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Chateau Grand Mayne St. Emilion 1995 750ml

Rated 91 - This wine appears to be a return to the clean, pure, rich, concentrated, massive style of the 1989 and 1990 Grand-Maynes. Fortunately,...
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Chateau Haut Bages Liberal Pauillac 1995 750ml

Rated 90 - A bit coarse now, but massive. Sweet berry aromas with hints of citrus and smoke. Full-bodied, with big, velvety tannins and a long,...
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Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien 1995 750ml

Rated 94 - A beautiful wine, with layers of ripe fruit, berry, cedar, vanilla and light spice. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long finish....

1995 750ml Red Bordeaux

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.