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Chateau Brane-Cantenac Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 95 - A spectacular effort from this estate rivaling their 2005, but more flashy/flamboyant, this dark ruby/purple wine has a strikingly...
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Chateau Calon Segur St. Estephe 2009 750ml

Rated 94+ - The 2009 has the highest percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon (90%) ever included in a Calon-Segur (the rest is Merlot and Petit Verdot)....
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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 St. Emilion 2009 750ml

Rated 96 - Aromas of nuts, spices, chocolate powder, then changes to fruits and flowers. Fascinating. Full body, with silky tannins and a wonderful...
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Chateau Clerc Milon Pauillac 2009 750ml

Rated 93 - Juicy and nicely framed with a singed bay leaf note, which allows the medium-weight core of crushed plum and mulled fig to glide along...
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Chateau D'armailhac Pauillac 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - The finest d’Armailhac I have tasted to date, the 2009 is largely Cabernet Sauvignon (60%) blended with a big wallop of Merlot (25%)...
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Chateau Dauzac Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - Has Dauzac ever made a wine this good? Deep ruby/purple, with notes of graphite and black currants followed by some spicy oak and...
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Chateau Du Tertre Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 90+ - From the very cool Coombsville area in southern Napa Valley, the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Farella Vineyard is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon....
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Chateau Figeac St. Emilion 2009 750ml

Rated 98 - The aromas in this are amazing, with blueberries, blackberries and fresh mushrooms. Black olives. So aromatic. Full-bodied, with super...
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Chateau Giscours Margaux 2009 750ml

Rated 94 - The finest Giscours in my professional career (I said the same thing from barrel), this dense purple wine has a stunning nose of burning...
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Chateau Grand Puy Ducasse Pauillac 2009 750ml

Rated 92 - Aromas of blackberries, unsmoked cigar tobacco and cedar/sagebrush jump from the glass of this dense purple-hued Pauillac. Full-bodied...
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Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac 2009 750ml

Rated 95 - Performing better from bottle than it did from cask (and comparable to their wines 2005, 2000, 1990 and 1982), this is a great classic...
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Chateau Haut Bages Liberal Pauillac 2009 750ml

Rated 91 - Singed bay leaf and briar notes run along the edges, with ripe, almost sappy blackberry, black cherry and currant fruit leading to a...

2009 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.