Week in Review 03-05-19
Friday, May 3, 2019 in Review
Henschke and Moss Wood lead the pack this week. Both new releases, both classified ‘Exceptional’.
Speaking of iconic producers, delve into Langton’s Classified ‘Outstanding’ wines from just $77. Raise a glass to all things Sauvignon Blanc. Discover an extraordinary vintage from ‘one of the Rhône’s most accomplished négociants.’ (Jancis Robinson). And taste world class 100 point wines from Chile’s finest.
The Week That Was
Two Langton’s Classified ‘Exceptional’ wines have arrived! The 2015 Henschke Mount Edelstone Shiraz is finally here, and secure your priority access to the 2016 Moss Wood Cabernet. Quality and value hit their sweet spot with 2016 Hoddles Creek Pinot Noir (James Halliday calls it, ‘a ridiculous bargain.’). Secure these icons for your cellar today.
They’re the beating heart of Australia’s secondary wine market—these are the wines that have earned their place in the ‘Outstanding’ category of the Langton's Classification.Their styles are diverse and their characters unique, but all share a soul of exemplary fruit quality, meticulous craftsmanship and authenticity. Explore the Langton’s Classification VII and secure the country’s most sought-after wines.
Sauvignon Blanc Day
Sav Blanc. Those two words may call to mind a very specific style, but there's a world of Sauvignon Blanc to enjoy. From the accessible styles that put Marlborough on the map, to its use in exquisite French blends, there's a Sauvignon Blanc for wherever you find yourself on your wine journey.
As one of the leading wine négociants in the Rhône, Tardieu-Laurent handpicks the producers whose grapes find their way into every single wine. Some of the oldest vines in the region contributed to the 2016 vintage, which many have called one of the best in modern times. Experience exemplary expressions of 2016 Rhône at all tiers.
Seña: Chile’s Finest
In 1995, Eduardo Chadwick was on a mission to prove that Chile could produce wines to rival the best in the world. A glance at the point scores of his Seña label demonstrates it’s been mission: accomplished. This week, we launch the 2016 Seña, arguably Chile’s best wine. Discover Seña, and indulge in the 100 point wonders of Chile.
For this Week In Review, we had planned to introduce you to our latest Confidential, an Eden Valley Shiraz with 98 points behind it. An old-vine stunner from the lauded 2012 vintage at more than 50% off retail price. It sold out in less than an hour. Langton’s customers sure can sniff out a good bottle. The good news, however, is that the coming weeks will be seeing several equally astounding Confidential offers. Keep your eyes peeled on your inbox so you don’t miss out.
Andrew Caillard MW is calling En Primeur 2018, ‘an immortal year.’ It’s now in full force, and our team are on the ground handpicking highlights for our Bordeaux collectors. If you would like access to what critics are calling the possible vintage of a generation, learn more and contact a broker.
A 6L imperial of 2013 Grange was the star at this year’s live Barossa Wine Auction, which came to a stunning conclusion last week. The main event may be over, but it’s still all systems go for the online auction. Barossan rarities, verticals, museum pieces, and BIG bottles are all on offer, but not for much longer. Place your bids until Sunday 7PM.
The Langton's Team