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2010 Apothic Red
California

A blend of Syrah, Zinfandel & Merlot, this plush red is calling for food off the grill.  Black cherry and rhubarb makes this velvety blend stand out amongst its peers of the same price.   Plus the backing of vanilla and brown spice brings home the show quite nicely to make a smooth easy drinking wine.

Dennis' Pick
2008 Januik Cabernet Sauvignon, Champoux Vineyard

"Exotic spices and an impressive array of dark fruit flavors are surpisingly lush and creamy but still substantial and penetrating in the mouth.  Ready to drink now, this one of a kind cabernet is only available at Lukas Liquor Superstore."

2010 Opus One
"A groundbreaking collaboration between the late Robert Mondavi and Baron Phillippe Rothschild, this vintage of Opus One offers flavors of dark fruit highlighted by well integrated acidity, while the round velvety tannins wrapped up in a silky texture.  One for the cellar.

 Wine Consultant Picks

Jodi's Pick
'02 Argyle Extended Triage Brut
"Succulent and mouth filling with expansive and soaring flavors.  One of the top 100 wines in the world on Wine Spectator's 2012 list."

Gruet Blanc de Noir
"Who doesn't like bubbles, especially when it's a great bargain for the quality?  Creamy and crisp bubbly from New Mexico? Don't knock it until you try it."

Bill's Pick
2004 E. Guigal Cote-Rotie
"100% Syrah from a great producer."

Kathy's Pick
2010 Domaine Galeva Chateauneuf du Pape
"Granted, it may be a little pricey, but this 95 point wine drinks now through 2027.  I bought a case and will drink a bottle each year or anniversary and see how it evolves.  It reminds me of my kids.  You think you can't love them more than you already do, but then each year it just keeps getting lovelier and more interesting."

2010 Leese-Fitch
Sauvignon Blanc
Sonoma County, California

Value for dollar, this crisp and clean Sauvignon Blanc is definitely a good buy.  Zesty aroma of citrus and tropical flower is balanced out with vibrant acidity and an oceanic minerality.  Perfect to refresh on the upcoming summer days, zippy lemongrass spice notes are the key to reviving a tired soul.

The wine department at Lukas Liquor features a generous selection of wines from the US and around the world. From hard to find boutique wines to everyday favorites, we offer consistenly low prices. Knowledgeable wine consultants can assist you with selecting a special bottle, pairing wines for any occasion or planning a special event. Certified Wine Specialists & Sommelier on staff.

Dick's Pick
L'ecole
2009 Columbia Valley Semillon

This is a very different dry white wine that is definitely worth a try. The Semillon grape was made famous by the great honey rich sweet wines of Sauternes. Similar to Sauternes, this wine is blended with some (17%) Sauvignon Blanc and while it retains the richness of Sauternes, that’s where the comparison ends. The sugar is fermented away leaving a complex crisp wine, exceptionally fragrant, with natural acidity and tropical fruit flavors. This wine will refresh on its own and is well suited for pairing with spicy fish or any white meat dishes. This wine was a Wine Enthusiast Best Buy and scored 91 points.

Greg's Pick
A to Z Wineworks
2011 Oregon Rose’

When I made this pick the weather was Spring-like and, to me, this signifies the onset of Rose’ season. Now the weather’s been Summer-like which makes this wine even more appropriate. A to Z produces this wine from 100% Oregon Sangiovese. It comes out in limited supply each vintage so, once it sells out it’s gone until the next release. If you enjoy a good Rose’ be sure to try this one soon!

Angela's Pick
2010 Castle Rock Point Noir from Mendocino County, California
This northern California Pinot Noir is medium-bodied in style and ruby red in color. The bouquet is floral with spice notes. On the palate the wine offers up flavors of blackberry, cinnamon, and sweet vanilla. This may not be a “great” wine, it is definitely an enjoyable sipper that over-delivers for the modest cost.
I had this wine with a baked salmon dish and it was quite delightful. Finding a pleasant Pinot Noir for less than $15.00 can be a real challenge…but this one sure fits
the bill!

Sandy's Pick
The Table 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, California
This wine was constructed by several well known sommeliers to maximize quality over cost. This is a delicious wine, Cabernet Sauvignon blended with some Cabernet Franc and Petite Verdot. The initial impact on tasting The Table is class! It offers a certain rich character that is usually only experienced in upper tier west coast wines. The palate yields up red currents and blackberries with hints of spice, oak, and tannin. With a touch of tartness and acidity, it has great
“mouth-feel” TRY THIS WINE!
This is a limited release.

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90 POINTS & UNDER $25

Welcome to Lukas Liquors
Home of Everyday Low Prices and Best Selection in the Midwest.

-Kitchen Sink White Blend
90 Points (Wine Enthusiasts)

-2010 Evodia Garnacha
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-2010 Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling
90 Points (Wine Spectator)

-2010 Leese-Fitch Sauvignon Blanc
90 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

-2009 Bodegas Olivares Altos de la Hoya Monastrelle
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-2010 Casa Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Apalta
90 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

-2007 E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-2008 Vina Robles Cabernet Sauvignon
90 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

-2008 Thorn-Clarke Shotfire Shiraz
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-2009 Alma Negra Blend
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-2010 Seghesio Sonoma County Zinfandel
93 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

-2009 Alvaro Palacios Camins Del Priorat
94 Points (Robert Parker)


 

 

-2009 Descendientes De J. Palacios Bierzo Petalos
93 Points (Wine Spectator)

-2008 Chateau St.Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot
91 Points (Wine Spectator)

-2008 Vina Robles Cabernet Sauvignon
90 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

-2009 Bodegas Borsao Tres Pics Granacha
92 Points (Wine Spectator)

-2007 Clos du Bois Calcaire Charonnay
92 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

-2010 Tablas Creek Patelin De Tablas
91 Points (Wine Spectator)

 

Mitch's Pick
2010 Orin Swift Papillon
"Aromas of currant, cassis, and plum are instant along with soft french oak notes and some cedar box accents.  Flavors of Bing Cherry, ripe blackberry, mocha, expresso, and black licorice on the palate.  The round and silky tannins providing an incredibly long finish."

-2009 Vina Godeval Godello Blanco
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-2008 Renzo Masi Chianti Reserva
90 Points (Wine Spectator)

-2010 Lamadrid Malbec
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-Rio Madre Rioja
90 Points (Wine Enthusiast)

-2008 Seis de Luberri Tempranillo
90 Points (Robert Parker)

-2009 Ransom Pinot Noir
90 Points (Wine Spectator)

 

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Mary's Pick
Trinchero Napa Valley
Cabernet Franc
"Cabernet Franc is my favorite grape varietal and the Trinchero is just delightful."

Kaylee's Pick
2010 Newton Unfiltered Merlot
"Yes, Merlot is GOOD!  Newton Unfiltered Merlot is amazing.  It's rich and complex with a lengthy finish."

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