The finest wines in the world, at all price points, are made in surprisingly small lots. Every day, WineAccess presents one wine – a few hundred cases of the very best – for delivery right to your door.
Sometimes we find the wines directly from importers. But mostly, we do it ourselves, going right to the best vineyards and cellars, direct to the source.
Is there a house style? Yes. All wines must have rich, clean fruit flavors. But they must have enough mineral backbone to balance the richness. Almost all are delicious on release, but they must also improve with age.
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Region: Argentina > Mendoza
Grape type: Malbec
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate first introduced us to Hervé Fabre's classically structured old-vine Malbecs in October 2010. Soon after the Advocate posted a 91-point rating — one of the highest ever attributed to an under-$15 Argentine Malbec — we contacted Fabre's stateside importer and purchased a couple of cases for ourselves. A week later, we called the importer back and asked him to help us arrange a meeting with Fabre in Mendoza.
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Region: California > Napa
Grape type: Cabernet Sauvignon
When we visited Napa Valley in July 2012, growers up and down the Silverado Trail were beaming ear to ear. The Cabernet Sauvignon crop was magnificent, both qualitatively and quantitatively. The summer had been warm and exceedingly dry, but without the torrid heat spikes that mar so many growing seasons. If the weather held out, particularly in the late-harvested mountain AVAs, the very first release of Charles Bartlett’s Edict Cabernet Sauvignon would be drawn from one of the most extraordinary vintages in valley history. read more »
Region: California > Sonoma > Sonoma Coast
Grape type: Pinot Noir
When it comes to the most opulent $25 Pinot Noir on Sonoma Coast, the critics won't get an argument from WineAccess.
Dark, dark ruby to the rim. Explosive, youthful aromas of black raspberry, black cherry, and rose petals tinged with sweet spice and juniper berries. Broad, rich, juicy, and ultra-concentrated on entry, with a luscious crushed-red-fruit core. This is a classic Pinot Noir from one of Sonoma Coast's most brilliant and iconoclastic winemakers, Bill Hunter. read more »