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2017

Alter Ego de Château Palmer Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Complex and velvety, with silky tannins and a delicious taste, this is how the “Alter Ego”, fascinating Rouge of Château Palmer presents itself.
This Margaux AOC is born from a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, grown according to certified biodynamic methods. With a pleasant gustatory balance and marvelous fruity aromas, “Alter Ego” is a refined and complex wine of great depth, a lively expression of the different parcels and of the natural and genuine flavors of the grapes.

The 2017 vintage at Château Palmer was precise, without excess. The wines exhibit the elegant balance of the most classic vintages. Their velvety tannins and aromatic depth are promises of splendid ageing potential.

For more info, visit Château Palmer website.

VARIETALS
53% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2017

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2016

Blason d’Issan Margaux (Château d’Issan GCC 2nd wine)

Blason d’Issan, Château d’Issan’s second wine, was introduced from 1995 onwards to enable selection amongst the vines growing in the Margaux appellation area. Made from the younger plots (around 18 years old), it respects the identity of its terroir, while offering a tasty round fruitiness, which can be enjoyed earlier.

The harvest in 2016 was very similar to that of 2010, but volumes were higher, clearly a vintage with outstanding balance.

For more info, visit Château d’Issan website.

VARIETALS
60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2016

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2019

Cap Royal Bordeaux Supérieur Rouge

Cap Royal takes its name from the royal Cordouan lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse of Europe, situated at the entrance of Gironde Estuary. This 14th century beacon once signalled safe passage to Bordeaux wine merchants, returning home after sharing the great wines of Bordeaux with the world. Cap Royal benefits from the expertise of Jean René Matignon, winemaker of Château Pichon Baron, Grand Cru Classé Pauillac.

Certified EVE Vegan.

For more info, visit Cap Royal website.

VARIETALS
70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2019

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2018

Carmes De Rieussec Sauternes AOC (375ml)(Château Rieussec Grand Cru Classé AOC 2nd wine)

Château Rieussec’s second wine is selected according to the same standards as the first wine. Its character consistently reveals a beautiful aromatic range dominated by citrus flavours. Carmes de Rieussec’s name is a reference to the Carmelite monks in Langon, who owned the Rieussec estate, located on the border of the municipalities of Fargues and Sauternes, in the 18th century. Passed from hand to hand among different families, in 1984 it was bought by the Barons Rothschild, one of the most noble families important linked to the world of wine, already owner of the famous Château Lafite.
Today at Château Rieussec are grown the three symbolic vines of Sauternes, sémillion, sauvignon and muscadelle, carefully following traditional techniques, both in the vineyard and in the winery: the result of this commitment leads to the creation of rich, deep and dense wines, which conquer and fascinate from the first sip, thanks to the great variety of organoleptic characteristics expressed in the glass.

For more info, visit Château Rieussec website.

VARIETALS
89% Sémillon, 6% Muscadelle, 5% Sauvignon

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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2018

Château Cantelaudette Cuvée Prestige Rouge Graves de Vayres AOC

“I inherited Château Cantelaudette in 1984, I was thirty years old and married in the same year. The property was not really a wedding gift: the house and vines had been abandoned and there was no winery. However, my wife, when she saw the old château, thought that it should be our home. Starting from scratch, we refurbished it to our taste, replanted the vines according to expert recommendations, and built an operational winery to produce a wine under the Cantelaudette label. Without my wife, Laurence, I never would have had the courage to undertake this adventure. I make wines for her and which reflect her… refined, elegant, balanced, rounded, and with a certain complexity.” – Jean-Michel Chatelier, owner and manager of Château Cantelaudette.

For more info, visit Château Cantelaudette website.

VARIETALS
100% Merlot

VINTAGE
2018

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2015

Château Cantelaudette Grand Vin Graves de Vayres AOC

“I inherited Château Cantelaudette in 1984, I was thirty years old and married in the same year. The property was not really a wedding gift: the house and vines had been abandoned and there was no winery. However, my wife, when she saw the old château, thought that it should be our home. Starting from scratch, we refurbished it to our taste, replanted the vines according to expert recommendations, and built an operational winery to produce a wine under the Cantelaudette label. Without my wife, Laurence, I never would have had the courage to undertake this adventure. I make wines for her and which reflect her… refined, elegant, balanced, rounded, and with a certain complexity.” – Jean-Michel Chatelier, owner and manager of Château Cantelaudette.

For more info, visit Château Cantelaudette website.

VARIETALS
100% Merlot

VINTAGE
2015

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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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2014

Château Cantenac Brown Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

At the beginning of the 19th century, John-Lewis Brown (1769-1851), bought a vineyard and designed in the village of Cantenac, a traditional Tudor style château, reminding him of his Scottish origins. His name is forever linked to the Grand Cru Classé. After the 1855 Grand Cru Classification, Louis Armand Lalande (1820-1894), Bordeaux winemerchant and owner of several estates in Médoc, extended the building. Surrounded by a remarkable British style park, Château Cantenac Brown is since then among the most original in Médoc and of the wines to watch out for, getting better vintage after vintage.

For more info, visit Château Cantenac Brown website.

VARIETALS
65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot

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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2016

Château Cap Léon Veyrin Cru Bourgeois Listrac-Médoc

Family owned since 1810, the Château Cap Léon Veyrin originates from the meeting of Château Cap Léon and the Veyrin estate. Cape comes from the word “head”. In fact, the vineyards of Cap Léon are located on the highest points of Listrac-Médoc, favoring natural drainage and ideal sunshine. Nathalie and Julien Meyre, are the 6th generation of the family running this property, perpetuate the tradition: predominance of Merlot, collage with egg white, aging of 12 months in barrels, manual harvesting for young parcels and for old vines, while bringing their dynamism to this renowned Cru Bourgeois du Médoc.

For more info, visit Château Cap Léon Veyrin website.

VARIETALS
58% Merlot, 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2016

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2015

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% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2015

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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 Croizet-Bages Pauillac Grand Cru Classé AOC

The origin of the name Château Croizet-Bages dates back to the seventeenth century when the Croizet brothers, emblematic dynasty of the Médoc landscape, founded this estate in the heart of the Pauillac appellation.
In the heart of the Médoc Regional Natural Park is the vineyard of Château Croizet-Bages, already planted with vines during the imperial classification of 1855.

Pauillacais in essence, the wines of Château Croizet-Bages are solar and generous.
To perfect the most delicate blends, Merlot, harvested relatively early, brings roundness to the great wine. The petit verdot, present in a tiny quantity, gives all its colorful passion to the wine. The backbone of the great wine, Cabernet Sauvignon brings an aromatic power all in length that will be revealed after a few years of ageing.
Aged from 12 to 14 months in French oak barrels, the wines are fine and velvety in texture.

For more info, visit Château Croizet-Bages website.

VARIETALS
58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE 
2014

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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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