pepper...This is Cornas at its finest, with insane aromatics, full-bodied richness and massive concentration, yet at the same time staying elegant, seamless and gorgeously pure..." W&S 98 (1416010) Pre-arrival Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage 2012 $35 per bottle "...deeply scented aromas of black raspberry, cassis, black pepper and violet. Fruity, supple and sweet, with energetic red and dark berry f lavors and a suggestion of candied licorice..." JR 90–92 (1414006) Domaine Monier St. Joseph Terre Blanche Rouge 2012 $49 per bottle "Dark olive, singed bay, chestnut leaf and smoldering charcoal notes that coat the core of intense blackberry and black Mission fig fruit f lavors, leading to a long, iron-framed finish..." WS 94 (1414011) Delas Freres Hermitage Les Bessards 2011 $230 per bottle "Fabulously rich, pure bouquet of smoked earth, ground pepper, underbrush and licorice that's supported by awesome black raspberry and cassis-styled fruit. Full-bodied, seamless and layered, with masses of sweet tannin and notable structure..." WA 99 (1418006) Domaine Clusel Cote-Rotie Vialliere 2010 $95 per bottle "Blackberry, cassis and candied f lowers on the seductively perfumed nose...Fresh and energetic...finishes extremely long, vibrant and gently tannic" JR 94 (1417008) Pierre Jean Villa Cote Rotie Carmina 2012 $85 per bottle "The nose was rich and layered, yet wonderfully f loral all the same, showing black fruit with ginger-spice, violet f loral tones, dark earth and black pepper. On the palate, waves of mineral-drenched black fruit washed across the senses with herbal tones, showing remarkable balance and poise...Youthful today with serious upside potential, yet so hard to resist now." (E. Guido) (1417020) Bernard Faurie Hermitage Rouge Bessard/Meal 2012 $135 per bottle "...Fresh red and dark berries, along with suggestions of star anise, smoky minerals and potpourri. Silky and expansive on the palate, offering intense, deeply pitched black raspberry and violet pastille f lavors and an undercurrent of zesty minerality... Lingers with excellent persistence and a sexy f loral nuance." JR 93 (1418027) Bernard Faurie Hermitage Rouge Greffieux/Bessard 2012 $115 per bottle "...Heady aromas of candied red and dark berries, incense and licorice are complicated by notes of violet and five- spice powder. Silky, deeply f lavored and focused, offering energetic black raspberry and f loral pastille f lavors and a zesty peppery nuance. Finishes smooth, spicy and very long..." JR 93 (1418028) Bernard Faurie St Joseph 2012 $67 per bottle "...Potent, mineral-laced blackberry and cherry liqueur aromas are complicated by a suave f loral nuance, picking up a white pepper quality with air. Seamless and appealingly sweet, offering energetic dark berry and spicecake f lavors and a touch of smokiness. Closes lively and precise, with slow-building tannins and a jolt of bitter cherry...delivers superb value, assuming that you can find it." JR 92 (1414013) nORTHen RHOne

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