The Bordeaux blend has been copied with considerable success in many other wine regions, the ultimate compliment. The Left Bank of the Gironde River boasts the great Chateaux of the Medoc and Graves, whilst on the Right Bank, Saint Emilion (arguably the most beautiful commune) and Pomerol. Bordeaux is synonymous with the finest quality, predominantly in red wines though great dry whites are made in the Pessac Leognan, and most wine lovers will strive to taste the sweet white wines of Chateau Yquem and its neighbouring Chateau in Sauternes and Barsac.
This unoaked Bordeaux Sauvignon has to be one of the best value wines in our portfolio, its fresh green fruit aromas and notes are very refreshing, and the flavours linger very well.
1953 has been argued to be the best vintage of the century in Bordeaux and the Chateau Lafite Rothschild might have been the best wine of the vintage.
Its amazing to visit this vineyard located as it is in a surprisingly urban location inside the south west city perimeter. The oldest of the first growths, the vineyard is made up of roughly equal percentages of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with about ten percent Cabernet Franc, oh and one percent Petit Verdot. The wines are often restrained and aristocratic in their youth ope…
Chateau Margaux 1998 is drinking really nicely at the moment! Medium bodied and rich, complex aromas are abundant in a glass. This will drink well over the next few years!
This is a great value alternative to the sweet wines of Sauternes with candied and ripe fruit character! Monbazillac is an AOC appellation for sweet wines made in an area in the wider region of Bergerac, in southwestern France. While not as famous nor as expensive as their western neighbors from Sauternes, Monbazillac wines are some of the most well-known sweet white wines pro…