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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 92 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

Château d’Arche Sauternes 2007, $59; Wine Advocate 92
Château Haut-Beausejour St.-Estèphe 2012, $36; Vinous 93
Château Latour à Pomerol Pomerol 2010, $175; Wine Spectator 95
Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande Pauillac 2012, $152; Wine Enthusiast 95
Château Plince Pomerol 2010, $75; Wine Spectator 91-94
Château Trotanoy Pomerol 2009, $375; Wine Advocate 98+

Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Blends

Altamura Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $99; Wine Spectator 94
Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $29; Vinous 92
Black Stallion Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $22.99; James Suckling 93
Brandlin Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $49; Wine Spectator 92
Brandlin Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $98 (1.5 liters); Wine Spectator 92
Buoncristiani Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $119; Wine Advocate 96
Buoncristiani O.P.C. Red Blend 2012, $49; Wine Advocate 92
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
Dunham Cellars XVIII Cabernet 2012, $46; Wine Enthusiast 93
Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $25; Wine Spectator 92
Eruption Volcano Ridge Red 2013, $17.99; Wine Enthusiast 92
Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $49.99; James Suckling 92
Foley Johnson Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $32.99; James Suckling 92
Frank Family Rutherford Reserve 2013, $110; Wine Advocate 94
Galil Yiron Red Blend 2013, $26; Wine Spectator 92
Hess Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $42.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Hess Collection 19 Block Cuvée 2013, $27.99; Wine Advocate 93
Hess Collection The Lion Tamer 2014, $34; Wine Advocate 93
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
J. Lohr Hilltop Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $29; Wine Enthusiast 93
Joseph Phelps Insignia 2012, $246; Wine Advocate 96
Kokomo Cuvée 2014, $24; Wine Enthusiast 93
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
Los Vascos Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, $9.99; James Suckling 92
Marqués de Casa Concha Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $16.99; James Suckling 92
Nickel & Nickel Rutherford C.C. Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $102; James Suckling 95
Philip Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, $27.99; Wine Advocate 93
Priest Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $45; James Suckling 92
Primus Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $16.99; James Suckling 92
Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $219; Wine Advocate 99
Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $219; Wine Spectator 96
Quintessa Rutherford Red Wine 2013, $188; James Suckling 98
Quintessa Rutherford Red Wine 2012, $165; Wine Advocate 94
Shafer Hillside Select 2012, $322; Wine Advocate 98-100
Shafer Hillside Select 2011, $315; Wine Advocate 96
Shafer Hillside Select 2006, $590 (1.5 liter); Wine Advocate 96
Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, $92; Wine Enthusiast 95
Spring Valley Uriah 2013, $32.99; Wine Spectator 93
Staglin Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, $254; Wine Advocate 96
Stag’s Leap Cask 23 2012, $245; Wine Advocate 96
Super Substance Stoneridge Cabernet 2013, $56; Wine Advocate 92-94
Tikal Amorio 3013, $32; Wine Advocate 93
Venge Silencieux Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, $54; Wine Advocate 94
Z. Alexander Brown Uncaged Cabernet 2014, $17; Wine Enthusiast 92

Malbec

BenMarco Expresivo 2011, $37; Wine Spectator 92
Terrazas Malbec Reserva 2012, $8.99 (375 ml); James Suckling 92
Tito Zuccardi Red Blend 2013, $29.99; Wine Advocate 92

Merlot and Carménère

Emmolo Merlot 2013, $58; James Suckling 92
Frog’s Leap Merlot 2013, $38; Vinous 92
Pahlmeyer Merlot 2012. $82; Wine Spectator 93
Selene Merlot 2008, $34; Wine Spectator 92
Super Substance Stoneridge Merlot 2013, $45; Wine Advocate 91-93
Twomey Merlot 2012, $58; Wine Enthusiast 92

Petite Sirah

Petite Petit Petite Sirah Blend 2014, $17; Wine Enthusiast 92

Pinot Noir / Burgundy

Adelsheim Pinot Noir 2014, $25.99; Wine Spectator 92
Anthill Farms Tina Marie Pinot Noir 2013, $55; Vinous 93
Benton-Lane First Class Pinot Noir 2010, $65; Wine Spectator 93
Bianchi Garey Pinot Noir 2011, $28; Wine Enthusiast 92
Big Basin Pinot Noir 2012, $45; Vinous 92
Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir 2009, $59; Wine Advocate 93
Calera Pinot Noir 2014, $29; Wine Advpcate 92
Champ de Rêves Pinot Noir 2012, $29.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards Pinot Noir 2011, $51; Wine Spectator 92
Cherry Pie Stanly Ranch Pinot Noir 2013, $45; Wine Advocate 92
Cloudline Pinot Noir 2015, $16.99; James Suckling 92
Domaine Drouhin Pinot Noir 2014, $39; Wine Enthusiast 92
Gary Farrell Pinot Noir 2013, $43; Wine Enthusiast 95
Gary Farrell Pinot Noir 2013, $86 (1.5 liters); Wine Enthusiast 95
Huber Pinot Noir 2012, $39; Wine Enthusiast 92
Ken Wright Cellars Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013, $62; Wine Spectator 93
Lemelson Thea’s Pinot Noir 2014, $29; Wine Spectator 92
Marcassin Pinot Noir 2010, $299; Wine Advocate 98
Pahlmeyer Pinot Noir 2011, $59; Wine Spectator 92
Patz & Hall Pinot Noir 2013, $39; Wine Enthusiast 92
Planet Oregon Pinot Noir 2014, $17.99; James Suckling 92
Résonance Pinot Noir 2013, $69; Wine Spectator 93
Roco Marsh Pinot Noir 2013, $49; Wine Spectator 92
Roco Wit’s End Pinot Noir 2013, $49; Wine Spectator 93
Sanctuary Pinot Noir 2013, $29; Wine Enthusiast 93
San Pedro 1865 Pinot Noir 2014, $18; James Suckling 92

Shiraz / Syrah

Amon-Ra Shiraz 2013, $103; Wine Advocate 96
Dunham Cellars Syrah 2011, $37; Wine Spectator 92
Fess Parker The Big Easy 2013, $27; Wine Advocate 92
Jim Barry Armagh 2006, $219; Wine Advocate 98
Mollydooker Velvet Glove Shiraz 2014, $188; Wine Spectator 96
Montes Folly Syrah 2010, $85; Wine Spectator 95
Owen Roe Chapel Block Syrah 2011, $56; Wine Advocate 94
Rudi Schultz Syrah 2014, $29; Wine Spectator 92
Shafer Relentless 2012, $105; Wine Advocate 94-97
Stolpman Estate Syrah 2012, $29; Wine Enthusiast 94
Stolpman Original Syrah 2012, $39; Wine Enthusiast 94
Tenet Wines The Pundit Syrah 2014, $19.99; Wine Advocate 92
Two Hands Bella’s Garden Shiraz 2012, $64.99; Wine Spectator 95
Two Hands Lily’s Garden Shiraz 2014, $75; Wine Spectator 93

Spanish and Portugese Reds

Black Slate Porrera 2014, $18.99; Wine Advocate 92
Carchelo Selecto 2012, $19.99; Wine Spectator 93
Casa da Passarella O Oenólgo 2009, $36; Wine Enthusiast 94
Casa Castillo El Molar Garnacha 2015, $14.99; Wine Advocate 92-93
Castillo Ygay Rioja Gran Reserva 2007, $85; James Suckling 98
Flor de Vetus Vino de Finco 2012, $13.99; Wine Advocate 92
Izadi Rioja Reserva 2011, $15.99; Wine Advocate 92
La Basseta Priorat 2011, $49.99; Wine Advocate 92
La Montesa Rioja Crianza 2012, $15.99; Wine Advocate 92
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2005, $55; Wine Advocate 96
Losada Mencia 2012, $15.99; Wine Spectator 92
Pétalos Mencía 2014, $24; Wine Advocate 93
Rol de Coisas Antigas Tinto 2009, $38; Wine Enthusiast 92
7 Fuentes Red Wine 2014, $19; Wine Advocate 92+
Solanera Viñas Viejas 2013, $13.99; Wine Advocate 92
Victorino Tinta de Toro 2011, $45; Wine Spectator 93
Viña Ardanza Rioja Reserva 2007, $39; Wine Advocate 94

Zinfandel and Zin Blends

Fiddletown Old Vine Zinfandel 2013, $22; Wine Enthusiast 92
Hartford Old Vine Zinfandel 2013, $38; Vinous 93
Ridge Lytton Springs 2014, $41; Vinous 94
Seghesio Zinfandel 2013, $14 (375 ml); Wine Spectator 92
Three Winery Co. Old Vines Zinfandel 2013, $16.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Trinitas El Dorado Zinfandel 2014, $23; Wine Enthusiast 93
Venge Scout’s Honor Red 2014, $43; Wine Advocate 94

Rhône and Rhône-Style Blends

Bastide Miraflors Syrah-Grenache 2014, $12.99; Wine Advocate 92
Château de la Nerthe Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009, $55; Wine Advocate 92
Château Mont Redon Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012, $44; Wine Enthusiast 92
Château Saint-Roch Kerbuccio 2014, $16.99; WIne Advocate 90-93
Clos Saint-Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2013, $49; Wine Advocate 92
Delas Fréres Les Bressards Hermitage 2010, $279; Wine Advocate 100
Domaine du Cayron Gigondas 2013, $35; Vinous 93
Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée Reservée 2013; $65; Wine Spectator 94
Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009, $64; Vinous 92
Jean-Luc Colombo Cornas Terres Brûlées 2012, $62; Wine Spectator 93
Lafage Lieu dit Narassa 2014, $14.99; Wine Advocate 93
Orin Swift D66 Grenache 2013, $39; Wine Advocate 95
Tamarack Spicebox 2012, $29; Wine Enthusiast 92
Tenet Wines GSM 2013, $64; Wine Advocate 95
Tessellae Vieilles Vignes Carignan 2014, $12.99; Wine Advocate 92
Vieux Télégraphe La Crau Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012, $77; Wine Spectator 94

Italians and Sangiovese

Albino Rocca Barbaresco 2008, $49; Wine Advocate 92
Allegrini Amarone Classico 2009, $79; Wine Advocate 93
Allegrini Palazzo della Torre 2012, $17.99; James Suckling 92
Antinori Tignanello 2013, $115; Wine Spectator 94
Argiano Non Confunditur 2013, $21.99; James Suckling 92
Barbi Brunello di Montalcino 2011, $53; Wine Advocate 92
Bussola Amarone 2007, $63; Wine Advocate 92
Camigliano Brunello di Montalcino 2011, $39.99; James Suckling 93
Carpineto Vino Nobile Riserva 2011, $27.99; Wine Spectator 93
Casanova di Neri Brunello di Montalcino 2011, $57; Wine Spectator 92
Casanova di Neri Tenuta Nuova Brunello di Montalcino 2011, $95; Wine Advocate 95
Casa Smith Sangiovese 2014, $19.99; Wine Enthusiast 92
Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino 2010, $72; Wine Spectator 92, Wine Advocate 92
Cinelli Colombini Brunello 2010, $69; Wine Spectator 93
Col d’Orcia Brunello 2009, $48; Vinous 94
Elio Altare Barolo 2010, $85; Wine Advocate 94
Famiglia Pasqua Amarone 2011, $39; Wine Enthusiast 93
Fattoria del Cerro Chianti Colli Senesi 2015, $17; James Suckling 92
Felsina Berardenga Chianti Classico 2013, $26; Wine Spectator 92
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
Lamole di Lamole Gran Selezione Chianti Classico 2011, $35; James Suckling 94
Lucente Red Blend 2014, $21.99; James Suckling 93
Marchesi di Grésy Barbaresco 2011, $47; Vinous 92
Mauro Veglio Gattera Barolo 2008, $57; Wine Advocate 92
Monsanto Riserva Chianti Classico 2012, $20.99; Wine Enthusiast 92
Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove 2013, $69; Wine Advocate 94
Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove 2012, $276 (3 liters); Wine Advocate 92
Passopisciaro IGT Sicilia Rosso 2012, $45; Wine Enthusiast 92
Petrolo Galatrona 2008, $139; Wine Spectator 95
Pio Cesare Barolo 2009, $79; Wine Spectator 93
PoderNuovo Therra 2011, $15.99; Wine Advocate 92
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
Tenuta di Arceno Chianti Classico Riserva 2012, $25; James Suckling 92
Tenute del Cabreo Il Borgo 2013, $38; Wine Spectator 92
Trinoro Le Cupole 2014, $39; Wine Spectator 93
Valle Dell’Acate Il Frappato 2014, $19; Vinous 92
Villa Antinori Rosso 2013, $22; Wine Spectator 92
Villa Arvedi Amarone 2011, $43; Wine Enthusiast 92

Chardonnay / White Burgundy

Baileyana Firepeak Chardonnay 2014, $19.99; Wine Enthusiast 93
Beringer Private Reserve Chardonnay 2013, $35.99; Vinous 94
Catena Zapata Chardonnay 2014, $14.99; Wine Advocate 92
Charton et Trébuchet Les Embazées Chassagne-Montrachet 2013, $72; Wine Enthusiast 93
Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 2013, $55; Vinous 92
Complicated Chardonnay 2014, $14.99; Wine Enthusiast 92
Domaine Anderson Chardonnay 2013, $45; Wine Enthusiast 92
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
Hartford Four Hearts Chardonnay 2014, $45; Wine Advocate 96
J. Lohr Chardonnay 2014, $18.99; Wine Enthusiast 92
Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis Vaulorent 2014, $45; Wine Advocate 92
Los Vascos Charonnay 2015, $9.99; James Suckling 92
Louis Latour Corton-Charlemagne 2011, $96; Wine Enthusiast 94
Mayacamas Chardonnay 2013, $49; Vinous 94
Merryvale Chardonnay 2013, $32; Wine Enthusiast 92
Orin Swift Mannequin 2013, $32; Wine Advocate 96
Puligny-Montrachet Les Perrières Meursault 2011, $124; Vinous 92
Ridge Estate Chardonnay 2013, $49; Vinous 92
Sixto Chardonnay 2012, $36; Wine Advocate 92-94
Sonoma-Cutrer Les Pierres Chardonnay 2013, $42; Wine Enthusiast 92
Sonoma Loeb Chardonnay 2014, $27; Wine Advocate 92
Vasse Felix Filius Chardonnay 2014, $24; Wine Spectator 92

Riesling and Gewürztraminer

Dr. H. Thanisch Berkasteler Badstube Riesling Kabinett 2015, $22; Wine Enthusiast 92
Dr. Loosen Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett 2014, $27; Wine Enthusast 92
Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese 2013, $29; Wine Spectator 92
Emile Beyer Grand Cru Pfersigberg Riesling 2010, $47; Wine Enthusiast 92
Hugel Riesling 2013, $22; James Suckling 93
Maximin Grünhäuser Riesling Kabinett Herrenberg 2011, $34; Wine Spectator 92
Monchhöf Robert Eymael Slate Riesling Spätlese 2015, $28; Wine Spectator 92
Schlumberger Les Princes Abbés Riesling 2012, $17.99; James Suckling 92
Trimbach Seigneurs de Ribeaupierre Gwürztraminer 2004, $42; Wine Spectator 92
Von Schleinitz Koberner Weissenberg Auslese Riesling 2009, $32; Wine Enthusiast 92

Sauvignon Blanc

Cliff Lede Sauvignon Blanc 2014, $22; Wine Spectator 92
Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc 2015, $24; Wine Spectator 92
Domaine Laporte Le Rochoy Sancerre 2014, $31; Wine Enthusiast 93

Other Whites

Chappellet Signature Chenin Blanc 2014 $33; Wine Enthusiast 94
M. Chapoutier Chante-Aloutte 2012, $108; Wine Advocate 94
Nostre Païs Costières-de-Nîmes 2013, $17.99; Wine Advocate 92
Scarbolo Pinot Grigio 2015, $17; James Suckling 92
Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2016, $12.99; Wine Spectator 92
Sigalas Assyrtiko 2015, $29; Wine Advocate 94
Suavia Soave Classico 2015, $15; James Suckling 92
Tangent Pinot Gris 2013, $16; Wine Enthusiast 92
Viña Tondonia Rioja Blanco Gran Reserva 1991, $100; Wine Advocate 93
Willakenzie Pinot Gris 2015, $18.99; Wine Enthusiast 92

Port, Sherry and Madeira

Dona Antonia Reserva Tawny NV, $21; Wine Spectator 92
El Maestro Sierra Pedro Ximenez NV, $16; Wine Advocate 92
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 da Gricha Vintage Porto 2000, $78; Wine Spectator 92
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 10-Year Tawny Porto NV, $34; Wine Spectator 92
Ramos Pinto 20-Year Tawny Porto NV, $77; Wine Spectator 93
R. L. Buller Victoria Tawny NV, $17; Wine Advocate 92
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 Otima 10-Year Tawny Port, $27; Wine Enthusiast 92
Warre’s Vintage Port 2011, $75.99; Wine Spectator 96
W. & J. Graham’s 10-Year Tawny Port NV, $34; Wine Enthusiast 92
W. & J. Graham’s 20-Year Tawny Port NV, $59; Wine Spectator 93
W. & J. Graham’s Vintage Port 2003, $105; Wine Advocate 95
Yalumba Antique Tawny Port (375 ml) $22; Wine Enthusiast 92, Wine Spectator 92, Wine Advocate 92

Dessert

Antinori Vin Santo 2011, $39; Wine Spectator 93
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
Pacific Rim Framboise NV, $15; Wine Advocate 92
Yalumba FSW8B Botrytis Viognier 2012, $25; Wine Spectator 93
Yalumba Museum Release Muscat, $21; Wine Advocate 98

Sparkling

Besserat Cuvée de Moines Brut NV, $44.99; Wine Spectator 92
Dosnon & Lepage Recolte Noire Brut NV, $43; Wine Spectator 93
Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV, $51; Wine Enthusiast 92
Louis Roederer Cristal Brut 2006, $275; Wine Spectator 95
Mumm Cordon Rouge NV, $52; Wine Spectator 92
Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne NV, $29.99; Wine Spectator 92
Roederer Estate Brut Rosé NV, $29; Wine Enthusiast 92
Schramsberg Mirabelle Brut Rosé NV, $28; Wine Spectator 93