1941 Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon

Unicorn Wine: 1941 Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon Is a Legendary Cask That Could Be Too Rare to Drink

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Inglenook 2013 -Shafer  When I first started drinking and collecting wine, I was convinced that no bottle was too rare to drink. After all, wine was meant to be drunk. Sure, I might feel sheepish after opening a rare bottle, but I always believed that the pleasure of tasting that ultra rare wine for myself was well worth a...
Best DRC Vintages

Find the Best DRC Vintages for Your Cellar: Your Guide to Buying the Best Burgundy Vintages from This Top Producer

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -DRC -Lafite  There’s a niche group of wine collectors who only buy the best Domaine de la Romanee Conti vintages, and it’s easy to see why. DRC consistently produces some of the most collectible wine bottles in the world. Legendary, 100-point vintages sell for as much as $20,000 per bottle, on average, and even the est...
2017 Bordeaux Frost

Analyzing the 2017 Bordeaux Frost: What Collectors Need to Know About Buying 2017 Bordeaux

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Ausone -Angelus -Cheval Blanc Close to one year after Burgundy’s devastating 2016 frost, Bordeaux went through an equally destructive cold snap that damaged up to 90 percent of the vines on some estates. On April 27, 2017, winemakers in most regions of Bordeaux awakened to temperatures as low as 24.8°F, cold enough to fr...
Invest in Bordeaux En Primeur

How Vinfolio Is Changing the Way You Invest in Bordeaux En Primeur

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Lafite -Latour -Haut-Brion -Margaux -Mouton Rothschild -Leoville Las Cases -Cos d’Estournel -Pontet Canet -Pichon Lalande -Lynch Bages  It’s the time of year when the entire wine world is focused on one thing – Bordeaux futures. After several years of decreased demand in the U.S., the 2015 vintage ignited new interes...
2010 Montrose

Hidden Gem of the Month: 2010 Montrose Is One of the Most Collectible Bordeaux Blends from This Estate

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: –Montrose 2009 –Montrose 2010  When I originally looked into some of the latest releases from Montrose, I assumed that the 2009 was more collectible than the 2010. After all, the 2009 costs about $100 more per bottle than the 2010. But after digging through numerous tasting notes and looking at the aging potenti...
Penfolds 2004 Block 42

Unicorn Wine: Penfolds 2004 Block 42 Ampoule Is a Luxury Cabernet Designed for True Connoisseurs

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Penfolds -2005 Penfolds Grange -Domaine de la Romanee Conti -2010 Lafite Rothschild  While all unicorn wines are rare, not all of them are expensive; Penfolds 2004 Block 42 is both. In 2012, this wine sold for $168,000 per bottle, which at the time made it the most expensive wine sold directly from the winery in the world....
Invest in Wine Futures

How to Invest in Wine Futures and Pre-Arrivals: How Futures and Pre-Arrivals Work and How to Buy Safely

MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Margaux 2009 -Haut-Brion 2010 -Leoville Las Cases 2010 -Lafite -Verite La Muse 2001 -Ausone  If you’re serious about wine collecting, chances are that you will invest in wine futures or pre-arrivals at least once. That’s because futures and pre-arrivals often offer the best prices on bottles, and you can secure your wi...