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2019

Alter Ego de Château Palmer Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Complex and velvety, with silky tannins and a delicious taste, this is how the “Alter Ego”, fascinating Rouge of Château Palmer presents itself.
This Margaux AOC is born from a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, grown according to certified biodynamic methods. With a pleasant gustatory balance and marvelous fruity aromas, “Alter Ego” is a refined and complex wine of great depth, a lively expression of the different parcels and of the natural and genuine flavors of the grapes.

In 2019, the Merlots enjoyed dry and sunny weather conditions up to the very end, giving rise to wines full of power, exuberance and flesh. The Cabernets would develop a certain coolness and reserve, to produce wines of rare distinction. It is this uncommon marriage that has placed the two wines, Château Palmer and Alter Ego, in the rarefied circle of exceptional vintages.

For more info, visit Château Palmer website.

VARIETALS
51% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2019

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2015

Baron de Brane Grand Vin de Bordeaux Margaux AOC

Château Brane-Cantenac stands proudly in the heart of the prestigious Margaux appellation.
Renowned for its wines of remarkable elegance and finesse, this 75-hectare property is an emblem of quality and excellence in the world of fine wines.

The name of this second wine pays homage to Baron Jacques-Maxime de Brane, owner of the vineyard in the 19th century.
Assembled from vats carefully selected for their suppleness, it is aged exactly like the first wine, but over a period of 12 months.

For more info, visit Château Brane-Cantenac website.

VARIETALS
57% Merlot, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2015

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2008

Château Brane-Cantenac Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château Brane-Cantenac stands proudly in the heart of the prestigious Margaux appellation.
Renowned for its wines of remarkable elegance and finesse, this 75-hectare property is an emblem of quality and excellence in the world of fine wines.

Since Henri Lurton took over in 1992, he has made it his mission to produce the best possible wine, reinforcing Brane’s position as a second classified growth in 1855. The result is a fine wine that perfectly expresses its remarkable terroir.

For more info, visit Château Brane-Cantenac website.

VARIETALS
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2008

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2016

Château Cantenac Brown Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

At the beginning of the 19th century, John-Lewis Brown (1769-1851), bought a vineyard and designed in the village of Cantenac, a traditional Tudor style château, reminding him of his Scottish origins. His name is forever linked to the Grand Cru Classé. After the 1855 Grand Cru Classification, Louis Armand Lalande (1820-1894), Bordeaux winemerchant and owner of several estates in Médoc, extended the building. Surrounded by a remarkable British style park, Château Cantenac Brown is since then among the most original in Médoc and of the wines to watch out for, getting better vintage after vintage.

The 2016 vintage offers a Château Cantenac Brown with intrinsic qualities rarely seen before, although this Margaux has always been in the group of great wines the Margaux. Undoubtedly, a large Margaux!

For more info, visit Château Cantenac Brown website.

VARIETALS
68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot

VINTAGE
2016

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2015

Château du Tertre Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château du Tertre takes its name from the superb group of graves, culminating point of the Margaux appellation, on which is erected the castle. This millennial property of 52 hectares (of which 18 are grown biodynamic) enjoys worldwide renown thanks to the prestigious Grand Cru Classé de Margaux title it has had since 1855.
The arrival of Eric Albada-Jelgersma, the current owner, in 1997 will profoundly mark the field. A restructuring program and heavy investments have restored its reputation to Château du Tertre. This program has resulted in upgrading technical equipment, reducing yields and setting up a new team. Under the direction of Alexander Van Beek ,Eric Boissenot for winemaking, the vineyard has significantly increased the quality of these wines, giving Château du Tertre its character and nobility, where silky and freshness are combined to bring you the elegance expected of a great Margaux wine.

For more info, visit Château du Tertre website.

VARIETALS
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2015

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2014

Château Giscours Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château Giscours is one of the largest properties in the Médoc. The vineyard’s soil consists of gravel on sandy-gravelly subsoil. The exceptional terroir benefits from all of the factors necessary for the production of high quality wines: good orientation, very warm soil in the spring, root permeability, fertility, and regulation of the water supply in the summer. After family and financial difficulties, the property was taken over by Dutch businessman Eric Albada-Jelgersma in 1995. Since then, under the management of the enthusiast Alexander Van Beek, who has accomplished huge work both in the vines and cellar, the château has been brought back to former glory.

Giscours’ wines are concentrated, generous and rich, with well-integrated tannins. Particularly seductive when young, they have a potential to age for several years in good vintages.

For more info, visit Château Giscours website.

VARIETALS
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot 10% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2014

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2015

Château Kirwan Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château Kirwan is an estate located in Cantenac, not far from the city of Bordeaux and the river Garonne, in a terroir where man and nature have been living together harmoniously for hundreds of years.
The Château, built in 1751, was one of the few Medoc properties that Thomas Jefferson, the future third President of the United States, visited on his Bordeaux wine tasting trip in France and mentioned in his diaries written in 1780. Mark Kirwan passed away in 1815 and over the centuries it passed from hand to hand through several owners, until, during the early years of the twentieth century, it was acquired by a family of “negociant”, the Schyler and Schroder, which moved to Bordeaux in 1738 and still in business today.
With 40 hectares divided into 46 parcels that wind within the territory of the AOC Margaux, it is clear and obvious how the keystone of this Château, over the years, has always been the terroir and its strong identity. Its wines have a characteristic soft, gentle attack, followed by a very Margaux lacework of flavours. Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot provide Kirwan’s main wine with a multi-layered structure that is very big, tempered by the roundness of the Merlot and the delicate elegance of the Cabernet Franc.

Like all great vintages, 2015 offers fine balance. The alcohol is imperceptible and perfectly balanced by a refreshing natural acidity. The tannins give the wine a velvety unctuousness. In the end, the wine is wonderfully fruity and refined, with a gourmand, tactile character that far outshines it simple potency. 100% Margaux.

For more info, visit Château Kirwan website.

VARIETALS
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2015

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2016

Château Lascombes Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

From the 17th century to the present day, ten generations of owners have followed one another and have left their mark on the history of Château Lascombes. A destiny marked by colorful characters who all worked for the excellence of Château Lascombes wines.

An alliance of power and elegance, smoothness and tannic richness, Château Lascombes is a complex wine. Young, its deep robe is still impressive. The palate combines finesse and softness with a grain of very noble tannins. Over the years, you have to rediscover Château Lascombes to fully appreciate its aromatic complexity and see its structure evolve, becoming more and more suave.

For more info, visit Château Lascombes website.

VARIETALS
50% Merlot, 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2016

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2019

Château Soussans Margaux

Vignobles Jean Sorge are home to the cru bourgeois Château Deyrem-Valentin and its little sister, Château Soussans. The estates nestle between two grands crus classés and date back to 1730. Christelle Sorge is now in charge and she continues on a path of tradition married with innovation to provide wines of ever increasing quality to lovers of Margaux everywhere.

For more info, visit Château Soussans website.

VARIETALS
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot

VINTAGE
2019

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2017

Chevalier de Lascombes Grand Vin de Bordeaux Margaux (Château Lascombes GCC 2nd wine)

From the 17th century to the present day, ten generations of owners have followed one another and have left their mark on the history of Château Lascombes. A destiny marked by colorful characters who all worked for the excellence of Château Lascombes wines.

The younger sibling in the Lascombes family is no junior. Selected from batches that are not earmarked for the Grand Vin, this Second Wine of Château Lascombes has undeniable charm and offers real drinking pleasure.

For more info, visit Château Lascombes website.

VARIETALS
60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2017

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2017

La Sirène de Giscours Margaux AOC (Château Giscours GCC 2nd wine)

Coming from younger vines, the second wine of Château Giscours comes from the same terroirs and the same grape varieties as its elder.

La Sirène de Giscours, a name full of delicacy and elegance that reflects so well the personality of the second wine.
Developed with the same philosophy that guides the teams in making Château Giscours, La Sirène is a magnificent expression of Margaux’s terroir. A wine of pure pleasure.

For more info, visit Château Giscours website.

VARIETALS
55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2017

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2021

Margaux by Tertre Grand Vin de Bordeaux Margaux AOC

In Arsac in the heart of the Margaux appellation, Château du Tertre overlooks a single holding vineyard of 52 hectares. The property, situated on one of the highest hills in the Médoc is composed of gravel, clay and sand. It was during the XIXth century that the wines acquired international renown, amplified by the 1855 classification which established the property as a 5th Growth.

Margaux by Tertre is a nice introduction to the wines produced by Château du Tertre.
The viticulture and vinification are carried out with the same high level of quality. Margaux by Tertre is mainly produced from the
young vines of Château du Tertre giving the wine a very fruity style, with a nice smoothness and roundness.

For more info, visit Château du Tertre website.

VARIETALS
57% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 14% Petit Verdot, 10% Cabernet-Franc

VINTAGE
2021

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2015

Vivens Margaux (Château Durfort-Vivens 2nd wine)

Located between the villages of Margaux, Cantenac and Soussans, the vineyard of Durfort-Vivens seats on the ridge of deep gravels. These gravels were brought by the Garonne river in the Quaternary era. This great terroir offers early maturity and allows the Cabernet Sauvignon to fully express finesse and silky tannins, a guarantee of freshness and elegance typical of the great Margaux, also in their second wine Vivens.

Despite his youth, this Vivens 2015 offers an accomplished expression of richness, elegance and the harmony of a magnificent Margaux. 2015 is the fourth year of applying biodynamic methods to the entire vineyard.

Certified Biodynamic.

For more info, visit Château Durfort-Vivens website.

VARIETALS
73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot

VINTAGE
2015

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