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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    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.
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    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.
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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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    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.
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    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.
  • The second wine of Grand Cru Chateau Pedesclaux, a 5th Cru Chateau based in Pauillac.
  • The second wine of Grand Cru Classe Chateau Fonplegade from St-Emilion. In a very good vintage that doesn’t need long cellaring this is drinking well done now. Fleur De Fonplegade is a blend of 95% Merlot with 5% Cabernet Franc from vines that average 30 years and 16 month spent aging in 1 year old oak.
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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.
  • A blend of 80% Merlot,15% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged for 12 - 14 months in oak. Chateau Saint-Pey is a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru covering just 20 hectares of vines with an average age of 40 years.
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    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.