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Australian

1982 Balgownie Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1500ml)     $180.00 per bottle

1980 Balgownie Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1500ml)     $195.00 per bottle

2001 Best's Family Thomson Shiraz (1500ml)     ONE OF THE GREAT WINES OF THE WORLD; James Halliday - 96 points $320.00 per bottle

1998 Best's Family Thomson Shiraz (1500ml)     James Halliday - 97 points $450.00 per bottle

1998 Best's Family Thomson Shiraz (slightly damaged labels) (1500ml)     James Halliday - 97 points $420.00 per bottle

1997 Best's Family Thomson Shiraz (1500ml)     James Halliday - 97 points $360.00 per bottle

1994 Best's Family Thomson Shiraz (1500ml)     $390.00 per bottle

1995 Cape Mentelle Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)        " brilliant" Divine Magazine; James Halliday   ****(*) $199.00 per bottle

1993 Cape Mentelle Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)        Jeremy Oliver - 95 points; James Halliday 95 points $235.00 per bottle

2000 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1er Cru Classe (1500ml)    Robert Parker 97 points; Jancis Robinson Top 20 Wines of 2000   $4900.00 per bottle

2007 Craggy Range Sophia Merlot Cabernet Franc (1500ml)    1st Placing - 2009 Wine Spectator Review (Gimblett Gravels versus Bordeaux Tasting); "This is one of the finest Bordeaux blends ever made in New Zealand. It will be a wonderful keeping wine... VALUE" - Geoff Kelly, 19.5 points *****; "Thoroughly justifies its exalted status... A very serious red... the best wine under this label since it was first made in 2001" - Bob Campbell MW, 97 points *****; "Full-bodied and beautifully balanced... a stunning wine... Superb" - Neal Martin, 95 points; "An elegant, balanced, classic wine, flush with plummy, curranty, chocolatey flavour and touched by spice. As is so often the case with superior wines, it... a smooth, complete wine" - The Wine Front, 95 points     $230.00 per bottle

2009 Cullen Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)   "In 09 she has ascended to hitherto unknown heights of restraint... more elegantly poised and yet impeccably riper than ever... An immaculately crafted DM that will go down among the greatest and longest-lived yet" - Tyson Stelzer, 98 points; "A superlative wine, beautifully balanced, measured and focused, already revealing remarkable complexity and character... an unctuous, long and seamless palate that remains gentle and willowy... it's deeply layered and flavoured, finishing with exemplary balance" - Jeremy Oliver, 98 points; "Soft, full, deep, long and generous... This is a great wine from a vintage so good that even the winemaking team are still shaking their heads about it. In Vanya's thoughts, due to the resulting vibrant and elegant balance, this was a Mozart of a vintage. This will prove to be one of Cullen, Margaret River's and Australia's greatest Cabernets from one of their greatest vintages" - John Jens, 18.8 points out of 20; ". It's an extraordinary, harmonious, elegant cabernet, easily among the best yet made in Australia" - Chris Shanahan   $275.00 per bottle

2001 Cullen Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)     Jeremy Oliver - 97 points; The Wine Front - 97 points; "... one of the best wines ever produced in Australia . Rating? Who needs one with a wine like this!" - www.torbwine.com     $350.00 per bottle

2000 Cullen Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)   Jeremy Oliver - 97 points; "Best Cabernet Blend in Australia " - Gourmet Traveller; Halliday's Top 100-94 points  $320.00 per bottle

2004 Dog Ridge Original Plantings Shiraz (1500ml)     A tour de force, made from a tiny block of pre-clonal original plantings in the 1940's     $149.95 per bottle

2001 Fox Creek JSM Shiraz Cabernet Franc (1500ml)      "The first half of the bottle didn't even touch the sides... rich,ripe,dark fruit,primary shiraz characters, incredibly smooth and drinkable" - Wine Spectator, 92+ points (90-94 Outstanding); Jeremy Oliver 91 points; "A well-balanced, medium-bodied palate with sweet, chocolatey fruit and ripe tannins. Trophy and gold medal winner at the McLaren Vale Wine Show" - James Halliday, 90 points    $75.00 per bottle

1999 Fox Creek Reserve Shiraz (1500ml)       Jeremy Oliver - 95 points  $195.00 per bottle

1998 Hewitson L'Oizeau Shiraz (1500ml)       James Halliday - 94 points; Ralph Kyte-Powell  ****  $140.00 per bottle

2003 Jacobs Creek St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml) James Halliday - 93 points; Jeremy Oliver - 92 points   $95.00 per bottle

1991 Jasper Hill Emily's Paddock Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver  96 points  $430.00 per bottle

2006 Jasper Hill 25th Anniversary Shiraz (1500ml)     $240.00 per bottle

2008 Jasper Hill Georgia's Paddock Shiraz (1500ml)    "The best Emily's Paddock yet" - James Halliday, 96 points $175.00 per bottle

2007 Jasper Hill Georgia's Paddock Shiraz (1500ml)   James Halliday - 93 points  $215.00 per bottle

2004 Jasper Hill Georgia's Paddock Shiraz (1500ml)      The Wine Front - 94 points $240.00 per bottle

2003 Jasper Hill Georgia's Paddock Shiraz (1500ml)      The Wine Front - 93 points $250.00 per bottle

1992 Jasper Hill Georgia's Paddock Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver - 95 points $295.00 per bottle

1991 Jasper Hill Georgia's Paddock Shiraz (1500ml)      James Halliday   ***** $295.00 per bottle

1999 Katnook Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)       Jeremy Oliver - 95 points; Top 100 of the Sydney Wine Competition    $160.00 per bottle

1999 Knappstein Enterprise Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)       James Halliday - 90 points; Winestate   ****    $99.00 per bottle

1999 Knappstein Enterprise Shiraz (1500ml)       Jeremy Oliver - 95 points; James Halliday - 93 points    $99.00 per bottle

1990 Lindemans 150th Anniversary Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)     $170.00 per bottle

1994 Lindemans Limestone Ridge Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver 95 points; James Halliday - 90 points    $155.00 per bottle

1991 Lindemans Limestone Ridge Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver 94 points; James Halliday - 94 points    $165.00 per bottle

1996 Lindemans Pyrus (1500ml)      $150.00 per bottle

1993 Lindemans St George Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)        Jeremy Oliver 87 points $145.00 per bottle

1991 Lindemans St George Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)        Jeremy Oliver 95 points; James Halliday - 93 points $175.00 per bottle

2006 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)        $395.00 per bottle

2000 Mount Mary Quintet (3000ml)    "The most exciting young cabernet blend I have ever tasted from Mount Mary... No apologies that this benchmark Australian expression of the left bank Bordeaux blend is hard to lay hands on. If you're serious, you'll find a way - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points    $1795.00 per bottle

Mount Mary Quintet 20 Year Vertical 1986 - 2005 (1500ml)     A UNIQUE COLLECTION SHOWCASING THE MAGIC OF JOHN MIDDLETON OVER 20 CONSECUTIVE YEARS    $15,995.00 per bottle

2002 O'Leary Walker Clare/McLaren Vale Shiraz (1500ml)      James Halliday - 93 points; The Wine Front - 91 points    $145.00 per bottle

1992 Orlando Lawson's Padthaway Shiraz (1500ml)     Jeremy Oliver - 86 points    $150.00 per bottle

1998 Orlando Russet Ridge Cabernet Shiraz Merlot (6000ml)      $350.00 per bottle

2003 Orlando St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml) James Halliday - 93 points; Jeremy Oliver - 92 points   $95.00 per bottle

1998 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver - 96 points; "A great 389" - Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide    $275.00 per bottle

2004 Penfolds Bin 60A Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)     "This brilliant wine actually delivers on the stellar expectations encouraged by its label. When it really opens up, it will be something to behold. And to drink... Perfectly structured and balanced, this is a very great wine" - Jeremy Oliver, 98 points; "A very great wine" - James Halliday ; Robert Parker - 96 points; Wine Spectator - 94 points    $1595.00 per bottle

1997 Penfolds Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)      "It's a very good wine" - Jeremy Oliver, 93 points; "A wine which continues that high-toned, lusciously aromatic fruit of the '96... There is plenty of weight and stuffing to the palate" - James Halliday, 92 points     $549.95 per bottle

1999 Penfolds RWT Shiraz (1500ml)       Jeremy Oliver - 96 points $350.00 per bottle

1998 Penfolds RWT Shiraz (1500ml)       Jeremy Oliver - 96 points $430.00 per bottle

2009 Penfolds St Henri Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      "St Henri in its best clothes, prim and pretty. Blackberries, plums, cranberry. Has a gorgeous spicy leathery character on both the nose and palate. Flavour- and weight-wise this is 100 percent true to the St Henri mould. The archetypal medium-bodied Aussie red.... Clean, classic, classy finish" - The Wine Front - 93+ points   $195.00 per bottle

2007 Penfolds St Henri Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      James Halliday - 95 points; The Wine Front - 92+ points; Tyson Stelzer - 94 points   $195.00 per bottle

2006 Penfolds St Henri Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      James Halliday - 96 points; "Delicious stuff" - The Wine Front, 95 points; "This is a St Henri that simply needs a good deal of time for its black fruits to unravel" - Tyson Stelzer , 94 points   $220.00 per bottle

2004 Penfolds St Henri Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      "The 2004 is a superb version of this classic Penfolds wine... complex and intense on the palate and managing to be both powerful and restrained" - Philip Rich, AFR Top 20 Wines of 2008; "It's long and brooding" - Jeremy Oliver, 96 points;  "Enormous length of flavour... It's destined to become one of the greats" - Winorama - 96+ points; The Wine Front - 96 points; Paul Ippolito - 96 points; "I have a soft spot for the '02 and '04 St Henris" - Peter Gago   $240.00 per bottle

2002 Penfolds St Henri Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      "One of the finest releases ever of this benchmark shiraz... Marvellously long" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points;  "If this isn't the best St Henri yet, it's so close it doesn't matter" - Halliday's Top 100 of 2006, 96 points; The Wine Front - 95 points; Gourmet Traveller Wine - ***** 95 points; "The best young St Henri I can remember tasting" - Max Allen; "I have a soft spot for the '02 and '04 St Henris" - Peter Gago   $260.00 per bottle

1999 Penfolds St Henri Shiraz Cabernet (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver 95 points; Wine Spectator - 92 points [90-94: Outstanding]; James Halliday - 93 points; The Wine Front - 91 points   $260.00 per bottle

1997 Petaluma Coonawarra (3000ml)     Jeremy Oliver 97 points; James Halliday - 94 points   $375.00 per bottle

1997 Petaluma Coonawarra (6000ml)     Jeremy Oliver 97 points; James Halliday - 94 points   $750.00 per bottle

1995 Plantagenet Mount Barker Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)       The Wine Front - 93 points; Jeremy Oliver 90 points    $135.00 per bottle

1993 Plantagenet Mount Barker Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)       Jeremy Oliver 93 points; James Halliday  92 points; The Wine Front - 90 points    $149.00 per bottle

1996 Plantagenet Mount Barker Shiraz (1500ml)       James Halliday  93 points    $130.00 per bottle

1996 Redbank Sally's Paddock Red Blend (1500ml)      Vintage rating 10/10 - Neil Robb; Jeremy Oliver 90  $149.00 per bottle

2002 Tahbilk Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver - 92 points    $60.00 per bottle

2002 Tim Adams The Aberfeldy Shiraz (1500ml)      "2002 Aberfeldy is the labels' finest yet... Long, fine and seamless" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points; "Bang! It's beautiful... It's a great, warm, silken Aberfeldy" - The Wine Front, 95 points; "One of those freaky wines that's dazzling to drink right from the word go. Will age magnificently for a decade" - Andrew Wood; "A very special creation and my highest scoring Aberfeldy to date" - Matthew Jukes    $170.00 per bottle

1999 Tim Adams The Aberfeldy Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver - 95 points $140.00 per bottle

1996 Tim Adams The Aberfeldy Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver - 94 points $160.00 per bottle

1991 Tim Adams The Aberfeldy Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver - 94 points $195.00 per bottle

1993 Wantirna Estate Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)    $220.00 per bottle

1992 Wantirna Estate Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)    $220.00 per bottle

Italian

1995 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino (1500ml)   Robert Parker 93 points; Gambero Rosso Two Glasses  $350.00 per bottle

1997 Fattoria Zerbina Pietramora Sangiovese Di Romagna (1500ml)   Gambero Rosso Two Glasses  $195.00 per bottle