Vintage Port in Barros Box
This 1999 Barros Vintage Port from the very good 1999 Port Vintage has outstanding provenance! This bottle has been stored at the Barros cellars on Porto since bottling until it was acquired by us earlier this year.
The 1999 Barros is a lovely dark ruby coloured wine. Reveals an intense aroma with notes of wild berries. It has a full-bodied aroma, it has soft tannins and a long finish.
Price: £59.00 (123 in Stock)
Vintage Port in Calem Presentation Box
The Calem Vintage Port 1999 is a vibrant ruby red in colour with hints of brick. Conspicuous aromas of rich and sweet fruit on the nose with suggestions of plum and strawberry. Lovely balance between power and finesse with a silky texture and beautifully sustained flavours.
Price: £59.95 (17 in Stock)
Pinonero - Podere Rocche dei Manzoni
Its deep colour is a reminder of the limited yields of the estate, while the richness of the well defined and elegant aromas tell of a perfect microclimate. All the density and extreme warmth on the palate have been perfectly assimilated by the oak and the finish is almost glossy and endless.
Price: £49.00 (1 in Stock)
The Quinta de Roriz 2011 Vintage Port has a powerful, floral nose with hints of tar and green tobacco. On the palate there is fresh blackberry and red plum, finishing with liquorice and mineral elements.
Quinta de Roriz 2011 Vintage Port is the first to be made by Prats & Symington, who purchased the quinta in 2009.
The varietals in the blend include 42% Touriga Nacional and 28% Touriga Franca, as well as two more unusual but classic Port grapes: 18% Tinta Francisca and 12% Sousão.
The Quinta de Roriz 2011 Vintage Port has a powerful, floral nose with hints of tar and green tobacco.
Price: £69.95 (5 in Stock)
Son Vi Negre de la Terra de Mallorca
A rare and outstanding 1999 vintage Spanish Wine from Anima Negra. Son Negre is only launched into the market in exceptional vintages. This Crianza wine comes as a result of a collaboration with the artist and close friend Miquel Barceló, who designs an exclusive label for each of the Son Negre’s vintages, similar to Mouton Rothschild. The wine has cult status in Spain, with only very few bottles produced.
The 1999 Son Negre shows a very expressive aroma of toasted bread, violets, tobacco, black cherries and black raspberries on the nose.Very rich in the mouth, with layers of fruit and spices and a very long finish.
Price: £190.00 (0 in Stock)
St Julien 2me Cru Classe
A 1999 Bordeaux wine from Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou.
** 91 Points - Robert Parker **
The deep purple-coloured Ducru Beaucaillou, which represents 60% of the crop, offers aromas of crushed stones, raspberry liqueur, and black currants. This sweet, pure, and harmonious wine possesses elegance, finesse, and multiple nuances rather than power, concentration, and structure. This is Bordeaux at its finest.
*Robert M. Parker, Jr., The Wine Advocate 2002*
Price: £159.00 (0 in Stock)
Pessac Leognan 1er Grand Cru Classe
Château Haut-Brion's 1999 comes from a very good Bordeaux vintage for those producers who picked their crop selectively.
The 1999 Haut Brion is intensely aromatic, rich and concentrated. Their wines are consistently viewed as some of the very best in the entire Bordeaux region, including its fellow first growths of the Médoc.
"The Haut-Brion is certainly more expressive on the nose than their neighbours over the road, very good lift with blackberry, cedar, iodine, macerated black cherries, a touch of dried herbs. The palate is medium-bodied, very well balanced, very elegant with svelte, fine tannins.
Price: £295.00 (0 in Stock)
Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe,
This first growth reveals a remarkably complex nose with subtle new oak. The palate starts supple but finishes with great intensity. Although delicious now, this top rated wine has the structure to last.
The Wine Advocate - "The 1999 Lafite Rothschild sports an engraved "1999" on the bottle along with an eclipse to mark that significant historical event of August, 1999. It is a quintessential offering from Lafite Rothschild. This prodigious wine is both elegant and intensely flavored, and almost diaphanous in its layers that unfold with no heaviness. An opaque ruby/purple color is accompanied by a complex bouquet of lead pencil, graphite, cedar, creme de cassis, toast, and vanilla.
Price: £685.00 (0 in Stock)
Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe
Many regard Latour as the greatest of Bordeaux's Premier Crus. Their 1999 as been desribed as 'sensational', 'luscious' and 'exciting'. It's beautifully concentrated and impeccably balanced, with just the right amount of chewy tannin and fruit extraction, but with a slightly gentle level of acidity. Gobs of cassis and blackberry compote sit with smoky oak, mineral notes and a whiff of leather. Some regard it as the wine of the vintage, Parker awarded it 93-95 points and Jancis Robinson gave it a very hefty 18/20. Drinking now, until beyond 2030.
Price: £425.00 (0 in Stock)
Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe
*** 93 Points - Robert Parker ***
"The beautiful 1999 Mouton Rothschild may be a modern day clone of their 1962 or 1985. Its saturated ruby/purple color is followed by sumptuous aromas of cedar wood, creme de cassis, wood smoke, coffee, and dried herbs. The wine is forward, lush, and full-bodied. It is already complex as well as succulent, fleshy, and long. Tannin in the finish suggests more nuances will emerge in 4-5 years. It is a complex, classic Mouton. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2030" Parker, Wine Advocate 2005
Price: £345.00 (0 in Stock)