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Australian

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

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

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

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

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

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     $270.00 per bottle

2001 Cullen Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)     "Wonderful wine, elegant and yet concentrated, deep and yet light on its feet, drinking superbly right now at 17 years. There are complex bottle-developed aroma notes to the bouquet and the wine is elegant, medium to full-bodied and beautifully balanced. No sign of greenness. A top vintage of this wine" - Huon Hooke, 97 points (Tasted Jan 2018); "It's heady and opulent, succulent and meaty, and offers a simply unreal length and persistence of exaggerated fruit" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points; "It's not until the wine hits your tongue though that its greatness is revealed - or inferred. In short, it's dramatically structured, with a palate that's brooding and powerful and wrenched tight, with finegrained tannins that rattle right back through the palate in classical style and in doing so bolt its rage of blackcurrant/black cherried fruit rigidly in place. This is a tremendous, statuesque, upstanding wine that shuns cuddly generousity and likeability for the sake of a commanding sense of respect. It's a lesson in how a superior, young, ageworthy cabernet should look" - 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; "Its sheer class shines through the trappings of extreme youth, a controlled explosion of blackcurrant, spice and blackberry, ripe tannins and French oak" - James Halliday, 96 points; "This is without question one of the really great Cullen cabernets... The palate has wonderful persistence of flavour and length. Ripe, fine-grained and supple tannins round out a wine that is elegant and concentrated and that will keep improving for many years. This is one of the year's very best wines" - Philip Rich, AFR Top 20 Wines of 2003     $420.00 per bottle

2000 Cullen Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)   "Classically long and silky, with a sumptuous depth of plush, pristine black berry/dark cherry fruit tightly integrated with supple, drying tannins and smoky fine-grained oak. Superb balance, length and harmony" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points; VOTED BEST CABERNET SAUVIGNON BLEND IN AUSTRALIA by Gourmet Traveller Wine - "Both the 2000 and 1999 wines showed a deep purple-red colour and wonderful fruit concentration. The 2000 is marginally the finer of the two in structure, with a plump, supple and intense palate and plenty of fine tannin. I thought the fruit showed perfect ripeness, with concentrated blackcurrant characters. Peter Bourne said 'rich, ripe and opulent, with power and length', while Peter Forrestal admired its 'velvet texture'"  $360.00 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     $150.00 per bottle

2019 Giant Steps Applejack Vineyard Pinot Noir(1500ml)    WINNER OF THE TROPHY FOR THE BEST PINOT NOIR OF SHOW - 2020 YARRA VALLEY WINE SHOW; "This wine shouts Applejack from the rooftops: it's perfumed, elegant and relatively light-bodied, but with a fireworks display of red fruits and complex, savoury tannins" - James Halliday, 98 points & Special Value Wine; "This is a stunning Pinot Noir, it is pretty, structural and has a purity of fruit that is met in equal measure by subtle savoury texture from whole bunches and the delicate spice that comes from new French oak. The palate builds beautifully with a meld of red and black cherry; undergrowth, rhubarb and finely tuned acidity define the mid palate with the complex and long finish a layered expression of fruit and gentle spice. A benchmark example of Australian Pinot Noir" - Patrick Eckel, 97 points; "The palate has impressive density with focus. The spiced blueberry flavors are intense, fresh and long and there's such vibrant acidity sustaining the long finish" Nick Stock, 96 points; "Very rich and ripe, almost opulent flavour with charming fruit sweetness and a succulent core. A delicious wine" - Huon Hooke, 95 points  $145.00 per bottle   

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

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)     $2450.00 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

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

2006 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "A terrific wine of superb balance and focus... It finishes with exceptional length and tight-knit acidity" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points; "All about subtlety and finesse... has deceptive intensity and length" - James Halliday, 94 points    $600.00 per bottle

2005 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "Supremely elegant, stylish and focused, this aristocratic red... Sumptuously flavoured but silky-smooth... with an intensity that builds steadily towards its palate-staining finish" - Jeremy Oliver, 96 points; "Supremely graceful and fine in typical Mount Mary style; the long and silky palate has a tapestry of red and black fruit flavours, the finish long and satisfying, the aftertaste lingering for minutes" - James Halliday, 95 points   $550.00 per bottle

2004 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "A top-drawer Mount Mary red... Beautifully controlled and contained, its silky and elegant palate conceals its ample power and strength" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points; "An elegant, stately red... Great flavour, line and balance on palate. Beautifully proportioned" - Gourmet Traveller Wine, 96 points *****; "A classic, understated Mount Mary style, beautiful fruit/oak/tannin balance; cassis and blackcurrant dominate, then silky tannins on a very long finish" - James Halliday, 95 points   $600.00 per bottle

2003 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "Smooth and silky, the palate is round and juicy, delivering a sumptuous expression of vibrant dark cherry and small berry fruit... It's polished and harmoniously balanced, and should develop impressive complexity with bottle-age" - Jeremy Oliver, 96 points; "Considerable depth and power to the array of cassis, blackcurrant and blackberry fruit; very good texture and structure; abundant fine tannins and controlled oak" - James Halliday, 94 points   $550.00 per bottle

2002 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "Very fine, elegant, cool-climate cabernet blend... Smooth and stylish, it's pristine and silky, presenting exceptional length and brightness of fruit" - Jeremy Oliver, 94 points   $500.00 per bottle

2001 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "Rich, smooth and seamless, almost opulent for a cabernet, it's wonderfully long, harmonious and stylish... For the cellar" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points; "Sweet, complex and sophisticated... At once quite suave and impressively concentrated... built to age" - Stephen Tanzer, 94+points   $600.00 per bottle

2000 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "It is the most exciting young cabernet blend I have ever tasted from Mount Mary... An essay in creamy vinous texture and restrained strength, its palate bursts with dark berry fruits... Perfectly ripe, sumptuous and firm... 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   $650.00 per bottle

1999 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    "A deluxe, silky-smooth, supremely elegant and complete blend of red Bordeaux varieties of exceptional longevity... a profound core of pure cassis and small red berry fruit. Wonderfully balanced and deftly integrated, it's the complete package" - Jeremy Oliver, 97 points   $650.00 per bottle

1998 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver, 97 points; "The long, even palate has near-identical cassis and blackberry flavours, supported by fine, lingering tannins and subtle oak. Reflects the '98 vintage; by the standards of Mount Mary, quite full" - James Halliday, 94 points   $600.00 per bottle

1997 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 91 points   $450.00 per bottle

1996 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 95 points   $650.00 per bottle

1995 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 91 points   $450.00 per bottle

1994 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 96 points   $600.00 per bottle

1993 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 90 points   $450.00 per bottle

1992 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 95 points   $500.00 per bottle

1990 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 97 points   $650.00 per bottle

1989 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 85 points   $400.00 per bottle

1988 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 97 points   $650.00 per bottle

1987 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 90 points   $450.00 per bottle

1986 Mount Mary Quintet (1500ml)    Jeremy Oliver 95 points   $550.00 per bottle

2000 Mount Mary Quintet (3000ml)    "It is the most exciting young cabernet blend I have ever tasted from Mount Mary... An essay in creamy vinous texture and restrained strength, its palate bursts with dark berry fruits... Perfectly ripe, sumptuous and firm... 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    $12,995.00 per bottle

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

2018 Penfolds 60th Anniversary Limited Release Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)      To honour 60 years since its inception, Penfolds winemakers selected exemplar Bin 389 parcels to create this Limited Release. Encapsulating Penfolds time-honoured blending philosophy, this wine offers an alternative expression of a 2018 cabernet shiraz. Twice the amount of new oak as a 'regular' Bin 389. Easily handled, thanks to the quality of the fruit & oak used for this very special homage blend    $320.00 per bottle

2004 Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz (1500ml)      "Tight, refined texture, lovely flavour and style, balanced and very long" - Huon Hooke, 94 points; "No shortage of flavour. It feels soft and supple but the luxurious quality of the fruit masks plenty of ripe dry chewy tannins. Finishes with chocolate and plum flavours. A very good Kalimna" - Gary Walsh, 92 points    $150.00 per bottle

2018 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)      "Generously proportioned wine with dense inky cassis, blackberry mulberry fruits, plentiful chocolaty tannins, mocha espresso oak complexity, attractive mid-palate viscosity and superb mineral length. Finishes grainy firm. A classic powerful Bin 389 year with superb fruit complexity, density and attack" - Andrew Caillard MW - 98 points; "Sooty, rich, brooding and powerful, this is an epic Bin 389 and the partnership between the two varieties is sensational... This is a massive score for Bin 389, but it is worth every point thanks to its seamless palate and heroically long finish" - Matthew Jukes, 19+ points out of 20; "This has a very impressively complete feel... So integrated. The palate has a very silky texture, so plush and polished with a wealth of rich and intense dark-plum, dark-berry and blackcurrant flavors. The oak is completely soaked with ripe, fresh fruit. This is a great Bin 389" - Nick Stock - 97 points; "This full-weighted wine boasts all the extract, oomph and Penfolds' attention to detail: glossy colour, impeccably ripe fruit across premium SA zones, generous American oak cladding and clear capacity to age. Meanwhile, the rich accents of South Australia and the quintessential Cabernet / Shiraz blend of mettle and generosity are on full show: black currant, pastille, anise and hedgerow. This will make exceptional old bones" - Ned Goodwin MW, 96 points; "The bouquet is sweetly super-ripe with loads of blackberry jam and fruit sweetness, the palate likewise sumptuously deep in fruit with oak keeping very much in the background. The flavour fills the mouth superbly and continues long into the aftertaste, harmonised by lashings of soft, ripe tannins... Sumptuous fruit sweetness. A ripping wine that seems to be less oak-marked than this wine traditionally is" - Huon Hooke, 96 points; "A perennial favourite of mine... It has great colour, and a supple mouthfeel that invests the wine with a hint of elegance, underlined by the fluid, flawless balance, the length a given" - James Halliday, 96 points; "A truly beautiful blend" - Decanter, 96 points    $225.00 per bottle

2017 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)      "Is complex and compelling, the bouquet setting the scene, and the palate filling it. Black fruits, gently vanillan oak, superfine but persistent tannins are but the start" - James Halliday, 97 points; Tony Love - 97 points; "A generously flavoured and classically robust 389... Its deep core of black, red and blue fruit drives long and earthy over a firmish spine of fine, crunchy tannins, easily carrying its handsome but artfully balanced oak. Although already approachable and with no hard edges, it's a long-term classic" - Jeremy Oliver, 96 points; Andrew Caillard MW - 96 points; "The pitch, it's perfect. Scrunch gum leaves and super ripe blackcurrant, vanilla cream and red licorice all together and then snap them fresh, and strap them tight. There's tobacco here, there are violets, there's kirsch. It's bold, it's not without elegance, and it's hard not to conclude that it's pretty much bang on" - Campbell Mattinson, 94 points    $225.00 per bottle

2007 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)      James Halliday - 94 points; "Played well, done good. Top result" - The Wine Front, 93 points    $275.00 per bottle

1998 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)      Jeremy Oliver - 96 points; "A great 389" - Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide    $350.00 per bottle

2004 Penfolds Bin 60A Cabernet Shiraz (1500ml)     Lisa Perrotti-Brown - 99+ points; "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..." - Jeremy Oliver, 98 points; "Perfectly structured and balanced, this is a very great wine" - James Halliday ; "Rich and massively full, fruit sweet and decadent in the mouth. Most impressive wine. Majestic. Lumdoocious. Gorgeous flavour and sweetness of fruit balanced by masses of tannins, smooth and supple. Enormous length. Great wine indeed" - Huon Hooke, 98 points; "Seemingly the 2004 has every bit as much potential as the 1962… This stunning blend should have a minimum of three decades of aging potential and be a true collector's item for many years to come" - Robert Parker, 98 points    $2250.00 per bottle

1999 Penfolds Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon (1500ml)      "A palate with great depth and power, supported by controlled, savoury tannins and lingering blackberry fruit. The oak handling throughout cannot be faulted" - James Halliday, 94 points     $995.00 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     $995.00 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   $355.00 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   $375.00 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   $355.00 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

2019 Te Mata Coleraine Cabernet Merlot (1500ml)     "The palate is packed with rich fruit intensity combined with layers of silky texture and complex flavours, wonderfully supported by perfectly pitched chalky tannins, making it sturdy and structured with a seemingly endless finish. Flawless and spellbinding" - Sam Kim, 100 points; "This wine represents elegance on a grand scale and is on one of the best vintage I've tasted. It has plushness and power with great potential" - Bob Campbell MW, 98 points; "It's medium-bodied, taut and tightly strung with 'mineral' feeling cranberry acidity, sheets of slate-like tannin, superb waft of mouth-perfume, and a firm finish of impeccable length. A whole lot of what you might call 'discreet structure' this year, and feels particularly long-term. Oh Coleraine, you've done it again" - Gary Walsh, 97 points, "Complex and very sophisticated with a calm yet mysterious package of aromas: elegance and finesse, aromas of dark berries and varietal, ripe cabernet, some sweet tobacco, dark olive and barrel spices. Very harmonious already, but lots of youth and palate tension. Big tannins, ripe tannins and acidity to match. Delicious, young, vibrant" - Cameron Douglas MS, 97 points  $235.00 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