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2021 Vineyard 36, OVR Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville 1x75cl

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Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Hailing from the Oakville Ranch Vineyard in the iron rich, volcanic foothills of eastern Oakville, the OVR label changes with every new year, every passing season. It... represents the importance of the night sky in the lengthy wine-making process. It highlights the magic that happens each time the sun sets on another day in Napa Valley. Winemaker Keith Emerson: "Punching aromatics, riper profile, blackberry pie, black cherry, all-spice with hints of nutmeg and baking spice from the barrel. Dried lavender, opulent, structured throughout but a powerful Cabernet Sauvignon from the Plateau block within Oakville Ranch Vineyard."
£150 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £183.20 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2020 Andremily, EABA, Santa Barbara County 6x75cl

JD99RP98+
Blend: 65% Syrah, 22% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache, 3% Viognier Vintage production: 750 cases The EABA (or “End All and Be All”) is Jim’s all-in Rhône Blend comprised of the very best barrels in... the cellar, from his vineyards in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. The first vintage was in 2017, and it’s consistently hit the big numbers with the critics.
£667 / Case£111.17 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £819.62 / Case, £136.60 / BottleAvailability: Future ArrivalPlease contact us to know more

2021 Sine Qua Non, Distenta III Syrah, California 6x75cl

JD97-99RP98-100WI98-100
Blend: 81.7% Syrah, 11.3% Grenache, 3.3% Mourvedre, 2.1% Petite Sirah, 0.7% Gelber Muskatelle, 0.9% Petit Manseng Vintage production: n/a The brand-new Sine Qua Non Distenta III Syrah and Grenache... 2021s from winemaking legend Manfred Krankl have just been released to great fanfare. Last year's Distenta II 2020s were lauded by the critics - the Syrah scored 97-99 JD / 99 WA / 97-99 TWI, and the Grenache scored 97-100 JD / 97 WA / 98-100 TWI - and with the early impressions pointing to an amazing vintage in 2021 the numbers are going to be BIG when published later in the year. Do NOT miss the chance to secure an allocation now, as by the time the reviews are out it'll be too late! 2021 is a fantastic vintage for the Central Coast. Manfred has this to say: “My favorite growing conditions are mild weather, by California standards, with consistent sunshine, but not too much extreme heat. That is what we received in 2021. We have had only one single day where temperatures reached 100° and only at one of our four vineyard sites. As a result, we received fruit and wines that are reminiscent of 2019. Perhaps with slightly more richness, but there is a distinct resemblance. Lots of elegance, lots of character, lots of alertness and a good amount of playful spiciness with many layers and nuances. Nothing boring or predictable.” Sine Qua Non is famed for the unique names and artwork given to the wines in each vintage. However, in 2019 Manfred chose a new ongoing name for his Estate blends: Distenta, meaning 'unlabelled' in Latin. The 2019s were 'Distenta I', the 2020s were Distenta II, the new 2021s are 'Distenta III', and so on for future releases. He couldn't resist making a new artwork for each label though! Manfred Krankl: "Great, great color. Quite dark – no surprise I guess, but still a warm feeling to stare at it. A lot of work…for a long time…to get to appreciate it in a glass. Color is clearly not the most important aspect to the wine – to ANY wine – but it is some indicator of something good. In the nose there are tones of coffee grounds, rhubarb, red plums, toffee, boysenberry, mashed up strawberry skins (a little over the top…I know), cigar-box and even some chalk and dusty cookie crumbs. The mouth, the palate, is super soft, but not flabby, but rather still structured and very fanned out. Sort of like 2019 (if memory serves correctly), but with a touch more sexy flesh. There are plenty of tannins, but they are broad and satiny!!! We also got some mild Asian spices. The wine gets more and more lush the longer it sits in the glass. More palate enveloping too. Yahoo!!!"
£1,500 / Case£250 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,823.04 / Case, £303.84 / BottleAvailability: Future ArrivalPlease contact us to know more

2021 Sine Qua Non, Distenta III Grenache, California 6x75cl

JD97-99WI97-99
Blend: 79.0% Grenache, 8.4% Syrah, 7.4% Mourvedre, 3.2% Petite Sirah, 0.4% Gelber Muskateller, 1.6% Petit Manseng Vintage production: n/a The brand-new Sine Qua Non Distenta III Syrah and Grenache... 2021s from winemaking legend Manfred Krankl have just been released to great fanfare. Last year's Distenta II 2020s were lauded by the critics - the Syrah scored 97-99 JD / 99 WA / 97-99 TWI, and the Grenache scored 97-100 JD / 97 WA / 98-100 TWI - and with the early impressions pointing to an amazing vintage in 2021 the numbers are going to be BIG when published later in the year. Do NOT miss the chance to secure an allocation now, as by the time the reviews are out it'll be too late! 2021 is a fantastic vintage for the Central Coast. Manfred has this to say: “My favorite growing conditions are mild weather, by California standards, with consistent sunshine, but not too much extreme heat. That is what we received in 2021. We have had only one single day where temperatures reached 100° and only at one of our four vineyard sites. As a result, we received fruit and wines that are reminiscent of 2019. Perhaps with slightly more richness, but there is a distinct resemblance. Lots of elegance, lots of character, lots of alertness and a good amount of playful spiciness with many layers and nuances. Nothing boring or predictable.” Sine Qua Non is famed for the unique names and artwork given to the wines in each vintage. However, in 2019 Manfred chose a new ongoing name for his Estate blends: Distenta, meaning 'unlabelled' in Latin. The 2019s were 'Distenta I', the 2020s were Distenta II, the new 2021s are 'Distenta III', and so on for future releases. He couldn't resist making a new artwork for each label though! Manfred Krankl: "Truly gorgeous dark burgundy color. A very pretty tone, one that is brilliant and shining. The nose is rich and super vibrant with notes of fresh currants, cranberries, pomegranate juice, freshly picked blackberries, cherries and rose. Also, some dried herbs and light black pepper kernels. The mouth is extremely smooth, yet there is a playful tension, but with a giving and enveloping palate. It is dense, but simultaneously tender on its feet. The tannins are silky and the wine finishes long, long, long and seemingly sweet (not literally) with a pie crust characteristic. The more air the wine gets, the more it opens up with more layers and a very pretty saline ocean air quality and some restrained citrus blossom too. It goes to the edge and then past it. An absolutely gorgeous wine. Just beautiful."
£1,500 / Case£250 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,823.04 / Case, £303.84 / BottleAvailability: Future ArrivalPlease contact us to know more

2021 Andremily, White Cuvée, California 6x75cl

JD97-99RP97
Blend: 40% Chardonnay, 26% Roussanne, 19% Marsanne, 15% Viognier Vintage production: 300 cases The remarkable Andremily White Cuvée 2021 practically defines the 'Central Coast Blend' of... Chardonnay, Roussanne, and Viognier. This style was honed to perfection at Sine Qua Non, and has been revolutionised by a new generation of winemakers, led by Jim. The fruit comes from the Slide Hill Estate Vineyard, the nearby Jespersen Vineyard which sits just 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean, and acclaimed Stolpman Vineyard in hills of Ballard Canyon. Rich, intense, and beautifully expressive, the 97-99 point gem "Should be snatched up by readers." (JD).
£576 / Case£96 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £710.42 / Case, £118.40 / BottleAvailability: Future ArrivalPlease contact us to know more

2021 Coup de Foudre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 6x75cl

VM92/100
Blend: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot Vintage production: 750 cases Coup de Foudre ('Lightning Strike' in French) is the brainchild of vintner John Schwartz,... affectionately known in the Valley as 'The Mayor of Napa', and winemaker Kent Jarman. Their combined knowledge and experience gives them access to a portfolio of exceptional vineyards in Napa, with particular focus on the northern enclave of Calistoga. Coup de Foudre's flagship Cabernet Sauvignon is always a thing of beauty, unashamed in its modern, rich, and vibrant expression of Napa. Four Corners Wine "What a nose! Beautiful aromatics with so many layers of fresh dark berries, loads of drive, energy and opulence. Great tension and verve on the palate. The fruit is so vivacious, and there's complexity in spades with fantastic tannins and a great finish. Delicious now, with 15+ years of cellaring potential." (Sep. 2023)
£620 / Case£103.33 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £766.75 / Case, £127.79 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2016 he-li-an-thus, Proprietary Red, Napa Valley 6x75cl

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Blend: 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 14% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc Vintage production: 255 cases Vintner Tom Futo and his winemaker Jason Exposto have a nose for 'Grand Cru' terroir,... with FUTO's Oakville Estate and 5500 Stags Leap District Estate Vineyards renowned for producing stunning Cabernet-blends. There is a third site, the Red Head Vineyard, dedicated to their rarest label, He-li-an-thus. This miniscule production is reserved for the winery's mailing list, making it the hardest of Tom and Jason's wines to find. The reward is more than worth it! It bears all the hallmarks of FUTO - elegance, purity, intensity and finesse. It stands apart for its expression of the rocky, cooler-climate site in Soda Canyon at the base of Atlas Peak, boasting some of the most alluring aromatics we've ever experienced. In the winery, Jason uses a combination of custom-made large oak barrels and clay amphorae.
£840 / Case£140 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,027.22 / Case, £171.20 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2016 he-li-an-thus, Proprietary Red, Napa Valley 1x75cl

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Blend: 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 14% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc Vintage production: 255 cases Vintner Tom Futo and his winemaker Jason Exposto have a nose for 'Grand Cru' terroir,... with FUTO's Oakville Estate and 5500 Stags Leap District Estate Vineyards renowned for producing stunning Cabernet-blends. There is a third site, the Red Head Vineyard, dedicated to their rarest label, He-li-an-thus. This miniscule production is reserved for the winery's mailing list, making it the hardest of Tom and Jason's wines to find. The reward is more than worth it! It bears all the hallmarks of FUTO - elegance, purity, intensity and finesse. It stands apart for its expression of the rocky, cooler-climate site in Soda Canyon at the base of Atlas Peak, boasting some of the most alluring aromatics we've ever experienced. In the winery, Jason uses a combination of custom-made large oak barrels and clay amphorae.
£140 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £171.20 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2019 Vangone, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 6x75cl

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Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Production: 250 cases Every aspect of Vangone Estate is about adventure, discovery and exclusivity. From the precarious drive up through hidden backroads, to the... breathtaking view that awaits you when you arrive, to the luxurious micro-production Cabernet Sauvignons produced here, Vangone is the ultimate insider's secret. Stylistically, Vangone is a phenomenal expression of Cabernet Sauvignon: rich and hedonistic, while refined and textured in equal measure. Proprietor Mark Davidowski and winemaker Sam Kaplan (Arkenstone Estate, Maxem, Momento Mori) produce a unique trio of wines: c.100 cases each of two individual vineyard parcels, Block B and Block D, as well as masterfully combining them into the Estate Cabernet (c.250 cases).  The Estate Cabernet is a stunning combination of both block. It carries notes from each and shines with gorgeous density, structure and personality.
£972 / Case£162 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,189.30 / Case, £198.22 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2016 Bevan Cellars, Tench Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville 6x75cl

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Blend: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot Vintage production: 450 cases The Tench Vineyard surrounds the winery in eastern Oakville at a sweet spot where the valley floor and foothills of the Vaca... Mountains collide to form some of the most complex, prized soils in Napa. Sharing a fence line with Screaming Eagle, and counting the like of Dalla Valle Vineyards and BOND’s St. Eden Vineyard as neighbours, Tench has produced an unstoppable string of high scoring wines at the hands of Russell. The Tench Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon comes from two incredible rocky parcels that consistently develop incredible, intense flavours.
£1,080 / Case£180 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,315.22 / Case, £219.20 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2016 Bevan Cellars, Tench Vineyard EE Red Wine, Oakville 6x75cl

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Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Cabernet Franc Vintage production: 550 cases The Tench Vineyard surrounds the winery in eastern Oakville at a sweet spot where the valley floor and foothills of... the Vaca Mountains collide to form some of the most complex, prized soils in Napa. Sharing a fence line with Screaming Eagle, and counting the like of Dalla Valle Vineyards and BOND’s St. Eden Vineyard as neighbours, Tench has produced an unstoppable string of high scoring wines at the hands of Russell.   For the Tench Vineyard EE Red Wine, the Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend comes from a block which brings more blue and black fruits. The addition of Cabernet Franc adds intensity and structure, and the concentration achieved is phenomenal.
£1,170 / Case£195 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,426.90 / Case, £237.82 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2015 Bevan Cellars, Sugarloaf Mountain Proprietary Red, Napa Valley 6x75cl

JD100
Blend: 50% Cabernet Franc, 50% Merlot, Vintage production: n/a The Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard Proprietary Red is a divine blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot from a heralded site on the cooler, far... southeast hillsides of Napa Valley. With beautifully expressive aromatics of mulberry, damson, black tea, and dark chocolate, leading to a palate of stunning richness, gorgeous tannins, and the purest of mineral finishes, this is one Napa's most distinctive and celebrated wines!
£1,200 / Case£200 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,462.90 / Case, £243.82 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2012 Kapcsandy Family Winery, State Lane Vineyard Grand Vin Cabernet Sauvignon, Yountville 1x150cl

RP100
£995 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,200.41 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2017 Realm Cellars, Houyi Vineyard, Napa Valley 6x75cl

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Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
£1,350 / Case£225 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,639.22 / Case, £273.20 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days