• Chateau Palmer

    Grand Vin de Château Palmer (Grand Cru Classé) 1982

    • Margaux
    • France
    • 5/5.0

    Wow! This is a legendary masterpiece! It’s complex, luscious, bold and velvety. Deep, ruby in colour, it has a complex bouquet of dark fruit, leather, and hints of tobacco. The palate is rich and velvety, with layers of flavour that unfold with every sip, revealing a wine that's both powerful and elegant. The wine's tannins are refined and perfectly balanced, providing a beautiful and a luxurious and lingering finish!

  • Château Mouton Rothschild

    Pauillac (Premier Grand Cru Classé) 2000

    • Pauillac
    • France
    • 5/5.0

    This exquisite 2000 vintage boasts a rich, dark hue, with a nose of blackberry, tobacco, and forest floor. The palate is opulent and complex, featuring dark fruit, well-structured tannins, and a touch of minerality. A truly iconic Pauillac, showcasing depth and finesse.

  • Harlan Estate

    Red 2015

    • Napa Valley
    • United States
    • 5/5.0

    This is the Pinnacle of Perfection
The colour is a dense purple.
On the nose you get rich notes of blackberries, truffle, and cigar box.
The palate is full-bodied with powerful tannins, as well as complex and elegant layers of plum, dark berries, mocha, licorice and hints of vanilla.
The Finish is monumentally lengthy, with notes of spiced oak.

  • Chateau Palmer

    Grand Vin de Château Palmer (Grand Cru Classé) 2012

    • Margaux
    • France
    • 5/5.0

    Elegant, complex, and memorable. With a deep, luscious colour, the nose is an enticing mix of dark fruit, vanilla, and hints of spice, leading to a palate that's both silky and complex, with layers of flavour that unfold with every sip. The wine's tannins are firm yet refined, providing a structure that's both powerful and elegant. The finish is long and lingering, leaving a lasting impression.

  • Château Mouton Rothschild

    Pauillac (Premier Grand Cru Classé) 2010

    • Pauillac
    • France
    • 5/5.0

    This outstanding 2010 vintage exhibits a dense garnet hue, with a nose of ripe black fruits, truffle, and pencil shavings. The palate reveals layers of dark fruit, leather, and well-integrated tannins. A concentrated, classic Pauillac with a long, harmonious finish.

  • Château Margaux

    Château Margaux (Premier Grand Cru Classé) 2012

    • Margaux
    • France
    • 5/5.0

    WOW! An absolute masterpiece! Deep ruby red. The nose is incredibly aromatic, complex and layered, with notes of blackcurrant, tobacco, oak, cherry and a bit of smoke. On the palate, this wine is pure elegance, with a perfect balance of acidity, tannins, and concentrated flavours of blackberry, cassis, and plum. The wine has an energy that slowly releases in your mouth and a long and sweet finish that just won't quit.

  • Château Figeac

    Saint-Émilion Grand Cru (Premier Grand Cru Classé) 2017

    • Saint-Émilion Grand Cru
    • France
    • 5/5.0

    A masterpiece that will leave you swooning with pleasure! The rich, velvety texture of this wine is a true delight, with a deep ruby colour. The nose is a tantalising mix of earthy aromas and fruity notes, with a subtle mineral freshness that keeps things lively. On the palate, the wine unleashes a symphony of flavours, with dark berries and exotic spices giving way to a lingering finish that's both smooth and full-bodied. This wine captivates your senses, making it the perfect choice for any special occasion.

  • Château Latour

    Grand Vin Pauillac (Premier Grand Cru Classé) 2000

    • Pauillac
    • France
    • 5/5.0

    The iconic 2000 vintage presents a deep, dark color, with a nose of ripe black fruits, tobacco, and earthy undertones. The palate is opulent and complex, featuring layers of dark fruit, leather, and well-integrated tannins. A truly remarkable Pauillac, showcasing depth and finesse.

  • Masseto

    Toscana 2007

    • Toscana
    • Italy
    • 5/5.0

    Wow! A masterpiece of depth, complexity, and sophistication! It has a deep, opaque ruby colour and perfumed floral notes of violet, black fruit, cassis, black cherry, hints of chocolate, herbs, subtle vanilla, and toasty oak notes. The plush, full-bodied palate features flavours of blackcurrant, blackberry, dark plum, vanilla, cedar, and graphite, all beautifully integrated. Firm yet ripe tannins balance seamlessly with fruit, oak, and acidity to create a memorable and long finish. Simply outstanding!

  • Krug

    Clos du Mesnil 2003

    • Champagne
    • France
    • 4.9/5.0

    Opulent, layered and complex. This iconic Blanc de Blancs showcases a rich golden hue. The nose reveals a stunning array of aromas, including green apple, toasted brioche, and a touch of honey. The palate encounters a symphony of flavors, with ripe citrus fruit, chalky minerality, and subtle hints of white flowers. The wine's masterful balance between vibrant acidity and a creamy texture leads to a long, sophisticated finish.

  • Château Ducru-Beaucaillou

    Saint-Julien (Grand Cru Classé) 2014

    • Saint-Julien
    • France
    • 4.9/5.0

    Elegant, bold, complex, refined, indulgent! Deep, rich ruby hue. The nose is an intoxicating blend of dark fruit, espresso, and spice, leading to a palate that's both silky and complex, with layers of flavour that unfold with every sip. The wine's tannins are firm yet refined, providing a structure that's both powerful and elegant. The finish is long and lingering, with a satisfying complexity that's sure to leave a lasting impression.

  • Antinori

    Tignanello 2017

    • Toscana
    • Italy
    • 4.9/5.0

    AMAZING! After I poured this wine into my glass and put my nose into it, it gave me a massive smile that I just couldn’t stop. Full of black cherry, leather, vanilla, oak and cedar (in that order). The taste is full of blackberries and oak, amazingly balanced with lovely acidity and beautiful tannins. One of the best wines I have ever tasted

  • Château Mouton Rothschild

    Pauillac (Premier Grand Cru Classé) 1986

    • Pauillac
    • France
    • 4.9/5.0

    Sublime! Deep ruby in colour. On the nose, it displays aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry, graphite, cedar, tobacco, with subtle floral notes adding complexity. The palate is media to full-bodied, with a firm structure and well-integrated tannins that provide a silky and elegant mouthfeel. Overall, this is a wine of exceptional quality and finesse.

  • Ornellaia

    Bolgheri Superiore 2007

    • Bolgheri Superiore
    • Italy
    • 4.9/5.0

    The captivating 2007 vintage offers a deep garnet hue, with a nose of blackcurrant, plums, and earthy truffles. The palate is complex and structured, showcasing dark fruit, tobacco, and velvety tannins. This vintage is an exceptional expression of the elegance and power of Bolgheri.

  • Château Mouton Rothschild

    Pauillac (Premier Grand Cru Classé) 2016

    • Pauillac
    • France
    • 4.9/5.0

    The exceptional 2016 vintage offers a deep ruby color, with a bouquet of blackberries, graphite, and tobacco. The palate is complex and structured, showcasing cassis, earthy undertones, and polished tannins. A beautifully balanced, age-worthy Pauillac.

Some of my most memorable wines