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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    Wonderfully soft and supple Cru Bourgeois from the heart of the Medoc, classic in style and drinking fantastically right now.
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    The Chateau Siaurac 2009 is a blend of 72% Merlot, 22% 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.
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    This fourth growth wine is known for its charm and finesse. Allied to the great 2009 vintage results in a fine, charming Claret with layers of dense fruit.
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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.
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    From the 2010 vintage this wine has really opened up and is drinking fantastically. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot from the Haut-Medoc this wine will continue to develop for several more years.
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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 Langoa-Barton is a superb Third Cru Chateau from Saint-Julien. From the 2011 vintage, underated as it was over-shadowed by the two previous vintages it offers great value. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, this wine is starting to drink but will improve over many more years.
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    Chateau Cantemerle is a Fifth Cru Classe Chateau based in the Haut-Medoc. From the early maturing 2011 vintage, a blend of 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot with 12 months spent in oak.
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    A Grand Cru Classe Chateau from Pessac-Leognan, in Northern Graves, in a classic 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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    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!