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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    The second wine from Chateau Lanesson from an classic, early maturing vintage. 12 months spent of French oak, one third new, one third one year old and one third two years old. Drinking well now and will continue to improve over the next few years.
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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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    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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    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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    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.
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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.
  • An outstanding Chateau that dates back to the 12th century and performs in every vintage. Classic, deep and dark Margaux fruit with great balance and style. Drinking fantastically right now.
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    Chateau Lanessan is a highly reqarded estate in the Haut-Medoc that produces great value Cru Bourgeois Bordeaux. The 2015 Lanessan was named as one of the best value Bordeaux in that vintage by Decanter Magazine.
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    From the 2012 vintage, Chateau La Tour De By's vineyards are located in the highly regarded By sector of the Medoc which vineyards occupy the highest altitude from the north of Pauillac to the north of Saint-Estephe. A wine that is great for current drinking and certainly a star of the Medoc!
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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.