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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Dom Perignon 2002 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £2,180.58
2002

Dom Perignon 2002 (6x75cl)

Antonio Galloni - Vinous (98)

The 2002 Dom Pérignon speaks to opulence and intensity. Rich, layered and voluptuous in the glass, the 2002 shows off its flamboyant personality with flair. Butter, cooked apple and tropically-leaning fruits mesh together effortlessly. Interestingly, with time in the glass the 2002 gains in freshness and energy without losing its essential opulence. The elevated ripeness of the year gives the 2002 Dom Pérignon distinctly Puligny-Montrachet leaning inflections. Chef de Caves Richard Geoffroy adds that August that year was hot and very dry. Rain towards the end of the month and into early September freshened the vines and accelerated the final phase of ripening. This is yet another fabulous showing from the 2002, which continues to cement its reputation as a truly epic Dom Pérignon.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (VN (AG)) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £2,180.58
Bollinger RD 2002 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,172.58
2002

Bollinger RD 2002 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

It's striking that is as fresh as it is given the ten years in the cellars. It has a fine citrus nose with plenty of lemons, grapefruit and yellow chalky notes, not to mention some lighter floral elements. The palate is super dry (dosage at 3-4g), and there's a silky, sherbet-like texture that makes this smooth fine and long. The citrus flavors give way to the surging acidity and the finish twists very slowly through to lightly toasted cashew nuts mingled with complex fruit and citrus flavors. Disgorged October 22, 2013.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-6 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 2 99 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,172.58
Bollinger La Grande Annee 2002 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,070.58
2002

Bollinger La Grande Annee 2002 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (97)

A stunning edition of one of the great vintage Champagnes that sees immense power and freshness carry the inherent complexity that is the cornerstone of the Bollinger style. Lemon rind, chalk, lime juice and light-grilled nuts here, this has terrific freshness and fragrant lift, gently sweet biscuity complexity here too. The palate's crisp, powerful, assertive and long, delivering a wealth of apple, melon and citrus fruit flavour amid lemon biscuit, almond nougat and a jousting savoury vs. cleansing finish. It's superb now, but will grow and develop handsomely for some years if well cellared. Drink from 2016.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 97 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,070.58
Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Nicolas Francois 2002 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £770.58
2002

Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Nicolas Francois 2002 (6x75cl)

The Champagne Guide (99)

"(disgorged in 2012; 60% Montagne de Reims pinot noir, 40% Côte des Blancs chardonnay; 18% barrel-fermented in old oak casks; partial malolactic fermentation; 4g/L dosage)... Even at 13 years of age it upholds brilliant primary definition of icy lemon citrus, with only subtle graceful evolution of nougat and butter, promising decades of potential yet. As always, the greatness of Billecart is proclaimed not by impact or power, but by slowly rising complexity and profound chalk mineral presence. Its cascade of minerality is very fine, to the point of silkiness, yet simultaneously poised and confident. Delightful poise and intricate craftsmanship proclaim one of the great Billecarts of the modern era, a champagne with many characters and subplots to reveal, to be enjoyed slowly in the presence of the most intimate company--and ideally not for at least another decade.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
6-8 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 1 99 (CG) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £770.58
Louis Roederer Cristal 2008 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £2,498.58
2008

Louis Roederer Cristal 2008 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

The 2008 Cristal is a perfect wine, and Champagne simple does not get any better. This incredible wine offers a beautiful perfume of clean, crisp fruits, layers of complexity in its toasted spice and white flowers, and an utterly seamless, yet powerful style on the palate. This is a rich, decadent expression of Cristal yet it’s still crystalline and elegant, with no sensation of weight, and it just glides over the palate. Haut Couture at its finest and this majestic, profound, legendary Cristal can be drunk anytime over the coming 2-3 decades.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £2,498.58
Dom Perignon 2008 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,521.78
2008

Dom Perignon 2008 (6x75cl)

Decanter (98)

Dom Perignon 2008 will leave memories in the minds of wine lovers. A powerful, toasted style, the bouquet expresses aromas of almonds, candied lemon and a slight smoky touch that gives it an additional richness. The palate is powerful with a vinous character and an almost fleshy texture. Of course, time in the cellar will allow it to express itself fully, but it's still possible to enjoy this now.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-7 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (DC) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,521.78
Bollinger La Grande Annee 2008 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,160.58
2008

Bollinger La Grande Annee 2008 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (99)

The 2008 La Grande Année is another brilliant 2008 that delivers the goods. Straight-up awesome notes of stone fruits, white flowers, honeysuckle, and an incredible, liquid rock-like minerality all emerge from the glass, and it develops more nuance, spice, toasted bread, and an almost Alsatian Riesling-like petrol character over the course of the evening. It’s a full-bodied, rich, powerful Champagne, yet like the top 2008s, it has brilliant precision, purity, and focus. It’s unquestionably one of the finest versions of this cuvée ever produced, although it needs another 4-5 years of bottle age to hit prime time. It should keep for 3-4 decades. Bravo!
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 99 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,160.58
Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Elisabeth Salmon Brut Rose 2008 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,087.38
2008

Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Elisabeth Salmon Brut Rose 2008 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

This is very vinous with aromas of iron, strawberries, old roses and geraniums. So aromatic. Full-bodied, really intense and layered with super dryness and depth. Lots of saline and spicy character at the end, such as clove and pepper, as well as hints of flowers and melted butter. Strawberry tart at the end. 17% in aged oak casks. Blend of 55% pinot noir from six villages (Mareuil sur Ay, Ay, Bouzy, Ambonnay, Verzenay and Verzy) and 45% chardonnay from three Grand Crus (Mesnil sur Oger, Cramant and Chouilly). 9% of the blend is red wine from a parcel in the village of Mareuil sur Ay. Bottled June 2009 and disgorged July 2019. Drink or hold.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,087.38
Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,639.38
2012

Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (6x75cl)

Wine Enthusiast (98)

As the first 100% biodynamic Cristal, entirely from Roederer-owned vineyards, this is an important milestone. This latest incarnation is a great Champagne with its density, elegance and poise. Still impressively young, the wine is taut, tightly wound and textured. At the same time, it has pure, ripe white and citrus fruits that are perfumed, and an important part of this wine's long-term future. Drink at the earliest from 2023.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-7 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (WE) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,639.38
Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill 2012 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,340.58
2012

Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill 2012 (6x75cl)

Wine Enthusiast (99)

The great 2012 vintage shows well in this rich, full Champagne. Dominated as usual by Pinot Noir, the wine is powerfully ripe and impressively full of white fruits and tight minerality. Ready to drink from 2022, it is worthy of aging and certainly drinkable even in 10 years time.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 99 (WE) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,340.58
Dom Perignon 2012 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £1,280.58
2012

Dom Perignon 2012 (6x75cl)

Decanter (98)

What a magnificent bouquet for this Dom Pérignon 2012! Pastry, a hint of smoke and autolytic notes provide a compelling counterpart to eager yet elegant aromas of citrus (lime, tangerine and kumquat) joined by those of fresh fruit, herbs, liquorice, and menthol. There is even a refreshing note of ivy. The palate is tense, vibrant, and very fresh despite its impressive density, which meets its match with an unending finish. This 2012 incarnates the very essence of Dom Pérignon with such a concentrated degree of intensity, along with a capacity for ageing, that it is surely destined for a second life in a P2 edition.
5 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 5 98 (DC) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £1,280.58
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Dom Perignon 2002 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £1,800.00
2002

Dom Perignon 2002 (6x75cl)

Antonio Galloni - Vinous (98)

The 2002 Dom Pérignon speaks to opulence and intensity. Rich, layered and voluptuous in the glass, the 2002 shows off its flamboyant personality with flair. Butter, cooked apple and tropically-leaning fruits mesh together effortlessly. Interestingly, with time in the glass the 2002 gains in freshness and energy without losing its essential opulence. The elevated ripeness of the year gives the 2002 Dom Pérignon distinctly Puligny-Montrachet leaning inflections. Chef de Caves Richard Geoffroy adds that August that year was hot and very dry. Rain towards the end of the month and into early September freshened the vines and accelerated the final phase of ripening. This is yet another fabulous showing from the 2002, which continues to cement its reputation as a truly epic Dom Pérignon.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (VN (AG)) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,800.00
Bollinger RD 2002 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £960.00
2002

Bollinger RD 2002 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

It's striking that is as fresh as it is given the ten years in the cellars. It has a fine citrus nose with plenty of lemons, grapefruit and yellow chalky notes, not to mention some lighter floral elements. The palate is super dry (dosage at 3-4g), and there's a silky, sherbet-like texture that makes this smooth fine and long. The citrus flavors give way to the surging acidity and the finish twists very slowly through to lightly toasted cashew nuts mingled with complex fruit and citrus flavors. Disgorged October 22, 2013.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-6 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 2 99 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £960.00
Bollinger La Grande Annee 2002 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £875.00
2002

Bollinger La Grande Annee 2002 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (97)

A stunning edition of one of the great vintage Champagnes that sees immense power and freshness carry the inherent complexity that is the cornerstone of the Bollinger style. Lemon rind, chalk, lime juice and light-grilled nuts here, this has terrific freshness and fragrant lift, gently sweet biscuity complexity here too. The palate's crisp, powerful, assertive and long, delivering a wealth of apple, melon and citrus fruit flavour amid lemon biscuit, almond nougat and a jousting savoury vs. cleansing finish. It's superb now, but will grow and develop handsomely for some years if well cellared. Drink from 2016.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 97 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £875.00
Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Nicolas Francois 2002 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £625.00
2002

Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Nicolas Francois 2002 (6x75cl)

The Champagne Guide (99)

"(disgorged in 2012; 60% Montagne de Reims pinot noir, 40% Côte des Blancs chardonnay; 18% barrel-fermented in old oak casks; partial malolactic fermentation; 4g/L dosage)... Even at 13 years of age it upholds brilliant primary definition of icy lemon citrus, with only subtle graceful evolution of nougat and butter, promising decades of potential yet. As always, the greatness of Billecart is proclaimed not by impact or power, but by slowly rising complexity and profound chalk mineral presence. Its cascade of minerality is very fine, to the point of silkiness, yet simultaneously poised and confident. Delightful poise and intricate craftsmanship proclaim one of the great Billecarts of the modern era, a champagne with many characters and subplots to reveal, to be enjoyed slowly in the presence of the most intimate company--and ideally not for at least another decade.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
6-8 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 1 99 (CG) Read Review/Description In Bond: £625.00
Louis Roederer Cristal 2008 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £2,065.00
2008

Louis Roederer Cristal 2008 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

The 2008 Cristal is a perfect wine, and Champagne simple does not get any better. This incredible wine offers a beautiful perfume of clean, crisp fruits, layers of complexity in its toasted spice and white flowers, and an utterly seamless, yet powerful style on the palate. This is a rich, decadent expression of Cristal yet it’s still crystalline and elegant, with no sensation of weight, and it just glides over the palate. Haut Couture at its finest and this majestic, profound, legendary Cristal can be drunk anytime over the coming 2-3 decades.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: £2,065.00
Dom Perignon 2008 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £1,251.00
2008

Dom Perignon 2008 (6x75cl)

Decanter (98)

Dom Perignon 2008 will leave memories in the minds of wine lovers. A powerful, toasted style, the bouquet expresses aromas of almonds, candied lemon and a slight smoky touch that gives it an additional richness. The palate is powerful with a vinous character and an almost fleshy texture. Of course, time in the cellar will allow it to express itself fully, but it's still possible to enjoy this now.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-7 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (DC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,251.00
Bollinger La Grande Annee 2008 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £950.00
2008

Bollinger La Grande Annee 2008 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (99)

The 2008 La Grande Année is another brilliant 2008 that delivers the goods. Straight-up awesome notes of stone fruits, white flowers, honeysuckle, and an incredible, liquid rock-like minerality all emerge from the glass, and it develops more nuance, spice, toasted bread, and an almost Alsatian Riesling-like petrol character over the course of the evening. It’s a full-bodied, rich, powerful Champagne, yet like the top 2008s, it has brilliant precision, purity, and focus. It’s unquestionably one of the finest versions of this cuvée ever produced, although it needs another 4-5 years of bottle age to hit prime time. It should keep for 3-4 decades. Bravo!
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 99 (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: £950.00
Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Elisabeth Salmon Brut Rose 2008 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £889.00
2008

Billecart-Salmon Cuvee Elisabeth Salmon Brut Rose 2008 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

This is very vinous with aromas of iron, strawberries, old roses and geraniums. So aromatic. Full-bodied, really intense and layered with super dryness and depth. Lots of saline and spicy character at the end, such as clove and pepper, as well as hints of flowers and melted butter. Strawberry tart at the end. 17% in aged oak casks. Blend of 55% pinot noir from six villages (Mareuil sur Ay, Ay, Bouzy, Ambonnay, Verzenay and Verzy) and 45% chardonnay from three Grand Crus (Mesnil sur Oger, Cramant and Chouilly). 9% of the blend is red wine from a parcel in the village of Mareuil sur Ay. Bottled June 2009 and disgorged July 2019. Drink or hold.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £889.00
Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £1,349.00
2012

Louis Roederer Cristal 2012 (6x75cl)

Wine Enthusiast (98)

As the first 100% biodynamic Cristal, entirely from Roederer-owned vineyards, this is an important milestone. This latest incarnation is a great Champagne with its density, elegance and poise. Still impressively young, the wine is taut, tightly wound and textured. At the same time, it has pure, ripe white and citrus fruits that are perfumed, and an important part of this wine's long-term future. Drink at the earliest from 2023.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-7 weeks

Champagne 6x75cl 1 98 (WE) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,349.00
Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill 2012 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £1,100.00
2012

Pol Roger Sir Winston Churchill 2012 (6x75cl)

Wine Enthusiast (99)

The great 2012 vintage shows well in this rich, full Champagne. Dominated as usual by Pinot Noir, the wine is powerfully ripe and impressively full of white fruits and tight minerality. Ready to drink from 2022, it is worthy of aging and certainly drinkable even in 10 years time.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 1 99 (WE) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,100.00
Dom Perignon 2012 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £1,050.00
2012

Dom Perignon 2012 (6x75cl)

Decanter (98)

What a magnificent bouquet for this Dom Pérignon 2012! Pastry, a hint of smoke and autolytic notes provide a compelling counterpart to eager yet elegant aromas of citrus (lime, tangerine and kumquat) joined by those of fresh fruit, herbs, liquorice, and menthol. There is even a refreshing note of ivy. The palate is tense, vibrant, and very fresh despite its impressive density, which meets its match with an unending finish. This 2012 incarnates the very essence of Dom Pérignon with such a concentrated degree of intensity, along with a capacity for ageing, that it is surely destined for a second life in a P2 edition.
5 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Champagne 6x75cl 5 98 (DC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,050.00

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