Winemakers Collection From AOC Saint Emilion Bordeaux
Apr 18, 2021

 

St-Émilion has the longest history in wine production in Bordeaux—longer than the Left Bank—dating back to an 8th century monk named Saint Émilion who became a hermit in one of the many limestone caves scattered throughout the area.

 

SKU 856 Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Grand Cru Classé) 2015

The notes of red fruits are very concentrated, behind them develop a wide range of aromas including vanilla and leather with aging in barrels. The three main varieties of the appellation come together and complement each other to magnify the whole. Merlot brings fruity, when Cabernet Sauvignon gives tannins and Cabernet Franc spicy notes.

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SKU 876 Chateau Adaugusta Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2016

The nose is fruity, gourmand, relatively rich and intense. It reveals notes of blackberry, chocolate and slight notes of strawberry. The palate is fruity, gourmand, relatively fat and offers minerality, a small freshness, a small tension as well as a nice silky and layers of concentrated, soft, velvety fruit . On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry, plum and slight notes of blueberry associated with touches of Zan (fresh liquorice aroma) as well as small notes of chocolate and minerality. Tannins are fine and well built. Good length.

James Suckling 92-93
The Wine Cellar Insider 90
Vinum Wine Magazine 15/20
Vinous Antonio Galloni 90

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SKU 1021 Château Fleur Cardinale Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Grand Cru Classé) 2015 - SOLD OUT

This Château Fleur Cardinale 2015 is adorned with a deep robe of dark red color. Its nose, gourmand and refined releases aromas of ripe fruit (black cherries, black currants, strawberries), accompanied by floral notes. The mouth is generous and expresses a lot of freshness with aromas of ripe fresh fruit and light oak hints. The palate is sweet, medium-bodied and the tannins are silky, of great finesse. The finish is long and balanced.

Award:
92 Points by Jane Anson

 

SKU 1022 Chateau Grand Mayne Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Grand Cru Classé) 2016

Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 Grand Mayne features fragrant kirsch, redcurrant jelly and black plums scents with touches of garrigue, mossy bark and Sichuan pepper. Full-bodied, rich and densely laden with vibrant red and black fruits, it has a plush frame and very long, earth-laced finish.

Awards
94 Robert Parker
92 Wine Enthusiast
90 Wine Spectator
91-92 James Suckling
94 Jeff Leve
17/20 Jancis Robinson

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SKU 1023 Chateau Grand Mayne Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Grand Cru Classe) 2017

Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 17-hectare vineyard produces a wine which is a blend of 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Dark crimson in colour this has pleasing, generous aromatics of redcurrants and plum fruit. The texture is suave and harmonious, leaving a wine which is fresh and smooth.

Awards
94 Robert Parker
92 Wine Enthusiast
90 Wine Spectator
91-92 James Suckling
94 Jeff Leve
17/20 Jancis Robinson

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SKU 1024 Clos Des Jacobins Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Grand Cru Classé) 2016

Soaring aromas of damson plum, cassis, and blackberry intermingle with vanilla, baking spice and a discrete graphite minerality. The palate is soft, sensual and decadent with velvet tannins and a perfectly balanced acidity that gives the wine its tensile strength. 

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SKU 1025 Chateau Grand Pontet Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Grand Cru Classé) 2017

The 2017 Château Grand Pontet Magnum is a red wine made by Château Grand Pontet from the region of Saint-Emilion that is based on 2017 merlot.

Intense aroma with floral and fruity notes. Fruity flavor, it is round on the palate and has notes of wood from maturing in oak barrels.

Award:
90 Point Jeff Leve, The Wine Cellar Insider

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SKU 1111 Chateau Tour Puyblanquet Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2016

Chateau Puy-Blanquet is located in the Saint-Emilion appellation of Bordeaux. The 25-hectare property is owned by the Jacquart family. The soils of Chateau Puy-Blanquet are made up of clay and chalk with plantings of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Green harvesting and leaf thinning are practised and harvesting is by hand. The style is fairly traditional, fresh and fruity with minimal use of oak with only 20% of the crop seeing barrels, of which 10% are new.

Award:
90 Points Wine Spectator
92 Points JamesSuckling.com

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SKU 1119 Chateau de Pressac Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Grand Cru Classé) 2018

Under a very dark and brilliant purplish red color, the Château De Pressac reveals an intense and complex aromatic bouquet. Aromas of black fruits, such as plum or blueberry, mingle with notes of vanilla, coffee, liquorice and sweet spices. At the palate too, the Château de Pressac is of great generosity and gluttony. The tannins are polished but with a nice mache. The finish is concentrated, dominated by the aromas of black fruits which soar in a very voluptuous finish.

Award:
91 Wine review of France
90 Decant
80 Jean-Marc
95 - 96 Jamessuckling.com

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