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. La Mission Haut Brion
    1966 La Mission Haut Brion - 750 ml
    94
    RPNM
    Availability: Available Soon
    Very ripe, rich and fleshy, although still with a hard backbone. Deep ruby, brick-red color, ripe, intense raspberry aromas, full-bodied, with ripe, rich raspberry flavors and cedar and tobacco notes. There's plenty of tannin here...
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    - 750 ml
    $795.00
  2. d'Yquem
    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
  3. lafite rothschild
    1976 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    94
    RP-NM
    Availability: Available Soon
    A sublime mature Lafite-Rothschild that alongside the 1978 counts as the best of the decade. A mature brick core. The nose is leafy and herbaceous with a touch of cigar box and smoke: unmistakably Pauillac. The medium-bodied palate is mello..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $865.00
  4. Lafite Rothschild
    - 750 ml
    $965.00
  5. Haut Brion
    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
  6. 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
    $949.00
  7. Pichon Lalande
    1982 Pichon Lalande - 750 ml
    100
    RP
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    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
    $949.00
  8. palmer
    1983 Palmer - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    One of the superb wines of the vintage, the 1983 Palmer continues to display a saturated purple/garnet color, and an intense perfume of jammy black fruits, smoked meats, flowers, cedar, and Asian spices. Super-concentrated, powerful, and fu..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $859.00
  9. Margaux
    1983 Margaux - 750 ml
    99
    RP-HG
    Availability: In Stock
    The 1983 Margaux is a breathtaking wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes achieved perfect maturity in 1983, and the result is an astonishingly rich, concentrated, atypically powerful and tannic Margaux. The color is dark ruby, the aromas exud..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $849.00
  10. Margaux
    1983 Margaux - 750 ml
    99
    RP-HG
    Availability: Available Soon
    The 1983 Margaux is a breathtaking wine. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes achieved perfect maturity in 1983, and the result is an astonishingly rich, concentrated, atypically powerful and tannic Margaux. The color is dark ruby, the aromas exud..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $849.00
  11. Lafite Rothschild
    1983 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    ST
    Availability: In Stock
    Finally, the 1983 Lafite is beginning to shed its tannin. The wine exhibits a deep ruby/garnet color with only a slight lightening at the edge. The intoxicatingly perfumed nose of lead pencil, pain grille, red and black fruits, minerals, an..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $769.00
  12. Margaux
    1986 Margaux - 750 ml
    98
    RP
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    The 1986 Margaux continues to be the most powerful, tannic, and muscular Margaux made in decades. One wonders if the 1928 or 1945 had as much power and depth as the 1986? The black/ruby/purple color reveals no sign of age. The reluctant nos..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $849.00
  13. Lafite Rothschild
    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
    $895.00
  14. Lafite Rothschild
    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
  15. Montrose
    1990 Montrose - 750 ml
    100
    RP
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    The wine is remarkably rich, with a distinctive nose of sweet, jammy fruit, liquefied minerals, new saddle leather, and grilled steak. In the mouth, the enormous concentration, extract, high glycerin, and sweet tannin slide across the palat..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $920.00
  16. Lafite Rothschild
    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
  17. Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto
    - 750 ml
    $865.00
  18. Rausan Segla
    1994 Rausan Segla - 15L
    90
    WS
    Availability: In Stock
    Fabulous aromas of vanilla, toasted oak and fruit, ultrafine tannins and a long, caressing finish. All in finesse. From a winery on the fast track to the top...

    Wine Spectator..." Learn More
    - 15L
    $995.00
  19. Calon Segur
    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
    $895.00
  20. Lafite Rothschild
    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
  21. Harlan Estate
    1996 Harlan Estate - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The opaque purple-colored 1996 Harlan Estate reveals extraordinary intensity, a spicy, black currant, tobacco, cedar, and fruit cake-scented bouquet, full body, a texture oozing with glycerin and concentrated fruit, and moderate tannin in t..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    Special Price $549.00 was $849.00
  22. Salon Blanc De Blancs Le Mesnil
    1996 Salon Blanc De Blancs Le Mesnil - 750 ml
    97+
    RP
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    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
    $859.00
  23. Margaux (12-Pack OWC)
    1996 Margaux (12-Pack OWC) - 750 ml
    100
    RP
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    ...undoubtedly one of the great classics produced under the Mentzelopoulos regime. In many respects, it is the quintessential Chateau Margaux, as well as the paradigm for this estate, combining measured power, extraordinary elegance, and ad..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $999.00
  24. Latour
    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
    $889.00
  25. Margaux
    1996 Margaux - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    ...undoubtedly one of the great classics produced under the Mentzelopoulos regime. In many respects, it is the quintessential Chateau Margaux, as well as the paradigm for this estate, combining measured power, extraordinary elegance, and ad..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $999.00
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