Marquis de Terme « Cuvee 1762 » 2018 – Margaux

Marquis de Terme « Cuvee 1762 » 2018 – Margaux

The wine shows an attractive ruby colour, shiny and vivid. The nose is packed with juicy notes of black plums, red and black cherries, complicated by sweet baking spices like cinnamon and cloves. The palate is elegant and aerial, offering delicate, smooth and velvety tannins, refreshing acidity and fluid texture. Notes of red and black…

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Château Millaud-Montlabert 2019 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château Millaud-Montlabert 2019 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is fruity and offers a certain freshness and a fine stretch. There are notes of pulpy boysenberry, blackberry and slightly fresh strawberry combined with hints of fresh lily and a discreet hint of star anise and grey pepper. The palate is fruity and reveals minerality, freshness, tension and a fresh frame. The palate…

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Château Lafitte 2019 – Côtes de Bordeaux

Château Lafitte 2019 – Côtes de Bordeaux

The nose is fruity and salty/iodine. There are notes of creamy blackcurrant, salinity and a hint of crushed cherry combined with hints of crushed redcurrant and a subtle liquorice note. The palate is fresh, mineral and offers freshness, acidity, tension and energy. On the palate this wine expresses juicy/fresh blackcurrant, morello cherry and slightly tart/crushed…

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Château Brown 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

Château Brown 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

The nose is fruity, racy and offers an iodised minerality. There are notes of crushed blackberry, fleshy strawberry and, more slightly, redcurrant, combined with fine saline, star anise and chocolate notes. The palate is fruity with juiciness, acidity, minerality, good definition, iodine and a creamy/unctuous mouth feel. On the palate, this wine expresses notes of…

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Château Rahoul 2019 – Graves

Château Rahoul 2019 – Graves

The nose is racy and tight. The wine benefits from being decanted. There are notes of wild raspberry, red berries and more slightly violet, combined with fine touches of pepper and a discreet hint of incense and dry gravel. The palate is fruity and offers juiciness, sweetness, acidity and juiciness/pulpiness of the fruit. On the…

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Château Fontbaude 2019 – Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

Château Fontbaude 2019 – Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux

The wine benefits from decanting. The nose is tightly wound with a fine grain and a nice  stretch. There are notes of wild blackberry and slightly crunchy wild strawberry combined with fine touches of lily, ripe dark berries, fine zan, rose and a discreet hint of graphite and sweet spices. The palate offers juiciness, a…

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Château Grand Jour 2019 – Côtes de Bourg

Château Grand Jour 2019 – Côtes de Bourg

The nose is a bit tight/closed. The wine needs to be decanted. There are notes of cooked blueberry, pulpy blackcurrant and more slightly morello cherry combined with subtle touches of ripe/acidulated berries as well as hints of cola, roast, lily and a touch of pepper. The palate is fresh, mineral, fruity and offers good definition,…

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Château Baby 2019 – Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

Château Baby 2019 – Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux

The nose is fruity and offers fine intensity, freshness and a fine grain. There are notes of concentrated blackberry, concentrated blackcurrant and more slightly wild strawberry combined with hints of crushed blueberry and fine toasted/caramelised notes and a subtle hint of pepper. The palate is fresh, mineral, balanced, fruity and tense. On the palate this…

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Château de Portets Rouge 2019 – Graves

Château de Portets Rouge 2019 – Graves

The nose is fruity, racy and offers a certain gourmandise as well as a fine grain. There are notes of bright blackcurrant, violet and more slightly black berry fruits combined with a touch of blueberry, strawberry, fine points of racy minerality, iodine as well as discreet saline and an imperceptible varietal touch. The palate is…

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Château Seignoret Les Tours Tradition 2021 – Bergerac

Château Seignoret Les Tours  Tradition 2021 – Bergerac

The wine shows a deep ruby colour with a purple tinge. The nose is fruity, luscious, revealing notes of ripe red and black cherries, a touch of blue plums, figs and a hint of cocoa. The palate is round, well-balanced between fresh acidity, fluid texture and chalky, grippy tannins. It opens up with notes of…

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