Category Archives: Rare and Classic Archive

Browse our articles on our curated selection of rare and classic wines from such regions as Burgundy, Barolo, Rioja, Napa Valley and beyond!

Saint Cosme – Beloved by All, Best Prices Here!

Saint Cosme

Beloved by All / Best Prices All Here

saint cosmeAre you a fan of historic – and we mean Greco-Roman historic – estates crafting their region’s best (and best value) wines? You’re a newsletter subscriber, so we know the answer is yes. Turns out, you don’t have to hunt through the back roads of who-knows-where to drink who-knows-what to find such a gem. It’s Saint Cosme!

Yes, St Cosme. We’ve mentioned them a time or two before, sure. But have you checked in with the wines lately? They are a joy to drink. And our prices are ridiculously below average, with most wines clocking in at $10 or more below the next best price out there.

But really, are they good?… Read the rest

Pinnacle Level Burgundy: Armand Rousseau

Pinnacle Level Burgundy

In Stock Now from Armand Rousseau

The wines of Domaine Armand Rousseau have no peer in Gevrey-Chambertin. No other grower has produced wines with their level of profundity and a similar track record over the decades. From top to bottom, they are the class of the village. We are always on the hunt for their wines—as you’d expect they’re maddeningly scarce and correspondingly expensive, but we recently hit the jackpot.  No fewer than twenty different bottlings just arrived from the master of Chambertin and its surrounds. With vintages going back to 1999 and all of the best vineyards represented, this is a do-not-miss chance for Burgundy lovers.  Click here to shop the entire list!

In Stock Now:

Armand Rousseau Inventory list

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Clos de Tart 2016: Legendary Offer

Clos de Tart 2016

A Legendary Offering

A Wine for the Heart & Mind

Clos de Tart LabelFor a fraction of the price of DRC, experience the Clos de Tart: a single-vineyard Burgundian monopole in the village of Morey-St-Denis that dates back to 1141. 2016 was a gloriously classic vintage, one in which securing the best of the best will reward savvy buyers for decades to come.

This otherworldly pricing on a six-pack puts our already lowest-in-the-country price at an incredible $110/bottle below the national average! Where else could you find such acclaimed pedigree, history and profundity?

In Stock Now:

Domaine du Clos de Tart ‘Clos de Tart’ Grand Cru Monopole, Cote de Nuits 2016 750ML ($699.95) Buy Now: $519 special
Case-6 Domaine du Clos de Tart ‘Clos de Tart’ Grand Cru Monopole, Cote de Nuits 2016 750ML ($3,999.95) Buy Now: $2,999 special (that’s only $499.83/bottle!)
Domaine du Clos de Tart ‘Clos de Tart’ Grand Cru Monopole, Cote de Nuits 2016 750ML ($1499.95) Buy Now: $1099 special

“among the most prized wines of Burgundy… [a wine that] pulls at the heartstrings as well as the head” –Decanter Magazine

“one of Burgundy’s rare confluence of quality and quantity” –William Kelley, Wine Advocate

“One of the finest wines from the Côte d’Or in 2016.… Read the rest

2016 JJ Prum: New to the January Sale!

Click here to see all 14 of the 2016 Prum wines in our January Sale in our web store.

joh. jos. prum wehlener sonnenuhr spatlese 2016 mosel germanyManfred and Katarina Prum make some of the finest and most sought after wines of the middle-Mosel. We’re adding a number of these great wines to our January sale, all from the excellent 2016 vintage.  2016 is a fantastic vintage to stock up on.  We’ve bought a bunch and you should, too—it’s a perfect counterpoint to the ageworthy 2015’s and the somewhat inconsistent (and expensive) 2017’s that are in the pipeline.

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Special Deal: Dom Perignon 2009

Thursday, December 27th

Electrifying Deal on Dom Perignon Re-Arriving Monday!

dom perignon 2009 labelJust in time for New Year’s we’re bringing in a limited supply of six-packs of the Dom Perignon 2009 and offering it to you at an incredible deal.

Re-Arriving Monday:

Case-6 Dom Perignon Millesime Brut, Champagne 2009 750ML ($999.95) Buy Now: $769 pre-arrival special (that’s only $128.17/bottle!)
Case-3 Dom Perignon Millesime Brut, Champagne 2009 750ML ($499.95) Buy Now: $399 pre-arrival special (that’s only $133/bottle!)
James Suckling 97 points “This is a DP that shows the ripeness of the 2009 vintage yet remains full of energy. Gorgeous aromas of cream, apple, mango, honeysuckle, and chalk follow through to a full body and super fine, tight texture. Dense and agile. Vinous. It’s like a top grand cru white Burgundy.… Read the rest