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The Perfect American Bubbles For Your Fourth of July Celebration!

July 3, 2020

As the Fourth of July approaches, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with American sparkling wine and there is none greater or more historic than Schramsberg. Founded in 1862, this historic house now farms dozens of choice vineyard sites across Sonoma County, Carneros and the North Coast, assembling them into impeccable cuvees that consistently outperform many well-known Champagnes. From the crisp, fresh Blanc de Blancs to their incredible Tete de Cuvee J. Schram, these are California’s greatest sparkling wines and a perfect way to toast the 4th! - Geoff Pattison, Wally’s Napa/Sonoma Buyer

We are offering FREE local delivery & FREE ground shipping on all orders over $50 this weekend.



2016 Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs

Wally's Price: $35

"Sleek, with pinpoint focus, offering harmonious Meyer lemon, candied almond and fresh ginger flavors that fan out on the crisp finish. Drink now." - Wine Spectator

91 Points, Wine Spectator

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM


2016 Schramsberg Blanc de Noirs

Wally's Price: $36

"The 2016 Blanc de Noirs expresses generous aromas of peach, toasted almond and fresh red apple, which gradually layer with fragrances of strawberry, citrus blossom and marzipan. A juicy entry generously coats the mid-palate with orange and vanilla spice, followed by crisp and tart flavors of raspberry, grapefruit and lemongrass. A lively and balanced acidity gives way to a clean, fresh and mouthwatering floral and mandarin orange finish." - Producer Notes

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM

2016 Schramsberg Brut Rose

Wally's Price: $36

"Subtle flavors and a delicately rounded texture help this elegant, medium-bodied wine stand out. Hints of fresh bread and raspberries on the nose lead to slightly tangy flavors of ginger and white cherry on the palate. Gentle effervescence and just-right acidity lend lift." - Wine Enthusiast

93 Points, Wine Enthusiast

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Schramsberg J. Schram Brut

Wally's Price $100

"Enticing aromas of toasted almond and pear tart lead to an equally seductive and complex palate that is dry but rich in feel. It has the complexity and layering of a wine aged a long time on the yeast, and shows excellent concentration that leads to a long, lingering finish. This is Schramsberg's top-of-the-line Chardonnay-based wine and it definitely lives up to its billing in this vintage. 97 points. Best after 2023." - Wine Enthusiast

97 points, Wine Enthusiast

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



Instagram LIVE Tasting with Giovanni Gaja of Gaja

July 2, 2020

On Thursday, July 9th at 5:00pm, Wally’s President Christian Navarro will be catching up with Giovanni Gaja for a virtual live tasting on Wally’s TV. Named after his great-great-grandfather who founded Gaja in 1859, Giovanni represents the fifth generation operating Italy’s most revered family owned winery. The tasting will feature Gaja’s reference point Barbaresco from the outstanding 2016 vintage, the highly acclaimed 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Sugarille, and the world debut tasting of the inaugural vintage of IDDA Etna Rosso, Gaja’s first new project in over a decade. Place your order today and taste along with Christian and Giovanni to learn about the history and future of the incomparable wines of Gaja.



THE DETAILS

When:

Thursday, July 9th, 5:00PM

Where:

Instagram Live @Wallysofficial

What:

Taste and enjoy the world debut of Gaja’s brand new Etna Project, hear personal stories about the winery, ask questions during a live Q&A

How:

Step 1: Follow Wally’s Official on Instagram @wallysofficial

Step 2: To experience the wine with Giovanni and Christian in real time, order your bottles by

Monday, July 6th. We are offering FREE local delivery and FREE ground shipping.




2017 IDDA Etna Rosso

Wally's Price: $53

"Mineral notes bound to sweet aromas, like marzipan, with tart black cherry & mulberry rising from the glass. A medium structure with good acidity makes it enjoyable and refreshing." -Winemaker Notes

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM




2013 Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino Sugarille

Wally's Price: $175

"Deep red-ruby. Delicate aromas of flinty red cherry and herbs complicated by hints of mocha and lifted by a bright violet topnote. Dense, rich and concentrated but light on its feet, offering a very polished mouthfeel thanks to serious but noble tannins that nicely frame the refined, steely red fruit flavors. Finishes long and very elegant. Just like the 2013 Brunello Rennina, this also has 15% alcohol but is so well balanced that you can hardly tell (unlike with the Rennina). Knockout young Brunello from Gaja, one of the very best in memory. 95+ points." - Ian D'Agata, Vinous

95 points. - Vinous

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM





2016 Gaja Barbaresco

Wally's Price: $310

"This gorgeous red evokes rose, strawberry, raspberry and cherry fruit, shaded by tobacco, tar and wild thyme notes. Pure, sleek and intense, with a firm base of tannins and vibrant acidity for support. This should evolve beautifully. Be patient. ." - Bruce Sanderson, Wine Spectator

96 points. - Wine Spectator

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Bordeaux Futures #13

June 23, 2020

Bordeaux reigns supreme in 2019 achieving a brilliant vintage! The wines are impressive, elegant, and balanced across the board. The vintage is everything a winemaker could wish for: ripe, lush, and abundant in quality. Warm days in the beginning of the summer provided for healthy, vibrant, and powerful fruit that is clearly demonstrated in these spectacular wines. 2019 is already buzzing as a candidate for vintage of the century and it is not hard to see why. This is an extremely high-quality vintage that we recommend collecting and enjoying for years to come.

Although the global landscape is tougher than ever, the first estates we are offering today have placed their prices 30% lower than last year to show their support for the market. These are the lowest prices we’ve seen since 2014 and the early ratings from the critics have been incredible including a 97-99 WA rating for Cos d’Estournel and a 98-100 point rating for Pontet Canet. Quantities are limited, place your order today! - Laurent Jaubert, Wally's Bordeaux Buyer

For larger formats, please send your request to Laurent at laurent.jaubert@wallywine.com

Note: The price below does not include US tariffs. The US Trade Representative is currently applying a 25% tariff to wines imported from France. It is uncertain what, if any, tariff will be applicable when the 2019 Bordeaux are ready for shipment in 2021/2022. By purchasing this wine on futures you, the buyer, will be responsible for the prevailing tariff when the wine is imported.



2019 Chateau Vieux Château Certan

375ml Price $56

750ml Price $108

1.5L Price $220

3L Price $465

6L Price $905

Very deep purple-black in color, the 2019 Vieux Château Certan slowly opens out to reveal a heart-stopping perfume of red roses, kirsch, black raspberries, violets and star anise over a powerful core of plum preserves, blueberry pie and boysenberries plus hints of cardamom, sandalwood and Ceylon tea. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is achingly graceful, featuring tightly wound layers of crunchy blue and black fruits with tannins so ripe and finely grained, you really have to look for them. The acidity here is absolutely seamless, and the finish explodes into an array of mineral sparks. Be prepared to fall head over heals for this one. LPB-06/2020

97 - 100 points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM


2019 Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse

375ml Price $82

750ml Price $160

1.5L Price $325

3L Price $670

6L Price $1320

Composed of 86% Merlot and 14% Cabernet Franc, the 2019 Beausejour (Duffau Lagarrosse) was harvested from the 24th of September to the 7th of October. Yields were 45 hectoliters per hectare this year with about 60% of production going into the grand vin. Deep garnet-purple in color, the nose is deceptively forward to begin, giving a wonderful intensity of Morello cherries, wild blueberries and boysenberries scents, soon unfurling to reveal more and more layers: pencil lead, cast-iron pan, wilted roses, oolong tea and charcoal with a hint of garrigue. The medium to full-bodied palate is charged with energetic, crunchy black fruits, framed by firm, grainy tannins and tons of freshness, finishing very long and minerally. If this delivers on its promise, it should be very long-lived indeed! About 2,000 cases are anticipated to be made. LPB-06/202

96 - 98 Points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Canon

375ml Price $50

750ml Price $97

1.5L Price $199

3L Price $419

6L Price $820

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM




2019 Chateau Carmes Haut Brion

375ml Price $48

750ml Price $91

1.5L Price $189

3L Price $395

6L Price $770

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM




2019 Chateau Rauzan Segla

375ml Price $40

750ml Price $76

1.5L Price $159

3L Price $335

6L Price $650

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Beau Sejour Becot

375ml Price $29

750ml Price $54

1.5L Price $115

3L Price $245

6L Price $475

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Berliquet

375ml Price $25

750ml Price $46

1.5L Price $99

3L Price $215

6L Price $410

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Bordeaux Futures #12

June 22, 2020

Bordeaux reigns supreme in 2019 achieving a brilliant vintage! The wines are impressive, elegant, and balanced across the board. The vintage is everything a winemaker could wish for: ripe, lush, and abundant in quality. Warm days in the beginning of the summer provided for healthy, vibrant, and powerful fruit that is clearly demonstrated in these spectacular wines. 2019 is already buzzing as a candidate for vintage of the century and it is not hard to see why. This is an extremely high-quality vintage that we recommend collecting and enjoying for years to come.

Although the global landscape is tougher than ever, the first estates we are offering today have placed their prices 30% lower than last year to show their support for the market. These are the lowest prices we’ve seen since 2014 and the early ratings from the critics have been incredible including a 97-99 WA rating for Cos d’Estournel and a 98-100 point rating for Pontet Canet. Quantities are limited, place your order today! - Laurent Jaubert, Wally's Bordeaux Buyer. For larger formats, please send your request to Laurent at laurent.jaubert@wallywine.com


Note: The price below does not include US tariffs. The US Trade Representative is currently applying a 25% tariff to wines imported from France. It is uncertain what, if any, tariff will be applicable when the 2019 Bordeaux are ready for shipment in 2021/2022. By purchasing this wine on futures you, the buyer, will be responsible for the prevailing tariff when the wine is imported.



2019 Chateau Pichon Comtesse de Lalande

375ml Price $75

750ml Price $144

1.5L Price $295

3L Price $605

6L Price $1190

The 2019 Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande was picked 16 September to 8 October. It has a showstopping nose: intense black fruit laced with graphite and mint. (Whisper it...it reminds me of their First Growth next door neighbor.) The palate is underpinned by very refined tannins that cradle what may well be the purest fruit you will find in this vintage. Unbelievably precise all the way through to the finish, I admit staring at my glass trying to find fault with it. Unless winemaker Nicolas Glumineau gets distracted by the new Cure album and makes a catastrophic error during the rest of its élevage, which he is not prone to doing, you are not looking at a modern-day 1982 or 2016, but something even better and more profound. Tasted from three bottles with consistent notes. NM-06/2020

98 - 100 points, Vinous

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau La Fleur Petrus

375ml Price $90

750ml Price $175

1.5L Price $355

3L Price $730

6L Price $1440

Very deep purple-black in color, the 2019 la Fleur-Petrus soars out of the glass with vibrant notes of freshly crushed black cherries, warm plums and kirsch with underlying suggestions of wild sage, damp soil, charcoal and unsmoked cigars plus just a hint of Sichuan pepper. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has a firm frame of ripe, grainy tannins and bags of freshness supporting the muscular black fruits, finishing long and savory. LPB-06/2020

94 - 96 Points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Hosanna

375ml Price $72

750ml Price $139

1.5L Price $285

3L Price $585

6L Price $1150

The strengths of 2019 appear incredibly well suited to Hosanna, which is shaping up to be one of the most compelling wines of the year. Rich and sumptuous to the core, with stunning depth. The 2019 is simply breathtaking. Plum, chocolate, licorice, leather and dark spice all build effortlessly. As always, Hosanna is a Pomerol built on fruit density and volume. About 2/3rds of the property is planted with 60+ year old vines (the oldest in the Moueix stable) that clearly handled the rigors of the summer heat well. The 2019 is big, bold and beautiful. What a wine! AG-06/2020

96 - 98 points, Vinous

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Smith Haut Lafite

375ml Price $48

750ml Price $90

1.5L Price $189

3L Price $395

6L Price $769

The blend this year is 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot, harvested from the 17th of September to the 10th of October. The wine is aging in French oak barriques, 60% new. Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2019 Smith Haut Lafitte is downright hedonic on the nose, rolling sensuously out of the glass with notions of warm cassis, chocolate-covered cherries, Black Forest cake and black raspberries with nuances of cinnamon toast, lilacs, camphor and iron ore. Medium to full-bodied, the palate juxtaposes remarkable energy and brightness with densely packed, rich, ripe black fruits, framed by wonderfully ripe, finely grained tannins and fantastically invigorating freshness, finishing long with mineral-tinged fireworks. Stunning! LPB-06/2020

94 - 96 points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM




2019 Chateau Troplong Mondo

375ml Price $45

750ml Price $84

1.5L Price $175

3L Price $370

6L Price $720

The 2019 Troplong Mondot is a blend this year of 85% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Cabernet Franc, harvested from the 10th to the 25th of September. The pH is 3.55—pretty incredible when you consider the alcohol is nearly 15%! I hasten to add that from tasting, I would have guessed this was 14.3% to 14.5% alcohol. It is the kind of wine with so much energy it practically does pirouettes on your palate. Opaque purple-black colored, the nose is fantastically floral, bursting from the glass with notes of candied violets, red roses and lavender over a core of plum preserves, wild blueberries and black raspberries with touches of garrigue, tilled soil, wild fungi and crushed rocks plus a waft of powdered cinnamon. The medium-bodied palate is like a tightly coiled spring, featuring beautifully knit layers of black and red fruits, earth and floral notes within a firm, fine-grained frame and bags of freshness, finishing long and mineral laced. This is a far cry from the old-school style of Troplong Mondot from a few years back, and it is incredibly impressive. This wine is aging in French oak barriques, some larger vats, and a small proportion is in amphorae. The oak portion is 60% new. LPB-06/2020

96 - 98 points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Smith Haut Lafite Blanc

375ml Price $55

750ml Price $104

1.5L Price $215

3L Price $450

6L Price $880

The blend this year is 90% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Sauvignon Gris and 5% Sémillon, fermented in French oak, 50% new, within which it will age for 12 months on lees with batonnage. The Smith Haut Lafitte 2019 Blanc has a nose that unfolds in stages—offering intense white grapefruit, green mango, yuzu and orange blossoms scents to begin, giving way to hints of coriander seed, turmeric, shaved almonds and cedar chest with wafts of baking bread and beeswax coming through after some coaxing. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is wonderfully opulent with layers of citrus, stone fruit and savory flavors and a seductive oiliness to the texture, finishing very long and fantastically refreshing. Wow-o-WOW, that is good! LPB-06/2020

96 - 98+ points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



Spectacular Burgundy Values Under $50

June 19, 2020

Burgundy produces the world’s finest (and priciest) expressions of Chardonnay. While the most famous villages command huge prices, there are fantastic values to be had under $50. Here are some of our favorites right now

We are offering FREE local delivery and FREE ground shipping for all orders over $100.

You may place an order online below or by calling (310) 475-0606.



2018 William Fevre Chablis Champs Royaux

Wally's Price: $25

"Clean and balanced, this white offers white peach, apple and floral aromas and flavors. A hint of mineral graces the mouthwatering finish."
– Wine Spectator

90 points, Wine Spectator

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM


2017 Domaine Laroche Chablis Saint Martin

Wally's Price: $30

"Our best-selling Chablis, this is perfectly clean, crisp and mineral. An excellent value, buy this one by the case." - Geoff Pattison, Wally’s Burgundy Buyer

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2017 Maison de Montille Pouilly Fuisse

Wally's Price: $39

"Whispers of the exotic and petrol characters suffuse the ripe white and yellow orchard fruit aromas. Somewhat surprisingly there is even better vibrancy to the nicely detailed and discreetly stony middle weight flavors that display good length on the balanced finish. This is certainly pretty and if it can add a touch more depth with a few years of bottle age, my rating could be a bit conservative." - Allen Meadows, Burghound

90 points, Allen Meadows, Burghound

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2016 Chateau Fuisse Pouilly Fuisse Tete de Cru

Wally's Price: $40

"Sourced from more than 40 parcels across the Château de Fuissé vineyard, this wine is beautifully structured, rich and with layers of white fruits and peaches. The mineral texture gives a nervy edge that will soften over the next few months." - Wine Enthusiast

92 points, Wine Enthusiast

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2016 Camille Giroud Auxey Duresses Blanc

Wally's Price: $45

"Located directly adjacent to Meursault, Auxey Duresses is a superb climat for Chardonnay that still manages to fly under the radar. Maison Camille Giroud’s 2016 displays beautiful orchard fruit and a refined finish making this a savvy choice that delivers amazing value compared to some of the more famous neighboring villages. " - Geoff Pattison, Wally’s Burgundy Buyer

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Bordeaux Futures #11

June 19, 2020

Bordeaux reigns supreme in 2019 achieving a brilliant vintage! The wines are impressive, elegant, and balanced across the board. The vintage is everything a winemaker could wish for: ripe, lush, and abundant in quality. Warm days in the beginning of the summer provided for healthy, vibrant, and powerful fruit that is clearly demonstrated in these spectacular wines. 2019 is already buzzing as a candidate for vintage of the century and it is not hard to see why. This is an extremely high-quality vintage that we recommend collecting and enjoying for years to come.

Although the global landscape is tougher than ever, the first estates we are offering today have placed their prices 30% lower than last year to show their support for the market. These are the lowest prices we’ve seen since 2014 and the early ratings from the critics have been incredible including a 97-99 WA rating for Cos d’Estournel and a 98-100 point rating for Pontet Canet. Quantities are limited, place your order today! - Laurent Jaubert, Wally's Bordeaux Buyer

For larger formats, please send your request to Laurent at laurent.jaubert@wallywine.com

Note: The price below does not include US tariffs. The US Trade Representative is currently applying a 25% tariff to wines imported from France. It is uncertain what, if any, tariff will be applicable when the 2019 Bordeaux are ready for shipment in 2021/2022. By purchasing this wine on futures you, the buyer, will be responsible for the prevailing tariff when the wine is imported.



2019 Chateau L’Eglise Clinet

375ml Price $145

750ml Price $278

1.5L Price $565

3L Price $1145

6L Price $2265

Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2019 L'Eglise Clinet has a powerfully fragrant nose of violets, star anise, powdered cinnamon and jasmine over a core of plum preserves, blackberry pie, Black Forest cake and camphor with wafts of crushed rocks and iron ore. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is an exercise in poise and precision, possessing remarkably well-defined, bright, energetic black fruit and minerally layers, supported by beautifully ripe, rounded tannins and seamless freshness, finishing with a long-lingering, mesmerizing array of earth, rock and glittery fruit nuances. This is a wine that will stop you in your tracks and demand you to think, contemplate and reflect. And if all that isn’t enough, it is also fantastically delicious. The blend this year is 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. LPB-06/2020

98 - 100 points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Leoville Las Cases

375ml Price $97

750ml Price $190

1.5L Price $325

3L Price $790

6L Price $1560

The 2019 Léoville Las Cases is a blend of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc and 11% Merlot. Harvest began early for the Merlot, on the 18th of September, and the Cabernets were picked in October, finishing on the 8th of October. The IPT number (measurement of tannins) is 80—the same as 2018. The alcohol came at 14.02% (lower than 2018), but it does seem a little lower than this percentage, probably because the pH is a little lower this year, at 3.67. It is aging in French oak barriques, 90% new. The color is opaque purple-black, with a nose that unfurls slowly in the glass, beginning with vibrant, expressive black fruit notes of freshly crushed blackcurrants, ripe blackberries and fresh black cherries, followed by a beguiling array of floral and earth nuances—candied violets, lavender, fragrant soil, underbrush, crushed rocks and black truffles. The medium to full-bodied wine dances ever so gracefully on the palate, demurely revealing tightly wound layers of of bright, crunchy black fruits and tantalizing floral and mineral sparks, supported by a rock-solid structure of firm, finely grained tannins and fantastic tension, finishing with epic persistence. Although the style is completely different, the barrel sample is behaving a lot like the Haut-Brion sample was when I tasted it, in that it appears to be holding just that little bit extra back right now. I have to call it as I see it today, but I wouldn't be surprised if when I come back to taste this from bottle, it shows me all that and a lot more. LPB-06/2020

97 - 99 Points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM


2019 Chateau Haut Bailly

375ml Price $50

750ml Price $95

1.5L Price $190

3L Price $410

6L Price $800

Composed of 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot, the 2019 Haut-Bailly was harvested from the 23rd of September to 11th of October. Deep garnet-purple colored, it leaps from the glass with vivacious notes of blackcurrant cordial, black raspberries and plum preserves with a tantalizing undercurrent of candied violets, dark chocolate, menthol and licorice plus a touch of Chinese five spice. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is achingly elegant, showing off perfumed black fruit layers with a firm frame of very fine-grained, silt-like tannins and seamless freshness, finishing with incredible persistence and fragrance. Just magic. LPB-06/2020

97 - 99 points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Pavie Macquin

375ml Price $35

750ml Price $66

1.5L Price $139

3L Price $295

6L Price $570

Liquified rocks, gravel, blackberry jam, smoke, licorice and dried flowers are some of the many aromas and flavors that infuse La Mondotte with tremendous character. Brooding and potent, the 2019 possesses dazzling richness married to structure. I can't wait to taste it from bottle. It is a wine of tremendous breeding. AG-06/2020

95 - 97 points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM



2019 Chateau Larcis Ducasse

375ml Price $34

750ml Price $63

1.5L Price $135

3L Price $285

6L Price $545

Composed of 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc, the 2019 Larcis Ducasse was harvested from the 25th of September to the 7th of October. Yields were 38.5 hectoliters per hectare this year, with around 70% of production going into the grand vin. Deep garnet-purple in color, it sails out of the glass with effortlessly graceful notes of fresh blackberries, warm red and black plums and mulberries plus hints of cedar chest, potpourri, powdered cinnamon and clove oil. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is quite tightly wound, giving glimpses of spice and mineral layers among the black fruits and firm, rounded tannins, finishing with bags of freshness and energy. About 2,850 cases are anticipated to be made. LPB-06/2020

95 - 97 points, Wine Advocate

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM