France - Bordeaux

Bordeaux has a modern maritime climate that benefits from the effect of the Gulf Stream. The Dordogne and Garonne rivers also exert a significant influence on both the climate and the soil structures.

Almost all Bordeaux are produced from a blend of grape varieties. 13 are permitted under the appellation's regulations, but Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon dominate

Bordeaux is four times the size of Burgundy and the centre of the fine wine world. The first recorded mention of wine production in Bordeaux was in 350 AD.

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Initial de Desmirail Margaux

Château Desmirail
Margaux, Bordeaux, France

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

A beautifully smooth, ripe claret, with a deep garnet colour, supple blackcurrant and plum flavours and an intense but soft, approachable texture.

ABV 13.0%

Château Langoa-Barton

Château Langoa & Leoville Barton
Saint-Julien, Bordeaux, France

Cabernet Sauvignon 73%, Merlot 17%, Cabernet Franc 10%

ABV 12.5%

Château Léoville-Barton

Château Langoa & Leoville Barton
Saint-Julien, Bordeaux, France

Cabernet Sauvignon 85%, Merlot 15%, Cabernet Franc 5%

ABV 13.0%

Reserve Léoville Barton

Château Langoa & Leoville Barton
Saint-Julien, Bordeaux, France

Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot 23%, Cabernet Franc 2%

Huge colour, very densely packed fruit and marvellous elegance, a touch of violets and lift on the palate shows red breed, superb fruits, tannins and length.

ABV 13.0%

Château Marquis d'Alesme Becker

Château Marquis d'Alesme Becker
Margaux, Bordeaux, France

ABV 13.5%

Château Pontac Loupiac

Château Pontac
Bordeaux, France

Sémillon 95%, Sauvignon Blanc 5%

Classified in the family of sweets, the Château Pontac is of great finesse in the mouth, well concentrated, lively, fresh and of a smooth creaminess. Nice nose of honey and a trail of yellow peach, fruit from the orchard. A fruity, soft palate, the evolution of a body slightly sweet and fruity, with notes of flowers and pollen.

Perfect as an aperitif with some savory biscuits, toast of foie gras or Roquefort, or cheese cubes of the Gruyère type, it will also accompany poultry, white meats, cheeses (parsley, Livarot, Munster ...) and desserts made from fruits (tarts, mousses, salads ...).

ABV 13.0%

Château Suduiraut Sauterne

Château Suduiraut
Sauternes, Bordeaux, France

Sémillon 90%, Sauvignon Blanc 10%

Château Suduiraut is designed for all those who enjoy sensory and emotional experiences that are both rich and full of surprises and leave a lasting memory. With an extensive life-span, it powerfully and harmoniously combines fruit and floral aromas with roasted and candied notes.

ABV 13.5%

Château Doisy-Daëne Grand Vin Sec

Denis Dubourdieu
Bordeaux, France

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

The Doisy-Daëne Grand Dry Wine is one of the best dry white wines of Bordeaux. It expresses all the distinction and the finesse of this exceptional terroir. With a singular aromatic power, with grapefruit and white peach aromas, it develops mineral notes and flavors of pear and spices. Both delicious young and have great potential for keeping (5 to 10 years).

ABV 12.5%

Château Reynon Blanc

Denis Dubourdieu
Bordeaux, France

Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc

The great purity of aromas that marks his style can be detected in his wines. The whites (dry or sweet), with a bursting fruit aroma, combine power and freshness in an infinite youth. The reds, with a strong fruit quality, blend with perfect harmony the velvet-like aromas with the fullness and depth of the tannins. Although irresistible while young, their longevity is astonishing.

ABV 13.5%

Château Lamothe Cissac

Domaines Fabre
Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France

Cabernet Sauvignon 58%, Merlot 35%, Petit Verdot 5%, Cabernet Franc 2%

The vintages of Château Lamothe-Cissac exhibit a dark ruby colour in the first years. Aerating the wine displays a large spectrum of aromas : notes of red (blackcurrant) and jammy fruits associated with soft spices and subtle vanilla . Well-balanced palate with soft tanins and a very delicate finish. Excellent ageworthiness. Cellaring a few years will develop a complex mix of leather, undergrowth and smoky notes.

ABV 13.0%

Château Landat

Domaines Fabre
Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France

Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 35%, Petit Verdot 5%

Glistening colour combined with an elegant and fine nose. Aerating the wine displays a large spectrum of aromas : black fruits, nougat, and grilled notes. Fleshy and supple on the palate. with a lingering finish. Cellaring a few years will develop tertiary aromas : musk, undergrowth and complex oak notes.

ABV 12.5%

Château La Tonnelle

Domaines Fabre
Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France

Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Merlot 35%, Petit Verdot 5%

The vintages of Château La Tonnelle exhibit a dark sustained colour with aromas of red/black cherry fruit. Rich and supple entry, Fruity non the palate with delicate and lightly toasted oak notes. Long and silky finish. After a few years, the tanins soften and then give way to a charming blend.

ABV 13.0%

Château Croix Blanche Montagne

Yvon Mau
Bordeaux, France

Merlot 80%, Cabernet Franc 20%

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.

ABV 14.0%

Château Fontbernard

Yvon Mau
Bordeaux, France

ABV 14.0%

Château Freybernat

Yvon Mau
Bordeaux, France

Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

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.

ABV 13.0%

Château la Mauléone

Yvon Mau
Bordeaux, France

ABV 13.0%


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