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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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  • sing any excess in structure. 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 and it has good freshness on the finish.
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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.
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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. This wine won the Gold medal at the Concours de Bordeaux competition in 2015.
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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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    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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    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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    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.
  • 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.