Clos des Lunes
Chateau La Fleur
John Rittmaster's Notes: Even though there is a massive amount of Bordeaux produced and, if you know where to look, you can still find good wine for a song, that song is rarely sung in the village of Pauillac anymore. It is in...
Lemon, cherry and plum character with fresh acidity. Medium to full body, firm tannins and a crisp finish.
Chateau Haut Bergey
Rich and oily with dried-lemon, pear and apple character. Full body. Savory, salty finish. Apr 17, www.jamessuckling.com Score: 90-91/100James SucklingSweet and a bit OTT but with good energy and a big please-me factor. Quite good length. Apr 2017, www...
Close to some of the top Margaux vineyards, this estate regularly produces some fine wines. This bottling is beautifully structured, firm with tannins and also generous with black fruits. A high percentage of Merlot gives a particularly ripe and juicy...
Winery Notes: Château Blaignan’s vineyard is planted of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 41% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Franc. The wine matures for 18 months in vats and in oak barrels. The wine is of an intense colour. The nose is fruity with pronounced...
James Suckling: 98 Points A massive Yquem, this has a dense palate that is almost chewy like a red. Full and very sweet, with notes of dried apricot, pineapple, and papaya on the palate. Long, with a vanilla-coconut tart finish. What a wine,...
97-99 points Wine Enthusiast Apricot tones with lively acidity give this rich wine a vein of freshness. Pear and white peach notes offer weight, while a lime backbone brings levity. There is a richness from the botrytis that is lifted by this wines...
Winemaker's Note:For pairing with Bordeaux, look for the more refined and simply prepared cuts such as loin chops, rib chops and a rack of lamb. These classic dishes can be a divine pairing with Bordeaux. More aromatic, rustic and spicy preparations of...
Winemaker's Note:Great concentration and a previously unseen quantity of tannins characterized the wines, which possessed extraordinary aromatic intensity, freshness and precision. Rich, ripe and mineral, with a very long, lingering finish. An...
Château La Tour Blanche
Wine Enthusiast: 94-96 Points Concentrated, chunky, the richness just a part of the huge power. It's a wine of considerable density, very liquorous. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 92-94 Points The Chateau La Tour Blanche has a...
Wine Spectator: 98 Points A jaw-dropper, with quince, persimmon, mango, fig and blood orange marmalade notes providing a kaleidoscopic experience as this moves along, slowly pulling in more ginger, marzipan, green fig and date notes. The...
Château Malescot St. Exupery
Winemaker Note:The Chateau Malescot St. Exupery is a dark color with a fine crimson tint. The wine offers notes of ripe fruit, mocha and vanilla along with powerful yet harmonious and smooth tannins. Wine Spectator: 97...