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Adènzia Rosso DOC 2016

Cristo di Campobello, Sicilia

  • Land / RegionItalien, Sicilia
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nero d'Avola, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Falstaff April 2019
    Dunkles, undurchdringliches Rubinrot mit minimal aufhellendem Rand. Würzige Nase nach Zwetschkenkompott, getragen von edler Holzwürze, Schokolade, Lakritze, dann wieder Brombeere, vielschichtig. Am Gaumen ebenso würzig und schmelzig, baut sich in vielen Schichten auf, mächtig, aber auch saftig und klar, eine Fruchtbombe, sattes, langes Finale.

  • Parker 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Oct 2019
    The 2016 Sicilia Adènzia is equal parts Nero d'Avola and Syrah from the heart of the Mediterranean. This is a robust and velvety-textured red wine that makes a natural pairing partner to meat or pasta with ragù. The wine speaks in clear tones with well-enunciated elements of black fruit, spice, leather and tobacco. The Syrah seems to make the biggest impact in terms of bouquet, and the Nero d'Avola guides the mid-weight nature of the palate. This wine is simple, bright and fun to drink.

46.00 CHF

Adorado Menade

VdT Castilla y Léon, Bio

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Castilla y León
  • KategorieVerstärkte Weine
  • Traubensorte(n)Verdejo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Guia Penin 2020

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2018
    The exceptional NV Adorado is a product of the past, as it's a wine that is said not to have been touched since 1967. It's a blend of the three classical grapes from Rueda#Verdejo, Palomino and Viura. There is more volatility, more intensity and pungency here, but also more finesse and depth and even more elegance. It matured in a solera system for a very long time, and initially, it must have been aged under flor yeasts. It's 16% alcohol but was originally fortified to 17%, and it's very dry and tasty. There are some 2,000 bottles of this, apparently only magnums. Wines like this are almost eternal.

94.00 CHF

Adorado Menade

VdT Castilla y Léon, Bio

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Castilla y León
  • KategorieVerstärkte Weine
  • Traubensorte(n)Verdejo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Guia Penin 2020

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2018
    The exceptional NV Adorado is a product of the past, as it's a wine that is said not to have been touched since 1967. It's a blend of the three classical grapes from Rueda#Verdejo, Palomino and Viura. There is more volatility, more intensity and pungency here, but also more finesse and depth and even more elegance. It matured in a solera system for a very long time, and initially, it must have been aged under flor yeasts. It's 16% alcohol but was originally fortified to 17%, and it's very dry and tasty. There are some 2,000 bottles of this, apparently only magnums. Wines like this are almost eternal.

47.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionSpanien, Castilla y León
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Tempranillo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Guia Penin 2020

  • Parker 91/100

    91/100 Punkte Robert Parker Dec 2019
    The second wine in the price hierarchy is the 2017 Almirez, produced with vines aged 10 to 35 years old from their 72 hectares of vineyards in the villages of Valdefinjas and Toro. It fermented in stainless steel and matured in French oak barrels, 30% of them new, the rest second use, for 14 months. 2017 is one of the driest years with one of the earliest harvests ever, but surprisingly enough, the wines feel lighter, fresh and aromatic, expressive and open and do not show any heat. Furthermore, it feels like a fresher year in the sense that the wine integrates the oak quite well. The change here, as Marcos Eguren explained, has been in the toast of the barrels, something they started in 2015; they have lighter toasts, from a long and slow toasting of the oak, and the barrel respects the fruit a lot more. Fine-tuning continues...

59.00 CHF

Amarone Classico DOCG 2013

Le Bertarole
Podere Maragnole

  • Land / RegionItalien, Veneto
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Corvina Veronese, Corvinone, Croatina, Dindarella, ...
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    This Amarone sees the same blend of grapes you get in the Podere Cariano, but the 2013 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Podere le Marognole is a bigger and more opulent wine. The sweetness is more evident in this expression (with 7.5 grams of residual sugar and 15% alcohol). You get robust dark fruit, prune and raisin with tar, smoke and black olive. This wine is aged in new oak barrique for 36 months, and you taste that extra spice and toasted intensity as a result. The wine's fiber and texture show big density and thick concentration. This medium-cool vintage saw 3,228 bottles produced.

129.00 CHF

180.00 CHF

Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG 2015

Marne 180
Fratelli Tedeschi, Pedemonte

  • Land / RegionItalien, Veneto
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Corvina, Corvinone, Dindarella, Negrara, ...
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    This wine is made with fruit from outside the Classico zone, from hillside vines planted in well-drained marl soils, with 180-degree exposures from southwest to southeast. The wine's name Marne 180 plays up both of those site-specific attributes. A new wine from Tedeschi, the 2015 Amarone della Valpolicella Marne 180 is slightly more approachable when stacked against the estate's Amarone Capitel Monte Olmi. Offering bright primary fruit with good complexity in the form of spice, tobacco and dried herbs, you could serve the Marne 180 at a holiday party with a platter of French cheeses. The wine is aged in large Slavonian oak casks for 30 months. Some 120,000 bottles were made.

24.80 CHF

Anthocyanes 1er Cru Rosé

Extra Brut
Pascal Doquet Champagne, Bio

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 90/100

    90/100 Punkte Robert Parker, June 2016
    Based on 2011 (59%) and 2012 (41%), the salmon-colored NV Anthocyanes Rosé Premier Cru is an assemblage of barrel-fermented Pinot Noir (67%) and Chardonnay (33%) from Vertus, de Bergères and Mont Aimé. Disgorged after three years in July 2015 with five grams of dosage, this is a full-bodied, round, intense and very elegant Rosé with great finesse and a persist finish. Serve with food.

  • vinous 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Vinous, January 2015
    Light orange. High-pitched aromas of dried cherry, pungent herbs and oyster shell, with a strong mineral overtone. Dry and precise on the palate, offering lively red fruit and bitter blood orange flavors and a subtle touch of smokiness. Finishes firm, minerally and very long, leaving energetic strawberry and orange pith notes behind.

69.00 CHF

Arpège 1er Cru

Blanc de Blancs, Extra Brut
Pascal Doquet Champagne, Bio

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, June 2016
    The NV Arpège Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru is 100% Chardonnay based on 2010 (62%) and 2011 (38%), tirage in March 2012 and disgorgement in January 2015 with 4.5 grams of dosage. There is pure chalk and freshness on the nose, with white and intense fruit, as well as a yeasty Jura-like character. On the palate, this is a very complex and highly mineral Champagne with great purity, finesse, elegance and character. There is a lot of mineral grip and great complexity.

  • vinous 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Vinous, November 2014
    The NV Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru Arpège is a gorgeous, sculpted Champagne built on precision. Crushed rocks, slate, green pears and citrus jump from the glass as this vibrant Champagne shows off its tense, pulsating personality. This is a gorgeous Champagne from Pascal Doquet. The Arpège is a blend of 2010 (19%), 2009 (50%) and 2008 (31%). Disgorged February 7, 2014. Dosage is 4 grams per liter.

66.00 CHF

Arpège 1er Cru

Blanc de Blancs, Extra Brut
Pascal Doquet Champagne

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, June 2016
    The NV Arpège Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru is 100% Chardonnay based on 2010 (62%) and 2011 (38%), tirage in March 2012 and disgorgement in January 2015 with 4.5 grams of dosage. There is pure chalk and freshness on the nose, with white and intense fruit, as well as a yeasty Jura-like character. On the palate, this is a very complex and highly mineral Champagne with great purity, finesse, elegance and character. There is a lot of mineral grip and great complexity.

  • vinous 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Vinous, November 2014
    The NV Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru Arpège is a gorgeous, sculpted Champagne built on precision. Crushed rocks, slate, green pears and citrus jump from the glass as this vibrant Champagne shows off its tense, pulsating personality. This is a gorgeous Champagne from Pascal Doquet. The Arpège is a blend of 2010 (19%), 2009 (50%) and 2008 (31%). Disgorged February 7, 2014. Dosage is 4 grams per liter.

139.00 CHF

Auf der Mauer, Oberflachs AOC 2015

Tom Litwan, Schinznach, Bio

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Pinot Noir
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 89+/100

    89+/100 Punkte Robert Parker September 2017
    The 2015 Oberflachs Auf der Mauer has a deep, pure, fine, licorice and dark cherry bouquet with oaky/toasty aromas. On the palate this is a charming, rich, pretty juicy and intense but rather broad and saturating Pinot Noir from a very steep, terraced, warm and dry vineyard. This is pretty rich and powerful but a less exciting Pinot Noir compared to the Rüeget.

  • Schweizerische Weinzeitung 18/20

    18/20 Punkte Schweizerische Weinzeitung Dezember 2017

94.00 CHF
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Barbera d'Alba DOC 2015

Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Barbera
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2017
    The 2015 Barbera d'Alba will be released later this year in September. This is a darkly extracted expression from a warm vintage. Barbera loves the extra heat and the fruit within this wine expresses itself with cheerful abundance and intensity. One of the best characteristics of Barbera is that its acidity remains intact even in the warm years. That inherent freshness defines this wine, adding vigor and stamina to those long and luscious fruit flavors. This an extrovert wine with plump richness and succulence.

69.00 CHF

Barolo Aleste DOCG 2013

Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 97/100

    97/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 31, 2017
    Formerly known as Barolo Cannubi Boschis (the last vintage by that name was 2012), the 2013 Barolo Aleste has been renamed to honor the youngest generation of the Sandrone family, Alessia and Stefano. The wine name Aleste takes the first three letters from each grandchild's name. The move represents the culmination of more than 50 harvests completed by this legendary winemaker and his desire to pass on the torch. His grandchildren are at different points in their respective viticulture and enology university studies. Now under a different name, the wine obviously shows the same delicate floral nuances that you get with this wine (fruit from Cannubi is always harvested first). This is a complete and exciting wine with delicate notes of wild berry and smoke backed by licorice and blue flower.

  • vinous 97+/100

    97+/100 Vinous Feb 2017
    The 2013 Barolo Aleste is a wine of striking purity and nuance. It is also one of the most finessed, vivid young Barolos I have ever tasted from Sandrone. The translucence of Nebbiolo comes through loud and clear. Freshly cut flowers, mint and finely cut fruit are some of the signatures. This wine has developed beautifully in recent vintages as the oak influence is less than it was just a few years ago. Beams of tannin and bright, salivating acidity add finesse to this translucent, exceptional Barolo. Aleste is the new name Sandrone is using for the Barolo formerly known as Cannubi Boschis.

263.00 CHF

Barolo Aleste DOCG 2014

Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Falstaff, August 2018
    Funkelndes Rubin mit Granatschimmer. Feine und duftige Nase mit Noten nach reifen, dunklen Kirschen und Zwetschken, im Hintergrund nach Gewürznelken und Zimt. Feinmaschiges, geschliffenes Tannin am Gaumen, breitet sich sehr klar und geradlinig aus, saftig, langer Nachhall, nach Preiselbeeren.

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, June 2018
    This is the second year Aleste is produced instead of Cannubi Boschis, however the grapes are exactly the same. The 2014 Barolo Aleste is named after Luciano Sandrone's grandchildren Alessia and Stefano. The 2014 is still wound up and will require extra time to find its footing. The Sandrone family lost 25% of their fruit production in this challenging harvest. The wine offers fragrant notes of wild cherry and cassis with smoke, crushed stone and candied orange peel. The tannins are firm and textured. It is the palate (more than the nose) that requires more time to soften.

129.00 CHF

Barolo Aleste DOCG 2014

Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Falstaff, August 2018
    Funkelndes Rubin mit Granatschimmer. Feine und duftige Nase mit Noten nach reifen, dunklen Kirschen und Zwetschken, im Hintergrund nach Gewürznelken und Zimt. Feinmaschiges, geschliffenes Tannin am Gaumen, breitet sich sehr klar und geradlinig aus, saftig, langer Nachhall, nach Preiselbeeren.

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, June 2018
    This is the second year Aleste is produced instead of Cannubi Boschis, however the grapes are exactly the same. The 2014 Barolo Aleste is named after Luciano Sandrone's grandchildren Alessia and Stefano. The 2014 is still wound up and will require extra time to find its footing. The Sandrone family lost 25% of their fruit production in this challenging harvest. The wine offers fragrant notes of wild cherry and cassis with smoke, crushed stone and candied orange peel. The tannins are firm and textured. It is the palate (more than the nose) that requires more time to soften.

263.00 CHF

Barolo Aleste DOCG 2014

Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Falstaff, August 2018
    Funkelndes Rubin mit Granatschimmer. Feine und duftige Nase mit Noten nach reifen, dunklen Kirschen und Zwetschken, im Hintergrund nach Gewürznelken und Zimt. Feinmaschiges, geschliffenes Tannin am Gaumen, breitet sich sehr klar und geradlinig aus, saftig, langer Nachhall, nach Preiselbeeren.

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, June 2018
    This is the second year Aleste is produced instead of Cannubi Boschis, however the grapes are exactly the same. The 2014 Barolo Aleste is named after Luciano Sandrone's grandchildren Alessia and Stefano. The 2014 is still wound up and will require extra time to find its footing. The Sandrone family lost 25% of their fruit production in this challenging harvest. The wine offers fragrant notes of wild cherry and cassis with smoke, crushed stone and candied orange peel. The tannins are firm and textured. It is the palate (more than the nose) that requires more time to soften.

539.00 CHF

Barolo Aleste DOCG 2015

Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Gambero Rosso 3/3

    3 Gläser Gambero Rosso 2020

  • Parker 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2019
    There is more purple and black fruit in the 2015 Barolo Aleste compared to past vintages from Luciano Sandrone and also fewer of those floral accents that characterize the Cannubi Boschis where this fruit comes from. All the same, the bouquet comes off equally as intense and as generous as ever, if not more so. This wine also seems ready from an aromatic point of view, even if it needs some extra time to reverberate in the mouth. It is compact and firm, with good, meaty fruit, and it's refreshingly expansive in scope.

129.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 97/100

    97/100 Punkte Falstaff Dezember 2016
    Glänzendes, sattes Rubin mit feinem ­Granatschimmer. Einprägsame und dichte Nase, zeigt Noten nach Zwetschken, Granatapfel, Himbeere, dazu etwas Leder und ­Trüffel. Rund und geschmeidig in Ansatz und Verlauf, zeigt sich sehr ausgewogen, ­zunächst feine Frucht, öffnet sich dann mit festem Tannin, im Finale salzig, sehr langer Nachhall.

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker, May 2016
    The 2012 Barolo Cannubi Boschis is a solid and tighter wine compared to the 2012 Le Vigne. Having said that, it veers close to being too austere and hard-bodied, especially at this young stage of its life. Of Sandrone's two new Barolo releases, this wine definitely needs more time to evolve and soften with extra years of bottle aging. The tannins are more evident and the wine's firm backbone acts to support dark fruit flavors with distant accents of spice, licorice and tobacco. The 2012 Luciano Sandrone wines are very good, but remain far from the amazing heights achieved by this historic winery in the best years. Like many of the wines from this vintage (across the various townships that make up the appellation), they are slightly less expressive and they speak at a lower volume.

252.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 97/100

    97/100 Punkte Falstaff Dezember 2016
    Glänzendes, sattes Rubin mit feinem ­Granatschimmer. Einprägsame und dichte Nase, zeigt Noten nach Zwetschken, Granatapfel, Himbeere, dazu etwas Leder und ­Trüffel. Rund und geschmeidig in Ansatz und Verlauf, zeigt sich sehr ausgewogen, ­zunächst feine Frucht, öffnet sich dann mit festem Tannin, im Finale salzig, sehr langer Nachhall.

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker, May 2016
    The 2012 Barolo Cannubi Boschis is a solid and tighter wine compared to the 2012 Le Vigne. Having said that, it veers close to being too austere and hard-bodied, especially at this young stage of its life. Of Sandrone's two new Barolo releases, this wine definitely needs more time to evolve and soften with extra years of bottle aging. The tannins are more evident and the wine's firm backbone acts to support dark fruit flavors with distant accents of spice, licorice and tobacco. The 2012 Luciano Sandrone wines are very good, but remain far from the amazing heights achieved by this historic winery in the best years. Like many of the wines from this vintage (across the various townships that make up the appellation), they are slightly less expressive and they speak at a lower volume.

518.00 CHF

Barolo Cannubi Boschis DOCG 2009

Sibi et Paucis
Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Falstaff November 2015
    Funkelndes Rubin mit feinem Granatschimmer. Feine würzige Kräuternote, etwas Thymian, dann viel dunkle Waldhimbeere. Herzhaft und dicht am Gaumen, zupackendes Tannin, feine Nougatnote, langer Nachhall.

  • Parker 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2019
    The 2009 Barolo Cannubi Boschis Sibi et Paucis starts off with minerality and tightness, and then within just a few moments in the glass it becomes more robust and generous, opening quickly with each successive sip. Dark black fruit begins to appear, and then some of the minty notes that Cannubi Boschis vines tend to offer, as well as hints of rubbed rosemary. Also, the wine covers the whole mouth very nicely. This is going to be a rare find at just 900 bottles set apart for this late release, which is about 10% of production on the whole. This is a special Barolo, definitely a keeper.

159.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 97/100

    97/100 Punkte Falstaff Dezember 2016
    Funkelndes, intensives Rubin mit Granatrand. Klare und intensive Nase, nach reifen Kirschen, feine Brombeere, etwas Orangenkompott. Samtig und rund in Ansatz und Verlauf, baut sich in vielen Schichten auf, viel feinmaschiges Tannin, sehr geschliffen, langer Nachhall, ein Hochgenuss!

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, May 2016
    The Luciano Sandrone 2012 Barolo le Vigne shows the trademark ripeness that I so often identify in this historic product. The bouquet is round and plush with thick layers of dark cherry marmalade, blackberry preserves and dark currant. Beyond those apparent fruit aromas, Le Vigne offers dark spice and licorice with a beautiful menthol signature on the finish. The wine's natural structure is padded by soft tannins and lush fruit consistency. In all, this important wine is less vibrant and distinctive compared to other excellent vintages such as 2008 and 2010. The 2012 Luciano Sandrone wines are very good, but remain far from the amazing heights achieved by this historic winery in the best years. Like many of the wines from this vintage (across the various townships that make up the appellation), they are slightly less expressive and they speak at a lower volume.

225.00 CHF
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  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 97/100

    97/100 Punkte Falstaff Dezember 2016
    Funkelndes, intensives Rubin mit Granatrand. Klare und intensive Nase, nach reifen Kirschen, feine Brombeere, etwas Orangenkompott. Samtig und rund in Ansatz und Verlauf, baut sich in vielen Schichten auf, viel feinmaschiges Tannin, sehr geschliffen, langer Nachhall, ein Hochgenuss!

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, May 2016
    The Luciano Sandrone 2012 Barolo le Vigne shows the trademark ripeness that I so often identify in this historic product. The bouquet is round and plush with thick layers of dark cherry marmalade, blackberry preserves and dark currant. Beyond those apparent fruit aromas, Le Vigne offers dark spice and licorice with a beautiful menthol signature on the finish. The wine's natural structure is padded by soft tannins and lush fruit consistency. In all, this important wine is less vibrant and distinctive compared to other excellent vintages such as 2008 and 2010. The 2012 Luciano Sandrone wines are very good, but remain far from the amazing heights achieved by this historic winery in the best years. Like many of the wines from this vintage (across the various townships that make up the appellation), they are slightly less expressive and they speak at a lower volume.

458.00 CHF
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  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 96+/100

    96+/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 31, 2017
    The 2013 Barolo le Vigne is another stellar achievement from Luciano Sandrone and his family. Since 2010, the blend for this wine has been tweaked just a bit to include more fruit from the Baudana cru in Serralunga d'Alba. This wine shows a ripe and succulent mouthfeel with ample richness and power that drives the wine smoothly over the palate. These darker qualities can be attributed to the Baudana fruit that is known for power and heft. Fruit from the Villero cru in Castiglione Falletto offers delicate perfumes and ethereal elegance. This vineyard site is home to loose, sandy soils. The combination of these two extremes is simply delightful.

  • vinous 98/100

    98/100 Punkte Vinous Feb 2017
    Sandrone's 2013 Barolo Le Vigne is a real stunner. Powerful, ample and deep, the 2013 exudes class from start to finish. The addition of Serralunga fruit in the blend has added depth and structure in all of the wine's dimensions. Dark red cherry, plum, mint, rose petal, tar and licorice build into the huge, voluptuous finish. Readers who can find the 2013 should not hesitate, as it is outrageously beautiful and also one of the clear wines of the vintage. Vineyard sites are Baudana, Villero, Vignane and Merli.

239.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2018
    Luciano Sandrone and his daughter Barbara tell me that the 2014 harvest needs explaining. Many are quick to dismiss it given the difficulties of the growing season that saw abundant rain, hail and bombe d'acqua, or "water bombs," which are a dangerous phenomenon with intense rainfall in a very small radius. But hard work does pay off. The Sandrone family employed 38 people for farming, when the average harvest requires only 22 pairs of vineyard hands. Great care was required to keep the leaves and the clusters healthy. The 2014 Barolo le Vigne is bright and fruit-forward. It is perhaps more accessible in the near term compared to past editions. It delivers dark fruit nuances over a mid-weight and compact mouthfeel.

  • vinous 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Vinous, February 2018
    The 2014 Barolo Le Vigne once again shows the wisdom of blending fruit from different sites. If there is a vintage where blending has the potential to be the difference-maker, 2014 is it. So it is hardly surprising to find the 2014 Le Vigne in such great shape. The red cherry jam, mint, cedar and floral notes are all finely sketched. Medium in body and classy, the 2014 is beautifully textured and inviting from start to finish. All the elements are simply in the right place. Vineyard sources are Merli, Vignane, Villero and Baudana.

118.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2018
    Luciano Sandrone and his daughter Barbara tell me that the 2014 harvest needs explaining. Many are quick to dismiss it given the difficulties of the growing season that saw abundant rain, hail and bombe d'acqua, or "water bombs," which are a dangerous phenomenon with intense rainfall in a very small radius. But hard work does pay off. The Sandrone family employed 38 people for farming, when the average harvest requires only 22 pairs of vineyard hands. Great care was required to keep the leaves and the clusters healthy. The 2014 Barolo le Vigne is bright and fruit-forward. It is perhaps more accessible in the near term compared to past editions. It delivers dark fruit nuances over a mid-weight and compact mouthfeel.

  • vinous 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Vinous, February 2018
    The 2014 Barolo Le Vigne once again shows the wisdom of blending fruit from different sites. If there is a vintage where blending has the potential to be the difference-maker, 2014 is it. So it is hardly surprising to find the 2014 Le Vigne in such great shape. The red cherry jam, mint, cedar and floral notes are all finely sketched. Medium in body and classy, the 2014 is beautifully textured and inviting from start to finish. All the elements are simply in the right place. Vineyard sources are Merli, Vignane, Villero and Baudana.

239.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2018
    Luciano Sandrone and his daughter Barbara tell me that the 2014 harvest needs explaining. Many are quick to dismiss it given the difficulties of the growing season that saw abundant rain, hail and bombe d'acqua, or "water bombs," which are a dangerous phenomenon with intense rainfall in a very small radius. But hard work does pay off. The Sandrone family employed 38 people for farming, when the average harvest requires only 22 pairs of vineyard hands. Great care was required to keep the leaves and the clusters healthy. The 2014 Barolo le Vigne is bright and fruit-forward. It is perhaps more accessible in the near term compared to past editions. It delivers dark fruit nuances over a mid-weight and compact mouthfeel.

  • vinous 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Vinous, February 2018
    The 2014 Barolo Le Vigne once again shows the wisdom of blending fruit from different sites. If there is a vintage where blending has the potential to be the difference-maker, 2014 is it. So it is hardly surprising to find the 2014 Le Vigne in such great shape. The red cherry jam, mint, cedar and floral notes are all finely sketched. Medium in body and classy, the 2014 is beautifully textured and inviting from start to finish. All the elements are simply in the right place. Vineyard sources are Merli, Vignane, Villero and Baudana.

489.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 95+/100

    95+/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2019
    Luciano Sandrone expected this would be a beautiful year for Nebbiolo, with fruit showing the qualities of an important wine all throughout the growing season and right up to harvest. And yes, the 2015 Barolo le Vigne did turn out to be a great vintage, with a full aromatic array of perfumed rose, lavender and violet. For all of its generosity and expressiveness, with just a beautiful bouquet that sings out a seductive mezzo-soprano aria, be forewarned that in the mouth this is followed by rigidity and nervousness. That explosive bouquet might mislead you into thinking this is a rather evolved wine, but you certainly feel its youth on the palate. To be frank, this was an easy year to make wine, and it's not a big surprise that this edition of le Vigne turned out to be as classic and as good as it is. It should get even better with time.

  • vinous 95+/100

    95+/100 Punkte Vinous Feb 2019
    The 2015 Barolo Le Vigne is a wine of pure and extreme grace. Silky and nuanced on the palate, with tremendous character, the 2015 is all class. Rose petal, mint and sweet red berry fruit are laced together in this super-expressive Barolo. Medium in body, with radiant fruit and brisk tannins, the 2015 Le Vigne is a terrific example of the vintage at its best. Today, the 2015 is decidedly reticent. I have seen Le Vigne open up with time in bottle. I imagine that will be the case here as well, although the wine is quite closed down at this stage. Vineyard sources are Baudana, Villero, Vignane and Merli.

118.00 CHF

Barolo Le Vigne DOCG 2009

Sibi et Paucis
Luciano Sandrone

  • Land / RegionItalien, Piemonte
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nebbiolo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Falstaff November 2013
    Glänzendes, sattes Rubin mit leichtem Granatrand. Sehr intensive und blitzsaubere Nase, nach Himbeere, etwas Safran, Zwetschke, einladend. Zeigt am Gaumen schöne saftige Frucht, breitet sich mit Druck, aber auch mit Eleganz aus, engmaschiges Tannin, zugleich sehr geschmeidig, tänzelt dahin.

  • Parker 97/100

    97/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2019
    Now with the distance of time, the 2009 harvest was perhaps not as elegant (generally speaking) as the 2008, but mercifully cooler than the 2007. A ten-year late release, the 2009 Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis offers plenty of dense, black fruit, along with succulence and plumpness. This vintage of Le Vigne sourced fruit from Monforte d#Alba, but this is no longer the case in the vintage to follow. The tannic structure is there, and this wine seems to be held together with a magical string. You'll find warm, earthy tones covering the whole mouth evenly. As elegant as this Barolo is, I'd be tempted to pair its dark fruit and earthy notes with a simple homemade pasta with sausage, onion and sautéed chanterelles or any other home-cooked dish that is near to your heart.

159.00 CHF

Ben Ryé 2016

Passito di Pantelleria DOC Sicilia
Tenuta di Donnafugata

  • Land / RegionItalien, Sicilia
  • KategorieSüsswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Zibibbo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Gambero Rosso 3/3

    3 Gläser Gambero Rosso 2020

  • Parker 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Robert Parker Oct 2019
    Rather than pair this wine with a Sicilian dessert, serve it as the Sicilian dessert. The 2016 Passito di Pantelleria Ben Ryé is a radiant and beautifully fragrant edition with white raisins, honey, maple syrup, brown sugar, caramel, preserved lemon, dried sage, apricot and sea salt. I could go on. The wine is light on its feet thanks to that crisp acidity, yet it has the volume and richness to coat your palate in all its luscious glory. The whole package is explosive.

65.00 CHF

Blanc de Blancs Brut

Champagne Drappier

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 91/100

    91/100 Robert Parker, April 2020
    Disgorged in July 2019, the latest release of Drappier's NV Brut Blanc de Blancs exhibits aromas of crisp yellow orchard fruit, oyster shell and white flowers. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, vinous and incisive, with lovely cut, a youthfully frothy mousse and chalky grip on the finish. Still a little introverted after its recent disgorgement, this is a fine Blanc de Blancs from Drappier, a Pinot Noir specialist.

  • vinous 91/100

    91/100 Punkte Vinous, January 2015
    (95% Chardonnay and 5% Pinot Blanc: Pale gold. Candied lemon, lime pith and white flowers on the fragrant nose, with deeper orange and buttered toast qualities emerging with air. Juicy flavors of pear and Meyer lemon show impressive depth and cut, with a gingery nuance adding energy. Bright, focused and mineral-driven on the clinging finish, which leaves behind notes of honeysuckle and brioche.

48.00 CHF

Blauburgunder ZWAA AOC 2015

M. Meyer u. R. Baumann
Osterfingen, Oberhallau

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Blauburgunder
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 88/100

    88/100 Punkte Robert Parker September 2017
    The 2015 Osterfingen Oberhallau Blauburgunder Zwaa offers a clear, fresh, fruit-intense and spicy bouquet of ripe, thick-skinned cherries along with some toasty notes. The full-bodied wine is silky textured, elegant and reveals rich, intense fruit along with a lot of power. The tannins are fine and ripe, the finish very aromatic and concentrated. An impressive but powerful Pinot Noir from Schaffhausen that is sourced from two different plots, one on heavy clay soils, the other on gravels.

  • Vinum 17/20

    17/20 Punkte Vinum Januar/Februar 2018

20.00 CHF
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Blauburgunder ZWAA AOC 2015

M. Meyer u. R. Baumann
Osterfingen, Oberhallau

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Blauburgunder
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 88/100

    88/100 Punkte Robert Parker September 2017
    The 2015 Osterfingen Oberhallau Blauburgunder Zwaa offers a clear, fresh, fruit-intense and spicy bouquet of ripe, thick-skinned cherries along with some toasty notes. The full-bodied wine is silky textured, elegant and reveals rich, intense fruit along with a lot of power. The tannins are fine and ripe, the finish very aromatic and concentrated. An impressive but powerful Pinot Noir from Schaffhausen that is sourced from two different plots, one on heavy clay soils, the other on gravels.

  • Vinum 17/20

    17/20 Punkte Vinum Januar/Februar 2018

39.00 CHF
N

Blaufränkisch Zagersdorf 2012

Jagini, Wein aus Österreich

  • Land / RegionÖsterreich, Burgenland
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Blaufränkisch
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, June 2016
    From an old high-density plot with 50- to 100-year-old Blaufränkisch vines on the deep and loamy soils of Zagersdorf, the 2012 Jagini Zagersdorf is very pure, precise, fresh and spicy on the nose. Silky textured, with a ripe and fleshy fruit concentration, ripe tannins and great tension, this is a lovely pure and grippy red raised for three years in barrels of different sizes (500, 1500 and 1700 liters) and another year in bottle. The plot is planted with 8,000 vines per hectare (1.20 x 1.20 m) and the material is obviously from Hungary (no clones, just mass selections). Whereas the 2011 was only two years in barrels, the 2012 (and the 2013) remain three years due to the loamy soils which produces wines that develop only slowly.

  • James Suckling 95/100

    95/100 Punkte James Suckling Mai 2018
    After four years in barrel, this complex and highly structured red is closer to a top Barolo than to most blaufränkisch. A very long, powerful finish with perfectly integrated tannins, suggesting serious aging potential. A joint venture by Moric and Schuster.

45.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, May 2019
    Tenuta le Colonne is an estate I have never visited, but I feel like I have because I spent a good amount of time over by their neighbors during my last trip to Bolgheri. This property and Tenuta Argentiera look onto each other and are absolutely blessed by some of the most magnificent positioning possible along the Tuscan Coast. The vineyard that produces the 2015 Bolgheri Superiore spans from the seashore at five meters above sea level to 150 meters. This is a darkly concentrated wine with rich aromas of blackberry, ripe current, spice and tobacco. This is a structured, firm wine that sits squarely on the palate.

  • James Suckling 95/100

    95/100 Punkte James Suckling, September 2018
    The aromas of blueberries and black licorice are impressive with aniseed undertones. Tar, too. Full-bodied, dense and powerful with a chewy tannin structure and a long, flavorful finish. Very structured. A new wine from the region to seek out. Try it in 2020.

110.00 CHF
225.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cabernet, Merlot, Sangiovese
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Robert Parker September 2019
    This blend of 70% Merlot, 25% Sangiovese and a smaller percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon has one of the most impressive track records of a modern Tuscan blend that I can think of. The 2016 Il Blu is a beautifully balanced and precise blend that pits the freshness and authenticity of Sangiovese against the softness and fruitiness of the Merlot. Although the Sangiovese plays a supporting role in the blend, its influence and signature go far to creating the overall identity of this special wine. It's a very nice effort to celebrate with a grilled T-bone.

  • vinous 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Vinous August 2019
    Brancaia's Il Blu is gorgeous in 2016. Fresh, perfumed and beautifully lifted, the 2016 strikes a captivating balance between power and finesse. Red cherry, flowers, mint, cinnamon and blood orange all give the 2016 brightness and vitality, and yet there is plenty of the richness readers have come to expect from this wine as well. The 2016 is one of the more polished, nuanced vintages of Brancaia I can remember tasting.

620.00 CHF

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2013

Fior del Vento
Tenuta Corte Pavone, Bio

  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Sangiovese Grosso
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 95+/100

    95+/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2019
    This is the inaugural release of a new single-vineyard wine from Loacker's Corte Pavone estate in Tuscany. The 2013 Brunello di Montalcino Corte Pavone Fiore del Vento (with only 1,800 bottles made) is a thickly endowed expression of Brunello that excels both in terms of bouquet and mouthfeel texture. This is a beautifully expressive wine in terms of aromas, with dark fruit, ripe cherry, blackberry, toasted almond, balsam herb and crushed mineral. You get the full Brunello package here, albeit on the modern and contemporary side of the style spectrum. Similar intensity and generosity are imparted to the palate, where the wine performs with balanced power and elegance. The wine could age, but it also drinks well straight out of the gate.

72.00 CHF

Brunello di Montalcino DOCG 2014

Tenuta Corte Pavone, Bio

  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Sangiovese Grosso
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2019
    Loacker's 2014 Brunello di Montalcino Corte Pavone is an open and immediate wine that makes a good first impression. The wine delivers a savory side that is most apparent on first nose. It is composed of leather, spice and even a touch of smoked meat. Dark fruit remains at the core. Like the other wines from this vintage, the mouthfeel is on the short side, but the generosity of the bouquet does much to compensate this fact. In this difficult vintage, bottle production is only 5,000 strong.

29.80 CHF

Cabernet Riserva Mumelter 2016

Alto Adige DOC
Kellerei Bozen

  • Land / RegionItalien, Trentino-Alto Adige
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker July 2019
    The 2016 Alto Adige Cabernet Riserva Mumelter is very true to the variety (and the cool, mountainous climate of Alto Adige) with greenish aromas of peppercorn, forest floor, wild herb and dark plummy fruit. This is a full-bodied expression to pair with hearty winter dishes served at ski lodges and alpine resorts with a roaring fire. Smoke, tar and licorice add more volume and complexity to the bouquet. This wine will appeal to those who like tightly focused and sharp expressions of Cabernet Sauvignon (with a tiny part Cabernet Franc).

42.80 CHF

Carignan 1902 Centenary 2015

Priorat DOQ
Mas Doix

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Catalunya
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cariñena
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 98/100

    98/100 Punkte Guia Penin 2020

  • Parker 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Robert Parker, April 2018
    2015 saw a return to dry and warm years like 2012, and the 2015 1902 Centenary Carignan was saved from the heat wave in July by 60 liters of rain in June. The destemmed grapes fermented with neutral yeasts in stainless steel, and the wine matured in three brand new French oak barrels for 16 months. The technical data lists almost seven grams of residual sugar, which surprised me. It's ripe, full-bodied and powerful, concentrated and juicy. It's a very powerful and heady Cariñena, with a polished texture. It feels tender and young. 864 bottles produced. It was bottled in April 2017. I had the chance to taste a bottle of the never-released 2005, an experimental vintage from a year that could have some similarities with 2015, and the wine felt very balanced and still young, not showing any heat.

239.00 CHF

Castello di Brolio 2013

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
Barone Ricasoli

  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 92-94/100

    92-94/100 Punkte Robert Parker October 2015
    Tasted from vat, the 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Castello di Brolio is shaping up to be a stunning wine, and may be one of the best expressions this single vineyard has produced so far in its young incarnation as a Gran Selezione wine. Previous vintages see some small additions of international grapes, but this vintage was made without Merlot in the blend. The wine is brimming with bright fruit intensity and enormous generosity. The finish is luscious, rich and long-lasting. It promises to flesh out further with more bottle aging.

54.00 CHF

Castello di Brolio 2013

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
Barone Ricasoli

  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 92-94/100

    92-94/100 Punkte Robert Parker October 2015
    Tasted from vat, the 2013 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Castello di Brolio is shaping up to be a stunning wine, and may be one of the best expressions this single vineyard has produced so far in its young incarnation as a Gran Selezione wine. Previous vintages see some small additions of international grapes, but this vintage was made without Merlot in the blend. The wine is brimming with bright fruit intensity and enormous generosity. The finish is luscious, rich and long-lasting. It promises to flesh out further with more bottle aging.

120.00 CHF

Cava Terrers 2013

Brut Nature Gran Reserva
Recaredo, Bio

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Catalunya
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Macabeo, Monastrell, Xarel-lo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2019

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    The 2015 Terrers is different blend than in the past and this year is composed of 58% Xarello, 32% Macabeo and 10% Monastrell, a red grape that behaves very well in warm vintages (like 2015), keeping acidity and providing an extra degree of freshness. The red grapes were fermented like whites (without skins), and because they liked what it added to the wine, they repeated it in 2016 but not in 2017 and 2018. This is fresh, mineral and austere and very remarkable for the style of the vintage. Like the rest of the range, it's bone-dry and very long and tasty. It feels more like a wine from a cool vintage than a warm one. Very complete. 148,000 bottles produced.

69.00 CHF

Cava Turó d'en Mota 2004

Gran Reserva Brut Nature
Recaredo

129.00 CHF

Cavalli 2015

Toscana IGT
Tenuta Degli Dei

  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker October 2018
    From the wine-fashion-horse father-and-son team of Tommaso and Roberto Cavalli, the 2015 Cavalli is a lusty blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc and 35% Petit Verdot. This is the estate's top-shelf wine. It is aged in a combination of barrique and tonneaux for 18 months. Cavalli reveals a dark and luscious fruit profile with plenty of dark blackberry, Morello cherry and plum to bring the wine through its aging evolution. You get lots of primary intensity over a mid-weight palate that ends with a blast of very crisp acidity.

  • James Suckling 96/100

    96/100 Punkte James Suckling September 2018
    Creme de cassis, freshly picked blueberries, crushed violets, hot stones, dried sage and thyme, charcoal and bark. Full body, tightly worked tannins and a long yet tight finish. The palate shows real transparency and a sense of minerality in addition to the stellar depth you would expect. Drink in 2022.

41.80 CHF

Cavalli 2015

Toscana IGT
Tenuta Degli Dei

  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker October 2018
    From the wine-fashion-horse father-and-son team of Tommaso and Roberto Cavalli, the 2015 Cavalli is a lusty blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc and 35% Petit Verdot. This is the estate's top-shelf wine. It is aged in a combination of barrique and tonneaux for 18 months. Cavalli reveals a dark and luscious fruit profile with plenty of dark blackberry, Morello cherry and plum to bring the wine through its aging evolution. You get lots of primary intensity over a mid-weight palate that ends with a blast of very crisp acidity.

  • James Suckling 96/100

    96/100 Punkte James Suckling September 2018
    Creme de cassis, freshly picked blueberries, crushed violets, hot stones, dried sage and thyme, charcoal and bark. Full body, tightly worked tannins and a long yet tight finish. The palate shows real transparency and a sense of minerality in addition to the stellar depth you would expect. Drink in 2022.

87.00 CHF

Chablis Grand Cru AOC 2017

Les Preuses Vieilles Vignes
Samuel Billaud

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Burgund
  • KategorieWeisswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    The 2017 Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses offers up lovely aromas of orange blossom, oyster shells, iodine and beeswax. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, fine-boned, elegant and precise, with ripe acids and a saline finish. It's a fine rendition of this ethereal climat.

  • Revue Du Vin 18.5/20

    18.5/20 Punkte La Revue du Vin de France 2020

86.00 CHF

Chalofe, Thalheim 2016

AOC Aargau
Tom Litwan, Oberhof, Bio

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Pinot Noir
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2019
    The 2016 Thalheim Chalofe starts reductive on the bright, cherry-scented nose. Meaty and fruity on the silky-elegant textured palate and provided with fine but tightly woven tannins, this is a concentrated and tensioned Pinot with purity, transparency and freshness. Very long and tight on the finish, this is still a baby that will need a couple of years to open up. Tasted in Zurich, November 2018.

94.00 CHF
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Chalofe, Thalheim 2016

AOC Aargau
Tom Litwan, Oberhof, Bio

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Pinot Noir
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2019
    The 2016 Thalheim Chalofe starts reductive on the bright, cherry-scented nose. Meaty and fruity on the silky-elegant textured palate and provided with fine but tightly woven tannins, this is a concentrated and tensioned Pinot with purity, transparency and freshness. Very long and tight on the finish, this is still a baby that will need a couple of years to open up. Tasted in Zurich, November 2018.

198.00 CHF
N

Chalofe, Thalheim 2017

AOC Aargau
Tom Litwan, Oberhof, Bio

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Pinot Noir
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2020
    From 11- to 50-year-old vines on chalky marl soils and aged in used barriques for one year, the 2017 Thalheim Chalofe is clear, deep, fresh and spicy on the wild and reductive nose with its bright cherry aromas. Lush and intense on the silky-textured palate, this is an elegant, balanced, very charming yet refreshing and tightly woven Pinot with grip and tension. It has very good length and purity. Slightly filtered. Tasted in October 2019.

94.00 CHF
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Chalofe, Thalheim 2015

AOC Aargau
Tom Litwan, Schinznach, Bio

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Pinot Noir
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Falstaff Feb-Mär 2018

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, 29th Sep 2017
    The 2015 Thalheim Chalofe has a deep, pure, fresh and coolish bouquet of ripe cherry. On the palate this is a full-bodied, rich and persistent but also pure Pinot Noir with power, intensity and endless juiciness. It is well balanced and provided with remarkable finesse, salinity and tension. This is a gorgeous Pinot Noir from the Aargau. Tasted in Zurich, August 2017.

198.00 CHF
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Chalofe, Thalheim 2017

AOC Aargau
Tom Litwan, Oberhof, Bio

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Pinot Noir
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2020
    From 11- to 50-year-old vines on chalky marl soils and aged in used barriques for one year, the 2017 Thalheim Chalofe is clear, deep, fresh and spicy on the wild and reductive nose with its bright cherry aromas. Lush and intense on the silky-textured palate, this is an elegant, balanced, very charming yet refreshing and tightly woven Pinot with grip and tension. It has very good length and purity. Slightly filtered. Tasted in October 2019.

198.00 CHF
N

Chalofe, Thalheim 2016

AOC Aargau
Tom Litwan, Oberhof, Bio

399.00 CHF
N

Chardonnay AOC 2018

Weingut Bovel, Daniel Marugg
Fläsch

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Deutschschweiz
  • KategorieWeisswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 89/100

    89/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2020
    Marugg's 2018 Fläsch Chardonnay Bovel is very clear and intense yet subtle on the bright and elegant nose. Intense and rich on the palate, the is an elegant and rather smooth yet fine and serious Chardonnay with good freshness and some phenolic bitters on the finish. Food wine. 13% alcohol. Tasted in Zurich in December 2019.

31.00 CHF
N

Chardonnay DOC 2016

Friuli Isonzo, Vie di Romans

  • Land / RegionItalien, Friuli-Venezia Giulia
  • KategorieWeisswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Falstaff, April 2019
    Funkelndes, sattes Strohgelb. Betörende Nase, präsentiert sich zunächst mit Feuersteinnoten, dann viel reife Frucht, Ananas, Babybanane und getrocknete Erdbeeren. Gehaltvoll und vielschichtig am Gaumen, tiefgründig, sehr langer Nachhall mit feinen Nougatnoten, zeigt sich noch sehr jung.

  • Parker 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    The 2016 Friuli Isonzo Rive Alte Chardonnay Vie di Romans is exotic and tangy, just slightly ripe and absolutely beautiful. The notes of exotic fruit and papaya are almost incomparable in definition, with some sweet cinnamon mingling in there as well. The mouthfeel is silky and long, with an esoteric or abstract quality that is hard to put into words but remains mysterious and attractive nonetheless. Enjoy this barrique-aged Chardonnay with someone who can appreciate this level of craftsmanship.

158.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93-95/100

    93-95/100 Punkte Robert Parker Oct 2016
    The 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape is a classic blend of 75% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre and 5% Cinsault, mostly from rolled stone terroirs, that was partially destemmed and will see 15 months all in foudre. It boasts a deep ruby/purple color as well as full-bodied richness, sweet tannin and textbook Southern Rhône notes of cured meats, toasted spice, garrigue and ample red and black fruits. It will have two decades or more of prime drinking.

  • Revue Du Vin 18/20

    18/20 Punkte La Revue du Vin de France 2018

108.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2015

La Dame Voyageuse
Domaine de la Mordorée, Bio

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Counoise, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, ...
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Falstaff Juli 2019
    Altersadäquat verschlossen. Gitterschokolade und Heidelbeere. Am Gaumen wird ein grosser Extrakt ins Feinste aufgelöst, das Tannin hat bei aller Feinheit Frische und Spannkraft. Entfaltet intensive Präsenz und lässt genug Platz für saftige Zwischentöne. Intensiver mineralischer Untergrund. Ein Châteaneuf ohne Effekthascherei. Gemacht für ein langes Leben.

  • Parker 90-93/100

    90-93/100 Punkte October 2016
    Leading off the Châteauneuf du Papes and made from younger vines, with the goal to drink well in its youth, the Grenache-dominated 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape La Belle Voyageuse (there's 4% each of Syrah and Mourvèdre, with a tiny splash of Counoise and Vaccarèse) sports a vibrant ruby/purple color as well as lively notes of raspberries, bouquet garni, spice box, dried soil and flowers. Medium to full-bodied, supple and elegant on the palate, it's a much more upfront, mid-weight effort compared to the more concentrated, structured Reine des Bois cuvée. It should drink nicely on release and over the following decade.

49.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2015

Cuvée Réservée, Dom. du Pégau

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Falstaff 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Falstaff, März 2018
    Dunkles Rubingranat, violette Reflexe, zarte Randaufhellung. Zart animalisch-würzig unterlegtes dunkles Waldbeerkonfit, zarte Edelholznuancen, deutlicher Kräutertouch. Stoffig, schwarze Kirschen, etwas Lakritze, integrierte Tannine, frische Struktur, dezente Extraktsüße im Abgang, gute Länge, feine Kirschenfrucht im Nachhall.

  • Parker 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 31, 2018
    Now that it has been in bottle a while, the 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee is looking even better than I projected based on last year's prebottling sample. It's all violets, cherries, subtle allspice and clove and traditional garrigue notes of lavender and thyme. Full-bodied and rich, it's crazy complex, adding hints of tar and black olives on the long, silky finish. It should evolve beautifully over the next two decades.

76.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2015

Cuvée DA CAPO, Dom. du Pégau

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 98/100

    98/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 31, 2018
    As I reported last year, the 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo is impressive. While it's less flamboyantly aromatic than the Cuvée Réservée, it's more powerful and concentrated. Full-bodied and rich, it's loaded with potent raspberry fruit and silky tannins and boasts a finish that won't stop. Hints of roasted meat, lavender and thyme add complexity to the waves of fruit, which wash gently across the palate, exhibiting a lovely soft touch.

380.00 CHF
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Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2016

La Dame Voyageuse
Domaine de la Mordorée, Bio

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Counoise, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, ...
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker October 2018
    Potent and intense, the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape La Dame Voyageuse is a rich, dramatic bottling, the best I've tasted under this label. It's approachable now, but smart money is on it aging well for at least a decade. It's full-bodied and supple, with concentrated blueberry, mulberry and plum fruit, hints of licorice, cola and braised meat and just a dusting of baking spices (10% of the blend aged in oak). Tasted three times, with consistent notes.

52.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2016

Cuvée Réservée, Dom. du Pégau

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 95+/100

    95+/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    Every year that I've tried the 2016 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée Réservée, I've liked it better than the year before, so I've gone ahead and peremptorily added the + sign to this year's rating. Black cherries and licorice pick up a hint of chocolate in this full-bodied, rich, velvety wine that should evolve nicely for at least 12-15 years.

76.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2016

Cuvée DA CAPO, Dom. du Pégau

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 99/100

    99/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    As impressive as the Cuvée Réservée is, the 2016 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée da Capo brings an extra level of intensity. Turn that volume up to 11 or even 12. Waves of black cherries, plums and chocolate wash across the full-bodied, velvety palate, lingering nearly forever on the finish. As big and bold as it is, it remains breathtakingly elegant and fine. It should evolve gracefully through at least 2040.

380.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2017

La Reine des Bois
Domaine de la Mordorée, Bio

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Counoise, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, ...
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94+/100

    94+/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    The 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape La Reine des Bois was bottled just two weeks before I visited the domaine in June, but despite that, it seemed open, lush and delicious on both occasions I tasted it (once blind a week later). Hints of oak and licorice accent black cherries in this big, plush, velvety-textured wine, which is 80% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre and 5% each Syrah and Vaccarèse. It's silky enough to enjoy young but has the requisite stuffing to age well for more than a decade.

  • vinous 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Vinous Dec 2019
    Shimmering magenta. Expansive, spice-accented raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by suave incense and potpourri qualities. Seamless, energetic and sweet, offering an array of mineral-laced red and blue fruit preserve and floral pastille flavors and a touch of five-spice powder. Finishes juicy and impressively long, displaying fine-grained tannins and lingering florality.

69.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Robert Parker, August 2019
    One of the few estates where the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape actually eclipses the 2016, this is a top-flight effort. Black cherries and red raspberries combine with dried spices in a complex swirl of fruity and savory elements, garnished with sprigs of garrigue. Full-bodied, round and rich, this velvety wine should drink well through at least 2035.

  • vinous 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Vinous December 2019
    Limpid ruby-red. A highly perfumed, expansive bouquet evokes ripe red fruits, garrigue and exotic spices, and a smoky mineral note emerges as the wine opens up. Sweet and broad on the palate, offering juicy raspberry, cherry compote, spicecake and candied lavender flavors that tighten up slowly on the back half. Conveys both power and finesse and betrays no rough edges. Fine-grained tannins come in late on a very long, spicy finish that leaves suave floral and red fruit preserve notes behind.

112.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc AOC 2015

Cuvée A Tempo
Domaine du Pégau

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieWeisswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker Okt 2016
    A new special cuvée introduced in 2014, the 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée A Tempo Blanc is an even split of Clairette, Grenache Blanc and Roussanne, all from the Mont Pertuis lieu-dit, that was aged in a mix of very old barrels and stainless steel. There#s a scant 100 cases produced and it has terrific, saliva-inducing minerality as well as ample citrus blossom, white peach, mint and a sea breeze-like saltiness. Tight, focused, medium to full-bodied and with impressive density, it needs 6-12 months of bottle age, and I suspect will keep for over a decade.

  • vinous 94-95/100

    94-95/100 Punkte Vinous Apr 2016
    Brilliant straw. A powerful, expansive bouquet evokes mineral-accented Meyer lemon, pear, iodine and jasmine. Sappy citrus and orchard fruit flavors stain the palate and display a suave blend of richness and vivacity, with no undue weight. Juicy, taut and strikingly concentrated, displaying the tension of a Grand Cru Chablis. Finishes minerally, floral and extremely long, conveying a repeating floral quality. This should turn out to be a stunning wine, by any measure, and as white Châteauneuf goes, it'll be monumental.

168.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge AOC 2014

Cuvée Réservée, Dom. du Pégau

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Oct 2017
    According to Laurence Féraud, the 2014 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee was bottled in November 2016. It's already drinking well, with charming aromas of potpourri leading the way. It's medium to full-bodied, rounded out by just enough cherry fruit, then drawing to a spicy, leather-and-silk finish. Féraud calls it her little Burgundy.

  • vinous 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Vinous April 2016
    Light, hazy yellow. Explosive, mineral-driven aromas of fresh pear, peach pit and white flowers carry a gingery background note. Stony, focused and pure on the palate, offering intense orchard fruit and citrus fruit flavors that become weightier with air. Clings with strong tenacity on the finish, which shows excellent clarity and a resonating floral note.

49.00 CHF

Châteauneuf-du-Pape rouge AOC 2016

Cuvée Réservée, Dom. du Pégau

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Rhône
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 95+/100

    95+/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    Every year that I've tried the 2016 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée Réservée, I've liked it better than the year before, so I've gone ahead and peremptorily added the + sign to this year's rating. Black cherries and licorice pick up a hint of chocolate in this full-bodied, rich, velvety wine that should evolve nicely for at least 12-15 years.

165.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Sangiovese
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Robert Parker Dec 30, 2016
    The 2012 Chianti Classico Gran Selezione Mocenni 89 (100% Sangiovese) is a nicely compact and well-constructed wine with thick textural richness and lots of fruity fiber at its core. This is a delicious wine - and a slightly offbeat expression within this Tuscan appellation - that delivers generous tones of smoky, dark fruit and crushed mineral. This wine should flesh out and evolve over the next ten years. Only 5,000 bottles were produced.

  • Wine Spectator 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Wine Spectator, Oct 31, 2016
    Tough, rustic, chewy tannins overshadow black cherry and blackberry fruit notes in this muscular red, which is concentrated but not out of bounds. Earth, tea and spice notes emerge in the aftertaste. Best from 2019 through 2030.

299.50 CHF

405.00 CHF

  • Land / RegionItalien, Toscana
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Merlot, Sangiovese
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 92+/100

    92+/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Oct 31, 2018
    Brancaia usually adds a little Merlot (20%) to this wine to soften and flesh out the crisp tightness that comes from Sangiovese. The 2015 Chianti Classico Riserva is a beautiful wine that plays its best cards in terms of mouthfeel. The bouquet is beautiful as well, with dark fruit nuances that are layered tight. You get wild cherries and red rose petal in generous supply. The mouthfeel is light to medium in texture, but it shows more smoothness and silkiness compared to many of its peers.

  • James Suckling 95/100

    95/100 Punkte James Suckling September 2018
    A spicy Chianti Classico Riserva showing dried red plums, dried roses, mahogany, forest floor, cedar, white truffles, wet earth and leather. But it#s all so fresh and delightful. The palate#s so focused and refined as the firm, wonderfully savory tannins dance between layers of dried fruit, which remains so pure due to the wealth of punchy acidity. Hints of orange rind on the long finish. Like a baby Brunello. Drink in 2024.

170.00 CHF

Diapason Grand Cru

Le Mesnil sur Oger, Brut
Pascal Doquet Champagne

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94+/100

    94+/100 Punkte Robert Parker, August 31, 2018
    The golden-yellow colored NV Grand Cru Le Mesnil sur Oger Diapason displays a deep, intense yet fresh, fine and complex bouquet of great elegance and terroir expression with chalk and citrus notes. Vinified 45% in small oak barrels, this is an intense, fresh and elegant grand cru, and the finish is intense and perfectly ripe but still precise, refined and delicately salty. This is a truly smart assemblage of two contrasting vintages (2008 and 2009) that takes the best of both to compose something new and complete. It's an excellent cuvée indeed. Bottled in April 2010 and disgorged as Extra Brut on December 12th, 2017. Tasted April 2018.

  • Revue Du Vin 17/20

    17/20 Punkte La Revue du Vin de France 2019

78.00 CHF

Diapason Grand Cru

Le Mesnil sur Oger, Brut
Pascal Doquet Champagne

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 94+/100

    94+/100 Punkte Robert Parker, August 31, 2018
    The golden-yellow colored NV Grand Cru Le Mesnil sur Oger Diapason displays a deep, intense yet fresh, fine and complex bouquet of great elegance and terroir expression with chalk and citrus notes. Vinified 45% in small oak barrels, this is an intense, fresh and elegant grand cru, and the finish is intense and perfectly ripe but still precise, refined and delicately salty. This is a truly smart assemblage of two contrasting vintages (2008 and 2009) that takes the best of both to compose something new and complete. It's an excellent cuvée indeed. Bottled in April 2010 and disgorged as Extra Brut on December 12th, 2017. Tasted April 2018.

  • Revue Du Vin 17/20

    17/20 Punkte La Revue du Vin de France 2019

165.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionSpanien, Catalunya
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cariñena, Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 96/100

    96/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2018

  • Parker 95+/100

    95+/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Oct 2016
    The wine that used to be the top of the range until the old-vine, single-vineyard Cariñena was released is the 2013 Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles. It is a phenomenal blend of 55% Cariñena and 45% Garnacha from very old vines planted on schist (llicorella) slopes in the village of Poboleda. Dark, almost opaque with a bright border, the nose is more about black fruit, peat, graphite and some shoe polish, with a generous dose of oak, a little raw (from youth) but with harmony and huge potential to develop. The bunches are hand-harvested and the grapes selected one by one in a double sorting table and fermented in stainless steel. The wine matured in new French oak barriques for 16 months, in a straightforward process, because what's important here is the quality of the grapes, mostly from centenary vines. There is great harmony in the palate, too, intense and penetrating without being aggressive, elegant and balanced in an XXL way. I see great f

112.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionSpanien, Catalunya
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cariñena, Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2019

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker April 2018
    Certainly riper and with a little less acidity, the 2015 Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles is a similar blend of 55% extremely old Cariñena and 45% very old Garnacha matured in new French oak barrels for 16 months. The fruit is black, and the palate reveals abundant, fine-grained tannins and integrated acidity. A powerful vintage for Doix.

475.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionSpanien, Catalunya
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cariñena, Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2019

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker April 2018
    Certainly riper and with a little less acidity, the 2015 Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles is a similar blend of 55% extremely old Cariñena and 45% very old Garnacha matured in new French oak barrels for 16 months. The fruit is black, and the palate reveals abundant, fine-grained tannins and integrated acidity. A powerful vintage for Doix.

795.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionSpanien, Catalunya
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cariñena, Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2019

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker April 2018
    Certainly riper and with a little less acidity, the 2015 Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles is a similar blend of 55% extremely old Cariñena and 45% very old Garnacha matured in new French oak barrels for 16 months. The fruit is black, and the palate reveals abundant, fine-grained tannins and integrated acidity. A powerful vintage for Doix.

235.00 CHF
  • Land / RegionSpanien, Catalunya
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Cariñena, Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2019

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker April 2018
    Certainly riper and with a little less acidity, the 2015 Doix Costers de Vinyes Velles is a similar blend of 55% extremely old Cariñena and 45% very old Garnacha matured in new French oak barrels for 16 months. The fruit is black, and the palate reveals abundant, fine-grained tannins and integrated acidity. A powerful vintage for Doix.

112.00 CHF

El Espinal de Exopto 2016

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Maturana Tinta
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2019
    The 2016 El Espinal is a Maturana Tinta produced in a joint venture with Miguel Ángel Mato, who owns the vineyard in San Vicente de a Sonsierra and works with his horse for others like the Eguren family and Benjamín Romeo. This is the first vintage of this unusual wine made from vines regrafted from Garnacha to Maturana Tinta. I also tasted the 2017 next to this 2016 from a higher-yielding year; the wine had a shorter élevage (12 months in barrel), as the wine is a bit lighter. They didn't really want the green pepper the variety can easily deliver and waited a bit longer to pick the grapes and get aromas of white pepper, bay leaf and licorice, and this has less herbal notes than the 2017. It mixes some dark cherries with those varietal notes. This is drinking nicely today and might not be as long lived as the 2017.

43.00 CHF

El Espinal de Exopto 2017

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Maturana Tinta
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2019
    One of two new single-vineyard reds, the 2017 El Espinal comes from a plot in San Vicente de la Sonsierra at 650 meters in altitude, on sandy soils with clay and limestone surrounded by pine trees. The particularity here is that Maturana Tinta (a.k.a. Castests, a relative of Carmenere) was regrafted on Garnacha some 25 years ago, and this is a varietal Maturana, which is quite rare. It fermented in 225-liter barrels and matured in 600-liter barrels for 15 months. There is more concentration and more of everything, including the peppery and herbal aromas, and a pungent note of freshly cracked back peppercorn on the palate. It's a more powerful and long-lived year, and it's impossible to guess as Rioja because the profile is completely Atlantic and would fool almost everybody in a blind tasting. So, it's not for you if you hate the herbal character of the Bordeaux wines. 1,200 bottles were filled in March 2019.

43.00 CHF

El Terroir 2014

Domaines Lupier, Navarra

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Navarra
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2018

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker December 2018
    The 2014 El Terroir has a little more depth and complexity than the previous year, even if both vintages were cold and rainy, but this 2014 seems to have more complexity, depth and nuance. It's medium bodied with fine-grained tannins and has very good balance. This cuvée seems to be improving vintage after vintage, they keep working their same vineyards, they keep improving their knowledge, and they are more experienced. The barrels are older and the integration is better. This is earthier and a little wilder than La Dama.

55.00 CHF

El Terroir 2015

Domaines Lupier, Navarra

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Navarra
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2019

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker December 2018
    It felt like the 2015 El Terroir was more austere than the 2014, even if the year was more generous, especially on the palate, where the wine shows strong minerality. It's more telluric than 2014, a slightly darker shade of blue, and it opens up with time in the glass. This wine has achieved a very good level, with a rare combination of power and elegance, especially in this 2015. 26,315 bottles were filled in May 2017.

56.00 CHF

El Terroir 2015

Domaines Lupier, Navarra

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Navarra
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2019

  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker December 2018
    It felt like the 2015 El Terroir was more austere than the 2014, even if the year was more generous, especially on the palate, where the wine shows strong minerality. It's more telluric than 2014, a slightly darker shade of blue, and it opens up with time in the glass. This wine has achieved a very good level, with a rare combination of power and elegance, especially in this 2015. 26,315 bottles were filled in May 2017.

115.00 CHF

El Terroir 2016

Domaines Lupier, Navarra

  • Land / RegionSpanien, Navarra
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 95/100
  • Parker 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Robert Parker April 2020
    The 2016 El Terroir comes from a selection of their organic and biodynamically farmed plots, fermented with indigenous yeasts and matured between 11 and 13 months, depending on the plot, in mostly used and mostly 500- and 600-liter oak barrels. They now only replace around 8% of the barrels each vintage, so they are quite well seasoned and neutral, and the wines don't have any oak aromas or flavors. It has crunchy fruit, red rather than black fruit, and the wine is super fresh. The oak is much better integrated than the initial vintages#it's transparent with the wine, and you feel the fresh fruit, the rain, the soil#as a result, the wine is relaxed, harmonious and has light. This is a more complete and deeper version of the 2013, with the freshness and acidity with long life ahead. The wines show incremental improvements year after year, and the 2016 has probably helped to obtain the most complete vintage to date. It's long, tasty, has fine c

56.00 CHF

Exopto 2015

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Garnacha, Graciano, Tempranillo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2018

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker Feb 2018
    The eponymous red 2015 Exopto is an atypical blend of 70% Graciano from the south, a grape that can keep very good acidity and ripens nicely in warmer vintages (like 2015) and 30% Tempranillo from old vines. In previous vintages, the wine had less Graciano and some 10% Garnacha, but they didn't like what the Garnacha did to the blend in 2015, so they left it out for the first time ever. It fermented in 1,500-liter oak vats with indigenous yeasts, daily pigéage and malolactic in barrel in the spring. The wine matured in 225- and 500-liter oak casks, and they have reduced the new oak to some 30%. Even though they have reduced the new oak and gone for larger volumes, it's still a little marked by the oak and might need some more time in bottle to finish integrating, because there is very nice stuffing here. It has very healthy acidity that should help it develop nicely in bottle. This is elegant and open, less stressed by tannins, within the power

36.00 CHF

Exopto 2015

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Garnacha, Graciano, Tempranillo
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Guia Penin 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2018

  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker Feb 2018
    The eponymous red 2015 Exopto is an atypical blend of 70% Graciano from the south, a grape that can keep very good acidity and ripens nicely in warmer vintages (like 2015) and 30% Tempranillo from old vines. In previous vintages, the wine had less Graciano and some 10% Garnacha, but they didn't like what the Garnacha did to the blend in 2015, so they left it out for the first time ever. It fermented in 1,500-liter oak vats with indigenous yeasts, daily pigéage and malolactic in barrel in the spring. The wine matured in 225- and 500-liter oak casks, and they have reduced the new oak to some 30%. Even though they have reduced the new oak and gone for larger volumes, it's still a little marked by the oak and might need some more time in bottle to finish integrating, because there is very nice stuffing here. It has very healthy acidity that should help it develop nicely in bottle. This is elegant and open, less stressed by tannins, within the power

78.00 CHF

Fragore Etna Rosso DOC 2016

Tenuta di Donnafugata

  • Land / RegionItalien, Sicilia
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Nerello Mascalese
  • Bewertung(en)
  • Parker 93/100

    93/100 Punkte Robert Parker Oct 2019
    Here is a new and exciting wine from the folks at Donnafugata. The 2016 Etna Rosso Contrada Montelaguardia Fragore is a compact and mid-weight expression that opens to a pretty garnet color with dark ruby hues. The bouquet is redolent of wild berry and cassis, but you also get hints of wild rose, smoke, tar and volcanic smoke. As a first vintage of this wine from Etna, the folks at Donnafugata have hit the nail on the head. This is a great wine for a blackened tuna steak on the grill.

  • vinous 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Vinous Aug 2019
    Luminous deep red. Knockout nose offers tangy red fruits, minerals and porcini complicated by Oriental spices and broom. Conveys an impression of superb concentration but also of nonpareil refinement, boasting the uncanny combination of tactile presence and deep luscious pristine red fruit, aromatic herb and stony flavors. A wine of great length and potential with a penetrating steely quality and with lots of fruit lurking in the background. This is the first vintage of Donnafugata#s new top of the line Etna Rosso and it#s a beauty. It undoubtedly helps that the grapes come from the Montelaguardia contrada, one of the lesser known but terroir-wise, one of the of the very best Etna contradas of all.

69.00 CHF

Gloria Reynolds 2004

Cathedral IG Alentejano
Reynolds Wine Growers

  • Land / RegionPortugal, Alentejo
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Alicante Bouschet, Trincadeira
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  • Parker 94/100

    94/100 Punkte Robert Parker October 2016
    The 2004 Tinto Gloria Reynolds -Cathedral is an equal blend of Trincadeira and Alicante Bouschet, aged in new French oak for 24 months. This is simply the old Gloria Reynolds Tinto with a new name, Cathedral only indicating a re-release program. Julian Cuellar Reynolds said: Gloria Cathedral 2004 is an old harvest, the lot of every Gloria that I keep in the cellar for a second release after 12 years. I was not sold on this originally, but it is very impressive now that it is mature-and that maturity is the key to success here. The tannins have moderated, the oak has been pulled in and, most importantly, there is a glorious medley of complex flavors typical of many maturing wines, some earth, forest floor, dried cassis and so on. The texture is gorgeous, too, silky and sensual. If the fruit seems fully mature, the structure still gives it energy. The tannins are controlled, but there is still grip and tension on the finish. Perhaps it was th

148.00 CHF

Gloria Reynolds 2009

Art and Tradition IG Alentejano
Reynolds Wine Growers

  • Land / RegionPortugal, Alentejo
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Alicante Bouschet, Trincadeira
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  • Parker 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2019
    The 2009 Gloria Reynolds Art & Tradition Tinto is an equal blend of Alicante Bouschet and Trincadeira, aged for 24 months in new French oak. It comes in at 14% alcohol. Far more burly and muscular than the 2011 Grande Reserva this issue#even with two extra years of bottle age-this is the one where the winery goes for a statement and let's it all hang out. Yet, with the late release, this has come to a place where it is at least drinkable now, if still a bit tight. Long on the finish, with the beefy nuances of the Alicante dominating the wine, this also has surprising freshness, some acidity that lifts the fruit. In this big and very warm year, this seems impressive for its success in maintaining its balance. At the same time, it adds a layer of depth and power to the Grande Reserva. This seems positioned to age very well#the producer thinks well over 30 years-but let's start here and see where it goes in time.

69.00 CHF

Gosset Champagne

Brut excellence AOC

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir
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  • Parker 90/100

    90/100 Punkte Robert Parker Dec 2009
    The NV Brut Excellence is a terrific effort at this level. A fragrant, open bouquet leads to deep, layered core of fruit. The wine shows gorgeous complexity, nuance and a multi-dimensional personality that is simply compelling. The Brut Excellence is 45% Pinot Noir, 13% Pinot Meunier and 42% Chardonnay. The significant presence of red grapes gives the wine much of its breadth and richness on the palate. This is Lot L745-1422, disgorged 1st week of December, 2008. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2014.

  • Vinum 17/20

    17/20 Punkte Vinum Dezember 2016
    Verführerische, sehr reintönige, rauchig-fruchtige Aromatik; saftig und knackig im Mund, wenig und fest und lang, die Art von Champagner, die man bei jeder Gelegenehit öffnen wird.

42.50 CHF
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Grande Sendrée Brut 2008

Champagne Drappier

  • Land / RegionFrankreich, Champagne
  • KategorieSchaumwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
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  • Falstaff 95/100

    95/100 Punkte Falstaff November 2018
    Helles Gelbgrün, Silberreflexe, feines lebendiges Mousseux. Zarte Nuancen von weißer Birne, ein Hauch von Orangenzesten und Blütenhonig, zart nach Haselnuss, attraktives Bukett. Saftig, komplex, feine Fruchtsüße, unterlegt mit finessenreicher Säurestruktur, mineralisch, ein Hauch von gelber Tropenfrucht im Abgang, sehr gute Länge, sicheres weiteres Entwicklungspotenzial.

  • Parker 94+/100

    94+/100 Punkte Robert Parker Apr 2019
    From a single parcel in Urville, the 2008 Brut Grande Sendrée is exceptional, opening in the glass with incipiently rich aromas of crisp yellow orchard fruit, brioche, marzipan and wheat toast that seems to be on the cusp of acquiring more nutty complexity. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, deep and tight-knit, with superb concentration and structural tension, built around racy acids and concluding with an attractively chalky finish. In keeping with the vintage, this is quite a tensile, reserved Grande Sendrée, but its potential is considerable. Readers should plan on forgetting the 2008 for another four or five years if they wish to catch it at the beginning of its plenitude. It's a blend of 55% Pinot Noir and 45% Chardonnay, one-third of which was fermented in barrel; it was disgorged after seven years sur lattes with five grams per liter dosage.

82.00 CHF

Grande Sendrée Brut 2009

Champagne Drappier

82.00 CHF

Granito 2017

Bianco del Ticino DOC
Tenimento dell'Ör, Mendrisio

  • Land / RegionSchweiz, Tessin
  • KategorieWeisswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Chardonnay, Grauburgunder, Sauvignon Blanc, Weissburgunder
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  • Parker 90/100

    90/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Feb 2020
    The 2017 Bianco del Ticino Granito blends Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris and Blanc and opens with a clear, intensely floral and refreshing bouquet of ripe fruit aromas intertwined with notes of crushed stones and some oak. Precise and elegant on the palate, this is a full-bodied, dense, tight and seriously structured white with ripe fruit, tension-giving minerals and fine bitters on the finish. The oak influence is palatable but moderate, and the wine has good, refreshing length with some fine tannins and stimulating salinity. This is an excellent white to have with a big, fat fish or good risotto. It is still very young though. Tasted in October 2019.

  • Schweizerische Weinzeitung 17/20

    17/20 Punkte Schweizerische Weinzeitung September 2019

15.50 CHF
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