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.

Set Descending Direction

12 Items

per page
  1. 1982 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    1982 La Conseillante
    97
    DEC
    Deep in colour, and a gorgeous wine to smell: warm, fat and rich, brimming with good things – savoury notes, very soft sweet fruits,the autumn land. On the palate, it was amo..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $670.00
  2. 1995 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    1995 La Conseillante
    94
    DEC
    1995 was a warm year and the ripe fruits, with notes of fig and prune, come through strongly on the nose. The palate showcases soft truffles, gentle tobacco and some mushroom notes..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $249.00
  3. 1998 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    1998 La Conseillante
    96
    JG
    (Château La Conseillante) The 1998 vintage is my favorite recent vintage of this superb estate, as the wine has everything one could ask for in terms of classic breed, perfum..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $275.00
  4. 2000 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2000 La Conseillante
    97
    JD
    The 2000 La Conseillante is brilliant (this was tasted from magnum) and while mature, is still youthful and vibrant. Deep ruby/purple colored and loaded with notions of currants, p..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $399.00
  5. 2005 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2005 La Conseillante
    98
    JS
    This really does have a wonderful texture that is reminiscent of great pinot noir while remaining obviously cabernet franc and merlot. It shows a seductive nose of cream, berries, ..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $229.00
  6. 2006 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2006 La Conseillante
    94
    WS
    Intense aromas of truffle and berries lead to a full body, with ultrarefined tannins and a very long finish. Balanced and wonderfully crafted. Gorgeous. Extremely well done. Best a..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $245.00
  7. 2008 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2008 La Conseillante
    95
    JD
    This reference point estate has turned out a classic, incredibly impressive Pomerol, and they compared their 2008 La Conseillante to their 1988. It has a complex, mature bouquet of..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $360.00
  8. 2011 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2011 La Conseillante
    93+
    JG
    (Château La Conseillante) The big news at La Conseillante is that Jean-Paul Berrouet, formerly the Director at Château Pétrus, has begun consulting at the estate..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $165.00
  9. 2014 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2014 La Conseillante
    96
    JS
    Classical elegance in an uncompromising form, whereby the richness is beautifully interwoven with the dry tannins. The finish very long, savory and complex. A lot of delicate spicy..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $185.00
  10. 2015 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2015 La Conseillante
    98
    JS
    Aromas of tar, black olive skin and blackberries follow through to a full body. Ultra-fine tannins and a long, linear finish with super intensity. Well-crafted in every sense. A fa..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $305.00
  11. 2018 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2018 La Conseillante
    98
    AG
    The 2018 La Conseillante is a regal and utterly exquisite Pomerol from the very first taste. Technical Director Marielle Cazaux and her team turned out a jewel of a wine. Silky tan..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $499.00
  12. 2019 la conseillante Bordeaux Red
    2019 La Conseillante
    100
    JD
    An utterly brilliant Pomerol and the finest wine from this estate to date, surpassing even the 2016, the 2019 Château La Conseillante checks in as 84% Merlot and 16% Cabernet..." Learn More
    Formats Available:
    As low as $315.00
Set Descending Direction

12 Items

per page