Bordeaux Three Pack - Ready To Drink Now
OUI TO BORDEAUX, READY TO DRINK NOW
- Chateau Magnan la Gaffelière - Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2015 - $55
Château Magnan la Gaffelière enjoys an attentive approach in the vineyard and in the cellar. The terroir of Magnan-la-Gaffelière combines veins of clay with sandier foothill parcels, producing a wine that is naturally delicate and generous. Mr Hubert de Bouard de Laforest consulted for the Château until its aquisition by Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix in September 2017. Today, Magnan la Gaffelière is managed directly by the Jean-Pïerre Moueix technical teams. The wine spends 12 months in French oak barrels with 30% new. The bouquet is blossoming with plush ripe black cherry, plum and cassis, hint of violet, liquorice, mocha and espresso. The palate is fruit forward with plum, blackberry and slight notes of cassis, showing well-balanced freshness and tension with fine tannin structure. Enjoy with eye fillet, slow cooked roasts, tomato based pasta and hard cheese. Drink now to 2025. 70% Merlot - 25% Cabernet Franc 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Chateau Barrail du Blanc - Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2014 - $59
Château Barrail du Blanc produces wines that are exceptional for their depth and consistency. Owned by the same family for over 150 years, this property is located in the commune of Saint-Sulpice de Faleyrens, in the south of the Saint-Émilion Grand Cru appellation. On the nose, Chateau Barrail du Blanc opens to a subtle nose of red fruits basket, raspberry, blackcurrant then earthy notes such as sandalwood, dry leaves, mild spices. The palate is elegant, with dark cherry, tar with a silky structure and a powerful final. A delicate wine that is a perfect partner for refined dishes. It can be drunk now or cellared until 2023+. 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc.
- Haut Roc Blanquant - Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2015 - $95
Château Belair-Monange enjoy meticulous vineyard work undertaken with respect for the environment followed by a manual harvest once the grapes have reached optimal maturity. Vinification takes place in concrete and stainless-steel vats, where maceration and extraction are gentle and measured in order to allow the fruit its highest expression. The wines are then aged in French oak barrels. The bouquet is full of bright ruby red fruit and seductive cocoa powder and caramel roundness. The Palate is powerful but silky with red crunchy fruit and well integrated refined tannins. Enjoy with kangaroo or eye fillet, dark chocolate or aged hard cheese. Drink now to 2025. 90% Merlot – 10% Cabernet Franc