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Chateau Canon St. Emilion 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - This elegant, deep ruby/purple-tinged 2006 offers copious quantities of sweet mocha, black cherry, and black currant fruit as well as a...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - As I indicated last year, quality has improved dramatically at this estate, and the 2006 is a quintessentially elegant Bordeaux...
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Chateau Cheval Blanc St. Emilion Grand Cru 2006 750ml

Rated 95 - The brilliant 2006 Cheval Blanc performed better from bottle than from barrel. A blend of equal parts Cabernet Franc and Merlot grown in...
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Chateau Clinet Pomerol 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - Extremely backward, firm, and virile, this macho wine exhibits full-bodied power, a dense blackberry, smoky nose, huge tannins, but...
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Chateau Cos D'estournel St. Estephe 2006 750ml

Rated 94 - The exceptional 2006 Cos d'Estournel is composed of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, and 2% Petit Verdot, 55% of the production was...
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Chateau Duhart-Milon Pauillac 2006 750ml

Rated 92 - It is no longer an insider's secret that the investments made by the Rothschild family (of Lafite) in Duhart Milon are paying big...
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Chateau Faugeres St. Emilion Grand Cru 2006 1.5Ltr

Rated 92 - Wonderful blueberry and dried flowers with hints of new wood. Some sandalwood. Full body with ultra-fine tannins and a beautiful finish....
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Chateau Figeac St. Emilion 2006 750ml

Rated 91 - Blackberry, blueberry and plum aromas, with hints of sweet tobacco. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a mineral, currant and licorice...
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Chateau Haut Bages Liberal Pauillac 2006 750ml

Rated 92 - Dark ruby purple in color, with aromas of currant and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a delicious finish. Tight now,...
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Chateau Haut Bailly Pessac Leognan 2006 750ml

Rated 95 - A superb success for the vintage, the 2006 exhibits a deep ruby/purple hue as well as a poised, classic bouquet of sweet black cherries,...

2006 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.