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2014

Château Chasse-Spleen Moulis en Médoc Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel AOC

Château Chasse-Spleen is the leading Moulis estate along with Château Poujeaux. Although it is classified only as a Cru Bourgeois, it regularly outperforms many of the Médoc’s more renowned classed growths. There are numerous stories trying to explain the name of Chateau Chasse Spleen. The first version is that the name was inspired from a visit by Lord Byron in 1821, which was so moved, that he quoted, “Quel remede pour chasser le spleen”, which when loosely translated means, “What remedy to remove the spleen?”. The other equally poetic explanation is attributed to the poem Spleen, whose author Charles Baudelaire also visited Château Chasse-Spleen.
A very elegant, fresh and classical wine with a lot of energy and drive on the finish with great aging potential.

For more info, visit Château Chasse-Spleen website.

VARIETALS
50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2014

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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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2018

Château de Castelnau Picpoul de Pinet

At the gates of the village of Castelnau de Guers, a few kilometers from Pezenas and the Mediterranean Sea, the Domaine de Castelnau has very ancient origins. Possession of the Lords of Guers from the 13th century. A precious heritage lovingly maintained by Beatrice and Christophe Muret, owners of the premises since 1997, thus perpetuating the vocation vigneronne of their ancestors.

One of the oldest Languedoc grapes, the Piquepoul has been growing near the Thau Lagoon for centuries. White is the most common, though both blush and black grapes are to be found. As early as 1618, the botanist J.B. Maniol cited Piquepoul as one of the best known Languedoc grapes in his work “Sylve plantarium”.

For more info, visit Château de Castelnau website.

VARIETALS
100% Piquepoul Blanc

VINTAGE
2018

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2015

Château Domeyne Saint-Estèphe AOC

Purchased by the Franchini family in 1978, the area of ​​the vineyard was 4 hectares. Domeyne then integrated part of Château Faget, owned by an emblematic winegrower from Saint-Estèphe, Maurice Lagarde.
Sold to Claire and Gonzague Lurton in 2006, Château Domeyne is growing and prospering alongside their classified growths of Margaux and Pauillac.
Aware of the exceptional potential of Château Domeyne Natacha and Vincent Ginestet bought the property in 2018.

For this Saint Estèphe Chateau Domeyne 2015, Claire and Gonzagues Lurton, owners of the premises at that time, summon 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon from 8 hectares of large clayey gravel typical of the Médoc, for what we can call a great introduction to St-Estèphe, providing a deep and fruity approach through an approachable vintage.

For more info, visit Château Domeyne website.

VARIETALS
60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2015

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2018

Château du Barry Saint-Émilion Grand Cru AOC

It was in 1923, at the Château du Barry , that the history of the Mouty vineyards began.
Donat Mouty , enamored of the culture of Saint-Émilion wines, then set his sights on the vines of Château du Barry.
Here, on this great terroir of character, the vines produce a unique fruit with delicacy.
From this fruit are born silky, fleshy, complex and elegant wines.

Organic wine certified AB (Agriculture Biologique).

VARIETALS
85% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec

VINTAGE
2018

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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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2016

Château Fontesteau Haut-Médoc Cru Bourgeois

The flagship of the estate, this wine is simply the expression of the best terroir that Fontesteau can offer.
No vintage is ever the same as another. The magic of blending confers a unique style to each: the Cabernet Sauvignon is always the dominant variety in the Château Fontesteau blend, a deep and elegant wine. Château Fontesteau wines are at their best after 5 to 10 years in the cellar yet never disappoint those patient enough to wait 20 years or even more.

“This 2016 is a vintage characterised by its richness and harmony.” – Dominique Fouin

For more info, visit Château Fontesteau website.

VARIETALS
53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47% Merlot

VINTAGE 
2016

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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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2014

Château Giscours Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château Giscours is one of the largest properties in the Médoc. The vineyard’s soil consists of gravel on sandy-gravelly subsoil. The exceptional terroir benefits from all of the factors necessary for the production of high quality wines: good orientation, very warm soil in the spring, root permeability, fertility, and regulation of the water supply in the summer. After family and financial difficulties, the property was taken over by Dutch businessman Eric Albada-Jelgersma in 1995. Since then, under the management of the enthusiast Alexander Van Beek, who has accomplished huge work both in the vines and cellar, the château has been brought back to former glory.

Giscours’ wines are concentrated, generous and rich, with well-integrated tannins. Particularly seductive when young, they have a potential to age for several years in good vintages.

For more info, visit Château Giscours website.

VARIETALS
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot 10% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2014

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2018

Château Goudichaud Blanc Graves de Vayres AOC

It was in 1930 that the Glotin family acquired Château Goudichaud and Henriette Glotin operated it for 40 years. She was one of the first women winemakers and led the field with passion. Then Paul developed the exploitation to return to it its original surface fragmented over the centuries. Today, Yves manages Goudichaud in the same spirit of respect for tradition and development.

For more info, visit Château Goudichaud website.

VARIETALS
85% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Muscadelle, 5% Sémillon

VINTAGE
2018

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2017

Château Grand-Puy Ducasse Pauillac Grand Cru Classé AOC

Three large plots in the best parts of Pauillac form the vineyard of this classified growth, an unusual configuration and a direct inheritance from the estate’s founder, Pierre Ducasse, an eminent lawyer. In the 18th century he gave a single name to a fine vineyard holding, which was put together through inheritance and purchases. When he died in 1797, his son, Pierre, inherited a 60-hectare exploitation, named Ducasse-Grand-Puy-Artigues-Arnaud, of which two third were planted with vines. The estate was classified in 1855, under the name of Artigues Arnaud.
Thanks to impeccable harvesting and tailor-made winemaking, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot produced a wine renowned for its aromatic complexity, glorious structure and ageing capacity, all true to the classic Pauillac style.

For more info, visit Château Grand-Puy Ducasse website.

VARIETALS
57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot

VINTAGE 
2017

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2014

Château Haut-Bages Libéral Pauillac Grand Cru Classé AOC

One of the few Bordeaux châteaux with three words in their name, Château Haut Bages Liberal came across its unusual moniker for very simple reasons: the property is situated on the hills of Bages, a tiny area between Pauillac and St. Julien. Liberal is the name of the family that owned the chateau during the 18th century.
Today Chateau Haut Bages Liberal is run by Claire Villars-Lurton, the wife of Gonzague Lurton, the owner of Chateau Durfort Vivens located in the Margaux appellation.

The vineyard is widely dispersed in the appellation, as they have parcels located in several different sites in Pauillac, with their best terroir being situated on one of the better elevations in the entire Pauillac appellation. They have vines not far from Chateau Latour in St. Lambert, as well as parcels on the plateau of Bages.
Currently, the vineyards are farmed using self sustaining techniques and certified as organic and biodynamic in 2019.

For more info, visit Château Haut-Bages Libéral website.

VARIETALS
71% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot

VINTAGE 
2014

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2016

Château Haut-Vigneau Pessac-Leognan

Situated in the commune of Martillac, this 20-hectares property once belonged to Baron de Montesquieu. Today, the estate is owned by Mr. Eric Perrin which also owns the famous Château Carbonnieux. Because of its special localization, its terroir and the choices of winemaking in the vineyard and the cellar, the Château Haut-Vigneau plays between the greatest ones.

For more info, visit Château Haut-Vigneau website.

VARIETALS
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot

VINTAGE
2016

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