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2010 La Dauphine, Fronsac

91 points James Suckling: "Ripe dark cherries with some blueberry, leather and licorice. Opens up with orange blossom and violets. Really sweet and pretty fruit on the palate with a nice juicy acidity and fine tannins. Vibrant and fresh with medium body and length. Charming and enjoyable but a bit tight and bitter in the finish." (3/2013) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Features a toasty frame, lead by notes of mocha and ganache. Sleek steeped currant and blackberry fruit sit at the core, with a vibrant graphite edge driving the finish. Solid. Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2022. (JM, Web-2013)" Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "An att ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
JS 91 WS 90

2010 Bellefont-Belcier, St-Emilion Top Pick!
2010 Bellefont-Belcier, St-Emilion

93 points James Suckling: "Wonderful aromas of black truffles and berries with hints of wet earth. Full body, with velvety tannins and a rich and chewy finish. Yet the fruit and acidity balance this muscular wine. Try in 2018." (2/2013) 93 points Wine Spectator: "There's a nice charcoal note driving this from the start, while the dark plum, blackberry and black currant fruit waits in reserve. Ganache, licorice snap and tobacco fill in the finish and give this added range, while a singed alder wood note runs underneath for added texture and length. Impressive. Best from 2015 through 2030. (JM)" (3/2013) 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The wine ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Brillette, Moulis Top Pick!
2010 Brillette, Moulis

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Another superb over-achiever from the appellation of Moulis in the Medoc, this wine, a blend of 48% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, shows lots of licorice, barbecue smoke, charcuterie, plum and black currants. It hits the palate with a medium to full-bodied opulence. The tannins are sweet and the acidity adequate to provide definition and vibrancy. This is a beauty. An outstanding effort from proprietors, the Flageul family. (RP)" (2/2013) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Pure, lush and caressing, with lovely mouthfeel to the layers of dark plu ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $21.99 Add To Cart
RP 90 WS 90

2010 Langoa-Barton, St-Julien Top Pick!
2010 Langoa-Barton, St-Julien

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "Fruity and juicy, this showcases the accessibility of this estate, while also highlighting some of the tannic structure of its big brother, Léoville-Barton. There is a classic black-currant note that's balanced by the firm tannins of the vintage. (RV)" (2/2013) 94 points Wine Spectator: "Tightly focused, with a beam of cassis and blackberry fruit framed by integrated espresso and charcoal notes. The ample structure drives the polished finish, allowing extra notes of plum sauce, pastis and blueberry coulis to stride through. Shows serious grip at the very end. Best from 2016 through ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Bel-Orme Tronquoy de Lalande, Haut-Médoc

90 points James Suckling: "Attractive nose with loads of candied violets, raspberries and rose petals. Plum and some licorice. Full and nice texture on the palate with charming fruit and fine tannins. Enjoyable finish with medium length and a tasty licorice note. Drink from 2016." (6/2013) Jancis Robinson: "Very refreshing nose. Lots of energy but only medium intensity on the palate. Minerals, refreshment and nice balance here even if it is not showy. Good stuff." (1/2014) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Tasted at Château Rauzan-Gassies. The 2010 Bel-Orme Tronquoy de Lalande has a superior bouquet to the 2009, a little more fruit int ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
JS 90

2010 Malescasse, Haut-Médoc (1.5L)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Located in the heart of the Haut-Médoc, close to Lamarque, Malescasse is capable of producing sweet-tasting, friendly wines, such as this 2010. It’s bright, fruity and layered with acidity, and the firm tannins show through slowly, offering power and density for the medium-term. (RV)" (2/2013) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Dense and chewy, with espresso and baker's chocolate notes shrouding the dark currant, fig and blackberry fruit at the core, followed by graphite and anise on the finish for now. Should unwind with cellaring. Best from 2014 through 2020. (JM)" (3/2013) Jancis Robinson: "Dark crimson. Ra ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City

Price: $39.99 Add To Cart
WE 91 WS 90

2010 Malartic-Lagravière, Pessac-Léognan Top Pick!
2010 Malartic-Lagravière, Pessac-Léognan

95 points James Suckling: "Impressive nose with leather, dark polished fruit and flowers. Wonderful mouthfeel with soft silky tannins and beautiful texture. Really well put together. Powerful and rich with loads of fruit and ripe tannins. Very ripe. Try in 2016." (11/2013) 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Lead pencil shavings, soy and barbecue smoke as well as red and black currants characterize this brilliant effort, which has an expansive, full-bodied mouthfeel yet a sublime elegance and lightness of being. Dense ruby/purple, gorgeous purity and a long, long finish of close to 50 seconds characterize another bril ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Joanin Bécot, Côtes de Castillon (special label)

90 points James Suckling: "Fresh spicy nose with coffee, red plums and cranberry. Some vanilla, nutmeg and white pepper. Crushed chalk behind the fruit. Vibrant and juicy red fruit on the palate with ripe tannins and good length. Medium-full body." (3/2013) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux 2010 tasting. The Joanin Becot has a simple bouquet with raspberry and balsamic scents that open and muster more vigour with time, the oak nicely integrated and revealing floral tones. The palate is medium-bodied with a tannic, masculine entry. This is very structured with a dry finish, but ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Malescot-St-Exupéry, Margaux Top Pick!
2010 Malescot-St-Exupéry, Margaux

95 points James Suckling: "A wine with beautiful strawberry and chocolate with hints of pie crust. It's full-bodied with super integrated tannins and a long, long finish. Needs at least four to five years to really come together but so wonderful. Not the amazing 2009 but clearly outstanding." (11/2013) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Gorgeous, flowery, classic Margaux once again, the 2010 Malescot St.-Exupery continues to show virtually no toasty oak, given the impeccable balance and full-bodied, full-throttle style it possesses. Black raspberries, creme de cassis and spring floral notes intermixed with forest flo ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Cantemerle, Haut-Médoc (1.5L)

94 points James Suckling: "A wine with blueberry and mineral aromas follows through to a full body, with fine tannins and a juicy finish. Best for years from here. Needs at least three years of bottle age to soften. Could be better than 2009 in the long run." (2/2013) 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The wine needs a good 7-10 years of cellaring and should keep for 30 more years, but this is the finest Cantemerle I have encountered in my professional career of tasting young vintages (dating back 34 years now). Stunningly deep ruby/purple, with a beautiful nose of spring flowers intermixed with perfumed raspberry an ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco


2010 Suduiraut, Sauternes (375ml)
Bid on this 6-half-bottle lot of 2010 Suduiraut, Sauternes (375ml) (96RP, 95JS, (92-95ST), 95WE, 93WS). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Along with Chateau Rieussec, the Suduiraut 2010 is a candidate for best Sauternes of the vintage. It has a wonderful bouquet with an instantaneous sense of completeness and harmony, with layers of botrytized fruit intermingling with apricot blossom, peach skin and marmalade. This is powerful, but not in your face. There is no need to be. The palate is well-balanced with a viscous opening. There is plenty of botrytis here, good acidity and enormous weight on the finish. Perhaps it needs a little more tension, but otherwise this is a very impressive wine for the Sauternes vintage. (NM)" (04/2014) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Suduiraut, Sauternes (375ml) (qty: 6)


End Date: Oct 30 2017 5:00PM PT


2010 Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Léognan (375ml)

98 points James Suckling: "Great aromas of crushed blackberries with flowers and stones that follow through to a full body, with super silky tannins and a long, long finish. It fills your mouth with beautiful fruit and velvety tannins yet shows tension and form. This lasts for minutes on the palate. Structured and superb." (11/2013) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2010 Haut Bailly has consistently been a fantastic wine, and at seven years of age I have no reason to alter that view. It has a mixture of red and black fruit on the nose, wet stone, black olive and a light marine influence. It is still backward com ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco


2010 Duhart-Milon, Pauillac (375ml)

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Dense purple, with classic notes of cedar and lead pencil shavings as well as gobs of back currants and licorice, the wine has a full-bodied mouthfeel with fabulous precision and density. It also possesses a long, silky finish with moderately high tannins, but they are ripe and well-integrated. The wood is clearly pushed to the background in this dense, full-bodied Pauillac, which should drink beautifully for 30+ years. 2013-2043 (RP)" (12/2013) 93 points James Suckling: "A wine with an intense sous bois, fresh tobacco and dried flower character on the nose and palate. Full body, wi ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Berliquet, St-Emilion

92 points James Suckling: "Attractive nose with fresh leather, blueberries and vanilla. Nutmeg, chocolate and cedar. Full and super round with smooth polished tannins and excellent fruit. Long finish with licorice and soft mineral notes. Wonderful wine that will drink well from 2016." (2/2013) 91 points Wine Spectator: "This is nicely cloaked with charcoal and roasted apple wood, while the core of steeped fig, blackberry and black cherry paste notes sits in reserve. The well-defined finish is mostly grip for now, but should meld in the cellar. Best from 2014 through 2026. (JM)" (3/2013)  


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse

Price: $34.99 Add To Cart
JS 92 WS 91

2010 Meyney, St-Estèphe Top Pick!
2010 Meyney, St-Estèphe

94 points James Suckling: "This is the best Meyney in years with blackberry, mint and minerals on the nose and palate. Full and super silky, with a long, long finish. Wonderful wine." (4/2011) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "It is good to see this well-situated estate in St.-Estephe get back on track. The 2010 has loads of beef blood, charcuterie and smoked game along with black currant fruit. Some underlying graphite notes are also present in this full-bodied, meaty, fleshy wine, which has outstanding concentration and the potential to last for 15 or more years. It is a major sleeper of the vintage. (RP)" (2/2013) ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Gloria, St-Julien

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2010 Gloria is an ass-kicking, fabulous value once again from this estate, which would probably be classified if the 1855 hierarchy of the wines of the Medoc were ever done again. Abundant notes of cedar wood, fruitcake, flowers, creme de cassis and kirsch are all present in this full-bodied, opulent, dense, dark ruby/purple wine. It is slightly more restrained than the flamboyant 2009, but equal in quality. This is a juicy, well-proportioned, sensationally concentrated, super-ripe Gloria to drink over the next decades. Of course, it is a sleeper of ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Gloria, St-Julien
Bid on this 12-bottle lot of 2010 Gloria, St-Julien (OWC - 93RP, (90-91JS), 90ST, 90WE, 90WS) in original wood. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2010 Gloria is an ass-kicking, fabulous value once again from this estate, which would probably be classified if the 1855 hierarchy of the wines of the Medoc were ever done again. Abundant notes of cedar wood, fruitcake, flowers, creme de cassis and kirsch are all present in this full-bodied, opulent, dense, dark ruby/purple wine. It is slightly more restrained than the flamboyant 2009, but equal in quality. This is a juicy, well-proportioned, sensationally concentrated, super-ripe Gloria to drink over the next decades. Of course, it is a sleeper of the vintage, given the reasonable price it normally sells for. (RP)" (02/2013) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Gloria, St-Julien (qty: 12)


End Date: Oct 30 2017 7:30PM PT


2010 Pontet-Canet, Pauillac

100 points James Suckling: "The aromas to this are incredible with blueberry, minerals, dried flowers, and stones. It goes to dried meat and spices. Full body and incredibly integrated with blackberry, licorice, and minerals. There's a wonderful purity to this. It goes on for minutes. The quality of tannins is amazing. Seamless. There's an amazing transparency that shows you all the elements of the wine's unique terroir. Try after 2018." (11/2013) 100 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "An absolutely amazing wine... It comes from one of the few biodynamic vineyards in Bordeaux, but you are likely to see many more, given th ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City


2010 Suduiraut, Sauternes (375ml)

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Along with Chateau Rieussec, the Suduiraut 2010 is a candidate for best Sauternes of the vintage. It has a wonderful bouquet with an instantaneous sense of completeness and harmony, with layers of botrytized fruit intermingling with apricot blossom, peach skin and marmalade. This is powerful, but not in your face. There is no need to be. The palate is well-balanced with a viscous opening. There is plenty of botrytis here, good acidity and enormous weight on the finish. Perhaps it needs a little more tension, but otherwise this is a very impressive wine f ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 L'Arrosée, St-Emilion

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A supple, lighter style of wine in 2010, the 2010 L'Arrosee is stylish and medium to full-bodied, with seductive notes of black cherries, cranberries and mulberries. Some oak is present, but this is a mid-weight, savory, broad and disarming wine to drink over the next 10-15 years." (2/2013) 88-91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Saturated red. Cherry-vanilla, cassis and violet on the nose. Juicy and sweet, offering creamy red cherry and blackcurrant flavors and a repeating note of vanilla. The finish lingers with a spicy floral note. This graceful, balanced wine will offer early accessibility b ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco


2010 Fourcas Hosten, Listrac (1.5L)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Now at its peak, this is a rich, full-bodied wine. It has a fine blend of dark tannins and dense plum and berry fruits. Maturing well, the wine is well balanced, with a smoky edge and still with a touch of acidity. Drink now. *Editors' Choice* (RV)" (9/2016) 90 points James Suckling: "Lovely aromas of flowers and berries follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and a fresh finish. So drinkable now but better in 2016." (3/2013) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Slightly deeper than its sibling namesake, Fourcas Dupre, the 2010 Fourcas Hostens exhibits some notes of cigar smoke, red currants, roasted herbs in a ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $49.99 Add To Cart
WE 91 JS 90

2009-2010 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion Vertical
Bid on this 2-bottle 2009-2010 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion Vertical , including 1-bottle of 2009 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion (94RP, 93JS, 93WS, 92ST) and 1-bottle of 2010 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion (95RP, 94ST, 93JS, 93WS). Of the 2010 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion,Robert Parker's Wine Advocate writes: "Dense ruby/purple, it tips the scales at 15% natural alcohol and was bottled unfined and unfiltered. Full-bodied in texture, it offers up loads of blueberry, blackberry and raspberry fruit intermixed with some cedar, vanilla and a touch of spring flowers. Impressively built, with good acidity and light tannin, this is a superb example of wine that reaches its prime in 3 or 4 years and lasts two decades. It's right up there with their brilliant 2005. " (02/2013) 

This lot contains the following items:
2009 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion (qty: 1)
2010 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion (qty: 1)


End Date: Oct 25 2017 3:30PM PT


2010 Fleur Cardinale, St-Emilion

95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Dense ruby/purple, it tips the scales at 15% natural alcohol and was bottled unfined and unfiltered. Full-bodied in texture, it offers up loads of blueberry, blackberry and raspberry fruit intermixed with some cedar, vanilla and a touch of spring flowers. Impressively built, with good acidity and light tannin, this is a superb example of wine that reaches its prime in 3 or 4 years and lasts two decades. It's right up there with their brilliant 2005." (2/2013) 94 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Black ruby. Superripe, sexy aromas of blackberry pastille and blueberry. Creamy-sweet-verging-on ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Phélan-Ségur, St-Estèphe

92-93 points James Suckling: "This sneaks up on you, with blackberry and spices such as nutmeg and cloves. Full spices, with currants and berries. Builds on the palate like a wave. Best ever." (4/2011) 92 points Wine Enthusiast: "The best wine from Phélan Ségur for several years, this shows less of the often-intrusive new wood and more of the fruit that had been missing in past vintages. It shows a subtle level of toast and a black currant flavor, plus great acidity and freshness on the finish." (2/2013) 92 points Wine Spectator: "Allies solid density to subtle refinement, with steeped plum, currant, singed iron and charcoal notes. Lightly f ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Clos du Marquis, St-Julien

96 points James Suckling: "This shows beautiful aromas of flowers, raspberries and blackberries that follow through to a full body with ultra silky tannins and a long, long finish. It lasts for minutes. Best in 2018 or later." (2/2013) 95 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Cellar Selection* A great wine, packed with black currant fruits, sweet tannins and beautiful acidity. Made by the team at Léoville las Cases, this wine reveals an elegant, restrained structure, ripe and delicious fruit and a darker, tighter texture for aging. (RV)" (5/2013) 93 points Wine Spectator: "This has a lush edge, with seamlessly layered blueberry, blackberry and boysen ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 de Lamarque, Haut-Médoc

91 points James Suckling: "Extremely well done for the vintage with very pretty fruit, firm yet polished tannins and a caressing finish. It's full-bodied, with super integrated fruit and tannins and an intense finish. Best ever from here. Better in 2015." (3/2013) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A sleeper of the vintage, this 2010 is a relatively evolved, seductive style of wine from Lamarque (a beautiful moated chateau in central Medoc). Offering notes of damp earth, tobacco leaf, spice box, red and black currants, and incense, it is best consumed over the next 4-5 years. (RP)" (2/2013) K&L Notes: 91 points, Wine Advocate's ... Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
JS 91

2010 Clerc-Milon, Pauillac

94 points James Suckling: "Gorgeous currants and spices with licorice on the nose. Full body, with super integrated tannins and a long, long finish. The texture and beautiful fruit just wants you to drink this. Give it time but hard to wait." (2/2013) 94 points Wine Enthusiast: "Confirming its place in the firmament of Pauillac greats, Clerc Milon’s 2010 has huge density, and is packed with dark tannins and blackberry flavor. It has a delicious freshness that cuts right through, lifting the concentration. With its tannins, this promises long-term aging. (RV)" (2/2013) 94 points Wine Spectator: "Rock-solid, with layers of baker's chocolate ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse San Francisco


2010 Saint-Pierre, St-Julien (1.5L)

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The final blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Merlot has resulted in a wine of great power, stature, gravitas and density. The wine has a black purple color and a brilliant nose of scorched earth, creme de cassis, espresso roast, blackberries, truffles and licorice. Full-bodied, extremely powerful, yet with abundant sweet tannin, this stunning effort should prove sensational if given 7-10 years of cellaring. It should also last for 30-40 years." (2/2013) 92-95 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Deep purple-ruby. Reticent but nuanced nose hints at cassis, brown spices and smoky herbs. Lush and ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

Price: $199.99 Add To Cart
RP 97 ST 92 - 95

2010 Poujeaux, Moulis

92 points James Suckling: "Aromas of blueberries and raspberries with hints of flowers. Full body, with fine tannins and a clean, fresh finish." (2/2013) 91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Full red-ruby. Bright aromas of dark raspberry, licorice, minerals and espresso are lifted by a floral high note. Juicy, spicy and sharply delineated, with excellent energy to the ripe, complex flavors of dark berries, lead pencil and spices. This very fresh wine shows a very firm spine to support a leisurely evolution in bottle without coming across as austere today. An excellent and serious Poujeaux. (ST)" (8/2013) 89-91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Solid, chunky wi ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco


2010 Malmaison, Moulis (1.5L) (Previously $40)

92 points James Suckling: "Aromas of blueberries and minerals follow through to a full body, with fine tannins and a caressing finish. Very finely crafted. Gorgeous wine from here. Better in 2015." (2/2013) Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Bright, dark red. Cassis and mint on the classy, youthfully medicinal nose. Juicy and on the lean side but intensely flavored and sharply focused, with bright acidity framing the red berry and licorice flavors. Finishes firmly tannic but not dry, with a strong spine of acidity. This very solidly built Merlot-dominated wine should put on weight with a few years in the bottle. (The ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: Hidden View Price
JS 92

2010 Marquis de Terme, Margaux

92 points James Suckling: "A wine with dried meats and berries on the nose and palate. Full body, beautiful fine tannins and a juicy finish finish. Chewy tannins. Still needs time to come together. Try in 2016." (2/2013) 92 points Wine Spectator: "This is alluring, with the sappy feel of the kirsch, dark plum and loganberry fruit melded nicely to a charcoal spine. The long, smoldering finish reveals a singed iron note and features good grip. Should evolve nicely. Best from 2015 through 2030. (JM)" (3/2013) 91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Juicy, though a little on the lean side, this wine shows a strong flavor of black currant while its tannin ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Léognan
Bid on this 12-bottle lot of 2010 Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Léognan (OWC - 98JS, 98RP, 95WE, 95WS, 94ST, 93CG) in original wood. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep plum/purple, Haut-Bailly's 2010 required some coaxing to appreciate its subtle notes of barbecue smoke, lead pencil shavings and creme de cassis as well as its touches of pomegranate and forest floor. The oak is pushed far into the background and the tannins are extremely silky, but the intensity of the wine is profound and the finish lingers for close to 55 seconds. This wine is ripe yet delicate, powerful yet stylish, and essentially resembles a remarkable fashion design from a house of haute couture. This wine needs a good 7-8 years of bottle age and should keep for 40-50+ years. (RP)" (02/2013) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Léognan (qty: 12)


End Date: Oct 30 2017 7:30PM PT


2010 Léoville-Poyferré, St-Julien
Bid on this bottle of 2010 Léoville-Poyferré, St-Julien (98RP, 98WE, 95JS, 94ST, 93WS). Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The wine out distances both Leoville Las Cases and Leoville Barton, but all three of them are compelling efforts. Full-bodied, dense purple in color, with floral notes intermixed with blackberries, cassis, graphite and spring flowers, this full-bodied, legendary effort is long and opulent, with wonderfully abundant yet sweet tannin, a skyscraper-like mid-palate and a thrilling, nearly one-minute finish. This spectacular effort from Poyferre that should drink well for 30+ years. (RP)" (02/2013) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 Léoville-Poyferré, St-Julien (qty: 1)


End Date: Oct 27 2017 1:00PM PT


2010 Montrose, St-Estèphe

100 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "This is considered to be among the greatest vintages ever made in Montrose, right up with the 1929, 1945, 1947, 1959, 1961, 1989, 1990 and 2009. Harvest was October 15 to 17. The wine has really come on since I last tasted it, and it needs at least another 10 years of cellaring. The blend was 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. The wine is opaque black/blue, with an incredible nose of blueberry and blackberry liqueur, with hints of incense, licorice, and acacia flowers. Tannins are incredibly sweet and very present. ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Pichon-Baron, Pauillac (375ml)

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Administrator Christian Seeley thinks the 2010 is the greatest Pichon Longueville Baron he has ever made, equaling some of the estate’s colossal wines from vintages such as 1989 and 1990. It was certainly showing well when I stopped by the chateau in January. Opaque purple, with loads of charcoal, licorice, incense and some exotic Asian spices along with abundant cassis liqueur, blackberry and hints of roasted coffee and spring flowers, it is full-bodied and opulent, with relatively high tannins, but they have sweetened up considerably and seem less aggr ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco


2010 d'Armailhac, Pauillac
Bid on this 6-bottle lot of 2010 d'Armailhac, Pauillac (93JS, 93RP, 93WS, 92VN, 91WE). Wine Spectator: "Dense, juicy and inviting, with bouncy briar, blackberry, steeped black currant and melted black licorice notes framed by roasted apple wood and graphite notes. The finish courses along with good definition. Energetic and tempting, but the gripping, iron-laden finish will benefit from cellaring. Best from 2017 through 2030." (03/2013) 

This lot contains the following items:
2010 d'Armailhac, Pauillac (qty: 6)


End Date: Oct 29 2017 6:00PM PT


2010 Figeac, St-Emilion Top Pick!
2010 Figeac, St-Emilion

98 points James Suckling: "This is phenomenal on the nose with blackberries, fresh cep mushrooms, forest fruit, and earth. Turns to hazelnuts and dark berries. Subtle. Breathtaking. It's full-bodied on the palate, with superb tannins that last for minutes. The flavor is subtle yet incredible. Love the texture. It is the same wonderful quality level as 2009. This is so fabulous to taste now, but so much better in 2018." (2/2013) 96 points Wine Enthusiast: "This Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated wine always stands out as a powerhouse of impressive tannins. In 2010, it is complex with a dense structure, tight mineral ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Canon, St-Emilion

96 points James Suckling: "Wonderful nose with strawberries, cherry blossom, and vanilla. The red opens up with blueberries, milk chocolate and sweet licorice. Full and juicy on palate with pure dark fruit and velvety tannins. So nicely layered texture and long in the finish with red fruit and crushed chalk. The texture is superb." (11/2013) 95 points Wine Enthusiast: "Powerful, complex and ripe, this is a magnificent and concentrated wine. Juicy blackberry fruits, tight acidity and finely integrated tannins give a smooth, rich texture. This beautiful wine has long-term aging potential. *Cellar Selection* (RV ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac New!
2010 Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac

100 points Wine Enthusiast: "*A Top 100 Cellar Selection of 2013* Almost black in color, this stunning wine is gorgeous, rich and dense. It's grand and powerful, with a strong sense of its own importance. The beautiful tannins and the fragrant black currant fruits are palpable. It's a great wine, with huge potential." (3/2013) 99 points James Suckling: "This is shy and not giving its all at the moment. Yet it is full and intense with a tightly intertwined tannic and fruit structure. Ethereal blackberry, currant, cedar, and nutty flavors. Dried flowers too. Cedar jewel box smell comes out with time. Great finis ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan New!
2010 Haut-Brion, Pessac-Léognan

100 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "As for the 2010 Haut-Brion, it does not have the power of Latour’s 2010 or the intense lead pencil shavings and chocolaty component of Lafite-Rothschild, but it is extraordinary, perfect wine. It has a slightly lower pH than the 2009 (3.7 versus the 2009's 3.8), and even higher alcohol than the 2009 (14.6%). The wine is ethereal. From its dense purple color to its incredibly subtle but striking aromatics that build incrementally, offering up a spectacular smorgasbord of aromas ranging from charcoal and camphor to black currant and blueberry liqueur and s ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Langoa-Barton, St-Julien (1.5L)

93-94 points James Suckling: "What a depth of fruit here, with dark chocolate and currants and blackberries. Full and velvety. Wonderful texture. Like it. Better than 2009." (4/2011) 94 points Wine Enthusiast: "Fruity and juicy, this showcases the accessibility of this estate, while also highlighting some of the tannic structure of its big brother, Léoville-Barton. There is a classic black-currant note that’s balanced by the firm tannins of the vintage." (2/2013) 94 points Wine Spectator: "**V Sweet and fresh with black cherry flavors. The usual elegance of this wine fits perfectly with the hardness of the vintage." (3/2013) 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Another wine showi ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Figeac, St-Emilion 6-pack in OWC

98 points James Suckling: "Intense aromas of wet earth, leaves, sweet berries and cinnamon follow through to a full body, velvety and dense tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Opulent style. Just opening now, but this shows lots of stuffing, even if it does tighten down on the palate. Integrated and fine. Drink or hold." (2/2017) 96 points Wine Enthusiast: "This Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated wine always stands out as a powerhouse of impressive tannins. In 2010, it is complex with a dense structure, tight mineral texture and dense wood. Underneath, the ripe black fruits bring the promise for the long-term f ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Langoa-Barton, St-Julien 12-pack in OWC

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "Fruity and juicy, this showcases the accessibility of this estate, while also highlighting some of the tannic structure of its big brother, Léoville-Barton. There is a classic black-currant note that's balanced by the firm tannins of the vintage. (RV)" (2/2013) 94 points Wine Spectator: "Tightly focused, with a beam of cassis and blackberry fruit framed by integrated espresso and charcoal notes. The ample structure drives the polished finish, allowing extra notes of plum sauce, pastis and blueberry coulis to stride through. Shows serious grip at the very end. Best from 2016 through ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse


2010 Margaux, Margaux (6L) Top Pick!
2010 Margaux, Margaux (6L)

100 points James Suckling: "This was phenomenal from barrel and remains so. The aromas are spellbinding. It smells like a bouquet of pink roses and then goes to currants, berries and citrus. Full body, with wonderfully refined tannins. It starts discretely and then grows to different levels and dimensions like a slow but big high tide. The texture is so beautiful. Try it in 2020 or beyond." (2/2013) 99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2010 is a brilliant Chateau Margaux, as one might expect in this vintage. The percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon in the final blend hit 90%, the balance Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and o ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco


2010 Montrose, St-Estèphe 6-pack in OWC

100 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "This is considered to be among the greatest vintages ever made in Montrose, right up with the 1929, 1945, 1947, 1959, 1961, 1989, 1990 and 2009. Harvest was October 15 to 17. The wine has really come on since I last tasted it, and it needs at least another 10 years of cellaring. The blend was 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. The wine is opaque black/blue, with an incredible nose of blueberry and blackberry liqueur, with hints of incense, licorice, and acacia flowers. Tannins are incredibly sweet and very present. ...Read More » 


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2010 Malartic-Lagravière, Pessac-Léognan 12-pack in OWC

95 points James Suckling: "Impressive nose with leather, dark polished fruit and flowers. Wonderful mouthfeel with soft silky tannins and beautiful texture. Really well put together. Powerful and rich with loads of fruit and ripe tannins. Very ripe. Try in 2016." (11/2013) 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Lead pencil shavings, soy and barbecue smoke as well as red and black currants characterize this brilliant effort, which has an expansive, full-bodied mouthfeel yet a sublime elegance and lightness of being. Dense ruby/purple, gorgeous purity and a long, long finish of close to 50 seconds characterize another bril ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse