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 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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    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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    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.
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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.
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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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    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.
  • The second wine of Grand Cru Chateau Pedesclaux, a 5th Cru Chateau based in Pauillac.
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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 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.