AWM Exclusive Hand Picked Selections

Domaine Gouron Chinon – Superb Cabernet Franc

The king of red grapes in the Loire Valley is unquestionably Cabernet Franc. It’s produced in many of the villages throughout the Loire, however, the best known is probably Chinon.  The vineyards in Chinon are in a sub-region of the Touraine and are somewhat of an oddity for the Loire in that almost all of the…

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OGV Garnacha – Best Garnacha of the Year

This is an absolute show stopper of a Garnacha and may be the best bang for the buck/quality in Spain I’ve ever encountered!. As far as I”m concerned, there is no better Garnacha out there for the money. Co-Op wines are often ignored by the wine press and looked down upon by collectors in favor…

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Castell de Sant Pau Cava Brut Nature

Not all Cava is created equal… especially in the bargain price range. Good Cava can be a great stand-in for Champagne when the occasion or the budget doesn’t make sense, however, we are too often disappointed by the lack of quality and finesse the lower end Cavas exhibit.  Here’s a tip: look for the words Méthode Traditionnelle on the…

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2009 Otero Prieto Picudo

This delicious red comes directly from the “you may not have heard of this grape” department. “Prieto Picudo” has been almost completely off the radar in the United States, however, Europe has embraced this indigenous Spanish grape for at least the last decade.  It is an easily identifiable grape in the vineyard thanks to its small…

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2009 Chateau d’Yquem 375ml

Through a special arrangement with the importer and the Château, we are delighted to be able to present a pre-sale offering of the world’s most sought after dessert wine: Château d’Yquem.  The truly exciting part of this offering is that it’s the 2009 vintage!  Also of special note is the fact that this wine is coming directly…

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