Wines


K&L Email Alerts

Sign up to receive custom alerts, new arrivals and the latest happenings from K&L Wines

Page: 1 2 3 next

Your search returned 118 results

2012 Penfolds "Bin 138" Old Vine Grenache-Shiraz-Mataro Barossa Valley (Elsewhere $30) Top Pick!
2012 Penfolds "Bin 138" Old Vine Grenache-Shiraz-Mataro Barossa Valley (Elsewhere $30)

94 points James Halliday: "A vintage well suited to this blend of 66/23/11% shiraz/grenache/mataro, creating a wine of even flow, lively acid balance and firm, finely textured tannin support. Violet fragrance and well-defined berry fruits are layered with pepper and spice, confirming a restrained, poised and ageworthy Bin 138, set to go down among the greats." 93 points James Suckling: "The blend in 2012 is shiraz (66%), grenache (23%) and mataro (11%) and shows a wealth of red and blue fruits on offer with attractive brambly summer berry aromas, quite fresh and fragrant, some tarry blue fruits too. The palat ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 John Duval "Entity" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (Elsewhere $40)

96 points James Halliday: "From old vineyards in Krondorf, Marananga and Eden Valley, open-fermented with submerged cap (header board), matured for 15 months in French oak (35% new). Succulent, rich and powerful, with predominantly black fruits and some spice. The hallmarks are its supple mouthfeel and effortless balance." (10/2016) 93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Editor's Choice* Dark berry and plum fruit dominates, but hints of mint, vanilla and cedar add interest. Somewhere between silky and velvety, this full-bodied, richly textured Shiraz finishes long and appears to have the tannic structure to age well, th ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City


2014 Jim Barry "Cover Drive" Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia (Elsewhere $20) Top Pick!
2014 Jim Barry "Cover Drive" Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia (Elsewhere $20)

91 points Wine & Spirits: "A classic Coonawarra style of cabernet, this presents ripe currant fruit in a clean, spicy arrow of flavor. Light touches of eucalyptus follow the fruit through a dry finish. Fresh and lasting, this is an approachable cabernet for rack of lamb." (10/2016) 91 points Wine Enthusiast: "*** Editors' Choice *** This is a terrific value in balanced, ready-to-drink Australian Cabernet. It brings several Bordeaux-ish qualities to the table-medium body, silky tannins and aromas reminiscent of cigar box and Ribena-then adds varietally true flavors and a long finish. Drink now-2025. (JC) ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $14.95 Add To Cart
W&S 91 WE 91

2014 Chateau Yaldara "Classic" Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia

Rich, ripe, soft, full bodided, fruit driven Cabernet that is great drinking for the money. 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $8.99 Add To Cart

2013 Xanadu Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia Top Pick!
2013 Xanadu Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia

96 points James Halliday: "*Special Value Selection* In my mind, Xanadu has established itself as one of the greatest Margaret River winemakers. Small batch open-fermented, 35% given extended maceration, blended and matured in French oak (40% new barriques) for 14 months. Xanadu paints an unerring landscape of intense, elegant Margaret River Cabernet, with a stream of cassis fruit bordered by gravelly but fine tannins, oak insistently completing the picture. Great value. This year (2017) marks 40 years of Xanadu Wines and following decades of winemaking excellence, it has firmly c ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2013 Wirra Wirra "Church Block" Red Blend McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $20.00)

94 points James Halliday: "Australian Wine Companion - "A 50% Cab, 37% Shiraz, 13% Merlot blend matured for 18 months in French (70%) and American (30%) oak (10% new), one of Wirra Wirra's celebrated foot soldiers. This really does over-deliver; while it's chock-full of luscious red and black fruits (more on the red side) it has good shape and texture, the finish very more-ish. (JH)" (3/2015) 92 points James Suckling: "The staple of the Wirra Wirra stable, this has a definitive cabernet stamp to it with liquorice and dark chocolate. Plum fruits, cassis and black cherry flavors linger on elegant tannins. Nicel ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Torbreck "Woodcutter's" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia Top Pick!
2014 Torbreck "Woodcutter's" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

93 points James Halliday: "It struts its stuff in most impressive fashion; black berried fruits, anise, wood spice, all served sweet and voluptuous, with fresh red berries as the icing." (8/2016) 92 points James Suckling: "A tarry and quite savory rendition of this bargain Barossa shiraz, it has a strong focus on ripe, soft blackberry flavored fruits, hints of plum cake and chocolate, this is one very satisfying wine and represents stunning value. Long, stylish finish." (10/2016) 91 points Wine Spectator: "Juicy, with maple syrup-scented wild blackberry and currant flavors that are effusive and generous. Pepper, rosemary and black tea no ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Amelia Park Cabernet-Merlot Margaret River Western Australia (Previously $17)

94 points James Halliday: "Matured in French oak for 12 months. The two varieties are locked in combat on the way (part due to oak) and you have to wait for the blackcurrant and redcurrant promised by the bouquet to resonate, mulberry adding its weight." (8/2016) 91 points Decanter: "Spiced, lush blackcurrant aromas are deftly layered with intoxicating tobacco leaf and elegant herbal notes. Generous and full on the palate, with beautifully sweet vanilla, heady mocha and dark, brooding fruit." K&L Notes: **Trophy for Best Cabernet Blend Quantas Wine Show**. **Gold Medal at Royal Melbourne Wine Show.** Here in the sou... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: Hidden View Price
JH 94 DC 91

2015 Robert Oatley "Signature" Pinot Noir Yarra Valley Victoria

Winemaker Larry Cherubino has crafted a delectable cool-climate Pinot from specially selected vineyards across the Yarra Valley. Tasting notes for the 2015 vintage from the winemaker: "Lovely varietal intensity in the wild strawberry and cherry, lightly savory spectrum, vibrant and juicy, with gentle French oak influence." 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart

2015 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia Top Pick!
2015 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Barossa Valley Shiraz reveals pronounced blackberry, dark chocolate and black currant notes over hints of black earth, charcoal, licorice and a hint of violets. Profoundly rich and concentrated on the full-bodied palate, it has some delicious savory/olive tapenade notes emerging, supported by firm, ripe tannins and finishing with great length. (LPB)" (3/2017) K&L Notes: Powell & Son is a new venture from legendary winemaker David Powell of Torbreck fame (or infamy)! Many of you will have enjoyed Dave's intense, powerful wines befo... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $29.99 Add To Cart

Wine Club

$24.99
RP 92

2013 Jacob's Creek "Two Lands" Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia

Full disclosure here... I have always considered Jacob's Creek as more of a big grocery store brand and haven't often carried the wines at K&L. However if there is one thing I've learned being a wine buyer it's to always be prepared to change your opinion and to let your palate do the decision making. I was quite simply blown away by the value for the money this Cab delivers. Two Lands is a collaborative project between Jacob's Creek and one of my longtime favorite Californian wine makers, Ehren Jordan of Turley/Failla fame! This is rocking Cab that coul... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $12.99 Add To Cart

2013 Raidis Estate Shiraz Coonawarra South Australia (Previously $20)

Energetic Shiraz with deep red / black fruit, smoked meat, bramble fruit and lifted spice. Lovely soft, generous mid-palate but also has fresh, juicy acidity. Really delivers a lot of quality for the price point. Raidis is a small family owned estate in the prestigious limestone rich soils of Coonawarra. (Ryan Woodhouse - K&L Aussie Wine Buyer) 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco

Price: Hidden View Price

2012 Imprimata Grenache McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $30)

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pale to medium garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Grenache is scented of kirsch, black raspberries and allspice with hints of black and white pepper. Full-bodied, rich and satiny textured in the mouth, it offers plenty of red fruit and baking spice layers in the long finish. Drink it now to 2019+. (LPB)" (2/2014) 91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Vivid red. Lush, expressive aromas of fresh raspberry and cherry compote, with a spicy top note adding vivacity. Silky and sweet, offering intense red berry, floral pastille and spice cake flavors that gain weight in the glass. Finishes silky and lo ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco


2013 John Duval "Plexus" SGM Barossa Valley South Australia

94 points James Halliday: "In beautiful condition and shape. It tastes beautiful. Raspberry, blueberry and blackberry, no alarms or surprises, complemented by woody spice and fine, smoky oak. Everything is where it should, and where you'd hope, it to be." (2/2015) 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Medium to deep garnet in color, the 2013 Plexus (a Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvèdre blend) gives slowly evolving raspberry tart, kirsch, potpourri and garrigue notes with underlying spice box and incense hints. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is velveteen textured with layers of expressive red fruits preserves and exotic spic ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2005 Domaine A Cabernet Sauvignon Tasmania (Previously $50) Top Pick!
2005 Domaine A Cabernet Sauvignon Tasmania (Previously $50)

94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of approximately 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot and spent 24 months in 100% new French oak barriques. Giving a deep garnet-purple color, this wine has a beautiful cassis and spice nose with complementary notes of pencil shavings, lavender, eucalyptus, black olives and freshly ground pepper. The palate is taut with a firm structure of high acidity and a medium to high level of fine grained tannins. There’s a great concentration of fruit and savory flavors that linger in layer ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Oakridge Estate "Willowlake Vineyard" Pinot Noir Yarra Valley

96 points James Halliday: "Hand-picked, destemmed, whole berry, 14-day ferment, matured for 11 months in French oak. Willowlake is the oldest Upper Yarra vineyard, and always has that little bit extra in fruit complexity - both red and black fruits, even if red is still the leader - fine tannins and oak totally in balance." (9/2015) K&L Notes: Another fantastic single vineyard Pinot from Oakridge, this time it's the Willowlake Vineyard Pinot Noir. Oakridge's wines re-define what many people think of Australian wines...they're the polar opposite of the over-ripe, over-extracted, "Fruit Bombs" p... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
JH 96

2014 Vasse Felix "Filius" Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Filius Cabernet Sauvignon is scented of crushed blackberries and black currants with a bay leaf, dried thyme and pencil shavings background plus a hint of cloves. Medium to full-bodied, it packs a lot of fruit into the palate, well supported by grainy tannins and just enough acid, finishing with good length. (LPB)" (4/2016) K&L Notes: The blend is 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot. Its name means "son of" in Latin, that that reflects its relationship to the Vasse Felix Cabernet, the estate's most historic red. Ac... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
RP 90

2013 Glaetzer-Dixon Family Wines "Mon Pere" Shiraz Tasmania

96 points James Halliday: "As remarkable as it sounds/seems, this label makes shiraz in Tasmania look easy. This is a top-notch wine in anyone's language. It's cool climate by nature but mostly it's exquisitely well polished. Peanuts, licorice, bright cherries, cloves and a wide assortments of spices. It all unfolds slowly, magically, inexorably. Quite mesmerising." 94 points James Suckling: "Plenty of sweet biscuity spices on offer in this rare Tasmanian shiraz, this has bright raspberry and red plum fruits on the nose, some musky florals and fine-ground peppery elements too. Good complexity. The palate deli ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Woodlands "Margaret" Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia Top Pick!
2014 Woodlands "Margaret" Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Western Australia

96 points Decanter: "A graceful and alluring blend which reveals its pedigree slowly, yet with great assurance. A focused core of both black and redcurrant fruit, which is still tightly coiled and reticent. Needs long cellaring." 95 points James Halliday: "79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 8% Malbec. Good hue; this is a dead centre mainstream Margaret River Bordeaux blend; like its SSB, it is a style that Margaret River achieves effortlessly (well, almost), with cassis, dried herb and black olive in a crib of ripe tannins and a dab of new French oak." (10/2016) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Comprised of 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% M ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco



2010 Domaine A "petit a" Cabernet Sauvignon Tasmania

94 points James Halliday: "The colour is exceptional for a 6yo wine, as is its freshness. My comments (and points remain the same...The high percentage of merlot is intended to make this a quick-developing wine, although matured in used French barriques for 2 years, plus further time in the cellar until it is judged ready. Judged by normal standards, extremely full-bodied, but by those of Domain A, less so. And it must be said the palate borders on outright juicy, with cassis, redcurrant, mulberry and spice." 94 points James Suckling: "A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Merlot (35%), Cabernet Franc (4%) and ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2013 Rymill Shiraz Coonawarra (Previously $30)

95 points James Halliday: "This is a very good Coonawarra Shiraz, speaking volumes about its variety and place, and a little about its vinification, the last very sensible. The colour is bright crimson-purple through to the rim, the bouquet and palate bringing spice, pepper and French oak to the party; it is medium-bodied, its black cherry and blackberry fruits with fine-grained tannins and a reprise of the oak." K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "A full bodied wine, complex in aromas and rich in flavours of dark fruits, spices and sweet tannins. This cool climate Shiraz has a fine texture and gre... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse

Price: Hidden View Price
JH 95

2014 Powell & Son Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2014 Barossa Valley Shiraz opens with rubber and tar notes giving way to a core of blackberries and black cherries plus underbrush, anise and pepper hints. Medium to full-bodied, it delivers a lot of expressive flavor in the mouth backed by ripe, grainy tannins and lively acid, finishing long and earthy. (LPB)" (6/2016) K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: "The Barossa Valley Shiraz is sourced from mature Barossa Valley vineyards with the majority located along the region’s North-Western ridge in Marananga and Seppeltsfield as well as Lyndoch... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $24.99 Add To Cart
RP 91

2014 Moss Wood "Amy's" Cab Blend Margaret River Western Australia (Elsewhere $38)

95 points James Halliday: "A blend of cabernet, merlot, petit verdot and malbec overflowing with a rainbow of cassis/blackcurrant redcurrant, plum and mulberry on the bouquet and palate alike. So much is the impact of the fruit, it buries the tannins, but allows the French oak to add yet another flavour. Why not tonight?" 93 points James Suckling: "Attractive blueberry fruits, cassis and red cherry too. A flinty graphite-like edge and subtle oak spice. Superb palate texture that's flawless, long and silky; blueberry fruit flavors run on velvety, fresh tannins, with blackberry to close. Drink now and for 6+ ye ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2012 Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon Langhorne Creek South Australia

93 points James Halliday: "Matured in both French and American oak. Stand out release under this label and excellent value. Essence-like blackcurrant and dried herb notes with a lift of mint. Fruit does the overwhelming majority of the talking. Freshness, flavour and texture all impress." 90 points Vinous: "Inky ruby. Displays pungent red- and blackcurrant and pipe tobacco scents, along with notes of black pepper and vanilla. Smooth and expansive in the mouth, offering sweet dark fruit flavors and a touch of roasted coffee. Supple tannins frame the persistent finish, which leaves fruitcake and mocha n ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $9.99 Add To Cart
JH 93 VN 90

2010 Heartland "Directors Cut" Shiraz Limestone Coast South Australia

94 points James Halliday: "Deep, dense crimson-purple; this really is built for the long haul; cedary/spicy French oak is the first aroma encountered on the bouquet and is never far away, but there are waves of blackberry, plum and dark chocolate fruits, then round tannins to conclude." 93 points Wine Spectator: "Rich, ripe and generous, bursting with vivid blackberry, currant and floral flavors that dance energetically against refined tannins, finishing with length on the crisp finish. Drink now through 2020. 200 cases imported."  


Inventory: Redwood City

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
JH 94 WS 93

2012 Voyager "Girt by the Sea" Bordeaux Blend Margaret River Western Australia

94 points James Halliday: "Medium crimson-purple; a totally delicious second label, full of supple, sweet cassis and plum fruit, the tannins superfine, the oak precisely where it should be." (1/2014) 90 points Vinous: "Deep ruby. A complex, perfumed bouquet evokes fresh dark berries and peppery spices, with hints of tobacco and vanilla emerging with aeration. Juicy, incisive blackcurrant and bitter cherry flavors stretch out slowly and become sweeter with air. Shows very good clarity and lift on the persistent finish, which is given shape by harmonious tannins. This blend is already approachable, espe ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $22.99 Add To Cart
JH 94 VN 90

2015 Hewitson "Ned & Henry's" Shiraz Barossa Valley

Robert Parker writes: "Hewitson is one of my favorite Barossa wineries for French-inspired, classic, intensely flavorful as well as elegant wines aged primarily in French oak." 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $24.99 Add To Cart

2012 Yalumba "The Signature" Cabernet-Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

98 points Sam Kim: "A formidable wine of outstanding richness, yet it’s sophisticated at the same time. Complex aromas of black/blueberry, dark plum, floral, game and vanilla lead to a velvety palate that delivers awesome intensity and opulence. A gratifying wine from an exceptional vintage. Surely this is the best wine made under this label of fifty-year history. At its best: 2022 to 2042. Signatory: Robert Hill-Smith." (8/2015) 96 points James Halliday: "Spent 20 months in high quality French, Hungarian and American oak barrels made in Yalumba's own onsite cooperage. This is one of the richest and mo ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Thistledown "Vagabond" Old Vine Grenache Blewitt Springs McLaren Vale South Australia (Elsewhere $30+)

93 points James Halliday: "From Blewitt Springs. It's light in colour but they've nailed the palate. Licorice and raspberry with spice woven through, but it's just that little something extra - difficult to define - that this wine most certainly has. It's pretty and light, but it has substance." (8/2016) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pale ruby/purple, the 2014 The Vagabond Grenache has an intense red currant, red cherry and black raspberry nose with nuances of anise and violets. Full-bodied, rich and expressive, the velvety palate is loaded with fruit and has a very long, spicy finish. (LPB)" (8/2015)  


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart
JH 93 RP 90

2015 Maison L'Envoyé Pinot Noir Tasmania

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "For a cool-climate Pinot Noir, this is ripe, rich and round. Its ample weight delivers broad, complex flavors of clove, cinnamon, black cherry, plum and cola, but its oaky overcoat may dissuade purists. Although the fruit comes from Tasmania, the wine was made on the mainland at Giant Steps in the Yarra Valley. Drink now–2023. (JC)" (2/2017) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Fragrant, creamy and supple, with sage, fresh earth and rosemary details to the spice and vanilla bean notes. The core flavors of candied cherry and strawberry linger. Drink now through 2026." (11/2016) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Pale ruby-purple ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $24.99 Add To Cart
WE 91 WS 90

2014 BK Wines "Cult" Syrah Adelaide Hills South Australia

93 points James Suckling: "This cooler vintage has delivered an attractive pepper-dusted nose that is loaded with spice and fragrance, the oak is a support act to vibrant black cherry and blueberry fruits. The palate is all sappy and succulent, really layered, smooth and juicy tannins have good drive and depth, delivering a long, even blood plum finish. Drink now and up to 2022." (6/2016) 93 points Vinous: "Bright violet color. Assertive blueberry and floral pastille scents are complicated by suggestions of black olive, allspice and cracked pepper. Silky, broad and appealingly sweet, showing excellent ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $24.99 Add To Cart
JS 93 VN 93

2013 Yalumba "Triangle Block" Shiraz-Viognier Eden Valley South Australia New! Top Pick!
2013 Yalumba "Triangle Block" Shiraz-Viognier Eden Valley South Australia

93 points Wine & Spirits: "*Best Buy* A modern take on an old-fashioned style of Eden Valley Shiraz, this is bold in flavor but not at all massive - more about stamina and grace than density and weight. Its flavors of red currants, jasmine and tar have forthright power, a zesty blast of Shiraz spice that leaves a clean, fresh taste in its wake. This performs far above its price, a wine to buy by the case and enjoy this winter into spring."  


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $14.99 Add To Cart
W&S 93

2010 Chapoutier-Laughton (La Pleiade) "Cluster M45" Shiraz Heathcote Victoria (Previously $70)

97 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple, the 2010 Cluster M45 Shiraz has lovely floral and herbal notes wafting over a solid core of youthful blackberries and black cherries with nuances of Chinese five spice and cloves. Great intensity and balance in a rather modest medium-full body with great graininess to the tannins and plenty of freshness. It finishes long. Note that no 2011 Cluster M45 was produced. (LPB)" (2/2015) 95 points James Halliday: "Medium red-purple; while I remain to be convinced the baume (and hence alcohol) level was necessary, it is fair to say that the wine carries it without undue ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City


2015 Langmeil "Hangin' Snakes" Shiraz/Viognier Barossa Valley South Australia

A vibrant, structured Shiraz (with a touch of Viognier), handpicked from the Barossa Valley floor. 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $19.99 Add To Cart

2014 S.C. Pannell "Old McDonald Vineyard" Grenache McLaren Vale South Australia

96 points James Halliday: "Hand-picked from 72yo bush vines, open-fermented, 14 months maturation in used French hogsheads. Bright, clear colour; quality grenache picked at precisely the right time has resulted in a wine with perfectly pitched red fruits, supple yet savoury tannins, and passing hints of herbs and chocolate; the tannin support is perfect, adding to the savoury nuances that are ever-present in the wine; poise and balance. Rhone Valley? Yes." (5/2015) 96 points James Suckling: "New name, same vineyard source for Pannell's Grenache. This has a beautiful sense of purity and pared back raspberry fr ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City

Price: $34.99 Add To Cart
JH 96 JS 96

2013 Langmeil "The Blacksmith" Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley South Australia

91 points Vinous: "(aged for two years in 10% new French oak barrels): Vivid purple. Pungent cherry and blackcurrant aromas are complicated by mocha, tobacco and licorice nuances. On the plate, juicy dark berry and bitter cherry flavors are lifted and sharpened by tangy acidity. The lively, penetrating finish features sappy dark berry and floral pastille notes and smooth, slow-building tannins. (JR)" (3/2016) Wine Spectator: "Plenty of firm tannins at the core, with a distinct herbal edge including dill, sage and bay leaf elements, and plum flavors peeking through. (MW, Web-2016)"  


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $24.99 Add To Cart
VN 91


2013 Rymill Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra

94 points James Halliday: "Clean and Pure. A flood of blackberry and mint with subtle tobacco notes over the top. Classic flavour profile with structure, though it remains fluid, even seductive." 93 points Wine & Spirits: "John Rymill’s family founded Coonawarra - he’s the great-great-grandson of John Riddoch, who established the district in 1890. Rymill’s father began to experiment with vineyards in 1968 at his horse farm in Penola, at the southern end of Coonawarra, with their current vineyard planted between 1974 and 1982. Those vines produced an elegant, crisplined cabernet in 2013, concentrated in its da ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2014 Hentley Farm "The Beauty" Single Block Shiraz Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Size, shape, power and length; there's a lot crammed into this package, and yet at no point does it suggest being overdone. It's a fresh, vigourous red with anise, raspberry, squishy blackberries and wood spice notes ramping the appeal up high. It'll age but there's no real reason to wait." (3/2016) 92 points Wine Spectator: "Impressive, with bold wild blueberry, kirsch and blackberry flavors that are powerful and persistent, pure and focused. Earth, sage and white pepper accents show on the long, velvety finish. (MW)" (7/2016) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2014 Shiraz / Viognier The Beauty has a medium to dee ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2015 Giant Steps Pinot Noir Yarra Valley Victoria

95 points James Halliday: "Bright, full color; the wine progressively shifts and builds ground from the bouquet through to the palate, finish and (in particular) the aftertaste, by which time the sheer power of the dark red/purple fruits takes hold. Balance in a bottle." 92 points Bob Campbell: "A beautifully balanced pinot loaded with charm and ready to enjoy. The color is youthful, bright and deep; the aromas lavishly sweet, ripe and dark cherry-like. Rich, fragrant and seductive, all at an affordable price. Delightful. (Huon Hooke)" 91 points Wine & Spirits: ""Starting off dark and pungently sappy, with floral scents of violets and ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco


2013 Hentley Farm "The Beast" Single Block Shiraz Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Awesomely powerful, with a tsunami of sombre black fruits, licorice and tannins to match, overwhelm you the moment the wine enters the mouth. It is, of course, full-bodied, and doesn't have the fluid grace of the other Hentley Farm '13 Shirazs. It is indeed a beast, but will repay those who put their faith in the high quality corks used by Henley Farm." (3/2015) 95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2013 Shiraz The Beast has an earthy/gamey nose with dried mulberries and preserved plums at the core, morphing into spice box, sandalwood and peppery notes. Full-bod ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco


2015 John Duval "Annexus" Old Vine Grenache Barossa Valley South Australia

94-95 points James Suckling: "Bright red fruits make this really fresh, lively, brambly and super pure on the palate, while fine tannins deliver reticent yet alluring power. This will be great. This is a component of the 2015 vintage of Duval’s newest-release Annexus grenache planted in 1858 in Springton. (Barrel Sample)" 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "(94+) Made from 100% Grenache, the medium garnet-purple colored 2015 Annexus has a seriously intense perfume of crushed cherries and black raspberries with roses and violets plus suggestions of anise, cinnamon stick and dark chocolate. The rich, powerful, concentrated ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $59.99 Add To Cart
JS 94 - 95 RP 94

2013 Giant Steps "Sexton Vineyard" Pinot Noir Yarra Valley Victoria

95 points James Halliday: "Very good colour, slightly deeper than Applejack; a vibrantly savoury pinot, with cherry-accented fruit woven through a spicy/foresty palate of excellent length and persistence. Will richly reward 5 years in the cellar." 92 points Vinous: "Vivid red. Displays sexy, spice-accented red fruit and floral pastille scents and suggestions of dried flowers, anise and woodsmoke. An undercurrent of zesty minerality gives focus and lift to the plump raspberry and bitter cherry flavors, which flesh out and sweeten with air. The spicy quality comes back on the subtly tannic finish, which ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco


2010 Henschke "Keyneton Estate Euphonium" Barossa Valley Red Blend

94 points James Halliday: "A 70/18/12% blend of shiraz, cabernet sauvignon and merlot. Strong crimson-purple; a richly robed and structured blend, with an array of black fruits, plum, spice and a dash of dark chocolate; the oak and tannin contributions are both important, pivotal to the texture, structure and longevity of the wine." (3/2013) 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2010 Keyneton Euphonium is a blend of 70% Shiraz, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Merlot that reveals lovely, crushed blueberry and warm blackberry notes fused with hints of black currant cordial, vanilla, dried P ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

Price: $49.99 Add To Cart
JH 94 RP 92

2015 Hentley Farm Cabernet Sauvignon Barossa Valley

95 points James Halliday: "Inky and rich. Dark berry and coal flavours power through the palate. Tannin pulls on the reins but the fruit charges on. A mouthful of gorgeousness." (3/2016) K&L Notes: Exceptional Cabernet for a song! This keeps its varietal correctness with blackcurrant fruit, leather and a touch of pipe tobacco. Combine this with Barossa Valley's signature scorched earth and meaty aspects and you have one serious wine. Full bodied, succulent and gratifying - a big, rich Cab that is easy drinking and really over delivers at this economical price point. (Ryan Woodhouse - K&L Aussi... Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco

Price: $24.99 Add To Cart
JH 95

2003&2004 South Australia Shiraz Tasting Lot
Bid on this 2-bottle 2003&2004 South Australia Shiraz Tasting Lot, including 1-bottle of 2003 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia ((96-100RP), 94JH) and 1-bottle of 2004 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (99RP, 95JH, 95ST, 92WS). Of the 2003 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia,Robert Parker's Wine Advocate writes: "The spectacular, dense ruby/purple-colored 2003 Shiraz G. A. M. (named after the Mitolo family’s three children) exhibits aromas of lead pencil shavings, blackberries, blueberries, cassis, licorice, new oak, and scorched earth. This complex 2003 comes across as a hypothetical blend of a great La Mission-Haut-Brion from Bordeaux and a Rhone Valley Hermitage such as Chapoutier's Pavillon. Everything is seamlessly integrated into this tour de force in winemaking. (RP)" (10/2004) 

This lot contains the following items:
2003 Mitolo "GAM" Shiraz McLaren Vale South Australia (qty: 1)
2004 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia (qty: 1)


End Date: Jun 28 2017 2:00PM PT


2014 MWC (McPherson Wine Co.) Shiraz/Mourvèdre Victoria

92 points Wine & Spirits: "Jo Nash makes this wine at the McPherson Wine Company in the Strathbogie Ranges, blending fruit from sources throughout Central Victoria. Five percent mourvedre comes through in a little saddle leather and spice; two percent viognier adds lifted, floral aromas. It’s a pretty red color and has a tight line of flavor, savory with notes of dried red currants and black olives. The tannic grip and fine weight make this a steal at the price." (6/2016) Wine Spectator: "Distinctive, with white pepper and fresh-cracked black pepper aromas. Black tea details accent the robust blackb ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco

Price: $13.99 Add To Cart
W&S 92

2005 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

96 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet in color, the 2005 Amon-Ra displays aromas of pure black currant cordial, dark chocolate, violets and toast with a hint of raw meat and touch of Indian spices. Full-bodied with a taut and muscular frame defined by firm grainy tannins, it is still very youthful and offers fresh, crisp acid that retains nice vibrancy through the long finish. Drink it now until 2020+. (LPB)" (2/2013) 95 points Wine Enthusiast: "From a single vineyard in the Ebenezer region, this is simply stupendous stuff. It is a bit Port-like in its rich layers of blackberry fruit, but it also displays gre ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City


2004 Glaetzer "Amon-Ra" Shiraz Barossa Valley South Australia

99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep garnet-black in color, the 2004 Amon-Ra exudes lovely dark fruit, spice box and anise notes over kirsch, creme de cassis and mincemeat, plus a savory and meaty whiff. Full-bodied, it is generous and rich in the mouth with bright acid and a medium-firm level of fine-grained tannins. It finishes long and fine. (LPB)" (2/2013) 95 points James Halliday: "Glorious purple-red; proclaims its old vine origins from the word go, and carries its alcohol. A rich, sumptuous cascade of blackberry, plum, chocolate and quality oak." (7/2011) 95 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Saturated violet. Amazingly complex bouquet of creme d ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco


Page: 1 2 3 next