Chateau Cos d'Estournel
The 2020 vintage will be presented in an engraved bottle to mark the 20th Anniversary of Michel Reybier acquisition of the Estate.
G d ' Estournel
To celebrate the 2000 vintage Goulee by Cos d ' Estournel is renamed G d ' Estournel accompanied by a new design.
Pavillon Blanc du Chateau Margaux
100th anniversary bottle and case.
Ducru Beaucaillou 2020
Special label, for the 300 years of the property.
Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Bottled with a special anniversary label (marking the 30th vintage since the Cathiard's acquired the estate in 1990)
2020 heralded as part of "a trio of great vintages!” was in general another superlative vintage but one still should not generalize and should still consider at the level of the individual vineyards as it was not a homogeneous vintage.
Production was down on average 10% versus the average, however in some cases it was down as much 20% to 40% versus 2019. This was due in part to frost in March, downy mildew thanks to a long, moist spring and the small size of the Cabernet Sauvignon and Franc berries augmented by dehydration in the September heat.
While Merlot excelled on the right bank, Cabernet Franc grown in Saint-Émilion also shone in blends. And there were some great Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated wines in Pessac Leognan, for example Smith Haut Lafitte. In general, from these regions the alcohol was average to high 14 -14.5 but slightly higher in St Emilion with balanced to refreshing acidity.
In contrast, in the Medoc the wines were lower in alcohol, some below 13%. Nonetheless, there are some outstanding wines from the Médoc, like Mouton Rothschild, that managed to produce amazing wines benefiting no doubt from their gravel soils. While Pontet benefited from letting the grass grow between the rows, to soak up some of the excess water and in both cases avoid dilution, a reminder to focus on the vineyards not the vintage. Though in general the wines from the area are lighter in general giving more elegant wines with captivating fragrances.
However as it is a good vintage, but smaller then average, with smaller quantities then normal released en primeur, combined with an increase in demand following a Covid bounce back and changes in American import duties, it has unfortunately resulted in a higher release price versus 2019 and less availability. The release price increases for the top tier + 20% to 52% versus 2019. On the other hand you need to keep in mind that the prices dropped dramatically in 2019, so in reality if you look at the prices in particular for the first growths they are in fact only slightly ahead of the 2018 vintage and only 2- 4% ahead of the 2016 vintage.
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Chateau Haut Brion Blanc
Blanc –71,4% sauvignon blanc 28,6% sémillon
This wine has a beautiful yellow tint. The nose is intense and fruity with notes of citrus and passion fruit. The very ripe sauvignon is very present and confers a lot of complexity. The wine is full on the attack and evolves: fat and comfortable, without pause, towards a fragrant finish. It is a white Château Haut-Brion full of sun and pleasure.
Chateau Haut Brion
Rouge– 42,8% merlot 39,7% cabernet sauvignon 17,5% cabernet franc
The color of this Château Haut-Brion is dark red, dazzling. The nose, without fuss, is already complex with fresh and spicy notes at the same time. Agitation confirms the fruit ripeness is fair and without excess. The entry is incredibly tight and precise. The wine asserts itself immediately, with an immediate presence. The evolution is never aggressive, but what a presence in the mouth! The tactile sensations are complemented by the taste, the flavors. The tannins are full, refined, juicy. Very good persistence even once it is no longer in the mouth. The score written by the three grape varieties, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, is incredibly fair and harmonious.
Clarete de Haut Brion
Blanc–74,8% sémillon 25,2% sauvignon blanc
The wine has a beautiful light yellow hue. The first nose is intense and fruity, with pretty notes of peach and quince. The nose is ripe and very slightly woody, toasty. The attack is smooth and tasty. The wine evolves thanks to its dominant Semillon (75%) on a fatty and almost sweet body in the mouth, with southern accents. The finish, with nice bitters, is very refreshing.
Chateau La Mission Haut Brion
Rouge– 48,6% merlot 43,2% cabernet sauvignon 8,2% cabernet franc
A beautiful dark purple hue. The first nose is intense and fascinating, full of red fruit aromas, with ripe and fresh notes simultaneously. Swirling the wine confirms the fruity, captivating powerfulness, enhanced by a superb woody, spicy hint. The first taste is round, fleshy and thick. The wine develops on a tightly-knit, juicy sensation on the palate, almost sweet, with full-body. It stretches out in length with an elegant presence of tannin, rich in taste and full of pleasure on the finish. This is a superb Château La Mission Haut-Brion, its blend well- balanced and representative of the grape varieties planted in its vineyard.
Chateau La Mission Haut Brion
Blanc – 54,7% sauvignon blanc 45,3% sémillon
The colour is beautiful, a pale yellow. The first nose is aromatic and powerful, with really lovely scents of white peach and apricot flesh revealed when swirling the wine. On the palate, the wine gives a rich first taste, very ample. Then development on the palate is generous, rich in taste and superb fruity flavours. The finish on a slightly lemony hint gives a marvellous, slight touch of salinity. Sauvignon, in majority in the blend (55%) of this Château La Mission Haut-Brion white, brings superb acidity, given the context of the summer of 2020, without overriding the Sémillon. The balance between body, acidity and aromatics is achieved particularly well.
Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc<Special Anniversary Label>
Blanc– 90 % Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Sauvignon Gris, 5 % Sémillon
The wine is pale yellow. The nose is already very expressive with notes of yellow fruits (peach, apricot), white flowers (acacias, orange blossom), and a beautiful elegance of citrus fruits. The attack on the palate is perfectly balanced with a nice tension. The wine then appears ample, broad, dense with a velvety texture, and the acidity takes over the leadership on a very long finish with great minerality. The aromatic on the palate is similar to the one on the nose with yellow fruits, floral notes, and we perceive a greater complexity with more mineral, spicy notes while flint stones give the signature of our great terroir. (Fabien Teitgen, Winemaker)
Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte<Special Anniversary Label>
Rouge– 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot
The color of the wine is dark red, almost black with blueish hues. Very expressive on the nose with red fruits and black fruits flavors. A good swirl in the glass release a large range of flavors and spice. Star anis, liquorice as well as empyreumatic notes and flint stones from the günzien gravels It goes very wide and powerful on the palate at first, then the well-defined structure and smoothness of the wine gives it all its balance, fresh and full body. The length is highlighted by a great tannic structure (from the cabernets which were really outstanding this year), coated with the body of very ripe merlots. On the palate, it is also highly aromatic with a great fruit expression melted with soft spices, blond tobacco leaves, liquorice and graphite pencil notes. (Fabien Teitgen, Winemaker)
Chateau Pape Clement
Rouge– 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot
Impressive depth of color with a focused and concentrated nose of blackberries. Full-bodied, it is subltle, complex and extremely well integrtated with smooth ripe tannins. Well balnced it all come togther on a long harmonious finish. JKW
Chateau Pape Clement
Blanc– 67% Sauvignon Blanc 30% Sémillon, 3% Sauvignon gris
Forward aromatic nose with hints of peach and citrus fruit with spice accents. Full-bodied with good weight and concentration with oak overtones and a lively acidity which lifts the wine on a long fresh finish. JKW
Chateau Carmes Haut Brion
Domaine de Chevalier Rouge
Rouge- 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27 % Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 3 % Cabernet Franc
Deep color, dark red, black in the middle, brillant. Great nose, intense and distinctive. Flowery expressionmainly on the fruit. Black cherry, blackcurrant, blueberry. Finely peppery and vanilla spices. Aromas of tannins and slightly peaty earth. On the palateimpressive sensation of density, fleshy tannin and contained power. The flesh of the wine is fine, firm, freshly and fruity. The high-class tannins recall the earthy and peaty flavour of great vintages to keep. The fruit is everywhere, intensely. Power, balance, maturity, concentration, length, freshness, tension. Everything is ther for a great vinatge to keep.
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Rouge– 50% de Cabernet Franc et 50% de Merlot
La Chapelle d'Ausone
Rouge– 60% de Cabernet Franc, 35% de Merlot et 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Chateau Cheval Blanc
Rouge– 65% Merlot 30% Cabernet franc 5% Cabernet sauvignon
The aromas are typical of a warm vintage. Black fruit mingles with notes of garrigue and pepper.The minty freshness holds the aromatic ensemble well. The attack is opulent. The power and density of the wine are remarkable, and the mouth lingers thanks to a rich and full tannin structure. The wine lengthens as it tightens to an impressive finish.
Rouge– 60 % Merlot, 40 % Cabernet Franc
The wine displays a brilliant, dense, very dark, almost black colour with dark purple tones, mirroring the perfect ripeness of the grapes and their optimal pH level. The nose exhibits intense aromas of juicy black fruits, such as wild cherries and blackberries. Elegant floral notes then come through, such as peony and violets. Refined tannins underpin a long-lasting, spherical, voluptuous structure on the palate, while the flavours linger long, bringing a sensation of freshness and harmony. This vintage displays a seldom-achieved degree of elegance, while the highest levels of purity and precision are reached with this blend of extraordinary Merlot and characterful Cabernet Franc.
Chateau Carillon de l'Angelus
Rouge– 90% Merlot , 10% - Cabernet Franc
An attractive, brilliant, dark ruby colour. Wild red berry fruit aromas mingle with notes of cherry stones, with pepper and spices coming through. Smooth, velvety tannins on the palate with a pleasant tang which in the finish provides length of flavour and amazing sapidity.
Rouge– 50% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Franc, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon
Rouge– 37% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc, 31% Cabernet Sauvignon
The wine is already exciting to taste. It is vibrant and the Merlot is already displaying its fleshy velvety charm. The suburb Cabernet Franc this year offers floral notes and contributes to the elegance of the wine. The Cabernet envelopes the wines body and brings graphite and mineral touches on the finish. This is an outstanding vintage.
Rouge– 65 % Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 5%Cabernet Sauvignon , 4% Malbec, 1% Carmenère
Rouge– 68% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Franc
This wine opens up with earthy, slightly peaty notes before giving way to aromas of cedar. A few swirls in the glass release an explosion of fruity aromas and reveal a fluid, ethereal and almost weightless nose, a sign of its remarkable complexity. The splendour of the vintage truly comes into its own on the palate with its rich attack and juicy, creamy overtones yet without the slightest hint of heaviness. Quite the contrary, this richness actually elongates the palate with notes of ripe fruit, raspberries and morello cherries. It also has this long, precise salinity to it which structures the finish. A lively, mineral touch from the limestone plateau adds the finishing touches and brings the wine’s freshness back to the forefront.
Chateau Beausejour Becot
Chateau Troplong Mondot
Rouge– 85% Merlot，13% Cabernet Sauvignon，2% Cabernet Franc
Rouge– 41% Merlot 59% Cabernet Franc
The nose fully expresses flowers and red fruit.The freshness surprises. The attack, frank and chiselled, is immediately followed by a tender, unctuous mid-palate where the enveloping tannins lead the wine to a juicy and crunchy finish. The aromatic persistence of the wine is fruity and complex.
Rouge- 80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc
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Vieux Chateau Certan
Rouge– 85% Merlot，15% Cabernet Franc
Rouge– 87% Merlot, 13% Cabernet Franc
Aromas of black fruits, such as blackcurrants, mingle with floral peony notes. The blending of the La Conseillante lots brings lovely balance to this wine. The 2020 displays creamy fruit character and concentration. Its juicy texture is enhanced by velvety, silky and elegant tannins. La Conseillante 2020 is a vibrant wine which promises to age beautifully for decades.
Rouge– 88% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc
Chateau La Fleur Petrus
Chateau Aile d'Argent Blanc
Blanc– 66% Sauvignon，34% Semillon
The wine is apple yellow with a slightly greenish tinge. The subtly complex nose offers aromas of ripe fruit such as apricot, tropical fruit and white peach, complemented by a floral touch and sustained by an intense minerality. On the palate, harmony holds sway over texture and tension, set off by elegant white fruit and pineapple flavours. Overall, this is an assertive wine of magnificent length.
Blanc de Lynch Bages
Blanc– 70% Sauvignon blanc, 20% Sémillon, 10% Muscadelle
Chateau Mont Perat
Rouge– 85% Merlot，15% Cabernet Franc
Medium depth of color. Forward nose of berry fruit with slight hints of coffee and oak. Medium-bodied with a good concentarion of ripe fruit and integrated velevty tannnin. Well balanced, it is a smooth elegant wine for early consumption.
Chateau Mont Perat Blanc
Blanc– 70% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Semillon
Medium to deep color with a forawd and aromative nose which revals hints og apple and citrus fruit. Medium-bodied, well balanced it is smooth and elegant with good weight and concentration with a pleasant lingering finish.
Rouge- 89% 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot ,1% Cabernet Franc.
The Grand Vin of Château Margaux 2020 follows in the footsteps of those of 2018 and 2019. It is very rare for three consecutive years in Bordeaux to be so homogenous and of such high quality.
Rouge- 48% Merlot 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot
The robe is a violet-purple hue. The first nose, discreet, hints at great complexity to come. When swirled in the glass, the first wisps of black fruit rise slowly to meet us. But it is on the palate that this Château Palmer expresses itself most forcefully, with a sensual and quite simply fascinating mouthfeel, revealing powerful tannins of flesh and brilliance. A long ageing period will undoubtedly be necessary to tame this great, singular wine.
Alter Ego de Palmer
Rouge- 46% Merlot 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot
With its deep, dark colour, Alter Ego’s robe is like a glimpse of glistening summer grapes, bursting with sunshine. We are almost surprised by the panoply of aromas that follow, a delightful blend of berry fruits, spicy flowers and fresh, subtly minty herbs. The texture is massive but soon fades into a silkiness which is the calling card of Palmer’s terroir. Another great Palmer wine with a decidedly bright future ahead of it.
Pavillon Blanc du Ch. Margaux＜100th anniversary bottle and case＞
Pavillon Rouge du Ch. Margaux＜※2018/2017 special price offer＞
Chateau Rauzan Segla
Rouge– 60% Cabernet Sauvignon 36% Merlot 3% Petit Verdot 1% Cabernet Franc
The first nose discloses subtle floral notes of centifolia rose and hawthorn. The delicate springlike structure is refreshed by sappy notes of white flowers. After a few swirls in the glass the nose develops a delectable chocolatey character combining praline and coffee. The palate opens up with its typical, velvety smooth attack and beautifully coated tannins. A certain dynamism underpins the palate and tempers the density of the vintage. The 2020 is a complex, powerful and expertly crafted wine that has overcome the difficulties of this very challenging year with aplomb .
Rouge– 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39 % Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot, 2 % Cabernet Franc & 1 % Malbec
With its subtle aromas and moreish fruit, the 2020 vintage is a fine expression of the quintessential Margaux terroir. Precision combines with elegance to reveal an explosion of flavour. Its delicate, harmonious tannins envelop the palate, then give way to a long, hedonistic finish. What a sumptuous vintage!
Rouge– 50 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 50 % Merlot
Haut-Médoc plots have benefited from ideal conditions for 2020. This Haut-Médoc is the result: a gourmet wine with a rich bouquet of sun-kissed fruit on the nose. The 2020 is a wine of pleasure, convivial and fresh. It reveals a beautiful aromatic radiance, specific to the identity of Giscours.
Chateau Malescot St.Exupery
Dark and glossy this wine has a garnet colour. It doesn't lack depth and structure, with a powerful nose and a hint of blackcurrants. The wood fades behind the structure of silky tannins, full of ripe red fruits. To top it off the finish is beautiful, tender and precise with hints of spices which add to the complexity of this 2020 Malescot
Chateau du Tertre
Rouge– 47 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 24 % Merlot, 21 % Cabernet Franc, 8 % Petit Verdot
Chateau Leoville Las Cases
Rouge- 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Cabernet Franc and 8% Merlot
The Grand Vin de Léoville Las Cases is already particularly complete, fresh and elegant. With an extraordinary length, it combines tension with the fullness of complex aromas and perfect ripeness.
Rouge- 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc
Château Beychevelle 2020 has a bright purple colour. It is a generous wine that is surpri- singly accessible even at this early stage. The nose offers seductive notes of blackberries, black cherries and dark chocolate. This is an exceptionally harmonious wine. It is both powerful and silky; fresh, fruity and long on the palate. A fine expression of a Grand Terroir.
Clos du Marquis
Rouge- 61% Cabernet Sauvignon 33% Merlot 6% Cabernet Franc
This great Terroir so typically Saint-Julien has produced a great Clos du Marquis, with splendid concentration and a distinction worthy of the greatest wines of the appellation. A demonstration of gentle power combining sapidity and richness, offering a touch of sapidity on the finish.
Rouge- 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot，2% Petit Verdot
The precision of the fruit transpires, with lovely notes of black cherry, blackcurrant and liquorice. The tense tannic structure is reminiscent of the great 2010, with a more creamy, smoother midpalate. A truly classic vintage that will be enjoyable earlier yet maintain a remarkable ageing potential. A focused, finely tuned, expressive wine showing great purity.
Rouge– 50 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 35 % Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc，11% Petit Verdot
Fiefs de Lagrange
Rouge– 47% Cabernet Sauvignon，44% Merlot，9% Petit Verdot
Produced from vines on average 30 years old, and with the clear intention of offering so much more than a ‘second wine’, Les Fiefs de Lagrange is always one of the best value Saint Julien wines. The 2020 is no exception. A true reflection of the appellation’s elegant and harmonious style, this vintage will be enjoyable almost immediately. As in the Château Lagrange Grand Vin, black and red fruit aromas predominate. The tangy fresh entry is followed by an ample midpalate and a nice long finish. All the ingredients are there to allow an excellent ageing in the cellar for the more patient wine lovers too.
Rouge– 79% Cabernet Sauvignon，17% Merlot，4% Cabernet Franc
Sarget de Gruaud Larose
Rouge– 45% Cabernet Sauvignon，48% Merlot，3% Cabernet Franc，4% Petit Verdot
Ducru Beaucaillou<2020 Anniversary outfit>
Rouge– 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot
Opaque colour with an explosion of rich black fruits, crushed gravel, exotic oak spices and a floral perfume. This wine possesses a tight structure with layered, silky tannins, great precision and breadth of flavours, underpinned by superb freshness. Very elegantly composed, with perfectly mastered power. Great finish, the flavours perfume the palate with endless persistence.
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild
Rouge– 92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot
Chateau Mouton Rothschild
Rouge– 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% PetitVerdot
The wine is a deep, dark, garnet-hued cherry red. The refined and complex nose opens on remarkably ripe black fruit aromas, going on with airing to reveal blackcurrant and aniseed notes combined with touches of graphite and a subtle hint of blond tobacco. From a smooth yet full-bodied attack, the palate displays highly precise tannins which sustain an expansion of flavours in harmonious, succulent balance. Nuanced refinement is evident in touches of mint and mineral, smoky notes. The complete and exceptionally long finish expresses all the nobility of Cabernet Sauvignon at Mouton.
Rouge– 72% Cabernet Sauvignon，24% Merlot，4% Cabernet Franc
The wine is dark red with a carmine hue. The nose releases a highly complex bouquet on which aromas of morello cherry and peony mingle with nutmeg notes. The full and succulent attack ushers in a balanced and harmonious mid-palate over close-knit, precise tannins which underpin a rich body with intense flavours of perfectly ripe black fruit. The flavourful finish lingers long on chocolate notes.
Carruades de Lafite
Rouge– 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot
Chateau Pichon Comtesse Lalande
Rouge– 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc
A pure and fresh nose of blackberry, blackcurrant, peony and that cedar association of Pauillac. On the palate a subtle blend, full-bodied, powerful and great length, with a sweetness that is both seductive and savoury, with a touch of elegance. The flavours confirm these blackcurrant and blackberry notes, with structured, smooth tannins.
Chateau Pontet Canet
Rouge– 60 % Cabernet Sauvignon 32 % Merlot 4 % Cabernet Franc 4 % Petit Verdot
Chateau Lynch Bages
Rouge– 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 4% Cabernet franc, 5% Petit Verdot
Lynch-Bages 2020 is beautifully sun-ripened, with freshness and, good acidity. This is underpinned by very ripe but powerful tannins, matching the levels found in ’18 and ’19. (May 2021).
Chateau Clerc Milon
Rouge– 53% Cabernet Sauvignon 37% Merlot 8% Cabernet Franc 2% Petit Verdot
The wine is a deep cherry red with garnet highlights. The nose reveal an intense and complex array of aromas on which macerated black fruit mingles with liquorice and cedarwood. On the attack, the creamy, silky mouthfeel combines depth, density and supreme elegance, leading into a rich and smooth mid-palate on blackcurrant and bilberry flavours illuminated by attractive freshness over a rounded, refined tannic structure. The harmonious finish is distinguished by lingering fruit flavours and mineral notes.
Chateau Duhart Milon
Rouge– 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot
Rouge– 59% Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Merlot 8% Cabernet Franc 3% Petit Verdot
The wine is a deep, crimson-hued red. The full and expressive nose opens on black fruit aromas with refined touches of roasted coffee-bean. The bouquet becomes more intense with airing, revealing morello cherry aromas and more succulent notes of confectionery. The rich and structured attack shows perfectly ripe fruit, while the packed and generous mid-palate combines blackcurrant and liquorice flavours, set off by abundant and remarkably well-constructed tannins. Unfailing freshness underlines the long and harmonious finish.
Reserve de Pichon Comtesse
Rouge– 47% Merlot 43% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Petit Verdot
The nose, like sweet pastries, has notes of raspberry and pink rose. The palate, sensual and light, is at the same time rich, full-bodied and very lively. Aromas of raspberry, frangipane and white flowers are again present.
Chateau Cos d'Estournel＜2020 special engraved bottle＞
Rouge– 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot
The 2020 vintage of Cos d’Estournel offers a stunning balance between extraordinary richness and surprising freshness. Its nose offers powerful aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry, nutmeg, black tea and spices alongside vivacious mineral notes. The vintage’s opulence finds excellent balance against an uncommon verve, making Cos d’Estournel 2020 a quintessential expression of our terroir.
Chateau Cos d'Estournel Blanc
Blanc– 66% Sauvignon 34% Semillon
Marvelously sophisticated and rich, Cos d’Estournel Blanc 2020 offers a wonderful balance of the wine’s characteristic freshness, exquisite mineral notes and luxurious aromas of ripe fruit. It is a wine with superb structure and great potential for aging.
Pagodes de Cos
Rouge– 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc 4% Petit Verdot
A seductive, balanced, voluptuous wine, the 2020 vintage continues to embody the personality of Pagodes de Cos and is an excellent introduction to the singular style of Cos d’Estournel. Particularly smooth, Pagodes de Cos 2020 is both delicate and fresh, an elegant, highly delectable wine with seductive notes of blackcurrant, blackberry, blueberry, violet, blackcurrant liqueur and tea.
Chateau Calon Segur
La Dame de Montrose
Rouge– 49% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc
Marquis de Calon Segur
G de Cos d'Esrournel ＜2020 New Design＞
Rouge– 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
The wine displays a unique profile: the balance and aromatics of a fresh vintage are accompanied by an acidity and a quality of tannins usually observed in warmer vintages. Goulée by Cos d’Estournel 2020, carried by the richness of the Merlot, is essentially delectable, and marked by notes reminiscent of salty sea breezes and a black pepper touch that lend it a great energy.
Blanc– 95% Sémillon, 4% Sauvignon Blanc, 1% Muscadelle
This is an extremely delicate vintage. The first tastings reveal a particularly fresh wine, marked by floral notes of lily of the valley and grapefruit flowers. The liveliness on the palate is typical of our Barsac terroir.
Chateau Chasse Spleen
Rouge– 49 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 42 % Merlot, 6.5 % Petit Verdot & 2.5 % Cabernet Franc
Dark Burgundy. Bright and clear. Aromas of black pepper, candied tangerine peel, blackberry. In mouth, an enveloping fat volume, very fine tannins. Good balance. Soft, onctuous wine, light roasted notes with a discreet scent of vanilla. Final of blackberry jelly.