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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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2015

Berlucchi ’61 Franciacorta Brut Nature DOCG

Since 1955, Berlucchi is the market leader of the Champagne Method in Italy.
In 1961 Franco Ziliani created the first ever Franciacorta wine and today the Franciacorta Method is one of the strictest sets of specifications in the world in terms of productive yields and months of ageing.
The Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes are coming from totally converted organic vineyards and follow a dedicated Sustainability Report, developed and produced with the consultancy of EY Sustainability and with the collaboration of LifeGate, showcasing the various quality achievements impacting the 85 hectares of estate vineyards belonging to the Franciacorta pioneer and category founder, as well as the approximately 450 hectares of those of its partner-growers.

Complex and essential, this is a zero-dosage vintage dedicated to the most attentive connoisseurs of Champagne method sparklings.

For more info, visit Berlucchi website.

VARIETALS
70% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

Château Cantelaudette Grand Vin Graves de Vayres AOC

“I inherited Château Cantelaudette in 1984, I was thirty years old and married in the same year. The property was not really a wedding gift: the house and vines had been abandoned and there was no winery. However, my wife, when she saw the old château, thought that it should be our home. Starting from scratch, we refurbished it to our taste, replanted the vines according to expert recommendations, and built an operational winery to produce a wine under the Cantelaudette label. Without my wife, Laurence, I never would have had the courage to undertake this adventure. I make wines for her and which reflect her… refined, elegant, balanced, rounded, and with a certain complexity.” – Jean-Michel Chatelier, owner and manager of Château Cantelaudette.

For more info, visit Château Cantelaudette website.

VARIETALS
100% Merlot

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

Château Corbin Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château Corbin is one of the oldest estates in St. Emilion. In fact, it dates back to the 15th century. More recently, bringing Chateau Corbin into the modern era, in 1924, Château Corbin was purchased by the Great Grandparents of the current owners, the Cruse family. The beautiful chateau was constructed in the 1800s. During the late 1990s, Anabelle Cruse and her sisters purchased the shares of Château Corbin from the other family shareholders and took over complete ownership of the estate.

In each and every vintage, the wines of Château Corbin are the fruit of true luxury craftsmanship. Carefully tended vines, a meticulous selection of the grape bunches and slow barrel ageing are prerequisites in the Corbin method to ensure longevity in its wines. Each vintage is a journey of its own, in which the senses travel to and fro between elegance and complexity.

For more info, visit Château Corbin website.

VARIETALS
90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc

VINTAGE
2015

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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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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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2015

Château Lalande-Borie Saint-Julien AOC

Château Lalande-Borie was created almost entirely in 1970, through the purchase of a 30 hectare third growth plot in the Saint Julien appellation. The name Lalande-Borie combines the names of the plot on the land register and a great winegrowing family who have been established in the Médoc for more than a century and own several prestigious grands crus: Ducru-Beaucaillou, Grand-Puy-Lacoste and Haut-Batailley.

Lalande-Borie’s wines are vinified and matured with the same techniques, the same care and same spirit as those produced by the Borie family’s other properties. The winery buildings were fully renovated in 1982. The modern vat room and cellar facilities are designed for optimal vinification.

Château Lalande-Borie has acquired a very good reputation in a relatively short space of time and produces fleshy and sappy wines, not overly tannic, where we find the balance and elegance of Saint-Julien wines.

VARIETALS
55% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

Château Lynch Bages Pauillac Grand Cru Classé AOC

At the gates of Pauillac, Château Lynch-Bages now represents a symbolic history of the Medoc. Born in 1691 by the hand of John Lynch, an Irish nobleman in exile, the winery was implemented by John’s son, Thomas Lynch, who managed the company with wisdom and foresight from 1749 to 1824, producing excellent wines initially known as ” Cru de Lynch ”, later classified as Grand Cru at the Paris Exposition of 1855.
Having become the property of the Cazes family in 1939 and led by the outstanding Jean-Michel Cazes since 2007, Château Lynch-Bages’ style has established itself, and this reflects Pauillac’s identity with an extraordinary depth and richness, thanks above all to Jean-Michel Cazes.

For more info, visit Château Lynch-Bages website.

VARIETALS
70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot, 4% Cabernet franc, 2% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE 
2015

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2015

Château Tour Pibran Bourgeois Pauillac AOC (Château Pibran 2nd wine)

Pibran is an old Médoc name. Its highly reputed vineyard covers one of the finest outcrops of Pauillac. The estate, which originally had only just 10 hectares, was expanded in 2001 following the purchase of neighbouring property to reach the current size of 17 hectares of superb Garonne gravel soil. For a long time it belonged to the Billa family, who sold it to AXA Millésimes in 1987. The vineyards were restructured shortly after the purchase, and drainage was improved in order to get the best possible effect of the soil on the wine. Today Château Pibran is carefully made by Jean-René Matignon and his team at Château Pichon-Baron, in their state-of-the-art winery. The wine is aged at Château Pibran, where a second wine in made, Château Tour Pibran.

VARIETALS
70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE 
2015

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2015

Fabiano I Fondatori Amarone della Valpolicella Riserva DOCG

Originally Venetian wine traders in 1912, the Fabiano family moved to Verona in 1956 to produce wine on a larger scale, sourcing fruit from Estate and contract vineyards in Soave, Bardolino, and Valpolicella.

Produced by a careful selection of local grapes from the high hills vineyard located in the classic area of the Valpolicella DOC region, in particular around the ancient village of Negrar, this Amarone is a wine of antique lineage. It is a limited production dedicated by Nicola Fabiano to his grandfather Francesco and to his father Sergio. They have been for their children and in particular for him (Nicola) an inspiration and a good example with their passion and tenacity in producing great quality wines.

For more info, visit Fabiano website.

VARIETALS
40% Corvina Veronese, 40% Corvinone, 15% Rondinella, 5% Oseleta

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

Lacroix-Martillac Par Latour-Martillac Pessac-Leognan AOC (Château LaTour-Martillac 2nd wine)

The estate takes its name from the tower which stands in the main courtyard of the château; it is the remnant of a fort built in the 12th century by the ancestors of Montesquieu. The structure occupied a strategic position and controlled the route between Bordeaux and Toulouse. The stones of the fort were used to build the existing château at the end of the 18th century.

Thanks to the long involvement of generations of the Kressmann family, and the recognition shown in 1953 by the classification of Graves, the wines of Château LaTour-Martillac feature among the best of Pessac-Léognan.
The second wines appeared at the end of the 1980’s under the label Lagrave-Martillac, followed by the Château Langlet, a magnificent property in the Graves appellation, acquired in 1999.

Lacroix-Martillac comes from selected plots at Château LaTour-Martillac, highlighting the Merlot in the red wines blending.
With each new vintage, the Kressmann family strive to achieve in these wines the best from this true Graves terroir by prioritizing a quality yield, in keeping with traditional viticulture practices.

For more info, visit Château LaTour-Martillac website.

VARIETALS
60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

Lapostolle La Parcelle 8 Vieilles Vignes Apalta

After years of research and selection, Lapostolle is now launching a Single Vineyard wine from Apalta: Parcelle 8.

It is a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon with extremely low yields., which ensures a lot of concentration in the wine.
First commercially released wine from old-vine cabernet sauvignon, grown on its own rootstock with the vast majority from 1910. Originally made just for the owners to drink, James Suckling was the first to taste it first and immediately gave the Parcelle 8 a great score: 98/100 points.

VARIETALS
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

Le Saint-Estèphe de Montrose Saint-Estèphe (Château Montrose GCC 3rd wine)

Produced on the exceptional terroir of Château Montrose and made in the château’s winery, Le Saint Estèphe de Montrose is the estate’s third wine and a traditional blend of classic Bordeaux grape varieties from younger vines and lees wines.
Previously available only to the estate’s owners and employees, it meets the same uncompromising quality standards as Château Montrose and La Dame de Montrose and it is a typical Bordeaux blend which may be enjoyed when young.

For more info, visit  Château Montrose website.

VARIETALS
46% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

Les Allees de Cantemerle Grand Vin de Bordeaux Haut Médoc AOC

Located in the southern part of the Bordeaux Medoc peninsula, Château Cantemerle, designated a great growth in the famous 1855 classification, thanks to its unique terroir, produces complex well-balanced and refined wines.

This second wine comes mainly from the château’s young vines, and is made like its elder brother.
Les Allées de Cantemerle has the same personality as the grand vin, but a shorter ageing potential.
As it ages more quickly, Les Allées de Cantemerle is generally ready to be consumed within several years of the vintage.

For more info, visit Château Cantemerle website.

VARIETALS
75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot

VINTAGE
2015

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2015

M. Chapoutier Le Clos Saint-Joseph

The story began with Michel Chapoutier, a unique man with a thirst for knowledge, definitely one of a kind. He seeks to discover and reflect the full potential of his terroirs and let the soils express their true character.
This now forms the basis of the M. CHAPOUTIER ethos to reveal the very best of what the soils have to offer.

Fac&Spera (“Do and Hope”) is the motto of Maison Chapoutier and the philosophy applied to the best plot selections of these wines. There, the winegrower lets the terroir express itself without hindrance in order to obtain with exactitude the conjunction of the soil, the climate and the know-how resulting from the tradition. It is the photograph of a grape variety in a vintage on a given terroir. These are exceptional, rare wines created from our oldest vines. Here, biodynamics takes on its full meaning.

Certified biodynamic and organic wine and controlled by Ecocert.

For more info, visit M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Syrah

VINTAGE
2015

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