Château Labegorce

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Château Labegorce

In this vintage, which is now the benchmark, this wine is marked by aromas of black fruit, light toasted notes and a rich palate with weight. The tannins are very present and the fruitiness is particularly expressed. An untamed style that is not without certain charm. A vin de garde (for keeping) par excellence. Reaches its prime between 2020 and 2025. “New wood, sweet fruit, blackberry and plum skin flavors are all here in this round, ripe wine, with its soft, dusty tannins and delicious fresh acidity....

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Domaine de la Charbonniere Chateauneuf-du-Pape “Mourre des Perdrix” 2006

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Domaine de la Charbonniere Chateauneuf-du-Pape  “Mourre des Perdrix”  2006

This is one of the most well-run estates in Chateauneuf du Pape thanks to the meticulous and passionate efforts of proprietor Michel Maret. While the 2006s are not as powerful or rich as the 2005s, it is an excellent vintage for Charbonniere. The single vineyard 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape Mourre des Perdrix reveals a saturated deep ruby hue, a distinctive bouquet of pepper, flowers, earth, lavender, and roasted herbs, loads of black raspberry and black currant fruit, an attractive texture, medium to full body, soft...

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Domaine Chevillon-Chezeaux Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Bousselots 2009

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Domaine Chevillon-Chezeaux Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Bousselots 2009

A feral character overlays the pure cherry, red currant and mineral notes in this slim, intense red. Persistent and firmly structured, with lingering fruit and spice accents on the aftertaste. Just needs a few years to come together. Best from 2011 through 2020. 35 cases imported. 91 Points ~ Wine...

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Chateau Magence Graves Rouge 2009

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Chateau Magence Graves Rouge 2009

Another 90+ Point Wine from Bordeaux A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Dark, rich fruit on the nose with a touch of cinnamon. The palate is unbelievably smooth and decadent with gravelly notes (hence Graves) and huge black berry and cassis hints. A wine that should not be missed from a vintage that should not be missed!!!...

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Chateu Dumas Cenot, Bordeaux Superieure 2009

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Chateu Dumas Cenot, Bordeaux Superieure  2009

This well-balanced and expressive wine is a blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon and 33% Merlot. It has fresh fruit aromas and flavors of plum, blackberry,   currant, herb, and smoke leading to fine tannins   on the finish.  A great wine for everyday enjoyment and a value you won’t find anywhere in New World...

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CHATEAU BELLEVUE BORDEAUX SUPERIEURE 2009

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CHATEAU BELLEVUE BORDEAUX SUPERIEURE  2009

This wine is a blend of 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Malbec. It has a deep red color and aromas and flavors of red fruits, including blackberry and blackcurrant. This wine is round in the mouth   and full and fleshy. Château Bellevue is slightly spicy with nice length and pleasant...

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Chateau Du Retout 2009

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Chateau Du Retout 2009

“Currant and blueberry on the nose. Medium-bodied, with pretty fruit and a light coffee bean and berry aftertaste. 53 % Cabernet Sauvignon,  28 % Merlot,  19 % Petit Verdot.  Pleasant structure. Score range: 87-90 ” $24.99...

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Chateau La Roche Pressac 2009

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Chateau La Roche Pressac 2009

Here’s another terrific ’09 that’s simply an amazing value. Chrystelle and Jean-Marc Lirand bought this property in 2002 and consulted with Michel Rolland and Jean-Luc Thunevin before turning out a stunning 2004. With a few more vintages under their belt the wine is now considered one of the best estates in the region. French wine magazine La Revue du Vin de France put it in the top 4 of Castillon wines. The blend is 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and the wine is aged in oak barrels a...

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Chateau Haut Laulion 2009

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Chateau Haut Laulion 2009

Merlot 70% , Cabernet Sauvignon 20% , Petit Verdot 10%  Deep ruby/purple, Nose: Cassis, dark fruit, loam, Palate: All exotic fruit flavors reverberate through the finish.  $ 9.99

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Chateau Bellevue La Randee 2009

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Chateau Bellevue La Randee 2009

This wine in good vintages is a great value but in 2009 it is an unbelievable  one.  It consists of Cabernet Sauvignon 45%., Merlot 45%, and Cabernet Franc 10%.  The wine is quite structured for ageing but can be enjoyed now after decanting. Great blackberry aromas and flavor. Sweet on the palate with silky, round tannins present. Broad shoulders. Very full bodied, and after one hour quite lush on palate.  ...

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