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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
Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £490.00
2018

Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2018 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

So aromatic and fresh with dried flowers, sweet tobacco and hints of straw. Red fruit, cloves and green peppercorns. Medium-to full-bodied with fine tannins that are very fresh and refined. Fine, silky and beautiful. Hints of minerals and granite to the dark fruit. Such gorgeous length and beauty. 64% carmenere, 18% cabernet franc and 18% merlot. Extremely long and poised. Cooler wine. From biodynamically grown grapes. Delicious to drink already, but another three to four years will make it even better.
Delivery to Storage from 20 Feb 2022

Central Valley 6x75cl 2 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £490.00
Clos Apalta Le Petit Clos 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £225.00
2018

Clos Apalta Le Petit Clos 2018 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (94)

The 2018 Le Petit Clos, a second wine born in 2014, was produced with a blend of 53% Carmenere, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot from organically and biodynamically certified vineyards even if the bottled doesn't carry the seals. It's ripe and powerful with the Apalta signature, earthy and stony. It fermented with indigenous yeasts in oak vats and matured in French barriques for some 22 months. It's full-bodied with a lush texture and round tannins, a softer version of the 2016. 89,472 bottles produced. It was bottled in October 2020.
Delivery to Storage from 10 Jan 2022

Central Valley 6x75cl 6 94 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £225.00
Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £480.00
2019

Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Very perfumed and aromatic with blackcurrant, sweet-tobacco and Spanish-cedar character. Full-bodied with ultra fine tannins that build on the palate and take the fruit and other flavors to an endless finish. More refined than the perfect 2018 and almost as compelling. Drink in 2023 or after.
Delivery to Storage from 31 Jan 2022

Central Valley 6x75cl 3 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £480.00
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
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
Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £648.00
2019

Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (97)

The aromas of iodine and blackcurrants with roses and lavender make the wine extremely perfumed. It’s full-bodied with a tight, fine-tannined palate that shows linear flow through the center palate. It’s vertical and integrated, adding depth and serious quality to the wine.
Delivery to Storage from 6 Dec 2021

Central Valley 6x75cl 4 97 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £648.00
Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva EPU 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £317.00
2019

Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva EPU 2019 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (94)

Aromas of blueberries, blackberries and fresh flowers. Very cool and pure. Medium-bodied with fine, linear and very integrated tannins that are compressed and silky-textured. New second wine of Almaviva. Needs time to open. Try after 2024.
Delivery to Storage from 10 Jan 2022

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 94 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £317.00
Vinedo Chadwick 2019 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £659.00
2019

Vinedo Chadwick 2019 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

Subtle and very beautiful with currants, tarragon, basil and rose petals in the aromas. It’s full-bodied, yet agile and so fine-textured with superb tannins that provide multi-layers on the palate. It’s refined, yet powerful at the end. Suggests greatness and longevity. Lots of blackcurrants, stones and violets in the after taste. Cabernet sauvignon with a touch of petit verdot. This needs three or four years to show its true greatness.
Delivery to Storage from 28 Feb 2022

Central Valley 3x75cl 17 99 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £659.00

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