Popular Wines

Popular Wines
As magical and enigmatic as the world of wine can be, it’s not always easy to find your way around. Every day, inexperienced wine enthusiasts try to explore new blends and end up with a shopping list that their budget simply cannot support. Every high-quality wine is a unique, important experience, one that opens a person’s taste palate to a whole new world of flavor and pleasure. Something primal awakens within, urging you to find new and more compelling aromas and textures. But with so much to choose from, where do you begin?

When it comes to wine, popular blends are relatively common for a reason. They serve as an excellent entry point into the world of fine wine, and studying them lets you understand more obscure, complicated wines out there. A collection has to start somewhere, and these blends are often easier to get and help you develop your taste. Imagine bonding with your friends and family over a brand you’re all familiar with and able to appreciate to its fullest. Good wine offers something new, yet vaguely familiar with each glass, as your mouth picks up on subtleties in the liquid that tempt you further and inspire thought and introspection, uncorking new conversation topics and improving the mood no matter the situation.

If you’re looking for safe picks, you want to set your sights on quality brands from Italy, France, and Spain. A glass of sultry Sangiovese or Trebbiano Toscano can liven up a family meal and impress even the stuffiest guests while being a perfect partner to any traditional Italian dish you can think of. One taste of a Cabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay is enough to let France stand out as a breeding ground of divine, elegant elixirs that can fit the taste of any enthusiast. Meanwhile, Spain offers powerful blends such as Garnacha, Bobal, or Tempranillo, helping you create memorable moments out of even the most ordinary evening. And this is only scratching the surface.

Our goal is to introduce you to popular, tested brands the same way we would introduce you to a potential soulmate. With the right mood and some good timing, you can develop a healthy, pleasurable relationship with wine that lasts a lifetime.

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  1. 1995 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    1995 Grand Puy Lacoste
    95
    RP
    Another unbelievably rich, multidimensional, broad-shouldered wine, with slightly more elegance and less weight than the powerhouse 1996, this gorgeously proportioned, medium to fu..." Learn More
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    As low as $219.00
  2. 1996 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    1996 Grand Puy Lacoste
    93
    RP
    This is unquestionably a profound Grand-Puy-Lacoste, but it is excruciatingly backward. It reveals an essence of creme de cassis character which sets it apart from other Pauillacs...." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $179.00
  3. 2000 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2000 Grand Puy Lacoste
    95
    RP-NM
    The 2000 Château Grand Puy Lacoste is an exceptional wine from Xavier Borie. It has a brilliant nose of blackberry, crushed stone, graphite and cedar. Putting it to one side ..." Learn More
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    As low as $380.00
  4. 2001 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2001 Grand Puy Lacoste
    93
    VM
    The 2001 Grand Puy-Lacoste is a vintage that I have not tasted for a decade. It’s showing some signs of bricking on the rim. The bouquet does not quite have the intensity of ..." Learn More
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    As low as $129.00
  5. 2003 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2003 Grand Puy Lacoste
    92
    WS
    Blackberry and licorice aromas, with full body, very fine tannins and a long finish. Very silky. So much for jammy wines in 2003. Very fresh and refined. Best after 2008. 15,555 ca..." Learn More
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    As low as $84.95
  6. 2005 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2005 Grand Puy Lacoste
    97
    JS
    A fabulous GPL. Perhaps better than the legendary 1982? It shows laser-guide precision on the palate with aromas of currants, cedar, mint, flowers and chocolate. Full-bodied and ex..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    3L
    As low as $189.00
  7. 2009 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2009 Grand Puy Lacoste
    96
    DEC
    A full 80% Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend of 2009, giving it an unmistakably Pauillac character in terms of its dense tannins, and its pencil lead, slate character. Power and fine..." Learn More
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    As low as $135.00
  8. 2010 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2010 Grand Puy Lacoste
    97
    VM
    Two bottles of the 2010 Grand Puy-Lacoste were opened, the first showing just a little oxidation. The second has an attractive minty bouquet, a mixture of red and black fruit laced..." Learn More
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    As low as $120.00
  9. 2015 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2015 Grand Puy Lacoste
    96
    JS
    Swathed in spicy and toasty oak aromas, this has a wealth of superbly expressed red and dark berries, flowers and mint. The palate delivers a very assertive and energetic array of ..." Learn More
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    6L
    As low as $840.00
  10. 2016 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2016 Grand Puy Lacoste
    97
    JS
    A neoclassical edition of Grand-Puy-Lacoste, this has cedar, graphite, deeply integrated cedar and spicy-oak influence and a very fresh array of ripe blackberries, dark cherries an..." Learn More
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    3L
    6L
    As low as $540.00
  11. 2018 grand puy lacoste Bordeaux Red
    2018 Grand Puy Lacoste
    96
    AG
    The 2018 Grand-Puy-Lacoste is fabulous, just as it was from barrel. Strong Cabernet inflections soar out of the glass, giving the wine a compelling aromatic profile laced with the ..." Learn More
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    As low as $54.95
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