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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...
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Chateau Cantemerle Haut-Medoc 2011 750ml

Rated 88-90 - This is a traditional, authentic example of Cantemerle’s vineyard as well as its general winemaking style. Elegant and mid-weight...
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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou St. Julien 2011 750ml

Rated 94 - This is rather well-endowed for the vintage, with thickly layered ganache, currant paste, fig sauce and blackberry confiture notes still...
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Chateau Grand Ormeau Lalande De Pomerol 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - A stunning effort from proprietor J. C. Beton, the opaque ruby/purple-colored 2011 Grand-Ormeau offers notes of sweet creme de cassis,...
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Chateau Greysac Medoc 2011 750ml

Rated 88 - Solid plum and cassis fruit is lined with roasted cedar and tobacco notes. A cedary hint imparts a pleasant texture on the finish. -...

2011 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.