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Warre's Vintage Port 2016 (Portugal) - [WS 98, #14 Top 100 of 2018] [DM 98] [JS 96] [WE 96]
Warre's Vintage Port 2016 (Portugal) - [WS 98, #14 Top 100 of 2018] [DM 98] [JS 96] [WE 96]
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98 Points & Rank #14 Top 100 of 2018 - Wine Spectator:
"Gorgeous, with warm plum reduction and gently steeped raspberry, blackberry and boysenberry fruit flavors forming the core, all inlaid with warm ganache and smoldering tobacco accents. Very plush in feel, but has no lack of energy, as everything sails beautifully through the long finish. A late echo of anise completes the seduction. Best from 2035 through 2055. 3,000 cases made. " - JM (Dec 2018)


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Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2017 (Portugal)
Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2017 (Portugal) - [RP 98-100] [WE 97] [WS 97]
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98-100 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The 2017 Vintage Port, not quite bottled when seen but the final blend, is a field blend aged for approximately 20 months in wood. It comes in with 100 grams of residual sugar. A step up (or two) on the 2016, this shows fine depth, more focus, vivid fruit and serious power. It's not particularly thick, austere or astringent, but this is built for the long haul. It is potentially a great Taylor's, effortlessly combining brilliant fruit and structure. It tastes great now (today, it is far more vivid than its Vinha Velha sibling), but the power makes this hard to drink today. So, have some patience. It will need some time, probably a lot more than indicated, and will likely last longer than indicated as well. As noted in the accompanying article, I don't see much point to impossibly long drinking windows. At some point, reevaluation is required." - Mark Squires (11th Jul 2019)
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Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2017 (Portugal)
Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2017 [375mL HALF-BOTTLE] (Portugal) - [RP 98-100] [WE 97]
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98-100 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The 2017 Vintage Port, not quite bottled when seen but the final blend, is a field blend aged for approximately 20 months in wood. It comes in with 100 grams of residual sugar. A step up (or two) on the 2016, this shows fine depth, more focus, vivid fruit and serious power. It's not particularly thick, austere or astringent, but this is built for the long haul. It is potentially a great Taylor's, effortlessly combining brilliant fruit and structure. It tastes great now (today, it is far more vivid than its Vinha Velha sibling), but the power makes this hard to drink today. So, have some patience. It will need some time, probably a lot more than indicated, and will likely last longer than indicated as well. As noted in the accompanying article, I don't see much point to impossibly long drinking windows. At some point, reevaluation is required." - Mark Squires (11th Jul 2019)
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Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2015 (Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France) - [JS 99] [RP 97] [WE 97] [WS 96] [AG 95+]
Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2015 (Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France) - [JS 99] [JD 97+] [RP 97] [WE 97] [WS 96] [AG 95+]
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99 Points - James Suckling:
"A great wine with superb concentration and richness. yet it's ever so agile and polished. Spices, blueberries, cinnamon and dried flowers. Full body and polished and full tannins. Great length. The refinement to the tannins is amazing. Compacted. Essence-like. Needs five or six years to open. Try in 2025." (Feb 2018)
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Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Gran Selezione "Vigna del Sorbo" DOCG 2015 (Tuscany, Italy) - [JS 97] [RP 96+] [WS 95 & Rank #60 Top 100 of 2018]
Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Gran Selezione "Vigna del Sorbo" DOCG 2015 (Tuscany, Italy) - [AG 97+] [DC 97] [JS 97] [RP 96+] [WS 95 & Rank #60 Top 100 of 2018]
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97+ Points - Antonio Galloni's Vinous:
"Another captivating wine in this range, the 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo is all class. A rush of dark cherry, plum, sage, lavender and menthol races across the palate. Deep and powerful, yet also remarkably light on its feet, the 2015 has it all. Moreover, the 2015 is one of the most refined Vigna del Sorbos yet. It won't be long before the 2015 is recognized as one of the all-time great Vigna del Sorbos. Proprietor Giovanni Manetti prefers whole berry ferments in order to maintain as much freshness as possible. In recent years, Manetti has reduced punchdowns to just once a day in fermentation. The gentler approach to extraction comes through loud and clear." - Antonio Galloni (Feb 2019)
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Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits St. Georges "Clos Des Porrets St. Georges" 2017 (Burgundy, France) - [RP 92] [AG 90-92] [BH 90-92]
Domaine Henri Gouges Nuits St. Georges "Clos Des Porrets St. Georges" 2017 (Burgundy, France) - [RP 92] [AG 90-92] [BH 90-92]
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92 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"Aromas of wild berries and forest floor mingle with notions of grilled game and raw cocoa in a complex bouquet, framed by cedary new oak, introducing the 2017 Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Clos des Porrets Saint Georges. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, layered and decidedly velvety for a young Clos des Porrets, with ripe tannins, tangy acids and a long, succulent finish." - William Kelley (31st Jan 2019)


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Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2016 (Portugal) - [AG 97] [RP 94-96]
Taylor Fladgate Vintage Port 2016 (Portugal) - [JS 100, #4 Top 100 of 2018] [WS 98, #23 Top 100 of 2018] [AG 97] [RP 94-96]
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100 Points & #4 Top 100 Wines of 2018 - James Suckling:
"OMG. This is really the most amazing young Taylor's I have ever tasted. Full-bodied and lightly sweet with super power and intensity. So racy and focused. Yet this has such muscle and intensity. Needs at least eight years to show you everything it has to offer. Drink in 2025." (Nov 2018)

98 Points & #23 Top 100 Wines of 2018 - Wine Spectator Magazine:
"This is packed with raspberry, blackberry and blueberry fruit flavors that play off one another, melding with anise, fruitcake and ganache notes. A warm tarry edge coats the finish, revealing an echo of bramble. A seriously grippy, strapping Port, this revels in its power. Best from 2032 through 2055. 6,200 cases made." — JM
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Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2014 (Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France) - [WE 97] [AG 96] [WS 95] [RP 93]
Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2014 (Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France) - [WE 97] [AG 96] [WS 95] [RP 93]
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97 Points - Wine Enthusiast Magazine:
"Effectively half-and-half Merlot and Cabernet Franc, this is a tremendous wine. With very fine tannins, spice from a touch of wood and swathes of ripe fruits give this wine its concentration and its huge potential. The wine has weight and a dark, dense structure that will allow it to age for many years. Drink from 2027. Roger Voss" - (4/1/2017)
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Lingua Franca Chardonnay "Bunker Hill" 2017 (Willamette Valley, Oregon) - [WS 92]
Lingua Franca Chardonnay "Bunker Hill" 2017 (Willamette Valley, Oregon) - [WS 92]
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92 Points - Wine Spectator Magazine:
"Svelte and elegantly polished, with sleek layers of apple, lemon curd and spicy lees that glide effortlessly on a lingering finish. Drink now. 541 cases made." - TF (Issue Oct 15, 2019)

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Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Gran Selezione "Vigna del Sorbo" DOCG 2015 [1.5L MAGNUM] (Tuscany, Italy) - [WS 95]
Fontodi Chianti Classico Riserva Gran Selezione "Vigna del Sorbo" DOCG 2015 [1.5L MAGNUM] (Tuscany, Italy) - [AG 97+] [DC 97] [JS 97] [RP 96+] [WS 95 & Rank #60 Top 100 of 2018]
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97+ Points - Antonio Galloni's Vinous:
"Another captivating wine in this range, the 2015 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Vigna del Sorbo is all class. A rush of dark cherry, plum, sage, lavender and menthol races across the palate. Deep and powerful, yet also remarkably light on its feet, the 2015 has it all. Moreover, the 2015 is one of the most refined Vigna del Sorbos yet. It won't be long before the 2015 is recognized as one of the all-time great Vigna del Sorbos. Proprietor Giovanni Manetti prefers whole berry ferments in order to maintain as much freshness as possible. In recent years, Manetti has reduced punchdowns to just once a day in fermentation. The gentler approach to extraction comes through loud and clear." - Antonio Galloni (Feb 2019)
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