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Chateau Ausone St. Emilion Grand Cru 2012 750ml

Rated 98 - Wild aromas of mint, spearmint, cool chalk and dark fruits. Full-bodied, tight, linear and incredibly long with a evening-stone,...
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Chateau Barde Haut St Emilion 2008 750ml

Rated 93 - This is a step up. Ripe and polished, with lots of blackberry, plum sauce and melted black licorice notes that are carried by dense but...
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Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot St. Emilion 2008 750ml

Rated 92 - Bright ruby-red. Blackberry, lavender and oak-driven cola, mocha and spices on the nose and palate. Lush, round and mouthfilling, with...
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Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot St. Emilion 2010 750ml

Rated 95 - Wonderful nose with loads of dark chocolate, plums and some coffee. Opens up with orange peel, leather and vanilla. Full and round on...
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Chateau Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse St. Emilion 1998 750ml

Rated 92 - Slinky. Loads of milk chocolate and berry aromas, with hints of stone and earth. Full-bodied, with superpolished tannins and a long,...
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Chateau Bellefont Belcier St Emilion 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - This is distinctive, with lots of showy pain d'épices and blackberry reduction offset by roasted apple wood notes and a strong graphite...
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Chateau Bellevue St Emilion 2010 750ml

Rated 94 - From a fabulous location on the south/southwest slope near such notable estates as the two Beausejours and Angelus, this 15-acre...
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Chateau Canon Clos Canon St. Emilion 2009 1.5Ltr

Rated 90 - Nicely toasty, but warm and inviting, with coffee and braised fig notes backed by plum, fig and warm cocoa. Approachable, thanks to the...
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Chateau Canon Clos Canon St. Emilion 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - A young red with bitter chocolate and berry character. Full body, with fine tannins and a medium finish. Refined and very pretty. The...
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Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere St. Emilion 2009 750ml

Rated 96 - #23 Top100, 2012 - This is well-cloaked for now in roasted vanilla and espresso notes, but there's ample, fleshy fig sauce and mulled...
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Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere St. Emilion 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - Offers a deliciously mouthwatering range of red currant, damson plum, blackberry and loganberry fruit, spiced with hints of black tea...

Red Bordeaux Saint Emilion

There are few regions in the world with stricter regulations in regards to wine production and grape varietals than those found in Bordeaux, France. Here, in the home of the world's finest wines, the type and quality of grapes used is of utmost importance, and the legendary wineries which work on the banks of the Gironde river have mastered the careful art of juice blending to find the perfect balance for their produce. Whilst there are six 'official' Bordeaux grapes, the two key varietals for almost every fine Bordeaux wine are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and with good reason. Whilst Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are renowned for their acidity and astringency, strong fruit and spice flavors and full body, Merlot grapes are notably rounded, soft, fleshy and lighter on tannin. The combination of these two varietals, along with a small percentage of (commonly) Petit Verdot or Cabernet Franc, is the perfect balancing act – the two grape varietals cancel out each others weaker points, and accentuate all that is good about the other.
The beautiful sub-region of Saint Emilion in France's legendary Bordeaux region is regarded as the home of many of the world's finest red wines. The blending techniques employed in Saint Emilion have been passed down for generations, and aim to express the very finest flavors of the grape varietals used, most commonly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The climatic conditions in Saint Emilion are perfect for growing many of the Bordeaux grapes, and high yields of exceptional quality are commonplace. Fed by the mighty Gironde river and benefiting from superb clay and gravel based soils, Saint Emilion produces millions of bottles of high quality blended and unblended red wines each year, and continues to be a firm favorite of wine experts and the general public alike.