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 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.
  • 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 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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    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.
  • Wonderfully youthful on the nose, but attractive and compelling. There is a lovely richness, great structure and depth. Acidity is incredibly well interwoven with tannins to create a concentrated mouth-feel. It's a really generous, yet fresh and juicy wine. 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 11% Petit Verdot
  • 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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    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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    Made from 35% Semillon and 65% Sauvignon fermented in new oak and rested on their lees for several months adding texture and complexity.
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    An excellent Claret from the Maison Sichel stable of Bordeaux and is also hard to beat for value in Bordeaux. A blend 0f 63% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc with 12 to 14 month spent in oak, 25% of which is new oak. This wine won the Gold medal at the Concours de Bordeaux competition in 2015.
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    From the Sichel estate, Chateau Argenteyre is a 27ha property. The blend is 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 15% Petit Verdot with 12 month in oak. Drinking well now but will continue to develop for several years to come. A serious and classic Medoc wine.