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Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Roussanne VV 2016 (3x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$717.66
2016

Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Roussanne VV 2016 (3x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

Also bottled two weeks ago, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes is utterly killer and is as good as it gets. Huge notes of orange blossom, peach, tangerine, honeysuckle, and caramelized citrus flow from this insanely good, unctuous, heavenly textured white that possesses full-bodied richness and power, yet stays light, graceful and perfectly balanced on the palate. Drink bottles anytime over the coming 4-6 years, or cellar for a decade or more. Robert Parker once famously called this the Montrachet of the Rhône, and I wholeheartedly agree with him. Don’t miss this wine!
In Stock in United Kingdom

Rhone 3x75cl 3 100 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$717.66
Belargus Quarts de Chaume Ultra 2018 (6x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$3,937.28
2018

Belargus Quarts de Chaume Ultra 2018 (6x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Belargus's dark, amber-orange colored 2018 Quarts-de-Chaume Grand Cru Liquoreux Ultra is a tribute to the famous Ambroisie by Jo Pithon, an over-concentrated Quarts-de-Chaume with more than 30 degrees potential at harvest, referred to as “Ultra.” The wine opens with an intense and ultra concentrated but still vinous and not overly fruity bouquet with pencil point notes on the first nose that slowly reveals concentrated, syrupy apricot and roasted bacon-rind notes. Enormously viscous on the palate but at the same time so finessed, vital and balanced that the wine never weighs heavily and is not even sticky, this is an exceptional QDC, of which just one barrel was produced. This 2018 is made for eternity and belongs to the finest noble sweet wines I have ever had. Even though I am so much in love with the Les Quarts twin, I have to admit that here comes not only an even sweeter Quarts-de-Chaume but also an even more concentrated and finessed one. The aging capacity is ideal, and due to its balance, I don't see any doubts the wine can age 100 and more years. What a start for Domaine Belargus! 9% alcohol. Tasted in June 2021.
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Loire 6x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$3,937.28
Billecart Salmon Cuvee Louis Salmon Blanc de Blancs 2008 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,657.97
2008

Billecart Salmon Cuvee Louis Salmon Blanc de Blancs 2008 (6x75cl)

Matthew Jukes (20++)

Made from 100% Chardonnay and coming from Chouilly (40%), Cramant (33%), Mesnil-sur-Oger (22%) and Avize (7%), with one-third fermented and aged in old oak barrels and a dosage of 7 g/L, this is becoming a relatively familiar recipe for this elite House and yet there is nothing familiar about the flavour of this epic new release. Billecart-Salmon’s elite Blanc de Blancs is named after Louis, the brother of Elisabeth Salmon, who co-founded this illustrious Champagne house over two centuries ago with her husband, Nicolas François Billecart. This is the third release of Louis, and it is, again, completely different in shape and size to the beautiful 2006 (19/20) and crystalline 2007 (19.5/20). The oak was enhanced from 5% in the 2006 vintage to 50% in the 2007 and now it has been knocked back a touch, and this certainly serves to enhance the splendour of the sensational 2008 vintage fruit. I didn’t note that Avize fruit was used in the 2007, but I think it was in the 2006. Either way, I am confident that this tinkering around the edges has heightened the attack of this incredible wine. The delivery here is something to behold. It is clear from the nose that this wine is made with a horologist’s precision, and while everything starts quietly, there is an uncommon determination here that keeps on coming, leaving you panting with pleasure. On the palate, 2008 Louis perfectly balances extreme tension and white-knuckle drama with the most enchanting and serene jasmine, white tea, and linden blossom notes. It seems mesmerisingly composed from one side of the glass and hellbent on rearranging your taste buds via a national grid-sized electric shock from the other. I am not suggesting that this wine is too young to approach now because, at fourteen years of age, you can drink it, just be aware that this might be one of the wines with the most potential I have ever tasted from this incredible estate. As always with Billecart, the bubbles are minuscule, and the colour is as pale as can be, so there are no particular visual clues as to the greatness in the glass, but once the perfume takes hold and it pulls you to the glass, you are entirely within its control. I venture that Blanc de Blancs fans will go gaga when they taste this wine. It further improves on the magnificence of the two preceding vintages, and whether or not this is to do with the oak regime or the exact percentage of fruit drawn from each of the Grands Crus villages, I don’t know. However, I am certain that 2008 is a jaw-droppingly serious vintage and eclipses both 2006 and 2007 in terms of sheer class. Therefore, even at this early age, I am convinced that this is the birth of another perfect wine from Billecart-Salmon, and it is certainly the finest value 20/20 from this magnificent House, too.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
3-4 months

Champagne 6x75cl 1 20++ (MJ) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,657.97
Bollinger Vieilles Vignes Francaises 2008 (1x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$3,834.08
2008

Bollinger Vieilles Vignes Francaises 2008 (1x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Disgorged in September 2020 with four grams per liter dosage, Bollinger's 2008 Blanc de Noirs Vieilles Vignes Françaises is one of the monumental wines of this great vintage. Soaring from the glass with a generous, honeyed bouquet of pear, orange rind, dried fruits, mocha and toasted bread, it's full-bodied, textural and enveloping, with huge concentration, racy acids and a pillowy mousse. Vinous, rich and sumptuous, it concludes with an immensely long, resonant finish. Bollinger waited until the grapes of these ungrafted vines attained 11% potential alcohol before harvesting, and they have produced the most powerful wine of the vintage—as well as one of the most profound.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Champagne 1x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$3,834.08
Bouchard Pere & Fils Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2019 (3x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,492.35
2019

Bouchard Pere & Fils Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2019 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

Its really hard to imagine how a white Brugundy could be more flinty and minerally than this super-concentrated and super-vibrant Chevalier Montrachet. Lovely aromas of lemon blossom, jasmine, tangerine and nectarine, alongside all the stony stuff. Then comes the staggeringly long finish that is totally pure and precise. From Bouchard’s 2.3-hectare holding, which comprises almost a third of the entire Grand Cru site. Drink or hold.
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Burgundy 3x75cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,492.35
Chapoutier Ermitage De L'Oree Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,511.29
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage De L'Oree Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

Moving to the three single vineyard Hermitage Blancs, these are all perfect wines yet offer distinct characters. The 2019 Ermitage De L’Orée comes from more limestone soils in the Les Murets lieu-dit, on the eastern side of the appellation and was brought up in 15% new demi-muids. It reveals a vivid gold hue to go with gorgeous honeyed peach, white currants, quince, crushed stone, and white flower-like aromas and flavors. This full-bodied white has terrific concentration, a rich, layered mouthfeel, beautiful acidity, and a finish that just won't quit. Offering more fat and opulence than the L'Ermite and more minerality than the Le Meal, this pinnacle Hermitage Blanc needs a year or three of bottle age, then should drink nicely for 5-7 years, at which point it's best forgotten in the cellar for another decade. It should last for 20-30 years.
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,511.29
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (1x150cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,624.77
1999

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (1x150cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

This is one of the greatest dry white wines I have ever tasted. The 1999 Ermitage l'Ermite is a liquid mineral, crystalline expression. It is the essence of its grape as well as terroir. It may be the greatest expression of terroir I have seen outside of a handful of Alsatian Rieslings (Clos Ste. Hune comes to mind). It has that transparent character that terroiristes talk more about than actually recognize. Drinking it is like consuming a liquified stony concoction mixed with white flowers, licorice, and honeyed fruits. It is frightfully pure, dense, and well-delineated. As I said last year, There is no real fruit character, just glycerin, alcohol, and liquid stones. That's about it, but, wow, what an expression! Anticipated maturity: 2012-2050. This is for the connoisseur of rare wines. Along with Gerard and Jean-Louis Chave, Chapoutier is producing the finest expressions of white Hermitage. His single vineyard cuvees are to die for if you like these eccentric, idiosyncratic, mammoth dry whites.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 1x150cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,624.77
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$3,526.12
1999

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

This is one of the greatest dry white wines I have ever tasted. The 1999 Ermitage l'Ermite is a liquid mineral, crystalline expression. It is the essence of its grape as well as terroir. It may be the greatest expression of terroir I have seen outside of a handful of Alsatian Rieslings (Clos Ste. Hune comes to mind). It has that transparent character that terroiristes talk more about than actually recognize. Drinking it is like consuming a liquified stony concoction mixed with white flowers, licorice, and honeyed fruits. It is frightfully pure, dense, and well-delineated. As I said last year, There is no real fruit character, just glycerin, alcohol, and liquid stones. That's about it, but, wow, what an expression! Anticipated maturity: 2012-2050. This is for the connoisseur of rare wines. Along with Gerard and Jean-Louis Chave, Chapoutier is producing the finest expressions of white Hermitage. His single vineyard cuvees are to die for if you like these eccentric, idiosyncratic, mammoth dry whites.
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$3,526.12
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2017 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$4,772.67
2017

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2017 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

As in 2016, my favorite of the white parcel selections this year is the 2017 Ermitage l'Ermite Blanc (231 cases produced), as it perfectly balances richness and power with refinement and structure. Toasted brioche and citrus marmalade, honey and truffle notes deliver sheer full-bodied, mouth-filling decadence, supported by austere notes of crushed granite, zesty grapefruit rind and cooling brine. Huge and intense yet refreshing, it's the essence of granite-grown Marsanne.
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$4,772.67
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2018 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$7,399.52
2018

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2018 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

Another truly flawless wine from this dream team is the 2018 Ermitage L’Ermite Blanc, which comes from a vineyard located at the top of Hermitage Hill and was brought up in 20-25% new demi-muids. Offering a magical bouquet of liqueur of rock, quince, poached pears, orange blossom, and honeysuckle, it's a powerful, super-rich, expressive, full-bodied white that could come from nowhere else in the world. It's approachable today (it needs plenty of air) yet won't hit prime for another 7-8 years or so.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$7,399.52
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$5,398.62
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Since I reviewed the 2019 Ermitage l'Ermite Blanc last year (98+), I had some doubts about spending the time to re-review it. But one taste had me transfixed. Hints of crushed stone and subtle oak appear on the nose, backed by waves of honeyed pear and pineapple, plus enough invigorating citrus to provide a sense of freshness. Full-bodied and rich without being heavy, this has come into its own, being incredibly long, balanced and ethereal on the finish. Amazing stuff!
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$5,398.62
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (1x150cl)
Inc. GST: SG$618.61
2013

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (1x150cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Easily the finest vintage of this cuvee to date, the 2013 Ermitage le Meal Blanc doesn’t give an inch to the more heralded Cuvee de L’Orée or l’Ermite. Pure perfection in a glass, with awesome caramelized citrus, pineapple, crushed rock, toasted bread and buttered peach, it’s full-bodied, massive and concentrated on the palate, with incredible purity, richness and length. As with the other top whites here, it needs a year or two in the cellar and will have 2-3 decades of longevity.
Estimated Arrival to Singapore:
8-10 weeks

Rhone 1x150cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$618.61
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$2,265.64
2013

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Easily the finest vintage of this cuvee to date, the 2013 Ermitage le Meal Blanc doesn’t give an inch to the more heralded Cuvee de L’Orée or l’Ermite. Pure perfection in a glass, with awesome caramelized citrus, pineapple, crushed rock, toasted bread and buttered peach, it’s full-bodied, massive and concentrated on the palate, with incredible purity, richness and length. As with the other top whites here, it needs a year or two in the cellar and will have 2-3 decades of longevity.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$2,265.64
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2015 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$2,561.00
2015

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Another perfect wine is the 2015 Ermitage le Meal Blanc. The most decadent, unctuous and layered in the lineup, with to-die-for notes of white currants, toasted nuts, celery seed and licorice, it hits the palate with full-bodied richness, a huge mid-palate and a refreshing, pure, yet blockbuster finish that just won’t quit. If I had to pick a desert island white, this might be it.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$2,561.00
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,410.75
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

The richest and most fruit loaded of the trio is the 2019 Ermitage Le Méal Blanc, which comes from a warmer terroir. This killer Hermitage Blanc has a vivid gold hue as well as a crazy good nose of quince, honeyed currants, acacia flowers, spice, and orange marmalade. It doesn't have the minerality of the L'Ermite (and to a lesser extent, the De l’Orée) yet has a more opulent, fat, unctuous style that's still flawlessly balanced and remarkably pure. This is another magical Hermitage from Chapoutier that does everything right. I followed this bottle for multiple days and it only improved with air. It's certainly the more early drinking of these three single vineyard releases, yet it still deserves 2-4 years of bottle age and should keep for 30 years or more.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,410.75
Chapoutier Ermitage Vin de Paille Blanc 2010 (3x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$889.03
2010

Chapoutier Ermitage Vin de Paille Blanc 2010 (3x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Because of a change in French laws, the 2010 Ermitage Vin de Paille will be the last sweet wine made by Chapoutier. Made from 100% Marsanne, this perfect wine exhibits an incredible perfume of truffles, apricot jam and caramelized tangerines. This noble, surgically precise classic can be drunk now or cellared for over 100 years. It is a remarkable wine, and it’s a shame to see this cuvee discontinued. For the technical minded, this wine has 120 grams of residual sugar.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 3x37.5cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$889.03
CVNE Corona Semidulce 1939 (1x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,742.58
1939

CVNE Corona Semidulce 1939 (1x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

It's an historical wine, a one-off, semi-sweet white produced at the end of the Spanish Civil War, a wine impossible to replicate, fruit of impossible circumstances, a wine I've had the luck to drink and share with many people on a number of occasions and which never fails to impress everyone. The perfect 1939 CVNE Rioja Blanco Semi Dulce Corona is a mythical wine! 1939 saw the end of Spain's Civil War, and the country was upside down. There were some major battles fought in Rioja, and by the time they had to harvest the grapes, there were not enough men in the village. They must have focused on the best parcels, surely giving priority to red grapes. Some vineyards were overlooked, as happened with the whites that eventually produced this wine. These grapes were harvested extremely late, into November, close to December and their health was not optimal, they had developed some botrytis and were clearly rotten. The people in charge of making the wine surely didn't know about botrytis cynerea, or noble rot, and were surely afraid their grapes were rotten and they would not be able to produce any decent white. So they did the best they could, but the fermentation never finished completely and there was some residual sugar in the wine. So, as they did with all their wines, they put it in oak barrels to mature and kind of put it in a corner hoping nobody would notice its shortcomings. We have to realize that CVNE was already producing quite a lot of wine at the time, so it's not unusual to have a few stray barrels here or there that nobody pays attention to. What is not that normal is that the wine was REALLY forgotten and was "found" during a stock take for an audit in 1970! So the wine aged slowly in barrel for some 30 years! Once found, nobody saw any reason to keep the wine in barrel any longer, so they decided to bottle it. Not knowing quite what to do with it, the bottles were stacked somewhere and the same story was repeated, as the stash was forgotten and basically untouched until thirty something years later: thanks to the daughter of one of the family owners (the winery is still in the hand of the same family that created it back in 1879). The proud father had a vague idea about a somewhat sweet wine that could be served at his daughter's wedding and asked to get some bottles to taste. They uncorked it, tasted it and found a complex, subtle white with great balance between alcohol, acidity and a little bit of residual sugar (around 20 grams), which took the edge off the acidity and made the wine rounder, as old Viura can be too austere. The slow aging, first in an oxidative way during the years in oak provided some nuttiness, and spicy aromas, while the botrytis added some of those dry apricot, beeswax and pollen notes, hinting on honey, but also the long reductive period in bottle made it very elegant and polished, with infinite nuances of white pepper, quince, faint smoke, walnuts, petrol...This redefines complexity, elegance and slow aging. The palate is prodigious, with a gobsmacking (literally!) balance, pungent flavors, freshness, acidity, very faint sweetness and length like only something which has slowly evolved over 70 years can be. The aftertaste should not be measured in seconds, but in minutes, and the empty glass keeps changing and giving different tones for hours. If you leave a little bit in the bottle for the day after (yes, it's difficult, I know!) the wine is even better on the second day. There is no reason to believe that if the wine is as good as it is today it is not going to reach its one-hundredth birthday. The wine is mainly Viura, but there might have been a little bit of the white Garnacha Blanca in the blend. At this stage nobody really knows (or cares). This is simply otherworldly, superb, perfect wine, whose only improvement would come if they had bottled some magnums! A dream. A unique, historical wine. If there is a perfect white Rioja, this is surely it. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2039.
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Rioja 1x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,742.58
D'Yquem 2001 (12x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$9,368.32
2001

D'Yquem 2001 (12x37.5cl)

Jancis Robinson (20)

What a marvel this wine is! Enjoyed with the successful bidders for a boardroom lunch generously provided by Berry Bros & Rudd for an auction lot at the Tokyo Room to Read wine gala. On the nose there is a sort of gingery spice (though nothing whatever like bacterial spoilage). Such intensity and tension. Great richness and creaminess combined with extreme liquid excitement. Stunning. Berrys apparently sold 2,200 dozen bottles of this very special wine. Unusually approachable.
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Bordeaux 12x37.5cl 1 20 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$9,368.32
D'Yquem 2001 (12x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$11,674.64
2001

D'Yquem 2001 (12x75cl)

Jancis Robinson (20)

What a marvel this wine is! Enjoyed with the successful bidders for a boardroom lunch generously provided by Berry Bros & Rudd for an auction lot at the Tokyo Room to Read wine gala. On the nose there is a sort of gingery spice (though nothing whatever like bacterial spoilage). Such intensity and tension. Great richness and creaminess combined with extreme liquid excitement. Stunning. Berrys apparently sold 2,200 dozen bottles of this very special wine. Unusually approachable.
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Bordeaux 12x75cl 1 20 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$11,674.64
D'Yquem 2001 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$5,575.17
2001

D'Yquem 2001 (6x75cl)

Jancis Robinson (20)

What a marvel this wine is! Enjoyed with the successful bidders for a boardroom lunch generously provided by Berry Bros & Rudd for an auction lot at the Tokyo Room to Read wine gala. On the nose there is a sort of gingery spice (though nothing whatever like bacterial spoilage). Such intensity and tension. Great richness and creaminess combined with extreme liquid excitement. Stunning. Berrys apparently sold 2,200 dozen bottles of this very special wine. Unusually approachable.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 6x75cl 5 20 (JR) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$5,575.17
D'Yquem 2007 (12x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$4,435.62
2007

D'Yquem 2007 (12x37.5cl)

Wine Spectator (97-100)

This is amazing. Full of spicy botrytis character, with smoke and piecrust underneath. Full and rich, yet not cloying or too dense. It's lively and long, finishing with intensity and powerl. A unnerving combination of wild ripe fruit and intense botrytis, with lively acidity. Really powerful. Should be a perfect wine. Score range: 97-100 -JS
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 12x37.5cl 10 97-100 (WS) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$4,435.62
D'Yquem 2009 (12x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$8,978.24
2009

D'Yquem 2009 (12x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Pale to medium gold colored, the 2009 d'Yquem bursts from the glass with gregarious crème caramel, allspice, dried apricots, mandarin peel and pineapple upside down cake scents plus a fragrant undercurrent of fungi, acacia honey, candied ginger, musk perfume and frangipani. Full-bodied and full-on hedonic in the mouth, the rich, tightly wound layers are still amazingly youthful with bags of citrus sparks and an incredibly long, perfumed finish. Possessing a residual sugar of 157 grams per liter and 13.6% alcohol as well as a laser-focused line of freshness, the rock-solid structure and through-the-roof opulence here is simply mind blowing. Pure perfection.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 12x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$8,978.24
D'Yquem 2009 (1x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$518.54
2009

D'Yquem 2009 (1x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Pale to medium gold colored, the 2009 d'Yquem bursts from the glass with gregarious crème caramel, allspice, dried apricots, mandarin peel and pineapple upside down cake scents plus a fragrant undercurrent of fungi, acacia honey, candied ginger, musk perfume and frangipani. Full-bodied and full-on hedonic in the mouth, the rich, tightly wound layers are still amazingly youthful with bags of citrus sparks and an incredibly long, perfumed finish. Possessing a residual sugar of 157 grams per liter and 13.6% alcohol as well as a laser-focused line of freshness, the rock-solid structure and through-the-roof opulence here is simply mind blowing. Pure perfection.
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Bordeaux 1x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$518.54
D'Yquem 2015 (12x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$3,242.57
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (12x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 12x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$3,242.57
D'Yquem 2015 (3x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,154.38
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (3x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
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Bordeaux 3x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,154.38
D'Yquem 2015 (6x37.5cl)
Inc. GST: SG$3,143.36
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (6x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
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Bordeaux 6x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$3,143.36
D'Yquem 2015 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$3,681.27
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$3,681.27
Dauvissat-Camus Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses 2013 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$3,333.56
2013

Dauvissat-Camus Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses 2013 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

The 2015 Clos Erasmus has a similar level of purity to the 2013, yet is a riper, sexier wine that has an incredible voluptuousness and depth on the palate that’s hard to believe. Kirsch, blackberries, cassis, graphite, liquid rock, dusty earth, and violet characteristics all emerge from this sensational, full-bodied, expansive Priorat that has sweet tannin and a huge finish. While it’s a very different wine than the 2013, it’s just as perfect. The 2015 is 75% Garnacha and 25% Syrah, aged 20 months in 40% new French Taransaud barrels, with 5% in clay amphorae. There are roughly 250 cases produced and it’s a heavenly, singular wine to drink over the coming 15-20+ years. Hats off to winemaker Daphne Glorian!
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-6 months

Burgundy 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$3,333.56
De Fargues 2006 (12x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$1,932.29
2006

De Fargues 2006 (12x75cl)

Wine Spectator (95-100)

This is big, powerful and intense, with loads of ripe fruit and spice character. Full-bodied, racy, very sweet and long. Complex, layered and fantastic, showing ginger spice. Really stands out. Excellent. Score range: 95-100 -JS
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Bordeaux 12x75cl 1 95-100 (WS) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$1,932.29
Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1996 (6x75cl)
Inc. GST: SG$5,247.82
1996

Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1996 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

This shows amazing freshness and depth of fruit while remaining agile and very clean. Full body, dense and layered on the palate. Goes on for minutes with each sip. Lots of mineral and chalk character too. A fabulous Champagne. A blend of half Pinot Noir and half Chardonnay.
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Champagne 6x75cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description Inc. GST: SG$5,247.82
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Roussanne VV 2016 (3x75cl)
In Bond: SG$642.00
2016

Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Roussanne VV 2016 (3x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

Also bottled two weeks ago, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Roussanne Vieilles Vignes is utterly killer and is as good as it gets. Huge notes of orange blossom, peach, tangerine, honeysuckle, and caramelized citrus flow from this insanely good, unctuous, heavenly textured white that possesses full-bodied richness and power, yet stays light, graceful and perfectly balanced on the palate. Drink bottles anytime over the coming 4-6 years, or cellar for a decade or more. Robert Parker once famously called this the Montrachet of the Rhône, and I wholeheartedly agree with him. Don’t miss this wine!
In Stock in United Kingdom

Rhone 3x75cl 3 100 (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$642.00
Belargus Quarts de Chaume Ultra 2018 (6x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$3,650.00
2018

Belargus Quarts de Chaume Ultra 2018 (6x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Belargus's dark, amber-orange colored 2018 Quarts-de-Chaume Grand Cru Liquoreux Ultra is a tribute to the famous Ambroisie by Jo Pithon, an over-concentrated Quarts-de-Chaume with more than 30 degrees potential at harvest, referred to as “Ultra.” The wine opens with an intense and ultra concentrated but still vinous and not overly fruity bouquet with pencil point notes on the first nose that slowly reveals concentrated, syrupy apricot and roasted bacon-rind notes. Enormously viscous on the palate but at the same time so finessed, vital and balanced that the wine never weighs heavily and is not even sticky, this is an exceptional QDC, of which just one barrel was produced. This 2018 is made for eternity and belongs to the finest noble sweet wines I have ever had. Even though I am so much in love with the Les Quarts twin, I have to admit that here comes not only an even sweeter Quarts-de-Chaume but also an even more concentrated and finessed one. The aging capacity is ideal, and due to its balance, I don't see any doubts the wine can age 100 and more years. What a start for Domaine Belargus! 9% alcohol. Tasted in June 2021.
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Loire 6x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$3,650.00
Billecart Salmon Cuvee Louis Salmon Blanc de Blancs 2008 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,500.00
2008

Billecart Salmon Cuvee Louis Salmon Blanc de Blancs 2008 (6x75cl)

Matthew Jukes (20++)

Made from 100% Chardonnay and coming from Chouilly (40%), Cramant (33%), Mesnil-sur-Oger (22%) and Avize (7%), with one-third fermented and aged in old oak barrels and a dosage of 7 g/L, this is becoming a relatively familiar recipe for this elite House and yet there is nothing familiar about the flavour of this epic new release. Billecart-Salmon’s elite Blanc de Blancs is named after Louis, the brother of Elisabeth Salmon, who co-founded this illustrious Champagne house over two centuries ago with her husband, Nicolas François Billecart. This is the third release of Louis, and it is, again, completely different in shape and size to the beautiful 2006 (19/20) and crystalline 2007 (19.5/20). The oak was enhanced from 5% in the 2006 vintage to 50% in the 2007 and now it has been knocked back a touch, and this certainly serves to enhance the splendour of the sensational 2008 vintage fruit. I didn’t note that Avize fruit was used in the 2007, but I think it was in the 2006. Either way, I am confident that this tinkering around the edges has heightened the attack of this incredible wine. The delivery here is something to behold. It is clear from the nose that this wine is made with a horologist’s precision, and while everything starts quietly, there is an uncommon determination here that keeps on coming, leaving you panting with pleasure. On the palate, 2008 Louis perfectly balances extreme tension and white-knuckle drama with the most enchanting and serene jasmine, white tea, and linden blossom notes. It seems mesmerisingly composed from one side of the glass and hellbent on rearranging your taste buds via a national grid-sized electric shock from the other. I am not suggesting that this wine is too young to approach now because, at fourteen years of age, you can drink it, just be aware that this might be one of the wines with the most potential I have ever tasted from this incredible estate. As always with Billecart, the bubbles are minuscule, and the colour is as pale as can be, so there are no particular visual clues as to the greatness in the glass, but once the perfume takes hold and it pulls you to the glass, you are entirely within its control. I venture that Blanc de Blancs fans will go gaga when they taste this wine. It further improves on the magnificence of the two preceding vintages, and whether or not this is to do with the oak regime or the exact percentage of fruit drawn from each of the Grands Crus villages, I don’t know. However, I am certain that 2008 is a jaw-droppingly serious vintage and eclipses both 2006 and 2007 in terms of sheer class. Therefore, even at this early age, I am convinced that this is the birth of another perfect wine from Billecart-Salmon, and it is certainly the finest value 20/20 from this magnificent House, too.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
3-4 months

Champagne 6x75cl 1 20++ (MJ) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,500.00
Bollinger Vieilles Vignes Francaises 2008 (1x75cl)
In Bond: SG$3,575.00
2008

Bollinger Vieilles Vignes Francaises 2008 (1x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Disgorged in September 2020 with four grams per liter dosage, Bollinger's 2008 Blanc de Noirs Vieilles Vignes Françaises is one of the monumental wines of this great vintage. Soaring from the glass with a generous, honeyed bouquet of pear, orange rind, dried fruits, mocha and toasted bread, it's full-bodied, textural and enveloping, with huge concentration, racy acids and a pillowy mousse. Vinous, rich and sumptuous, it concludes with an immensely long, resonant finish. Bollinger waited until the grapes of these ungrafted vines attained 11% potential alcohol before harvesting, and they have produced the most powerful wine of the vintage—as well as one of the most profound.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Champagne 1x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$3,575.00
Bouchard Pere & Fils Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2019 (3x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,367.00
2019

Bouchard Pere & Fils Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2019 (3x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

Its really hard to imagine how a white Brugundy could be more flinty and minerally than this super-concentrated and super-vibrant Chevalier Montrachet. Lovely aromas of lemon blossom, jasmine, tangerine and nectarine, alongside all the stony stuff. Then comes the staggeringly long finish that is totally pure and precise. From Bouchard’s 2.3-hectare holding, which comprises almost a third of the entire Grand Cru site. Drink or hold.
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Burgundy 3x75cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,367.00
Chapoutier Ermitage De L'Oree Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,355.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage De L'Oree Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

Moving to the three single vineyard Hermitage Blancs, these are all perfect wines yet offer distinct characters. The 2019 Ermitage De L’Orée comes from more limestone soils in the Les Murets lieu-dit, on the eastern side of the appellation and was brought up in 15% new demi-muids. It reveals a vivid gold hue to go with gorgeous honeyed peach, white currants, quince, crushed stone, and white flower-like aromas and flavors. This full-bodied white has terrific concentration, a rich, layered mouthfeel, beautiful acidity, and a finish that just won't quit. Offering more fat and opulence than the L'Ermite and more minerality than the Le Meal, this pinnacle Hermitage Blanc needs a year or three of bottle age, then should drink nicely for 5-7 years, at which point it's best forgotten in the cellar for another decade. It should last for 20-30 years.
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,355.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (1x150cl)
In Bond: SG$1,500.00
1999

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (1x150cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

This is one of the greatest dry white wines I have ever tasted. The 1999 Ermitage l'Ermite is a liquid mineral, crystalline expression. It is the essence of its grape as well as terroir. It may be the greatest expression of terroir I have seen outside of a handful of Alsatian Rieslings (Clos Ste. Hune comes to mind). It has that transparent character that terroiristes talk more about than actually recognize. Drinking it is like consuming a liquified stony concoction mixed with white flowers, licorice, and honeyed fruits. It is frightfully pure, dense, and well-delineated. As I said last year, There is no real fruit character, just glycerin, alcohol, and liquid stones. That's about it, but, wow, what an expression! Anticipated maturity: 2012-2050. This is for the connoisseur of rare wines. Along with Gerard and Jean-Louis Chave, Chapoutier is producing the finest expressions of white Hermitage. His single vineyard cuvees are to die for if you like these eccentric, idiosyncratic, mammoth dry whites.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 1x150cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,500.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$3,240.00
1999

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 1999 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

This is one of the greatest dry white wines I have ever tasted. The 1999 Ermitage l'Ermite is a liquid mineral, crystalline expression. It is the essence of its grape as well as terroir. It may be the greatest expression of terroir I have seen outside of a handful of Alsatian Rieslings (Clos Ste. Hune comes to mind). It has that transparent character that terroiristes talk more about than actually recognize. Drinking it is like consuming a liquified stony concoction mixed with white flowers, licorice, and honeyed fruits. It is frightfully pure, dense, and well-delineated. As I said last year, There is no real fruit character, just glycerin, alcohol, and liquid stones. That's about it, but, wow, what an expression! Anticipated maturity: 2012-2050. This is for the connoisseur of rare wines. Along with Gerard and Jean-Louis Chave, Chapoutier is producing the finest expressions of white Hermitage. His single vineyard cuvees are to die for if you like these eccentric, idiosyncratic, mammoth dry whites.
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$3,240.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2017 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$4,405.00
2017

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2017 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

As in 2016, my favorite of the white parcel selections this year is the 2017 Ermitage l'Ermite Blanc (231 cases produced), as it perfectly balances richness and power with refinement and structure. Toasted brioche and citrus marmalade, honey and truffle notes deliver sheer full-bodied, mouth-filling decadence, supported by austere notes of crushed granite, zesty grapefruit rind and cooling brine. Huge and intense yet refreshing, it's the essence of granite-grown Marsanne.
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$4,405.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2018 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$6,860.00
2018

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2018 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

Another truly flawless wine from this dream team is the 2018 Ermitage L’Ermite Blanc, which comes from a vineyard located at the top of Hermitage Hill and was brought up in 20-25% new demi-muids. Offering a magical bouquet of liqueur of rock, quince, poached pears, orange blossom, and honeysuckle, it's a powerful, super-rich, expressive, full-bodied white that could come from nowhere else in the world. It's approachable today (it needs plenty of air) yet won't hit prime for another 7-8 years or so.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$6,860.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$4,990.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Since I reviewed the 2019 Ermitage l'Ermite Blanc last year (98+), I had some doubts about spending the time to re-review it. But one taste had me transfixed. Hints of crushed stone and subtle oak appear on the nose, backed by waves of honeyed pear and pineapple, plus enough invigorating citrus to provide a sense of freshness. Full-bodied and rich without being heavy, this has come into its own, being incredibly long, balanced and ethereal on the finish. Amazing stuff!
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Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$4,990.00
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (1x150cl)
In Bond: SG$559.00
2013

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (1x150cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Easily the finest vintage of this cuvee to date, the 2013 Ermitage le Meal Blanc doesn’t give an inch to the more heralded Cuvee de L’Orée or l’Ermite. Pure perfection in a glass, with awesome caramelized citrus, pineapple, crushed rock, toasted bread and buttered peach, it’s full-bodied, massive and concentrated on the palate, with incredible purity, richness and length. As with the other top whites here, it needs a year or two in the cellar and will have 2-3 decades of longevity.
Estimated Arrival to Singapore:
8-10 weeks

Rhone 1x150cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$559.00
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$2,060.00
2013

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2013 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Easily the finest vintage of this cuvee to date, the 2013 Ermitage le Meal Blanc doesn’t give an inch to the more heralded Cuvee de L’Orée or l’Ermite. Pure perfection in a glass, with awesome caramelized citrus, pineapple, crushed rock, toasted bread and buttered peach, it’s full-bodied, massive and concentrated on the palate, with incredible purity, richness and length. As with the other top whites here, it needs a year or two in the cellar and will have 2-3 decades of longevity.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$2,060.00
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2015 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$2,340.00
2015

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Another perfect wine is the 2015 Ermitage le Meal Blanc. The most decadent, unctuous and layered in the lineup, with to-die-for notes of white currants, toasted nuts, celery seed and licorice, it hits the palate with full-bodied richness, a huge mid-palate and a refreshing, pure, yet blockbuster finish that just won’t quit. If I had to pick a desert island white, this might be it.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$2,340.00
Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,265.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage Le Meal Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

The richest and most fruit loaded of the trio is the 2019 Ermitage Le Méal Blanc, which comes from a warmer terroir. This killer Hermitage Blanc has a vivid gold hue as well as a crazy good nose of quince, honeyed currants, acacia flowers, spice, and orange marmalade. It doesn't have the minerality of the L'Ermite (and to a lesser extent, the De l’Orée) yet has a more opulent, fat, unctuous style that's still flawlessly balanced and remarkably pure. This is another magical Hermitage from Chapoutier that does everything right. I followed this bottle for multiple days and it only improved with air. It's certainly the more early drinking of these three single vineyard releases, yet it still deserves 2-4 years of bottle age and should keep for 30 years or more.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,265.00
Chapoutier Ermitage Vin de Paille Blanc 2010 (3x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$818.00
2010

Chapoutier Ermitage Vin de Paille Blanc 2010 (3x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Because of a change in French laws, the 2010 Ermitage Vin de Paille will be the last sweet wine made by Chapoutier. Made from 100% Marsanne, this perfect wine exhibits an incredible perfume of truffles, apricot jam and caramelized tangerines. This noble, surgically precise classic can be drunk now or cellared for over 100 years. It is a remarkable wine, and it’s a shame to see this cuvee discontinued. For the technical minded, this wine has 120 grams of residual sugar.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Rhone 3x37.5cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$818.00
CVNE Corona Semidulce 1939 (1x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,620.00
1939

CVNE Corona Semidulce 1939 (1x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

It's an historical wine, a one-off, semi-sweet white produced at the end of the Spanish Civil War, a wine impossible to replicate, fruit of impossible circumstances, a wine I've had the luck to drink and share with many people on a number of occasions and which never fails to impress everyone. The perfect 1939 CVNE Rioja Blanco Semi Dulce Corona is a mythical wine! 1939 saw the end of Spain's Civil War, and the country was upside down. There were some major battles fought in Rioja, and by the time they had to harvest the grapes, there were not enough men in the village. They must have focused on the best parcels, surely giving priority to red grapes. Some vineyards were overlooked, as happened with the whites that eventually produced this wine. These grapes were harvested extremely late, into November, close to December and their health was not optimal, they had developed some botrytis and were clearly rotten. The people in charge of making the wine surely didn't know about botrytis cynerea, or noble rot, and were surely afraid their grapes were rotten and they would not be able to produce any decent white. So they did the best they could, but the fermentation never finished completely and there was some residual sugar in the wine. So, as they did with all their wines, they put it in oak barrels to mature and kind of put it in a corner hoping nobody would notice its shortcomings. We have to realize that CVNE was already producing quite a lot of wine at the time, so it's not unusual to have a few stray barrels here or there that nobody pays attention to. What is not that normal is that the wine was REALLY forgotten and was "found" during a stock take for an audit in 1970! So the wine aged slowly in barrel for some 30 years! Once found, nobody saw any reason to keep the wine in barrel any longer, so they decided to bottle it. Not knowing quite what to do with it, the bottles were stacked somewhere and the same story was repeated, as the stash was forgotten and basically untouched until thirty something years later: thanks to the daughter of one of the family owners (the winery is still in the hand of the same family that created it back in 1879). The proud father had a vague idea about a somewhat sweet wine that could be served at his daughter's wedding and asked to get some bottles to taste. They uncorked it, tasted it and found a complex, subtle white with great balance between alcohol, acidity and a little bit of residual sugar (around 20 grams), which took the edge off the acidity and made the wine rounder, as old Viura can be too austere. The slow aging, first in an oxidative way during the years in oak provided some nuttiness, and spicy aromas, while the botrytis added some of those dry apricot, beeswax and pollen notes, hinting on honey, but also the long reductive period in bottle made it very elegant and polished, with infinite nuances of white pepper, quince, faint smoke, walnuts, petrol...This redefines complexity, elegance and slow aging. The palate is prodigious, with a gobsmacking (literally!) balance, pungent flavors, freshness, acidity, very faint sweetness and length like only something which has slowly evolved over 70 years can be. The aftertaste should not be measured in seconds, but in minutes, and the empty glass keeps changing and giving different tones for hours. If you leave a little bit in the bottle for the day after (yes, it's difficult, I know!) the wine is even better on the second day. There is no reason to believe that if the wine is as good as it is today it is not going to reach its one-hundredth birthday. The wine is mainly Viura, but there might have been a little bit of the white Garnacha Blanca in the blend. At this stage nobody really knows (or cares). This is simply otherworldly, superb, perfect wine, whose only improvement would come if they had bottled some magnums! A dream. A unique, historical wine. If there is a perfect white Rioja, this is surely it. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2039.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Rioja 1x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,620.00
D'Yquem 2001 (12x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$8,700.00
2001

D'Yquem 2001 (12x37.5cl)

Jancis Robinson (20)

What a marvel this wine is! Enjoyed with the successful bidders for a boardroom lunch generously provided by Berry Bros & Rudd for an auction lot at the Tokyo Room to Read wine gala. On the nose there is a sort of gingery spice (though nothing whatever like bacterial spoilage). Such intensity and tension. Great richness and creaminess combined with extreme liquid excitement. Stunning. Berrys apparently sold 2,200 dozen bottles of this very special wine. Unusually approachable.
In Stock in United Kingdom

Bordeaux 12x37.5cl 1 20 (JR) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$8,700.00
D'Yquem 2001 (12x75cl)
In Bond: SG$10,800.00
2001

D'Yquem 2001 (12x75cl)

Jancis Robinson (20)

What a marvel this wine is! Enjoyed with the successful bidders for a boardroom lunch generously provided by Berry Bros & Rudd for an auction lot at the Tokyo Room to Read wine gala. On the nose there is a sort of gingery spice (though nothing whatever like bacterial spoilage). Such intensity and tension. Great richness and creaminess combined with extreme liquid excitement. Stunning. Berrys apparently sold 2,200 dozen bottles of this very special wine. Unusually approachable.
Original Wooden case In Stock in United Kingdom

Bordeaux 12x75cl 1 20 (JR) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$10,800.00
D'Yquem 2001 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$5,155.00
2001

D'Yquem 2001 (6x75cl)

Jancis Robinson (20)

What a marvel this wine is! Enjoyed with the successful bidders for a boardroom lunch generously provided by Berry Bros & Rudd for an auction lot at the Tokyo Room to Read wine gala. On the nose there is a sort of gingery spice (though nothing whatever like bacterial spoilage). Such intensity and tension. Great richness and creaminess combined with extreme liquid excitement. Stunning. Berrys apparently sold 2,200 dozen bottles of this very special wine. Unusually approachable.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 6x75cl 5 20 (JR) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$5,155.00
D'Yquem 2007 (12x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$4,090.00
2007

D'Yquem 2007 (12x37.5cl)

Wine Spectator (97-100)

This is amazing. Full of spicy botrytis character, with smoke and piecrust underneath. Full and rich, yet not cloying or too dense. It's lively and long, finishing with intensity and powerl. A unnerving combination of wild ripe fruit and intense botrytis, with lively acidity. Really powerful. Should be a perfect wine. Score range: 97-100 -JS
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 12x37.5cl 10 97-100 (WS) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$4,090.00
D'Yquem 2009 (12x75cl)
In Bond: SG$8,280.00
2009

D'Yquem 2009 (12x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Pale to medium gold colored, the 2009 d'Yquem bursts from the glass with gregarious crème caramel, allspice, dried apricots, mandarin peel and pineapple upside down cake scents plus a fragrant undercurrent of fungi, acacia honey, candied ginger, musk perfume and frangipani. Full-bodied and full-on hedonic in the mouth, the rich, tightly wound layers are still amazingly youthful with bags of citrus sparks and an incredibly long, perfumed finish. Possessing a residual sugar of 157 grams per liter and 13.6% alcohol as well as a laser-focused line of freshness, the rock-solid structure and through-the-roof opulence here is simply mind blowing. Pure perfection.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 12x75cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$8,280.00
D'Yquem 2009 (1x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$480.00
2009

D'Yquem 2009 (1x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Pale to medium gold colored, the 2009 d'Yquem bursts from the glass with gregarious crème caramel, allspice, dried apricots, mandarin peel and pineapple upside down cake scents plus a fragrant undercurrent of fungi, acacia honey, candied ginger, musk perfume and frangipani. Full-bodied and full-on hedonic in the mouth, the rich, tightly wound layers are still amazingly youthful with bags of citrus sparks and an incredibly long, perfumed finish. Possessing a residual sugar of 157 grams per liter and 13.6% alcohol as well as a laser-focused line of freshness, the rock-solid structure and through-the-roof opulence here is simply mind blowing. Pure perfection.
1 In Stock - Immediate Delivery

Bordeaux 1x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$480.00
D'Yquem 2015 (12x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$2,975.00
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (12x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 12x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$2,975.00
D'Yquem 2015 (3x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$1,065.00
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (3x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
In Stock in United Kingdom

Bordeaux 3x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,065.00
D'Yquem 2015 (6x37.5cl)
In Bond: SG$2,910.00
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (6x37.5cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
In Stock in United Kingdom

Bordeaux 6x37.5cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$2,910.00
D'Yquem 2015 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$3,385.00
2015

D'Yquem 2015 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Following a very long harvest stretching nearly two months, the 2015 Château d'Yquem came in at 13.9% alcohol and 144 grams per liter of residual sugar, sporting a pH of 3.65 and six grams per liter of tartaric acid. None of these numbers, however, even remotely begin to tell you how profound this wine is. The nose opens with electric notes of ripe pineapples, green mango, orange blossoms and lemon tart with hints of fungi, lime zest, crushed rocks and jasmine. The freshness on the palate is just astonishing, permeating and lifting layer upon layer of tropical fruits and earthy notions, all encased in a sumptuous texture and culminating in a very, very long, mineral-tinged finish. Truly, this is a legendary vintage for d'Yquem. I've been conservative with my drinking window here, and I would not be at all surprised if our descendants are drinking this vintage well into the next century.
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
4-5 months

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$3,385.00
Dauvissat-Camus Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses 2013 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$3,064.00
2013

Dauvissat-Camus Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses 2013 (6x75cl)

Jeb Dunnuck (100)

The 2015 Clos Erasmus has a similar level of purity to the 2013, yet is a riper, sexier wine that has an incredible voluptuousness and depth on the palate that’s hard to believe. Kirsch, blackberries, cassis, graphite, liquid rock, dusty earth, and violet characteristics all emerge from this sensational, full-bodied, expansive Priorat that has sweet tannin and a huge finish. While it’s a very different wine than the 2013, it’s just as perfect. The 2015 is 75% Garnacha and 25% Syrah, aged 20 months in 40% new French Taransaud barrels, with 5% in clay amphorae. There are roughly 250 cases produced and it’s a heavenly, singular wine to drink over the coming 15-20+ years. Hats off to winemaker Daphne Glorian!
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
5-6 months

Burgundy 6x75cl 1 100 (JD) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$3,064.00
De Fargues 2006 (12x75cl)
In Bond: SG$1,695.00
2006

De Fargues 2006 (12x75cl)

Wine Spectator (95-100)

This is big, powerful and intense, with loads of ripe fruit and spice character. Full-bodied, racy, very sweet and long. Complex, layered and fantastic, showing ginger spice. Really stands out. Excellent. Score range: 95-100 -JS
In Stock in Hong Kong SAR China

Bordeaux 12x75cl 1 95-100 (WS) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$1,695.00
Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1996 (6x75cl)
In Bond: SG$4,855.00
1996

Dom Perignon Oenotheque 1996 (6x75cl)

James Suckling (100)

This shows amazing freshness and depth of fruit while remaining agile and very clean. Full body, dense and layered on the palate. Goes on for minutes with each sip. Lots of mineral and chalk character too. A fabulous Champagne. A blend of half Pinot Noir and half Chardonnay.
In Stock in United Kingdom

Champagne 6x75cl 1 100 (JS) Read Review/Description In Bond: SG$4,855.00

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