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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 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.
  • From the highly respected Chateau Angludet, in the 2014 vintage which drinks well now. 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 11% Petit Verdot, gives richness, structure and depth. Fine acidity and tanins.
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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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    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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    From the Sichel estate, Chateau Argenteyre is a 27ha property. The blend is 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 15% Petit Verdot with 12 month in oak. Drinking well now but will continue to develop for several years to come. A serious and classic Medoc wine.
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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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    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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    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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    From 23 year old vines with 60% oak aging, 20% in new oak. The 2014 vintage was a highlight of the past 7 years.