2016 Bordeaux Futures
To all who purchased 2016 Bordeaux Futures….they have arrived! All safely stacked in our Rare Room. There were over 3 pallets of wine and more than 100 orders to fill, please give us at least a week before the wines are ready for pickup. I will be sending out another e mail when they are.
We still have many of the top wines still available including Wine Spectators Wine of the Year 2016 Leoville Barton. Email Jim if interested.
Here are two splendid Margaux from 2016 that I did not offer as FUTURES. We have the best pricing online by far and both come sealed in their Original Wood Cases. There are only 5 Cases of each so respond now to secure your wines.
*2016 Chateau D’Arsac Margaux OWC
$26.99btl/$323.88 per case
(Wine Advocate 91)
The 2016 D’Arsac was showing just a touch of volatility on the nose at first, although my sample addressed that with some rigorous aeration, revealing marine-tinged black fruit laced with blueberry and crushed violet. The palate is medium-bodied with a vibrant, spicy opening and superb delineation. Very harmonious in the mouth, there is impressive depth and wonderful freshness to this Margaux, delivering great length on the finish. It should be afforded maybe five years to fully subsume that new oak, but it will certainly be worth the wait. Bucking the trend for Margaux wines to have peaked in 2015, this 2016 is leagues above last year’s wine. Bravo.
*2016 Deyrem Valentin Margaux
$29.99btl/$359.88 per case
(Wine Advocate 93)
The 2016 Deyrem Valentin has a ripe and generous bouquet that calms down in the glass, revealing attractive cranberry and blackcurrant fruit laced with pressed violets and iris. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, lovely pure-black fruit with just a hint of graphite. What I love about this Margaux (one of my favorites incidentally) is the disarming precision on the finish. It is simply a beautiful wine whose silky texture will seduce from 100 yards!