This cellar comes from a true devotee who assembled an outstanding collection focused on his passion for the finest of California’s and Bordeaux’s Cabernet Sauvignon producers, with some Petrus and Domenico Clerico thrown in for good measure! The wines were accumulated directly through the wineries, high-end retailers, and auction houses. Let Benchmark Wine pass on the legacy of this collector's worship of the finest Bordeaux blends.
september's Hidden Gem
This month’s feature on Wine Pro Picks: Montalcino Giovanni Neri 2019
We are excited to be introducing our new Wine Pro Picks! Brunello level quality at a fraction of the price, it’s fitting that Casanova di Neri could produce such a stunningly tasty wine for this price. Yes, it’s older vines – 45 years average, to be sure. Of course, it’s the exceptional soils of the southern end of Montalcino in the new Tocci vineyard. Naturally, it reflects Casanova di Neri’s obsession with quality.
Domaine de la Romanée Conti is widely regarded as one of the most magnificent wine estates in existence. The wines produced from these Grand Cru vineyards are second to none, with La Tache and Romanée Conti being the wineries' two monopoles. At Benchmark, we are fortunate enough to have acquired a large inventory of these rarities.
Pristine Rare Wines
One of the largest rare wine collections to come to market so far this year is being released by Benchmark Wine Group. With rare wine appreciating rapidly in the market, it’s becoming one of the top alternate collectibles and with the increased interest in drinking better wine as a part of the home dining lifestyle, the great wines represented in this cellar are especially in demand. Shop recent releases of top Burgundies, large formats from producers like Soldera, Chave, Ornellaia, as well as over 40 different wines with perfect 100 point scores!
These wines are consistently praised and are considered the benchmark of red wines in Napa, controlling 40% of the regions total production. There’s no doubt, you can find a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon for every palate. All of these wines are built to compliment cuisine and just as enjoyable on their own. One thing for sure, Napa Cabs will always leave you wanting more!
The Quintessential Down-Under
Known for powerful and age-worthy Shiraz, the secrets of the winemaking techniques of Penfolds reside in the unique choice of single vineyards or single block, single region or sub-region, multi-region, and multi-varietal blending. If you are an avid oenophile, Penfolds is a top-five bucket-list wine. Make sure your cellar has it stocked and ready for the summer barbecues!
ICONIC & DISTINGUISHED
We're excited to announce that brand new wines have been added to The Magnifique Cellar. This cellar features some of the most desirable expressions of French vinification. From cellar-worthy Champagne producers like Delamotte, Pascal Doque and Bollinger to classic Cote Rotie from Jamet to magnums of Lynch Bages, these additions to an already stellar collection are not to be missed! All in stock and ready to ship today!
This cellar comes from a couple in the hospitality business in the deep south, so it is no wonder that they amassed only the finest wines for their beloved guests. With wines coming from venerable producers such as Scarecrow, Hundred Acre, Futo, Williams Selyem, Aubert, and many more, their dinner company was sure to be treated to the kindness of Southern hospitality. Benchmark Wine Group is delighted to offer this newest cellar collection so that some Southern charm may grace your gatherings.
Today, we are delighted to share with you our impressive stock of "Ex-Chateau" Bordeaux. All of these wines were released directly out of the producers' cellars for temperature-controlled shipping to our Napa facility. Provenance of this calliber is simply unmatched. Some of the wines on this list are new or recent releases, while others were library releases that were aged in their respective cellars of origin. Any Bordeaux enthusiast with a bit of room in their cellar should jump on this opportunity.
AN ODE TO THE BROTHERHOOD
Benchmark Wine Group is honored to offer a genuinely exceptional cellar coming from one such Chevalier. For over forty years, he meticulously studied and collected the best vintages from the hardest to acquire producers. His cellar offers a diverse assortment of wines, ranging from cult Chardonnay from California, Chambertin from Burgundy, Hermitage from the Northern Rhone, Spatlese Riesling from Nahe, Germany – and the list goes on! This outstanding cellar is an ode to Dionysus, Bacchus, Noah, Saint-Vincent, and the brotherhood and camaraderie of wine lovers everywhere.
A League of Their Own
The fame of “First Growth” Bordeaux dates back hundreds of years, and these Chateau's have certainly stood the test of time by producing Bordeaux's best wines year after year. Each has its own house “style” - from Lafite’s finesse and power to Margaux’s elegance and complexity, these wines are all distinctive in their own. “First” is no mistake, and once you have tasted them, there is no questioning their esteem.
Special milestones in life deserve to be toasted with a glass of the finest wine available. This Long Island collector acquired his wines directly from the producers and top-tiered auction sites, thus amassing a truly outstanding blue-chip collection. He was meticulous when storing his wines, keeping them in a pristine, professional-grade, temperature-controlled wine cellar from the moment of acquisition. Now, this cellar is ready to be shared, with many of the wines coming into their prime drinking windows. Stock up on life's remarkable moments with these wines today!
A perfect scoring wine is a rare occurrence. Seeking out these unique and exceptional wines is our specialty because we know a great bottle of wine can turn any gathering into a special occasion!
Did you know that your favorite fine and rare wine retailer is also direct importing some of the world's most exclusive brands for distribution? Our ever-expanding network of relationships across the wine world has resulted in access to top wines coming directly from the producer's cellars.
Become an instant collector. With just one click, acquire an instantaneous collection of premium wines. Based on your selection, our team of trained cellar experts, with a collective 30 years in the industry, who understand the value of a well-groomed cellar, will curate an instantaneous collection sourced from our unparalleled stock of fine and rare wine, with investment in mind. Each curated experience is guaranteed to be expertly selected and stocked full of envy-worthy cellar pieces at an exclusive rate.
No matter the size or depth of your collection, our acquisitions professionals will work with you through each step of the process to make sure that the experience is as easy as possible.
Sine Qua Non typically creates Rhone-inspired varietals and blends and has received the highest admiration from critics and consumers on a global scale. The wines are as unique and expressive as the artwork on the labels. Each vintage boasts a different piece that is a reflection of that specific bottling. Benchmark Wine Group has one of the largest selections of Sine Qua Non available. Secure your bottles today while they’re still available!