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Complex bouquet evolving on exotic fruit aromas and white peach, floral, and mineral notes. The attack on the palate is rich and full with a beautiful acidity which gives the wine a nice freshness and a delicate and mineral finish. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Darmaillacq APPELLATION  Bordeaux White GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Sauvignon Gris, 10% Muscadelle, 10% Sémillon VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The entire harvest is hand-selected. Direct pressing, cold settling, fermentation and maturing on the lees. Treatment by gravity, in small batches. Automatic thermoregulation. AGING  20% in new barrels and the rest in stainless steel tanks for 6 months FOOD PAIRING  Drink with fish, seafood, salad, …

It revels in ripe juicy Merlot while keeping a sense of style and elegance. Produced by the Malet-Roquefort family, owners since 1705, the wine has some firm tannins while never losing sight of the generous black fruits. Drink from 2022. 93 Points by Wine Enthusiast – Cellar Selection WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  75% Merlot, 25% 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 equal to the actions in the parcels for the …

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. 88 Points by Wine Enthusiast. 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. 91 points by Wine & Spirits. WINEMAKER  Jacques Bertrand who works closely with the Michel Rolland laboratory APPELLATION  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% of Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone soil DENSITY  7000 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 …

This wine 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. 92 Points by Wine Enthusiast. APPELLATION  Saint-Emilion GRAPE VARIETIES  Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone and sandy soils, the vines are between 20 and 35 years old. WINEMAKING  Cold maceration and quick pump overs. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF

A beautiful yellow color with green tints. The nose has citrus and exotic fruit notes with a touch of white flowers. The attack on the palate is crunchy following rich, full, elegant, and persistent notes. APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Sauvignon Blanc TERROIR  Clay-limestone and siliceous clay soils, the vines are around 10-15 years old. WINEMAKING   A very short skin maceration with traditional methods. The vats are selected by a team of oenologists. 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 APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Clay-limestone and sandy soils, the vines are between 20 and 40 years old. WINEMAKING  Traditional vinification with alcoholic fermentation. Thermovinification on the mature grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon in order to extract the fruit which adds a …

This is a generous fruity wine with ripe tannins and plenty of black currants. There is a good amount of Cabernet Franc in this perfumed wine, giving both the structure and the dusty tannins. 90 Points by Wine Enthusiast. WINEMAKER  Alix Lombard APPELLATION  Lalande-De-Pomerol GRAPE VARIETIES  66% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Sandy clay VITICULTURE AND VINIFICATION  The grapes are transported to the cellar by gravity before being selected manually on a sorting table. The wines are matured in barrels for 16 months (with 25% of new barrels and 1-year-old barrels for the rest). 2012 is a charming vintage …

A garnet-red color with black fruit overtones (Morello cherry) and delicate nuances of fresh spice and chocolate. The start of the palate is crunchy and then goes on to reveal particularly elegant tannins and a beautiful freshness that lasts until the end of the fruit aftertaste.  WINEMAKER  Fabrice Bandiera 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 the tank. Malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels. AGING  Stainless steel tanks and then …