Château Tronquoy Lalande Saint Estephe 2009
This historic property has been highly regarded for over a century, and produced a stunning 2009 under new ownership. Tronquoy Lalande is made under the guidance of Jean-Bernard Delmas, who made every Haut-Brion between 1961 and 2003. Delmas was coaxed out of retirement to apply his talents in St.-Estephe. Planted ... more
Espirit de Pavie Bordeaux 2009
Gérard Perse, the owner of the famous Châteaux Pavie, Pavie-Decesse, Monbousquet and Bellevue-Mondotte, has created a new wine called Esprit de Pavie with a Bordeaux AOC. Typically made from 65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine exudes the spirit of the Right Bank of Bordeaux which ... more
Sarget de Gruaud Larose Saint Julien 2009
Sarget de Gruaud Larose is the second label of the esteemed Gruaud Larose, and one of the best buys in the region of Saint Julien. Classified a second growth in 1855, Gruaud Larose is a house favorite for its rich and classic style and capacity for aging. The large vineyard ... more
Château Sociando Mallet Haut Médoc 2009
Planted to 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, the vineyard is superbly situated overlooking the Gironde River. The style of the wine is one of inky black color, loads of concentration and plenty of tannin. 'Sociando-Mallet is the poster child for what cru bourgeois estates ... more
Château Puygueraud Cotes de Francs 2009
This is a beautifully textured, lovely, opulent Merlot-based red. The bouquet offers up aromas of coffee, black currants, cherries, flowers and minerals. This Thienpont-owned vineyard (who also own Le Pin and Vieux Chateau Certan) was one of the first to bring attention to this lesser known appellation - Côtes de ... more
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