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FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY:

For deliveries into Hong Kong and Singapore, we offer a dedicated air and sea service.
For more details regarding delivery to Hong Kong, Singapore and all other destinations, please view our International Delivery information page.
Spirits cannot travel on our services to Hong Kong, Singapore or Macau and require separate shipments. Please contact our Customer Service Team for further information.

F+R STORAGE:

Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
Please visit our F+R Storage information page for more details.

IN BOND AND DUTY PAID DELIVERY TO STORAGE ACCOUNTS:

FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any questions.

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The 1996 is a firm, austere, pinched effort revealing notes of cigar tobacco, Provencal herbs, tar, and red currants in addition to attenuated, dessicated flavors in the finish. While the bouquet merits a score in the upper eighties, the flavors are much less impressive. Some believe this type of vintage will expand and become richer with time in the bottle. However, I'm doubtful. Nevertheless, all this proves is that even Soldera can not always hit the bull's eye when vintage conditions are this challenging. After a remarkable run of great vintages for this idiosyncratic producer, Soldera has turned out a mere mortal wine in 1996, admittedly a difficult vintage for Brunello. I recognize the controversial nature of these wines, which possess high volatile acidity as well as incredible perfumes. For many tasters, they have too many things going on. However, I have loved previous vintages, even if they are among the most expensive wines in Italy. Anticipated maturity: now-2015. Wine Advocate.December, 2002

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