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 owned and run by the Sichel family.55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 10% Petit Verdot. From the highly regarded 2010 vintage which is starting to drink but will benefit from cellaring. A wine with power, balance and style. A wonderful buy. Drink 2018-2040.
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    Chateau Fonplegade is a Grand Cru Classe Chateau from Saint-Emilion. 95% Merlot with 5% Cabernet Franc and aged for 18 to 24 months in 85% new Franch oak.
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    Chateau Cantemerle is a Fifth Cru Classe Chateau based in the Haut-Medoc. From the early maturing 2011 vintage, a blend of 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot with 12 months spent in oak.
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    Chateau Langoa-Barton is a superb Third Cru Chateau from Saint-Julien. From the 2011 vintage, underated as it was over-shadowed by the two previous vintages it offers great value. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, this wine is starting to drink but will improve over many more years.
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    This fourth growth wine is known for its charm and finesse. Allied to the great 2009 vintage results in a fine, charming Claret with layers of dense fruit.
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    An outstanding Chateau in Margaux producing superb wines vintage after vintage. Rich, succulent cocoa and cassis fruit.
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    Chateau Canon is a Premier Grand Cru Chateau in Saint-Emilion. The 2008 vintage has been described by Robert Parker as "the finest wine made under the relatively recent ownership of the Wertheimer brothers". A blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, the 2008 vintage is highly underated vintage producing some great value wines and Chateau Canon is the perfect example of this.
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    Chateau Palmer is considered to be one of the most prestigious Chateaux in Bordeaux, producing wines of a Premier Grand Cru level. The 2015 Palmer was one of the highest scoring wines of the vintage, with only Chateaux Mouton-Rothchild, Margaux and Latour outscoring Palmer.Alter Ego is Chateau Palmers 2nd wine and the general rules is to buy 2nd wines on the great vintages. 2nd wines can offer great value and with the Margaux region being the star of the 2015 vintage, Alter Ego De Palmer is a very good buy. The 2015 vintage was Alter Ego De Palmer's highest ever scoring vintage and will cellar for for the next 10 to 15 years.
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    Chateau Haut-Bailly is a Grand Cru Classe Chateau located in Pessac-Leognan in Northern Graves and the 2006's are a younger drinking vintage from Graves.
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    With 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot, this classed growth is full of rich cassis fruit, with cedar and cigar box fragrances and toasty oak. Starting to drink soon, this is a truly superb wine in a truly superb vintage.