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BORDEAUX - Margaux


Margaux - Listed by CHATEAU/Vintage

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Where available, tasting scores and notes are by Robert Parker (RP) and taken from his website www.erobertparker.com  or Stephen Tanzer (ST) from www.wineaccess.com

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13 75cl

BARON DE BRANE
Margaux

2nd Wine of Second Growth Chateau Brane-Cantenac
The top wine currently sells for approx. £75 for a 75cl bottle! So this represents real value.

Wine Spectator -
Bright and intensely floral, with a lovely violet aroma and long, rich plum sauce, blackberry and currant notes. There's lush toast, but it's nicely integrated. Very suave.

2010 £32.00 WS92
2017-28

TOP Vintage!

36 75cl

CANTEMERLE
Haut Medoc

RP/Neal Martin
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The 2015 Cantemerle is a blend of 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 6% Petit Verdot. It offers plenty of blackberry and raspberry fruit on the nose, not the best defined that I encountered among the Haut-Médocs, but with plenty of "stuffing." The palate is medium-bodied with supple red and black fruit on the entry matched with a fine thread of acidity. There is a pleasing crescendo in the mouth driven by that Merlot content and it finishes with some swagger. This is a very fine Cantemerle exuding joie-de-vivre that I can see doling out plenty of drinking pleasure over the next decade and beyond. Tasted thrice with consistent notes.

2015 £24.00 RP/NM90
2019-30
48 75cl

CANTEMERLE
Haut Medoc

Wine Spectator
- Bright and racy, with red currant and plum fruit lined with a lively tang of iron that streaks through the finish. A touch taut, but should unwind nicely with modest cellaring.

2014 £22.00 WS90
2017-28
74 75cl

CHATEAU CLARKE
Baron Edmond de Rothschild
Listrac


RP/Neal Martin -
The 2015 Clarke has an attractive blackberry and briary scented nose with just a hint of dark chocolate emanating from the new oak. The palate is medium-bodied with fine grain tannin, the acidity nicely judged with fine tension on the cedar and tobacco-tinged finish. I appreciate the freshness and refinement demonstrated by this Château Clarke, a classic Listrac that should give 10-12 years of pleasure.

2015 £27.00 RP/NM92
2019-35
 
31 75cl

CHATEAU CLARKE
Baron Edmond de Rothschild
Listrac


 RP -
One of the better Clarke's ever made, this wine from the cool, backwater appellation of Listrac displays serious density, an opaque ruby/purple colour, and lots of earth, black currants and raspberries. Drink it over the next 10-12 years.

2009 £25.00 RP89
2012-24

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29 75cl

BLASON d'ISSAN
Margaux

2nd Wine of Chateau d'Issan
The top wine currently sells for approx. £58 for a 75cl bottle! So this represents real value.


Antonio Galloni
The 2015 Blason d'Issan is a superb second wine. Dark, powerful and enveloping, the 2015 has so much to offer in its fleshy, inviting personality. Dark plum, leather and cedar are some of the many nuances that flesh out in this resonant, super-expressive Margaux.
I loved it.

2015 £22.00 AG91
2020-30
1 75cl

CHATEAU GISCOURS
Margaux

 Antonio Galloni -
The 2015 Giscours is every bit as compelling from bottle as it was from barrel. Deep, powerful and virile in style, the 2015 has a lot to say. There is a purity to the aromas and flavours in the 2015 that I don't recall seeing in the past. Ripe and ample, with terrific freshness and nuance, the 2015 is compelling in every way. In 2015, the blend is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot, with no Cabernet Franc.  

2015 £48.00 AG94+
2022-40
 
11 75cl

CHATEAU LASCOMBES
Margaux

 RP -
 An intriguing blend of 48% Merlot, 48% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Petit Verdot, this inky purple-coloured wine is ripe, progressively styled, big, rich, thick and juicy. In other words, the 2012 Lascombes is loaded. No doubt the high percentage of Merlot in the final blend gives this wine a fleshiness and succulence that is unusual in the Médoc

2012 £69.00 RP94
2019-49
 
6 75cl

CHATEAU LASCOMBES
Margaux

 RP -
 The wine hits all cylinders in 2010. The average alcohol for the bottled wine is 14%. It has a gorgeously sweet nose of crème de cassis, spring flowers, subtle barbecue smoke and charcoal followed by full body, beautiful intensity, great purity, stature and length. The influence of any oak is minimal, despite the fact that 90% new French oak was used. Needless to say, this is an example of modern-styled winemaking at its finest, and arguments that such wines will not age well, do not represent their terroir , and are soul-less, are totally groundless. This is one of the great Margaux wines of the vintage.

2010 £84.00 RP96
2018-48
 
46 75cl

SEGLA
Margaux

2nd Wine of Chateau Rauzan-Segla
The top wine currently sells for approx. £84 for a 75cl bottle! So this represents real value.


RP/Neal Martin
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The 2015 Segla is a blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 43% Merlot, and a "seasoning" of 1% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc, representing just over half the total crop, matured in 25% new wood. It has a fragrant, very precise bouquet with mineral-rich, very pure blackberry, blueberry and cold flint-like aromas. There is wonderful tension here for a deuxième vin. The palate is medium-bodied with a juicy opening, just a tingle of spice on the tip of the tongue. There is very fine tension here, moderate weight but great persistence and sense of energy on the finish. On a budget? Thinking of a second wine? Look no further.

2015 £42.00 RP/NM92
2019-33

TOP Vintage - Great Value!

 

24 37.5cl

SEGLA
Margaux

2nd Wine of Chateau Rauzan-Segla

Same as above, but
HALF-BOTTLES
 

2015 £22.00 RP/NM92
2019-33

TOP Vintage - Great Value!

 

3 75cl

CHATEAU RAUZAN-SEGLA
Margaux

RP/Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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The 2015 Rauzan-Segla (Rausan-Segla) is a blend of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc and was matured in 65% new and 35% one-year-old barrels for 18 months. Medium to deep garnet-purple coloured, it gives up a myriad of softly spoken fresh berry, floral and fragrant earth notes, including crushed red and black currants, black raspberries and menthol notes with touches of cigar box, lavender, violets, smoked meats, black truffles and chargrill. Medium to full-bodied with a firm frame of very finely grained tannins and seamless freshness, the palate possesses an arresting quiet intensity of many tightly wound, subtle layers, finishing on a lingering mineral note.
Very polished and precise, this Rauzan-Ségla is truly a triumph!

2015 £84.00 RP97
2024-47

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