WINE LEGEND: Bartolo Mascarello Barolo 1995

The 1995 vintage was good enough in Piedmont and some great wines were made. The 1995 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo DOCG is a perfect example to introduce today. Barolo is one of Italy’s greatest wine appellations. It is often referred to as “the king of wines, and the wine of kings” because until the mid-19th century […]

WINE LEGEND: Insignia 2002

The summer months of 2002 were consistently warm and promoted remarkably strong colour and flavour vine development in Napa Valley. It helped healthy vineyards withstand the September heat wave and ripen to full maturity. The 2002 Insignia is one of the stars born that year. This is a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, […]

WINE LEGEND: Château La Conseillante 1999

The 1999 was a difficult vintage in Bordeaux because after a successful summer it rained a lot during harvest. However, the top estates were able to produce wines of very good quality. And today, we are delighted to introduce one of them – Chateau La Conseillante 1999. The name of La Conseillante appears in the […]

WINE LEGEND: Clos du Val Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1995

Clos Du Val estate was founded by the Goelet family in 1972 in the Stag’s Leap District of Napa Valley, USA. The winery owns 320 acres and specializes in Cabernet Sauvignon, a favourite of the region. In the history of North American winemaking, the Cabernet Sauvignon produced by the estate in 1972 is legendary. It […]

WINE LEGEND: Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage 1999

An exceptional wine for ageing. The 1999 northern Rhone weather brought on one of the best vintages of the decade. A warm, sunny July and August supplied large quantities of highly-concentrated, sweet Syrah grapes which gave the 1999 Chave Hermitage bold flavours and tannins. The ample yields allowed the Chave family to be very selective, […]

WINE LEGEND: Brunello di Montalcino Il Grappolo 1999

Brunello di Montalcino, one of Italy’s most favored wines, traces its roots to the 19th century when local farmers began experimenting  with a native grape “Brunello” (a variety of Sangiovese) cultivated in the surrounding territory. The delectable wine produced from this fruit can be aged for years, richly enhancing its value. The founding father of […]

WINE LEGEND: Castello di Ama l’Apparita 1996

“The cult Merlot from Tuscany” The Castello di Ama l’Apparita 1996 is a red wine from Tuscany produced by Castello di Ama with the best Merlot grapes of the vintage. Castello di Ama is located in the heart of the Chianti Classico area. It is one of the most highly regarded producers in the region, […]

WINE LEGEND: Quintessa 2016

“Quintessa is a temple to a single Bordeaux-style Rutherford wine.” – WINE SPECTATOR Quintessa Estate is located in the Rutherford AVA of Napa Valley, California. It makes just one wine from its 113-hectare estate, a Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend that consistently rates highly by critics. There are plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot […]

WINE LEGEND: Lynch Bages 1989

“What a great vintage of Lynch Bages!” – Robert Parker 1989 was unanimously agreed upon as being the finest Bordeaux vintage since 1982. An unusually warm and dry growing season in Bordeaux, 1989 saw an early harvest throughout the region and produced wines full of potential for aging, with acidity, fruit and tannins in harmony. […]

WINE LEGEND: Barolo Riserva Monfortino 2008

“The 2008 Barolo Riserva Monfortino is pure excitement.”- Robert Parker The 2008 was an unusual year in Barolo, Piedmont. An unexpected cold snap in October delayed the harvest and left many wines with an intense perfume and sweetness that is highly unusual in young Nebbiolo. In that year Giacomo Conterno produced one of its most […]