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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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24 Products

Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Alberelli di Giodo Nerello Mascalese 2020 (6x75cl)

£260 - £338

2020

Alberelli di Giodo Nerello Mascalese 2020 (6x75cl)

Sicily 6x75cl - -

£260 - £338

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Aperture Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 (6x75cl)

£654 - £850

2020

Aperture Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 (6x75cl)

California 6x75cl - -

£654 - £850

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Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin 2020 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £715.00
2020

Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin 2020 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (99)

Enveloping nose of super-ripe orange, pomegranate and cigar leaf that’s still very youthful and needs time to reveal its myriad nuances. Also notes of licorice, dried herbs and rose petals. Enormous concentration, silkiness and finesse on the expansive palate. Extravagant in the best sense of that word! The finish gets finer, the closer it gets to infinity. Drinkable now, but best from 2025.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Rhone 3x75cl 3 99 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £715.00
Bibi Graetz Colore 2020 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £517.00
2020

Bibi Graetz Colore 2020 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

The subtlety and perfumed nature of this wine is enchanting, offering flowers, orange peel and cherries. Wonderful ripe strawberries, too. Full-bodied, but not over the top, with tannins that are polished and run the length of the wine. It’s tight, but gives you every indication of a terrific wine. You want to drink it now, and you probably should do, because it’s so alluring. Yet it will age beautifully as well. Drink or hold.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
11-13 weeks

Tuscany 3x75cl 10 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £517.00
Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £402.00
2020

Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2020 (6x75cl)

Decanter (97)

Wild roses and wild strawberries, the nose has a lovely fragrance and expression. Lifted and bright, this has such a beautiful delicacy to it, a creamy, chalkiness comes from the fine tannins with bright, succulent strawberry and raspberry leaf elements. You feel the savoury side too, the sweet vanilla spice and dried herb aspect which counter the fruit and the high acidity. I adore the finesse here, the sharp fruit giving the energy and the chalky texture giving the layers. Feels well controlled, powerful yet delivered with poise. It doesn't have so much overt weight, it's definitely more ethereal in terms of density, but the nuance of flavour is thrillingly captivating and this has a long lifted finish. A contemplative wine that keeps you wanting more and more. Made in new winery facilities in Fiesole. Grapes were picked from the best six vineyards; Vincigliata, Olmo, Londa, Lamole, Montefili and Siena with each divided into parcels and harvested up to eight times to get the perfect ripening points. Natural and indigenous fermentation in open top barriques (225l) for smaller parcels and 50hl cask or stainless steel tanks for larger plots. After 7-10 days of maceration, the parcels are moved into old barriques and 50hl casks for 20 months.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
11-13 weeks

Tuscany 6x75cl 20 97 (DC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £402.00
Cloudburst Margaret River Chardonnay 2020 (6x75cl)

£667 - £867

2020

Cloudburst Margaret River Chardonnay 2020 (6x75cl)

Decanter (95)

So aromatic on the nose, fully evocative and inviting comprising buttery, honeyed citrus notes with subtle orange blossom. This is delicious, it has a lovely salinity to it, a crunch and crispness with a delicacy to the acidity and fruit. It's very neat and controlled with plenty of concentrated flavours; mineral, oyster shell, slate, pear, peach and nectarine, all presented with elegance and style. It perhaps didn't wow as much as the 2019 last year which I loved but there is such unmistakable quality here.

Western Australia 6x75cl - 95 (DC) Read Review/Description

£667 - £867

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Inglenook Blancaneaux 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £276.00
2020

Inglenook Blancaneaux 2020 (6x75cl)

Jane Anson Inside Bordeaux (97)

Spicy and focused white wine, with depth and width to its flavours, strewn with slate, spliced white pear, peach pit and rosemary-studded stone fruit. Grippy and taut, showcasing just how well Rhone blends can work in the Napa climate. Winemaking and ageing in 60% stainless steel, 40% French oak, 22% new.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

California 6x75cl 7 97 (JA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £276.00
L'Aventure Cote a Cote 2020 (6x75cl)

£590 - £767

2020

L'Aventure Cote a Cote 2020 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (95-97)

The 2020 Cote a Cotes checks in as 45% Grenache, 30% Syrah, and 22% Mourvèdre, with the balance Graciano and Viognier, that was brought up in equal parts barrel, concrete, and amphora. It’s a full-bodied, ripe, sexy wine offering fabulous dark fruits as well as subtle violet and orange blossom aromatics. The balance is spot on, it has terrific purity, and it’s another brilliant wine in the making.

California 6x75cl - 95-97 (JD) Read Review/Description

£590 - £767

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L'Aventure Estate Cuvee 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £498.00
2020

L'Aventure Estate Cuvee 2020 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (96-98+)

Lastly, the 2020 Estate Cuvee is based on 45% Syrah, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Petit Verdot, all of which is resting in around 85% new French oak. It has a deep purple hue as well as rock star notes of blackberries, ground pepper, chocolate, and chalky minerality. I love its texture, purity, and balance, and this is certainly another beautiful, classic wine from this talented team.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

California 6x75cl 40 96-98+ (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: £498.00
L'Aventure Optimus 2020 (6x75cl)

£218 - £283

2020

L'Aventure Optimus 2020 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (92-94)

The entry level Optimus is always a sure bet, and the 2020 has lots to love, offering plenty of up-front dark fruit, pepper, and graphite notes in a full-bodied, deep, textured style.

California 6x75cl - 92-94 (JD) Read Review/Description

£218 - £283

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Le Petit Cheval Blanc 2020 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £300.00
2020

Le Petit Cheval Blanc 2020 (3x75cl)
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Bordeaux 3x75cl 6 - In Bond: £300.00
Masseto Massetino 2020 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £870.99
2020

Masseto Massetino 2020 (3x75cl)

Wine Advocate (95)

The Masseto 2020 Massetino (Merlot with a touch of Cabernet Franc) is extremely generous and rich. This wine puts it all out there in full view with a bouquet that is stitched together with ripe blackberry and black cherry preserves, black stone or pencil shaving, sweet spice, cigar, smoke and tar. This was a warm and sunny vintage, and you feel the power of those sunbeams locked within the dark, opulent and concentrated fruit on display here. This is a special treat, and the 2020 edition offers a clear identity for Massetino. This vintage comes close to out-powering the bouquet of the 2019 Masseto also hitting the market now.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Tuscany 3x75cl 1 95 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £870.99
Mazzei Concerto di Fonterutoli 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £234.00
2020

Mazzei Concerto di Fonterutoli 2020 (6x75cl)

Jane Anson Inside Bordeaux (95)

Second vintage on the Place for this excellent wine. Clever construction, with fine tannins and a savoury quality to the fruit that makes it so drinkable. Intensely fragrant, wild strawberries, madarin peel, dried roses, smoked earth and underbrush. You could go for this now, but it will also improve with further ageing. Has an unhurried seduction about it, with an inching-forward slate texture that hugs the palate and pulls you along with it. So good. Winemaker Gionata Puglignani, owners Mazzei family. Ageing 18 months in small French oak barrels for the Cabernet Sauvignon, larger sized for the Sangiovese, 70% new, plus three months in concrete tanks before release.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Tuscany 6x75cl 37 95 (JA) Read Review/Description In Bond: £234.00
Mazzei Siepi 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £444.00
2020

Mazzei Siepi 2020 (6x75cl)

Decanter (98)

Dried herbs and sweet spices on the nose, forest notes with bramble fruits, concentrated and expressive. Such a smooth delivery on the palate, tannins glide across the tongue giving the sweet strawberry, raspberry and plum fruit time to expand in the mouth as the acidity gives a mouthwatering aspect. This is very much on the lively and vibrant fruit - shouting loudly about its energy. Feels extremely well made, clear definition, finesse and balance. Such a gorgeous fruit profile, the high-toned strawberry and cherry, bright and piercing, yet also round and generous with tobacco and wood nuances. Ample tannins are fine but present, giving support. All round an exceptionally beautiful wine. I love this. Giving such immediate and youthful enjoyment but this will continue to age well. Ageing 18 months in French oak barrels (70% new), barriques (Merlot), tonneaux (Sangiovese), followed by four months in concrete tanks.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Tuscany 6x75cl 17 98 (DC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £444.00
Orma 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £336.00
2020

Orma 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (97)

Tobacco, sage and rosemary come through nicely, together with redcurrants and cassis. Full-bodied, yet polished, with a solid and dense center-palate. Tight at the end now, but will open nicely. Needs two or three years to develop. 50% merlot, 30% cabernet sauvignon and 20% cabernet franc. Try after 2025.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Tuscany 6x75cl 15 97 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £336.00
Petrolo Boggina B 2020 (6x75cl)

£257 - £334

2020

Petrolo Boggina B 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Lots of lemon curd and wax with mustard-flower undertones. Turns to Brazilian lime. Hints of fresh bay leaf, too. Full-bodied, tangy and beautiful. Really long and delicious. Peanuts and white sesame seeds. Superb. Unique and very Tuscan. From organically grown grapes.

Tuscany 6x75cl - 98 (JS) Read Review/Description

£257 - £334

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Petrolo Boggina C 2020 (6x75cl)

£170 - £221

2020

Petrolo Boggina C 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (95)

This is so perfumed and beautiful, with brightness and aromatic complexity. Medium-bodied with ultra-fine tannins and a long, persistent finish. Tangy and vivid. Orange-peel undertones. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold.

Tuscany 6x75cl - 95 (JS) Read Review/Description

£170 - £221

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Petrolo Torrione 2020 (6x75cl)

£110 - £143

2020

Petrolo Torrione 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (93)

A very fine Torrione with cedar, berry and cherry character. Hints of nutmeg, too. Medium body. Creamy tannins. Beautiful. Drink or hold.

Tuscany 6x75cl - 93 (JS) Read Review/Description

£110 - £143

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Rocas de Sena 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £275.00
2020

Rocas de Sena 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (96)

Focused nose, showing fresh red chili chocolate with cigar, truffle, mint, olive and grilled meat. This is a medium-to full-bodied red with incredibly juicy and bright fruit and fine, caressing tannins that linger in the long, creamy but precise finish. Elegant and extremely drinkable with complexity. on top of 38% malbec, 25% syrah, 15% cabernet sauvignon, 14% grenache and 8% petit verdot. The real deal. Second wine of Seña. Drink or hold.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Aconcagua 6x75cl 1 96 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £275.00
Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £916.50
2020

Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Fresh and deep nose, full of blueberries, minty cassis, mussels, cigars, dark spice and roasted sesame oak, which will need a year or two to fully integrate. A medium-to full-bodied Almaviva with supple, silky tannins and a wealth of black and blue fruit that provides a lot of charm now. Voluptuous and flattering on the palate, hallmarked by its tension and taut texture. Very long. This is the 25th anniversary bottling. 68% cabernet sauvignon, 24% carmenere, 6% cabernet franc and 2% petit verdot. Drinkable now, but better from 2024.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Central Valley 6x75cl 1 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £916.50
Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva EPU 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £198.00
2020

Rothschild & Concha Y Toro Almaviva EPU 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (94)

Lots of finely roasted sweet spice and roasted sesame to the blackberries, cassis and iron, together with hints of blue fruit and cured meat. A medium-to full-bodied palate, filled with rather generous sweet berries. Fleshy, supple and savory with quite fine-grained tannins and a long finish. First year with 10% new wood. 81% cabernet sauvignon, 12% carmenere, 5% merlot and 2% cabernet franc. Already delicious, but can hold, too.
Estimated Arrival to France:
5-6 months

Central Valley 6x75cl 5 94 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £198.00
Sena 2020 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £515.00
2020

Sena 2020 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (98)

Complex, with savory, spicy character, showing tobacco, salted plums, olives, black cherries, cassis and a hint of white pepper on the nose, followed by a refined, savory, balsamic accent. A full-bodied Seña with juicy fruit chiseling into the tight, extremely fine-grained tannins. Long, bright and still elegant from this warm vintage. 53% cabernet sauvignon, 25% malbec, 15% carmenere and 7% petit verdot. A wine with lots of harmony now, but better to drink from 2025.
Estimated Arrival to France:
6-8 months

Aconcagua 6x75cl 33 98 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: £515.00
Sette Ponti Oreno 2020 (6x75cl)

£287 - £373

2020

Sette Ponti Oreno 2020 (6x75cl)

Vinous (94)

The 2020 Oreno is a dark, brooding beauty. Black cherry, plum, tobacco, spice, menthol, licorice and dried herbs all race across the palate. Deep, fleshy and super-expressive, the 2020 Oreno has a ton to offer. It should drink well with minimal cellaring but also has enough substance to drink well for many years to come.

Tuscany 6x75cl - 94 (VN) Read Review/Description

£287 - £373

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Vinedo Chadwick 2020 (3x75cl)
In Bond: £695.00
2020

Vinedo Chadwick 2020 (3x75cl)

Decanter (98)

Gorgeous nose with tobacco, cherry and strawberry nuances, incredibly aromatic. Beautifully textured and supremely balanced, so smooth with tannins that are there but fine and gently supporting the fruit. Everything in balance. Coffee, cinnamon, liquorice, all gentle and nuanced just giving the small details. Feels well controlled and purposeful. There is concentration no doubt but this has exceptional acidity, fruit forwardness, concentration and poise. A full bodied wine with plenty going on but finessed with a real sense of class to it. Delicious and so drinkable even now. Ageing 22 months in French oak barrels (75% new) and 25% foudres.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
8-10 weeks

Central Valley 3x75cl 19 98 (DC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £695.00

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