On your marks, get set…go! Our autumn wine festival sale is online! You’ll find a large choice of rare wines, mature vintages and rising stars, as well as organic, biodynamic and natural wines…and all with especially pleasing reductions. Over 200 cuvées have been specially selected from the best vineyards of France and beyond, with discounts of -10% to -30% and prices between €6 and €265 a bottle.
Grands crus, mature vintages: a prestigious selection
At iDealwine, our autumn sale isn’t about getting rid of unsold bottles or mediocre vintages. Quite the opposite, in fact! We’ve crafted a tailor-made selection specially for the occasion.
You’ll find such iconic wines as Guigal’s Côte-Rôtie trio of La Mouline, La Turque and La Landonne, Châteauneuf-du-Pape cuvées from Château de Beaucastel or Vieux Télégraphe, the 2016 Auxey-Duresses from maison Leroy, 2015 Cos d’Estournel and the 740 cuvée from Jacquesson in Champagne.
This is a sale that represents iDealwine’s DNA, offering some delectable mature vintages including some beautifully aged dessert wines such as those from Château Suduiraut (1975), Rieussec (1997) and even Yquem (1995). We also have some fine Rhône reds like the Côte-Rôtie 2004 Château d’Ampuis and the 2005 Hermitage by Guigal. From Bordeaux there’s 2010 Château Le Dominique, 2012 Petit Figeac and Moulin Georges from 2008 and 2010. Among the natural sweet wines on offer – one of our specialities – we have a 1967 Rivesaltes L’Archiviste. Perfect to offer as a gift!
As well as our selection of grands crus and mature vintages, there is quite a range of bottles for enthusiasts with niche interests. These are the kinds of bottles that are great for completing a good cellar collection, adding something a bit different. We’ve included wines from some of the more coveted domains like Zind Humbrecht, Montcalmès, la terrasse d’elise, Christophe Peyrus, Les Clos Perdus and Guffens, among others.
As has become our custom, we’ve also dedicated a good share of this sale to wines with organic and biodynamic certification (Clos Puy Arnaud, Marcel Deiss), and others that demonstrate a commitment to these methods without necessarily having sought the official paper. Fans of natural wine will be pleased to see cuvées by Ganevat in the Jura (Kopin and La Croix des Batailles), Château Le Puy in Bordeaux (2016 Emilien), and Marcel Pierre in the Beaujolais (2019 Morgon).
A worldwide festival
As time has gone on, we’ve become increasingly open to the gems found beyond the French border, creating a selection that will take you on a journey! Some of the top picks include the 2003 Riesling Edition Wehlener Klosterberg from Markus Molitor, domains Donnhoff and Fritz Haag, all from Germany. We’ve got Vega Sicilia from Alion and Ossian from Spain, with Italy’s Luigi Pira, Il Poggione and Tenuta San Guido to continue on a Mediterranean theme. Lebanon’s Château Kefraya makes an appearance, and South Africa’s Glenelly and Klein Constantia are a real treat. Straying even further from home we have Lytton Springs and Broc Cellars from the US, El Enemigo from Argentina, and finally a Chinese cuvée, Cizhong Xiaoling.
Prices for starting a cellar
The autumn festival period is a good time to look for good bottles at more affordable prices, and we’re particularly aware of this at iDealwine. These are some of the bottles we find most interesting when it comes to getting a good deal: a lovely 2017 Minervois Les Traverses by Courbissac (€8), the 2018 Beaumes-de-Venise Les Terres Jaunes from Ferme Saint Martin (€9.90), Lune d’Argent from Clos des Lunes (€9.80), the 2017 Château de Carles (€10.80) and a magnum of 2009 Château du Taillan (€44).
Added treats just for you
September is a month of good deals at iDealwine. Not only will you find fine wines for tempting prices, but there’s a chance you might also get a little freebie thrown in!
If you order 6 bottles from the festival selection for a total of less than €250, you’ll open your parcel to find a beautiful map of France’s winemaking regions, ideal for decorating your space and revising your wine geography…We’ve also included a drop stop, made to avoid any spillages while you serve your wine. And finally, there’s a little vintage card, a useful thing to have on hand when you want to choose an especially good year.
If your order is over €250, you’ll get a €20 gift card that’s valid for a whole year with no conditions. For an order over €500, we’ll be sending a €50 git card, and if you spend over €1,000 it’ll be a card for €100!
Here’s a final tip: it’s first come first served with this sale, and the top bottles are bound to be snapped up quickly…you’ll need to be a bit quick!