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Chateau Bahans Haut-Brion Pessac Leognan 2006 750ml

Rated 90-92 - A dark, structured wine, with dense black tannins. This second wine of Château Haut-Brion is firm, tough, solid, lightened by...
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Chateau Boyd-Cantenac Margaux 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - Wonderful aromas of sliced ripe plum turn to citrus fruit and flowers. Full-bodied, with fine yet chewy tannins and a solid core of...
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Chateau Camensac Haut Medoc 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - This classed growth is taking on a new life after years of not achieving its potential. With this vintage, the team from Château...
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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 Cantenac Brown Margaux 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - A gorgeous nose of blackberry and plum jam, with a vanilla bean hint. Full-bodied and soft-textured, with round, chewy tannins and lots...
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Chateau Clarke Listrac 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - Clarke really did well in this vintage. Blueberries and blackberries galore on the nose. Full body, with firm tannins and a medium...
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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 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,...
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Chateau Haut Brion Pessac Leognan 2006 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2006 Haut-Brion performed even better from bottle than it did from barrel. Sixty-four percent of the production went into this wine,...
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Chateau L'evangile Pomerol 2006 750ml

Rated 93 - The sexy, dark ruby/purple-tinged 2006 l’Evangile achieved 14% natural alcohol, as high as any of the great vintages at this estate....
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Chateau La Mission Haut Brion Pessac Leognan 2006 750ml

Rated 95 - Almost jammy, with vanilla bean and coffee undertones. Full-bodied and very powerful, with big, juicy tannins and a long finish. Very...
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Chateau La Vieille Cure Fronsac 2006 750ml

Rated 90 - This American-owned estate produces one of the most impressive wines made in Fronsac. Fashioned primarily from Merlot, the saturated...
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Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien 2006 750ml

Rated 94 #64 Top 100, 2009- There's a great dark color to this, with intense aromas of cedar, wood, new leather and crushed blackberry....
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2006 750ml

Rated 91 - Dense ruby/purple, with sweet blackberry and black currant fruit with hints of smoke, espresso roast, and new saddle leather, this is...
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Chateau Les Forts De Latour Pauillac 2006 750ml

Rated 92 - The brilliant second wine, the 2006 Les Forts de Latour, a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot, possesses a dense ruby/purple...

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.