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BORDEAUX

The greatest vineyards have of course proved that they will produce great wine whatever the conditions. In a region as renowned and celebrated for its rich history as Bordeaux, twenty years is a mere blink of the eye. However, the changes over the last two decades have been profound. Vineyards have changed hands, new winemaking techniques have come and gone and of course the worldwide interest in the very greatest wines has gone into overdrive.

Fashions have seen the rise and fall of the garagistes and the influence of the consultant winemaker. However, for all of these human elements, the...

1855 classification remains unchanged and, whether it has been the torrid heat of 2003, the gloom of 2007 or the glory of 2005, the greatest vineyards have proved that they produce great wine whatever the conditions.

In the next twenty years, we will undoubtedly see further pressure on supply at the top with prices continuing to stretch credulity. But what of the hundreds of smaller producers, who have struggled so badly in recent times? Theirs is not the good fortune of great terroir and in a fast moving world, it is here that reform is needed most strongly. The EU wine lake has been emptied and the bad practices that it encouraged are happily draining away too. For the consumer, the result must be the guarantee of ever greater quality because whatever the level of classification, if Bordeaux wants to maintain its position as the number one wine region in the world, quality must be at the centre of its plans.

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Case 6 x 75cl £189.00

Image of wine G'Acte 4, Bordeaux Supérieur
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Case 6 x 75cl £189.00

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£75.00

Magnum 150cl

Case of 3 £225.00

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2013 Château Grand Village Blanc, Bordeaux Blanc

Château Grand Village

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Bottle 75cl £15.86

Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£15.86

Case of 6 £95.10

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A very sophisticated Grand Village blanc. Really impressive. Plenty of concentration and intensity yet fresh, lively and vibrant. Driving mineral core and an impressively long finish. This offers astonishing value.

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Image of wine Château Grand Village Rouge, Bordeaux Supérieur
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85% Merlot/15% Cabernet Franc. First impressions are focused on fresh fruit, a lovely nose of red and black berries that still retain a certain crunchiness. On the palate, there is remarkable precision as well as a creamy texture, a charming combination. The ripe Merlot marries beautifully with the more alert Cabernet Franc and it’s the quality of the tannins that...

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Bottle 75cl £16.66

Case of 12 £199.78

Bottle 37.5cl

Single bottle£8.34

Case of 12 £99.96

Image of wine Château Grand Village Rouge, Bordeaux Supérieur
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An harmonious blend of 93% Merlot with 7% Cabernet Franc, this is a very attractive, medium to full bodied wine with ripe plum aromas mingled with sweet wild herbs and hint of lavender. Refreshing red plum flavours, with darker forest fruit notes developing as the wine evolves, are balanced by a lively freshness and a fine mineral quality which runs...

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2014 Château Grand Village Blanc, Bordeaux Blanc

Château Grand Village

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Bottle 75cl £16.86

Case of 12 £202.18

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A very sophisticated Grand Village blanc. Really impressive. Plenty of concentration and intensity yet fresh, lively and vibrant. Driving mineral core and an impressively long finish. This offers astonishing value.

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2012 Château Rahoul, White

Château Rahoul

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Bottle 75cl £34.60

Case of 6 £207.60

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Magnum 150cl £35.00

Bottle 37.5cl

Case of 12 £97.56

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Case 3 x 150cl £225.00

Magnum 150cl

Single bottle£75.00

Bottle 75cl

Case of 6 £189.00

Image of wine G'Acte 3, Bordeaux Supérieur
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Bottle 75cl £19.60

Image of wine Château de Fonbel, St Emilion Grand Cru
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Lovely fragrance and perfume here, this is full of crushed raspberry fruit and offers immediate appeal. The textures are soft and supple and the ensemble is supremely stylish for this level. Lovely elegant St Emilion from a top source. Drink 2015-2025. 15.5

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2014 Château Doisy Védrines, 2ème Cru Barsac

Château Doisy Vedrines

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Case 12 x 75cl £295.18

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Very harmonious. Unctuous tropical fruit tempered by citrus juice and zest: lemon and lime. Spicy and savoury complexity with real depth from botrytis. Layered and rich yet fresh, lively and focussed. Sweet precision.

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2010 Château Doisy Védrines, 2ème Cru Barsac

Château Doisy Vedrines

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Case 12 x 75cl £322.78
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Attractive ripe peach, apricot and honey on the nose with elegant, sweet, stone fruit flavours mingled with sweet ripe apples and spices. Quite subtle but plenty of length with a persistent acidity which gives freshness.

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