Popular Wines

Popular Wines
As magical and enigmatic as the world of wine can be, it’s not always easy to find your way around. Every day, inexperienced wine enthusiasts try to explore new blends and end up with a shopping list that their budget simply cannot support. Every high-quality wine is a unique, important experience, one that opens a person’s taste palate to a whole new world of flavor and pleasure. Something primal awakens within, urging you to find new and more compelling aromas and textures. But with so much to choose from, where do you begin?

When it comes to wine, popular blends are relatively common for a reason. They serve as an excellent entry point into the world of fine wine, and studying them lets you understand more obscure, complicated wines out there. A collection has to start somewhere, and these blends are often easier to get and help you develop your taste. Imagine bonding with your friends and family over a brand you’re all familiar with and able to appreciate to its fullest. Good wine offers something new, yet vaguely familiar with each glass, as your mouth picks up on subtleties in the liquid that tempt you further and inspire thought and introspection, uncorking new conversation topics and improving the mood no matter the situation.

If you’re looking for safe picks, you want to set your sights on quality brands from Italy, France, and Spain. A glass of sultry Sangiovese or Trebbiano Toscano can liven up a family meal and impress even the stuffiest guests while being a perfect partner to any traditional Italian dish you can think of. One taste of a Cabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay is enough to let France stand out as a breeding ground of divine, elegant elixirs that can fit the taste of any enthusiast. Meanwhile, Spain offers powerful blends such as Garnacha, Bobal, or Tempranillo, helping you create memorable moments out of even the most ordinary evening. And this is only scratching the surface.

Our goal is to introduce you to popular, tested brands the same way we would introduce you to a potential soulmate. With the right mood and some good timing, you can develop a healthy, pleasurable relationship with wine that lasts a lifetime.

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  1. 1967 Mont Redon Chateauneuf du Pape
    1967 Mont Redon Chateauneuf du Pape
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    As low as $400.00
  2. 1994 beaucastel cdp hommage a jacques perrin Chateauneuf du Pape
    1994 Beaucastel CDP Hommage a Jacques Perrin
    96
    RP
    The two limited cuvees of Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin are spectacular in both 1994 and 1995, but each will require 10-15 years of cellaring. Less than 300 cases we..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $500.00
  3. 2000 andre brunel cdp cuvee centenaire Chateauneuf du Pape
    2000 Andre Brunel CDP Cuvee Centenaire
    96
    JD
    A blend of 80% Grenache (from the Farguerol vineyard), 8% Syrah and 12% Mourvedre, the 2000 Les Cailloux (Lucien et André Brunel) Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Cent..." Learn More
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    As low as $155.00
  4. 2000 beaucastel cdp hommage a jacques perrin Chateauneuf du Pape
    2000 Beaucastel CDP Hommage a Jacques Perrin
    99
    RP
    The 2000 possesses an impenetrable black/purple color as well as a sumptuous bouquet of melted licorice, creosote, new saddle leather, blackberry and cherry fruit as well as roaste..." Learn More
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    As low as $600.00
  5. 2000 clos des papes cdp Chateauneuf du Pape
    2000 Clos Des Papes CDP
    96
    DEC
    Fully mature at 17 years of age, this should remain on a plateau for the next seven or eight years. The palate is still generous and silky, with a touch of light tannin and notes o..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $135.00
  6. 2000 Clos Des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape
    2000 Clos Des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape
    97
    DEC
    Clos des Papes is one of the greatest estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape – indeed the whole of France – with roots going as far back as 1600. With this in mind, the w..." Learn More
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    As low as $269.00
  7. 2000 domaine du caillou cdp res. clos du caillou Chateauneuf du Pape
    2000 Domaine du Caillou CDP Res. Clos du Caillou
    99
    JD
    A spectacular wine, the 2000 Le Clos du Caillou Châteauneuf-du-Pape Domaine du Caillou Reserve is a blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre and exhibits ripe, smoky and dark ..." Learn More
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    As low as $259.00
  8. 2000 mordoree cdp reine de bois Chateauneuf du Pape
    2000 Mordoree CDP Reine De Bois
    98
    JD
    Wow, Domaine de la Mordorée's 2000 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de la Reine des Bo is almost the quintessential Chateauneuf and is glorious stuff. They should bott..." Learn More
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    As low as $155.00
  9. 2000 rayas cdp Chateauneuf du Pape
    2000 Rayas CDP
    93
    RP
    The 2000 Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape, which Emmanuel Reynaud believes is better than 1998, came in at a whopping 15.2% alcohol. It is reminiscent of a hypothetical blend of the 1998 ..." Learn More
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    As low as $2,945.00
  10. 2001 cuvee du vatican cdp reserve sixtine Chateauneuf du Pape
    2001 Cuvee Du Vatican CDP Reserve Sixtine
    95
    JD
    The first year the estate destemmed all grape varieties, the 2001 Cuvée du Vatican Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve Sixtine is a blend of 55% Grenache, 30% Syrah, an..." Learn More
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    As low as $69.95
  11. 2001 domaine du caillou cdp res. clos du caillou Chateauneuf du Pape
    2001 Domaine du Caillou CDP Res. Clos du Caillou
    100
    RP
    As frighteningly spectacular as the 2000 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Le Clos du Caillou was (I’ve drunk a half dozen or more bottles since my initial report), the 2001 Chatea..." Learn More
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    As low as $375.00
  12. 2001 mordoree cdp reine de bois Chateauneuf du Pape
    2001 Mordoree CDP Reine De Bois
    100
    JD
    Seemingly unchanged since I first tasted the wine 5 years ago, the 2001 Domaine de la Mordorée Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de la Reine des Bois is still utterly p..." Learn More
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    As low as $249.00
  13. 2001 pierre usseglio cdp deux freres Chateauneuf du Pape
    2001 Pierre Usseglio CDP Deux Freres
    99
    RP
    The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Deux Freres elicits “wows”. Aged 60% in neutral wood foudres and 40% in one, two, and three-year old Burgundy barrels, this 200..." Learn More
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    As low as $275.00
  14. 2003 rayas cdp Chateauneuf du Pape
    2003 Rayas CDP
    95
    RP
    The 2003 Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape has gone from strength to strength and now looks to be the finest vintage since the monumental 1995. Deep ruby to the rim with that classic Rayas..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,999.00
  15. 2003 roger sabon cdp le secret de sabon Chateauneuf du Pape
    2003 Roger Sabon CDP le Secret de Sabon
    96
    RP
    The 2003 Chateauneuf du Pape Le Secret des Sabon is extremely powerful and full-bodied with that note of truffle oil, burning embers, and roasted meats along with melted licorice, ..." Learn More
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    As low as $190.00
  16. 2004 beaucastel cdp hommage a jacques perrin Chateauneuf du Pape
    2004 Beaucastel CDP Hommage a Jacques Perrin
    96
    WS
    A powerful, modern style, delivering a torrent of cassis and cocoa notes backed by a second wave of tar and fig paste. Densely structured from start to finish, with floral and mine..." Learn More
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    As low as $445.00
  17. 2005 clos des papes cdp Chateauneuf du Pape
    2005 Clos Des Papes CDP
    98
    WS
    Really tight now, but packed with dark fig, currant, espresso, licorice and chocolate notes. Superfleshy but seriously structured, there's layer after layer of sweet spice, fruit a..." Learn More
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    As low as $139.00
  18. 2007 beaucastel chateauneuf du pape Chateauneuf du Pape
    2007 Beaucastel Chateauneuf Du Pape
    96+
    JD
    A straight up, phenomenal wine, this bottle of 2007 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape was double decanted (poured into a decanter and then back into the bottle)..." Learn More
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    As low as $245.00
  19. 2007 clos des papes cdp Chateauneuf du Pape
    2007 Clos Des Papes CDP
    100
    RP
    One of the great vintages from this estate, surpassing even the 1990, 2000, 2001, 2003, and maybe the 2010 (time will tell with this one), the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape from Vincent..." Learn More
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    As low as $639.00
  20. 2007 domaine ferrando chateauneuf du pape colombis Chateauneuf du Pape
    2007 Domaine Ferrando Chateauneuf du Pape Colombis
    100
    RP
    A wine I’ve had numerous times, yet never as spectacular as on this occasion, the 100% Grenache 2007 Châteauneuf du Pape Colombis sports a deep ruby, opaque color to go..." Learn More
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    As low as $145.00
  21. 2007 roger sabon cdp le secret de sabon Chateauneuf du Pape
    2007 Roger Sabon CDP le Secret de Sabon
    99
    RP
    One of the sexiest, most decadent and unctuous wines in the vintage, the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape le Secret de Sabon (95% Grenache and the rest a mix of permitted varieties) boasts..." Learn More
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    As low as $929.00
  22. 2010 clos des papes cdp Chateauneuf du Pape
    2010 Clos Des Papes CDP
    99+
    RP
    Mind blowing stuff, the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape is most likely the greatest wine ever from this estate. Still inky colored, it has a powerful, slightly backward feel in its crushe..." Learn More
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    3L
    As low as $945.00
  23. 2010 domaine grand veneur cdp vieilles vignes Chateauneuf du Pape
    2010 Domaine Grand Veneur CDP Vieilles Vignes
    100
    RP
    A monumental effort meriting a perfect score, the super-rich 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes is a 4,000-bottle blend of 50% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah from 55- ..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $569.00
  24. 2010 rayas cdp Chateauneuf du Pape
    2010 Rayas CDP
    96+
    VM
    Vivid ruby. An explosively perfumed bouquet displays red and dark berry preserves, potpourri, licorice and smoky minerals. Broad and fleshy, offering deeply concentrated black rasp..." Learn More
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    As low as $2,899.00
  25. 2015 domaine grand veneur cdp vieilles vignes Chateauneuf du Pape
    2015 Domaine Grand Veneur CDP Vieilles Vignes
    97
    JD
    The 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes carries a deep ruby/purple-tinged color as well as a classic bouquet of black raspberries, ground pepper, garrigue and hints of g..." Learn More
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    As low as $84.99
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