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Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes 1981 [375ml HALF-BOTTLE] (Sauternes, Bordeaux, France)
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes 1981 [375ml HALF-BOTTLE] (Sauternes, Bordeaux, France)
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93 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (1980 vintage):
"This year is a perfect example of a vintage that was much better for the sweet wines of Barsac and Sauternes than it was for the red wines. Yquem produced its greatest wine since the twin titans of 1975 and 1976. Medium golden, with a big, opulent, honeyed, oaky, flowery, tropical fruit bouquet, this wine is rich and concentrated, has very good acidity, a lot of botrytis, and a stunning finish. It is a great success, and it continues to evolve at a snail's pace. Anticipated maturity: Now-2035. Last tasted, 12/90." - Robert Parker (Jan 1998)
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes 1989 (Sauternes, Bordeaux, France) - [RP 97] [WS 97]
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes 1989 (Sauternes, Bordeaux, France) - [RP 97] [WS 97]
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97 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The favorite sweet wine of millionaires, Chateau d'Yquem has, not unexpectedly, turned in a brilliant effort with their newly released 1989. It is a large-scaled, massively rich, unctuously-textured wine that should evolve effortlessly for a half century or more. It does not reveal the compelling finesse and complexity of the 1988 or 1986, but it is a far heavier, richer wine than either of those vintages. It is reminiscent of the 1976, with additional fat and glycerin. The wine is extremely alcoholic and rich, with a huge nose of smoky, honey-covered coconuts and overripe pineapples and apricots. As with most young vintages of Yquem, the wine's structure is barely noticeable. These wines are so highly extracted and rich yet approachable young, it is difficult to believe they will last for 50 or more years. The 1989 is the richest Yquem made in the eighties, and it has an edge in complexity over the powerhouse 1983. It remains to be seen whether this wine will develop the extraordinary aromatic complexity possessed by the promising 1988 and 1986 Yquems." - Robert M. Parker, Jr. (Dec 1997)
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes 1998 (Sauternes, Bordeaux, France) - [ST 95]
Chateau D'Yquem Sauternes 1998 (Sauternes, Bordeaux, France) - [ST 95]
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95 Points - Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar:
"Pale gold. Knockout aromas of creme brulee, coconut, vanilla bean, honey and orange peel. Lush and seductively silky in the mouth; its creamy, seamless texture makes it seem deceptively accessible today but sound acid structure should keep it going for 20 years or more. Not hugely sweet or tropical but very complex and fine. Firm, hazelnutty finish offers great length, if not quite the grip of the '89." - Stephen Tanzer (Jul/Aug '98)

Heitz Cellar "Martha's Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 [1.5L MAGNUM] (Napa Valley, California) - [JS 95]
Heitz Cellar "Martha's Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 [1.5L MAGNUM] (Napa Valley, California) - [JS 95]
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95 Points - James Suckling:
"The blackcurrants and blackberries with lavender and rosemary really pop out of the glass. Full body, tight and polished tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Shows tension and focus with a precise finish. Very finely textured. A classical wine. From organically grown grapes. Try in 2021 and onwards." (May 2018)
Dow's Vintage Port 2016 (Portugal) [375ml HALF BOTTLE] - [JS 96]
Dow's Vintage Port 2016 (Portugal) [375ml HALF BOTTLE] - [JS 96]
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96 Points - James Suckling:
"Aromas of blueberries, blackberries and dried flowers plus hints of slate follow through to a full body, very fine tannins and a driven and linear finish. Orange peel and dried fruit. Sleek and racy. Ready to try in 2024." (May 29, 2018)


Argiano Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2013 (Tuscany, Italy)
Argiano Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2013 (Tuscany, Italy)
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96 Points & #5 Top 25 Brunello di Montalcino 2012 - James Suckling (2012 vintage):
"Fantastically complex aromas of spices, dried flowers and plums follow through to a full body, integrated and polished tannins and a superb finish. This is a 2012 Brunello with it all. Drink in 2018." - (Tuesday, May 2, 2017)
La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Franc 2015 (Napa Valley, California) - [RP 96] [WE 95] [JS 93] [AG 92]
La Jota Howell Mountain Cabernet Franc 2015 (Napa Valley, California) - [RP 96] [WE 95] [JS 93] [AG 92]
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96 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"Made from 100% Cabernet Franc, the 2015 Cabernet Franc Howell Mountain has a very deep purple-black color, revealing a drop dead gorgeous perfume of red roses, violets and black tea over a core of kirsch, red currants and black raspberries, with wafts of cinnamon stick and dried herbs. Medium-bodied, very finely textured and refreshing in the mouth, it offers wonderful perfumed red fruit layers and a long, mineral-laced finish. 522 cases produced." - Lisa Perrotti-Brown (Dec 2017)
Lewis Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (Napa Valley, California)
Lewis Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (Napa Valley, California)
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94 Points - Wine Spectator Magazine (2014 vintage):
"A creamy textured charmer, infused with mocha and dark berry flavors and offering density and complexity, this builds on tiers of jazzy oak, polished currant and blackberry. Ends with rounded tannins that let the flavors glide on the finish. Best from 2019 through 2030." — J.L. (Feb. 1, 2017)
Orin Swift Cellars "Mannequin" Chardonnay 2016 (Napa Valley, California) - [RP 91+]
Orin Swift Cellars "Mannequin" Chardonnay 2016 (Napa Valley, California) - [RP 91+]
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91+ Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The 2016 Chardonnay Mannequin has delicate peach blossoms and ripe pears notes with hints of ginger, freshly baked bread and allspice. Full-bodied with a seductive oiliness to the texture, it fills the palate with spicy pears plus savory/toasty nuances, finishing long and perfumed. 8,100 cases produced." - Lisa Perrotti-Brown (29th Mar 2018)

Antinori Toscana "Tignanello" IGT 2015 (Tuscany, Italy) [1.5L MAGNUM] - [JS 98] [WS 97]
Antinori Toscana "Tignanello" IGT 2015 (Tuscany, Italy) [1.5L MAGNUM] - [JS 98] [WS 97]
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98 Points - James Suckling:
"Fantastic aromas of dark berries, sandalwood and Spanish cedar that are ever so deep. Full body, an incredible spin of polished tannins and bright acidity. Incredible depth. Like looking over the edge of a skyscraper. Powerful and structured. A great Tignanello. A little more sangiovese than usual. Best since the legendary 1997?" - (January 22, 2018)