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. 1975 d'Yquem Dessert White 750 ml
    1975 d'Yquem - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The 1975 may turn out to be the greatest of the modern-day Yquems. When fully mature in another 25-30 years, it may rival the extraordinary 1937 and 1921...it is awesomely concentrated, has perfect balance, and displays the telltale Yquem a..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $999.00
  2. 1982 Haut Brion Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1982 Haut Brion - 750 ml
    97
    RP-NM
    Availability: In Stock
    ...I do adore this Haut-Brion. The nose is heavenly with tobacco, earth, hot bricks, wild hedgerow, a touch of black olive (less than other bottles) with brilliant definition. The palate is medium-bodied, less precocious than say Latour or ..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $995.00
  3. Pichon Lalande
    1982 Pichon Lalande - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    One of the monumental wines of the last century is the 1982 Pichon Lalande. Since bottling, it has flirted with perfection, and was a sprinter out of the gate, which gave rise to questions about how quickly it would begin its decline. Howev..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $995.00
  4. 1982 Pichon Lalande Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1982 Pichon Lalande - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    One of the monumental wines of the last century is the 1982 Pichon Lalande. Since bottling, it has flirted with perfection, and was a sprinter out of the gate, which gave rise to questions about how quickly it would begin its decline. Howev..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $995.00
  5. 1985 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1985 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    JG
    Availability: In Stock
    "...This is an utterly brilliant year for Lafite and one of my favorite wines of the vintage, as it offers up a deep and very complex nose of cassis, sweet dark berries, a touch of fresh coconut, beautifully complex, gravelly soil tone..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  6. 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
  7. 1988 Guigal Cote Rotie La Turque Cote Rotie 750 ml
    1988 Guigal Cote Rotie La Turque - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    Deep purple-colored, with grilled meat and smoky, barbecue-like aromas beginning to emerge, along with lavishly ripe scents of black plums and cassis, the 1988 La Turque is not quite as suppressed aromatically as La Mouline. This thick, unc..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $995.00
  8. 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... In this warm vintage the Pinot is especially evident in the wine’s intensity, color and sheer breadth. A Champagne of striking inner perfume and..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  9. 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
  10. 1990 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1990 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    Medium garnet-brick colour. Earthy, Provence herb seasoned aromas of warm cassis and stewed plum with nuances of smoked duck, cracked black pepper and dark soy. The palate leads with structure - medium to high, finely grained tannins and me..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  11. 1993 Gros Frere et Soeur Richebourg Burgundy Red 750 ml
    1993 Gros Frere et Soeur Richebourg - 750 ml
    94
    WS
    Availability: In Stock
    Beautifully crafted, opulent red sporting fine tannins, succulent plum flavors and a long, silky finish...

    Wine Spectator..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $775.00
  12. Calon Segur
    1995 Calon Segur - 3L
    97
    JS
    Availability: In Stock
    I always loved this wine from the first time I tasted it in 1998. It has such purity and power yet it's reserved and beautiful. It's one of the best Calons ever. I drank a bottle with some friends in Manhattan last week and it was the wine ..." Learn More
    - 3L
    $799.00
  13. 1995 Calon Segur Bordeaux Red 3L
    1995 Calon Segur - 3L
    97
    JS
    Availability: Available Soon
    I always loved this wine from the first time I tasted it in 1998. It has such purity and power yet it's reserved and beautiful. It's one of the best Calons ever. I drank a bottle with some friends in Manhattan last week and it was the wine ..." Learn More
    - 3L
    $799.00
  14. Margaux (12-Pack OWC)
    1995 Margaux (12-Pack OWC) - 750 ml
    96
    RP-NM
    Availability: Available Soon
    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
    - 750 ml
    $799.00
  15. 1995 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1995 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    95
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The 1995 Lafite-Rothschild (only one-third of the harvest made it into the final blend) is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, and 8% Cabernet Franc. The wine was showing spectacularly well when I tasted it in November, 1997. It ..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $825.00
  16. 1996 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili Red Label Ris. Barbaresco 750 ml
    1996 Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Asili Red Label Ris. - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The utterly perfect, dense ruby/purple-colored 1996 Barbaresco Asili (Red Label Riserva) is a heroic offering brilliantly displaying both power and elegance. The bouquet develops incrementally, offering up aromas of black raspberries, cherr..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $799.00
  17. Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto Red Label Ris
    1996 Bruno Giacosa Barolo Falletto Red Label Ris - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The utterly perfect, dense ruby/purple-colored 1996 Barbaresco Asili (Red Label Riserva) is a heroic offering brilliantly displaying both power and elegance. The bouquet develops incrementally, offering up aromas of black raspberries, cherr..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $999.00
  18. 1996 Salon Blanc De Blancs Le Mesnil Champagne 750 ml
    1996 Salon Blanc De Blancs Le Mesnil - 750 ml
    97+
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The 1996 Salon is yet another wine that is maturing splendidly...today the 1996 Salon has begun to soften and fill out. My latest bottles have been rich, generous and totally compelling in every way.

    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $899.00
  19. Latour
    1996 Latour - 750 ml
    99
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    Deep garnet-black in color, the 1996 is classic Latour at its utmost. The nose offers a tantalizing array of complex notes including dried Chinese plums, toasted nuts, Indian spices and black olive tapenade over a core of dried cherries and..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $935.00
  20. 1996 Latour Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1996 Latour - 750 ml
    99
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    Deep garnet-black in color, the 1996 is classic Latour at its utmost. The nose offers a tantalizing array of complex notes including dried Chinese plums, toasted nuts, Indian spices and black olive tapenade over a core of dried cherries and..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $935.00
  21. 1997 Joseph Phelps Insignia California Red 1.5L
    1997 Joseph Phelps Insignia - 1.5L
    100
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    The prodigious 1997 Insignia (83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, and 3% Petit-Verdot) lives up to its pre-bottling promise. Tasted on three separate occasions, every bottle has hit the bull's eye. The color is a saturated thick-looking blu..." Learn More
    - 1.5L
    $995.00
  22. 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
    - 750 ml
    $975.00
  23. 1998 Cheval Blanc Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1998 Cheval Blanc - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    Slightly light in colour than Ausone 1998 with a little more maturity on the rim. The nose is more extrovert than Ausone, opulent and fleshy, not dissimilar to a more cultured version of the La Mondotte. It develops further nuances of sloes..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $969.00
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