Rarities Wines

Rarities Wines

Rarities Wines

Sampling a very rare wine offers a whole new dimension of satisfaction. As you imbibe the rich, opulent mixture, a realization dawns on you – very few people in the world have this privilege. What you’re tasting now has graced the lips of only a select few elite wine connoisseurs, enthusiasts that are willing to go to extreme financial lengths to acquire only the most inaccessible blends. It feels like indulging in forbidden wine, and that makes the wine that much sweeter.

Of course, most of these exceedingly rare blends are also earth-shatteringly satisfying to drink. The flavors are mixed in a way that can make a man religious, as though Dionysus himself participated in the winemaking process. The textures are complex and stimulating, as the wine unfolds in your glass and your mouth, constantly introducing new sensations. No one can drink one of these wines and leave unsatisfied, making them an instant hit at important events – assuming, of course, that you’re even willing to open a bottle this rare.

As one of the world’s finest wine retailers, we have made it our mission to give you access to wines that only the most elite enthusiasts partake in. If you’ve got the budget to afford them, they’re an instant buy for diehard collectors, a treasure to pass onto your descendants and cherish for as long as possible. Let us open a window into the sultry, rich world of these almost forbidden fine wines.
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  1. 1971 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo Barolo 750 ml
    1971 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo - 750 ml
    98
    VM
    Availability: In Stock
    Maria Teresa Mascarello made one of the wines of the vintage in 2016. Her 2016 Barolo is soft and sensual, but also quite hushed - as many wines are in this vintage in the early going. Medium in body with silky tannins and exceptional balan..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $999.00
  2. 1982 Vieux Chateau Certan Bordeaux Red 1.5L
    1982 Vieux Chateau Certan - 1.5L
    96
    JG
    Availability: In Stock
    (Vieux Château Certan) The 1982 Vieux Château Certan is an absolute classic and one of the finest vintages produced at this estate since its golden era in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The bouquet today is still ripe, young an..." Learn More
    - 1.5L
    $865.00
  3. 1982 Pichon Lalande Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1982 Pichon Lalande - 750 ml
    100
    DEC
    Availability: In Stock
    May Eliane de Lencquesaing had been at Pichon since 1978, so four years by the time the 1982 rolled around. The Merlot levels are a little higher than they are today (it was a favourite grape of her father's), but this flamboyant, fleshy st..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $939.00
  4. Cheval Blanc (12-Pack OWC)
    1985 Cheval Blanc (12-Pack OWC) - 750 ml
    96
    RP-NM
    Availability: In Stock
    ...This is simply a gorgeous Cheval Blanc...It sports a deep garnet colour. The nose is divine: precocious ripe raspberry, wild strawberry, maraschino cherry with stunning delineation. The palate has a seamless texture with a caressing sens..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $899.00
  5. 1985 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1985 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    JG
    Availability: In Stock
    (Château Lafite-Rothschild) This was my last bottle of ’85 Lafite out of the cellar, as I only bought three bottles when it was released and dearly wish I had bought more, as the wine is rather more expensive today than it was b..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  6. 1986 Margaux Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1986 Margaux - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    A magnificent example of Chateau Margaux and one of the most tannic, backward Margauxs of the last 50 years, the 1986 continues to evolve at a glacial pace. The color is still a dense ruby/purple with just a hint of lightening at the rim. W..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $799.00
  7. 1988 Guigal Cote Rotie La Landonne Cote Rotie 750 ml
    1988 Guigal Cote Rotie La Landonne - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    An opaque purple color and a closed but exciting nose of truffles, minerals, Asian spices, and fruitcake. When the wine hits the mouth with its enormous weight and extraction of flavor, one can't help but be seduced by such enormous richnes..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $899.00
  8. 1988 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1988 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    99
    RPHG
    Availability: In Stock
    ...the 1988 is a classic expression of Lafite. This deeply-colored wine exhibits the tell-tale Lafite bouquet of cedar, subtle herbs, dried pit fruits, minerals, and cassis. Extremely concentrated, with brilliantly focused flavors and huge ..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $979.00
  9. 1989 Louis Roederer Cristal Rose Champagne 750 ml
    1989 Louis Roederer Cristal Rose - 750 ml
    99
    VM
    Availability: In Stock
    An explosion of aromas, flavors and textures emerges from the 1989 Cristal Rosé (magnum). In this warm vintage the Pinot is especially evident in the wine’s intensity, color and sheer breadth. A Champagne of striking inner perf..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  10. 1989 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1989 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    98
    DEC
    Availability: In Stock
    ...Superb definition though The palate is very harmonious, with well knit tannins. Wild strawberry (from the 33% merlot) tobacco and cedar. Unmistakably Pauillac. Overall, showing more sophistication and focus than Mouton...Slightly more op..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $895.00
  11. 1989 Montrose Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1989 Montrose - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    A wine of unreal depth, it is armed with a powerful personality that glides across the mouth like liquid silk. A seductively sensual wine, it drowns the palate in waves of seamless dark fruits. One of the greatest Saint-Estephes I've ever t..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $895.00
  12. 1990 Latour Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1990 Latour - 750 ml
    100
    WS
    Availability: Available Soon
    This is one of my favorite wines ever. Full-bodied, with layers of silky fruit and masses of currant, mineral and berry character. Amazing. It's a wine with perfect structure, perfect strength. It's 1961 Latour in modern clothes. It's hard ..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $959.00
  13. 1995 Bryant Family California Red 750 ml
    1995 Bryant Family - 750 ml
    99
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The 1995 Cabernet Sauvignon is cut from the same mold as the profound 1996, displaying astonishing levels of black fruits (the usual suspects - blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and cassis), phenomenal concentration, and virtually per..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $485.00
  14. Margaux (12-Pack OWC)
    1995 Margaux (12-Pack OWC) - 750 ml
    96
    RP-NM
    Availability: In Stock
    Wine of the vintage and the greatest Chateau Margaux yet produced. A stunning red. The essence of raspberry, violet and berry, with hints of vanilla and toasted oak. Full-bodied and thick, yet racy, with masses of tannins and a harmonious s..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $799.00
  15. 1995 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1995 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    VM
    Availability: In Stock
    Excellent saturated deep color. Brooding, multidimensional black fruit nose has an extraordinary floral/herbal scent. Very firm and structured, but creamy in the middle, with uncanny inner-mouth perfume. Fairly large-scaled and a wine of so..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $825.00
  16. 1995 Latour Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1995 Latour - 750 ml
    96
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    A beauty, the opaque dense purple-colored 1995 exhibits jammy cassis, vanillin, and minerals in its fragrant but still youthful aromatics. Medium to full-bodied, with exceptional purity, superb concentration, and a long, intense, ripe, 40-s..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $759.00
  17. 1997 Joseph Phelps Insignia California Red 1.5L
    1997 Joseph Phelps Insignia - 1.5L
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    An inky/plum/purple color is accompanied by a stunning bouquet of violets, charcoal, creme de cassis and a hint of toast. Prodigious when it hits the palate with a full-bodied expansiveness, there is not a hard edge to be found in the 1997,..." Learn More
    - 1.5L
    $995.00
  18. 1998 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1998 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    A blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot, this wine represents only 34% of Lafite's total harvest. In a less than perfect Medoc vintage, it has been spectacular since birth, putting on more weight and flesh over the last year. This ..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  19. 1998 Cheval Blanc Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1998 Cheval Blanc - 750 ml
    100
    DEC
    Availability: In Stock
    The reference chateau of the vintage, this wine is showing its class here and then some. It was the first year with Bernard Arnault and Albert Frère as owners, with Pierre Lurton coming onboard from his former role at Clos Fourtet. 1..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $999.00
  20. 1999 Guigal Cote Rotie La Landonne Cote Rotie 750 ml
    1999 Guigal Cote Rotie La Landonne - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    For drinking today, it doesn't get better than the 1999 Cote Rotie la Landonne (the '99 la Mouline maybe). A monumental Cote Rotie, it offers an incredible perfume of cassis, licorice, smoked game and roasted herbs (among other things), ful..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $799.00
  21. 2000 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux Burgundy Red 750 ml
    2000 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux - 750 ml
    96
    JS
    Availability: In Stock
    In this case, I had to make no such sacrifice, but I gladly would have. Honestly, if I had known how downright delicious and fulfilling this bottle of 2000 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux was going to be, I may have saved it for a more special oc..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $899.00
  22. 2000 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva Barolo 750 ml
    2000 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva - 750 ml
    98
    VM
    Availability: In Stock
    I also very much like the 2000 in this flight. A model of total finesse and delicacy, the 2000 doesn’t have the volume or power of the 1997, but it is perhaps just a bit more finessed. Today, the 2000 is a bit shy. What might it bloss..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  23. 2000 Haut Brion Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    2000 Haut Brion - 750 ml
    100
    DEC
    Availability: In Stock
    This took its sweet time to open up, even with a good two hours carafing. But once it did, it became the wine of the night for me. A deep, rich ruby in colour, it's still extremely intense with a palate that alternated between mocha and men..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $829.00
  24. 2001 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux Burgundy Red 750 ml
    2001 Emmanuel Rouget Echezeaux - 750 ml
    94
    RP-NM
    Availability: In Stock
    A moderate garnet hue with thin crimson rim. The nose is quite broody with brambly black fruits, damson and a touch of iodine. The palate has lovely balance with silky tannins, just a gorgeous mouthfeel. Vibrant with notes of plum, blackche..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $929.00
  25. 2003 Cos D'Estournel Bordeaux Red 1.5L
    2003 Cos D'Estournel - 1.5L
    99
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    Potentially the finest Cos d’Estournel I have ever tasted, this wine seems to have put on even more weight and gained strength even after its formidable performance nine months ago. Eighty percent new oak was used and the wine was age..." Learn More
    - 1.5L
    $689.00
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