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Krug "Grande Cuvée" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
Krug "Grande Cuvée" Brut Champagne

95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Krug’s NV Brut Grande Cuvee ID 112001 -- disgorged already over the winter of 2011-2012 but then further aged before release -- reinforces the belief that, thankfully, even wine lovers of modest means who occasionally splurge on Krug Grande Cuvee will be rewarded with a wine that need not fear comparison with this house’s more limited and far more expensive bottlings, nor for that matter with any other wines of Champagne. The harmonious juxtaposition of creaminess and lees enrichment with bright, juicy citricity and of expansive richness with levity is s ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City


2006 Louis Roederer "Cristal" Brut Champagne Top Pick!
2006 Louis Roederer "Cristal" Brut Champagne

97 points James Suckling: "Deep pinot-driven presence is the first and lasting impression. Power with control. Superfine bead, bread and spiced biscuits, candied ripe red fruits and a sense of tight-knit complexity. Some grapefruit, lemon pith & gently flinty notes too - impressive nose. In the mouth it is rich, powerful, mouth-filling and flavoursome with a core of the same biscuity red fruit flavour, savoury nutty notes and a wrap of assertive, persistent acidity that holds rich powerful flavour deep and focused whilst maintaining a polished, gently creamy texture. Long chalky b ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2002 Bollinger R.D. Extra Brut Champagne (Previously $349) Top Pick!
2002 Bollinger R.D. Extra Brut Champagne (Previously $349)

99 points James Suckling: "Super fresh, this is striking given the 10 years in the cellars; it has a fine citrus nose - plenty of lemon, grapefruit, yellow chalky notes, some lighter floral elements too. The palate is super dry (dosage at 3-4g) and there's a silky, sherbet-like texture, smooth, fine and long. The citrus flavours give way to the driving surging acidity, thunderous acidity, really driving and powerful. The finish twists very slowly through to light-toasted cashew fruit flavours, but lemon citrus prevails. This is thrilling Champagne. Disgorged 22nd October, 2013. Dr ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2004 Bollinger "Grande Année" Brut Champagne

96 points Wine & Spirits: "Barrel fermentation gives this wine ornate complexity, while its crisp structural lines make it feel very contemporary French. The plump red fruit races with dynamism, extending the suppleness of the texture into more dramatic territory than where Champagne often ventures, and lasts with a gentler, floral grace. A youthful ten-year-old wine, this is built for long development in the cellar." (12/2013)96 points Wine Enthusiast: "*A Top 100 Cellar Selection of 2013* A blend of 66% Pinot Noir and 34% Chardonnay, this is opulent and full bodied, with toast and wood flavors. Rich and rip ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2000 Krug Brut Champagne

97 points Wine & Spirits: "When first released two years ago, this wine showed some of the exoticism of the 2000 vintage, the broad flavors ranging from lobster broth to lemon zest and star anise. As it has matured, the wine’s richness is at once more baroque and more seamlessly woven into a deep golden beauty. Rather than fresh, it feels brisk and lithe. The wine’s fragrance is layered in deep complexities and elevated to sunny high notes. A glorious vintage of Krug." (12/2014)97 points Wine Spectator: "*Collectibles* A powerhouse, with a dense and expressive core of toasted brioche, candied kumquat, espres ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2008 Louis Roederer Brut Rosé Champagne 1.5L

95 points Wine & Spirits: "This is the first vintage released from the new cellar Roederer built in 2007, dedicated to the production of rosé. It comes from the firm’s estate vineyard in Cumières. With the delicate color of a classic saignée Champagne, this has the powerful expression of a grand cru wine, performing beyond its premier cru status. The fragrant red fruit has rich succulence and a chalky undertow, along with a fierce acidity that needs time to temper in the bottle. Decant it if you open this now, to serve with mousse truffée." (12/2013)94 points Wine Enthusiast: "Still young and fruity, this is ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


Billecart-Salmon "Brut Reserve" Champagne (1.5L)

93 points James Suckling: "I drink this regularly and always enjoy it. Wonderful aromas of light dough, fresh flowers, and sliced pears and peaches. Full-bodied yet agile and fresh, it shows layers of marvelous light tropical fruit and cream with hints of dough on the finish. Mostly 2011 with some reserve wines. From 47% Pinot Meunier, 30% Chardonnay and the rest Pinot Noir. Bottled April 2012." (9/2014)91 points Wine & Spirits: "This is a graceful, vinous Champagne with dramatic high notes of roses and red fruit, finishing clean with a grounding of pale earthiness. It’s a lovely prediction of what Champagne ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City


2002 Pol Roger "Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill" Brut Champagne

97 points James Suckling: "Fabulous aromas of dried apple, cream, mango and ginger follow through to a full, dense palate, but it’s very fine. The bead is so, so fine. The texture is like silk. Truly superb. I love the contrast between richness and freshness. It builds slowly on the palate and finishes so long and rich. This was 10 years on the lees. Mostly Pinot Noir." (10/2014)95 points Wine Spectator: "There's a sense of quiet elegance and grace to this harmonious Champagne. Refined and lacy in texture, with finely wrought acidity lending focus and length to the spice- and graphite-laced flavors of ripe a ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City


Krug Brut Rosé Champagne

96 points Wine & Spirits: "For the last three years, Krug Rosé has been consistently brilliant, back to the ethereal grace the wine once delivered under the masterful blending of Henri Krug. It captures Pinot Noir with the vinous reality of a grand cru Burgundy, elevating those flavors into a more delicate ecstasy of taste. The brisk freshness of the wine might bring you to a cool limestone cave and just-picked fraises des bois. The complexity of the reserve wine lifts the palate to a more celestial realm. Mood-altering Pinot." (12/2004)95 points Wine Spectator: "Very expressive and beautifully balanced, thi ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood


Laurent-Perrier "Grand Siècle" Brut Champagne

97 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Cellar Selection* Laurent-Perrier’s prestige cuvée has always been nonvintage, a blending of top wines from top years. It remains an exceptional wine, not quite dry and with a tinge of softness, but so elegant and balanced. This bottling has just the right amount of maturity, hinting at toast while guarding every iota of fruitiness." (12/2014)94 points The Wine News: "Moderate straw-yellow hue with fine, active bubbles. Expressive nose of toasted grain and red apple with light lemon accents. Foamy texture on entry with continued cherry notes that complement pear and spice togethe ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2005 Taittinger "Comtes de Champagne" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

95 points Wine Enthusiast: "With just a touch of bottle age giving a toasty character, this impressive wine is already showing some maturity. That said, the apple and citrus character, the mineral tight texture and crisp acidity promise some aging. The wine conveys a sense of elegance, intensity and richness. Drink now, but the wine will also age." (6/2014)94 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Bright yellow. Vibrant pear and melon aromas are complicated by suggestions of ginger, brioche and smoky minerals. Dry, smoky and precise, offering intense orchard and pit fruit flavors that gain weight with aeration. A dusty mine ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2002 Salon Blanc de Blancs Champagne Top Pick!
2002 Salon Blanc de Blancs Champagne

100 points Wine Enthusiast: "The 35th and most recent vintage of Salon since the house was founded in 1905 is memorable and magnificent. Made only from Chardonnay grown in the Grand Cru village of Les Mesnil-sur-Oger, it combines intense minerality, a crisp textured core and the beginnings of maturity. The depths of this wine, with its layers of fruit and steeliness, are superb. Even after 12 years, it still needs to age further. Drink from 2018. Cellar Selections." (12/2014)99 points James Suckling: "A subtle, intense champagne that shows complex character of lilac, mineral, sliced lemon, apple and white pepp ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2004 Ruinart "Dom Ruinart" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

96 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2004 Dom Ruinart is seriously beautiful. A vivid, captivating Champagne, the 2004 flows across the palate with gorgeous, crystalline fruit and superb balance. Lemon, pastry, apple and white flowers are all layered into the finish. A model of total elegance, the 2004 is a wine for the patient. It won't be ready to deliver maximum pleasure for a number of years, even though it is absolutely dazzling today. The 2004 is 69% Chardonnay from the Côtes des Blancs and 31% Chardonnay from the Montagne de Reims." (5/2014) K&L Notes: From the producer: "The Chardonnay is th... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $139.99 Add To Cart
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1998 Dom Pérignon P2 Brut Champagne

97 points James Suckling: "A P2 release indicating it has been matured to the 2nd Plenitude, the middle stage of Dom Perignon's three-phase life as defined by Richard Geoffroy. This is a wine with some real tension between complexity and freshness that makes for incredibly engaging drinking. The nose offers up a little white peppery edge from the pinot; oyster shell saline freshness, red florals, sweet smelling woody spices and brioche, spiced biscuits and subtle roasted coffee notes - impressively complex. The phenolics register on the palate as a discreetly mineral, saline chara ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $349.00 Add To Cart
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Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne (1.5L)

94 points James Suckling: "An subtle nose with plenty of fine autolysis aromas of fresh bread and sweetly fragrant yeasty notes, plus some gentle spice and chalky notes. The palate unleashes beautiful wild strawberry fruit flavors, super fresh, fleshy and pure. Great balance and depth. Drink now." (7/2015)94 points Wine Enthusiast: "Such an elegant, ethereal wine, this orange-pink wine is dry and crisp with fruity raspberry flavor at the fore. This particular bottling could improve for a year, but makes a great food Champagne now." (12/2013)92 points Antonio Galloni: "Pale orange. High-pitched red berry, orange zest and jasmine aromas, w ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2007 Louis Roederer Brut Champagne (1.5L) (Previously $150)

96 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Top Cellar Selections of 2013* While 2007 was not the greatest vintage, Roederer managed to produce one of the best wines of the year. It is a great blend of mature yellow fruits, with a pure line of tangy orange zest. Tightly txtured, with bright acidity and steely minerality, it promises long aging. Drink until 2025, and possibly longer." (12/2013)95 points Wine & Spirits: "Roederer’s exceptional farming comes through in 2007, ripening the fruit for this wine toward yellow apple, feeling fresh and persistent with a luscious, creamy intensity. Notes of cedar and linden add to the ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood


Krug Brut Rosé Champagne (375ml)

96 points Wine & Spirits: "The best bottle of Krug Rosé we’ve tasted in some time, this is a glorious pinot noir, cloud-like in its raspberry and forest floor scents. It follows a chalk line of flavor, seamless and linear while the wine rolls and tumbles in precisely choreographed length. Delicate pink heaven in a glass." (12/2013)95 points Wine Spectator: "Very expressive and beautifully balanced, this is all in the details, from the palate-caressing texture to the vibrant acidity, finely meshed with flavors of black raspberry, plum, wild strawberry, candied citrus peel, honey and ground spice, accented by ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco


Laurent-Perrier "Cuvée Rosé" Brut Rosé Champagne (1.5L) *Oversized, Ships as a 3L

96 points Connoisseurs Guide: "***Three Stars*** Elegant and fruity at the same time with a quick invitation from bright, pure cherryish notes and then filled out handsomely by whiffs of chalky soils and well-integrated, rich and uplifting yeast-driven scents, this wine manages to be both vigorous and layered at one and the same time. Its bubbles are insistent, finely carved and add to the early sensations of lightness and energy yet also carry the wine long into a balanced, refined finish. And its latter palate grip is exactly what one should expect from the genre. While service with ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco


2004 Pol Roger Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "The rich Pol Roger style is contrasted here with the natural crisp minerality of a Blanc de Blancs. That gives a great tension, with the tight texture just waiting to round out as the wine ages further. Because it is still a young wine, fresh and just setting out." (12/2014)94 points Wine Spectator: "Rich with hints of malt bread, golden raisin and honey, but finely balanced by the ample backbone of acidity and chalky texture. Notes of Golden Delicious apple, ground anise and lemon zest chime in and linger on the lengthy, mouthwatering finish." (11/2014)  


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $104.99 Add To Cart
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1996 Moet & Chandon "Cuvée Dom Pérignon" Brut Champagne
Bid on this bottle of 1996 Moet & Chandon "Cuvée Dom Pérignon" Brut Champagne (97BH, 96RP, 96WE, 94ST, 93WS). Allen Meadows - Burghound: "A distinctly reticent but elegant nose with a purity of expression that is truly impressive to experience as it's relatively high-toned and while the yeast comes up with air, it's relatively muted at present, combining with intense, precise and superbly detailed and complex flavors that culminate in an explosive and wonderfully long finish. This may very well rival the sublime '90 in time even if it's not quite as concentrated. This is still a baby so there is absolutely no rush whatsoever." (10/2007) 

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1996 Moet & Chandon "Cuvée Dom Pérignon" Brut Champagne (qty: 1)


End Date: Sep 5 2015 7:00PM PT


Franck Bonville "Belles Voyes" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (1.5L)

91 points Wine Spectator: "Richly spiced, with ground anise, clove, ginger and cardamom, this offers a lively bead, fresh acidity and flavors of quince, honey, pastry dough and golden raisin. Offers a soft, creamy finish. Drink now through 2018." (12/2012)90 points Wine Enthusiast: "This has finesse and elegance, with a thin stream of bubbles and crisp, dry apple flavor. It is taut with a cool feel, still young in the bottle and worth aging a year." (12/2012) K&L Notes: This is one of the best Champagnes we carry regardless of price. Made from the one-and-three-quarters acres Belles Voyes vineyard in Oger, this is Bonvill... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $139.00 Add To Cart
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2005 Launois "Spécial Club" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Magnum (1.5L)

We began importing the Champagnes of Launois about a decade ago, though we haven't been able to promote them properly because our allocations were very tight. Fortunately for us, Bernard Launois has decided to export more! Champagne Launois' wines are highly sought after, so much so, in fact, that we've sold their Champagne to Champenois who can't get it at home! Bernard Launois does things differently than the rest of his neigbors, picking a week to 10 days later and using only massal-selected plants rather than the more common clones. All of the Champa... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $129.00 Add To Cart

2004 Dom Pérignon Brut Rosé Champagne

96 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2004 Dom Pérignon Rosé has put on remarkable weight over the last year or so. A rich, voluptuous wine, the 2004 Rosé hits the palate with stunning depth and resonance. The flavors are bold, rich and beautifully resonant from start to finish. Raspberry, cranberry, smoke, spice and crushed rocks build to the stunning, powerful finish. Vinous and ample, the 2004 Rosé will drink well for decades. The 2004 just keeps getting better with time in bottle. (AG)" (7/2015) Jancis Robinson: "Mid to pale orange rose (as in the flower) colour. Apparently the proportion of red wine w ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $329.00 Add To Cart
AG 96

Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne (1.5L)

90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "(roughly 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Meunier; Lot 14009913): Light gold. Musky orchard fruits and dried fig on the mineral-accented nose. Fleshy and broad on the palate, offering smoky pear and nectarine flavors and a hint of honey. Finishes on a gently spicy note, with very good cling and a touch of bitter lemon pith. Things have definitely begun to turn around for this bottling, which had been lagging behind the winery's vintage offerings for some time." (12/2013)90 points Wine Enthusiast: "One of the most familiar of Champagnes, the Yellow Label is finely made—a ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco


Veuve Clicquot Brut Rosé Champagne (1.5L)

91 points Wine & Spirits: "Scents of cedar, forest mushrooms and red fruit rise out of this deep copper pink rosé. It’s bright and spicy, a lovely pinot noir essence over limestone minerality. Supple and finely made." (12/2011)90 points Wine Spectator: "The impression here is elegant overall, but there's a firm backbone of acidity that's finely meshed with the delicate range of flavors, including white raspberry, spiced plum, biscuit, pink grapefruit zest and a base note of smoky minerality. Drink now through 2017." (12/2012) Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Light, bright orange. Fresh redcurrant and strawberry aromas are complemented by not ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2003 Krug Brut Champagne

95 points Antonio Galloni: "Light yellow. Powerful, complex bouquet evokes fresh peach, pear, floral honey, green almond and smoky minerals. Deep, palate-staining citrus and orchard fruit flavors show outstanding vivacity for a hot vintage, picking up ginger and talc notes with air. The strikingly long, sappy finish features zesty orange pith, smoky minerals and an echo of honeysuckle. I'd be in no rush to drink this one. (Josh Raynolds)" (12/2014)94 points Wine Spectator: "This offers fine detail and texture on the palate, carrying an expressive range of poached quince and black currant fruit, coffee liqueur ...Read More » 


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Charles Heidsieck "Brut Reserve" Champagne (1.5L)

93 points Wine Enthusiast: "*Editors' Choice* It’s rare to find a nonvintage blend with such attractive bottle age; in most the fruitiness dominates. This has a toasty character, with an almond note and a ripe mouthfeel that balances its warm pear and yellow-fruit flavors. This demonstrates a full, rich style." (12/2012)93 points Wine Spectator: "Firm and toasty, with hints of vanilla and shredded coconut accenting flavors of creamed apple, toasted hazelnut, lemon meringue pie and black cherry puree. Refined in texture and mouthwatering through to the smoky, mineral-tinged finish. Disgorged 2012. Drink now ...Read More » 


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2006 Louis Roederer "Cristal" Brut Rosé Champagne

95 points Wine Spectator: "Still so fresh, this is fruity, yes, but it has such a depth of flavor with its red fruits the starting point for an adventure in tastes and textures. Produced from Roederer’s own vineyards, it is ready to drink, although it will age in bottle for many years." (12/2014)  


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

Price: $499.00 Add To Cart
WS 95

2002 Piper-Heidsieck "Cuvée Rare" Brut Champagne Back In Stock!
2002 Piper-Heidsieck "Cuvée Rare" Brut Champagne

97 points Wine Spectator: "*Collectibles* A powerhouse, with verve to the finely cut, racy acidity, showing a sense of finesse and seamless integration of the firm frame. The silky texture carries layer upon layer of toasted brioche, currant and pear pâte de fruit flavors, with notes of grated ginger and coconut, cappuccino foam and spun honey. Mineral accents of smoke, ground spice and fleur de sel build on the long, echoing finish. Drink now through 2032." (11/2013)95 points Wine & Spirits: "This is a blend from 17 crus in the Montagne de Reims, 70 percent chardonnay, 30 percent pinot noir. It is, by far, ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco


2002 Thiénot "La Vigne aux Gamins" Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "A concentrated, dense wine, this is round and rich with fresh apple flavor, but also a hint of maturity—a touch of cookie and almonds on the finish. This is an impressive wine, full of flavor and great concentration." (12/2013)93 points Wine Spectator: "Hints of marzipan and gumdrop add richness to the flavors of patisserie apple, lemon curd, smoke and honeycomb in this firm, well-cut version. Offers a finely detailed bead and a lasting finish, with a hint of blanched almond. Drink now through 2025." (11/2013) K&L Notes: This rarity comes from a miniscule one-and-a-quarter acre plot of the Thie... Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $149.00 Add To Cart
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Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne Jeroboam (3L)

90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "(roughly 50% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Meunier; Lot 14009913): Light gold. Musky orchard fruits and dried fig on the mineral-accented nose. Fleshy and broad on the palate, offering smoky pear and nectarine flavors and a hint of honey. Finishes on a gently spicy note, with very good cling and a touch of bitter lemon pith. Things have definitely begun to turn around for this bottling, which had been lagging behind the winery's vintage offerings for some time." (12/2013)90 points Wine Enthusiast: "One of the most familiar of Champagnes, the Yellow Label is finely made—a ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco


2002 Nicolas Feuillatte "Palmes d'Or" Brut Champagne

93 points Wine Spectator: "Refined and focused, this sleek version offers ripe flavors of poached apple, ground anise, almond financier, cassis and candied lemon zest, carried by the fine, silky finish to a lightly smoky finish. Drink now through 2025." (11/2013)91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "(a 50/50 blend of chardonnay and pinot noir; L34140): Bright gold. Smoky pear, nectarine and dried fig scents are lifted by lemon curd and white flowers. Toasty and broad on entry, then brighter and more tangy in the mid-palate, offering sweet citrus and orchard fruit flavors and a hint of buttery brioche. Closes with b ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco


2004 Laurent-Perrier Grand Siècle Cuvée Alexandra Brut Rosé

94 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "(80% pinot noir and 20% chardonnay): Light, bright orange-pink. High-pitched red berry, orange zest and floral scents are underscored by an intense mineral nuance. Taut, linear and strikingly pure, offering deeply concentrated redcurrant and strawberry scents and hints of allspice, smoky lees and jasmine. Powerful yet lithe rose with superb finishing power, focus and mineral-driven persistence." (12/2013) K&L Notes: Bernard de Nonancourt named his Grande Cuvée Rosé Millésimé after his daughter Alexandra, and unveiled it at her wedding in 1987. From the producer: ... Read More » 


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Price: $299.00 Add To Cart
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2007 Baron Fuente "Grand Millésimé" Brut Champagne Jeroboam (3L)

Baron Fuente is a négociant that owns almost 90 acres of vines and purchases another 90 acres "sur pied," meaning that they pick the grapes. This is an important distinction since many négociants buy "sur lattes," meaning in bottle! The Grand Millésimé is a blend of 45% Chardonnay, 40% Meunier and 15% Pinot Noir. 


Inventory: Redwood City

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Armand de Brignac "Ace of Spades" Brut Champagne

This is the highly sought-after ultra-luxury cuvee made by Cattier. It is packaged in a gold bottle with a pewter playing card, a spade and an A, instead of a label, giving rise to the nickname "Ace of Spades." It is a favorite of many musicians as evidenced by its appearance in celebrity circles and music videos. Take your cue from Jay-Z and pop open a bottle of this bubbly, made exclusively from Premier and Grand Cru-rated villages in three different terroirs: Montagne de Reims, Vallée de la Marne and Côte des Blancs. It is a blend of 40% Chardonnay, ... Read More » 


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Krug "Grande Cuvée" Brut Champagne (1.5L)

97 points Wine Spectator: "This is all about balance and the integration of power and finesse, with finely honed acidity supporting flavors of quince paste, dried black cherry, spun honey and candied orange zest, while rich notes of roasted walnut, coffee liqueur and toasted cardamom resonate on the finish. Hard to stop sipping. Drink now through 2028." (9/2013)95 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Krug’s NV Brut Grande Cuvee ID 112001 -- disgorged already over the winter of 2011-2012 but then further aged before release -- reinforces the belief that, thankfully, even wine lovers of modest means who occasionally splurg ...Read More » 


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1990 Bollinger R.D. Extra Brut Champagne

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "No Tasting Note" (12/2002)97 points Wine Spectator: "(Collectibles) A full-bodied, powerful Champagne featuring biscuit and ginger aromas and flavors, picking up a grilled nut character on the finish. Very firmly structured and dry, yet with the flavor intensity and fine texture to match, this is a tour de force. Endless finish. Drink now through 2020." (11/2004)93 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Pale copper color. Classic Bollinger aromas of controlled oxidation: oatmeal, walnut, sauteed porcini, toffee, beeswax and earth. Rich, leesy and powerful, with flavors of butter, toasted almond and nuts. Densely packed and ...Read More » 


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2004 Billecart-Salmon Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

95 points James Suckling: "A big and rich blanc de blancs that shows an intense and layered character. Full and powerful Champagne with layers of fruit. It is so vivacious and long. Energetic. From Mesnil, Avize, Chouilly and Crémant. Needs a year or two more to soften." (9/2014)95 points Wine Enthusiast: "* Cellar Selection * This is a superb Blanc de Blancs that boasts great minerality, texture and intense fruit flavor. It’s a finely structured wine, now approaching maturity with its apple, citrus and green pear notes. Lingering in the mouth, it is a beautifully long-lasting, pure wine. Drink until 2018 and ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

Price: $169.99 Add To Cart
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2002 Ruinart "Dom Ruinart" Brut Rosé Champagne

95 points Antonio Galloni: "The 2002 Dom Ruinart Rosé bursts across the palate with superb intensity and plenty of 2002 vintage opulence. Pomegranate, blood orange, red cherry, spice and white pepper are all very much alive in the glass. A rich, intense wine, the 2002 possesses terrific persistence and fabulous overall balance. The aromatics are just starting to show hints of development, but the 2002 has the pure density to drink well for many, many years. The vivid, crystalline finish is a thing of beauty. The 2002 is 80% Chardonnay (the Dom Ruinart base) with the addition of 20% ...Read More » 


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Louis Roederer "Brut Premier" Champagne Jeroboam (3L)

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "This is a particularly good bottling of Brut Premier. Drawing on Roederer's famed reserve wines, it has a touch of toast that adds a round character to well as fresh, vivid lemon and grapefruit flavors. Drink this delicious, rich wine now." (12/2013)91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "(roughly 60% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Meunier; L037415C108930): Bright yellow-gold. Mineral-accented lemon curd and green apple on the nose, with a spicy topnote. Penetrating and dry on entry, then fleshier in the mid-palate, offering intense orchard fruit and buttered toast flavors with a touc ...Read More » 


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2002 Ayala "Perle d'Ayala" Brut Champagne

95 points Wine & Spirits: "Ah, 2002. Where else but in Champagne can you buy a 12-year-old wine with this freshness of fruit, immediately brisk with scents of lemon and orange, generously layering in flavors of golden plums? At first, all that fruit seems heady, but air brings out the rootier depths, acidity ghosting the finish with the sort of masculine power that will make great 2002s riveting wines for decades. If you open this now, decant it and have a platter of shellfish on hand, especially cracked crab claws." (12/2013)93 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Pale gold. A heady, complex bouquet displays an array o ...Read More » 


Inventory: Hollywood


2003 Krug "Clos du Mesnil" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne Top Pick!
2003 Krug "Clos du Mesnil" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne

97 points Wine Spectator: "Incredibly fresh and vibrant, this stunning Champagne weaves a tightly knit skein of ripe pear and tangy yellow plum fruit flavors together, with accents of rich pastry cream, toasted brioche, elderflower, ground cardamom and coffee liqueur. Shows a beautiful texture. A thread of salinity winds through to the lasting finish. Disgorged fall 2013. Drink now through 2029. (Advance)" (12/2014) Jancis Robinson: "2003 was especially difficult in Mesnil, because the frost in early April halved the crop. 8,671 bottles and 659 magnums were made. Harvested 27 and 29 August. Really im ...Read More » 


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Billecart-Salmon Brut Champagne Mathusalem (6L)

91 points Wine Spectator: "No tasting note given." (12/1987)  


Inventory: Redwood City

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Louis Roederer "Brut Premier" Champagne Methuselah (6L)

91 points Antonio Galloni: "Pale gold. Spice- and mineral-accented orchard and pit fruits on the intensely perfumed nose, with hints of toasty lees and brioche adding complexity. Sappy, penetrating and floral on the palate, offering juicy Meyer lemon, pear and melon flavors braced by a smoky mineral underpinning. Closes spicy and very long, leaving a sexy honeysuckle note behind. (JR)" (1/2015)91 points Wine Spectator: "A firm Champagne, with a finely meshed palate that layers the delicate mousse with hints of smoke and marzipan, complementing flavors of white cherry, dried apricot, salted almond and lemon p ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco


Moët & Chandon "Ice Imperial" Champagne Jeroboam 3L Back In Stock!
Moët & Chandon "Ice Imperial" Champagne Jeroboam 3L

Moet & Chandon introduces Moet Ice Imperial, the world's first ever Champagne created to be enjoyed over ice. This is a blend developed from the house's signature crus, to intensify the taste experience of icy freshness and powerful aromas of tropical fruits. Made to be enjoyed in the daytime, Moet Ice Imperial offers a unique experience for spontaneous moments of celebrations with friends on a sunny day. 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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1999 Roederer "Cristal" Brut Champagne (1.5L)

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "One of the finest Champagnes I have ever brought to my lips, the 1999 Cristal bursts from the glass with fresh hazelnut and apple scents. Elegant, deep, and silky-textured, this medium to full-bodied beauty is immensely concentrated, pure, packed with apple flavors, and astoundingly long in the finish. Louis Roederer does not display a disgorgement date or consumer friendly lot number on its non-vintage Brut. This is regrettable as it has consistently been one of the finer bottlings in this category. (PR)" (12/2005)97 points James Suckling: "From the family collection, disgorged te ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse San Francisco


2004 Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne Magnum 1.5L

94 points Wine Enthusiast: "From an excellent Champagne vintage, this is wonderfully balanced. Stylish and elegant, it offers just the right amount of acidity to balance the ripe white and citrus fruits." (12/2014)92 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Light yellow-gold. Bright, mineral-accented scents of fresh orange, Anjou pear and jasmine, with a toasty leesy nuance coming up slowly. Shows excellent clarity and lift on the palate, offering juicy tangerine and pear flavors and hints of anise, redcurrant and honeysuckle. Clings with strong tenacity on the penetrating finish, leaving a sexy floral note behind." (12/2014)91 points Wine Spectator: "R ...Read More » 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco


1993 Moët & Chandon "Cuvée Dom Pérignon" Brut Champagne Back In Stock!
1993 Moët & Chandon "Cuvée Dom Pérignon" Brut Champagne

92 points Wine Enthusiast: "An intense, complex nose of toast, yeast, earth, brine and mushroom opens this luxury cuvée. Medium-full and soft, by Dom Perignon standards, the palate offers subtle, light green herbs, sweet citrus and honey flavors. Lemon and lime predominate on the long, smooth finish. Classy stuff, if not possessed of the reserve or spine of the top vintages. Fortunately, that actually means it drinks better now than most Dom of comparable age." (12/2001)91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Understated, pure aromas of musky stone, orange, smoke and truffle. Full, ripe and harmonious; not a huge or super ...Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse

Price: $229.99 Add To Cart
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