The Finest Wines

First Growths

The Bordeaux Classification of 1855 was a single effort that proved to be one of the most pivotal actions in wine history. Emperor Napoleon III decreed that the wines of the Left Bank of Bordeaux be ranked by current price points into five tiers of importance so that visitors to the first World’s Fair could differentiate between and compare the finest wines.

Only five of the 61 ranked chateaux were considered to be among the top tier in 1855. They share a regal title - 1er Grand Cru Classé, or "First Growth". Although ranked the same, their wines are individually expressed through the terroir and traditions of each of the five chateaux. Bordeaux wine production is strictly regulated, and the winemaking practices of First Growth Chateaux typically exceed even the stringent AOC requirements. As a result, exceptional market demand makes these wines very difficult to acquire without a trusted source. With our provenance guaranteed, we have an impeccable inventory of the most exclusive, sought-after, and famous First Growths.

These wines were shipped temperature-controlled, professionally stored, and backed by Provenance Guarantee



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Haut Brion
1992
1 In Stock
750ml
CT90
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2000
1 In Stock
1.5L
D100
WA99
V96
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2005
10 In Stock
750ml
WS100
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2007
1 In Stock
750ml
V(+?)95
WA95
JK95
CT94
2009
5 In Stock
750ml
WA100
JS100
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Lafite Rothschild
1985
3 In Stock
750ml
JS96
VC96
JG94
FM94
D94
RJ94
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2003
1 In Stock
1.5L
WA100
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Latour
2001
1 In Stock
1.5L
D97
V96
JD96
WA95
WS95
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1996
1 In Stock
750ml
WCI98
JK98
JS96
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2008
3 In Stock
1.5L
WA96
WE96
JD96
JS95
D95
WS94
CT94
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2009
3 In Stock
1.5L
WA100
JS100
JD100
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Margaux
2003
15 In Stock
750ml
OWC
JS97–98
D97
V96
WE96
WS95
WA99

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2004
2 In Stock
750ml
WE96
V94
WA94
WS94

Ex-Chateau.

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2005
3 In Stock
750ml
JS100
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2005
1 In Stock
1.5L
JS100
2005
2 In Stock
1.5L
JS100
This product is a part of The Brian Devine Cellar
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Mouton Rothschild
2000
2 In Stock
1.5L
RJ98
WA96–97
WE97
D96
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2009
10 In Stock
750ml
OWC
FM100
JD100
WCI100
WS98
JS98

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2009
36 In Stock
750ml
FM100
JD100
WCI100
WS98
JS98

Ex-Chateau 2022 Release.

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2009
1 In Stock
750ml
BSL
FM100
JD100
WCI100
WS98
JS98
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2006
1 In Stock
3L
WE97
WA96
JD96
WS95
JS95
D95
WCI95
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