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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 commodities 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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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Bibi Graetz Colore 2019 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £459.00
2019

Bibi Graetz Colore 2019 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

This is so perfumed and seductive, with blackberries, cherries, dried flowers and perfume. It’s full-bodied and tight with very fine tannins. Really structured and long. Superb tannin texture. So fine, yet so powerful. This is an incredible combination of fruit and structure. Old-vine magic. Drink after 2026.
Delivery to Storage from 9 Nov 2021

Tuscany 3x75cl 3 99 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £459.00
Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £405.00
2019

Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (97)

Very attractive combination of dried fruit and spices with black cherries and plums. Aromas of flowers and sandalwood, too. Full-bodied and very refined, yet intense, with plush, velvety tannins that are wonderfully integrated and intertwined with the fruit. Ripe center palate. Tight at the end, suggesting the need for some serious bottle age. Very structured. Try after 2025.
Delivery to Storage from 2 Dec 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 5 97 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £405.00
Caiarossa 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £213.50
2018

Caiarossa 2018 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (96)

This is extremely perfumed with violets, sage, lavender, currants and berries. Fresh and vivid. Medium-to full-bodied with super refined tannins and fruit. So subtle and refined. This is really long and gorgeous. Goes on for minutes. A change in style from past vintages and I like it. 30% syrah, 30% cabernet franc, 16% cabernet sauvignon, 12% merlot 7% petit verdot and 5% sangiovese. From organically grown grapes. So hard not to drink now, but better after 2023.
Delivery to Storage from 26 Nov 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 1 96 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £213.50
Jim Barry Armagh Shiraz 2017 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £895.00
2017

Jim Barry Armagh Shiraz 2017 (6x75cl)

Halliday Wine Companion (96)

Largely standard vinification with individual blocks ex the Armagh Vineyard, 10 days on skins, some blocks given 3 weeks post-ferment maceration. Elegance isn't the aim of The Armagh, but the '17 vintage has made it easy. Richly flavoured with dark fruits, savoury tannins balance and lengthen the palate.

South Australia 6x75cl - 96 (HWC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £895.00
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Masseto 2018 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £1,838.00
2018

Masseto 2018 (3x75cl)

Jane Anson (100)

Axel Heinz turning out yet again a wine that is generous and moreish but that goes deeper, offering layers of coffee, smoked herbs, rosemary, saffron, gentle waves of powerful brambled fruits. Mouthwatering, with tension and precision. Finely spun tannin that are elastic in embracing and taming the exuberant fruits yet chewy enough on the finish to show there is plenty of ageing ability ahead. Makes a big impression and yet has that Italian ability to be gulpable at the same time. A more elegant, moreish version of Merlot than you get in the biggest Pomerols, but every bit as beautiful. 11ha.
Delivery to Storage from 28 Nov 2021

Tuscany 3x75cl 2 100 (JA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,838.00
Masseto Massetino 2019 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £989.00
2019

Masseto Massetino 2019 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94-96)

Tasted before bottling, the 2019 Massetino is shaping up beautifully. This is the third vintage made of the Merlot-based wine enhanced with a small part of Cabernet Franc. The Cabernet Franc is what distinguishes this euphemistically diminutive expression of Masseto, and it is its distinctive vinous signature. The 2019 vintage is soft and pliant but also incredibly rich and layered. It offers generous black fruit with ripe cherry and blackberry. Spice, tobacco and campfire ash fill in the rear and build the aromatic profile of this wine that is already stacked tall and proud. We still need to see how the 2019 plays out in the bottle, and I am especially interested to gauge how the thick and rich fruit concentration works against the less pronounced acidity of the vintage.
Delivery to Storage from 11 Dec 2021

Tuscany 3x75cl 2 94-96 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £989.00
Mazzei Siepi 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £404.00
2019

Mazzei Siepi 2019 (6x75cl)

Vinous (99)

The 2019 Siepi continues a trend towards greater finesse and nuance in this wine. Crème de cassis, lavender, spice, licorice and plum meld together effortlessly in the glass. Dense and layered, with striking detail, the 2019 is so impressive. The flavors are bright, bold and punchy. An exceptionally beautiful and riveting wine, the 2019 is rich and concentrated, but not at all heavy. What a total knock-out.
Delivery to Storage from 31 Dec 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 1 99 (VN) Read Review/Description In Bond: £404.00
Orma 2019 (6x75cl)

£267 - £294

2019

Orma 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (97)

This is a tight and powerful Orma with solid tannins that beautifully frame the fruit in the wine. Full-bodied and focused with intense structure and fruit character. Perhaps the best Orma ever. Give this four or five years to open. Try after 2025.

Tuscany 6x75cl - 97 (JS) Read Review/Description

£267 - £294

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
Penfolds Bin 169 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £745.00
2018

Penfolds Bin 169 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (6x75cl)

The Real Review (98)

Very deep, dark, youthful purple/red colour, impressive in the glass. The bouquet is reserved and understated, with more earthy, savoury aromas coming first followed by cassisy cabernet-like nuances, the palate more elegant than expected with lovely purity of concentrated blackberry, blackcurrant cabernet fruit skilfully welded to neatly integrated oak characters. A cracking wine, concentrated but in no way heavy or overwrought. Indeed, it has real elegance. A delicious wine, and there's much more to come for those who are patient.
Delivery to Storage from 21 Nov 2021

South Australia 6x75cl 3 98 (TRR) Read Review/Description In Bond: £745.00
Petrolo Galatrona 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £391.50
2019

Petrolo Galatrona 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

Blackberries and black cherries with lavender and violets on the nose. Full-bodied with velvety, chewy tannins, yet the fruit is very intense with vibrancy and energy. Muscular, yet agile. Pure and poised. A unique definition of merlot in Tuscany. Drink after 2025.
Delivery to Storage from 30 Nov 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 1 99 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £391.50
Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 2016 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £234.00
2016

Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino 2016 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (95)

This is so aromatic and floral with cedar, dried roses, and black cherries. It’s full-bodied, yet so refined and tight with silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Tight and focused. Needs time to open, but shows beautiful finesse and focus. Drink after 2024.
Delivery to Storage from 26 Nov 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 41 95 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £234.00
Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2015 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £468.00
2015

Poggio Antico Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2015 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (97)

A very opulent style with loads of black-cherry, plum, chocolate, cookie, and dark-chocolate aromas and flavors. It’s full-bodied and very layered with loads of fruit and spices. Extremely long and flavorful. Needs time to come completely together, but so gorgeous. Drink now or hold.
Delivery to Storage from 26 Nov 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 16 97 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £468.00
Solaia 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £1,398.00
2018

Solaia 2018 (6x75cl)

Decanter (98)

From its sloped southwesterly expired position in the sunniest 20-hectare part of Tignanello’s hillside home comes this sunkissed wine bursting with ripe raisins, blackcurrants and cherries. The texture here is so enjoyable but so is the acidity, subtly mouthwatering with creamy touches around the sides. Such depth and elegance, very well constructed, juicy and plush but at the same time this has a quiet personality. A delicious wine, Wait to drink, this has a long life ahead.
Delivery to Storage from 28 Nov 2021

Tuscany 6x75cl 3 98 (DC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £1,398.00
Wynns John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £420.00
2018

Wynns John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 (6x75cl)

Matthew Jukes (19.5+)

This is the most incredible Wynns Cabernet I can remember. This is a fairly heavy statement because I have been drinking these wines for 35 years and on my website you will find vertical tastings of Wynns epic reds going back to 1957. Wynns is Coonawarra’s most famous and historic wine estate and John Riddoch is its flagship wine. This is one of only a handful of Australian wines sold via La Place de Bordeaux, the elite distribution system for top Bordeaux châteaux and a limited number of top-class vins étrangers. I am convinced this wine will be one of the most sought-after non-French wines since La Place opened up its portfolio to wines like Opus One. With only 35% new French oak barriques and hogsheads involved, the sensational Coonawarra Cabernet is allowed to sing at its purest and most melodic in this spectacular vintage. What amazes me is the extraordinary complexity of perfume, flavour, depth and length in this wine. It expands on the palate in all directions without being a heavy or imposing wine. I have awarded the wine a score of 19.5+/20 in my notes, which puts it in the very highest echelons of cabernet sauvignon in the world. The balance is extraordinary, not least because, at only three years old, it can be swallowed and savoured with ease, and yet there must be three or four decades ahead for this majestic wine.

South Australia 6x75cl - 19.5+ (MJ) Read Review/Description In Bond: £420.00
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