• WE 95
    • JL 94
    • VN 94
    Wine Enthusiast, 95 points

    This is opulent, but with restraint. The fruit is rich, black and delicious. Touches of spice and wood are present, lending complexity to the ripe fruits and balanced tannins. Impressive. ROGER VOSS

    Reg: $74.94 $69.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • JS 96
    • JA 94
    • NM 94
    jamessuckling.com, 96 points

    Stunning now. A fabulous nose of currants, crushed raspberry and blackberry. Full- bodied, with perfectly integrated tannins and a long, caressing finish. Drink or hold.

    Reg: $139.94 $119.94
    21 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • NM 91
    • WS 91
    • JL 90
    Neal Martin's Wine Journal, 91 points

    91+ Tasted single blind at Southwold. This is a little simplistic on the nose with a touch of the old blackcurrant wine gums but fresh and lively. The palate has some dryness: austere and backward with compressed dusty...

    Reg: $64.94 $54.94
    24+ in stock
    • JA 98
    • WE 94
    • W&S 91
    janeanson.com, 98 points

    Needs coaxing out of the glass, as is true with so many 2005s even at 16 years old, but straight off the first nose you get the most beautiful nuance and turmeric-strewn spice. It's exotic if subtle, with a creamy...

    Reg: $350.00 $299.94
    24+ in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    Reg: $94.94 $84.94
    24+ in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • WA 98
    • DC 98
    • JL 97
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 98 points

    The 2005 Montrose continues to show brilliantly, unwinding in the glass with notes of blackcurrant, red fruits, loamy soil, black truffles and cigar ash. Full-bodied, deep and concentrated, it's still brooding and tannic...

    Reg: $249.94 $219.94
    6 in Pre-Arrival
    • WE 94
    • WS 93
    • VN 91
    Wine Enthusiast, 94 points

    (92-94 points) Very opulent, generous and rich. It shows all the glories of the vintage, with huge but sufficiently restrained fruit, and exuberant tannins. ROGER VOSS

    Reg: $199.94 $179.94
    24+ in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • WE 97
    • JS 96
    • WS 96
    Wine Enthusiast, 97 points

    Power and elegance merge effortlessly in this superb wine. Its pure black currant fruit is tightly coiled supported by just the right amount of firm tannins. Great aging potential. A triumph. - R.V.

    Reg: $189.94 $169.94
    7 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
    • JS 96
    • WS 96
    • JS 96
    jamessuckling.com, 96 points

    Textbook, with mouthfilling and slightly gutsy black currant, fig and blackberry fruit flavors bound together by singed cedar, iron and tobacco notes. Features a tug of loam followed by a second wave of fruit through the...

    Reg: $550.00 $475.00
    4 in Pre-Arrival
  • Reg: $570.00 $510.00
    24+ in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
    • WA 95
    • JS 93
    • WS 93
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 95 points

    Purple to the rim, the 2005 Faugères is a powerhouse at 14.5% alcohol, with notes of graphite, blueberry and blackberry liqueur, licorice and truffle. Some incense also makes an appearance in this full-bodied...

    Reg: $174.94 $159.94
    24+ in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • WE 95
    • JL 94
    • WA 93
    Wine Enthusiast, 95 points

    This is opulent, but with restraint. The fruit is rich, black and delicious. Touches of spice and wood are present, lending complexity to the ripe fruits and balanced tannins. Impressive. ROGER VOSS

    Reg: $139.94 $119.94
    18 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • JS 95
    • WE 95
    • WE 95
    jamessuckling.com, 95 points

    This is a beautiful Giscours with tension and finesse. It's full-bodied and shows plenty of berry and spice character, not to mention a long, silky-textured finish. It seduces you with each sip. Why wait?

    Reg: $134.94 $119.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • W&S 100
    • WE 100
    • WE 100
    Wine & Spirits, 100 points

    How rare to confront a wine of this inner strength and perfect form. Grown at a 116-acre vineyard at the southern border of Pauillac, some of the vines now reaching 100 years of age on a gravel bar overlooking the...

    Reg: $1,295.00 $1,095.00
    8 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • NM 93
    • JL 91
    • WE 91
    Neal Martin's Wine Journal, 93 points

    Tasted at Chateau Phelan-Segur. The Phelan-Segur 2005 still has that lovely, very pure red-berried fruit on the nose with beautifully integrated creamy oak that still allows the terroir to express itself. The palate is...

    Reg: $109.94 $94.94
    5 in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • JS 100
    • JL 99
    • NM 99
    jamessuckling.com, 100 points

    The nose on this seems more concentrated than the 2000, and the purity of fruit is stunning, with blueberries, raspberries, fresh flowers, and hints of licorice. This is perfect and complete. Full bodied, with notes of...

    Reg: $1,150.00 $995.00
    5 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • JL 93
    • WA 93
    • WE 93
    TheWineCellarInsider.com, 93 points

    Much better than the previous bottle tasted, this was a lot of fun to have in my glass. The fruit was ripe, the tannins were polished the aromatics too time to get going, but once they did, the cedar, tobacco, thyme...

    Reg: $199.94 $189.94
    9 in Pre-Arrival
    • JL 100
    • JS 100
    • VN 99
    TheWineCellarInsider.com, 100 points

    Intoxicating scents of caramel, violets, smoke, licorice, plum and maraschino cherries take almost no time to find. Pure silk and velvet on the palate, the wine is seriously concentrated with an elegant, refined, fresh...

    Reg: $2,450.00 $2,350.00
    1 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 5L
    • JD 95
    • WA 95
    • JL 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 95 points

    The 2005 Château Canon is beautiful, although I think it checks in behind vintages such as 2009, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Revealing a deep ruby/purple hue as well as mineral-laced notes of black raspberries, black cherries...

    Reg: $1,450.00 $1,250.00
    1 in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
    • JS 93
    • JL 90
    • WS 90
    jamessuckling.com, 93 points

    Wow. This really shows wonderful depth and complexity on the nose with blueberries, fresh flowers and hints of stones. It’s full-bodied, with ultra-refined tannins and a long, long finish. Gets better and better with age:...

    Reg: $149.94 $139.94
    24+ in Pre-Arrival
  • Reg: $119.94 $99.94
    24+ in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • WS 93
    • JL 92
    • WE 91
    Wine Spectator, 93 points

    Dark in color with an impressive nose of licorice toasty oak chocolate and blackberry. Full-bodied with silky tannins and a long caressing finish. Very pretty and structured. Best after 2012. 25000 cases made. –JS

    Reg: $149.94 $129.94
    12 in Pre-Arrival
    • WA 90
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90 points

    A sleeper of the vintage as well as the finest wine I have yet tasted from this estate, Lalande-Borie is made by Ducru Beaucaillou’s proprietor, Bruno Borie. He has turned out a graceful, charming, seductive St.-Julien...

    Reg: $159.94 $139.94
    12 in stock
    • JS 96
    • W&S 94
    • WE 94
    jamessuckling.com, 96 points

    Stunning now. A fabulous nose of currants, crushed raspberry and blackberry. Full- bodied, with perfectly integrated tannins and a long, caressing finish. Drink or hold.

    Reg: $699.00 $599.00
    13 in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • JA 94
    • DC 92
    • WA 92
    janeanson.com, 94 points

    Tasted with the late Dewey Markham Jnr during a deep dive into the 1855 classification, making it all the more special to think about it now. We both loved how this wine was showing during the tasting, and I have had it...

    Reg: $144.94 $129.94
    9 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • WS 91
    Wine Spectator, 91 points

    This has a wonderful nose with blackberry licorice Indian tea and light toasty oak. Full-bodied with silky integrated tannins and a long caressing finish. A pretty elegant young Pomerol. Much better in bottle. Close to...

    Reg: $79.94 $59.94
    5 in stock
  • Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
    • WA 90
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90 points

    The 2005 La Bienfaisance is a rich, concentrated wine with loads of blackcurrant and black cherry fruit along with some earthiness and subtle background oak. It is medium to full-bodied, ripe, and extremely well-made in a...

    Reg: $54.94 $44.94
    8 in Pre-Arrival
    • JS 100
    • VN 99
    • NM 99
    jamessuckling.com, 100 points

    The nose on this seems more concentrated than the 2000, and the purity of fruit is stunning, with blueberries, raspberries, fresh flowers, and hints of licorice. This is perfect and complete. Full bodied, with notes of...

    Reg: $2,450.00 $2,350.00
    1 in Pre-Arrival
  • Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
    • JD 98
    • WA 97
    • WA 97
    jebdunnuck.com, 98 points

    Always showing well, this bottle of 2005 Château Pontet Canet was just about pure perfection in a glass. Still youthful ruby/purple-hued, with a gorgeous core of pure cassis and darker currant fruits, it's full-bodied and...

    Reg: $450.00 $395.00
    5 in Pre-Arrival
    • WA 90
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 90 points

    Thank goodness this estate's new consultant Stephane Derenoncourt has toned down what was often too much new oak. He also appears to have built in more density. The 2005 is a beautifully exuberant sexy wine displaying...

    Reg: $89.94 $69.94
    1 in stock