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POMEROL

Vieux Chateau Certan

Rouge-70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc

The wine is a medium to deep dark black ruby exhibiting youthful hints of purple on the rim.  Forward intense ripe slightly jammy nose, it reveals hints of raspberries, cherries and tea with subtle oak and floral accents.  Full-bodied, the wine is concentrated soft, round and elegant with layers of fruit and spice. Well balanced with a solid core of pronounced velvety tannins and fresh currant fruit which lingers on a long lingering finish.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 97-100pts.

 

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<Bordeaux>

Chateau Mont Perat

Rouge 70% Merlot,20% Cabernet Franc,10% Cabernet Sauvignon

A soft and juicy young wine with pretty, bright fruit and a vivid finish.JKW04/19

 

Chateau Mont Perat Blanc

Blanc

tangy and fresh 2018 Bordeaux blanc with very good quality, considering the heat. Medium body. Dried apple and pear flavors.JKW04/19

  • James Suckling 90-91 pts.

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<Margaux>

Chateau du Tertre

Rouge

Good depth of color, the wine is a deep dark almost black ruby red. On the nose it exhibits hints of plum, oak, cassis, toast, caramel, and fruit on the nose along with spice accents. Full-bodied, it has good weight the aromas are reflected on the palate and complimented by firm slightly pronounced tannins on the finish.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator91-94 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 89-91pts.

 

Chateau Giscours

Rouge

The wine is clear bright medium to deep dark ruby with a firm rim structure. It has a perfumed nose with hints of blackcurrant, raspberries and vanilla. Full-bodied, fresh it is firm, well-structured revealing additional spice accents on the finish.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator93-96 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 90-92pts.

 

Chateau d'Issan

Rouge60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot

Good depth of color, it is a deep dark ruby. Young with distinctive oak overtones with hints of spice, blackcurrant, tea and cherries. Medium to full-bodied, it is elegant and smooth with a balanced and fresh acidity supported by a solid core of fruit. Overall it has a firm structure with concentrated firm fine tannins giving it the ability to age nicely over the next 5- 10 years.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 94-96pts.

 

Chateau Malescot Saint Exupery

Rouge

Classical as always, it exhibits a medium depth of color with purple overtones and a firm rim structure. Complex and integrated nose, it is forward, displaying attractive notes of oak with raspberry, cassis and cherry nuances. Full-bodied, it is well structured, with a solid core of rich ripe opulent fruit. The wine is smooth, supple and lively on the palate with a firm lingering finish. A balanced and harmonious wine, one to note!JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator 93-96 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 94-96+pts

 

Chateau Margaux

Rouge90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot

The wine is a medium to deep dark black ruby color. Perfumed nose, it reveals attractive blackcurrant notes wrapped in oak with vanilla, licorice and coffee nuances with a slight floral accent. Full-bodied, multi-layered, it is smooth, fresh and rich. Well balanced, it is firm with fine ripe tannins and a long lingering finish. Youthful, it is elegant, should be good over the next 10 years+.JKW04/19

 

Chateau Palmer

Rouge53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 7% Petit Verdot

"Production only 11ha/HL"

It is impressive as always. Good depth of color, it is a dark black ruby red color with a youthful purple rim. Slightly closed at first, it exhibits a complex and sophisticated nose with hints of currant, plum, spice and cherry with attractive toasty overtones with slight floral and spice accents. Full-bodied, concentrated, it is smooth, firm and velvety with a solid core of rich fruit. Well balanced, it is firm and compact with further hints of red fruit, cherries and toast. Well constructed, powerful it has a lively acidity, lots of fresh fruit flavors and a long fruity finish.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator 97-100 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 97-99 pts.

 

Pavillon Blanc du Ch. Margaux

Blanc100% Sauvignon Blanc

Yet another great Pavillon Blanc. Medium to deep color, it has a seductive and elegant nose. It is fresh, fragrant and aromatic on the nose with wonderful hints of tropical fruit, citrus and spices intertwined with oak. Medium-bodied, on the palate it is fresh with layers of fruit. This is a harmonious and elegant wine, superbly balanced with a round soft lingering finish.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 93-95 pts.

 

Pavillon Rouge du Ch. Margaux

Rouge69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc

The wine is a bright vibrant ruby/purple. It has an intense fruity nose, with currant, oak, truffle, toast and vanilla overtones accompanied by spice accents. Medium bodied, on the palate it exhibits good depth and intensity. It is round, smooth and fruity revealing further vanilla tinged flavors, which are supported by an integrated tannin structure. Fresh with a balanced acidity, it will make for pleasant drinking shortly.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 93-95 pts.

 

Chateau Rauzan Segla

シャネルがオーナーのローザン・セグラは、マルゴーの第2級。

Rouge56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot

Medium to deep dark black ruby, with a youthful purple hue. It has fragrant and sophisticated nose with blackcurrant, plum and chocolate notes accompanied by subtle floral nuances. Full-bodied, it is soft, round and fruity with a solid core of fine ripe integrated tannins. Well balanced, it is firm yet restrained with a good acidity and a long lingering finish.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator 96-99 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 97-99+ pts.

 

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<Saint Julien>

Chateau Beychevelle

Rouge50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 41% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc

The wine is a clear bright medium to deep ruby-purple color. Clean reserved berry nose with attractive oak, tea, raspberry and black currant nuances. Full-bodied, it is well balanced, round and elegant with good weight and concentration supported by soft fine tannins and a fresh acidity. Good length and a medium finish, it is well crafted !JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator 95-98 pts.

 

Clos du Marquis

Rouge64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc

As always the wine has a good color, it is a deep dark black ruby with a youthful purple the rim. Slightly closed nose with hints of currants and cherries accompanied by spice overtones against a background of fresh berry fruit with mineral nuances. Full-bodied, it is round, soft and fruity, a well-balanced wine revealing a solid core of juicy fresh ripe fruit and oak. Well crafted it is further complimented by a long lingering finish unveiling further vanilla notes. JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator92-95 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 92-94 pts.

 

Fiefs de Lagrange

Rouge

Impressive, it is a deep dark color.  Attractive blackcurrant notes with earthy overtones on the nose. Full-bodied, it exhibits impressive concentration on the palate and a solid core of fresh fruit backed by firm tannins. Young concentrated and tight.JKW04/19

  • James Suckling 90-92pts.

 

Chateau Lagrange

Rouge

The wine is a clear bright medium to dark ruby. It has a reserved nose, fruity with cedar, currant and spice overtones. Full-bodied, it is fresh, firm with a solid core of fruit with earthy overtones framed by firm tannins. It has good power and weight with hints of dark chocolate and vanilla on a fresh lingering finish.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator93-96 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 93-95+pts.

 

Chateau Gloria

Rouge60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc

  • Wine Spectator93-96 pts. 
  • The Wine Advocate 92-94 pts.

 

Chateau Leoville Las Cases

Rouge-80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Cabernet Franc and 9% Merlot

The wine is a deep dark black ruby color with a vibrant purple rim. Pronounced smoky toasty oak nose with currant and floral overtones. As it opens it reveals additional tobacco and mineral nuances. Full-bodied the wine has a solid core of rich ripe soft integrated fruit and wood while the aromas are reflected on the palate. Well balanced, elegant with a long lingering finish with finely grained tannins which are kept in check with fresh balanced acidity. A well structured wine with capacity to age, impressive !JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator97-100 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 98-100 pts.

 

Petit Lion

Rouge45% Merlot, 42% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Cabernet Franc

It is a deep dark black ruby with a youthful purple the rim. Aromatic nose with hints of currants accompanied by vanilla overtones against a background of fresh berry fruit with floral nuances. Medium bodied, it is round, soft and fruity, a well-balanced wine revealing a solid core of juicy ripe fruit and fine ripe tannins. Well crafted, seamless, it is further complimented by a long lingering finish unveiling further vanilla notes. JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 92-94 pts.

 

Sarget de Gruaud Larose

Rouge-49% Merlot, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc,

Good color, firm rim structure, subtle nose revealing floral hints along with currant, plums and berry notes accompanied by spice overtones.  Medium to full-bodied, it is firm with a solid core of fruit and a balanced acidity, which carries the fine rich tannins through to a long spicy fruity finish. Good.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 88-90 pts.

  

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<Pauillac>

Chateau Aile d'Argent Blanc

Blanc55% Sauvignon Blanc and 45% Sémillon

This is the white wine of from the famous Mouton Rothschild, first growth. In the early 1980s Philippine de Rothschild planted a few acres of the vineyard with white grape variety to renewing an ancestral tradition in Médoc. 50% of the wine is matured in new oak barrels. Deep color, it has a fresh, complex and aromatic nose. Complex and perfumed it is fresh, slightly floral with citrus, pineapple and peach nuances. Medium, it is rich, round, fresh and fruity with smooth ripe fruit flavors. Well balanced, with a smooth long supple finish.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator91-94 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 93-95 pts.

 

Blanc de Lynch Bages

Blanc59% Sauvignon Blanc, 21% Semillon 20% Muscadelle

It is a medium straw color with a fragrant nose dominated by the Sauvignon, exhibiting gooseberry, floral and oak nuances. Medium-bodied it is fresh, vibrant and forward with good weight and concentration. Impressive length, deceptively light and elegant with a fresh lingering finish. JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator90-93 pts.

 

Chateau Clerc Milon

Rouge60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot and 1% Carménère

Medium to deep dark black ruby with violet hues. The wine has a perfumed and elegant nose it is rich, ripe and forward slightly sweet, reveling blackcurrant, cherry, cedar and vanilla undertones. Medium to full-bodied it has a solid core of fruit wrapped in oak, which echoes on a persistent finish. Well balanced built to age though perhaps the finish is a little tannic, time will tell.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator93-96 pts. 
  • The Wine Advocate 93-95 pts.

 

Carruades de Lafite

Rouge56.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot and 5.5% Cabernet Franc

The wine is a medium deep dark black ruby with a youthful purple rim. It has a pronounced nose of currant fruit accompanied by blackcurrant, chocolate and floral nuances. Medium to full-bodied, it is balanced, elegant and fresh with a solid core of juicy fruit wrapped in oak. This is another classic wine.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 92-94 pts.

 

Chateau d'Armailhac

Rouge55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot

Medium to deep dark ruby with a forward fruity nose revealing hints of blackberries, vanilla, cedar and cherry fruit on the nose along with a hint of coffee as it opens in the glass. Full-bodied, it is round, and supple with a solid core of smooth, vibrant fruit along supported by firm yet integrated tannins and a medium to long finish. Well balanced, fresh though already quite approachable, it will age well.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator91-94 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 91-93 pts

 

Chateau Lafite Rothschild

Rouge91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8.5% Merlot and 0.5% Petit Verdot

A benchmark wine! It is an impressive deep dark black ruby with a firm rim structure. Forward nose, concentrated it exhibits hints of cassis, oak, plums, tobacco and pencil lead. Medium to full-bodied, it has a solid core of fresh juicy fruit with black currant undertones. It is impeccably balanced, elegant with a firm integrated structure and a pronounced yet balanced acidity. It all comes together on an impressive long harmonious and lingering finish. JKW04/19

 

Chateau Duhart Milon

Rouge65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot

Impressive depth of color, it is a deep dark opaque black ruby. It has a forward and perfumed nose of berry fruit accompanied by pronounced blackcurrant, cedar and spice nuances. Full-bodied, it is rich round and fresh with a firm integrated structure accompanied by a pronounced yet balanced acidity and a medium finish. Classic Pauillac.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator90-93 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 93-95 pts

 

Chateau Lynch Bages

Rouge72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot

As always it has an impressive depth of color. It is a deep dark opaque black ruby color with a firm rim structure. Pronounced smoky/toasty nose against a background of vanilla, blackcurrants, plum and chocolate. Full-bodied, it is fresh, deceptively soft and fruity but still with some formidable but velvety tannins and a persistent finish. Another classic built to age.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator96-99 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 96-98 pts.

 

Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Rouge 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc

Impressive depth of color, the wine is a deep dark black ruby. Seductive and perfumed nose, initially slightly closed it opens to reveals hints of cassis, liquorice, tobacco with oak overtones accompanied by subtle floral accents. Medium to full-bodied, it is supple and polished with distinctive wood and spice overtones, a solid core of rich ripe fruit, ripe velvety tannins and a long harmonious finish with hints of chocolate and toast echoing on on a long lingering finish. Elegant with a nicely balanced acidity it has the potential to age gracefully.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 97-99+ pts.

 

Petit Mouton

Rouge 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc

Good color. It is a medium to deep ruby with a firm rim structure. Slightly closed with hints of black currant, plum, oak, chocolate, toast and spices. Full-bodied, it is silky with good weight and concentration lifted by a vibrant acidity. Fresh, balanced and elegant, it is still youthful and has a firm velvety tannin structure a long lingering finish. JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator91-94 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 92-94+ pts.

 

Chateau Pichon Lalande

Rouge 71% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot

Deep dark ruby with a youthful purple hue. It displays an attractive and integrated nose of berry fruit wrapped in oak with plum, blackcurrant, blackberry and chocolate overtones with floral accents. Full-bodied, velvety, it has a strong oak character but complimented by a solid core of currant fruit, which echoes on a long lingering finish. Firm yet ripe, exhibiting very fine integrated tannins, which lend structure and are supported by a balanced acidity giving a remarkably elegant wine.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator97-100 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 97-99 pts.

 

Reserve de la Comtesse

Rouge 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc

It display a good depth of color, it is a deep black ruby with youthful hints of purple on the rim. Still somewhat closed, it had a slightly spicy nose with oak, blackcurrant and cherry undertones. Medium to full-bodied, it is fresh, elegant with core of blackcurrant and oak. Firm structure but nicely integrated, overall it is balanced elegant fresh and focused with an impressive lingering finish.JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator90-93 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 92-94+ pts.

 

Chateau Pontet Canet

Rouge70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot

Impressive depth of color, it is a deep dark black ruby with a purple hue. Forward nose of liquorice, caramel, spice and oak accompanied by blackcurrant undertones and floral accents. Full-bodied, it is balanced, with good depth and weight, which is further complimented by solid velvety tannins. It has a solid core of fruit wrapped in oak, which lingers on a long fresh finish. Well crafted, built to age!JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator97-99 pts.

 

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<Saint Estephe>

Chateau Calon Segur

Rouge65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot

A modern classic! The wine is a clear bright medium to deep ruby purple color. It has a fresh forward seductive berry nose with hints of cassis, oak, vanilla and currant undertones accompanied by a touch of spice. Full-bodied, it is smooth, round and delicately balanced on the palate. Remarkably rich, the wine has a good texture, a core of vibrant rich ripe fruit and soft tannins. It is imminently approachable and appealing but with potential to age well. JKW04/19

  • Wine Spectator96-99 pts.
  • The Wine Advocate 96-98 pts.

  

Chateau Cos d'Estournel

Rouge–74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc

Impressive color, the wine is a deep dark opaque black ruby color with a youthful purple rim. It a seductive nose of ripe blackcurrant fruit accompanied by coffee, chocolate and cherry nuances against a background of toasty, oak and mixed spices with a subtle floral accent. Full-bodied it has a solid core of ripe berry fruit accompanied by attractive toasty nuances. Powerful but balanced, it is smooth, polished and well balanced wine with a long lingering finish. Well structured it is built to age.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 97-100 pts.

 

Blanc67% Sauvignon Blanc and 33% Sémillon

Medium depth of color, it is fresh clean revealing subtle citrus, grapefruit peach nuances with a subtle floral overtone. Medium to full-bodied it is fresh and balanced on the palate with a good acidity giving mouth-watering fruit and a long vibrant finish.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 92-94 pts.

 

Marquis de Calon Segur

Rouge53% Merlot and 47% Cabernet Sauvignon

Impressive color the wine is a deep dark black ruby red with a youthful purple hue. The nose is rich ripe revealing blackcurrant, raspberries and spicy nuances. Full-bodied, it has a solid core of fresh berry fruit, with a firm tannin structure. JKW04/19

 

La Dame de Montrose

Rouge52% Merlot, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot and 4% Cabernet Franc

The wine has an impressive deep dark ruby red color with a youthful purple rim. Impressive nose revealing plum, chocolate, licorice and spice accents. Full-bodied, it is rich smooth, supple and fresh with a core of ripe vibrant currant fruit on a long finish. Still youthful with a firm tannic structure needs time to shine!JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 90-92 pts.

 

Chateau Montrose

Rouge72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot

Intense deep dark black ruby red with a youthful purple hue on the edges. Forward nose with attractive cassis overtones accompanied by subtle spice notes on the nose. Full-bodied, it is big, rich, fruity with a pronounced ripe tannin structure and acidity. Solid but with very ripe tannins and a fresh acidity, which keeps them in check to giving an extraordinary wine.JKW04/19

  • The Wine Advocate 96-98 pts.

 

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