Yvon Mau

Region
France - Bordeaux
Established
1897

Founded in Gironde sur Dropt in 1897. Now operated by the Yvon Mau wine-trading company. At the beginning of the 20th century, Yvon, the son of the founder, used to make his way around the Entre-Deux-Mers region perched on his bicycle in search of new wines.

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Chateau Bagnols St Emilion Grand Cru, , Yvon Mau

Chateau Bagnols St Emilion Grand Cru

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Château Bagnols was born of the synergy between of a group of investors and passionate wine lovers, principally from the Champagne area, and the determination of wine professional Richard Dailly, an oenologist who coordinated its creation and who is now manager.

Vinification

Limestone clay soils.
40 Year Old Vines The grapes are harvested by hand and sorted and fermented in stainless steel vats.

Grape Variety
Merlot 70%, Cabernet Franc 30%
Alcohol by Volume
13.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Robe : Ruby color with purple highlights Nose: Aromas of red fruits very pronounced and a touch of liquorice. Palate: Its attack on the palate is frank but without aggressiveness. Some aromas of blackberries and raspberries as well as a touch of vanilla woody.

Chateau Boutillot, Revelations D'Hubert De Bouard, Yvon Mau

Chateau Boutillot Revelations D'Hubert De Bouard

Origin: Bordeaux, France

This estate lies at the top of the commune of Saint-Michel-de-Lapujade, at the southwestern tip of the Gironde and around ten kilometres east of La Réole. The vineyard covers the hillsides and enjoys wonderful south and southwest facing outlooks.

Vinification

Single Guyot pruning. Sustainable agriculture certified. Tillage every other row and natural grass cover. Operations: debudding, leaf thinning and fruit set thinning depending on the vintage and plot. Winemaking: Traditional vinification in fibrex vats. Destemming, crushing, vatting. Long vatting period with cooling system, 2 to 3 pumping over operations per day. Post-fermentation maceration. Horizontal pressing.

Grape Variety
Merlot 55%, Cabernet Sauvignon 40%, Cabernet Franc 5%
Alcohol by Volume
12.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

A delicate, complex nose of cherry and blackcurrant. Dense on the palate, bringing together ripe fruit and vanilla notes, with a toasted finish.

Château Fontbernard, Montagne-Saint-Émilion AOC, Yvon Mau

Château Fontbernard Montagne-Saint-Émilion AOC

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Classic bordeaux

Grape Variety
Alcohol by Volume
14.0% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Château Freybernat, Bordeaux Rouge, Yvon Mau

Château Freybernat Bordeaux Rouge

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Created in 1920, the estate is now run by the 4th generation. The “Sustainable Agriculture” Certification, issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, is awarded in recognition of an estate’s all-round environmental performance, from vine tending techniques right through to bottling procedures; Sustainable winemaking is all about striking the right balance between environmental protection and the expectations of wine lovers, allowing for greater transparency and economic durability for the producers.

Château Freybernat is an award-winning Bordeaux Rouge produced using recognised sustainable agriculture methods.

Vinification

Vinification with maceration at low temperatures (25-28°C). In-depth maceration. Maturing on the lees in vats.

Grape Variety
Merlot 51%, Cabernet Sauvignon 40%, Cabernet Franc 9%
Alcohol by Volume
13.0% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

A classic blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, it has an intense deep red colour and aromas of ripe black fruit with hints of jam and spices. It is a well-balanced wine with good structure, mellow tannins and a lovely ripe-fruit aftertaste in the finish. It was awarded a Silver Medal at the Concours de Bordeaux 2011.

Château Gauthier, Médoc AOC, Yvon Mau

Château Gauthier Médoc AOC

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Winemaker CHRISTINE COURRIAN makes this wine at 33340 PRIGNAC en Médoc. His soils are clay-limestone.

Vinification

Harvested by hand in trays before sorting in the winery. Traditional vinification in vats, pumped over twice a day during alcoholic fermentation. Maceration lasts about one month to extract as much quality as possible form the grapes. Matured in stainless-steel vats and in oak barrels for 16 months.

Grape Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 30%, Petit Verdot 10%
Alcohol by Volume
12.0% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Appearance: A deep raspberry red with a ruby rim. Bouquet: Attractive blossom scents, wisteria and black pepper in elegant, classical Médoc style. Burnt and smoke scents emerge when swirled around the glass. Palate: Nicely balanced and fresh, spicy on the mouth with the cherry and blackcurrant flavors being brought out nicely by hints of pepper, cloves and nutmeg.

Chateau Haut-Gachin Medoc, Medoc, Yvon Mau

Chateau Haut-Gachin Medoc Medoc

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Château Haut Gachin was born of the synergy between of a group of investors and passionate wine lovers, principally from the Champagne area, and the determination of wine professional Richard Dailly, an oenologist who coordinated its creation.

Vinification

Pre-fermentation maceration, co-inoculation (simultaneous alcoholic and malolactic fermentation) followed by maturing.

Grape Variety
Merlot 64%, Cabernet Sauvignon 36%
Alcohol by Volume
11.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Appearance: An intense garnet red colour that is clear and brilliant.

Bouquet: Pleasant and harmonious, with overtones of red and black fruits, black cherry, blackcurrants and prunes that are complemented by a subtle hint of vanilla and peppery spices.

Palate: Soft and supple with sumptuous tannins and an elegant, expressive finish.

Château la Croix Blanche, Montagne-Saint-Émilion AOC, Yvon Mau

Château la Croix Blanche Montagne-Saint-Émilion AOC

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Claude Guimberteau's family have run Château La Croix Blanche for five generations. Their 50-year-old Merlot and Cabernet Franc vines have never yielded such concentrated grapes and Claude has never made such a powerful yet perfectly balanced claret.

Grape Variety
Merlot 80%, Cabernet Franc 20%
Alcohol by Volume
14.0% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Heavy, opulent and rich, yet the conditions of the vintage lent such wines amazing harmony too. An elegant wine with notes of dark fruits, smoky hints, good tannic structure and a long length.

Château la Mauléone, Lalande-de-Pomerol AOC, Yvon Mau

Château la Mauléone Lalande-de-Pomerol AOC

Origin: Bordeaux, France

Château la Mauléone "Cuveé Hermine"

The Château La Mauleone Cuvée Hermine is a lande of Pomerol clearly expresses the richness of the terroir of this appellation.

Grape Variety
Alcohol by Volume
13.0% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

The estate produces a wine with a beautiful intense raspberry colour, with purple hues. The nose is delicate, slightly smoky and floral, combining blackberry and raspberry with peony and liquorice. The palate has a crisp fruity and silky volume, tingling with black pepper, and evolving with roundness towards a lingering finish where violet and liquorice blend.

Chateau Lapelletrie MDC, St-Emilion Grand Cru, Yvon Mau

Chateau Lapelletrie MDC St-Emilion Grand Cru

Origin: Saint Christophe des Bardes

GFA Lapelletrie – Mme Lassègue The estate has been in the Lassègue family since 1930. The estate’s wine cellars are composed of a warren of subterranean galleries and passages, the result of centuries of quarrying to provide construction materials for houses in nearby Libourne and Bordeaux.

Vinification

Manual harvesting, with grapes selected via sorting table in the vineyard. Temperature-control systems in the vats allow us to maintain alcoholic fermentation at 30-32°C. Pumping over performed twice daily. Long fermentation (2 to 3 weeks). The wine is transferred to oak barrels (1/3 new barrels) in January, and matured for 12-15 months. After final racking the wine is fined to ensure superior clarity and radiance.

Grape Variety
Merlot 90%, Cabernet Franc 10%
Alcohol by Volume
14.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Appearance: Deep, cherry-red robe with hints of purple Bouquet: The first nose gives restrained hints of dark fruits, liquorice and vanilla. Swirling reveals rich plum aromas, accented with subtle grilled notes. Palate: A well-balanced attack, with big, bold fruit and a wonderful harmony of freshness and maturity. A resolutely classic palate, with a powerful structure and dark fruit flavours peppered with hints of mocha.

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