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Here’s an almost complete listing of The Wine Guy’s top-scoring wines! Wines on this list have all been rated 93 points or above by the Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Vinous, or James Suckling. Find something interesting? Just email us, and we’ll hold it for you. Just a reminder: Indiana state law does not allow us to ship wine.

Prices and availability subject to change. New selections added frequently. Not all wines are stocked at both stores, but we will transfer selections to the location of your choice.

Bordeaux & Sauternes

Brane-Cantenac Marguax 2010, $138; Wine Advocate 95+
Château Clerc Milon Pauillac 2010, $138; Wine Advocate 94
Château d’Yquem Sauternes 2009, $564; Wine Advocate 100
Château Guiraud Sauternes 2009, $75; Wine Advocate 96
Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande Pauillac 2012, $152; Wine Enthusiast 95
Château Plince Pomerol 2010, $75; Wine Spectator 91-94

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Blends

Altamura Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $99; Wine Spectator 94
Buoncristiani Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $119; Wine Advocate 96
Cade Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $99; Wine Advocate 94
Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $79; Wine Advocate 94
Caymus Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $179; Wine Spectator 95
Chappellet Cabernet Franc 2013, $86; Vinous 93
Chappellet Pritchard Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $237; Wine Advocate 98+
Chappellet Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $66; Wine Advocate 94+
Col Solare Red Blend 2013, $55; Wine Advocate 94
Continuum Proprietary Red 2014, $249, James Suckling 99
Continuum Proprietary Red 2012, $225; Vinous 96
Dominus Red Blend 2014, $248; Wine Advocate 97
Dominus Red Blend 2013, $340; Wine Advocate 100
Dunham Cellars XVIII Cabernet 2012, $46; Wine Enthusiast 93
Flora Springs Trilogy 2014, $78; Jusmes Suckling 95
Frank Family Rutherford Reserve 2013, $110; Wine Advocate 94
Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $42.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Hess Collection The Lion Tamer 2014, $34; Wine Advocate 93
Hill Family Red Door Estate Red 2013, $59.99; Wine Advocate 94
Hundred Acre Kayli Morgan Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $399; Wine Advocate 99
Hundred Acre Kayli Morgan Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, $295; Wine Advocate 93-95
Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $59.99; James Suckling 93
Jax Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $49; Wine Advocate 93
J. Lohr Hilltop Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $29; Wine Enthusiast 93
Joseph Phelps Insignia 2012, $246; Wine Advocate 96
Kendall-Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $23; Wine Advocate 91-94
La Jota Cabernet Franc 2013, $89; Vinous 93
Lail J. Daniel Cuvée Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $285; Wine Advocate 99+
Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2012, $99; Wine Spectator 93
Michel Rolland Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $149; Wine Advocate 95+
Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $16.99; James Suckling 93
Neyers Neyers Ranch Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $59; Wine Enthusiast 94
Nickel & Nickel Rutherford C.C. Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $102; James Suckling 95
Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $219; Wine Spectator 96
Quintessa Rutherford Red Wine 2013, $188; James Suckling 98
Shafer Hillside Select 2012, $322; Wine Advocate 100
Shafer Hillside Select 2011, $315; Wine Advocate 96
Shafer Hillside Select 2006, $425 (1.5 liter); Wine Advocate 96
Staglin Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $254; Wine Advocate 96
Stag’s Leap Cask 23 2012, $245; Wine Advocate 96
Taken Red Wine 2014, $36; James Suckling 93
Tapiz Alta Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $15.99; James Suckling 96
Torres Mas La Plana Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, $47.99; Wine Spectator 93
Treana Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $26; Wine Enthusiast 94
Trinchero Mario’s Cabernet 2012, $49; James Suckling 94
Two Hands Sexy Beast Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, $25.99; Wine Spectator 93
Venge Bone Ash Cabernet 2014, $116; Wine Advocate 96

Malbec

Latta Malbec 2012, $55; Wine Advocate 94
Luca Malbec 2014, $35; Wine Advocate 93
Tapiz Alta Malbec 2014, $16.99; James Suckling 95
Tikal Amorio 2013, $32; Wine Advocate 93

Merlot and Carménère

Kokomo Cuvée 2014, $24; Wine Enthusiast 93
Pahlmeyer Merlot 2012. $82; Wine Spectator 93
Shafer Merlot 2014, $62; Wine Enthusiast 93
Spring Valley Uriah 2013, $32.99; Wine Spectator 93

Pinot Noir / Burgundy

Anthill Farms Tina Marie Pinot Noir 2013, $55; Vinous 93
Benton-Lane First Class Pinot Noir 2010, $65; Wine Spectator 93
Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir 2009, $59; Wine Advocate 93
Chamisal Pinot Noir 2012, $21.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Marcassin Pinot Noir 2010, $299; Wine Advocate 98
Pahlmeyer Jayson Pinot Noir 2013, $51; Wine Enthusiast 94
Pali Summit Pinot Noir 2013, $24; Wine Enthusiast 93
Patz & Hall Pinot Noir 2013, $52; Wine Enthusiast 94
Résonance Pinot Noir 2013, $49; Wine Spectator 93
Roco Wit’s End Pinot Noir 2013, $49; Wine Spectator 93
Sanctuary Pinot Noir 2013, $29; Wine Enthusiast 93
Sineann TFL Pinot Noir 2015, $42 (375 ml); Wine Enthusiast 96
Sineann Zenith Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015, $42; Wine Enthusiast 93

Shiraz / Syrah

Amon-Ra Shiraz 2013, $103; Wine Advocate 96
d’Arenberg The Footbolt Shiraz 2014, $15.99; James Suckling 93
Jeff Cohn Haley Syrah 2014, $59; Wine Advocate 97
Jeff Cohn #Pure Yum 2014, $39; Wine Advocate 94
K Vintners Royal City Syrah 2013, $139; Wine advocate 98
Mollydooker Enchanted Path 2014, $75; Wine Spectator 93
Mollydooker Velvet Glove Shiraz 2014, $188; Wine Spectator 96
Owen Roe Chapel Block Syrah 2011, $56; Wine Advocate 94
Shafer Relentless 2012, $105; Wine Advocate 94-97
Stolpman Estate Syrah 2012, $29; Wine Enthusiast 94
Stolpman Original Syrah 2012, $39; Wine Enthusiast 94
Two Hands Bella’s Garden Shiraz 2012, $64.99; Wine Spectator 95

Spanish and Portugese Reds

Carchelo Selecto 2012, $19.99; Wine Spectator 93
Carlos Serres Rioja Reserva 2011, $17; James Suckling 93
Casa Castillo El Molar Garnacha 2015, $14.99; Wine Advocate 92-93
Castillo Ygay Rioja Gran Reserva 2007, $85; James Suckling 98
Clos i Terrasses Laurel 2014, $48; Wine Advocate 95
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2007, $65; Wine Spectator 93
Pétalos Mencía 2014, $24; Wine Advocate 93
Victorino Tinta de Toro 2011, $45; Wine Spectator 93
Viña Ardanza Rioja Reserva 2007, $39; Wine Advocate 94
Viña Tondonia Rioja Reserva 2005, $39; Wine Advocate 93

Zinfandel and Zin Blends

Bedrock Evangelho 2015, $42; Wine Advocate 93
Bedrock Old Vine Zinfandel 2015, $29; Wine Spectator 93
Hartford Old Vine Zinfandel 2013, $38; Vinous 93
Jeff Cohn Cassata Zinfandel 2014, $47; Wine Advocate 95
Jeff Cohn Sweetwater Zinfandel 2014, $47; Wine Advocate 94
Ridge Lytton Springs 2014, $41; Vinous 94
Mauritson Rockpile Zinfandel 2014, $29.99; Wine Advocate 94

Rhône and Rhône-Style Blends

Château Saint-Roch Kerbuccio 2014, $16.99; WIne Advocate 90-93
Clos Saint-Jean Vieilles Vignes Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2015, $49; Wine Advocate 92-94
Delas Fréres Les Bressards Hermitage 2010, $279; Wine Advocate 100
Delas Sainte-Épine 2012, $78; Wine Advocate 95
Domaine du Cayron Gigondas 2013, $35; Vinous 93
Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée Reservée 2013, $65; Wine Spectator 94
Jean-Luc Colombo Cornas Les Ruchets 2010, $89; Wine Spectator 95
Latta GSM 2013, $35; Wine Enthusiast 93
Saint Cosme Côte-Rôtie 2011, $76; Wine Spectator 93
Tenet Wines GSM 2013, $64; Wine Advocate 95
Vieux Télégraphe La Crau Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012, $77; Wine Spectator 94

Italians and Sangiovese

Allegrini Amarone Classico 2009, $79; Wine Advocate 93
Altesino Brunello di Montalcino 2012, $59; Wine Spectator 96
Antinori Tignanello 2013, $115; Wine Spectator 94
Camigliano Brunello di Montalcino 2011, $39.99; James Suckling 93
Carpineto Vino Nobile Riserva 2011, $27.99; Wine Spectator 93
Casanova di Neri Tenuta Nuova Brunello di Montalcino 2011, $95; Wine Advocate 95
Casanova di Neri Tenuta Nuova Brunello di Montalcino 2008, $85; Wine Spectator 94
CastelGiocondo Brunello di Montalcino 2012, $69; James Suckling 93
Castiglion del Bosco Brunello 2012, $44.99; Wine Spectator 94
Cinelli Colombini Brunello 2010, $69; Wine Spectator 93
Elio Altare Barolo 2010, $85; Wine Advocate 94
Fontanafredda Serralunga d’Alba Barolo 2011, $46; Wine Spectator 93
Fossacolle Brunello 2011, $64; James Suckling 94
Fumanelli Amarone 2009, $79; Wine Enthusiast 94
Gaja Barbaresco 2011, $194; Wine Advocate 93
Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino 2011, $82; Wine Advocate 95
La Poderina Brunello 2011, $74; Wine Advocate 93
Lucente Red Blend 2014, $21.99; James Suckling 93
Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove 2013, $69; James Suckling 94
Petrolo Galatrona 2008, $139; Wine Spectator 95
Pio Cesare Barolo 2009, $79; Wine Spectator 93
Poggio al Tufo Rompicollo 2014, $16.99; James Suckling 93
Pora Barbaresco Riserva 2011, $64; Wine Spectator 95
Prima Pietra Red Table Wine 2009, $47.99; James Suckling 96
Prunotto Barbaresco 2010, $45; Wine Advocate 93
Ruffino Ducale Riserva 2010, $39; James Suckling 95
Santa Caterina Vino Nobile 2012, $34; Wine Enthusiast 93
Tedeschi Monte Olmi Amarone 2009, $99; Wine Advocate 95
Trinoro Le Cupole 2014, $39; Wine Spectator 93
Voliero Brunello 2012, $59; Wine Advocate 94+

Chardonnay / White Burgundy

Baileyana Firepeak Chardonnay 2014, $19.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Charton et Trébuchet Les Embazées Chassagne-Montrachet 2013, $72; Wine Enthusiast 93
Domaine Serene Evenstad Chardonnay 2012, $59; Wine Spectator 93
Evening Land La Source Vineyard Chardonnay 2013, $69; Wine Spectator 94
Greywacke Chardonnay 2013, $29; Wine Spectator 93
Gundlach Bundschu Estate Chardonnay 2015, $23; Wine Enthusiast 93
Hartford Family Three Jacks Vineyard Chardonnay 2013, $45; Wine Advocate 92-94
Heitz Cellars Chardonnay 2015, $36; James Suckling 93
Hyde Vineyard Chardonnay 2014, $69; James Suckling 98
Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne 2011, $96; Wine Enthusiast 94
Mayacamas Chardonnay 2013, $49; Vinous 94
Neyers 304 Chardonnay 2016, $21.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Sea Smoke Chardonnay 2013, $66; Wine Advocate 95
Sixto Chardonnay 2012, $36; Wine Advocate 92-94

Riesling and Gewürztraminer

David Hill Riesling 2012, $20; Wine Enthusiast 93

Other Whites

Sigalas Assyrtiko 2015, $29; Wine Advocate 94
Viña Tondonia Rioja Blanco Gran Reserva 1991, $100; Wine Advocate 93

Port, Sherry and Madeira

Emilio Lustau Amontillado Los Arcos NV, $18; Wine Advocate 93
Fonseca Vintage Port 2011, $114; Wine Spectator 98
Quevedo Vintage Port 2011, $85; Wine Spectator 96
Quinta do Noval Vintage Port 2011, $108; Wine Spectator 97
Quinta do Roriz Vintage Port 2011, $69; Wine Spectator 95
Quinta do Vesuvio Vintage Port 2011, $92; Wine Spectator 98
Ramos Pinto 20-Year Tawny Porto NV, $79; Wine Spectator 93
Smith Woodhouse Vintage Port 2011, $69; Wine Spectator 96
Terra d’Oro Zinfandel Port NV, $20; Wine Enthusiast 93
Terra d’Oro Zinfandel Port NV, $10 (375 ml); Wine Enthusiast 93
Warre’s Vintage Port 2011, $75.99; Wine Spectator 96
W. & J. Graham’s 20-Year Tawny Port NV, $59; Wine Spectator 93
W. & J. Graham’s Vintage Port 2003, $105; Wine Advocate 95

Dessert

Alvear Pedro Ximenes de Añada 2014, $13.99; Wine Advocate 96
Donnafugata Ben Ryé 2014, $42; Wine Spectator 93
Emile Beyer Lieu It Hohrain Pinot Gris 2007, $51; Wine Spectator 93
Jorge Ordoñez Victoria #2 2014, $21.99; Wine Advocate 95
Klein Constantia Vin de Constance 2008, $77; Wine Advocate 95
Yalumba FSW8B Botrytis Viognier 2012, $25; Wine Spectator 93

Sparkling

Dosnon & Lepage Recolte Noire Brut NV, $43; Wine Spectator 93
Louis Roederer Cristal Brut 2006, $275; Wine Spectator 95
Moët & Chandon Cuvée Dom Perignon 2006, $189; Wine Spectator 95
Schramsberg Mirabelle Brut Rosé NV, $29; Wine Spectator 93