Bordeaux, France

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Red wines of Bordeaux, Claret as it is known by many wine buffs, has always held a prominent position at Palmers Wine Store. Using our main claret contact, Maison Sichel, we have developed a list which offers character, quality and value.

Our Chateau Marotte and Chateau Argadens are from the Bordeaux or Bordeaux Superieur appellation and offer fantastic everyday drinking. We have lovely cru-bourgeois from Chateau Devise d'Ardilley, Chateau l'Argentyre, and the highly regarded Chateau Citran from the great 2005 and 2010 vintages which offer consistently excellent wine in every vintage.

From the “left bank” where Cabernet Sauvignon predominates we offer Maison Sichel and Chateau d’Angludet from Margaux, Chateau Oliviers, a Grand Cru Classe Pessac-Leognan and the terrific Grand Cru Classe wines of Chateau Langoa-Barton from St-Julien. From the “right Bank” where Merlot is king; Chateau Siaurac from Lalande de Pomerol, Grand Cru Classe Chateau Fonplegade, and 1er Grand Cru Classe Chateau Canon from St Emilion.

We always take advantage of the En Primeur campaigns with the latest arrivals being from the fantastic 2015 vintage from such Chateaux as Chateau Lanessan, Chateau Ormes De Pez from St-Estephe, one of the original nine Cru Bourgeois Exceptionelle, Chateau Lalande De Borie from St-Julien, Chateau Fieuzal from Pessac-Leognan and the legendaary Alter Ego De Palmer which gained it's highest ever score in the 2015 vintage.
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    Chateau Angludet is a superb producer, dating back to the 12th century, who performs in every vintage. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 10% Petit Verdot with 12 months in oak the 2011 is an early maturing vintage that drinks well now and will continue to over the next few years.
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    Lalande De Pomerol is considered to be the up and coming regions of the Bordeaux right bank and Chateau Siaurac is considered to be one of the stars of the region. From the great 2009 vintage producing forward wines that are starting to drink well. The Chateau Siaurac 2009 is a blend of 72% Merlot22% Cabernet-Franc with 6% Malbec with 12 months in oak. The Malbec in the blend adds plum fruit and gives firm structure creating a wine of superb power and length.
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    Chateau Olivier is a top notch producer of white Graves from Pessac Leognan. A blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle this wine is vibrant and fresh, an exceptional wine from this Grand Cru Classe producer.
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    From the legendary 2005 vintage this wine has really opened up and is drinking fantastically. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot from the Haut-Medoc this wine will continue to develop for several more years.
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    Chateau Lalande-Borie is a highly regarded estate in St Julien. Started only in 1970 when Jean-Eugine Borie purchased 18 hectares of vineyard from the the 3rd Cru Chateau Lagrange.Lalande De Borie has quickly gained a reputation for producing high quality but great value wines that drink well an early age.
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    A Grand Cru Classe Chateau from Pessac Leognan in aclassic vintage which is starting to shine, especially in this region. This highly regarded wine is a blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc with plenty of oak.
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    Duluc De Branaire Ducru is the second wine of fourth Cru Chateau Branaire Ducru from Saint-Julien. A blend of 70% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit-Verdot from the classic and early maturing 2011 vintage with 16 to 20 months ageing in oak barrels, 60 to 65% new oak.
  • Brio is the second wine of Cantenac-Brown, a third Cru Chateaux in Margaux. 2004 was a good vintage that you don't have to wait decades for it to reach maturity. The 2004 Brio De Cantenac-Brown drinking perfectly and a great example of mature Claret.
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    Chateau Les Ormes De Pez is one of the nine origional Cru Bourgeois Exceptionell Chateaux that are considered to produce wines of a Cru Classe level.The Cru Bourgois Exceptionell's are some of the best value wines in Bordeaux. The classification was set up to give recognition to the Chateaux that, in modern times are producing wines of an equivalent quality to the Cru Classe's that were not list on the 1855 classification. Chateau Ormes De Pez is located in The Medoc's most Northern village St Estephe which produced top wines in the 2015 vintage.
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    The 2015 vintage was particularly successful in the Sourthern Medoc and Northern Graves with the wines from Pessac-Leognan showing the harmonious fruit that the 2015 will become known for. The Fieuzal 2015 is darker and firmer than many others and is one that will prove to be very long lived, if you are patient enough to give it the time it will be well worth the wait.