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Luca d'Attoma is a highly respected Tuscan wine consultant, employers have included Azienda Agricola Le Macchiole in Bolgheri and Tua Rita, who, along with wife Elena Celli, eventually realised a dream to produce his own wine. Luca and Elena are the Duemani 'two hands' that run the estate. They first identified a wonderful site in the north Bolgheri hills in the mid nineties. The purchase 7 ha of land and set about preparing the soils for Biodynamic viticulture. This took seven years. The first vines were planted in 2001 and already, by the 2008 vintage, they have started to make some outstanding wines. The structure of the soil here is remarkable for its predominance of clay and stone – the resulting low soil fertility leading to greater character and complexity in the vines fruit. After an examination of the property and its unique position in the contour of a west-facing amphitheatre there emerged the sites of three distinct vineyards. The vineyard at the highest altitude and with the richest soil is the site of their Cabernet Franc vines. Another lower vineyard continues with the same varietal and then evolves into rows of Merlot vines. The third and smallest vineyard, notably stony and arid, is the 'heart' of the estate and is planted to 7000 vines of alberello-trained Syrah. From the very beginning Duemani have followed the principles of biodynamic farming and since the 2004 harvest their estate's production.
Nebbiolo d’Alba Valmaggiore, Bruno Giacosa 2014
Nebbiolo d’Alba Valmaggiore, Bruno Giacosa 2014
產區： Piedmont, Italy
Juicy red fruits dance on a brooding foundation of licorice, exotic spices, warm cigar wrapper, smoky minerality, and pressed flower petals in this approachable, pretty ’14 Nebbiolo d’Alba. Velvety and caressing, this wine snuggles the palate with chewy tannins, making for an elegant, enjoyable drinking experience. Giacosa sources this wine from old-vine Nebbiolo grown in prestigious vineyards by farmers with whom the estate has longtime relationships; it’s crafted to provide an early-drinking yet aristocratic version of the emblematic Piemonte grape.
Bodegas Volver Tarima Organic 2012 RP90
90 points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The 2012 Tarima Monastrell Organic displays an opaque purple color along with abundant blueberry and black raspberry fruit intermixed with a hint of crushed chalk. Medium to full-bodied with amazing concentration, this big, savory, mouthfilling red should drink nicely for 5-6 years.
Chateau Gruaud Larose 1981 波爾多二級莊，36年風華正茂
Chateau Gruaud Larose 1981
63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 3% petit Verdot.
90 points Neal Martin's Wine Journal (Jan 2012)
"It has a light but well defined bouquet with notes of redcurrant, boysenberry, mint leaf and cedar with good intensity and vigour. It reminds more of Las-Cases ’81 in some ways. The palate is medium-bodied with a dry, quite savoury entry, powdery and slightly edgy tannins. The fruit appears to be fading although the secondary flavours and compensating with touches of Chinese 5-spice, orange zest, dried blood and sandalwood. Classic old skool St-Julien towards the finish that has moderate length."
91 points Wine Spectator (Oct 1994) : Polished, big, dark-colored, with rich and opulent aromas and flavors and loads of tobacco, cedary and berry character.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Oct 1989): A top success for the vintage, the 1981 Gruaud-Larose is dark ruby, with a full-intensity bouquet of ripe black currants, spicy oak, plums, leather, smoked meat, and violets. This wine is concentrated on the palate, with rich, tannic, lingering flavors.
Other Review: 90 Points Celletracker (90 user reviews)
Isole e Olena Cepparello 2012 Vinous 97/JS94/WA93 Screw Capsule
Isole e Olena Cepparello 2012
媲美"女人頭Le Pergole Torte"的 Isole e Olena 來自偏西邊的 Castellina村北面的Barberino Val d'Elsa，由兩塊田Isole和Olena組成,位於Chianti Classico，海拔400米。莊主Paolo De Marchi是最早在CC採用100%Sangiovese的酒莊之一，Paolo來自Piedmont地區，之前他沒有任何葡萄酒釀造經驗，全憑自己的努力，謙虛的精神和沈穩的性格，在沒有聘請顧問的情況下，創造了100%純Sangiovese的Cepparello。 Nicolas Belfrage曾問他什麼使他有動力這麼投入創作了Cepparello，Paolo說“I wanted to understand Sangiovese。” 他的理念是將葡萄酒和生長葡萄的土地鏈接在一起，真實展示出Chianti風土的典型性。
"Cepparello" 是酒莊的旗艦酒款。呈現了Barberino Val d'Elsa 風土帶來的power，入口丹寧有力，骨架強健，又十分的優雅，給人一種很Man的感覺，又覺得很深邃，複雜度很高，蘑菇，烤杏仁，果丹皮，花香，很有活力。陳年後，更有菌菇，肉湯，櫻桃的香氣絡繹不絕，讓很多酒友想起了Chambertin中的王者Domaine Armand Rousseau。
97 pts Vinous:
The 2012 Cepparello is just as compelling as it has always been. Sweet, ample and generous from the outset, the 2012 shows all of its pedigree, even at this early stage. Radiant fruit and exquisite aromatics make a strong opening statement as the wine fleshes out in the glass. Ample, creamy and super-expressive, the 2012 is shaping up to be a superb Cepparello. The only thing the 2012 needs is time. An up and down year with hot temperatures in July and early August, followed by rain in September forced DeMarchi to be especially selective and bottle only the best lots. Production is down to 30,000 bottles from 36,000 in 2013 and 32,400 in 2011.
94 pts James Suckling:
Pretty bright fruit with blackcurrant, violet and sandalwood aromas and flavors. Full body, firm and linear tannins and a fresh finish. Needs two or three years to soften. Cepparello is always a classic. Better in 2017.
Chateau Gloria 2012
Chateau Gloria 2011
90 Points Wine Spectator - "Mouthfilling, offering a fleshy, briary feel to the plum sauce, steeped currant and blackberry notes, with extra anise, tar and fruitcake details pumping through the finish. Lacks a little refinement in terms of structure, but this offers solid range and depth. Best from 2016 through 2024. Tasted twice, with consistent notes"
90 Points Wine Enthusiast - "This is an open, juicy wine with attractive fruit framed by firm but tamed tannins. The wine has a feeling of lightness, with black currant flavors that are lifted and fresh. This is a wine for medium-term aging. Drink from 2015. "
88 Points Wine Advocate :
An excellent effort, the 2011 Gloria continues the success this well-known property has enjoyed over the last several decades. A delicious concoction of red and black fruits, spice box, and earth as well as a silky textured, medium-bodied style emerge from this is an undeniable sleeper of the vintage. The round tannins, delicious fruit and forward character suggest it should be enjoyed over the next 7-8 years.
Chateau Fortia Blanc Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2017
Chateau Fortia Chateauneuf-du-pape , 1763年開荒，150年前活躍於法國南隆河教皇新堡的Chateau Fortia， 是CDP古老酒莊，目前釀造3紅1白。 由 60% Clairette, 30% Roussanne 和 10% Grenache Blanc混釀，白花香，礦物，creamy ，中等酸度，口水直流，年產900箱。
This well-made white blend from Chateauneuf du Pape is almost clear in the glass. It opens with a floral rose and apple like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a mineral infused Anjou pear with hints of green apple, white pepper and a touch of lime. The finish is dry and its flavors fade away nicely. It would pair this wine with stuffed mushrooms and open an evening gathering with it.
La Magia Rosso di Montalcino 2014
La Magia Rosso di Montalcino 2014
Produced from the same grapes as our Brunello, but with a different vinification process and aged for only six months in ‘third use’ casks, this youthful wine possesses personality in abundance, typified by lively fruit and a fresh appeal that makes it suitable for all occasions, formal and informal.
Castel Giocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2009 (JS94)
CastelGiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2009
94 points James Suckling - "Wonderful depth and richness to this wine for 2009. It's full-bodied, with a clean, polished tannin texture and a long, long finish. Last for minutes on the palate. A triumph for the vintage."
91 points Vinous / Antonio Galloni - "Ripe, juicy and explosive on the palate, the 2009 captures many of the best qualities of the year. Sweet red cherries, flowers, spices and tobacco burst from the glass. All the elements are in gorgeous balance in a soft, supple Brunello with tons of near and medium-term appeal. This is a strong showing from Frescobaldi."
酒莊介紹： 花思蝶酒莊（Marchesi de Frescobaldi）在意大利托斯卡納（Tuscany）產區，有著700多年的歷史，30幾代人的傳承。家族的成員包括傑出的作家，探險家，音樂家，金融 家和政治家。作為意大利托斯卡納最古老的葡萄酒世家之一，從15,16世紀開始，家族就向英國皇家法庭和多家其他歐洲的皇室機構供應葡萄酒，還曾為羅馬教皇 和英王亨利八世的御用佳釀。
Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Cuvee Reservee 2014 WS93/WA92/JS91
Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee 2014
*93 pts Wine Spectator:*
A gutsy style, with a frame of brick dust around a core of steeped cherry, plum and blackberry fruit. The back end pulls in dried sage, savory and tobacco notes. The finish lingers over a singed chestnut hint. Rock-solid and unabashedly old-school. Best from 2020 through 2030.
*91 pts James Suckling:*
A wild, rustic edge to this assertive and punchy fruit-driven Châteauneuf-du-Pape. A smooth black cherry and blood plum-flavored palate. Appealing tangy freshness to close. The rusticity denotes drink now or as a much older wine.
La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 2005
La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 2007
Tempranillo (90%) and Graciano (10%) from vines over 60 years old in vineyards in Briñas, Labastida and Villalba.
97 points James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, January 2016:
Wonderful purity of fruit with a strawberry, currant and plum character. Full and velvety body with ultra-fine tannins and a delicious fresh and fruity finish. Classic Rioja style. Que lindo! Drink now.
95 points Luis Gutierrez, Wine Advocate (226), August 2016:
If Viña Ardanza seems to be going fast, the Gran Reserva 904 is even faster and we're now on the 2007 Gran Reserva 904. This wants to be the classic Gran Reserva--polished, silky and elegant, with aging potential. It is a blend of Tempranillo with 10% Mazuelo aged for four years in well-seasoned American oak barrels, with eight manual rackings. I found that the freshness of the vintage and its relatively young age gave the wine a youngish character that I loved, combining developed notes of meat, spices, leather and balsam with almost cherry-like aromas. The palate feels balanced and elegant, with fine-grained and fully resolved tannins and great acidity. This vintage of 904 surprised me! 150,000 bottles produced.
La Rioja Alta is not resting on their laurels, as they are investing nine million Euros in improving their vineyards and winery, including an optical sorting table.
Orma Toscana 2011 JS97/RP93/WE92
釀造Oreno而聞名的七橋酒莊主Antonio Moretti Cuseri 係Bolgheri 買下7公頃靚田，99年開始栽種釀造Orma，酒莊自05年起頻頻得獎，每年平均94分，頗有實力。
50%Merlot, 30%Cabernet Sauvignon, 20%Cabernet Franc.
97 pts James Suckling :
A gorgeous, sleek wine with super-polished tannins and fabulous fruit. It's full but so refined and sexy. It goes on for minutes. Really fine. What a wine. This Bordeaux blend from here is the best ever. Better in 2016 but great now.
Fontalloro Felsina 2012 WA94/AG94/WE94/JS93/WS92
Fontalloro Felsina 2012
94 points Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, September 2015:
Dark red cherry, plum, cinnamon and crushed rock nuances flesh out in the 2012 Fontalloro. Next to most of the other wines in the lineup, the 2012 Fontalloro is floral, perfumed, fresh and vibrant, with gorgeous aromatic lift, silky tannins and lovely overall balance. Fontalloro often opens up before Rancia, as is the case today, but the 2012 also possesses more than enough depth to drink well for a number of years. Still, the sexy, radiant finish makes me think most bottles won't be around to make old bones. Put simply, the 2012 Fontalloro is an arrestingly beautiful, showy wine built to please. And please it does.
94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Oct 2015)
The 2012 Fontalloro (100% Sangiovese) is a stunning expression and delivers the high quality we have come to expect of this celebrated IGT Toscana wine in a less important vintage. Careful work has been done here to ensure the high quality of fruit. The Fontalloro vineyard is located on the border of the Chianti Classico and the Chianti Colli Senesi appellations. Many have called upon Fèlsina to change the wine's status to Chianti Classico Gran Selezione, but technically it can't be because of much of the vineyard is located outside the denomination limits. The bouquet is soft and rich with dark fruit and spice. In the mouth, Fontalloro reveals integrated tannins and acidity. (ML)
94 points Wine Enthusiast (Nov 2015):
Ripe plum, mature black cherry, violet, clove, mocha, anise and grilled sage are just some of the sensations you'll find on this gorgeous wine alongside velvety tannins. It already has great depth but hold for more complexity. Drink 2017-2027. *Cellar Selection* (KO)
Chateau Poujeaux 2007
Chateau Poujeaux 2007
產區 : Moulis, Bordeaux
品種 : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc
Château Poujeaux is a leading Cru Bourgeois property that consistently produces wines of Grand Cru Classé quality. Now under the administration of new owner Philippe Cuvelier (owner of Clos Fourtet), Poujeaux has dramatically improved the quality.
90 Points Decanter : This is a rather lovely Médoc, if a touch more restrained that some others here. There is richness to the fruit, but it is tighter, with layers of bilberry and cassis and cedary oak, with attractive menthol notes on the finish. Ready to drink.
Bodegas Roda Reserva Rioja 2013 WA92/vivino4.2(729酒評)
Roda 生產3款葡萄酒，包括 Roda Cirsion、Roda Ⅰ Reserva、Roda Reserva。頂級酒 Cirsion 只有好年份才有生產，2001年份得到 Parker 97分的高分，現在零售價已到了上千元一瓶了。Roda 酒莊的堅持和努力，很快就躍升到西班牙頂級葡萄酒之列，常獲得酒評家高分的評價。
97% Tempranillo, 3% Graciano, 14個月法國橡木桶陳年(40%新，60%舊)，再入瓶陳年20個月才推出市場。
92 pts Wine Advocate :
As the 2012 is already sold out, the 2013 Roda is the one in the market, and it has been in bottle since July 2015. 2013 was not an easy vintage, and they had to harvest selectively to come to this blend of Tempranillo with 3% Graciano, which has higher acidity than normal after the usual natural fermentation in oak vats and élevage in barriques. This is a completely different vintage from 2012, as 2013 was a very cold and wet year; the Mediterranean varieties did not achieve enough ripeness, and they couldn't include any Garnacha. The rain was needed after two very dry years, but the ripening of grapes was not homogeneous. It's an atypical year after 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, with fine wines, lots of freshness and vibrant tannins—a truly Atlantic, cool-climate vintage.
Kopke Reserve Tawny Porto 波特酒
產區：Douro Valley, Portugal
品種：Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz
農曆九月圓臍，雌蟹當食，肥美黃膏滿瀉，適宜飲用略帶甜味的酒配合，因為蟹膏帶甜香，選擇乾身酒卻會凸顯苦澀；大閘蟹膏豐油潤滑，輕身酒「不夠斤兩」，兩者互碰，酒會被比下去；選飲紅酒也容易出問題，蟹的鮮味與酒中丹寧衝突，可會湧出腥味。所以，理想的大閘蟹的配酒是具備複雜性和帶甜味的中等酒體酒，Kopke Reserve Tawny Porto 會是不俗的選擇，而且夠貼地!
這支Tawny Port呈茶褐色，從杯頂中心往杯底看，輕帶半點橙紅，而邊緣則已呈淺啡色，這是從紅葡萄酒經過木桶陳釀氧化而成Tawny Port的必經過程。說到其香氣，有較成熟的堅果及乾花等氣味，剛開瓶時，除較明顯「攻鼻」的酒精(20%)外，亦散發陣陣的類同中國黃酒(花雕酒)氣味，芳醇誘人，大閘蟹"醉"愛!
Chateau Lafleur-Gazin 2001 (vivino4.0)
Chateau Lafleur-Gazin 2000
位於波爾多波美侯Pomerol村， Chateau Lafleur-Gazin 坐落於兩大名莊 Lafleur 和 Gazin 之間(三個莊同屬一個家族)，自1976年起由 Jean- Pierre MOUEIX 家族管理(Trotanoy/La Fleur Petrus/Hosanna 同一釀酒團隊)平均樹齡30年，80%Merlot, 20%Cabernet Franc。
產區：Pomerol, Bordeaux , France
88 pts Wine Advocate:
"A sweet, superficial, but attractive effort, the 2000 La Fleur-Gazin reveals chalky tannin in the finish. A dark ruby/purple color is accompanied by ripe plum, prune, and berry fruit, medium body, and plenty of structure as well as tough tannin. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2014."
Biondi Santi Tenuta Greppo Annata Brunello di Montalcino 2011
Biondi Santi Tenuta Greppo Annata Brunello di Montalcino 2011
93 Points Points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous, February 2016:
The 2011 Brunello di Montalcino Annata is silky, soft and open-knit, especially within the context of what has been the norm at Biondi Santi for the last few decades. Freshly cut flowers, red berries and mint all open up in the glass, but it is the wine's decidedly mid-weight structure that truly stands out. The 2011 is a very rare young Biondi Santi that will drink well pretty much upon release, as shocked as I myself am to write those words. The bright red cherry, raspberry and floral overtones have an almost Nebbiolo-sense of brightness. Drink 2017-2031
93 Points Monica Larner, Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate Feb 2016:
Jacopo Biondi Santi was already making wine at Il Greppo when the 2011 Brunello di Montalcino Annata was produced. His father, Franco Biondi Santi, would pass away in 2013 at the age of 91. The winemaking approach is unchanged despite the father to son transition. This wine shows extra richness and texture with focused fruit aromas that are graceful but also powerful. There are hints of ripe fruit with dried cherry and prune buried deep within the bouquet. In the mouth, this Brunello shows good structure and acidity with a slightly denser feel compared to past vintages.
Chateau Fortia Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Cuvee du Baron 2016 JD94
Markus Molitor-Barnkasteler Lay Auslese Dry Riesling 2015 WA95
Barnkasteler Lay Auslese** Dry Riesling -Markus Molitor 2015
95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2017:
The 2015 Riesling Bernkasteler Lay Auslese ** (White Capsule) opens enormously deep, rich, ripe and concentrated on the nose, with smoky/flinty aromas intermixing with perfectly ripe yellow stone fruit and also yeasty flavors form the sur lie aging. On the palate, this is a powerful, rich, creamy textured and very intense killer Riesling of great elegance. Provided with a very long and juicy finish, this is a silky textured and seamless wine that is rich and powerful but perfectly balanced. More than this, it will still be in great shape in 20 or 30 years. (Stephan Reinhardt)
91 points Antonio Galloni's Vinous, June 2017:
This dry-tasting "two-star" bottling is site-typically scented as well as lusciously loaded with lime and ripe cherry. A silken midpalate underlain by wet stone showcases its imposing fruit. The long finish harbors subtle apple seed piquancy and some elusively smoky and black-tea-like impingements for an impression slightly grainier as well as more mineral than the midpalate impression leads one to anticipate. At 12 percent alcohol, this is fuller than a Molitor white label Spätlese, yet still evinces a sense of lift. (David Schildknecht)
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018
產區：Marlborough, New Zealand
品種：100% Sauvignon Blanc
92 Points Wine Spectator: "Impressively intense and focused, with vibrant Meyer lemon notes up front, followed by pineapple, green apple skin, dried apricot and green tea details, coming together on the smooth, spicy, juicy finish. Drink now.
Senior Winemaker Tim Heath: For 32 years now, we have refined our approach to Sauvignon Blanc winemaking and year by year, we distill the bright characteristics of our stunning region in a bottle for all to enjoy.
Cloudy Bay has produced a Sauvignon Blanc of vibrant intensity. The characteristically uplifting aromas of kaffir lime, lemon zest and nectarine, with the floral notes of orange blossom on the nose; A weighty texture of ripe citrus and stone fruit flavours balanced by a minerally-citrus acid backbone with a finish that is crisp and clean on the palate. The wine has elegant line and length; refined, fleshy yet focused and refreshing.
Rockford Basket Press Shiraz 2009 JH 95/vivino4.4
Rockford Basket Press Shiraz 2009
Region : Barossa Valley
Robert O'Callaghan's Rockford Basket Press Shiraz is one of the Barossa Valley's most important wines. It entered Langton's Classification of Australian Wine in 2000 and was promoted to the highest – 'Exceptional' – category in 2005.
95 Points James Halliday, January, 2012
Medium red-purple; this is in the heartland of Barossa Valley shiraz style, the custom-made bottle a throwback to the 1940s; the bouquet is fragrant, and hides no secrets: silky, ripe tannins, abundant blackberry and spice fruit, and oak in perfect unison. Drink to 2029.
Chambolle Musigny Domaine Arnoux Lachaux 2014
Chambolle Musigny Domaine Arnoux Lachaux 2014 (AM88-91)
This wine is the result of a blend of five different blocks all located at the top of Chambolle’s slopes. They have of a north-east exposition which allows them to benefit from nice sunshine. The soil is made of clay and limestone and is very rocky, which confers to the wine this mineral caracteristic of the appellation. The average age of the vines here is 45 years old. Global size : 1 ha 85 .
88-91 points Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (61), January 2016:
This is at once more elegant and spicier as well with its pretty combination of red currant, cherry, lavender and sandalwood hints. There is a sleek and lacy mouth feel to the refined middle weight flavors that exude a fine bead of minerality on the balanced, delicious and persistent finale. This is very Chambolle in style. Drink: 2020+
Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 2015 D98/JS98/WS97/WA97/WE97
【#1 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2018】
如果說有一款酒激發並帶領 意大利葡萄酒走向現代化，那非Sassicaia"西施嘉雅" 莫屬。這款佳釀出產自Mario Incisa della Rocchetta侯爵擁有的Tenuta San Guido酒莊，葡萄園位在佛羅倫斯西南方近海的Bolgheri產區，是他周遊各國後所矢志要釀出世界級的頂尖酒款，透過朋友關係引進了來自波爾多一級莊"拉菲" Lafite Rothschild的葡萄株種，並採用波爾多的釀酒方式，雖然完全揚棄了意大利的傳統，但卻恰如其份地發揮並傳遞出Bolgheri產區terroir的最精彩之美味。Sassicaia第一個商業販售的年份為1968年，或許在當時並還沒有得到多數人的欣賞，但與波爾多頂級酒不相上下的優異品質，卻逐漸吸引識貨者的親睞。
在1978年，權威的Decanter 雜誌於倫敦舉辦了一場品酒會，由Hugh Johnson, Serena Sutcliffe與Clive Coates等著名評酒師所組成的評審團，在品評完參賽的11個國家共33支頂級酒後，評定1972年份的Sassicaia為全世界最佳的Cabernet Sauvignon紅酒。1985年份拿到Robert Parker100分後，自此奠定了Sassicaia非凡的地位，也影響了許多意大利酒莊朝向現代化的改革前進，成為了後來發展出Super Tuscan潮流的原動力之一。
98 pts Decanter:
The first Cabernet grapes were picked on September 10th under perfect conditions, with yields a little lower than average. As is usual at Tenuta San Guido, the fruit for Sassicaia was gently crushed and fermented in stainless steel using natural yeasts. After the malolactic fermentation, the wine spent two years in French oak prior to bottling. This is certainly an exceptional Sassicaia, with a sumptuous nose of ripe, creamy black and red fruit with cedar and spice notes. The colour is by no means dark (as is often the case with Sassicaia), and the impression on the palate is one of controlled power underpinned by gorgeous sweetness and flowing elegance. This is a very confident wine with real authority and presence, beginning with a magnificent attack of rich cassis and ripe griotte cherry followed by cigar box and leather notes, and a long finish of savoury bay leaf and minerals. It's deceptively structured, the tannins wonderfully ripe, creamy and finely textured, while the juicy acidity also suggests that this wine has a very long life ahead of it. This 2015 exhibits everything that you’d want from Sassicaia - and more - because of its winning combination of winemaking savoir-faire, world-class terroir, old vine fruit, and an outstanding vintage. It is unarguably stunning.
Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino 2007 WE95/WA93
Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino 2007
95 points Wine Enthusiast:
This 2007 Brunello is a big, opulent pleasure bomb with lavish layers, loaded thickly on top of each other: Chocolate fudge, dark cherry, blackberry preserves, rum cake, prune, exotic spice, pipe tobacco, cola, hummus and leather. It shows huge personality, intensity and staying power too. All that density is backed by solid tannins and a steady firmness. Hold 10–15 more years. Editors' Choice
93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino bursts from the glass with freshly cut flowers, violets, leather, licorice and black cherries. Firm underlying tannins lend vibrancy to the voluptuous fruit. The Casanova di Neri straight bottling – sometimes referred to as the “white label” – is made from some of the estate’s cooler sites. In 2007 the wine has more depth, fruit and overall harmony than is typically the case. Bright acidity frames the long, polished finish. In short, this is a fabulous wine from Giacomo Neri. Along with the 2006, the 2007 is one the best and most complete vintages I can remember tasting in some time. Most importantly of all, though, it is flat-out delicious. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2027.
D'Arenberg Dead Arm Shiraz 2005 (RP95)
D'Arenberg Dead Arm Shiraz 2005
產區：McLaren Vale, South Australia
95 Points Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate - "d'Arenberg's flagship is the 2006 The Dead Arm Shiraz. Opaque purple-colored, the nose is reticent but gives up aromas of meat, bacon, game, truffles, blueberry, and blackberry. Firm, layered, and complex, this beautifully rendered Shiraz demands a decade of cellaring. It will be superb from 2018 to 2036. d'Arenberg has been owned and operated by the Osborn family since its inception in 1912. The portfolio, with a focus on the Rhone varieties, is wide ranging and value-oriented from top to bottom. The winery produces a bevy of value priced reds and whites that were reviewed in Issue 178. They should not be overlooked. At the higher end of the portfolio there is one white wine on which to report.
95 Points James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion - "The Dead Arm rarely fails to deliver an uncompromising essay on McLaren fruit; deeply concentrated with levels of dark chocolate, blackberry, nuances of florals and a freshness that belies its weight and power. Good value."
Grace's Harvest Reserva Toro 2008 80年老藤Tinta de Toro
來自Grace's Harvest 酒莊的頂級酒款，18個月新木桶陳年(70%法國桶，30%美國桶)， 入瓶後再陳放36個月才推出市場銷售。成熟的黑果漿，奶油，煙熏，飽滿濃郁，同Vega Sicilia 個支Pintia 有得比。
Famille Perrin Vinsobres "Les Cornuds" 2011 (RP88)
Famille Perrin Vinsobres "Les Cornuds" 2011
品種： blend of Grenache and Syrah
88 points Wine Advocate , Robert Parker - 01/02/2014
More serious and endowed with more muscle and richness is the 2011 Perrin Vinsobres Les Cornuds. This wine comes from the very cool northern sector of the Cotes du Rhône appellation, which is a treasure trove for Syrah. The Perrins vinify the Syrah in truncated tanks and then age it in barrel, while the Grenache is fermented and aged in stainless steel, with blending taking place after six months. This beautiful 2011 displays plenty of black cherry fruit and lavender as well as hints of blackberry, licorice and graphite. Medium-bodied, richly fruity and offering loads of perfume, this is a wine to drink over the next several years.
We really like the terroir of Vinsobres, a beautiful village located near Vaison la Romaine; The vineyard is at an altitude of 300m and is situated for the most part on terraces. Vinsobres is particularly suitable for Syrah because it preserves the finesse which is often lost in more southern climates. It develops notes of violet, smoked meat and blackberries. Grenache is also suited to this terroir, full bodied and not heavy, with notes of black chocolate, cherry and typical Garrigue aromas.
Chateau Kirwan 2006 波爾多3級莊 WE91/WS90
Chateau Kirwan 2006 波爾多3級莊
91 pts Wine Enthusiast:
The new wood flavors on this wine are becoming well integrated with the velvet fruit textures. The tannins are now an adjunct to the fruit, which shows fresh spice and sweetness. It is becoming a fine, balanced wine, delicate and perfumed.
90 pts Wine Spectator:
There's lovely fruit in this wine, with berry, chocolate and plum aromas and flavors. Medium- to full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long finish. A very balanced Kirwan. Best from 2011 through 2016. 7,080 cases made.
Kaesler The Bogan Shiraz 2012 (JH97)
Kaesler The Bogan Shiraz 2012
產區：Barossa, South Australia
Source from 2 vineyards : planted in 1899 (Marananga) and 1965 (Nuriootpa)
James Halliday Wine Companion 2016 - James Halliday (Jul 2015) : 97 pts
"From 1899 and 1965 estate plantings, matured in French (75%) and American oak for 15 months. An exceptional pedigree reflected in a shiraz of rare elegance, balance and finesse; its supple, medium-bodied palate is almost lip smacking, so juicy is it, but there is no shortage of texture or structure."
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - (Jun 2015) : 91 pts