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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 Briatte is situated in the heart of the Sauterne appellation, Michel Roudes is the third generation to manage the property. This sweet wine is a blend of Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Gris and Muscadelle. Luscious apricot notes mingle with a touch of honey, but all with a refreshing acidity to carry the wine.
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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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    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.
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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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    100% Merlot from 25 year old vines, displaying the excellent cassis flavours typical of a well structured Merlot highlighted by menthol notes on the nose.
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    Showing a dark garnet-red hue, after swirling this 2018 opens up on excellent, powerful spicy hints. The body is full andrich; the texture of tannin is perceptible, but supple, with fruit mixing elegantly with touches of mild spices.