2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
“Reminiscent of a first growth Bordeaux from a vintage like 2009” says Jeb Dunnuck from eRobertParker.com.
Award Winning Vidal Wines
The awards and scores are staggering: Decanter Platinum: Best NZ Chardonnay, Gold Medal (IWC) and more 19.5, 97 and 98 points you will ever see for one range of wines. Quite extraordinary!
Cristom Viognier 2015
Directly from the cool slopes of Oregon, this is a pure, nearly textbook example of a great Viognier – rich, aromatic, slightly viscous on the palate. A superstar of the New World.
The Rising Star
Relatively new on the wine map and already the second-largest producer of wine in the country, it produces stunning, world-class wines, known for their elegant, Old-World styles.
Liquid Farm: Pedigree of Santa Maria Hills
Stunning showcase of what Chardonnay is capable of – from the leaner and Chablisiane reminiscent styles to intense, rich and layered.
A Winemaker To Watch
In the Central Coast, Gavin Chanin sells a few hundred cases of thrilling, focused Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs under his eponymous labels…
“Best vintage to date”
Supple, elegant and seamless, with no hard edges, sweet tannin and medium to full-bodied richness, this fabulous Grenache would be a dead ringer for a top Chateauneuf du Pape in a blind tasting.
Louis Jadot Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2014
98 Points - Gerard Basset OBE MW MS "Beautiful savoury nuances where delicate hints of umami complement minerally red and black fruit. Incredible complexity and amazing silky texture... Exceptional!"
2014 Château Clerc Milon
94 Points James Suckling “Extremely floral and fresh with currants, light chocolate and orange peel. Red clay, too. Full-bodied, firm, silky and long with a flavorful finish.”
2012 Château Lafite Rothschild
95 James Suckling “Superb structure for the vintage with blackcurrants, cedar, mushroom and sweet tobacco character. Full-bodied yet reserved and tight with an impressive density. Long finish.
2013 Château Lafite Rothschild
95 James Suckling “The aromas of Lafite in 2013 are complex and fascinating with cigar box, Spanish cedar, and dark fruit. Hints of hot stone. Full body, chewy tannins yet very polished and refined.