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September has become one of the most exciting times in the fine wine calendar. We have a wealth of releases expected in the coming weeks, including some of the hottest vinous delights on earth.


Just in case you think we are exaggerating, in a single month, we will see the release of Latour, Opus One, Inglenook, Phelps Insignia and Seña, among others... can they be described as anything but the pre-eminent wines of their regions?


Pre-order now to make sure none of these iconic masterpieces passes you by. When they do hit the market in the coming weeks, without fail, they will sell out with remarkable speed.

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6 Products

Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)

£680 - £816

2019

Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

Wow! The aromas to this are really exceptional, with a tangerine edge to the blackcurrants, graphite, lead pencil, flowers and wet earth. It changes all the time. So expressive and refined. Full-bodied with great intensity and depth of fruit. The ultra-fine tannins display millions of layers. The texture on the palate is superb and lasts for minutes. This is the new 1974 George de Latour, which was a legend. Real Napa Valley red here. Drinkable now, to understand it, but truly great in five to six years and onwards. Benchmark.

California 6x75cl - 100 (JS) Read Review/Description

£680 - £816

If a product is only available on pre-order then the suggested prices are to be used as a guide, and are based on release prices from previous years. The final release price will be confirmed later
Inglenook Rubicon 2019 (6x75cl)

£650 - £845

2019

Inglenook Rubicon 2019 (6x75cl)

Vinous (95)

The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon Rubicon offers a captivating mix of textural intensity and vibrancy. Black cherry, spice, rose petal, menthol and licorice are all beautifully delineated. A wine of vertical lift and drive, the 2019 has the vibrancy to develop beautifully for years to come.

California 6x75cl - 95 (VN) Read Review/Description

£650 - £845

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Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)

£350 - £455

2019

Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)

Vinous (93)

The 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) is absolutely gorgeous. Succulent red cherry, red plum, mocha, spice and leather are front and center. Soft contours and silky plush tannins give the 2019 its tremendous immediacy and overall appeal. The 2019 is a superb wine in its peer group.

California 6x75cl - 93 (VN) Read Review/Description

£350 - £455

If a product is only available on pre-order then the suggested prices are to be used as a guide, and are based on release prices from previous years. The final release price will be confirmed later
Joseph Phelps Insignia 2019 (6x75cl)

£975 - £1,170

2019

Joseph Phelps Insignia 2019 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (96-98)

The 2019 Insignia is composed of 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot and 2% Malbec. The vineyard sources this year include: 32% Yountville (Oak Knoll District), 23% Banca Dorada (Rutherford), 14% Suscol (South Napa Valley), 14% Home Ranch (St. Helena), 12% Las Rocas (Stags Leap District), 3% Barboza (Stags Leap District) and 2% El Venadito (Oak Knoll District). The wine is aging for 24 months in 100% new French oak barrels. Deep garnet-purple in color, it needs a little swirling to unlock a gorgeous perfume of black cherry compote, stewed plums and blackcurrant pastilles with hints of bay leaves, red roses, underbrush and pencil lead plus a hint of menthol. Medium to full-bodied, the palate delivers impactful black fruit preserves layers with finely grained tannins and seamless freshness, finishing long and layered. 18,000 cases are due to be made. (Tasted as a barrel sample.)

California 6x75cl - 96-98 (WA) Read Review/Description

£975 - £1,170

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Opus One 2019 (6x75cl)

£1,495 - £1,794

2019

Opus One 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

The purity of fruit is really something else here, with currants and fresh flowers, such as violets and roses. Flower stems as well. Fantastic length and structure to the wine, with tightness and focus. Wonderful fruit. Graceful. A blend of 78% cabernet sauvignon, 8% merlot, 7% petit verdot, 6% cabernet franc and 1% malbec. Try after 2028.

California 6x75cl - 99 (JS) Read Review/Description

£1,495 - £1,794

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Opus One Overture 2022 (6x75cl)

£700 - £910

2022

Opus One Overture 2022 (6x75cl)

California 6x75cl - -

£700 - £910

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