Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux image
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.
Displaying 1-10 of 40 results.
  • Wine
    An exceptional Sauterne of outstanding value from the Sichel family. A blend of 80% Semillon and 20% Sauvignon Blanc from 50 year old vines where Botrytis is encouraged to dehydrate the grapes. This Sauterne has been aged for 10 to 12 months.
  • Wine
    The Sichel family are truly expert winemakers and this Margaux is no exception. 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot the 2015 was an outstanding vintage.
  • Wine
    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.
  • Wine
    The second wine of Chateau Cantemerle in a exceptional vintage. All the elegance, class and quality expected of a Bordeaux Cru Classe chateau. Second wines always offer exceptional value in the great vintages and this is no exception.
  • Wine
    La Reserve is the second wine of Chateau Angludet. Made of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot it has the same elegant style and balance of Chateau Angludet. Excellent value from a great vintage.
  • Wine
    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.
  • Wine
    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.
  • Wine
    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.
  • Wine
    From a 13 hectare site in the Margaux communes of Labarde and Cantenac owned by Cru Bourgeois Exceptionell Chateau Siran. The blend is 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 22% Cabernet Franc.
  • Wine
    Chateau Roudier is a 30ha property situated in the hills of Montagne. 35 year old vines of 65% Merlot with 25% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged in one third new oak.