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Alter Ego De Palmer Margaux 2012 750ml

Rated 94 - This is amazing for the second wine with incredible white truffle, stone and currant character. Purity of fruit on the nose....
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Blason De L'evangile Pomerol 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A round and delicious red with blackberries, coffee and vanilla beans. Full and savory. Really delicious. Hard not to drink now. -...
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Chateau Arnauld Haut-Medoc 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - Impressive richness and concentration for the vintage with dark berry, currant and mineral character. Medium to full body, firm tannins...
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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 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Offers lovely purity and mouthfeel, with notes of velvety plum, boysenberry and cherry preserves gliding easily. Features anise and...
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Chateau Batailley Pauillac 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - From the famous château estate of the Castéja family, the 2012 Batailley is a very strong effort. This is a big-time sleeper of the...
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Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot St. Emilion 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - A red with juicy fruit and fine tannins including a dried meat and smoke undertone. Full body, tight tannins and a flavorful finish....
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Chateau Bellefont Belcier St Emilion 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2012 Bellefont-Belcier shows a distinctly powerful and virile side of Saint-Emilion. I expect the 2012 is going to need some time to...
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Chateau Bellegrave Pauillac 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - Beautiful core of fruit to this wine with blueberry, violet and light sandalwood character. Full body, fine tannins and a clean and...
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Chateau Bonalgue Pomerol 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - This Pomerol suggests aromas and flavors of black cherries, fresh strawberries and red plum with cedar notes. Medium body with refined...
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Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Margaux 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - This is a solid 2012 with a medium to full body, firm and chewy tannins and a crisp finish. Subtle and flavorful with spice, dark...
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Chateau Branaire Ducru St. Julien 2012 750ml

Rated 91 - A clean and fresh wine with blueberry, mineral and floral character. Medium to full body, fine tannins and a crisp finish. This is a...
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Chateau Brane-Cantenac Margaux 2012 750ml

Rated 92 - A red with mineral, oyster-shell and currant character. Full body, chewy tannins and a long and muscular finish. Needs two or three...
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Chateau Brown Pessac Leognan 2012 750ml

Rated 90 - A big, broad-shouldered wine, the 2012 Brown hits the palate with serious intensity and slightly rough contours that are going to need...

2012 France Red Bordeaux

Year in, year out, France enjoys its prestigious reputation as the producer of the finest wines in the world. With a wine making history which spans several thousand years and owes its expertise to the Romans, it comes as little surprise that this most highly esteemed of the Old World wine countries continues to impress and enchant both novices and experts to this day. Despite the rise in quality of wines from neighboring European countries, not to mention the New World, the French wine industry continues to boom, with up to eight billion bottles being produced in recent years. However, France prides itself on always putting quality before quantity, and the wide range in fine produce is a testament to the dedication and knowledge of the wineries across the country. Indeed, from rich and complex reds to light and aromatic white wines, French wines are as varied and interesting as they are enjoyable to drink, making this country a firm favorite for wine lovers across the globe.

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.