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. 1941 giacomo conterno barolo monfortino Barolo
    1941 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino
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    As low as $1,550.00
  2. 1943 giacomo conterno barolo monfortino riserva Barolo
    1943 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva
    92
    VM
    Conterno’s 1943 Barolo Monfortino is quite good, but this is not the best bottle I have run across. In my experience, once past the 1970s, older Monfortinos are highly variab..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,855.00
  3. 1945 fonseca Port
    1945 Fonseca
    91
    WS
    A muscular Port with a striking amount of ripe, roasted fruit flavors. Medium garnet with a ruby-red center, intense, roasted coffee, slightly burnt and raisiny nose, full-bodied, ..." Learn More
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    As low as $2,165.00
  4. 1961 calon segur Bordeaux Red
    1961 Calon Segur
    96
    JG
    (Château Calon-Ségur) After having been snake-bitten with bad luck on a couple of occasions (cooked examples) with the 1961 Calon-Ségur, I was delighted to be s..." Learn More
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    As low as $990.00
  5. 1961 giacomo conterno barolo monfortino riserva Barolo
    1961 Giacomo Conterno Barolo Monfortino Riserva
    95
    VM
    A comparison of two 1961s from Giacomo Conterno is next. Conterno’s 1961 Barolo Riserva Speciale Monfortino is, not surprisingly, deeper and more intense in all of its dimens..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,935.00
  6. 1961 talbot Bordeaux Red
    1961 Talbot
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    As low as $795.00
  7. 1963 quinta do noval nacional Port
    1963 Quinta Do Noval Nacional
    100
    JG
    (Quinta do Noval Nacional) I had never tasted the legendary 1963 Nacional previously, and this stunningly pure and still almost youthful wine was every bit as profound as its reput..." Learn More
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    As low as $7,840.00
  8. 1964 paul aine jaboulet hermitage la chapelle Hermitage
    1964 Paul Aine Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle
    94
    WS
    A warm summer led to supple, low-acidity wines. This Chapelle reflects the vintage--smooth, silky and full-bodied. Less expressive than the '66, but tastes rounder and richer. Melt..." Learn More
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    As low as $2,010.00
  9. 1966 vega sicilia unico Spain Red
    1966 Vega Sicilia Unico
    95
    RP
    The most Burgundian (that's great Burgundy, by the way) wine of the tasting, the 1966 Unico Reserva exhibits a huge, fragrant, penetrating bouquet of sweet, jammy, black-cherry fru..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,165.00
  10. 1967 climens Dessert White
    1967 Climens
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    As low as $705.00
  11. 1967 d'yquem Dessert White
    1967 d'Yquem
    100
    WS
    From one of the 20th century's celebrated vintages for Yquem, this bottle stands up to all the hype--unforgettable for its purity, elegance, harmony, its 'total' everything. Powerf..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,935.00
  12. 1970 latour Bordeaux Red
    1970 Latour
    96+
    JG
    Château Latour back in 1970 was still the longest-lived, most consistently excellent and backwards château to be found in all of Bordeaux. For many years after release,..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,185.00
  13. 1973 petrus Bordeaux Red
    1973 Petrus
    91
    VM
    Winemaker and Pomerol deity Jean-Claude Berrouet has often told me how he considers the 1975 Pétrus as his first success, the preceding vintages more trial and error. (Those..." Learn More
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    As low as $2,945.00
  14. 1975 latour Bordeaux Red
    1975 Latour
    94
    JG
    (Château Latour) The 1975 Latour is a very good example of the vintage, which was nowhere near as successful in the Médoc as it was in the Right Bank and Graves. But, ..." Learn More
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    As low as $765.00
  15. 1975 petrus Bordeaux Red
    1975 Petrus
    98
    RP
    One of the most rustic and powerful Petrus of the last 25 years, this wine still has a murky garnet/plum/purple color, a gorgeous nose of overripe black cherries, mocha, caramel, c..." Learn More
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    As low as $3,925.00
  16. 1976 Krug Collection
    1976 Krug Collection
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    As low as $2,935.00
  17. 1976 lafite rothschild Bordeaux Red
    1976 Lafite Rothschild
    96
    JS
    This is the wine of the vintage. I love the rosewater, currants and citrus character to this now. It's still full body yet so ethereal. It goes on and on in the finish turning cre..." Learn More
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    As low as $940.00
  18. 1976 latour Bordeaux Red
    1976 Latour
    92
    JG
    (Château Latour) This is from that era when Latour made good wines in virtually every vintage and the 1976 is an eminently satisfying and complete wine. There is not quite th..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,445.00
  19. 1978 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Pugnane
    1978 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Pugnane
    93
    VM
    These three 1978s from Bruno Giacosa were all lovely. None are considered among his very best work by thecognoscenti, so they remain somewhat under the radar, but they are jewels j..." Learn More
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    As low as $1,855.00
  20. 1978 gaja barbaresco sori san lorenzo Barbaresco
    1978 Gaja Barbaresco Sori San Lorenzo
    96
    VM
    Gaja's 1978 Barbaresco Sorì San Lorenzo is another epic wine. Veins of underlying structure and acidity give the 1978 much of its power, shape and pure volume. A huge, struc..." Learn More
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    As low as $780.00
  21. 1978 latour Bordeaux Red
    1978 Latour
    92
    WS
    Better than I anticipated. A sleek and racy wine.Ruby-amber color. Aromas of cedar, cigar box,tobacco, mint and mushrooms, with hints of redfruits, follow though to a medium body w..." Learn More
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    As low as $780.00
  22. 1978 margaux Bordeaux Red
    1978 Margaux
    93
    JD
    The 1978 Château Margaux is drinking at point today yet is still lively and youthful. Offering a classy, elegant, medium to full-bodied style as well as perfumed notes of dar..." Learn More
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    As low as $695.00
  23. 1978 ramonet montrachet Burgundy White
    1978 Ramonet Montrachet
    98
    BH
    (Domaine Ramonet Montrachet Grand Cru White) (the first vintage). A wonderfully expressive and now fully mature nose displays notes of sous bois and dried herbs plus a touch of nat..." Learn More
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    As low as $9,245.00
  24. 1979 petrus Bordeaux Red
    1979 Petrus
    90
    WS
    A rather hard wine, with a firm backbone of silky tannins and sweet black olive, vanilla and berry aromas and flavors.--Pétrus vertical. Best from 1992 through 1995. Wine Sp..." Learn More
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    As low as $2,750.00
  25. 1981 petrus Bordeaux Red
    1981 Petrus
    90
    WS
    A bit tough, but there's very ripe and velvety fruit underneath the armor. Offers classic aromas of black olives, berries and smoke; full-bidied, with tough tannins and a long fini..." Learn More
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    As low as $3,240.00
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