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2016

Andeluna Pasionado Cuatro Cepas

The four grapes (”cuatro cepas”) used to make this red wine come from vineyards located at an altitude higher than 1,300 meters above sea level.
The designated places, discovered by their unique identity, are divided in small plots that give the wine personality, sophistication and elegance. These plots are of low yields and each of the varieties participating in the coupage have been vinified separately.
This wine represents a poetic way of seeing life, honoring the soil, the height, the Andes and the Moon.

For more info, visit Andeluna website.

VARIETALS
35% Malbec, 35% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2016

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2018

BenMarco Expresivo

BenMarco wines go higher in elevation and work in extreme site never explored before.
Edgardo del Popolo, viticulturist and wine-maker for BenMarco, expresses through these wines the characteristics of the best soils and grapes of Mendoza.
Expresivo is harvested from Gualtallary Terroir, which translates in mineral notes, firm fine grained tannins and great length.
The result is a vertical wine with ultra-fine grained tannins, long after taste and great ageing potential.

For more info, visit BenMarco website.

VARIETALS
85% Malbec, 15% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2018

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2016

Château Beausejour Fronsac AOC

The Melet family has owned Château Bel-Air in Pomerol since 1914 and Château Beausejour in Fronsac for five generations. Following the family tradition, the focus remains on quality. Since 2011, the consultant oenologist has been Bordeaux’s rising star, Stéphane Derenoncourt.

VARIETALS
85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2016

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2014

Château Cantemerle Haut-Médoc Grand Cru Classé AOC

Located in the southern part of the Bordeaux Medoc peninsula, Château Cantemerle, designated a great growth in the famous 1855 classification, thanks to its unique terroir, produces complex well-balanced and refined wines.

The 2014 Cantemerle has a conservative, cedar and graphite-tinged bouquet, medium-bodied with supple tannin on the entry, leading to a slightly chewy finish that will hopefully evolve more nuance and personality with time.

For more info, visit Château Cantemerle website.

VARIETALS
47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2014

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2011

Château Cap de Faugeres Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux AOC

Château Cap de Faugères is a 46-hectare, estate in the pretty village of Sainte-Colombe, earning it the appellation of Castillon-Côtes de Bordeaux. The vineyard has a fine terroir of limestone and clay slopes, a continuation of that of Saint-Emilion. Sustainable methods of natural viticulture are used to cultivate the vines.

From the same ownership (Silvio Denz) as Faugeres and Peby Faugeres, this 2011 Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux should prove to be very popular with consumers.

For more info, visit Château Cap de Faugeres website.

VARIETALS
80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2011

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2015

Château Cos Labory Saint-Estèphe Grand Cru Classé AOC

Past Château Lafite, then up the small hill of stones, the locals call “Caux”, to Cos d’Estournel and its discrete neighbour Château Cos Labory.
The name of the estate comes from its geographical location on the Cos hill and the name of François Labory, who was the first owner until 1845. Mr. d’Estournel then acquired it before selling it again to an English banker, Charles Martyns in 1852. The property was finally taken over by George Weber in the 1930’s, who bequeathed it to his daughter and son-in-law, François Audoy in 1959. In 1971, the couple acquired the neighbouring estate, Château Andron Blanquet, until their elder son Bernard took over, now the emblematic symbol of the estate, having always lived in Saint-Estèphe.
Over time, the changes came gradually through substantial investment into technology, particularly an ultra-modern vat house and a new cellar. Having decided to vinify the wines at low temperatures to preserve and extract the fruit, their aim is to offer wines that age well but are also enjoyable when still young. Château Cos Labory combines characteristic Saint-Estèphe vigour and elegance and its rich tannin content gives this wine good ageing potential.

For more info, visit Château Cos Labory website.

VARIETALS
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2015

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2014

Château du Tertre Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château du Tertre takes its name from the superb group of graves, culminating point of the Margaux appellation, on which is erected the castle. This millennial property of 52 hectares (of which 18 are grown biodynamic) enjoys worldwide renown thanks to the prestigious Grand Cru Classé de Margaux title it has had since 1855.
The arrival of Eric Albada-Jelgersma, the current owner, in 1997 will profoundly mark the field. A restructuring program and heavy investments have restored its reputation to Château du Tertre. This program has resulted in upgrading technical equipment, reducing yields and setting up a new team. Under the direction of Alexander Van Beek ,Eric Boissenot for winemaking, the vineyard has significantly increased the quality of these wines, giving Château du Tertre its character and nobility, where silky and freshness are combined to bring you the elegance expected of a great Margaux wine.

For more info, visit Château du Tertre website.

VARIETALS
58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 12% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot

VINTAGE
2014

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2014

Château Faugères Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé AOC

Located east of the coast of  Saint-Emilion, Château Faugères is next to Côtes de Castillon, its vineyards extend on both appellations.
In 1823 the Esquissaud family bought the châteaux Cap De Faugères, Faugères and Péby Faugères. The estates were revived in the 1990s, thanks to the steady improvement in the quality of the wines; the vintage was taken over by Sylvio Denz in the early 2000s: with his investments both in the vineyard and in a new spectacular winery, designed by Mario Botta, Sylvio Denz built his Château Faugères and Péby Faugères at the top of Saint-Émilion Grands Crus Classés.

For more info, visit Château Péby Faugères website.

VARIETALS
80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2014

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2014

Château Garraud Lalande de Pomerol AOC

Created by the Count de Kermartin in the mid-19th century, Garraud’s vineyards appear in the 1868 edition of Le Féret (Bordeaux wine directory). Léon Nony bought the vineyard in 1939 and started to renovate and expand it. After his death in 1959, his son, Michel, then his grandson, Jean-Marc, continued his work. This is the ‘First Wine” from a vineyard of around 36 hectares located on the geological prolongation of the Pomerol plateau.

VARIETALS
87% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2014

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2015

Château Kirwan Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château Kirwan is an estate located in Cantenac, not far from the city of Bordeaux and the river Garonne, in a terroir where man and nature have been living together harmoniously for hundreds of years.
The Château, built in 1751, was one of the few Medoc properties that Thomas Jefferson, the future third President of the United States, visited on his Bordeaux wine tasting trip in France and mentioned in his diaries written in 1780. Mark Kirwan passed away in 1815 and over the centuries it passed from hand to hand through several owners, until, during the early years of the twentieth century, it was acquired by a family of “negociant”, the Schyler and Schroder, which moved to Bordeaux in 1738 and still in business today.
With 40 hectares divided into 46 parcels that wind within the territory of the AOC Margaux, it is clear and obvious how the keystone of this Château, over the years, has always been the terroir and its strong identity. Its wines have a characteristic soft, gentle attack, followed by a very Margaux lacework of flavours. Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot provide Kirwan’s main wine with a multi-layered structure that is very big, tempered by the roundness of the Merlot and the delicate elegance of the Cabernet Franc.

Like all great vintages, 2015 offers fine balance. The alcohol is imperceptible and perfectly balanced by a refreshing natural acidity. The tannins give the wine a velvety unctuousness. In the end, the wine is wonderfully fruity and refined, with a gourmand, tactile character that far outshines it simple potency. 100% Margaux.

For more info, visit Château Kirwan website.

VARIETALS
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2015

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2014

Château La Fleur Cravignac Saint-Émilion Grand Cru AOC

Château La Fleur Cravignac is a family property located on the northwest side, one kilometer from the small medieval city of Saint-Émilion. It covers just eight hectares of vines grown on clay and limestone soils characteristic of Saint-Émilion. Harvest by hand, traditional vinification, aging in French oak barrels for up to sixteen months, confer to this wine balance, finesse and elegance.

For more info, visit Château La Fleur Cravignac website.

VARIETALS
80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2014

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2014

Château Langoa Barton Saint-Julien Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château Langoa Barton, 3rd Classified Growth, was the first of the two Bordeaux wine estates bought by Hugh Barton in the 1820s, the other being Léoville-Barton, 2nd Classified Growth.
Both Langoa and Léoville wines are models of typical St Julien restraint and elegance, and for years, Langoa Barton was considered slightly lighter and more forward than Léoville. However, in the last decade it has become noticeably deeper in colour and richer and more concentrated on the palate. Langoa Barton is now often the equal of Léoville.

The plots that compose the Château Langoa Barton terroir overlook the river. The splendid slopes of quaternary gravel bring the grapes to full maturity and then they undergo a rigorous selection process before being chosen for the Langoa Barton. The plowing is traditional, without weeding or herbicide.

For more info, visit Château Langoa Barton website.

VARIETALS
54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2014

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2016

Château Larcis Ducasse Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé AOC

Traditionally Château Larcis Ducasse, a St Emilion Grand Cru Classé, was regarded as a property with exceptional terroir but a constant under-performer. This has changed, mainly thanks to the talents of a new winemaking team headed up by Nicolas Thienpont (of Château Pavie Macquin repute) and Stephane Derenoncourt(the mercurial ‘flying wine consultant’) who have managed to unlock the potential of this sleeping giant.

The estate is located on one of Bordeaux’s finest strips of terroir – the Cote Pavie in St Emilion. The vines are planted on an eclectic range of soils – alluvial sand deposits, clay, chalk and limestone. The vines are predominately Merlot (some 75%), Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.

For more info, visit Château Larcis Ducasse website.

VARIETALS
78% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2016

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2016

Château Larrivet Haut-Brion Grand Vin de Bordeaux Pessac-Leognan AOC

Called at various times Château de Canolle, La Rivette, and Château Brion-Larrivet, the estate was given its current name, château Larrivet Haut-Brion, in 1949 by Jacques Guillemaud (owner since 1941). Devoted and hard-working, he conscientiously managed the estate until 1982. Château Larrivet Haut-Brion was acquired by the Gervoson family in 1987. They restored the estate’s unity, once again combining the château, outbuildings, 13 hectares of grounds, and 42 hectares of vines under one owner, as well as replanting 18 hectares of land that had laid fallow.

Today a team of enthusiastic professionals has done a wonderful job of giving Château Larrivet Haut-Brion back its superb reputation, and the estate is once again universally recognised as one of the finest wines in the Pessac-Léognan appellation.

For more info, visit Château Larrivet Haut-Brion website.

VARIETALS
62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2016

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2017

Château Lynch Bages Pauillac Grand Cru Classé AOC

At the gates of Pauillac, Château Lynch-Bages now represents a symbolic history of the Medoc. Born in 1691 by the hand of John Lynch, an Irish nobleman in exile, the winery was implemented by John’s son, Thomas Lynch, who managed the company with wisdom and foresight from 1749 to 1824, producing excellent wines initially known as ” Cru de Lynch ”, later classified as Grand Cru at the Paris Exposition of 1855.
Having become the property of the Cazes family in 1939 and led by the outstanding Jean-Michel Cazes since 2007, Château Lynch-Bages’ style has established itself, and this reflects Pauillac’s identity with an extraordinary depth and richness, thanks above all to Jean-Michel Cazes.

For more info, visit Château Lynch-Bages website.

VARIETALS
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot, 4% Cabernet franc, 2% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE 
2017

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