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A very ripe wine with some signs of evolution in the mahogany reflections and spicy nose (leather). Tasty nose, ready to drink thanks to a ripe harvest, solar notes, rich texture which expands smoothly. WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Limestone plateau with clay layers and green marls, hillside with Fronsac molasse and foot of the hillside with deep carbonates sands. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The work in the plots of Clos is the equal to the actions in the parcels for the first label : pruning, cover, de-leafing, green harvest, hand-picking. In the cellar, …

Impressive levels of red, blue and black fruits as well as some toasty oak and crushed rock. The acidity in this vintage provide freshness and precision. Plenty of tannin, so give it 4-6 years of cellaring and drink it over the following 25-30 years. 95 Points by The Wine Advocate WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Limestone plateau with clay layers and green marls, hillside with Fronsac molasse and foot of the hillside with deep carbonates sands. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Each plot is worked individually to extract the best expression of its terroir. Gentle pumping …

An intense wine with fruity flavors and soft melted tannins. WINEMAKER  Lionel Touchais APPELLATION  Haut-Médoc REGION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc  20% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  The soil is made of gravel, clay and sandy limestone. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Close to the terroir the Domain uses sustainable growing methods. The grapes are hand-harvested followed by one-month maceration in order to preserve fruit taste. The ageing lasts 12 months in French oak barrels (with 25% of new barrels). FOOD PAIRING  Perfect with white meat, poultry and firm cheeses. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF

Deep and intense garnet color. Black cherry and licorice to the nose. Concentrated and powerful on the palate, it unfolds with tannic and roasted aromas. Long and complex finish with spicy notes. WINEMAKER  Jacques Bertrand who works closely with the Michel Rolland laboratory GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% of Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  The clay-limestone soil DENSITY  6500 vines per hectare VINIFICATION  The vinification takes place in stainless steel and concrete thermo regulated vats. Following an alcoholic fermentation at moderate temperature, the wines are aged in French oaks (50% of new oaks) for 15 months. ALCOHOL …

With an intense ruby red color, Les Hauts de La Gaffelière, Saint-Emilion exhibits a bravura of deep black fruit along with vanilla and spice. A rounded start is followed by a powerful and full-bodied wine of woody, soft tannins and ends with a touch of licorice on the palate. WINEMAKER  Sandrine Le Cam GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone and sandy soils, the vines are between 20 and 50 years old. WINEMAKING  Traditional vinification with alcoholic fermentation. Thermovinification on the mature grapes of   Cabernet sauvignon in order to extract the fruit which add a …

With a captivatingly pale yellow color, Les Hauts de La Gaffelière Bordeaux White breathes white flowers and exotic fruits. An early frank attack on the palate is balanced by a delicate, harmonious and lively finish. WINEMAKER  Sandrine Le Cam APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Sauvignon Blanc TERROIR  Clay-limestone and siliceous clay soils, the vines are around 20 years old. WINEMAKING  Very short skin maceration followed by a low temperature fermentation at in stainless steel tanks and ageing on fine lees. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12% Technical Sheet PDF

With an intense garnet color, Les Hauts de La Gaffelière Bordeaux Red unfolds with aromas of violets, red fruits and a hint of spicy vanilla. Fleshy and full-bodied on the palate, soft tannins, subtle fruit and mellow woody notes imbue this wine with a perfect balance and a long finish. WINEMAKER  Sandrine Le Cam GRAPE VARIETIES  60% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone and sandy soils, the vines are between 20 and 50 years old. WINEMAKING  Traditional vinification with alcoholic fermentation. Thermovinification on the mature grapes of   Cabernet sauvignon in order to extract the fruit which add a concentration …

Tight and peppery-black, this is a clean, spicy Lalande with some pushback in the spicy tannins, while a high-toned acidity opens up those tannins and makes them more transparent. Scents of dried tobacco in the finish make this a quiet pleasure with roast lamb. 88 points by Wine & Spirits. WINEMAKER  Alix Lombard GRAPE VARIETIES  66% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Sandy clay VITICULTURE AND VINIFICATION  Half hand harvested on the young vines / mechanical on the other half. The vinification according the traditional method with stainless steel and concrete vats. The wines are matured in barrels for …

A floral, cherry-scented claret, this wine’s light fruit is balanced by some cherry-skin bitterness. those gruff tannins meld into rich notes of earth and chocolate with air. A country Bordeaux with freshness. 88 points by Wine & Spirits APPELLATION  Montagne Saint-Emilion GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The entire harvest is hand selected and destemmed before entering the vat. Cold maceration, winemaking stainless steel tanks. Automatic temperature control system. Micro oxygenation in tank. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels. AGING  30% in barrels of one wine, rest in tanks for 14 months FOOD PAIRING  Drink with grilled meat, …

Elegant wine. A classic Bordeaux. Wood flavors and bright fruits are combining well in this wine. It is a rich wine, bright and fruity at the same time. The structure is settling in to give a wine that has a good future. 88 pts by Wine Enthusiast. WINEMAKER  Jacques-Henri Bravard WINERY  Château Haut-Meneau GRAPE VARIETIES  Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Merlot 50% TERROIR  The 10 hectare vineyard is located in the heart of the Côtes de Blaye, the oldest producing region in Bordeaux. The soil is made of clay and chalk. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The 35 year-old vines, planted at a density of 5,500 vines per hectare, …